Shepherd movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant shepherd movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, atmospheric, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with shepherd, family relations, sheep, dog, countryside, horse, husband wife relationship, mountain, father son relationship and parents and children plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
shepherd movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as shepherd: Father and Master (1977), The Colour of Water (2006), Sunset Song (2015), Four Times (2010), David and Goliath (2015), The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003), Puss 'n Boots (1961), Thanos and Despina (1967), Wolf and Sheep (2016), The Passage (1979).

List of shepherd movies

Father and Master (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The true story of the life of Gavino Ledda, the son of a Sardinian shepherd, and how he managed to escape his harsh, almost barbaric existence by slowly educating himself, despite violent opposition from his brutal father.
Style: uplifting, emotional, rough, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: shepherd, abusive father, bestiality, illiteracy, coming of age, sheep, human spirit, family relations, deadend life, hopes, society, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: italy, europe
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The Colour of Water (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Belgium, Germany, Netherlands
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in the frozen steppes of Mongolia, a young nomad confronted with his destiny after animals fall victim to a plague which threatens to eradicate nomadism.
Style: atmospheric, thought provoking, serious, contemplative, realistic
Plot: plague, shepherd, epilepsy, self discovery, supernatural, society, life is a bitch, destiny, miraculous event, supernatural ability, danger, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia, asia
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Sunset Song (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Luxembourg
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The daughter of a Scottish farmer comes of age in the early 1900s.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, realistic
Plot: farmer, shepherd, love, father daughter relationship, female protagonist, world war one, sex scene, village, execution, marriage proposal, death of father, father son relationship ...
Time: 1910s
Place: scotland
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Four Times (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: An old shepherd lives his last days in a quiet medieval village perched high on the hills of Calabria, at the southernmost tip of Italy. He herds goats under skies that most villagers have deserted long ago. He is sick, and believes to find his ...
Style: sincere, surreal, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: elderly, old man, village, shepherd, goat, human nature, introspection, hopes, redemption, superstition, death, very little dialogue ...
Place: italy, europe
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David and Goliath (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The big-budget, epic film on young King David who took on the mighty warrior Goliath against all odds.
Style: biblical, captivating, exciting, tense, based on the bible
Plot: old testament, king, giant, warrior, showdown, standoff, bible story, brother brother relationship, faith, heroism, bravery, mountain ...
Time: ancient world
Place: israel
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The Story of the Weeping Camel (2003)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When a Mongolian nomadic family's newest camel colt is rejected by its mother, a musician is needed for a ritual to change her mind.
Style: touching, sincere, serious, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: wilderness, desert, camel, tradition, rejection, human spirit, animal life, survival, outside help, hopes, family life, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mongolia
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Puss 'n Boots (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mexican adaptation of the famed fairy tale.
Style: fairy tale
Plot: ogre, shepherd, cat, tradition, marquis, cannibalism, princess, starvation, chicken, farce, satire
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Thanos and Despina (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marrage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina's father, Vlahopoulos refuses to give his blessings and wants Despina to marry a ...
Plot: shepherd, arranged marriage, dog, suicide, peasant, landowner, robbery, sheep, revenge
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Wolf and Sheep (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, France, Sweden, Afghanistan, Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In rural Afghanistan, people are storytellers who make up and tell each other tales of mystery and imagination to explain the world in which they live. The shepherd children own the mountains and, although no adults are around, they know the rules; ...
Plot: shepherd, female director, children, muslim, bull, sheep, wolf, female nudity, donkey, potato, theft, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: afghanistan
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The Passage (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: During WW 2, a Basque shepherd is approached by the underground, who wants him to lead a scientist and his family across the Pyrenees. While being pursued by a sadistic German.
Style: factual, suspense, disturbing, tense
Plot: scientist, world war two, exploitation, pursuit, resistance, nazi, shepherd, rescue mission, ss officer, nazis, mountain, gypsy ...
Time: 1940s
Place: basque country
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Far from the Madding Crowd (1967)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Bathsheba Everdine, a willful, flirtatious, young woman, unexpectedly inherits a large farm and becomes romantically involved with three widely divergent men.
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, emotional, epic
Audience: date night
Plot: farm, shepherd, british soldier, countryside, couple relations, fall in love, love triangle, rich and poor, looking for love, social differences, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian england, 1860s, 1870s ...
Place: europe, england
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The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Isle Of Man, UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, missing person, suicide, secret, child abuse, haunted by the past, uncover truth, mystery, family in danger, mind game, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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12 Strong (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A team of CIA agents and special forces head into Afghanistan in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks in an attempt to dismantle the Taliban.
Style: based on true events, suspenseful, exciting, touching, rough ...
Plot: heroism, al qaeda, soldier, machismo, cia, swat team, taliban, murder, military, behind enemy lines, heroes, battle ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s, 21st century, year 2001
Place: afghanistan, usa, middle east
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Blindspot (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A vast international plot explodes when a beautiful Jane Doe is discovered naked in Times Square, completely covered in mysterious, intricate tattoos with no memory of who she is or how she got there. But there's one tattoo that is impossible ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspense, realistic
Plot: fbi, strong female character, memory loss, investigation, terrorist, crime, killings, tattoo, puzzle, martial arts, fbi agent, secret organization ...
Place: new york
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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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Tuya's Marriage (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, melancholic, touching ...
Plot: family relations, countryside, romance, hopes, couple relations, disability, couples, paralysis, marriage proposal, husband wife relationship, camel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia, china
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The Cave of the Yellow Dog (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Germany, Mongolia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The little nomad girl, Nansal, finds a baby dog in the Mongolian veld, who becomes her best friend - against all rejections of her parents. A story about a Mongolian family of nomads - their traditional way of life and the rising call of the City.
