Untimely death movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant untimely death movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, touching, emotional, dramatic, realistic and interesting films and TV shows about / with untimely death, death, storytelling, mentor, destiny, family relations, catastrophe, runaway, life & death and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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untimely death movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as untimely death: The Sixth Sense (1999), Bridge to Terabithia (2007), Downton Abbey (2010), Premonition (2007), Bleach (2004), Dead Like Me (2003), A Gifted Man (2011), Beetlejuice (1988), Ghost Town (2008), Tru Calling (2003).

List of untimely death movies

 8.1
 900K
The Sixth Sense (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A psychological thriller about an eight year old boy named Cole Sear who believes he can see into the world of the dead. A child psychologist named Malcolm Crowe comes to Cole to help him deal with his problem, learning that he really can see ghosts ...
Style: psychological, surprise ending, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, mystery, psychology, afterlife, death, supernatural ability, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychic, life & death, psychologist ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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Bridge to Terabithia (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jesse Aarons trained all summer to become the fastest runner in school, so he's very upset when newcomer Leslie Burke outruns him and everyone else. Despite this and other differences, including that she's rich, he's poor, and ...
Style: emotional, captivating, touching, sentimental, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, childhood, loss of friend, imaginary, escape from reality, magical, teenage boy, social misfits, loneliness, classmate, fantasy world, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.7
 159K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, social differences, family life, high society, traditional versus modern, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 5.9
 72K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A depressed housewife who learns her husband was killed in a car accident the day previously, awakens the next morning to find him alive and well at home, and then awakens the day after to a world in which he is still dead.
Style: psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: time travel, destiny, time loop, alternate reality, dealing with death, psychic, foreknowledge, parallel world, starting over, death, loss of spouse, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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 8.1
 42K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The show revolves around Ichigo Kurosaki, a good-hearted 15-year-old high school student who carries the undesired ability to see spirits. Others in his family (two sisters and his father) carry this ability to some extent as well. One evening, he ...
Style: exciting, stylized, comic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroic mission, adventure, youth, danger, evil force, supernatural ability, martial arts, teenage life, death, supernatural, rivalry, master warrior ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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 8.1
 40K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: witty, cynical, dark humor, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, team, supernatural, deadly, dealing with death, corpse, supernatural ability, mission, double life, family relations, young people, tragic event ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 7.0
 7K
A Gifted Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A talented but self-absorbed surgeon starts questioning his purpose in life when he is visited by the spirit of his deceased ex-wife.
Style: sincere, touching, uplifting, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: ghost, hospital, ambition, teaching the ways of the world, afterlife, supernatural romance, surgery, life turned upside down, supernatural, love and romance, workplace, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 257K
Beetlejuice (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Thanks to an untimely demise via drowning, a young couple end up as poltergeists in their New England farmhouse, where they fail to meet the challenge of scaring away the insufferable new owners, who want to make drastic changes. In desperation, the ...
Style: gothic, dark humor, witty, surreal, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: ghost, afterlife, teenage girl, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, surrealism, life after death, heaven and hell, possession, goth, eccentric family ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
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 6.7
 69K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Dentist, Bertram Pincus is a man whose people skills leave much to be desired. When Pincus dies unexpectedly, but is miraculously revived after seven minutes, he wakes up to discover that he now has the annoying ability to see ghosts.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, seeing dead people, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, fall in love, haunted by the past, selflessness, loss of loved one ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 15K
Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Tru Calling is an American television supernatural drama series that was shown on the Fox Network from 2003 to 2005. Created by Jon Harmon Feldman, the series was produced by Original Film, Oh That Gus!, Inc., and 20th Century Fox Television. The ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, touching, sincere
Plot: changing the past or future, back from the dead, supernatural ability, morgue, supernatural, chosen one, sent to the past, psychic, race against time, human nature, lifesaver, mission ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, romantic, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, first love, youth, teenager, cancer, love and romance, teenage life, dealing with death, adolescence, coping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam, united states
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 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, captivating, atmospheric, touching, tense ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, investigation, supernatural, uncover truth, back from the dead, family relations, surprising revelation, haunted by the past, miraculous event, parents and children, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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The Lovely Bones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, New Zealand
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.
Style: emotional, tense, surreal, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: afterlife, pedophile, rape, family drama, loss of daughter, loss of child, serial killer, death in the family, child rape, heaven and hell, murder, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania, delaware, united states
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Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A drama based on the true story of a college professor's bond with the abandoned dog he takes into his home.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, heartbreaking, sad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, friendship, loyalty, animals, friends, life & death, pets, death, human animal relationship, loneliness, loss of friend, family ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 7.5
 98K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A real time account of the events on United Flight 93, one of the planes hijacked on 9/11 that crashed near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when passengers foiled the terrorist plot.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, realistic, disturbing ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, war on terror, al qaeda, passenger, peril ...
Time: 21st century, september 11 2001, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: boston, new york, usa, virginia, cleveland ohio ...
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Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, and told through the eyes of Jackson's trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard. The movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, talky, touching, lyrical ...
