Mother issues movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mother issues movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, psychotronic, suspense, serious, humorous and dark humor films and TV shows about / with mother issues, crying, screaming woman, telephone call, crying woman, murder, knocking on a door, male objectification, blood and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mother issues: His Mother's House (2016), Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014), Miss Leslie's Dolls (1973), Apartment Zero (1988), Killing of the Dolls (1975), Ostia (1970), Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979), Chicken with Vinegar (1985), Hollywood Homicide (2003), The Killer is One of Thirteen (1973).

List of mother issues movies

His Mother's House (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Anam Wagner, a bisexual Belgium-based writer, comes back to his hometown where he has a hard time coping with his family's checkered past.
Style: inter cultural, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, serious
Plot: love, mother issues, gay interest, alcoholic, sex addict, bisexuality, mysterious past, brother brother relationship, death, mother son relationship, impossible love, unfulfilled love ...
Place: brussels, berlin germany, brussels belgium
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Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Abandoned by her mother, young Ichiko leaves her life in the city to live off the land in Komori, a small town nestled among the mountains in rural Japan. Despite the void left by her mother’s disappearance, Ichiko comes to enjoy her independence ...
Style: thought provoking, psychological, contemplative, melancholic, visually appealing
Plot: japanese culture, farming, countryside, nature, food, solitude, abandoned by mother, farmer, japanese food, mother issues, botany, mother daughter relationship ...
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Miss Leslie's Dolls (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Three attractive University students and their equally attractive teacher seek refuge in a house on a dark and stormy night. The house is occupied by the strange “Miss Leslie” and her strangely lifelike “dolls”.
Style: gay cinema, lgbt cinema, psychotronic
Plot: traumatized man, damsel in distress, one day, group of friends, abuse of power, cellar, failed expectations, sexual attraction, grave, classmate classmate relationship, death of protagonist, decapitation ...
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Apartment Zero (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, dark humor, captivating, serious ...
Plot: neighbor, murder, serial killer, crimes, gender, loneliness, mental illness, flat, suspicion, dangerous friend, politics, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, california
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Killing of the Dolls (1975)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Paul is the son of a gardener who works in a big mansion that has returned home with his parents after failling in his medecin degree. He is emotionally unstable. He collect dolls because he was educated as a girl because his sister died. After his ...
Style: surreal, psychotronic
Plot: split personality, decapitation, nightmare, mansion, necrophilia, hysterical man, wet clothes, psychological trauma, rose, stoner, learning the truth, hysterical outburst ...
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 6.7
 203
Ostia (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two anarchistic brothers live by petty thievery and try to recover from their Catholic upbringing. Bandiera (Laurent Terzieff) and Rabbino (Franco Citti) were children when they pushed their drunk of a father out of a window for killing their pet ...
Plot: crying boy, speech, skinny dipping, prison guard, accidental killing, house of cards, carrying someone, male female fight, talking to a dead body, child murderess, christianity, gang rape ...
Place: rome italy, italy
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Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An abusive sexual relationship between a white spinster schoolteacher and a young black janitor in 1956 Kansas complicates her struggle to come to grips with her sexuality and emotions.
Plot: janitor, radiator, exploring sexuality, christmas tree, outburst, director, pill, paranoia, female teacher, recluse, female star appears nude, depression ...
Time: 50s, year 1956, year 1955, year 1954, 1950s
Place: kansas
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Chicken with Vinegar (1985)
Genre: Crime, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Unorthodox detective Jean Lavardin is called to a provincial French town after a prank turns deadly.
Style: serious, realistic, cynical, clever, suspenseful
Plot: small town, murder, investigation, teenage life, law enforcement, mystery, crimes, deadly, crime, dishonesty, amateur detective, disability ...