Style: sincere, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: reincarnation, dog, family relations, parents and children, family life, rescue, danger, human animal relationship, dog movie, little girl, husband wife relationship, bonding ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, asia
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Flodder 3 (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Back from their trip abroad, the family must meet the people of the neighborhood while preparing for the 25th anniversary of Zonnedael. Ma falls in love with a bum that is not exactly what he seems to be.
Style: offbeat, humorous, realistic, not serious
Plot: neighbor, femme fatale, love and romance, eccentric family, family gatherings, fall in love, family life, family relations, disorder, chaos, family conflict, shepherd ...
Time: 90s
Place: holland, europe
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Mongolian Ping Pong (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: China
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bilike has never seen a ping-pong ball before. He and his family live without electricity and running water in a solitary tent home among the vast steppe grasslands. The magnificent landscape here has changed little since the days of Genghis Kahn. ...
Style: touching, humorous, captivating, contemplative, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friends, on the road, children, ping pong, adventure, escapades, monastery, journey, secret, mystery, friendship, anti hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, mongolia, asia
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Out in the Open (2019)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A boy escaped from home, listening, crouched in the depths of his hiding place, the cries of the men who seek him. When the game passes, what remains before him is an infinite and arid plain that he must cross if he wants to get away definitively ...
Plot: wasteland, pubic hair, boy, spanish civil war, shepherd, little sister, dictatorship, male objectification, based on a novel, undressing, deception, child ...
Time: year 1946, 1940s
Place: spain
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The Stationmaster Meets His Match (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 66 min.
Story: The story of Bendegúz, the teenage boy who never succeeds in anything and about whom everybody's first though is "I wish you had been hanged when you were born!" drops out of school and becomes a cowboy. He works for the ...
Style: cult film, cult movie cast
Plot: jug, soul music, night watchman, mother in law, wallet, hat, creek, cat, miser, beating, milk, countryside ...
Place: hungary
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Lonely Are the Brave (1962)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A fiercely independent cowboy arranges to have himself locked up in jail in order to then escape with an old friend who has been sentenced to the penitentiary.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, helicopter, on the run, friendship, horse, chase, runaway, bar fight, prison, sheriff, friendship between men, jail ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1952
Place: albuquerque new mexico, new mexico, california, texas
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Vigil (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Toss lives on a sheep farm with her father in New Zealand. When Toss's father dies in an accident, Ethan, an itinerant hunter, wanders onto the family farm and is given a job by her grandfather. Toss's fairly innocent relationship with ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric
Plot: coming of age, hunter, sheep, youth, small town, dealing with death, dysfunctional family, friendship, death in the family, family relations, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s
Place: new zealand
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Bang-Bang Wedding! (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Elias and Marina arrive in Crete to join their lives in the holy bonds of marriage, friends and family that are waiting and how! The marriage is celebrated regularly and all are preparing to celebrate but their fate surprises A small but ...
Style: captivating, entertaining, light, feel good, road movie
Plot: marriage, wedding party, wedding, father son relationship, misadventure, wedding ceremony, arranged marriage, love and romance, family relations, disorder, friendship, party ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, crete
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Monday Morning (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story told quietly of Vincent a welder at a large and seemingly toxic plant along the Rhône, living in a village with his sons, wife, and mother, saying little to each other.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, sincere, semi serious ...
Plot: midlife crisis, factory, friendship, working class, social differences, couple relations, human nature, lifestyle, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family relations, village ...
Time: contemporary
Place: venice, europe, italy, egypt
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The Revolt of Job (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: "The Revolt of Job" tells the story of a childless Jewish couple in WWII-era Hungary who adopt a Hungarian boy. They raise him with their values and traditions. Unfortunately, the Nazis eventually come and round up all Jewish families in ...
Style: emotional, bleak, gloomy, touching, uplifting ...
Plot: holocaust, adoption, deportation, family relations, orphan, renegades, family life, against humanity, society, war, rebelliousness, wartime life ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, hungary
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Joseph: King of Dreams (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Family, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: In this animated retelling of the story from the Bible's Book of Genesis, Joseph's gift of dream interpretation and his brilliantly colored coat inspires jealousy in his brothers.
Style: feel good, serious, based on the bible, christian film
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: heroes, false accusation, reunion, family relations, adventure, leadership, rise to the top, folk hero, betrayal, hopes, rescue, royal family ...
Time: ancient history
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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My Father's Glory (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: French adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's memoirs of his childhood in the countryside, early in the century.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: countryside, provence, friendship, teacher, family relations, summer, hill, coming of age, friends, native, loud, young heroes ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, turn of the century, 90s, 1890s ...
Place: france, europe, marseille, marseille provence, paris france ...
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Gabbeh (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 75 min.
Story: An elderly couple go about their routine of cleaning their gabbeh (a intricately-designed rug), while bickering gently with each other. Magically, a young woman appears, helping the two clean the rug. This young woman belongs to the clan whose ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, melancholic, lyrical ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, village, family life, lifestyle, romance, couples, forbidden love, love affair, village life, parents and children, love ...
Place: iran, middle east, japan, tokyo
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Enemy at the Gates (2001)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Ireland, UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Enemy at the Gates is a war film from Jean-Jacques Annaud from 2001 that takes place during the battle of Stalingard in World War II between the Russians and the Germans.
Style: serious, bleak, suspenseful, rough, exciting ...
Plot: sniper, world war two, war, military, nazism, friendship, heroes, assassination, battle zone, trap, elimination, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: russia, soviet union, germany, poland
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