Movies and TV shows set in liverpool

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in liverpool ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, touching, serious, clever, captivating and semi serious films and TV shows about / with british, singing, song, singer, youth, friendship, friends, runaway, family relations and female nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, Australia and other countries.
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liverpool movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as liverpool: Letter to Brezhnev (1985), Soft Lad (2015), Little Boy Blue (2017), Bread (1986), The Onedin Line (1971), The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983), An Awfully Big Adventure (1995), The Leaving of Liverpool (1992), Straight on Till Morning (1972), Cilla (2014).

List of movies set in liverpool

Letter to Brezhnev (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. Two Liverpool lasses, Teresa and Elaine meet two Russian sailors, Sergei ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic, semi serious
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: state affairs, romance, society, couples, injustice, friends, love and romance, opposites attract, hopes, social differences, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, russia, england, europe, soviet union
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 5.9
 810
Soft Lad (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young man involved in a love affair that will change his life forever, whilst his lover wrestles his demons on a journey that will force him to come to terms with his sexuality, leaving lives destroyed in the wake.
Style: psychological, touching, lgbt cinema, sexy, sincere
Plot: gay, love affair, lgbt, sexuality, marriage, brother sister relationship, infidelity, closeted homosexual, husband wife relationship, gay relationship, affair, dancer ...
Place: liverpool
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Style: touching, melancholic, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, terminal illness, breast cancer, femme fatale, promise, dying, lie, mother daughter relationship, doctor, theatre audience, cancer, actor's life ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, los angeles, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, california ...
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Little Boy Blue (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on a true story that shocked a nation, this powerful four-part factual drama, from BAFTA winning writer and executive producer Jeff Pope (Appropriate Adult, The Widower), centres on the devastating impact on a city of an innocent child’s ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, police detective, murder investigation, true crime, danger, dishonesty, murder weapon, 11 year old, husband wife relationship, questioned by police ...
Time: year 2007
Place: liverpool
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 6.1
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Bread (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Bread is a British television sitcom, written by Carla Lane, produced by the BBC and screened on BBC1 from 1 May 1986 to 3 November 1991. The series focused on the devoutly-Catholic and extended Boswell family of Liverpool, in the district of ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: mother, scam, family, grandfather, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, father figure, neighborhood, british humour, brother, money ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: liverpool, northern england
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The Onedin Line (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The Onedin Line is a BBC television drama series which ran from 1971 to 1980. The series was created by Cyril Abraham. The series is set in Liverpool from 1860 to 1886 and deals with the rise of a shipping line, the Onedin Line, named after its ...
Plot: sailboat, cargo, ocean, sea captain, sea, period piece, brother brother relationship, ship, port, crew, sailor
Time: 19th century
Place: liverpool, england
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The Terence Davies Trilogy (1983)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: These three semi-autobiographical short films by Terence Davies follow the journey of Robert Tucker, first seen as a hangdog child in "Children", then as a hollow-eyed middle-aged man in "Madonna and Child", and finally as a ...
Plot: nun, nightmare, cruising, bathroom, loss of mother, church, old age, childhood, gay, confession, s&m, memory ...
Place: liverpool
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An Awfully Big Adventure (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Liverpool. 1947. A star-struck young girl learns about the grown-up world of the theater.
Style: suspense, clever, offbeat, humorous, witty ...
Plot: coming of age, manipulation, showbiz, theater, world war two, couples, couple relations, self discovery, unfulfilled love, teenage life, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1947
Place: england, liverpool, europe
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The Leaving of Liverpool (1992)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A poignant and forceful saga which traces the fortunes of two English children uprooted from their beloved Liverpool dockside to the alien environment of Australia in the years following World War Two.
Plot: corporal punishment, world war two, self mutilation, spanking, schoolgirl, caning, juvenile delinquency, female protagonist, orphan, self inflicted injury
Place: liverpool
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Straight on Till Morning (1972)
Genre: Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Brenda moved to London to begin living those intoxicated fantasies that all young women imagine city life to offer. Soon after her arrival she begins a relationship with Peter with whom she is tremendously happy. When she becomes pregnant ...
Style: suspenseful, mind bending, tense, serious, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, female writer, castle, dog, pregnancy, kidnapping, innocence lost, danger, crimes, mystery ...
Time: 70s
Place: london, england, liverpool, europe
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 8.0
 1K
Cilla (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
TV show
Story: Three-part biopic of the Liverpudlian songbird who would later find fame and fortune. It tells of her rocky road to fame and captures the essence of 1960s Liverpool.
Style: sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: pop singer, desire for fame, ambition, musician's life, friendship, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, fame, oldies, friends, redheaded woman, female protagonist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 70s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, england
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 4.8
 227
Kicks (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Nicole is an introverted Liverpudlian teenager, all but deserted by her parents, with a mother distractedly working nights and a father who has settled with a new family elsewhere. She spends time hanging around the gates of Anfield and the Melwood ...
Style: stylized, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Plot: held captive, teenage girl, clubbing, underage drinking, nightclub, obsession, dangerous attraction, ambition, dishonesty, youth, intrigue, desire for fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: liverpool, england, europe
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Yellow Submarine (1968)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Musical
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Blue Meanies take over Pepperland, draining it of all its color and music, firing anti-music missiles, bonking people with green apples, and turning the inhabitants to stone by way of the pointed finger of a giant blue glove. As the only ...
Style: psychedelic, surreal, witty, humorous, cult film ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, the beatles, music, submarine, fighting the system, surrealism, anti war, invasion, rescue, fantasy world, good versus evil, underwater ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, london
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 7.1
 35K
Nowhere Boy (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The drama tells the story of Lennon's teenage years and the start of his journey to becoming a successful musician. The story also examines the impact on his early life and personality of the two dominant females in his childhood
Style: touching, sincere, witty, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, follow your dream, musician, aunt nephew relationship, coming of age, rock and roll, adolescence, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s ...
