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, humorous, serious, stylized, entertaining and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with chase, crimes, storytelling, police officer, friendship, pornography, beach, kiss, mentor and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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venice beach california movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as venice beach california: The Outside Man (1972), Lords of Dogtown (2005), Cisco Pike (1971), Once Upon a Time in Venice (2017), Thirteen (2003), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Floundering (1994), Squatters (2014), The Slumber Party Massacre (1982), Scoob! (2020).

List of movies set in venice beach california

The Outside Man (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Italy, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A French hit man is hired by a crime family to end the life of a rival mobster, but things fall apart when the boss who hired him is killed.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, hitman, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, fish out of water, disorder, culture clash, tough heroes, dishonesty, criminal heroes, organized crime ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, paris france, california, europe ...
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Lords of Dogtown (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The film follows the surf and skateboarding trends that originated in Venice, California during the 1970s.
Style: exciting, sentimental, intense, stylized, motivational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: extreme sport, skateboarding, gang, fame, friendship, surfing, skateboard, rise and fall, first love, underdog, success, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: venice beach california, california, usa, los angeles, oregon ...
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 6.5
 1K
Cisco Pike (1971)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cisco is an ex-rock star who has become a drug dealer. A corrupt cop blackmails Cisco to sell marijuana for him. Cisco has one weekend to sell it to his friends.
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, marijuana, heroin addict, pimp, police corruption, police investigation, crimes, drug dealing, dishonesty, law enforcement, partners, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 70s
Place: venice beach california, los angeles
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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, thief, gang, person in a car trunk, dog, danger, investigation, chase, escapades, crimes, justice, lone hero ...
Time: contemporary
Place: los angeles, venice beach california, usa
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 6.8
 80K
Thirteen (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
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, tense, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, coming of age, peer pressure, underage drinking, juvenile delinquency, addiction, family problems, friends, friendship, life is a bitch, theft ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, venice beach california, los angeles, california
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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: dark humor, twists and turns, humorous, absurd, funny ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, private detective, christmas, actor, investigation, thief, lifestyle, disorder, mistaken identity, dishonesty, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california, denver colorado ...
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 5.9
 1K
Floundering (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a young man's unemployment benefits run out, the IRS freezes his bank account, and his druggie brother needs help, things can't get any worse...until he discovers his girlfriend is cheating on him!
Style: humorous, cynical, dark humor, semi serious, entertaining ...
Plot: unemployment, estrangement, mentally unstable, buddies, friendship, life is a bitch, down on your luck, lifestyle, society, disorder, fictional reality, addiction ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, venice, italy, europe ...
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 5.8
 2K
Squatters (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy couple from the Pacific Palisades discovers homeless young lovers have moved into their home.
Style: serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: young lovers, crimes, couple relations, domestic disturbance, danger, estate, couples, graphic violence, profanity, rich and poor, homelessness, criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2013
Place: usa, venice beach california
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The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: An 18-year-old high school girl is left at home by her parents and decides to have a slumber party. Meanwhile, a mass murderer with a propensity for power tools has escaped from prison, and eventually makes his way to the party where the guests ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, murder, slasher, high school, psychopath, neighbor, slumber party, gory, killing spree, crimes, youth, mind game ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice california, venice beach california
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 5.7
 19K
Scoob! (2020)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Scooby-Doo and the Mystery Inc. gang team-up with various Hanna-Barbera characters to save the world from the evil Dick Dastardly.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing
Plot: scooby doo, friendship, heroes, monster, talking animals, dog, friends, investigation, chase, amateur detective, crimes, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: california, venice beach california, romania, athens greece, greece
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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, serious, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: murder, nightmare, dream, photographer, strong sexual content, graphic violence, danger, dishonesty, amateur detective, fall in love, dangerous attraction, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: venice beach california
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Izzy Gets the Fuck 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, friendship, adultery, breakup, engagement, dream, party, sarcasm, absurdism, marriage engagement, musician, groupie ...
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: cult film
Plot: murder, beach, wet clothes, handcuffed woman, male in bathtub, switchblade, looking at picture, looking at self in mirror, flashback, sex in a bathtub, suitcase full of money, nazi ...
