Funeral movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant funeral movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, weird, emotional, interesting, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with funeral, death, mentor, storytelling, culture clash, dialogue, runaway, husband wife relationship, family relations and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
funeral movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as funeral: Pretty Little Liars (2010), Captain Fantastic (2016), Death at a Funeral (2007), Departures (2008), August: Osage County (2013), Stoker (2013), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), Three Colors: White (1994), Disobedience (2017), The Judge (2014).

List of funeral movies

Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the Pretty Little Liars series of young adult novels by Sara Shepard, the series follows the lives of four girls — Spencer, Hanna, Aria, and Emily — whose clique falls apart after the disappearance of their queen bee, Alison. One year ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, teen drama
Plot: high school, high school life, blackmail, lesbian, threat, gossip and rumors, haunted by the past, best friends, teenage life, friendship, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa
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Captain Fantastic (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.
Style: intellectual, philosophical, cerebral, sad, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: road trip, home schooling, funeral, capitalism, survivalist, loss of wife, teenage girl, suicide, precocious child, large family, suicide of mother, family relations ...
Place: washington state, oregon, xian
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Death at a Funeral (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Chaos ensues when a man tries to expose a dark secret regarding a recently deceased patriarch of a dysfunctional British family.
Style: humorous, funny, tragicomedy, absurd, not serious ...
Plot: farce, dysfunctional family, dark humor, funeral, sarcasm, secret, secrets, adultery, foul language, british, death, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, united kingdom, europe
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Departures (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Daigo, a cellist, is laid off from his orchestra and moves with his wife back to his small hometown where the living is cheaper. Thinking he’s applying for a job at a travel agency he finds he’s being interviewed for work with departures of a ...
Style: thought provoking, sad, philosophical, psychological, inspirational ...
Plot: self discovery, funeral, father son relationship, pregnant wife, workplace, life philosophy, cellist, character study, new job, small town life, death, ritual ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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August: Osage County (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.
Style: melancholic, emotional, touching, depressing, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, incestuous relationship, family secret, funeral, cancer, mother daughter relationship, drugs, brother sister incest, drug addiction, pills, family in crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, california, midwest, usa
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Stoker (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After India's father dies, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her unstable mother. She comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives and becomes increasingly infatuated with him.
Style: psychological, bleak, suspenseful, gothic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family problems, masturbation, parents and children, family relations, estate, mystery, funeral, youth, psychopath ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
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Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Four Weddings And A Funeral is a British comedy about a British Man named Charles and an American Woman named Carrie who go through numerous weddings before they determine if they are right for one another.
Style: feel good, romantic, funny, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, romance, love story, love, funeral, unrequited love, love at first sight, gay, marriage, friendship, wedding ceremony, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, london, scotland, europe
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Three Colors: White (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Switzerland, France, Poland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Polish immigrant Karol Karol finds himself out of a marriage, a job and a country when his French wife, Dominique, divorces him after six months due to his impotence. Forced to leave France after losing the business they jointly owned, Karol enlists ...
Style: witty, atmospheric, touching, emotional, thought provoking ...
Plot: divorce, funeral, humiliation, marriage, obsession, faked death, crumbling marriage, business venture, wealth, sex, existentialism, love story ...
Time: 90s
Place: poland, paris france, france, eastern europe, europe ...
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Disobedience (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A woman learns about the death of her father. She returns to her Orthodox Jewish home and falls in love with her best childhood friend who is now married to her cousin.
Style: melancholic, depressing, sexy, sincere, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian love, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, lesbian sex, forbidden love, female nudity, infidelity, lesbian attraction, orthodox jew, funeral ...
Place: london
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The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, small town, judge, hotshot lawyer, court, murder trial, jury, homecoming, parent child relationship, funeral, illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, massachusetts, usa, chicago illinois, new york
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Hereditary (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: After their reclusive grandmother passes away, the Graham family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the more they find themselves trying to outrun the sinister fate they seem ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural horror, cult, fear, ghost, possession, secret society, supernatural, evil spirit, grief, demon, seance, spiritualism ...
Place: utah
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The Big Chill (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: realistic, talky, witty, clever, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, funeral, group of friends, suicide, midlife crisis, regret, grief, yuppie, mourning, husband wife relationship, reunited friends, death of friend ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Backdraft (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: They say a blast of flames can take a life ... and hide a secret. But now firemen brothers Brian and Stephen McCaffrey are battling each other over past slights while trying to stop an arsonist with a diabolical agenda from torching Chicago.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: investigation, arson, firefighter, corruption, fire, pyromaniac, rescue, rookie, brother brother relationship, firefighting, funeral, disaster ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A senator, who became famous for killing a notorious outlaw, returns for the funeral of an old friend and tells the truth about his deed.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, serious, gloomy, meditative ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: lawyer, funeral, politics, small town, cowboy, criminal, old west, justice, senator, robbery, success, society ...
