Movies and TV shows set in south carolina

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in south carolina ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, emotional, sentimental and sincere films and TV shows about / with society, family relations, friendship, couples, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, storytelling, dialogue and friends plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as south carolina: The Patriot (2000), Conrack (1974), The Big Chill (1983), The Secret Life of Bees (2008), The Notebook (2004), American Gothic (1995), Gullah, Gullah Island (1994), Army Wives (2007), Beautiful Creatures (2013), Bastard Out of Carolina (1996).
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The Big Chill
Comedy, Drama
USA
105 min.
 7.2
American Gothic
Drama, Horror, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.2
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Princess Cyd
Drama, Romance
USA
96 min.
 6.7
For Michelle
Drama
USA
94 min.
 8.1

List of movies set in south carolina

 7.2
 230K
The Patriot
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 165 min.
Story: After proving himself on the field of battle in the French and Indian War, Benjamin Martin wants nothing more to do with such things, preferring the simple life of a farmer. But when his son Gabriel enlists in the army to defend their new nation, ...
Style: rough, captivating, sentimental, uplifting, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, vengeance, rebellion, revolution, british, courage, freedom, patriotism, daring rescue, death, period piece, wartime ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s, 1780s
Place: south carolina, england, usa, scotland, southern usa
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 7.3
 2K
Conrack
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young, white teacher is assigned to an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina populated mostly by poor black families. He finds that the basically illiterate, neglected children there know so little of the world outside their island.
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: island, school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, college, fighting the system, human spirit, high school, idealism, teachers and students, racism, teacher ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: south carolina, usa
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 7.2
 29K
The Big Chill
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Kevin Kline and Glenn Close star as Harold and Sarah Cooper, a couple whose marital troubles are put on hold while they host an unhappy reunion of former college pals gathered for the funeral of one of their own, a suicide victim named Alex. As the ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, sentimental, witty ...
Plot: friendship, suicide, midlife crisis, death, unlikely friendships, best friends, drugs/alcohol, regret, relationships, introspection, loneliness, drinking ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
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The Secret Life of Bees
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, small town, racism, runaway, dysfunctional family, guilt, single father, family bonds, women, teaching the ways of the world, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
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 7.9
 453K
The Notebook
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately ...
Style: sentimental, touching, romantic, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: true love, romance, memory loss, power of love, young lovers, love story, love, love affair, destiny, sacrifice, lovers reunited, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 90s, 1940s, 1990s
Place: south carolina, usa, europe
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American Gothic
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: American Gothic is an American horror series created by Shaun Cassidy and executive produced by Sam Raimi. The show first aired on CBS on September 22, 1995, and was canceled after a single season on July 11, 1996.
Style: gothic, suspenseful, serious, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, supernatural ability, fighting crime, palaces castles and temples, investigation, murder, suburbs, crimes, vampire, small town sheriff, ghost, vengeance ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Gullah, Gullah Island
Genre: Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Gullah Gullah Island is an American children's television series starring Ron Daise and Natalie Daise. It was the first show designed for preschoolers to feature a black family.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: family, teaching the ways of the world, island, youth, family relations, friends, social relations, black family, friend, african american, married couple
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
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 7.2
 6K
Army Wives
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Army Wives is an American drama series that follows the lives of four army wives, one army husband, and their families.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, feminism, military base, friendship, military life, military, couples, family relations, social relations, gender, friends, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Beautiful Creatures
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.
Style: light, sentimental, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, supernatural, magic, witch, love, book, forbidden love, destiny, betrayal, high school, transformation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: south carolina, usa, southern usa, new orleans
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Bastard Out of Carolina
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Difficult tale of poor, struggling South Carolinian mother & daughter, who each face painful choices with their resolve and pride. Bone, the eldest daughter, and Anney her tired mother, grow both closer and farther apart: Anney sees Glen as ...
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: sexual abuse, dysfunctional family, coming of age, child abuse, rape, violence, hospital, innocence lost, poverty, brutality, parents and children, childhood ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 90s, 1940s ...
Place: south carolina, usa
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The New Daughter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: John James is a writer; his wife has left him. He moves with his two middle-school children to an isolated house off a dirt road in South Carolina. The property has an Indian burial mound, which fascinates his daughter, Louisa, who's entering ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, supernatural ability, farm, parents and children, countryside, curses spells and rituals, family in danger, danger, imaginary, family relations, supernatural, domestic disturbance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Perfect Harmony
Genre: Drama, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the 1950s, a private school in the south undergoes racial tension as it experiences desegregation. Can a love of music help ease the pain?
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blues, dedicated educator, music band, music, school, interracial relations, teachers and students, high school, racism, high school life, teenage life, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa
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 6.3
 846
The Wise Kids
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A vivid, dynamic Southern coming-of-age drama, takes place in the transitional space between high school and college, when life seems to be all questions and no answers, and the future is scarily wide open. Set in and around a Charleston, SC Baptist ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sexual
Plot: coming of age, introspection, small town, self discovery, small town life, teenage life, friends, homosexuality, christian, society, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Shag - More Dancing
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, romance, dancing, dance, best friends, unlikely friendships, runaway, coming-of-age, young lovers, teenager, childhood ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
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 6.4
 877
Swimming
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two girl friends in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, fall in love, romance, best friends, gays and lesbians, small town, human nature, friendship, self discovery, couple relations, parents and children, teenage love ...
Time: 90s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Separate But Equal
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 190 min.
