Pacific northwest movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant pacific northwest movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous and tense films and TV shows about / with pacific northwest, friendship, small town, forest, betrayal, violence, blood, death, runaway and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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pacific northwest movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as pacific northwest: Grizzly (1976), Five Easy Pieces (1970), Northern Exposure (1990), Twin Peaks (1990), Kindergarten Cop (1990), First Blood (1982), Missing Link (2019), Pete's Dragon (2016), You Me Her (2016), Big Legend (2018).

List of pacific northwest movies

Primal Rage: The Legend of Oh-Mah (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A newly reunited young couple's drive through the Pacific Northwest turns into a nightmare as they are forced to face nature, unsavory locals, and a monstrous creature, known to the Native Americans as Oh-Mah.
Style: surprise ending, scary, intense, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: sasquatch, forest, monster, creature, beast, legend, hunting, pacific northwest, husband wife relationship, gore, ex convict, bigfoot ...
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Grizzly (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A fifteen-foot grizzly bear figures out that humans make for a tasty treat. As a park ranger tries rallying his men to bring about the bear's capture or destruction, his efforts are thwarted by the introduction of dozens of drunken hunters into ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, psychotronic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: grizzly bear, wilderness, national park, hunter, park ranger, survival, dangerous animal, rescue, danger, obsessive quest, animal horror, environmentalism ...
Time: 70s
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Five Easy Pieces (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drop-out from upper-class America picks up work along the way on oil-rigs when his life isn't spent in a squalid succession of bars, motels, and other points of interest.
Style: road movie, realistic, thought provoking, serious, captivating ...
Plot: road trip, rebelliousness, hitchhiker, dysfunctional family, musician, self discovery, character study, working class, identity crisis, americana, family problems, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa, washington state, los angeles, southern california ...
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Northern Exposure (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: After receiving a scholarship from the state, a recent Columbia University medical school graduate is required to set up his practice in an eccentric Alaskan town.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, touching ...
Plot: fish out of water, opposites attract, small town life, small town, cold weather, human nature, doctors and patients, couple relations, love and romance, misfit, graduation, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa
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Twin Peaks (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 47 min.
Story: The body of Laura Palmer is washed up on a beach near the small Washington state town of Twin Peaks. FBI Special Agent Dale Cooper is called in to investigate her strange demise only to uncover a web of mystery that ultimately leads him deep into ...
Style: atmospheric, gloomy, psychological, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: small town life, small town, investigation, who done it, murder, rape, death, crime, double life, special agents, secret, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: washington state, washington d.c., usa
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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: While serving time for insanity at a state mental hospital, implacable rabble-rouser, Randle Patrick McMurphy inspires his fellow patients to rebel against the authoritarian rule of head nurse, Mildred Ratched.
Style: psychological, dramatic, serious, tragicomedy, uplifting ...
Plot: human spirit, fighting the system, mental institution, insanity, freedom, nurse, anti heroes, doctors and patients, unlikely friendships, dehumanization, society, oppression ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: oregon
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Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Hard-edged cop John Kimble gets more than he bargained for when he goes undercover as a kindergarten teacher to get the goods on a brutal drug lord while at the same time protecting the man's young son. Pitted against a class of boisterous ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, funny, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: fish out of water, mischievous children, working undercover, kindergarten, teacher, undercover, police investigation, hidden identity, disorder, small town, chase, toys ...
Time: 20th century, year 1990, 1990s, 90s, twentieth century ...
Place: oregon, los angeles, california
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First Blood (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When former Green Beret John Rambo is harassed by local law enforcement and arrested for vagrancy, the Vietnam vet snaps, runs for the hills and rat-a-tat-tats his way into the action-movie hall of fame. Hounded by a relentless sheriff, Rambo ...
