Seaside town movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant seaside town movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, touching, melancholic and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with seaside town, friendship, beach, romance, mother daughter relationship, couples, love and romance, family relations, small town and youth plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as seaside town: Wonderful Town (2007), Local Hero (1983), Carry on Girls (1973), Kiki's Delivery Service (1989), Love Is All You Need (2012), Kiki's Delivery Service (2014), My Mermaid, My Lorelei (2013), Tan Lines (2005), The Lost Boys (1987), Maborosi (1995).

List of seaside town movies

 6.5
 843
Wonderful Town (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Takua Pa is a small town in the South of Thailand. Ever since the tsunami, people have lost their jobs and remember better times in the past. One day a stranger comes to town. His name is Ton, he is an architect. He rents a room in a small hotel ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: tsunami, romance, love affair, fall in love, couples, social relations, small town, hotel, seaside town, secret, small town life, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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 7.3
 21K
Local Hero (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: An American oil company sends a man to Scotland to buy up an entire village where they want to build a refinery. But things don't go as expected.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: village, village life, culture clash, small town, fish out of water, social relations, human nature, beautiful scenery, oil company, seaside town, friendship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, houston texas, texas
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Carry on Girls (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Local councillor Sidney Fiddler persuades the Mayor to help improve the image of their rundown seaside town by holding a beauty contest. But formidable Councillor Prodworthy, head of the local women's liberation movement, has other ideas. ...
Style: realistic, humorous, witty, semi serious, sexy
Plot: rivalry, beauty pageant, sexual humor, hotel, seaside town, strong female presence, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, romance, disorder, friends, feminism ...
Time: 70s
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Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, colourful, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: witch, supernatural ability, self discovery, adventure, cat, wizards and magicians, friendship, young heroes, coming of age, talking animals, friends, talking cat ...
Place: europe, japan, tokyo
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Love Is All You Need (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Italy, France, Germany
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.
Style: feel good, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, fall in love, infidelity, breast cancer, hairdresser, eccentric family, unlikely couple, love and romance, chance meeting, disorder, family feud, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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Kiki's Delivery Service (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, China
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young girl named Kiki (Fuka Koshiba) must leave her home for a year to begin training in witchcraft. She leaves on her broom, but first says goodbye to her friends and family. Kiki then begins her new life with her trusted cat Jiji.
Style: fairy tale, touching, sweet, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: delivery, witch, talking cat, bakery, self discovery, adventure, fish out of water, coming of age, friendship, family, starting over, friends ...
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My Mermaid, My Lorelei (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ukraine
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A romantic story unfolding in a beautiful village by the sea. The protagonists are 14-year-old Fedor and 18-year-old Nyurka. Fedor has long been interested in the girl, but was too shy to talk to her. He is an ordinary boy who enjoys riding his ...
Style: touching, romantic, light, funny, sweet
Plot: first love, prostitute, friendship, childhood, broken heart, seaside town, aspiring actor, dowry, female director, love, friendship between boys, youth ...
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 5.3
 1K
Tan Lines (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Cute teen Midget Hollow wanders through life riding big waves and partying with surfer boys. When Midget's best friend's gay brother Cass arrives on the scene, the two quickly dive head first into a clandestine sea of sexual awakening.
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, coming of age, coming out, brother, self discovery, teenage life, teenage love, buddies, sexual relations, youth, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia
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The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane (1976)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Switzerland, France, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Quiet, withdrawn 13-year-old Rynn Jacobs lives peacefully in her home in a New England beach town. Whenever the prying landlady inquires after Rynn's father, she politely claims that he's in the city on business. But when the ...
Style: disturbing, atmospheric, psychological, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: orphan, teenage girl, secret, friendship, murder, poisoning, father, halloween, killer child, life is a bitch, human nature, mystery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: maine
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The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea (1976)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a widowed mother falls in love with an American sailor, her troubled young son is pressured by the bullying leader of his clique to seek revenge.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, serious ...
Plot: sailor, revenge, murder, crimes, mentally unstable, destiny, coming of age, mischievous children, dangerous attraction, deadly, voyeurism, death of father ...
Time: 70s
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 7.3
 120K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: humorous, scary, offbeat, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, teenage life, supernatural, gang, comics, secret hideout, amusement park, brother brother relationship, boardwalk, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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 7.5
 5K
Maborosi (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young woman's husband apparently commits suicide without warning or reason, leaving behind his wife and infant. Yumiko remarries and moves from Osaka to a small fishing village, yet continues to search for meaning in a lonely world.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, serious, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: suicide, village, hopes, arranged marriage, self discovery, babies and infants, crimes, love and romance, haunted by the past, investigation, family problems, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, europe, italy, venice ...
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 5.3
 29K
Popeye (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Popeye is a super-strong, spinach-scarfing sailor man who's searching for his father. During a storm that wrecks his ship, Popeye washes ashore and winds up rooming at the Oyl household, where he meets Olive. Before he can win her heart, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: rescue, kidnapping, family relations, disney, family, sailor, love triangle, love and romance, escapades, eccentric family, adventure, missing person ...
Time: 80s
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On the Beach at Night Alone (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An actress wanders around a seaside town, pondering her relationship with a married man.
Style: melancholic, sincere, captivating, disturbing
Plot: loneliness, introspection, travel, beach, actress, infidelity, love affair, drinking, self discovery, romance, bookstore, adultery ...
Place: germany, south korea
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Eban and Charley (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: 29-year-old Eban has retreated home to his parent's house in Seaside Oregon after the dissolution of his teaching job in Seattle. There he courts 15-year-old Charlie and eventually the two start a sexual relationship. As the age of consent in ...
