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 serious, suspenseful, realistic, psychological, scary and rough films and TV shows about / with matricide, murder, blood, female nudity, deadly, psychopath, death, flashback, crimes and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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matricide movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as matricide: Fists in the Pocket (1965), Electra (1990), The Perfect House (2013), Psycho IV: The Beginning (1990), Innocent Lies (1995), The Monk (2011), Sinister 2 (2015), You're Next (2011), Possession (1987), Happy End (2017).

List of matricide movies

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: serious, emotional, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: siblings relations, epilepsy, dysfunctional family, alienation, murder, family in crisis, family problems, family relations, mentally unstable, obsession, down on your luck, deadly ...
Time: 60s
Place: italy, europe
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 3.2
 56
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.
Plot: beach, adultery, electrocution, flashback, murder, revenge, prostitute, female nudity, philosophy, pimp, poker, phone sex ...
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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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Plot: overbearing mother, crimes, deadly, female nudity, flashback, blood, gore, stabbed in the neck, torture, mutilation, multiple time frames, teenage girl in underwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, War
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: erotic, psychological, bleak, rough, sexual ...
Plot: captivity, kidnapping, fascism, sexual relations, obsession, violence spree, sexual perversion, confined, deadly, crimes, sex, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
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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: serious, atmospheric, twists and turns, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, psychopath, split personality, cross dressing, radio dj, voyeurism, motel, overbearing mother, radio show, slasher, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 80s, 1990s ...
Place: usa
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 4.7
 727
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, who done it, crime, crimes, deadly, mystery, best friends, friendship, siblings relations, dishonesty, crying ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, year 1938
Place: france
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 5.8
 3K
The Monk (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
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, atmospheric, twists and turns, serious, rough ...
Plot: monastery, brother sister incest, murder, nun, femme fatale, downfall, innocence lost, religions or cults, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, incest ...
Time: 18th century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
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 5.3
 40K
Sinister 2 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young mother and her twin sons move into a rural house that's marked for death.
Style: scary, suspenseful, surprise ending, frightening, suspense ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: haunted house, twins, supernatural, family in danger, crime, danger, deadly, ghost, crimes, murder, dysfunctional family, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, norway
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 6.5
 76K
You're Next (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When the Davison family comes under attack during their wedding anniversary getaway, the gang of mysterious killers soon learns that one of their victims harbors a secret talent for fighting back.
Style: scary, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: home invasion, crimes, murder, domestic disturbance, family in danger, massacre, survival, slasher, family gatherings, family relations, masked killer, crossbow ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 4.2
 72
Possession (1987)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Frankie is a psychopath who drags along problems with his mother. To compensate these problems he follows and persecutes Madeleine and some of her friends killing one girl after the other and also everybody who would stand in his way - without any ...
Plot: slasher, murder, psychopath, domineering mother, forest, impalement, crossbow, matricide, pizza, blood, pistol, shower ...
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 6.8
 9K
Happy End (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Austria, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A middle-class family living in Calais deal with a series of setbacks while paying little attention to the grim conditions in the refugee camps within a few miles of their home.
Style: no music, apocalyptic, dark humor
Plot: refugee, refugee camp, infidelity, hairdresser, construction site, 12 year old, self hatred, hamster, loss of mother, refugees, grandfather granddaughter relationship, racism ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france
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 5.3
 3K
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.
Plot: home invasion, pregnant, pregnant woman, stalking, female villain, paralysis, scissors, dead husband, police radio, female psychopath, psychopath, stabbed in the throat ...
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 6.0
 1K
Office (2015)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An exemplary officer worker and head of his family KIM Byung-Guk murdered his entire family without any provocation and disappeared into thin air. Homicide detective Jong-Hoon immediately begins his investigation at KIM's office but all of ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: multiple murder, hanging, apartment, subway station, quitting a job, security guard, sitting on a toilet, office politics, stairwell, elevator shaft, fire extinguisher, stabbed multiple times ...
Place: seoul, south korea, korea
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The Confessional (1976)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A troubled young girl goes to confession at the local church. Unfortunately, the sexually frustrated priest she confesses to becomes obsessed with her. At first, the priest stalks the girl, but later it is revealed that he will stop at nothing, ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: church, murder, priest, confession, serial killer, psychopath, clergy, proto-slasher, crime, religions or cults, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
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 7.3
 12K
Broken (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three suburban English families' lives intertwine with tragic consequences.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: friendship, false accusation, innocence lost, teenage life, life turned upside down, youth, dishonesty, disorder, solace, coping, arrest, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london
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 5.5
 100K
Red Riding Hood (2011)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and Peter plan to run away together when they learn that Valerie's older ...
Style: gothic, suspenseful, fairy tale, scary, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, werewolf, dangerous attraction, danger, fall in love, deadly creature, in the woods, legends and myths, hunt down, village, village life, love and romance ...
