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, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, sincere and touching films and TV shows about / with death of mother, death, murder, flashback, blood, family relations, loss of mother, violence, parents and children and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of mother: Louder Than Bombs (2015), The Pact (2012), I Kill Giants (2017), Marrowbone (2017), November Criminals (2017), Suburbicon (2017), Hidden Truths (2015), Disco Dancer (1982), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Half a Chance (1998).

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, melancholic, rough, touching, captivating
Plot: death of mother, existentialism, sibling relationship, death of wife, father son reunion, parent child relationship, car accident, single father, mental illness, brother brother relationship, troubled teen, depression ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa
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 5.8
 22K
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, ghost, haunted by the past, childhood home, death of mother, female protagonist, supernatural, hidden room, mystery, salon, levitation, serial killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.2
 23K
I Kill Giants (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Belgium, UK, USA, 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: psychological, sad, psychedelic, atmospheric, rough
Plot: imagination, escape from reality, teenage girl, monster, giant, death of mother, illness, bully, psychologist, school, fear of death, life & death ...
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 6.6
 16K
Marrowbone (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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, tense, scary, suspense, non-linear
Plot: secret, attic, murder, ghost, brother sister relationship, mirror, death of mother, violence, abandoned house, beach, murder of family, father ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
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November Criminals (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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, suspenseful, sincere, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: high school, teenager, murder, death of mother, investigation, father son relationship, friendship, shot to death, confrontation, girlfriend, pager, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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 5.6
 31K
Suburbicon (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
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
Plot: murder, prejudice, black american, racism, investigation, dark secret, scam, boy, father son relationship, accomplice, home invasion, extramarital affair ...
Time: 1950s
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 8.5
 383
Hidden Truths (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Story: Intending to aid her family, a beautiful young girl accepts the job in a prominent model casting agency, only to discover their girls are also hired for something else.
Style: sexy, captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: sexual attraction, fashion, lust, virginity, female nudity, drug addiction, money, sex, addiction, rape, murder, model ...
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 6.4
 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, sincere, romantic, entertaining
Plot: love, performer, singer, dancing, dancer, rise and fall, fame, death of mother, false accusation, attempted murder, phobia, death ...
Place: bombay india
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, scenic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, mother daughter relationship, dating, holiday, pregnant woman, girl band, blonde woman, reunion, boyfriend, female friendship, dancing, sailboat ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, stockholm sweden, paris france, oxford university
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Half a Chance (1998)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Alice Tomaso (Paradis) gets out of jail, and goes looking for Léo (Belmondo) and Julien (Delon), one of whom, it appears, is her father. On the way, she steals the wrong car - one belonging to the Russian mafia, and arrives at her destination with ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, humorous, serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parents and children, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, missing person, woman in danger, danger, father daughter relationship, heist, disco, death of mother, rescue ...
Time: 90s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, cote d'azur, riviera
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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, priest, possession, haunted by the past, parents and children, homecoming, danger, exorcism, murder, teenager, hometown ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 7.3
 206K
The Road (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind and water. It is cold enough to crack stones, and, when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the ...
Style: bleak, rough, harsh, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: apocalypse, survival, father son relationship, starvation, dying, cannibalism, post apocalyptic, single parent, journey, selflessness, on the road, vestiges of humanity ...
Time: future
Place: usa
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 7.1
 4K
On the Edge (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the Edge is about suicidal patients discovering their true selves while going through therapy in a treatment center.
Style: psychological, touching, talky, sincere, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, mentally unstable, human nature, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, youth, romance, friendship, love and romance, hopes, life is a bitch, social misfits ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland
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 7.1
 109K
Wild (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A woman with a tragic past decides to start her new life by hiking for one thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere, emotional, meditative ...
Plot: human spirit, wilderness, cheating on husband, self discovery, redemption, hiking, on the road, journey, nature, obsessive quest, life is a bitch, starting over ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: cross country, usa, california, portland oregon
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 7.2
 5K
Summer 1993 (2017)
Genre: 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: based on true events
Plot: death of mother, summer, family, childhood, countryside, crying girl, fireworks, cousin, cousin cousin relationship, broken arm, loss, grandfather ...
