Movies and TV shows set in usa

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in usa ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, suspense, serious and entertaining films and TV shows about / with friendship, crimes, danger, family relations, society, murder, family, investigation, woman and escapades plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as usa: The Umbrella Academy (2019), Perception (2012), F is for Family (2015), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Django Unchained (2012), Brickleberry (2012), Just Add Magic (2015), Broken Arrow (1996), Graceland (2013).

List of movies set in usa

The Umbrella Academy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father's death, the threat of the apocalypse and more.
Style: exciting, tense, bleak, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: superhero, heroes, time traveler, time travel, adventure, netflix, danger, team, fight, family, fantasy world, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, year 1989
Place: usa
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 7.5
 19K
Perception (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Daniel Pierce, a neuroscientist and professor, is recruited to help the federal government crack difficult cases. His intimate knowledge of human behavior and masterful understanding of the mind give him an extraordinary ability to read people, ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, exciting, odd, intellectual ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: riddles and clues, schizophrenia, fbi, genius, law enforcement, investigation, hallucination, intelligence, prodigy, talented, college professor, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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F is for Family (2015)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Murphy's, a lower middle class family living in the 1970s — a time when you could smack your kid, smoke inside, and bring a gun to the airport. “F Is For Family”, is a six-episode animated series based on the comedy of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, satirical, not serious, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, couple relations, satire, family relations, gross out humor, teenager, teenage life, emotional abuse, eccentric family, working class ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, united states
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows Las Vegas criminalists working for the Las Vegas Police Department as they use physical evidence to solve grisly murders in this unusually graphic drama, which has inspired a host of other cop-show "procedurals". The ...
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, police investigation, police detective, teamwork, murder investigation, scientist, crime, investigator, expert, crimes, mystery, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, united states
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Malcolm in the Middle (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: A gifted young teen tries to survive life with his dimwitted, dysfunctional family.
Style: humorous, witty, sitcom, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, prodigy, parents and children, teenage life, suburban life, youth, social satire, dark humor, dysfunctional family, teenager, family life ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Django Unchained (2012)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 165 min.
Story: With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.
Style: captivating, rough, serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gunfight, dark humor, bounty hunter, old west, vengeance, racism, slavery, african american, violent, revenge, one against many, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: usa, mississippi, texas, tennessee
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 7.3
 14K
Brickleberry (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Brickleberry National Park is facing closure, but not if the park’s dysfunctional park rangers can help it! “Brickleberry,” an animated half-hour series, follows the crazy bunch of park rangers as they do their worst to keep the park running. ...
Style: not serious, absurd, entertaining, humorous, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dark humor, workplace situations, park ranger, dysfunctional character, in the woods, workplace, sexual tension, talking animals, friendship, escapades, lesbian, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Just Add Magic (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
Story: Kelly Quinn and her two BFF's, Darbie and Hannah, stumble upon her grandmother's mysterious cookbook in the attic and discover some far from ordinary recipes. When the Shut'em Up Shortcake silences Kelly's pesky little brother ...
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, youth, magic spell, friends, family, wizards and magicians, curses spells and rituals, supernatural, friendship, best friends, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.0
 93K
Broken Arrow (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When rogue stealth-fighter pilot Vic Deakins deliberately drops off the radar while on maneuvers, the Air Force ends up with two stolen nuclear warheads -- and Deakins's co-pilot, Riley Hale, is the military's only hope for getting them ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mexican standoff, helicopter, desert, terrorism, race against time, betrayal, danger, explosion, gunfight, escapades, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, utah, united states, hong kong
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 7.7
 16K
Graceland (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Somewhere in Southern California, in a drug raid run by the US government, a beachfront property was seized and turned into a residence for undercover cops. They are all top agents of the DEA, FBI, and Customs and they are living in this house ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fbi, working undercover, special agents, rookie, crime, coworker, crimes, fighting crime, young man, undercover, drug dealer, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 8.4
 51K
Bosch (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels, these are the stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs. But behind his tireless momentum is a man who is haunted by his past and struggles to ...
Style: realistic, tense, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, coworker, police investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, determination, danger, lapd, murder, suspicion, superior officer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Better Call Saul (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, ...
Style: realistic, witty, captivating, stylized, tense ...
Plot: dark humor, moral dilemma, dishonesty, crimes, lawyer, workplace situations, hotshot lawyer, lawyer client relationship, family relations, private investigator, legal, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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Another Cinderella Story (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a costume ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her curfew. And with a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity in front of him, he ...
Style: romantic, feel good, modern fairy tale, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing, date night, pre-teens
Plot: cinderella story, high school, teenage love, cinderella, teenage life, love and romance, school, pop star, youth, singing, dancer, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.5
 45K
The Knick (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and ...
Style: serious, rough, psychological, atmospheric, bleak ...
Plot: addiction, hospital, life is a bitch, doctors and patients, realism, workplace situations, surgeon, drugs/alcohol, gory, medicine, society, nun ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 99K
Bates Motel (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A "contemporary prequel" to the 1960 film Psycho, depicting the life of Norman Bates and his mother Norma prior to the events portrayed in Hitchcock's film, albeit in a different fictional town and in a modern setting. The series ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Plot: incestuous desire, motel, mother son relationship, mental disorder, dysfunctional family, obsession, family problems, serial killer, murder, overbearing mother, small town, insanity ...
Time: 20th century, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa
