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, tense, surprise ending and suspense films and TV shows about / with dead father, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, flashback, photograph, mother daughter relationship, murder, dog, backpack and kiss plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Japan 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), Christopher Robin (2018), Widows (2018), Serenity (2019), Hanamizuki (2010).

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, realistic, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: aristocracy, politics, wealth, betrayal, ambition, bank, banker, secret, political thriller, rise to power, murder mystery, political unrest ...
Time: 15th century, renaissance, 1400s
Place: florence, venice, italy, florence italy, 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, suspenseful, suspense, rough, captivating ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, revenge, brutality, blackmail, cruelty, hospital, paralysis, insanity, wife husband relationship, 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: haunted house, dead father, realtor, murder, parent child relationship, falling from height, photograph, ghost, small town, fainting, cliff, lighthouse ...
Place: new england
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 8.5
 4K
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: tense, brutal, comic, dark humor, gross out humor ...
Plot: teenage boy, tragic hero, violence, adventure, target, family, prostitution, love, blood, falling in love, dead father, poetic justice ...
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: realistic, exciting, tense, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: swat, murder, danger, crimes, violence spree, crime, law enforcement, survival, deadly, shooting gallery, shooting range, ammunition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, magic, supernatural ability, sister, sibling relationship, youth, impossible love, imaginary, family, curses spells and rituals, parent child relationship, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary
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Christopher Robin (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Working-class family man Christopher Robin encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, sweet, fairy tale
Audience: family outing
Plot: winnie the pooh, adulthood, childhood, disney, teddy bear, train, bear, childhood memory, kangaroo, pig, forest, owl ...
Time: 2010s
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 7.0
 61K
Widows (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in contemporary Chicago, amidst a time of turmoil, four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.
Style: suspense, bleak, exciting, tense, bloody ...
Plot: violence, pursuit, girl gang, female criminal, racism, debt, danger, brutality, murder, widow, domestic violence, murder of husband ...
Time: 2010s
Place: chicago illinois
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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: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, magician, clock, secret passageway, uncle, orphan, book of magic, magic, halloween, friendship, house, neighbor ...
Time: year 1955, 1950s
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 5.3
 17K
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: surprise ending, disturbing, suspenseful, twists and turns, brutal ...
Plot: fishing boat, ex wife, husband, neo noir, captain, fisherman, island, father son relationship, obsession, male female relationship, secrets, tyranny ...
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: first love, bandana, dialect, groom, juggler, country girl, cashier, freedom fighter, exam, part time job, laundry, japanese woman ...
Place: nova scotia, canada, 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: gloomy, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: circus, workplace, workplace situations, artists and showbiz, animal training, performer's life, hopes, down on your luck, human spirit, showbiz, female nudity, dressing ...
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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: desert, martial arts, survival, adventure, vengeance, rivalry, rescue, gang, danger, chaos, destiny, vigilantism ...
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: love and romance, family relations, social misfits, lifestyle, coming of age, dysfunctional family, frame up, guru, single parent, thirtysomething life, singleness, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: atmospheric, serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: aging, imaginary, urban, introspection, haunted by the past, elderly, father son relationship, crying, boy, flashback, singer, 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: unfulfillment, parents separation, lovers apart, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, interracial relations, fall in love, love affair, couples, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Place: asia, japan
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 6.3
 765
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, based on true events
Plot: disco, politics, nightclub, drug abuse, clubbing, youth, social relations, actor's life, lifestyle, society, gender, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1978, year 1977 ...
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada, montreal quebec, montreal
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Pecoross' Mother and Her Days (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Laid-back baby boomer Yuichi (Ryo Iwamatsu) is a middle-aged manga artist and singer-songwriter when he isn't at his salaryman day job or watching out for his elderly mother. Suffering from increasing dementia since her husband's death, ...
Plot: strawberry, falling asleep, fan, moustache, housewife, star, schoolgirl, woman crying, postman, crying woman, letter, guitar ...
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My Little Sweet Pea (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: It isn't easy to find a dream to chase when you're young, but Mugiko (Maki Horikita) has one: she can't wait to become an anime voice actress. Saving up for classes while she works part time in a manga store, she lives with her older, ...
Plot: mother, family, slap, magazine, portrait, maid, clapping, aspiring singer, reunion, drum, vending machine, bassist ...
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 2K
Polaroid (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, Norway, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: High school loner Bird Fitcher has no idea what dark secrets are tied to the mysterious Polaroid vintage camera she stumbles upon, but it doesn't take long to discover that those who have their picture taken meet a tragic end. Bird and her ...
Plot: polaroid, polaroid camera, undead, antique, haunted, high school, female photographer, antiquity, flashback, revenge, dead father, death of friend ...
Time: year 1974
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 6.4
 32K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A woman is involuntarily committed to a mental institution amid uncertainty as to whether her greatest fear is real or delusional.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: mental institution, fear, psychopath, obsession, mental patient, murder, pursuit, psychological thriller, mental illness, psychiatric ward, watching someone, sexual assault ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal
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 5.8
 585
Kaleidoscope (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about the destructive relationship between a middle-aged man and his mother.
Plot: middle aged man, mother, psycho, psychological thriller, neighbor, police, toy, laundromat, bedroom, date, photograph, blonde ...
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Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Style: epic
Plot: independence, airplane, marriage, singer, newsreel footage, trust, fired from the job, fear, promise, map, photographer, record player ...
Time: year 1945, year 1947
Place: india, delhi, pakistan
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Queen of Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women retreat to a lake house to get a break from the pressures of the outside world, only to realize how disconnected from each other they have become, allowing their suspicions to bleed into reality.
Plot: psychological thriller, backpack, crying woman, flashlight, dead father, pregnancy, coffee, swimming, running, memory, reading a book, bum ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 150K
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: disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: traumatic experience, evil, dysfunctional family, grief, matriarch, attic, funeral, decomposed body, ancestry, seance, secret, supernatural ...
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 5.8
 3K
Candy Jar (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.
Plot: rivalry, high school, interracial romance, dead father, road accident, french fries, harvard, death, single mother, debate, milkshake
Place: georgia
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 6.6
 9K
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, pregnancy, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, dead father, terminal illness, grandmother granddaughter relationship, grandfather granddaughter relationship, bench, orphan, love triangle, flash forward ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 324
So B. It (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young girl named Heidi who lives with her mentally disabled mother, travels across the country to find out about her and her mothers past.
Plot: grave, grandfather granddaughter relationship, backpack, pregnancy, dead father, sleeping, cat, storm, black american, memory, death of friend, old woman ...
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 7.8
 245K
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: touching, uplifting, sincere, rockumentary, captivating
Plot: singer, fame, showbiz, alcoholic, concert, pop star, addiction, brother brother relationship, drinking problem, aspiring singer, friendship, backstage ...
Place: arizona
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 378
Old Stone (2016)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man falls down the stairs, but instead of helping him, the bystanders just take photos with their phones. Lao Shi is a taxi driver and he’s fighting for justice in the darkest recesses of Chinese society. The man who pushed him got into his taxi ...
Plot: man wearing glasses, door bell, drinking and driving, exercising, company, instructor, high rise, waiting, chopsticks, bitch, man in underwear, mobile phone ...
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