Motherhood movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant motherhood movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, psychological, realistic, touching, disturbing and sincere films and TV shows about / with motherhood, family relations, women, pregnancy, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, family problems, parents and children and mother plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
motherhood movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as motherhood: Tully (2018), SMILF (2017), The Letdown (2017), Mother (2019), Mother (2010), The Lost Daughter (2021), Parallel Mothers (2021), Bad Moms (2016), Green Mothers' Club (2022), Daughter From Another Mother (2021).

List of motherhood movies

Tully (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surprise ending, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: motherhood, baby, family relations, depression, female protagonist, mother, nanny, plot twist, marriage, parents and children, autism, newborn baby ...
Time: 50s, year 1977, 80s, 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city, phoenix arizona ...
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SMILF (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A raw and honest comedic look at a single, 20-something from Southie whose desires for relationships, sex, and a career collide with the realities of young, single motherhood.
Style: erotic, cynical, semi serious, emotional, sweet ...
Plot: single mother, motherhood, parenthood, young girl, society, family problems, new life, sex, class differences, blended family, religious differences, poverty ...
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The Letdown (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Audrey is determined not to be defined by motherhood. In theory, this seems fairly easy. In practice, her career-focused husband, self-obsessed mother & fancy-free best friend, make it damn near impossible.
Style: semi serious, captivating, psychological, satirical, disturbing ...
Plot: motherhood, social satire, parenthood, unsupportive spouse, family problems, mother child relationship, marital problem, female protagonist, mother love, satire, husband wife relationship, family life ...
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Mother (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: This is the 2019 feature film currently in post-production. Not the 2017 Oscar nominated short from the same director.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, entertaining
Plot: older woman teenage boy relationship, teenager, motherhood, suspense, missing son, loss of son, teenage boy, disappearance, female protagonist, women, sexual attraction, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 2010s
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Mother (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 54 min.
TV show
Story: Mother is a Japanese television drama that aired on Nippon TV between 14 April and 23 June 2010, starring Matsuyuki Yasuko.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating
Plot: motherhood, bad mother, kidnapping, child abuse, adoption, family problems, custody, child custody, journey, family relations, suspense, parents and children ...
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The Lost Daughter (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Israel, Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A woman's seaside vacation takes a dark turn when her obsession with a young mother forces her to confront secrets from her past.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, tense, feminist film ...
Audience: adult
Plot: motherhood, female masturbation, mother daughter relationship, adultery, vacation, female protagonist, depressed woman, female nudity, women, flashback, husband wife relationship, worried mother ...
Place: greece
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Parallel Mothers (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Two unmarried women who have become pregnant by accident and are about to give birth meet in a hospital room: Janis, middle-aged, unrepentant and happy; Ana, a teenager, remorseful and frightened.
Style: dramatic, sincere, tear jerker, psychological, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: motherhood, spanish civil war, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, single mother, pregnancy, child, lgbt, lesbian, female photographer, life philosophy, friendship, breaking up with girlfriend ...
Time: year 2016
Place: spain, iberian peninsula, madrid
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Bad Moms (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence.
Style: funny, feel good, entertaining, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: women, motherhood, female friendship, party, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, caught masturbating, female nudity, friendship, single father, single mother, drunken woman ...
Place: chicago illinois, california
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Green Mothers' Club (2022)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Five moms in a competitive grade school community keep their enemies close, and one another closer, as envy and secrets tangle and unravel their lives.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: friendship, motherhood, mother, personal growth, club, lifestyle change, parenthood, changing lives, sorority, society, mother child relationship, women ...
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Daughter From Another Mother (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: After realizing their babies were exchanged at birth, two women develop a plan to adjust to their new lives: creating a single —and peculiar— family.
Style: light, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: motherhood, switched at birth, lesbian, life, parents and children, lifestyle change, family relations, problem solving, relationships, eccentric family, husband wife relationship, humour ...
