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, touching, humorous, witty and semi serious films and TV shows about / with british, family relations, husband wife relationship, friendship, working class, runaway, storytelling, father son relationship, greed and drinking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, France, USA and other countries.
yorkshire
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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), The Bronte Sisters (1979), Adult Babies (2017), The Syndicate (2012), 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, gay cinema, lgbt cinema, sentimental, psychological ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, gay lead character, sheep, male male kiss, lgbt, gay kiss, gay couple, migrant worker, farmer, english countryside, responsibility ...
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, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful
Plot: farmhouse, guilt, family home, memory, death of father, dysfunctional family, female protagonist, homecoming, farm, village, resentment, underwater ...
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, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, retirement, british humour, veteran, trio ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 80s, 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: secret, orphan, animals, imagination, magical, post war, garden, old mansion, adventure, family, secret hideout, escape from reality ...
Time: 19th century, 90s
Place: yorkshire, england, india
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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, police brutality, strangulation, crimes, murder, mystery, missing child, journalism, uncover truth, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974, 80s
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, 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: contemplative, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: fainting, tuberculosis, disease, winter, writing, historical event, affair, fire, painting, woman dressed as man, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, georgian era, 1840s, victorian era ...
Place: yorkshire, france, brussels belgium, england, europe ...
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 4.1
 442
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, rough, bleak, disturbing
Plot: perversion, murder, fetish, nurse, fish out of water, sex scandal, sadism, undercover, husband wife relationship, dominatrix, cult, estate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: yorkshire, england, northern england, britain
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The Syndicate (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A drama exploring how winning the lottery transforms the lives of ordinary people.
Style: realistic, serious, psychological, captivating, touching
Plot: store, workplace, lottery, working class, society, family relations, upscale, bittersweet, change of luck, realism, reward, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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 7.3
 71K
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, bomb, dimwit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, pakistan, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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 7.6
 372
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: sexy, humorous, captivating, light, feel good ...
Plot: hospital, female friendship, nurse, couples, workplace romance, sexual relations, workplace, promiscuity, friendship, dating, treatment, doctor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, 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: sitcom, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, politics, rivalry, state affairs, society, legal action, campaign, workplace intrigue, suburban life, tv show, workplace romance, media satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, cynical, offbeat ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, lottery, charity, greed, secret, marriage, wealth, lifestyle, youth, family problems, couples, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: england, northern england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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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: middle class, working class, affair, party, mother daughter relationship, parent grown child relationship, two brothers, marital problem, adultery, brother brother relationship, working class family, newlyweds ...
Place: northern england, yorkshire
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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, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: sexual promiscuity, affair, schoolgirl, sexual relations, youth, friends, strong sexual content, couples, love triangle, forbidden love, midlife crisis, infidelity ...
Time: 80s
Place: northern england, yorkshire, europe, england
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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, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: friendship, sport team, soccer, couples, friends, social relations, passionate interest, family relations, scout, best friends, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: yorkshire, europe, england, northern england
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Sharpe's Justice (1997)
Genre: Adventure
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, fictional biography, british army, homecoming, half brother
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: yorkshire
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 8.4
 32K
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, ransom, drug lord, law enforcement, revenge, crime, rape, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, yorkshire
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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, mind bending, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: world war two, solitude, obsession, investigation, suicide by gunshot, memory, couples, haunted by the past, mystery, crimes, deadly, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s
Place: yorkshire
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 5.6
 838
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, sport team, interracial relations, nosebleed, visual impairment, nudity (full frontal - brief), marital problem, bad weather, woman in bed, jogging, family argument ...
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, thought provoking ...
Plot: widow, human nature, couples, realism, sport, rise to the top, ambition, rugby, introspection, miner, love and romance, wedding ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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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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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, friends, anti conformity, youth, lifestyle, coming of age, friendship, director ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983, renaissance, 60s ...
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, ambition, football, sport, training, rivalry, stadium, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friendship, ego clash ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: england, yorkshire, brighton, europe, northern england ...
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 7.1
 18K
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, childhood sweetheart, fall in love, human spirit, workplace situations, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s, 18th century
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
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 6.2
 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, date night, teens, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, family relations, rivalry, beauty salon, hairdresser, model, working class, relationship vs career, ambition, follow your dream, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, london, detroit ...
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 7.3
 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, real world, dull life, realism, social climbing ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: yorkshire, england, europe, northern england, london ...
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 6.0
 888
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, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, ireland, london
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Where the Heart Is (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: captivating, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Plot: small town, family relations, nurse, workplace situations, small town life, strong female presence, workplace, love and romance, countryside, fictional city, husband wife relationship, factory ...
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.
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
Plot: village, farm, family relations, social relations, family problems, countryside, family, pub, honest, dialogue, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 70s, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england
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Dalziel and Pascoe (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 120 min.
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, police investigation, crime, partners, crimes, partners against crime, forensics, unlikely partners, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england
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