Funeral Movies

List of the best funeral movies selected by visitors to our site: The Art of Racing in the Rain, A Faithful Man, The Little Stranger, Andhadhun, Rolling to You, Disobedience, In-Lawfully Yours, Frantz, Captain Fantastic, This Beautiful Fantastic
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersDogs, Friends, Lawyers, Judge
PlotTime travel, Racing, Love, Cars, Cancer, Funeral
PlaceMongolia

A family dog—with a near-human soul and a philosopher's mind—evaluates his life through the lessons learned by his human owner, a race-car driver.

A Faithful Man (2018)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:28
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove triangle, Love, Relationship, Death, Funeral
PlaceParis, France

Marianne leaves Abel for Paul, his best friend and the father of her unborn child. Eight years later, Paul dies and Marianne returns to Abel. However, things have changed for the both of them and feelings of jealousy surround their new relationship.

The Little Stranger (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
Duration02:33
CharactersDogs, Maids
PlotSupernatural, Investigation, Mystery, Death, Funeral, Ghosts
PlaceEstate, Country houses
StyleBy books, Depressive

In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life?

Andhadhun (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, crime
CountryIndia
Duration01:54
CharactersPianists, Blind, Killers, Musicians, Cats, Rabbits, Hunters, Singers
PlotDeath, Love, Funeral, Blackmail, Abduction, Cheating
StyleLight, Fascinating

A series of mysterious events changes the life of a blind pianist who now must report a crime that was actually never witnessed by him.

Rolling to You (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration01:44
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich, Disabled people, Sisters
PlotSeduction, Date, Funeral
StyleSoulful, Light, Cute

Jocelyn is a selfish and misogynist businessman. He tries to seduce a young pretty woman by pretending to be handicapped, till the day he meets her sister, who is also in a wheelchair.

Disobedience (2017)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryRepublic of Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersJews, Fathers, Lesbians, Strong women, Teachers, Old man
PlotLove, Death, Funeral
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSoulful

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

In-Lawfully Yours (2016)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
CharactersLawyers, Brides
PlotWedding, Love, Funeral, Divorce, Betrayal
PlaceHotels, USA

Following both the death of her father-in-law and a divorce, Jesse, a New Yorker, returns to a small town to live with her now widowed mother-in-law. Jesse struggles to fit in with the local townsfolk who don’t welcome her with open arms to say the least. Jesse becomes acquainted with the local pastor, her widowed brother-in-law, falling in love with him, much to the dismay of the community. Things get even more complicated when her ex-husband comes calling, suspiciously trying to win her back. Between her love life and entangled in-laws, Jesse is tested as she seeks the answer to where she truly belongs.

Frantz (2016)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:05
CharactersSoldier, Musicians
PlotLove, War, Death, Funeral, Hatred, Dancing, Love triangle, Happiness
PlaceTrains, Hotels, Germany
StyleTouching, Fascinating, To cry, Inspirational

In the aftermath of WWI, a young German who grieves the death of her fiancé in France meets a mysterious French man who visits the fiance’s grave to lay flowers.

Captain Fantastic (2016)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:29
CharactersHermits, Family, Scientists, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Travel, Funeral, Dancing, Political, Mental disorders, Cars
PlaceForest, Nature
StylePhilosophical, Touching

A father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids tries to assimilate back into society.

This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:33
CharactersNeighbors, Orphans, Sisters, Old man
PlotHappiness, Loneliness, Funeral
PlaceEngland

A young woman who dreams of being a children's author makes an unlikely friendship with a cantankerous, rich old widower.

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Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:08
CharactersNurses
PlotFuneral
StyleFascinating, Touching

Kilian is a young man who has never left the mountains of Huesca which saw him grow up. In 1953 he will travel to the exotic island of Fernando Poo to work in a cacao field alongside his father and his brother. During 20 years in this island he will undertake a journey towards maturity and knowledge, but will also have to deal with pain and loss.

Trainwreck (2015)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
CharactersSisters, Surgeons, Writers
PlotLove, Relationship, Divorce, Basketball, Funeral
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleLight

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:13
CharactersTeens, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Cancer, Time travel, Death, Funeral, First love
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching, To cry, Soulful

Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group, Hazel's story is about to be completely rewritten.

Burying the Ex (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26
CharactersZombie, Genie, Cannibals
PlotSupernatural, Death, Jealousy, Funeral
TimeHalloween
StyleFancy

It seemed like a great idea when all-around nice guy Max and his beautiful girlfriend, Evelyn moved in together. But when Evelyn turns out to be a controlling, manipulative nightmare, Max knows it’s time to call it quits. There’s just one problem: he’s terrified of breaking up with her. Fate steps in when Evelyn is the victim of a fatal, freak accident, leaving Max single and ready to mingle. Just as Max is thinking about moving on with what could be his dream girl, Olivia – Evelyn has returned from the grave and is determined to get her boyfriend back...even if that means transforming him into one of the undead.

