Loss of father movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant loss of father movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, atmospheric, touching, psychological, weird and intense films and TV shows about / with loss of father, death of father, death, family relations, murder, flashback, storytelling, destiny, mentor and revenge plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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loss of father movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of father: Dark (2017), Black Panther (2018), Fruits Basket (2001), Godless (2015), Wanted (2008), Interstellar (2014), The Lion King (1994), Prospect (2018), Manchester by the Sea (2016), Backdraft (1991).

List of loss of father movies

 8.7
 378K
Dark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A missing child causes four families to help each other for answers. What they could not imagine is that this mystery would be connected to innumerable other secrets of the small town.
Style: mind bending, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, mysterious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: time travel, time loop, investigation, time machine, mysterious past, cave, time portal, missing child, disappearance, repeated event, changing the future, alternate dimension ...
Time: year 1986, year 2019, year 1953, 50s, 80s ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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 7.3
 766K
Black Panther (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: King T'Challa returns home from America to the reclusive, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to serve as his country's new leader. However, T'Challa soon finds that he is challenged for the throne by factions within ...
Style: futuristic, suspense, stylized, intense, slasher ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: superhero, martial arts, good versus evil, loss of father, warrior, chase, king, black hero, tragic villain, strong female character, technology, african ...
Time: future, year 1992, 2010s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: africa, nigeria, oakland california, london, south korea
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Fruits Basket (2001)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Tohru Honda is 16 year old orphaned girl who gets invited to live in the house of her classmate, the handsome boy Sohma Yuki, and his cousins, 16 year old Kyo and 27 year old Shigure. However, these young men and parts of the rest of their family ...
Style: shoujo, exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: friendship, friends, high school life, everyday life, loss of family member, love and romance, youth, accident, transformation, first love, teenage love, romance ...
Place: japan, asia
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 5.8
 487
Godless (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two brothers reconnect after the death of their parents.
Style: captivating, disturbing, psychological, queer cinema
Plot: brother brother relationship, loss of father, loss of mother, death of mother, gay, death of father, gay sex, gay interest, male full rear nudity, male male relationship, lgbt, family relations ...
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 6.7
 391K
Wanted (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Doormat Wesley Gibson discovers that his recently murdered father – who Wesley never knew – belonged to a secret guild of assassins. After a leather-clad sexpot drafts Wesley into the society, he hones his innate killing skills and turns avenger.
Style: exciting, intense, surprise ending, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: gunfight, destiny, mentor, hitman, assassin, femme fatale, revenge, twists and turns, strong female lead, life turned upside down, escapades, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary
Place: usa, europe, chicago illinois
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 8.6
 1.8M
Interstellar (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Interstellar chronicles the adventures of a group of explorers who make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage.
Style: mind bending, futuristic, thought provoking, philosophical, cerebral ...
Audience: girls' night, kids
Plot: time travel, space travel, father daughter relationship, nasa, astronaut, distopia, survival, space station, end of the world, scientist, science, adventure ...
Time: future, 21st century, near future
Place: colorado
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 8.5
 1.1M
The Lion King (1994)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young lion cub named Simba can't wait to be king. But his uncle craves the title for himself and will stop at nothing to get it.
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, girls' night
Plot: disney, friendship, lion, adventure, family, betrayal, jungle, love, good versus evil, talking animals, tragedy, pride and honor ...
Time: 90s
Place: africa
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 6.3
 28K
Prospect (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A teenage girl and her father travel to a remote alien moon, aiming to strike it rich. They've secured a contract to harvest a large deposit of the elusive gems hidden in the depths of the moon's toxic forest. But there are others roving ...
Style: mysterious, psychotronic, macabre, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loss of father, father daughter relationship, father and daughter, stranger, partners, young girl, rescue, survival, distopia, alien planet, treasure, atmosphere ...
Time: future
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Manchester by the Sea (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: After his older brother passes away, Lee Chandler is forced to return home to care for his 16-year-old nephew. There he is compelled to deal with a tragic past that separated him from his family and the community where he was born and raised.
