Oedipus complex movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant oedipus complex movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, sexy, psychological, bleak and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with oedipus complex, mother son relationship, family relations, female nudity, parents and children, dysfunctional family, nudity (full frontal - brief), family problems, teenage boy and incest plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Italy and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as oedipus complex: Mommy (2014), Murmur of the Heart (1971), The Damned (1969), Decadencia (2015), Oedipus Rex (1967), Valentina... The Virgin Wife (1975), Mountains May Depart (2015), Scream Bloody Murder (1972), My Son (2006), Forbidden Beach (1985).

List of oedipus complex movies

 8.0
 58K
Mommy (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A peculiar neighbor offers hope to a recent widow who is struggling to raise a teenager who is unpredictable and, sometimes, violent.
Style: melancholic, touching, depressing, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: oedipus complex, dysfunctional family, mentally unstable, incest overtones, single mother, teenager, violence, teenage boy, juvenile delinquent, family relations, mother son relationship, arson ...
Time: year 2015, near future, 2010s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: canada, quebec, montreal
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Murmur of the Heart (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Style: sexy, disturbing, touching, sentimental, sexual ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: incest, mother son incest, mother son relationship, coming of age, sexual initiation, oedipus complex, sex, self discovery, parents and children, family relations, love, exploring sexuality ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 70s
Place: france, tokyo, europe, paris france, indochina
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 7.4
 9K
The Damned (1969)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 156 min.
Story: In the early days of Nazi Germany, a powerful noble family must adjust to life under the new dictatorship regime. The transition from democracy to dictatorship is thus dramatized through the lives of the family which also owns a powerful German ...
Style: disturbing, art house, atmospheric, bleak, rough ...
Plot: oedipus complex, decadence, mother son incest, nazi, pedophilia, third reich, hide and seek, lgbt, incest, pedophile, party, national socialism ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany
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 4.4
 431
Decadencia (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Anabel Bolio is a beautiful and young workingwoman; Oskar Pratz is a brilliant and handsome entrepreneur. A spark of mutual attraction is inevitable and a torrid romance ensues. But what seams to be the prefect love story quickly decay and spiral ...
Style: sexy, psychological, enigmatic, surprise ending, erotic
Plot: oedipus complex, sex party, masturbation, drugged, stripper, strip club, swinger party, sexual awakening, sexual desire, sexual relations, phone sex, dangerous attraction ...
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 7.3
 6K
Oedipus Rex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by ...
Style: disturbing, epic, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: incest, oedipus complex, mother son incest, sex with mother, roman empire, mythology, world war two, incestuous sex, greek mythology, ancient world, love story, greek ...
Place: ancient greece, rome italy, europe, italy, morocco
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Valentina... The Virgin Wife (1975)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Valentina and Giovannino have just got married, but the Honeymoon has gone by and nothing happened between the two. Tension grows and they are about to break up the marriage, until a French tourist satisfies Valentina, while Giovannino regains his ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy
Plot: oedipus complex, erotica, impotence, newlywed, extramarital affair, sexual fantasy, erotic fantasy, boat, tailor, newlyweds, family dinner, teenage boy ...
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Mountains May Depart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, Japan
Duration: 126 min.
Story: The life of Tao, and those close to her, is explored in three different time periods: 1999, 2014, and 2025.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: oedipus complex, romantic rivalry, love triangle, choice, estranged son, materialism, coal mine, jealousy, mother son relationship, teenager, teacher student sex, chinese ...
Time: year 2014, year 1999, near future
Place: sydney australia, china
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Scream Bloody Murder (1972)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disturbed boy kills his father with his farm tractor and his arm is mangled in the process. He's taken to a mental hospital where he's outfitted with a hook to replace his lost hand and, years later, he's eventually released from ...
Style: slasher, disturbing, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: oedipus complex, kidnapped woman, serial killer, exploitation, mental illness, mental institution, home invasion, dismemberment, stepfather, tractor, mental disorder, violent ...
Time: 70s
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 6.8
 809
My Son (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Julien and his mum care for each other very much. But Julien has committed a deadly sin: he is growing into a teenager! Worse, he has found himself a girlfriend of his age. "Mummy" is not going to tolerate such an ignominy. Julien is HER ...
