Death of son movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death of son movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, psychological, rough and suspense films and TV shows about / with death of son, husband wife relationship, death, grief, murder, father son relationship, blood, cigarette smoking, family relations and deadly plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of son: The Tortured (2010), The Way (2010), Father of a Soldier (1964), Mother! (2017), The Other Side of the Door (2016), The Water Diviner (2014), Let Him Go (2020), Penance (2020), The New Protocol (2008), Land (2018).

List of death of son movies

The Tortured (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 79 min.
Story: An upper-middle-class couple's life is destroyed when their only child is kidnapped and killed. Obsessed with revenge, the couple seizes an opportunity to kidnap the killer.
Style: bleak, twists and turns, rough, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, bloody violence, child killer, homicidal maniac, psychopath, sadism, vengeance, confined, death of son, gory, deadly, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: vermont, usa
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The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, travel, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, search, on the road, dealing with death, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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Father of a Soldier (1964)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: During World War II, оld Georgian peasant wine-grower Georgy (Sergo Zakariadze) leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front line, hoping to find his son. George should see and transfer a lot of things, he becomes a soldier and only in ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, touching, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: great patriotic war, father son relationship, military, death of son, soldier, fatherhood, dead son, wound, world war two, red army, frontline, generation ...
Time: 1940s
Place: russia, caucasus, georgia (former ussr), berlin germany
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Mother! (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence.
Style: psychological, macabre, disturbing, suspenseful, absurd ...
Plot: surrealism, symbolism, pregnant woman, brutality, uninvited guest, nightmare, cult, poet, death of son, baby, vandalism, nameless character ...
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The Other Side of the Door (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Grieving over the loss of her son, a mother struggles with her feelings for her daughter and her husband. She seeks out a ritual that allows her say goodbye to her dead child, opening the veil between the world of the dead and the living. Her ...
Style: enigmatic, suspenseful, bleak, rough
Plot: evil spirit, ritual, death, death of son, ghost, shaman, suicide attempt, car accident, nightmare, drowning, pregnant, temple ...
Place: india
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The Water Diviner (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In 1919, Australian farmer Joshua Connor travels to Turkey to discover the fate of his three sons, reported missing in action. Holding on to hope, Joshua must travel across the war-torn landscape to find the truth and his own peace.
Style: emotional, touching, captivating, compassionate, suspense ...
Plot: world war one, missing person, missing son, family drama, parents and children, redemption, escapades, promise, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death of son, loss of son ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915, year 1919
Place: australia, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, england
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Let Him Go (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Following the loss of their son, a retired sheriff and his wife leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas.
Plot: death of son, husband wife relationship, grandson, retired, grief, death, sheriff, grandparent grandchild relationship, house fire, marriage ceremony, final showdown, justice of the peace ...
Place: montana
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Penance (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Maddie. Following the loss of their son, Rosalie and Luke find their marriage under immense strain. Maddie and Rosalie find themselves in the caring hands of Jed, a charming and charismatic young man that they encounter at bereavement counselling ...
Style: suspense, psychological, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: older woman younger man sex, pursuit, death of son, unhappy marriage, therapist, marital crisis, sexually frustrated woman, sexual obsession, teenage sexuality, backfire, psychological manipulation, psychological trauma ...
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The New Protocol (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man investigating his son's death learns some horrific truths about the pharmaceutical industry.
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: investigation, uncover truth, legal, dishonesty, hopes, family problems, vengeance, fighting the system, life is a bitch, crimes, mystery, dealing with death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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Land (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Yellow Eagle family are Native American and live on the Prairie Wolf Indian Reservation. News reaches them that Floyd, the youngest son of the family, has died during military service in Afghanistan. The waiting begins to get his body back to ...
Style: suspense, rough, brutal, melancholic, disturbing ...
Plot: death, native american reservation, u.s. army, army, death of son, indian reservation, death of brother, dog, farm, alcoholic, killing a dog, loss of son ...
Time: 20th century
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Strange Weather (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.
Style: road movie, serious, sad, depressing, suspenseful ...
Plot: death of son, investigation, depression, grieving mother, death of child, grieving, danger, life & death, mother and son, death, revenge, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, mississippi, birmingham alabama, louisiana ...
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Seven Days to Live (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A grieving woman suffers terrifying visions of her own demise after she and her husband move into a country mansion.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: supernatural, starting over, danger, deadly, family problems, village life, death in the family, village, dealing with death, country house, haunted house, death of son ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 1990s
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Frankenstein (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Frankenstein is a 2007 British television film produced by Impossible Pictures for ITV. It was written and directed by Jed Mercurio, adapted from Mary Shelley's original novel to a present-day setting. Dr. Victoria Frankenstein, a female ...
Plot: frankenstein, frankenstein's monster, ex husband ex wife relationship, death of son, science runs amok
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After Him (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A woman (Catherine Deneuve) becomes obsessed with her son's best friend after her child dies in a car accident. Camille voit sa vie brisée par la disparition de son fils dans un accident de la route. Incapable de faire le deuil, elle ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: obsession, family relations, couples, family problems, death in the family, love and romance, dealing with death, mother, grief, best friend, guilt, car accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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In Their Sleep (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sarah's life is in pieces after the brutal death of her 18 year-old son. One night, her car accidentally hits Arthur, a young man the same age as her boy who is running from a burglar. Sarah sympathizes with him and takes him in, only to be ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, twists and turns, rough, scary ...
Plot: haunted by the past, psychopath, crimes, danger, home invasion, deadly, woman in danger, stalking, chases and races, chase, death of son, grief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
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Another Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Argentina, Canada, Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Marie is a Toronto police officer. One evening, her husband Joshua and their son Nicky are brutally murdered in their car. Marie quickly links Pablo Molina, an Argentinian drug trafficker who she'd arrested a few months earlier, with the crime. ...
