Village movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant village movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, touching, melancholic, sentimental and humorous films and TV shows about / with village, village life, society, social relations, death, friendship, murder, family relations, countryside and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
village movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as village: Emmerdale (1972), Cider with Rosie (2015), Storm of the Century (1999), Turtles Can Fly (2004), The Christmas Candle (2014), Antonia's Line (1995), Black Death (2010), Heartbeat (1992), Midsomer Murders (1997), Local Hero (1983).

List of village movies

Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The lives of several families in the Yorkshire Dales revolve around a farm and the nearby village. With murders, affairs, lies, deceit, laughter and tears, it's all there in the village.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, pub, dialogue, honest, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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Cider with Rosie (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A semi-autobiographical coming-of-age story set in the Cotswolds during and immediately after the First World War.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, youth, friendship, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, bicycle, classroom ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
Story: A very powerful blizzard hits the fictional small town of Little Tall Island off the coast of Maine. All access off the island is blocked, and no one is able to leave the island until the storm is over. While trying to deal with the storm, tragedy ...
Style: scary, tense, suspenseful, intense, serious ...
Plot: village, island, suicide, storm, murder, supernatural, secret, stranger, demon, jail, haunted by the past, mysterious character ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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Turtles Can Fly (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Iran, France, Iraq
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Turtles can fly tells the story of a group of young children near the Turkey-Iran border. They clean up mines and wait for the Saddam regime to fall.
Style: sincere, bleak, rough, atmospheric, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, suicide, rape, childhood, orphan, blind character, refugee, suicide attempt, camp, survival, war, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: kurdistan, iraq, middle east, iran, turkey ...
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The Christmas Candle (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Deep in the heart of the English countryside lies the enchanting village of Gladbury. Legend has it every 25 years an angel visits the village candlemaker and touches a single candle. Whoever lights this candle receives a miracle on Christmas Eve. ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, miraculous event, christmas, angel, society, social relations, hopes, clergy, religions or cults, faith, candle, imaginary ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: england
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Antonia's Line (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After World War II, Antonia and her daughter, Danielle, go back to their Dutch hometown, where Antonia's late mother has bestowed a small farm upon her. There, Antonia settles down and joins a tightly-knit but unusual community. Those around ...
Style: touching, sentimental, intellectual, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, introspection, human nature, single parent, world war two, social misfits ...
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Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Horror, Mystery
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: As the plague decimates medieval Europe, rumours circulate of a village immune from the plague. There is talk of a necromancer who leads the village and is able to raise the dead. A fearsome knight joined by a cohort of soldiers and a young monk are ...
Style: gothic, bleak, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, danger, obsessive quest, village, dealing with death, clergy, knight, heroic mission, good versus evil, inquisition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Heartbeat (1992)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: sincere, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: village, countryside, police, fighting crime, law enforcement, social relations, cop as target, honest law enforcer, cop witness relations, police station, bar, society ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The peacefulness of the Midsomer community is shattered by violent crimes, suspects are placed under suspicion, and it is up to a veteran DCI and his young sergeant to calmly and diligently eliminate the innocent and ruthlessly pursue the guilty.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, murder investigation, multiple suspects, law enforcement, who done it, village, murder, human nature, whodunit, police chief, crime ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, human nature, social relations, beautiful scenery, seaside town, oil company, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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The Shrine (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A group of young journalists investigate a cult said to practice human sacrifice, but their ambitious ways may lead them to becoming the cult's next victims.
Style: rough, atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, journalist, supernatural, trapped, investigation, survival, deadly, escapades, danger, cult, missing person, mysterious place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, europe
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The First Grader (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Kenya
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The true story of an 84 year-old Kenyan villager and ex Mau Mau freedom fighter who fights for his right to go to school for the first time to get the education he could never afford.
Style: sincere, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: school, village, education, teacher, hopes, social relations, human spirit, dedicated educator, against the odds, teachers and students, follow your dream, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963, 1950s, 50s
Place: kenya, africa
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Brother of Sleep (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Schlafes Bruder tells the story a few exceptionally talented individuals who grew up in a remote mountain town in the Alps. The film, based on an internationally successful novel by Robert Schneider of the same name, depicts the slow withering of ...
Style: psychological, melancholic, disturbing, enigmatic, sexy ...
