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We don't know her or see her alive, but her death starts the movie. She makes cameos as a ghost. Crimson Peak V
We don't know her or see her alive, but her death starts the movie. She makes cameos as a ghost.
The protagonist's mother dies of illness while she is away, the secondary female lead dies in childbirth, leaving her other son an orphan. Gone With The Wind V
The protagonist's mother dies of illness while she is away, the secondary female lead dies in childbirth, leaving her other son an orphan.
The mom gets her throat slashed. High Tension (2003) V
The mom gets her throat slashed.
The adopted mother dies inexplicably. Hunt for the Wilderpeople V
The adopted mother dies inexplicably.
Kana Yano's mother is murdered by her father. Noroi: The Curse V
Kana Yano's mother is murdered by her father.
The mother of 	Jyn Erso dies early in the movie. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story V
The mother of Jyn Erso dies early in the movie.
The mom dies in the beginning of the movie, but it's not shown. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs V
The mom dies in the beginning of the movie, but it's not shown.
The mother/wife living upstairs "commits suicide" (is murdered) at the end. The Ones Below V
The mother/wife living upstairs "commits suicide" (is murdered) at the end.
She is murdered on screen with blood but not Evil Dead or Tarantino levels of blood. The Witch (2016) V
She is murdered on screen with blood but not Evil Dead or Tarantino levels of blood.
The mom dies at the beginning of the movie. Up V
The mom dies at the beginning of the movie.