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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, intense, melancholic and bleak films and TV shows about / with dead father, father son relationship, kiss, friendship, dog, friend, drinking, murder, death and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dead father: Buried Secrets (1996), Twitches (2005), The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017), Locke (2013), The Babadook (2014), Life Itself (2018), Dry Season (2006), The Nature of Nicholas (2002), What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993), Mr. Robot (2015).
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Mr. Robot (2015)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
49 min.
 8.6
Dexter (2006)
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
53 min.
 8.7
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Life Itself (2018)
Drama, Romance
USA
117 min.
 5.9
Unsane (2018)
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
98 min.
 6.4

List of dead father movies

 5.5
 603
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, murder, parent child relationship, realtor, lighthouse, overalls, possession, whispering, cliff, gardening, attic ...
Place: new england
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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, sibling relationship, sister, parent child relationship, family, impossible love, mischievous children, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, youth ...
Time: contemporary
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The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Ireland, USA
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: tragic ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: dysfunctional family, surgeon, recovering alcoholic, revenge, blackmail, paralysis, hospital, hostage, brutality, cafe, cruelty, insanity ...
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 7.1
 114K
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, road movie, stylized, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: on the road, driving, driving at night, car phone, construction site, one night, human nature, life turned upside down, one location, wife husband relationship, workplace, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, usa, london
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 6.8
 158K
The Babadook (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Australia, Canada
Duration: 93 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, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: danger, supernatural, nightmare, dysfunctional family, family in danger, dealing with death, mental illness, book, depression, insanity, single mother, nightmare comes true ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia
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 5.9
 2K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, tragic event, death of mother, suicide, pregnancy, terminal illness, dead father, orphan, sex, child abuse ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 678
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, captivating ...
Plot: vengeance, human nature, revenge, youth, young heroes, heroes, rivalry, pardon, apprentice, war criminal, dead father, civil war ...
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, offbeat, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: coming out, coming of age, school, sexual orientation, ghost, zombie, single parent, friendship, best friends, gays and lesbians, high school, teenage love ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
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, parents and children, mental illness, responsibility, sibling relationship, family problems, human relationship ...
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, fighting the system, secret society, friendship, society, crimes, psychological thriller, talking to self, brother sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.7
 108K
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, skinhead, youth, violence, teenage life, coming of age, crimes, childhood, social problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england, europe, northern england, woodstock
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 7.2
 47K
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, overdose, bodies, splatter, hospital, death, insanity, reanimation, reanimated corpse, severed head, intestines ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: medical school, austria, europe, campus, zurich switzerland ...
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 6.8
 40K
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: talky, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: prodigy, mental illness, science, paranoia, mathematics, notebook, collision, grief, illness, sex, love, police ...
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, heroic mission, imaginary, save the princess, engaged, obstacle ...
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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, secret, psychiatrist, schizophrenia, 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
 8K
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, realistic ...
Plot: farm, mentally unstable, horse, borderline personality disorder, 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: humorous, semi serious, 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: 85 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, falling from height, bedroom, vacation, male nudity, female removes her clothes, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.4
 26K
Unsane (2018)
Genre: 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, suspense, surprise ending, psychological, disturbing
Plot: mental institution, fear, murder, obsession, pursuit, psychiatric ward, maniac, crimes, psychological thriller, mental disorder, stalker, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: pennsylvania, portugal
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 5.7
 517
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, cell phone, photograph, strangulation, blonde, van, date, bedroom, laundromat ...
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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, absurdism, knife, kiss, governor, posing for a photograph, economics, party, husband wife relationship, record player, playing pool, photographer ...
Time: year 1945, year 1947
Place: pakistan, delhi, india
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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, flashlight, memory, crying woman, letter, reading a book, pregnancy, coffee, backpack, lake, boat, drawing ...
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 7.3
 111K
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: surprise ending
Plot: attic, decapitation, decomposed body, funeral, matriarch, traumatic experience, ancestry, grief, dysfunctional family, evil, secrets, 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, french fries, debate, death, harvard, single mother, milkshake, road accident, dead father
Place: georgia
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 6.8
 292
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: fishing, death of mother, taxi, police station, crying woman, cat, memory, reading aloud, bus driver, pregnancy, old woman, hammock ...
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 8.1
 117K
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 ...
Plot: alcoholic, singer, showbiz, concert, brother brother relationship, tinnitus, fame, falling in love, insecurity, death of parent, death of mother, country music ...
Place: arizona
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 6.9
 366
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: life insurance, drinking from a bottle, exercising, high rise, drinking and driving, instructor, man wearing glasses, woman wearing a miniskirt, girl wearing a miniskirt, woman wearing glasses, short skirt, corporate ...
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Nowhere to Hide (1987)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marine officer Rob Cutter and his wife Barbara have a son named Johnny. Rob discovers that two newly delivered helicopters in his squadron have crashed because a defective part, a C-ring, has been made of a weaker, less expensive alloy. Before Rob ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, assassination, survival, murder, hitman, dedicated lawyer, army investigation, espionage, legal investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
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Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong relationship, is a travelling salesman and his absence affects the whole ...
Plot: childhood, orphan, moon landing, salesman, traveling salesman, chocolate bar, grandmother, sex, loss of father, car accident, funeral, death of father ...
Time: 1960s, year 1969
Place: greece
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 5.0
 736
All I Wish (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman struggles to escape the clutches of her overbearing, co-dependent mother, while gradually falling for a sexy, sophisticated attorney.
Plot: computer, model, necklace, crying woman, french, pregnancy, older man younger woman relationship, hospital, nightclub, bartender, death of mother, nipples ...
Place: santa monica california, paris france
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