Movies and TV shows set in cleveland ohio

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in cleveland ohio ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, visually appealing, semi serious, talky and dramatic films and TV shows about / with mentor, storytelling, runaway, catastrophe, dialogue, brutality, adaptation, nudity (full frontal - brief), husband wife relationship and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Biography genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cleveland ohio: Draft Day (2014), All Fall Down (1962), The Express (2008), Trust (2010), The Christmas Heart (2012), Capone (2020), Radioactive (2019), Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980), Bombshell (2019), The Hot Zone (2019).

List of movies set in cleveland ohio

 6.8
 57K
Draft Day (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Style: exciting, semi serious, inspirational, intense, suspense ...
Plot: negotiation, football, sport, american football, boss and employee, sport team, power relations, overcoming, ambition, one last chance, disorder, nfl ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, cleveland ohio, seattle washington ...
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All Fall Down (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Ralph and Annabell Willart are a feuding couple who are constantly bickering over their worthless, good-for nothing son Berry-Berry..
Style: biting, realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: love triangle, family relations, womanizer, pregnancy, alcohol abuse, adolescence, coming of age, love and romance, unfulfillment, couples, family problems, siblings relations ...
Time: 60s
Place: ohio, florida, cleveland ohio
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 7.3
 21K
The Express (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, african american, human spirit, american football, racism, ambition, college, against the odds, success, contests and competitions, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1950s, 1940s, 1960s ...
Place: usa, new york, united states, cleveland ohio, texas ...
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 6.9
 42K
Trust (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A suburban family is torn apart when fourteen-year-old Annie meets her first boyfriend online. After months of communicating via online chat and phone, Annie discovers her friend is not who he originally claimed to be. Shocked into disbelief, her ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, sexual abuse, investigation, teenage life, youth, parents and children, child rape, bullying, pedophile, family in crisis, rape victim, manipulation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, chicago illinois, cleveland ohio, st. louis missouri ...
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The Christmas Heart (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The tight-knit neighbors on Arthur Avenue have proudly lit Christmas luminaries for 40 years, but that long-standing tradition is cancelled this year when Matt Norman (Ty Wood), a teenage boy in the neighborhood, is hospitalized in desperate need of ...
Style: captivating, touching, entertaining, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christmas, faith, christmas lights, community, teenager, boy, brother brother relationship, against the odds, goodhearted, hopes, moral dilemma, coping ...
Place: detroit, cleveland ohio
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 4.7
 18K
Capone (2020)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The 47-year old Al Capone, after 10 years in prison, starts suffering from dementia and comes to be haunted by his violent past.
Style: factual, psychological, captivating, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, bloody violence, underwater, dementia, violence, excrement, gunshot, underwater scene, male protagonist, syphilis, balloon, blood ...
Time: 1940s, year 1933
Place: florida, usa, brooklyn new york city, chicago illinois, minneapolis minnesota ...
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 6.2
 15K
Radioactive (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA, China, Hungary
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Tells the story of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her extraordinary scientific discoveries — through the prism of her marriage to husband Pierre — and the seismic and transformative effects their discovery of radium had on the 20th century.
Style: emotional, realistic, harsh, serious, based on true events
Plot: nobel prize, chemistry, radiation, scientific research, nuclear, radioactivity, science, scientific discovery, backfire, blueprint, nuclear power, nuclear threat ...
Time: year 1961, year 1945, year 1986, year 1957, year 1934
Place: stockholm sweden, paris france, france, cleveland ohio, sweden ...
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Those Lips, Those Eyes (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small-town star helps a young apprentice land the girl of his dreams.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, coming of age, small town life, innocence lost, reincarnation, desire for fame, love and romance, artists and showbiz, actor's life, mentally unstable, mentally challenged, twins ...
Time: 50s, year 1951
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.8
 101K
Bombshell (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Based on the real scandal, BOMBSHELL is a revealing look inside the most powerful and controversial media empire of all time; and the explosive story of the women who brought down the infamous man who created it.
Style: twists and turns, uplifting, sad, philosophical, feminist film ...
Plot: sexual harassment, pervert, scandal, propaganda, paranoia, social network, presidential candidate, paparazzi, female protagonist, fired from the job, politics, fired from a job ...
Time: 2010s, year 2016, year 2006
Place: new york, cleveland ohio, manhattan new york city
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 7.3
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The Hot Zone (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 277 min.
TV show
Story: Heroic U.S. Army scientist Dr. Nancy Jaax, working with a secret military specialized team, puts her life on the line to head off an Ebola outbreak before it spread to the human population.
Style: macabre, based on true events, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Plot: virus, research, military, infection, scientist, disease, fear, female protagonist, death, doctor, victim, quarantine ...
Time: 80s, year 1989
Place: africa, washington d.c., texas, virginia, cleveland ohio ...
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Alien Autopsy (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, captivating, offbeat ...
Plot: ufo, alien, hoax, filmmaking, friends, cons and scams, partners, prank, dishonesty, media, top secret, autopsy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london, cleveland ohio
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Howard the Duck (1986)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A scientific experiment unknowingly brings extraterrestrial life forms to the Earth through a laser beam. First is the cigar smoking drake Howard from the duck's planet. A few kids try to keep him from the greedy scientists and help him back to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, cult film, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: duck, evil alien, laser, fish out of water, adventure, anthropomorphism, alternate reality, physicist, benign alien, experiment gone awry, alien, extraterrestrial ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: cleveland ohio, ohio
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The Fortune Cookie (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother in law as the king of the ambulance chasing lawyers starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see ...
Style: witty, humorous, cynical, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, hospital, lawsuit, insurance, american football, insurance fraud, odd couple, workplace, cons and scams, infidelity, disability, resentment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: cleveland ohio, new jersey, usa
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Killing Lincoln (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: April 14, 1865. One gunshot. One assassin hell-bent on killing a tyrant, as he charged the 16th President of the United States. And in one moment, our nation was forever changed. This is the most dramatic and resonant crime in American history: the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, serious, factual ...