Time: middle ages
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 5.5
 604
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: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual abuse, prison, martial arts, gang, crime, gory, college, prison life, wrongfully committed, confined, crimes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hong kong
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Honor Thy Father and Mother: The True Story of the Menendez Murders (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: TV movie based on the novel "Blood Brothers," about the murder of Jose Menéndez and his wife Kitty by their sons, Erik and Lyle.
Plot: matricide, patricide, death of mother, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, death, brother brother relationship, death of father, courtroom, murder
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The House of Exorcism (1975)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A total re-edit of Mario Bava's gothic classic Lisa and the Devil (1973) for US release in 1975. Cheesy exorcism scenes were shot to try to capitalize on the success of The Exorcist (1973).
Plot: exorcism, possessed woman, stabbed through the chest, priest, surrealism, good versus evil, female protagonist, flashback, blood, fainting, strait jacket, woman in bed ...
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Hercules the Avenger (1965)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Reg Park returns to his antics of old as the man of iron in HERCULES THE AVENGER. The Son of Jove undertakes another journey into the nether realms battling zombies and monsters in order to rescue his son, allowing goddess Gia an opportunity to ...
Plot: sword and sandal, bondage, homoerotic fight, homoeroticism, bodybuilder, beefcake, bare chested male fighting, peplum, lion, tyrant, volcano, volcanic eruption ...
Place: greece, ancient greece, sicily
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Night Hair Child (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy, West Germany, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Oliver! star Mark Lester undertook a change of pace - and then some - with this uncomfortable, Bad Seed-like shocker. He plays Marcus, the preteen son of a recently-remarried, well-to-do writer, whose first wife (Marcus's mother) died a ...
Plot: boy, bathtub, psychological thriller, sexual tension, problem child, modern day adaptation, murder disguised as accident, male nudity, swimming pool, electrocution, nude woman murdered, swimming ...
Place: spain
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 6.3
 344
Julie Darling (1983)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Country: West Germany, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl whose inaction caused her mother's death arranges a similarly gruesome fate for her stepmother and brother.
Plot: terror, fratricide, matricide, murder, little girl, mental illness, mother daughter relationship, obsession, psychopath, female nudity, rape, lifting up dress ...
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 4.7
 96
Maniacal (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Maniacal presents the story of Gilbert Gill, a confused young man who is alienated from his family and society. Like the Columbine killers and other sociopaths, Gilbert goes on a bloody killing spree, targeting local youths. He is finally hunted ...
Style: suspense
Plot: shower, gore, hit with a hammer, blood, psychopath, female nudity, axe murderer, domineering mother, loud sex, escaped mental patient, sex on first date, fully clothed sex ...
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 4.7
 363
Sledgehammer (1983)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young boy murders his mother and her lover with a hammer. Ten years later, a wave of teenage murders plagues the same area.
Plot: slasher, serial killer, nude man murdered, nude woman murdered, woman's neck broken, ghost, sledgehammer, stabbed in the neck, murder, bare breasts, blood, killer child ...
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1941 Hong Kong on Fire (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A family suffers at the hands of the Japanese during the occupation of Hong Kong.
Plot: sino japanese war, hospital, matricide, resistance, actress, castration, heroism, sex slave, traitor, prostitution, uxoricide, movie studio ...
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The Youth Killer (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Though his parents help him run the family business, Jun still feels persecuted by their love; when they bar him from meeting with his girlfriend, tensions increase.
Plot: breasts, undressing, female nudity, young love, watermelon, legs, popsicle, death wish, japanese woman, incestuous desire, mini dress, film within a film ...
Place: japan
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Judgment Day: The John List Story (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The pious John List regularly goes to church and is respected by his neighbours. But one day the police finds his wife Helen and their three children slayed in their house - obviously by John, who left two letters for the police and his priest and ...
Plot: new identity, filicide, child murder investigation, accountant, mass murder, domineering mother, dead children, murder investigation, matricide, debt, religion, murder of family ...
Is relevant ?
 3.5
 183
Tied in Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: George, convinced a ghost killed his family, hires Robert, a talented Medium frustrated by his job. As the dead return to tell of ghostly seduction, demonic rage, and brutal murder, Robert discovers a horror more real than any ghost story.
Plot: female nudity, seduction, murder, ghost, gore, incestuous overtones, woman initiating sex, farm, seance, demon, murder of family, matricide ...
Place: yorkshire
Is relevant ?
 5.5
 222
Deadline (1984)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A horror film about a screenwriter who loses the ability to distinguish between his fantasy world and the real world, with disastrous consequences. As he ruminates on his place in any world and loses his grip, he also loses his wife and his ...
Plot: death by fire, leg cut off, nuclear holocaust, anthropophagus, mercedes benz, jewish stereotype, death in childbirth, death of sister, filmmaking, handgun, cannibal, splatter ...
Time: year 1980
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 4.9
 224
Seeds (1968)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An angry, alcoholic matriarch tyrannizes her spoiled, grown-up children during an unwanted family get-together, where someone begins killing them one by one.
Plot: orgy, exploitation, murder, incestuous desire, doctor, violence, sex, mother daughter relationship, masturbation, woman kills woman, woman in a wheelchair, female killer ...
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