Movies about the death of loved ones

Movies about the death of loved ones
List of the best films about the death of loved ones according to the audience: The Rhythm Section, Deceived, Sweet Girl, Braveheart, Genova, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, Incendiary, Hachi-ko, Julia's Eyes, Max.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Republic of Ireland, USA
CharactersTerrorists, Scouts, Hired assassins, Strong women
PlotRevenge, Martial Arts, Skirmishes, Fight, Investigation
PlaceMountains, England, Hotels, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Womens in main roles

After the death of her family in an airplane crash on a flight that she was meant to be on, Stephanie Patrick discovers the crash was not an accident. She then seeks to uncover the truth by adapting the identity of an assassin to track down those responsible.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Intrigue
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the supposed death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. After his supposed death, strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's past. Developments that lead her to believe she has been Deceived.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens, Fathers, Defenders
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Skirmishes, Fight, Death
StyleVital signs

A devastated husband vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife's death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:58
CharactersKnights, Heroes, Military, Warriors
PlotWar, On real events, Revenge, Death, Freedom
PlaceScotland
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleExciting, Heavy, Epic, For men

Enraged at the slaughter of Murron, his new bride and childhood love, Scottish warrior William Wallace slays a platoon of the local English lord's soldiers. This leads the village to revolt and, eventually, the entire country to rise up against English rule.

Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Sweden, Cayman Islands
Duration01:34
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Life, Friendship, Ghosts, Family life
PlaceItaly
TimeWinter
StyleLight, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

A man moves his two daughters to Italy after their mother dies in a car accident, in order to revitalize their lives. Genoa changes all three of them as the youngest daughter starts to see the ghost of her mother, while the older one discovers her sexuality.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersHeroes, Warriors, Emperors
PlotAdventure, Death, Mystery, Space wars
PlaceSpace, Moon
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, Epic, Serious, For men, Worth watching

Years after the onset of the Clone Wars, the noble Jedi Knights lead a massive clone army into a galaxy-wide battle against the Separatists. When the sinister Sith unveil a thousand-year-old plot to rule the galaxy, the Republic crumbles and from its ashes rises the evil Galactic Empire. Jedi hero Anakin Skywalker is seduced by the dark side of the Force to become the Emperor's new apprentice – Darth Vader. The Jedi are decimated, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jedi Master Yoda are forced into hiding. The only hope for the galaxy are Anakin's own offspring – the twin children born in secrecy who will grow up to become heroes.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTerrorists, Reporters
PlotLove triangle
PlaceEngland, Beach, London
StyleGloomy, Serious, Disturbing

A woman's life is torn apart when her husband and infant son are killed in a suicide bombing at a soccer match.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, biography
CountryJapan
Duration01:47
CharactersDogs, Friends
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleSoulful, Smart, Serious

In 1924, Hidesaburō Ueno, a professor in the agriculture department at the University of Tokyo, took in Hachikō, a golden brown Akita, as a pet. During his owner's life, Hachikō walk with him in the morning and greeted him at the end of each day at the nearby Shibuya Station. The pair continued their daily routine until May 1925, when Professor Ueno did not return. The professor had suffered from a cerebral hemorrhage and died, never returning to the train station where Hachikō was waiting. Every day for the next nine years the dog waited at Shibuya station. Hachikō Monogatari is a melodramatic film that tells the true story of friendship, trust and affection of Japan's most faithful dog "Hachi", whose bronze statue, to this day, stands watch over Shibuya Station, Tokyo.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, detective
CountrySpain, Mexico
Duration01:58
CharactersDisabled people, Blind, Surgeons
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Depressive

The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersDogs, Teens, Animals, Family, Military
PlotLove, War, Adventure, Revenge, Fight
PlaceAfghanistan, Caucasus, Georgia, USA
StyleLight, Tense, Touching, Serious, Beautiful landscapes

A dog that helped soldiers in Afghanistan returns to the U.S. and is adopted by his handler's family after suffering a traumatic experience.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountryDenmark
PlotMental disorders
StylePsychological problems, Action, Serious, Disturbing

Michael needs a change in his life, so when he hears about clinical trials for a new anti-depressant, he signs up to be a guinea pig - without telling his family. Because of dangerous side effects, the trial is subsequently abandoned but Michael continues to take the pills. Having lost all control, Michael's repressed instincts resurface with a force and violence that no-one could have predicted.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryCanada
CharactersTerrorists, Teachers, Musicians, Students, Disabled people
PlotOn real events, Money, Friendship
PlaceAircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Gloomy, Touching

For his French-class assignment, a high school student weaves his family history in a news story involving terrorism, and goes on to invite an Internet audience in on the resulting controversy.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:23
CharactersDogs, Gangsters, Friends, Fathers, Actors
PlotLove, Death, Depression, Cancer, Computers
PlaceItaly, USA, Office
TimeNew Year
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Inspirational, Heavy, Touching

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersDogs, Horses
PlotOn real events, Life, Death, Family life
PlaceEngland, London
StyleSerious

The story is about a 12 year old girl who loses her mother in an automobile accident. Her father struggles with the loss of his wife and trying to raise his young daughter who believes her father is partly responsible for her mother's death. Belle's maternal grandfather is a changed man since losing his daughter in the accident. He finds it difficult to have a relationship with Belle since she is a constant reminder of her mother. It is Atticus the new puppy who will change Belle's life and the lives of those who love her

