Death of father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant death of father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, captivating, suspenseful, serious and disturbing films and TV shows about / with death of father, family relations, mother son relationship, friendship, father son relationship, blood, flashback, death, loneliness and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of father: X+Y (2014), This Is Where I Leave You (2014), The Open House (2018), Thrill of the Hills (2011), Inheritance (2017), The Eyes of My Mother (2016), An Evergreen Christmas (2014), Slow West (2015), Silver Wolf (1999), Attenberg (2010).

List of death of father movies

 7.1
 29K
X+Y (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: autism, child prodigy, prodigy, mathematics, death of father, coming of age, family relations, social misfits, hopes, contests and competitions, self discovery, teenager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1996, 70s
Place: taiwan, england, asia, taipei
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, family gatherings, last wish, death of father, family, eccentric family, breakup, jewish, infidelity, death in the family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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 3.2
 34K
The Open House (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenager and his mother find themselves besieged by threatening forces when they move into a new house.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, grief, intrigue, haunted house, evil spirit, intruder, running, death of husband, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
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Thrill of the Hills (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In order to to see his idol, Jimi Hendrix, a twelve year old boy attempts a journey from his Quebec village to Woodstock.
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: death of father, family problems, family relations, youth, death in the family, best friends, child protagonist, teenage boy, coming of age, dream, romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969
Place: canada, woodstock, quebec
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 3.9
 300
Inheritance (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A woman learns her estranged father has died and returns with her brother and new lover to her childhood home of Belize, where she must face her past while fighting for intimacy in the present.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, serious, psychological, psycho sexual
Plot: brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, estranged father, death of father, childhood home, family secret, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, rejection, sex scene, female nudity, skinny dipping ...
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The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: A young, lonely woman is consumed by her deepest and darkest desires after tragedy strikes her quiet country life.
Style: disturbing, suspense, mysterious, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: death of father, loneliness, violence, dark past, corpse, death of mother, curiosity, mother, friendship, father, friends, anatomy ...
Time: contemporary
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An Evergreen Christmas (2014)
Genre: Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leaving her seemingly glamorous Hollywood life on hold, Evie Lee is forced to return to her small hometown of Balsam Falls, Tennessee and her family's once-thriving Christmas tree farm to attend her father’s unexpected funeral. As the eldest ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting, humorous ...
Plot: homecoming, family relations, death of father, family, estate, siblings relations, family business, farm, life turned upside down, small town, female singer, christmas ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa, los angeles
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 6.9
 45K
Slow West (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller, Western
Country: UK, New Zealand
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the Old West, a 17-year-old Scottish boy teams up with a mysterious gunman to find the woman with whom he is infatuated.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, road movie ...
Plot: gunfight, old west, chase, bounty hunter, horse, death of father, criminal, rescue, unrequited love, husband wife relationship, fire, native american ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado, ireland, scotland, california
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 6.1
 534
Silver Wolf (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A ranger (Michael Biehn) and his 16 year old nephew (Shane Meier) struggle to save a wolf from a rancher (Roy Scheider), who is out to kill it.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wolf, survival, snowboarding, death of father, adventure, teenage life, human spirit, friendship, pets, daring rescue, wilderness, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: british columbia
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.
Style: sentimental, touching, uplifting, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: kids
Plot: childhood, acceptance, family relations, 9/11, orphan, asperger's syndrome, autism, grief, funeral, death of father, quest, tragic event ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 7K
Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: family relations, death of father, cancer, fall in love, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, lgbt, social relations, factory worker, small town, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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The Final Wish (2018)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Following the passing of his father, Aaron Hammond returns to his hometown to help his devastated mother and to confront his past demons. Sifting through his father’s belongings, Aaron comes upon a mysterious item that is far more than it seems.
Style: suspenseful, rough, bleak, tense, suspense
Plot: death of father, mother, ancient mystery, artifact, curse, death, demon, family relations, evil, good versus evil, violence, family secret ...
Place: usa
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 8.1
 44K
Wolf Children (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After her werewolf lover unexpectedly dies in an accident, a woman must find a way to raise the son and daughter that she had with him. However, their inheritance of their father's traits prove to be a challenge for her.
Style: heartbreaking, atmospheric, sweet, sentimental, colourful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: werewolf, childhood, family relations, wolf, single mother, parents and children, social relations, school, supernatural, love, female werewolf, breast feeding ...
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.1
 66K
Elle (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When Michèle, the CEO of a gaming software company, is attacked in her home by an unknown assailant, she refuses to let it alter her precisely ordered life. She manages crises involving family, all the while becoming engaged in a game of cat and ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, intense, stylized, enigmatic ...
Plot: rape, strong female character, rape and revenge, older woman younger man relationship, perversion, sexual abuse, video game, death of father, dark past, rapist, violence against women, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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My Father's Other Family (2020)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Story: Shelby is devastated after her father's death. Curious about her family connections, she decides to look up the DNA-based family tree, and is surprised to find out that her father had another daughter. She goes on a mission to find her sibling ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, tense, captivating
Plot: family secret, death of father, double life, half sister, dysfunctional family, stepsister stepsister relationship, family, step siblings, family relations, sister sister relationship, sisters, social problems ...
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 8.1
 54K
Haider (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 160 min.
