Movies and TV shows set in west virginia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in west virginia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary, rough and tense films and TV shows about / with danger, deadly, vengeance, violence, murder, chase, runaway, rivalry, mentor and death plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as west virginia: Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007), Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010), October Sky (1999), The Mothman Prophecies (2002), Blood Creek (2009), Timber Falls (2007), Hatfields & McCoys (2012), Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009), The Dion Brothers (1974), Act of Vengeance (1986).
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Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
USA
290 min.
 8.0
October Sky (1999)
Biography, Drama, Family
USA
108 min.
 7.8
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Logan Lucky (2017)
Comedy, Crime, Drama
USA
118 min.
 7.0
The Glass Castle (2017)
Biography, Drama
USA
127 min.
 7.2

List of movies set in west virginia

Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they ...
Style: scary, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, incest, cannibalism, cannibal, forest, gory, reality tv, tv show, rivalry, axe, disfigurement, trap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, usa
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Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Horror
Country: Canada, USA, India, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of paranoid college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin. As the body count climbs, so does the fear and confusion as the college kids try to seek revenge against the pair.
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, funny, light ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, in the woods, buddies, disorder, death, youth, friends, stupidity, vacation, gory, parody, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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 7.8
 72K
October Sky (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
Style: exciting, touching, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: follow your dream, teacher, small town, against the odds, generation gap, nasa, teenage life, satellite, friendship, rocket, coal mine, student ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: west virginia, mine, usa
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, scary, serious ...
Plot: small town, warning, death of wife, urban legend, telephone call, hallucination, motel, reporter, tumor, dream, bridge, psychic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, usa, ohio, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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 5.4
 11K
Blood Creek (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man and his brother on a mission of revenge become trapped in a harrowing occult experiment dating back to the Third Reich.
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, rough, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, occult, revenge, rifle, zombie, halloween, gory, afterlife, ship, isolation, supernatural, confined ...
Time: 30s, 1930s, 2000s
Place: west virginia, usa
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 5.3
 5K
Timber Falls (2007)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A weekend of camping in the mountains becomes an excursion into hell for a young couple, who become pawns in a grotesque plot hatched by deranged locals.
Style: scary, rough, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, gory, survival, forest, slasher, rescue, fanatic, isolation, murder, danger, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: west virginia, usa
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Hatfields & McCoys (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 290 min.
Story: Anse Hatfield and Randall McCoy, close friends and comrades until near the end of the Civil War, return to their neighboring homes to increasing tensions, misunderstandings and resentments.
Style: epic, realistic, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: old west, civil war, violence spree, post war, gunfight, americana, family relations, massacre, merciless, rivals, killings, feud ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
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Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of people find themselves trapped in the backwoods of West Virginia, fighting for their lives against a group of vicious and horribly disfigured inbred cannibals.
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, surprise ending
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, supernatural, friends, cannibal, chase, mutant, gory, deadly, slasher, in the woods, psychopath, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, usa
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The Dion Brothers (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two rural West Virginia brothers leave home, rob an armored car and become fugitives.
Plot: robbery, building collapse, cadillac, kicked in the groin, white house, shower room, armored car, washington monument, coal mine, fistfight, man crying, buttocks ...
Place: west virginia, washington d.c.
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Act of Vengeance (1986)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1969, an administrator runs against the corrupt president of the United Coal Miners Union, and becomes the target of a murder plot.
Style: serious, thought provoking, realistic, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: murder, campaign, labor union, crime, politics, rebellion, society, state affairs, life is a bitch, vengeance, workplace situations, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: west virginia, usa
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Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A small West Virginia town is hosting the legendary Mountain Man Festival on Halloween, where throngs of costumed party goers gather for a wild night of music and mischief. But an inbred family of hillbilly cannibals kill the fun when they trick and ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, scary
Audience: teens
Plot: gory, drugs/alcohol, slasher, survival, violence spree, isolation, in the woods, danger, deadly, chase, psychopath, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, usa
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 6.1
 98K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, disfigurement, cannibalism, chase, gory, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa
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Hatfields and McCoys: Bad Blood (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: In this bloody long-standing feud, two families seek vengeance against each other as they unmercifully attempt to destroy each other's loved ones.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, old west, vengeance, rivalry, family in danger, americana, danger, feud, civil war
Time: 19th century
Place: kentucky, west virginia, usa
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Gods and Generals (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its halfway point when Jackson is killed ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: war, american civil war, battle, college, small town, military life, student life, confederate soldier, union soldier, military, battles, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s
Place: maine, virginia, west virginia, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 3K
Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, serious, clever, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: journalism, violence, politics, tv news, vietnam war, vandalism, hippie, culture clash, political unrest, racism, urban ghetto, injustice ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, west virginia, america, washington d.c., chicago illinois ...
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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: small town, hollywood, actor's life, buddies, love triangle, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, rivalry, social relations, artists and showbiz, celebrity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, west virginia, usa, las vegas, california ...
