Return home movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant return home movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, humorous, realistic, semi serious, light and feel good films and TV shows about / with getting home, family relations, small town, homecoming, friendship, family, lifestyle, drinking alcohol, adaptation and female protagonist plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Japan, Finland and other countries.
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return home movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as return home: Most Likely to Murder (2018), Playing House (2014), Jack Goes Home (2016), In the Crosswind (2014), A Story of Yonosuke (2012), Tiny Christmas (2017), Lucky Day (2019), The Man Who Couldn't Say No (1975), Red Rocket (2021), Scream (2022).

List of return home movies

Most Likely to Murder (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Billy, the coolest kid in high school, comes back to his hometown 15 years later to find he’s no longer cool and the girl he still has feelings for now dates the former town outcast. Billy becomes obsessed with proving the outcast is a murderer.
Style: feel good, captivating, humorous, entertaining, teen comedy
Plot: getting home, rivalry, lifestyle, adventure, society, unfulfillment, adaptation, investigation, obsession, mystery, small town, high school sweetheart
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Playing House (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A single-camera buddy comedy about what happens when two best friends come back together, just when they need each other most. Inspired by the ultra-close friendship between the series' creators and stars, "Playing House" centers on ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, not serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lifestyle, baby, best friends, thirtysomething life, getting home, childbirth, hometown, best friend, friends, strong female presence, friendship, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Jack Goes Home (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After his father is killed in a car crash, Jack travels home to Colorado to help nurse his mother (who was injured in the crash) back to health. There, he uncovers long buried secrets and lies within his family, his friends, and his very identity.
Style: disturbing, surreal, ambiguous ending, rough, bleak ...
Plot: dark secret, haunted house, child abuse, getting home, dead father, childhood memory, mother son relationship, gay, family secret, family problems, mystery, family relations ...
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In the Crosswind (2014)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Estonia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: June 14, 1941, 3 a.m. Over 40000 people from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are deported by Soviets to Siberia. Among them is a philosophy student Erna, a happily married mother of a little girl. Separated from her husband Erna and her daughter are ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, bleak, emotional ...
Plot: deportation, world war two, gulag, wartime life, ethnic cleansing, stalinism, getting home, life is a bitch, survival, family in danger, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, year 1941, 20th century, 50s
Place: siberia, russia, europe, estonia, ussr
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A Story of Yonosuke (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The year is 1987 and Japan is just reaching the peak of its economic success. Eighteen-year old Yonosuke Yokomichi arrives in Tokyo from Nagasaki. Ordinary in every way possible, he lives in a suburb far from the excitement of the big city and ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, tense
Plot: university, student, dancing, dating, flirting, father son relationship, public, getting home, love and romance, friendship, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: year 1987
Place: tokyo, japan, tanzania
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 4.7
 245
Tiny Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 66 min.
Story: It is Christmas Eve, and a clumsy elf accidentally shrinks down two cousins into miniature sizes! The kids are then scooped up into Santa's sack and dropped off across the street at their neighbour's house. In order to make it home for ...
Style: light, feel good, humorous, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: christmas, cousin cousin relationship, christmas present, getting home, happy ending, adventure, holiday, adaptation, youth, destiny, hopes, heroes ...
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 5.1
 3K
Lucky Day (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Red, a safe cracker who has just been released from prison, is trying to hold his family together as his past catches up with him in the form of Luc, a psychopathic contract killer who's seeking revenge for the death of his brother.
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, brutal
Plot: spouse in danger, family, revenge, psychopath, saving a life, couple relations, runaway, prison, plot twist, twists and turns, child in peril, bank ...
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The Man Who Couldn't Say No (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Young priest returns from America to work in an old Helsinki neighbourhood with idyllic wooden houses. The shy but handsome bachelor is assigned the duty of marriage counseling but is soon overwhelmed by the ladies' romantic interest directed ...
Plot: getting home, drunk, womanizer, reputation, female nudity, demonstration, rumor, male virgin, police officer, alcoholic, shyness, sauna ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 7.2
 24K
Red Rocket (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Finding himself down and out in Los Angeles, ex porn star Mikey Saber decides to crawl back to his hometown of Texas City, Texas, where his estranged wife and mother-in-law are living. Just as this dysfunctional family seems to be making things ...
