Dead mother movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant dead mother movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, psychological, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with dead mother, family relations, parents and children, coming of age, blood, father daughter relationship, family, youth, school and death plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dead mother: Baby (2002), The Night Caller (1998), Hidden (2009), Sacred Heart (2005), Night Comes On (2018), Flying Monkeys (2013), Snow dragon (2013), Sleight (2016), A Goofy Movie (1995), Abominable Christmas (2012).
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Sacred Heart (2005)
Drama
Italy
120 min.
 6.5
Hidden (2009)
Horror, Thriller
Norway
95 min.
 5.7
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Night Comes On (2018)
Drama
USA
86 min.
 6.3
To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Drama, Romance
USA
99 min.
 7.3

List of dead mother movies

 6.9
 212
Baby (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Alice is given a parenting exercise at school which changes her understanding of the world in a way she never expected.
Plot: car accident, accidental killing, strip club, coming of age, runaway teen, dead mother, single father, lolita, pregnancy, male nudity, camping, beach ...
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Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: serious, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, necrophilia, dead mother, cannibal, reporter, murder, violence, farmer, incest, psychopath, mental illness, slasher ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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The Night Caller (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: For 11 years, Beth's life is limited to working nights in a convenience store while her daytime hours are spent caring for her bed-ridden, bitter and abusive mother. All that keeps her going is a voice on the radio of a psychologist, Dr Roland. ...
Style: serious, tense
Plot: child molestation, dead mother, radio, schizophrenia, hallucination, suicide, obsession, mentally unstable, stalking, friends, psychopath, crimes ...
Time: 90s
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 5.7
 3K
Hidden (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Painful memories arise when Kai Koss inherits his dead mother's house and goes back to his childhood home after 19 years.
Style: serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, scary ...
Plot: house, dead mother, haunted by the past, mental illness, in the woods, deadly, parents and children, death in the family, homecoming, crimes, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
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 6.5
 2K
Sacred Heart (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Irene discovers that she must eat hearts in order to survive the alien invasion in Sicily.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: dead mother, religions or cults, vampire, society, couples, family relations, poverty, businesswoman, aunt, life changing, charity, swimming pool
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.3
 267
Night Comes On (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Angel LaMere is released from juvenile detention on the eve of her 18th birthday. Haunted by her past, she embarks on a journey with her 10 year-old sister that could destroy their future.
Plot: foster home, handgun, sister sister relationship, release from prison, estranged father, coming of age, juvenile delinquent, dead mother, shooting, jacket, juvenile detention, teenage prostitute ...
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 3.7
 522
Flying Monkeys (2013)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A teenage girl thinks that the monkey she owns is her innocent pet, but it turns out to be something much more dangerous, an evil shapeshifter capable of unthinkable acts no loyal pet would ever be able to perform.
Plot: graduation, poacher, demon, endangered species, recession, dead mother, old man, barn, pizza, transformation, full moon, animal attack ...
Place: china, hong kong, kansas
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 5.1
 25
Snow dragon (2013)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fairy tale about a princess who is growing up without her mother. He father the king, a kind and righteous man, loves her dearly, but is determined to marry her off at all costs: no-one knows why he's in such a hurry. He organizes a grand ...
Style: fairy tale
Plot: princess, prince, dragon, dead mother, true love, bare breasts, female nudity, horse
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 5.9
 6K
Sleight (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young street magician is left to take care of his little sister after his mother's passing and turns to drug dealing in the Los Angeles party scene to keep a roof over their heads. When he gets into trouble with his supplier, his sister is ...
Style: bleak, suspense, psychological, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs, heroes, teenage boy, family relations, family, danger, vengeance, survival, debt, card trick, society, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.8
 39K
A Goofy Movie (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, Australia, France, Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Though Goofy always means well, his amiable cluelessness and klutzy pratfalls regularly embarrass his awkward adolescent son, Max. When Max's lighthearted prank on his high-school principal finally gets his longtime crush, Roxanne, to notice ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, road movie, sweet ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing, teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, teenage life, family, generation gap, goofy hero, parents and children, first love, parent child relationship, dead mother, pop singer, celebrity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, cross country, california, idaho ...
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Abominable Christmas (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Despite repeated warnings about humans from their father, the Abominable Snowman, two Abominable Snowkids find themselves in a sleepy Colorado mountain town after being chased out of their hideaway by a scientist determined to capture them.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas, youth, family, disorder, father, santa claus, technology, laptop, mountain, dog, anthropomorphism, christmas tree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
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 5.4
 6K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, athlete's life, sport, underdog, parent child relationship, dead mother, jumping rope, boxer, boy, teenager, school, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 4.5
 703
Midnight (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A teenage girl runs away from home because police officer/stepfather puts the moves on her. Hitchhiking to California, she's picked up by two guys who are also traveling cross-country. Along the way, they decide to camp out in the woods and run ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: backwoods, satanic cult, racism, satanist, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, dead mother, impersonating a police officer, animal cage, satanism, caged human, slasher, runaway ...
Place: pennsylvania
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 6.6
 3K
Miss Stevens (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A high school English teacher becomes a weekend chaperone for three students at a drama competition.
Plot: road trip, teacher, performance, student, dead mother, competition, english teacher, monologue, depression, teacher student relationship, singing in a car, gay friend ...
