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 realistic, serious, humorous, captivating, feel good and touching films and TV shows about / with village, village life, social relations, countryside, society, family relations, death, friendship, father son relationship and culture clash 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), Antonia's Line (1995), Heartbeat (1992), Bitter/Sweet (2009), The Grocer's Son (2007), Home Fires (2015), Storm of the Century (1999), Black Death (2010), Cider with Rosie (2015), Midsomer Murders (1997).

List of village movies

Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, controversial
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, honest, parents and children, lifestyle, dialogue, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern 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, humorous ...
Plot: village, village life, generation gap, philosophy, feminism, widow, friendship, introspection, human nature, single parent, world war two, family life ...
Time: post world war two
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Heartbeat (1992)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, sentimental, sincere
Plot: village, police, countryside, social relations, motorcycle chase, bar, crime, society, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire, united kingdom
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, world war one, fish out of water, friendship, fall in love, romance, culture clash, comedy of errors, countryside, cons and scams, village life, disorder ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
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Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Sport
Country: India, UK
Duration: 224 min.
Story: Lagaan tells the tale of the Indian village Champaner, beset by drought and British colonialism in the year 1893. Without a drop of rain in months, the worried villagers of Champaner decide to ask the local authorities for a temporary repeal of ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, uplifting, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: village, patriotism, british raj, self esteem, teamwork, jealousy, friendship, love triangle, muslim, poverty, sikh, sport ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1890s
Place: europe, india, asia, england
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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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: village, countryside, love, business trip, cultural difference, coffee shop, self discovery, fall in love, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water, wedding ring ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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The Grocer's Son (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Antoine Sforza, a thirty-year-old young man, left his village ten years before in order to start a new life in the big city, but now that his father, a traveling grocer, is in hospital after a stroke, he more or less reluctantly accepts to come back ...
Style: realistic, thought provoking, contemplative, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, grocer, heart attack, hospital, self discovery, homecoming, culture clash, parents and children, lifestyle, romance, conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, alps, provence, lyon
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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a group of inspirational women in a rural Cheshire community with the shadow of World War II casting a dark cloud over their lives. As the conflict takes hold and separates the women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers, the ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, psychological, touching
Plot: strong female presence, village, world war two, wartime life, society, life is a bitch, social relations, friends, female protagonist, village life, british, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 30s, 40s, 1930s
Place: england, europe
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Storm of the Century (1999)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 257 min.
TV show
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, exciting ...
Plot: storm, village, suicide, island, stranger, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, demon, jail, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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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, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, knight, inquisition, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, sword and sorcery, dealing with death, mercenary, village ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, classroom, bicycle ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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Midsomer Murders (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
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, murder investigation, who done it, police investigation, multiple suspects, murder, whodunit, village, crime, police chief, law enforcement, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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M.K.B.K.M. (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: India
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Harry is an industrialist who loves his daughter Bijlee, and the bond they share with Harry's man friday, Matru. Bijlee's plan to wed the son of a politician, however, brings twists and turns in the lives of Matru, Bijlee and Mandola.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: village, romance, parents and children, on the road, couples, supportive parent, social relations, family relations, bollywood, couple relations, politician, landowner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
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Place of Execution (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 137 min.
TV show
Story: A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. Forty-five years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, village, execution, amateur detective, journalism, crimes, private detective, injustice, switching roles, missing girl, search, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1964, year 1963
Place: england, london
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Amigo (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Philippines
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, realistic, emotional, contemplative
Plot: soldier, village, moral dilemma, friendship, american, rebel, culture clash, rebelliousness, military, society, social relations, communication problem ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s, 90s, year 1900
Place: the philippines, asia, iraq
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The Christmas Candle (2013)
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, serious, feel good, sentimental
Audience: family outing
Plot: miraculous event, village, christmas, angel, social relations, society, hopes, clergy, religions or cults, faith, candle, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: england
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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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, journalist, supernatural, trapped, investigation, survival, deadly, danger, escapades, society, social relations, cult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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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, rough, serious, realistic ...
Plot: village, mountain, friendship, coming of age, dream, solar eclipse, islam, teenage life, generation gap, society, youth, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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Ronal the Barbarian (2011)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Denmark, Belgium
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Ronal is a young barbarian with low self-esteem, the polar opposite of all the muscular barbarians in his village. He's a real wuss. However, as fate would have it, responsibility for the tribe's survival falls on Ronal's scrawny ...
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious, parody, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, goofy hero, danger, imaginary kingdom, loser, friends, heroes, friendship, good versus evil, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: ancient history
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Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 206 min.
Story: World War I seems far away from Ireland's Dingle peninsula when Rosy Ryan Shaughnessy goes horseback riding on the beach with the young English officer. There was a magnetic attraction between them the day he was the only customer in her ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, soldier, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, couples, treason, officer, world war one, gun ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
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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: childhood, village, rape, suicide, orphan, blind character, refugee, suicide attempt, camp, survival, fall in love, wartime life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: kurdistan, iraq, middle east, iran, turkey ...
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Madame Bovary (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Bored with the limited and tedious nature of provincial life in 19th-century France, the fierce and sensual Emma Bovary finds herself in calamitous debt and purses scandalous sexual liaisons with absolute abandon. However, when her volatile ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, sexy, intense, gloomy ...
Plot: adultery, infidelity, family relations, village, maid, life is a bitch, tragic hero, village life, family life, destructive relationship, love affair, dull life ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 70s, 18th century
Place: normandy, france, europe, switzerland, london
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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, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, ghost, village, family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, life is a bitch, women, uncover truth, self discovery ...
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, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, singing, rock, musician, village, cat, father son relationship, inspiration, fame, adventure, music, success ...
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A Night Before Christmas (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Funny story about how on Christmas Eve in the Ukrainian village of beguiled the devil and how mighty Vakula managed to overcome evil spirits, and to take his bride to the king's slippers. A screen adaptation of Nikolai Gogol "The Night ...
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, romantic
Plot: winter, witch, village, blacksmith, night, love, russian empire, demon, countryside, couple relations, pride and honor, wooing ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ukraine, russia, saint petersburg, st. petersburg russia
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Men of War (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Nick Gunar is a burnt-out, jaded and hard-up former mercenary who is having a difficult time adjusting to civilian life. At the end of his rope, he is hired by the Nitro Mine Corporation to strong-arm the natives of a South China Sea island into ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mercenary, village, island, jungle, battles, heroes, lone wolves, betrayal, heroic mission, rescue, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia
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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: rough, suspenseful, serious, clever, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, cyborgs, androids and robots, soldier, heroes, jungle, androids, escapades, a.i., chases and races, society, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america
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Cousinhood (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three cousins travel to the village where they spent summer vacations as kids.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: village, friendship, first love, love and romance, canceled wedding, old love, wooing, looking for love, buddies, social relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Asterix and the Vikings (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: France, Denmark
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Asterix and Obelix have been given a tough mission: Transform the chief's lazy nephew Justforkix into a warrior. When the Vikings abduct him and bring him back to their homeland, Asterix and Obelix must travel to Norway to rescue Justforkix.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: rescue, viking, vikings, village, adventure, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, ambition, resistance, goofy hero, rivalry, disorder ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1st century b.c.
Place: france, europe
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Three Amigos (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three unemployed actors accept an invitation to a Mexican village to replay their bandit fighter roles, unaware that it is the real thing.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: farce, village, heroes, rescue, actor, fish out of water, friendship, gang, dishonesty, crimes, danger, buddies ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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