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, talky, touching, melancholic and gloomy films and TV shows about / with british, family relations, runaway, storytelling, husband wife relationship, mentor, dialogue, friendship, drinking alcohol and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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yorkshire movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as yorkshire: God's Own Country (2017), Dark River (2017), Last of the Summer Wine (1973), The Secret Garden (2020), Dalziel and Pascoe (1996), The Bronte Sisters (1979), The Selfish Giant (2013), Four Lions (2010), Barbara (1995), The Railway Children (1970).

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, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, lgbt, male male kiss, gay couple, gay kiss, gay love, migrant worker, farmer, english countryside ...
Place: yorkshire, romania, britain, 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: twists and turns, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful
Plot: guilt, family home, memory, female protagonist, death of father, dysfunctional family, homecoming, underwater, underwater scene, countryside, police, farm ...
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, village, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, trio ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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The Secret Garden (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
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: orphan, secret, animals, imagination, old mansion, magical, post war, adventure, family, sibling relationship, friends, escape from reality ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
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: murder, police detective, mystery, riddles and clues, crime, police investigation, partners, crimes, partners against crime, buddy cop, forensics, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern 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 brutality, murder, missing child, police corruption, investigation, strangulation, crimes, mystery, uncover truth, journalism, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, scotland
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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, contemplative, gloomy
Plot: fainting, tuberculosis, disease, winter, writing, fire, painting, historical event, affair, writer's life, woman dressed as man, family relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1840s, victorian era, 1850s ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, brussels, europe ...
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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, atmospheric, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, theft, domestic violence, horse, teenage life, juvenile delinquency, thief, misfit, poverty, child abuse, uncontrollable, realism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, poland ...
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 7.3
 72K
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, goofy hero, comedy of errors, bomb, dimwit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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 6.2
 107
Barbara (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 27 min.
TV show
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, humorous, offbeat, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, suburbs, eccentric family, suburban life, family life, workplace situations, couples, perversion, society, farce, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england
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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, 1800s ...
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.
Plot: working class, class differences, extramarital affair, social status, female director, social climbing, beating, pregnancy, pub, adultery, outdoor sex, love triangle ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s
Place: yorkshire, england
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Adventure
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, fictional biography, british army, homecoming, half brother
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.4
 33K
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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: policewoman, kidnapping, crimes, police investigation, investigator, drug lord, ransom, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: realistic, serious, talky, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: countryside, small town, veterinarian, social differences, small town life, culture clash, society, love and romance, romance, bittersweet, world war two, wounded animal ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s
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: gloomy, psychological, contemplative, mind bending, serious ...
Plot: solitude, obsession, investigation, world war two, suicide by gunshot, memory, haunted by the past, mystery, deadly, crimes, mysterious character, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
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 5.6
 852
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, pub, gym, blonde, fitness, mud, wet clothes, against the odds, aerobics, punched in the nose, referee ...
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, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: widow, rise to the top, sport, ambition, realism, couples, human nature, rugby, introspection, miner, isolation, working class ...
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, troubled marriage, new beginning, downfall, betrayal, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, alcohol abuse, looking for love ...
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, suspenseful, twists and turns, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, police corruption, murder, police investigation, crimes, uncover truth, mystery, deadly, dishonesty, police detective, riddles and clues, who done it ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980, 70s
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, 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, emotional, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, lesbian love, siblings relations, lgbt, teenage life, fall in love, countryside, gays and lesbians, friendship, summer, tomboy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, california
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 6.9
 16K
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, realistic, serious, psychological, humorous ...
Plot: rise and fall, pigeon, daughter, mother, talent, recluse, singer, obsession, haunted by the past, human nature, oldies, showbiz ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england, europe, 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, semi serious, stylized, melancholic, intellectual ...
Plot: exam, education, high school, teachers and students, teacher, youth, lifestyle, friends, anti conformity, coming of age, friendship, oxford ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, renaissance, 1960s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, london ...
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The Damned United (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous ...
Style: tense, sentimental, sincere, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: soccer, football, ambition, sport, training, rivalry, stadium, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friendship, ego clash ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, year 1974, 1960s
Place: england, yorkshire, brighton, europe, northern england ...
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 7.1
 19K
Brassed Off (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: feel good, touching, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Plot: music band, working class, labor union, unemployment, brass band, small town, romance, mine, performance, friends, childhood sweetheart, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
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 6.3
 8K
Blow Dry (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The annual British Hairdressing Championship comes to Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife Shelly and her lover Sandra run a beauty salon.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, rivalry, beauty salon, model, working class, relationship vs career, follow your dream, ambition, love and romance, lesbian, workplace ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london, detroit ...
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 6K
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, semi serious, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: lie, train, dream, working class, coming of age, imaginary, love and romance, society, social climbing, dull life, real world, realism ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 887
Among Giants (1998)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A manager hires Ray, off the books, to paint all the power towers in a 15-mile stretch of high-tension wires outside Sheffield. Ray's crew of men are friends, especially Ray with Steve, a young Romeo. Into the mix comes Gerry, an Australian ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, intense, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: friends, working class, love triangle, romance, human nature, society, friendship, life, catastrophe, couples, family problems, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, london, ireland
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Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Where the Heart Is is a British television family drama series set in the fictional Yorkshire town of Skelthwaite. First shown in 1997, it was created by Ashley Pharoah and Vicky Featherstone, and focuses on the professional and personal lives of ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, small town, nurse, love and romance, workplace, strong female presence, small town life, workplace situations, countryside, fictional city, british, sister in law ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, england, 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, realistic, serious, melancholic, controversial
Plot: village, farm, family relations, family problems, social relations, countryside, family, pub, dialogue, parents and children, honest, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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