Movies and TV shows set in connecticut

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in connecticut ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, melancholic, weird and serious films and TV shows about / with family relations, couples, love and romance, friendship, family, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, dysfunctional family, couple relations and suburbs plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as connecticut: The Haunting in Connecticut (2009), The Swimmer (1968), Rachel Getting Married (2008), Christmas in Connecticut (1992), The Ref (1994), The Big Bad Swim (2006), Wives and Lovers (1963), Revolutionary Road (2008), Wishin' and Hopin' (2014), The Lifeguard (2013).

List of movies set in connecticut

The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When the Campbell family moves to upstate Connecticut, they soon learn that their charming Victorian home has a disturbing history: not only was the house a transformed funeral parlor where inconceivable acts occurred, but the owner's ...
Style: scary, gothic, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, occult, ghost, funeral home, curses spells and rituals, evil force, paranormal phenomena, reverend, hallucination, cancer, family in danger, seance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987, 80s
Place: connecticut, usa
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 7.6
 11K
The Swimmer (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Neddy Merrill has been away for most of the summer. He reappears at a friend's pool. As they talk, someone notices that there are pools spanning the entire valley. He decided to jog from pool to pool to swim the whole valley. As he stops in ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: midlife crisis, swimming, nudist, neighbor, swimming pool, swimmer, social relations, unfulfillment, haunted by the past, suburbs, character study, pool party ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa, california
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Rachel Getting Married (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young woman who has been in and out from rehab for the past 10 years returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, talky ...
Plot: wedding, sister sister relationship, dysfunctional family, drug addiction, wedding preparations and rituals, addiction, family problems, favoritism among siblings, family secret, self destructing, estrangement, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, hawaii, california
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Christmas in Connecticut (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elizabeth is the star of a successful cooking show and author of several cookbooks. But when her manager, Alexander sees forest ranger Jefferson, who lost his cabin in a fire, comment on TV about wishing he could get a home-cooked Christmas dinner, ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous, neo screwball comedy
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: tv show, holiday, christmas, love and romance, nothing goes right, media, workplace, fall in love, farce, ratings, disorder, cooking and food ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa, turkey, colorado, new york
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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 Big Bad Swim (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An adult swim class sets the stage for this sexually charged comedy-drama about love, loss, and second chances. Three strangers -- inextricably connected through personal heartbreak -- find themselves entering deep water as they learn that life ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, thirtysomething life, self discovery, love and romance, introspection, midlife crisis, swimming, lifestyle, stripper, swimming pool, life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
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Wives and Lovers (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Wives and Lovers is a 1963 film directed by John Rich. It stars Janet Leigh and Van Johnson. Husband and wife Bill and Bertie Austin and their daughter live in a low-rent apartment. He's a struggling writer, at least until agent Lucinda Ford ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, humorous ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, crumbling marriage, actor's life, unfulfillment, unsupportive spouse, writer's life, dishonesty, artists and showbiz, rise to the top, love and romance, lifestyle, farce ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: connecticut, new york, new england, texas
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Revolutionary Road (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A young couple living in a Connecticut suburb during the mid-1950s struggle to come to terms with their personal problems while trying to raise their two children. Based on a novel by Richard Yates.
Style: bad ending, serious, bleak, heartbreaking, depressing ...
Plot: family problems, housewife, under the surface, suburbs, cold relationship, adultery, dysfunctional family, couple relations, death of wife, jealousy, abortion, destiny ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1955 ...
Place: connecticut, usa, paris france, new york, california
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Wishin' and Hopin' (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Based on the New York Times best-selling novel by award winning author Wally Lamb. A vivid slice of 1960s life, Wishin' and Hopin' is a wise-and-witty holiday tale that celebrates where we've been-and how far we've come. In the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sincere, light, captivating ...
