Loss of mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant loss of mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out touching, serious, realistic, tense, suspense and captivating films and TV shows about / with loss of mother, death of mother, family relations, funeral, youth, death, father daughter relationship, parents and children, female director and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in France, USA, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as loss of mother: Satan's Slaves (2017), The Last Fine Day (2011), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), Text (2019), Malady (2015), The Snowman (2017), A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004), Fissures (2006), Lily Sometimes (2010), Christmas with Holly (2012).

List of loss of mother movies

Satan's Slaves (2017)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Indonesia, South Korea
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After the death of Rini's mother, something is disturbing her family.
Style: suspense, asian horror, disturbing, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: loss of mother, money problems, funeral, siblings, family, ghost, wheelchair, cemetery, sign language, radio, rescue, occult ...
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The Last Fine Day (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The phone call from Sybille was usual. Her family didn't even know that this call just started their last fine day...
Plot: depressed woman, loss of mother, loss of wife, brother sister relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, funeral, suicide, flashback
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White Bird in a Blizzard (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Kat Connors is 17 years old when her perfect homemaker mother, Eve, disappears. Having lived for so long in an emotionally repressed household, she barely registers her mother's absence and certainly doesn't blame her doormat of a father, ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, surreal, cynical, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: missing person, teenage life, coming of age, dysfunctional family, mystery, under the surface, disappearance, teenage sexuality, parents and children, family relations, drugs/alcohol, life turned upside down ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, year 1988 ...
Place: usa, california
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 6.7
 2K
Text (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Ilya Goryunov has spent seven years in prison on false charges of drug trafficking. When Ilya is free he realizes that the old life that he yearned for is no more. Although he did not intend to take revenge on the man who sent him to prison, now ...
Style: sexy, suspense, cynical, disturbing, avant garde ...
Plot: unsimulated sex, sexual relations, female nudity, lust, revenge, male protagonist, sexual desire, frame up, wrongful conviction, anger, drinking, falsely accused ...
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Malady (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: To fulfill the last wish of her deceased mother, grieving Holly seeks out love and finds it in Matthew; their relationship swiftly becomes very close and all-encompassing. After receiving the news of Matthew’s ailing mother, both arrive to provide ...
Style: dark, bleak, rough, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, dark past, dark secret, surrealism, loss of mother, dark heroine, love, death, christmas, religion, ritual, love story ...
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 5.1
 59K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China, Sweden, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, melancholic, suspense
Plot: serial killer, missing woman, snowman, snow, police investigation, murder, clue, police detective, missing person, drunkenness, blood, suicide by drowning ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1989, 2000s, year 2006 ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
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A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Three wealthy children's parents are killed in a fire. When they are sent to a distant relative, they find out that he is plotting to kill them and seize their fortune. This movie is extremely alarming, an expression which here means "a ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, humorous, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, adventure, inheritance, danger, loss of parent, attempted murder, death in the family, dishonesty, young heroes, child in peril, siblings relations, arson ...
Time: 1940s
Place: peru
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 5.8
 311
Fissures (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: France
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Charlotte, an alienated sound engineer, travels to the country home where her mother was just murdered. She is quickly frustrated by the lack of progress in the police investigation and so begins her own. While listening to a fresh sound recording ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, enigmatic, serious ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, crimes, danger, supernatural power, loss of mother, fear, supernatural, sound recording, murder mystery, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Lily Sometimes (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After the death of her mother, a woman returns home to care for her sister.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: country girl, animal lover, countryside, lawyer, introspection, siblings relations, family relations, estrangement, sister, death in the family, family in crisis, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, paris france, marseille
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Christmas with Holly (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: After being dumped at the alter on her wedding day, Maggie Conway moves to the island town of Friday Harbor in Washington State, where she meets Mark Nagle, the local coffee shop owner.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, touching, feel good
Plot: christmas, death in the family, basset hound, brother brother relationship, gift, loss of mother, friend, girl, loyalty, coffee shop, thanksgiving, toy store ...
