Mother son relationship movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mother son relationship movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with mother son relationship, family relations, teenage boy, parents and children, female nudity, friendship, kiss, doctor, hospital and dysfunctional family plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mother son relationship: My Mother (2004), Adore (2013), Lemonade (2018), Murmur of the Heart (1971), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Teddy Bear (2012), Jumpman (2018), Room (2015), Bates Motel (2013), Lethal Seduction (2015).

List of mother son relationship movies

 5.1
 6K
My Mother (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Portugal, Austria, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on George Bataille's posthumous and controversial novel: When his father dies, a young man is introduced by his attractive, amoral mother to a world of hedonism and depravity.
Style: disturbing, contemplative, psychological, serious, sexy ...
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, dominatrix, depravity, nude beach, parents and children, sexual relations, voyeur, nightclub, incest, sexual promiscuity, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, nice france, spain
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 6.2
 32K
Adore (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Lil and Roz are two lifelong friends, having grown up together as neighbors in an idyllic beach town. As adults, their sons have developed a friendship as strong as that which binds their mothers. One summer, all four are confronted by simmering ...
Style: sexy, emotional, captivating, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, older woman younger man relationship, love affair, older woman younger man sex, infidelity, lust, mother son relationship, sexual relations, sexual tension, fall in love, dishonesty, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 6.6
 903
Lemonade (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania, Canada, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While working in the US on a temporary visa as a caretaker, Mara, a 30 year-old single mother from Romania, marries Daniel, an American. After the arrival of her son Dragos, everything seems to have fallen perfectly into place. When the process of ...
Style: psychological, rough, sentimental, suspense, tense
Plot: mother son relationship, green card, abuse of power, marriage, culture clash, society, escapades, family relations, life is a bitch, dishonesty, rivalry, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, disturbing, semi serious ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, mother son relationship, sexual initiation, teenage life, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, coming of age, siblings relations, sexuality, love ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, indochina, tokyo
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, depressing, non-linear ...
Plot: mother son relationship, psychopath, antisocial behavior, school shooting, depression, sociopath, evil child, parents and children, family problems, family relations, massacre, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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 7.1
 4K
Teddy Bear (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The 38-year-old bodybuilder Dennis would really like to find true love. He has never had a girlfriend and lives alone with his mother in a suburb of Copenhagen. When his uncle marries a girl from Thailand, Dennis decides to try his own luck on a ...
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: mother son relationship, bodybuilder, looking for love, love and romance, living with parents, vacation, family disapproval, thirtysomething life, girlfriend, taxi, date, gym ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, denmark, asia
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 6.1
 503
Jumpman (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia, Lithuania, Ireland, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Young Oksana puts her newly born Denis in a baby box. Sixteen years later she steals him away from a children's home, intent on making amends for her maternal neglect, and to exploit him to earn money in a corrupt legal system.
Style: melancholic, disturbing, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mother son relationship, pain, corruption, jumping, abandoned baby, cheating, young man, orphanage, jumping through a window, looking at self in mirror, blackmail, hit by a car ...
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 8.1
 362K
Room (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Jack is a young boy of 5 years old who has lived all his life in one room. He believes everything within it are the only real things in the world. But what will happen when his Ma suddenly tells him that there are other things outside of Room?
Style: sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional, touching, intense ...
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, isolation, locked in a room, child born of rape, captive, escape, imprisonment, rescue, skylight, carpet, survival ...
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 8.1
 95K
Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, family problems, mental disorder, mother son relationship, obsession, serial killer, overbearing mother, small town, murder, crimes, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 202 min.
Story: A lonely widowed housewife does her daily chores, takes care of her apartment where she lives with her teenage son, and turns the occasional trick to make ends meet. Slowly, her ritualized daily routines begin to fall apart.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: mother son relationship, chores, widow, single mother, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, school, single parent, housewife, prostitute, kitchen ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium, brussels, france, brussels belgium
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Lethal Seduction (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: High School senior Mark Richards has never minded his overprotective widowed mother,Tanya, and is a good son to her as he prepares to go off to Princeton in the fall. However, when he comes under the sexual spell of the rapacious, manipulative older ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, mother son relationship, obsession, widow, teenager, violence, capture, older woman younger man, age difference, manipulative woman, insanity, power relations ...
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 8.2
 23K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on 17-year-old Joshua "J" Cody, who moves in with his freewheeling relatives in their Southern California beach town after his mother dies of a heroin overdose. Headed by boot-tough matriarch Janine "Smurf" ...
Style: exciting, captivating, tense, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, mother son relationship, criminal, crime family, crimes, dysfunctional family, danger, escapades, drugs/alcohol, gay brother, family conflict, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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 8.3
 145K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Inexperienced Otis channels his sex therapist mom when he teams up with rebellious Maeve to set up an underground sex therapy clinic at school.
Style: light, sexy, dark humor, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, teenage sexuality, first sex, best friends, gay teenager, gay, couples, classmate, teenage life, school, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 6.1
 246
Vuelve (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A visual incursion into the troubles psyche of a young boy whose unstable and manipulative mother committed suicide in front of him.
Style: suspense, captivating, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, suicide, mother, boy, son murders father, damage, coming of age, monk, death of mother, mentally unstable, hallucinations, hallucination ...
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 6.3
 868
Club Sandwich (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While vacationing at a beachside resort, a single mother faces inevitable separation anxiety when her 15-year-old son — who is also her best friend — discovers magical chemistry with a girl his own age.
Style: semi serious, sincere, humorous, light, realistic ...
