Inheritance movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant inheritance movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, clever, visually appealing, stylized and entertaining films and TV shows about / with inheritance, family relations, dialogue, mentor, storytelling, death, chase, greed, catastrophe and family plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
inheritance movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as inheritance: Mr. Deeds (2002), Knives Out (2019), The Ultimate Gift (2006), Mousehunt (1997), Downton Abbey (2010), Sense and Sensibility (1995), The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014), A Good Year (2006), Thir13en Ghosts (2001), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004).

List of inheritance movies

Mr. Deeds (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: inheritance, butler, small town, fish out of water, rise to the top, opposites attract, small town life, kindness, fall in love, disorder, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, new hampshire, usa, manhattan new york city
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Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: captivating, witty, exciting, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: murder mystery, mansion, eccentric family, investigation, murder investigation, whodunit, murder, mystery killer, private detective, inheritance, suspect, crime ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: massachusetts, new england, usa
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The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, inheritance, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, youth, introspection, wealth, life turned upside down, friendship, parents and children, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south america, ecuador, texas, new jersey
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Mousehunt (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Down-on-their luck brothers, Lars and Ernie Smuntz, aren't happy with the crumbling old mansion they inherit... until they discover the estate is worth millions. Before they can cash in, they have to rid the house of it's single, stubborn ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, light, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, inheritance, adventure, family relations, mouse, disorder, house, exterminator, animals, auction, factory, chaos ...
Time: 90s
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, traditional versus modern, family life, family relations, social differences, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
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Sense and Sensibility (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Rich Mr. Dashwood dies, leaving his second wife and her daughters poor by the rules of inheritance. Two daughters are the titular opposites.
Style: romantic, sincere, dramatic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, jane austen, happy ending, love triangle, love affair, love, inheritance, rich and poor, countryside, village life, fall in love, eligible bachelor ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, victorian era, georgian era, 1810s ...
Place: england, europe, london
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The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Grand Budapest Hotel tells of a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel between the wars and his friendship with a young employee who becomes his trusted protégé. The story involves the theft and recovery of a priceless Renaissance ...
Style: offbeat, stylized, witty, atmospheric, surreal ...
Plot: existentialism, twists & turns, escapades, hotel, inheritance, greed, adventure, painting, mentor protege relationship, disorder, cons and scams, servant ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 30s ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, hungary, alps, central europe
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A Good Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: countryside, provence, vineyard, wine, love story, self discovery, love and romance, inheritance, starting over, businessman, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: france, europe, england, london, paris france ...
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Thir13en Ghosts (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Arthur and his two children, Kathy and Bobby, inherit his Uncle Cyrus's estate: a glass house that serves as a prison to 12 ghosts. When the family, accompanied by Bobby's Nanny and an attorney, enter the house they find themselves trapped ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, collector, ghosts, ghost, inheritance, halloween, danger, family in danger, machine, violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, danger, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, young heroes, child in peril, siblings relations, arson ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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Arthur (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drunken playboy stands to lose a wealthy inheritance when he falls for a woman, his family doesn't like.
Style: humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: overbearing mother, inheritance, billionaire, nanny, man child, domineering mother, overbearing parent, disorder, fall in love, society, nail gun, family disapproval ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Australia (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance, War, Western
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: Set in northern Australia before World War II, an English aristocrat who inherits a sprawling ranch reluctantly pacts with a stock-man in order to protect her new property from a takeover plot. As the pair drive 2,000 head of cattle over unforgiving ...
Style: epic, emotional, captivating, stylized, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: social differences, adventure, unlikely couple, cattle drive, wilderness, world war two, journey, ranch, fall in love, inheritance, opposites attract, racist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 1930s, year 1942 ...
Place: australia, japan, england, shanghai china, pearl harbor ...
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The Handmaiden (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 145 min.
Story: 1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. ...
Style: erotic, melancholic, tense, atmospheric, sexual ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lesbian, lesbian love, lesbianism, seduction, lust, inheritance, maid, escape, jealousy ...
Time: 1930s
Place: japan, south korea, tokyo
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Are You Here (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: When Steve Dallas, a womanizing local weatherman, hears that his off-the-grid best friend Ben Baker has lost his estranged father, the two return to Ben's childhood home. Once there, they discover Ben has inherited the family fortune, and the ...
Style: humorous, light, funny, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: inheritance, friendship, family relations, homecoming, family, friends, childhood friend, childhood friends, womanizer, sex with stepmother, weatherman, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 80s
Place: usa, virginia, maryland, new jersey
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Wasabi (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Hubert is a French policeman with very sharp methods. After being forced to take 2 months off by his boss, who doesn't share his view on working methods, he goes back to Japan, where he used to work 19 years ago, to settle the probate of his ...
Style: realistic, exciting, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, hitman, father daughter relationship, investigation, youth, police detective, yakuza, culture clash, police brutality, parents and children, silly humor, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia, paris france, kyoto japan ...
