Obituary movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant obituary movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, visually appealing, melancholic and clever films and TV shows about / with obituary, death, photograph, family relations, storytelling, drinking alcohol, nudity (full frontal - brief), hospital, friendship and mother son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as obituary: The Last Word (2017), Tom of Finland (2017), The French Dispatch (2020), Drag Me to Hell (2009), A Private War (2018), Longtime Companion (1989), Hereditary (2018), Trash Fire (2016), Saint Laurent (2014), Lady in White (1988).

List of obituary movies

The Last Word (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A retired businesswoman – who tries to control everything around her – decides to write her own obituary. A young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth, and the result is a life-altering friendship.
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing, humorous ...
Plot: female writer, obituary, advertising executive, radio dj, friendship, advertising agency, restaurant, mother daughter relationship, self discovery, memory, old age, life & death ...
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Tom of Finland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Touko Laaksonen, a decorated officer, returns home after a harrowing and heroic experience serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds peace-time Helsinki rampant with persecution of ...
Style: homoerotic, romantic, compassionate, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay, male homosexuality, lgbt, homosexual history, gay soldier, gay interest, lgbtq, gay slur, murder, 30 year old, nurse, obituary ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, post world war two, year 1991
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, berlin germany, helsinki finland ...
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The French Dispatch (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The staff of a European publication decides to publish a memorial edition highlighting the three best stories from the last decade: an artist sentenced to life imprisonment, student riots, and a kidnapping resolved by a chef.
Style: funny, sentimental, touching, light, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: journalist, painter, chef, artist, magazine, bicycle, police, journalism, chase, pimp, mental illness, hostage ...
Time: 70s, year 1975, 20th century, 60s, post world war two
Place: kansas, france
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 6.6
 206K
Drag Me to Hell (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After denying a woman the extension she needs to keep her home, loan officer Christine Brown sees her once-promising life take a startling turn for the worse. Christine is convinced she's been cursed by a Gypsy, but her boyfriend is skeptical. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, witch, demon, evil, evil wins, supernatural horror, life turned upside down, curses spells and rituals, dark humor, heaven and hell, gypsy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 2000s, year 1969 ...
Place: los angeles, pasadena california
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 6.7
 20K
A Private War (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the most celebrated war correspondents of our time, Marie Colvin is an utterly fearless and rebellious spirit, driven to the frontlines of conflicts across the globe to give voice to the voiceless.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, rough, political ...
Plot: war correspondent, kurd, female nudity, journalism, war, life is a bitch, uncover truth, women, wartime life, military, military life, wartime ...
Time: year 2009, year 2001, year 2003, year 2012, year 1986 ...
Place: syria, iraq, baghdad iraq, afghanistan, libya ...
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Longtime Companion (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Longtime Companion follows the lives of a small circle of friends from the first mention of the disease in the New York Times in 1981. First referred to as "Gay-Related-Immune-Disorder," we watch the effect of the disease as it devastates ...
Style: sad, realistic, touching, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aids, gay, politics, friendship, courage, nudity (full frontal - brief), homosexuality, lgbtq, gay slur, virus, terminal illness, lgbt ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, san francisco, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 316K
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, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: cult, fear, ghost, supernatural, secret society, possession, supernatural horror, evil spirit, demon, seance, grief, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: utah
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 5.8
 3K
Trash Fire (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man forced to confront his past when he and his girlfriend end up entangled in a web of lies.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, scary
Plot: dysfunctional family, disfigured face, christianity, secret past, brother sister relationship, secret, guilt, socially awkward, dark humor, old woman, delusion, murder ...
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Saint Laurent (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 150 min.
Story: 1967-1976. As one of history's greatest fashion designers entered a decade of freedom, neither came out of it in one piece.
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, homoerotic ...
Plot: fashion, gay, fashion designer, male nudity, ambition, rise to the top, couple relations, lgbt, scandal, erotica, art, gay love ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1970, year 1977 ...
Place: paris france, france, europe
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Lady in White (1988)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Locked in a school closet during Halloween 1962, young Frank witnesses the ghost of a young girl and the man who murdered her years ago. Shortly afterward he finds himself stalked by the killer and is soon drawn to an old house where a mysterious ...
Style: scary, psychological, suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, halloween, supernatural, serial killer, murder, small town, child in peril, bullying, mystery, coming of age, vengeance, maniac ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962, 20th century
Place: new york, new york state, los angeles
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 7.8
 697K
Skyfall (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Turkey
Duration: 143 min.
Story: When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, MI6 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. These events cause her authority and position to be challenged by Gareth Mallory, the new Chairman of ...
Style: exciting, suspense, entertaining, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: james bond, espionage, secret agents, spy, 007, secret service, british intelligence, heroic mission, mission, assassin, british secret service, secret service agent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, london, scotland, turkey, asia ...
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The Lives We Lead (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Two sisters and their male counterparts struggle with the negative influences of their youths over a 50-year period.
Style: captivating, psychological, serious, sincere
Plot: dysfunctional family, brother brother relationship, mental illness, parenthood, deception, betrayal, father son relationship, parents and children, existential crisis, lgbt, gay, sister sister relationship ...
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Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, psychotronic, macabre ...