Style: depressing, sad, heartbreaking, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: depression, loss, loneliness, suicide attempt, sadness, death, dysfunctional family, nephew, uncle nephew relationship, death of brother, guardian, uncle ...
Time: 2010s
Place: massachusetts, boston, new england
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 6.7
 81K
Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, tense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, arson, corruption, pyromaniac, fire, firefighter, rescue, twists and turns, rookie, firefighting, funeral, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Christmas Chronicles (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Siblings Kate and Teddy try to prove Santa Claus is real, but when they accidentally cause his sleigh to crash, they have to save Christmas.
Style: light, sincere, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: christmas, santa claus, christmas spirit, reindeer, firefighter, holiday, loss of father, brother sister relationship, teenager, winter, children, imaginary character ...
Time: future
Place: massachusetts, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 5K
The Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, emotional, touching, romantic ...
Plot: tree, grief, family relations, loss of father, parents and children, death in the family, introspection, family problems, death of loved one, death of father, australian, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 7.4
 109K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, suspense, serious, suspenseful, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: time travel, radio, investigation, father son relationship, altering history, murder, police detective, changing the past or future, butterfly effect, serial killer, parallel universe, rescue ...
Time: future, year 1969, year 1999, 21st century, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
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The Wolf of Snow Hollow (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A stressed-out police officer struggles not to give in to the paranoia that grips his small mountain town as bodies turn up after each full moon.
Style: suspense, humorous, unusual plot structure, psychotronic, suspenseful ...
Plot: werewolf, serial killer, investigation, monster, christmas, small town, murder, killing spree, loss of father, police, brutality, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: utah
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The Executioners (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Four female friends spend the night in a mansion. Their joy is quickly shattered when three men break in and cruelly attack them. As the night takes a darker turn, they find themselves relishing in the violence they had once suffered.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, slasher, surprise ending ...
Plot: torture, trap, murder, vandalism, loss of father, evil man, held captive, homicidal maniac, isolation, insanity, survival, brutality ...
Place: usa
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 8.0
 55K
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, loss of father, state affairs, tragic hero, death of father, betrayal, unfulfillment, dishonesty, political unrest, tragic love, haunted by the past ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: kashmir, india
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 8.0
 627K
Dune (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A mythic and emotionally charged hero’s journey, “Dune” tells the story of Paul Atreides, a brilliant and gifted young man born into a great destiny beyond his understanding, must travel to the most dangerous planet in the universe to ensure ...
Style: epic, suspense, captivating, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: desert, alien planet, space opera, survival, messiah, destiny, prophecy, spy, space wars, distopia, premonition, empire ...
Time: future, distant future, 2020s, contemporary
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 6.8
 245K
The Lion King (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Simba idolises his father, King Mufasa, and takes to heart his own royal destiny. But not everyone in the kingdom celebrates the new cub's arrival. Scar, Mufasa's brother—and former heir to the throne—has plans of his own. The battle ...
Style: inspirational, psychotronic, colourful, touching, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: animals, jungle, lion cub, lion, wilderness, childhood trauma, nature, talking animals, disney, kingdom, king, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: africa
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A rogue band of resistance fighters unite for a mission to steal the Death Star plans and bring a new hope to the galaxy.
Style: futuristic, tense, scenic, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: star wars, space opera, robot, female protagonist, rebellion, space travel, alien, rebel, jedi, good versus evil, spacecraft, strong female lead ...
Time: future
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 7.9
 604K
Star Trek (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The fate of the galaxy rests in the hands of bitter rivals. One, James Kirk, is a delinquent, thrill-seeking Iowa farm boy. The other, Spock, a Vulcan, was raised in a logic-based society that rejects all emotion. As fiery instinct clashes with calm ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: star trek, time travel, space opera, space travel, spacecraft, adventure, teamwork, alien, heroic mission, space wars, space and aliens, heroes ...
