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, melancholic, suspense, interesting and touching films and TV shows about / with american south, african american, death, friendship, husband wife relationship, murder, racism, telephone call, telephone and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as american south: Green Book (2018), The Paperboy (2012), The Green Mile (1999), Strange Weather (2016), Leatherface (2017), The Choice (2016), The Beguiled (2017), The Secret Path (1999), George Wallace (1997), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974).

List of american south movies

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: feel good, uplifting, road movie, captivating, funny ...
Plot: racism, friendship, musician, interracial friendship, prejudice, chauffeur, travel, driver, pianist, friendship between men, black american, italian american ...
Time: 1960s, 2010s, year 1962, 60s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan 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: serious, tense, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: death row, investigation, small town, injustice, crimes, dangerous attraction, reporter, prison, newspaper man, life is a bitch, uncover truth, journalism ...
Time: 1960s, contemporary, 60s, 21st century, 20th 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: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, dramatic ...
Plot: death row, false accusation, prison life, supernatural, supernatural ability, human nature, death sentence, life philosophy, healing power, prison, confined, justice ...
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: small town, motel, millionaire, african american, sex, neighbor, birthmark, car radio, male with long hair, borrowing money, lawn sprinkler, bullet ...
Place: louisiana, alabama, mississippi river
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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, brutal, rough, bleak
Plot: murder, violence, chainsaw, escape, extreme violence, chainsaw murder, masked villain, face mask, revenge, countryside, panic, trap ...
Time: year 1965, year 1955, 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, romantic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, couple relations, true love, love and romance, couples, love, destiny, life & death, moral dilemma, death, brother sister relationship, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1946, year 1989
Place: usa, north carolina, south carolina
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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, romantic, suspense
Plot: sexual tension, girls' school, american civil war, union soldier, seduction, southern belle, teacher, rage, confederate soldier, murder, jealousy, wounded soldier ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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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, touching, gloomy, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: family problems, solace, down on your luck, family in crisis, parents and children, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, domestic disturbance, single parent, african american, adoption, female protagonist ...
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: captivating, tense, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: civil rights, assassination attempt, campaign, racism, assassination, rise to the top, interracial relations, dedicated lawyer, state affairs, discrimination, conservative, injustice ...
Time: 60s, year 1972, year 1963, year 1965, 1960s ...
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: banned film, scary, suspenseful, realistic, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, serial killer, hitchhiker, gas station, cannibalism, murder, massacre, danger, woman in danger, loss of friend, friendship, psychopath ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 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: touching, realistic, uplifting, sincere, serious ...
Plot: chase, race against time, on the run, self discovery, romance, society, on the road, chases and races, interracial relations, assassination, assassin, interracial romance ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, usa, dallas texas, washington d.c., 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: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, investigation, political conspiracy, society, americana, murder, dishonesty, deadly, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1963
Place: dallas texas, usa, texas, 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: exciting, bleak, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, violence spree, interracial relations, society, injustice, chases and races, fugitives, racism, partners, fighting the system, deadly ...
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: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, gloomy
Plot: coming of age, innocence lost, runaway, wedding, romance, family relations, power relations, couples, teenage life, family life, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 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: promoter, racing, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, car jump, religion, drag racing, bigotry, race car, brother sister relationship, american south, 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, racial slur, disarming someone, shooting a police officer, piano playing, warning, villain, 17 year old, dying young, climbing stairs ...
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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, breasts, chinese, telephone, telephone call, french, american south, male female relationship, call girl, magazine, businessman ...
Place: hong kong, paris france
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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: kennedy family, attorney general, politics, politician, fbi, racial issues, civil rights, cia, president, first lady, white house, presidential election ...
Time: 1960s
Place: washington d.c., dallas texas, texas, usa, america
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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: aunt nephew relationship, anthology, american south, memory, spinster, christmas, nanny, boy, mental illness, loneliness, central park manhattan new york city, cemetery ...
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, preacher, minister
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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: sinister, macabre, suspense
Plot: dead teenager, grave robbing, dinner table, human monster, desecration, crypt, skin, tragic event, astrology, burning a photograph, decomposing body, hippie ...
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, cousin cousin relationship, school, kiss, friendship, skinny dipping, basketball, incest, high school student, uniform, gay teenager, bullying ...
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, democrat, vice president, u.s. senator, election campaign, campaigning, american politics, racial ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: texas, america, usa, vietnam, dallas texas ...
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LBJ (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: racism, u.s. president, urination, memory, dream, oval office, tv news, black american, american south, ranch, letter, flash forward ...
Time: year 1965, year 1960, year 1959, year 1964, year 1968 ...
Place: wyoming, dallas texas, west virginia, georgia, texas ...
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Jackie (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, France, Chile, 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, emotional, heartbreaking, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: assassination, kennedy family, first lady, kennedy assassination, president, widow, american history, husband wife relationship, usa president, strong female character, female protagonist, period piece ...
Time: 1960s, year 1963
Place: usa, america, texas, washington d.c., dallas 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, realistic, biting, offbeat ...
Plot: american civil war, racism, politics, slavery, civil war, white house, cold war, media, journalism, battles, head of state, political unrest ...
Time: 1930s
Place: canada, japan, mexico, south america, montreal ...
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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, feel good, realistic, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, dysfunctional family, drag, couples, gender bending, dishonesty, love affair, family life, social differences, gender, family gatherings ...
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: redemption, sin, preacher, blindness, bishop, religions or cults, wiretap, society, soldier, cons and scams, christianity, mummy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern usa
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Walking Across Egypt (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film follows the life of Mattie Rigsbee (Ellen Burstyn), an elderly woman who believes in strong religious convictions. The film explores the lonely qualities of life for senior citizens after their children leave as adults. Judge Reinhold and ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: aging, coming of age, orphan, juvenile delinquent, friends, hopes, kids in trouble, family relations, parents and children, family, adoption, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 90s
Place: egypt, north carolina, florida
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A Separate Peace (2004)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Four friends with one dark secret they could never outrun.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, psychological
Plot: school, friendship, boarding school, betrayal, coming of age, best friends, youth, love and romance, social relations, dedicated educator, boarding school life, athlete's life ...
Time: 40s, year 1943, 1940s
Place: new england
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