Style: psychological, touching, sincere, sexy, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: beach, friendship, family relations, gay, older man younger man relationship, teenage life, forbidden love, couples, parents and children, romance, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, oregon, seattle washington ...
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 7.5
 5K
Lola (1961)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lola, is a 1961 film, the debut film directed by Jacques Demy as a tribute to director Max Ophüls and is described by Demy as a "musical without music". Anouk Aimée starred in the title role. The film was restored and re-released by ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, serious, contemplative, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cabaret, love triangle, single mother, transvestism, unfulfillment, seaport, love affair, unfulfilled love, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, europe, marseille, amsterdam, brittany ...
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 8.4
 87K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, small town, uncover truth, multiple suspects, courtroom drama, loss of son, murder, partners, parents and children, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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 5.4
 2K
Rock Haven (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 78 min.
Story: The coastal California community of Rock Haven is the perfect place for cute eighteen-year-old Brady and his loving mother to begin a fresh start. Their mission: to spread the word of the Lord. But while roaming the beach one day, Brady meets ...
Style: sincere, touching, serious, psychological, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: coming out, gay love, gay, beach, first gay sexual experience, gay relationship, family relations, friendship, christianity, church, gay teenager, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california
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The Winter Guest (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: It's winter in a small Scottish village near the sea, and multiple lives intersect in a day. Frances (Emma Thompson) has just lost her husband to an early death, so her mother, Elspeth (Phyllida Law), travels to Frances' house to reconnect ...
Style: talky, bleak, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, winter, family relations, social relations, supportive parent, profanity, small town life, small town, dealing with death, parents and children, human nature, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: scotland, europe, australia
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 7.2
 2K
Last Resort (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When a young Russian woman and her son leave Moscow to meet her fiancé, who fails to show up, she declares political asylum.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, serious
Plot: immigrants, racism, love affair, romance, society, human nature, realism, russian, racial discrimination, male female relationship, fiancee, mother son relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, england, europe, britain
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, drug dealer, restaurant, crimes, crime, romance, cons and scams, law enforcement, drug dealing, best friend, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
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 8.1
 62K
Bob's Burgers (2011)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Bob's Burgers follows a third-generation restaurateur, Bob, as he runs Bob's Burgers with the help of his wife and their three kids. Bob and his quirky family have big ideas about burgers, but fall short on service and sophistication. ...
Style: witty, not serious, sitcom, humorous, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens
Plot: restaurant, siblings relations, chef, family business, sibling relationship, teenage daughter, restaurant owner, eccentric family, parents and children, workplace, parenthood, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, new jersey
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Experience Preferred... But Not Essential (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A shy, introverted young girl takes a summer job at a seaside resort in Wales, where she finds the staff, the owners and patrons unlike anyone she has ever met before.
Style: humorous, colourful, melancholic, witty, affectionate ...
Plot: waitress, hotel, seaside town, mine, introvert, seaside, sleepwalking, restaurant, relationships, love, coming of age, coming-of-age ...
Place: tokyo, ireland
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 7.1
 10K
One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Running from the law after a bank robbery in Mexico, Dad Longworth finds an opportunity to take the stolen gold and leave his partner Rio to be captured. Years later, Rio escapes from the prison where he has been since, and hunts down Dad for ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: betrayal, going straight, stolen gold, vengeance, on the run, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, obsessive quest, adventure, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1880s
Place: california, mexico, latin america, usa, sonora ...
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 6.9
 1K
The Coroner (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
Story: High-flying solicitor Jane Kennedy returns to the seaside town she left as a teenager to take up the post of coroner, becoming an advocate for the dead as she investigates sudden, violent or unexplained deaths.
Style: tense, captivating, intellectual, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: coroner, female detective, fighting crime, crimes, police, partners against crime, talented, murder, police investigation, law enforcement, serial killer, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california
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 6.7
 903
Mansfield Park (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 261 min.
Story: Drama series based on the novel by Jane Austen. Mansfield Park is the magnificient country residence of Sir Thomas Bertram and his family. It is here that their poor relation Fanny Price is brought up. Never allowed to forget her good fortune, Fanny ...
Style: serious, witty, realistic
Plot: rich and poor, love and romance, wooing, estate, love triangle, family relations, couples, romance, romantic rivalry, sister sister relationship, adultery, cousin cousin relationship ...
Time: 19th century, victorian
Place: england, europe, britain
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Louise by the Shore (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 75 min.
Story: On the last day of summer, Louise, an old woman realizes that the last train has departed without her. She finds herself alone in a small seaside resort town, abandoned by everyone. The weather quickly turns for the worse followed by the seasonal ...
Plot: loneliness, beach, elderly, memory, power outage, talking dog, reminiscence, oyster, train, elevator, shower, flying ...
Time: 2000s, 1940s
Place: brittany
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 5.3
 37K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, fairy tale, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, teenage life, fall in love, youth, rescue, fish out of water, true love, family relations, disorder, adolescence, small town ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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 6.3
 923
I got life! (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Aurore has separated, just lost her job and learns that she is going to be a grandmother.
Style: romantic, uplifting, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, dating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, single woman, cunnilingus, pregnant woman, pregnancy, love and romance, fall in love, love affair ...
Time: contemporary
Place: france
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 6.7
 123K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: cia, violence, murder, revenge, martial arts, drug dealer, ambush, loner, black hero, dark past, taxi driver, loss of friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, brussels, washington d.c., istanbul turkey, boston ...
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