Search for mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant search for mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, disturbing, light, psychological, entertaining and feel good films and TV shows about / with search for mother, family relations, mother son relationship, parents and children, friendship, father daughter relationship, orphan, suspense, mother daughter relationship and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, South Korea and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as search for mother: I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009), Enola Holmes (2020), Eva & Leon (2015), Nefes Nefese (2018), Finding Mother (2017), August Rush (2007), Thanks Maa (2009), Under the Stars of Paris (2020), Heavy Girls (2012), Oseam (2003).

List of search for mother movies

I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, tense, emotional ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: mother son reunion, youth, search for mother, foster child, disorder, parents and children, adoption, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, mischievous children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Enola Holmes (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: While searching for her missing mother, intrepid teen Enola Holmes uses her sleuthing skills to outsmart big brother Sherlock and help a runaway lord.
Style: feminist film, romantic, funny, exciting, mysterious ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, family outing, teen drama
Plot: sherlock holmes, victorian england, strong female lead, amateur detective, female detective, runaway teen, feminism, female protagonist, runaway, teenage protagonist, private detective, fight ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, edwardian era, future
Place: london, england, scotland yard
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Eva & Leon (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 72 min.
Story: A privileged woman and an orphan boy meet and somehow become friends.
Style: sincere, feel good, light, psychological, unusual plot structure
Plot: orphan, disguise, train, runaway child, boy, search for mother, friends, friendship, youth, piano, birthday party, letter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: paris france, rome italy
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Nefes Nefese (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: In Berlin, her father Ayaz Kiran lives a quiet life. Ruya finds out that her mother, whom she has never seen one day, is in Syria. The only way to enter the occupied congregation for Ruya, which learns that her mother is alive, is to make a fake ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: family problems, mother daughter relationship, family relations, search for mother, father daughter relationship, suspense, secret society, dysfunctional marriage, relationship problems, marriage of convenience, male female relationship, loveless marriage ...
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Finding Mother (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Kyrgyzstan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A precocious orphan from Central Asia comes to America to find his long lost mother. Along the way he befriends a down on his luck small time hustler, and together they set in motion a daring scheme to solve all their problems. However, things ...
Style: funny, feel good, captivating, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphanage, orphan, mother, gambling, poker player, immigrants, search for mother, uncover truth, friends, hopes, friend, parents and children ...
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August Rush (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, South Korea
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A drama with fairy tale elements, where an orphaned musical prodigy uses his gift as a clue to finding his birth parents.
Style: touching, inspirational, sentimental, sad, romantic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, kids, family outing ...
Plot: music, musician, orphan, dancing, childhood, child prodigy, adoption, prodigy, child protagonist, youth, chance meeting, children ...
Time: 80s, year 1995, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, xian ...
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Thanks Maa (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: While on the run from the reformatory, a 12 year old boy named Municipality finds and saves a two day old abandoned baby from becoming the prey to a ferocious street dog. Failing to find any takers among the people whom he deemed responsible and ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, serious, ambiguous ending
Plot: father daughter incest, orphan, against the odds, friendship, search for mother, following a dream, slum, second chance, tragic event, orphanage, poverty, escape ...
Place: mumbai india
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Under the Stars of Paris (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Christine’s life has not been easy lately. Her lonely routine is divided between free food banks distributions and wandering the streets. On a cold winter night she founds Suli, an 8-year-old Eritrean boy, sobbing in front of her shelter. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: homeless woman, homeless, homelessness, illegal immigrant, boy, refugee, search for mother, life is a bitch, social problems, social issues, urban setting, suspense ...
Place: paris france
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Heavy Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Sven lives with his mother Edeltraut, who is suffering from dementia. He shares his entire life, the apartment, even the bed with her. During the day he works at a bank. While he is at work, Daniel comes to the apartment to look after Edeltraut. He ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, entertaining ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, friendship, family relations, friendship between men, search for mother, crush, alzheimer's disease, mother son relationship, lgbt, gay crush, male nudity ...
Place: germany, berlin germany
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Oseam (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: South Korea
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two orphans, Gamie, a young blind girl and her little brother Gil-sun, are taken in by a Buddhist monk. While the shy little girl finds her at ease at the temple, the enthusiastic and dynamic little Gil-sun soon starts to disturb this quiet place. ...