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The Big Bad Wolf (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Once upon a time in 2012, three brothers lived happily. One day their mom fell into a coma. So Henri, Philippe, and Louis suddenly started wondering about the meaning of their lives and were swamped by a wave of existential doubts. An entirely new ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, feel good
Plot: family relations, infidelity, couples, disorder, siblings relations, life turned upside down, dishonesty, brother brother relationship, husband wife relationship, loss of mother, older man younger woman relationship, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france, versailles
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 4.6
 208
Spaceship (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When his daughter goes missing in an apparent alien abduction, Gabriel's search takes him dangerously close to her strange group of so-called friends. But the further he goes inside their computer game and fantasy-obsessed world, the more he ...
Style: unusual plot structure, mystical, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, single father, loss of mother, redhead, teenage girl, teenage boy, female protagonist, missing person, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, group of friends, missing daughter, loss of wife ...
Time: 21st century
Place: britain
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 6.7
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Finn (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nine year old Finn lives with his father in a small town. Together with his best friend Erik he plays football, but he prefers to play music. His dad wants him to play football, just like every other kid his age. Finn does not understand why, but ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: follow your dream, friendship, elderly, parents and children, hopes, musician's life, family, family relations, teachers and students, youth, village, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland, europe
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Grisaia no Meikyuu Caprice no Mayu 0 (2015)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Yuuji makes the unexpected decision to pursue promotion within the institution he works for. He meets with JB to discuss the documents he submitted for review as a part of the promotion process, documents pertaining to his own past.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, serious, adult animation
Plot: fight, killer child, murder, violence, dysfunctional family, hostage, mistreatment, loss of mother, abusive father, sadism, mother son relationship, shot in the hand ...
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Home for the Holidays (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After their parents are killed in a terrible accident, the four McMurrin children live with their loving Aunt Martha. Martha wants to adopt the children but the town's bitter old banker stands in their way. However, the children's courage ...
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, melancholic
Plot: adoption, children, aunt niece relationship, loss of father, small town, loss of mother, accident, christmas, bank, prank, family relations, happy ending ...
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Just Like Our Parents (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rosa is in her late 30s, a child of the 1970s with divorced parents. She lives with her own family in São Paulo. Overwhelmed by an eruption of individual passions, lies and the expectations of three generations, she tries to discover who she really ...
Style: touching, suspense, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: family relations, death of mother, cancer, adultery, mother daughter relationship, terminal illness, loss of mother, infidelity, sex scene, bicycle, lesbian kiss, funeral ...
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 6.5
 2K
Sweet Dreams (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Turin, 1969. Nine-year-old Massimo’s idyllic childhood is shattered by the mysterious death of his mother. The young boy refuses to accept this brutal loss, even if the priest says she is now in Heaven. Years later in the 90s, adult Massimo has ...
Style: exciting, touching, suspenseful, tense, suspense ...
Plot: mother love, mourning, motherhood, death of mother, boy, father son relationship, loss of mother, mirror, journalist, death, swimming pool, newspaper ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1990s, 90s
Place: sarajevo
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 7.2
 7K
Summer 1993 (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After her mother's death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle's family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, touching, based on true events
Plot: countryside, summer, death of mother, childhood, family, orphan, family relations, little girl, niece, childhood trauma, cousin cousin relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1993, 90s, 1990s
Place: barcelona, catalonia, barcelona spain, spain, europe
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Bopem (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Kazakhstan
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Teenager Ruslan is a half-orphan who lives by the dried Aral Sea. When he learns that due to serious illness he has no more than 3 months to live, Ruslan decides to punish those responsible for the death of his beloved mother.
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: death of mother, teenage boy, revenge, teenager, illness, punishment, teenage protagonist, loss of mother, terminal illness, vendetta, danger, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: kazakhstan
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M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 166 min.
Story: M. Kumaran Son Of Mahalakshmi is the remake version of Telugu movie Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi. Kumaran (Ravi) who life is all about his mother Mahalakshmi (Nadhiya) who is separated from her husband Eshwar (Prakash Raj). Kumaran is passionate about ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, suspense
Plot: family relations, kickboxing, dysfunctional family, mixed martial arts, death of mother, father son relationship, loss of mother, mother son relationship
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 7.0
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Afterimage (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Poland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In 1945, as Stalin sets his hands over Poland, famous painter Wladislaw Strzeminski refuses to compromise on his art with the doctrines of social realism. Persecuted, expelled from his chair at the University, he's eventually erased from the ...
