Most Popular "Matriarch" Titles
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2. Black Death (2010)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Horror
Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is given the task of learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village.
3. Animal Kingdom (2010)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A seventeen year-old navigates his survival amongst an explosive criminal family and the detective who thinks he can save him.
5. Madea's Family Reunion (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma (Perry) must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.
6. Two Moon Junction (1988)
R | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A young Southern débutante temporarily abandons her posh lifestyle and upcoming, semi-arranged marriage to have a lustful and erotic fling with a rugged drifter who works at a local carnival.
8. Summer Wars (2009)
PG | 114 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A student tries to fix a problem he accidentally caused in OZ, a digital world, while pretending to be the fiancé of his friend at her grandmother's 90th birthday.
9. The Grand (1997–1998)
60 min | Drama
At the end of World War I, the Bannerman family re-opens the Grand Hotel after a lengthy closure and a costly re-furbishing. The hotel has been in the family for a long time and John ... See full summary »
10. Dinotopia (II) (2002 TV Mini-Series)
250 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Carl and David, two boys flying a small aircraft over the ocean with their father, crash land near an uncharted island. The boys swim safely to shore, but their father unfortunately drowns ... See full summary »
11. Cold Comfort Farm (1995 TV Movie)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
In England in the early 1930's, 20 year old Flora Poste, recently orphaned and left with only 100 pounds a year, goes to stay with distant relatives on Cold Comfort Farm. Everyone on the ... See full summary »
12. The Conqueror (1956)
Approved | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, History
Mongol chief Temujin battles against Tartar armies and for the love of the Tartar princess Bortai. Temujin becomes the emperor Genghis Khan.
14. Beyond Rangoon (1995)
R | 100 min | Action, Drama
Laura is trying to pick up the pieces of her life after the murder of her husband and son, and goes on vacation with her sister to Burma. After losing her passport at a political rally, she... See full summary »
15. Cookie's Fortune (1999)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
Conflict arises in the small town of Holly Springs when an old woman's death causes a variety of reactions among family and friends.
16. Potiche (2010)
R | 103 min | Comedy
When her husband is taken hostage by his striking employees, a trophy wife (Deneuve) takes the reins of the family business and proves to be a remarkably effective leader. Business and ... See full summary »
17. The Little Foxes (1941)
Passed | 116 min | Drama, Romance
The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century.
18. Wild River (1960)
Approved | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance
A TVA bureaucrat comes to the river to do what none of his predecessors have been able to do - evict a stubborn octogenarian from her island before the rising waters engulf her.
20. A Family Thing (1996)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Earl Pilcher Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »
21. A Woman of Substance (1984 TV Mini-Series)
300 min | Drama, Romance
A Woman of Substance charts the life of Emma Harte, from kitchen maid at the beginning of the 20th Century, to respected business woman and Grandmother in the 1980's. From humble beginnings... See full summary »
22. Mama Flora's Family (1998 TV Movie)
60 min | Drama
Mama Flora reflects on her life while trying to help her grand-daughter get her life right and be a better mother for her son. All while bringing the family she has left back together. Movies takes place from the 1910s to the 1970s.
23. Cover Up (1974)
R | 88 min | Horror
Edmund and Dorothy Yates are freed after fifteen years in an asylum. Edmund covers up for his wife who is a murderer and a cannibal and Dorothy's daughter Debbie and stepdaughter Jackie, ... See full summary »
24. Further Tales of the City (2001 TV Mini-Series)
180 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
This third installment to "Tales of the City" finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality, while Michael Tolliver is playing the field after his ... See full summary »
25. The Intended (2002)
R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller
A period drama/thriller about a surveyor and his fiancée who arrive in a remote Malaysian trading post and encounter a closed-fisted ivory trader and her ill-meaning family.
27. Hold the Dream (1986 TV Movie)
195 min | Drama, Romance
Two-part, four-hour followup to "A Woman of Substance" with Deborah Kerr, now playing Emma Harte at age 80 in the last winter of her life and dealing with her granddaughter Paula, as well ... See full summary »
28. Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (1998 TV Mini-Series)
330 min | Drama
In this sequel to the controversial PBS mini-series, Mona Ramsey is on a cross-country trip that takes her to a brothel which may hold a secret about her past. Michael "Mouse" Tolliver and ... See full summary »
29. The Pursuit of Happiness (1971)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets. When the opportunity presents itself he escapes and is ... See full summary »
30. Track of the Cat (1954)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Western
A family saga: In a stunning mountain valley ranch setting near Aspen, complex and dangerous family dynamics play out against the backdrop of the first big snowstorm of winter and an ... See full summary »
31. The Anniversary (1968)
Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Three sons who work in the family construction business help their overbearing mother celebrate her anniversary to her late husband.
32. Service (2008)
R | 87 min | Drama
A drama that follows the travails of the Pineda family in the Filipino city of Angeles. Bigamy, unwanted pregnancy, possible incest and bothersome skin irritations are all part of their ... See full summary »
34. Killer Bees (1974 TV Movie)
Unrated | 74 min | Horror
A strong-willed woman not only dominates her family of California winegrowers, but also has a strange hold on a colony of bees in her vineyard.
36. Aswang (1994)
R | 82 min | Horror
A young, unwed, pregnant girl is made an offer she can't refuse. Marry a rich young man with a wealthy estate to please his dying mother, and she'll be well taken care of. What she doesn't ... See full summary »
37. The King and Four Queens (1956)
86 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Opportunistic con man Dan Kehoe ingratiates himself with the cantankerous mother of four outlaws and their beautiful widows in order to find their hidden gold.
40. Harriet Craig (1950)
94 min | Drama
Domineering Harriet Craig holds more regard for her home and its possessions than she does for any person in her life. Among those she treats like household objects are her kind husband ... See full summary »
41. Monstrosity (1963)
Unrated | 64 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A rich but unscrupulous old woman plots with a scientist to have her brain implanted in the skull of a sexy young woman.
43. May Fools (1990)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Romance
Like Vanya, in Malle's last film, Milou never left the family estate. His mother dies during the May 1968 student uprising in Paris. The brother who is the London correspondent for Le Monde... See full summary »
44. Junglee (1961)
150 min | Comedy, Family, Drama
A humorless and pompous businessman goes wild when he falls in love. Now if only his domineering mother could understand his new lease on life.
45. The Shadow of the Cat (1961)
79 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A female house cat sees her mistress murdered by her husband and two servants, and becomes ferociously bent on revenge.
47. You Can Thank Me Later (1999)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
This family drama examines a controlling mother through the eyes of her three deflated children, each of whom has sought therapy for the grief she's put them through
48. Carne de tu carne (1983)
94 min | Drama, Horror
August 6, 1956 during the military dictatorship of Rojas Pinilla. Explosions in central Cali military convoy destroy much of the traditional buildings of the city and exposing the roots of ... See full summary »
49. Charms for the Easy Life (2002 TV Movie)
111 min | Drama
The story of three women who live in a North Carolina town and defy the traditional roles set forth for them by society.
50. Christmas Eve (1986 TV Movie)
93 min | Drama
Story of a well-to-do elderly woman, who befriends the homeless and volunteers her time with children, who learns she has an incurable illness and wants desperately to reunite her three ... See full summary »