Style: anime, psychological, sincere, disturbing, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: buddhist monk, buddhist temple, brother sister relationship, missing mother, blind child, little boy, children, buddhist, blind man, blindness, orphan, search for mother ...
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I'm Sorry, I Love You (2017)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Ritsu was abandoned by his mother Reiko when he was little, so now he belongs in the lower social strata. One day, Ritsu gets involved in a case and his head is severely injured, so he can die at anytime. Convinced she abandoned him due to poverty, ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, romantic
Plot: tragedy, revenge, search for mother, social misfits, love and romance, mother son relationship, mother son conflict, relationships, parent child relationship, mother child relationship, white trash, society ...
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The Wind Guardians (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, History
Country: China
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man who lives in Xiaoyanggang dreams of martyrdom, but he is blind and can only sneak into the market by swindling. One day, Rakshasa attacked Xiaoyanggang, and his mother, who was dependent on him, suddenly disappeared. Lang Ming had to ...
Style: sentimental, light, feel good, sweet, anime ...
Plot: blind boy, mother son relationship, mysterious disappearance, fantasy world, courage, search for mother, good versus evil, creature, rescue, characters in danger, legends and myths, save the day ...
Place: china
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Das Geheimnis des Königssees (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The owner of a hotel at the river of a lake lives deeply embittered since his girlfriend disappeared in mysterious circumstances more than 20 years ago. But when one day he sees on television a young woman with a remarkable resemblance to her, he ...
Style: captivating, disturbing
Plot: adopted daughter, investigation, search for mother, suspense, secret, family secret, uncover truth, birth mother, private investigation, hotel owner, secret revealed, countryside ...
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The True Adventures of Wolfboy (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Follows a young boy who runs away from home in the search of his estranged mother.
Style: thought provoking, road movie, captivating, psychological, tense ...
Plot: teenage protagonist, mother and son, father son relationship, teenager, teen angst, social outcast, troubled youth, estranged mother, terminal illness, youth, family relations, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, new york
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Looking for Her (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Elisa, on a verge of divorce, leaves Paris with her son Noe to settle in her hometown of Dunkerque to find the biological mother who gave her up for adoption 30 years before.
Style: suspenseful, touching
Plot: racism, adoption, husband wife relationship, pregnancy, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, pregnant woman, mother daughter reunion, abortion, suspense, mother son relationship, search for mother ...
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Don't Make Me Go (2022)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A terminally ill man and his teenage daughter embark on a road trip from California to New Orleans for his 20th college reunion. While there, he secretly hopes she can reunite with the mother who left them long ago.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing
Audience: teen drama
Plot: road trip, father daughter relationship, terminal illness, teenager, life is a bitch, illness, family relations, single father, teenage girl, single parent, father, fighting illness ...
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Daddies on Request (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: Mexico
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: California receives an unexpected gift: her mother, Itzel, has sent her a van together with a request: she wants her to travel to Zacatecas to be reunited with her after a nine-year absence. California convinces her three mistrustful parents that ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, satirical, psychological, semi serious
Plot: parents, road trip, father daughter relationship, family relations, eccentric family, kids and family, escapades, satire, travelogue, travel and leisure, parents and children, child's point of view ...
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Beautiful Days (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 105 min.
Story: At the request of his dying father, Zhenchen, a Chinese student, goes to Seoul in search of his mother, whom he has not seen for fourteen years. He soon discovers that she is working as a hostess in a bar…
Style: disturbing, psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: mother son relationship, absent mother, family relations, estranged mother, family problems, search for mother, birth mother, life is a bitch, parents and children, mother and son, forgiveness, being followed ...
Place: north korea, korea
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Wildhood (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Link and his brother flee their abusive father and embark on a journey where Link discovers his sexuality and rediscovers his Mi’kmaw heritage.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, road movie, queer cinema
Audience: teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, gay interest, teenager, travel, family problems, brother brother relationship, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, brothers, parents and children, family relations ...
