Movies and TV shows set in pittsburgh

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in pittsburgh ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, suspenseful, semi serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with storytelling, crimes, dialogue, vengeance, couples, friendship, catastrophe, friends, culture clash and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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pittsburgh movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pittsburgh: Innocent Blood (1992), Wonder Boys (2000), Back to You (2007), Three Rivers (2009), The Cemetery Club (1993), Queer as Folk (2000), Videodrome (1983), Mrs. Soffel (1984), There's Always Vanilla (1971), Fences (2016).

List of movies set in pittsburgh

Innocent Blood (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A beautiful vampire turns a crime lord into a creature of the night.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, scary, dark humor, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, stalking, working undercover, dangerous attraction, crimes, gangsters, supernatural, love affair, vengeance, organized crime, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 58K
Wonder Boys (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Grady (Michael Douglas) is a 50-ish English professor who hasn't had a thing published in years -- not since he wrote his award winning "Great American Novel" 7 years ago. This weekend proves even worse than he could imagine as he ...
Style: talky, humorous, realistic, touching, melancholic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, marijuana, professor, adultery, divorce, college, alienation, university, dog, mentor, friends, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 2K
Back to You (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Back to You is an American situation comedy series, which aired on Fox from September 19, 2007 to May 14, 2008. The creators and executive producers were Christopher Lloyd and Steven Levitan, and the director was James Burrows. The series starred ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: tv show, media, journalism, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace, friendship, power relations, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 1K
Three Rivers (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Three Rivers is an American television medical drama that debuted on CBS on October 4, 2009, starring Alex O'Loughlin in the role of an infamous transplant surgeon in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. On November 30, 2009, after just eight episodes of ...
Style: emotional, sincere, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: transplant, doctor, doctors and patients, workplace situations, moral dilemma, human nature, power relations, hospital, dealing with death, race against time, surgery, change of heart ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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The Cemetery Club (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The story of three Pittsburgh widows who meet every year to visit their husband's graves and talk about perspectives in their lives.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: aging, friendship, widow, elderly lovers, couples, human nature, lifestyle, feminism, starting over, friends, singleness, golden years ...
Time: 50s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 17K
Queer as Folk (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 47 min.
Story: Brash humor and genuine emotion make up this original series revolving around the lives, loves, ambitions, careers and friendships of a group of gay men and women living on Liberty Avenue in contemporary Pittsburgh, PA. The show offers an ...
Style: serious, emotional, thought provoking, touching, sexual ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, discrimination, coming out, age difference, lesbian, lifestyle, gender, thirtysomething life, sexual activity, friendship, aids, nightclub ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 74K
Videodrome (1983)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A sleazy cable-TV programmer begins to see his life and the future of media spin out of control in a very unusual fashion when he acquires a new kind of programming for his station.
Style: surreal, disturbing, psychological, scary, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cult, insanity, brainwashing, paranoia, audition, media, assassination, mind control, suicide, black market, hallucination, virtual reality ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 3K
Mrs. Soffel (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Based on a true story, Mrs. Soffel is set in Pittsburgh near the dawn of the 20th century. Peter Soffel (Edward Herrmann) is the warden of a top security prison, and his wife Kate (Diane Keaton) often comes by to read the Bible aloud to the ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sweet, light, tense ...
Plot: prison, murder, escape, romance, confined, couple relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, fall in love, couples, prison warden, adultery ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
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There's Always Vanilla (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young man returns to his home city of Pittsburgh and moves in with an older woman whom he begins to rely on for emotional and financial support.
Plot: sex, older woman younger man relationship, train, voyeurism, little boy, drunkenness, female nudity, musician, drugs, man with glasses, gay slur, prostitute ...
Place: pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 87K
Fences (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In 1950s Pittsburgh, a frustrated African-American father struggles with the constraints of poverty, racism, and his own inner demons as he tries to raise a family.
Style: dramatic, talky, intense, interesting, emotional ...
Plot: father son relationship, baseball, father, racism, african american, war veteran, struggle, soldier, snow, husband wife relationship, garbage collector, daughter ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 42K
Flashdance (1983)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The popular 1980’s dance movie that depicts the life of an exotic dancer with a side job as a welder who true desire is to get into ballet school. It’s her dream to be a professional dancer and now is her chance. The film has a great soundtrack ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, dance, underdog, cinderella story, ballet, music, romance, dancer's life, follow your dream, hopes, petty job, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
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She's Out of My League (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When he starts dating drop-dead gorgeous Molly, insecure airport security agent Kirk can't believe it. As his friends and family share their doubts about the relationship lasting, Kirk does everything he can to avoid losing Molly forever.
Style: humorous, semi serious, funny, entertaining, talky ...
Audience: teen comedy, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: opposites attract, odd couple, love and romance, young people, pilot, self esteem, buddies, couple relations, crumbling relationship, dating, culture clash, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania, new jersey, las vegas
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Romantically Challenged (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Romantically Challenged is a comedy television series, which ran on ABC from April 19, 2010 to May 17, 2010. It is set in Pittsburgh and created by Ricky Blitt, who is also the show's head writer. The show stars Alyssa Milano. ABC officially ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wannabe, fall in love, siblings relations, singleness, love and romance, couple relations, romance, single parent, couples, buddies, manhood, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 583
Fatal Desire (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fatal desire tells the story of the first Internet-related murder in the United States. Sharee Miller is a 27-year-old fiancee, when interviewing with Jerry Cassaday in an Internet chat room. Soon they are in the real life begin a passionate affair. ...
Style: realistic, sexual, serious, suspenseful
Plot: casino, love affair, dishonesty, couples, teenage life, deadly, pregnancy, murder, gambling, domestic disturbance, parents and children, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, rhode island
Is relevant ?
 7.9
 2K
