Most Popular Abandoned By Mother Movies and TV Shows
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1. God's Own Country (2017)
Not Rated | 104 min | Drama, Romance
Spring. Yorkshire. Young farmer Johnny Saxby numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker for lambing season ignites an intense relationship that sets Johnny on a new path.
Votes: 19,536 | Gross: $0.34M
2. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)
R | 108 min | Biography, Drama
The story of psychologist William Moulton Marston, and his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.
Votes: 19,557 | Gross: $1.58M
3. A Separation (2011)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama
A married couple are faced with a difficult decision - to improve the life of their child by moving to another country or to stay in Iran and look after a deteriorating parent who has Alzheimer's disease.
Votes: 203,209 | Gross: $7.10M
4. East of Eden (1955)
PG | 118 min | Drama
A wilful young man contends against his brother for the attention of their religious father while reconnecting with his estranged mother and falling for his brother's girlfriend.
5. Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)
PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama
The relationship between writer AA Milne and his son, Christopher Robin, and how this became the inspiration for Winnie the Pooh.
Votes: 21,638 | Gross: $1.74M
7. Youngblood (1986)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A 17 year old farm boy is offered an ice hockey tryout. His brother drives him to Canada. He has fast legs, slow fists, but is chosen. Will he learn to use his fists and play ice hockey the Canuck way? Will he get the coach's cute daughter?
Votes: 11,618 | Gross: $15.45M
8. City Island (2009)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
The Rizzos, a family who doesn't share their habits, aspirations, and careers with one another, find their delicate web of lies disturbed by the arrival of a young ex-con (Strait) brought ... See full summary »
Votes: 29,674 | Gross: $6.67M
10. Angel (1984)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
15 year-old Molly is the best in her class in high school. Nobody suspects that the model pupil earns her money at night: as prostitute "Angel" on Sunset Blvd. The well-organized separation... See full summary »
Votes: 2,279 | Gross: $17.49M
11. Ricki and the Flash (2015)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.
Votes: 21,343 | Gross: $26.82M
12. Two Is a Family (2016)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
A bachelor enjoys his sweet life on the French Riviera until a one-night stand tells him, he's dad to Gloria and leaves her with him. He moves to London with Gloria. Mom turns up 8 years later.
13. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
Votes: 40,463 | Gross: $0.18M
16. Ten Thousand Saints (2015)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Set in the 1980s, a teenager from Vermont moves to New York City to live with his father in East Village.
Votes: 5,014 | Gross: $0.06M
19. D.O.A. (1988)
R | 96 min | Mystery, Thriller
A college professor's day: his top student allegedly commits suicide, his wife presents him with divorce papers and he overnights in a freshman girl's dorm. The next day: more murders around him. Will he find the killer in time?
Votes: 9,048 | Gross: $12.71M
21. Evelyn (2002)
PG | 94 min | Drama
1953. Desmond Doyle is devastated when his wife abandons their family on the day after Christmas. His unemployment, and the fact that there is no woman in the house to care for the children... See full summary »
Votes: 6,075 | Gross: $1.48M
24. Jamesy Boy (2014)
Not Rated | 109 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
A young gang member turns his life around in prison, thanks to the friendship he forms with a convicted murderer who becomes his mentor.
25. The Kindergarten Teacher (2014)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama
A kindergarten teacher discovers in a five year-old child a prodigious gift for poetry. Amazed and inspired by this young boy, she decides to protect his talent in spite of everyone.
26. Low Down (2014)
R | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A look at the life of pianist Joe Albany from the perspective of his young daughter, as she watches him contend with his drug addiction during the 1970s jazz scene.
Votes: 1,749 | Gross: $0.04M
27. The Devil (1972)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, History, Horror
During the Prussian army's invasion to Poland in 1793, a young Polish nobleman, Jakub is saved from the imprisonment by a stranger who wants in return to obtain a list of his fellow ... See full summary »
28. Muscle Shoals (2013)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary that celebrates Rick Hall, the founder of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, and the signature sound he developed in songs such as "I'll Take You There", "Brown Sugar", and "When a Man Loves a Woman".
