Tag: mother-son-relationship

All God’s Children Can Dance (2008) 5.2

All God’s Children Can Dance (2008)

In Korea Town Los Angeles, a young man, Kengo, believes he's the son of God - that's what his mother told him since he was a young boy. He spends his days working his dead-end job and figuring out his complex feelings fo...

Wish You Were Dead (2001) 4.9

Wish You Were Dead (2001)

Two bad women fight over one man in a back-stabbing, money-grabbing, insurance-hustling, double-dealing, two-timing caper.::Anonymous...

The Return of the Native (1994) (TV) 6.1

The Return of the Native (1994) (TV)

Reddleman Diggory Venn drives slowly across the heath, carrying a hidden passenger in the back of his van. When darkness falls, the country folk light bonfires on the hills, emphasizing the pagan spirit of the heath and ...

Nanny McPhee Returns (2010) 6.1

Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

Nanny McPhee arrives to help a harried young mother who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war, though she uses her magic to teach the woman's children and their two spoiled cousins five new le...

Montanha (2015) 6.5

Montanha (2015)

A visually intense and poetic coming-of-age film portrays the fourteen-years-old David who is forced to become the man of the house while his grandfather lives his last days in hospital....

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) 6.6

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

To ensure a full profitable season, circus manager Brad Braden engages The Great Sebastian, though this moves his girlfriend Holly from her hard-won center trapeze spot. Holly and Sebastian begin a dangerous one-upmanshi...

Christmas Next Door (2017) (TV) 6.6

Christmas Next Door (2017) (TV)

Author Eric Redford (Jesse Metcalfe) feels the Christmas season has been jinked for him ever since the woman he loved declined his marriage proposal by telling him she'd fallen in love with someone else. Having moved int...

That Brennan Girl (1946) 6.6

That Brennan Girl (1946)

The film begins on Mother's Day, 1938 when 14-year-old Ziggy Brennan (Mona Freeman) buys a gardenia for her mother. Ziggy's youthful exuberance disappears when she enters their apartment and finds her mother, Natalie (Ju...

Passed Away (1992) 5.9

Passed Away (1992)

When Jack Scanlan (Jack Warden) passes away just before telling his son, Johnny (Bob Hoskins) what was really important in life, Johnny begins to wonder if he's let life pass him by. With the funeral as backdrop, all of ...

Weddings and Babies (1958) 6.6

Weddings and Babies (1958)

Photographer struggles to make enough money to marry his fiancee, who is starting to believe he's delaying their marriage deliberately.::...

The Retrievers (2001) (TV) 4.9

The Retrievers (2001) (TV)

Soon after the Lowry Family - Tom, his wife Karen, and their two children, Liz and Widdy - leave the big city and move to the small Northern California town of Placerville, they are 'adopted' by a very clever, yet lovabl...

Bigger Than Life (1956) 7.6

Bigger Than Life (1956)

Schoolteacher and family man Ed Avery, who's been suffering bouts of severe pain and even blackouts, is hospitalized with what's diagnosed as a rare inflammation of the arteries. Told by doctors that he probably has only...

Lost Boy (2015) (TV) 4.7

Lost Boy (2015) (TV)

When Laura Harris's kidnapped son returns after eleven devastating years, what she thinks will be a dream come true turns out to be a family nightmare....

Body and Soul (1947) 7.6

Body and Soul (1947)

Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight, but when Charley's father is accidentally killed, Charley sets up a fight for money. His career bl...

The Anna Nicole Smith Story (2007) 4.4

The Anna Nicole Smith Story (2007)

A biopic depicting the tragic life of Playmate and television personality Anna Nicole Smith, whose life ended abruptly from a fatal drug overdose.::Anonymous...

The Future Is Woman (1984) 6.1

The Future Is Woman (1984)

In a crowded nightclub, Malvina, a six month-pregnant young woman is harassed by a group of drifters. Anna rescues her and decides to take her home where she and her husband Gordon hosts her for a night. Anna and Gordon,...

My Reputation (1946) 7

My Reputation (1946)

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children....

Rosie the Riveter (1944) 6.4

Rosie the Riveter (1944)

In wartime 1944 in California,defense plant workers Rosalind "Rosie" Warren and her friend Vera Watson must share, on a rotating schedule, the town's last available rental-room with Charlie Doran and Kelly Kennedy, who w...

Fairhaven (2012) 5.2

Fairhaven (2012)

A former high school football star and one time college athlete, Jon has landed back in the place of his youth -- Fairhaven -- a small fishing village on the Massachusetts coast. Now in his early thirties, and with the p...

Diminished Capacity (2008) 5.6

Diminished Capacity (2008)

Cooper is a Chicago journalist with post-concussion memory loss. His mother wants help moving Uncle Rollie, who's facing his own fading memory, into a care home. Cooper's boss tells him to take a few days, so Cooper driv...

