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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in cornwall ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, stylized and emotional films and TV shows about / with love and romance, romance, husband wife relationship, couples, british, marriage, death, flashback, storytelling and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as cornwall: Ladies in Lavender (2004), The Plague of the Zombies (1966), The Reptile (1966), Straw Dogs (1971), Saving Grace (2000), Blue Juice (1995), Jack the Giant Killer (1962), About Time (2013), When the Whales Came (1989), My Cousin Rachel (2017).
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Straw Dogs
Crime, Drama, Thriller
UK, USA
113 min.
 7.5
About Time
Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
UK
123 min.
 7.8
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My Cousin Rachel
Drama, Mystery, Romance
UK, USA
106 min.
 6.0
Undercover
Drama, Thriller
UK
 6.8

List of movies set in cornwall

Ladies in Lavender
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: romance, friendship, golden years, dance, sisters, loneliness, human nature, beautiful scenery, village, radio, siblings relations, love ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: england, europe, cornwall, london, new jersey ...
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The Plague of the Zombies
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sir James Forbes arrives in a remote Cornish village to identify a mysterious plague afflicting the population. Local squire Charles, a disciple of Haitian witchcraft, is using the voodoo magic to resurrect the dead to work in his decrepit and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: zombie, deadly creature, mad scientist, village, mysterious character, plague, slasher, supernatural ability, countryside, witchcraft, afterlife, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, europe, caribbean, cornwall, haiti ...
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 6.2
 3K
The Reptile
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Harry and Valerie Spalding arrive in the remote Cornish village to an unwelcoming and suspicious population. Harry's brother dies suddenly, bitten by a lethal reptilian bite. They befriend a young woman Anna whose tyrannical father controls her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, atmospheric, offbeat
Plot: village, reincarnation, danger, deadly, mystery, snake bite, supernatural, slasher, zombie, metamorphosis, rescue, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 60s
Place: cornwall
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 7.5
 50K
Straw Dogs
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: David Sumner, a mild-mannered academic from the United States, marries Amy, an Englishwoman. In order to escape a hectic stateside lifestyle, David and his wife relocate to the small town in rural Cornwall where Amy was raised. There, David is ...
Style: bleak, psychological, tense, disturbing, stylized ...
Plot: rape, violence, gory, revenge, vengeance, sexual abuse, murder, brutality, small town, hunting, gunfight, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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 6.9
 16K
Saving Grace
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for ...
Style: humorous, clever, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, small town, weed, drugs, unlikely criminals, drugs/alcohol, british, secrets, rock, dealing with death, crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
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 5.3
 2K
Blue Juice
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: JC is the hero of the Cornish surfing community. Staring thirty hard in the face, he fears that the wave that has carried him through a prolonged adolescence is heading for the rocks as his girlfriend pressures him for commitment and his friends ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: surfing, friendship, coming of age, british, best friends, drinking, love, drug abuse, sex, buddies, relationships, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, hawaii, cornwall, scotland ...
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Jack the Giant Killer
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The terrible and trecherous Pendragon plans to gain the throne of Cornwall by getting the king to abdicate and to marry his lovely daughter. To help him he has his dreadful witches in his castle and his almost unstoppable sorcery. A giant under his ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, offbeat, stylized, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: farm, young heroes, adventure, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, imaginary kingdom, family, legends and myths, good versus evil, danger, princess, castle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: cornwall
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 7.8
 246K
About Time
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The night after another unsatisfactory New Year party, Tim's father tells his son that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. Tim can't change history, but he can change what happens and has happened in ...
Style: sentimental, touching, witty, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: time travel, romance, love, father son relationship, parenthood, loneliness, time loop, british, wedding, cancer, changing the past or future, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: england, london, cornwall
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When the Whales Came
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A pair of children befriend an eccentric old man, who lives isolated on the far shore of their island home. But it turns out that the old man knows a terrible secret about the island and the whales who sometimes come. Meanwhile WWI is making life ...
Plot: whale, beach, island, girl, boy, world war one, redemption, bird, curse, anti war, deafness
Time: 1910s
Place: cornwall
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My Cousin Rachel
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young Englishman plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.
Plot: suspicion, cliff, love, first love, coming of age, widow, beach, horse, tea, dog, marriage proposal, pearl necklace ...
Place: cornwall, florence italy
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 6.8
 1K
Undercover
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Story: Undercover follows Maya, the first black Director Of Public Prosecutions. Just as she is about to take up the post and her life comes under intense public scrutiny, she learns that that her husband Nick has been lying to her for years. Twenty years ...
Plot: cover-up, conspiracy, undercover, flashback, father son relationship, death penalty, riot police, undercover cop, husband wife relationship, courtroom
Place: cornwall, louisiana
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The Bad Education Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mr Wickers and his class go on one final school trip after they finish their GCSEs.
Plot: gay stereotype, swan, male nudity, pubic hair
Place: cornwall
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 7.5
 208
Wild West
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Wild West is a situation comedy screened from October 2002 until 2004 starring Dawn French and Catherine Tate. It was described as a dark comedy from the pen of Simon Nye and was filmed on location in Cornwall. Set in the hamlet of St Gweep, Wild ...
Plot: british humour, small town, witchcraft, community, post office, friend, pub, wife swapping
Place: cornwall
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To the Lighthouse
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A faithful dramatization of Virginia Woolf's novel. A lecturer, his family, the spinster Aunt Lily, an old friend, and a student, Charles Tansley, spend a summer in an isolated house in Cornwall just before World War I. The stern Mr. Ramsay ...
