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, sentimental, touching and talky films and TV shows about / with village, village life, death, friendship, society, social relations, violence, dialogue, mentor and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
village movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as village: Emmerdale (1972), Black Death (2010), The Smurfs (1981), The Brothers Grimm (2005), The Last Movie (1971), Inquisition (1977), Cider with Rosie (2015), The Christmas Candle (2013), Heartbeat (1992), 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, serious, realistic, melancholic
Plot: village, farm, family problems, family relations, social relations, family, honest, dialogue, parents and children, friendship, lifestyle, rich and poor ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 80s, 70s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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Black Death (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: bleak, gothic, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: monk, plague, good versus evil, danger, obsessive quest, clergy, village, supernatural, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, afterlife ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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, entertaining, feel good, funny ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: village, cat, family, good versus evil, friends, blue, friendship, mushroom, magical girl, oldtimer, disorder, adventure ...
Time: year 1980, middle ages
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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: supernatural, fantasy world, curses spells and rituals, dark fantasy, adventure, village, witch, danger, kidnapping, magic, medieval, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, hamburg germany, dungeon, frankfurt 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: surreal, realistic, serious, rough, offbeat
Plot: village, prostitute, filmmaking, showbiz, society, culture clash, clergy, going straight, celebrity culture, village life, artists and showbiz, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, latin america, usa, 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: scary, sexy, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: village, spanish inquisition, death, revenge, satanism, devil worship, torture, devil, supernatural, danger, vengeance, supernatural ability ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 1500s
Place: france
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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, captivating, realistic
Plot: coming of age, village, classroom, deserter, bicycle, youth, friends, social relations, friendship, society, village life, wartime life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s
Place: england, europe
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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, sentimental, feel good, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, christmas, angel, candle, imaginary, clergy, religions or cults, social relations, society, hopes, village life, miraculous event ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: england
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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, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: village, police, crime, cop as target, cop witness relations, honest law enforcer, workplace situations, crimes, village life, bar, social relations, workplace ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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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, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, friendship, fish out of water, millionaire, rabbit, disorder, negotiation, friends, social relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
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: bleak, serious, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, trapped, coffin, supernatural, escape, journalist, diary, survival, society, photojournalist, child killer, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: poland, europe
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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, realistic, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, romance, culture clash, fish out of water, love and romance, hopes, cons and scams, misfit, society, friendship, map, village life ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
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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: realistic, touching, psychological, rough, serious ...
Plot: village, solar eclipse, coming of age, dream, mountain, islam, friendship, family life, generation gap, teenage life, youth, village life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: turkey
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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, gloomy, realistic
Plot: village, village life, murder, farm, peasant, rape, forced into action, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, love and romance, manipulations, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1890s, 19th century, 1930s ...
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: captivating, realistic, biting, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, rivalry, gang, fight, uninhibited rivalry, youth, school, friendship, family, friends, disorder, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 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: exciting, semi serious, stylized, humorous, dark
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: village, good versus evil, kidnapping, danger, friendship, rescue, imaginary kingdom, space and aliens, imaginary, escapades, village life, adventure ...
Place: dungeon
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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, exciting, serious ...
Plot: murder, suicide, village, storm, island, small town, supernatural, stranger, secret, blizzard, winter, cane ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: maine, usa
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Hot Fuzz (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Mystery
Country: UK, France
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Top London cop, PC Nicholas Angel is good. Too good. To stop the rest of his team from looking bad, he is reassigned to the quiet town of Sandford, paired with simple country cop, and everything seems quiet until two actors are found decapitated. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, absurd, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: murder, parody, village, arrest, police, new job, partner, conspiracy, serial killer, fish out of water, rivals, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, mine, london
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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, serious, suspenseful, clever, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: village, soldier, androids and robots, jungle, on the run, rivalry, chaos and mayhem, imaginary, technology gone awry, escapades, chases and races, a.i. ...
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: epic, realistic, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: village, soldier, partisan, behind enemy lines, racism, war crime, war, military, occupation, society, survival, military life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 80s, year 1944, year 1983 ...
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, harlem manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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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: epic, realistic, captivating, sexual, touching ...
Plot: village, love triangle, political unrest, mute, gun, pub, officer, mute or deaf, infidelity, treason, soldier, forbidden love ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
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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: uplifting, serious, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Plot: school, village, student, teacher, education, one last chance, unsupportive coworkers, hopes, blind ambition, village life, golden years, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1950s, year 1963
Place: kenya, africa
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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: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: social worker, village, orphan, adoption, orphanage, suicide, village life, parents and children, self discovery, single parent, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
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Waking Ned Devine (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, Ireland, France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When a lottery winner dies of shock, his fellow townsfolk attempt to claim the money.
Style: touching, humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: lottery, village, friendship, irish, social relations, untimely death, village life, impersonating, nothing goes right, cons and scams, pretense, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: ireland, 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, sexual, tense, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: village, village life, sex, snow, genius, down syndrome, suicide, jealousy, gay, social differences, introspection, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: austria, alps, europe, tokyo, ireland
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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: serious, sincere, emotional, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, dancing, monastery, widow, culture clash, family relations, couple relations, village life, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, new orleans
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When They Cry (2006)
Genre: Animation, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: After moving into the quiet town of Hinamizawa, Maebara Keiichi spends his days blissfully in school often playing games with his local friends. However, appearances can be deceiving. One fateful day, Keiichi stumbles upon news of a murder that had ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, mind bending, psychological, tense ...
Plot: psychic, danger, murder, fear, village, torture, psychopath, paranoia, psycho killer, splatter, rage, student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: dungeon, japan, asia
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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, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, feminism, philosophy, countryside, generation gap, rape, mathematics, widow, suicide, friendship, parents and children ...
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The Masque of the Red Death (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Satan-worshiper Prince Prospero invites the local nobility to his castle for protection against an oncoming plague, the Red Death. He orders his guests to attend a masked ball and, amidst an atmosphere of debauchery and depravity, notices the entry ...
Style: gothic, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: murder, plague, village, satanism, revenge, dwarf, satanic ritual, massacre, prince, devil worship, sacrifice, castle ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe, dungeon
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Town Without Pity (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four American soldiers stationed near a German village face death in the rape of a local girl and are defended by outside counsel Major Steve Grant.
Style: disturbing, talky, tense, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: village, small town, culture clash, military life, soldier, courtroom, rape, sexual abuse, false accusation, vengeance, legal, village life ...
Time: 50s
Place: germany, europe
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