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 exciting, suspense, serious, surprise ending, suspenseful and touching films and TV shows about / with loss of father, death of father, family relations, father son relationship, death, murder, danger, flashback, revenge and surrealism plots mostly in Drama, Action and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of father: Fruits Basket (2001), Black Panther (2018), Dune (1984), Dark (2017), Lollipop Monster (2011), Doctor Sleep (2019), Tomb Raider (2018), The Meddler (2015), Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999), The Tree (2010).

List of loss of father movies

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: exciting, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love and romance, friendship, friends, youth, curses spells and rituals, loss of family member, transformation, loss of parent, high school life, teenage love, everyday life, teenage life ...
Place: japan, asia
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 7.3
 629K
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: suspense, futuristic, stylized, intense, cult film ...
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, warrior, technology, martial arts, king, loss of father, haunted by the past, spy, murder, black hero, chase ...
Time: future, 2010s, 1990s, year 1992, 20th century ...
Place: africa, oakland california, nigeria, south korea, london
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 6.5
 128K
Dune (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Dune – the only place where the time-travel substance 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some ...
Style: futuristic, atmospheric, epic, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: space travel, adventure, chosen one, battles, emperor, messiah, vengeance, desert, good versus evil, loss of father, witch, prophecy ...
Time: future
Place: south pole
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 8.8
 285K
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, bleak
Plot: time travel, time machine, time loop, missing child, investigation, disappearance, small town, corpse, mysterious past, deja vu, alternate dimension, family relations ...
Time: year 1986, 50s, 80s, contemporary, year 2019 ...
Place: germany, chernobyl
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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. ...
Plot: friend, loss of father, murder, friendship, mutilation, suicide by hanging, burial, sexual promiscuity, girlfriend, suicide, female nudity, female female relationship ...
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Living Dark: The Story of Ted the Caver (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two brothers, reunited for their father's funeral, stumble upon the entrance to a nearby cave. Here, they are slowly forced to confront the true, nightmarish cause of their father's death. Based on the popular Ted the Caver internet legend.
Style: dark, scary, bleak, contemplative, unusual plot structure
Plot: loss of father, brother brother relationship, uncle nephew relationship, claustrophobia, brother, urban legend, funeral, darkness, axe, pickup truck, truck, gas station attendant ...
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 7.3
 146K
Doctor Sleep (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: A traumatized, alcoholic Dan Torrance meets Abra, a kid who also has the ability to "shine." He tries to protect her from the True Knot, a cult whose goal is to feed off people like them in order to remain immortal.
Style: disturbing, psychological, enigmatic, gothic, scary ...
Plot: psychic power, supernatural, doctor, murder, psychic, mind control, magician, ghost, hotel, alcohol, mind game, coffin ...
Time: year 1980, year 2011, 2010s, 80s, year 2019
Place: colorado, florida, ohio, new jersey, new hampshire ...
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 6.3
 191K
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, suspense, surprise ending, reboot, captivating ...
Plot: female protagonist, strong female character, tough girl, chase, female fighter, survival, peril, rescue, island, treasure hunt, courage, jungle ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s
Place: hong kong, london
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 6.3
 12K
The Meddler (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An aging widow from New York City follows her daughter to Los Angeles in hopes of starting a new life after her husband passes away.
Style: melancholic, sentimental, sincere, captivating, exciting
Plot: mother daughter relationship, romance, friendship, loss of father, friend, brother brother relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, wedding, party, father son relationship, female director ...
Time: year 1969
Place: los angeles, new york, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Batman Beyond: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Animation, Sci-Fi, Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Style: exciting, stylized, futuristic, light, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vigilantism, murder, superhero, heroic mission, fighting crime, crimes, secret identity, future dystopia, teenage life, danger, undercover, good versus evil ...
Time: future, 2030s, 2010s, 21st century, year 2019
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 6.6
 4K
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, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, grief, parents and children, death in the family, family problems, little girl, loss of father, small town, introspection, single mother, beach, countryside ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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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: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, danger, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, young heroes, child in peril, siblings relations, arson ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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 7.3
 102K
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, serious, suspenseful, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: time travel, sent to the past, investigation, changing the past or future, rescue, radio, murder, parallel universe, family relations, police detective, haunted by the past, hopes ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 90s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 785
Iljimae (2008)
Genre: Action, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Iljimae is a 2008 South Korean historical action television drama series, starring Lee Joon-gi in the title role of Iljimae, Han Hyo-joo, Lee Young-ah and Park Si-hoo. It is loosely based on a comic strip Iljimae, published between 1975 and 1977, by ...
Style: suspenseful, touching, captivating, exciting
Plot: family relations, heroes, tough guy, criminal, friendship, orphan, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, treason, revenge, young love, family secret ...
Time: 17th century
Place: korea
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 4.4
 652
The Directive (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the aftermath of an incurable virus spread, a robot seeking to eradicate humanity deceptively guides a Red Cross survivor to sanctuary with the false hope of his family awaiting in Safe Zone 57.