Plot: lighthouse, mother daughter relationship, beach, monologue, flashback, wedding, politics, painting, conscientious objector, stream of consciousness, piano, wrestling ...
Time: edwardian era
Place: cornwall
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All the Little Animals
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An emotionally challenged young man named Bobby (Christian Bale) runs away from home in order to escape his abusive stepfather who has killed his pets. He meets an old man, Mr. Summers (John Hurt), who spends his time traveling and giving burials to ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, touching, psychological
Plot: mental illness, on the run, pets, murder, vengeance, brain damage, pajamas, knife, teenage life, crimes, love and romance, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: cornwall
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They Came from Beyond Space
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of scientists are possessed by an alien force when they investigate a meteor shower in a rural field.
Style: serious, offbeat, suspenseful, scary, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, distant planet, benign alien, farm, adventure, bounty hunter, moon, deadly creature, evil alien, spacecraft, government agency, alien ...
Place: kansas, cornwall
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 7.7
 1K
Doc Martin
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: starting over, village, village life, social relations, introspection, infidelity, cons and scams, homecoming, dishonesty, marijuana, pub, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
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The Camomile Lawn
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 258 min.
Story: Presents the lives and loves of a family of cousins from 1939 to the present. Follows very closely the Mary Wesley novel. Begins with a funeral and uses the reminiscences of those gathered to fill in details in the lives of Richard and Helena and ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, golden years, countryside, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, social differences, death in the family, eccentric family, family gatherings, wartime life, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1939
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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 6.9
 602
Coming Home
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Drama about the Dunar and Carey-Lewis families, before during and after WW2.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, love affair, school, lovers reunited, romance, estate, love and romance, youth, couples, family relations, friendship, love triangle ...
Time: 40s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: england, europe, cornwall
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 8.5
 836
Poldark
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Period drama series about the brooding rivalry between former soldier Ross Poldark and local industrialist George Warleggan, and the two women in their lives. Based on the books by Winston Graham.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: love affair, love triangle, estate, romance, social differences, countryside, love and romance, society, power relations, master and servant, couple relations, rich and poor ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s, 1780s
Place: england, europe, mine, britain, cornwall
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 6.5
 378
Daphne
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set during the years between the "Rebecca" trial and the writing of Du Maurier's short story "The Birds", including her relationship with her husband Frederick 'Boy' Browning, and her.
Plot: lesbian, mistress, lesbian relationship, lgbt, inspiration, publisher, unrequited love, fur, photograph, husband wife relationship, lesbian kiss, lesbianism ...
Time: 1940s
Place: cornwall
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 8.4
 19K
Poldark
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, family saga
Plot: social differences, love and romance, estate, countryside, society, power relations, master and servant, couple relations, love affair, rich and poor, homecoming, unfulfillment ...
Time: 18th century, 1790s, 1780s
Place: england, cornwall, mine
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 4.9
 151
The Fold
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Struggling with her grief, Anglican priest Rebecca Ashton tries to replace her deceased daughter with another girl.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: folk, dealing with death, obsession, family problems, clergy, immigrants, friendship, under the surface, life is a bitch, friends, society, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
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Twelfth Night or What You Will
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
Style: witty, stylized, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, cross dressing, romance, love, twins, comedy of errors, farce, shakespeare, love triangle, adaptation, verbal byplay, gender bending ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, victorian, 1930s, victorian era ...
Place: england, london, cornwall
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Tristan + Isolde
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 125 min.
Story: An affair between the second in line to Britain's throne (Franco) and the princess of the feuding Irish (Myles) spells doom for the young lovers.
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspense, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, forbidden love, lovers, irish, betrayal, infidelity, adultery, marriage, medieval, moral dilemma, knight, love story ...
Time: middle ages
Place: ireland, england, europe, cornwall
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 6.9
 3K
Amy Foster
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: emotional, epic, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: romance, human nature, love story, beautiful scenery, storytelling, couple relations, ship, social differences, literature, fantasy world, destiny, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, poland, wales, ukraine ...
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 7.4
 1K
Rebecca
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies. She finds herself in an ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: ghost, estate, mystery, master and servant, romance, betrayal, investigation, obsession, couple relations, secret, marriage, widower ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, cornwall
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 6.6
 223
Priest of Love
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Following the banning and burning of his novel, "The Rainbow," D.H. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda, move to the United States, and then to Mexico. When Lawrence contracts tuberculosis, they return to England for a short time, then to Italy, ...
Style: serious, talky, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: writer's life, romance, love affair, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, womanizer, against the rules, rise and fall, couple relations, love and romance, rebellion, society ...
Time: 20s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: england, europe, mexico, new mexico, latin america ...
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Lovespell
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Romantic tragedy, the story of Tristan and Isolde.
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, love affair, love triangle, romance, true love, dishonesty, love and romance, state affairs, betrayal, unfulfillment, infidelity, tragic love ...
Time: middle ages
Place: europe, ireland, cornwall, britain
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Frenchman's Creek
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Seeking to escape the stifling London court society, the beautiful headstrong Lady Dona St. Columb flees to her family estate on the Cornish coast. Her new freedom swiftly brings her into contact with the dashingly handsome French privateer Jean ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, captivating, atmospheric
Plot: adventure, master and servant, pirate, romance, ship, love and romance, estate, couples, ocean or sea, infidelity, politics, dishonesty ...
Time: 17th century, 1700s, 18th century
Place: england, europe, london, cornwall
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