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 touching, realistic, emotional, suspenseful, serious and captivating films and TV shows about / with mother son relationship, family relations, father son relationship, boy, parents and children, childhood, husband wife relationship, family, brother brother relationship and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mother son relationship: Room (2015), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Bates Motel (2013), Lion (2016), Jumpman (2018), The Open House (2018), Murmur of the Heart (1971), Vuelve (2013), The Beautiful Beast (2006), My Mother (2004).

List of mother son relationship movies

 8.2
 324K
Room (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Ireland, Canada, 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, dramatic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, isolation, hospital, imprisonment, dog, skylight, carpet, escape, locked in a room, captive, child born of rape ...
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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, bleak, disturbing, depressing, suspense ...
Plot: psychopath, massacre, mother son relationship, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, guilt, violence, estrangement, family problems, mass murder, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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 8.2
 89K
Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
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, serious, psychological ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, serial killer, small town, family problems, mental disorder, obsession, murder, overbearing mother, dysfunctional family, insanity, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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 8.0
 186K
Lion (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. He survives many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia; 25 years later, he sets out to find his lost family.
Style: touching, sentimental, motivational, compassionate, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adoption, poverty, missing child, childhood, train, courage, destiny, survival, loneliness, mother son relationship, adopted son, little boy ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, year 1986
Place: india, australia, melbourne
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 6.3
 308
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: disturbing, melancholic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: mother son relationship, pain, corruption, orphanage, jumping, cheating, young man, nightclub, trial, jumping through a window, blackmail, abandoned baby ...
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 3.3
 26K
The Open House (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: 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, evil spirit, grief, intrigue, intruder, stopwatch, running, death of husband ...
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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, realistic ...
Plot: mother son incest, incest, teenage life, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, coming of age, sexuality, mother son relationship, siblings relations, love, sexual initiation ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
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 6.1
 218
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: captivating, suspense, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: suicide, boy, mother, mother son relationship, son murders father, incest, coming of age, damage, monk, death of mother, mentally unstable, hallucinations ...
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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: sentimental, suspense, rough, touching
Plot: horse, grandmother, mother son relationship, mother daughter relationship, mother son incest, eccentric family, forbidden love, brother sister incest, depravity, male nudity
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 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, sexy, psychological, serious, sexual ...
Plot: mother son incest, parents and children, sexual relations, bondage, depravity, public, mother son relationship, voyeur, nightclub, dangerous attraction, lust, sexual promiscuity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, spain
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 5.0
 5K
Mercy (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A single mom and her two boys help take care of their grandmother with mystical powers
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: child protagonist, supernatural, family relations, single parent, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations, imaginary, supernatural ability, elderly, mother son relationship, grandmother grandson relationship, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a widowed mother falls in love with an American sailor, her troubled young son is pressured by the bullying leader of his clique to seek revenge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, psychological ...
Plot: sailor, revenge, murder, mentally unstable, crimes, dangerous attraction, mischievous children, coming of age, destiny, deadly, mother son relationship, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
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The Miracle Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Style: rough, serious, thought provoking, captivating, touching
Plot: volleyball, high school, sport, friendship, friend, unhappiness, coach, teenage girl, mother daughter relationship, party, dancing, mother son relationship ...
Time: year 2011
Place: iowa
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 8.2
 20K
Animal Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: tense, captivating, exciting, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, crimes, heist, danger, drugs/alcohol, crime family, escapades, gay brother, friendship, family conflict, outlaw, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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 6.4
 1K
Disco Dancer (1982)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Jimmy promises to return to Bombay and become a famous entertainer so that he can exact revenge on Mr. Oberoi for having insulted and imprisoned his mother on false charges. He falls in love with Oberoi's daughter and causes Sam Oberoi's ...
Style: entertaining, romantic, emotional, sincere
Plot: love, dancing, singer, dancer, rise and fall, performer, false accusation, death of mother, fame, father daughter relationship, attempted murder, death ...