Plot: serial killer, necrophilia, exploitation, murder, crimes, redneck, violent, criminal, true crime, mental disorder, porn, cult ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Broadway Damage (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about aspiring writers in NY.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: gay, lgbt, lgbtq, friendship, bittersweet, friends, couples, optimism, gays and lesbians, love and romance, writer's life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 343K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: loner, sniper, investigation, lone wolves, murder, crimes, tough guy, ex military, dishonesty, assassin, vigilantism, gunfight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, ohio, baghdad iraq
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 6.1
 2K
Zus & zo (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Zus & Zo shows what three sisters are willing to do to stop their would-be sister-in-law from coming into possession of Paraíso, their beloved family summer home on the Portuguese coast.
Style: semi serious, sexy, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: family relations, friendship, infidelity, eccentric family, family life, couples, fall in love, couple relations, gender, romance, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: portugal, san francisco, holland
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The Winter Guest (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's winter in a small Scottish village near the sea, and multiple lives intersect in a day. Frances (Emma Thompson) has just lost her husband to an early death, so her mother, Elspeth (Phyllida Law), travels to Frances' house to reconnect ...
Style: talky, touching, bleak, sexy, scenic ...
Plot: winter, mother daughter relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), children, environment, sexual abuse, multiple storylines, aging, ship, bittersweet, melancholy, parallel universe ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, australia
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. ...
Style: romantic, light, sweet, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, family outing, date night
Plot: christmas, romance, love triangle, loneliness, love and romance, fall in love, holiday, love, love story, mistaken identity, hospital, new year's eve ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new york
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 7.1
 13K
Venus (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Maurice is an aging veteran actor who becomes absolutely taken with Jessie - the grandniece of his closest friend. When Maurice tries to soften the petulant and provincial young girl with the benefit of his wisdom and London culture, their ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sexy, visually appealing ...
Plot: aging, art, age difference, friendship, elderly, older man younger woman relationship, teenage life, lifestyle, actor's life, peeping tom, art class, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: london
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Running on Empty (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Popes are a family who haven't been able to use their real identity for years. In the late sixties, the parents set a weapons lab afire in an effort to hinder the government's Vietnam war campaign. Ever since then, the Popes have been ...
Style: emotional, touching, thought provoking, serious, political ...
Plot: coming of age, vietnam war, radical, hidden identity, follow your dream, love, eccentric family, haunted by the past, parents and children, hopes, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1971, 60s
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, yale university, oakland california ...
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 7.4
 6K
Saint Ralph (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Canadian made comedy/drama, set in Hamilton, Ontario in 1954, is a sweet and - at times - goofy story that becomes increasingly poignant as the minutes tick by. It's the fictional tale of a wayward 9th grader, Ralph (Adam Butcher), who is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, sport, friendship, religion, fighting the system, adolescence, solitude, human spirit, ambition, goodhearted, teachers and students, running ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: boston, ontario canada, ireland, europe
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Fists in the Pocket (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ale, a deeply disturbed young man subject to seizures, benignly decides to murder members of his dysfunctional family for altruistic reasons.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: epilepsy, brother sister relationship, catholicism, death of mother, matricide, murder of brother, suicidal tendency, prostitute, death, reckless driving, blindness, family relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe
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 7.5
 24K
The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: cerebral, road movie, philosophical, tense, stylized ...
Plot: desert, journalism, reporter, hotel, existentialism, loneliness, identity, passport, journalist, war correspondent, spy, memory ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, europe, spain, barcelona, north africa ...
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: harsh, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, pow, war, world war two, youth, military school, holocaust ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, compassionate, emotional, breathtaking ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, assassination, tennis, family relations, unrequited love, brother sister relationship, jewish, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 19th century
Place: italy, poland, germany, israel, europe ...
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 7.7
 22K
Dear Frankie (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nine-year-old Frankie and his single mum Lizzie have been on the move ever since Frankie can remember, most recently arriving in a seaside Scottish town. Wanting to protect her deaf son from the truth that they've run away from his father, ...
Style: realistic, heartbreaking, emotional, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, coming of age, disability, friendship, deaf, father son relationship, life & death, stranger, abusive husband, boy, youth, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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 7.2
 220K
Closer (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A witty, romantic, and very dangerous love story about chance meetings, instant attractions, and casual betrayals. Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
Style: sexy, cynical, erotic, intellectual, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, love affair, stripper, love, love at first sight, sex, romance, relationships, betrayal, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, new york, manhattan new york city, england
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 8.2
 327K
Chinatown (1974)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Private eye Jake Gittes lives off of the murky moral climate of sunbaked, pre-World War II Southern California. Hired by a beautiful socialite to investigate her husband's extra-marital affair, Gittes is swept into a maelstrom of double ...
Style: neo noir, suspense, twist ending, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: private detective, investigation, corruption, femme fatale, rape, twists and turns, police, crimes, murder, conspiracy, father daughter incest, surveillance ...
Time: 20th century, year 1937, 1930s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, america, pacific ocean ...
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 7.2
 93K
Beginners (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man is rocked by two announcements from his elderly father: that he has terminal cancer, and that he has a young male lover.
Style: emotional, sad, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: gay, coming out, grief, gay father, father son relationship, death, self discovery, lgbt, cancer, homosexuality, dying, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 1955, year 1965 ...
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new york
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Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: Nemesis (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Miss Marple receives a most interesting request from Mr. Jason Rafiel, with whom she'd struck an acquaintance some years before. He would like her to solve a crime but, does not tell her what it might be, who might have been involved or where ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending
Plot: investigation, private detective, police investigation, amateur detective, riddles and clues, rivalry, law enforcement, uncover truth, crimes, uninhibited rivalry, murder mystery, mysticism ...
Place: england, europe
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