Story: A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation. One of the most pivotal moments in 20th century American history is bracingly dramatized in Separate but Equal. In telling the detailed story of the ...
Style: talky, thought provoking, serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: courtroom, dedicated lawyer, hotshot lawyer, school, legal action, legal investigation, idealism, interracial relations, racism, civil rights, racial segregation, courtroom drama ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: south carolina, usa, washington d.c.
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The Lords of Discipline
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Will arrives for his last year at Military Academy, in the Deep South USA, in the 1960's. A black student, Pearce, has been accepted, for the first time and Will is asked to keep an eye out for the inevitable racism. The racists come in the ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: racism, fighting the system, idealism, school, military life, college, injustice, military, friendship, society, coming of age, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Special Bulletin
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC area so they may be detonated at sea. They threaten to ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful, thought provoking ...
Plot: terrorism, journalism, race against time, save the day, hijacking, media satire, nuclear, chases and races, danger, anti war, media, fighting the system ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Daughters of the Dust
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Languid look at the Gullah culture of the sea islands off the coast of South Carolina and Georgia where African folk-ways were maintained well into the 20th Century and was one of the last bastion of these mores in America.
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, uplifting, lyrical ...
Plot: island, slavery, culture clash, islam, social differences, pregnancy, women, family, dysfunctional family, pornography, ocean or sea, discrimination ...
Time: 1900s, future
Place: south carolina, usa
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Slap Shot 3: The Junior League
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Get ready for a rough-and-tumble comedy that knows how to kick some serious puck!
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, orphan, underdog, athlete and trainer, small town, against the odds, sport team, ambition, power relations, love triangle, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Nightmare in Columbia County
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's. Southern beauty pageant winner Dawn Smith is targeted by a sadistic stalker whose obsession with her leads him to kidnap her younger ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, mind bending ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, small town, danger, crime, deadly, law enforcement, serial killer, beauty pageant, murder, contests and competitions, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: south carolina
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 5.0
 288
Under Cover
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A cop goes undercover in a South Carolina high school. With the help of a local narcotics officer, he investigates the drug ring responsible for another cop's death.
Style: twists and turns, serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, high school, crime, vengeance, working undercover, crimes, undercover, law enforcement, partners, police investigation, chases and races, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: south carolina, baltimore, louisiana
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The Book of Negroes
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Canada
Duration: 265 min.
Story: Kidnapped in Africa and subsequently enslaved in South Carolina, Aminata must navigate a revolution in New York, isolation in Nova Scotia and treacherous jungles of Sierra Leone, in an attempt to secure her freedom in the 19th century.
Style: serious, disturbing, epic, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: racism, injustice, society, life is a bitch, master and servant, human spirit, kidnapping, confined, escapades, hopes, american revolution, black woman ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: south carolina, usa
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Christmas in Conway
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Duncan Mayor decides the perfect Christmas present for his beloved wife, Suzy, is a ride on a real Ferris wheel, set up in their very own back yard. As a young man, it was the perfect place for a wedding proposal. Now, years later, in order to ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, touching
Plot: supportive spouse, terminal illness, couple relations, small town, life is a bitch, couples, fall in love, christmas, obsession, small town life, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
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 4.1
 2K
The List
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A sudden death tied to a list from the past leads to unimaginable evil. Fresh out of law school and full of hope for the future, Renny Jacobson is stunned by his father's sudden death--and then by the terms of the will: the elder Jacobson has ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural ability, haunted by the past, murder, intrigue, uncover truth, battles, crimes, deadly, heroes, rivalry, contract, christianity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, south carolina, usa
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Time Indefinite
Genre: Biography
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After documentarian Ross McElwee gets married, a series of misfortunes follow: his grandmother dies, his wife miscarries, and then his father dies less than a week later. Shaken by the sudden string of deaths, McElwee becomes depressed. After ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, offbeat
Plot: obsession, filmmaking, family life, society, family relations, marriage, human nature, couple relations, family in crisis, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, south carolina, usa
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Out at the Wedding
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: After telling her fiancé, Dana, that her entire family is dead, Manhattanite Alex whisks off to her childhood home in South Carolina to serve as bridesmaid at her high-maintenance, estranged sister Jeannie's wedding. As she tries not to steal ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: gays and lesbians, opposites attract, romance, self discovery, fall in love, looking for love, singleness, coming out, eccentric family, gender, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, south carolina, usa
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Major League: Back to the Minors
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the behest of Roger Dorn -- the Minnesota Twins' silver-tongued new owner -- washed-up minor league hurler Gus Cantrell steps up to the plate to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. But little does he know that Dorn has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, athlete's life, indians, buddies, contests and competitions, follow your dream, mentor, rise to the top, baseball bat, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, south carolina, new jersey, usa
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 4.7
 30K
The Marine
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A group of diamond thieves on the run kidnap the wife of a recently discharged marine who goes on a chase through the South Carolinian wilderness to retrieve her.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chase, kidnapping, car chase, one man army, violence, daring rescue, explosions, tough heroes, chases and races, lone hero, fight scenes, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: europe, south carolina, usa, australia
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 7.2
 129K
Cold Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: UK, Italy, Romania, USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: In this classic story of love and devotion set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, a wounded Confederate soldier named W.P. Inman deserts his unit and travels across the South, aiming to return to his young wife, Ada, who he left behind ...
Style: emotional, captivating, romantic, sentimental, epic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: getting home, tragic love, survival, lovers apart, power of love, love, love story, wartime, lovers reunited, female friendship, wartime life, love and romance ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina, atlantic ocean
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