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, humorous, sentimental and psychological films and TV shows about / with dead mother, family relations, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, flashback, telephone call, parents and children, friendship, kiss and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as dead mother: Insidious: Chapter 4 (2018), Boy Wonder (2010), Midnight Sun (2018), Baby (2002), The Night Caller (1998), Hidden (2009), Sacred Heart (2005), Night Comes On (2018), Flying Monkeys (2013), Snow dragon (2013).

List of dead mother movies

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.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: haunted house, spirit, psychic, ghost child, haunted, hospital, dead mother, ghost hunter, father daughter relationship, basement, brother sister relationship, locked room ...
Time: 1950s, year 2010
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 6.8
 8K
Boy Wonder (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night. But what is a real hero? And who decides ...
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pimp, crime, childhood trauma, criminal, violence, troubled teen, vigilante, boxing gym, vengeance, murder, haunted by the past, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 16K
Midnight Sun (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Katie, a 17-year-old, has been sheltered since childhood and confined to her house during the day by a rare disease that makes even the smallest amount of sunlight deadly. Fate intervenes when she meets Charlie and they embark on a summer romance.
Style: romantic, sincere, sentimental, sweet, touching
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, teen romance, follow your dream, true love, best friend, terminal illness, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father daughter relationship, tragic love, near death experience, dead mother, sunlight ...
Place: seattle washington, seattle
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 6.9
 217
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: strip club, accidental killing, single father, runaway teen, dead mother, car accident, coming of age, lolita, pregnancy, dead wife, male nudity, camping ...
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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, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, psychopath, farmer, serial killer, dead mother, necrophilia, murder, reporter, violence, cannibal, incest, obsession ...
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: tense, serious
Plot: obsession, radio, hallucination, schizophrenia, child molestation, dead mother, suicide, crimes, psychopath, listener, deadly, mentally unstable ...
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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, realistic ...
Plot: house, dead mother, mental illness, haunted by the past, homecoming, parents and children, in the woods, crimes, life is a bitch, family relations, deadly, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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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: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: dead mother, family relations, religions or cults, couples, society, vampire, aunt, poverty, swimming pool, male female relationship, life changing, businesswoman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.6
 346
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: handgun, sister sister relationship, foster home, dead mother, juvenile delinquent, coming of age, release from prison, estranged father, black american, haunted by the past, memory, bra ...
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 3.7
 533
Flying Monkeys (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, 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, dead mother, endangered species, recession, demon, poacher, pizza, monster, sword, transformation, flashlight, woman in bra and panties ...
Place: kansas, china, hong kong
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 4.9
 26
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: prince, princess, dragon, true love, dead mother, female nudity, horse, bare breasts
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 5.9
 7K
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, psychological, suspense, tense, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drugs, heroes, teenage boy, danger, family relations, family, vengeance, crimes, couple relations, society, debt, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.8
 40K
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: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: road trip, on the road, generation gap, teenage life, family, youth, disorder, goofy hero, imaginary, family relations, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, cross country, usa, 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, humorous, semi serious
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: christmas tree, christmas, family, parents and children, chases and races, village, mad scientist, disorder, youth, friendship, chase, christmas spirit ...
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, urban ghetto life, friends, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, family, sport, contests and competitions, parents and children, family relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 6.8
 16K
Comet (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a chance encounter brings together the cynical Dell and the quick-witted Kimberly, the stage is set for a tempestuous love affair that unfolds like a puzzle. As the film zigzags back and forth in time-from a meteor shower in LA, to an encounter ...
Style: touching, sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: meteor shower, love affair, romance, unlikely couple, imaginary, love and romance, couple relations, parallel world, couples, love, parallel universe, chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, paris france, los angeles
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 6.1
 571
Run the Race (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers’ ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach—and ...
Plot: death of brother, father daughter relationship, leg injury, scholarship, athlete, bible, high school football, locker room, husband wife relationship, nurse, track and field, teenage boy ...
Place: florida
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 6.6
 24K
Dumbo (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Circus owner Max Medici enlists former star Holt Farrier and his children Milly and Joe to care for a newborn elephant whose oversized ears make him a laughingstock in an already struggling circus. But when they discover that Dumbo can fly, the ...
Style: atmospheric, emotional, touching, sweet, sincere
Plot: elephant, circus, disney, flying, part animation, performance, children, family relations, magical creature, loss of wife, snake, amusement park ...