Time: 80s
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Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joe Gavilan (Harrison Ford) and his new partner K. C. Calden (Josh Hartnett), are detectives on the beat in Tinseltown. Neither one of them really wants to be a cop, Gavilan moonlights as a real estate broker, and Calden is an aspiring actor ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police investigation, murder, hip hop, hollywood, crimes, reluctant partners, partners against crime, law enforcement, odd couple, chase, foot chase, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, united states
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The Killer is One of Thirteen (1973)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The attractive widow of a wealthy lawyer invites to her luxurious house the thirteen best friends of her late husband, with the purpose of finding out if her husband's killer is one of them. But, over the next few days, a series of mysterious ...
Plot: murder, death by strangulation, whodunit, guest, stalker, house, bullying, sexism, overprotective mother, fight, murder disguised as accident, cigarette smoking ...
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Dario Argento's Phenomena (1985)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young girl, with an amazing ability to communicate with insects, is transferred to an exclusive Swiss boarding school, where her unusual capability might help solve a string of murders.
Style: surreal, suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: murder, psychopath, school, investigation, serial killer, boarding school life, sleepwalking, disfigurement, supernatural, chimpanzee, doctor, amateur detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, twentieth century
Place: switzerland, europe, alps, munich germany
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 7.8
 10K
System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sincere, psychological
Plot: problem child, mother daughter relationship, mentor, adaptation, society, parents and children, family, school, cabin in the woods, social outcast, store, heavy rain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: central europe
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 5.7
 2K
Abracadabra (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A housewife struggles with her husband after he is possessed by a ghost.
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, light, tense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, hypnosis, hallucination, soccer match, hospital, hotel, priest, apartment, evil spirit, exorcism, swinger, swinger couple ...
Time: year 1983, 80s
Place: madrid
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The Weekend Murders (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A large family meet at the family estate for the reading of their father's will. Each expects to be the recipient of a tidy sum, but apart from the local constable and a few other small awards to the help, the entire estate goes to the favorite ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: slasher, loss of father, suspect, drinking from a bottle, broken window, apology, castle, police detective, screaming woman, corpse, barking dog, attorney ...
Place: scotland yard
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 6.3
 268
The Third Eye (1966)
Genre: Thriller, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The young Count Mino live in a big, old castle together with his dominant mother and a maid. Mother does not want him to marry his fiancee Laura, which turns out to have dire consequences.
Plot: gothic horror, fired from the job, locked door, visitor, manipulative behavior, male objectification, death of sister, nightclub, selfish woman, traumatic experience, romantic rivalry, scheme ...
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 5.0
 404
Mon Poussin (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Vincent, 18 years old, is dumped by Elina. It is his first love, it is the end of the world! His parents decide to take matters into their own hands and will try everything to make him forget this girl: he will have to follow them in a loving ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, twists and turns, feel good, light
Plot: family relations, husband wife relationship, emotional abuse, student, husband wife conflict, paranoia, school, drunkenness, passive aggressive woman, awkward situation, jealous woman, co worker co worker relationship ...
Place: paris france
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Bad Kids of Crestview Academy (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's four years later, and a new group of students has been placed in Saturday detention at the infamous and prestigious Crestview Academy. When Siouxsie, sophomore 'undercrust,' crashes the party to avenge her sister's death, a ...
Style: non-linear, ambiguous ending, dark humor, humorous, suspense
Plot: school, female protagonist, student, serial killer, teenage boy, psychopath, murder, father son relationship, drug addict, conspiracy, bossy woman, cynical man ...
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 4.8
 255
Fatal Charm (1990)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Valerie's (Amanda Peterson) prosecutor mom is trying to put away Adam (Christopher Atkins), an alleged serial killer on trial for murdering six women. But he's so charming that the teenage Valerie just can't believe he really did it, ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, rough, psychological, tense ...
Plot: serial killer, death row, murder, forbidden love, cheerleader, high school, deadly, crimes, young heroes, confined, unlikely criminals, crime ...
Time: 80s
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 5.0
 296
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.
Style: sexploitation film, sexy, psychotronic
Plot: brother sister sex, murder, orgy, exploitation, handicapped, vandalism, bossy woman, widower, mother son reunion, barefoot male, villainess, injection ...
