Quitting smoking movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant quitting smoking movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, weird, melancholic, clever, serious and humorous films and TV shows about / with quitting smoking, cigarette smoking, storytelling, husband wife relationship, flashback, father son relationship, family relations, dialogue, runaway and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as quitting smoking: Wild Mountain Thyme (2020), Columbus (2017), Driveways (2019), Out of Bounds (2020), Strange But True (2019), The French Detective (1975), Steel (2015), Carry on Regardless (1961), Sticky Notes (2016), The Unspeakable Act (2012).

List of quitting smoking movies

Wild Mountain Thyme (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Headstrong farmer Rosemary Muldoon has her heart set on winning her neighbour Anthony Reilly's love. The problem is, Anthony seems to have inherited a family curse, and remains oblivious to his beautiful admirer. Stung by his father's ...
Style: emotional, romantic, realistic, atmospheric, adaptation directed by original author
Plot: neighbor neighbor relationship, land, unrequited love, dull life, farm, impossible love, romance, plan gone awry, love and romance, conquering, crush, true love ...
Place: ireland, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.2
 16K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Style: sincere, captivating, touching
Plot: father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, architecture, korean american, small town, friendship, coma, library, family relations, family life, life is a bitch, couple relations ...
Time: year 1954, year 1950, year 2008, 2010s
Place: indiana, midwest
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 7.4
 5K
Driveways (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Eight-year-old Cody is spending the summer in an unfamiliar setting with his mom Kathy. Though he can't relate to the neighbourhood kids, things take an unexpected turn when he develops an unusual friendship with grouchy old Del from next door.
Plot: birthday party, single mother, widower, death of sister, little boy, neighbor, summer, coming of age, summertime, jumping on a bed, girl, restaurant ...
Time: year 2008
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Out of Bounds (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Travis Elliot, a star high school basketball player from Memphis, Tennessee must save his older brother but is torn between playing the sport that he loves or living a life of crime.
Style: suspense, serious, tense, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: redemption, addiction, revenge, danger, trust, love, friendship, manipulation, school, coach, basketball, determination ...
Place: mississippi, memphis, tennessee
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Strange But True (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman surprises the family of her deceased boyfriend by telling them she's pregnant with his child.
Plot: birth, lost in the woods, dead woman, cigarette, mallet, quitting smoking, woman, crutches, christmas lights, newborn baby, cassette tape, car dealer ...
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The French Detective (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When political thugs murder an opponent's volunteer and also kill a cop, chief inspector Verjeat believes the politician who hired them is as guilty as the murderous goon. Verjeat's pursuit of the councilman, Lardatte, gets him a warning ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hostage, crime, dishonesty, legal, price of justice, uncover truth, police corruption, political corruption, murder, society, fighting the system, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, france, normandy
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 5.5
 805
Steel (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Canada, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Daniel, a successful TV journalist living life in the fast lane, has fallen into a deep depression. His seemingly perfect life suddenly collapses under him when panic attacks force him to deal with himself and his past.
Style: gay cinema, homoerotic, queer cinema, lgbt cinema, romantic ...
Plot: gay, gay interest, depression, gay relationship, homoeroticism, childhood trauma, panic attack, agoraphobia, age difference, mental illness, celebrity interview, nightclub ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Carry on Regardless (1961)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's non stop romps as the Carry On team deliver the goods in one of the rudest and funniest of the Carry On films. The cast are all on top form as a bunch of no-hoppers who join an agency in the search for a job. The anarchy mounts as they do ...
Style: sex comedy, parody
Plot: british humour, british, lingerie, boxing match, old house, doctor, bird cage, photo studio, jealous husband, boxer, woman in underwear, punched in the face ...
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 6.0
 883
Sticky Notes (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The story of an emotionally detached backup dancer named Athena, who must return home to Florida to help care for her estranged father, Jack, after he gets diagnosed with cancer. There she must contend with Jack’s irresponsible lifestyle while ...
Style: twists and turns, touching, rough, thought provoking
Plot: dancer, cancer, family, father, estrangement, girl, dancing, little girl, female protagonist, doctor, rehearsal, plot twist ...
Place: florida, los angeles
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The Unspeakable Act (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 17-year-old Jackie is in distress as her older brother Matthew gets his first girlfriend and prepares for college. Though Matthew does not share her incestuous desire, Jackie fights the intrusion of reality on her idyllic childhood world
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: incest, brother sister relationship, friendship, jealousy, teenager, loneliness, single mother, house party, mother daughter relationship, facebook, slice of life, coming of age ...
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 7.7
 534K
Get Out (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Chris and his girlfriend Rose go upstate to visit her parents for the weekend. At first, Chris reads the family's overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter's interracial relationship, but as the weekend ...
Style: twist ending, psychological, surprise ending, tense, psychological thriller ...
Plot: racism, hypnosis, interracial romance, african american, cult, psycho, survival, brainwashing, missing person, interracial relations, missing, secret society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brooklyn new york city, new york
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 6.8
 3K
Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, gay, family relations, couples, family gatherings, parents and children, family life, siblings relations, couple relations, social differences, gender, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, southern usa, usa, los angeles, dallas texas ...
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 5.7
 458
Flirt (2005)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This movie is about a group of young people struggling with what 'true love' means. Main character is a boy who doesn't want to commit himself to one woman.
Style: semi documentary
Plot: lesbian, artist, sex, female nudity, male female relationship, bet, film within a film, skinny dipping, quitting smoking, male nudity, bare breasts, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: amsterdam
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Prime Suspect 3 (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 207 min.