Place: liverpool, england, europe, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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 6.5
 1K
Gumshoe (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A would be private eye gets mixed up in a smuggling case.
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, clever, humorous ...
Plot: private detective, amateur detective, murder, bookstore, deadly, mystery, crimes, partners against crime, satire, cons and scams, who done it, police investigation ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, northern england, london
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The Fruit Machine (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eddie and Michael are two 16-year-old gay friends from Liverpool. Berated by his father for his camp behavior, Eddie runs away from his Liverpool home and joins Michael, a streetwise hustler, who is also on the run.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: murder, nightclub, youth, gay lead character, friendship, gay, on the run, best friends, obsession, male prostitute, gay teenager, witnessing a crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, brighton, england, europe
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Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The second film in Terence Davies's autobiographical series (along with "Trilogy" and "The Long Day Closes") is an impressionistic view of a working-class family in 1940s and 1950s Liverpool, based on Davies's own ...
Style: gloomy, bleak, serious, realistic, anthology ...
Plot: family relations, world war two, parents and children, religions or cults, family problems, hypocrisy, society, life is a bitch, working class, family life, dysfunctional family, singer ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 40s
Place: england, liverpool, europe
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 7.3
 125
Dockers (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jimmy McGovern's depiction of the mid 90s Liverpool dockers strike. Featuring script contributions from Irvine Welsh and the real dockers themselves
Plot: family relations, violence, suffering, strike, dispute, job
Place: liverpool
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Across the Universe (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 133 min.
Story: When young dockworker Jude leaves Liverpool to find his estranged father in America, he is swept up by the waves of change that are re-shaping the nation. Jude falls in love with Lucy, a rich but sheltered American girl who joins the growing ...
Style: stylized, surreal, captivating, realistic, lyrical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, freedom, political unrest, protest, vietnam war, hippie, cultural difference, fan, friendship, music, counterculture, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, liverpool, usa, california, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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 4.8
 173
Blonde Fist (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A woman attempts to escape her domestic problems by fleeing to New York in search of her father. She finds him, and also new problems, some friendship, a romance, and an unexpected career as pro-boxer, to make ends meet.
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: female boxer, love affair, boxing, women's prison, hopes, strong female presence, power relations, starting over, parents and children, gender, blonde, alcohol ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: liverpool, england, new york
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 8.0
 749
Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sincere, sexual ...
Plot: family relations, post war, family problems, parents and children, working class, life is a bitch, society, youth, sister sister relationship, bittersweet, poverty, slum ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: liverpool, england
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 7.0
 2K
Hear My Song (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Singer Josef Locke fled to Ireland 25 years ago to escape the clutches of the tax man and police Chief Jim Abbott. What he also left behind was the love of his life Cathleen Doyle. Now, Micky O’Neill is desperate to save both his ailing Liverpool ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, comedy of errors, fall in love, love and romance, actor's life, romance, artists and showbiz, dishonesty, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
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 6.8
 25K
Millions (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two boys, still grieving the death of their mother, find themselves the unwitting benefactors of a bag of bank robbery loot in the week before the United Kingdom switches its official currency to the Euro. What's a kid to do?
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robbery, stolen money, single parent, young heroes, youth, parents and children, human nature, greed, marijuana, christmas, drug use, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, liverpool, ethiopia, britain ...
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A dutiful Liverpool beat cop discovers what he is truly capable of after his partner is brutally murdered in a targeted attack by a local gang.
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, rough ...
Plot: loss of friend, crimes, rivalry, police, life turned upside down, vigilantism, law enforcement, revenge, investigation, murder, danger, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, liverpool
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One Night in Istanbul (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two down on their luck Liverpool cabbies, Tommy and Gerry, strike an unusual deal with a local gangster to take their sons on a trip of a lifetime, to watch their beloved football team play in the European Cup Final in Istanbul. Hoping to use the ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, melancholic, tense ...
Plot: nothing goes right, sport, soccer, friends, comedy of errors, culture clash, disorder, soccer fan
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, liverpool, turkey, istanbul turkey
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Shirley Valentine (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: middle aged woman, midlife crisis, friendship, culture clash, romance, looking for love, strong female presence, couples, friends, love and romance, buddies, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, liverpool, northern england ...
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Brookside: Friday the 13th (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: There is trouble a-plenty in store for the Corkhill clan in this video-only special. Series creator Phil Redmond has returned to pen a dramatic script which follows on from a weekend special.
Plot: gunfight, violence, car chase, drug dealer, cocaine, gun, car thief, wedding, pill, container, pills
Place: liverpool
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 6.3
 4K
Spike Island (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Teenage musicians travel to England's Spike Island in the hope of attending an outdoor performance by their favorite band, the Stone Roses.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, music band, teenage love, teenage life, friendship, hopes, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, music business, band ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, liverpool, manchester
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Brookside: The Lost Weekend (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A special, video only story set on the Brookside close. On Friday 14th November 1997, a five night a week storyline ended in a cliffhanger and this video completes the story - a tale of kidnapping extortion and violence. The action-packed episode ...
Plot: kidnapping, blackmail, nightclub, rape, container
Place: liverpool
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The Long Day Closes (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Set in Kensington, a working-class district of Liverpool, England in mid-1950s, this is the story of eleven-year-old Bud, a sad and lonely boy. With cinema as his main source of solace, he haunts the local 'picture-house'. All the while, ...
Style: realistic, serious, atmospheric, touching, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, youth, society, artists and showbiz, solace, filmmaking, human nature, family life, homecoming, working class ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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