Last wish movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant last wish movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, humorous, emotional and semi serious films and TV shows about / with last wish, family relations, death, parents and children, bittersweet, redemption, friendship, terminal illness, storytelling and unfulfillment plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as last wish: Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997), Now Is Good (2012), Last Orders (2001), Fanboys (2009), One Mile Above (2011), One Last Thing... (2005), Mum's List (2016), This Is Where I Leave You (2014), The Last Right (2019), Urban Tale (2012).

List of last wish movies

Knockin' on Heaven's Door (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two young men, Martin and Rudi, both suffering from terminal cancer, get to know each other in a hospital room. They drown their desperation in tequila and decide to take one last trip to the sea. Drunk and still in pajamas they steal the first ...
Style: road movie, humorous, exciting, touching, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, life philosophy, escapades, friendship, friends, odd couple, last wish, partners, on the run, chase, gangsters, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: germany, europe
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 7.0
 34K
Now Is Good (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl dying of leukemia compiles a list of things she'd like to do before passing away. Topping the list is her desire to lose her virginity.
Style: sad, emotional, heartbreaking, touching, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: terminal illness, teenager, teenage love, love and romance, cancer, fighting illness, youth, dying, virginity, dealing with death, last wish, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, usa
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 6.9
 6K
Last Orders (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jack Dodd was a London butcher who enjoyed a pint with his mates for over 50 years. When he died, he died as he lived, with a smile on his face watching a horse race on which he had bet, with borrowed money. But before he died he had a final ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, talky, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, death, last wish, road trip, memory, life, family relations, friendship between men, partners, parents and children, self discovery, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989
Place: england, europe, london, california, australia
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 6.5
 59K
Fanboys (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1999, Star Wars fanatics take a cross-country trip to George Lucas' Skywalker Ranch so their dying friend can see a screening of The Phantom Menace before its release.
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: road trip, friendship, fan, star wars, terminal illness, last wish, rivalry, buddy, on the road, obsessive quest, escapades, nerd ...
Time: 90s, year 1999, year 1998, 20th century
Place: las vegas, usa, texas, san francisco
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 6.8
 265
One Mile Above (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: China, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Shuhao is a 24 year old Taiwanese university graduate. His older brother Shuwei, whom he has idolized since childhood, dies on a bicycle ride to Lhasa. He decides to complete Shuwei's journey, hoping to prove himself through this challenging ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, road movie
Plot: riding a bicycle, last wish, dead brother, mountain, direction and purpose, self discovery, on the road, escapades, wilderness, chinese, bittersweet, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tibet, asia, china
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One Last Thing... (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sixteen-year-old Dylan is dying of cancer. When a charitable organization offers to grant Dylan his final wish, the teen has a surprising request: to meet supermodel Nikki Sinclair. Much to his mother's dismay, Dylan, with the help of his best ...
Style: tragicomedy, emotional, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: last wish, terminal illness, model, teenage love, single parent, life is a bitch, teenage life, fall in love, charity, follow your dream, youth, hallucination ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, pennsylvania, usa, philadelphia, manhattan new york city
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 6.4
 849
Mum's List (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dying mother's life lessons to the husband and sons she left behind. Based on the best-selling novel by St John (Singe) Greene, the film is the story of Singe and Kate, a couple from North Somerset, whose lives were turned upside down when ...
Style: touching, psychological, sincere, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: last wish, mother, cancer, family, death, family relations, death of wife, parents and children, children, illness, husband wife relationship, woman ...
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, melancholic, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, infidelity, homecoming, death of father, family, jewish, family gatherings, family relations, loneliness, life & death, last wish, children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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The Last Right (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A comedy-drama road movie telling the story of a man taking the body of someone he barely knows for burial with his family. His good intentions are motivated by trying to patch up his relationship with his own brother. However, en route from West ...
Style: light, captivating, humorous, talky, scenic ...