Time: 1910s, year 1919
Place: missouri, florida
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The House with a Clock in Its Walls (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, India
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Ten-year-old Lewis goes to live with his uncle in a creaky old house that contains a mysterious ticktock noise. When Lewis accidentally awakens the dead, the town's sleepy facade magically springs to life with a secret world of witches and ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, entertaining, exciting, scenic
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: haunted house, magician, clock, secret passageway, uncle, orphan, book of magic, magic, halloween, friendship, house, neighbor ...
Time: year 1955, 1950s
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35 Shots of Rum (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A widowed metro conductor, approaching retirement, lives with his beautiful grown daughter – the object of a neighbor’s romantic interest. The man’s former girlfriend also lives in their building and plays a role in their closely-knit lives. ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: taxi driver, human nature, society, lifestyle, love affair, looking for love, retiring, unfulfillment, grownups, love and romance, dealing with death, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, paris france
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Heidi: A Girl of the Alps (1974)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan, West Germany
Duration: 24 min.
Story: This animation series follows the childhood "adventures" of a girl named Heidi, who lives with her grandfather somewhere on the Alps.
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, win over, family, escapades, adventure, family relations, young heroes, friendship, youth, family life, children, german ...
Time: 19th century
Place: switzerland, europe, swiss alps, germany, alps
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The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
Style: serious, clever, biting, realistic, offbeat
Plot: obsession, teachers and students, dedicated educator, losing-it hero, family relations, unfulfillment, teaching the ways of the world, youth, single parent, estrangement, prodigy, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, kindergarten, tel aviv israel
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 6.7
 2K
Match (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Seattle couple travel to New York to interview colorful former dancer Tobi for research on a dissertation about dance. But soon, common niceties and social graces erode when the questions turn personal and the true nature of the interview is ...
Style: tense, captivating, talky, serious, realistic
Plot: power relations, aging, couples, artists and showbiz, teachers and students, gays and lesbians, couple relations, dancer's life, apartment, 17 year old, joy, father figure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1960s, year 1989, year 2004 ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Hungry Hearts (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The relationship of a couple who meet by chance in New York City is put to the test when they encounter a life or death circumstance.
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, couples, family problems, true love, couple relations, life turned upside down, family relations, love and romance, apology, trust, father daughter relationship, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 2K
October Gale (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A doctor takes in a mysterious man who washes ashore at her remote cottage with a gunshot wound. Quickly they both learn the killer has arrived to finish the job, while a storm has cut them off from the mainland.
Style: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: island, cottage, gunshot wound, track down, mysterious character, isolation, doctor, fireplace, stranded, whispering, blood on shirt, holding hands ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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Hateship Loveship (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A wild teenage girl orchestrates a romance between her nanny and her father, who is a recovering addict.
Style: gloomy, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: addiction, delusion, nanny, coping, dysfunctional family, dysfunctional character, life is a bitch, family relations, matchmaking, desire, father, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: louisiana, usa, new orleans, iowa, chicago illinois
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 7.0
 12K
The Sapphires (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: It's 1968, and four young, talented Australian Aboriginal girls learn about love, friendship and war when they entertain the US troops in Vietnam as singing group The Sapphires.
Style: realistic, humorous, sentimental, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: vietnam war, music band, native, mother child separation, girl group, artists and showbiz, performer's life, desire for fame, siblings relations, showbiz, lifestyle, musical tour ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s, year 1958 ...
Place: australia, vietnam, melbourne australia, southeast asia, asia ...
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 202
Akko's Secret (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Young Atsuko Kagami comes into possession of a magical mirror that lets her transform into anything she wishes. Atsuko Kagami then attempts to save a company which is about to be sold by using her transformation abilities. She also falls in love as ...
Style: sentimental, offbeat, semi serious, humorous
Plot: workplace situations, love and romance, wish come true, hopes, body swapping, romance, misfit, supernatural ability, workplace romance, child as adult, fall in love, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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Sotto una buona stella (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A wealthy broker, Federico Picchioni, within two days forfeits his partner and work, finishing well to living with two children and granddaughter (abandoned by her father). He is, at this point, in the face of many difficulties of adjustment but ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: dysfunctional family, life turned upside down, parents and children, family relations, disorder, family life, family problems, snake, widower, neighbor, aspiring singer, audition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy
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The Aftermath (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In the aftermath of World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German widower who lives with them.
Plot: englishman abroad, widower, architect, dead son, englishwoman abroad, russian abroad, dead mother, city in ruins
Time: 1940s
Place: hamburg germany, northern germany
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