Movies and TV shows set in missouri

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in missouri ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, tense, suspenseful and humorous films and TV shows about / with small town, society, rivalry, runaway, dialogue, crimes, storytelling, culture clash, revenge and violence plots mostly in Drama, Western and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, West Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as missouri: Winter's Bone (2010), Waiting for Guffman (1996), Paper Moon (1973), MorphMan (2005), Snitch (2013), The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976), Tom and Huck (1995), The Glass Menagerie (1973), The Way West (1967), Seven Alone (1974).

List of movies set in missouri

 7.2
 127K
Winter's Bone (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 17 year-old Ree Dolly sets out to track down her father, who put their house up for his bail bond and then disappeared. If she fails, Ree and her family will be turned out into the Ozark woods. Challenging her outlaw kin's code of silence and ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, serious, rough ...
Plot: missing person, small town, life is a bitch, family in crisis, poverty, girl, bail, family problems, family relations, down on your luck, social relations, realism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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Waiting for Guffman (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Corky St. Clair is a director, actor and dancer in Blaine, Missouri. When it comes time to celebrate Blaine's 150th anniversary, Corky resolves to bring down the house in Broadway style in this hilarious mockumentary from the people who brought ...
Style: clever, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: mechanic, small town, travel agent, amateur theater, alien contact, city council, chinese restaurant, dentist, audition, backstage, showbiz, social relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, assassination, idol, coward, gang, reward, fame, sheriff, robbery, snow, depression, crime ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Place: missouri, kentucky, usa
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 8.1
 38K
Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: During the Great Depression, a con man finds himself saddled with a young girl who may or may not be his daughter, and the two forge an unlikely partnership.
Style: road movie, sentimental, talky, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: funeral, mischievous children, friendship, bible, great depression, carnival, girl, orphan, unlikely partners, on the road, radio, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa
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 4.3
 1K
MorphMan (2005)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In Host, Missouri, the newcomer Dr. of Veterinary Science Eli Rudkus is called by the farmer Jacob Long to exam one of his cows. The veterinarian finds a strange parasite in the animal and sends it to a friend in the Department of Agriculture for ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gory, dangerous animal, deadly creature, small town, mad scientist, social misfits, zombie, survival, violence spree, dangerous attraction, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
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 6.5
 77K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, tense, rough ...
Plot: undercover, smuggling, agent, drug dealing, arrest, drug lord, frame up, working undercover, suspicion, family relations, injustice, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
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The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: After avenging his family's brutal murder, Wales is pursued by a pack of soldiers. He prefers to travel alone, but ragtag outcasts are drawn to him - and Wales can't bring himself to leave them unprotected.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: american civil war, revenge, vengeance, civil war, murder, native american, tough heroes, arson, chief, war crime, cowboy, loss of son ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
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 5.6
 9K
Tom and Huck (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mischievous young boy, Tom Sawyer, witnesses a murder by the deadly Injun Joe. Tom becomes friends with Huckleberry Finn, a boy with no future and no family. Tom has to choose between honoring a friendship or honoring an oath because the town ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, suspense, surprise ending, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: friendship, small town, murder, adventure, on the run, family, map, buddies, teenage life, crimes, youth, friends ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: missouri, usa, alabama, africa
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The Glass Menagerie (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Amanda Wingfield dominates her children with her faded gentility and exaggerated tales of her Southern belle past. Her son plans escape; her daughter withdraws into a dream world. When a "gentleman caller" appears, things move to crisis ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy
Plot: single parent, parents and children, romance, suburbs, dysfunctional family, dull life, family problems, family relations, siblings relations, family gatherings, suburban life, society ...
