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, atmospheric and stylized films and TV shows about / with village, village life, death, friendship, society, social relations, dialogue, violence, brutality and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror 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), Ryan's Daughter (1970), Black Death (2010), Local Hero (1983), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Antonia's Line (1995).

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, social relations, family relations, family, pub, honest, parents and children, dialogue, friendship, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 70s ...
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: captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: village, coming of age, bicycle, deserter, classroom, youth, friendship, friends, social relations, wartime life, village life, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 20s
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: touching, psychological, serious, rough, bleak ...
Plot: village, friendship, coming of age, dream, solar eclipse, islam, teenage life, youth, society, introspection, 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: captivating, sincere, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: village, police, society, fighting crime, law enforcement, police station, workplace, cop witness relations, honest law enforcer, cop as target, social relations, police investigation ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
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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, wartime life, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century
Place: kurdistan, iraq, middle east, mine, iran ...
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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, sexual, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: village, political unrest, love triangle, mute, pub, gun, officer, couples, take over, leadership, treason, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: ireland, europe, england, california
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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: monk, plague, 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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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, oil company, seaside town, friendship, husband wife relationship, travel ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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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: talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: village, sitcom, friendship, elderly, countryside, small town, golden years, social relations, retirement, british humour, childhood friends, library ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 80s, 90s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, 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, semi serious ...
Plot: village, feminism, village life, generation gap, philosophy, widow, friendship, introspection, human nature, single parent, family life, social misfits ...
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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, beast, palaces castles and temples, curses spells and rituals, imaginary, heroes, heroic mission, goofy hero, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom, danger ...
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, danger, chase, rivalry ...
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: fantasy world, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, dark fantasy, witch, adventure, danger, village, kidnapping, fairy, magic, medieval ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, 1790s, 1810s
Place: germany, europe, dungeon, hamburg germany, frankfurt germany
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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: greek mythology, village, mystery killer, turned to stone, mystery, danger, supernatural, crimes, village life, stalking, ghost, legend ...
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, rough, serious, offbeat, surreal
Plot: village, prostitute, filmmaking, showbiz, society, culture clash, celebrity culture, village life, artists and showbiz, clergy, innocence lost, going straight ...
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, scary, twists and turns, stylized ...
Plot: village, spanish inquisition, death, revenge, devil, satanism, torture, devil worship, rivalry, wizards and magicians, danger, supernatural ...
Time: middle ages, 16th century, 1500s
Place: france
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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, sentimental, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, candle, angel, christmas, village life, miraculous event, imaginary, hopes, society, social relations, religions or cults, clergy ...
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: suspenseful, stylized, scary, bleak, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: village, diary, journalist, escape, trapped, coffin, supernatural, society, danger, crimes, escapades, village life ...
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, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, romance, culture clash, fighting the system, fall in love, love and romance, cons and scams, village life, ambition, friends, social relations, hopes ...
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: gloomy, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: village, village life, murder, peasant, farm, rape, intrigue, manipulations, uninhibited rivalry, crimes, love and romance, forced into action ...
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: realistic, biting, sincere, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: village, rivalry, fight, gang, leadership, friendship, school, buddies, disorder, mischievous children, friends, social relations ...
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting, stylized, dark
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: village, danger, friendship, kidnapping, good versus evil, rescue, space and aliens, young heroes, master villain, heroic mission, heroes, imaginary kingdom ...
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, serious, exciting ...
Plot: murder, island, village, storm, suicide, small town, supernatural, stranger, sacrifice, cane, winter, blizzard ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: maine, usa
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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, on the run, rivalry, heroic mission, escapades, imaginary, a.i., heroes, chaos and mayhem ...
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, suspenseful, sincere, rough ...
Plot: village, soldier, military, partisan, behind enemy lines, war crime, racism, war, military life, danger, infantrymen, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 40s, year 1983, year 1944 ...
Place: italy, europe, germany, harlem manhattan new york city, florence italy ...
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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, sincere, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: school, village, teacher, student, education, dedicated educator, blind ambition, uneducated, follow your dream, village life, hopes, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963, 1950s
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: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: social worker, single parent, village, orphan, adoption, family problems, parents and children, hopes, family relations, orphanage, adopted son, man boy relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, wales
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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, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: village, village life, sex, down syndrome, suicide, jealousy, snow, genius, gay, parents and children, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
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: sincere, captivating, exciting, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, monastery, widow, dancing, culture clash, starting over, odd couple, misfit, society ...
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: mind bending, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: murder, village, torture, fear, danger, psychic, psychopath, paranoia, mass murder, psycho killer, rage, student ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: dungeon, japan, asia
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