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 suspenseful, realistic, suspense, captivating, tense and serious films and TV shows about / with dead father, family relations, murder, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, violence, friendship, brother brother relationship, mother son relationship and blood plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dead father: Onward (2020), Medici: Masters of Florence (2016), The Eccentric Family (2013), Cross the Line (2020), The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Wait Till Helen Comes (2016), Aatma (2013), Waiting in the Dark (2006), Families (2015), Jack Goes Home (2016).

List of dead father movies

 7.4
 141K
Onward (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In a suburban fantasy world, two teenage elf brothers embark on an extraordinary quest to discover if there is still a little magic left out there.
Style: feel good, modern fairy tale, sincere, captivating, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: brother brother relationship, elf, magic, disney, fantasy world, teenage boy, adventure, teenage protagonist, dead father, fairy, van, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
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Medici: Masters of Florence (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy, UK, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: renaissance, aristocracy, wealth, politics, political unrest, rise to power, betrayal, ambition, secret, bank, european history, exile ...
Time: 15th century
Place: florence, venice, italy, tuscany
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The Eccentric Family (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: In Kyoto, humans and supernatural creatures live side-by-side. Soichiro Shimogamo used to be the head of tanuki society, but without warning one day he was made into tanuki stew, and no one knows how it happened. He left four sons behind who all ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating
Plot: slice of life, japanese mythology, anthropomorphism, matriarch, brother brother relationship, widow, dead father, family relations, uncover truth, shapeshifting, twin brother, thunderstorm ...
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Cross the Line (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A good-natured man has an unexpected deadly confrontation. Instincts kick in to clean up the mess caused in the name of self-defense but does one really get away free after killing someone?
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, tricky, ambiguous ending
Plot: passion, mad woman, crime scene, dead father, travel, drugs, evidence, dying, prosecution, sex scene, murder, runaway ...
Time: 2010s, year 2019
Place: barcelona, catalonia
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: psychological, tense, suspense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, teenage girl, blackmail, psychopath, hospital, paralysis, revenge, brutality, cruelty, teenage boy, obsession ...
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Wait Till Helen Comes (2016)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After a reconstructed family moves to a converted church in the country, 14-year-old Molly, must save her new troubled step-sister from a dangerous relationship with the desperate ghost of a young girl. Based on the best selling novel by Mary ...
Style: suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, scary, tense ...
Plot: teenage girl, ghost, half sister, stepsister stepsister relationship, writers, mother daughter relationship, dead father, missing child, church, family relations, escapades, chase ...
Time: 80s, 21st century
Place: baltimore
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 3.8
 662
Aatma (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A single mother fights against the supernatural in order to hold on to her daughter.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, bleak, scary, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, widow, parent child relationship, mother daughter relationship, supernatural power, ghost, little girl, single parent, dead father, possession, apartment, balcony
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Waiting in the Dark (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Michiru has lost her eyesight, and to make matters worse, her father dies shortly afterwards. She is now all alone and spends most of her day isolated in her home. Akihiro is a Chinese-Japanese immigrant, that has had to deal with racism all ...
Style: serious, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: blind woman, police investigation, intruder, settler, dead father, murder, neighbor, home invasion, blind child, police, train station, xenophobia ...
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 5.7
 955
Families (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jérôme Varenne, a French financier, lives and works in Shanghai with Chen-Li, his life and business partner. One day, during a short stay in Paris, while paying a call to his mother, he is very displeased to learn from her and his hated brother, ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, humorous, contemplative
Plot: family relations, brother brother relationship, family feud, last will and testament, broken family, older man younger woman relationship, inheritance, dead father, business deal, double life, family crisis, female nudity ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, shanghai, london
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Jack Goes Home (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.
Style: surreal, ambiguous ending, bleak, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: dark secret, haunted house, getting home, child abuse, dead father, childhood memory, mother son relationship, family secret, family problems, mystery, family relations, deception ...
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The Soccer Nanny (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman hires a Norwegian soccer player to be a male au pair and help her raise her two sons. It deals with personal loss and how a soccer ball can change sadness into laughter.
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, farm, single mother, single parent, nanny, small town, parents and children, mother son relationship, gender, gays and lesbians, custody, gender bending ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kansas
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 5.4
 2K
My Mistress (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: It's a long hot summer for Charlie Boyd. He's sixteen, his hormones are raging and he's just found out his mother is having an affair with his father's best friend. One thing takes his mind off his problems, the mysterious woman ...
Style: erotic, sexy, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Plot: dominatrix, bdsm, older woman younger man relationship, femdom, sexy woman, sexual sadism, sex scene, corporal punishment, submission, love, strong female character, erotica ...
