Straw movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant straw movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out cult film, humorous, realistic, weird, serious and light films and TV shows about / with straw, chase, death, blood, kiss, violence, murder, brutality, cigarette smoking and danger plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
straw movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as straw: How to Be a Good Wife (2020), The Forest (2018), Caged (2010), Better Off Dead... (1985), Shango (1970), Willy The Sparrow (1989), Haruta & Chika (2017), Stars of Eger (1968), Gunman Called Nebraska (1966), In This Corner of the World (2016).

List of straw movies

How to Be a Good Wife (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Paulette Van Der Beck and her husband have been running the housekeeping school of Bitche in Alsace for many years. Their mission is to train teenage girls to become the perfect housewives at a time when women were expected to be subservient to ...
Style: disturbing, satirical, humorous, captivating
Plot: boarding school, feminism, nun, death of husband, loss of husband, financial problem, boarding school life, satire, family problems, lifestyle change, changing lives, workplace ...
Time: year 1968, 70s, year 1967, 60s
Place: france
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The Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Danila is sixteen. Katya is twice his age. He spends hours watching her from an old shed on the forest. He does not even think about trying to be with her until Danila's father shows up on Katya's doorstep in an attempt to run away from ...
Style: melancholic, psychological, captivating, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: older woman teenage boy relationship, mature woman, older woman teenage boy sex, age difference, teenage sexuality, sexuality, sexual abuse, villager, obsession, extramarital affair, dysfunctional marriage, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: russia
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Caged (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Somewhere in Eastern Europe. Carole is a young nurse with a humanitarian aid group that has reached the end of its mission. But just then, the young woman and her two colleagues are kidnapped by strangers for mysterious reasons. Held captive, cared ...
Style: disturbing, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious ...
Plot: kidnapping, crimes, woman in danger, abduction, captivity, confined, captive, basement, farmhouse, expedition, graphic violence, survival ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, eastern europe, kosovo, former yugoslavia
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Better Off Dead... (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lane Meyer is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth and is crushed when she falls for the new captain of the ski team, Roy. After several failed suicide attempts, narrow escapes from the relentless paper boy, and nearly unbearable dinners at home with ...
Style: feel good, funny, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, skiing, teenager, suicide attempt, nerd, machismo, romance, teenage love, slutty attitude, young lovers, rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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Shango (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Western
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Shango is a Texas Ranger who finds himself up against a former Confederate officer and his gang of thugs who have been terrorizing a local border town in search of gold.
Plot: bandit, witness, fiesta, peasant, confederate soldier, child murder, celebration, maverick, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, locked in a cage, post civil war, ranger ...
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Willy The Sparrow (1989)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: Hungary
Duration: 76 min.
Story: What would it feel like to be a bird and fly over the trees and housetops? A boy named Willy finds out when the Sparrow Guardian turns him into a Sparrow for shooting a BB gun at the little birds. Suddenly, Willy's own cat thinks of him as ...
Style: light, fairy tale, epic, retro, cult film
Audience: kids
Plot: bird, staircase, heroes, getting home, truancy, wizards, court, mysticism, capture, alcohol abuse, talking animals, flying ...
Place: hungary, budapest
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Haruta & Chika (2017)
Genre: Drama, Music, Mystery
Country: Japan
Story: Haruta is handsome and smart, Chika is bright and naive. When they were children, they were friends until Haruta's family moved away while he was in the 3rd grade. They meet again during a high school entrance ceremony. After all of these ...
Style: romantic
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, high school, cute girl, teenager, classmate, friend, school, schoolgirl, teacher, student, new school, girl ...
Place: mount fuji, japan
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Stars of Eger (1968)
Genre: Adventure, History, Romance, War
Country: Hungary, Bulgaria
Duration: 157 min.
Story: This romantic and grandiose historical film depicts the era of the constant incursions and heroic battles fought by the defenders of the castle of Eger, led by captain István Dobó, against the heavy odds of superior numbers through the lives and ...
Style: biblical, cult film
Plot: medieval, fortress, queen, swordswoman, ancient, defeat, knight, swamp, siege, lady in waiting, fencing, horse ...
Time: 16th century
Place: ottoman empire, istanbul turkey, bulgaria, transylvania, vienna ...