Style: avant garde, twist ending, educational film, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: art, painting, artist, legal system, censorship, father daughter relationship, loss of mother, professor, one legged man, sculpture, teacher student relationship, communism ...
Time: year 1948, year 1950, 1940s, 1950s, 50s ...
Place: poland
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Marriage Italian Style (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In Naples, in the Second World War, the wolf businessman Domenico Soriano meets the seventeen years old whore Filumena Marturano in a brothel during an allied bombing. Two years later, in the post-war, they meet each other by chance and begin a long ...
Style: witty, sentimental, touching, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: unknown father, power relations, romance, dishonesty, manipulations, love triangle, manipulation, couples, femme fatale, love and romance, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 40s, 50s, 1940s
Place: italy, europe
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 5.5
 329
To the Extreme (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rich, bisexual Thomas makes his way through a swath of lovers of both sexes in Paris. His parents have died, and he doesn't have to work to earn a living, so his days are bacchanalia-filled affairs that run into each other in a hazy bliss. The ...
Style: emotional, psychological, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: gay sex, child custody, bisexual, threesome, lifestyle, moral dilemma, adoption, introspection, love affair, custody, infidelity, strong sexual content ...
Time: future
Place: france, ibiza, paris france
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In a Better World (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Style: emotional, bleak, thought provoking, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: bully, friendship, father son relationship, loneliness, bomb, divorce, bullying, moral dilemma, marital problem, anger, small town, refugee camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sudan, denmark, europe, africa, london ...
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Corrina, Corrina (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Manny Singer's wife dies, his young daughter Molly becomes mute and withdrawn. To help cope with looking after Molly, he hires sassy housekeeper Corrina Washington, who coaxes Molly out of her shell and shows father and daughter a whole ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sweet, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: interracial romance, nanny, friendship, self discovery, single father, parents and children, single parent, housekeeper, romance, starting over, couples, family problems ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles
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 6.0
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Cheeky (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Consumed with sadness after the death of his wife and subsequent rejection from his son, a widower, at the urging of his friends, opts to appear on a vulgar, wildly popular game show (for which his wife signed him up) and watches his life start to ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, sweet, emotional
Plot: death of wife, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, shop owner, rejection, fictional game show, marriage, guilt, loss of wife, grief, teenager, loss of mother ...
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 7.6
 2K
Class Enemy (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Relations between the students and the new teacher of German are extremely tense. When one female student commits suicide, her schoolmates blame the teacher for her death. An awareness that things are not quite so black and white comes too late.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: high school, youth, high school life, teachers and students, rebelliousness, teenage life, innocence lost, social relations, power relations, coping, generation gap, rebellion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, central europe
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The Truth About Emanuel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A troubled young woman becomes obsessed with her mysterious new neighbor, who bears a striking resemblance to the girl's dead mother.
Style: psychological, realistic, melancholic, depressing, tense ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: obsession, stepmother stepdaughter relationship, mysterious character, under the surface, intergenerational friendship, depression, single mother, teenage girl, single woman, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, baby ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 6.6
 3K
Brick Lane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, India
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The grind of daily life as a Brick Lane Bangladessi as seen through the eyes of Nazneen (Chatterjee), who at 17 enters an arranged marriage with Chanu (Kaushik). Years later, living in east London with her family, she meets a young man Karim ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: arranged marriage, immigrants, love triangle, love affair, family relations, society, village, fall in love, racism, sister sister relationship, drowning, loss of mother ...
Time: contemporary, september 11 2001
Place: london, bangladesh, europe, england, buckingham palace
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 5.8
 112
You (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: You is a love story. It spans 21 years, bouncing around in time, creating a kind of family quilt that wraps around a father as he struggles to overcome the grief of losing his beloved wife and raise their daughter alone. A coming-of-age journey for ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, captivating, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, parents and children, hopes, single parent, haunted by the past, redemption, love, loss of mother, teenager, friendship, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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