American south movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant american south movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, suspense and interesting films and TV shows about / with american south, african american, friendship, death, murder, racism, catastrophe, mentor, adaptation and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american south: The Beguiled (2017), Madame Claude 2 (1981), The Secret Life of Bees (2008), Green Book (2018), The Paperboy (2012), The Green Mile (1999), Strange Weather (2016), Leatherface (2017), The Choice (2016), The Secret Path (1999).

List of american south movies

The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in ...
Style: gothic, sexy, suspense, romantic
Plot: sexual tension, american civil war, union soldier, girls' school, seduction, confederate soldier, southern belle, teacher, rage, murder, wounded soldier, amputee ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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Madame Claude 2 (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A notorious French madam, whose business serves many of the nation's most powerful individuals, plans to go international until she becomes the focus of media scrutiny. She knows too much about the dissolute mores of the French political class. ...
Plot: sex, prostitution, erotica, american south, female nudity, sexploitation, call girl, magazine, french, breasts, british, scandal ...
Place: hong kong, paris france
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The Secret Life of Bees (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in South Carolina in 1964, this is the tale of Lily Owens a 14 year-old girl who is haunted by the memory of her late mother. To escape her lonely life and troubled relationship with her father, Lily flees with Rosaleen, her caregiver and only ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, coming of age, racism, haunted by the past, small town, domestic violence, civil rights, african american, teenage life, teaching the ways of the world, hopes, society ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: south carolina, usa
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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mother and daughter dispute is resolved by the "Yaya sisterhood" - long time friends of the mother.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, playwright, secret society, mental illness, kidnapping, estrangement, americana, human nature, marriage, family feud, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: louisiana, usa, new york
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Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: road movie, exciting, captivating, touching
Plot: racism, prejudice, musician, travel, friendship, italian american, black american, piano playing, on the road, violence, personal assistant, friend ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962
Place: manhattan new york city, bronx new york city
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The Paperboy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent ...
Style: stylized, sexual, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: death row, investigation, small town, prison, pantyhose, swamp, reporter, gay brother, dangerous attraction, crimes, crime, injustice ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: florida, usa
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The Green Mile (1999)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
Story: A supernatural tale set on death row in a Southern prison, where gentle giant John Coffey possesses the mysterious power to heal people's ailments. When the cellblock's head guard, Paul Edgecomb, recognizes Coffey's miraculous gift, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, serious, heartbreaking ...
Plot: death row, false accusation, supernatural ability, prison life, supernatural, human nature, life philosophy, death sentence, healing power, prison, confined, magic realism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 1990s
Place: usa, southern usa, louisiana
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Strange Weather (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.
Plot: air conditioner, pointing a gun at someone, ex husband ex wife relationship, best friend, pregnancy, crying woman, bench, water hose, memory, group of friends, on the road, death of mother ...
Place: louisiana, mississippi river, alabama
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Leatherface (2017)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young nurse is kidnapped by a group of violent teens who escape from a mental hospital and take her on the road trip from hell. Pursued by an equally deranged lawman out for revenge, one of the teens is destined for tragedy and horrors that will ...
Style: suspense, bleak, rough, brutal
Plot: chainsaw, violence, murder, escape, extreme violence, chainsaw murder, masked villain, revenge, fear, face mask, countryside, panic ...
Time: year 1955, year 1965, 1950s
Place: texas
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The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, fall in love, couple relations, romance, couples, love, love and romance, cheating, opposites attract, girl next door, small town, hospital ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
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The Secret Path (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A young girl stuck in a horrific cycle of familial violence finds the power to build her own future from the place she least suspected in an inspiring tale of friendship and devotion starring Ossie Davis and Della Reese, and directed by Bruce ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, inspirational ...
Plot: domestic disturbance, parents and children, family in crisis, life is a bitch, family problems, single parent, down on your luck, unfulfillment, solace, world war two, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1940s
Place: georgia
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George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: racism, campaign, assassination attempt, civil rights, dedicated lawyer, head of state, interracial relations, discrimination, injustice, politics, ambition, legal ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965, year 1963, year 1972
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, campus, america
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five friends visiting their grandfather's house in the country are hunted and terrorized by a chain-saw wielding killer and his family of grave-robbing cannibals.
Style: suspenseful, scary, rough, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, gas station, murder, cannibalism, chainsaw, slaughterhouse, van, psychopath, gory, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: texas, usa
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Love Field (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dallas housewife Lurene Hallett's life revolves around the doings of Jacqueline Kennedy. She is devastated when President Kennedy is shot a few hours after she sees him arrive in Dallas. Despite her husband Ray's prohibition, she decides ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, chase, race against time, on the road, romance, interracial relations, chases and races, society, on the run, assassination, assassin, interracial romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, california
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Interview with the Assassin (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Out of work TV cameraman Ron Kobelski is approached by his formerly reclusive neighbor Walter Ohlinger. Ohlinger claims that he was the mysterious "second gunman" that shot and killed President Kennedy. Ohlinger has kept quiet all these ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: assassination, paranoia, conspiracy, politics, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, society, state affairs, investigation, murder, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, america
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Thomasine & Bushrod (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A rare blaxploitation classic starring Vonette McGee & Max Julien, Thomasine & Bushrod was intended as a counterpart to Bonnie and Clyde. This pair of thieves, who operate in the American south between 1911 and 1915, pattern ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, bleak, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting the system, folk hero, crime, vigilantism, interracial relations, racism, crimes, society, fugitives, violence spree, injustice, chases and races ...
