Movies and TV shows set in nevada

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in nevada ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with desert, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, small town, runaway, violence, friendship and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
nevada
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nevada movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nevada: Tremors (1990), Desert Hearts (1985), Paul (2011), Tremors (2003), Desperation (2006), Love Ranch (2010), The Motel Life (2012), Just a Dream (2002), The Misfits (1961), Roadside Prophets (1992).

List of movies set in nevada

 7.1
 127K
Tremors (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Hick handymen Val McKee and Earl Bassett can barely eke out a living in the Nevada hamlet of Perfection, so they decide to leave town -- despite an admonition from a shapely seismology coed who's picking up odd readings on her equipment. Before ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, entertaining, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: monster, deadly creature, desert, rescue, survival, creature feature, danger, mutant, small town, human versus monster, stranded, death ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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Desert Hearts (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The story of straight-edge literature professor Vivian who travels to Reno to get away from a relationship breakup when she falls in love with an attractive and unconventional girl named Cay.
Style: sexy, sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian sex, romance, lesbian romance, divorce, coming out, fall in love, love affair, couples, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco
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 7.0
 242K
Paul (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: For the past 60 years, a space-traveling smart-ass named Paul has been locked up in a top-secret military base, advising world leaders about his kind. But when he worries he’s outlived his usefulness and the dissection table is drawing ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, sentimental, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: benign alien, alien, first contact, alien encounter, ufo, space and aliens, special agents, chase, hitchhiker, friends, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1980, year 1947 ...
Place: nevada, usa, san diego california, england, austin texas ...
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 6.6
 3K
Tremors (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Tremors: The Series is a television spin-off of the Tremors franchise. Originally airing out of order on the Sci-Fi Channel, it was later aired in its proper sequence on the G4 Network.
Style: humorous, suspenseful, exciting, semi serious, scary
Plot: desert, small town, heroic mission, monster, survival, goofy hero, escapades, danger, rescue, supernatural, deadly creature, mutant ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: nevada, usa
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 5.3
 11K
Desperation (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a sheriff arrests a writer, a family, a couple, and a hitchiker and throws them in a jail cell in the deserted town of Desperation, they must fight for their lives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough
Plot: small town, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, sheriff, hitchhiker, highway, mysterious character, danger, deadly, family in danger, small town life, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, vietnam, salt lake city utah
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 5.6
 3K
Love Ranch (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sexual, sexy ...
Plot: brothel, prostitute, lifestyle, family problems, dishonesty, unfulfillment, crumbling marriage, workplace, couples, pimp, infidelity, love affair ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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The Motel Life (2012)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A pair of working-class brothers flee their Reno Motel after getting involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident.
Style: psychological, realistic, serious, rough, road movie ...
Plot: on the run, introspection, siblings relations, working class, family relations, misfit, hit and run, life turned upside down, family problems, society, social misfits, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, hawaii
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 6.2
 326
Just a Dream (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Film crew arrives in a small town in Nevada desert. Ends up changing the life of a 12-year-old kid and a friend of his, a movie lover.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: desert, filmmaking, friends, friendship, family life, interracial relations, obsession, youth, family relations, social relations, small town, small town life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: nevada, usa
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 7.2
 19K
The Misfits (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: While filing for a divorce, beautiful ex-stripper Roslyn Taber ends up meeting aging cowboy-turned-gambler Gay Langland and former World War II aviator Guido Racanelli. The two men instantly become infatuated with Roslyn and, on a whim, the three ...
Style: atmospheric, sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious ...
Plot: desert, fall in love, divorce, bull riding, romance, moral dilemma, human nature, couples, cowboy, bounty hunter, stripper, mustang ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, california
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Roadside Prophets (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sid and Nancy screenplay author Abbe Wool makes her directorial debut with this tale of a factory worker name Joe (X front man John Doe) who hits the road on his Harley to scatter the ashes of a co-worker. Joined by wannabe biker Sam (Adam Horovitz ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: motorcycle, desert, friendship, on the road, hotel, adventure, loner, journey, fireworks, ashes, life philosophy, obsession ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, los angeles, las vegas, california
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 6.9
 8K
Nevada Smith (1966)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Nevada Smith is the young son of an Indian mother and white father. When his father is killed by three men over gold, Nevada sets out to find them and kill them. The boy is taken in by a gun merchant. The gun merchant shows him how to shoot and to ...
Style: rough, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: revenge, old west, murder, one man army, crimes, investigation, family in danger, friends, rivalry, tough heroes, warden, gunfight ...
Time: 19th century
Place: nevada, usa, arizona, california, texas ...
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Far from Home (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Charlie Cox should have stopped for gas in California. While he's on a cross-country trip with his teenage daughter, Joleen, his car hits empty in a creepy town in Nevada. With nary a drop of fuel to be found, Charlie and Joleen stop for the ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, scary ...
Plot: desert, serial killer, stalking, psychopath, murder, trailer park, family in danger, parents and children, obsession, father daughter relationship, violence, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: nevada, usa
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Speedway Junky (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A naive drifter runs away from his army father in hopes of making it on the car racing circuit. In Las Vegas, he meets a young scam artist, who develops a crush on him. He is then introduced to a whole gang led by a young hustler. The racer-to-be ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, slang, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, male prostitute, scam, male prostitution, teenage life, crimes, self discovery, high school life, cons and scams, social misfits, best friends, gang ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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Trial and Error (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, talky, light ...
Plot: courtroom, legal, small town, lawyer, fish out of water, comedy of errors, cons and scams, mistaken identity, goofy hero, legal action, nothing goes right, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, usa, new jersey
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 6.2
 31K
Undisputed (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten ...
