Loss of loved one movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant loss of loved one movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, intense, visually appealing, interesting, realistic and suspense films and TV shows about / with loss of loved one, death, storytelling, dialogue, blood, murder, brutality, chase, catastrophe and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Japan and other countries.
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loss of loved one movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of loved one: Ghost (1990), The Lovely Bones (2009), Violet Evergarden (2018), The Punisher (2004), Cold Mountain (2003), Mystic River (2003), The Mist (2007), If Only (2004), The Lucky One (2012), The Fountain (2006).

List of loss of loved one movies

 7.1
 213K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, touching, suspenseful ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love and romance, romance, psychic, love story, supernatural romance, psychic power, loss of loved one, impossible love, murder, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, psychological, tense, bleak, surreal ...
Plot: pedophile, afterlife, rape, loss of child, death in the family, loss of daughter, dealing with death, serial killer, tragic event, loss of family member, loss of loved one, death of child ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware, pennsylvania
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Violet Evergarden (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The war is over, and Violet Evergarden needs a job. Scarred and emotionless, she takes a job as a letter writer to understand herself and her past.
Style: touching, melancholic, reflective, serious, harsh ...
Plot: love, loss of loved one, female protagonist, war, letter, weapons, slice of life, travel, orphan, self fulfillment, post war, romance ...
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 6.4
 159K
The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilante, vigilantism, tough guy, tragic hero, lone hero, tough law enforcer, torment, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia, miami
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 7.2
 147K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania, UK
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, sincere, touching, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, slavery, loss of family member, getting home, loss of loved one, soldier, friendship, survival, civil war, love story, lovers reunited ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: usa, south carolina, north carolina, appalachia, atlantic ocean
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 7.9
 449K
Mystic River (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A story about friendship and loyalty, guilt and vengeance, and the fateful affect the past has on the present.
Style: psychological, tense, neo noir, bleak, twist ending ...
Plot: mystery, vengeance, police investigation, child abuse, loss of child, death in the family, loss of daughter, sexual abuse, childhood, child rape, loss of loved one, child molestation ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 70s, contemporary, 60s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 7.1
 299K
The Mist (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: After a violent storm, a dense cloud of mist envelops a small Maine town, trapping artist David Drayton and his five-year-old son in a local grocery store with other people. They soon discover that the mist conceals deadly horrors that threaten ...
Style: bleak, bad ending, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, monster, apocalypse, trapped, fog, creature, deadly creature, chaos and mayhem, spider, fear, tentacle, religious fanatic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maine, usa
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 7.0
 32K
If Only (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, touching, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tragic love, true love, changing the past or future, time travel, loss of loved one, death of girlfriend, time loop, destiny, hopes, love and romance, romance, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london
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 6.4
 107K
The Lucky One (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows ...
Style: romantic, emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: love affair, true love, soldier, single mother, destiny, loss of loved one, obsessive quest, love story, love and romance, veteran, marines, lovers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, new orleans, middle east, new jersey ...
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 7.2
 237K
The Fountain (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spanning over one thousand years, and three parallel stories, The Fountain is a story of love, death, spirituality, and the fragility of our existence in this world.
Style: surreal, melancholic, artsy, philosophical, atmospheric ...
Plot: metaphysics, immortality, queen, death, reincarnation, tragic love, terminal illness, loneliness, loss of loved one, afterlife, love of one's life, cancer ...
Time: future, 16th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, latin america, central america, guatemala
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 7.8
 558K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, romantic, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, true love, love and romance, love story, power of love, lovers reunited, love triangle, social differences, love affair, young lovers, love at first sight ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
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 8.7
 197K
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, countryside, love and romance, traditional versus modern, manners, family life, family relations, butler, social differences, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 1910s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
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 7.6
 281K
13 Reasons Why (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: After a teenage girl's perplexing suicide, a classmate receives a series of tapes that unravel the mystery of her tragic choice.
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: depression, suicide, loss of friend, teenage girl, suicidal, high school, guilt, teenage boy, classmate classmate relationship, human relationship, loss of daughter, death of daughter ...
Place: usa
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 7.1
 184K
Desperado (1995)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lone hero, hitman, dark hero, revenge, musician, dangerous attraction, drug lord, fall in love, loss of loved one, one against many, crimes, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.1
 146K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: suicide, romance, young love, death in the family, relationships, 9/11, tragic event, family relations, loss of loved one, parents and children, fall in love, loss of sibling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, september 11 2001, 2000s, year 1991 ...
Place: new york, usa
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 6.7
 61K
The Brave One (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A woman struggles to recover from a brutal attack by setting out on a mission for revenge.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, twists and turns, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: vigilante, vigilantism, vengeance, corpse, loss of loved one, crimes, tragic event, suspicion, evidence, self defense, tunnel, fear ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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The Time Machine (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hoping to alter the events of the past, a 19th century inventor instead travels 800,000 years into the future, where he finds humankind divided into two warring races.