Style: serious, psychological, realistic, tense, gloomy
Plot: puberty, psychological abuse, incestuous desire, teenage boy, mother son relationship, domineering mother, family relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, teenage life, suburban life, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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Forbidden Beach (1985)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An engineer moves into a bungalow on the beach next to a widow and her two boys. The older boy has a bit of an Oedipal complex and seems to like his mom. Of course, that means that no other man can come and break up their "happy" family.
Plot: oedipus complex, coming of age, youth, peeping, erotica, female nudity, beach, boat, sunset, ocean, photographer, tantrum ...
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 4.8
 14K
Shut In (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, USA, India
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A widowed child psychologist lives in an isolated existence in rural New England. When caught in a deadly winter storm, she must find a way to rescue a young boy before he disappears forever.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, tense, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: single parent, psychologist, held captive, isolation, stepmother, oedipus complex, murder, missing child, child in peril, doctor, little boy, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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 6.7
 645
Low Tide (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Belgium, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy and his single mother live separate lives. The boy spends his days alone while his mother works and goes out with her friends. The boy’s solitude is both a source of freedom and a cause for grief. His explorations slowly bring to ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: parents and children, family problems, working class, dysfunctional family, society, single parent, youth, small town, realism, life is a bitch, boy, coming of age ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
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I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This finely acted, delicate and provocative new film by one of France’s most impressive filmmakers—working here with his son, Nathan—depicts the troubled life of an adopted boy who, as a taciturn adult, visits his birth mother and strikes up a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, emotional, tense ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: youth, foster child, mother son reunion, disorder, haunted by the past, adoption, parents and children, family relations, family problems, mischievous children, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: france, europe
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The Savage Is Loose (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A husband, wife and their son are stranded on a remote island with no way off; as the son grows older, sexual tensions emerge.
Style: sexual, sexy
Plot: mother son incest, incest, oedipus complex, survival, island, sexual tension, family, scientist, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, teenage boy, marooned ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
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 5.9
 396
The Good Son (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When his mother takes a shine to a man at a party, a young man begins to lose his grip on reality. Initial release: March 25, 2011 (Finland) Director: Zaida Bergroth Editor: Jan Forsström Music composed by: Mi and L'au Awards: Jussi Award for ...
Style: sincere, psychological, touching, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: narcissism, narcissist, dysfunctional family, family relations, brother brother relationship, teenage son, young man, single mother, violent behavior, writers, countryside, manipulation ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland
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Kill the Fatted Calf and Roast It (1970)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After many years of living abroad, a troubled young man returns home due to the death of his father (who he suspects was actually murdered). He attempts to untangle that mystery while still carrying an unhealthy obsession toward his mother, who ...
Plot: incest, death, female nudity, sex scene, obsession, sibling relationship, mental institution, oedipus complex, brother brother relationship, doctor, restaurant, piano ...
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 6.3
 45
La India (1976)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Boy is traumatized from watching his sex-worker mother with her clients; he grows up with a particular grudge against that one guy that used to come to see her...
Plot: oedipus complex, peeping, watching sex, erotic dream, teacher, convent, female nudity, school teacher, brothel, escape, mexican, murder ...
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 7.0
 5K
Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, sincere, talky, serious, realistic ...
Plot: island, coming of age, husband wife relationship, family relations, mental illness, villager, mentally unstable, family life, human nature, skinny dipping, injustice, working class ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, tokyo, europe, milan italy, sicily ...
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 7.0
 7K
Sister (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A drama set at a Swiss ski resort and centered on a boy who supports his sister by stealing from wealthy guests.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, captivating, social ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: coming of age, ski, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, petty criminal, theft, mountain, self discovery, society, family relations, unemployment, snow ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: switzerland, alps, europe, swiss alps
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The Living and the Dead (2006)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A descent into Hell is triggered when "Ex-Lord" Donald Brocklebank finds that he must leave Longleigh House for London to find a way to pay for the medical treatments for his wife Nancy. Alone, his over-protected, delusional, adult son, ...