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Story: Assigned to a Vice squad, Detective Jane Tennison investigates a child murder and discovers a sinister link to the police. Detective Chief Inspector Jane Tennison moves to a new district and is put in charge of a vice investigation instead of ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, realistic, serious, detective series
Plot: pimp, policewoman, murder, blackmail, abortion, suicide attempt, child abuse, police detective, cover up, street kid, social worker, child rape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: europe, england, london, manchester, wales
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 6.3
 129K
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: USA, UK, Japan
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tells the comedic tale of Eddie Mannix, a fixer who worked for the Hollywood studios in the 1950s. The story finds him at work when a star mysteriously disappears in the middle of filming.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, stylized, witty ...
Plot: hollywood, showbiz, kidnapping, movie star, ransom, journalist, uncover truth, missing person, dark humor, actor's life, filmmaking, disappearance ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951, 1930s ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california, malibu california
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 7.4
 32K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: touching, emotional, inspirational, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, travel, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, search, on the road, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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We Don't Live Here Anymore (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Married couple Jack and Terry Linden are experiencing a difficult period in their relationship. When Jack decides to step outside the marriage, he becomes involved with Edith, who happens to be the wife of his best friend and colleague, Hank Evans. ...
Style: touching, psychological, contemplative, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: infidelity, unfaithful wife, marriage, friendship, cheating wife, betrayal, adultery, forbidden love, love affair, family problems, society, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, oregon, portland oregon
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'Til There Was You (1997)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: loneliness, childhood friend, best friend, support group, neighbor, dating, romance, single parent, opposites attract, childhood friends, unfulfilled love, looking for love ...
Time: 90s, 1960s, 1990s, 60s
Place: los angeles
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Superman Returns (2006)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Superman returns to discover his 5-year absence has allowed Lex Luthor to walk free, and that those he was closest to felt abandoned and have moved on. Luthor plots his ultimate revenge that could see millions killed and change the face of the ...
Style: exciting, serious, melancholic, suspense, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, secret identity, double life, superhero, save the world, transformation, self sacrifice, reporter, good versus evil, super strength, invulnerability, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 4.5
 3K
Hard Cash (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Aruba, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Released from prison, an infamous thief and his new crew pull of a brilliant robbery but then become embroiled with a corrupt FBI agent when they discover the money is marked.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heist, police corruption, prison, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, cons and scams, partners, manhunt, special agents, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary
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 6.9
 24K
The Ref (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Caroline and Lloyd are a married couple constantly at each other's throats, masters at crafting acid-tongued barbs at the other's expense. Indeed, they are so obsessed with belittling each other that they never stop -- not even at ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, light ...
Plot: hostage, christmas, dysfunctional family, farce, holiday, robbery, dark humor, alcoholic, thief, blackmail, dinner, christmas party ...
Time: 90s, 18th century
Place: connecticut, usa
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The Perfect Sleep (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a timeless city, a man with no name returns to the violent, brutal domain of assassins he left ten years before – back when they dubbed him The Mad Monk for his disregard for his own life and his intense devotion to one woman, Porphyria; a ...
Style: neo noir, suspenseful, atmospheric, contemplative, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, woman in danger, unfulfilled love, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, gangsters, love and romance, vengeance, mexican standoff, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (1970)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Under hypnosis while trying to quit smoking, the main character Daisy Gamble revisits past lives and different personalities
Style: stylized, semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hypnosis, family relations, reincarnation, orphan, love triangle, romance, teaching the ways of the world, fall in love, doctors and patients, couple relations, show tunes, foreknowledge ...
Time: 19th century, 70s, 1810s, 2030s, 80s
Place: london, manhattan new york city, new york, brighton, california
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No Dessert, Dad, Till You Mow the Lawn (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A couple manages to quit smoking by using hypnosis, but then their children decide to use it to manipulate their parents into more submissive behavior.
Plot: hypnosis, quitting smoking, parent child relationship, hypnotism, boot camp, subliminal message
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 5.8
 17K
Management (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A traveling art saleswoman tries to shake off a flaky motel manager who falls for her and won't leave her alone.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, emotional, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, motel, romance, unfulfilled love, looking for love, obsession, marriage, blind ambition, unfulfillment, goofy hero, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington state, baltimore, arizona, las vegas ...
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Look Both Ways (2005)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: During one unusually hot weekend, four friends struggle after hearing some life-changing news.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: terminal illness, pregnancy, family relations, romance, journalism, parents and children, looking for love, human nature, couple relations, husband wife relationship, museum, dying ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, california
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 5.3
 103K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, god, supernatural, fallen angel, prophecy, heroes, heroic mission, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, north america
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 6.3
 24K
Cat's Eye (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, anthology ...
Plot: monster, life & death, cure, cat, girl, danger, dishonesty, couple relations, supernatural, child in peril, bet, gambling ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city, new york, atlantic city new jersey
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 6.8
 8K
Bleeder (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leo and Louise are a young couple living together in Copenhagen. Leo often goes out with his friends while Louise usually stays home. But when Louise tells Leo she's pregnant, a spark is ignited and Leo begins to become cold and distant. His ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, friendship, couple relations, family problems, estrangement, violence, friendship between men, graphic violence, couples, woman in danger, danger, losing-it hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia
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 6.7
 2K
Cold Turkey (1971)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Reverend Brooks leads the town in a contest to stop smoking for a month, But some tobacco executives don't want them to win, and try everything they can to make them smoke. If townspeople don't go nuts, from wanting a cigarette, or kill ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, cigarette smoking, social relations, farce, media satire, small town life, americana, disorder, silly humor, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, usa
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