Movies and TV shows set in america

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in america ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, clever, thought provoking and tense films and TV shows about / with violence, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, politics, death, cigarette smoking, society, murder, fear and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Action and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
america movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as america: Green Book (2018), The Trump Prophecy (2018), 2012: Supernova (2009), AmeriGeddon (2016), Battle Los Angeles (2011), Area 51 (2015), Sgt. Will Gardner (2019), Vice (2018), Never Grow Old (2019), The Watermelon Heist (2003).

List of movies set in america

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: captivating, light, feel good, uplifting, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, musician, prejudice, journey, driver, chauffeur, piano playing, travel, black american ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city ...
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The Trump Prophecy (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The true story about fireman and public servant Mark Taylor who heard a special message from God about change in our nation. When Mary Colbert, a networker and connector of Christian ministries, heard Mark's message she felt called to start a ...
Style: christian film, based on true events
Plot: prayer, god, psychiatrist, folklore, fire, election, orange, journal, firefighter, interview, faith, husband wife relationship ...
Place: america
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2012: Supernova (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two hundred years ago a supernova exploded somewhere in the Lyra constellation. Now the lethal burst of radiation is headed straight for Earth, and time is swiftly running out. The only thing standing between humanity and complete devastation is ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: save the world, heroic mission, danger, save the planet, race against time, heroes, astronomer, scientist, catastrophe, society, chases and races, earthquake ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: america
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AmeriGeddon (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A dire warning of a wake up call of what might be our future when a globalist terrorist organization aligned with the United Nations disables the United States power grid and institutes Martial Law. It will take a dedicated family of patriots armed ...
Plot: government, patriotism, lieutenant, electromagnetic pulse, politician, martial law, patriot, helicopter, explosion, exploding car, college student, freedom ...
Place: america, texas, chicago illinois
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Battle Los Angeles (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Earth is attacked by unknown forces. As people everywhere watch the world's great cities fall, Los Angeles becomes the last stand for mankind in a battle no one expected. It's up to a Marine staff sergeant and his new platoon to draw a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, intense, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, chaos, survival, danger, heroic mission, sergeant, marines, alien encounter, save the world, ufo, soldier, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa, america, santa monica california, united states ...
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Area 51 (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: military base, supernatural, government agency, obsessive quest, state affairs, youth, danger, amateur detective, dishonesty, desert, alien encounter, found footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, nevada, america, united states
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Sgt. Will Gardner (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A troubled Iraq War veteran struggling to reintegrate into society sets out on a cross-country journey with the hope of reuniting with his young son.
Plot: sex scene, harley davidson, road trip, male nudity, soldier, father son relationship, friendship, police, iraq war, hopelessness, war veteran, homelessness ...
Place: cross country, america
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Vice (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: George W. Bush picks Dick Cheney, the CEO of Halliburton Co., to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. No stranger to politics, Cheney's impressive résumé includes stints as White House chief of staff, House ...
Plot: vice president, september 11 2001, u.s. president, iraq war, george w. bush, war on terror, worker, supreme court, companion, ultimatum, heart transplant, bone ...
Time: year 1976, year 1973, year 1963, year 2003, year 2001 ...
Place: washington d.c., pentagon, america, usa, wyoming ...
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Never Grow Old (2019)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: Ireland, Belgium, France, Luxembourg, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Irish undertaker profits when outlaws take over a peaceful town, but his own family come under threat as the death toll increases dramatically.
Plot: frontier town, outlaw gang, death of wife, fire, death, frontier, death by hanging, strangulation, survival, death of daughter, justice, violence ...
Time: 19th century
Place: ireland, america
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The Watermelon Heist (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: To make money fast the Browns come up with a plan to win a contest for "Watermelon Juice Afro Sheen," awarding $10,000 to whoever can find the juiciest, sweetest watermelon in the country.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: watermelon, heist, ambition, underdog, rivalry, downfall, disorder, culture clash, social differences, society, americana, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: america, usa
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Accidental Love (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A small town waitress gets a nail accidentally lodged in her head causing unpredictable behavior that leads her to Washington, DC. Sparks fly when she meets a clueless young senator who takes up her cause - but what happens when love interferes ...
Style: semi serious, clever, thought provoking, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: politics, society, rebellion, romance, fighting the system, couples, idealism, legislation, state affairs, fall in love, love affair, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1987
Place: usa, indiana, washington d.c., america
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We Are Monsters (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Emma is kidnapped and imprisoned by a trio of psychopaths.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, rough, disturbing, exciting
Plot: rape, vengeance, brutality, violence, crimes, confined, survival, torture, danger, woman in danger, abduction, escape attempt ...
Place: america
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75 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A car crash victim, humiliated housewife and two repressed teens are connected by their relationships with hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against ...
Style: depressing, social realism, dark, suspense, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: kids
Plot: yelling, gun held to head, breakup, class differences, drug deal, corrupt police, city, morality, unhappiness, suicide attempt, black cop, survivor ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: usa, america, kentucky, midwest, cincinnati ohio ...
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Blue Away to America (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The victim of a serious accident, Camille finds himself in a strange, huge, rehabilitation centre run by Professor Helpos. He soon teams up with a group calling themselves "the wreckers" and who make their own rules, ignoring those of the ...
Plot: paraplegic, paralysis, disability, wheelchair, doctor, quadriplegic, physical therapy, disabled person, love, crutches, hospital, coma ...
Place: america
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Their Finest (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Sweden