Time: future, 23rd century, 24th century
Place: san francisco, iowa
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 7.1
 32K
Julieta (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain, France, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film spans 30 years in Julieta’s life from a nostalgic 1985 where everything seems hopeful, to 2015 where her life appears to be beyond repair and she is on the verge of madness.
Style: emotional, melancholic, thought provoking, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, loneliness, guilt, depression, childhood, death of husband, female nudity, mother daughter estrangement, psychology, autobiography, suicide, death ...
Time: 2010s, 90s, 80s
Place: spain, galicia, portugal, madrid
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Flowers in the Attic (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 89 min.
TV show
Story: After the sudden death of their father, four children face cruel treatment from their ruthless grandmother.
Style: sadistic, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: brother sister incest, mansion, incest, attic, child abuse, brother sister sex, locked in a room, abusive mother, incestuous sex, violent woman, captive, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: virginia
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Pink Floyd: The Wall (1982)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled rock star descends into madness in the midst of his physical and social isolation from everyone.
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, experimental, surreal, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rock, drugs, rock and roll, music, hallucination, drug addiction, surrealism, loss of father, hippie, corporal punishment, rock music, nightmare ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 60s
Place: england, europe, los angeles, london
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Mongol: The Rise of Genghis Khan (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Russia, Germany, Kazakhstan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The story recounts the early life of Genghis Khan, a slave who went on to conquer half the world in the 11th century.
Style: epic, realistic, captivating, stylized, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, monk, leadership, escape, genghis khan, battles, desert, king, medieval, betrayal, husband wife reunion, rise to the top ...
Time: middle ages, 12th century
Place: mongolia, china, asia
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 5.4
 37K
Jack Frost (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A father, who can't keep his promises, dies in a car accident. One year later, he returns as a snowman, who has the final chance to put things right with his son before he is gone forever.
Style: sad, fairy tale, feel good, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, snowman, redemption, holiday, magic, winter, childhood, reincarnation, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of husband, loss of father ...
Place: colorado, denver colorado
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It's a Wonderful Life (1946)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A holiday favourite for generations... George Bailey has spent his entire life giving to the people of Bedford Falls. All that prevents rich skinflint Mr. Potter from taking over the entire town is George's modest building and loan company. ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, date night
Plot: christmas, holiday, small town life, small town, life changing experience, family, angel, life philosophy, friendship, second chance, love, desperation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1919, year 1932, year 1945 ...
Place: vatican, new york, new york state, usa
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Nymphomaniac: Vol. I (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany, Belgium, UK, France, Sweden, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A man named Seligman finds a fainted wounded woman in an alley and he brings her home. She tells him that her name is Joe and that she is nymphomaniac. Joe tells her life and sexual experiences with hundreds of men since she was a young teenager ...
Style: erotic, sexual, disturbing, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: sex, sexuality, sex scene, sex addict, explicit sex, nudity (full frontal - brief), erection, nymphomaniac, lust, erotica, deviant sex, strong sexual content ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 80s, 20th century, 21st century
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Lollipop Monster (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ari and Oona go to the same school. Lolita-like Ari, is blonde, pouting and lives in a world of bright colours, frustrated by her mother still treating her as a child, while arty Oona dresses in black and is treated as an adult by her artist father. ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: suicide, friendship, female female relationship, girlfriend, suicide by hanging, murder, loss of father, friend, sexual promiscuity, burial, mutilation, coming of age ...
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 6.3
 215K
Tomb Raider (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Lara Croft, the fiercely independent daughter of a missing adventurer, must push herself beyond her limits when she finds herself on the island where her father disappeared.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, captivating, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, rescue, treasure hunt, jungle, chase, tough girl, peril, female fighter, father daughter relationship, legend, heroine ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, united kingdom, england, britain, east asia ...
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Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: atmospheric, fairy tale, enigmatic, gothic, bleak ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, children, death in the family, steampunk, child in peril, happy ending, young heroes, siblings relations, dishonesty, destiny, loss of mother ...
Time: 1940s, victorian era
Place: peru
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