Story: A young man returns to Kashmir after his father's disappearance to confront his uncle - the man he suspects to have a role in his father's fate.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, stylized, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, state affairs, tragic hero, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, haunted by the past, political unrest, tragic love, death of father, loss of father ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: india, kashmir
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Christmas with Tucker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: While coming to terms with his dad's recent passing in a tractor accident, 13-year-old George McCray is living with his grandparents on their Kansas farm. George misses his mom, Jill, who has moved to Minnesota to deal with her grief, but there ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, feel good
Plot: golden retriever, dog, christmas, power of love, death of father, grief, human animal relationship, grandfather, faithfulness, grandmother, grandparents, boy and dog ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota, kansas
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 5.2
 1K
The Sonata (2018)
Genre: Music, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK, Russia, Latvia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a gifted musician inherits a mansion after her long lost father dies under mysterious circumstances, she discovers his last musical masterpiece riddled with cryptic symbols that unravels an evil secret, triggering dark forces that reach beyond ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense, psychedelic
Plot: violinist, death of father, ghost, inheritance, suicide, heiress, daughter, composer, music, mansion, violin, mirror ...
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JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 30 min.
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Story: Beginning its tale in 19th century England, young aristocrat Jonathan Joestar finds himself locked in bitter rivalry with Dio Brando, a low-born boy who Jonathan’s father took under his wing after the death of Dio’s father. Discontent with his ...
Style: exciting, tense, entertaining, brutal, homoerotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, martial arts, super strength, vampire, friendship between men, violence, rivalry, save the day, death of protagonist, artifact, teenage love, death of father ...
Time: 2000s, 90s, year 1999, year 2001
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The Dark and the Wicked (2020)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a secluded farm in a nondescript rural town, a man is slowly dying. His family gathers to mourn, and soon a darkness grows, marked by waking nightmares and a sense that something evil is taking over the family.
Style: macabre, suspense, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Plot: grief, supernatural horror, suicide, haunted house, brother sister relationship, paranormal activity, death of mother, priest, mysterious death, supernatural power, death of father, evil force ...
Place: texas
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 7.3
 121K
The King (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Hungary, USA, Australia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In 15th-century England, Prince Hal transforms from wayward wastrel to powerful king after he reluctantly inherits the throne and its many conflicts.
Style: disturbing, bleak, captivating, rough, surprise ending ...
Plot: king, british history, king of england, medieval, kingdom, father son relationship, warrior, sword and shield, war, death of father, battles, boy ...
Time: 15th century
Place: england, france
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 5.8
 4K
Dark River (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her father dies, a young woman returns to her Yorkshire village for the first time in 15 years to claim the family farm she believes is hers.
Style: twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: guilt, family home, homecoming, dysfunctional family, memory, death of father, female protagonist, farm, village, police, haunted by the past, resentment ...
Place: yorkshire
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 5.8
 11K
Wilson (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Middle-aged and divorced, Wilson finds himself lonely, smug and obsessed with his past.
Plot: middle aged man, misfit, midlife crisis, loneliness, friendship, husband wife estrangement, ex husband ex wife relationship, group therapy, death of father, dog, daughter, naivete ...
Place: portland oregon, st. louis missouri
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 5.0
 66
Backroad (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A man with a dark past hitches a ride that turns into a road trip to hell and leads him to the revelation of a family secret of biblical proportions.
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, bleak, psychotronic ...
Plot: death of father, murder, supernatural, hitchhiker, redemption, supernatural power, guilt, highway, devil, evil, sin, evil child ...
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 6.5
 1K
Tiger Orange (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In the small Central California town where they grew up, two estranged gay brothers struggle to reconnect after the recent death of their father.
Style: serious, psychological, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, caught in the act, death of father, gay slur, cynicism, family relations, friendship, gay lead character, gay relationship, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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A Cure for Wellness (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 146 min.
Story: An ambitious young executive is sent to retrieve his company's CEO from an idyllic but mysterious "wellness center" at a remote location in the Swiss Alps but soon suspects that the spa's miraculous treatments are not what they ...
Style: gothic, dark, twist ending, atmospheric, suspense ...
Plot: cure, patient, therapist, torture, employee, health, treatment, violence, mountain, darkness, incestuous relationship, accident ...
Time: 2010s
Place: switzerland, swiss alps, alps, new york, manhattan new york city
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Romeo Killer: The Chris Porco Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A man is convicted for killing his father and attempting to murder his mother.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense
Plot: investigation, murder, crime scene, arrest, courtroom, death of father, lawyer, police detective, reporter, college, crimes, life insurance ...
Place: usa
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 5.1
 581
Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, small town, funeral, homecoming, introspection, unfulfillment, social relations, estrangement, death of father, high school friends, dull life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
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Getting Back to Zero (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers reconcile their relationship over the death of their father after they inherit his craps table and gambling debt. A dark comedy set in the world of underground casinos.
Style: humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, against the odds, crimes, nothing to lose, family relations, dark humor, ambition, race against time, dishonesty, casino, gambling debt, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 5.1
 4K
The Reunion (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Cleary brothers, Sam (John Cena), Leo (Ethan Embry) and Douglas (Boyd Holbrook) took dysfunctional families to a new level: Sam and Leo have grown up hating each other and neither likes their juvenile delinquent kid brother, Douglas, to whom ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, siblings relations, escapades, tough heroes, death of father, desert, bail bondsman, ransom, released from prison, estranged brother, horse riding, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
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