Duration: 117 min.
Story: During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and ...
Style: propaganda film
Plot: war propaganda, filmmaking, theatre audience, pub, death of friend, piano, vomiting, film projector, swastika, child, drawing, name calling ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1940
Place: england, america, britain
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Contamination (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A former astronaut helps a government agent and a police detective track the source of mysterious alien pod spores, filled with lethal flesh-dissolving acid, to a South American coffee plantation controlled by alien pod clones.
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, serious, macabre ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mars, investigation, murder, outer space, alien, blood, space travel, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, race against time, survival ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, florida, manhattan new york city ...
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The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Music, Romance, War
Country: USA, Germany, Austria
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Agathe von Trapp, the eldest daughter of a well-known musical family, overcomes many obstacles to pursue her musical career and move to the United States.
Style: national socialism
Plot: family, sister sister relationship, photograph, jealousy, flowers, coffin, teenage boy, flash forward, beating, cemetery, truck, braids ...
Time: year 1938, year 1965, year 1937
Place: america, austria
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Radioflash (2019)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When a nuclear device causes an electromagnetic pulse that kills power to more than 200 million people, a teenage girl must help lead her family to survival in a dark new world.
Style: serious, dark, futuristic, thought provoking, apocalyptic ...
Plot: survival, end of the world, female protagonist, post apocalyptic, teenager, cell phone, apocalypse, post apocalypse, father daughter relationship, technology, doomsday, highway ...
Place: america
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The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 278 min.
Story: The Kennedys of Massachusetts is a 1990 TV miniseries that aired on ABC. Focusing mainly on the fifty-four year marriage of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr. and Rose Kennedy. The events depicted in the series are based upon the book by Doris Kearns Goodwin ...
Plot: kennedy family, ambassador, presidential candidate, tv, democrat, television, attorney general, president, first lady, presidential election, senator, white house ...
Time: 1960s
Place: england, massachusetts, usa, america
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The Ottoman Lieutenant (2017)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Turkey, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for ...
Plot: nurse, lieutenant, armenian, world war one, soldier, love, hospital, turk
Time: 1910s
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, turkey, america
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The Foreigner (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: UK, China, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him to love – his teenage daughter – dies in a senseless act of politically-motivated terrorism. His relentless search ...
Style: suspense, exciting, harsh, surprise ending
Plot: tough guy, revenge, one against many, terrorism, bomb, obsession, justice, death of daughter, irish republican army, mercilessness, dark past, terrorist ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ireland, america, usa, big ben london, scotland yard ...
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Medium Cool (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: John Cassellis is the toughtest TV-news-reporter around. He becomes an expert in reporting about violence in the ghetto and racial tensions. But he discovers that his network helps the FBI by letting them look at his tapes to find suspects. When he ...
Style: cynical, disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: politics, journalism, violence, vandalism, hippie, vietnam war, tv news, culture clash, racism, society, injustice, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: west virginia, usa, america, illinois, chicago illinois ...
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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, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, tense ...
Plot: assassination attempt, campaign, civil rights, racism, legal, assassination, injustice, discrimination, society, rebellion, ambition, politics ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1963, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, campus, america
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The Glove (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this actioner, a bounty hunter is assigned to bring back an enormous and angry ex-convict who wears a deadly glove made of leather and steal. Rock'em sock'em mayhem ensues.
Style: sadistic
Plot: revenge, torture, bounty hunter, retribution, gloves, ex convict, prison, american horror, psycho terror, slasher killer, sadistic psychopath, killing spree ...
Place: america, los angeles
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Alone Yet Not Alone (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Fleeing religious persecution in Germany, the Leininger family seeks a new start in uncharted country - America. It is the mid-1700s and British and French forces are struggling for control over the abundant resources of this new territory. Carving ...
Style: realistic, epic, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Plot: native american white relationships, captivity, woman in danger, family in danger, danger, immigrants, siblings relations, americana, society, religions or cults, family relations, religious ...
Time: 18th century
Place: ohio, usa, america, pennsylvania, germany ...
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Petulia (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Style: serious, emotional, witty, realistic, psychedelic
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, socialite, divorce, mistreatment, charity, love affair, curses spells and rituals, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, suburbs, suburban life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1968
Place: usa, san francisco, california, tijuana mexico, america ...
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Plot: assassination, politics, conspiracy, paranoia, state affairs, investigation, society, americana, crimes, murder, dishonesty, political conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1963
Place: texas, america, usa, dallas texas
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Inherit the Wind (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Based on a real-life case in 1925, two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution.
Style: serious, clever, sincere, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: small town, courtroom, culture clash, school, rivalry, small town life, against the odds, dishonesty, fighting the system, media, religions or cults, power relations ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: america
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Bulworth (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suicidally disillusioned liberal politician puts a contract out on himself and takes the opportunity to be bluntly honest with his voters by affecting the rhythms and speech of hip-hop music and culture.
Style: clever, biting, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: politics, liberal, hip hop, political corruption, insurance, senator, campaign, election, interracial romance, political satire, election campaign, culture clash ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, usa, los angeles, united states, america ...
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, Chile, Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, survival, violence, gory, cannibalism, confined, brutality, torture, extreme violence, escape attempt, amazon rainforest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, america
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