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In Safe Hands (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Théo is given up for adoption by his biological mother on the very day he is born. After this anonymous birth, the mother has two months to change her mind… Or not. The child welfare services and adoption service spring into action… The former ...
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, captivating, touching ...
Plot: adoptive mother, newborn baby, motherhood, social services, adoption, foster home, baby, hospital, childbirth, unwanted pregnancy, society, feminist ...
Time: year 2017
Place: france, europe
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Workin' Moms (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Four women juggle love, careers, and parenthood. They support, challenge, and try not to judge each other as life throws them curveballs. Whether it is an identity crisis, a huge job opportunity, postpartum depression, or an unplanned pregnancy – ...
Style: sitcom, funny, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: working mom, motherhood, job, women, parenthood, male female relationship, friendship, love, pregnancy, thirty something, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Place: toronto ontario canada
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Good Manners (2017)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Style: suspenseful, captivating, psychological, queer horror, twisted ...
Plot: werewolf, motherhood, lesbian, breast feeding, transformation, sleepwalking, full moon, lesbian sex, lgbt, pregnant woman, hiding, nanny ...
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The Light Between Oceans (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, India, Australia, New Zealand, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.
Style: touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, melancholic, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, date night
Plot: lighthouse, love, lighthouse keeper, missing child, husband wife relationship, island, mother love, trying to get pregnant, isolation, adaptation, motherhood, miscarriage ...
Time: 1920s, victorian era, 20th century, year 1918
Place: australia
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Viktoria (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Bulgaria, Romania
Duration: 155 min.
Story: Dreaming of the West, Boryana is determined not to have a child in communist Bulgaria. Nonetheless, her daughter Viktoria enters the world in 1979, curiously missing a belly button, and is declared the country’s Baby of the Decade. Pampered by her ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: parents and children, family relations, dysfunctional family, politics, motherhood, youth, single parent, family problems, political unrest, life turned upside down, communism, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: bulgaria
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About a Boy (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Will Freeman is a hip Londoner who one day realizes that his friends are all involved with the responsibilities of married life and that leaves him alone in the cold. Passing himself off as a single father, he starts to meet a string of single mums, ...
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, date night, family outing ...
Plot: coming of age, friendship, father son relationship, loneliness, dating, mentor, bullying, dysfunctional family, christmas, childhood, motherhood, boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: london, england, britain, united kingdom, europe
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Bridget Jones's Baby (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, France, China, UK, Japan
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Breaking up with Mark Darcy leaves Bridget Jones over 40 and single again. Feeling that she has everything under control, Jones decides to focus on her career as a top news producer. Suddenly, her love life comes back from the dead when she meets a ...
Style: romantic, light, funny, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, pregnant woman, love triangle, motherhood, female protagonist, british, fatherhood, parenthood, diary, relationships, women, love story ...
Place: london, new york
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Wild Roses (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After spending some time in a hospital, Ewa returns to her Polish village to work on a wild rose plantation. Her family situation gets increasingly complicated, however, as her husband returns home from abroad, while it is revealed that Ewa has had ...
Style: sincere, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: plantation, missing child, forbidden love, mother daughter relationship, betrayal, disappearance, motherhood, hospital, broken family, village, older woman younger man relationship, women ...
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Souvenir (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The enigmatic Isabel decides to rent her belly to give birth to the baby of Sara and Joaquin, a possessive couple obsessed with the idea of starting a family.
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: motherhood, pregnancy, wanting a baby, surrogate mother, parenthood, pregnant woman, single parent, family problems, husband wife relationship, parents and children, family relations, surrogate family ...
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, depressing, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, depression, high school, guilt, mother son relationship, mental illness, prison visit, school shooting, family problems, childhood, parents and children ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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Our Children (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Switzerland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Young and full of life, Murielle (Emilie Dequenne, Rosetta) has a promising future ahead of her when she meets and falls head over heels for Mounir (Tahar Rahim, A Prophet). A wedding soon follows, and the happy couple quickly set about preparing to ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, serious, sincere, sad ...
