Matricide movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant matricide movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, serious, psychological, realistic, cult film and disturbing films and TV shows about / with matricide, murder, death, suspense, deadly, female nudity, blood, serial killer, violence and nude plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
matricide movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as matricide: Goodnight Mommy (2014), Fists in the Pocket (1965), Savage Grace (2007), Scorn (2000), Inside (2016), Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990), Shamo (2007), Menendez: Blood Brothers (2017), Taught in Cold Blood (2017), Throw Momma from the Train (1987).

List of matricide movies

Goodnight Mommy (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the heat of the summer lays a lonesome house in the countryside where nine year old twin brothers await their mother’s return. When she comes home, bandaged after cosmetic surgery, nothing is like before and the children start to doubt whether ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, atmospheric, suspenseful, surreal ...
Plot: mental illness, twins, brother brother relationship, suspense, twists and turns, torture, divorce, isolation, domineering mother, killer child, children, punishment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: austria, germany, central 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, art house, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: epilepsy, brother sister relationship, catholicism, death of mother, matricide, dysfunctional family, suicidal tendency, murder of brother, prostitute, death, blindness, reckless driving ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe
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Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, sexy, erotic, controversial, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, gay, mother son relationship, adultery, murder, dysfunctional family, older woman younger man, sexual relations, love triangle, socialite, father son relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: europe, new york, london, spain, england ...
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Scorn (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Darren Huenemann, a spoiled 18-year old plots to have two classmates murder his mother and grandmother so he can inherit their fortunes. His worship of Caligula leads him to treat all like those in the Roman Imperial Court, manipulating, threatening ...
Style: serious, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing
Plot: matricide, teenage boy, assassination plot, wealth, murder, high school, grandmother grandson relationship, gay interest, mother son relationship, suspense, manipulation, inheritance ...
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Inside (2016)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK, USA, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Completely on her own, Sarah spends her time at home, waiting for the approaching birth of her child. But one night, a stranger breaks into her home, ready to snatch her still unborn baby from her.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, remake of cult film, remake of french film
Plot: home invasion, suspense, pregnancy, psychopath, woman in danger, stalking, police officer, matricide, obsession, chase, stranger, fear ...
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Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Norman Bates is again released from the mental hospital he was placed in at the end of Psycho III after serving another few years and is apparently rehabiliated for the second time. Norman is now married to a young nurse named Connie and is ...
Style: slasher, psychological, scary, bloody, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: serial killer, split personality, psychopath, schizophrenia, matricide, poisoning, voyeur, double murder, incestuous desire, oedipus complex, monster, murder ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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Shamo (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Japan
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the Japanese Manga about Ryo Narushima, a talented, college-bound student who murders both of his parents in cold blood. He is sent to a reformatory where he trains in karate under Kenji Kurokawa, a man imprisoned after trying to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kickboxer, prison, life is a bitch, starting over, obsessive quest, prison life, rivalry, murder, athlete's life, sexual abuse, matricide ...
Time: 21st century
Place: hong kong
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Menendez: Blood Brothers (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lyle and Eric Menendez were nice, educated boys from Beverly Hills, which makes the murder of their parents even more inexplicable. Never-before-seen details emerge in this investigation into their lives.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: murder, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, patricide, murder trial, matricide, true crime, family secret, murderer, family relations, family problems, uncover truth ...
Place: los angeles
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Taught in Cold Blood (2017)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A troubled teen is torn between a girl who loves him and a mysterious stranger who pushes him to kill.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychotronic, bleak, slasher ...
Plot: murder, stalking, death, serial killer, matricide, psychopath, violence, revenge, violent, maniac, brutality, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Throw Momma from the Train (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Larry Donner is a author and writing professor who tutors people who want to write books. Larry's life has become a misery when his Ex-wife has published a book he wrote under her name and has gotten rich over it. Owen Lift, one of Larry's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, dark, funny ...