Style: cinema verite, allegory, educational, epic, psychotronic ...
Plot: zombie outbreak, robot, expedition, journey, sole survivor, virus, top secret, rat, self discovery, loss of father, laboratory, government agent ...
Time: 2020s, near future, future, year 2019
Place: washington d.c., china, utah, colorado, usa ...
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Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A young mute girl from Pakistan loses herself in India with no way to head back. A devoted man with a magnanimous spirit undertakes the task to get her back to her motherland and unite her with her family.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, disturbing, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bollywood, romance, forbidden love, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, religions or cults, love, prayer, loss of father, mute girl, missing child ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, pakistan, kashmir, mexico, california
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, disturbing, intense, exciting ...
Plot: mental illness, schizophrenic, little boy, paranoia, haunted by the past, alien contact, alien invasion, fear, father son relationship, space station, ufo, british soldier ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, big ben london, britain, london, new york
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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: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: vandalism, murder, evil man, loss of father, torture, male rape, trap, held captive, homicidal maniac, danger, isolation, insanity ...
Place: usa
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 6.7
 2K
Polina (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Polina is a young dancer from a modest family. After years of ballet academy, she is accepted by the Bolshoi; still, she decides to try and audition of a modern dance company in France. She makes it, but her journey will not end there...
Style: sincere, captivating, contemplative, touching, romantic ...
Plot: ballerina, dancing, ballet, emigrant, hunting, nightclub, homeless, teacher, wound, wounded, modern dance, homeless woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: russia, paris france, france
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 6.0
 797
Sticky Notes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an emotionally detached backup dancer named Athena, who must return home to Florida to help care for her estranged father, Jack, after he gets diagnosed with cancer. There she must contend with Jack’s irresponsible lifestyle while ...
Style: twists and turns, touching, rough, thought provoking
Plot: dancer, cancer, father, family, estrangement, life support, dancing, girl, rehearsal, female protagonist, loss of father, doctor ...
Place: florida, los angeles
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King Arthur: Legend of the Sword (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Story: The young Arthur runs the back passages of Londonium with his crew, not knowing his royal lineage until he grabs Excalibur. Instantly confronted by the sword's influence, Arthur is forced to make up his mind. He joins the rebellion and a ...
Style: exciting, suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: king arthur, one against many, medieval, super speed, chosen one, camelot, arthurian legend, king, good versus evil, battles, wrestler, criminal ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england, london
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 4.8
 389
Catching Faith (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: From the outside, Alexa has the perfect life. Her son is the high school football star, daughter a straight A student and her husband is CFO of a booming start-up company. The sudden death ...
Style: christian film, light, contemplative, uplifting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school athlete, faith, high school, belief in god, christianity, christian, catholic, student, high school student, teenage girl, friendship, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, america, wisconsin
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A Daughter's Nightmare (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A college student suspects that a nurse may harm her lonely, widowed mother.
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, realistic, serious, scary
Plot: family problems, parents and children, mystery, family relations, danger, deadly, isolation, college, death in the family, couple relations, grief, abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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A Letter to Momo (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Clinging to an unfinished letter written by her recently deceased father, young Momo moves with her mother from bustling Tokyo to the remote Japanese island of Shio. Upon their arrival, she begins to explore her new habitat, meeting local children ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: supernatural, family relations, ghost, teenage life, island, starting over, self discovery, imaginary character, life turned upside down, parents and children, family, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
Is relevant ?
 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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 6.7
 361K
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: twists and turns, exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, mentor, femme fatale, supernatural, life turned upside down, gunfight, trap, hitman, good versus evil, secret movement, escapades, revenge ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, europe
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Barnyard: The Original Party Animals (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, feel good, light ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: farm, cow, countryside, family, animals, pig, chicken, animal life, best friends, leadership, friendship, computer animation ...
Place: new jersey
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 5.0
 835
Cold Lunch (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bird droppings on a work shirt lead to extreme unintended consequences.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspense, sentimental
Plot: family relations, nothing goes right, dealing with death, parents and children, father daughter relationship, money problems, gay son, loss of father, seagull, dangerous animal, female director, lunch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 3.0
 932
Dragon Wasps (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A scientist enlists the help of the US army to investigate the mysterious disappearance of her father, deep in the Belizean jungle. Caught in the crossfire between a brutal guerrilla army controlled by a mystical warlord, they are also confronted by ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: jungle, wasp, rescue, deadly creature, mutant, soldier, danger, deadly, giant insect, insect, mutation, swarm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 459
Angst (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Oskar Roehler's drama Der Alte Affe Angst (Angst) is about the dissolution of a couple. Robert (Andre Hennicke) and Marie (Marie Baumer) have little in common other than their sex life. Since Robert is going through a bout with impotency, they ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: terminal illness, life is a bitch, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, infidelity, family problems, relationship problems, romance, dysfunctional marriage, husband wife relationship, prostitute, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: berlin germany
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