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, touching, humorous, captivating and melancholic films and TV shows about / with village, village life, social relations, society, family relations, countryside, culture clash, dialogue, death and father son relationship 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), Antonia's Line (1995), Storm of the Century (1999), The Christmas Candle (2013), Heartbeat (1992), Absurdistan (2008), Black Death (2010), The Vicar of Dibley (1994), 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, social relations, family problems, countryside, family, pub, honest, dialogue, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 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, touching ...
Plot: village, coming of age, world war one, friendship, youth, society, village life, teenager, childhood, military police, deserter, classroom ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s, 1920s
Place: england, europe
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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, human nature, introspection, single parent, world war two, family life ...
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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, exciting ...
Plot: village, storm, island, suicide, murder, blizzard, supernatural, secret, stranger, demon, jail, mysterious character ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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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, miraculous event, angel, christmas, society, hopes, clergy, social relations, religions or cults, faith, candle, village life ...
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, sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: village, countryside, police, police investigation, society, crime, workplace situations, police station, fighting crime, crimes, law enforcement, workplace ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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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, couples, ultimatum, young lovers, love and romance, romance, first time, water, childhood sweetheart, water shortage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, azerbaijan, caucasus
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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, rough ...
Plot: medieval, plague, monk, danger, clergy, obsessive quest, dealing with death, knight, heroic mission, village, good versus evil, inquisition ...
Time: middle ages, 14th century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Vicar of Dibley (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 10 min.
Story: Reverend Granger is assigned as the Vicar of the rural parish of Dibley, but she is not quite what the villagers expected.
Style: sitcom, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: english countryside, village, church, holiday, conservative, small town, friendship, priest, small community, son, cottage, farmer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century, 2000s ...
Place: england, europe, britain
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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, realistic ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, travel ...
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, suspenseful, atmospheric, bleak, stylized ...
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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The First Grader (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Kenya, France
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, sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: school, village, education, teacher, hopes, social relations, human spirit, fighting the system, ex military, follow your dream, dedicated educator, against the odds ...
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, friendship, fall in love, human nature, isolation, lifestyle, couples ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 70s
Place: austria, alps, europe, 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, realistic, contemplative, emotional
Plot: soldier, village, moral dilemma, friendship, rebel, american, rebelliousness, culture clash, military, society, social relations, life is a bitch ...
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: village, countryside, business trip, love, cultural difference, coffee shop, self discovery, fall in love, disorder, lifestyle, 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, sentimental, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: village, family relations, grocer, heart attack, hospital, self discovery, homecoming, culture clash, parents and children, romance, lifestyle, conflict ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe, lyon, alps
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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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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, who done it, law enforcement, whodunit, murder, police chief, crime, village, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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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, suicide, rape, 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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Home Fires (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: world war two, strong female presence, village, wartime life, life is a bitch, society, social relations, friends, female protagonist, village life, british, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s
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, feel good, talky ...
Audience: family outing, date night
Plot: village life, love triangle, love and romance, village, resort, social relations, everyday life, family relations, life philosophy, husband wife relationship, adulterous husband, parent child 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, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, village, family relations, ghost, haunted by the past, parents and children, life is a bitch, women, uncover truth, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, venezuela, barcelona spain ...
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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, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, officer, romance, fall in love, forbidden love, soldier, couples, treason, world war one, mute ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 70s
Place: ireland, england, europe, california
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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: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: rock, dog, musician, singing, village, cat, father son relationship, fame, inspiration, adventure, music, chase ...
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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, supernatural, danger, greek mythology, crimes, ghost, stalking, village life, investigation ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: germany
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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, suspenseful, scary, serious, macabre ...
Plot: plague, satanism, murder, village, prince, revenge, satanic ritual, sacrifice, tragic villain, supernatural, good versus evil, mystery ...
Time: middle ages
Place: italy, europe
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Town Without Pity (1961)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, West Germany, USA
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: suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating, talky ...
Plot: village, small town, military life, culture clash, soldier, courtroom, death sentence, rape, army investigation, legal, dedicated lawyer, military ...
Time: 50s
Place: germany, europe
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Inside a snowflake exists the magical land of Whoville. In Whoville, live the Whos, an almost mutated sort of Munchkin-like people. All the Whos love Christmas, yet just outside of their beloved Whoville lives the Grinch. The Grinch is a nasty ...
Style: humorous, fairy tale, light, funny, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, imaginary kingdom, village, redemption, holiday, social misfits, disorder, dishonesty, fish out of water, social relations, rescue, magic ...
Time: 2000s
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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, old love, buddies, looking for love, wooing, social relations, couples, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, 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: humorous, not serious, idiotic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parody, heroes, village, rescue, actor, farce, fish out of water, friendship, dishonesty, crimes, buddies, danger ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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