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, melancholic, talky, atmospheric and stylized films and TV shows about / with village, village life, death, friendship, social relations, dialogue, storytelling, catastrophe, brutality and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
village movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as village: Emmerdale (1972), Cider with Rosie (2015), Times and Winds (2006), Heartbeat (1992), Turtles Can Fly (2004), To Return (2006), Black Death (2010), The Christmas Candle (2013), Local Hero (1983), The Shrine (2010).

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, social relations, family problems, family, pub, dialogue, parents and children, honest, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary ...
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: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, captivating
Plot: village, coming of age, deserter, classroom, bicycle, wartime life, friends, social relations, youth, friendship, society, village life ...
Time: 1910s, 20s, 20th century
Place: england, 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: psychological, touching, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: village, friendship, coming of age, dream, solar eclipse, islam, teenage life, youth, introspection, society, generation gap, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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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: sentimental, realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Plot: village, police, bar, honest law enforcer, social relations, cop witness relations, cop as target, crime, workplace situations, village life, crimes, workplace ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
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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, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, rape, suicide, childhood, orphan, refugee, suicide attempt, camp, survival, war, fall in love, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century
Place: kurdistan, iraq, middle east, mine, iran ...
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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: humorous, twists and turns, psychological, touching, emotional ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, village, ghost, haunted by the past, family relations, parents and children, life is a bitch, uncover truth, self discovery, memory ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, venezuela, barcelona spain ...
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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, exciting, serious ...
Plot: plague, monk, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, clergy, supernatural, village, dealing with death, knight, medieval, heroic mission ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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, feel good, sentimental, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, christmas, angel, miraculous event, clergy, social relations, society, hopes, religions or cults, faith, candle, village life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: england
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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: witty, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, 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, supernatural, journalist, trapped, investigation, survival, danger, deadly, escapades, cult, missing person, mysterious place ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland, 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: storm, island, suicide, village, murder, supernatural, secret, stranger, demon, jail, mysterious character, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: humorous, talky, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: village, sitcom, friendship, elderly, countryside, small town, golden years, social relations, retirement, british humour, trio, british ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 80s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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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, sexual ...
Plot: village, down syndrome, jealousy, social differences, introspection, genius, isolation, fall in love, human nature, lifestyle, couples, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: austria, alps, europe, tokyo, ireland
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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, feminism, village life, generation gap, philosophy, widow, friendship, introspection, human nature, single parent, social misfits, family life ...
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Jabberwocky (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, adventure, palaces castles and temples, beast, curses spells and rituals, heroes, heroic mission, imaginary kingdom, goofy hero, danger, imaginary, good versus evil ...
Time: middle ages
Place: england
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The Smurfs (1981)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Belgium
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Classic Saturday-morning cartoon series featuring magical blue elf-like creatures called Smurfs. The Smurfs, named for their personalities, inhabit a village of mushroom houses in an enchanted forest. These loveable creatures are led by Papa Smurf ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: village, cat, good versus evil, family, friends, blue, friendship, mushroom, magical girl, disorder, danger, adventure ...
Time: year 1980, middle ages
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The Run of the Country (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Ireland, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Irish lad (Matt Keeslar) who fled from his oppressive, widowed father (Albert Finney) falls for a girl (Victoria Smurfit) from an affluent family.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: village, coming of age, politics, ira, strained relationship, father son relationship, romance, teenage life, death in the family, fall in love, village life, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, tokyo, japan
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Ryan's Daughter (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 195 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: emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, officer, romance, forbidden love, fall in love, soldier, couples, world war one, pub, mute ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
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The Brothers Grimm (2005)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Czech Republic, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Folklore collectors and con artists, Jake and Will Grimm, travel from village to village pretending to protect townsfolk from enchanted creatures and performing exorcisms. However, they are put to the test when they encounter a real magical curse ...
Style: exciting, fairy tale, light, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: dark fantasy, supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, adventure, witch, danger, wizards, village, fairy, kidnapping, magic ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
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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, multiple suspects, murder investigation, law enforcement, murder, human nature, police chief, village, crime, crimes, who done it ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, talky, feel good ...
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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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, atmospheric, serious, scary, psychological ...
Plot: greek mythology, village, mystery killer, turned to stone, mystery, danger, supernatural, crimes, village life, stalking, ghost, greek ...
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: serious, rough, surreal, offbeat, realistic
Plot: village, prostitute, filmmaking, village life, going straight, culture clash, clergy, innocence lost, society, showbiz, celebrity culture, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, usa, latin america, kansas, 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: sexy, serious, twists and turns, scary, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, spanish inquisition, torture, devil worship, revenge, death, devil, satanism, wizards and magicians, danger, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 1500s
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: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, romance, culture clash, ambition, village life, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, fish out of water, social relations, friends, cons and scams ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
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The Inheritors (1998)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In a small farming valley in Austria in the beginning of the 20th century a tyrannical farmer is found dead, and all the farmhands are relieved to be free of their tyrant. But the farmer was childless, so suddenly they all inherit the farm together. ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy
Plot: village, village life, murder, farm, peasant, rape, forced into action, vengeance, lifestyle, society, human nature, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 19th century, 1900s ...
Place: austria, europe, america
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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: semi serious, realistic, biting, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, rivalry, fight, gang, disorder, leadership, friendship, school, buddies, youth, social relations, friends ...
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, humorous, stylized, dark
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: village, danger, kidnapping, good versus evil, friendship, rescue, imaginary, space and aliens, curses spells and rituals, master villain, family, heroes ...
Place: dungeon
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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: serious, rough, suspenseful, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, androids and robots, soldier, jungle, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, heroic mission, future dystopia, chases and races, technology gone awry, heroes, escapades ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america
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Miracle at St. Anna (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA, Italy
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, war, partisan, military, village, behind enemy lines, racism, war crime, military life, survival, daring rescue, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944, year 1983 ...
Place: italy, europe, germany, florence italy, berlin germany ...
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