Plot: last wish, road trip, humour, death, funeral, irish, love and romance, sibling relationship, life & death, airplane trip, mistaken identity, dating show ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, new york, dublin ireland, northern ireland
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 5.5
 139
Urban Tale (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A boy and a girl wake up in bed one morning, naked. The children's mother died a few weeks earlier. Before she died she asked her children to find their birth father who left them when they were still babies. Their quest in search of their ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: brother sister incest, nudity (full frontal - brief), siblings relations, last wish, obsessive quest, dysfunctional family, youth, teenage love, introspection, escapades, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, middle east
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 6.3
 145
Reconciliation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: RECONCILIATION is a groundbreaking, provocative story about an estranged father and son struggling to overcome the heartbreaking consequences of their past. Grant Taylor (Eric Nenninger) has been troubled by intense childhood memories ever since his ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: gay parent, forgiveness, family relations, last wish, redemption, haunted by the past, family problems, estrangement, life is a bitch, hopes, terminal illness, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Be All and End All (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At fifteen Robbie has only one thing on his mind - losing his virginity. The problem is that he's in hospital with a fatal heart condition. And who has to overcome the odds and help him fulfil his final wish? His best friend Ziggy.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, loss of virginity, terminal illness, last wish, first sex, looking for sex, teenage life, hospital, unfulfillment, youth, bittersweet, heart condition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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The Reading Room (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Making good on a promise he made to his dying wife, a widower (Jones) opens a reading room, a place where people can learn to read. Despite his goodwill, problems in the neighborhood threaten his establishment.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: last wish, against the odds, hopes, human spirit, teachers and students, family relations, power relations, underdog, youth, dealing with death, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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As I Lay Dying (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on the 1930 classic by Faulkner, it is the story of the death of Addie Bundren and her family's quest to honor her wish to be buried in the nearby town of Jefferson.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating, gothic ...
Plot: burial, family relations, last wish, family problems, death in the family, husband wife relationship, dead mother, dying, poverty, countryside, unplanned pregnancy, dark humor ...
Time: 20th century
Place: mississippi, southern usa, usa
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A Few Hours of Spring (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Forty-eight-year-old Alain Evrard is obliged to return home to live with his mother. This situation causes all the violence of their past relationship to rise to the surface. Alain then discovers that his mother has a fatal illness. In the last ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, family relations, last wish, disease, elderly, life is a bitch, estrangement, parents and children, deadend life, mother, mercy killing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: europe, switzerland, france
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 8.3
 175K
Incendies (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A mother's last wishes send twins Jeanne and Simon on a journey to Middle East in search of their tangled roots. Adapted from Wajdi Mouawad's acclaimed play, Incendies tells the powerful and moving tale of two young adults' voyage to ...
Style: disturbing, twists and turns, heartbreaking, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: incest rape, incest, torture, rape, pregnant from rape, twins, prison, mother son incest, brother sister relationship, last will and testament, civil war, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, year 1970, year 2009, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: middle east, lebanon, canada, montreal
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Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Venturing into the woods causes nothing but trouble and hilarity for three misguided males in this straight to video spin-off of 2004's "Without A Paddle".
Style: humorous, entertaining, realistic, semi serious, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: adventure, friendship, wilderness, camping, nothing goes right, buddies, riddles and clues, last wish, friends, rafting, golden years, disorder ...
Time: future, contemporary
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Love and Other Four Letter Words (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In this warm-hearted romantic comedy, Stormy La Rue, a rising star T.V. Talk Show host in Philadelphia must dig her way out the hole she creates by telling an innocent white lie. Stormy's relentless aspirations of becoming the next talk show ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, sexy ...
Plot: wedding, romance, terminal illness, last wish, couples, family relations, homecoming, unlikely couple, looking for love, family gatherings, talk show host, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: philadelphia, usa
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 6.6
 604
Patagonia (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Patagonia narrates the journeys of two women - one looking for her past, the other for her future. The film inter-cuts between their stories, in which one of them travels south to north through the Welsh springtime and the other east to west through ...
Style: road movie, touching, atmospheric, serious, sincere ...
Plot: last wish, self discovery, on the road, elderly, couples, society, hopes, crumbling marriage, love affair, family problems, desert, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, wales, latin america, europe, argentina ...
