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, tense, humorous, suspenseful and suspense films and TV shows about / with small town, family relations, runaway, family, rivalry, storytelling, disorder, dialogue, society and escapades plots mostly in Drama, Western and Adventure genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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missouri movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as missouri: Winter's Bone (2010), Paper Moon (1973), MorphMan (2005), Waiting for Guffman (1996), The Way West (1967), Saving Grace B. Jones (2009), Ozark (2017), Snapshots (2018), Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014), Gone Girl (2014).

List of movies set in missouri

The Work and the Glory III: A House Divided (2006)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: mormon, leadership, family in danger, society, hopes, danger, dishonesty, redemption, religions or cults, bankruptcy, rivalry, intrigue ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, usa, ohio
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 7.1
 136K
Winter's Bone (2010)
Genre: Adventure, 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: poverty, missing person, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family relations, small town, family problems, realism, social relations, down on your luck, girl, bail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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 8.1
 42K
Paper Moon (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, 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: sentimental, road movie, touching, humorous, talky ...
Plot: mischievous children, friendship, funeral, girl dressed as boy, on the road, orphan, great depression, family relations, partners in crime, odd couple, father daughter relationship, con artists ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 70s
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, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, sheriff, rivalry, crime, crimes, vengeance, resentment, old west, tragic hero ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s
Place: missouri, usa, kentucky, new york, kansas city
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 4.2
 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: suspenseful, rough, serious, enigmatic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parasite, deadly creature, survival, plague, chaos, disorder, supernatural, deadly, danger, experiment gone awry, small town, dangerous animal ...
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, not serious ...
Plot: small town, satire, mechanic, dentist, audition, backstage, amateur theater, chinese restaurant, city council, improv, travel agent, alien contact ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: missouri, usa, california
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 6.2
 2K
The Way West (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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: captivating, rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: old west, native american, adventure, against the odds, americana, on the road, fish out of water, culture clash, obnoxious boss, rivalry, father son relationship, state affairs ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: missouri, oregon, usa
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Saving Grace B. Jones (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a 1950s-era Missouri town the life of a couple is thrown into chaos when the husband's sister is released from the local asylum and comes to live with the family.
Style: suspenseful, emotional, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: redemption, family in danger, couples, disorder, family problems, family relations, hopes, life turned upside down, domestic disturbance, family in crisis, mentally unstable, estrangement ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: missouri, usa
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Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, West Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: small town, young heroes, society, heroes, buddies, family, kids in trouble, young at heart, friends, small town life, americana, friendship ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: missouri, usa, mississippi river, mississippi
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 8.4
 189K
Ozark (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.
Style: suspense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, bleak
Plot: money laundering, drug cartel, crimes, family relations, danger, rivalry, murder, violence, law enforcement, teenage girl, teenage boy, crime ...
Place: mexico, missouri, chicago illinois
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 6.7
 1K
Snapshots (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Rose spends her days fishing near the beautiful lake house she’s called home for 50 years. She’s not getting any younger and her daughter Patti worries about Rose being all alone, but the stubborn matriarch will not sell. There are memories here ...
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, tense, sincere, touching
Plot: lesbian romance, lesbian sex, lgbt, mother daughter relationship, lake, secret, lake house, flashback sequence, lesbian kiss, fishing
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: missouri
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Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The adventure unfolds as Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn - Tom's friend from the streets - witness a murder in the graveyard. Tom and Huck flee to Jackson Island and make a pact never to tell anyone about the incident. However, when the good-natured ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, first love, adventurer, small town, escapades, disorder, mischievous children, youth, punishment, teaching the ways of the world, orphan, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century
Place: missouri, mississippi
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 8.1
 864K
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, surprise ending, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: mystery, missing person, police investigation, murder mystery, twists & turns, investigation, disappearance, missing wife, manipulation, femme fatale, adultery, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012, 2010s, 2000s
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, manhattan new york city, new york
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 5.2
 33
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, realistic, tense
Plot: infidelity, femme fatale, hopes, crumbling marriage, dangerous attraction, starting over, destructive relationship, couple relations, unfulfillment, adulterous husband, husband wife relationship, cheating wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: printer, time travel, danger, heroes, escapades, sent to the past, palaces castles and temples, wizards and magicians, daydreamer, dream come true, curses spells and rituals, rivalry ...
