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, semi serious, humorous and clever films and TV shows about / with singing, song, british, singer, friends, youth, female nudity, family relations, working class and runaway 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), Bread (1986), The Onedin Line (1971), The Leaving of Liverpool (1992), Straight on Till Morning (1972), Cilla (2014), Kicks (2009), Yellow Submarine (1968), Nowhere Boy (2009), Gumshoe (1971).

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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, fall in love, human nature, against the odds, society, social differences, love and romance, love affair, state affairs, hopes, friends, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, russia, england, europe, soviet union
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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, femme fatale, breast cancer, dying, promise, doctor, lie, theatre audience, mother daughter relationship, cancer, life is a bitch ...
Time: 70s, year 1979, 80s, year 1981
Place: liverpool, england, new york, california, los angeles ...
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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 ...
Style: sitcom
Plot: mother, scam, family, british humour, classic car, religious, sister, dog, money, dinner table, moustache, model ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 80s
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: ocean, ship, sea, sailor, crew, port, sea captain, period piece, brother brother relationship, cargo
Time: 19th century
Place: liverpool, england
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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, orphan, self inflicted injury, spanking, juvenile delinquency, schoolgirl, female protagonist, caning
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, tense, suspenseful, serious, mind bending ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, woman in danger, castle, mystery, crimes, danger, deadly, couples, fall in love, palaces castles and temples, psychopath ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, london, liverpool, europe
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 8.0
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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: serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: pop singer, ambition, musician's life, desire for fame, rising to stardom, artists and showbiz, friendship, fame, friends, oldies, music manager, typist ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, 70s
Place: liverpool, england
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 4.8
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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: disturbing, serious, suspenseful, stylized, thought provoking ...
Plot: held captive, teenage girl, clubbing, nightclub, underage drinking, obsession, ambition, dangerous attraction, dishonesty, youth, intrigue, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: liverpool, europe, england
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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, music, submarine, the beatles, fighting the system, surrealism, anti war, invasion, rescue, fantasy world, good versus evil, imaginary kingdom ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 70s
Place: liverpool, england, europe, london
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 7.1
 34K
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: witty, sincere, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: musician's life, prodigy, follow your dream, musician, coming of age, rock and roll, adolescence, aunt nephew relationship, dysfunctional family, parents and children, hopes, aspiring musician ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 1960s, 60s ...
Place: liverpool, europe, england, hamburg germany, new zealand ...
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 6.5
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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, semi serious, humorous, clever, witty ...
Plot: private detective, murder, amateur detective, bookstore, stand up comedian, crimes, who done it, satire, police investigation, investigation, career change, dishonesty ...
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, tense, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, nightclub, youth, gay lead character, friendship, gay, on the run, best friends, obsession, witnessing a crime, runaway, dolphins ...
Time: 80s
Place: liverpool, brighton, 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, cult film ...
Plot: family relations, family life, family problems, religions or cults, hypocrisy, world war two, dysfunctional family, working class, society, parents and children, life is a bitch, singer ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 1950s, 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: family relations, suffering, violence, job, strike, dispute
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, lyrical, intense ...
Audience: date night
Plot: anti war, freedom, protest, vietnam war, hippie, cultural difference, friendship, fan, political unrest, music, counterculture, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1968
Place: new york, liverpool, usa, manhattan new york city, california ...
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 4.7
 155
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: serious, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: female boxer, love affair, women's prison, starting over, parents and children, hopes, power relations, strong female presence, gender, alcohol, blonde, boxing match ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: liverpool, england, new york
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 8.0
 741
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: serious, sexy, touching, sexual, realistic
Plot: family relations, post war, sister sister relationship, society, coming of age, bittersweet, family problems, siblings relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, working class, youth ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
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: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nightclub, redemption, showbiz, singer, love and romance, romance, artists and showbiz, fall in love, couples, dishonesty, disorder, comedy of errors ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, england, europe, liverpool, london ...
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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, parents and children, human nature, youth, greed, ghost, decapitation, miraculous event, materialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, liverpool, uganda, ethiopia ...
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 7.7
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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: gloomy, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: crimes, law enforcement, loss of friend, urban, graphic violence, crime, rivalry, life turned upside down, right and wrong, vigilantism, vengeance, 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: not serious, humorous, realistic, tense, melancholic ...
Plot: sport, nothing goes right, soccer, comedy of errors, culture clash, friends, disorder
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, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: middle aged woman, midlife crisis, friendship, culture clash, romance, strong female presence, friends, introspection, innocence lost, love and romance, couple relations, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, northern england, liverpool ...
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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 ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: murder, justice, police investigation, true crime, police detective, murder investigation, danger, dishonesty, murder of a boy, gang member, 11 year old, murder weapon ...
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: death, singing, confession, mourning, stroke, loss of father, bathroom, middle aged, church, nightmare, memory, gay ...
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: wedding, car chase, container, pill, pills, gun, gunfight, drug dealer, car thief, violence, cocaine
Place: liverpool
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 6.3
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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, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, music band, teenage life, follow your dream, teenage love, friendship, artists and showbiz, youth, hopes, love and romance, music business, band ...
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: suspense, clever, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: coming of age, manipulation, world war two, theater, showbiz, manipulations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, couple relations, unfulfillment, youth ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 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: nightclub, blackmail, rape, container, kidnapping
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: touching, serious, emotional, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, coming of age, school, movie theatre, against the odds, human nature, society, family life, solace, artists and showbiz, working class, self discovery ...
Time: 90s, 50s, 1950s
Place: england, europe, liverpool
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 6.8
 96K
Yesterday (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, Russia, Japan, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles.
Plot: the beatles, rock star, musician, alternate reality, fame, male female friendship, moral dilemma, price of fame, rock music, plagiarism, hotel, pop singer ...
Place: los angeles, liverpool, moscow russia
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