Time: 20th century, 30s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri
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 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the mid-19th century, Senator William J. Tadlock leads a group of settlers overland in a quest to start a new settlement in the Western US. Tadlock is a highly principled and demanding taskmaster who is as hard on himself as he is on those who ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, on the road, americana, adventure, escapades, old west, settler, obnoxious boss, culture clash, against the odds, fish out of water, heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Joshua Steed returns to Missouri a wealthy man with a beautiful wife; however, the past has a way of catching up. Soon Joshua is tangled in a web of rumors, deception and betrayal that threatens to tear his family apart. Back in Kirtland, financial ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: leadership, religions or cults, hopes, intrigue, redemption, discrimination, family in danger, americana, danger, dishonesty, rivalry, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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The Work and the Glory II: American Zion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: "The Work and The Glory: American Zion" sets the story of the fictional Steed family against the historically factual backdrop of the Mormon people's move into the West. Divided by their diverse reactions to a nascent ideology, the ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: culture clash, religions or cults, hopes, society, redemption, discrimination, americana, rivalry, family relations, religious, construction, mob violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio, new york state
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 5.6
 388
Seven Alone (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A fictionalized account of the real-life adventure of the Sager family. Travelling with a wagon train from Missouri to Oregon, things are going well for the Sagers, until father Sager dies from blood poisoning following an Indian attack, and mother ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, young heroes, adventure, on the road, survival, siblings relations, wilderness, ambition, family, escapades, youth, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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 5.7
 26
Turbine (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Nick, an adulterous New Yorker, and his wife, Sarah, relocate to the Midwest for a fresh start. Nick soon befriends a wealthy local farmer and discovers a secret he's been keeping is not so easily left behind in this erotic and surreal drama.
Style: gloomy, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: infidelity, crumbling marriage, couple relations, countryside, unfulfillment, couples, femme fatale, starting over, dangerous attraction, destructive relationship, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
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 8.1
 749K
Gone Girl (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent.
Style: psychological, tense, surprise ending, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: missing person, police investigation, mystery, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s, year 2012
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 1K
Skin Game (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Quincy Drew (Garner) and Jason O'Rourke (Gossett) travel from town to town in the south of the United States during the slavery era. Drew claims to be a down-on-his-luck slave owner who is selling O'Rourke as a slave. Quincy gets the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: slave, rescue, criminal heroes, fish out of water, buddies, fugitives, unlikely partners, on the run, vengeance, interracial relations, cons and scams, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa, texas
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Adam at Six A.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disenchanted young Professor of Semantics at a California college learns of a distant relative's death in Missouri. He journeys cross-country to the funeral, then decides to spend the summer there and work as a laborer for a power-line ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, biting ...
Plot: small town, farm, self discovery, love and romance, college, coming of age, starting over, human nature, innocence lost, fall in love, small town life, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, california, usa
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 4.6
 477
He's My Girl (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Bryan and Reggie are best friends who are in the music business in Missouri. When Reggie enters Brian for a chance to go to L.A., Bryan wins the contest and wants to bring Reggie with him. However, Bryan must bring a girl. In an effort to make sure ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: rock, artists and showbiz, best friends, romance, gay, contests and competitions, switching roles, hollywood, gender bending, showbiz, filmmaking, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: missouri, california, usa
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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After seven months have passed without a culprit in her daughter's murder case, Mildred Hayes makes a bold move, painting three signs leading into her town with a controversial message directed at Bill Willoughby, the town's revered chief ...
Style: ambiguous ending, cynical, dark humor, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: racism, anger, small town, rape, guilty conscience, suffering, loss of daughter, revenge, regret, trial, police brutality, death of daughter ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, missouri, idaho
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Ernest Scared Stupid (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Well-intentioned, eternally bumbling Ernest P. Worrell accidentally releases an evil demon from its sacred tomb. As the demon flexes its power and goes on a ruinous rampage, good-guy Ernest tries to step in to save the town from mass destruction. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: troll, halloween, evil, danger, family, goofy hero, mischievous children, magic, fish out of water, treehouse, disorder, rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: missouri
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Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Bonnie and Clyde is based on the true stories of the gangster pair Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow who in the 1930s began robbing banks in U.S. cities until they were eventually killed. The film is a major landmark in the aesthetic movement known as ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, witty, captivating ...
