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, serious, captivating, suspenseful, suspense and disturbing films and TV shows about / with death of father, family relations, mother son relationship, friendship, loss of father, father son relationship, murder, flashback, danger and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as death of father: A Brilliant Young Mind (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

A Brilliant Young Mind (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, death of father, coming of age, mathematics, teenager, family relations, social misfits, contests and competitions, hopes, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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, lesbian mother, breakup, jewish, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new england
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 3.2
 31K
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: enigmatic, bleak, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, haunted house, grief, intrigue, evil spirit, intruder, female director, netflix, photograph ...
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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, sincere ...
Plot: death of father, family problems, youth, family relations, death in the family, best friends, child protagonist, teenage boy, coming of age, dream, romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1969, 1960s
Place: woodstock, canada, quebec
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 4.2
 245
Inheritance (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Belize
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: serious, disturbing, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: brother sister incest, incestuous kiss, brother sister relationship, death of father, childhood home, family secret, psychological drama, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, dysfunctional family, rejection, estranged father, woman wearing black lingerie ...
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The Eyes of My Mother (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror
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, rough, exciting, scary, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: death of father, violence, loneliness, death of mother, corpse, curiosity, father, friends, anatomy, mother, family, friendship ...
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: uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic, light ...
Plot: homecoming, family relations, death of father, family, siblings relations, estate, family business, life turned upside down, farm, small town, christmas, female singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa
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 6.9
 43K
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, pursuit, search, bounty hunter, outlaw, criminal, horse, death of father, old west, rescue, danger, unrequited love ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, colorado, ireland, scotland, california
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 6.1
 445
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, touching, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: wolf, survival, snowboarding, death of father, friendship, human spirit, teenage life, adventure, pets, daring rescue, danger, wilderness ...
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: orphan, asperger's syndrome, 9/11, autism, childhood, family relations, search, grief, loss of spouse, funeral, death of father, quest ...
Time: september 11 2001, 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 6K
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: serious, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, gloomy
Plot: family relations, death of father, cancer, self discovery, fall in love, 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: suspense, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense
Plot: death of father, mother, ancient mystery, artifact, death, demon, demons, danger, family relations, evil, curse, family secret ...
Place: usa
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 7.1
 61K
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, sexual abuse, video game, death of father, strong female character, older woman younger man relationship, dark past, violence against a woman, ex husband ex wife relationship, violence against women, female protagonist, obsession ...
Time: 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 8.1
 51K
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, serious, stylized, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: revenge, murder, bollywood, state affairs, tragic hero, political unrest, unfulfillment, dishonesty, betrayal, deadly, haunted by the past, tragic love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: india, kashmir
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Christmas with Tucker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada
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: captivating, entertaining, feel good
Plot: golden retriever, dog, christmas, power of love, reunion, death of father, grief, human animal relationship, christmas movie, grandfather, grandparents, grandmother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: minnesota, kansas
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 5.2
 1K
The Sonata (2018)
Genre: 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: death of father, violinist, ghost, inheritance, suicide, daughter, heiress, composer, music, mansion, violin, musical instrument ...
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Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Following the events of Age of Ultron, the collective governments of the world pass an act designed to regulate all superhuman activity. This polarizes opinion amongst the Avengers, causing two factions to side with Iron Man or Captain America, ...
Style: comic, exciting, humorous, intense, suspense ...
Plot: superhero, supernatural power, disagreement, masked superhero, teenage hero, costumed hero, teamwork, ex soldier, brainwashing, haunted by the past, escape, death of father ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, 90s, year 1991
Place: russia, vienna, siberia, eastern europe, cleveland ohio ...
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 7.2
 90K
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: bleak, disturbing, rough, surprise ending, suspense
Plot: king, british history, king of england, father son relationship, kingdom, mentor protege relationship, warrior, war, death of father, prince, boy, aristocrat ...
Time: 15th century, 1400s
Place: england, france
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 6.6
 16K
Kursk (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium, Luxembourg, Romania, Canada, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story of the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
Style: serious, talky, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: submarine, underwater scene, underwater, military, death, fire, rescue attempt, explosion, death of husband, death of father, telephone conversation, survival ...
Time: year 2000, 2000s
Place: eastern europe
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 5.8
 3K
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, dysfunctional family, memory, homecoming, death of father, female protagonist, underwater, haunted by the past, village, farm, farmhouse ...
Place: yorkshire
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 5.8
 10K
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: misfit, middle aged man, midlife crisis, loneliness, husband wife estrangement, ex husband ex wife relationship, friendship, death of father, group therapy, daughter, dog, divorced divorcee ...
Place: st. louis missouri, portland oregon
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 4.9
 50
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, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, cult film ...
Plot: hitchhiker, redemption, death of father, murder, supernatural, supernatural power, guilt, highway, corpse, evil child, sin, decomposed body ...
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Hard Goodbyes: My Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Elias is a 10 year old boy living in Athens with his family in 1969 and has an interest in Jules Verne's stories and in astronomy. His father, with whom Elias has a strong relationship, is a travelling salesman and his absence affects the whole ...
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, sincere
Plot: childhood, dysfunctional family, imagination, father son relationship, death of father, traveling salesman, school, brother, car accident, killed in a car accident, separation, female director ...
Time: year 1969, 1960s, 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, athens
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 6.6
 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: psychological, serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: gay, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, caught in the act, death of father, hardware store, gay slur, cynicism, family relations, friendship, gay relationship, gay lead character ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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The Whole Truth (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A defense attorney works to get his teenage client acquitted of murdering his wealthy father.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, exciting, tense, rough ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, defense attorney, death of father, lie, teenager, widow, mother son relationship, legal action, family relations, female director, patricide ...
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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, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: murder, investigation, lawyer, courtroom, death of father, crime scene, arrest, police detective, college, reporter, crimes, danger ...
Place: united states, usa
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 4.8
 3K
Heatstroke (2013)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On a family trip in the African desert, a research scientist unintentionally travels off course and is brutally murdered by an arms dealer. His girlfriend is put to the ultimate survival test as she attempts to evade the killers and protect his ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, pursuit, woman in danger, desert, wilderness, deadly, on the run, murder, manhunt, death of father, stranded in the desert, poacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, south africa
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 5.2
 497
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: sincere, realistic, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: reunion, friendship, small town, funeral, homecoming, introspection, unfulfillment, social relations, estrangement, death of father, small town life, dull life ...
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: dark humor, humorous, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gambling, crimes, against the odds, nothing to lose, family relations, ambition, race against time, dishonesty, death of father, gambling debt, casino, brothers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 5.2
 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, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, rivalry, escapades, danger, tough heroes, chases and races, death of father, desert, bail bondsman, ransom, release from prison, horse riding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
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