Movies and TV shows set in yorkshire

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in yorkshire ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, talky, semi serious and gloomy films and TV shows about / with british, husband wife relationship, family relations, working class, greed, couples, dysfunctional family, british humour, storytelling and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as yorkshire: God's Own Country (2017), Dark River (2017), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), The Secret Garden (2020), The Bronte Sisters (1979), Adult Babies (2017), The Selfish Giant (2013), Four Lions (2010), No Angels (2004), The New Statesman (1987).

List of movies set in yorkshire

God's Own Country (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.
Style: homoerotic, sentimental, psychological, captivating, sincere
Plot: gay relationship, gay kiss, gay lead character, gay, sheep, gay couple, migrant worker, farmer, responsibility, loneliness, isolation, male male kiss ...
Place: yorkshire, romania, northern england
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 5.8
 3K
Dark River (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After her father dies, a young woman returns to her Yorkshire village for the first time in 15 years to claim the family farm she believes is hers.
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspenseful, tense, twists and turns
Plot: farmhouse, british, guilt, family home, dysfunctional family, homecoming, death of father, female protagonist, memory, village, farm, haunted by the past ...
Place: yorkshire
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, elderly, countryside, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, retirement, british humour, veteran, married couple ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 70s, 80s ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: It's Yorkshire in 1974, and fear, mistrust and institutionalised police corruption are running riot. Rookie journalist Eddie Dunford is determined to search for the truth in an increasingly complex maze of lies and deceit surrounding the police ...
Style: bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, investigation, strangulation, police brutality, murder, mystery, missing child, journalism, uncover truth, crimes, journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, scotland
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The Secret Garden (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Mary Lennox is born in India to wealthy British parents who never wanted her. When her parents suddenly die, she is sent back to England to live with her uncle, Archibald Craven. She meets her sickly cousin Colin and the two children find a wondrous ...
Plot: garden, orphan, secret, post war
Place: yorkshire, india
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In a small presbytery in Yorkshire, England, living under the watchful eyes of their aunt and father, a strict Anglican pastor, the Bronte sisters write their first works and quickly become literary sensations.
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, contemplative
Plot: woman dressed as man, fainting, affair, tuberculosis, painting, disease, winter, writing, historical event, fire, writer's life, parents and children ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 1850s, 1840s ...
Place: yorkshire, france, england, brussels belgium, europe
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 4.1
 409
Adult Babies (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A group of high-powered, middle-aged white men go to this place to take refuge from the stresses of their daily lives and spend time relaxing and regressing as “adult babies.” It’s set in a beautiful, secret location but this is not their only ...
Style: toilet humor
Plot: fetish, perversion, diaper, disembowelment, murder, enema, nurse, pig, brother sister relationship, heist, fat man, death of mother ...
Time: 2010s
Place: yorkshire, england, britain, northern england
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The Selfish Giant (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A hyperactive boy and his best friend, a slow-witted youth with an affinity for horses, start collecting scrap metal for a shady dealer.
Style: sad, depressing, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, horse, theft, domestic violence, teenage life, child abuse, juvenile delinquency, youth, social misfits, thief, realism, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
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 7.3
 69K
Four Lions (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four Lions tells the story of a group of British jihadists who push their abstract dreams of glory to the breaking point. As the wheels fly off, and their competing ideologies clash, what emerges is an emotionally engaging (and entirely plausible) ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, not serious, satirical, funny ...
Plot: terrorism, recruit, farce, muslim, stupidity, suicide bomber, satire, suicide, comedy of errors, goofy hero, plan gone awry, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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 7.5
 363
No Angels (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 47 min.
Story: No Angels is a critically acclaimed British television comedy drama series, produced by the independent production company World Productions for Channel 4, which ran for three series from 2004 to 2006. It was devised by Toby Whithouse.
Style: humorous, sincere, controversial, realistic, touching ...
Plot: hospital, friendship, nurse, sexual humor, female friendship, workplace, promiscuity, family relations, friends, looking for sex, singleness, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe
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The New Statesman (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
Story: The New Statesman is a British sitcom of the late 1980s and early 1990s satirising the Conservative government of the time. It was written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran at the request of, and as a starring vehicle for, its principal actor, Rik ...
Style: surreal, sitcom, semi serious, realistic, clever ...
Plot: satire, politics, tv show, campaign, society, rivalry, legal action, media satire, workplace intrigue, suburban life, workplace situations, workplace ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england
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At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
Story: At Home with the Braithwaites is a British comedy-drama television series, created and written by Sally Wainwright. The storyline follows a suburban family from Leeds, whose life is turned upside down when the mother of the family wins 38 million ...
Style: cynical, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, charity, greed, secret, marriage, wealth, lifestyle, teenage life, family problems, couple relations, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe
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A Bit of a Do (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A Bit of a Do is a British comedy drama series based on the books by David Nobbs. The show starred David Jason and was aired on ITV in 1989. It was made for the ITV network by Yorkshire Television. The show was set in a fictional Yorkshire town. ...
Plot: working class, middle class, affair, party, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, marital separation, marital problem, newlywed, newlyweds, working class family, adultery ...
Place: northern england, yorkshire
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Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Open All Hours is a BBC sitcom written by Roy Clarke and starring Ronnie Barker as a miserly shop keeper and David Jason as his put-upon nephew who works as his errand boy. It ran for 26 episodes in four series, which premiered in 1976, 1981, 1982 ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, semi serious, contemplative, humorous
Plot: store, uncle, customer, shopkeeper, nephew, nurse, miser, unfulfilled love, family relations, workplace situations, generation gap, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: northern england, yorkshire, europe, england
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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