Plot: assassination, state affairs, usa president, deadly, head of state, obsession, americana, hitman, conspiracy, murder, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, 1860s
Place: usa, washington d.c., cleveland ohio, new york, philadelphia ...
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 4.9
 290
10 Attitudes (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Story of a jewish man who discovers that his boyfriend of 10 years is cheating on him.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, breakup, love affair, lifestyle, romance, coming out, looking for love, looking for sex, fish out of water, aspiring actor, hollywood, cheating boyfriend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, ohio, cleveland ohio, malibu california
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 5.9
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Dad's Home (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ben Westman is a widowed father who has to take care of his two young children, Lindsay of twelve, and little Dylan of eight. Things get complicated when he is fired. Now, all three must remain together and try to overcome the situation in which ...
Style: touching, captivating, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative
Plot: single father, family relations, father son relationship, boy, single parent, uncle nephew relationship, brother brother relationship, parents and children, kids and family, family problems, family, money problems ...
Place: cleveland ohio
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The Drew Carey Show (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Drew is an assistant director of personnel in a Cleveland department store and he has been stuck there for ten years. Other than fighting with co-worker Mimi, his hobbies include drinking beer and not being able to get dates. To make a few extra ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, realistic, not serious
Plot: workplace, loser, office, department store, friendship, bad attitude, friends, promotion, ordinary person, irish, unsupportive coworkers, small town ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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Three Days of Rain (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Six Anton Chekhov short stories set in modern day Cleveland during a three day rain storm.
Style: touching, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, drugs, mother daughter relationship, marital discord, desperation, false accusation, drug use, rain, restaurant, coworker relationship, disability, father daughter relationship ...
Place: cleveland ohio
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The Wrong Guy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An executive (Dave Foley) after being passed over for a promotion to president storms into his office only to find the man who got the promotion dead. Assuming everyone will think he committed the crime he takes off as a fugitive...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, not serious, parody ...
Audience: kids, girls' night
Plot: chase, murder, promotion, crime gone awry, farce, hidden identity, law enforcement, silly humor, disorder, incompetent police, hysteria, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america, ohio, cincinnati ohio, harvard university ...
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Welcome to Collinwood (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Five hapless inner-city low-lifes attempt to burgle a pawnbroker's safe, but end up being plagued by bad luck.
Style: humorous, entertaining, absurd, satirical, clever ...
Plot: heist, safecracker, crimes, crime, cons and scams, dishonesty, criminal heroes, prison, planning, disguise, release from prison, greed ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cleveland ohio
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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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Telling Lies in America (1997)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Karchy (Brad Renfro) is a boy in school who has moved from Hungary to America in the 1960's. He is struggling in school and trying to adjust to America's culture. He then hears about a radio DJ Billy Magic (Kevin Bacon) who holds a contest ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: radio dj, coming of age, high school, human nature, high school life, parents and children, introspection, false accusation, love and romance, contests and competitions, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 90s
Place: europe, hungary, cleveland ohio
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Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous ...
Style: road movie, bleak, thought provoking, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, fish out of water, on the road, gambling, jazz, partners, friendship, disorder, drifter, bohemian life, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, hungary ...
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The Rocker (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Rob "Fish" Fishman is the drummer in '80s hair metal band Vesuvius. He's unceremoniously booted as the group signs a big record deal, is out of the music world for 20 years - and then receives a second chance with his ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: heavy metal, music, teenage life, music band, youth, drums, rock, musician's life, desire for fame, ambition, drummer, groupie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s, 2000s
Place: usa, cleveland ohio
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 8.2
 334K
Raging Bull (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his ...
Style: stylized, intense, atmospheric, rough, bloody ...
Plot: rise and fall, paranoia, character study, domestic violence, redemption, self destructing, boxer, career, boxing, sport, jealousy, loneliness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: bronx new york city, usa, new york, chicago illinois, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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The Oh in Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Priscilla and Jack appear to be the perfect couple, but they have a secret: She is sexually frustrated. They separate in the hope of resolving the situation. While Jack moves into a bachelor pad and begins an affair with a student, Priscilla ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adultery, orgasm, infidelity, sexual dysfunction, love triangle, depression, high school, sex, romance, dishonesty, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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My One and Only (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, road trip, parents and children, obsessive quest, starting over, teenage life, siblings relations, on the road, father son relationship, dark humor, jazz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: usa, cleveland ohio, albuquerque new mexico, st. louis missouri, dallas texas ...
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Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: americana, lawyer, culture clash, introspection, human nature, parents and children, society, family problems, dysfunctional family, family relations, suicide, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 40s
Place: usa, kansas, poland, kansas city, harvard university ...
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Mr. Rock 'n' Roll: The Alan Freed Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This is the story of Alan Freed. He was working as a DJ in Cleveland, Ohio, and he discovered how amazing R&B or Rhytym & Blues is, however, the music is considered to be "BLACK" music. So, most radio stations won't ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: racism, artists and showbiz, ambition, rising to stardom, love and romance, music, desire for fame, society, media, life is a bitch, r&b, showbiz ...
Time: 50s
Place: new york, usa, ohio, manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio ...
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 7.2
 64K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, against the odds, misfit, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new york, cleveland ohio ...
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