Place: australia
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 6.4
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Trinity (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Trinity is a British drama series which was broadcast on ITV2 from September to November 2009. The series is set in the fictional "Trinity College" of "Bridgeford University", and stars Charles Dance, Claire Skinner, Antonia ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, sinister
Plot: uncover truth, investigation, college, amateur detective, mystery, intrigue, youth, dishonesty, secret movement, under the surface, teenage life, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.4
 431
Rain (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Buenos Aires. It rains. Alma is in her car, stuck in Buenos Aires' traffic. She has recently broken-up with her boyfriend, and she has been living in her little car since then. Suddenly, Roberto gets into the car. He's wet and hurt, ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, hotel, forbidden love, family relations, couples, romance, hopes, love and romance, friendship, destiny, missing person, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina
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 5.6
 633
The Key (2007)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Depuis peu Eric Vincent, trentenaire sans histoire, a un fort sentiment de malaise. Est-ce la peur d'avoir un enfant ou celle de voir brutalement resurgir le fantôme d'un père qu'il n'a jamais connu ? Un matin, un inconnu ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, neo noir ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, crimes, uncover truth, dishonesty, estrangement, investigation, murder, dead father, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 70s
Place: france, europe
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 6.5
 502
Ground Zero (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A second generation cameraman in Australia finds evidence that his father had filmed a nuclear test that allowed aboriginies to be exposed to and killed by radiation. He begins a search for a secret that if true, his government has already killed ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: investigation, conspiracy, politics, murder, dead father, australian aboriginal, contamination, photojournalist, state affairs, amateur detective, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 50s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, south australia
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 5.2
 694
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: haunted house, dead father, realtor, murder, parent child relationship, hearing voices, mother daughter relationship, a vision, attic, lighthouse, small town, investigation ...
Place: new england
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 4.7
 2K
Dark Beacon (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An abandoned paramour tracks her lover down to a distant lighthouse. When she finds her beyond hope, she must find a way to save a child from the malignant spirit of her deceased father and the madness of her mother.
Style: suspense, bleak, scary, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: child, evil spirit, woman in danger, supernatural power, supernatural, ghost, family relations, heroes, society, supernatural ability, spirit, evil ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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La hija del mariachi (2006)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Rosario Guerrero is a mariachi, a singer of traditional Mexican music (rancheras), who works at the popular Bar Garibaldi in Bogota, Colombia. One night she finds Emiliano Sanchez-Gallardo at the door of the Bar in a fragile state after being mugged ...
Style: romantic, light, captivating, sincere, entertaining
Plot: outside help, fall in love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crimes, dealing with the past, love story, secret past, tragic past, couple relations, love affair, male female relationship, life turned upside down ...
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 8.4
 14K
Wayne (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: brutal, tense, thought provoking, teen comedy
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, adventure, family, violence, dark humor, target, fall in love, love, irony of fate, grief, dead father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts
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GARO: Red Requiem (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The current wearer of the gold wolf armor Garo, doesn’t believe women can be chosen to wear mystic armor. When Kouga's quest thrusts him into conflict alongside Priestess Rekka, he’s forced to acknowledge that the female species can be ...
Style: captivating, dark fantasy, entertaining, tense
Plot: knight, good versus evil, battles, magical creature, magician, fight, magic, magical power, protector, magical, warrior, dead father ...
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 3.9
 180
On the Ropes (2018)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Following the sudden death of their father, two brothers realize the greatest threat to their criminal empire might just be each other. A no-holds-barred battle for power ensues that threatens to destroy everything their old man built.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: brother, gang war, brother brother relationship, power struggle, gang, showdown, crime boss, fight for supremacy, partners in crime, friendship, bandit, crimes ...
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 6.3
 401
Crackers (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Larceny, adultery, sabotage and treachery. Yes, just your typical Christmas with the Dredge family! Twelve-year-old Joey Dredge is in trouble again. Expelled for jumping off the school roof, he's haunted by his father's death and hates ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, clever
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, suburbs, christmas, disorder, couples, farce, comedy of errors, parents and children, uninhibited rivalry, couple relations, siblings relations, family gatherings ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: australia, glasgow scotland
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Don't Tell a Soul (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two thieving teenage brothers, stealing money to help their sick mom, match wits with a troubled security guard stuck at the bottom of a forgotten well.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense
Plot: brother brother relationship, robbery, money, trapped, sick mother, moral dilemma, heist gone wrong, brothers, social problems, dark secret, youth, encounter ...
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 6.3
 54K
Freaky (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A mystical, ancient dagger causes a notorious serial killer to magically switch bodies with a 17-year-old girl.
Style: entertaining, not serious, humorous, slasher, bleak ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: body swapping, gender bending, serial killer, violence, dark humor, supernatural horror, killings, switching roles, high school student, body transformation, friendship between teens, teenage life ...
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The Slaughter Rule (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A young man finds solace with a young woman, his mother, and a high-school football coach who recruits him to quarterback a six-man team.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: small town, american football, athlete's life, ambition, teenage life, sport team, youth, love and romance, hopes, human nature, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: montana, usa
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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: exciting, tense, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat team, murder, law enforcement, survival, crimes, police corruption, violence spree, strong violent content, dead father, armory, colt, french police ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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 5.7
 8K
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural ability, magic, witch, twins, adoption, sibling relationship, sister, impossible love, curses spells and rituals, family, youth, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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Redwood Highway (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie, a reluctant resident of a retirement community in Southern Oregon, decides to walk 80 miles down the Redwood Highway to see the ocean for the first time in 45 years.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: family relations, on the road, obsessive quest, estrangement, introspection, haunted by the past, escapades, parents and children, redemption, strong female presence, golden years, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pacific ocean, oregon
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 7.3
 291K
Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, psychotronic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, ritual, fear, spiritualism, secret society, possession, satanism, demon, dysfunctional family, evil spirit, curse, supernatural ...
Place: utah
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