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, psychological, realistic, emotional, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with mother son relationship, family relations, father son relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, boy, hospital, parents and children, childhood and doctor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mother son relationship: Room (2015), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), My Mother (2004), The Book of Henry (2017), Murmur of the Heart (1971), Lemonade (2018), Jumpman (2018), Bates Motel (2013), The Open House (2018), Vuelve (2013).

List of mother son relationship movies

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, emotional, heartbreaking, touching, dramatic ...
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, isolation, locked in a room, captive, imprisonment, escape, child born of rape, freedom, hospital, rescue, dog ...
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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, mother son relationship, massacre, antisocial behavior, parents and children, family relations, haunted by the past, guilt, violence, family problems, estrangement, mass murder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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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, depravity, mother son relationship, sexual relations, dominatrix, parents and children, nude beach, bondage, public, voyeur, nightclub, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, spain
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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, touching, captivating, sad, serious
Plot: boy genius, mother son relationship, suicide, single mother, brain tumor, small town, book, dancing, death of brother, loss of son, brother brother relationship, school principal ...
Place: new york state
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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, humorous ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, teenage life, parents and children, self discovery, family relations, coming of age, sexuality, siblings relations, sexual initiation, love ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1954
Place: france, europe, paris france, tokyo
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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: sentimental, tense, rough, psychological, suspense
Plot: mother son relationship, green card, abuse of power, marriage, culture clash, society, escapades, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family relations, betrayal, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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, orphanage, jumping, abandoned baby, cheating, young man, taking a selfie, jumping through a window, trial, blackmail ...
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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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: incestuous desire, serial killer, motel, family problems, mental disorder, murder, obsession, overbearing mother, small town, dysfunctional family, mother son relationship, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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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: suspenseful, enigmatic, bleak, suspense
Plot: unknown killer, death of father, mother son relationship, basement, haunted house, grief, intrigue, evil spirit, intruder, shower scene, death of husband, stopwatch ...
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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: boy, suicide, mother, mother son relationship, son murders father, coming of age, incest, 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, rough, suspense, touching
Plot: grandmother, horse, mother son relationship, mother son incest, mother daughter relationship, eccentric family, forbidden love, depravity, brother sister incest, male nudity
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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: serious, realistic, tense, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: single mother, widow, family relations, couples, life is a bitch, mother son relationship, chores, single parent, school, housewife, feminism, prostitute ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium, france, brussels belgium, brussels
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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: single mother, diabetes, education, world war two, mother son relationship, mother love, promise, writer's life, bomber, life is a bitch, desire for fame, aviator ...
Time: year 1938, year 1940
Place: poland, france, africa, mexico, paris france
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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, exciting, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, dysfunctional family, crimes, crime family, gay brother, drugs/alcohol, danger, escapades, family conflict, friendship, ex convict, outlaw ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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Our Sons (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Our Sons is a 1991 made-for-TV movie starring Julie Andrews and Ann-Margret as two mothers of gay sons, one of whom is dying of AIDS. As a small town waitress, Ann-Margret's character must overcome her own homophobia and learn to love her son ...
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay, terminal illness, aids, estrangement, hospital, parents and children, family problems, friendship, family relations, small town, gays and lesbians, gay couple ...
Time: 90s
Place: arkansas, usa, california, san diego california
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Eli (2019)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A boy named Eli with a rare autoimmune disorder is confined to a special experimental clinic for his treatment. He soon begins experiencing supernatural forces, turning the supposedly safe facility into a haunted prison for him and his fellow ...
Style: twist ending, bleak, macabre, suspense, rough ...
Plot: disease, evil child, antichrist, child protagonist, telekinesis, mother son relationship, danger, demon, house, family, family problems, treatment ...
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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, captivating, emotional, realistic, stylized
Plot: sultan, strong female character, strong female lead, power struggle, royal family, palace intrigue, power, female protagonist, intrigue, strongman, destiny, bossy woman ...
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: bad taste humour, not serious, toilet humor, entertaining, humorous
Plot: mentor, buddies, boy, nothing goes right, youth, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son relationship, school, friendship, twists & turns, relationships ...
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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, teenage sex, gay slur, foul language, underage sex, mother son relationship, misogyny, 17 year old ...
Time: 1990s, year 1996
Place: california, los angeles
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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, sitcom, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, parents and children, society, wheelchair, brother brother relationship, children ...
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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, sexy, light, dark humor, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, teen comedy
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay, gay teenager, best friends, teenage life, school, couples, teenage sexuality, youth, classmates, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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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, genius, school, boy, family, childhood, adolescence, mathematician, prodigy, parents and children, society, family conflict ...
Time: 1990s, year 1989, year 1990
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, love and romance, state affairs, political unrest, 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: husband wife relationship, father son relationship, fame, childhood, maggot, children's book, marital problem, playwright, nanny, little boy, toy, game playing ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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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, weight loss, childhood, depression, grieving, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, sibling, father son relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
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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, sincere, thought provoking, inspirational, touching
Plot: middle school, school, bullying, friendship, family, happy ending, family relations, child, deformity, mask, hospital, fight ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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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: suspense, rough, psychological, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: fascism, boy, leader, childhood, father son relationship, tantrum, evil child, mother son relationship, brutality, government agency, misanthropy, nihilism ...
Time: year 1919, 1910s
Place: france
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A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Israel, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A story about the childhood of Oz in Jerusalem and his youth in the Kibbutz during the British Mandate and the first days of the state of Israel. The plot describes the relationship between young Oz to his mother and his first steps as a writer.
Style: sad, sincere, suspenseful, based on true events, psychological
Plot: depression, anti semitism, school, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, family relations, israeli palestinian conflict, based on a novel, autobiography, childhood memory, brother sister relationship, forest ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: jerusalem, israel, palestine, europe, india ...
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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: exciting, captivating, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, defense attorney, death of father, teenager, widow, lie, mother son relationship, family relations, legal action, patricide, cheating wife ...
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I Saw the Light (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Singer and songwriter Hank Williams rises to fame in the 1940s, but alcohol abuse and infidelity take a toll on his career and marriage to fellow musician Audrey Mae Williams.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, stylized, romantic
Plot: country music, husband wife relationship, singer, marriage, infidelity, songwriter, band, womanizer, drinking, divorce, radio show, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: usa
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