Movies and TV shows set in kansas city

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in kansas city ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, serious, humorous, semi serious and complex films and TV shows about / with gun, runaway, storytelling, mentor, friendship, murder, violence, dialogue, brutality and gangsters plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
kansas city
 22
kansas city movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as kansas city: Prime Cut (1972), Kansas City (1996), American Honey (2016), Asteroid (1997), Malcolm & Eddie (1996), The Kansas City Massacre (1975), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969), The Good Lie (2014), Up in the Air (2009).

List of movies set in kansas city

 6.8
 5K
Prime Cut (1972)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A Chicago mob enforcer is sent to Kansas City to settle a debt with a cattle rancher who not only grinds his enemies into sausage, but sells women as sex slaves.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gangsters, murder, chase, collector, crime, crimes, small community, vengeance, gang, factory, rivalry, irish mob ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, kansas, usa, kansas city, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 4K
Kansas City (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Robert Altman's story is a riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music. It all takes place in Kansas City in 1934.
Style: atmospheric, talky, offbeat, realistic, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, jazz, nightclub, gambling, politician, election, crime, crimes, politics, missing person, couples ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: usa, kansas city, kansas, missouri
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 38K
American Honey (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 163 min.
Story: A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Style: road movie, talky, disturbing, melancholic, intense ...
Plot: road trip, teenage girl, misfit, dancing, teenager, first love, marijuana, van, romance, drinking alcohol, drinking, on the road ...
Place: kansas city, america, oklahoma, nebraska, texas ...
Is relevant ?
 4.7
 2K
Asteroid (1997)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to be Dallas, Texas. Generally, the plot follows the lives and ...
Style: bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: astronomer, asteroid, firefighter, meteorite, laser, family relations, race against time, catastrophe, space and aliens, danger, escapades, adventure ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, texas, usa, dallas texas, kansas city
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
Malcolm & Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Malcolm & Eddie is an American television sitcom that premiered August 26, 1996 on the UPN Network, and ran for four seasons, airing its final episode on May 22, 2000. This series starred Malcolm-Jamal Warner and Eddie Griffin in the lead roles. ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friendship, bar, friends, disorder, buddies, odd couple, partners, twentysomething life, neighbor neighbor relationship, friendship between men, male friendship, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: missouri, kansas, usa, kansas city
Is relevant ?
The Kansas City Massacre (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gangsters free one of their colleagues being escorted to prison and kill several FBI agents and local police officers in the attempt. FBI agent Melvin Purvis puts together a special squad to track down and capture the men responsible.
Plot: bandit, gunfight, gangsters, murder, criminal gang, fbi, gangster
Place: kansas city
Is relevant ?
Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing
Plot: black ops, cia, cartel, drug cartel, neo noir, gunfight, u.s. mexico border, warrior, cia agent, rescue, corruption, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, somalia, sonora, texas, kansas city
Is relevant ?
The Over-the-Hill Gang (1969)
Genre: Comedy, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Classic comedic western, Captain Oren Hayes of the Texas Rangers takes a break to visit his daughter in a neighboring town. When he arrives he find's his daughter Hannah's husband Jeff is running for Mayor against a corrupt town boss, Nard ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, aging, texas ranger, rivalry, criminal heroes, obsessive quest, gang, best friends, anti hero, vengeance, friendship, heist ...
Time: 60s
Place: texas, nevada, usa, oklahoma, kansas city
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 27K
The Good Lie (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Kenya, India, USA, Canada, South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young refugee of the Sudanese Civil War who wins a lottery for relocation to the United States with three other lost boys. Encountering the modern world for the first time, they develop an unlikely friendship with a brash American woman assigned ...
Style: captivating, rough, touching, heartbreaking, sentimental ...
Plot: refugee, culture clash, friendship, fish out of water, life is a bitch, society, immigrants, refugee camp, self sacrifice, survival, courage, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: sudan, usa, kenya, kansas, africa ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 318K
Up in the Air (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: George Clooney plays the dry cynical character of Ryan Bingham, an executive who specializes in "downsizing". Ryan lives out of his suitcase, traveling the country for the sole purpose terminating unwanted employees day after day. Just as ...
Style: touching, thought provoking, cynical, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the road, loneliness, love affair, love and romance, couples, business trip, business, relationship vs career, introspection, unfulfillment, top executive, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, usa, kansas city, chicago illinois, dallas texas ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 18K
Silver Streak (1976)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A somewhat daffy book editor on a rail trip from Los Angeles to Chicago thinks that he sees a murdered man thrown from the train. When he can find no one who will believe him, he starts doing some investigating of his own. But all that accomplishes ...
Style: suspenseful, clever, witty, humorous, exciting ...
