Loss of family movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant loss of family movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, surprise ending, serious, suspenseful, rough and exciting films and TV shows about / with loss of family, death, revenge, danger, violence, flashback, death of family, murder, brutality and chase plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of family: Nocturnal Animals (2016), Life of Pi (2012), The Other Side of Hope (2017), Rendel (2017), Click (2006), If I Stay (2014), Fractured (2019), The Specialist (1994), Once Upon a Forest (1993), Come and See (1985).

List of loss of family movies

Nocturnal Animals (2016)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Susan Morrow receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband – a man she left 20 years earlier – asking for her opinion of his writing. As she reads, she is drawn into the fictional life of Tony Hastings, a mathematics professor whose family ...
Style: psychological, suspense, twists and turns, brutal, surprise ending
Plot: rape and murder, ex husband ex wife relationship, symbolism, loss of family, rape, revenge, haunted by the past, vigilantism, husband wife relationship, writers, neo noir, brutality ...
Time: 2010s
Place: texas
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Life of Pi (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, Taiwan, UK, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper's son who finds himself in the company of a hyena, zebra, orangutan, and a Bengal tiger after a shipwreck sets them adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
Style: melancholic, dramatic, captivating, motivational, scenic ...
Plot: survival, hopes, beautiful scenery, adventure, storytelling, ocean or sea, human nature, tiger, isolation, teenage boy, lost at sea, ship ...
Place: india, paris france, montreal quebec, pacific ocean, toronto ontario canada ...
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The Other Side of Hope (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A restaurateur befriends a Syrian refugee who has recently arrived in Finland.
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: refugee, racism, restaurant owner, loss of family, restaurant, illegal alien, life is a bitch, unemployment, waitress, bus, taxi, police station ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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Rendel (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Finnish superhero, a masked vigilante Rendel seeks for revenge and fights against VALA, the huge criminal organization.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, psychological
Plot: masked vigilante, revenge, vigilante, avenger, torture, crime fighter, father son relationship, explosion, split personality, corruption, violence, beating ...
Place: finland
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Click (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Style: sentimental, humorous, inspirational, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: wish come true, regret, architect, redemption, workaholic, remote control, wish fulfillment, dog, relationship vs career, family relations, nothing goes right, hopes ...
Time: 2000s, 2010s, year 2006, 2020s, 1990s ...
Place: usa, new york yankees, morocco, new york
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If I Stay (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Music, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock ...
Style: emotional, touching, bleak, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: teen drama, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenage girl, love and romance, teenage love, youth, teenager, teenage life, death in the family, dealing with death, love, family drama, life turned upside down, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, portland oregon
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Fractured (2019)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Driving cross-country, Ray and his wife and daughter stop at a highway rest area where his daughter falls and breaks her arm. After a frantic rush to the hospital and a clash with the check-in nurse, Ray is finally able to get her to a doctor. While ...
Style: surprise ending, suspenseful, captivating, rough, bleak
Plot: hospital, doctor, insanity, delusion, missing child, desperation, gas station, danger, rescue, little girl, tragedy, riding accident ...
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The Specialist (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: May Munro is a woman obsessed with getting revenge on the people who murdered her parents when she was still a girl. She hires Ray Quick, a retired explosives expert to kill her parent's killers. When Ned Trent, embittered ex-partner of ...
Style: sexy, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, haunted by the past, explosive, assassination, tough heroes, revenge, rivalry, deadly, danger, organized crime, explosives expert, police investigation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1984, year 1994, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Once Upon a Forest (1993)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA, Taiwan, Spain, Canada, Denmark, Argentina, China
Duration: 71 min.
Story: A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film, disaster movie
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, rescue, race against time, mole, family, escapades, toxic, adventure, anti heroes, animal life, heroes, imaginary ...
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Come and See (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 142 min.
Story: The invasion of a village in Byelorussia by German forces sends young Florya into the forest to join the weary Resistance fighters, against his family's wishes. There he meets a girl, Glasha, who accompanies him back to his village. On ...
Style: bleak, thought provoking, rough, serious, surreal ...
Plot: against humanity, atrocity, genocide, holocaust, occupation, anti war, military, war crime, surrealism, survival, war, execution ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, germany, poland
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Hard to Kill (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mason Storm, a 'go it alone' cop, is gunned down at home. The intruders kill his wife, and think they've killed both Mason and his son too. Mason is secretly taken to a hospital where he spends several years in a coma. His son ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coma, vengeance, martial arts, murder, danger, hospital, against the odds, intrigue, crime, law enforcement, crimes, chase ...
Time: 80s, year 1990, year 1983, 1990s
Place: chicago illinois, california, los angeles
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The Forsaken (2001)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man is in a race against time as he searches for a cure after becoming infected with a virus that will eventually turn him into a blood-sucking vampire.
Style: scary, rough, road movie, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: hitchhiker, vampire, vampire slayer, virus, on the road, danger, desert, supernatural, gory, infected, chases and races, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, usa, arizona, colorado, california
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Aliens (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: When Ripley's lifepod is found by a salvage crew over 50 years later, she finds that terra-formers are on the very planet they found the alien species. When the company sends a family of colonists out to investigate her story, all contact is ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, exciting, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space travel, alien, evil alien, space and aliens, deadly creature, survival, outer space, mysterious planet, aliens, space colony, strong female character, heroine ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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The Stolen (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: UK, Germany, United Arab Emirates, New Zealand
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of a woman who must find her kidnapped son, navigating a world she doesn't know, on the edge of danger with every heartbeat.
