Retirement movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant retirement movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, suspenseful, light and touching films and TV shows about / with retirement, friendship, husband wife relationship, elderly, aging, senior citizen, crimes, shot to death, gunfight and revenge plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
retirement movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as retirement: The Troops on Vacation (1970), Watchmen (2009), RED (2010), Finding Your Feet (2017), Schultze Gets the Blues (2003), O'Horten (2007), Dying of the Light (2014), Falling Down (1993), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Nobody's Fool (1994).

List of retirement movies

The Troops on Vacation (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The whole clique of Cruchot's police station is retired. Now he lives with his rich wife in her castle - and is bored almost to death. He fights with the butler, because he isn't even allowed to do the simple works. But when one of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, light, captivating
Plot: retirement, save the day, goofy hero, nothing goes right, chases and races, memory loss, colleague, amateur detective, disorder, dull life, gendarme, rocket ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: france, saint tropez, french riviera, europe, mediterranean sea ...
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Watchmen (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered, an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited ...
Style: comic, neo noir, bleak, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alternate reality, anti heroes, conspiracy, superhero, parallel world, superhuman powers, good versus evil, anti hero, heroes, human nature, investigation, moral dilemma ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1969, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, soviet union, ussr, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, chase, fbi, female spy, spy, mercenary, secret service, swat team, on the run, gunfight, conspiracy theory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, new york, new orleans, kansas city ...
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Finding Your Feet (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A lady has her prim and proper life turned upside down after discovering her husband's affair.
Style: touching, captivating, humorous, sincere, slang
Plot: retirement, husband wife relationship, lady, middle class, mother daughter relationship, trust, marriage, dating, promise, friendship, dancing, mistress ...
Time: year 1969
Place: rome italy, london
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Schultze Gets the Blues (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Schultze is an accordion player and newly without work. When the local music club celebrates its 50th anniversary, his taste of music changes unexpectedly.
Style: humorous, touching, realistic, melancholic, road movie ...
Plot: friendship, blues, small town, retirement, music, musician's life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, terminal illness, friends, small town life, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, germany, europe, usa, southern usa ...
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O'Horten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odd Horton is dependable and contained: he's a train driver retiring after 40 years of service, living a simple life. His idea of adventure is to fly from one city in Norway to another. Starting on the night of his retirement dinner, Odd has a ...
Style: surreal, semi serious, realistic, contemplative, touching ...
Plot: retirement, surrealism, train, train conductor, self discovery, unemployment, lifestyle, elderly, social relations, airport, unfulfillment, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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Dying of the Light (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Bahamas, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Evan Lake, a veteran CIA agent, has been ordered to retire. But when his protégé uncovers evidence that Lake's nemesis, the terrorist Banir, has resurfaced, Lake goes rogue, embarking on a perilous, intercontinental mission to eliminate his ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, track down, espionage, retirement, special agents, secret agents, undercover, danger, revenge, cia, graphic violence, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., bucharest, romania, kenya
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Falling Down (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: On the day of his daughter's birthday, William "D-Fens" Foster is trying to get to the home of his estranged ex-wife to see his daughter. His car breaks down, so he leaves his car in a traffic jam in Los Angeles and decides to walk. ...
Style: rough, psychological, disturbing, tense, road movie ...
Plot: anger, losing-it hero, depression, midlife crisis, birthday, layoff, traffic jam, alienation, rage, life is a bitch, insanity, obsession ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, working class, veteran ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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Nobody's Fool (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: small town, redemption, self discovery, elderly, aging, family relations, parents and children, family reunited, generation gap, hopes, retirement, father son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, hawaii, new jersey
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Now or Never (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: retirement home life, heist, bank, disorder, unlikely criminals, elderly, down on your luck, friendship, mistaken identity, vengeance, cons and scams, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: germany
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The Shootist (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Afflicted with a terminal illness John Bernard Brooks, the last of the legendary gunfighters, quietly returns to Carson City for medical attention from his old friend Dr. Hostetler. Aware that his days are numbered, the troubled man seeks solace and ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: terminal illness, small town, self defense, widow, haunted by the past, crimes, danger, life is a bitch, human nature, against the odds, hitman, retirement ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 19th century, turn of the century ...
Place: nevada, tucson arizona, el paso texas, california
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The Cool Kids (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Three guy friends in a retirement community are the top dogs until they’re blown out of the water by the newest member of the community, a female rebel who’s ready to challenge their place – it’s high school with 70 somethings.
Style: sitcom, situational comedy, light, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: elderly, retirement home, friendship, retirement, old age, prank, lgbt, party, society, rivalry, senior citizen, life & death ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: police partner, police detective, police, police officer, motorcycle gang, tough cop, investigation, midlife crisis, friendship between men, tough guy, police chase, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico city, miami, mexico
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Clemency (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to ...
Style: rough, compassionate, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: death row, prison, prison warden, retirement, african american, husband wife relationship, drunkenness, protest, prison visitation, innocence, father son relationship, guilt ...
Place: usa
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All Is True (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A look at the final days in the life of playwright William Shakespeare.
