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, semi serious, stylized, talky and visually appealing films and TV shows about / with friendship, family relations, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, husband wife relationship, brutality, youth, small town and redemption plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ohio: Take Shelter (2011), Hot in Cleveland (2010), Gummo (1997), Homefront (1991), Edge of Seventeen (1998), Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Beloved (1998), The Ides of March (2011), Cleveland Abduction (2015), Underdogs (2013).

List of movies set in ohio

 7.3
 100K
Take Shelter (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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, atmospheric, bleak, stylized, disturbing ...
Plot: paranoia, mental illness, nightmare, delusion, nervous breakdown, fear, dreams, insanity, sanity, schizophrenia, obsession, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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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, career, best friends, actor's life, lifestyle change, marijuana, desperation, fish out of water, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, sexual innuendo, dating ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.6
 35K
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, rough, cynical, experimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, dwarf, tennis, white trash, youth, heavy metal culture, suburbs, tornado, nudity (full frontal - brief), strong sexual content, small town life, social decay ...
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: large family, optimism, underdog, advertising, americana, prize, small town, eviction, contests and competitions, ambition, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
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 8.9
 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: sentimental, clever, serious, realistic
Plot: funeral, family relations, radio, baseball, coach, prejudice, small town, interracial relations, racism, soldier, sport, couples ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two
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, sexy, sexual, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: gay teenager, homosexuality, coming of age, lgbt teen, gay, first gay sexual experience, gays and lesbians, lgbt, high school, gay sex, coming out, self discovery ...
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, satirical
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, singer, secretary, songwriter, turtle, high school student, artists and showbiz, ambition, goofy hero, musician's life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, new york, washington d.c.
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 6.0
 9K
Beloved (1998)
Genre: Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
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, single parent, life is a bitch, siblings relations, couple relations, parents and children, haunted by the past, friendship ...
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: talky, suspense, tense, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: political intrigue, politics, election, campaign, lobbyist, intern, loyalty, 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, bleak, serious, disturbing ...
Plot: kidnapping, captivity, violence, sexual abuse, woman in danger, life is a bitch, rape, isolation, confined, true crime, crimes, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.8
 1K
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, realistic, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cheerleader, high school football, high school, underdog, sport, sport team, teenage love, human spirit, athlete and trainer, against the odds, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.7
 508
Beautiful Ohio (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, clever, offbeat
Plot: mathematics, coming of age, family relations, family problems, family in crisis, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, teenage love, estrangement, favoritism among siblings, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, hungary, cleveland ohio, budapest
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 5.4
 15K
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, escapades, missing child, halloween party, siblings relations, best friends, disorder, silly humor, track down, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 5.4
 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, semi serious, humorous, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: actor's life, artists and showbiz, sibling relationship, suburban life, family, sister sister relationship, siblings relations, celebrity culture, culture clash, suburbs, parents and children, family life ...
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, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: adultery, orgasm, sexual dysfunction, infidelity, love triangle, depression, high school, romance, couples, family problems, sexual relations, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.8
 145K
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, cheerleader, contests and competitions, coach, music band, teenage life, performance, ambition, musician, outcast, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.7
 127K
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: space and aliens, suburban life, suburbs, evil alien, heroes, friendship, alien invasion, silly humor, disorder, super weapon, invasion, lifestyle ...
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: when the parents are away, family relations, family, family life, parents and children, prank, friendship, fish out of water, high school life, child as adult, nothing goes right, mischievous children ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 50s
Place: ohio, usa
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Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: homecoming, misfit, coming of age, teenage girl, celebrity, fame, puppy love, worship, teenage rebellion, small town, family relations, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
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3rd Rock from the Sun (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 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, not serious, humorous, witty, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens, date night
Plot: fish out of water, alien, family relations, space and aliens, friendship, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, family secret, goofy hero, benign alien, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 2000s, 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, serious ...
Plot: zombie, isolation, rivalry, supernatural, crimes, small town, ghost, pregnancy, possession, survival, murder, violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, ohio
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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, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: workplace, radio dj, media, boss and employee, workplace situations, power relations, rock and roll, radio, dj, radio announcer, office, radio show ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati 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, realistic, witty
Plot: vietnam war, politics, culture clash, self discovery, political unrest, media, state affairs, starting over, democrat, political campaign, on the road, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 2004
Place: canada, usa, ohio, san francisco, san diego california ...
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You Can't Hurry Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film shows the many women who seduce our hero, until he finally ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, parody
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: swinger, couples, disorder, friends, lifestyle, love and romance, buddies, partners, misfit, romance, gender, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: ohio, usa, venice beach california, venice california, beverly hills ...
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 7.6
 205K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, 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, war on drugs, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, drug cartel, organized crime, drug dealing, drug addiction, marijuana, drug traffic, fighting crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
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Kill the Irishman (2011)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Over the summer of 1976, thirty-six bombs detonate in the heart of Cleveland while a turf war raged between Irish mobster Danny Greene and the Italian mafia. Based on a true story, kill the Irishman chronicles Greene's heroic rise from a tough ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, mob boss, gang war, organized crime, corruption, irish, assassination attempt, home invasion, debt collector, crimes, power struggle ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1975 ...
Place: usa, ohio, new york, brooklyn new york city, cleveland ohio ...
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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: sex with mother, coming of age, hitman, crimes, family relations, self discovery, parents and children, dark humor, suburban life, rise and fall, criminal heroes, gangsters ...
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, family, family life, follow your dream, parents and children, journalism, youth, power relations, children, mother daughter relationship, school ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1934
Place: ohio, usa, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio, ireland ...
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WKRP in Cincinnati (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: When a Cincinnati radio station switches from sedate music to top-40 rock 'n' roll, its staff of oddball characters is forced to switch gears quickly. New programming director Andy Travis brings in a new DJ named Venus Flytrap to work with ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, realistic, witty, humorous
Plot: radio, radio dj, secretary, workplace, salesman, small time, power relations, director, satire, media, boss and employee, media satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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American Splendor (2003)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An original mix of fiction and reality illuminates the life of comic book hero everyman Harvey Pekar.
Style: realistic, stylized, sincere, semi serious, neurotic ...
Plot: writer's life, antisocial behavior, loneliness, depression, artist, rising to stardom, self discovery, new job, ambition, social misfits, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 50s, 70s
Place: usa, ohio, new york, cleveland ohio
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