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A Single Shot (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The tragic death of a beautiful young girl starts a tense and atmospheric game of cat and mouse between hunter John Moon and the hardened backwater criminals out for his blood.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: container, poacher, hunting rifle, loner, small town, money, dog, divorce, horse, motel, lawyer, rain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, west virginia
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White Lightnin' (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia, where every man owns a gun and a moonshine still, abides living legend Jesco White, "the dancing outlaw". As a boy Jesco was in and out of reform school and the insane ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, captivating
Plot: bible quote, tap dancing, racism, dancer's life, ambition, vigilante, alcoholic, small town, performer's life, obsessive quest, human spirit, redemption ...
Time: 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia
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A Killing Affair (1986)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Peter Weller (Robocop) stars as Baton Morris, a drifter suspected of murder, in this crime drama. A widow (Kathy Baker) living in West Virginia takes in the man (Weller) whom she believes murdered her husband. As she spends more time with him, she ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: crimes, intrigue, small town, underdog, crime, hostages, mind game, vengeance, haunted by the past, isolation, woman in danger, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, west virginia
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 3.7
 505
Plasterhead (2006)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Every town has a local legend. Not all of them are deadly. Headed to Miami to celebrate winter break, a group of four college students from New Jersey take a detour into the bowels of rural West Virginia. There, the unwitting friends uncover a ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, slasher, gory, danger, deadly, farm, survival, vengeance, psychopath, crimes, rivalry, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, west virginia
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 2.8
 777
Dark Harvest (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of teenagers go to the family farm of one of them only to be attacked by a killer scarecrow.
Style: scary, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: farm, supernatural, teenager, scarecrow, deadly creature, deadly, in the woods, vengeance, danger, rivalry, bisexual girl, cornfield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, west virginia
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 4.4
 391
The Turning (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gillian Anderson in her first ever screen role. Anderson's psycho boyfriend, Cliff, returns to his home town seething with pent-up frustration and rage. Four years earlier his family was on the verge of breaking up. Noe he's returned to ...
Style: bleak, serious, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, family life, suburbs, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, society, couples, family relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
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 6.1
 376
Leaving D.C. (2012)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: After 20 years of living in Washington, D.C., Mark Klein seeks much-needed solace by moving to the remote wilds of West Virginia. To ease his loneliness, he sends regular video updates to members of his OCD-support group back in the city. But Mark ...
Style: dark
Plot: looking at the camera, talking to the camera, found footage, photograph, man with glasses, gun, telephone, telephone call, rain, death, camera, pistol ...
Place: west virginia
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 7.0
 98K
Logan Lucky (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Trying to reverse a family curse, brothers Jimmy and Clyde Logan set out to execute an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coca-Cola 600 race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Style: surprise ending, suspense
Plot: heist, racecar driver, prison, bartender, prison escape, bar fight, amputee, race track, loss of job, stealing money, prison riot, beauty pageant ...
Time: 2010s
Place: west virginia, north carolina, mine
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My Fellow Americans (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: They used to run the country. Now they're running for their lives! Two on-the-lam former Presidents of the United States. Framed in a scandal by the current President and pursued by armed agents, the two squabbling political foes plunge into a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, political comedy ...
Plot: white house, politics, on the road, political corruption, assassination attempt, murder, assassination, head of state, danger, usa president, on the run, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c., west virginia, ohio
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 6.4
 3K
LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Plot: airplane, dog, bathtub, food, eating, lie, portrait painting, cold war, flashback, sandwich, rifle, secretary ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961, year 1962, year 1965, year 1968 ...
Place: texas, georgia, west virginia, dallas texas, wyoming ...
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The Glass Castle (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A young girl is raised in a dysfunctional family constantly on the run from the FBI. Living in poverty, she comes of age guided by her drunkard, ingenious father who distracts her with magical stories to keep her mind off the family's dire ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, dysfunctional family, pride, illness, writing, hospital, regret, alcoholic, child abuse, restaurant, painting, gambling ...
Time: year 1964, year 1989
Place: manhattan new york city, west virginia, utah, lower east side manhattan new york city
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Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The inspiring true-life drama of 17-year-old Niki Janus. After fleeing persecution in Greece, Niki and her family immigrate to West Virginia and begin living the American Dream. Among their friends is Big John Creed, a wise and helpful handyman. But ...
Plot: racism, immigration, greek, teenage girl, black, friendship, african american, world war one, 16 year old, prejudice, racial prejudice, influenza
Time: year 1916
Place: west virginia
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Die and Let Live (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Comedy - Benny throws a party to help woo his crush Stephanie. But when bloodthirsty zombies crash the party, Benny and his friends find themselves fighting for their lives! - Josh Lively, Zane Crosby, Sarah Bauer
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: party, zombie, pizza, high school, best friend, parody, gore, absurdism, love, fence, beer, conspiracy
Place: vietnam, west virginia
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 6.3
 49K
Criminal (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Bill Pope is a CIA agent on a mission in London tracking down a shadowy hacker nicknamed "The Dutchman." When he gets mysteriously ambushed and killed, an experimental procedure is used to transfer his memories into dangerous ex-convict ...
Style: suspense, surprise ending, entertaining, melancholic, exciting ...
Plot: cia, convict, memory, implant, espionage, surveillance, spy, chase, car chase, brutality, death, redemption ...
Time: 2010s
Place: delaware, west virginia, big ben london, london, russia
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