Plot: kidnapping, gold rush, loss of family, hitting a woman, widow, blood on face, cleavage, gold digger, blonde, dead husband, revenge, home invasion ...
Place: new zealand
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Replicas (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, China, Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A scientist becomes obsessed with bringing back his family members who died in a traffic accident.
Style: intellectual, futuristic, exciting, clever, philosophical
Plot: scientist, cloning, family in danger, genetics, science, resurrection, family, car accident, laboratory, biologist, scientific experiment, evil corporation ...
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Joker (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: During the 1980s, a failed stand-up comedian is driven insane and turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City while becoming an infamous psychopathic crime figure.
Style: suspense, bleak, thought provoking, atmospheric, cynical ...
Plot: mental illness, insanity, villain, psychological trauma, social decay, social problems, psycho killer, mental patient, evil clown, murder, clown, psycho ...
Time: year 1981, 20th century
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Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: China, Spain, Hungary, USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, atmospheric, intense ...
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, gunfight, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, car chase, helicopter, nanotechnology, fight scenes, apocalypse, cyberpunk ...
Time: future, year 1998, 2010s, 1990s, 2020s
Place: mexico city, mexico, guatemala, texas
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It: Chapter Two (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 169 min.
Story: Because every 27 years evil revisits the town of Derry, Maine, it chapter two brings the chapters - who've long since gone their separate ways - back together as adults, nearly three decades after the events of the first film.
Style: scary, suspense, macabre, epic, suspenseful ...
Plot: clown, evil clown, killer clown, evil, fear, kids in trouble, inhaler, good versus evil, killing spree, group of friends, haunted house, carnival ...
Time: 2010s, year 1989, quarry
Place: maine, usa
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Recoil (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, gang, vengeance, tough heroes, rivalry, crimes, crime boss, organized crime, gangster, murder, violence, street shootout ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011, 2010s ...
Place: usa
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Night Hunter (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jack Cutter is the last in long line of vampire hunters. After killing few vampires in one L.A. restaurant, he is chased both by police and by other vampires. In the process he meets an attractive woman-reporter.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, suspense, serious ...
Plot: vampire, one man army, martial arts, danger, murder, on the run, heroic mission, battles, criminal's revenge, journalism, supernatural, stalking ...
Time: 90s, year 1995, year 1968, 1960s, 1990s
Place: los angeles
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Jonah Hex (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Gunslinger Jonah Hex (Josh Brolin) is appointed by President Ulysses Grant to track down terrorist Quentin Turnbull (John Malkovich), a former Confederate officer determined on unleashing hell on earth. Jonah not only secures freedom by accepting ...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, rough, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: death, bounty hunter, gunslinger, facial scar, supernatural, vengeance, heroes, old west, hell, tomahawk, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1870s
Place: usa, washington d.c., virginia, south carolina, new orleans
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: light, colourful, exciting, feel good, romantic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: african american, superhero, secret identity, alternate universe, spider, super powers, physics, teenage hero, teenager, teenage superhero, father son relationship, justice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, entertaining, twists and turns, surprise ending
Plot: heroes, catastrophe, superhero team, superhero, time machine, supernatural power, spacecraft, danger, time travel, army, planet, good versus evil ...
Time: year 1970, 1940s, near future, 2010s, 2020s ...
Place: new jersey, missouri, manhattan new york city, norway, japan
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Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, murder, violence, vengeance, homecoming, vietnam veteran, death wish, buddies, human nature, crime, deadly, crimes ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, mexico, tokyo ...
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Peppermint (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grieving mother transforms herself into a vigilante following the murders of her husband and daughter, eluding the authorities to deliver her own personal brand of justice.
Style: exciting, brutal, rough, suspense, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, justice, drug cartel, corruption, police corruption, murder, loss of child, fighting the system, female protagonist, revenge, corrupt official, coma ...
Time: 2010s, year 2012
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What Still Remains (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After the loss of her family, a young woman struggles to survive in a world long-since destroyed by disease; but when a lonely traveler offers her a place in his community, she must decide if the promise of a better life is worth the risk of ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, intense
Plot: plague, virus, community, survival, secrets, pandemic, religious, female protagonist, weapons, tied up, clan, tied to a tree ...
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Drone (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Ideologies collide with fatal results when a military drone contractor meets an enigmatic Pakistani businessman.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: confrontation, terrorist, drone, family life, revenge, secret life, secret identity, family in danger, husband wife relationship, telephone call, explosion, bomb threat ...
Place: pakistan
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Three Colors: Blue (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, Poland, Switzerland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Julie is haunted by her grief after living through a tragic auto wreck that claimed the life of her composer husband and young daughter. Her initial reaction is to withdraw from her relationships, lock herself in her apartment and suppress her pain. ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, psychological, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: loss of child, stripper, cat, grief, secret, pianist, infidelity, musician, neighbor, loss of spouse, composer, pain ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: france, europe, paris france, poland
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Quick (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gi-soo, Myeong-sik and Ah-rom were members of the same notorious motorcycle gang. They enjoyed their days roaming the streets recklessly on the motorcycles. Now, Gi-soo works as a motorcycle delivery man, Myeong-sik is a motorcycle cop and Ah-rom is ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, race against time, terrorism, danger, chase, heroes, crimes, deadly, hotshot hero, confined, chases and races, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s, 2010s
Place: korea, south korea
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Midnight Ride (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A house wife just left her cop husband, when she picks up Justin McKay she'll wish she never did as she's plunged into a nightmare and the grip of a psychotic killer.
Style: scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, danger, stalking, murder, psychopath, on the run, martial arts, slasher, chase, confined, chases and races, hostages ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, moscow russia
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