Death of mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death of mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, touching, sincere, suspenseful, captivating and psychological films and TV shows about / with death of mother, family relations, death, loss of mother, flashback, father son relationship, friendship, police, blood and grief plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, China and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of mother: Louder Than Bombs (2015), Marrowbone (2017), Skyfire (2019), Summer 1993 (2017), Abrupt Decision (2011), The Uninvited (2009), Body (2015), Bad Ronald (1974), L.I.E. (2001), Beaches (1988).

List of death of mother movies

Louder Than Bombs (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, France, Denmark, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return ...
Style: sincere, rough, melancholic, captivating, touching
Plot: death of mother, existentialism, sibling relationship, death of wife, father son reunion, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, widower, mental illness, depression, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 26K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young man and his four younger siblings, who have kept secret the death of their beloved mother in order to remain together, are plagued by a sinister presence in the sprawling manor in which they live.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, twists and turns, tense, scary ...
Plot: mental illness, brother sister relationship, murder, ghost, abandoned house, violence, secret, plot twist, love, attic, murder of family, sibling relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Is relevant ?
 5.3
 1K
Skyfire (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: China
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Tianhuo Island is a beautiful paradise. It almost makes people forget that it is located in the "Ring of Fire", the world-famous Pacific Rim volcanic belt. Young geologist Li Xiaomeng brings her team here to develop the first volcanic ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, disaster movie, exciting, suspense ...
Plot: resort, island, fire, father daughter relationship, catastrophe, death of mother, volcano, volcanic eruption, race against time, danger, disaster film, destruction ...
Time: 2010s
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 7K
Summer 1993 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, touching, based on true events
Plot: countryside, summer, death of mother, childhood, family, orphan, family relations, little girl, niece, childhood trauma, cousin cousin relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s
Place: barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain, spain, europe
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Abrupt Decision (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Denis went into the office Friday morning. Ten minutes later he was fired and his entire world changed. As a man in mid-life crisis, he believed there has to be more to life than this. A stray dog in the park opens his eyes.
Style: touching, sexy, sincere, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: midlife crisis, death of mother, gay couple, teacher, gay, fired from the job, gay relationship, gay interest, mother son relationship, pet dog, unemployed, dog ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 76K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna returns home after spending time in a psychiatric facility following her mother's tragic death and discovers that her mother's former nurse, Rachel, has moved into their house and become engaged to her father. Soon after she learns ...
Style: surprise ending, scary, twist ending, suspenseful, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, slasher, ghost, parents and children, family in danger, family problems, siblings relations, danger, pretense, woman in danger, mistrust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 2K
Body (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A busy attorney, worried that his anorexic daughter Olga might try to harm herself, since she's still grieving over her recently deceased mother, sends her to see a psychiatrist, Anna, who's dealing with her own loss in an unusual way.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: anorexia, psychiatrist, death of mother, dead child, family relations, regret, dealing with death, parents and children, parent child relationship, lawyer, faked death, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 2K
Bad Ronald (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense ...
Plot: murder, voyeur, psychopath, hidden room, secret, mental illness, teenager, voyeurism, death of mother, mysterious character, social misfits, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 10K
L.I.E. (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this biting and disturbing coming-of-age tale from writer-director Michael Cuesta, life is bittersweet along the L.I.E., also known as the Long Island Expressway, as suburban teen Howie Blitzer learns all too clearly. In the space of a week, he ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, touching, brutal, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male prostitution, pedophile, sexual abuse, coming of age, pornography, juvenile delinquency, death of mother, gay, youth, suburbs, life is a bitch, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, california, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 23K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: sentimental, emotional, talky, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, death of mother, childhood friend, female friendship, love and romance, rise to the top, best friends, parents and children, couple relations, childhood friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 975
The Outcast (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: Set in post-war Britain, ten year-old Lewis Aldridge is grief-stricken as he struggles to cope with the death of his beloved mother. Left under the care of his emotionally distant father Gilbert, whom he barely knows and who quickly remarries, Lewis ...
Style: captivating, touching, gloomy, realistic, serious ...
Plot: friendship, teenage life, family problems, coming of age, life is a bitch, youth, estrangement, death of mother, death in the family, dysfunctional family, dealing with death, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: england
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 23K
The Pact (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After their mother passes away, sisters Nicole and Annie reluctantly return to their childhood home to pay their last respects. While staying overnight in the house, the sisters sense a mysterious presence in their midst: noises startling them in ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, tense, captivating ...
Plot: haunted house, haunted by the past, ghost, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, pursuit, mourning, decapitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.2
 26K
I Kill Giants (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, Denmark, UK, Sweden, China
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Sophia, a new high school student, tries to make friends with Barbara, who tells her that “she kills giants,” protecting this way her hometown and its inhabitants, who do not understand her strange behavior.
Style: sad, psychological, atmospheric, rough, psychedelic
Plot: escape from reality, imagination, giant, teenage girl, death of mother, illness, school, bully, psychologist, monster, fear of death, mysticism ...
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November Criminals (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Addison Schacht investigates the murder of his friend Kevin, with the help of Phoebe, and they discover the truth is darker than they ever imagined.