Place: california
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School of the Holy Beast (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After the mysterious death of her mother, Maya takes religious vows to find out what terrible things happened to her mother inside the Sacred Heart Convent. As soon as the door closes to the nunnery, the nuns start torturing her. She also has to ...
Style: serious, rough, sexual, realistic, suspense ...
Plot: convent, incest, sexual abuse, strong sexual content, clergy, hidden identity, eroticism, prostitute, school, against the rules, sexual relations, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: japan
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 7.7
 110K
Billy Elliot (2000)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set against the background of the 1984 Miner's Strike, Billy Elliot is an 11 year old boy who stumbles out of the boxing ring and onto the ballet floor. He faces many trials and triumphs as he strives to conquer his family's set ways, ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: follow your dream, dancer's life, ballet, hopes, audition, prejudice, friendship, poverty, dance school, coming of age, father son relationship, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1984, 1990s
Place: england, london, northern england, europe, mine
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Lara Jean's love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to every boy she's ever fallen for are mysteriously mailed out.
Style: touching, sincere, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, high school, first love, couples, youth, escapades, sister sister relationship, family relations, happy ending, relationships, teen romance, sisterhood ...
Place: scotland
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Hearts Beat Loud (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared ...
Style: feel good
Plot: love interest, widower, lesbian relationship, musician, band, father daughter relationship, dead mother, record store, teenage daughter, coming of age
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 5.9
 2K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, tragic event, death of mother, suicide, pregnancy, terminal illness, dead father, orphan, sex, child abuse ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Insidious: Chapter 4 (2018)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Parapsychologist Elise Rainier and her team travel to Five Keys, N.M., to investigate a man's claim of a haunting. Terror soon strikes when Rainier realizes that the house he lives in was her family's old home.
Plot: haunted house, spirit, supernatural, father daughter relationship, ghost hunter, brother sister relationship, psychic, death penalty, dead mother, sidekick, abused child, flashback ...
Time: 1950s, year 2010
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Naked As We Came (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Love, loss and hope are tumultuously explored amidst a tranquil backdrop and asks us all the question: What is your dream?
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: gays and lesbians, parents and children, dysfunctional family, terminal illness, unfulfillment, family problems, family relations, dying, mother daughter relationship, orchid, death of mother, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Eye of the Dolphin (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Alyssa is a troubled 14-year old, suspended from school a year after her mother has drowned. Her grandmother Lucy, at wit's end, decides to take Alyssa to her father, James, whom Alyssa thought was dead for years. He studies dolphin ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: island, research, tourist, coming of age, single parent, dealing with death, family, friendship, ocean or sea, parents and children, estrangement, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: bahamas
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Someone You Love (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Someone You Love is a story about world famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob who lives in Los Angeles. He is a successful man with a lot of burned bridges. After years abroad Thomas travels back to Denmark to record a new album. There his estranged ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: introspection, life turned upside down, artists and showbiz, family relations, musician's life, single parent, parents and children, homecoming, disorder, direction and purpose, drugs, boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Maps to the Stars (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Driven by an intense need for fame and validation, members of a dysfunctional Hollywood family are chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Style: dark humor, disturbing, cynical, biting, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, hollywood, sex, mental illness, aspiring actor, therapy, fire, ghost, suicide, actress, wedding ring, narcissism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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Grave Decisions (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this black comedy set in small-town Bavaria, 11-year-old Sebastian thinks you can never be too young to be a murderer. He's convinced that he killed his mother on the day he was born and is certain he's already been condemned to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: dealing with death, radio station, teacher, parents and children, suicide attempt, swamp, single, village, religions or cults, single parent, redemption, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany, bavaria
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 6.6
 75K
Pet Sematary (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Dr. Louis Creed's family moves into the country house of their dreams and discover a pet cemetery at the back of their property. The cursed burial ground deep in the woods brings the dead back to life -- with "minor" problems. At ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: afterlife, family in danger, indian burial ground, back from the dead, grave robbing, supernatural, loss of pet, zombie, death, family drama, violence, life & death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa, new england
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A Little Princess (1995)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When her father enlists to fight for the British in WWI, young Sara Crewe goes to New York to attend the same boarding school her late mother attended. She soon clashes with the severe headmistress, Miss Minchin, who attempts to stifle Sara's ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: boarding school, servant, attic, imagination, friendship, british, school, orphan, rich poor, little girl, fantasy life, schoolgirl ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: india, new york, usa, london, england
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 7.5
 33K
Keith (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) is high school royalty, but her queen bee status falls apart when she falls for the new guy at school. Although Keith (Jesse McCartney) ignores her at first, they soon become friends -- even though Natalie suspects that ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, bad ending, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, teenage life, youth, adolescence, first love, high school, love and romance, fall in love, love affair, romance, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 173K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, young heroes, chase, vengeance, hitman, on the run, training, undercover, assassin, spy, female killer, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, africa, europe, germany ...
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Three Dancing Slaves (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Annecy is no tourist destination for three working-class Algerian brothers and their father, in the months after their mother has died. Marc is deeply troubled: he tries to stiff drug dealers and then plots revenge. Christophe is released from jail, ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, transsexual, coming of age, algerian, slave, dysfunctional family, drug dealing, working class, martial arts, sibling relationship, sex, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alps, paris france
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