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, serious, captivating, clever, suspense and suspenseful films and TV shows about / with family relations, dialogue, friendship, storytelling, mentor, destiny, hopes, runaway, youth and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, India, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as usa: The Walking Dead (2010), State of Affairs (2014), The Last Man on Earth (2015), American Beauty (1999), The Americans (2013), Lincoln (2012), Beverly Hills, 90210 (1990), Step Up Revolution (2012), The Social Network (2010), Keep Watching (2017).
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American Beauty
Drama
USA
122 min.
 8.4
The Americans
Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
USA
44 min.
 8.4
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1/9/2001
Action, Drama, Thriller
USA
43 min.
 7.5
Tully
Comedy, Drama, Mystery
USA
95 min.
 7.0

List of movies set in usa

The Walking Dead
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Sheriff's deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating zombies. He sets out to find his family and encounters many other survivors along the way.
Style: bleak, tense, captivating, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, zombie apocalypse, death, walking dead, supernatural, survivor, killings, future dystopia, blood splatter, characters in danger, gory, undead ...
Time: future, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia
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State of Affairs
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Each day the President is faced with dozens of life and death decisions, and to prioritize the biggest international crises facing the country, one top CIA analyst - Charleston Tucker - assembles the President's Daily Briefing. This list of ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: politics, state affairs, cia, national security, usa president, white house, workplace situations, dead son, female protagonist, death, spies, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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The Last Man on Earth
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, light, entertaining, offbeat ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing
Plot: survival, sitcom, odd couple, chaos, couples, disorder, couple relations, post apocalyptic, survivor, partners, danger, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: usa, tucson arizona, arizona
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 8.4
 953K
American Beauty
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: dramatic, realistic, melancholic, cynical, cerebral ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, parenthood, parent child relationship, dysfunctional family, coming of age, depression, loneliness, family problems, life philosophy, obsession, teenage life, existentialism ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 8.4
 66K
The Americans
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War period in the 1980s, The Americans is the story of Elizabeth and Philip Jennings, two Soviet KGB officers posing as an American married couple in the suburbs of Washington D.C. and their neighbor, Stan Beeman, an FBI ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: secret agents, undercover, kgb, espionage, fbi, working undercover, double life, cold war, russian spy, couple relations, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, soviet union, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 222K
Lincoln
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, India
Duration: 150 min.
Story: A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President's tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish ...
Style: factual, captivating, epic, suspense, tense ...
Plot: american civil war, historical character, politics, head of state, period piece, righting the wronged, speech, assassination, idealism, human spirit, slavery, moral dilemma ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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Beverly Hills, 90210
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Beverly Hills, 90210 followed the lives of a group of teenagers living in the upscale, star-studded community of Beverly Hills, California and attending the fictitious West Beverly Hills High School and, subsequently, the fictitious California ...
Style: serious, romantic, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, high school, teenage love, teenage life, siblings relations, college life, youth, social relations, love and romance, first sex, up and down relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: beverly hills, usa, campus, los angeles, california
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Step Up Revolution
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Emily arrives in Miami with aspirations to become a professional dancer. She sparks with Sean, the leader of a dance crew whose neighborhood is threatened by Emily's father's development plans.
Style: light, feel good, exciting, romantic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: dancing, music, culture clash, urban, rivalry, friendship, youth, art, creativity, hopes, love and romance, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami
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The Social Network
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: realistic, talky, clever, intellectual, based on true events ...
Plot: social network, geek, computer genius, rise to the top, creator, ambition, ego clash, complex characters, computers and web, obsession, loneliness, business ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2003, 2000s
Place: usa, harvard university, california, massachusetts, new york
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Keep Watching
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A family imprisoned by intruders is forced to play a terrifying game of "Kill, Or Be Killed". As the night unfolds, the game's mysterious rules become clear, and the family realizes their nightmare is being streamed live to riveted ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, scary ...
Plot: home invasion, family in danger, danger, murder, hidden camera, confined, deadly, manipulations, mind game, isolation, psychopath, found footage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.2
 56K
11.22.63
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: An English teacher travels back in time to prevent the Kennedy assassination, but discovers he is attached to the life he has made in a bygone era.