Place: bombay india
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Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Anastasia a young Greek woman in Ahmed I's harem takes on the name 'Kosem' (leader, pioneer). In a world of men, she rules of the Ottoman Empire through her sons and grandson.
Style: based on true events, emotional, captivating, realistic, stylized
Plot: palace intrigue, strong female lead, sultan, power struggle, royal family, strong female character, power, female protagonist, bossy woman, rise to the top, intrigue, political intrigue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Bixler High Private Eye (2019)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 66 min.
Story: Teenage detective Xander DeWitt is the new kid at Bixler Valley High, and he's there to unravel the biggest mystery of his life- the truth about his missing father. But in order to crack this case, Xander must learn to work with a partner- ...
Style: entertaining, bad taste humour, not serious, toilet humor, humorous
Plot: buddies, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, parents and children, school, friendship, mother son relationship, escapades, mentor, twists & turns ...
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 7.4
 16K
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, dysfunctional family, coming of age, friends, teenager, gay slur, foul language, mother son relationship, misogyny, friend, skateboard, car accident ...
Time: 1990s
Place: los angeles, california
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 7.6
 6K
Speechless (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Maya DiMeo is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, feel good, witty
Plot: family, cerebral palsy, wheelchair bound, mute, husband wife relationship, sitcom, mother son relationship, parents and children, society, brother brother relationship, children, brother sister relationship ...
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 8.4
 50K
Sex Education (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: humorous, feel good, captivating, light, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, best friends, teenage life, gay teenager, school, youth, gay, couples, society, family relations, classmates ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 7.3
 25K
Young Sheldon (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The early life of child genius Sheldon Cooper, later seen in The Big Bang Theory.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, philosophical
Plot: child prodigy, school, boy, family, childhood, mathematician, genius, prodigy, family conflict, society, scientist, parents and children ...
Time: 1990s
Place: texas, usa
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Magnificent Century (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: royal family, intrigue, sultan, state affairs, political unrest, love and romance, political intrigue, power struggle, couple relations, war, battles, palace intrigue ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.
Style: factual, melancholic, thought provoking, cynical
Plot: father son relationship, husband wife relationship, fame, childhood, maggot, children's book, marital problem, playwright, nanny, toy, little boy, game playing ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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 8.7
 79K
This Is Us (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Follows the lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in present and past times. As their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, sentimental
Plot: adoption, parenthood, childhood memory, childhood, depression, grieving, sibling, brother brother relationship, weight loss, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love interest ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
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 8.0
 116K
Wonder (2017)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of August Pullman – a boy with facial differences – who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, sincere, inspirational, touching
Plot: middle school, school, bullying, friendship, family relations, happy ending, deformity, child, halloween, father son relationship, fight, mask ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, pennsylvania, manhattan new york city
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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: psychological, serious, atmospheric, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, parents and children, introspection, healer, estrangement, obsessive quest, haunted by the past, grief, new age, brother brother relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, minnesota
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The Childhood of a Leader (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada, UK, France, Hungary, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The chilling story of a young American boy living in France in 1918 whose father is working for the US government on the creation of the Treaty of Versailles. What he witnesses helps to mold his beliefs – and we witness the birth of a terrifying ...
Style: rough, bleak, suspense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: boy, fascism, leader, childhood, father son relationship, tantrum, evil child, brutality, mother son relationship, government agency, little boy, nihilism ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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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: emotional, sad, serious, captivating, touching
Plot: suicide, boy genius, single mother, brain tumor, book, death of brother, precocious child, bullying, child custody, stepfather, brother brother relationship, school principal ...
Place: new york state
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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: captivating, exciting, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, defense attorney, death of father, lie, teenager, widow, mother son relationship, family relations, legal action, patricide, cheating wife ...
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 5.8
 49K
The Cobbler (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Max Simkin repairs shoes in the same New York shop that has been in his family for generations. Disenchanted with the grind of daily life, Max stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to step into the lives of his customers and see the world ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, entertaining, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: switching roles, workplace, disorder, supernatural ability, lone hero, family business, down on your luck, justice, shoemaker, lifestyle change, fish out of water, mother son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
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