Most Popular "Oedipal Complex" Titles
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1. Psycho (1960)
R | 109 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
Votes: 440,511 | Gross: $32.00M
2. The Dreamers (2003)
NC-17 | 115 min | Drama, Romance
A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.
Votes: 84,435 | Gross: $2.53M
3. Awake (2007)
R | 84 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The story focuses on a man who suffers "anesthetic awareness" and finds himself awake and aware, but paralyzed, during heart surgery. His mother must wrestle with her own demons as a turn of events unfolds around them, while trying to unfold the story hidden behind her son's young wife.
Votes: 64,364 | Gross: $14.37M
4. The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
R | 112 min | Drama
A father and daughter isolated on an island off the East Coast and living on a once-thriving commune grapple with the limits of family and sexuality.
Votes: 9,571 | Gross: $0.71M
5. Every Which Way But Loose (1978)
PG | 114 min | Action, Comedy
The San Fernando Valley adventures of trucker turned prize-fighter Philo Beddoe and his pet orangutan Clyde.
Votes: 17,970 | Gross: $105.92M
7. My Awkward Sexual Adventure (2012)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
To win back his ex-girlfriend, a conservative accountant enlists the help of an exotic dancer to guide him on a quest for sexual experience, leading him into a world of strip clubs, sensual massage parlors, cross-dressing and S & M.
8. Cyrus (I) (2010)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
John and Molly, a divorced middle aged man and a single mother meet at a friends party and start up a small relationship, all John has to do now is meet Molly's son... Cyrus
Votes: 30,557 | Gross: $7.46M
9. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Votes: 14,095 | Gross: $10.76M
10. Lolo (2015)
99 min | Comedy
Violette, a 40-year old workaholic with a career in the fashion industry falls for a provincial computer geek, Jean-Rene, while on a spa retreat with her best friend.
Votes: 1,936 | Gross: $0.02M
Not Rated | 96 min | Thriller
Oliviero is a burned-out writer, living at his estate near Venice, his dead mother dominating his imagination. He is also a degenerate: sleeps with his maid and his ex-student, hosts ... See full summary »
15. Oedipus Rex (1967)
104 min | Drama
In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is ... See full summary »
17. Murmur of the Heart (1971)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
In the end of the first Indochina War, an open-minded teenage boy finds himself between the urge to discover love and the ever-present, dominating affection of his mother.
Votes: 6,670 | Gross: $1.20M
20. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark (1980 TV Movie)
210 min | Drama
Hamlet suspects his uncle has murdered his father to claim the throne of Denmark and the hand of Hamlet's mother, but the prince cannot decide whether or not he should take vengeance.
21. 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 »
23. Hamlet (1969)
G | 117 min | Drama
Nicol Williamson takes the lead role in this star-studded 1969 version of William Shakespeare's tragedy. Prince Hamlet mourns both his father's death and his mother's remarriage to Claudius... See full summary »
24. Long Live Death (1971)
90 min | Drama, War
At the end of the Spanish civil war, Fando, a boy of about ten, tries to make sense of war and his father's arrest. His mother is religious, sympathetic to the Fascists; his father is ... See full summary »
25. Mourning Becomes Electra (1947)
Approved | 121 min | Drama, Romance
Eugene O'Neill's updated version of the Orestaia. In New England, after the American Civil War, a war-weary Agamem--er, Ezra Mannon comes home to his unhappy wife (Christine) and loving ... See full summary »
26. Bes Vakit (2006)
111 min | Drama
A small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, facing the immense sea, flanked by olive yards. Villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,972 | Gross: $0.01M
27. Citizen Cohn (1992 TV Movie)
R | 111 min | Drama
As lawyer and power broker Roy Cohn lies dying of AIDS in a private hospital room, ghosts from his past visit him as he reflects on his life and loves.
28. The Pornographers (1966)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy, Drama
Life of a pornographer who tries to stay under the radar of the mob. He has a mistress, a step-son, a step-daughter (whom he's attracted to) and a wife who believes her first husband was reincarnated as a restless carp.
29. The Dark Past (1948)
Passed | 75 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
An escaped psychopathic killer who takes the family and neighbors of police psychologist hostage reveals a recurring nightmare to the doctor.
30. Runt (2005)
Not Rated | Drama, Thriller
When Christopher confronts his own violent temper which threatens the family life of his wife and children, he flies home to Jamaica and engages in an exorcism of the spirit, from his ... See full summary »
31. Blood Bride (1980)
90 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
A beautiful and charming betrothed is promised to a beautiful woman. But he is a completely insane killer and she will be his next victim. Everything that follows the wedding will be a carnival of wickedness, sadism and brutality.
32. Luminous Motion (1998)
91 min | Drama
A mom and her 10 year son motor around the country as she makes ends meet by turning tricks until her car breaks down. She then temporarily takes up with a hardware store owner until she ... See full summary »
Votes: 190 | Gross: $0.05M
33. Amores Possíveis (2001)
98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »
34. Cain's Way (1970)
R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Following the Civil War, Confederate Captain Justice Cain has retired to a quiet life with his young son and black wife. However, the men of his old outfit, known as Cain's Cutthroats, have... See full summary »
38. Rør mig (2016)
23 min | Short, Drama
Louis is unable to father a child and his wife Sascha has been inseminated artificially. As she gives birth to Daniel, Louis is hit with an unbearable sadness and detachment that only grows... See full summary »
40. Left Turn Yield (2007)
73 min | Comedy, Drama
"Developmentally stunted" 20-something Kyle has started writing letters to a vacuous cable-access "lifestyle journalist," whom he believes looks like his dead mom (although even his ... See full summary »
The Cleveland Show (2009–2013)
Dancing with the Stools
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Donna dumps Cleveland as her partner in a dance competition in favor of Cleveland Jr., so Cleveland vows revenge. But things become awkward when Cleveland Jr. wants to bring their partnership to another level.
TV-MA | 43 min | Drama, Comedy
When Kelly-- a headstrong recent save-- continues to probe the firehouse for men, Tommy steps in to put a halt on her advances on Damian. Lou approaches Needles to act as a buffer to Tommy for the upcoming nuptials.
Agatha Christie's Poirot (1989–2013)
Death on the Nile
TV-14 | 98 min | Drama, Mystery, Crime
A wealthy British heiress honeymooning on a Nile cruise ship is stalked by a former friend, whose boyfriend she had stolen before making him her new husband.
Saturday Night Live (1975– )
Garry Shandling/Los Lobos
TV-14 | Comedy, Music
In the cold opening, President Reagan's former national security adviser Robert McFarlane has an emotional breakdown during his testimony at the Iran-Contra congressional hearing. In the ... See full summary »
Great Performances (1971– )
165 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A Danish prince and university student avenges his father's murder by his uncle, who stole the crown and married his mother.
Call Me Fitz (2010–2013)
Married to the Mom
28 min | Comedy
Fitz is pleasantly surprised to discover his marriage to Babs fulfills his latent maternal longings. After Fitz fully regresses to a child-like state, Babs discovers he doesn't want a lover... See full summary »
American Dad! (2005– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
When Stan's mom gets dumped for the umpteenth time by a boyfriend, she comes running to Stan for support. Feeling threatened by her always-visiting mother-in-law, Francine is determined to ... See full summary »