Plot: gang, lovers on the run, criminal heroes, bank robbery, on the road, chase, bank robber, ambush, impotence, waitress, sheriff, texas ranger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, oklahoma, missouri, usa, wisconsin ...
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How the West Was Won (1962)
Genre: Western
Country: USA
Duration: 164 min.
Story: The epic tale of the development of the American West from the 1830s through the Civil War to the end of the century, as seen through the eyes of one pioneer family.
Style: epic, serious, exciting, realistic, breathtaking ...
Plot: native american, settler, outlaw, river, frontier, adventure, small town, family, wilderness, attempted murder, gold, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1880s, 1860s, 1870s ...
Place: california, arizona, missouri, ohio, usa ...
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The Mysterious Stranger (1982)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: West Germany, Austria, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The film version of the same-titled book by Mark Twain. A young printer's apprentice imagines himself back in the days of Guttenberg, helping him to print the Bible. The next thing he knows he has conjured up a young spirit from the future who ...
Style: semi serious, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: printer, mysterious character, curses spells and rituals, spirit, adventure, time travel, family, palaces castles and temples, escapades, imaginary, superhuman powers, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 15th century
Place: missouri, austria, europe
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 7.9
 32K
Masters of Sex (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: William Masters and Virginia Johnson are real-life pioneers of the science of human sexuality. Their research touched off the sexual revolution and took them from a midwestern teaching hospital to the cover of Time magazine and multiple appearances ...
Style: sexual, sexy, captivating, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: strong sexual content, sexuality, sexual relations, masturbation, sexual exploration, couple relations, against the rules, workplace, sexual dysfunction, unconventional method, determination, infidelity ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, missouri
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 7.4
 14K
Resurrection (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Resurrection is an American fantasy drama television series based on the book The Returned by Jason Mott that follows the residents of Arcadia, Missouri, whose lives are upended when their loved ones return from the dead, unaged since their deaths.
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, mind bending, touching ...
Plot: afterlife, supernatural, uncover truth, resurrection, investigation, miraculous event, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, nobody believes, surprising revelation, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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The John Larroquette Show (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The John Larroquette Show is an American television sitcom that ran on NBC from September 2, 1993 until October 30, 1996. Created by Don Reo, the show was a vehicle for John Larroquette following his run as Dan Fielding on Night Court. The series ...
Style: semi serious, dark humor, clever, humorous, talky ...
Plot: sitcom, recovering alcoholic, workplace situations, workplace, social misfits, friendship, misfit, society, friends, policewoman, workplace humor
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: missouri, usa
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Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Huckleberry Finn and His Friends was a 1979 television series documenting the exploits of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, based on the novels The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by American writer Mark Twain. The series ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: small town, adventure, best friends, buddies, family, mischievous children, young heroes, friendship, americana, kids in trouble, heroes, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa
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 6.9
 3K
Firecreek (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A peace-loving, part-time sheriff in the small town of Firecreek must take a stand when a gang of vicious outlaws takes over his town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sociopath, sheriff, farm, pregnancy, criminal heroes, americana, fugitives, countryside, gang, small town, lone wolves, track down ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, usa
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Love Takes Wing (2009)
Genre: Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Belinda Simpson is now a doctor in a small Missouri town where an unknown plague is spreading fear and resentment amoung the townspeople. One local resident thinks the illness was spread from the town orphanage and wants to see it shut down. Belinda ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: fall in love, old west, love affair, small town life, small town, romance, hopes, love and romance, social relations, feminism, friendship, optimism ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, usa
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 6.9
 371
Killer Diller (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A guitar playing car thief meets an autistic savant piano player, and together they transform a group of reluctant halfway house convicts into The Killer Diller Blues Band.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: blues, piano, guitar, autism, college, musician's life, crime, criminal heroes, church, fish out of water, music, prison ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, usa
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