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california, venice california, los angeles
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 6.8
 24K
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, exciting, serious, psychological, rough ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, police brutality, police, crime, crimes, partners, gang war, gunfight, chase, nudity (full frontal - brief), mexican american ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, venice beach california, south central los angeles ...
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 1.5
 304
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, exciting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, female homosexuality, illegal immigrant, lesbianism, american, u.s. canadian border, secret, border patrol, hidden identity, dark secret, sexuality ...
Place: los angeles, tibet, venice beach california, venice california, montreal ...
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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, semi serious, entertaining, twists and turns, melancholic ...
Plot: private detective, memory loss, gangsters, goofy hero, partners, law enforcement, nothing goes right, crimes, dishonesty, amnesia, betrayal, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, santa monica california, california, venice beach california
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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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: frame up, murder, chase, airport, heroin, bus, police, hollywood sign, teenage life, drug dealing, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, los angeles, venice beach california, new orleans
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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: dark humor, cynical, allegory, surreal, enigmatic ...
Plot: apocalypse, chaos, future dystopia, end of the world, prophecy, split personality, smuggling, conspiracy, dishonesty, life is a bitch, alternate reality, terrorist ...
Time: future, year 2008, year 2005, near future, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, afghanistan, southern california, nevada ...
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 3.4
 658
The Minis (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, hopes, ambition, hotshot hero, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, friends, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice beach california, california
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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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, talky ...
Plot: police detective, family relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, hopes, single parent, parents and children, eccentric family, cons and scams, family life, estrangement, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, las vegas, los angeles, venice beach california, brazil
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 6.0
 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Plot: restaurant, prank, stalking, serial killer, mistaken identity, psychopath, crimes, teenage life, disorder, deadly, single parent, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: venice beach california
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Roller Boogie (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, friendship, youth, save the day, underdog, teenage life, social differences, fall in love, against the odds, ambition, music, rescue ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, santa monica california, venice beach california, los angeles
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 7.9
 469K
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, disturbing, suspenseful, bleak, biting ...
Plot: neo noir, journalism, sociopath, twists & turns, journalist, morality, cynicism, graphic violence, obsession, ambition, neo-noir, satire ...
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: swinger, swingers, buddies, gender, romance, best friends, lifestyle, partners, love and romance, misfit, friendship, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s
Place: ohio, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, venice california ...
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Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 93 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, not serious, entertaining, idiotic, absurd ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, rock, musician, friendship, farce, obsessive quest, rock star, devil, desire for fame, odd couple, follow your dream, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, usa, venice beach california
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 4.3
 346
The Stray (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a drifter is struck by a car the driver offers to take him back from the hospital to her home in order to nurse him back to health...which turns out to be one of the biggest mistakes of her life.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, serious, tense ...
Plot: crimes, danger, dangerous attraction, woman in danger, male female relationship, violence, restaurant, murder, homeless, police detective, revenge, seduction ...
Time: 90s
Place: 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, erotic, cliffhanger ...
Plot: beach, couple relations, surfing, love triangle, romance, love and romance, couples, holiday, table, blonde, billboard, mud ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: california, usa, malibu california, los angeles, venice beach california ...
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Chairman of the Board (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A surfer becomes the head of a major company.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, light, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, inventor, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, misfit, mad scientist, goofy hero, disorder, tv show, workplace romance, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, future
Place: venice beach california, las vegas, california
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 6.2
 854
Blonde (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Canada, USA
Duration: 165 min.
TV show
Story: A fictional biography of Marilyn Monroe mixed with series of real events in her life.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, contemplative
Plot: hollywood, rise and fall, showbiz, actor's life, ambition, historical figure, rising to stardom, desire for fame, love and romance, starlet, filmmaking, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 60s, 50s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: usa, venice beach california, maine
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 6.6
 975
Beefcake (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK, France, Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Thom Fitzgerald's (The Hanging Garden) provocative blending of fiction and documentary, tells the story of Bob Mizer, the pioneering founder of the Athletic Model Guild, a company which produced still photographs and short films extolling the ...
Style: realistic, stylized, factual, controversial, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), physical appearance, gays and lesbians, against the rules, media, muscleman, homosexuality, male prostitute, prostitution, model, archive footage ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 1950s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: san francisco, california, venice beach california
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