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43
CharactersFamily, Jews
PlotFuneral, Loneliness
StyleTouching

When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and might-have-beens. As the brothers and sisters re-examine their shared history and the status of each tattered relationship among those who know and love them best, they reconnect in hysterically funny and emotionally significant ways.

The Little Death (2014)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:36
PlotFuneral
PlaceAustralia

A comedy film that looks into the loosely connected lives of people with strange sexual fantasies. A woman with a dangerous fantasy and her partner's struggle to please her. A man who begins an affair with his own wife without her knowing anything about it. A couple struggling to keep things together after a sexual experiment spins out of control. A woman who can only find pleasure in her husband's pain. A call centre operator caught in the middle of a dirty and chaotic phone call. And the distractingly charming new neighbour who connects them all.

The Place Beyond the Pines (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersDogs, Parents
PlotMotorcycles, Fate, Death, Bank robbery, Funeral
PlaceForest, Party
StyleFascinating, Atmospheric

A motorcycle stunt rider considers committing a crime in order to provide for his wife and child, an act that puts him on a collision course with a cop-turned-politician.

Love and Lemons (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountrySweden
Duration01:39
PlotFuneral
StyleTo cry

Agnes has most things in life: a family who are always there for her, a good job in the restaurant industry, a boyfriend who loves her, and a best friend whom she knows inside out. Or does she? All of a sudden things begin to crumble, one by one, and soon nothing is as it was.

Restless (2011)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Sisters, Birds, Insects, Pilots, Terminally ill
PlotCancer, Death, Love, Funeral, Ghosts
PlaceTrains
TimeHalloween
StyleAtmospheric, Touching, Fancy

A powerful and emotional coming of age story, this remarkable tale is told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved. In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love. Directed by Gus Van Sant, one of the most astute observers of people living life on the edge, comes a take on friendship and young love as engaging and true as it is provocative and stirring.

The Perfect Date (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
CharactersFriends, Girlfriends, Dogs
PlotLove, Relationship, Funeral
PlaceFrance, Beach
StyleTouching

Michel dreams of a perfect meeting with the woman of his dreams, entirely due to chance, as his parents and grandparents experienced. Vincent, Michel's contrast, is completely different. He is more the man of the direct approach and he follows his...! The two childhood friends Michel and Vincent, with completely opposite views when it comes to women, soon discover the limits of their respective techniques when they meet Angèle and Nathalie.

Regrets (2009)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance
Duration01:44
CharactersArchitects
PlotObsession, Divorce, Funeral
PlaceCountry houses
StyleTouching

After the death of his mother, fortysomething introvert Mathieu enters into a second relationship with his high-school girlfriend, Maya.

Miss Conception (2008)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany
CharactersNuns
PlotJealousy, Funeral

Georgina is an ambitious young London professional who learns she has only one month left in which to conceive a child. After exhausting all possibilities with her baby-phobic boyfriend, Georgina turns to her wildly optimistic friend Clem, with whom she sets out to identify and "land" the perfect father for her child.

Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersPianists
PlotLove triangle, Funeral
PlaceShips
StyleAtmospheric, To cry

In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a telegraph boy, falls in love with Fermina Daza, the daughter of a mule trader.

Feast of Love (2007)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:37
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Funeral
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTouching, To cry, Smart

A meditation on love and its various incarnations, set within a community of friends in Oregon. It is described as an exploration of the magical, mysterious and sometimes painful incarnations of love.

Across the Universe (2007)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:13
CharactersStudents, Singers
PlotJealousy, Depression, Funeral, Freedom, Music
StyleFascinating, Fancy

When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing anti-war movement in New York's Greenwich Village. As the body count in Vietnam rises, political tensions at home spiral out of control and the star-crossed lovers find themselves in a psychedelic world gone mad.

Elizabethtown (2005)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:03
CharactersStewardesses
PlotFuneral
PlaceAircraft, Small cities
StyleTouching, Soulful, To cry, Fancy, Smart

Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his family's small Kentucky hometown after his father dies. Along the way, he meets a flight attendant with whom he falls in love.

April Snow (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
Duration01:45
PlotSnow, Funeral
PlaceKorea, Hotels, Beach
StyleTouching, Gloomy

A man and a woman meet in the hospital after their respective partners are involved in a car accident and learn that they've been having an affair.

Monster's Ball (2001)
Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotDepression, Funeral
PlacePrison
StyleAction, Touching, Soulful

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

High Fidelity (2000)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:03
CharactersMusicians, Girlfriends
PlotFuneral, Music
StyleTo cry, Smart

When record store owner Rob Gordon gets dumped by his girlfriend, Laura, because he hasn't changed since they met, he revisits his top five breakups of all time in an attempt to figure out what went wrong. As Rob seeks out his former lovers to find out why they left, he keeps up his efforts to win Laura back.

Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega (2000)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration02:53
CharactersSingers
PlotLove triangle, Motorcycles, Funeral, Cheating
PlaceBeach

Raj is a struggling singer chasing his dreams in Mumbai, India. One night, he rescues a girl, Pooja, from a car accident and takes her to the hospital. As she lies in a coma, her wealthy family assume that Raj is the man with whom their daughter eloped. Sensing opportunity, he assumes this new identity. When Pooja's best friend, Jahnvi, shows up, however, Raj starts to like her. After Pooja wakes up and falls for Raj, a tricky love triangle occurs.

What Dreams May Come (1998)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, New Zealand
Duration01:53
CharactersAngels
PlotTime travel, Disasters, Love, Death, Funeral, Life after death
StyleInspirational, Touching, Philosophical

Chris Neilson dies to find himself in a heaven more amazing than he could have ever dreamed of. There is one thing missing: his wife. After he dies, his wife, Annie killed herself and went to hell. Chris decides to risk eternity in hades for the small chance that he will be able to bring her back to heaven.

Hope Floats (1998)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersDogs
PlotFuneral
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Touching, Light, Cute

Birdee Pruitt has been humiliated on live television by her best friend, Connie, who's been sleeping with Birdee's husband, Bill. Birdee tries starting over with her daughter, Bernice, by returning to her small Texas hometown, but she's faced with petty old acquaintances who are thrilled to see Birdee unhappy -- except for her friend Justin. As he helps Birdee get back on her feet, love begins to blossom.

The Road Home (1999)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryChina
Duration01:29
CharactersTeachers, Parents, Family, Businessmen, Mothers, Fathers
PlotDeath, Money, Funeral
PlaceSchool, China, Village

Prompted by the death of his father and the grief of his mother, a man recalls the story of how they met in flashback.

Home Fries (1998)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
PlotFuneral, Revenge, Investigation, Death
StyleFancy

Dorian and Angus chase down their womanizing stepfather with a helicopter, frightening him to death. In his effort to cover their tracks, Dorian begins investigating his stepfather's mistress, Sally. She works at a fast-food drive-through, she's pregnant and Dorian quickly falls in love with her. Unfortunately, his scheming mother wants Sally dead. And Sally isn't sure she wants Dorian to be her child's father and also his brother.

The Pallbearer (1996)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38
PlotLove triangle, Funeral, Love with age difference
PlaceCollege, New York
StyleFancy

Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give the eulogy at Bill's funeral, it sets him on a collision course with Ruth -- who is revealed to be Bill's oversexed mother -- and Julie DeMarco, the longtime crush Tom hasn't seen since they were teens.

Flesh and Bone (1993)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:06
CharactersDogs
PlotFuneral, Gambling
PlaceSmall cities
StyleAction, Disturbing, Gloomy

Some thirty years after Arlis witnesses his father murdering a family, he runs into Kay, who happens to be the family's baby who was spared. Kay and Arlis suspect nothing about each other, but when his father returns, old wounds are reopened.

Gardens of Stone (1987)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersSoldier, Military
PlotWar, Political, Funeral, Justice
StyleDepressive, Touching, Soulful, Gloomy

A sergeant must deal with his desires to save the lives of young soldiers being sent to Vietnam. Continuously denied the chance to teach the soldiers about his experiences, he settles for trying to help the son of an old army buddy.

Witness (1985)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
PlotSkirmishes, Funeral, Pursuit, Chase
PlaceTrains
StyleDisturbing, Action, Fascinating, Tense

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

Bobby Deerfield (1977)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersCelebrities, Terminally ill
PlotLove, Love triangle, Funeral
StyleTouching, Soulful

Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

Harold and Maude (1971)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31
CharactersTeens, Friends, Losers
PlotObsession, Love with age difference, Depression, Funeral
StyleTouching, Fancy

The young Harold lives in his own world of suicide-attempts and funeral visits to avoid the misery of his current family and home environment. Harold meets an 80-year-old woman named Maude who also lives in her own world yet one in which she is having the time of her life. When the two opposites meet they realize that their differences don’t matter and they become best friends and love each other.

Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA, Italy, United Kingdom
Duration03:17
CharactersPoets, Lovers, Nurses
PlotLove triangle, War, Political, Funeral, Revolution
PlaceRussia
StyleAtmospheric

The life of a Russian physician and poet who, although married to another, falls in love with a political activist's wife and experiences hardship during World War I and then the October Revolution.

Charade (1963)
Genrethriller, comedy, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersCIA
PlotFuneral, Love with age difference, Divorce, Chase
PlaceFrance, Trains
StyleDisturbing, Exciting, Tense, Unexpected ending

After Regina Lampert falls for the dashing Peter Joshua on a skiing holiday in the French Alps, she discovers upon her return to Paris that her husband has been murdered. Soon, she and Peter are giving chase to three of her late husband's World War II cronies, Tex, Scobie and Gideon, who are after a quarter of a million dollars the quartet stole while behind enemy lines. But why does Peter keep changing his name?

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