Most Popular "Sick Mother" Titles
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1. Collateral (2004)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A cab driver finds himself the hostage of an engaging contract killer as he makes his rounds from hit to hit during one night in Los Angeles. He must find a way to save both himself and one last victim.
2. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.
3. Sliding Doors (1998)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
4. The People Under the Stairs (1991)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and can't escape.
5. Management (2008)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
7. The Decoy Bride (2011)
PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When the world's media descend on the remote Scottish island where a Hollywood actress is attempting to get married, a local girl is hired as a decoy bride to put the paparazzi off the scent.
8. Pieces of April (2003)
PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy, Drama
A wayward daughter invites her dying mother and the rest of her estranged family to her apartment for Thanksgiving dinner.
9. The Monkey's Paw (I) (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Horror, Thriller
Jake is given a monkey's paw that grants three wishes. After the first two wishes leave his friend Cobb undead, Cobb pushes Jake to make a final wish.
10. Naked As We Came (2013)
84 min | Drama, Family
Love, loss and hope are tumultuously explored amidst a tranquil backdrop and asks us all the question: What is your dream?
11. Chocolate (2008)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama
An autistic girl with powerful martial art skills looks to settle her ailing mother's debts by seeking out the ruthless gangs that owe her family money.
12. Ajami (2009)
124 min | Crime, Drama
Ajami is the religiously mixed community of Muslims and Christians in Tel Aviv. These are five stories about the everyday life in Ajami.
14. Graceland (I) (2012)
84 min | Crime, Thriller
When a kidnapping goes wrong, a desperate father risks everything to save his daughter from the men who hold her captive.
16. Four (I) (2012)
R | 75 min | Drama
On a hot 4th of July night, sparks fly between four people as they test the limits and possibilities of their own freedom.
17. Liebestraum (1991)
R | 112 min | Mystery, Thriller
Two affairs, a generation apart. Nick, a professor of architecture in upstate New York, comes to an Illinois town to be with his birth mother in the final days of her illness; he was ... See full summary »
18. None But the Lonely Heart (1944)
Passed | 113 min | Drama, Romance
When an itinerant reluctantly returns home to help his sickly mother run her shop, they are both tempted to turn to crime to help make ends meet.
19. Some Things That Stay (2004)
96 min | Drama, Romance
A coming-of-age story of a teenage girl from a liberal upbringing who moves to a conservative baptist community in rural 1950s America.
20. Apartment Zero (1988)
R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »
21. Donkeys (2010)
78 min | Comedy, Drama
Alfred is 64. He's lost touch with his family and a threat to his health makes him realise he wants to make amends. The more he tries to do right, the more he does wrong, and as his past ... See full summary »
22. My Brother (2006)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
"My Brother" is an inner city story of two impoverished boys, Isaiah and James. James is developmentally disabled. Their mother, L'Tisha, finds herself in a tragic situation. Dying of ... See full summary »
23. El bruto (1953)
81 min | Drama
A tough young man, who helps to kick poor people out of their houses, falls in love with a girl. She lives with her father in the building about to be demolished.
24. Soundless Wind Chime (2009)
110 min | Drama
Ricky leaves Hong Kong for Switzerland to look for the lost soul and the past of his deceased Swiss lover, Pascal. Ricky struggles with the confusion of memories, reality and illusion.
25. We Once Were Tide (2011)
18 min | Short, Drama
Set on the Isle of Wight, the film tells the story of Anthony and Kyle, and their last night together as Kyle moves away leaving Anthony to look after his terminally ill mother. Poetic in ... See full summary »
27. Lantern Hill (1989 TV Movie)
111 min | Drama, Family
In 1935 Toronto, Jane Stuart's mother has taken ill, and the two of them have temporarily moved in with her rich, snobbish grandmother, where Jane is verbally abused and her mother bullied.... See full summary »
28. The Investigator (2008)
107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Badly needing money for the treatment of his ill mother, pathologist Tibor Malkáv accepts the proposition of a stranger to murder someone he doesn't know a thing about.
30. 10 Promises to My Dog (2008)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A teenage girl adopts a homeless puppy and names it "Socks". They take care of each others since then, until one day when she is thinking Socks to be smaller than she thought it used be...
31. Unholy Women (2006)
107 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Unholy Women (Kowai onna), is a composite of three unrelated half-hour horror movies. The first segment... See full synopsis »
Writers: Keita Amemiya, Takuji Suzuki, Naoki Yamamoto, Keisuke Toyoshima, Takashi Shimizu | Directors: Keita Amemiya, Takuji Suzuki, Keisuke Toyoshima | Stars: Noriko Nakagoshi, Yûko Kobayashi, Riko Suzuki, Miharu Morina
32. Weak Species (2009)
34 min | Short, Comedy, Drama
Classmates Steve and George are part of a frightening food-chain. For Steve, high school is a game. Seducing his classmates gives him his sense of purpose and fuels his art and poetry. When... See full summary »
33. To Forget Venice (1979)
110 min | Drama
A gay brother visits his childhood home where his lesbian sister still lives. They reminisce about the better past and their parents.
34. Independencia (2009)
77 min | Drama
Mimicking early silent films, Independencia creates a lush metaphor that plays with cinematic illusions and the cultural and mythical history of the Philippines.
35. End of Desire (1958)
86 min | Drama
Normandy, second half of the nineteenth century. Jeanne Dandieu lives in a manor house with her parents and their servant Rosalie. She gets to know Julien, a handsome man, whom she soon ... See full summary »
37. Santa Chikita (1953)
92 min | Comedy
A poor man accepts the money someone offers him to marry a foreign woman so that she can stay in Greece.
38. Heart Full of Rain (1997 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A young man returns to the family farm after being gone for six years. But it is not until he fights shoulder to shoulder with his father to save the farm from a flood that his father ... See full summary »
39. Tatlo, dalawa, isa (1974)
(Tagalog with English subtitles) Filipino cinema lenged, Lino Brocka, directs this compilation of three intimate stories about the perseverance of hope featuring a drug addict, an abandoned daughter and a repressed catholic.
40. Starting Over (2014)
94 min | Drama
Nana is 19 and lives in a corner of Tokyo. Her birth mother and Marin, a girl the same age who she loves, were the only people she could trust. Nana confronts them in her yearning for love,... See full summary »
41. The Pimp (1966)
62 min | Drama
Koichi is a gigolo who is paid by a madame to seduce and have sex with various women while she and her clients secretly watch. He doesn't like what he's doing, but he needs the money to ... See full summary »
42. What Grown-Ups Know (2004)
30 min | Drama, Short
A bizarre love triangle between a teenage boy, his childlike, ailing mother, and the lonely manager of a desolate caravan park.
45. Face to Face (1967)
72 min | Drama
The story of a civil servant who lives with his elderly mother. Falling in love with a corrupt politician's young and rich daughter, he abandons himself to crazy and violent situations.
47. Real Fiction (2008)
20 min | Short, Drama
Zach, a gifted writer, devoted son, and life-partner to his boyfriend AJ, is as ambitious as he is impatient. Success in his business seems impossibly elusive after trying every avenue ... See full summary »
48. The Miser's Heart (1911)
18 min | Short, Crime, Drama
Thieves decide to steal the money an old miser has hidden away. He refuses to open the safe for them, so they threaten to kill a girl who lives in his building.