Style: exciting, serious, intense, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, soldier, tough heroes, lone wolves, manhunt, danger, police brutality, humiliation, ex military, loner, gunfight, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: vietnam, usa, arizona
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Missing Link (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The charismatic Sir Lionel Frost considers himself to be the world's foremost investigator of myths and monsters. Trouble is, none of his small-minded, high-society peers seems to recognize this. Hoping to finally gain acceptance from these ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, light, thought provoking, colourful
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sasquatch, legends and myths, ocean, yeti, bigfoot, escapades, hunting, journey, adventure, talking animals, storm, nature ...
Time: 19th century, victorian england
Place: himalaya, washington state
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Pete's Dragon (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than ...
Style: emotional, compassionate, touching, sweet, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: dragon, orphan, first contact, feral child, children, invisibility, family life, fire breathing dragon, escape, sawmill, forest, deforestation ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
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You Me Her (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 28 min.
Story: An unusual, real-world romance involving relatable people, with one catch - there are three of them! You Me Her infuses the sensibilities of a smart, grounded indie rom-com with a distinctive twist: one of the two parties just happens to be a ...
Style: romantic, light, touching, sincere, social realism ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: polyamory, threesome, open marriage, lesbian relationship, lesbian romance, infidelity, love triangle, lesbian, sexual exploration, free love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, breakup ...
Place: portland oregon
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Big Legend (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An ex-soldier ventures into the Pacific Northwest to uncover the truth behind his fiance's disappearance.
Style: tense, exciting, disturbing, bleak, scary
Plot: sasquatch, bigfoot, monster, disappearance, ex soldier, search, wilderness, gunshot, in the woods, pacific northwest, groom
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Susie Q (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Susie Q was going to a dance one night when she and her boyfriend got into a car crash and fell off a bridge. Years later, a teenager named Zach Sands moves into Susie's old house. Zach's father died in a car accident so his family is his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious
Plot: ghost, reincarnation, basketball, car accident, high school, imaginary, fall in love, supernatural ability, teenage life, angel, friends, friendship ...
Time: 50s, 90s, year 1955, 1950s, 1990s ...
Place: washington state, washington d.c.
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The Angry Beavers (1997)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Angry Beavers is an American animated television series created by Mitch Schauer for the Nickelodeon channel. The series revolves around Daggett and Norbert Beaver, two young beaver brothers who have left their home to become bachelors in the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, funny, dark humor, surreal ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: beaver, brother brother relationship, friendship, siblings relations, escapades, family relations, when the parents are away, in the woods, danger, friends, disorder, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 90s, 2000s, 1990s
Place: usa, oregon
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I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA, Qatar
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Style: humorous, suspense, rough, ironic, absurd ...
Plot: figure skating, abusive mother, mother daughter relationship, rivalry, emotional abuse, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, female athlete, skating, olympics, domestic violence, fondling ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1992, year 1991, year 1994 ...
Place: portland oregon, oregon, minneapolis minnesota, detroit
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Better Than Love (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A reluctant drug dealer strives to elevate his friends' lives while the addictive forces of an ignorant Oxycontin prescription corrodes his own.
Style: based on true events
Plot: desperation, accident, epidemic, recovery, pills, hospitalization, morality, rehabilitation, pacific northwest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prescription drugs, drug use ...
Time: 1990s, 90s
Place: washington state
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S.W.A.T.: Under Siege (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall seizes a mysterious prisoner taking him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave-after-wave of assault teams attempting to ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, disturbing, surprise ending
Plot: survival, chase, violence, police, murder, police chase, foot chase, self mutilation, spy, husband wife relationship, martial arts, one against many ...
Time: 2010s
Place: washington d.c., seattle, washington state, seattle washington
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Grizzly Mountain (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Present-day Portland suburbs kids Dylan and Nicole go on the camping trip with their family, and when they enter a mysterious cave in the mountains, they're transported back in time to 1870, where they meet mountain man Jeremiah.
Style: sincere, entertaining, captivating, feel good
Plot: grizzly bear, time travel, mountain man, native american white relationships, racial prejudice, wilderness, gold, american indian, adventure, bear, time traveler, hawk ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1870s
Place: oregon
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Gravity Falls (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Twin brother and sister Dipper and Mabel Pines are in for an unexpected adventure when they spend the summer helping their great uncle Stan run a tourist trap in the mysterious town of Gravity Falls, Oregon.
