Movies and TV shows set in venice beach california

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in venice beach california ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, cult film, humorous, weird, feel good and entertaining films and TV shows about / with beach, telephone call, police officer, storytelling, female nudity, pornography, chase, dog, friendship and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as venice beach california: Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017), Clean Slate (1994), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), The Doors (1991), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Ted & Venus (1991), Max Dugan Returns (1983), Nightcrawler (2014), You Can't Hurry Love (1988), Thirteen (2003).

List of movies set in venice beach california

Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Steve Ford is a private detective in Venice Beach, Calif., who's good with the ladies, bad with the punches and wild about his dog Buddy. When local thugs steal Buddy, Ford turns to Spyder, their devious leader, and forges an unlikely alliance. ...
Style: captivating, exciting, tense, suspense, semi serious ...
Plot: private investigator, graffiti, gang, thief, crimes, escapades, chase, justice, investigation, twists and turns, fight scenes, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary
Place: venice beach california, usa, los angeles
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 5.7
 4K
Clean Slate (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Pogue is a private eye with a problem: every morning when he wakes up, he has total amnesia, waking up with a 'blank slate'. Since he is in the middle of a hot investigation and has a developing romance, this is less than convenient.
Style: humorous, entertaining, witty, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: private detective, amnesia, memory loss, gangsters, betrayal, justice, brutality, twists and turns, partners, goofy hero, law enforcement, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: venice beach california, california, santa monica california, los angeles
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Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A petty thief posing as an actor is brought to Los Angeles for an unlikely audition and finds himself in the middle of a murder investigation along with his high school dream girl and a detective who's been training him for his upcoming role...
Style: neo noir, funny, humorous, sexy, suspense ...
Plot: private detective, dark humor, investigation, satire, murder, actor, twists and turns, thief, kidnapping, gay, murder mystery, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, california, denver colorado, usa ...
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 7.2
 94K
The Doors (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: USA, France
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The story of the famous and influential 1960's rock band and its lead singer and composer, Jim Morrison.
Style: sexy, factual, psychedelic, realistic, serious ...
Plot: rock and roll, music band, drug addiction, addiction, drug abuse, music, musician, drugs, hippie, lsd, rock, mentally unstable ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1949, year 1965 ...
Place: california, paris france, usa, britain, new york ...
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Lords of Dogtown (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970s.
Style: intense, stylized, exciting, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: surfing, extreme sport, skateboard, gang, coming of age, friendship, fame, sport, rise and fall, first love, athlete's life, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, venice beach california, usa ...
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 4.8
 271
Ted & Venus (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ted is a 1970s Venice Beach poet who spends his days drifting along the boardwalk, reciting his poetry to anyone who will listen. His life changes when a striking bikini-clad beauty named Linda strolls by him. Instantly, Ted believes he's found ...
Plot: erotica, prison sex, usa president, nonconformity, vietnam veteran, alimony, motel, molestation, poet, virgin, restraining order, freak ...
Place: venice beach california, southern california, pacific ocean
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Max Dugan Returns (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An English teacher and struggling single mother has her life disrupted when the father who abandoned her as a child comes back into her life.
Style: humorous, feel good, talky, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: dysfunctional family, police detective, family relations, family problems, hopes, couples, estrangement, single parent, family life, eccentric family, cons and scams, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, venice beach california, brazil, los angeles
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 7.8
 546K
Nightcrawler (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lou Bloom, desperate for work, muscles into the world of L.A. crime journalism, he blurs the line between observer and participant to become the star of his own story. Aiding him in his effort is Nina, a TV-news veteran.
Style: psychological, neo noir, disturbing, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: character study, journalism, sociopath, cynicism, journalist, ethics, home invasion, morality, graphic violence, crime scene, tv news, obsession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california
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You Can't Hurry Love (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film shows the many women who seduce our hero, until he finally ...
Style: sex comedy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, parody
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: love, friends, couples, disorder, lifestyle, love and romance, buddies, partners, misfit, romance, gender, best friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: ohio, venice beach california, usa, los angeles, venice california ...
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 6.8
 89K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tracy is a normal 13-year-old trying to make it in school. After befriending the most popular girl at school, Evie, Tracy's world is turned upside down when Evie introduces her to a world of sex, drugs and cash. But it isn't long before ...
Style: realistic, sincere, tense, disturbing, emotional ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, drug addiction, friendship, underage drinking, peer pressure, dysfunctional family, mother daughter relationship, friends, addiction, teenage protagonist, teenager, self harm ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, venice beach california, los angeles
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 6.1
 1K
Blonde (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 165 min.
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Story: A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, starlet, actor's life, historical figure, showbiz, ambition, desire for fame, rising to stardom, lifestyle, love and romance, filmmaking, couples ...
Time: 1940s, 60s, 50s, 1930s
Place: venice beach california, usa, maine
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 7.4
 31K
C'mon C'mon (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Johnny and his young nephew forge a tenuous but transformational relationship when they embark on a cross-country trip to see life away from Los Angeles.
Style: sincere, psychological, captivating, inspirational, art house ...
Plot: uncle nephew relationship, travel, family relations, nephew, child protagonist, relationships, road trip, radio announcer, boy, child, coming of age, brother sister relationship ...
Time: future
Place: new orleans, los angeles, oakland california, venice beach california, new york ...
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White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: feel good, light, intense, funny, talky ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, sport, racism, gangsters, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, buddy, hip hop, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, venice beach california
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In the Cold of the Night (1990)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Scott is a fashion photographer concerned about the sudden appearance of nightmares in his nightly dreams...
Style: sexual, erotic, slasher, serious, realistic ...
Plot: erotica, strong sexual content, graphic violence, photographer, dream, nightmare, murder, femme fatale, stalking, mysterious character, crimes, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: venice beach california