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Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jim Carrey stars as Tom Popper, a successful businessman who’s clueless when it comes to the really important things in life...until he inherits six “adorable” penguins, each with its own unique personality. Soon Tom’s rambunctious roommates ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, funny, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: animal life, penguins, pets, animals, family relations, bird, inheritance, animal training, parents and children, birds, silly humor, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1976, 80s, 70s ...
Place: new york, antarctica, usa, manhattan new york city
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People Like Us (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, sentimental, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, funeral, family secret, family relations, salesman, siblings relations, family life, introspection, drinking problem, family problems, financial problem, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
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The Goodwin Games (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Goodwin siblings return home after their father's death, and unexpectedly find themselves poised to inherit a vast fortune – if they adhere to their late father's wishes. Where there's a will, there's a way. And when that ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, not serious, realistic, sitcom
Plot: inheritance, contests and competitions, siblings relations, heir heiress, family values, sibling rivalry, reconciliation, family relations, eccentric family, ambition, rivalry, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new hampshire
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Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, chase, female fighter, survival, peril, rescue, island, treasure hunt, courage, jungle ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, london
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He Knew He Was Right (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: He Knew He Was Right was a 2004 BBC TV adaptation of the Anthony Trollope novel He Knew He Was Right. The mini-series portrays the failure of a marriage caused by the unreasonable jealousy of a husband exacerbated by the stubbornness of a wilful ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: inheritance, aristocrat, marriage, broken engagement, family relations, dishonesty, newlyweds, couple relations, romance, gossip and rumors, village life, insecurity ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, victorian england, 1860s
Place: england, alps, london
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Full House (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Han Ji-eun is a naive writer who got swindled out of everything she owned including her house by her best friends. Stranded in China, She managed to borrow money from an actor Lee Young-jae to return to Korea. On her return, she found out that her ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching
Plot: initially antagonists, love and romance, family values, inheritance, up and down relationship, romance, couple relations, couples, ordinary person, innocence, naivete, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea
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The Noble Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tells the "riches to rags" story of the Nobles, three upper-class twenty-somethings that appear to have no limits to their checkbooks, and no direction in their lives. Until one day, their father tries to teach them a lesson by staging a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, inheritance, slacker, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder, materialism, society, youth, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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Secrets of a Chambermaid (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this erotically-charged drama, a group of people are gathered at a secluded mansion to hear the reading of a rich man's will. The assembled guests are to stay the night and learn of their inheritance the next day, but as the night wears on, ...
Style: erotic, sexy
Plot: inheritance, maid, surveillance, erotica, lesbianism, sex, voyeurism, coitus, playboy, woman on top, no panties, mask ...
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A Wedding Most Strange (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One groom, two would-be wives, four possible husbands... and one decision.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: inheritance, gay marriage, couples, race against time, remarry, last will and testament, wedding, society, friendship, couple relations, obsessive quest, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Americano (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A real estate agent from Paris arrives in Los Angeles to settle his late mother's estate, but a found photograph sends him on an impromptu journey to Mexico to find a woman named Lola.
Style: atmospheric, sentimental, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Plot: inheritance, estate, homecoming, love, journey, mysterious woman, couples, dealing with death, pole dancer, woman wearing black lingerie, striptease, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, usa, mexico, los angeles, latin america ...
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Anonymous (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Essex Rebellion against her, the story advances the theory that it was in fact Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford who penned Shakespeare's plays.
Style: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: politics, intrigue, political intrigue, inheritance, lifestyle, play, state affairs, dishonesty, political unrest, aristocracy, writer's life, desire for fame ...
Time: 16th century, 1930s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, new york, ireland ...
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Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: emotional, realistic, stylized, romantic, melancholic ...
Plot: english countryside, estate, wealthy family, inheritance, seduction, sister sister relationship, infidelity, love triangle, class differences, dysfunctional family, family drama, romance ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, 20th century, 90s, edwardian era ...
Place: england, london
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Greedy (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Meet the McTeagues. They've come to stake a claim in their wealthy uncle's will… only he's not dead yet!
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic, biting ...
Plot: family relations, bowling, disorder, greed, family gatherings, inheritance, vandalism, eccentric family, parents and children, cons and scams, wealth, money ...
Time: 90s
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Shanghai Kiss (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China, Hong Kong
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Liam Liu unwittingly gets involved with a high school girl. He suddenly has to go to China after learning from his father that he has inherited his grandmother's home in Shanghai. He's not very appreciative of his Chinese roots and at ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, inter cultural, clever ...
Plot: inheritance, culture clash, self discovery, love and romance, teenage life, introspection, society, interracial relations, high school, language barrier, neon light, drawing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, china, usa, asia, shanghai china ...
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Large (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The son of a '70s rock star has to meet stringent conditions to inherit the family fortune, while his mates and greedy stepmother have other ideas.
Plot: inheritance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, last will and testament, rock star, job, cell phone, artist, house party, father daughter relationship, runaway bride, ecstasy ...
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