Time: 19th century
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Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Mike Leigh’s much praised 2010 tragicomical drama. During a year, a very content couple approaching retirement are visited by friends and family less happy with their lives.
Style: emotional, touching, meditative, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: midlife crisis, loneliness, friendship, funeral, jealousy, everyday life, family life, parents and children, suffering, character study, desperation, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, paris france, dublin ireland ...
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Harold and Maude (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is ...
Style: feel good, funny, depressing, humorous, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, suicide, age difference, death, existentialism, eccentricity, depression, funeral, misfit, life, nihilism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, california, usa
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Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, funny, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: depression, romance, coming of age, self discovery, funeral, friendship, marijuana, psychiatrist, complex characters, family relations, relationships, drugs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, los angeles, usa
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The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilante, vigilantism, lone hero, one man army, superhero, tough guy, tough heroes, tragic hero, violence, tough law enforcer ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, florida, miami, virginia
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A Violent Life (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Despite the life threat hanging over his head, Stéphane decides to go back to Corsica for the funeral of Christophe, a childhood friend and companion in arms, murdered the day before. On this occasion, the chain of events which made him, the ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: funeral, violence, radicalism, nationalist, radical, prison, death, murder, life is a bitch, confronting the past, criminal, crimes ...
Place: corsica
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Rock the Casbah (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Morocco
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The whole family is reunited when Sofia comes back for his father's funeral. Quickly, inner problems are revealed.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: funeral, life turned upside down, family gatherings, family problems, family life, death in the family, family relations, parents and children, disorder, muslim, husband wife relationship, illegitimate child ...
Place: morocco
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The Six Wives of Henry Lefay (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A presumed-dead man's current wife and former wives squabble over his funeral arrangements.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Plot: funeral, divorce, womanizer, father daughter relationship, family relations, marriage, wife, couple relations, parents and children, death, daughter, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, mexico
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Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: cynical, surreal, humorous, funny, psychological ...
Plot: priest, dark humor, skinhead, funeral, church, belief, racial slur, religion, disability, prejudice, existentialism, morality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
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The Frighteners (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: New Zealand, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Once an architect, Frank Bannister now passes himself off as an exorcist of evil spirits. To bolster his facade, he claims his "special" gift is the result of a car accident that killed his wife. But what he does not count on is more ...
Style: scary, humorous, dark, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, haunted house, serial killer, dark humor, poltergeist, small town, funeral, supernatural ability, supernatural horror, psychic, fbi ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Shiva Baby (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: College student Danielle must cover her tracks when she unexpectedly runs into her sugar daddy at a shiva - with her parents, ex-girlfriend and family friends also in attendance.
Style: emotional, talky, disturbing, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: sugar daddy, lesbian interest, funeral, jewish culture, prostitute, lesbian, parent child relationship, slut, jewish family, ex girlfriend, unfaithful husband, lgbt ...
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Eulogy (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A black comedy that follows three generations of a family, who come together for the funeral of the patriarch - unveiling a litany of family secrets and covert relationships.
Style: humorous, absurd, stylized, cynical, funny ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family secret, lesbian, funeral, eccentric family, death in the family, family reunited, family feud, parents and children, family life, fall in love, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Give Me Your Hand (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Quentin and Antoine are 18-year-old twins. Without their father knowing it, they set out on a voyage to Spain, where their mother's funeral is to ake place. The two brothers barely knew their mother. Their hitchhiking journey is full of ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, emotional, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay brother, twins, estranged mother, road trip, on the road, gay teenager, hitchhiker, funeral, lgbt, self discovery, twin brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, spain, france
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Charade (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, humorous, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: date night, kids
Plot: age difference, murder, investigation, spy, chase, romance, funeral, older man younger woman relationship, divorce, mystery, espionage, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1944
Place: paris france, france, alps, europe, switzerland
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Four Brothers (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Four adopted brothers return to their Detroit hometown when their mother is murdered and vow to exact revenge on the killers.
Style: harsh, intense, entertaining, stylized, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, robbery, murder, revenge, violence, funeral, gangsters, vigilante, interracial adoption, crimes, uncover truth, sibling relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, detroit
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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.
Style: sentimental, touching, thought provoking, sad, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: autism, childhood, asperger's syndrome, 9/11, orphan, quest, acceptance, grief, single mother, tragedy, youth, family relations ...
Time: september 11 2001, year 2001, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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Snow Cake (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama focused on the friendship between a high-functioning autistic woman and a man who is traumatized after a fatal car accident.
Style: touching, psychological, melancholic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: autism, mentally challenged, snow, funeral, small town, loneliness, car accident, ex convict, friendship, character study, sadness, disability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, ontario canada
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