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, serious, touching, sentimental, semi serious and clever films and TV shows about / with british, friendship, song, singing, youth, friends, female nudity, coming of age, working class and singer plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, Australia and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as liverpool: Bread (1986), The Onedin Line (1971), The Leaving of Liverpool (1992), Straight on Till Morning (1972), Cilla (2014), Kicks (2009), Nowhere Boy (2009), Letter to Brezhnev (1985), Gumshoe (1971), The Fruit Machine (1988).

List of movies set in liverpool

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, promise, dying, femme fatale, breast cancer, theatre audience, mother daughter relationship, doctor, lie, cancer, love ...
Time: year 1981, year 1979
Place: liverpool, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, england, california ...
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 6.1
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Bread (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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 ...
Plot: sitcom, scam, mother, family, unemployment, british humour, dinner table, money, dog, classic car, religious, deal ...
Time: 1990s
Place: liverpool, northern england
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The Onedin Line (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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: brother brother relationship, cargo, crew, port, sailor, sea, ship, ocean, period piece, sea captain
Time: 19th century
Place: england, liverpool
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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, spanking, juvenile delinquency, schoolgirl, self inflicted injury, caning, female protagonist, orphan, world war two
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: realistic, serious, mind bending, suspenseful, tense
Plot: serial killer, murder, woman in danger, castle, danger, pregnancy, palaces castles and temples, fall in love, crimes, mystery, couples, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, liverpool, london, europe
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 8.0
 1K
Cilla (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 138 min.
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: captivating, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: pop singer, desire for fame, musician's life, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, friends, oldies, friendship, ambition, british, religion, the beatles ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: liverpool, england
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 4.8
 225
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: bleak, stylized, clever, serious, realistic ...
Plot: teenage girl, kidnapping, held captive, underage drinking, tattoo, clubbing, pistol, nightclub, celebrity culture, dishonesty, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: liverpool, europe, england
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 7.1
 33K
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 ...
Plot: prodigy, musician, aunt nephew relationship, musician's life, follow your dream, coming of age, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, rock and roll, aspiring musician, adolescence ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1940s
Place: liverpool, europe, england, new zealand, hamburg germany ...
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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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: fall in love, ship, social differences, human nature, society, friends, love and romance, state affairs, love affair, romance, hopes, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, liverpool, europe, england, soviet union
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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: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, witty
Plot: murder, amateur detective, mystery, crime, partners against crime, journalism, police investigation, private detective, investigation, crimes, who done it, career change ...
Time: 70s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, northern england
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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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, nightclub, youth, runaway, gay, friendship, on the run, obsession, best friends, witnessing a crime, gay lead character, friendship between boys ...
Time: 80s
Place: brighton, liverpool, europe, england
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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: realistic, gloomy, serious, bleak
Plot: parents and children, life is a bitch, society, family life, family problems, religions or cults, family relations, dysfunctional family, hypocrisy, working class, singer, cigarette smoking ...
Time: 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s
Place: england, liverpool, europe
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 7.4
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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: violence, suffering, dispute, strike
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, captivating, realistic, intense, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: freedom, anti war, protest, cultural difference, fan, political unrest, friendship, music, romance, love and romance, young lovers, artist ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: liverpool, seaport, usa, new york, california ...
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 4.7
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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: touching, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: female boxer, love affair, women's prison, hopes, parents and children, gender, starting over, power relations, alcohol, blonde, boxing match, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, england, new york
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 8.0
 731
Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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, sexual
Plot: post war, sister sister relationship, family problems, family relations, society, life is a bitch, parents and children, siblings relations, youth, working class, coming of age, widower ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: liverpool, england
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 7.0
 1K
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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, dishonesty, hidden identity, comedy of errors, lifestyle, actor's life, romance, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london
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 6.9
 24K
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: sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: robbery, single parent, marijuana, drug use, mormon, materialism, hallucination, stolen money, catholic, rich and poor, parents and children, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, liverpool, uganda, ethiopia ...
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Good Cop (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: life turned upside down, right and wrong, crimes, crime, law enforcement, urban, vigilantism, vengeance, loss of friend, rivalry, police
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, sport, disorder, friends, soccer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, turkey, liverpool, 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: touching, sentimental, clever, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: middle aged woman, midlife crisis, friendship, culture clash, romance, looking for love, friends, love and romance, fall in love, hopes, couple relations, innocence lost ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, liverpool, northern england ...
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Little Boy Blue (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
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 ...
Plot: murder, justice, british, police detective, murder investigation, police investigation, murder of a boy, gang member, 11 year old, grieving mother, questioned by police, british police ...
Time: year 2007
Place: liverpool
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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: memory, nurse, song, flashback, old age, cruising, childhood, church, gay, nightmare, guilt, loss of mother ...
Place: liverpool
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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: pill, car chase, wedding, container, cocaine, drug dealer, violence, car thief, gun
Place: liverpool
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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: captivating, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: band, teenage life, youth, artists and showbiz, love and romance, hopes, friendship, friends, music band, rock, teenage love, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, manchester, 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: clever, dark humor, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: coming of age, showbiz, self discovery, youth, couples, teenage life, unfulfilled love, unfulfillment, lifestyle, actor's life, theater, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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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: container, nightclub, rape, kidnapping, blackmail
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, touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric
Plot: coming of age, school, society, family relations, working class, homecoming, human nature, solace, family life, filmmaking, self discovery, youth ...
Time: 90s, 1950s
Place: europe, england, liverpool
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 6.8
 631
Grow Your Own (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An English community gets testy when a refugee family is granted a plot of land on which to grow vegetables.
Plot: shipping container, cell phone, chinese, refugee, brother sister relationship, attraction, racial issues, ex cop, barbecue, haunted by the past, racism, interracial friendship ...
Place: england, liverpool
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 6.9
 2K
Liam (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Germany, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A morality tale of xenophobia, religious prejudice, mob violence, poverty, and their effect on two children in Liverpool during the Depression. When a shipyard closes, Liam and Teresa's dad loses his job. Liam, who's about 8, making his ...
Style: bleak, emotional, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: working class, sin, domestic violence, anti semitism, unemployment, down on your luck, family in crisis, parents and children, society, family problems, couples, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: england, europe, seaport, liverpool, ireland ...
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