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 talky films and TV shows about / with vengeance, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, brutality, couples, mentor, life philosophy and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Bahrain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as pittsburgh: Innocent Blood (1992), Wonder Boys (2000), Back to You (2007), Videodrome (1983), Queer as Folk (2000), Three Rivers (2009), She's Out of My League (2010), Flashdance (1983), 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: semi serious, suspenseful, dark humor, scary, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, femme fatale, stalking, gangsters, vengeance, organized crime, dangerous attraction, crimes, love affair, working undercover, supernatural, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 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: clever, talky, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: marijuana, professor, midlife crisis, dog, adultery, college, coming of age, party, university, robbery, police, redemption ...
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, witty, realistic
Plot: battle of the sexes, journalism, tv news, ex-lover, suburbs, boss and employee, friendship, media satire, showbiz, tv show, suburban life, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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, serious, psychological, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: brainwashing, cult, hallucination, tv station, suicide, gory, obsession, media, assassination, audition, mind control, bdsm ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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 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: sexual, serious, thought provoking, emotional, touching ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, coming out, discrimination, lesbian, homosexual, age difference, thirtysomething life, gender, friendship, nightclub, aids, accountant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, 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, serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: doctor, moral dilemma, dealing with death, doctors and patients, workplace situations, race against time, human nature, hospital, transplant, power relations, change of heart, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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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, self esteem, pilot, buddies, couple relations, dating, culture clash, crumbling relationship, young people, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa, new jersey, las vegas
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 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: stylized, serious, captivating, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, dance, underdog, music, cinderella story, romance, dancer's life, rock, welder, locksmith, ballet, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
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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: older woman younger man relationship, sex, photograph, gas station, jeep, model, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, wannabe, balloon, looking at self in mirror, lighting a cigarette, tv commercial ...
Place: pittsburgh
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 7.2
 85K
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: african american, father, racism, struggle, husband wife relationship, garbage collector, united states of america, son, cemetery, infidelity, brother, adultery ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 400K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: emotional, tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, fist fighting, teacher, martial arts, training, contests and competitions, sport, mixed martial arts, exercise, coach, ambition, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq
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The Next Three Days (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder. Lara Brennan is arrested for murdering her boss with whom she had an argument. It seems she was seen leaving the scene of the crime and her fingerprints were on ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, intense, emotional, clever ...
Plot: daring rescue, life turned upside down, family relations, false accusation, confined, injustice, evidence, freedom, resourceful, determination, peril, prison escape ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, venezuela, canada, haiti
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: heist, hostages, crime, crime gone awry, ex soldier, hostage situation, bank robbery, thief, bank, confined, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 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, realistic, exciting, rough
Plot: heist, thief, robbery, crime, criminal heroes, hidden identity, outlaw, master criminal, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 22K
Smart People (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Professor Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) might be imperiously brilliant, monumentally self-possessed and an intellectual giant -- but when it comes to solving the conundrums of love and family, he's as downright flummoxed as the next guy.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: student, professor, self discovery, christmas, marijuana, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, romance, couples, family relations, introspection, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, pennsylvania, campus, new jersey
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, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry, parent child relationship, elderly man, comeback, ex athlete, retirement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pittsburgh
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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, family business, parents and children, workplace, family relations, asian american, bar owner, korean american, interracial marriage, father son relationship, group of friends, bartender ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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: surreal, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious ...
Plot: vampire, radio show, blood, razor blade, murder, serial killer, psychopath, deadly, supernatural, older woman younger man relationship, syringe, golden years ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, romania
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Striking Distance (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coming from a police family, Tom Hardy ends up fighting his uncle after the murder of his father. Tom believes the killer is another cop, and goes on the record with his allegations. Demoted to water-way duty Tom, along with new partner Jo ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, chase, murder, boat, police investigation, frame up, rivalry, car chase, homicide detective, lake or river, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, san francisco, los angeles ...
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 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Plot: radio show, radio, radio dj, workplace situations, radio station, media, workplace, lifestyle, partners, intern, sitcom, disc jockey
Time: 1930s, 30s, 40s, 1940s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 2K
Roommates (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An elderly, yet young-at-heart man, moves in with his grandson, and both their lives turn upside-down.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: roommate, vegetarian, orphan, funeral, deathbed, golden years, starting over, birthday, grandparent grandchild relationship, human nature, friendship, elderly ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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: gloomy, serious, tense, realistic, sweet ...
Plot: prison, escape, murder, romance, couple relations, infidelity, prison warden, false accusation, love and romance, couples, siblings relations, death row ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, usa, australia, canada
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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Bahrain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on Michael Chabon's novel, the film chronicles the defining summer of a recent college graduate who crosses his gangster father and explores love, sexuality, and the enigmas surrounding his life and his city.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, sexual ...
Plot: college, summer, gays and lesbians, buddies, coming of age, city, sex, graduate, friendship, romance, love triangle, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 580
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: sexual, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: casino, gangsters, crime, couple relations, murder, crimes, deadly, couples, gays and lesbians, supportive spouse, domestic disturbance, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, rhode island
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The Bread, My Sweet (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dominic works round the clock: nights making biscotti for his family's bakery in a working-class Italian neighborhood in Pittsburgh, then days downtown where he's a specialist in firing people at a company that negotiates mergers. ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, romance, single parent, unlikely couple, womanizer, crumbling marriage, human nature, obsession, fall in love, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: aging, friendship, elderly lovers, golden years, romance, single parent, human nature, couple relations, singleness, midlife crisis, thirtysomething life, elderly ...
Time: 50s
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: obsession, stalking, murder, neo-noir, store, crimes, crime, danger, deadly, investigation, journalism, vengeance ...
Time: 80s
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: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, basketball, astrology, supernatural ability, underdog, sport team, hopes, misfit, goofy hero, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary
Plot: ghost, zombie, gory, crimes, deadly, school, supernatural, theater, haunted house, goofy hero, investigation, disorder ...
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: homecoming, fall in love, romance, high school, thanksgiving, wild party, friendship, sex, love, coming of age, unlikely couple, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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