Votes: 3,314 | Gross: $0.70M
29. Electra (1996)
R | 87 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The discovery of a miraculous serum capable of giving youth, health and superhuman powers arouses the interest of Marcus, a megalomaniac billionaire bound to a wheelchair. He sends his ... See full summary »
30. The Nun (1966)
GP | 140 min | Drama
In eighteenth-century France a girl (Suzanne Simonin) is forced against her will to take vows as a nun. Three mothers superior (Madame de Moni, Sister Sainte-Christine, and Madame de ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,791 | Gross: $0.03M
31. Streets (1990)
R | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
The story of runaways living in Venice, California, under the threat of a psychotic cop who is a serial killer of prostitutes.
Votes: 645 | Gross: $1.51M
32. Little Forest: Summer/Autumn (2014)
111 min | Drama
Ichiko (Ai Hashimoto) lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among ... See full summary »
33. Standing Tall (2015)
R | 120 min | Drama
A juvenile judge and a special educator are convinced that they can save the young delinquent Malony from himself and his violent ways.
Votes: 3,018 | Gross: $0.02M
34. The Miracle (1991)
R | 97 min | Drama
The two teenagers Jimmy and Rose spend their vacation at the small Irish sea-resort Bray. Out of boredom they observe other people and imagine wild stories about them. One day they observe ... See full summary »
Votes: 605 | Gross: $0.84M
35. People Places Things (2015)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
Will Henry is a newly single graphic novelist balancing parenting his young twin daughters and a classroom full of students while exploring and navigating the rich complexities of new love and letting go of the woman who left him.
36. It's Not Me, I Swear! (2008)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Léon is ten years old, has lots of problems and an overly fertile imagination. Of course, there is mom and dad who are always fighting, and those annoying neighbors who get to spend the ... See full summary »
38. No et moi (2010)
105 min | Drama
Thirteen-year-old Lou Bertignac is a gifted but lonely child. At high school she is already in fifth grade, two years ahead of the other students, but she has no friends. At home, she does ... See full summary »
39. Innocents (2000)
R | 90 min | Thriller
A French musician, on his way from NYC to Seattle, meets a nurse and her sister in N.Dakota. The cute sisters join him in the repaired Volvo. The area has had a series of roadside murders and killings follow them.
40. Misty (1976)
100 min | Drama
Misty arrives in a small town to look for her mother who abandoned her 22 years ago. She stays with a bisexual artist and her friends and models for her. Meanwhile, a Christian woman with a secret tries to save her perverted niece.
41. Breathing (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama
Through his work at a morgue, an incarcerated young man trying to build a new life starts to come to terms with the crime he committed.
Votes: 2,648 | Gross: $0.00M
42. Little Forest: Winter/Spring (2015)
120 min | Drama
Ichiko lived in a big city, but goes back to her small hometown Komori, located on a mountain in the Tohoku region. She is self-sufficient. Ichiko gains energy living among nature and eating foods she makes from seasonal ingredients.
43. Deep Crimson (1996)
114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.
44. Elementary (2016)
105 min | Drama
Hot on the heels of its recent January release in France, this is a vivacious and emotionally gripping story of a teacher caught between passion for her students and love for her child. ... See full summary »
46. The Dynamiter (2011)
PG | 73 min | Drama
All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet as another Mississippi summer begins, his wayward mother has run off again fearing a breakdown and he's left to burn the ... See full summary »
47. Hanasaku iroha (2011– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Ohana Matsumae, a girl from Tokyo, is forced to leave her hometown to live at an inn with her grandmother whom she's never met. When she arrives, she finds out she'll have to work at the ... See full summary »
48. The Wanderings of Ivan (2018)
75 min | Drama
Ivan is a young Russian vagrant in Paris. Rejected by all, he takes refuge in the woods of Vincennes. But this new haven of peace turns into a nightmare when Ivan tries to resist the traffic of an underworld wildlife.
49. Topless (2008)
108 min | Comedy, Drama
The ever-lively and upbeat Natsuko tries to mend a broken heart by carrying on with a string of short-lived affairs after her break-up with Tomomi. But when Tomomi announces her plans to ... See full summary »
50. I'm Glad My Mother Is Alive (2009)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
Given up for adoption as a toddler, troubled teenager Thomas becomes obsessed with tracking down his birth mother. After years of searching, Thomas finds her single, with a small child, ... See full summary »
Votes: 493 | Gross: $0.01M