Style: exciting, tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: prison, fight, life sentence, gangsters, murder, heroes, boxing, racial slur, convict, prisoner, solitary, prison life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas, mojave desert, new jersey ...
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View from the Top (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: stewardess, friendship, flight attendant, airplane, romance, follow your dream, love and romance, rise to the top, workplace situations, workplace, ambition, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: nevada, usa, san francisco, california, paris france ...
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 5.2
 399
Nevada (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chrysty walks through the desert carrying nothing and heading nowhere. She enters a very small town called Silver City. The local community of woman is intrigued by the sudden arrival of an attractive stranger and they find out that Chrysty left a ...
Style: touching, sexual, sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, gays and lesbians, mysterious character, pregnancy, village, feminism, infidelity, desert, village life, small town life, on the run, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, idaho
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Melvin and Howard (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of hard-luck Melvin Dummar, who claimed to have received a will naming him an heir to the fortune of Howard Hughes.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: courtroom, wedding, divorce, stripper, strip club, bittersweet, redemption, working class, rich and poor, social differences, americana, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, utah, usa, california ...
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The Hangover Part III (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, not serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hung over, dentist, dark humor, nothing goes right, escapades, buddies, friends, disorder, drugs/alcohol, graphic violence, comedy of errors, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, nevada, las vegas, usa, mexico ...
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Doctor Who: Dreamland (2009)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: This sensational new animated adventure finds the Doctor (voiced by David Tennant) hooked up with two new companions – Cassie and Jimmy – and pits him against a new alien race, the monstrous Viperox, led by Lord Azlok. Day Springs, Nevada, 1958. ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, exciting
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: good versus evil, save the world, benign alien, space and aliens, partners, alien encounter, danger, unlikely partners, heroic mission, save the day, heroes, rivalry ...
Place: nevada
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Ghosts of Goldfield (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two couples and another friend from college decide to visit the Goldfield Hotel in Nevada to make a documentary about ghosts – then their nightmares begin!
Style: rough, scary, serious, suspenseful, slasher
Plot: ghost, uncover truth, danger, stalking, supernatural, filmmaking, curses spells and rituals, legends and myths, deadly, master and servant, hotel, supernatural ability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
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 2.1
 952
Seed 2 (2014)
Genre: Horror
Country: Germany
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Coming back from her bachelor party in Las Vegas, Christine and her friends are driving through the hot desert of Nevada. But they are not alone - serial killer Max Seed is back and he brought the whole family.
Style: slasher, serious, scary, non-linear, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, desert, trailer, psychopath, deadly, danger, strong violent content, profanity, on the road, vengeance, woman in danger, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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 5.0
 64
Exit 38 (2006)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An elite unit of FBI agents hunt a conniving vampire in a small Nevada town. Can they stop him before he completes an ancient ritual that will make him the ultimate vampire, or will he destroy not only them, but the world?
Style: suspenseful, suspense, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: vampire, curses spells and rituals, track down, deadly, danger, special agents, rivalry, law enforcement, supernatural, crimes, captivity, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada
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Dolan's Cadillac (2009)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young man attempts to seek to avenge his wife's death after she is murdered by a Las Vegas mobster.
Style: suspenseful, rough, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: desert, prostitution, surveillance, bomb, vengeance, witnessing a crime, gangsters, crimes, master criminal, rivalry, murder, exploitation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, nevada, los angeles
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 7.2
 247K
Rango (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gritty, gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. Welcomed as the last hope the town has been waiting for, new Sheriff Rango is forced to play ...
Style: witty, humorous, light, road movie, surreal ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: desert, adventure, identity crisis, sheriff, friendship, chase, heroic mission, duel, gunfight, save the day, peril, disorder ...
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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This Is Martin Bonner (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Two men, at opposite ends of the social spectrum, find themselves starting new lives in the same, small town and form an unlikely friendship.
Style: emotional, atmospheric, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: rehabilitation, estrangement, friendship, one more chance, haunted by the past, starting over, redemption, dishonesty, betrayal, gain trust, society, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nevada, usa
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 6.1
 64K
The Signal (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three college students on a road trip across the Southwest experience a detour – the tracking of a computer genius who has already hacked into MIT and exposed security faults. When the trio find themselves drawn to an eerily isolated area, ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hacker, secret laboratory, danger, imaginary, cyborgs, alien contact, supernatural, life turned upside down, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, disability, laboratory, super strength ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, future
Place: nevada, usa
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Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After her triumph at the Miss United States pageant, FBI agent Gracie Hart becomes an overnight sensation -- and the new "face of the FBI." But it's time to spring into action again when the pageant's winner, Cheryl, and emcee, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: undercover agent, fbi, rescue, working undercover, crimes, chases and races, kidnapping, hostage, law enforcement, race against time, female impersonator, press conference ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, manhattan new york city, new york ...
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Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Burt Gummer returns home to Perfection, Nev., to find that the town of terror has become a theme park, and when the simulated giant worm attacks turn real, the survivalist must battle the creatures once again. Gummer pits his impressive knowledge of ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, absurd, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, real estate agent, human versus monster, worm, danger, deadly creature, deadly, rescue, supernatural, survival, store, creature ...
Place: nevada, usa, argentina
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Shanghai Knights (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The dynamic duo of Chon Wang and Roy O'Bannon return for another crazy adventure. This time, they're in London to avenge the murder of Chon's father, but end up on an even bigger case. Chon's sister is there to do the same, but ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, murder, good versus evil, adventure, partners, friends, vengeance, chases and races, crimes, odd couple, revenge, cowboy ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: china, new york, england, nevada, europe ...
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