Style: captivating, exciting, offbeat, not serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: supernatural, twins, monster, friendship, small town, imaginary, youth, adventure, small town life, siblings relations, mysterious place, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: oregon, usa, california
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This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, coming of age, domestic violence, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, family relations, mechanic, homosexual, gay teenager, stepfather, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington d.c., washington state ...
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The Hunted (1998)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Insurance investigator Samantha Clark goes deep into a Pacific Northwest forest to retrieve $12 million from a crashed airplane. While there she meets a mysterious mountain man who claims he can help her hunt down the money but instead he ends up ...
Plot: female protagonist, air disaster, revolver, hunted, psychological thriller, survivalist, mountain man, crazy, most dangerous game, hunter, pacific northwest, shot with an arrow ...
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City Boy (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Nick, a 17-year-old in search of his father, gains employment with a logging company in a beautiful and mysterious virgin forest known as the Limberlost. Through his relationships with new associates and his adventures in this new and strange ...
Plot: friendship between men, obstacle, pacific northwest, acceptance, logging, coming of age, orphan, father son relationship, teenage boy, first kiss, bathing, handicap
Time: 1910s
Place: chicago illinois
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Evergreen (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A young girl seduced by a boy's affluent seemingly idyllic family and goes to extremes to gain acceptance.
Plot: female director, sex, mother daughter relationship, loss of virginity, troubled marriage, first time, agoraphobia, poverty, pacific northwest
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The Roomies (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An under-employed and over-indulgent misfit aims to turn his life around through sobriety and religion while moving into the least supportive environment for either: an apartment with his old high school friends and indie band The Entropy All-Stars.
Plot: breakup, music store, religion, immaturity, best friend, christianity, coming of age, sarcasm, pacific northwest, drug dealer, pot smoking, premarital sex ...
Place: portland oregon
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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me - The Missing Pieces (2014)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The long-awaited missing pieces from the original version of the film – nearly an hour-and-a-half of deleted/alternate scenes from Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me – often referred to as the “holy grail” of Twin Peaks fandom.
Style: enigmatic, disturbing, psychological, scary, based on cult tv series
Plot: investigation, secret, fbi, serial killer, salvation, sheriff, murder, dead girl, small town, corpse, doppelganger, sex scene ...
Time: 80s
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Green Room (2015)
Genre: Horror, Music, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young punk rock band find themselves trapped in a secluded venue after stumbling upon a horrific act of violence.
Style: suspense, atmospheric, bleak, intense, suspenseful ...
Plot: skinhead, murder, violence, survival, punk band, friendship, heroin, brutality, killer dog, blood, swastika, murder witness ...
Time: 2010s
Place: oregon, portland oregon
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Stand by Me (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the death of a friend, a writer recounts a boyhood journey to find the body of a missing boy.
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: coming of age, childhood, friendship, adventure, coming-of-age, youth, loyalty, innocence, camp, courage, teenager, death ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 20th century, year 1959, 80s
Place: oregon, usa
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Blackway (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young woman newly returned to her hometown becomes the subject of harassment by a man named Blackway, an ex-cop turned violent crime lord who operates with impunity in this small community on the edge of the wilderness. Forsaken by the local ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, sincere, tense
Plot: revenge, murder, stalker, threat, corrupt cop, single woman, loss of daughter, small town, hometown, intruder, attempted rape, on the road ...
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Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay african american, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, confession, coming out, lgbt, intergenerational friendship, homosexual, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
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McQ (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Police Lieutenant Lon McQ investigates the killing of his best friend and uncovers corrupt elements of the police department dealing in confiscated drugs.
Style: serious, suspense, exciting, twists and turns, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, murder, police corruption, fighting crime, uncover truth, crimes, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, investigation, betrayal, car chase ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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