Time: 1910s, year 1915
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The Member of the Wedding (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In the last days leading up to her older brother's marriage, a young girl is forced to face realities and grow up quickly. A tender adaptation of Carson McCullers' classic play.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, gloomy, touching
Plot: coming of age, wedding, runaway, innocence lost, small town, family life, romance, youth, family relations, human nature, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: georgia
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Jump (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A Southern stock-car driver puts his rising career in the hands of a race promoter
Plot: car jump, american south, brother sister relationship, religion, promoter, drag racing, bigotry, racing, race car, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship
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Stranded (1987)
Genre: Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A young woman and her grandmother living in an isolated farmhouse are kidnapped by aliens.
Plot: hostage situation, siege, alien invasion, violence, porch, reporter, man with glasses, kitchen, african american, listening to music, friendship, flashback ...
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Prince Jack (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A dramatic look at the inner workings of the Kennedy administration.
Plot: political, attorney general, kennedy family, bathtub, cold war, prince, politician, politics, assassination, racism, american south, fbi ...
Time: 1960s
Place: america, texas, usa, dallas texas, washington d.c.
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Trilogy (1969)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Trilogy is an anthology film of three adaptations of Truman Capote short stories: Miriam, Among the Paths to Eden and A Christmas Memory. It was listed to compete at the 1968 Cannes Film Festival, but the festival was cancelled due to the events of ...
Plot: retirement, loneliness, american south, spinster, cemetery, memory, fear, christmas, love, boy, nanny, mental illness ...
Place: alabama, manhattan new york city
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Purlie (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: Based on Davis' 1961 play Purlie Victorious (which was later translated into the 1963 film Gone Are the Days! and which included all of the original Broadway cast, including Ruby Dee, Alan Alda, Beah Richards, and Godfrey Cambridge), it is set ...
Plot: african american, black american, american south, minister, preacher
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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre: 40th Anniversary (2014)
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Five youths on a weekend getaway fall prey to a depraved family of cannibals in Tobe Hooper's masterpiece of subversive horror, now featuring a 4k digital transfer and all-new surround sound mix supervised by the director.
Style: macabre, suspense, sinister
Plot: dead teenager, chainsaw, weirdo, cannibal, hitchhiker, skull, cannibalism, chainsaw murder, murder, massacre, psychopath, writing in blood ...
Time: year 1973
Place: texas
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Rivers Wash Over Me (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After his mother dies, Sequan, a sensitive teenager from Brooklyn, moves in with relatives living in a small town plagued with secrets hidden deep within its lush, rural Alabama terrain. Sequan finds refuge in a friendship with a troubled girl who ...
Plot: black lgbt, high school, american south, miscegenation, bullying, bully, gay teenager, coming out, basketball, incest, skinny dipping, cousin cousin relationship ...
Place: alabama
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All the Way (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Lyndon B. Johnson's amazing 11-month journey from taking office after JFK's assassination, through the fight to pass the 1964 Civil Rights Act and his own presidential campaign, culminating on the night LBJ is actually elected to the ...
Style: dramatic, factual, intense, melancholic, interesting ...
Plot: politics, usa president, political, president, racism, congress, u.s. vice president, campaigning, racial, racial discrimination, american politics, racial issues ...
Time: 1960s
Place: vietnam, texas, usa, america, new jersey ...
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The story of U.S. President Lyndon Baines Johnson from his young days in West Texas to the White House.
Plot: anger, husband wife relationship, little girl, kiss, father son relationship, speech, 13 year old, kiss on the cheek, telephone, telephone call, elevator, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 1960s, year 1961, year 1959, year 1960, year 1962 ...
Place: texas, georgia, dallas texas, wyoming, west virginia ...
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Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, France, USA, Hong Kong, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An account of the days of First Lady, Jacqueline Kennedy, in the immediate aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination in 1963.
Style: based on true events, dramatic, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: assassination, president, widow, first lady, kennedy assassination, american history, kennedy family, usa president, death, assassin, hospital, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: washington d.c., united states, dallas texas, america, texas ...
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C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, slavery, civil war, politics, white house, cold war, head of state, journalism, interracial relations, political unrest, injustice ...
Time: 1930s
Place: canada, mexico, medical school, montreal, washington d.c. ...
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Sordid Lives (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: "Sordid Lives" is about a family in a small Texas town preparing for the funeral of the mother. Among the characters are the grandson trying to find his identity in West Hollywood, the son who has spent the past twenty-three years dressed ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, drag, family life, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family relations, gender, gays and lesbians, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, southern usa, dallas texas, los angeles ...
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Wise Blood (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A Southerner--young, poor, ambitious but uneducated--determines to become something in the world. He decides that the best way to do that is to become a preacher and start up his own church.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, clever, witty
Plot: redemption, blindness, preacher, sin, religions or cults, society, christianity, soldier, cons and scams, wiretap, bishop, teenage girl ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: southern usa
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