Dead father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dead father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, melancholic and tense films and TV shows about / with dead father, father son relationship, murder, blood, friendship, mentor, drinking, family relations, death and danger plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dead father: Medici: Masters of Florence (2016), The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Buried Secrets (1996), Wayne (2019), Colt 45 (2014), Twitches (2005), Locke (2013), The Babadook (2014), Life Itself (2018), Dry Season (2006).

List of dead father movies

Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of the Medici family of Florence, their ascent from simple merchants to power brokers sparking an economic and cultural revolution. Along the way, they also accrue a long list of powerful enemies.
Style: atmospheric, exciting, suspense, realistic, enigmatic
Plot: aristocracy, politics, wealth, banker, secret, political thriller, political unrest, ambition, murder mystery, rise to power, betrayal, bank ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: florence, florence italy, italy, venice, tuscany
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Dr. Steven Murphy is a renowned cardiovascular surgeon who presides over a spotless household with his wife and two children. Lurking at the margins of his idyllic suburban existence is Martin, a fatherless teen who insinuates himself into the ...
Style: tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, revenge, blackmail, cruelty, brutality, hospital, paralysis, wife husband relationship, insanity, obsession, teenage boy ...
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 5.5
 613
Buried Secrets (1996)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young woman moves with her mother to her mother's hometown and is haunted by the ghost of a dead teenager.
Plot: dead father, haunted house, parent child relationship, murder, realtor, ghost, mother daughter relationship, hearing voices, lighthouse, overalls, photograph, falling from height ...
Place: new england
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 8.5
 3K
Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: In this gritty and sometimes bloody tale, sixteen year-old Wayne sets out on a dirt bike with his new crush Del to take back the 1978 Pontiac Trans Am that was stolen from his father before he died. It is Wayne and Del against the world.
Style: gross out humor, dark humor, brutal, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: target, violence, tragic hero, teenage boy, prostitution, family, blood, dead father, adventure, falling in love, motorcycle riding, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
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 5.8
 2K
Colt 45 (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The young police man Vincent is the best in his class, and denies to be recruited to the special forces. But when the corrupt Milo manages to get a grip on him, his life is turned into a living nightmare.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, swat, violence spree, crime, crimes, dead father, police corruption, armory, shooting range, shooting gallery, ammunition, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 5.8
 6K
Twitches (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Twins separated at birth, Camryn and Alex meet by chance for the first time on their 21st birthday and discover they're witches with the power to save their homeland of Coventry from the evil that threatens it. But when Camryn leaves Alex to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: magic, adoption, supernatural ability, sister, sibling relationship, parent child relationship, impossible love, family, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 119K
Locke (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his ...
Style: tense, talky, stylized, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: driving, on the road, driving at night, one night, human nature, life turned upside down, family problems, adultery, destiny, car phone, construction site, wife husband relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, usa, london
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 6.8
 168K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother, plagued by the violent death of her husband, battles with her son's fear of a monster lurking in the house, but soon discovers a sinister presence all around her.
Style: scary, psychological, tense, bleak, dark ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, family in danger, nightmare, dysfunctional family, book, dealing with death, mental illness, deadly creature, parent child relationship, depression, insanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 6.5
 8K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, estranged couple, traumatic childhood, pregnancy, tragic event, hit by a bus, child abuse, sex, car accident, dead mother, marriage proposal, jealousy ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 692
Dry Season (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chad, France, Belgium, Austria
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Chad, 2006. After a forty-year civil war, the radio announces the government has just amnestied the war criminals. Outraged by the news, Gumar Abatcha orders his grandson Atim, a sixteen-year-old youth, to trace the man who killed his father and to ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, bleak, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, human nature, revenge, youth, young heroes, heroes, rivalry, pardon, apprentice, murder of father, dead father, grandfather grandson relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa
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The Nature of Nicholas (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Nature of Nicholas is a surreal story of twelve-year-old Nicholas as he struggles with an attraction to his best friend.
Style: surreal, serious, offbeat, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, coming of age, school, sexual orientation, ghost, zombie, single parent, friendship, best friends, high school, gays and lesbians, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: canada
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, siblings relations, self discovery, small town, dysfunctional family, family drama, parents and children, mental illness, responsibility, sibling relationship, obesity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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 8.6
 267K
Mr. Robot (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: A contemporary and culturally resonant drama about a young programmer, Elliot, who suffers from a debilitating anti-social disorder and decides that he can only connect to people by hacking them. He wields his skills as a weapon to protect the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, melancholic, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computers and web, rebellion, hacker, split personality, secret society, fighting the system, crimes, psychological thriller, friendship, society, talking to self, conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 109K
This Is England (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story about a troubled boy growing up in England, set in 1983. He comes across a few skinheads on his way home from school, after a fight. They become his new best friends even like family. Based on experiences of director Shane Meadows.
Style: bleak, rough, realistic, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: racism, gang, vandalism, juvenile delinquency, childhood, skinhead, youth, violence, coming of age, xenophobia, unemployment, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, woodstock, northern england
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 7.2
 49K
Re-Animator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus.
Style: disturbing, humorous, scary, not serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mad scientist, zombie, decapitation, overdose, splatter, hospital, death, insanity, bodies, reanimation, severed head, reanimated corpse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: medical school, austria, europe, campus, massachusetts ...