Plot: train, dark humor, writers, murder, unlikely friendships, disorder, family relations, strangulation, nothing goes right, dysfunctional family, suspense, railway ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, hawaii
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Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie Borden Took An Ax chronicles the scandal and enduring mystery surrounding Lizzie Borden, who was tried in 1892 for axing her parents to death. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensationalized stories ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, tense, psychological ...
Plot: courtroom drama, murder, family relations, legal, courtroom, axe murder, father daughter relationship, acquittal, serial killer, woman with a gun, bad girl, murderer ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, massachusetts
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Carrie (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A reimagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far at her senior prom.
Style: suspenseful, rough, splatter, slasher, scary ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: bullying, high school, prom, suspense, telekinesis, social misfits, mother daughter relationship, humiliation, supernatural ability, teacher, supernatural, dead teenager ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa
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Dead Again (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In 1949 composer Roman Strauss is executed for the vicious murder of his wife Margaret with a pair of scissors. In 1990s Los Angeles a mute amnesiac woman shows up at an orphanage and private eye Mike Church is called in to investigate. Under ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspenseful, tense, twist ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: private detective, murder, suspense, hypnosis, amnesia, reincarnation, memory loss, flashback, investigation, psychiatrist, supernatural, twists and turns ...
Time: 1940s, 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, san francisco, usa
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Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, feel good, serious, suspenseful, touching ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: time travel, radio, father son relationship, investigation, altering history, murder, police detective, serial killer, changing the past or future, butterfly effect, parallel universe, rescue ...
Time: future, year 1969, year 1999, 60s, 90s ...
Place: new york, usa
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The Mutilator (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: As a child, Ed was cleaning his father's hunting rifles for as part of a surprise birthday treat for his old man when one firearm accidentally discharges fatally striking his own mother in the back. His father, Jack Sr came home, saw his wife ...
Style: disturbing, slasher, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenager, serial killer, murder, psychopath, beach house, stalking, vengeance, massacre, buddies, mentally unstable, youth, skinny dipping ...
Time: 80s
Place: north carolina
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Electra (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Born with the beauty of the gods, Electra's lust for sexual gratification is exceeded only by her lust for vengeance. Enter a world of forbidden family love, betrayal and murder.
Audience: adult
Plot: matricide, beach, flashback, pimp, phone sex, shoplifting, adultery, destiny, female nudity, drug addiction, prostitute, revenge ...
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Night Warning (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Rejected by her lover, the only man left in Cheryl's life is the orphaned nephew she has raised as her own son. She'll stop at nothing to keep Billy with her. When her plans misfire, she is swept up into an insane frenzy that means death ...
Style: slasher, psychological, disturbing, psychotronic, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: orphan, closeted homosexual, gay slur, basketball, serial killer, homophobic slur, control freak, female serial killer, attic, homosexuality, gay teacher, aunt nephew relationship ...
Time: 80s
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The Perfect House (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Three unique horror stories connected by a bookend story tells of the horrifying past a young couples potential dream house has endured.
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, controversial, dark fairy tale ...
Plot: evil, murder of family, paranormal phenomena, suspense, monster, survival, father daughter incest, incest overtones, mutilation, female nudity, abusive mother, torture ...
Time: 21st century
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four corrupted fascist libertines round up 9 teenage boys and girls and subject them to 120 days of sadistic physical, mental and sexual torture.
Style: controversial, erotic, disturbing, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: torture, sex, rape, obsession, libertine, sexual perversion, sexual abuse, sexual torture, brutality, kidnapping, fascism, atrocity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 18th century
Place: italy, europe, latin america
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Innocent Lies (1995)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In September 1938 a British detective comes to a small French coastal town in order to investigate the death of a colleague. Prime suspects are the members of English aristocratic family with plenty of skeletons in the closet. This is a loose ...
Style: realistic, mind bending, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous desire, brother sister sex, investigation, murder, deception, manipulation, betrayal, mother daughter relationship, jealousy, wealth, seduction ...