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: time travel, time machine, obsessive quest, utopia, changing the past or future, dystopic future, steampunk, adventure, escapades, haunted by the past, loneliness, society ...
Time: future, near future, distant future, 19th century, 2030s ...
Place: new york, usa, egypt
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, touching, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, homosexuality, closeted homosexual, homosexual, first gay sexual experience, gay romance, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, male nudity, gay slur, gay sex ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1963
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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 9.0
 2.6M
The Dark Knight (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Batman raises the stakes in his war on crime. With the help of Lt. Jim Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent, Batman sets out to dismantle the remaining criminal organizations that plague the streets. The partnership proves to be effective, but ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, secret identity, double life, good versus evil, batman, rivalry, organized crime, super villain, psychopath, moral dilemma, dark hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, hong kong
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The English Patient (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of ...
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, erotic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tragic love, world war two, war, beautiful scenery, mysterious character, love story, adultery, betrayal, stranded, expedition, power of love, loss of loved one ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1942, year 1944, 1930s
Place: italy, sahara, egypt, cairo egypt, africa ...
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 8.0
 2K
Candy Candy (1976)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Candy Candy is a Japanese novel, manga, and anime series. The main character, Candice "Candy" White Ardlay is a blonde girl with freckles, large emerald green eyes and long, curly hair, worn in pigtails with bows. Candy Candy first ...
Style: sweet, uplifting, touching, sentimental, romantic
Plot: goodhearted, friendship, orphan, kindness, loss of loved one, good versus evil, follow your dream, optimism, tragic love, teen romance, first love, teenage love ...
Time: 70s
Place: america, italy, mexico, chicago illinois, london
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 7.3
 60K
Ghajini (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: India, USA, UK, Australia, Canada
Duration: 186 min.
Story: Sanjay a rich tycoon suffering from short term memory loss due to being hit by a metal pole when trying to intervene on his girlfriend's murder. Because of this his memory can only last for 15 minutes and he doesn't remember events or ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious ...
Plot: diary, memory loss, loss of loved one, rage, fall in love, murder, vengeance, uncover truth, mystery, crimes, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india, mumbai india
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 7.7
 44K
Short Cuts (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 188 min.
Story: Multi-storied, fish-eyed look at American culture with some 22 characters intersecting--profoundly or fleetingly--through each other's lives. Running the emotional gamut from disturbing to humorous, Altman's portrait of the contemporary ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, talky, depressing ...
Plot: multiple storylines, suicide, redemption, infidelity, loss of loved one, party, family relations, fishing, family problems, family in crisis, adulthood, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, southern california
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The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, the beautiful artist Clare Abshire.
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sincere, psychotronic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, love affair, true love, time traveler, impossible love, supernatural romance, disappearance, love and romance, couple relations, time paradox, fall in love, time loop ...
Time: future, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 90s ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Dawn of the Dead (2004)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA, Canada, Japan, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of the same name.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, post apocalypse, survival, plague, virus, group of strangers, walking dead, chaos and mayhem, death, siege ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, wisconsin, midwest
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 8.0
 760K
Sin City (2005)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Welcome to Sin City. This town beckons to the tough, the corrupt, the brokenhearted. Some call it dark… Hard-boiled. Then there are those who call it home — Crooked cops, sexy dames, desperate vigilantes. Some are seeking revenge, others lust ...
Style: atmospheric, neo noir, bleak, dark, surreal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark hero, crimes, justice, vengeance, distopia, social decay, tough heroes, torture, killings, corruption, society, hitman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 80s, 2000s ...
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Leon: The Professional (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, neo noir, serious, touching ...
Plot: hitman, mentor, loneliness, life philosophy, sniper, friendship, loner, killings, dark hero, lone wolves, murder, protector ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Dawn of the Dead (1978)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek refuge in a secluded shopping mall.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, chaos, infection, zombie apocalypse, shopping mall, survival, siege, back from the dead, rescue, helicopter, apocalypse, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia
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 6.5
 282K
Fast & Furious (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a crime brings them back to L.A., fugitive ex-con Dom Toretto reignites his feud with agent Brian O'Conner. But as they are forced to confront a shared enemy, Dom and Brian must give in to an uncertain new trust if they hope to outmaneuver ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: car chase, street racing, chase, car race, gang, friends, crimes, rivalry, loss of loved one, police officer, gunfight, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, mexico, usa, latin america, panama ...
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Musical, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The infamous story of Benjamin Barker, a.k.a Sweeney Todd, who sets up a barber shop down in London which is the basis for a sinister partnership with his fellow tenant, Mrs. Lovett. Based on the hit Broadway musical.
Style: gothic, atmospheric, gloomy, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, dark humor, villain, goth, insanity, haunted by the past, barbershop, social injustice, judge, loss of loved one, presumed dead, vengeance ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1850s, 18th century
Place: england, london, europe
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