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, isolation, losing-it hero, life is a bitch, parents and children, doctors and patients, schizophrenia, domestic violence, terminal illness, anxiety, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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 5.3
 160
The Idol (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Idol is a 1966 British drama film directed by Daniel Petrie and starring Jennifer Jones, Michael Parks, Jennifer Hilary and Guy Doleman. A rebellious student embarks on an affair with the mother of his best friend, leading to disastrous ...
Plot: oedipus complex, alienation, art student, american abroad, generation gap, domineering mother, student, new year's eve party, prostitute, sculptor, new year's eve, mother son relationship ...
Place: london
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Berlinguer: I Love You (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young poet falls in love in sofisticated woman who hates poetry.But,poet wants to win her with poetry and:a bit of help of his mum.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: communist, communism, oedipus complex, lgbt, disability, feminist, blasphemy, friend, thirtysomething life, social relations, family relations, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, tuscany
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 6.9
 28K
The Grifters (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young short-con grifter suffers both injury and the displeasure of reuniting with his criminal mother, all the while dating an unpredictable young lady.
Style: neo noir, sexy, tense, cynical, atmospheric ...
Plot: betrayal, femme fatale, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), hidden money, twists and turns, manipulation, con trick, con artists, swindle, gangsters, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
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 5.3
 3K
Loverboy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A neglected daughter becomes a possessive mother in an emotional journey into the heart and mind of a woman who loved too much.
Style: psychological, sentimental, serious, touching, erotic ...
Plot: obsession, mental illness, dysfunctional family, pregnancy, parents and children, life is a bitch, single parent, family relations, family problems, teenage life, babies and infants, possessiveness ...
Time: contemporary
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Mother's Boys (1993)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sexy but unstable wife and mother Jude walked out on her family three years ago. Now, just as suddenly, she is back. But her husband, Robert, has fallen in love with Callie, an assistant principal at his sons' school. He asks Jude for a ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, realistic, tense, psychological ...
Plot: obsession, mentally unstable, infidelity, family life, dysfunctional family, family in danger, family problems, murder, hidden identity, stalking, killer, peeping ...
Time: 90s
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 4.7
 158
Mother (1995)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Weisser is a young college bound man whose future is threatened when his mother interferes with his love life and a pending scholarship. He also discovers that his mother's best friend wishes to get closer to him, even if it means murder.
Style: cult film
Plot: oedipus complex, woman seduces a man, obsession, possessiveness, death, nudity (full frontal - brief), electricity, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, sergeant, electrocution, female nudity, female psychopath ...
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Little Boy Blue (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Living in rural Texas is a dysfunctional family: an abusive dad, a Vietnam vet with a war wound that's left him impotent; a compliant wife and a son of about 20, two small sons who look a lot like their brother. The dad harbors a secret, and he ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, serious, sexy, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: incest, sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, murder, missing person, parents and children, child abuse, family problems, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, siblings relations, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, asia, usa, vietnam, san francisco
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 5.5
 286K
Green Lantern (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: For centuries, a small but powerful force of warriors called the Green Lantern Corps has sworn to keep intergalactic order. Each Green Lantern wears a ring that grants him superpowers. But when a new enemy called Parallax threatens to destroy the ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: superhero, super strength, alien, good versus evil, superhuman powers, chosen one, super powers, alien invasion, adventure, humanoid, space wars, green lantern character ...
Time: 21st century, year 2011, year 1991, year 1993, contemporary ...
Place: usa
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 7.1
 75K
Whatever Works (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into ...
Style: philosophical, romantic, funny, cynical, intellectual ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, age difference, suicide attempt, family relations, homosexual, lifestyle change, eccentricity, polyamory, love and romance, unlikely couple, social climbing, character change ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 14K
Womb (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Hungary, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A woman's consuming love forces her to bear the clone of her dead beloved. From his infancy to manhood, she faces the unavoidable complexities of her controversial decision.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, atmospheric, serious, touching ...
Plot: sexual perversion, mother son incest, tragic love, moral dilemma, couple relations, parents and children, unfulfillment, hopes, dealing with death, cloning, incest, love ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
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