Tag: mother-son-relationship

Lara (2019) 7.1

Lara (2019)

It's Lara's 60th birthday, and she has every reason to celebrate: this evening, her son Viktor will be giving the most important piano concert of his career. Lara was, after all, the one who'd mapped out and driven his m...

Matinee (1993) 6.9

Matinee (1993)

A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber suit...

Critic’s Choice (1963) 5.9

Critic’s Choice (1963)

Parker Ballantine is the most respected and forthright of the New York theater critics. Most of his closest friends are part of the Broadway community, such as his ex-wife actress Ivy London and producer S.P. Champlain. ...

Keeper of the Flame (1942) 6.8

Keeper of the Flame (1942)

American military leader and war hero Robert Forrest, universally beloved and respected within the country and thus touted as Presidential material, has just died in a freak car accident on his sprawling estate, where, d...

Shelter (2007) 7.6

Shelter (2007)

Forced to give up his dreams of art school, Zach spends his days working a dead-end job and helping his needy sister care for her son. In his free time he surfs, draws and hangs out with his best friend, Gabe, who lives ...

Matchmaker Santa (2012) (TV) 6.7

Matchmaker Santa (2012) (TV)

As a little girl, Melanie Hogan (Lacey Chabert) wished to find her own Prince Charming, just like her parents found true love. Now an adult, Melanie is running her own bakery and dating a handsome CEO, Justin (Thad Lucki...

Gentlemen Broncos (2009) 6.2

Gentlemen Broncos (2009)

Benjamin, home-schooled by his eccentric mother, is a loner whose passion for writing leads him on an journey as his story first gets ripped off by the legendary fantasy novelist, Ronald Chevalier, and then is adapted in...

The Slasher (1953) 6

The Slasher (1953)

Amongst the bomb-sites and dark alleys of postwar London, Roy Walsh (James Kenney) and his gang of juvenile delinquents waylay and rob old ladies. Without parental control from his war-widowed doting mother, Walsh, alrea...

Chatroom (2010) 5.5

Chatroom (2010)

5 teenagers are introduced to each other in a chatroom called "Chelsea Teens!", all with different personalities. But when one shows its darker side, it threatens the life of the others....

Men Don’t Leave (1990) 6.6

Men Don’t Leave (1990)

A mother of two sons finds life considerably difficult on her own after the death of her beloved husband. Due to debt she must move them to Baltimore, and deal with the hardships and all that comes with the city life....

Strictly Ballroom (1992) 7.2

Strictly Ballroom (1992)

Scott Hastings is a champion caliber ballroom dancer, but much to the chagrin of the Australian ballroom dance community, Scott believes in dancing "his own steps". Fran is a beginning dancer and a bit of an ugly duckly ...

Clubbed (2008) 6.8

Clubbed (2008)

Danny - a lonely factory worker, intimidated by life - is battered and humiliated in front of his kids in a random act of violence. His already bleak existence sinks further into the abyss. On the verge of total breakdow...

Titanic (1953) 7

Titanic (1953)

Unhappily married and uncomfortable with life among the British upper crust, Julia Sturges takes her two children and boards the Titanic for America. Her husband Richard also arranges passage on the doomed luxury liner i...

One Kiss (2016) 6.6

One Kiss (2016)

The story of three teenager friends not accepted by their peers....

The Red House (1947) 6.8

The Red House (1947)

Pete (Edward G. Robinson) and Ellen Morgan (Dame Judith Anderson) have reared Meg (Allene Roberts) as their own, ever since she was a baby and her parents took off. Now a teen, Meg convinces her friend Nath Storm (Lon Mc...

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947) 6.9

The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby (1947)

Nineteenth century England. When Nicholas Nickleby's father dies and leaves his family destitute, his uncle, the greedy moneylender, Ralph Nickleby, finds Nicholas a job teaching in a repulsive school in Yorkshire. Nicho...

Father of the Bride (1991) 6.5

Father of the Bride (1991)

In this remake of the Spencer Tracy classic, George and Nina Banks are the parents of young soon-to-be-wed Annie. George is a nervous father unready to face the fact that his little girl is now a woman. The preparations ...

Dashing in December (2020) (TV) 6

Dashing in December (2020) (TV)

When Wyatt Burwall finally returns home for the holidays in an effort to convince his mother Deb to sell the family's Colorado ranch, a romance unexpectedly ignites between Wyatt and their dashing new ranch hand Heath Ra...

Don’t Panic (1988) 5

Don’t Panic (1988)

On his seventeenth birthday, Michael is given a present of a Ouija board by Tony his best friend. At a session, Tony using a medium known to him only as "Virgil", unwittingly unlocks the evil forces of the board. Soon th...