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Reborn (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A stillborn baby girl is abducted by a deranged morgue attendant and brought back to life by electro-kinetic power. On her sixteenth birthday, traumatized Tess escapes captivity and sets out to find her birth mother leaving a trail of horrifying ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: suspense, female villain, search for mother, runaway, female protagonist, kidnapping, back from the dead, brought back to life, female assassin, murderer, child abduction, female antagonist ...
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Mothers of the Bride (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jenna is getting married, her mother is delighted until Jenna announces she wants to find her birth mother.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: mother, wedding, relationships, married couple, mother daughter relationship, search for mother, husband wife relationship, couple relations, foster home, family relations, parents and children, male female relationship ...
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Lost Birds (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1915 in an Armenian village in Anatolia. Bedo and Maryam return from their secret dovecote only to find an empty house and a ghost village. The children embark on a journey to search for their mother, along with their bird 'Bacik.'
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: children, deportation, armenian, brother sister relationship, life is a bitch, travel, search for mother, social misfits, social problems, social issues, family relations, search for father ...
Time: year 1915
Place: armenia
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Sextuplets (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An expecting father-to-be discovers he has many other siblings and tries to track them down before his baby is born.
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, date night, adult
Plot: family relations, uncover truth, escapades, family problems, brother brother relationship, large family, brother sister relationship, dark humor, eccentric family, mother son relationship, humour, search for mother ...
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Brothers (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Austria
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three brothers, a cook, an author and a convict, reunite to look for their father after their mother dies in Germany. Soon they realize that they know less about their mother (and have less in common) than they had thought.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: brother brother relationship, family relations, family reunited, family secret, relationships, brother brother reunion, brother, search for mother, brothers, mother son relationship, cemetery, funeral ...
Place: austria
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Touch the Sun: Princess Kate (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Kate McLelland's life is a normal one of a girl her age in the eastern suburbs, until her discovery that she is adopted. This is the story of her search for her natural mother and the resulting relationship.
Plot: search for mother, teenage girl, parent child relationship, adoptive mother adopted daughter relationship, family relations, adoptive father adopted daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, adoption, mother daughter relationship, girl, birth mother, adopted daughter ...
Place: australia, sydney australia
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Mary Lou (2009)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Israel
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: Meir and his mother Miriam are living a hum drum life in rural Israel. The opening scene has them dusting in matching head scarfs, our first hint that this young boy might grow up to bat for the other team. My favorite quote from the film is spoken ...
Plot: gay, transsexual, female impersonator, mental institution, search for mother, gay couple, lgbt, quest, gay bar, suicide, gay bashing, gay relationship ...
Place: israel, tel aviv israel
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Death in the Shadows (1985)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A woman and her daughter lives in Oostdijk, a village near Amsterdam. One night when the mother is on her way home, she is killed in a car accident in the street they live in.
Style: neo noir, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: suspense, teenage girl, accident, search for mother, striptease, hit and run, murder, village, village life, countryside, teenage life, missing child ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: amsterdam, holland
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Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: As Scott Lang awaits expiration of his term of house detention, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym involve him in a scheme to rescue Mrs. van Dyne from the micro-universe into which she has fallen, while two groups of schemers converge on them with ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, humorous, psychotronic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: superhero, ant, giant, female villain, superheroine, heroes, mission, truth serum, fight, house arrest, female warrior, flying ...
Time: 2010s
Place: san francisco
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The Italian (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in 2002, an abandoned 5-year-old boy living in a rundown orphanage in a small Russian village is adopted by an Italian family.
Style: sentimental, touching, harsh, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: orphan, orphanage, children, youth, russian, coming of age, boy, friendship, adolescence, family relations, self discovery, hopes ...
Time: year 2002, 2000s, 70s, 21st century
Place: russia, tokyo, italy, europe
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Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Hushpuppy, an intrepid six-year-old girl, lives with her father, Wink in 'the Bathtub', a southern Delta community at the edge of the world. Wink’s tough love prepares her for the unraveling of the universe – for a time when he’s no ...
Style: sad, surreal, touching, emotional, thought provoking ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: poverty, magic realism, climate change, children, global warming, father daughter relationship, childhood, community, child protagonist, coming of age, flood, single father ...
Time: 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, tokyo
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