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, psychological, serious, suspense, captivating and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with mother son relationship, family relations, teenage boy, parents and children, dysfunctional family, kiss, single mother, friendship, teenager and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as mother son relationship: My Mother (2004), Adore (2013), Murmur of the Heart (1971), Lemonade (2018), We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011), Lethal Seduction (2015), Bates Motel (2013), Room (2015), Teddy Bear (2012), Jumpman (2018).

List of mother son relationship movies

 5.1
 7K
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 relationship, mother son incest, dominatrix, depravity, nude beach, older woman younger man sex, sexual promiscuity, voyeur, penetration, incest, parents and children, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, nice france, spain
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 6.2
 33K
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, older woman younger man sex, love affair, mother son relationship, sexual relations, lust, infidelity, sexual tension, fall in love, beach, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
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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: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, older woman teenage boy relationship, sexual initiation, teenage life, parents and children, self discovery, family relations, coming of age, siblings relations, sexuality ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 70s
Place: france, europe, paris france, indochina, tokyo
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 6.7
 976
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: rough, suspense, sentimental, psychological, tense
Plot: mother son relationship, green card, abuse of power, marriage, culture clash, society, life is a bitch, family relations, escapades, dishonesty, love and romance, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: 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, disturbing, bleak, tense, depressing ...
Plot: psychopath, mother son relationship, antisocial behavior, school shooting, sociopath, evil child, depression, parents and children, family problems, family relations, estrangement, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, connecticut, new york
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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, tense, psychological, suspense, enigmatic
Plot: mother son relationship, older woman younger man relationship, older woman younger man, obsession, age difference, violence, teenager, widow, capture, manipulative woman, power relations, insanity ...
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 8.1
 100K
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: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, mother son relationship, mental disorder, dysfunctional family, obsession, family problems, serial killer, murder, small town, insanity, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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 8.1
 390K
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, tense, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: kidnapping, mother son relationship, locked in a room, captive, isolation, child born of rape, escape, imprisonment, captivity, rescue, confined, abduction ...
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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, apartment, tattoo, mirror ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, denmark, asia
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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: mother son relationship, chores, widow, single mother, life is a bitch, family relations, couples, school, single parent, housewife, prostitute, son ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium, brussels belgium, brussels, france
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 6.2
 548
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, cheating, young man, abandoned baby, orphanage, hit by a car, taking a selfie, hose, nightclub, hospital ...
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 5.8
 11K
Savage Grace (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Spain, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: This examination of a famous scandal from the 1970s explores the relationship between Barbara Baekeland and her only son, Antony. Barbara, a lonely social climber unhappily married to the wealthy but remote plastics heir Brooks Baekeland, dotes on ...
Style: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, adultery, murder, socialite, gay, family relations, sexual relations, gays and lesbians, scandal, love ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 50s, 1940s, 40s ...
Place: europe, london, new york, england, 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: sentimental, suspense, rough, touching
Plot: mother son incest, mother son relationship, horse, mother daughter relationship, grandmother, forbidden love, eccentric family, depravity, brother sister incest, male nudity, deep cleavage, male full rear nudity
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 8.3
 177K
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, captivating, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teen comedy, teens
Plot: teenage sex, first sex, gay, teenage sexuality, gay teenager, best friends, school, couples, classmate, teenage life, family relations, youth ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england
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 6.3
 903
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, teenage life, resort, adolescence, domineering mother, overbearing mother, love interest, coming of age, beach, romance, rivalry, teenage love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico
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 6.1
 273
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, mother son incest, suicide, mother, boy, son murders father, damage, coming of age, monk, death of mother, mentally unstable, hallucination ...
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 5.7
 6K
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: mother son relationship, delusion, haunted by the past, single parent, danger, deadly, social worker, family relations, murder, overprotective mother, child in peril, social services ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 6.8
 2K
Mother (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Shuhei is leading a tough life. His alcoholic mother Akiko can only hook up with bad guys and order Shuhei to go get money from his disapproving grandparents instead of going to school. Except raising the little half-sister, his rock-bottom life ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: mother son relationship, money problems, mother and son, lust, life is a bitch, family problems, dysfunctional family, gambling addiction, family tragedy, family relations, single mother, family ...
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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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: healer, mother son relationship, family relations, introspection, parents and children, family problems, obsessive quest, estrangement, haunted by the past, grief, new age, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, canada, minnesota
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Time for You to Come Home for Christmas (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A recent widow travels with her son to Virginia hometown for Christmas. On the way they meet a man who is also heading to the same destination. As they continue to spend time together, the pair grows closer.
Style: humorous, romantic, entertaining, touching, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mother son relationship, widow, christmas, second chance, gratitude, fall in love, cause and meaning, new love, bakery, musician, christmas spirit, christmas movie ...
Place: boston, virginia
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The First Beautiful Thing (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The film tells the story of the Michelucci family, from the nineteen-seventies to the present day: the central character is the stunningly beautiful Anna, the lively, frivolous and sometimes embarrassing mother of Bruno and Valeria. Everything ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: mother son relationship, femme fatale, mother, homecoming, parents and children, family life, family relations, small town, terminal illness, power relations, jealous spouse, youth ...
Time: 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: italy, europe
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 7.6
 210K
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, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, catastrophe, family in danger, disaster film, courage, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2004
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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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: mother son relationship, murder, psychopath, teenage boy, single mother, mystery, danger, teenage life, brutality, murder investigation, teenage murderer, murderer ...
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 8.2
 28K
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, tense, captivating, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime family, criminal, heist, crimes, danger, dysfunctional family, drugs/alcohol, escapades, family conflict, mother son relationship, gay brother, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: southern california, usa, california
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 7.2
 33
Torrey Pines (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Torrey Pines is a stop-motion animated feature film by director Clyde Petersen. Based on a true story, the film is a queer punk coming-of-age tale, taking place in Southern California in the early 1990's. Raised by a schizophrenic single ...
Style: contemplative, serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: mother son relationship, coming of age, road trip, autobiography, dysfunctional family, schizophrenia, hallucination, paranoia, gender identity, gay interest, mother child relationship, psychosis
Time: 90s, 1990s
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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, serious, captivating
Plot: boy genius, child prodigy, single mother, suicide, mother son relationship, death of brother, genius, brain tumor, small town, precocious child, book, dancing ...
Place: new york state
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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, suspense, tense, enigmatic
Plot: sting operation, motorcycle gang, undercover, police investigation, mafia, organized crime, police, informant, drug traffic, danger, mother son relationship, drug trafficking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.2
 178
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: suspenseful, suspense, psychological, serious
Plot: mother son relationship, teenager, juvenile delinquent, child abuse, parent child relationship, childhood friend, drugs, father son relationship, middle school, loner, teenage boy
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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, romantic, funny, light
Audience: family outing, chick flick
Plot: mama's boy, stepfather stepson relationship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, single woman, mother son conflict, crumbling relationship, love story, breast feeding, kiss, subway, laptop, frame up ...
Place: paris france, london, france
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 7.4
 55K
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, skateboard, skateboarder, dysfunctional family, underage sex, coming of age, friends, gay slur, foul language, hip hop, friendship, misogyny ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: los angeles, california, florida, paris france, harvard university ...
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