Style: stylized, suspense, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: time travel, assassination, period piece, kennedy assassination, conspiracy, historical event, changing the past or future, surveillance, time, twists & turns, conspiracy theory, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, future, 50s, year 1963
Place: usa, dallas texas
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 8.4
 47K
Billions
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A complex drama about power politics in the world of New York high finance. Shrewd, savvy U.S. Attorney Chuck Rhoades and the brilliant, ambitious hedge fund king Bobby "Axe" Axelrod are on an explosive collision course, with each using ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, suspense, twists and turns, thought provoking
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: rivalry, friendship, money, stock exchange, district attorney, corruption, ambition, mentor, family relations, life philosophy, investor, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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 7.5
 9K
1/9/2001
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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: suspense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: 911, misadventure, workplace situations, ambulance, chore, injury, freak accident, age difference, medicine, family relations, daring rescue, gays and lesbians ...
Place: usa, los angeles
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 5.4
 17K
The Mist
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A small town family is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, breathtaking, bleak
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: small town, salvation, survival, danger, mysticism, supernatural, suicide, monster
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, maine
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 7.2
 86K
The Founder
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: factual, based on true events, realistic, motivational, clever ...
Plot: family business, rags to riches, fast food, business, capitalism, ambition, businessman, greed, betrayal, twists & turns, destiny, underdog ...
Time: 1950s
Place: mcdonald's restaurant, usa, california, america
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American History X
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Derek Vineyard is paroled after serving 3 years in prison for killing two thugs who tried to break into/steal his truck. Through his brother, Danny Vineyard's narration, we learn that before going to prison, Derek was a skinhead and the leader ...
Style: rough, realistic, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: racism, redemption, prison, xenophobia, brutality, revenge, crime, skinhead, prejudice, racial slur, blacks and whites, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, california, los angeles, venice beach california
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 7.1
 278K
Real Steel
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, exciting, entertaining, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boxing, father son relationship, technology, androids and robots, robot vs. robot, contests and competitions, artificial intelligence, family relations, adventure, rise to the top, bonding, sport ...
Time: near future, future, 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa, brazil
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 6.6
 17K
Paper Man
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A coming-of-middle-age comedy that chronicles the unlikely friendship between failed author Richard Dunne and a Long Island teen who teaches him a thing or two about growing up, all under the disapproving eye of his long-suffering wife and his ...
Style: psychological, touching, humorous, tricky, enigmatic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, imaginary friend, midlife crisis, writers, life philosophy, coming of age, unlikely friendships, loneliness, depression, teenage life, writing, character study ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, long island, new jersey, atlantic ocean
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 7.2
 29K
Suburgatory
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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, light, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: suburban life, teenage life, fish out of water, youth, family relations, social relations, parents and children, everyday life, neighbor neighbor relationship, single parent, high school life, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 5.3
 35K
License to Wed
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Newly engaged, Ben and Sadie can't wait to start their life together and live happily ever after. However Sadie's family church's Reverend Frank won't bless their union until they pass his patented, "foolproof" marriage ...
Style: light, romantic, funny, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: couple relations, marriage, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, nothing goes right, farce, wedding, priest, family relations, happy ending, disorder, ten commandments ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.9
 408K
House of Cards
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 51 min.
Story: Set in present day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood, a ruthless and cunning politician, and his wife Claire who will stop at nothing to conquer everything. This wicked political drama penetrates the shadowy world of ...