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Alpha and Omega (2010)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, India, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young wolves at opposite ends of their pack's social order are thrown together into a foreign land and need each other to return home, but love complicates everything.
Style: touching, feel good, exciting, witty, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: wolf, forbidden love, animal life, opposites attract, getting home, friends, wilderness, leadership, on the road, obsessive quest, reluctant partners, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, idaho, canada
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Motherland: Fort Salem (2020)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
TV show
Story: Set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, the series follows three young women from basic training in combat magic into early deployment.
Style: captivating, suspense, whimsical, mystical, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sorceress, witch, female soldier, supernatural, magic, lesbian, military service, lgbt, supernatural being, public service, female protagonist, fight ...
Time: 2020s, contemporary
Place: usa
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Rizzoli & Isles (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Perhaps their strikingly different personalities make the relationship between detective Jane Rizzoli and medical examiner Maura Isles so effective. Jane, the only female cop in Boston's homicide division, is tough, relentless and rarely lets ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female detective, partners against crime, police investigation, female protagonist, homicide detective, forensics, policewoman, best friends, friends, police detective, coworker, murder investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
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 7.4
 419K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: touching, sincere, motivational, interesting, humorous ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, happy ending, fall in love, life philosophy, misfit, stranded, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, canada, romania ...
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 33K
Life (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Complex, offbeat Detective Charlie Crews returns to the force after serving time in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Crews’ new lease on life has provided him with a Zen-like outlook, peace of mind and no need for vengeance, an attitude ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, odd, witty
Plot: police detective, frame up, ex convict, police investigation, uncover truth, investigation, murder, suspicion, partners against crime, workplace, law enforcement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 31K
Suburgatory (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Single father George Altman is doing his best to raise his sixteen-year-old daughter Tessa in the big city. When he discovers a box of condoms in her bedroom, though, he decides the time has come to move her to a more wholesome and nurturing ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sitcom, feel good, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, suburbs, youth, family relations, everyday life, parents and children, single parent, neighbor neighbor relationship, social relations, fish out of water, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.6
 60K
Far and Away (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: A young man (Cruise) leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter (Kidman) after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: follow your dream, adventure, romance, love and romance, against the odds, obsessive quest, rise and fall, american dream, irish, opposites attract, young lovers, irish american ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: usa, ireland, boston, europe, oklahoma
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 24K
9-1-1 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Explore the high-pressure experiences of police officers, paramedics and firefighters who are thrust into the most frightening, shocking and heart-stopping situations. These emergency responders must try to balance saving those who are at their most ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, suspense
Plot: 911, ambulance, firefighter, misadventure, firemen, fire brigade, chore, daring rescue, medicine, emergency, workplace situations, family relations ...
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 7.1
 36K
Scream Queens (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: The super-charged comedy-horror series is a modern take on the classic whodunit with a killer cast. 
Style: slasher, realistic, scary, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, sorority, rich girl, investigation, college, woman in danger, popular girl, danger, crimes, flirting, blood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 90s
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 133K
The Other Woman (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.
Style: funny, humorous, sexy, ridiculous, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: women, womanizer, infidelity, friends, friendship, couple relations, unfaithful husband, disorder, foe turned friend, revenge, cheating, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, bahamas, united states
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 8.0
 21K
The Act (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Dee Dee Blanchard is overprotective of her daughter, Gypsy, who is trying to escape the toxic relationship she has with her mother. Gypsy's quest for independence opens up a Pandora's box of secrets, which ultimately leads to murder. The ...
Style: suspense, rough, disturbing, based on true events, thought provoking ...
Plot: overprotective parent, treatment, pretense, teenage life, deception, mother daughter relationship, fake illness, court, murder of mother, true crime, manipulation, hate ...
Place: usa
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Solar Opposites (2020)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
TV show
Story: A family of aliens from a much better world must take refuge in middle America after the destruction of their planet. Their mission: protect the Pupa, a living super computer that will one day evolve into its true form, consume them and terraform ...
Style: funny, entertaining, feel good, captivating, whimsical ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: dark humor, alien, adventure, alien contact, human alien relationship, science and technology, ufo, new life, alien encounter, space and aliens, family relations, refugee ...
Place: usa
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 4.6
 14K
Charmed (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the fictional college town of Hilltowne, Charmed follows the lives of three sisters, Macy, Mel and Maggie Vera who, after the tragic death of their mother, discover they are three of the most powerful witches of all time.
Style: enigmatic, twists and turns, captivating, reboot, suspense ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: magic, witch, witches, supernatural ability, hereditary gift of witchcraft, curses spells and rituals, good versus evil, witchcraft, adventure, friendship, demon, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, michigan
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The Last Man on Earth (2015)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The year is 2022, and after an unlikely event, only one man is left on earth: Phil Miller, who used to be just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank. Now, in his RV, Phil searches the country for other survivors.
Style: not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting, sitcom ...
Audience: family outing, teen comedy
Plot: post apocalypse, alone in the world, survival, chaos, danger, partners, survivor, virus, couples, save the world, disorder, odd couple ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, tucson arizona, arizona
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The Social Network (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among ...
Style: clever, intellectual, realistic, serious, talky ...
Plot: rise to the top, computers and web, programmer, computer genius, hacker, ambition, social relations, facebook, corporate world, success, ego clash, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2003
Place: harvard university, usa, california, massachusetts, new york ...
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