Plot: pop star, singing, dancing, suit and tie, performer's life, star, cultural icon, artist, storytelling, singer, musician, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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My Dinner with Hervé (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An unlikely friendship evolves over one wild night in LA between a struggling journalist and actor Hervé Villechaize, the world's most famous gun-tothing dwarf, resulting in life-changing consequences for both
Style: based on true events, twists and turns, tragic ending, sad, ironic ...
Plot: dwarf, bohemian life, interview, performer's life, twists & turns, celebrity, lust, untimely death, promiscuous past, nude model, drugs/alcohol, painter ...
Time: 90s, year 1997, 1990s, 70s
Place: los angeles
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Two modern-day cowboys meet on a shepherding job in the summer of '63, the two share a raw and powerful summer together that turns into a lifelong relationship conflicting with the lives they are supposed to live.
Style: emotional, melancholic, sincere, sexy, touching ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay, gay relationship, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, closeted homosexual, homosexual, gay romance, gay slur, male nudity, first gay sexual experience, gay sex ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century ...
Place: wyoming, usa, texas, new york, mexico
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 7.9
 20K
Awake (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Michael lives in two separate realities after a car accident. In one reality, his wife Hannah survives the accident; in the other reality, his son Rex survives. Michael does not know which reality is "real", and uses the wristbands to ...
Style: mind bending, serious, psychological, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: alternate reality, double life, family problems, sanity, loss of son, accident, therapy, parents and children, escape from reality, dealing with death, loss of child, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.7
 14K
Beyond the Sea (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the life and career of legendary entertainer, Bobby Darin, the biopic moves back and forth between his childhood and adulthood, to tell the tale of his remarkable life. Kevin Spacey did his own singing for Beyond the Sea, recreating Bobby ...
Style: sentimental, touching, stylized, realistic, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, musician's life, music, rising to stardom, ambition, rise and fall, love and romance, showbiz, couples, artists and showbiz, family secret, pianist ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: usa, las vegas, beverly hills, pacific ocean, new york ...
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 8.5
 29K
Anand (1971)
Genre: Drama, Musical
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Bhaskar Bannerjee struggles with his patients' suffering and the darkness and poverty he confronts daily. He treats cancer patient Anand , who upon learning of his impending death, determines to use the time he has left to the absolute ...
Style: touching, uplifting, realistic, serious, nostalgic
Plot: terminal illness, hospital, tape recorder, beach, doctor, nurse, cancer, friendship, human spirit, doctors and patients, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: india, asia
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 8.3
 23K
Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, thought provoking, bleak, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: conspiracy, assassination, military, politics, political corruption, photojournalist, protest, liberal, cia, government, police, courtroom drama ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: greece, europe
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 6.2
 65K
Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London's criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man's identity, transforming into an avenging angel in the process.
Style: exciting, serious, atmospheric, emotional, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, ex military, homeless, vengeance, haunted by the past, crimes, swat team, tough heroes, gangsters, drugs/alcohol, chase, gangster ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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 7.4
 11K
United (2011)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, stylized, serious ...
Plot: soccer, air disaster, loss of friend, human spirit, friends, sport team, athlete and trainer, stadium, catastrophe, dying young, soccer coach, historical event ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1958
Place: england, europe, munich germany
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 7.6
 31K
Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, social problems, chase, hopes, youth, lifestyle change, illegal immigration, train, robbery, corpse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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 7.2
 139K
Cold Mountain (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, Italy, Romania
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: captivating, emotional, epic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: american civil war, tragic love, getting home, slavery, survival, lovers reunited, loss of family member, lovers apart, power of love, wartime life, love and romance, love story ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean, appalachia
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 8.2
 19K
The Returned (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
TV show
Story: In the shadow of an enormous hydraulic dam, the lives of the residents of a small French town are changed to their core when hundreds of previously dead relatives all return home on the same day.
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, mind bending, captivating ...
Plot: small town, resurrection, afterlife, supernatural, accident, dealing with death, haunted by the past, serial killer, uncover truth, teenage life, back from the dead, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: france, europe
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The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Peter Parker is an outcast high schooler abandoned by his parents as a boy, leaving him to be raised by his Uncle Ben and Aunt May. Like most teenagers, Peter is trying to figure out who he is and how he got to be the person he is today. As Peter ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, comic, reboot ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, boys' night
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, secret identity, good versus evil, transformation, experiment, mad scientist, genetic engineering, fighting crime, love and romance, imaginary, vigilante ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.6
 105K
A Single Man (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1964 novel of the same name, the film follows a day in the life of George Falconer, a British college professor reeling with the recent and sudden loss of his longtime partner. This traumatic event makes George challenge his own will ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, philosophical, enigmatic ...
Plot: depression, gay, gays and lesbians, tragic love, broken heart, haunted by the past, loneliness, homosexual, love and romance, death, teacher student relationship, best friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1962
Place: california, los angeles, usa, madrid, london ...
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 7.3
 103K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: thought provoking, factual, emotional, compassionate, talky ...
Plot: queen, historical character, royal family, head of state, queen of england, paparazzi, politics, british royal family, death, pride and honor, death in the family, rules and policies ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, britain, europe, london ...
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