Plot: mother son relationship, resort, teenage life, adolescence, domineering mother, overbearing mother, love interest, coming of age, beach, romance, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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20th Century Women (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1979 Santa Barbara, California, Dorothea Fields is a determined single mother in her mid-50s who is raising her adolescent son, Jamie, at a moment brimming with cultural change and rebellion. Dorothea enlists the help of two younger women – ...
Style: sentimental, light, captivating, humorous, complex ...
Plot: mother son relationship, feminism, parent child relationship, loneliness, teenager, parenting, single mother, coming of age, feminist, adaptation, character study, generation gap ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california
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 7.2
 2K
Born to Kill (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: A seemingly ordinary, well behaved teenager's latent psychopathic desires rise to the surface when a new girl arrives in town.
Style: psychological thriller, disturbing, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: psychopath, murder, mother son relationship, single mother, teenage boy, danger, mystery, teenage life, brutality, murder investigation, teenage murderer, murderer ...
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Before we die (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police woman Hanna Svensson has a strained relationship to her son after having arrested him for drug dealing. Her married police man lover disappears, possibly kidnapped by MC gangs, although ties to Bosnia also appear.
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Plot: police, motorcycle gang, undercover, police investigation, mafia, organized crime, drug traffic, informant, sting operation, mother son relationship, danger, drug trafficking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.7
 1K
Diane (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Diane is a devoted friend and caretaker, particularly to her drug-addicted son. But as those around her begin to drift away in the last quarter of her life, she is left to reckon with past choices and long-dormant memories.
Style: rough, thought provoking, captivating, melancholic
Plot: mother son relationship, drug addiction, friendship, memory, family relations, old woman, religion, dying, depression, nurse, church, husband wife relationship ...
Place: usa
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The Beautiful Beast (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: La Belle Bête is a powerful study of the conflict between beauty and ugliness, hate and love. The story revolves around three main characters. At the center, Patrice, a beautiful but mindless youth stands gazing at his image in the water. Around ...
Style: rough, sentimental, suspense, touching
Plot: mother son incest, horse, mother daughter relationship, grandmother, eccentric family, forbidden love, depravity, mother son relationship, brother sister incest, male full rear nudity, deep cleavage, male nudity
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 7.4
 46K
Mid90s (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stevie is a sweet 13-year-old about to explode. His mom is loving and attentive, but a little too forthcoming about her romantic life. His big brother is a taciturn and violent bully. So Stevie searches his working-class Los Angeles suburb for ...
Style: thought provoking, light, humorous, cynical
Plot: skateboarding, underage sex, dysfunctional family, skateboard, coming of age, friends, teenager, teenage sex, gay slur, skateboarder, foul language, misogyny ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1996
Place: los angeles, california
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 6.2
 169
Double Parked (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A resourceful and high-spirited woman deals with financial distress and her asthmatic thirteen-year-old son when his life is gravely complicated by a new friendship with the son of her former drunken and abusive husband.
Style: suspense, serious, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: mother son relationship, teenager, child abuse, juvenile delinquent, parent child relationship, childhood friend, father son relationship, teenage boy, middle school, loner, drugs
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The Book of Henry (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Naomi Watts stars as Susan, a single mother of two, working as a waitress in a small town. Her son, Henry, is an 11-year-old genius who not only manages the family finances but acts as emotional support for his mother and younger brother. When Henry ...
Style: touching, emotional, sad, captivating, serious
Plot: boy genius, suicide, single mother, mother son relationship, child prodigy, brain tumor, small town, precocious child, book, dancing, death of brother, genius ...
Place: new york state
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Promise at Dawn (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 131 min.
Story: From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and ...
Style: touching, based on true events, tragic ending, lyrical
Plot: mother son relationship, single mother, world war two, education, diabetes, mother love, promise, writer's life, autobiography, bomber, life is a bitch, aviator ...
Time: year 1940, year 1938
Place: france, poland, paris france, africa, mexico ...
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 5.3
 3K
Aloft (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Canada, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: As we follow a mother and her son, we delve into a past marred by an accident that tears them apart. She will become a renowned artist and healer, and he will grow into his own and a peculiar falconer who bears the marks of a double absence. In the ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, introspection, parents and children, healer, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, estrangement, grief, new age, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, minnesota
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 5.7
 4K
Lolo (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On holiday in the south of France, chic Parisian sophisticate Violette meets life-loving IT geek Jean-René. Against all odds, there’s a real chemistry between them and at the end of the summer, Jean-René wastes no time in joining his beloved in ...
Style: humorous, ironic, funny, light, romantic
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: mama's boy, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, single woman, mother son conflict, crumbling relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, love story, kiss, paris metro, breast feeding, laptop, frame up ...
Place: paris france, london, france
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 5.7
 6K
American Son (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Time passes and tension mounts in a Florida police station as an estranged interracial couple awaits news of their missing teenage son.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, heartbreaking, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: mother son relationship, african american woman, police, racial injustice, discrimination, missing son, murder, racial prejudice, divorced parents, investigation, racial discrimination, social injustice ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 7.6
 194K
The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, suspense, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, death, separation from family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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 5.6
 161K
Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: epic, suspense, serious, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquering, adventure, ambition, heroes, mother son relationship, war, battles, rise to the top, ruler, state affairs, homosexuality, warlord ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, persia, ancient greece, macedonia, egypt ...
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 5.7
 5K
The Monitor (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After escaping an abusive husband, Anna and her 8 year old son move to a secret location in a giant apartment building. Terrified that her ex-husband will find them she buys a baby monitor to keep in her son's room at all times. But strange ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic ...
Plot: delusion, haunted by the past, family relations, social worker, deadly, single parent, danger, murder, overprotective mother, mother son relationship, child in peril, social services ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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