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Fairy Tail: Phoenix Priestess (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The film revolves around a mysterious girl named Éclair who appears before Fairy Tail, the world's most notorious wizard's guild. She lost all of her memories, except for the imperative that she must deliver two Phoenix Stones somewhere. ...
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting ...
Plot: wizards and magicians, good versus evil, adventure, rivalry, last wish, fairy, memory loss, imaginary kingdom, intrigue, escapades, curses spells and rituals, sad ending ...
Place: asia, japan
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A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The film centers on three brothers who, upon learning they only have a few days left to live, set off to reverse a lifetime of mistakes. Hopper and Simmons are playing the brothers' father and uncle, respectively, while Caan is one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, witty ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, last wish, family problems, ex athlete, self discovery, introspection, terminal illness, friendship, death, society, eccentric family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.7
 345
Annie's Point (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Annie (Bette White) wants to disperse her husband's ashes at a locale in California that they had named Annie's Point. Annie needs a bypass immediately and she wants to send out the ashes on her 50th wedding anniversary.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, realistic
Plot: elderly, family relations, last wish, golden years, escapades, on the road, parents and children, rescue, gambling, aging, cross country, father daughter estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, chicago illinois
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Four Sheets to the Wind (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After his father's untimely suicide, Cufe leaves his home in a Native American reservation in search of a more fulfilling life.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, gloomy
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, dysfunctional family, native american, estrangement, family problems, last wish, parents and children, coming of age, unfulfillment, starting over, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa
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Two Gates of Sleep (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: After preparing for their mother's imminent death, two brothers go on an arduous upriver journey to honor her final request.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: death in the family, last wish, family problems, family relations, hopes, introspection, dealing with death, siblings relations, brother brother relationship, very little dialogue, journey, death of mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 940
Kill Me Please (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Doctor Kruger dreams to insert “the suicide in modernity”. He offers to his patients the service of a private clinic where one can die in all peace, champagne glass to the hand. But in the private clinic of “ideal death”, nothing occurs as ...
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, bleak, absurd ...
Plot: dark humor, suicide, suicidal, mind game, last wish, doctors and patients, dealing with death, life is a bitch, power relations, terminal illness, clinic, euthanasia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
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Strength and Honour (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A single father decides to break his dying wife's last wish to not box again in order to save his young son from certain death.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, emotional
Plot: bittersweet, family relations, last wish, hopes, family in danger, human spirit, parents and children, single parent, sport, underdog, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland
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The Fighting Temptations (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The Fighting Temptations stars Cuba Gooding, Jr. as the film's protagonist as he attempts to revive a church choir in order to enter a gospel competition with the help of a beautiful lounge singer (Beyoncé Knowles) with whom he soon falls in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, melancholic, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: church choir, small town, music, love story, music band, contests and competitions, ambition, disorder, last wish, friendship, rivalry, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cuba, georgia, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Handsome Harry (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An ex-Navy man carrying out the last wish of a dying shipmate renews contact with old friends to break the code of silence around a mysterious, long-buried crime.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: friendship between men, friendship, gay, haunted by the past, hopes, last wish, dishonesty, betrayal, introspection, redemption, machismo, military ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york state, new york
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Promise Me This (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Serbia, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An old man named Zivojin Markovic, living in a remote village prays for his grandson Cane to go to the city, sell his cow and bring back a wife. In the city he is supposed to meet up with his grandfather's stepbrother, but this man is dead. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: romance, obsessive quest, last wish, family relations, looking for love, love and romance, couples, religions or cults, village life, village, first love, prostitute ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: serbia, eastern europe, europe, former yugoslavia
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The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Western
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: When brash Texas border officer Mike Norton wrongfully kills and buries the friend and ranch hand of Pete Perkins, the latter is reminded of a promise he made to bury his friend, Melquiades Estrada, in his Mexican home town. He kidnaps Norton and ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, realistic, intense, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, redemption, crimes, vengeance, desert, murder, justice, promise, loss of friend, racial slur, on the road, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, mexico, california, austin texas, usa ...
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