Plot: small town, christmas, coming of age, teachers and students, parents and children, catholic school, family relations, youth, substitute teacher, friendship, social relations, student life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: connecticut, usa
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 5.6
 14K
The Lifeguard (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A former valedictorian quits her reporter job in New York and returns to the place she last felt happy: her childhood home in Connecticut. She gets work as a lifeguard and starts a dangerous relationship with a troubled teenager.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, romantic, captivating ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: sex with teenager, lifeguard, teenager, swimming pool, youth, love affair, teenage love, couples, romance, childhood, lifestyle, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york, new jersey, california
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 8.3
 76K
Atypical (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, takes a funny, yet painful, journey of self-discovery for love and independence and upends his family.
Style: light, sincere, emotional, touching, humorous
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: autism, coming of age, high school, lesbian relationship, social problems, asperger's syndrome, brother sister relationship, penguins, teenage protagonist, teenager, overprotective mother, therapist ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut
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Who's the Boss? (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Who's the Boss? is an American sitcom created by Martin Cohan and Blake Hunter, which aired on ABC from September 20, 1984 to April 25, 1992. Produced by Embassy Television, in association with Hunter-Cohan Productions, and Columbia Pictures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, family relations, advertising, parents and children, coming of age, opposites attract, workplace, family, youth, family life, boss and employee, ex athlete ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: connecticut, usa
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The Stepford Wives (1975)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The urban aspirant photographer Joanna Eberhart moves from Manhattan to Stepford, Connecticut with her family. Her husband Walter Eberhart decided to live in a calm suburb, but Joanna did not like the neighborhood with beautiful and perfect ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, scary, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: housewife, feminism, suburbs, small town, robot, missing person, woman in danger, women's liberation, mystery, crimes, couple relations, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: connecticut, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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My Wife and Kids (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Wife and Kids is an American television family sitcom that ran on ABC from March 28, 2001 until May 17, 2005. Produced by Touchstone Television, it starred Damon Wayans and Tisha Campbell-Martin, and centers on the character of Michael Kyle, a ...
Style: not serious, humorous, witty, sitcom, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: black family, family relations, couple relations, dysfunctional family, parents and children, working class, siblings relations, family life, family gatherings, eccentric family, family problems, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa
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 6.7
 532
My Six Loves (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A celebrated actress discovers six runaway children living on her country property.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: orphan, lifestyle, actor's life, society, youth, artists and showbiz, paparazzi, kids in trouble, family relations, adoption, countryside, child care ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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 5.6
 704
Good Fences (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Set in the 1970s, Tom Spader is an attorney who is determined to end what he has dubbed "the colored man's losing streak." When his winning of a high-profile case thrusts him into the limelight, he decides to moves his wife and their ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, suspense ...
Plot: racism, family relations, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, rise to the top, social differences, culture clash, dysfunctional family, couple relations, family problems, injustice ...
Time: 70s
Place: connecticut, usa
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 7.4
 55K
The Ice Storm (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In the weekend after thanksgiving 1973 the Hoods are skidding out of control. Benjamin Hood reels from drink to drink, trying not to think about his trouble at the office. His wife, Elena, is reading self help books and losing patience with her ...
Style: bleak, sexual, sexy, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mate swapping, swinger, neighbor, snow, thanksgiving, family relations, infidelity, sexual exploration, storm, adultery, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: connecticut, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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 4.3
 316
Clara's Ghost (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set over the course of a single evening at the Reynolds’ family home in Connecticut, Clara, fed up with the constant ribbing from her self-absorbed showbiz family, finds solace in and guidance from the supernatural force she believes is haunting ...
Style: suspense, psychological, suspenseful, tense
Plot: supernatural, family, family relations, supernatural ability, paranormal, curses spells and rituals, paranormal investigation, supernatural power, obsessive quest, paranormal phenomena, characters in danger, rescue ...
Time: 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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 5.1
 1K
Long Lost (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When Seth receives a mysterious letter inviting him to spend the weekend at a secluded mansion in the country, he soon realizes the people inside the house may know him better than he knows himself.
Style: captivating, enigmatic, suspenseful, psychological, tense ...
