Movies and TV shows set in memphis

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in memphis ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, touching, sincere and captivating films and TV shows about / with husband wife relationship, african american, singer, love and romance, redemption, crimes, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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memphis movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as memphis: Mystery Train (1989), The Firm (1993), Memphis Beat (2010), The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008), Walk the Line (2005), The Reivers (1969), Blue Citrus Hearts (2003), Finding Graceland (1998), The Grace Card (2010), My Blueberry Nights (2007).

List of movies set in memphis

 7.6
 26K
Mystery Train (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three stories are connected by a Memphis hotel and the spirit of Elvis Presley.
Style: humorous, atmospheric, thought provoking, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, tourist, friendship, odd couple, crimes, group of strangers, radio, drinking, drinking alcohol, multiple storylines, culture clash, obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, new jersey, japan ...
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 6.8
 121K
The Firm (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Mitch McDeere is a young man with a promising future in Law. About to sit his Bar exam, he is approached by 'The Firm' and made an offer he doesn't refuse. Seduced by the money and gifts showered on him, he is totally oblivious to the ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: law firm, legal, moral dilemma, mafia, surveillance, lawyer, fighting the system, crimes, blackmail, murder, seduction, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee, boston, louisiana ...
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 7.5
 2K
Memphis Beat (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Memphis Beat is an American drama series that debuted on TNT on June 22, 2010 and ended on August 16, 2011. Memphis Beat was officially canceled on October 14, 2011.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: police detective, police investigation, policewoman, police station, blues, parents and children, law enforcement, workplace, family relations, living with parents, victim, police chief ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, tennessee, usa, southern usa
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The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tells the story of Fisher Willow, the disliked 1920s Memphis débutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her. After returning from studies overseas, Fisher ...
Style: realistic, sincere, touching, serious, gloomy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: true love, plantation, forbidden love, family relations, dishonesty, betrayal, power relations, couples, romance, love and romance, rebellion, unlikely couple ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: memphis, usa
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 7.8
 235K
Walk the Line (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A chronicle of country music legend Johnny Cash's life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, emotional, road movie ...
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, country music, music, marriage, accident, musician, rock and roll, profanity, rising to stardom, rise and fall, addiction, divorce ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 1960s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: memphis, usa, germany, tennessee, arkansas ...
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 6.7
 3K
The Reivers (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In turn-of-the-century Mississippi, an 11-year-old boy comes of age as two mischievous adult friends talk him into sneaking the family car out for a trip to Memphis and a series of adventures.
Style: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, road movie
Plot: small town, americana, prostitute, coming of age, lifestyle, social relations, family relations, racism, redemption, parents and children, on the road, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 1900s
Place: mississippi, memphis, usa, mississippi river, united states ...
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Blue Citrus Hearts (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A first love could quite possibly be the last for Sam, a Memphis teenager coming to terms with the romantic feelings he harbors for his best friend, Julian. Will the love he feels for this boy guide him through his struggles with his abusive father, ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, high school, coming of age, teenage love, teenage life, lifestyle, high school life, adolescence vs adulthood, buddies, life is a bitch, romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: memphis, tennessee
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Finding Graceland (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An eccentric drifter claiming to be Elvis Presley hitches a ride with a young man and they find themselves on an adventurous road trip to Memphis.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, talky, humorous
Plot: hitchhiker, love and romance, odd couple, friendship, on the road, couple relations, friends, couples, delusion, dishonesty, hidden identity, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, memphis, new mexico
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The Grace Card (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Everything can change in an instant ... and take a lifetime to unravel. When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: hopes, racism, dysfunctional family, father son relationship, partners, family problems, haunted by the past, society, clergy, partners against crime, reluctant partners, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, tennessee
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My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, waitress, diner, bar, introspection, life is a bitch, cross country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, memphis, new york, las vegas, nevada
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 7.3
 39K
Hustle & Flow (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: With help from his friends, a Memphis pimp in a mid-life crisis attempts to become a successful hip-hop emcee.
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: hip hop, rapper, midlife crisis, musician, career, singer, drug dealing, life is a bitch, hip hop culture, human spirit, once in a lifetime opportunity, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: tennessee, memphis, usa, egypt, mount everest ...
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Forty Shades of Blue (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Russian woman living in Memphis with a much older rock-n-roll legend experiences a personal awakening when her husband's estranged son comes to visit.
Style: sincere, emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, family relations, love affair, crumbling marriage, romance, family problems, sex with stepmother, love and romance, couples, estrangement, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis, russia
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 3.9
 4K
Kill Switch (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A troubled detective travels to Memphis in order to track down a pair of serial killers.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, special agents, murder, psychopath, mind game, master criminal, rivalry, law enforcement, race against time, track down, tough law enforcer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: memphis, usa
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State Property (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Frustrated with being broke, Beans decides that the only way to grasp the American Dream is to take it.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, crimes, drug dealing, family life, social decay, rise and fall, chaos and mayhem, city life, friendship, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, philadelphia, memphis
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My Own Love Song (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wheelchair-bound singer and her best friend embark on a roadtrip to Memphis.
Style: psychological, sincere, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: on the road, friendship, friends, disability, road trip, self discovery, couples, best friends, misfit, singer, flashback, car accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: memphis, new orleans, mississippi
