Movies and TV shows set in united states

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in united states ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous, serious, suspense and talky films and TV shows about / with murder, brutality, vengeance, husband wife relationship, violence, united states of america, redemption, runaway, catastrophe and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in USA, Italy, UK and other countries.
united states
 65
united states movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as united states: Night Moves (2013), DuckTales (2017), Vice (2018), The Road Runner Show (1966), Dallas (1978), The Rewrite (2014), The Naked Kiss (1964), Death Race 2000 (1975), Back to the Beach (1987), Weapons (2007).

List of movies set in united states

 6.0
 13K
Night Moves (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: The story about three radical environmentalists coming together to execute the most intense protest of their lives: the explosion of a hydroelectric dam.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, suspense ...
Plot: dam, danger, terrorism, environmentalism, rebellion, mastermind, rebelliousness, society, radical, crimes, gang, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, united states, california
Is relevant ?
 8.2
 4K
DuckTales (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The adventures of billionaire Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie, their famous uncle Donald Duck, pilot extraordinaire Launchpad, Mrs. Beakly, Webby and Roboduck. Adventures and hidden treasures are everywhere, in their hometown ...
Style: funny, suspense, topical humor, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: cartoon duck, donald duck, wealth, billionaire, disney, uncle nephew relationship, adventure, kids and family, family, villainess, money, obsessive quest ...
Time: 2010s
Place: united states
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 70K
Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Plot: iraq war, september 11 2001, war on terror, vice president, decision, operation, american politics, transplant, twin towers, world trade center manhattan new york city, chief of staff, republican party ...
Time: year 1963, 2010s
Place: united states, pentagon, wyoming, usa, america ...
Is relevant ?
Railroad to Hell: A Chinaman's Chance (2018)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 1870's America. A Chinese immigrant falsely accused of murdering a white woman is viciously hunted down; he'll have to prove his innocence in a time when people of color had "no legal rights" and could be bought and sold for a ...
Plot: discrimination, forgiveness, equality, murder, gang of outlaws, frontier justice, danger, racial discrimination, kung fu master, racism, old west, kung fu ...
Time: 1870s
Place: united states
Is relevant ?
The Road Runner Show (1966)
Genre: Animation, Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The desert in the U.S. southwest is the natural habitat of the Road Runner, a high-octane, cartoon bird who runs so fast on the desert's roadways that he leaves a trail of flame or causes pavement to ripple, distort, or roll up like a carpet. ...
Plot: rivalry, canary, desert, cat, sylvester the cat, tweety bird, coyote
Time: 1960s
Place: united states
Is relevant ?
'Twas the Night Before Christmas (1974)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: When a town learns that Santa Claus has struck it off his delivery schedule due to an insulting letter, a way must be found to change his mind.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, christmas special
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: small town, mouse, santa claus, christmas, hopes, family, journalism, disorder, small town life, delivery, americana, hidden identity ...
Place: new york state, united states, new york
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 10K
Dallas (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The world's first mega-soap, and one of the most popular ever produced, Dallas had it all. Beautiful women, expensive cars, and men playing Monopoly with real buildings. Famous for one of the best cliffhangers in TV history, as the world asked ...
Style: serious, realistic, melancholic, uplifting, non-linear ...
Plot: intrigue, family feud, presumed dead, family business, family relations, oil industry, parents and children, ambition, rich and poor, mogul, hypocrisy, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, medical school, southern usa, dallas texas ...
Is relevant ?
 6.2
 16K
The Rewrite (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An Oscar-winning writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a college on the East Coast, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there.
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: single parent, college, professor, romance, writer's life, unlikely couple, love and romance, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, power relations, fall in love, college life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york state, united states, new jersey, new york ...
Is relevant ?
The Naked Kiss (1964)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former prostitute discovers that her philanthropic fiance is involved in perversion.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: hospital, prostitute, small town, murder, pimp, legislation, neo noir, police, pedophilia, sexual abuse, redemption, crimes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1961, year 1963, 1960s
Place: united states, usa, switzerland
Is relevant ?