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Gunman Called Nebraska (1966)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drifter helps a ranch couple fend off the approaches of a ruthless landowner.
Style: suspense
Plot: ranch, cowboy, pitcher, care, lovers, hungry, violence against women, colt, child abuse, blond, old west, hugging ...
Place: texas, nebraska
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In This Corner of the World (2016)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, History, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Newlywed Suzu Urano moves to her new life in Kure City on the coast of Hiroshima Prefecture, where she perseveres through World War II with pluck and determination.
Style: thought provoking, touching, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, war, wedding, bombing, military, female protagonist, anniversary, evacuation, couples, society, teenager ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1935, year 1945 ...
Place: japan, hiroshima japan, east asia, asia
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Worzel Gummidge (1979)
Genre: Family, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: Worzel Gummidge is a children's comedy series, produced by Southern Television for ITV, based on the books by Barbara Euphan Todd. Starting in 1979, the programme starred Jon Pertwee in the title role and ran for four series in the UK until ...
Audience: kids
Plot: children, magic realism, village, boy, girl, farm, brother sister relationship, countryside, tea, innocence, scarecrow, barn ...
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Mersal (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 172 min.
Story: A few individuals in the medical profession are murdered or kidnapped, and the cop investigating the case suspects a doctor and arrests him. But is he the one who is behind these crimes? And why are they being committed?
Style: suspense, serious, epic, emotional, mysterious ...
Plot: revenge, murder, rage, anger, brother brother relationship, poverty, brutality, violence, fight, medicine, hidden truth, doctor ...
Time: 2010s, 70s
Place: paris france
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The Toy Shop (1996)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Locked in a deserted old English toy shop, Katherine and her stuffy cousin Matthew meet some very special friends. Their fantasy world becomes a nightmare when Master Jack, the evil jack-in-the-box casts a spell and shrinks Katherine to the size of ...
Plot: affection, little boy, guilt, fear, dog, chase, tea, flashback, evil doll, acceptance, pity, loss of mother ...
Time: 1910s
Place: england
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Maging Sino Ka Man (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: a film by Eddie Rodriguez.
Plot: chase, police, nurse, restaurant, street kid, river, salesman, landlady, boarding house, province, attempted rape, escape ...
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Basilicata Coast to Coast (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Italy
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A music group and a journalist cross the region of Basilicata by foot to attend a music festival.
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: music band, journalism, on the road, artists and showbiz, friends, beach, musician, dancing, ocean, car accident, male nudity, wine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy
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Albatross (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: Iceland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: With big plans for the future, city boy Tommi chases his girlfriend to the Wild West-fjords. This summer is not going to be like he expected.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, stylized, queer cinema
Plot: self discovery, misfit, golf club, mexican standoff, farm, nature, radio, flirting, golf, eagle, latina, duel ...
Time: future
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The New Kid (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Benoit is the new kid at a junior high school. He's bullied by a gang of arrogant boys who make things difficult for him. Determined not to be pushed around, Benoit organizes a big party and invites the whole class. But on the night of the ...
Style: light, feel good, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, self confidence, teenage boy, school, teenage love, teenager, new student, party, junior high school, rivalry, coming of age, childhood ...
Place: paris france
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Wildflower (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One day Sammy and his younger sister Ellie happen upon a cabin where Alice, a young, partially deaf girl with epilepsy is being kept by her abusive stepfather. The three soon become friends and hope to get Alice an education and help her escape from ...
Style: romantic, serious, realistic, touching, inspirational
Plot: deaf, rescue, mentally challenged, youth, dysfunctional family, friendship, child abuse, great depression, happy ending, countryside, coming of age, family relations ...
Time: 1930s
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Cannon Movie Tales: Rumpelstiltskin (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Family, Musical
Country: USA, Israel
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A musical version of the classic story about a miller's daughter who recieves help from a mischievous dwarf, then ends up over her head. Now, she and a mute servant girl may be the only hope for her baby son, John.
Style: fairy tale, feel good, stylized, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: elf, family, escapades, adventure, rescue, love and romance, rivalry, master and servant, imaginary kingdom, legends and myths, wish come true, breaking the fourth wall ...