Plot: generosity, love, children, downfall, family relations, mentally unstable, losing-it hero, domestic disturbance, life is a bitch, family problems, parents and children, family in crisis ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: belgium, morocco
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The Penthouse: War in Life (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: A woman puts everything on the line to achieve her goal of being able to move into a luxury penthouse in the Gangnam District. In the process, she gradually finds herself turning into a monster.
Style: dorama, thought provoking, captivating, uplifting, disturbing ...
Plot: high society, husband wife relationship, bullying, rivalry, greed, family relations, motherhood, revenge, penthouse, betrayal, direction and purpose, strong female lead ...
Place: seoul
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System Crasher (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The wild and energetic journey of 9-year-old girl Benni through all possible stations of German Child Proctective Services.
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, sincere, intense ...
Plot: problem child, teenager, school, parents and children, social outcast, outcast, fighting the system, social problems, society, family relations, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Place: germany, central europe
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Mom Squad (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 99 min.
Story: New mother Line is living the high life in Hong Kong with husband Bjørn when she discovers that he has been unfaithful to her with their Filipino nanny, so Line takes her baby son and heads back to her old hometown in southern Funen.
Style: humorous, entertaining, light, funny, feel good ...
Plot: motherhood, infidelity, nanny, divorce, family relations, parents and children, family life, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, kids and family, mother child relationship, fatherhood ...
Place: hong kong
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Green Celery (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adriana finds out the son she's expecting suffers a brain malformation that won't allow him to live outside her womb. As therapeutic abortion is illegal in Chile, she must wait until her baby is naturally born.
Style: rough, thought provoking, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: paranoia, anger, abortion, motherhood, mental breakdown, pregnancy, anguish, pain, friendship, marriage, friend, nurse ...
Place: chile
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Long Story Short (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film follows a group of friends and their highs and lows in pursuit of romantic redemption. It takes place over three years and is divided into eight parties : New Year's Eve, one housewarming, Midsummer, a wedding, a surprise party, a name ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere
Plot: love interest, group of friends, friendship, love affair, motherhood, slice of life, on off relationship, lesbian, widower, lesbian couple, married man, cancer ...
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Maria Theresa (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: The young Maria Theresia sees her life clearly in front of her: she will marry Franz Stephan of Lorraine and start a family of many with him. Even if Franz Stephan is not quite sure of his luck and her father, Emperor Charles VI, and his powerful ...
Style: psychological, captivating, visually appealing, contemplative
Plot: aristocrat, female politician, female protagonist, motherhood, czech history, empress, european history, strong female lead, political leader, high society, noblewoman, strong female character ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era
Place: central europe
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Ombline (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ombline, a 20-year-old woman, is sent to prison for three years after committing a violent assault on a police officer. Just when she has lost all hope for the future, she discovers that she is pregnant. The law allows her to rear her newborn for ...
Style: serious, touching, bleak, realistic, gloomy
Plot: newborn baby, prison, family problems, hopes, single parent, family relations, life is a bitch, babies and infants, confined, starting over, prison life, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
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Kindred (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, United Arab Emirates, Germany, Ireland
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When her boyfriend Ben suddenly dies in an accident, mother-to-be Charlotte collapses upon receiving the news. She wakes up in Ben’s family home, a crumbling old manor house in the middle of nowhere with Ben’s overbearing mother and his ...
Style: dark, disturbing, atmospheric, realistic, scary ...
Plot: pregnancy, motherhood, family relations, strange behavior, prejudice, mother son relationship, culture clash, death of husband, visceral, identity, evil woman, macabre ...
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Your Only Mother: This Is The Last! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A few months after Ina left the position as the President of the Philippines, she is back in the media limelight as she releases a book of her life in her journey as a mother to her children and as a mother to the people of the Philippines. Ina now ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, parody, queer cinema
Plot: mother, motherhood, parent child relationship, female protagonist, death, illness, anxiety, family feud, family problems, family relations, parents and children, mother child relationship ...
Place: the philippines
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