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySweden
Duration02:04
CharactersDogs, Gay, Teachers, Students, Neighbors
PlotLove, Dancing, Money, Investigation, Friendship
PlaceKitchen, Hotels, Sweden
StyleKind, Black humor, Touching

Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she accidentally back into Ove’s mailbox, it sets off a series of unexpected changes in his life.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:49
CharactersLawyers, Terminally ill, Surgeons, Parents
PlotLife, Death, Cancer, Family life
StyleSad ones, To cry, Touching, Heartbreaking, Sad ones

Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The parents' desperate decision raises both ethical and moral questions and rips away at the foundation of their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that threatens to tear the family apart, while revealing surprising truths that challenge everyone's perceptions of love and loyalty and give new meaning to the definition of healing.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryIndia
CharactersGangsters, Hired assassins, Childrens, Musicians
PlotInvestigation, Death, Religious, Political, Conspiracies
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Fascinating, Serious, Disturbing

When Anita Raja, CEO of Sheppard power plant, brings a power plant proposal to set up in rural Mahrashtra before the Nagres, insightful Shankar is quick to realise the benefits the power plant can bring to the people.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing

Will believes his wife Rosalind is innocent of their son's suspected murder, only to discover the devastating truth behind her past links her to another unsolved crime.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration01:52
CharactersFriends, Nuns, Priests
PlotLove, Friendship
PlaceParis, France, Scotland
StyleAtmospheric, Fancy

In Paris, a young American who works as a Michael Jackson lookalike meets Marilyn Monroe, who invites him to her commune in Scotland, where she lives with Charlie Chaplin and her daughter, Shirley Temple.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:25
PlotTravel, Marine Corps, Insomnia
StyleSoulful, Patriotic, Touching, Serious

Upon hearing his wife was killed in the Iraq war, a father takes his two daughters on a road trip, all the while searching for the right time and place to tell them about their mother's fate.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration02:32
CharactersTeens, Parents
PlotLoneliness, Death, Depression, Cancer, Social Media
StyleUnexpected ending, Tense, Disturbing

After David Kim's 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA
CharactersGeniuses, Robots, Heroes, Scientists, Cyborgs
PlotArtificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Relationship, Obsession, Technology
TimeFuture
StyleUnexpected ending, Twisted plot, Serious, Expanding consciousness, Disturbing

2038: George Almore is working on a true human-equivalent AI, and his latest prototype is almost ready. This sensitive phase is also the riskiest as he has a goal that must be hidden at all costs—being reunited with his dead wife.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama
CountryRussia
Duration02:47
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Death, Depression, Justice
StylePsychological problems, Depressive

Based on true and tragic events in the life of Vitaly Kaloyev, an architect and family man. In 2002, his wife and children die in a mid-air collision along with 70 other people, mostly children. Vitaly is one of the first people to discover the bodies of his family at the site of the crash. The blame is put on the company responsible for monitoring the air space, as well as the lone air traffic controller on duty at the time. Two years later, after much obstructed efforts to get apologies and answers, Vitaly flies to Switzerland to obtain justice.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada
Duration01:58
CharactersWidows
PlotBirthday, Funeral
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

A recent widow invites her husband's troubled best friend to live with her and her two children. As he gradually turns his life around, he helps the family cope and confront their loss.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
PlotBasketball, Life, Family life
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry

A single mother living in inner city Chicago, Brenda has been struggling for years to make ends meet and keep her three kids off the street.But when she's laid off with no warning, she starts losing hope for the first time - until a letter arrives announcing the death of a father she's never met.Desperate for any kind of help, Brenda takes her family to Georgia for the funeral. But nothing could have prepared her for the Browns, her father's fun-loving, crass Southern clan. In a small-town world full of long afternoons and country fairs, Brenda struggles to get to know the family she never knew existed...and finds a brand new romance that just might change her life.The story is adapted by Tyler Perry from his stage play "Meet the Browns." Perry will portray Madea and Uncle Joe in the film.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration01:39
CharactersJews, Psychologists, Lovers, Psychiatrists
PlotPassion, Mental disorders, Seduction
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Intellectual, Serious

Seduced by the challenge of an impossible case, the driven Dr. Carl Jung takes the unbalanced yet beautiful Sabina Spielrein as his patient. Jung’s weapon is the method of his master, the renowned Sigmund Freud. Both men fall under Sabina’s spell.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28
CharactersHackers, Spy, Scammers
PlotAdventure, Puzzles, Skirmishes, Fight, Virtual Reality
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleInteresting, Popular, Exciting, Psychological problems, Action

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA, China
CharactersAnimals, Family
PlotMagic, Mystery
PlaceIndia, Estate
Time19th century
StyleTouching

Mary Lennox is born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her. When her parents suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle. She meets her sickly cousin, and the two children find a wondrous secret garden lost in the grounds of Misselthwaite Manor.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersChildrens, Autistic, Orphans, Single mothers, Widows
PlotMystery, Funeral
PlaceNew York
StyleTo cry, Fancy, Touching, Serious

A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Canada, USA
Duration01:58
CharactersSoldier
PlotLove, War
PlaceAircraft, Ireland
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, Touching, Serious, Disturbing

During the 1940s, a group of young men go off to war, leaving behind Ethel Ann, who is in love with one of them, Teddy. In modern-day Belfast, a man named Jimmy endeavors to return a ring found in the wreckage of a crashed plane. He travels to Michigan, where the grown Ethel Ann, who married another man after Teddy was killed in battle, now lives. Ethel Ann must decide whether to go with Jimmy to meet the soldier who last saw Teddy alive.





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