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, suspenseful, tense, dramatic and talky films and TV shows about / with small town, murder, society, rivalry, family relations, dialogue, runaway, storytelling, culture clash and family plots mostly in Drama, Western and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, United Arab Emirates and other countries.
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missouri movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as missouri: Winter's Bone (2010), MorphMan (2005), Waiting for Guffman (1996), Paper Moon (1973), Gone Girl (2014), Turbine (2011), The Mysterious Stranger (1982), The Glass Menagerie (1973), He's My Girl (1987), The Way West (1967).

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, tense, bleak, rough, serious ...
Plot: missing person, small town, life is a bitch, poverty, family in crisis, family relations, family problems, social relations, bail, girl, down on your luck, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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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, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, chaos and mayhem, dangerous animal, escapades, social misfits, deadly creature, experiment gone awry, violence spree, dangerous attraction, animal life, apocalypse, plague ...
Time: contemporary
Place: missouri, usa
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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: humorous, witty, clever, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: mechanic, small town, backstage, audition, dentist, travel agent, chinese restaurant, city council, alien contact, amateur theater, social relations, director ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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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, witty, realistic ...
Plot: funeral, friendship, mischievous children, radio, orphan, carnival, bible, girl, great depression, unlikely partners, childhood, on the road ...
Time: 30s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa
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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, stylized, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, fame, suicide, robbery, sheriff, gang, arrest, reward, courage, depression, rivalry ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1870s, 1890s
Place: missouri, usa, kentucky
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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, manipulation, missing wife, investigation, mind game, infidelity, protagonist as suspect, femme fatale, murder suspect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa, missouri, manhattan new york city, st. louis missouri
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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: serious, realistic, gloomy, tense
Plot: infidelity, dishonesty, couples, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction, couple relations, hopes, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, countryside, femme fatale, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: missouri, 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: kids, family outing
Plot: printer, imaginary, curses spells and rituals, escapades, adventure, sent to the past, dream come true, danger, heroes, daydreamer, wizards and magicians, mysterious character ...
Time: 15th century
Place: missouri, austria, europe
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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: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: society, religious, redemption, culture clash, americana, discrimination, family relations, hopes, rivalry, religions or cults, religious differences, book burning ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, new york state, ohio
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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: hopes, danger, intrigue, family in danger, americana, bankruptcy, discrimination, society, religious, rivalry, religions or cults, leadership ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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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, touching, gloomy, realistic
Plot: family problems, single parent, collection, romance, dysfunctional family, society, dull life, family gatherings, suburban life, suburbs, family relations, siblings relations ...
Time: 30s, 20th century
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri
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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: offbeat, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: friends, artists and showbiz, romance, filmmaking, hollywood, rock, contests and competitions, switching roles, love and romance, best friends, showbiz, gender ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: missouri, california, usa
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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: rough, realistic, captivating, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, adventure, escapades, state affairs, heroes, fish out of water, on the road, culture clash, old west, rivalry, americana, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, 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, rough, tense ...
Plot: undercover, drug dealing, smuggling, drug lord, agent, frame up, suspicion, arrest, injustice, protective parent, forced into action, supportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rescue, slave, vengeance, fish out of water, on the run, rivalry, opposites attract, hopes, crimes, switching roles, cons and scams, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa, texas
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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, exciting, realistic, serious, breathtaking ...
Plot: attempted murder, wilderness, small town, frontier, settler, native american, river, outlaw, gold, adventure, family, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 1880s, 1850s, 1870s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
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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: uplifting, touching, sincere, serious, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, life is a bitch, family, human spirit, heroes, obsessive quest, hopes, adventure, siblings relations, family relations, escapades, young heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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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, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, civil war, vengeance, murder, revenge, cowboy, loss of son, massacre, chief, war crime, horse, arson ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: texas, missouri, usa, kansas, arizona
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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, psychological, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: small town, farm, family relations, love and romance, hopes, college, coming of age, human nature, starting over, innocence lost, small town life, fall in love ...
Time: 60s
Place: missouri, california, usa
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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, murder, small town, on the run, map, adventure, family, small town life, deadly, teenage life, partners, youth ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: missouri, usa, alabama, africa
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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: rape, racism, anger, small town, guilty conscience, suffering, trial, loss of daughter, revenge, regret, name calling, 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, feel good, not serious, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: halloween, troll, danger, evil, family, magic, youth, disorder, heroes, misfit, rescue, rivalry ...
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, witty, exciting, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: gang, lovers on the run, on the road, bank robbery, criminal heroes, chase, bank robber, sheriff, waitress, impotence, ambush, texas ranger ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: texas, missouri, oklahoma, usa, wisconsin ...
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Love Finds A Home (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this sequel, Lillian has been adopted and it's several years later. Annie, married and pregnant, visits her fellow doctor friend, Dr. Owen. Dr Owen desperately wants a baby, but seems unable to become pregnant. Lillian finds a love ...
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: crumbling marriage, best friends, friends, romance, hopes, couple relations, doctors and patients, family relations, parents and children, love and romance, youth, small town life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, missouri
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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: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: small town life, small town, old west, plague, romance, friends, life is a bitch, power relations, hopes, love and romance, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 19th century
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, miraculous event, family relations, surprising revelation, nobody believes, parents and children, haunted by the past, investigation, priest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, missouri
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 3.9
 1K
Albino Farm (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: College students exploring the Ozark Mountains for a school assignment, stumble upon a group of scary, redneck cave-dwellers.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, small town, danger, isolation, supernatural, mutant, deadly, off the road, confined, imaginary, mountain, farm ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa
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Johnson Family Vacation (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: AAA can't help the roadside emergency that is the JOHNSON FAMILY VACATION. Even the on-board navigation system has a meltdown on Nate Johnson and his family's cross-country trek to their annual family reunion/grudge match. Reluctantly ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, road movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, family life, disorder, couples, eccentric family, youth, mischievous children, family relations, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: missouri, usa, cross country, los angeles
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The Josephine Baker Story (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Biography of the African-American who became a major performer in the Paris cabarets of the 1920's and 1930's. The film follows her life beginning as a struggling performer in 1917 St. Louis, her frustrations leading to her move to France, ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: racism, adoption, showbiz, cabaret, vaudeville, performer, celebrity culture, interracial relations, society, lifestyle, human spirit, musician's life ...
Time: 1910s, 30s, 20s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: france, missouri, usa, europe, st. louis missouri ...
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One-Eyed Horse (2008)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Hadley, Missouri 1887. Justin Gatewood has recently been released from prison for attempting to kill an old adversary, William Curry. Twenty-five years earlier, Gatewood and his brother were Confederate prisoners-of-war, and the death of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: murder, rivalry, chase, old west, obsessive quest, vigilantism, tough heroes, soldier, vengeance, road not taken, chases and races, blacksmith ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s, 1860s
Place: missouri
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