Style: psychological, bleak, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, manhunt, self discovery, track down, heroes, crimes, tragic hero, deadly, vengeance, revenge plot, death of son, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, argentina, bolivia, toronto ontario canada
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No Date, No Signature (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iran
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Kaveh Nariman is a Doctor in the medical examiner's office. One day at his work he meets a corpse which is very familiar to him.
Style: psychological, touching, contemplative, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, crime investigation, family relations, introspection, road accident, remorse, husband wife conflict, death of son, manslaughter, father son relationship, death, mother son relationship ...
Place: iran
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Resting Place (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A television movie set in Rockville, Georgia, in 1972. Major Kendall Laird, a Survival Assistance Officer, arrives in this sleepy little town with the body of Lieutenant Dwyte Johnson, a Vietnam war hero. It's Laird's job to help ...
Style: sincere, talky, realistic, serious
Plot: racism, vietnam war, racial injustice, parents and children, war, military life, military, interracial relations, investigation, mysterious death, patriot, death of son ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: asia, vietnam, georgia
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Paint It Black (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Barely able to process the death of her true love, Josie is drawn into a twisted relationship with the deceased’s mother as irrational grief explodes in beautiful and terrifying ways.
Style: bleak, suspense, sincere, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: depression, neon, nude painting, death of son, smoking, death of boyfriend, painting, death threat, trophy, rivalry, mother son relationship, female director ...
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Resurrection (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A seasoned police detective and his partner have just uncovered a string of unusual murders that lead them to a serial killer, who believes that he is the descendant of Judas.
Style: rough, tense, serious, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, mind game, investigation, murder, violence, mystery, brutality, race against time, husband wife relationship, religion, death of son, autopsy ...
Time: 90s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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Heal the Living (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It all starts at daybreak, three young surfers on the raging seas. A few hours later, on the way home, an accident occurs. Now entirely hooked up to life-support in a hospital in Le Havre, Simon’s existence is little more than an illusion. ...
Style: touching, psychological, suspense, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Plot: hospital, organ transplant, surfer, organ donation, doctor, surgeon, surfing, surgery, operation, death, death of son, multiple storylines ...
Time: 21st century
Place: belgium
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Alone in Berlin (2016)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, France, Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Berlin in June of 1940. While Nazi propaganda celebrates the regime’s victory over France, a kitchen-cum-living room in Prenzlauer Berg is filled with grief. Anna and Otto Quangel’s son has been killed at the front. This working class couple had ...
Style: heartbreaking, realistic, enigmatic, suspenseful, factual ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, murder, gestapo, torture, death of son, violence, robbery, bereavement, mechanic, suicide, war ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943, year 1940
Place: berlin germany, germany, central europe
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Silence (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama between people under unconventional circumstances. In the Second World War Finland was the only nation who brought casualties killed-in-action back to be buried at home. These actions were carried out by men and women working in assembly ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: military, wartime life, life is a bitch, heroes, war, idealism, heroism, world war two, death of son, soldier, male nudity, frontier ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: europe, finland
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Crossed Over (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the book Crossed Over: A Murder/A Memoir by Beverly Lowry, Crossed Over tells the true story of a woman, Beverly Lowry, who after the tragic hit-and-run death of her teenage son, sinks into a deep depression. Lowry and her supportive ...
Style: psychological, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, murder, human nature, crimes, hopes, life is a bitch, family problems, curses spells and rituals, death in the family, redemption, friendship, estrangement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, usa, texas
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The Unsaid (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A doctor dealing with the aftermath of his son's death tries to help a troubled young man.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: mother son incest, starting over, mind game, family in crisis, doctors and patients, family problems, social worker, mentally unstable, mystery, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
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No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. His wife also knows it, and even he knows it. But he is still ...
Style: serious, sincere, atmospheric, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: pension, colonel, small town, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, family relations, downfall, family life, small town life, haunted by the past, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: mexico, latin america
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Anna Nicole (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Born Vickie Lynn Hogan, she had a son at 18, became a stripper at 20, and married a billionaire at 26. Sheer determination turned her into Anna Nicole Smith, playmate, model and a household name.
Style: realistic, serious, sexy, captivating
Plot: rising to stardom, lifestyle, celebrity culture, physical appearance, artists and showbiz, hollywood, rags to riches, fame, single mother, drugs, marriage, model ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century
Place: usa
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Last Ounce of Courage (2012)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Bob Revere is a small town Mayor and combat decorated veteran. He faces a root of bitterness from his past filled with heartbreaking loss. His grandson comes back into his life after many years to ask the most important question, “What are we ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional
Plot: self discovery, young heroes, supportive spouse, patriotism, self sacrifice, grandfather grandson relationship, small town, war hero, veteran, patriot, death of husband, freedom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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A Christmas Visitor (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A father struggles with the past. A daughter fights for the future. A mother searches for answers. The Boyajians have not celebrated Christmas in 11 years. They lost their faith when they lost their son to the Persian Gulf War. Now a stranger has ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: grief, gulf war, christmas, introspection, family gatherings, family life, parents and children, redemption, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: iran
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Sinners and Saints (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In lawless storm ravaged New Orleans, eleaguered Detective Sean Riley is trying to cope with the death of his young son and the abandonment of his wife. Facing a probable suspension from the department, Riley is teamed with a young homicide ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, gunfight, partners, danger, undercover, dishonesty, tough cop, serial murder, death of son, revenge, violence, semiautomatic pistol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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