Style: captivating, clever, witty, tense, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: politics, political intrigue, political corruption, blind ambition, manipulations, state affairs, dishonesty, power relations, postmodernism, drugs/alcohol, u.s. congress, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, washington d.c., u.s. capitol building
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 7.5
 7K
About a Boy
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Will Freeman lives a charmed existence as the ultimate man-child. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, dysfunctional family, single parent, lifestyle change, odd couple, parents and children, thirtysomething life, family problems, friendship, teaching the ways of the world, irresponsible, age difference ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Just Before I Go
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: touching, emotional, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: life philosophy, depression, midlife crisis, loneliness, suicide attempt, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, relationships, small town, destiny, siblings relations, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.5
 6K
Enlightened
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Enlightened follows the story of Amy, a self-destructive executive, who, after a very public breakdown and a subsequent philosophical awakening in rehabilitation, tries to get her life back together.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, sincere, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: starting over, self discovery, midlife crisis, workplace situations, coping, optimism, family relations, mental disorders, sanity, ex couple relations, responsibility, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior was a short-lived American police procedural drama that aired on CBS. The show debuted in 2011 as a spin-off from the successful Criminal Minds, which had premiered in 2005. This edition's profiling team also ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, psychological, realistic
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, ex military, policewoman, special agents, mystery, crimes, law enforcement, multiple suspects, computer genius, murder, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
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 7.5
 16K
Outcast
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kyle Barnes has been plagued by possession since he was a child. Now an adult, he embarks on a spiritual journey to find answers, but what he uncovers could mean the end of life on Earth as we know it.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, bleak, melancholic
Plot: supernatural, uncover truth, curses spells and rituals, clergy, investigation, haunted by the past, good versus evil, chaos, danger, demon, family relations, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Vice Principals
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The story of a high school and the people who almost run it, the vice principals.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light
Plot: high school, teachers and students, revenge plot, plan, friendship, vengeance, workplace, power relations, school principal, adventure, teenagers, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Recovery Road
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Maddie is a teenage girl dealing with addiction who has a reputation as a party girl who doesn’t think she has a problem, until she’s confronted one day by her school guidance counselor and is forced to choose between expulsion and rehab. Maddie ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: addiction, best friends, hopes, youth, high school life, alcohol, rehabilitation, teenage life, kiss, fall in love, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.8
 5K
A to Z
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
Story: The story follows the lives of Andrew, an employee at an internet dating site who dreams of meeting the girl of his dreams, and Zelda, a no-nonsense lawyer who was raised by a hippie mother and carries a rebellious streak. By an accidental chance of ...
Style: humorous, realistic, light, entertaining, situational comedy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: unlikely couple, opposites attract, couple relations, love and romance, looking for love, dating, unfulfillment, urban, destiny, friends, twentysomething life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Secrets and Lies
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Detective Andrea Cornell is a tough, thorough Homicide Detective who leaves no stone unturned. Her unwavering dedication to her job makes her the most formidable opponent - or a highly valuable ally.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: police investigation, protagonist as suspect, murder, mystery, who done it, law enforcement, disorder, dishonesty, danger, life turned upside down, family relations, child killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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TOP 5 movies for each similar tag

realistic
realistic movies
Saving Private Ryan 1998
8.6
Schindler's List 1993
8.9
Good Will Hunting 1997
8.3
Everest 2015
7.1
The Intouchables 2011
8.5
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dialogue
dialogue movies
What Men Talk About 3 2018
6.4
Impulse 2018
7.5
Unfriended 2014
5.6
The Big Lebowski 1998
8.1
Aloha 2015
5.4
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mentor
mentor movies
Kung Fu Panda 2008
7.6
Peaceful Warrior 2006
7.3
The Matrix 1999
8.7
Black Swan 2010
8.0
Doctor Strange 2016
7.5
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storytelling
storytelling movies
Life of Pi 2012
7.9
Memoirs of a Geisha 2005
7.4
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 2005
6.7
Changeling 2008
7.8
The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers 2002
8.7
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contemporary
contemporary movies
Shades of Blue 2016
7.0
Blue Mountain State 2010
8.4
Better Call Saul 2015
8.7
Tag 2018
6.6
The Equalizer 2014
7.2
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catastrophe
catastrophe movies
Colossal 2016
6.2
The Mist 2007
7.2
Ice Age: Collision Course 2016
5.7
The Grey 2011
6.8
Final Destination 3 2006
5.8
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runaway
runaway movies
Catch Me If You Can 2002
8.1
Papillon 1973
8.0
The Crossing 2018
7.3
O Brother, Where Art Thou? 2000
7.8
Chicken Run 2000
7.0
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21st century
21st century movies
LOL 2012
4.4
Parker 2013
6.2
Scorpion 2014
7.1
The Impossible 2012
7.6
Humans 2015
8.0
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