Time: 1930s, year 1938
Place: france
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The Brain (1988)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Dr. Blake runs a TV show called "Independent Thinkers", which is sort of a Scientology-like self-help/religion program. But he's not making his audience think any more independently - with the help of an alien organism he calls The ...
Style: scary, psychotronic, exciting, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: alien, hallucination, decapitation, creature, high school, monster, eaten alive, christmas, murder, chainsaw, evil alien, body horror ...
Time: 80s
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Amityville II: The Possession (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Lutz family have managed to flee their home with their lives intact, but before them, another family lived in this house and were caught up in the original evil who weren't so lucky...
Style: scary, splatter, slasher, psychotronic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, demon, dysfunctional family, ghost, supernatural, incest, possession, sex, female nudity, wife abuse, brother sister kiss, suspense ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
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The Monk (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A well respected monk, Capucino Ambrosio compromises himself with his carnal lust for a pupil, a woman disguised as a monk (Matilda), she tempts the monk to transgress and he is soon found desiring another, the innocent Antonia. Matilda uses magic ...
Style: gothic, psychological, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: monastery, nun, murder, femme fatale, seduction, temptation, downfall, confession, lust, life is a bitch, religions or cults, female nudity ...
Time: 17th century, 18th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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Violette (1978)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Paris, 1933. The daughter of a respectable lower middle class couple, Violette Nozière, leads a disreputable double life. Far from being the innocent 18-year-old her parents mistake her for, she spends her nights with dissolute young men in the ...
Style: erotic, neo noir, disturbing, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sex, murder, female nudity, patricide, serial killer, paranoia, coming of age, poisoning, syphilis, sexual promiscuity, promiscuous daughter, murder of father ...
Time: 1930s
Place: france, paris france, europe
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Far North (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A soldier's unexpected arrival affects two women's simple existence.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspenseful, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: hunting, survival, mother daughter relationship, eskimo indian, isolation, arctic, curse, dog sled, love triangle, betrayal, life turned upside down, haunted by the past ...
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Family Guy (1999)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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Story: Sick, twisted, politically incorrect and Freakin' Sweet animated series featuring the adventures of the dysfunctional Griffin family. Bumbling Peter and long-suffering Lois have three kids. Stewie (a brilliant but sadistic baby bent on killing ...
Style: adult animation, humorous, cynical, witty, funny ...
Audience: teens, kids, adult
Plot: dark humor, eccentric family, family relations, social satire, dysfunctional family, adolescence, goofy hero, dog, family life, parents and children, sexual innuendo, small town ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2010s, 2020s, 2000s ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this ...
Style: humorous, funny, talky, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dark humor, time travel, stereotypes, twists and turns, family relations, family life, disorder, friends, self discovery, parents and children, existence paradox, on the road ...
Time: future, 2040s, year 2005, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, rhode island, new jersey
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Excalibur (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A surreal adaptation of Sir Thomas Malory's "Le Morte d'Arthur", chronicling Arthur Pendragon's conception, his rise to the throne, the search by his Knights of the Round Table for the Holy Grail, and ultimately his death.
Style: fairy tale, epic, stylized, serious, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: knight, arthurian legend, sword fight, king arthur, mythology, medieval, good versus evil, battles, legends and myths, magic, sword, legend ...
Time: middle ages, future, 5th century
Place: england, europe, britain
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DragonHeart (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an ancient time when majestic fire-breathers soared through the skies, a knight named Bowen comes face to face and heart to heart with the last dragon on Earth, Draco. Taking up arms to suppress a tyrant king, Bowen soon realizes his task will be ...
Style: fairy tale, humorous, epic, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: dragon, knight, medieval, magic, sword fight, good versus evil, immortality, friendship, sword and sorcery, betrayal, heroes, battles ...
Time: 10th century, middle ages
Place: england, europe
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Alien Resurrection (1997)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from ...
Style: futuristic, scary, suspenseful, splatter, bleak ...
Plot: alien, space travel, space, monster, distopia, space and aliens, evil alien, strong female lead, apocalypse, suspense, robot, creature ...
Time: future, 24th century
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