Plot: train, false accusation, train ride, sniper, semiautomatic pistol, theft, two man army, crimes, runaway train, mistaken identity, disorder, polish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: kansas, chicago illinois, kansas city, california, los angeles
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 288K
RED (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When his peaceful life is threatened by a high-tech assassin, former black-ops agent, Frank Moses reassembles his old team in a last ditch effort to survive and uncover his assailants.
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cia, secret agents, chase, female spy, fbi, swat team, spy, on the run, secret service, gunfight, conspiracy theory, mercenary ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new york, washington d.c., kansas city ...
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
 6.1
 33K
Nurse Betty (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: What happens when a person decides that life is merely a state of mind? If you're Betty, a small-town waitress and soap opera fan from Fair Oaks, Kansas, you refuse to believe that you can't be with the love of your life just because he ...
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: hitman, murder, delusion, romance, memory loss, obsessive quest, crime, losing-it hero, crimes, violence, professional killer, writers ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, oklahoma, new mexico ...
Is relevant ?
My One and Only (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A mother takes her two sons on an unusual road trip from New York. Pittsburgh, St. Louis and eventually Hollywood in her quest to find a man to take care of them all.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, road trip, parents and children, obsessive quest, siblings relations, teenage life, starting over, on the road, father son relationship, jazz, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953
Place: usa, kansas city, phoenix arizona, cleveland ohio, albuquerque new mexico ...
Is relevant ?
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 126 min.
Story: It's about a five member family. The father is a conservative and traditional person who directs the family. The mother is at home, she tries to hold together the family, while Mr. Bridge works as a lawyer. The children have just grown up, and ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, talky, melancholic, semi serious ...
Plot: americana, lawyer, culture clash, human nature, parents and children, introspection, family problems, society, dysfunctional family, family relations, suicide, bittersweet ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 40s, 30s
Place: usa, kansas, poland, paris france, kansas city ...
Is relevant ?
Mickey Blue Eyes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An English auctioneer proposes to the daughter of a mafia kingpin, only to realize that certain "favors" would be asked of him.
Style: humorous, realistic, touching, semi serious, melancholic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mafia, marriage proposal, family relations, fbi, gangsters, crimes, romance, mistaken identity, love and romance, fall in love, comedy of errors, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, kansas city, london
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 57K
The Lookout (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Chris is a once promising high school athlete whose life is turned upside down following a tragic accident. As he tries to maintain a normal life, he takes a job as a janitor at a bank, where he ultimately finds himself caught up in a planned heist.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, young man, robbery, memory loss, murder, loss of friend, crimes, crime, tragic event, mentally challenged, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas, kansas city, california
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 1K
B.T.K. (2008)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story based on real-life serial killer Dennis L. Rader, who systematically tortured and killed his victims for over two decades and evaded the police for over 30 years, all while leading a seemingly normal life as a husband, father, security ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, crimes, danger, deadly, who done it, law enforcement, sadism, violence, church, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: kansas city
Is relevant ?
Related movie lists
The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Outlaw Jesse James is rumored to be the 'fastest gun in the West'. An eager recruit into James' notorious gang, Robert Ford eventually grows jealous of the famed outlaw and, when Robert and his brother sense an opportunity to kill ...
Style: tense, psychological, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, betrayal, gang, depression, sheriff, rivalry, crimes, crime, vengeance, criminal heroes, old west, resentment ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 1880s, 1870s
Place: missouri, usa, kentucky, new york, kansas city
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 14K
61* (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, feel good, sincere, realistic
Plot: baseball, friendship, rivalry, fan, against the odds, contests and competitions, sport, fame, success, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, year 1998, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, north dakota, st. louis missouri, bronx new york city ...
Is relevant ?
Switched at Birth (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two teenage girls who discover they were accidentally switched as newborns in the hospital. Bay Kennish grew up in a wealthy family with two parents and a brother, while Daphne Vasquez, who lost her hearing at an early age due to a case ...
Style: touching, serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing, teen drama
Plot: sign language, mute or deaf, best friends, teenage life, family relations, deaf, relatives, friendship, social relations, friends, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, kansas city
Is relevant ?
Different Flowers (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Uptight Millie Haven has always followed the rules, but when she has doubts before her big Kansas City wedding, her attitude-prone little sister Emma, the least likely of heroes, comes to the rescue. They embark on a spontaneous roadtrip to their ...
Style: funny, emotional
Plot: american midwest, small town, wedding, sibling relationship, female director, trip, runaway bride, landscape, overalls, farmhouse, dancing, sister sister relationship ...
Place: missouri, kansas, kansas city
Is relevant ?