Style: satirical, captivating, semi serious, disturbing, funny ...
Plot: porn star, husband wife relationship, getting home, ex husband ex wife relationship, male female relationship, satire, family problems, ex boyfriend, family, relationships, love affair, lifestyle ...
Time: year 2016, year 2008
Place: texas
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 6.3
 112K
Scream (2022)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Twenty-five years after a streak of brutal murders shocked the quiet town of Woodsboro, a new killer has donned the Ghostface mask and begins targeting a group of teenagers to resurrect secrets from the town’s deadly past.
Style: slasher, bleak, suspenseful, psychotronic, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: masked killer, serial killer, murder mystery, sister sister relationship, whodunit, homicidal maniac, killing spree, threatening telephone call, sadistic psychopath, murder investigation, gory violence, masked villain ...
Time: 21st century, 2020s
Place: usa, california
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 6.3
 85K
Young Adult (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.
Style: talky, realistic, depressing, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: mental illness, high school, childhood sweetheart, small town, emotional breakdown, alcoholic, narcissism, borderline personality disorder, thirtysomething life, depression, divorce, arrested development ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, california, new jersey, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 6.2
 151K
Scream 4 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Sidney Prescott, now the author of a self-help book, returns home to Woodsboro on the last stop of her book tour. There she reconnects with Sheriff Dewey and Gale, who are now married, as well as her cousin Jill and her Aunt Kate. Unfortunately, ...
Style: scary, slasher, suspenseful, suspense, macabre ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: serial killer, masked killer, woman in danger, serial murder, mystery killer, murder, twists and turns, high school, revenge, teenager, monster, psychopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa
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 7.0
 120
Monarch Cove (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monarch Cove is a prime time telenovela that premiered on Lifetime Television on November 4, 2006. It ran for 14 episodes, ending on December 16, 2006.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: starting over, destructive relationship, dishonesty, family problems, homecoming, infidelity, wrongfully committed, released from prison, resort, female protagonist, wrongful imprisonment, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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 6.9
 6K
Mother (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After two failed marriages a science fiction writer decides that coming to terms with his mother will improve his chances for a successful relationship, so he moves in with her.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, mother, mother son relationship, divorce, eccentricity, brother brother relationship, sibling rivalry, honest, gunfight, loneliness, depression, deadpan ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles
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The Goodbye Kiss (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Giorgio Pellegrini, a former left-wing activist turned terrorist has fled to Central America and fought with a guerrilla movement. Fifteen years later he is fed up with living in the jungle and decides to return to Italy. What he wants is to lead a ...
Style: captivating, neo noir, political
Plot: police officer, terrorist, robbery, jungle, life, shoplifting, lifestyle, criminal, burglar, crimes, life is a bitch, serial killer ...
Time: 90s
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Sunset in My Hometown (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: South Korea
Duration: 123 min.
Story: On the day that underground rapper Hak-soo fails his 7th audition, he receives a call from his hometown that his father is in the hospital. But he finds out that it was his father's plot to bring him to Byeon-san. To top it all, he is ...
Style: psychological, captivating, semi serious, disturbing
Plot: getting home, father son relationship, family relations, musician's life, parents and children, family problems, rapper, lifestyle, musician, confronting the past, hip hop, cheating
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Too Close to Home (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young woman is forced to return to her trailer-park beginnings after her political career is derailed by a sex scandal.
Style: captivating
Plot: getting home, hometown, sex scandal, political scandal, politics, family relations, small town, career, relationships, secret revealed, scandal, family ...
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Don't Think About It (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Plot: bankruptcy, small town, dysfunctional family, family relations, homecoming, family business, family life, unfulfillment, lifestyle, parents and children, friendship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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 6.8
 12K
Other People (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: David, a struggling comedy writer fresh off from breaking up with his boyfriend, moves from New York City to Sacramento to help his sick mother. Living with his conservative father and much-younger sisters for the first time in ten years, he feels ...
