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, touching, emotional, humorous, serious and sincere films and TV shows about / with mother son relationship, family relations, parents and children, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, boy, family, childhood, brother brother relationship and boyfriend girlfriend relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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mother son relationship movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mother son relationship: Bates Motel (2013), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Room (2015), Lolo (2015), Animal Kingdom (2016), Elena (2011), Disco Dancer (1982), Magnificent Century: Kösem (2015), Bixler High Private Eye (2019), Mid90s (2018).

List of mother son relationship movies

 8.2
 85K
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, psychological ...
Plot: incestuous desire, small town, murder, family problems, serial killer, obsession, mental disorder, overbearing mother, motel, crimes, dysfunctional family, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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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, antisocial behavior, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, guilt, violence, family problems, estrangement, mass murder, tragic event, massacre ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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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, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: revenge, sailor, crimes, murder, mentally unstable, deadly, mischievous children, dangerous attraction, destiny, coming of age, mother son relationship, voyeurism ...
Time: 70s
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 8.2
 318K
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, touching, heartbreaking, dramatic ...
Plot: kidnapping, isolation, hospital, mother son relationship, skylight, carpet, imprisonment, escape, dog, locked in a room, captive, child born of rape ...
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 5.7
 3K
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, romantic, light
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: single woman, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, mother son conflict, mama's boy, mother son relationship, crumbling relationship, stepfather stepson relationship, love story, laptop, paris metro, kiss, love affair ...
Place: paris france, france
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 8.2
 18K
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, heist, crimes, crime family, escapades, danger, drugs/alcohol, friendship, gay brother, family conflict, outlaw, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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 7.3
 11K
Elena (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Vladimir is reaching the end of his life and decides to leave his wealth to his only daughter, cutting out his wife and her son from his will.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, sincere, touching
Plot: elderly, elderly couple, second marriage, human nature, social differences, disagreement, couple relations, parents and children, heir heiress, family relations, class differences, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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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: sincere, emotional, entertaining, romantic
Plot: love, rise and fall, dancer, singer, dancing, performer, fame, death of mother, false accusation, father daughter relationship, death, attempted murder ...
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, realistic, emotional, captivating, stylized
Plot: palace intrigue, strong female lead, sultan, power struggle, royal family, strong female character, power, female protagonist, intrigue, rise to the top, destiny, strongman ...
Time: 17th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, 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, entertaining, toilet humor, humorous
Plot: nothing goes right, youth, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, parents and children, mother son relationship, friendship, school, escapades, mentor, buddies, 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, teenager, coming of age, friends, gay slur, foul language, mother son relationship, misogyny, friend, sexist, 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: touching, emotional, sincere, witty, feel good
Plot: family, cerebral palsy, mute, wheelchair bound, husband wife relationship, sitcom, mother son relationship, parents and children, society, parent child relationship, brother brother relationship, 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, light, captivating, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, teen comedy
Plot: teenage sex, teenage life, first sex, gay, classmates, school, best friends, youth, society, couples, family relations, sex therapist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 8.2
 157K
Lucifer (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Bored and unhappy as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer Morningstar abandoned his throne and retired to Los Angeles, where he has teamed up with LAPD detective Chloe Decker to take down criminals. But the longer he's away from the underworld, the ...
Style: captivating, humorous, biblical, entertaining
Audience: teens
Plot: fallen angel, immortality, murder investigation, female detective, supernatural, devil, demon, hell, psychologist, police detective, lapd, good versus evil ...
Place: los angeles
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The Thorn Birds (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 477 min.
Story: This mini series covers 60 years in the lives of the Cleary family, brought from New Zealand to Australia to run their aunt Mary Carson's ranch. The story centers on their daughter, Meggie, and her love for the family's priest, Father ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, family saga, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, couple relations, clergy, tragic love, hopes, destiny, love and romance, love affair, priest, fall in love, social differences, sex with a priest ...
Time: 50s, 30s, 40s, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: australia, mine
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 7.3
 23K
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: school, child prodigy, family, childhood, mathematician, genius, prodigy, society, family conflict, parents and children, boy, scientist ...
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, realistic, serious, emotional, based on true events ...
Plot: royal family, intrigue, love and romance, political unrest, couple relations, state affairs, political intrigue, power struggle, sultan, 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, children's book, childhood, maggot, marital problem, playwright, nanny, teddy bear, game playing, little boy ...
Time: post world war one, year 1941
Place: england
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 8.7
 78K
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, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, weight loss, sibling, husband wife relationship, love interest ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
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 8.0
 111K
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: school, middle school, bullying, friendship, family relations, child, deformity, halloween, fight, father son relationship, hospital, mask ...
Place: coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, pennsylvania
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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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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: suspenseful, bleak, suspense, rough, psychological
Plot: boy, fascism, leader, father son relationship, childhood, tantrum, evil child, mother son relationship, brutality, government agency, prayer, pessimism ...
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, touching, serious, captivating, sad
Plot: suicide, boy genius, single mother, brain tumor, death of brother, bullying, child custody, stepfather, brother brother relationship, precocious child, school principal, small town ...
Place: new york state
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 8.1
 183K
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: sentimental, touching, motivational, compassionate, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, poverty, childhood, missing child, train, courage, survival, loneliness, destiny, orphanage, little boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: year 1986, 2010s
Place: india, australia, melbourne
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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, rough, tense ...
Plot: lawyer, murder, defense attorney, death of father, widow, teenager, lie, mother son relationship, family relations, legal action, patricide, cheating wife ...
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 5.8
 47K
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, supernatural ability, disorder, workplace, lone hero, family business, down on your luck, justice, mother son relationship, fish out of water, shoemaker, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city
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 8.7
 122K
Archer Vice (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Sterling Archer is the world's most daunting spy. He works for ISIS, a spy agency run by his mother. In between dealing with his boss and his co-workers - one of whom is his ex-girlfriend - Archer manages to annoy or seduce everyone that ...
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, stylized, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: spy, espionage, womanizer, cia, danger, government agency, male objectification, sarcasm, james bond spoof, dialogue, escapades, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.4
 308K
Modern Family (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The Pritchett-Dunphy-Tucker clan is a wonderfully large and blended family. They give us an honest and often hilarious look into the sometimes warm, sometimes twisted, embrace of the modern family.
Style: humorous, realistic, cynical, not serious
Plot: family life, parents and children, adoption, gay relationship, generation gap, everyday life, marriage, couple relations, sister sister relationship, sitcom, family values, step parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, southern california, california
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 8.2
 132K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: witty, humorous, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, police detective, who done it, murder, murder investigation, riddles and clues, female detective, partners, writer's life, resourceful, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Gilbert has to care for his brother Arnie and his obese mother, which gets in the way when love walks into his life.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, depressing, compassionate ...
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, siblings relations, small town, mental illness, parents and children, self discovery, dysfunctional family, family problems, responsibility, obesity, single mother ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iowa, usa
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