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, sentimental, captivating and witty films and TV shows about / with british, countryside, husband wife relationship, pub, family relations, police, storytelling, police investigation, murder and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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yorkshire movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as yorkshire: All Creatures Great & Small (2020), God's Own Country (2017), Dark River (2017), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), Happy Valley (2014), The Secret Garden (2020), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996), Downton Abbey (2019), Adult Babies (2017), Four Lions (2010).

List of movies set in yorkshire

All Creatures Great & Small (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
TV show
Story: The heartwarming and humorous adventures of a young country vet in the Yorkshire Dales in the 1930s. A remake of the 1978 series.
Style: sentimental, sweet, funny, light, humorous ...
Plot: veterinarian, village life, scot, animal human communication, countryside, following a dream, human animal relationship, new life, veterinary clinic, animals, golden retriever, workplace situations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: yorkshire
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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, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, gay couple, lgbt, gay sex, gay love, sheep, gay kiss, male male kiss, migrant worker, loneliness ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania
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 5.9
 4K
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: twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: guilt, family home, dysfunctional family, death of father, female protagonist, homecoming, memory, farm, haunted by the past, underwater scene, police, countryside ...
Place: yorkshire
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, library, pub ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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 8.4
 36K
Happy Valley (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, police, law enforcement, ransom, drug lord, revenge, crime investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
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The Secret Garden (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK, France, USA, China
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 ...
Style: fairy tale, sentimental, exciting, touching, feel good ...
Plot: imagination, orphan, secret, animals, old mansion, garden, magical, post war, estate, family, adventure, escape from reality ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1947
Place: yorkshire, england, india
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Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: A British crime drama based on the "Dalziel and Pascoe" series of books by Reginald Hill, set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Wetherton. The unlikely duo of politically incorrect elephant-in-a-china-shop-copper Detective Superintendent ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, witty, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, murder, crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, crimes, partners against crime, mystery, partners, buddy cop, shrewd, unlikely partners ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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Red Riding: 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, neo noir ...
Plot: serial killer, police brutality, murder, strangulation, missing child, police corruption, investigation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, journalism, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, scotland
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 7.4
 47K
Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: family saga, captivating, sincere, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: aristocracy, estate, servant, butler, british royal family, class differences, husband wife relationship, family relations, inheritance, lie, mother daughter relationship, intrigue ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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 4.2
 550
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: rough, disturbing, bleak
Plot: diaper, fetish, toilet humor, perversion, murder, nurse, fish out of water, sex scandal, undercover, sadism, husband wife relationship, cult ...
Time: 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, britain
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 7.3
 75K
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: humorous, not serious, satirical, cult film, funny ...
Plot: terrorism, muslim, recruit, satire, stupidity, suicide bomber, dark humor, suicide, farce, goofy hero, comedy of errors, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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At Home with the Braithwaites (2000)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: UK
TV show
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, greed, charity, wealth, lifestyle, couples, family problems, youth, couple relations, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, britain
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 7.0
 184K
Chicken Run (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK, France, Ireland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to rebel against the evil Mr. and Mrs. Tweedy, the farm's owners. Rocky ...
Style: witty, humorous, semi serious, light, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: escape, chicken, freedom, animal protagonist, adventure, escape attempt, birds, farm, bird, loss of friend, family, fugitives ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two, 1950s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england, united kingdom
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 6.8
 3K
Heartbeat (1992)
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Set during the 1960s in the fictional North Yorkshire village of Aidensfield, this enduringly popular series interweaves crime and medical storylines.
Style: sincere, sentimental, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: village, police, countryside, social relations, honest law enforcer, cop witness relations, cop as target, juvenile delinquency, workplace, motorcycle chase, bar, village life ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire, united kingdom
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 7.1
 184
A Bit of a Do (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, newlywed, extramarital affair, businessman, divorced divorcee, divorce, class conflict, middle aged woman, wedding, social satire, starting over ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england
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This Is Personal: The Hunt for the Yorkshire Ripper (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
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: realistic, exciting, psychological, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, police, murder investigation, true crime, mass murder, murder, rape
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.7
 182K
Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, countryside, family relations, manners, love and romance, traditional versus modern, butler, aristocrat, family life, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
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 7.7
 2K
Rising Damp (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, not serious, realistic, witty
Plot: liberal, conservative, racist, social differences, wooing, couples, social misfits, womanizer, interracial friendship, slum, bachelor, con artists ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, africa
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Wuthering Heights (1970)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Earnshaws are Yorkshire farmers during the early 19th Century. One day, Mr. Earnshaw returns from a trip to the city, bringing with him a ragged little boy called Heathcliff. Earnshaw's son, Hindley, resents the child, but Heathcliff ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, orphan, family relations, vengeance, unfulfilled love, love triangle, love affair, social differences, tragic love, couple relations, infidelity, true love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 1920s, 70s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe
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An American Werewolf in London (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two American tourists in England are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, cult film, suspenseful, scary ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, beast, transformation, dark humor, supernatural, countryside, nurse, afterlife, curses spells and rituals, race against time, danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, yorkshire, northern england ...
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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: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: infidelity, sexual promiscuity, schoolgirl, sexual relations, friends, couples, dishonesty, coming of age, love and romance, youth, best friends, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe
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The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: childhood, countryside, orphan, old mansion, little girl, garden, sick child, friendship, aristocracy, secret, family, girl ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, victorian, 18th century
Place: india, yorkshire, england, europe, liverpool ...
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The Railway Children (1970)
Genre: Drama, Family
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, feel good, semi serious, emotional, nostalgic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: family relations, teenage girl, railway station, countryside, adventure, family, child's point of view, human spirit, friendship, parents and children, family life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1900s, victorian era, victorian ...
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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Room at the Top (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Adaptation of John Braine's novel about a young man on the make in 1950s Yorkshire.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, psychological, contemplative
Plot: working class, class differences, extramarital affair, social status, social climbing, husband wife relationship, ex soldier, rich poor, british, rich and poor, love triangle, older woman younger man relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, yorkshire
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
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, british army, fictional biography, half brother, homecoming
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: 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: realistic, serious, uplifting, talky, sentimental ...
Plot: countryside, small town, veterinarian, society, wounded animal, animal life, social differences, small town life, culture clash, world war two, bittersweet, love and romance ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, britain
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 6.8
 2K
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: mind bending, gloomy, psychological, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: obsession, solitude, world war two, investigation, memory, haunted by the past, couples, mystery, crimes, deadly, mysterious character, dinner party ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
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 5.6
 894
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: rugby, underdog, jogging, marital problem, nosebleed, nudity (full frontal - brief), bad weather, sport team, family relations, interracial relations, visual impairment, woman in bed ...
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: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: widow, rise to the top, ambition, sport, realism, couples, human nature, rugby, introspection, miner, society, wedding ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 159 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious
Plot: romance, new beginning, domestic violence, troubled marriage, love and romance, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, alcohol abuse, looking for love ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian
Place: yorkshire
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