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 6.1
 20K
Devil's Knot (2013)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a satanic ritual.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, factual, based on true events, intense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: police investigation, satanism, legal, private detective, child killer, teenager, child murder, murder, loss of son, incompetence, false accusation, mental retardation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1993
Place: arkansas, usa, memphis, southern usa
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 6.6
 64K
Road House (1989)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The Double Deuce is the meanest, loudest and rowdiest bar south of the Mason-Dixon Line, and Dalton (Patrick Swayze) has been hired to clean it up. He might not look like much, but the Ph.D.-educated bouncer proves he's more than capable -- ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bouncer, martial arts, small town, fish out of water, murder, rivalry, embezzlement, bar fight, opposites attract, gangsters, against the odds, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: missouri, usa, memphis
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 8.1
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King (1978)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 271 min.
TV show
Story: A 1978 TV miniseries about the career of Martin Luther King Jr. from his days as a Baptist minister in Atlanta in the early '50s until his assassination in 1968.
Style: sincere, disturbing, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, assassination, hopes, society, fighting the system, state affairs, rebellion, deadly, rebelliousness, political unrest, social differences ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1950s ...
Place: usa, memphis
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Paper Soldiers (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paper Soldiers follows an overeager burglar named Shawn (Kevin Hart) through the ups and downs of his short, stressful career.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: gangsters, crimes, nothing goes right, dishonesty, partners, drug dealing, crime, disorder, criminal heroes, ambition, unlikely criminals, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, memphis
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 6.7
 10K
Hellcats (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pre-law student Marti Perkins' world is flipped upside down when she loses her scholarship, and realizes the only way she can stay in school is by reigniting her dormant teen gymnastic skills to win a place on Lancer University's legendary ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, campus, college, teenage life, friends, rivalry, youth, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, memphis, southern usa
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 8.1
 11K
Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: teaching the ways of the world, assassination, working undercover, vietnam veteran, haunted by the past, homecoming, corruption, hitman, murder, money, sex scene, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa, mississippi river, memphis
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 6.4
 13K
Elvis & Nixon (2016)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In 1970, a few days before Christmas, Elvis Presley showed up on the White House lawn seeking to be deputized into the Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs by the President himself.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, factual, humorous ...
Plot: singer, musician's life, white house, secret service, elvis, elvis presley, u.s. president, photograph, dialogue, eccentricity, usa president, fbi agent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: usa, washington d.c., los angeles, memphis, california ...
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 6.1
 100K
Vacation (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hoping to bring his family closer together and to recreate his childhood vacation for his own kids, a grown up Rusty Griswold takes his wife and their two sons on a cross-country road trip to the coolest theme park in America, Walley World. Needless ...
Style: funny, humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family vacation, road trip, on the road, vacation, amusement park, parents and children, nothing goes right, family relations, highway travel, family problems, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, arizona, memphis, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 337K
A Star is Born (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Seasoned musician Jackson Maine discovers-and falls in love with-struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer – until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, captivating, rockumentary ...
Plot: falling in love, showbiz, singer, alcoholic, fame, concert, aspiring singer, talent, addiction, brother brother relationship, pop star, drinking problem ...
Time: 2010s
Place: arizona, boston, memphis
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The Most Powerful Families in Wrestling (2007)
Genre: Action
Country: UK
Story: Some of the greatest wrestling superstars come from rich family traditions. The Rock (Rocky Johnson, The wild Samoans, the great Peter Mavia) Texas wrestling is largely defined by the Von Erich family, as well as the Funks, whose father Dory Sr. ...
Plot: bodyguard, african american, baron, white rapper, iranian, sultan, mexican, hillbilly, mask, puerto rican, mexican american, french canadian ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: dallas texas, minneapolis minnesota, florida, puerto rico, montreal quebec canada ...
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Elvis Has Left the Building (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Harmony had an encounter early in life with the young Elvis, and can't seem to shake his influence. Now a Pink Lady selling cosmetics, she seems to inadvertently bring harm to any Elvis impersonators she encounters. After a bizarre car accident ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, partners, music, unlikely couple, romance, hidden identity, crimes, disorder, song, advertising agency, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 1958, 2000s
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada, texas, memphis
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 6.4
 68K
Elizabethtown (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Drew Baylor is fired after causing his shoe company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars. To make matters worse, he's also dumped by his girlfriend. On the verge of ending it all, Drew gets a new lease on life when he returns to his ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, emotional, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: stewardess, small town, fall in love, self discovery, suicide attempt, romance, love and romance, family problems, parents and children, falling in love, death in the family, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kentucky, usa, kansas, mississippi, memphis
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AWA SuperClash III (1988)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Story: The American Wrestling Association teams up with various other regional promotions to deliver the third SuperClash, live from Chicago on December 13, 1988.
Plot: wrestling, rookie, lingerie, champion, japanese american, iranian, king, texan, terrorist, southerner, sheik, manager ...
Place: minneapolis minnesota, chicago illinois, dallas texas, memphis
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What Alice Found (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A poor young woman is recruited by a friendly couple traveling in an RV into becoming part of the dark world of truck stop prostitution.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: on the road, prostitute, small town, family life, on the run, social misfits, cons and scams, youth, society, pimp, forced prostitution, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new hampshire, florida, usa, memphis, new jersey ...
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 5.4
 197
West of Her (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dan signs on to travel with a mysterious stranger named Jane, laying cryptic tiles in the roads of cities across America. As they argue over what the tiles mean, they come to realize that it's up to each of us to answer the questions that haunt ...
Style: road movie, sincere, serious, captivating, romantic ...
Plot: road trip, summer romance, love interest, stranger, grand canyon, tent, orphan
Place: memphis
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