Style: sad, touching, sentimental, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gay, death, alienation, cancer, dying, gay son, father son relationship, chemotherapy, misfit, gay brother, gay relationship, breakup ...
Place: california, new york, sacramento california
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 7.0
 104
Homeland (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Jiro Sawada was a sophomore in high school he was framed for something he did not do. Afterwards, he left his hometown in a small village in Fukushima Prefecture. After the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, Jiro Sawada goes back to his ...
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: family problems, dishonesty, family relations, youth, high school life, village life, tsunami, village, frame up, earthquake, getting home, abandoned building ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Our Christmas Love Song (2019)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When country star Melody Jones is accused of plagiarizing her holiday single, she returns home to spend Christmas with her estranged family and old flame and learns what is important in life.
Style: humorous, light, romantic, funny, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: christmas, country singer, getting home, true love, old love, holiday, self discovery, brother sister relationship, love and romance, accusation, christmas eve, small town life ...
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Five Fingers for Marseilles (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Western
Country: South Africa
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Twenty years ago, the young 'Five Fingers' fought for the rural town of Marseilles, against brutal police oppression. Now, after fleeing in disgrace, freedom-fighter-turned-'outlaw' Tau returns to Marseilles, seeking only a ...
Plot: racism, poverty, prisoner, gang, police, corruption, small town, police brutality, oppression, countryside, getting home, change ...
Place: africa, south africa, marseille
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 6.5
 40
Round Trip (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The story of a group of people who came to France to the temporary work, their sufferings, persecutions, and a constant struggle for survival.
Plot: getting home, job seeking, immigrants, arrest, death, wound, police, siege, brutality, murder, deportation, farmer ...
Place: paris france
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Over the Garden Wall (2014)
Genre: Animation, Short, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Two brothers find themselves lost in a mysterious land and try to find their way home.
Style: dark fantasy, atmospheric, enigmatic, captivating, adult animation ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, horror for children
Plot: forest, siblings relations, getting home, beast, brother brother relationship, adventure, lost, child protagonist, mystery, lost in the woods, children, travel ...
Time: 80s
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La casa de mi padre (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman returns his family home after eight years in exile avoiding the terrorism of the ETA.
Plot: terrorism, eta terrorist group, getting home, dying man, exile, uncle nephew relationship, family, politician, eta
Place: basque country
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Willy The Sparrow (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 76 min.
Story: What would it feel like to be a bird and fly over the trees and housetops? A boy named Willy finds out when the Sparrow Guardian turns him into a Sparrow for shooting a BB gun at the little birds. Suddenly, Willy's own cat thinks of him as ...
Style: light, fairy tale, epic, retro, cult film
Audience: kids
Plot: bird, staircase, heroes, getting home, truancy, wizards, court, mysticism, capture, alcohol abuse, talking animals, flying ...
Place: hungary, budapest
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 6.7
 168
Our Father... (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A film by Veikko Aaltonen
Plot: violent father, incest, funeral, child abuse, family farm, suicide, sauna, fire, homecoming, village, countryside, memory ...
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 6.5
 127
Belle Starr (1980)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Belle Star is a bandit with an itch to ride with the outlaw legends, the James gang, the Youngers and the Dalton boys.
Style: factual
Plot: american civil war, woman with a gun, civil war, oedipus complex, criminal, van, homecoming, department store, anger, horse, husband wife relationship, lie ...
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Nostalgia for the Countryside (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Vietnam, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in a small village in North Vietnam, a tale of awakening which traces a growing love triangle between Nham, an earnest and responsible 17-year-old country boy; the charming Ngu, his lonely and naive sister-in-law with whom he works closely in ...
Plot: countryside, brother in law sister in law relationship, urban setting, provincial life, farmer, teenage boy, jealousy, love triangle, truck, village, rice, truck driver ...
Place: vietnam
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 6.0
 209
Hay Road (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: Portugal, Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of a man who after living over ten years isolated away from his country, returns to avenge His brother's death. Inspired by the writings of David Henry Thoreau, he is translating 'Civil Disobedience' into Portuguese. ...
Plot: anarchist, anarchism, getting home, arrested, jail cell, prison, corruption, prison escape, challenge, lapland, duel, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century
Place: portugal, finland
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