Far From the Tree (2017) 7.7

Far From the Tree (2017)

Based on the NY Times bestselling book by Andrew Solomon, Far from the Tree examines the experiences of families in which parents and children are profoundly different from one another in a variety of ways....

Aquarius (2016) 7.5

Aquarius (2016)

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-storey building, built in the 1940s, in the...

Magnus (2016) 7.1

Magnus (2016)

Magnus Carlsen, Norwegian chess prodigy, becomes a grandmaster at age 13 and world champion in 2013.::Killua Zoldyck...

Here Comes the Navy (1934) 6.3

Here Comes the Navy (1934)

To continue a grudge with naval officer Biff Martin, feisty construction worker Chesty O'Connor joins the navy and manages to get stationed on the same ship as Martin. Further complications arise when O'Connor starts dat...

Adoration (2019) 6.1

Adoration (2019)

12-year-old Paul lives an isolated existence with his mother, who works at a private psychiatric hospital in the woods near their house. One day, Paul encounters a young teen named Gloria, a mysterious new patient with w...

Finding Home: A Feature Film for National Adoption Day (2015) 7.1

Finding Home: A Feature Film for National Adoption Day (2015)

A man must find a home for a young boy.::Nick Westfall...

Fatherless (2017) (TV) 8.2

Fatherless (2017) (TV)

Baron Vaughn (Grace & Frankie, Mystery Science 3000) sets out to meet his father for the first time. On this journey he explores what it means to be a black man who grew up without a father and the importance of the vill...

Days of Being Wild (1990) 7.6

Days of Being Wild (1990)

Set in 1960, the film centres on the young, boyishly handsome Yuddy, who learns from the drunken ex-prostitute who raised him that she is not his real mother. Hoping to hold onto him, she refuses to divulge the name of h...

Miracle Run (2004) (TV) 7.4

Miracle Run (2004) (TV)

The social stigma and discrimination of autistic children is present in the movie Miracle Run. The life of Corrine Morgan-Thomas, the mother of autistic twins Stephen and Philip, changes drastically when she finally find...

Once Upon a Prince (2018) (TV) 6.4

Once Upon a Prince (2018) (TV)

Susanna (Megan Park) gladly accepts help one day from handsome stranger Nate (Jonathan Keltz) at her parents' garden store in small-town Georgia. Sparks between them fly, but when a photo of them gets leaked to the press...

Mother of Mine (2005) 7.6

Mother of Mine (2005)

During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to neutral Sweden to avoid the conflict. From the award-winning Klaus Härö (Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)), "Mother of Mine" tackles that painful...

Wreck (2015) 5.2

Wreck (2015)

Xavier made the decision to start filming on a whim one summer. Nothing in particular, nothing spectacular; just his friends and family in everyday life. A few weeks later, he's killed in a car crash. Shocked by the sudd...

Tender Mercies (1983) 7.4

Tender Mercies (1983)

Alchoholic former country singer Mac Sledge makes friends with a young widow and her son. The friendship enables him to find inspiration to resume his career....

Juno and the Paycock (1930) 4.8

Juno and the Paycock (1930)

During the Irish Civil War in 1922, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life, forgetting what the most important values are.::Claudio Sandrini ...

Submarine (2010) 7.3

Submarine (2010)

Precocious Oliver struggles with being popular in school but when a dark-haired beauty takes interest in him, he's determined to become the best boyfriend in the world. Meanwhile, his parents' already rocky relationship ...

The Disappearance of My Mother (2019) 6.9

The Disappearance of My Mother (2019)

Benedetta wants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali, Penn and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women. But at the ...

Christmas on the Vine (2020) (TV) 6.3

Christmas on the Vine (2020) (TV)

A young marketing executive is assigned to help a struggling family-owned winery in a town that has lost its Christmas spirit due to a large wine conglomerate.::Production...

The Flame (1947) 6.7

The Flame (1947)

George McAllister, the black sheep of a wealthy family who has squandered his share of the family inheritance, and lives in constant jealousy, hatred and resentment of his half-brother Barry, who has been supporting him....

Fire Will Come (2019) 6.9

Fire Will Come (2019)

O que Arde ("Lo que Arde" in Spanish, "What It Burns" in English) is a rural drama that follows Amador, a forty-something arsonist who is free from jail after to accomplish two-thirds of his imprisonment to burn an entir...

Summer of 85 (2020) 6.8

Summer of 85 (2020)

What do you dream of when you're 16 years old and in a seaside resort in Normandy in the 1980s? A best friend? A lifelong teen pact? Scooting off on adventures on a boat or a motorbike? Living life at breakneck speed? No...

Flowers of Stone (1991) 5.6

Flowers of Stone (1991)

Police Inspector Vijay Verma have an only son, Suraj who meet and fall in love with Kiran Khanna the only daughter of businessman, Balraj who in reality is a drug-lord and gangster, a fact that is unknown to his daughter...