Story: This is a dramatisation of the real-life investigation into the notorious Yorkshire Ripper murders of the late 1970s, showing the effect that it had on the health and career of Assistant Chief Constable George Oldfield who led the enquiry.
Style: based on true events
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, true crime, murder, rape, mass murder
Place: yorkshire
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 7.7
 2K
Rising Damp (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Rising Damp is a British sitcom produced by Yorkshire Television for ITV. ITV originally broadcast the programme from 1974 through 1978. It was adapted for television by Eric Chappell from his well-received 1971 stage play The Banana Box The series ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, witty, realistic
Plot: liberal, conservative, racist, social differences, couples, wooing, womanizer, social misfits, interracial friendship, bachelor, slum, spinster ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, africa
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Rita, Sue and Bob Too! (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Realistic story of working class Yorkshire life. Two schoolgirls have a sexual fling with a married man. Serious and light-hearted by turns. Rita, Sue And Bob Too was adapted by Andrea Dunbar from two of her own controversial plays. Rita (Siobhan ...
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, affair, schoolgirl, sexual relations, forbidden love, infidelity, love triangle, best friends, youth, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe
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Playing the Field (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The on-the-field trials and tribulations and the off-the-field lives, loves and infidelities of 'The Castlefield Blues', an under funded, badly managed ladies football team from South Yorkshire in the north of England whose loyalty to the ...
Style: exciting, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: friendship, passionate interest, strong female presence, gender, couples, best friends, family relations, friends, rivalry, ambition, sport, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, northern england
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 6.2
 104
Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
Story: Barbara is a British sitcom starring Gwen Taylor in the title role. A pilot was broadcast in 1995, and three series were then televised from 1999 to 2003. It was made by Central Television, and filmed at their Lenton Lane studios in Nottingham in ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous ...
Plot: suburban life, couple relations, workplace situations, eccentric family, suburbs, society, couples, family life, perversion, family relations, farce, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Waterbury family are completely happy until mysterious men take their father away and they have to move up to Yorkshire without him. The three open-hearted children soon make many friends including their Old Gentleman whom they regularly wave to ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, emotional, cult film ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, teenage girl, countryside, railway station, adventure, family, human spirit, friendship, family life, parents and children, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, 1800s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Napoleon has been exiled to Elba, the English have returned from the wars, and Major Richard Sharpe finds himself in a sort of exile to lead a company of Yorkshire Yeomen. His duties include protecting mill owners from restless workers who are on ...
Plot: mill, british soldier, revenge, homecoming, half brother, fictional biography, british army
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.4
 31K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Happy Valley is a dark, funny, multi-layered thriller revolving around the personal and professional life of Catherine, a dedicated, experienced, hard-working copper. She is also a bereaved mother who looks after her orphaned grandchild.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: policewoman, crimes, kidnapping, police investigation, investigator, drug lord, ransom, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire
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All Creatures Great and Small (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: James Herriot is a vet in Yorkshire, England, during the 1940's. He is assigned to the practice of Siegfried Farnon, who (together with his mischievous brother Tristan) already have a successful business. James undergoes a variety of adventures ...
Style: emotional, talky, uplifting, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: small town, small town life, bittersweet, society, love and romance, romance, animal life, culture clash, countryside, social differences, wounded animal, farm ...
Time: 30s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, britain
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 6.8
 1K
Wetherby (1985)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The mysterious death of an enigmatic young man newly arrived in the suburb of Wetherby releases the long-repressed, dark passions of some of its residents.
Style: realistic, contemplative, psychological, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: investigation, solitude, obsession, memory, couples, haunted by the past, crimes, deadly, mysterious character, mystery, dinner party, spinster ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
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 5.5
 828
Up 'n' Under (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them in a local rugby sevens tournament. But to do so he must ...
Plot: underdog, rugby, sport, pep talk, dressing room, female in shower, bouncer, swearing, pool table, cheering crowd, disco, lifting weights ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england
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This Sporting Life (1963)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Plot: sport, widow, rise to the top, couples, human nature, realism, ambition, rugby, introspection, society, lifestyle, underdog ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone in the village and their prying questions, she remains ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, new beginning, troubled marriage, alcohol abuse, society, family problems, unfulfillment, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, betrayal, dishonesty ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era
Place: yorkshire
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Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After 6 years of brutal murders the West Yorkshire Police fear that they may have already interviewed The Ripper and let him back into the world to continue his reign of terror upon the citizens of Yorkshire, but things become more difficult for the ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, police investigation, crime, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, deadly, corrupt officer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london
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My Summer of Love (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the Yorkshire countryside, working-class tomboy Mona meets the exotic, pampered Tasmin. Over the summer season, the two young women discover they have much to teach one another, and much to explore together.
Style: psychological, sincere, melancholic, art house, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, siblings relations, teenage life, fall in love, gays and lesbians, friendship, lgbt, summer, tomboy, social differences ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
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 6.9
 15K
Little Voice (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After the death of her father, Little Voice or LV becomes a virtual recluse, never going out and hardly ever saying a word. She just sits in her bedroom listening to her father's collection of old records of Shirley Bassey, Marilyn Monroe and ...
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: rise and fall, singer, mother, pigeon, daughter, talent, recluse, obsession, social climbing, living with parents, unsupportive parent, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe, london
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