The Motel (2005) 6.7

The Motel (2005)

Thirteen-year-old Ernest Chin lives and works at a sleazy hourly-rate motel on a strip of desolate suburban bi-way. Misunderstood by his family and blindly careening into puberty, Ernest befriends Sam Kim, a self-destruc...

Joey (1997) 4.6

Joey (1997)

Billy is a boy who is trying to save a baby kangaroo called Joey after its family is captured and taken to Sydney. Billy travels to Sydney to reunite Joey with his family only to discover that Joey is not the only one wh...

The Better Angels (2014) 6.1

The Better Angels (2014)

Indiana, 1817. The entire nation, only 40 years old and a few years removed from a second war of independence, is raw. Men, women, and children alike must battle nature and disease to survive in remote log cabins. This i...

Mother and Son (1997) 7.4

Mother and Son (1997)

A slow and poignant story of love and patience told via a dying mother nursed by her devoted son. The simple narrative is a thread woven among the deeply spiritual images of the countryside and cottage....

Rocco and His Brothers (1960) 8.3

Rocco and His Brothers (1960)

The widow Rosaria moves to Milano from Lucania with her 4 sons, one of whom is Rocco. The fifth son, Vincenzo, already lives in Milano. In the beginning, the family has a lot of problems, but everyone manages to find som...

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021) 7.1

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)

The story of Fred Hampton, Chairman of the Illinois Black Panther Party, and his fateful betrayal by FBI informant 'William ONeal....

Kalamity (2010) 4.6

Kalamity (2010)

After a recent breakup, Billy returns to his hometown to find something is not quite right with his best friend.::Kevvo...

Stripped (2016) 6.9

Stripped (2016)

In 1981, after having her British children abducted by the Australian government and placed in work camps as part of a "Keep Australia White" scheme, a determined mother becomes a stripper to survive, kidnaps her childre...

Being 17 (2016) 7.1

Being 17 (2016)

Generally absent French army rescue helicopter pilot Nathan Delille's teen son Damien Delille is the model student in his Alpine village school. He takes self-defense lessons from veteran neighbor Paolo, needed as non-pr...

Like Grains of Sand (1995) 7.5

Like Grains of Sand (1995)

The movie is built around the very complex relationships between Yoshida, leaving Shimizu for Aihara (or at least he tries to), and his friend Ito, whose love for Yoshida seems to have little chance for success. In the e...

They Wait (2007) 5.3

They Wait (2007)

A couple returns to North America for a family funeral, having lived in Shanghai, China for the previous six years. Soon after they arrive, their son Jamie begins to see ghosts and suffer possession by one of the living ...

Love’s Unending Legacy (2007) (TV) 7.1

Love’s Unending Legacy (2007) (TV)

Missie three years later: being a single mother after her husband Willie was shot during a poker scuffle, move back east near her parents, Clark and Marty. She finds finds a new teaching position that she settles right i...

Graduate First (1978) 7

Graduate First (1978)

A study of a group of young working class people in a French village, who are embarking upon adult life. The film follows the choices and decisions made for their futures.::Anonymous...

Front of the Class (2008) (TV) 8.1

Front of the Class (2008) (TV)

After being challenged by Tourette's syndrome from a very young age, Brad Cohen defies all odds to become a gifted teacher. As Cohen grows up, he must face friends and classmates who don't realize that he sometimes canno...

The Nanny (1965) 7.2

The Nanny (1965)

Bette Davis is an English nanny whose charge is a rude 10-year-old Joey, just discharged from a disturbed children's home where he'd spent two years undergoing treatment for drowning his little sister in the bath. He ret...

Sheep Without a Shepherd (2019) 6.8

Sheep Without a Shepherd (2019)

Desperate measures are taken by a man who tries to save his family from the dark side of the law, after they commit an unexpected crime....

A Mother’s Nightmare (2012) (TV) 5.9

A Mother’s Nightmare (2012) (TV)

Vanessa moves fast to claim Chris for her own, taking his time away and distancing him from his family and friends. His mom, Maddie, is disturbed by their sudden relationship and when she discovers a secret of Vanessa's ...

The Glass Menagerie (1987) 7.1

The Glass Menagerie (1987)

A son longs to escape from his stifling home, where his genteel mother worries about the future prospects of his lame, shy sister.::Anonymous...

Waiting for You (2017) 5.7

Waiting for You (2017)

Paul (Morgan) investigates his late father's increasingly disturbing past and becomes suspicious of the mysterious, melancholic, and possibly dangerous Madeleine (Ardant).::Ben Greenacre...

Aparajito (1956) 8.4

Aparajito (1956)

After living awhile in Benares, 10 year old Apu and his mother move in with her uncle in a small Bengali village. Apu enters a local school, where he does well. By the time he graduates, he has a scholarship to study at ...