Death Race 2000 (1975)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: In a boorish future, the government sponsors a popular, but bloody, cross-country race in which points are scored by mowing down pedestrians. Five teams, each comprised of a male and female, compete using cars equipped with deadly weapons. ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, futuristic, cynical, dark humor ...
Plot: car chase, rivalry, chases and races, crimes, air disaster, danger, survival, cult, escapades, contests and competitions, future dystopia, violence spree ...
Time: future, 21st century, 20th century, 2000s
Place: cross country, usa, united states
Is relevant ?
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: humorous, offbeat, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: parody, family, opposites attract, teenage love, best friends, coming of age, love and romance, looking for sex, adolescence vs adulthood, friends, unlikely couple, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 50s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, colorado, usa, united states, hawaii
Is relevant ?
 4.6
 565
Weapons (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Weapons presents a series of brutal, seemingly random youth-related killings over the course of a weekend in a typical small town in America, and tragically reveals how they are all interrelated.
Style: rough, disturbing, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: siblings relations, crime, life is a bitch, kids in trouble, homecoming, reunion, youth, society, small town, criminal heroes, crimes, suburbs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: united states
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 44K
Mandy (2018)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Belgium, UK
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Pacific Northwest. 1983 AD. Outsiders Red Miller and Mandy Bloom lead a loving and peaceful existence. When their pine-scented haven is savagely destroyed by a cult led by the sadistic Jeremiah Sand, Red is catapulted into a phantasmagoric journey ...
Style: suspenseful, bleak, captivating, thought provoking, sinister ...
Plot: revenge, cult leader, cabin in the woods, religious cult, husband wife relationship, chainsaw, biker gang, lumberjack, violence, motorcycle, rescue, nightmare ...
Time: year 1983
Place: united states, usa, california
Is relevant ?
Exiled in America (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Central American revolutionary is captured and tortured by government forces. He escapes and flees to the US, hiding out in a rural area where he is sheltered by a Christian sanctuary movement. His wife gets a job at a local diner run by one of ...
Plot: torture, exile, cia, sanctuary
Place: central america, united states
Is relevant ?
This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, rough, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, coming of age, domestic violence, friendship, dysfunctional family, child abuse, mechanic, homosexual, family problems, step parent, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, united states, washington state ...
Is relevant ?
The Mouse on the Moon (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sequel to The Mouse that Roared; The Tiny Country of Grand Fenwick has a hot water problem in the castle. To get the money necessary to put in a new set of plumbing, they request foreign aid from the U.S. for Space Research. The Russians then send ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, thought provoking
Audience: family outing
Plot: space travel, politics, political conspiracy, cons and scams, family, dishonesty, disorder, head of state, state affairs, misfit partners, space and aliens, nothing goes right ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: soviet union, united states
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 36K
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, exciting, humorous, suspense ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: chase, fbi, criminal's revenge, disorder, hidden identity, couple relations, witnessing a crime, love and romance, testimony, couples, dishonesty, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa, detroit, united states
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 50K
Death Wish (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, exciting, ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: vigilante, criminal, dark hero, father daughter relationship, death of wife, police, vigilantism, murder investigation, danger, moral dilemma, justice, betrayal ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, united states, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
Beneath the Valley of the Ultra-Vixens (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Believe it or not even in Smalltown USA there are still people who are unfulfilled and unrelieved in the midst of plenty. Levonna & Lamar could have the perfect relationship if it were not Lamar's obsession with rear entry. After ...
Style: realistic, sexual, humorous, not serious
Plot: dentist, small town, voyeur, older woman younger man relationship, sexual relations, gender, small town life, couples, deadly, obsession, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: united states
Is relevant ?
Yahsi Bati - The Ottoman Cowboys (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: Turkey
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two Ottoman government officials travel to USA in 19th Century in order to give gift to President from Sultan of Ottoman.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous, slang, epic
Plot: horse, old west, cowboy, wrestling, theft, cards, wanted, gem, disorder, special agents, mission gone awry, robbery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1800s, 1880s
Place: usa, turkey, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire, united states
Is relevant ?