Time: year 1993
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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.
Plot: death of mother, fired from the job, kissing, office, death, boss, gay couple, gay kiss, gay, dream, stray dog, flag ...
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 6.4
 71K
The Uninvited (2009)
Genre: Drama, 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: suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, parents and children, siblings relations, family in danger, slasher, family problems, ghost, danger, death of mother, evil woman, evil stepmother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1986, 2000s
Place: maine, new england
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 6.5
 1K
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: touching, sentimental, serious
Plot: anorexia, psychiatrist, dog, death of mother, dead child, dealing with death, parents and children, family relations, supernatural, lawyer, regret, suicidal thoughts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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 7.4
 37K
Toni Erdmann (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Austria, Monaco, Romania, France
Duration: 162 min.
Story: Without warning a father comes to visit his daughter abroad. He believes that she lost her humor and therefore surprises her with a rampage of jokes.
Style: melancholic, art house, enigmatic, bleak, reflective ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, estranged daughter, death of mother, birthday party, male masturbation, dentures, painted face, german abroad, party, family, joke, death ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bucharest, bulgaria, germany, romania
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The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
Style: dark
Plot: death of father, violence, death of mother, tragic event, digging, burial, surgery, blindfold, crying woman, blood, record player, dancing ...
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 7.2
 54K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, intense, sexy ...
Plot: rape, pepper spray, christmas, death of mother, death of father, car accident, violence, video game, divorced woman, intruder, birth, christmas lights ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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 6.9
 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, tense, scary, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, death of mother, teenager, mental illness, secret, hidden room, voyeurism, death, peeping tom, voyeur, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s
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 5.9
 311
Sioux City (1994)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A young Lakota Sioux, adopted by a wealthy Jewish couple in Beverly Hills, gets in touch with his cultural roots and solves a mystery in this thriller
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: investigation, murder, adoption, house fire, amulet, spirituality, adopted son, native american, death of mother, opposites attract, self discovery, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: beverly hills, usa
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 7.4
 2K
The Stranger (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Algeria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Stranger is a literal (but still very cinematic) adaptation of the novel by Albert Camus. Marcello Mastrioanni stars as Meursault, a man who feels utterly isolated from everyone and everything around him. This alienation results in sudden, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, thought provoking, cynical, clever ...
Plot: nihilism, murder, death of mother, funeral, prison, deadly, emotionless, social decay, estrangement, isolation, legal, crime and punishment ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: algeria, middle east
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 6.4
 2K
Tyson (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction for rape. The story of his turbulent life moves ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, death of mother, boxer, rags to riches, world champion, father figure, champion, funeral, african american, athlete's life, life is a bitch, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.2
 9K
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, realistic, bleak, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, sexual abuse, juvenile delinquency, male prostitution, death of mother, parents and children, gays and lesbians, life is a bitch, family relations, gender, human nature, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: long island, california, new jersey
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 6.7
 7K
So Close (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A conflict of interest between two high-kicking assassin sisters is complicated as they're pursued by the criminals who hired them and an equally high-kicking female cop.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, vengeance, hacker, betrayal, hitman, chase, good versus evil, satellite, neo noir, computer virus, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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 6.9
 21K
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, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, death of mother, dying young, coming of age, family relations, couples, oldies, couple relations, performer's life, best friends, friends, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, usa, los angeles, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 8.4
 7K
Heartland (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Life is hard on the Flemings' ranch in the Alberta foothills where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. Debts abound and the bank is about to foreclose. Can they keep the ranch running?
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: horse, horse ranch, farm, small town, family relations, family, youth, workplace, animal life, siblings relations, sister sister relationship, grandfather ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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 4.8
 2K
The Corridor (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Friends on a weekend excursion take a path into a forest that leads to death and destruction.
Style: light, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, impotence, snowmobile, death of mother, scalping, nosebleed, snow, betrayal, isolation, friendship, mentally unstable, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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