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, semi serious, witty and captivating films and TV shows about / with british, family relations, husband wife relationship, storytelling, police, friendship, working class, countryside, dialogue and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
yorkshire
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yorkshire movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as yorkshire: God's Own Country (2017), All Creatures Great & Small (2020), Happy Valley (2014), The Secret Garden (2020), Dark River (2017), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), At Home with the Braithwaites (2000), Downton Abbey (2010), The Railway Children (1970), Room at the Top (2012).

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, lgbt cinema, erotic, psychological, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, lgbt, sheep, gay love, gay relationship, gay couple, gay romance, migrant worker, gay lead character, gay interest, farm, family farm ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, britain, romania, united kingdom
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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: sweet, sentimental, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: veterinarian, village life, english countryside, countryside, animal human communication, human animal relationship, animals, new life, friendship, following a dream, veterinary clinic, animal life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.5
 40K
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: serious, suspenseful, tense, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: policewoman, crimes, investigator, kidnapping, police, rape, police investigation, police protagonist, law enforcement, criminal, drug dealer, police station ...
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, mysterious, sentimental, touching, feel good ...
Audience: kids
Plot: imagination, orphan, estate, animals, secret, old mansion, flowers, true love, nature, curse, garden, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1940s, year 1947, post world war two
Place: yorkshire, england, india
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 5.8
 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: disturbing, suspenseful, captivating, tense, social ...
Plot: guilt, death of father, haunted by the past, farm, twists and turns, father daughter incest, family home, memory, dysfunctional family, homecoming, village, countryside ...
Place: yorkshire
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Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1974 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, bleak, dark, suspense ...
Plot: serial killer, investigation, murder, murder mystery, crimes, journalism, mystery, police brutality, twists and turns, conspiracy, strangulation, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1974
Place: yorkshire, england, scotland, northern england, europe
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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, talky, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, golden years, retirement, social relations, british, pub, library, working class, veteran ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, united kingdom
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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: semi serious, realistic, cynical, humorous, surreal ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, wealth, greed, marriage, secret, lifestyle, youth, couples, family problems, couple relations, teenage life, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, britain
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 8.7
 207K
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, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, traditional versus modern, relatives, manners, high society, countryside, upscale, butler, family life, servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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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, emotional, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: teenage girl, train, child's point of view, adventure, family, friendship, countryside, railway, human spirit, life is a bitch, family life, parents and children ...
Time: edwardian era, 70s, 19th century, victorian era, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london, northern england, europe
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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: suspenseful, psychological, tense, captivating, contemplative
Plot: working class, class differences, adultery, car accident, love triangle, ex soldier, social climbing, social status, post war, rich and poor, extramarital affair, young man ...
Time: 1940s, 50s
Place: england, yorkshire
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Red Riding: The Year of Our Lord 1980 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
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, suspenseful, enigmatic, atmospheric, cerebral ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, crimes, murder, police corruption, police investigation, twists and turns, conspiracy, murder mystery, uncover truth, mystery, dishonesty, police detective ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century, 70s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, london
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The History Boys (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The story of an unruly class of bright, funny history students at a Yorkshire grammar school in pursuit of an undergraduate place at Oxford or Cambridge. Bounced between their maverick English master, a young and shrewd teacher hired to up their ...
Style: witty, stylized, melancholic, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: teacher, coming of age, exam, gay, gay teenager, education, lgbt, youth, lifestyle, friends, anti conformity, underage sex ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: england, yorkshire, london, new jersey, northern england ...
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 7.2
 20K
Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A small Yorkshire mining town is threatened with being shut down and the only hope is for the men to enter their Grimley Colliery Brass Band into a national competition. They believe they have no hope until Gloria appears carrying her Flugelhorn. At ...
Style: sexy, emotional, feel good, touching, intense ...
Plot: mining, music, relationships, working class, small town, romance, brass band, nudity (full frontal - brief), competition, hospital, musician, world politics ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 18th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london, scotland, northern england ...
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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, tense, realistic, witty, suspenseful
Plot: murder, police detective, police investigation, riddles and clues, buddy cop, partners, partners against crime, mystery, crimes, falklands war, nypd, investigation ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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 7.4
 57K
Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, China
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: sincere, family saga, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: estate, aristocracy, servant, butler, intrigue, domestic servant, country estate, aristocrat, class differences, country house, lie, chauffeur ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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See No Evil: The Moors Murders (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: The film is the first known dramatisation of one of the most notorious killing sprees in British history and was made to mark the fortieth anniversary of Hindley and Brady's trial. It was made with the full backing of the victims' ...
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, murder, mind game, death of child, mystery, rivalry, life is a bitch, husband wife relationship, crimes, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963, year 1966
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, manchester
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The Bronte Sisters (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
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: serious, realistic, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: writers, art, women, writer's life, historical event, winter, disease, tuberculosis, painting, fire, sibling relationship, sisters ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1850s, 1830s, georgian era ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels, england, united kingdom ...
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 6.9
 27K
Calendar Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Members of a Yorkshire branch of the Women's Institute cause controversy when they pose nude for a charity calendar.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: charity, women, female nudity, leukemia, small town, female empowerment, elderly, life philosophy, model, human spirit, friendship, aging ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, london, yorkshire, northern england, europe ...
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Open All Hours (1976)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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, humorous, semi serious, contemplative
Plot: storekeeper, miser, nephew, uncle, customer, nurse, workaholic, working class, bicycle, workplace situations, unfulfillment, generation gap ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: yorkshire, northern england, europe, 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: psychological, exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, true crime, police, murder investigation, murder, mass murder, rape, crimes
Time: 70s
Place: yorkshire
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 7.7
 3K
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, not serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: kids
Plot: racist, conservative, liberal, interracial friendship, social differences, couples, womanizer, social misfits, wooing, bachelor, slum, spinster ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, africa, yorkshire, northern england, europe ...
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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: gothic, atmospheric, sexy, melancholic, reflective ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: forbidden love, vengeance, true love, murder, beautiful scenery, music, adaptation, runaway, catastrophe, obsession, brutality, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 19th century, 1920s, 70s, victorian era
Place: yorkshire, england, 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: funny, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, monster, supernatural, beast, violence, nightmare, full moon, monster as victim, transformation, ghost, wolf, nurse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: london, england, yorkshire, europe, united kingdom ...
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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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: married man, sexual promiscuity, infidelity, sexual relations, polyamory, schoolgirl, working class, affair, husband wife relationship, friendship between girls, older man younger woman relationship, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, england, europe
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Playing the Field (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: realistic, serious, exciting, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian, soccer, sport team, friendship, strong female presence, love and romance, best friends, ambition, sport, gender, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, 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, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Plot: rugby, sport, widow, rise to the top, ambition, couples, realism, human nature, introspection, christmas, miner, male nudity ...
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, domestic violence, new beginning, troubled marriage, mansion, novelist, crumbling marriage, downfall, dishonesty, love and romance, society, betrayal ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century
Place: yorkshire
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 7.3
 7K
Billy Liar (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity ...
Style: realistic, humorous, talky, stylized, reflective ...
Plot: coming of age, working class, train, writers, imagination, hospital, friendship, fantasy world, lie, small town, runaway, redemption ...
Time: 60s
Place: england, london, yorkshire, new jersey, northern england ...
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 4.8
 3K
Emmerdale (1972)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The lives of several families in the Yorkshire Dales revolve around a farm and the nearby village. With murders, affairs, lies, deceit, laughter and tears, it's all there in the village.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, melancholic, controversial
Plot: village, family relations, social relations, family problems, family, honest, parents and children, lgbt, gay, friendship, lifestyle, lesbian ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe
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