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, Archive, Transcendence, The Block Island Sound, Sweet Girl, Hesher, Remember Me, Last Weekend, The Tree, Death at a Funeral.

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

Genre
Country
The Rhythm Section (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Republic of Ireland, USA

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.

Archive (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, Hungary, USA

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.

Transcendence (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration01:59

Two leading computer scientists work toward their goal of Technological Singularity, as a radical anti-technology organization fights to prevent them from creating a world where computers can transcend the abilities of the human brain.

The Block Island Sound (2020)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, fantastic
CountryUSA

What’s controlling the town on Block Island? There’s a force lurking off the coast and the wildlife and people are all behaving strangely.

Sweet Girl (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

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.

Hesher (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

A young boy has lost his mother and is losing touch with his father and the world around him. Then he meets Hesher who manages to make his life even more chaotic.

Remember Me (2010)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws closer, the fallout from their separate tragedies jeopardizes their love.

Last Weekend (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

When an affluent matriarch gathers her dysfunctional family for a holiday at their Northern California lake house, her carefully constructed weekend begins to come apart at the seams, leading her to question her own role in the family.

The Tree (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Australia, Germany, Italy, USA
Duration01:40

The O'Neills lived happily in their house in the Australian countryside. That was until one day fate struck blindly, taking the life of Peter, the father, leaving his grief-stricken wife Dawn alone with their four children. Among them, eight-year-old Simone denies this reality. She is persuaded that her father still lives in the giant fig tree growing near their house and speaks to her through its leaves. But the tree becomes more and more invasive and threatens the house. It must be felled. Of course, Simone won't allow it.

Death at a Funeral (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:32

Aaron's father's funeral is today at the family home, and everything goes wrong: the funeral home delivers the wrong body, his cousin accidentally drugs her fiancé, and Aaron's successful younger brother, Ryan, flies in from New York, broke but arrogant. To top it all off, a mysterious stranger wants a word with Aaron.

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Rudderless (2014)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

A grieving father in a downward spiral stumbles across a box of his recently deceased son's demo tapes and lyrics. Shocked by the discovery of this unknown talent, he forms a band in the hope of finding some catharsis.

Rabbit Hole (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Life for a happy couple is turned upside down after their young son dies in an accident.

People Like Us (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

It tells the story of a struggling man who, after flying home to L.A. for the funeral of his estranged record-producer father, discovers that the will stipulates that he must deliver $150,000 in cash to a 30-year-old alcoholic sister he never knew existed, and her troubled 12-year-old son.

The King of Staten Island (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA

Scott has been a case of arrested development ever since his firefighter father died when he was seven. He’s now reached his mid-20s having achieved little, chasing a dream of becoming a tattoo artist that seems far out of reach. As his ambitious younger sister heads off to college, Scott is still living with his exhausted ER nurse mother and spends his days smoking weed, hanging with the guys — Oscar, Igor and Richie — and secretly hooking up with his childhood friend Kelsey. But when his mother starts dating a loudmouth firefighter named Ray, it sets off a chain of events that will force Scott to grapple with his grief and take his first tentative steps toward moving forward in life.

Seeds of Yesterday (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:06

The Sheffield family reveal and go through some home truths as their middle child inherits the Foxworth mansion. The family's ghosts looming over, and more tragedies are in store as the curse lives on.

The Way (2010)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, adventure
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:08

When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to Spain. Tom soon joins up with other travelers and realizes they’re all searching for something.

Max (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefamily
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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.

If I Stay (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrefantastic, fantasy, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or follow her heart to be with the love of her life, Adam, a rock singer/guitarist. However, a car wreck changes everything in an instant, and now Mia's life hangs in the balance. Suspended between life and death, Mia faces a choice that will decide her future.

This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:43

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.

4 Minute Mile (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA

A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.

August: Osage County (2013)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Avanti! (1972)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryItaly, USA
Duration02:18

A successful businessman goes to Italy to arrange for the return of his tycoon-father's body only to discover dad died with his mistress of long standing.

A Map of the World (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:05

School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting charges of child abuse.

The Lovely Bones (2009)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:15

After being brutally murdered, 14-year-old Susie Salmon watches from heaven over her grief-stricken family -- and her killer. As she observes their daily lives, she must balance her thirst for revenge with her desire for her family to heal.

The Last Sin Eater (2007)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama
CountryUSA

In seeking her own redemption from the one man of whom she is most afraid, 10-year-old Cadi Forbes discovers a secret sin haunting her community of Welsh immigrants in 1850s Appalachia.

The Cake Eaters (2007)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

The death of the Kimbrough family matriarch affects the three male survivors of the clan. Widower Easy tries to reconnect with his old flame, Marg. Eldest son and struggling musician Guy moves back to town, feeling guilty that he missed the funeral. His brother, Beagle, who was his mother's caretaker, falls for Marg's granddaughter, Georgia, a chronically ill girl who fears her time is growing short.

A Rumor of Angels (2000)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.

I Dreamed of Africa (2000)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Inspired by the true story of indomitable Kuki Gallmann, the film tells of a beautiful and inquisitive woman who had the courage to escape from her comfortable yet monotonous life in Italy to start anew in the African wilderness with her son, Emanuele, and her new husband, Paolo. Gallmann faces great danger there but eventually becomes a celebrated conservationist.

Smoke Signals (1998)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration01:29

Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn't seen his father for 10 years. When Victor hears Arnold has died, Thomas offers him funding for the trip to get Arnold's remains

Bogus (1996)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.




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