Plot: village, jealousy, organ, social differences, introspection, genius, isolation, fall in love, lifestyle, human nature, couples, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 70s
Place: austria, europe, alps, tokyo, ireland
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Amigo (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Rafael, a village mayor caught in the murderous crossfire of the Philippine-American War. When U.S. troops occupy his village, Rafael comes under pressure from a tough-as-nails officer to help the Americans in their hunt for Filipino guerilla ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, realistic, contemplative
Plot: village, soldier, moral dilemma, friendship, rebel, american, rebelliousness, culture clash, military, society, communication problem, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s
Place: the philippines, asia, iraq
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Bitter/Sweet (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: American businessman Brian Chandler has a perfect life with a great job and beautiful fiancée. When his boss, renegade coffee mogul Calvert Jenkins sends him to Thailand to inspect a crop for purchase, Brian meets Ticha, a beautiful Bangkok ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: village, countryside, love, business trip, cultural difference, coffee shop, self discovery, fall in love, disorder, fish out of water, coffee, estranged father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Absurdistan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An allegorical comedy centered on two childhood sweethearts who seem destined for one another until the women of their isolated village, angered by male indifference toward the water shortage, go on a sex strike that threatens the young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, battle of the sexes, social relations, love and romance, romance, young lovers, ultimatum, couples, first time, sex, water, absurdism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, caucasus, azerbaijan
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Times and Winds (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a small, poor village leaning over high rocky mountains, the villagers are simple and diligent people who struggle to cope with a harsh nature. They earn their living off the earth and a few animals they feed. Fathers always prefer one of their ...
Style: touching, psychological, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: village, mountain, friendship, coming of age, dream, solar eclipse, islam, teenage life, youth, introspection, society, generation gap ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Love and Pigeons (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Shown a life in the remote siberian village. Vasia, who never leave his family, village, comes to pass summer holiday on the Black Sea. New world, new people - so, hi's temted by a half-crazy woman (Raisa Zaharovna). And after short time Vasia ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, feel good, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: village life, love triangle, love and romance, village, resort, social relations, everyday life, family relations, adulterous husband, life philosophy, parent child relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union
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To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, psychological, humorous, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, village, ghost, family relations, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, parents and children, uncover truth, self discovery, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, houston texas, barcelona spain ...
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Rock Dog (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Music
Country: China, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events.
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, feel good, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: rock, dog, musician, village, cat, father son relationship, singing, fame, inspiration, adventure, music, concert ...
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The Gorgon (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: village, mystery killer, turned to stone, mystery, danger, supernatural, greek mythology, ghost, crimes, village life, stalking, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: germany
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The Last Movie (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are ...
Style: realistic, contemplative, surreal, offbeat, serious ...
Plot: village, mountain, prostitute, filmmaking, satire, artists and showbiz, culture clash, clergy, going straight, showbiz, society, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, kansas, usa, latin america, andes mountains
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Inquisition (1977)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Period piece set during the Inquisition about a witch-finder general who falls in love with the village beauty, who has made a pact with the devil to seduce and condemn the man who is killing off Satan's servants.
Style: scary, stylized, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: village, spanish inquisition, revenge, death, torture, devil worship, medieval, satanism, devil, dangerous attraction, gory, danger ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s, middle ages
Place: france
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: world war one, village, fall in love, romance, culture clash, friends, fish out of water, comedy of errors, rebellion, countryside, friendship, map ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
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War of the Buttons (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: For generations, two rival French villages, Longueverne and Velrans, have been at war. But this is no ordinary conflict, for the on-going hostilities are between two armies of young schoolboys. When he is beaten by his father for having lost his ...
Style: suspense, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, rivalry, fight, gang, friendship, youth, school, friends, social relations, family, mischievous children, village life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: france
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Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The army of the Marauders, led by by King Terak and the witch Charal attack the Ewoks village. The parents and the brother of Cindel all die in this attack. Cindel and the Ewok Wicket escape and in a forrest they meet Teek a naughty and very fast ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, humorous, dark ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: village, good versus evil, heroes, danger, kidnapping, friendship, child in peril, rescue, battles, space and aliens, master villain, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 80s
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Solo (1996)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An android fighting-machine (Mario Van Peebles) is charged with destroying a small brigade of rebels in a Latin American war who are fighting to maintain their freedom and protect their village. Contrary to his programming, Peebles decides to stay ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, rough, clever, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, androids and robots, soldier, heroes, jungle, cyborgs, weapons, androids, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, technology gone awry, future dystopia ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Miracle at St. Anna chronicles the story of four American soldiers who are members of the all-black 92nd "Buffalo Soldier" Division stationed in Tuscany, Italy during World War II.
Style: sincere, rough, suspenseful, epic, intense ...
Plot: soldier, world war two, war, partisan, military, village, behind enemy lines, battles, interracial relations, racism, war crime, military life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1984 ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, new york, florence ...
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Second Best (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The difficult relationship between a british postal officer and his adoptive son.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: social worker, adoption, single parent, village, orphan, family problems, parents and children, hopes, family relations, orphanage, adopted son, man boy relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
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Zorba the Greek (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Style: captivating, exciting, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, dancing, monastery, widow, culture clash, bittersweet, human nature, starting over, odd couple ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, macedonia, new orleans
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