Captain Phillips (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: ship, hijacking, pirate, navy, kidnapping, hostages, confined, team, rescue, terrorism, ship captain, u.s. navy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, 2000s, 2010s
Place: somalia, africa, united states, virginia, vermont ...
Is relevant ?
Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: touching, exciting, thought provoking, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: recluse, obsession, genius, friendship, father son relationship, name calling, teenage boy, isolation, father daughter relationship, spirituality, friend, world war two ...
Time: 20th century, year 2010, year 1946, year 1939
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new hampshire, united states
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 4K
Sunset (1988)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tom Mix and Wyatt Earp team up to solve a murder at the Academy Awards in 1929 Hollywood.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, tense, talky, suspense ...
Plot: murder, investigation, mystery, law enforcement, crimes, amateur detective, partners, murder mystery, unlikely friendships, hollywood, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, united states, new jersey, san francisco
Is relevant ?
Sundown: The Vampire in Retreat (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Reclusive vampires lounge in a lonely American town. They wear sun cream to protect themselves. A descendant of Van Helsing arrives with hilarious consequences.
Style: rough, offbeat, suspenseful, serious, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, rivalry, small town, supernatural, danger, imaginary, criminal heroes, deadly creature, deadly, ancient mystery, gory, heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: united states
Is relevant ?
The Reflecting Skin (1990)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young boy tries to cope with rural life circa 1950s and his fantasies become a way to interpret events. After his father tells him stories of vampires, he becomes convinced that the widow up the road is a vampire, and tries to find ways of ...
Style: surreal, scary, atmospheric, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: vampire, murder, surrealism, parents and children, family relations, crimes, danger, investigation, supernatural, molestation, gas station, coming of age ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: midwest, usa, united states
Is relevant ?
A Bullet for the General (1967)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 118 min.
Story: El Chuncho's bandits rob arms from a train, intending to sell the weapons to Elias' revolutionaries. They are helped by one of the passengers, Bill Tate, and allow him to join them, unware he is an assassin working for the Mexican ...
Style: rough, stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, mexican revolution, chases and races, escapades, state affairs, rebellion, danger, crimes, rivalry, political unrest, deadly, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: mexico, latin america, united states
Is relevant ?
Hajji Washington (1983)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: Iran
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hajji Hossein-Gholi Noori (Haji Baba) goes to Washington D.C. as the first Iranian (Persian) ambassador to the United States of America. After he opens the embassy, he is unable to invite statesmen to visit him. Haji fires the embassy staff due to ...
Plot: ambassador, president, embassy, betrayal, corruption, revisionist history, decapitation, cowboy, u.s. president, caravan
Place: washington d.c., united states, iran
Is relevant ?
Countdown to Looking Glass (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A fictional confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union over the Strait of Hormuz, the gateway to the Persian Gulf. The narrative of the film details the events that lead up to the initial exchange of nuclear weapons from the ...
Style: tragic ending
Plot: nuclear holocaust, nato, tv station, end of the world, news report, censorship, terrorist attack, nuclear war, nuclear explosion, world war three, economic crisis, military draft ...
Place: saudi arabia, united states, soviet union, middle east
Is relevant ?
The Survivalist (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: An atomic bomb falls in Siberia and the USA is blamed.
Plot: peeping tom, biker gang, survivalist, family man, nuclear bomb, attempted rape, helicopter, anarchy, murder, national guard, vigilante, chaos ...
Place: usa, siberia, united states
Is relevant ?
Open Letter To The Evening News (1970)
Country: Italy
Story: Hoping to shake up the complacent Italian Communist Party, a group of leftist radicals sends an incendiary letter to a major evening newspaper declaring their intention to volunteer to fight American troops in Vietnam as a political statement ...
Style: intellectual
Plot: protest, passion, letter, revolution, student protest, sex in bed, argument, love, newspaper, class struggle, political protest, communism ...
Place: united states, italy, vietnam
Is relevant ?