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, realistic, dramatic and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with untimely death, death, catastrophe, storytelling, dialogue, mentor, supernatural, runaway, destiny and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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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
 854K
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, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: supernatural, mystery, ghost, psychology, afterlife, supernatural ability, death, psychic, psychic power, psychiatrist, psychologist, life & death ...
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
Plot: friendship, imaginary, childhood, loss of friend, escape from reality, loneliness, magical, classmates, teenage boy, fantasy world, social misfits, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 8.7
 145K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
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, tragicomedy, stylized
Audience: girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, master and servant, countryside, family life, manners, high society, love and romance, social differences, parents and children, butler, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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 5.9
 70K
Premonition (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, 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: surprise ending, psychological, mind bending, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: destiny, time travel, time loop, dealing with death, psychic, starting over, alternate reality, foreknowledge, couples, loss of spouse, housewife, memory loss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: usa
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 8.1
 40K
Bleach (2004)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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, comic, serious, stylized, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, heroic mission, supernatural ability, youth, danger, evil force, martial arts, teenage life, death, destiny, heroes, ghost ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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 8.1
 38K
Dead Like Me (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dead Like Me follows a group of undead grim reapers tasked with shepherding the recently departed into the afterlife.
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, dark humor, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, team, dealing with death, deadly, death, mission, double life, family relations, young people, tragic event, workplace ...
Place: seattle washington
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 7.0
 7K
A Gifted Man (2011)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, uplifting, touching, psychological, emotional ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, hospital, teaching the ways of the world, afterlife, ambition, surgery, life turned upside down, supernatural romance, doctors and patients, hopes, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 7.5
 235K
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: afterlife, ghost, haunted house, supernatural, psychic, teenage girl, goth, life after death, surrealism, heaven and hell, possession, obsessive quest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new england, connecticut
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 6.7
 66K
Ghost Town (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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, humorous, witty, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, ghost, back from the dead, doctor, psychic, supernatural, romance, selflessness, haunted by the past, fall in love, loss of loved one, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.4
 14K
Tru Calling (2003)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 43 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, touching, sincere, atmospheric
Plot: changing the past or future, back from the dead, supernatural, supernatural ability, chosen one, morgue, sent to the past, psychic, mission, race against time, lifesaver, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: massachusetts, usa, boston
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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
Plot: teenage love, terminal illness, fall in love, cancer, teenage life, youth, teenager, first love, dealing with death, love and romance, coping, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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 7.3
 15K
Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, tense, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, resurrection, supernatural, uncover truth, investigation, family relations, surprising revelation, nobody believes, haunted by the past, parents and children, miraculous event, undead ...
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, suspense, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: pedophile, rape, afterlife, family drama, death in the family, loss of child, serial killer, loss of daughter, murder, heaven and hell, tragic event, loss of loved one ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: usa, delaware
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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: friendship, dog, friends, loyalty, life & death, family, pets, animals, human animal relationship, loneliness, death, loss of friend ...
Time: contemporary, 1930s
Place: japan, usa, rhode island
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 7.5
 93K
United 93 (2006)
Genre: 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, realistic, disturbing, serious ...
Plot: terrorism, hijacking, airplane, 9/11, terrorist, tragic event, self sacrifice, death, september 11 2001, passenger, peril, attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: virginia, cleveland ohio, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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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, factual, ironic, sad ...
Plot: dwarf, bohemian life, interview, twists & turns, performer's life, celebrity, lust, untimely death, promiscuous past, drugs/alcohol, limousine, agent ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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: melancholic, emotional, atmospheric, touching, sincere ...
Plot: homosexuality, gay relationship, gays and lesbians, gay, homosexual, forbidden love, cowboy, tragic love, gay slur, gay romance, closeted homosexual, love and romance ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, 80s, 70s ...
Place: texas, usa, wyoming, mexico
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 7.5
 4K
Deadbeat (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Kevin Pacalioglu may have no money and no clue, but he can see dead people, so that’s pretty cool. Faced with a constant stream of stubborn spirits, Pac goes to whatever lengths require the least amount of effort to help New York City’s most ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, hopes, nothing goes right, untimely death, disorder, supernatural, hapless, urban, slacker, acceptance, righting the wronged ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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The Lost Valentine (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young and cynical female journalist learns love may transcend trials and time as she discovers a story that will change her life forever. When war separates lovers on their wedding anniversary Feb. 14, 1944 at LA Union Train Station, Navy pilot ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love and romance, true love, uncover truth, lovers apart, elderly, aging, navy, anniversary, wheelchair, therapy, rescue, adaptation ...
Place: usa
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Wild at Heart (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The Trevanion family decide to make a fresh start and emigrate to South Africa to set up an animal reserve.
Style: sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: starting over, family business, workplace, workplace situations, family life, family problems, animal life, couples, parents and children, fish out of water, veterinarian, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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 7.0
 4K
Fear Itself (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A television series broken down into thirteen separate sixty-minute films from premiere horror writers and directors.
Style: rough, suspenseful, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: anthology, fear, supernatural, nightmare comes true, mysterious place, survival, psychopath, murder, deadly, danger, monster, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Single Father (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Dave is facing the seemingly impossible job of bringing up four kids alone after the sudden death of his wife. And things get even more complicated when he falls in love with his wife's best friend, Sarah. Single Father asks how soon is too ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching
Plot: untimely death, family problems, photographer, overcoming, loss of spouse, family relations, widow widower, single parent, loss of parent, tragic event, love and romance, accident ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, scotland
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 7.9
 20K
Awake (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, therapy, accident, loss of son, mystery, crimes, dealing with death, parents and children, escape from reality ...
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 ...
Plot: family secret, musician's life, lifestyle, music, rising to stardom, ambition, rise and fall, showbiz, love and romance, couples, election, pianist ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa, italy, new york, pacific ocean, new jersey ...
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 8.8
 24K
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: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious
Plot: terminal illness, tape recorder, beach, hospital, doctor, nurse, cancer, unfulfillment, doctors and patients, human spirit, hopes, friendship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: asia, india
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The Jewel in the Crown (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK
Duration: 778 min.
Story: The British Raj: though their position seems secure, thoughtful English men and women know that "their" time in India is coming to an end. The story begins with an unjust arrest for rape, and the consequences of this echo through the ...
Style: emotional, captivating, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: forbidden love, racism, politics, rape, life is a bitch, tragic love, culture clash, unwanted pregnancy, false accusation, state affairs, dishonesty, manners ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s
Place: india, asia
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 8.3
 22K
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, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, military, politics, political corruption, liberal, protest, photojournalist, cia, police, government, courtroom drama, conspiracy ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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 6.2
 62K
Redemption (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
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: ex military, vengeance, redemption, homeless, haunted by the past, drugs/alcohol, crimes, chase, tough heroes, gangsters, gangster, chinese mafia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, afghanistan, new orleans
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 7.4
 10K
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: sincere, emotional, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: air disaster, soccer, loss of friend, human spirit, friends, sport team, stadium, athlete and trainer, dying young, soccer coach, historical event, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1958
Place: england, europe, munich germany
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Combat Hospital (2011)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Combat Hospital was a Canadian-British medical drama television series, filmed in Toronto, that debuted on Global in Canada on 21 June 2011. In the United States, it aired on ABC. Its final episode was broadcast on 6 September 2011. The series was ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, emotional, tense ...
Plot: military hospital, military, doctor, soldier, military life, dedication, untimely death, workplace situations, wartime life, power relations, supportive coworker, battle zone ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: middle east, afghanistan
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