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The Killing Kind (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Terry Lambert returns home from serving a prison term for a gang-rape he was forced to participate in. He seeks revenge on his lawyer and the girl who framed him. But his real problem is his overbearing mother, whose boarding house he resides ...
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, tense, scary ...
Plot: mentally unstable, psychopath, sexual abuse, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, strong violent content, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, serial killer, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 70s
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 6.9
 23K
The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: hostage, christmas, dysfunctional family, farce, holiday, robbery, thief, alcoholic, blackmail, dinner, christmas party, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: connecticut, usa
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Where's Poppa? (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When New York attorney Gordon Hocheiser meets Louise Callan, the girl of his dreams, he schemes to eliminate his aging, senile mother, even though he promised his late father that he'd always take care of her. He fears that his batty mom's ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, clever, biting, cynical ...
Plot: oedipus complex, incest, rape, family relations, retirement home, old age, caretaker, cons and scams, racism, eccentric family, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, tokyo
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Scream Bloody Murder (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, scary, serious ...
Plot: mental institution, mental illness, slasher, mentally unstable, prostitute, psychopath, hospital, murder, dismemberment, stepfather, tractor, crimes ...
Time: 70s
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Office Killer (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When Dorine Douglas' job as proofreader for Constant Consumer magazine is turned into an at-home position during a downsizing, she doesn't know how to cope. But after accidentally killing one of her co-workers, she discovers that murder ...
Style: psychological, cynical, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: asthma, workplace, female psychopath, psychopath, evil woman, office, workplace romance, inhaler, obsession, slasher, vengeance, crime ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, virginia, usa
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 5.7
 638
The Attic (1980)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A librarian devotes her life to caring for her wheelchair-bound tyrannical father after being stood up at altar. She fantasizes his death and finds joy only with her pet monkey. When the monkey disappears, a shocking past is revealed.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: family relations, attic, murder, couples, psychopath, adult virgin, human nature, introspection, family life, vengeance, parents and children, pets ...
Time: 70s
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 6.5
 374
Black Journal (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Black Journal (originally titled Gran Bollito) is a 1977 Italian drama film directed by Mauro Bolognini. It is based on the real life events of Leonarda Cianciulli, the Italian serial killer best known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio".
Style: dark humor, based on true events, macabre, pre war
Plot: coffin, lie, following someone, neighbor neighbor relationship, dancer, false name, portrait, death of sister, death of friend, wheelchair, evidence, performance ...
Time: year 1938, 1930s
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Strangler vs Strangler (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When it comes to crime, Belgrade is same as any other modern metropolis, except for having its own serial killers. That blank is filled when a flower salesman begins strangling women. A popular, but very disturbed rock star soon becomes ...
Style: dark humor, cult film
Plot: killing spree, strangulation, anonymous letter, serial killer, telepathy, carnation, ear, rock concert, blood, police investigation, dominant woman, radio station ...
Time: 80s
Place: yugoslavia, balkan, former yugoslavia, belgrade, serbia ...
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 3.4
 134
Teen Vamp (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: An unimpressive, boring high-school geek is bitten and contracts vampirical symptoms, transforming him into a confident coolio.
Style: dark humor, humorous, scary, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: vampire, high school, transformation, supernatural power, teenage boy, rivalry, research, awkward situation, friend, revenge, rivals, low self esteem ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
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American Beach House (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: What happens when six lucky strangers, three handsome young guys and three beautiful sexy young women, from all over the world, win a random contest-- an all expenses paid trip to an amazing beach house in glamorous Malibu, California, thanks to a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: beach, bikini, looking for sex, sexual relations, comedy of errors, disorder, confined, holiday, isolation, love and romance, buddies, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, malibu california, usa
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Diary of a Sex Addict (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A restaurant owner leads a double life.
Style: erotic, serious, contemplative, talky, realistic ...
Plot: sex addict, interracial sex, rough sex, sexual humiliation, sexual relations, addiction, unfaithful husband, therapy, family problems, dishonesty, infidelity, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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