Movies and TV shows set in ohio

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in ohio ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, talky, stylized, semi serious and serious films and TV shows about / with family relations, friendship, mentor, mother son relationship, small town, storytelling, dialogue, redemption, brutality and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Mexico and other countries.
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ohio movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as ohio: Take Shelter (2011), Gummo (1997), Homefront (1991), Edge of Seventeen (1998), Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Hot in Cleveland (2010), Beloved (1998), The Ides of March (2011), Cleveland Abduction (2015), Underdogs (2013).

List of movies set in ohio

 7.4
 93K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Plagued by a series of apocalyptic visions, a young husband and father questions whether to shelter his family from a coming storm, or from himself.
Style: psychological, bleak, atmospheric, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, delusion, nervous breakdown, nightmare, fear, dreams, insanity, sanity, obsession, construction worker, schizophrenia ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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 6.7
 33K
Gummo (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Solomon and Tummler are two teenagers killing time in Xenia, Ohio, a small town that has never recovered from the tornado that ravaged the community in the 1970s.
Style: disturbing, bleak, controversial, rough, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, youth, dwarf, tennis, white trash, suburbs, tornado, nudity (full frontal - brief), social misfits, society, life is a bitch, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, america
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Evelyn Ryan, a midwestern housewife who managed to rescue her family from debt by entering contests for ad slogans sponsored by consumer product companies.
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, kids
Plot: optimism, advertising, underdog, americana, prize, eviction, small town, mortgage, family problems, contests and competitions, ambition, large family ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
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 8.8
 1K
Homefront (1991)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Homefront is an American television drama series created and produced by Lynn Marie Latham and Bernard Lechowick in association with Warner Bros. Television for ABC. The show was set in the fictional city of River Run, Ohio in 1945, 1946, and 1947. ...
Style: clever, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: coach, radio, funeral, family relations, baseball, prejudice, racism, small town, interracial relations, soldier, small town life, starting over ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 40s
Place: ohio, usa
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Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A gay teenager finds out who he is and what he wants, who his friends are, and who loves him, in this autobiographical tale set in middle U.S. in the 1980s. Growing up, learning about life, love, sex, friends, and lovers.
Style: realistic, sexual, sexy, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, gays and lesbians, high school, first gay sexual experience, lgbt, coming out, gay sex, teenage love ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, midwest, new jersey, new york
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Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, satirical
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, turtle, songwriter, secretary, singer, showbiz, americana, celebrity culture, small town life, show tunes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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Hot in Cleveland (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Three fabulous, eccentric, LA best friends of a certain age have their lives changed forever when their plane unexpectedly lands in Cleveland and they soon rediscover themselves in this new "promised land."
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, talky, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: middle aged, shopping, best friends, actor's life, career, lifestyle change, fish out of water, marijuana, search, divorced divorcee, desperation, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.0
 7K
Beloved (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 172 min.
Story: After Paul D. finds his old slave friend Sethe in Ohio and moves in with her and her daughter Denver, a strange girl comes along by the name of "Beloved". Sethe and Denver take her in and then strange things start to happen...
Style: psychological, serious, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, murder, supernatural, hopes, parents and children, friendship, couple relations, single parent, life is a bitch, racism, haunted by the past ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1870s
Place: ohio, kentucky, usa, colorado, cincinnati ohio
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The Ides of March (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.
Style: political thriller, suspense, talky, tense, realistic ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, election, lobbyist, campaign, loyalty, intern, presidential campaign, political corruption, ambition, state affairs, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, california
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Cleveland Abduction (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A single mother becomes Ariel Castro's first kidnapping victim, and finds herself trapped in his home with two other women for 11 years.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, woman in danger, violence, sexual abuse, rape, true crime, confined, isolation, life is a bitch, crimes, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2000s, 2010s ...
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.9
 924
Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school football, high school, underdog, sport, sport team, against the odds, teenage love, athlete and trainer, human spirit, youth, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.8
 467
Beautiful Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.
Style: sentimental, clever, serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: mathematics, coming of age, family relations, prodigy, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, teenage love, family in crisis, parents and children, family problems, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, budapest hungary, cleveland ohio, hungary ...
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 5.4
 14K
Fun Size (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Wren is invited to a Halloween party by her crush, Aaron Riley, but she is also forced by her mother to take her oddball little brother Albert with her when she goes out trick-or-treating on Halloween. When she goes to the party instead, she loses ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, light
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, teenage life, family relations, halloween party, escapades, missing child, siblings relations, best friends, chases and races, disorder, track down, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 5.5
 5K
Hope & Faith (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Hope, a down-to-earth, happily married mother of three has her tidy world turned upside down when her celebrity sister moves in. Faith was living the Hollywood life as a soap opera star before her character was killed off.
