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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, serious, clever and melancholic films and TV shows about / with dialogue, small town, friendship, mentor, storytelling, catastrophe, family relations, youth, runaway and father son relationship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Family genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as ohio: Take Shelter (2011), The Ides of March (2011), Hot in Cleveland (2010), Homefront (1991), Bye Bye Birdie (1963), Edge of Seventeen (1998), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), Super 8 (2011), Liberal Arts (2012), Gummo (1997).
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Homefront
Drama, History, Romance, War
USA
60 min.
 8.9
3rd Rock from the Sun
Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
USA
25 min.
 7.8
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June 9
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
95 min.
 4.6
The Street Where We Live
Drama
USA
100 min.
 8.7

List of movies set in ohio

 7.4
 80K
Take Shelter
Genre: Drama, Horror, 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: atmospheric, psychological, tense, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, obsession, paranoia, dreams, insanity, schizophrenia, apocalypse, losing-it hero, psychology, sanity, character study, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2011, year 1986
Place: ohio, usa
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The Ides of March
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: clever, talky, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: politics, political corruption, idealism, corruption, innocence lost, morality, political intrigue, world politics, political, twists & turns, campaign, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, california, cincinnati ohio
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Hot in Cleveland
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, witty, talky, realistic, humorous
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, actor's life, sitcom, career, urban, shopping, dating, middle aged, lifestyle change, sexual innuendo, fish out of water, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio, cleveland ohio
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 8.9
 961
Homefront
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, clever, realistic, sentimental
Plot: social misfits, starting over, homecoming, small town, society, racism, interracial relations, soldier, social differences, small town life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 40s, 1940s
Place: ohio, usa
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Bye Bye Birdie
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: small town, farce, musician's life, performer's life, celebrity culture, showbiz, artists and showbiz, singer, song, secretary, goofy hero, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa, washington d.c.
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Edge of Seventeen
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, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, gay, homosexuality, high school, small town, friendship, adolescence, lesbian, teenager, strong sexual content, male nudity, drinking ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: ohio, usa, new jersey, midwest
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3rd Rock from the Sun
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, witty
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, benign alien, hidden identity, eccentric family, family life, misfit, alien, family relations, disorder, space and aliens, goofy hero ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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 7.0
 313K
Super 8
Genre: Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In 1979 Ohio, several youngsters are making a zombie movie with a Super-8 camera. In the midst of filming, the friends witness a horrifying train derailment and are lucky to escape with their lives. They soon discover that the catastrophe was no ...
Style: suspenseful, sentimental, serious, suspense, scary ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: small town, alien, adventure, mystery, childhood, friendship, monster, train, coming of age, deadly creature, aliens, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, future, year 1963 ...
Place: ohio, usa
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 6.7
 33K
Liberal Arts
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, romance, literature, depression, dull life, mentor, relationships, fall in love, life philosophy, loneliness, dialogue, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: campus, ohio, usa, new jersey
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 6.7
 28K
Gummo
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, serious, art house, surreal ...
Plot: small town, sexual abuse, surrealism, drugs/alcohol, small town life, distopia, strong sexual content, social decay, realism, incest, natural disaster, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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American Splendor
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: clever, realistic, cynical, stylized, semi serious ...
Plot: writer's life, loneliness, depression, artist, childhood, cancer, hospital, friendship, superhero, jazz, postmodernism, life ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 1950s
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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I Am Number Four
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A teenage fugitive with an incredible secret races to stay one step ahead of the mysterious forces seeking destroy him in this sci-fi action thriller. With three dead and one on the run, the race to find the elusive Number Four begins. Outwardly ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, bad ending, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: alien, high school, supernatural, alien invasion, good versus evil, teleportation, evil alien, chase, aliens, transformation, supernatural ability, superhero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, florida, africa
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The Drew Carey Show
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, talky, not serious, realistic
Plot: sitcom, friendship, office, workplace situations, workplace, small town, friends, buddies, looking for love, department store, singleness, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 5.7
 113K
The Watch
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror, 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, funny, absurd, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: alien invasion, alien, father daughter relationship, buddies, aliens, beer, murder, chase, parody, evil alien, suburbs, save the world ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, year 2012
Place: usa, ohio
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 7.3
 73K
Heathers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A girl who halfheartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics: by killing the popular kids.