Smith (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Though Bobby Stevens appears to be a regular family man with a nine-to-five job, he's actually an expert thief who is seeking a few last big jobs so he can finally leave the business for a comfortable, lawful lifestyle with his wife, Hope, and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, rough, realistic
Plot: heist, thief, robbery, crimes, crime, partners in crime, criminal heroes, theft, chases and races, group of criminals, team, boat chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Kill Point (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Story: A small group of military veterans sets out to rob a major bank in Pittsburgh. When things go awry, they're forced to take more than a dozen hostages from all walks of life, including a wealthy and powerful businessman's daughter.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crime gone awry, society, rivalry, veteran, robbery, criminal heroes, law enforcement, siege, threat, negotiation, police detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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Sullivan & Son (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Sullivan & Son is an American comedy television series created by Rob Long and Steve Byrne that is broadcast on TBS. It stars Byrne as Steve Sullivan, who surprises his parents when he leaves his job as a corporate lawyer to take over a bar ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: bar, parents and children, family relations, workplace, family business, father son relationship, bartender, bar owner, beer drinking, group of friends, asian american, korean american ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 4.5
 5K
Not Cool (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: NOT COOL follows former prom king and college freshman Scott (Shane Dawson) who has just returned home for Thanksgiving break only to be dumped by his eccentric, long-term girlfriend. With his world turned upside down, Scott strikes an unlikely ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: romance, unlikely couple, love and romance, friends, small town life, couples, small town, homecoming, youth, college life, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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Boys on the Side (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After breaking up with her girlfriend, a nightclub singer, Jane, answers a personal ad from Robin, a real estate agent with AIDS, seeking a cross-country travel partner. On their journey from New York City to Los Angeles, the two stop by Pittsburgh ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, aids, friends, pregnancy, terminal illness, on the road, self discovery, unfulfillment, feminism, gender, couples, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, cross country, pakistan, san diego california, tucson arizona ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 14K
Scarecrow (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two drifters bum around, visit earthy women and discuss opening a car wash in Pittsburgh.
Style: sincere, touching, road movie, atmospheric, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, drifter, on the road, self discovery, road trip, introspection, buddies, partners, hitchhiker, bar fight, train ride, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pittsburgh, denver colorado, california, texas, new jersey
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Street Corner Justice (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Pittsburgh cop Mike Justus is kicked off the force and moves away to relax in sunny Los Angeles. Unfortunately his dream retirement turns out to be a nightmare and he is forced to deal out his own brand of street corner justice.
Style: rough, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, gang, criminal's revenge, master criminal, deadly, injustice, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, hotshot hero, crimes, law enforcement, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, california
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 182
Kenny (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Japan, USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Kenny is a Canadian kid who has a couple of pals and, like a lot of the other lads, idolizes the jock his pretty older sister has chosen as her boyfriend. However, Kenny was born without legs or even the lower part of his body. He gets around (quite ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: youth, self discovery, best friends, misfit, society, underdog, disability, urban ghetto life, hopes, family in crisis, siblings relations, mentally challenged ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pittsburgh, france
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 54K
Grudge Match (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, sport, elderly, contests and competitions, aging, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, comeback, ex athlete, elderly man, parent child relationship, retirement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 281K
Jack Reacher (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a gunman takes five lives with six shots, all evidence points to the suspect in custody. On interrogation, the suspect offers up a single note: "Get Jack Reacher!" So begins an extraordinary chase for the truth, pitting Jack Reacher ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loner, sniper, murder, drifter, investigation, ex military, lone wolves, crimes, vigilantism, conspiracy, false accusation, police investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, ohio
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 9K
Martin (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and cousin in the dying town of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has romantic ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, scary, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, blood, serial killer, razor blade, murder, psychopath, supernatural, coming of age, crimes, curses spells and rituals, golden years ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
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Mr. Belvedere (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mr. Belvedere is an American sitcom that originally aired on ABC from March 15, 1985, until July 8, 1990. The series is based on the Lynn Aloysius Belvedere character created by Gwen Davenport for her 1947 novel Belvedere, which was later adapted ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, touching, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, boss and employee, master and servant, suburban life, family, power relations, friends, family relations, society, lifestyle, fish out of water, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 292
Remember WENN (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Remember WENN is a comedy-drama television series that aired from 1996 to 1998 on the cable channel American Movie Classics. Created and written by Rupert Holmes and set at the fictional Pittsburgh radio station WENN in the early 1940s, it depicted ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: radio show, radio dj, radio, media, partners, lifestyle, workplace, workplace situations, intern, radio station, disc jockey, sitcom
Time: 1930s, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners.
Style: offbeat, feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, astrology, basketball, ambition, underdog, contests and competitions, goofy hero, athlete and trainer, hopes, supernatural ability, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 779
Lady Beware (1987)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Young and good looking Katya, a window dresser for a big department store in Pittsburgh, begins a love story with a journalist, Mac Odell. She is however stalked by Jack, a married man who has a fixation with her. Jack makes Katya's life ...
Style: psychological, sexy, sexual, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, voyeurism, murder, store, journalism, crime, crimes, couples, deadly, dishonesty, psychopath ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 97
Playhouse (2003)
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After years hiding in the shadows, the ancient ghosts of an old Pittsburgh theater make their presence known once again.
Style: semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, zombie, crimes, gory, deadly, disorder, goofy hero, supernatural, theater, school, haunted house, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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