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Run, Angel, Run! (1969)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Angel (William Smith), an outlaw biker, sells out his gang by exposing their wild conquests to Like magazine for $10,000. With his photo on the cover, Angel skips town and tries to start over with help from sheep rancher Dan Felton (Dan Kemp). An ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: biker, exploitation, motorcycle gang, sheep, motorcycle, truck, chicken, wine, train, rape, on the run, beach ...
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Penelope (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her ...
Style: fairy tale, feel good, romantic, light, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, family outing, kids ...
Plot: love and romance, fall in love, self discovery, romance, true love, love, looking for love, unlikely friendships, loneliness, magical, love affair, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: london
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Miss March (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A young man awakens from a four-year coma to hear that his once virginal high-school sweetheart has since become a centerfold in one of the world's most famous men's magazines. He and his sex-crazed best friend decide to take a ...
Style: sexy, humorous, funny, sex comedy, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: virginity, playboy, party, lesbian sex, erotica, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), life turned upside down, loss of virginity, satire, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, chicago illinois
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Killer Klowns from Outer Space (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Aliens, who look like clowns, arrive on Earth to capture and harvest people in order to use them as sustenance.
Style: scary, parody, humorous, suspenseful, slasher ...
Audience: kids, boys' night, teens
Plot: clown, monster, alien, small town, alien invasion, killer clown, ufo, evil alien, survival, heroic mission, dark humor, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A naive business graduate is installed as president of a manufacturing company as part of a stock scam.
Style: feel good, surreal, light, satirical, humorous ...
Plot: fighting the system, corruption, secretary, industry, dark humor, christmas, journalism, psychiatrist, success, newspaper, business, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1958, year 1959
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
Genre: Animation, Drama, War
Country: Japan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: In the final months of World War II, 14-year-old Seita and his sister Setsuko are orphaned when their mother is killed during an air raid in Kobe, Japan. After a falling out with their aunt, they move into an abandoned bomb shelter. With no ...
Style: touching, depressing, harsh, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: kids
Plot: world war two, hunger, orphan, war, siblings relations, homelessness, survival, desperation, bomb, death of child, anti war, theft ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1945, post world war two
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Presumed dead after a shoot-out with the Haddonfield police, Michael Myers is secretly nursed back to health -- and returns a year later to kill again and once more targets his young niece, Jamie. Jamie is now recovering in the local children's ...
Style: slasher, bloody, scary, suspenseful, macabre ...
Audience: teens
Plot: halloween, serial killer, supernatural, masked villain, killer, murder, monster, hospital, obsession, kitten, psychopath, masked killer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, illinois
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The Go-Between (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Tale of torrid and forbidden love between Christie and Bates in the English countryside.
Style: disturbing, sexy, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: forbidden love, coming of age, summer, love, first love, cricket the game, birthday party, youth, friendship, love triangle, curse, english countryside ...
Time: 20th century, victorian era, 90s, 19th century, year 1900
Place: england, europe
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The Counterfeiters (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, War
Country: Austria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story Jewish counterfeiter, Salomon Sorowitsch, coerced into assisting the Nazi operation of the Sachsenhausen concentration camp during World War II.
Style: harsh, tense, brutal, bleak, serious ...
Plot: holocaust, nazi, concentration camp, world war two, counterfeit money, jewish, war, survival, german, forgery, counterfeiter, prison ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war two, year 1945 ...
Place: europe, poland, germany, berlin germany, hamburg germany ...
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Day Watch (2006)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A man who serves in the war between the forces of Light and Dark comes into possession of a device that can restore life to Moscow, which was nearly destroyed by an apocalyptic event.
Style: dark fantasy, intense, exciting, suspenseful, futuristic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, good versus evil, supernatural, destiny, witch, future dystopia, rivalry, supernatural ability, apocalypse, end of the world, russian, brutality ...
Time: year 2006, 2000s, year 1992, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: eastern europe, europe, moscow russia, russia
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Bloodsucking Freaks (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sardu runs the theatre of the macabre. Sardu is into S&M. Sardu likes to kill people in public and make them think it's fake.
Style: disturbing, slasher, bloody, depressing, experimental ...
Plot: sexual abuse, torture, murder, nude dance, serial killer, exploitation, kidnapping, confined, scream queen, body horror, sex crime, chainsaw ...
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
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