Style: captivating, tense, touching, psychological, based on true events
Plot: british history, father daughter relationship, historical figure, fictional biography, family secret, family secrets, playwright, retirement, husband wife relationship, church, shakespeare, society ...
Time: 17th century
Place: united kingdom
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Hangman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A homicide detective teams up with a criminal profiler to catch a serial killer whose crimes are inspired by the children's game, Hangman.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, twist ending
Plot: homicide detective, forensics, clue, serial killer, game of death, police investigation, psycho killer, police partner, murder, police detective, police captain, police protagonist ...
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Going in Style (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.
Style: light, feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: senior citizen, elderly, old man, retired, bank robbery, swearing, friendship between men, money, plan, masked robber, alibi, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
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The Last Lullaby (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Price, a former hitman, is struggling to cope with retirement. He left the assassination business to live the "easy life." However, retirement arrived with its own agenda. It was not the instant peace and calm that Price expected. Rather, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, suspense, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hitman, moral dilemma, retiring, rivalry, crimes, danger, going straight, femme fatale, self discovery, retirement, loner, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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WrestleMania (2016)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 286 min.
Story: WrestleMania 32 was thirty-second annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE. It took place on April 3, 2016, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. This was the third WrestleMania to be held in the ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing
Plot: professional wrestling, retirement, legend, reenactment, wrestler, wrestling, hostility, sport, world wrestling entertainment, newscaster, event
Place: texas
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Youth (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Italy, France, UK, Switzerland
Duration: 124 min.
Story: YOUTH explores the lifelong bond between two friends vacationing in a luxury Swiss Alps lodge as they ponder retirement. While Fred has no plans to resume his musical career despite the urging of his loving daughter Lena, Mick is intent on finishing ...
Style: meditative, melancholic, talky, atmospheric, touching ...
Plot: screenwriter, composer, adultery, aging, vacation, life, life & death, old friends, friendship, nude swimming, surrealism, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: venice, switzerland, alps, swiss alps
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Mr. Holmes (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story is set in 1947, following a long-retired Holmes living in a Sussex village with his housekeeper and rising detective son. But then he finds himself haunted by an unsolved 50-year old case. Holmes' memory isn't what it used to be, ...
Style: clever, tense, enigmatic, meditative, non-linear ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, private detective, memory loss, aging, mystery, uncover truth, one last case, haunted by the past, who done it, elderly, crimes, memory ...
Time: 1940s, 1910s, year 1947
Place: england, japan, europe, london, asia ...
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Grudge Match (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, elderly, contests and competitions, sport, aging, uninhibited rivalry, comeback, athlete's life, ex athlete, parent child relationship, elderly man, retirement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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Historias lamentables (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: This satirical anthology tells the surreal stories of a gift for Don Horacio, a trip to the beach for Bermejo, a life-changing relationship between Tina and the young immigrant Ayoub, and a new client for a company that specializes in excuses.
Style: surreal, anthology, ironic, humorous
Plot: cheating, plan gone wrong, loneliness, father son relationship, bullying, bully, retirement, mother daughter relationship, breaking the fourth wall, old man, group of friends, teamwork ...
Place: madrid
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Make a Bow and Kiss (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the comic book by Yakko Kaga
Style: romantic, captivating, whimsical, romanticism, light ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage girl, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, crush, japanese teenager, student, tournament, love, dating, teenage crush, japanese schoolgirl, japanese man, teacher ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, east asia
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K-9: P.I. (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Dooley and his K-9 partner Jerry Lee are ready to retire from the police force. But before he can retire with his pension he must work as a P.I. to find a set of high tech computer chips.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police dog, investigation, german shepherd, private detective, dog, police detective, partners against crime, police investigation, odd couple, partners, dishonesty, working undercover ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Mammuth (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Serge Pilardosse vient d'avoir 60 ans. Il travaille depuis l'âge de 16 ans, jamais au chômage, jamais malade. Mais l'heure de la retraite a sonné, et c'est la désillusion : il lui manque des points, certains employeurs ayant ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, uplifting
Plot: on the road, track down, self discovery, introspection, family relations, escapades, aging, elderly, power relations, haunted by the past, boss and employee, obsessive quest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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SPL: Kill Zone (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, Macao
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Chan, an articulate senior detective nearing the end of his career, is taking care of the daughter of a witness killed by ruthless crime lord Po. Martial arts expert Ma is set to take over as head of the crime unit, replacing Chan who wants an early ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, gangsters, police investigation, drug lord, police corruption, vengeance, dishonesty, law enforcement, rivalry, retirement, crimes, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, hong kong
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Three Days to Vegas (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Four grumpy old men go on a road trip from their retired life in Florida to the excitement of Las Vegas in order to stop one of their daughters from marrying the wrong guy.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, wedding, thirtysomething life, buddies, romance, lifestyle, odd couple, looking for love, parents and children, looking for sex, fish out of water, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: las vegas, new orleans, florida, nevada, miami ...
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Circulation (2008)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film is about reincarnation and takes place in a purgatory where the dead still have human form and the world around them looks the same as the living world. However, the people living in this purgatory start to develop animal instincts. Gene, a ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, disturbing
Plot: reincarnation, supernatural, isolation, survival, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, deadly creature, animal life, purgatory, travel, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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