Most Popular "Dying Wish" Titles
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1. The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)
PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure
After Peter Parker is bitten by a genetically altered spider, he gains newfound, spider-like powers and ventures out to solve the mystery of his parent's mysterious death.
Votes: 452,945 | Gross: $262.03M
2. This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama
When their father passes away, four grown siblings are forced to return to their childhood home and live under the same roof together for a week, along with their over-sharing mother and an assortment of spouses, exes and might-have-beens.
Votes: 54,519 | Gross: $34.29M
3. Philomena (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Biography, Drama
A world-weary political journalist picks up the story of a woman's search for her son, who was taken away from her decades ago after she became pregnant and was forced to live in a convent.
Votes: 76,278 | Gross: $37.71M
4. Fanboys (2009)
PG-13 | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 50,032 | Gross: $0.69M
6. Deadfall (1993)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
After he accidentally kills his father, Mike, during a sting, Joe tries to carry out Mike's dying wish by recovering valuables that Mike's twin brother Lou stole from him years earlier. But... See full summary »
7. Max Dugan Returns (1983)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
Votes: 2,704 | Gross: $17.60M
8. The Count of Monte Cristo (1934)
Unrated | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
After greedy men have Edmound Dantes unjustly imprisoned for 20 years for innocently delivering a letter entrusted to him, he escapes to get his revenge on them.
9. Rocket Gibraltar (1988)
PG | 99 min | Drama
An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.
Votes: 1,513 | Gross: $0.19M
10. The Viking Queen (1967)
91 min | Adventure
To honour her father's dying wish, Queen Salina shares the rule of Icena with Justinian, a fair and just Roman. This displeases the bloodthirsty Druids on one side and the more hard-line ... See full summary »
14. The Last Request (I) (2006)
R | 91 min | Comedy
Pop's last request is for his sons to continue the family name. When his brother dies trying, Jeff leaves the seminary and encounters crazy women and odd ball characters.
15. Erik the Conqueror (1961)
81 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
In the 9th Century, two Viking children, separated since their early childhood with one raised by the British and the other by Vikings, meet after nearly 20 years as rivals as war breaks ... See full summary »
18. The Sun Was Setting (1951 TV Short)
20 min | Short, Drama
A woman is dying in her apartment. Two friends visit her and she tells them she wants to go to Chinatown. They convince her not to go, and then leave themselves. Unable to stand her ... See full summary »
20. The Great Role (2004)
89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a famous American film director, Rudolph Grichenberg, comes to Paris to cast a Yiddish version of 'The Merchant of Venice,' Maurice Kurtz and his friends try out for the role of ... See full summary »
Votes: 140 | Gross: $0.04M
21. Ulybka Boga, ili Chisto odesskaya istoriya (2008)
117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A determined student from Chicago is forced to fulfill the last wish of his ailing grandfather. He has to travel to Odessa, Ukraine, and bring back his grandfather's cat.
NCIS (2003– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A Marine sergeant, Dawson, dies of gunfire during an alleged armed robbery of a men's clothing store in Washington, DC; Gibbs and company investigate; while at the scene Gibbs receives a ... See full summary »
TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Comedy
Tommy and Mike must lay their differences aside when a roadblock puts a dangerous halt to a routine call. Sheila uses her leverage to control Tommy's drinking, while Lou refuses to give in to the allure of an old flame.
Metalocalypse (2006– )
TV-MA | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Music
Toki grows tired of his childish persona and turns demonic. A terminally ill little girl makes a video for him.
45 min | Drama, Fantasy
The Fae are celebrating their holiest day called La Shoshain. In the middle of the partying at Trick's bar, a Banshee calls out the impending death of one of the people there. Bo becomes ... See full summary »
Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (2013–2014)
TV-PG | 42 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
In flashback, we learn about Cyrus' origin story while Alice seeks out the White Rabbit for answers involving his actions in Wonderland
Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
I Love Darling's Sincerity
Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Ataru agrees to help the ghost of a young girl fulfill her dying wish so she can go to Heaven. Her wish was to have Ataru wear the sweater she made for him, and to go on a date with Ataru... much to Lum's annoyance.
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003–2004)
TV-PG | Animation, Action, Adventure
A young Ed and Al are determined to bring back their dead mother, who was their pillar of strength in light of their absent father and war struck country.
Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Pa'a Ka 'ipuka I Ka 'Upena Nananana
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Five-0 captures a seriously wounded Gabriel Waincroft and prepare to bring him in, but Michelle Shioma wants him for herself to avenge the death of her father, and her men will stop at nothing to get him for themselves.
South Park (1997– )
TV-MA | 21 min | Animation, Comedy
Stan Marsh has hit rock bottom. He's got no job, no bicycle and his only way out of a bad situation, is to coach the local pee wee hockey team. Once a hotshot pee wee hockey player himself,... See full summary »
Highway to Heaven (1984–1989)
The Banker and the Bum
Not Rated | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy
A big-hearted bum and a cold-hearted tycoon switch bodies and walk a mile in the other man's shoes.
The Big C (2010–2013)
The Darkest Day
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
Cathy, Paul and Adam are getting ready to head to Italy for the Christmas holidays using Paul's cut from the electronics store thefts. They still haven't found Sean, but they feel they need... See full summary »
The Long Hunt
60 min | Comedy, Western
Fleeing sore losers, Bret is saved from death by stage robber Lefty Dolan who obligates Bret with a dying wish - free the man wrongly convicted in another heist, instead of Lefty. Lefty ... See full summary »