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, sincere, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: artists and showbiz, actor's life, sibling relationship, suburban life, family, sister sister relationship, family life, suburbs, couples, family relations, family problems, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
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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: orgasm, adultery, 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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 6.7
 138K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, suspense, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, gay teenager, music band, contests and competitions, singing, coach, desire for fame, performance, teenage life, musician, ambition, outcast ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.7
 123K
The Watch (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Four everyday suburban guys come together as an excuse to escape their humdrum lives one night a week. But when they accidentally discover that their town has become overrun with aliens posing as ordinary suburbanites, they have no choice but to ...
Style: humorous, not serious, surprise ending, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: suburbs, space and aliens, heroes, friendship, profanity, alien invasion, alien, evil alien, silly humor, super weapon, lifestyle, save the world ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2012
Place: ohio, usa
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Leave It to Beaver (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, melancholic, satirical ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, family life, parents and children, prank, nothing goes right, mischievous children, child as adult, fish out of water, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa
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3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: 3rd Rock from the Sun is an American sitcom that aired from 1996 to 2001 on NBC. The show is about four extraterrestrials who are on an expedition to Earth, which they consider to be a very insignificant planet. The extraterrestrials pose as a human ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, witty, light ...
Audience: teens, family outing, date night
Plot: fish out of water, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, alien, family life, eccentric family, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 1990s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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Rise of the Dead (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: In the sleepy small town of Dudley, Ohio, a terrifying future awaits. Laura is almost raped by a normal lawyer who appears to have gone crazy. When her boyfriend, Jack Walther saves her by running him over with her car, the cops don't buy the ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating, scary ...
Plot: zombie, danger, isolation, small town, rivalry, deadly, crimes, supernatural, pregnancy, ghost, possession, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
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The New WKRP in Cincinnati (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The New WKRP in Cincinnati is a sequel/spin-off of the original CBS sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati. It was made for the syndication market from 1991 to 1993. MTM Enterprises produced the show. Gordon Jump, Frank Bonner, and Richard Sanders reprised ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: workplace, radio dj, power relations, boss and employee, media, workplace situations, radio show, radio, radio announcer, rock and roll, radio station, office ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: native american white relationships, captivity, family relations, immigrants, interracial romance, religions or cults, political unrest, family in danger, society, danger, confined, faith ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, pennsylvania, germany ...
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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: humorous, sentimental, offbeat, witty, touching ...
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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 5.9
 2K
Blue State (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: BLUE STATE is a romantic comedy about a disgruntled Democrat who actually follows through on a drunken campaign promise to move to Canada if George "Dubya" Bush gets re-elected.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: vietnam war, politics, political unrest, culture clash, self discovery, state affairs, media, democrat, starting over, political campaign, on the road, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, usa, san francisco, ohio, california ...
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 6.5
 8K
Bubble (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Set against the backdrop of a decaying Midwestern town, a murder becomes the focal point of three people who work in a doll factory.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: murder, working class, investigation, love triangle, small town, factory, mystery, society, deadly, police detective, dull life, workplace romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, california
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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: loser, workplace, office, department store, love and romance, couples, bad attitude, unsupportive coworkers, ordinary person, irish, promotion, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 7.6
 198K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, drug traffic, drug dealing, profanity, interracial sex ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
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Six Ways to Sunday (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Norman Reedus stars as Harry Odum, a henpecked, 18-year-old momma's boy in Youngstown, Ohio, who -- with his violent temper -- impresses a local boss of the Jewish Mafia. Soon he's found his calling as a hit man alongside his crack addict ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, intense, talky, suspense ...
Plot: coming of age, hitman, crimes, family relations, parents and children, self discovery, dark humor, suburban life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gangsters, depression ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Great Depression hits home for nine year old Kit Kittredge when her dad loses his business and leaves to find work. Oscar nominee Abigail Breslin stars as Kit, leading a splendid cast in the first ever "American Girl" theatrical movie. ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, youth, journalism, power relations, parents and children, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, ireland ...
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 6.7
 26K
Marvin's Room (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A leukemia patient attempts to end a 20-year feud with her sister to get her bone marrow.
Style: touching, emotional, uplifting, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: terminal illness, reunion, estrangement, leukemia, transplant, single parent, siblings relations, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, sibling relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, ohio, orlando florida, united states
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