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 6.8
 41K
Proof (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Catherine is a woman in her late twenties who is strongly devoted to her father, Robert, a brilliant and well-known mathematician whose grip on reality is beginning to slip away. As Robert descends into madness, Catherine begins to wonder if she may ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, psychological, clever ...
Plot: mental illness, prodigy, mathematics, science, student, paranoia, university, manic, parents and children, teacher student relationship, insanity, strong female lead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, usa, wisconsin, chicago illinois, london ...
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The Princess Bride (1987)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death ...
Style: witty, touching, humorous, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: true love, imaginary kingdom, prince, love and romance, giant, friendship, swashbuckler, save the princess, screwball, adventure, heroic mission, danger ...
Place: dungeon
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 6.6
 6K
Neverwas (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Zach Riley (Aaron Eckhart) is a psychiatrist, who leaves a job at a prestigious university, to take up a job at the privately run mental institution, 'Millwood'. What he doesnt reveal at the time of his appointment is that this was the ...
Style: serious, psychological, fairy tale
Plot: book, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, secret, novelist, insomnia, parents and children, mystery, writer's life, haunted by the past, misfit, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 5.3
 9K
Hush (1998)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jackson and Helen are in love and about to have their first child when they move in with Jackson's mother, Martha, in order to take care of the family estate. But all is not well in this household. Martha is jealous of her son's affection ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, serious, scary, atmospheric ...
Plot: farm, mentally unstable, borderline personality disorder, horse, domineering mother, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, mystery, domestic disturbance, couple relations, estate, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kentucky, usa, new york
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The Banger Sisters (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the late '60s, the self-proclaimed belles of the rock 'n' roll ball, rocked the worlds of every music legend whose pants they could take off -- and they have the pictures to prove it. But it's been more than two decades since ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, rock star, tattoo, groupie, midlife crisis, odd couple, family, self discovery, on the road, couple relations, past, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, new jersey
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Don't Look Down (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, France
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A sexy Spanish siren named Elvira schools a young man in tantric lovemaking.
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, sexy, humorous
Plot: sexual relations, love and romance, eroticism, sex, romance, couples, lesson, dead father, skylight, cunnilingus, lingerie, breasts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.8
 215K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, rockumentary, captivating
Plot: singer, alcoholic, showbiz, fame, concert, addiction, pop star, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, aspiring singer, friendship, backstage ...
Place: arizona
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, scenic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: haunted house, clock, magician, secret passageway, halloween, uncle, orphan, book of magic, magic, friendship, neighbor, back from the dead ...
Time: year 1955, 1950s
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 5.2
 11K
Serenity (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Baker Dill is a fishing boat captain leading tours off a tranquil, tropical enclave called Plymouth Island. His quiet life is shattered, however, when his ex-wife Karen tracks him down with a desperate plea for help.
Style: disturbing, surprise ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, brutal ...
Plot: fishing boat, ex wife, husband, neo noir, captain, lie, male female relationship, planned murder, tyranny, secrets, island, seduction ...
Place: florida
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 7.0
 896
Hanamizuki (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Sae (Yui Aragaki) is a high school student who is studying hard for her college entrance exams. She lost her father when she was very young and so lives with her mother Ryoko (Hiroko Yakushimaru) in Hokkaido, Japan. Her father Kemimichi (Arata) once ...
Plot: long hair, gift, beating, break up, truck, photograph, teenage girl, snowing, brunette, police station, pay phone, sushi ...
Place: canada, nova scotia, tokyo
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The Artist in the Circus Dome: Clueless (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young circus director ends up going into television after her father, a trapeze performer, dies in a circus accident.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized
Plot: circus, performer's life, down on your luck, showbiz, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, human spirit, workplace, hopes, animal training, photograph, flash forward ...
Time: 60s
Place: europe, germany
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 5.0
 4K
Steel Dawn (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a post-apocalyptic world, a warrior wandering through the desert comes upon a group of settlers who are being menaced by a murderous gang that is after the water they control.
Style: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, martial arts, survival, adventure, gang, lone wolves, water shortage, vengeance, rescue, vigilantism, chaos and mayhem, future dystopia ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: california
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 5.2
 5K
Mama's Boy (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A twenty-nine year-old slacker who lives with his mom realizes his sweet set-up is threatened when she hears wedding bells with her self-help guru beau.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: single parent, social misfits, unlikely couple, looking for love, parents and children, singleness, unfulfilled love, adolescence vs adulthood, dysfunctional family, eccentric family, thirtysomething life, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Night Across the Street (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories.
Style: surreal, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: aging, urban, introspection, elderly, haunted by the past, imaginary, lie, crying, flashback, money, pistol, telephone ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: chile, santiago chile, santiago de chile
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 6.6
 842
Virgin Snow (2007)
Genre: Romance
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Min is a Korean boy moves to Japan with his father who is a potter. One day at a local shrine, he meets Nanae, a beautiful Japanese girl with stunning eyes who is aspiring to be a painter. Min falls in love at first sight and finds out that Nanae ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: young lovers, romance, fall in love, interracial relations, unfulfilled love, love and romance, unfulfillment, love affair, youth, couples, parents separation, lovers apart ...
Place: asia, japan
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