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, clever, interesting, talky, serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with funeral, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, death, culture clash, runaway, vengeance, catastrophe and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
funeral movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as funeral: Three Colors: White (1994), Pretty Little Liars (2010), The Punisher (2004), Death at a Funeral (2007), Departures (2008), August: Osage County (2013), Dead Silence (2007), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), The Road Home (1999), Paper Moon (1973).

List of funeral movies

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, emotional, touching, dark humor ...
Plot: funeral, faked death, crumbling marriage, business venture, french, ex wife, vengeance, cheating, humiliation, phone sex, hairdresser, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: poland, france, europe, paris france, warsaw poland ...
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Pretty Little Liars (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, family outing
Plot: secret, threat, blackmail, high school, friendship, best friends, haunted by the past, youth, disappearance, gossip and rumors, murder, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, 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: vigilantism, vigilante, tough law enforcer, vengeance, tough heroes, one man army, crimes, tragic hero, lone wolves, funeral, superhero, rage ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia
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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: dark humor, humorous, funny, absurd, clever ...
Plot: farce, funeral, dysfunctional family, secret, siblings relations, family gatherings, eccentric family, presumed dead, corpse, blackmail, pregnancy, sarcasm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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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: psychological, thought provoking, philosophical, sad, atmospheric ...
Plot: self discovery, funeral, workplace, new job, small town life, ritual, cellist, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, pregnant wife, death of father, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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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: atmospheric, serious, suspense, meditative, emotional ...
Plot: funeral, cowboy, politics, small town, lawyer, gunslinger, outlaw, senator, robbery, old west, society, success ...
Time: 19th century
Place: kindergarten
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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: emotional, touching, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, suicide, funeral, family secret, drug addiction, death in the family, family problems, family in crisis, life is a bitch, parents and children, loss of parent, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: oklahoma, usa, midwest, california
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Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, twist ending, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, mystery, murder, funeral, legend, ghost, small town, supernatural, gory, doll, investigation, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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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, humorous, romantic, sweet, funny ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love at first sight, romance, unrequited love, wedding, funeral, love, looking for love, opposites attract, sexual attraction, love and romance, fall in love, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, europe, scotland, london
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The Road Home (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.
Style: sentimental, emotional, stylized, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: funeral, village, teacher, death, burial, grief, coffin, village life, romance, businessman, youth, wilderness ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: china, asia
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Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: road movie, sentimental, humorous, touching, talky ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, funeral, unlikely partners, orphan, great depression, girl, on the road, partners in crime, odd couple, family relations, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa
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Another Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
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, realistic, touching, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, funeral, jealousy, friendship, therapist, lawyer, desperation, unrequited love, red wine, cooking, garden, suffering ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, europe, england, paris france, ireland ...
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The Edge of Heaven (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Turkey, Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Nejat seems disapproving about his widower father Ali's choice of prostitute Yeter for a live-in girlfriend. But he grows fond of her when he discovers she sends money home to Turkey for her daughter's university studies. Yeter's ...
Style: intellectual, touching, psychological, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: funeral, tragic event, heaven and hell, loss of daughter, prostitute, student, search, immigrants, rebelliousness, coincidence, prison, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: germany, europe, turkey, hamburg germany, istanbul turkey ...
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Once Were Warriors (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A drama about a Maori family lving in Auckland, New Zealand. Lee Tamahori tells the story of Beth Heke’s strong will to keep her family together during times of unemployment and abuse from her violent and alcoholic husband.
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: funeral, domestic violence, suicide, rape, unemployment, alcohol abuse, dysfunctional family, violence, indigenous, incest, ghetto, tattoo ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new zealand
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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: dark humor, humorous, cynical, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: funeral, belief, racial slur, good versus evil, priest, church, optimism, clergy, hopes, society, redemption, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
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A Madea Family Funeral (2019)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A joyous family reunion becomes a hilarious nightmare as Madea and the crew travel to backwoods Georgia, where they find themselves unexpectedly planning a funeral that might unveil unpleasant family secrets.