Style: dark humor, cynical, biting, witty, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, suicide, cult, friendship, teenager, murder, coming of age, high school life, diary, adolescence, teenagers, cheerleading ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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WKRP in Cincinnati
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, radio, radio show, rock, workplace situations, media, workplace, boss and employee, media satire, power relations, radio dj, secretary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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The Indian Runner
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 127 min.
Story: An intensely sad film about two brothers who cannot overcome their opposite perceptions of life. One brother sees and feels bad in everyone and everything, subsequently he is violent, antisocial and unable to appreciate or enjoy the good things ...
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, psychological, serious ...
Plot: small town, violence, death, childhood, blood, suicide, nudity (full frontal - brief), human nature, brothers, violent, siblings relations, guilt ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa, vietnam, asia, nebraska
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Kit Kittredge: An American Girl
Genre: 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: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: family, friendship, children, poverty, follow your dream, kids and family, parents and children, school, teacher, prejudice, rich and poor, runaway ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: ohio, usa, ireland, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois
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A Nightmare on Elm Street
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The film that brings back horror icon Freddy Krueger as a darker and more sinister character than ever before. While Freddy is on the prowl a group of teenagers being stalked soon learn they all have a common factor making them targets for this ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: slasher, revenge, serial killer, dreams, gory, nightmare comes true, supernatural, murder, nightmare, death, teenage life, torture ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
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: sentimental, touching, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: contests and competitions, optimism, kids and family, drinking, children, family, small town, americana, childhood, courage, dysfunctional family, storytelling ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: ohio, usa
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 6.6
 7K
Bubble
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, realistic, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: small town, murder, working class, investigation, love triangle, murder mystery, loneliness, factory, mystery, workplace romance, dialogue, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, california
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 5.6
 4K
Hope & Faith
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, christmas special
Audience: family outing
Plot: sitcom, actor's life, odd couple, suburbs, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, suburban life, artists and showbiz, family relations, couple relations, celebrity culture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
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 5.4
 13K
Fun Size
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: nothing goes right, halloween, track down, siblings relations, missing child, youth, family relations, trick or treating, disorder, best friends, prank, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, cleveland ohio
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 6.7
 728
Dirty Pictures
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A Cincinnati museum director goes on trial in 1990 for exhibiting sadomasochistic photographs taken by Robert Mapplethorpe.
Style: talky, serious, realistic, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: fighting the system, museum, against the rules, sexual abuse, courtroom, courtroom drama, family in danger, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, politics, legal, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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 6.0
 438
Beautiful Ohio
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An entire family comes of age during the early 1970s.
Style: serious, clever, offbeat, realistic, sentimental
Plot: prodigy, parents and children, small town, siblings relations, small town life, coming of age, teenage life, americana, family life, family relations, teenage love, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: ohio, usa, budapest hungary, hungary, cleveland ohio
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 5.8
 871
Underdogs
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, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, follow your dream, small town, family, athlete and trainer, high school, teenage life, sport team, against the odds, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
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Six Ways to Sunday
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: dark humor, biting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, crime, hitman, violence, gangster, mafia, mob, incest, brutality, pornography, going straight, violent ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa, california
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Leave It to Beaver
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, satirical, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, bullying, prank, teacher, school, football, friendship, high school, parents and children, chase, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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Meet the Applegates
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Giant preying mantis living in a south American jungle decide to move into suburban USA. Disguised as humans, the mantis are planning something.. Could it be connected to dad's job in the power station perhaps ?. One day the daughter mantis ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, satirical ...
Plot: vengeance, dysfunctional family, dangerous animal, family, hidden identity, male nudity, ecology, suburban life, small town, natural disaster, suburbs, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: ohio, usa
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The New WKRP in Cincinnati
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: radio show, sitcom, workplace situations, media, workplace, boss and employee, power relations, radio dj, radio, office, disc jockey, radio broadcasting ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ohio, usa, cincinnati ohio
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