Plot: taboo, mansion, weekend, luxury, temptation, girlfriend, dysfunctional family, invitation, death, millionaire, danger, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
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 6.4
 9K
The Battery (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In rural Connecticut, baseball players Ben and Mickey are trying to survive a zombie plague. They are forced to form a battery: a catcher and a pitcher who work together to outwit the batter, the one who hits the ball. And the batter in this case ...
Style: road movie, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough ...
Plot: zombie, survival, on the road, zombie apocalypse, countryside, supernatural, reluctant partners, deadly, chaos, danger, odd couple, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, new england, usa
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 5.6
 7K
The Humbling (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Following a breakdown and suicide attempt, an aging actor becomes involved with a much younger woman but soon finds that it's difficult to keep pace with her.
Style: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, extramarital affair, actor, aging, life turned upside down, dark humor, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, husband wife relationship, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut, new england, new york, manhattan new york city
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The Stepford Wives (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: What does it take to become a Stepford wife, a woman perfect beyond belief? Ask the Stepford husbands, who've created this high-tech, terrifying little town.
Style: satirical, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: housewife, suburban life, women, transformation, battle of the sexes, friendship, suburbs, uncover truth, dishonesty, gender, couple relations, feminism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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 6.5
 1K
Parrish (1961)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Parrish McLean lives with his mother Ellen on Sala Post's tobacco plantation in the Connecticut River Valley. His mother winds up marrying Sala's rival Judd Raike, ruthless planter who wants to drive Sala out of business. Judd insists that ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, emotional, sexual
Plot: love triangle, arson, family relations, submarine, social differences, fall in love, love affair, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, americana, destiny, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: connecticut, usa
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The Vicious Kind (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man tries to warn his brother away from the new girlfriend he brings home during Thanksgiving, but ends up becoming infatuated with her in the process.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: love triangle, adultery, family relations, dysfunctional family, small town, betrayal, mistrust, thanksgiving, infidelity, family problems, couple relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: connecticut, usa
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 8.1
 109K
Gilmore Girls (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the charming town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, the series follows the captivating lives of Lorelai and Rory Gilmore, a mother/daughter pair who have a relationship most people only dream of.
Style: feel good, talky, realistic, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: small town, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, single mother, boyfriend, small town life, student, first love, social relations, looking for love, lifestyle, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: connecticut, usa, yale university, new england
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Christmas Caper (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Grinch-like thief retreats to her hometown in Connecticut after a con goes bad and gets stuck baby-sitting her niece and nephew until their parents can make it home for Christmas. She spends most of her time devising ways to even the score with ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: disorder, family life, homecoming, crime gone awry, love and romance, dishonesty, family relations, christmas, small town life, small town, youth, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, connecticut
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As Told by Ginger (2000)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: As Told by Ginger focuses on middle schooler Ginger Foutley who, with her friends, tries to become more than a social geek.
Style: feel good, light, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: school, teenage life, everyday life, youth, siblings relations, diary, high school life, best friends, friendship, popularity, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa
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 6.5
 5K
The Baxter (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman (Michael Showalter) is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, love triangle, accountant, romance, office, looking for love, couple relations, love and romance, couples, event planner, friendship, satire ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, connecticut, usa, cincinnati ohio, brooklyn new york city ...
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Hello I Must Be Going (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Divorced and demoralized Amy Minsky’s prospects look bleak when she is condemned to move back in with her parents at the age of 35. Everyone wants to help, but, as her patience level with advice is plummeting, a bold teenage boy enters her life, ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, introspection, family relations, unlikely couple, love and romance, age difference, love affair, thirtysomething life, couples, parents and children, divorce, teenage boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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Listen to Your Heart (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Danny Foster doesn't have much: an apartment as small as his paychecks, no family, and a struggling music career. Yet for him, "every day is a great day to be alive," an attitude he gained from his mother's unwavering optimism ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, family relations, fall in love, couple relations, lifestyle, musician's life, love and romance, couples, parents and children, unfulfillment, romance, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, connecticut, manhattan new york city
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