Style: dark humor, humorous, light, gross out humor, emotional
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: funeral, family, secret, meeting, reunion, secrets, relationships, family secrets
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: georgia
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Finding Neverland (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, inspirational, sweet ...
Plot: writer's life, friendship, single parent, parents and children, actor, death, funeral, artists and showbiz, human nature, widow, grief, neighbor ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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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, dark humor, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Plot: supernatural, ghost, serial killer, poltergeist, architect, judge, supernatural ability, danger, funeral, small town, cons and scams, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
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Hamlet (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 242 min.
Story: Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, returns home to find his father murdered and his mother remarrying the murderer, his uncle. Meanwhile, war is brewing.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, captivating, classic literature ...
Plot: prince, murder, betrayal, royal family, funeral, shakespeare, intrigue, love and romance, rivalry, tragic hero, royal court, vengeance ...
Time: 19th century, middle ages, 1800s, 18th century
Place: denmark, europe, england
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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: suspenseful, humorous, exciting, twists and turns, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: age difference, murder, cia, search, funeral, french, romance, chase, mystery, divorce, cons and scams, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1944
Place: france, alps, europe, paris france
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A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: friendship, nervous breakdown, haunted by the past, loss of friend, funeral, family problems, parents and children, loss of parent, alcohol abuse, drinking problem, family relations, mentor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, alabama, new jersey
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Bad Grandpa (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: grandparent and grandchild, prank, on the road, funeral, goofy hero, cross dressing, disorder, drugs/alcohol, irresponsible, elderly, road trip, vandalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cross country, usa, north carolina, nebraska, tennessee ...
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Last Vegas (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, funny, exciting ...
Plot: elderly, vacation, friendship, casino, funeral, buddies, aging, male friendship, golden years, disorder, reunion, old friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, new jersey
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Pulp (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A seedy writer of sleazy pulp novels is recruited by a quirky, reclusive ex-actor to help him write his biography at his house in Malta.
Style: witty, humorous, captivating, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: murder, funeral, amateur detective, crime, writer's life, cons and scams, artists and showbiz, investigation, ghost, dishonesty, deadly, prank ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa
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The Sea of Trees (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A suicidal American befriends a Japanese man lost in a forest near Mt. Fuji and the two search for a way out.
Style: suspense, rough, tense, suspenseful, touching
Plot: suicidal, forest, doctor, funeral, loss of wife, suicide thoughts, rescue, spirituality, marital problem, anger, professor, suicide ...
Place: mount fuji, japan
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May Fools (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An eccentric family is re-united during the 1968 general strike in France, after the death of the grandmother.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: eccentric family, countryside, funeral, infidelity, family problems, rebelliousness, human nature, politics, love affair, family in crisis, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: france, europe
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Hitman (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The best-selling videogame, Hitman, roars to life with both barrels blazing in this hardcore action-thriller starring Timothy Olyphant. A genetically engineered assassin with deadly aim, known only as "Agent 47" eliminates strategic ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, killer, one man army, assassination, danger, sniper, cia, interpol, fight scenes, secret identity, fist fighting, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, europe, soviet union, istanbul turkey, moscow russia ...
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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, gothic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: mysterious character, antisocial behavior, under the surface, family relations, masturbation, family problems, danger, parents and children, estate, youth, disappearance, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, pennsylvania
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Starship Troopers (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an ...
Style: futuristic, stylized, exciting, satirical, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space wars, evil alien, space and aliens, military, spacecraft, heroes, soldier, space travel, monster, future dystopia, friendship, rescue ...
Time: future, 23rd century
Place: buenos aires argentina, argentina
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The Loved One (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Newly arrived in Hollywood from England, Dennis Barlow finds he has to arrange his uncle's interment at the highly-organised and very profitable Whispering Glades funeral parlour. His fancy is caught by one of their cosmeticians, Aimee ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, dark humor, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, funeral home, funeral, parents and children, artists and showbiz, siblings relations, actor's life, hollywood, family relations, pets, family life, eating disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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