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Izzy Gets the F*ck Across Town (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A woman at rock bottom must find her way across Los Angeles in order to crash her ex-boyfriend's engagement party.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, light
Plot: ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, breakup, adultery, friendship, sarcasm, engagement, absurdism, party, musician, dream, watching sex, sex with a stranger ...
Time: year 1983
Place: venice beach california, santa monica california, los angeles
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Terminal Exposure (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two beach combing-shutterbugs accidentally capture a murder on film. Now detectives, the boys set out to capture a murderess shot only from behind, with a rose tattoo on her behind. Fun in the sun turns dangerous when they end up shooting bullets ...
Style: neo noir, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, murder, van, tattoo, mirror, lapd, jet ski, skateboard, money, witness, brother brother relationship, female nudity ...
Place: las vegas, california, venice beach california, venice california, los angeles
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 6.7
 27K
Colors (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A confident young cop is shown the ropes by a veteran partner in the dangerous gang-controlled barrios of Los Angeles, where the gang culture is enforced by the colors the members wear.
Style: realistic, psychological, exciting, serious, neo noir ...
Plot: police, gangsters, gang, crimes, gunfight, chase, ghetto, hip hop, gang war, partners, buddy cop, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey, south central los angeles ...
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 1.8
 401
Maple Palm (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A lesbian couple of fifteen years lives with the secret that one is an illegal immigrant. With no legal way to protect their relationship, the couple lives in fear of deportation. After an innocent visit to the Statue of Liberty, the girls return ...
Style: avant garde, melancholic, entertaining, sincere, touching ...
Plot: lgbt, female homosexuality, lesbian, lesbianism, illegal immigrant, unconditional love, immigrants, american, social injustice, social issues, seduction, secret ...
Place: los angeles, usa, tibet, california, new york ...
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Out of Bounds (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer ...
Style: neo noir, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, airport, punk rock, heroin, police, bus, fish out of water, teenager, club, drug lord ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, los angeles, new orleans, usa, venice beach california
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Southland Tales (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Set in the futuristic landscape of Los Angeles on July 4, 2008, as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Boxer Santaros is an action star who's stricken with amnesia. His life intertwines with Krysta Now, an ...
Style: surreal, enigmatic, cynical, allegory, mind bending ...
Plot: time travel, distopia, memory, alternate reality, mad scientist, drugs, prophecy, chaos, future dystopia, smuggling, post apocalypse, dishonesty ...
Time: future, year 2005, near future, 2000s, year 2008
Place: los angeles, texas, southern california, afghanistan, nevada ...
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 4.9
 8K
The Minis (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: friends, sport team, ambition, sport, athlete's life, rivalry, hotshot hero, lifestyle, hopes, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, venice beach california
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 5.9
 2K
Lisa (1989)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Because her overprotective mother (Cheryl Ladd) won't allow her to date, 14-year-old Lisa (Staci Keanan) creates a rich fantasy life. She calls random men and seduces them anonymously. But now she may have picked the wrong man. Richard (D.W. ...
Style: neo noir, erotic, slasher, sexy, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, teenager, psychopath, prank, lifetime, girl, older man younger woman relationship, age difference, sex, restaurant, stalking ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice beach california
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Roller Boogie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Teen lovers Bobby and Terry band together with other roller skaters to try and prevent a powerful mobster taking over the land their favourite skating rink sits on, and compete in the Boogie Contest.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, dance contest, extortion, flirting, friendship, save the day, underdog, romance, young lovers, youth, rescue, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, venice beach california, santa monica california
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In Venice Beach, naive Midwesterner JB bonds with local slacker KG and they form the rock band Tenacious D. Setting out to become the world's greatest band is no easy feat, so they set out to steal what could be the answer to their prayers... a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, lyrical, absurd ...
Plot: rock, heavy metal culture, music, devil, farce, musician, rock and roll, obsessive quest, rock star, weed, friendship, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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 6.8
 233K
Role Models (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two salesmen trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look ...
Style: funny, entertaining, feel good, light, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: farce, lifestyle change, community service, dimwit, adolescence, friends, teaching the ways of the world, youth, character change, young heroes, friendship, superhero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, venice beach california
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 2.9
 331
Out (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A self-styled "urban guerrilla" in Greenwich Village is sent on various assignments across the country by a mysterious "commander."
Plot: impostor, dinner, native american, on the road, nihilism, wandering, amnesia, mountain, desert, dream, amusement park, whale ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa, kansas, nevada, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 208K
I Love You, Man (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Peter Klaven is a successful real estate agent who, upon getting engaged to the woman of his dreams, Zooey, discovers, to his dismay and chagrin, that he has no male friend close enough to serve as his Best Man. Peter immediately sets out to rectify ...
Style: funny, feel good, light, romantic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship between men, wedding, friendship, romance, mentor, life philosophy, best man, nerd, homosexual subtext, coworker, supportive friend, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, chicago illinois, malibu california ...
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Extreme Justice (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jeff Powers is the newest member of a very elite and very secret LAPD division. Their mission is to target important criminals and to get them to stop. Police brutality is not a known term for the division and they will stop at nothing to get the ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilante, buddy cop, swat team, nypd, undercover, police corruption, police station, murder, vigilantism, police detective, law enforcement, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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Don't Make Waves (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut fishing in ...
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: surfing, beach, beach party, lust, island, gay, lgbtq, chiropractor, holiday, love and romance, romance, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, venice california, venice beach california ...
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Chairman of the Board (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surfer becomes the head of a major company.
Style: humorous, light, funny, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, mad scientist, misfit, goofy hero, disorder, tv show, friendship between men, happy ending, crazy ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: california, las vegas, venice beach california
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