Time: 15th century
Place: missouri, europe, austria
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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: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: mormon, culture clash, society, hopes, religious, discrimination, redemption, religious leader, religious differences, husband wife relationship, family relations, estrangement ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s
Place: missouri, new york state, 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: touching, gloomy, serious, realistic, contemplative
Plot: family problems, single parent, family relations, collection, society, unfulfillment, romance, dull life, family gatherings, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, suburban life ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: missouri, usa, st. louis missouri
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 4.7
 523
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: artists and showbiz, romance, ambition, contests and competitions, best friends, rivalry, love and romance, gender bending, showbiz, switching roles, fall in love, rock ...
Time: 80s, year 1987
Place: missouri, california, usa, los angeles
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 6.4
 83K
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, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, suspicion, frame up, arrest, protective parent, forced into action, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: interracial relations, rescue, con artists, slave, fugitives, society, buddies, crimes, chases and races, on the run, misfit, criminal heroes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: kansas, missouri, usa, southern 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, serious, realistic, intense ...
Plot: old west, wilderness, gold, attempted murder, small town, criminal, native american, outlaw, frontier, adventure, family, crimes ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s ...
Place: california, missouri, ohio, arizona, usa ...
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 5.5
 452
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, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, wagon train, human spirit, on the road, family, ambition, heroes, siblings relations, wilderness, americana, fish out of water, against the odds ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s
Place: oregon, missouri, 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, brutal, harsh, suspense, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, native americans, murder, cowboy, loss of son, war crime, vengeance, tough heroes, civil war, horse, deadly, native american ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, 70s
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: biting, serious, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: farm, family relations, small town, youth, love and romance, starting over, hopes, coming of age, innocence lost, couples, self discovery, human nature ...
Time: 60s, 70s
Place: missouri, california, usa
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 5.5
 10K
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, nostalgic, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, murder, small town, on the run, map, adventure, family, small town life, cons and scams, teenage life, friends, partners ...
Time: 90s, 19th century
Place: missouri, usa, alabama, africa
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 6.5
 2K
Tom Sawyer (1973)
Genre: Adventure, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Tom Sawyer and his pal Huckleberry Finn have great adventures on the Mississippi River, pretending to be pirates, attending their own funeral, and witnessing a murder.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: small town, friendship, adventurer, adventure, mischievous children, young heroes, family, escapades, pets, disorder, life turned upside down, power relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mississippi, missouri, usa, mississippi river, saint petersburg ...
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Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Malcolm & Eddie is an American television sitcom that premiered August 26, 1996 on the UPN Network, and ran for four seasons, airing its final episode on May 22, 2000. This series starred Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Eddie Griffin in the lead roles. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: bar, friendship, twentysomething life, buddies, odd couple, partners, friends, disorder, male friendship, friendship between men, neighbor neighbor relationship, stand up comedian ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa, kansas city
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 7.3
 451
Legacy (1993)
Genre: Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A portrayal of the early Latter-day Saints' joys, sacrifices, hopes, and trials; their epic journey to the Salt Lake Valley; and their legacy of faith in Jesus Christ.
Plot: van, mormonism, wagon train, female protagonist, love triangle, pioneer, loss of brother, mormon, latter day saints, religious persecution, mob violence, hardship ...
Time: 19th century, 1830s, 1840s
Place: missouri, ohio, illinois, new york state, new york
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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: horror for children, kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: halloween, treehouse, troll, danger, evil, family, magic, mischievous children, rivalry, friends, disorder, fish out of water ...
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: disturbing, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lovers on the run, criminal heroes, heist, gang, crimes, murderous pair, chase, fugitives, love and romance, on the road, partners, bank robbery ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 60s, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, missouri, oklahoma, wisconsin ...
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