Style: touching, cynical, sincere, suspenseful, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, death of mother, murder, investigation, confrontation, girlfriend, father son relationship, friendship, shot to death, teenager, police, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: washington d.c., usa
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 162
The O'Briens (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two years after the death of his beloved wife, Pat O'Brien (Tommy O’Neil) summons his children back to their homestead in the west of Ireland. Fionn (Liam McMahon) travels from New York, Gareth (Emmett Hughes) from London, and daughter Una ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, humorous
Plot: family relations, family gatherings, family secret, scandal, children, love triangle, death of mother, family reunited, father son relationship, secret, rejection, family home ...
Place: ireland, new york, london
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 587
The Wait (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An enigmatic phone call from a psychic catapults a family into a state of suspended belief while waiting for their recently deceased mother to be resurrected.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, surreal, tense
Plot: siblings relations, supernatural, family in crisis, death of mother, resurrection, waiting, faith, love, drugs/alcohol, family problems, family relations, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 2K
Text (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ilya Goryunov has spent seven years in prison on false charges of drug trafficking. When Ilya is free he realizes that the old life that he yearned for is no more. Although he did not intend to take revenge on the man who sent him to prison, now ...
Style: sexy, suspense, cynical, disturbing, avant garde ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, sexual relations, female nudity, lust, revenge, male protagonist, sexual desire, frame up, wrongful conviction, anger, drinking, falsely accused ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 17K
The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, exciting, psychological, enigmatic
Plot: tragic event, museum, art, friendship, painting, parent child relationship, foster home, bombing, teenage boy, drugs, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city, amsterdam, new york
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 7.0
 2K
Amanda (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Twenty-year-old David lives in the moment. He juggles a variety of different odd jobs and continues to put off – just for a while longer – the time to make more serious decisions. This solitary daydreamer succumbs to the charm of Lena, a newly ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, sincere, captivating
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of mother, little girl, orphan, mentor, parents and children, hopes, family relations, adaptation, custody, life is a bitch, family, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, paris france
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 15K
Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, sincere, captivating
Plot: father daughter relationship, judge, death of mother, child custody, police, school, lawyer, family relations, friendship, love and romance, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: austin texas, louisiana, united states, usa, cannes
Is relevant ?
 4.3
 2K
Woodshock (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Theresa, a haunted young woman spiraling in the wake of profound loss, is torn between her fractured emotional state and the reality-altering effects of a potent cannabinoid drug.
Style: disturbing, enigmatic, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: paranoia, death of mother, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, grief, blonde, blood, caucasian, guilt, depression, drug use, surrealism ...
Is relevant ?
Clannad: The Motion Picture (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Clannad is set in a high-school located in some Japanese town. Okazaki Tomoya is a third-year student who doesn't take his studies seriously. Always late for class, he's seen as a delinquent by the rest of his classmates who are busy ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, love and romance, teenage life, youth, high school, romance, terminal illness, high school life, love, student, death of mother, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: japan
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 41K
Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the quiet family town of Suburbicon during the 1950s, the best and worst of humanity is hilariously reflected through the deeds of seemingly ordinary people. When a home invasion turns deadly, a picture-perfect family turns to blackmail, revenge ...
Style: serious, sad, twists and turns, suspense
Plot: black american, prejudice, fear, investigation, scam, father son relationship, murder, dark secret, boy, child in peril, racism, integration ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
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 6.7
 23
Bopem (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: death of mother, teenage boy, revenge, teenager, illness, punishment, teenage protagonist, loss of mother, terminal illness, vendetta, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 356
Capricciosa (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Swedish drama by Reza Bagher.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, serious, touching
Plot: family relations, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, teenager, foster home, death of mother, family crisis, funeral, alcohol abuse, cancer, soccer, alcoholic ...
Place: eastern europe
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 2K
Dean (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A freelance illustrator in New York suffers a quarter-life crisis and leaves his home for the west coast.
Style: humorous, disturbing, romantic
Plot: death, break up, friend, friendship, death of mother, drawing, breakup, father son relationship, grief, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, death of wife, internet dating ...
Place: los angeles
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 13K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, realistic, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, haunted by the past, mother, power of love, mother daughter relationship, beautiful scenery, dying, death of mother, wedding, death, friendship, women ...
Time: 50s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 1950s
Place: rhode island, usa, england
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 1K
Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: emotional, entertaining, romantic, sincere, cult film
Plot: singer, love, dancer, dancing, performer, rise and fall, fame, false accusation, death of mother, attempted murder, father daughter relationship, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: bombay india, india
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Burn the Bridges (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. She is cared for by her daughter, Helena, who dreams of traveling the world and wishes she could be a glamorous pop star like her mother was. Helena’s younger brother ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, sexual ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incest, nun, isolation, forbidden love, parents and children, terminal illness, love and romance, family relations, siblings relations, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 458
Murderland (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Murderland poses the question of tragedy and curiosity - can one move on from horrible and unexplained events that one experiences as a child, and grow up to make a new life? Or will peace come only once the truth is known? Murderland tells of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, haunted by the past, who done it, life is a bitch, murder suspect, death of mother, mother daughter relationship, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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