Coastal town movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant coastal town movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspenseful, touching and bleak films and TV shows about / with coastal town, small town, murder, death, family relations, small town life, friendship, police, social relations and beach plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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coastal town movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as coastal town: Leviathan (2014), Boundaries (2016), Trapped (2015), Electricity (2014), Broadchurch (2013), The View from Greenhaven (2008), Cedar Cove (2013), The Bay (2019), Emergence (2019), Haven (2010).

List of coastal town movies

 7.6
 50K
Leviathan (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 140 min.
Story: In a Russian coastal town, Kolya is forced to fight the corrupt mayor when he is told that his house will be demolished. He recruits a lawyer friend to help, but the man's arrival brings further misfortune for Kolya and his family.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, thought provoking, meditative, suspense ...
Plot: small town, injustice, mayor, russian, social relations, life is a bitch, legal action, political corruption, coastal town, friends, family problems, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: russia
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 6.5
 197
Boundaries (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Emily Price tries to balance family life and leading crunch negotiations between a Canadian politician and the president of a country whose natural resources are being exploited.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, suspenseful, psychological
Plot: politics, canadian, female protagonist, coastal town, conference, fortune teller, french canadian, politician, fictional country, bar, abandoned mine, female director ...
Time: quarry
Place: canada
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 8.1
 16K
Trapped (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Iceland, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany, France, UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a ferry carrying 300 passengers from Denmark pulls into an Icelandic town’s small port, heavy snow begins to fall. The ferry can’t leave until the storm passes and the main road into town is impassable. A mutilated and dismembered body washes ...
Style: scenic, atmospheric, bleak, enigmatic
Plot: murder investigation, neo noir, small town, winter, murder, police, ex wife, coastal town, danger, police officer, storm, crimes ...
Place: iceland
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 6.1
 829
Electricity (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A woman leaves her seaside hometown to search for her long-lost brother, experiencing hallucinations brought on by her epilepsy during her trip.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, missing person, hallucination, coastal town, epilepsy, female protagonist, brother, search, defiant, obsessive quest, strong female presence, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, northern england
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 8.4
 95K
Broadchurch (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The murder of a young boy in a small coastal town brings a media frenzy, which threatens to tear the community apart.
Style: twists and turns, emotional, tense, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder investigation, multiple suspects, small town, uncover truth, murder, courtroom drama, partners, parents and children, loss of child, loss of son ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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The View from Greenhaven (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A grumpy old man living in an idyllic coastal town who can't see he has the perfect life.
Plot: family relations, ferry, coastal town, motorcycle, gratitude, marital crisis, barn, redemption, train wreck
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The Great Ecstasy of Robert Carmichael (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In a small English coastal town, three teenage boys are drawn into a world of temptation and violence. Bored, troubled and excluded, the boys are unable to accept or even recognise moral boundaries. Their actions move inexorably towards a truly ...
Style: brutal, suspense, suspenseful, tense
Plot: teenage rape, rape, gang rape, violence, gang, brutality, cruelty, social class, teenager, coastal town, countryside, sexuality ...
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 6.9
 2K
Cedar Cove (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: small town, relationship vs career, love and romance, family relations, looking for love, loss of son, courtroom, social relations, parents and children, wooing, couple relations, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., washington state
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 7.0
 4K
The Bay (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Family Liaison Officer Lisa Armstrong becomes a little too emotionally involved with a case (to the point where she might compromise it) concerning a pair of missing Morecambe twins to whose distraught parents she is assigned.
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, clever, twists and turns ...
Plot: missing person, investigation, social relations, uncover truth, family relations, suspicion, parents and children, law enforcer, police investigation, small town life, under the surface, mystery ...
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 7.2
 6K
Emergence (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A police chief takes in a young child she finds near the site of a mysterious accident who has no memory of what has happened. The investigation draws her into a conspiracy larger than she ever imagined, and the child’s identity is at the center ...
Style: colourful, atmospheric, enigmatic, suspense
Plot: supernatural, child, police, daughter, science and technology, investigation, single mother, telekinesis, weapons, cancer patient, coastal town, female protagonist ...
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 7.6
 35K
Haven (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: FBI agent Audrey Parker arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine to solve a murder and soon discovers the town's many secrets—which also hold the key to unlocking the mysteries of her lost past.
Style: atmospheric, stylized, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, female protagonist, fbi, investigation, surprising revelation, danger, special agents, paranormal activity, small town life, paranormal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england
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 6.7
 104K
Safe Haven (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, starting over, love and romance, domestic violence, abusive husband, single father, fall in love, small town life, haunted by the past, runaway, obsession, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, boston, south carolina, san francisco ...
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 5.9
 1K
The Turning (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Seventeen talented Australian directors from diverse artistic disciplines each create a chapter of the hauntingly beautiful novel by multi award-winning author Tim Winton. The linking and overlapping stories explore the extraordinary turning points ...
Style: anthology, captivating, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: introspection, human nature, friendship, haunted by the past, family relations, family problems, estrangement, infidelity, moral dilemma, parents and children, homecoming, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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 6.9
 4K
Humanity (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: France
Duration: 141 min.
Story: When an 11-year-old girl is brutally raped and murdered in a quiet French village, a police detective who has forgotten how to feel emotions--because of the death of his own family in some kind of accident--investigates the crime, which turns out to ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Audience: kids
Plot: murder, small town, sexual abuse, performer's life, life is a bitch, deadly, police investigation, society, crimes, love and romance, law enforcement, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: france, europe, flanders
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Beethoven's Treasure Tail (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After everyone's favorite St. Bernard gets fired from a movie, Beethoven begins the long journey home with his trainer, Eddie. On their way, they become stranded in a small coastal town where the beloved canine befriends a young boy who is ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, adventure, save the day, pets, treasure hunt, youth, animal life, danger, family, escapades, pirate, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california
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 7.3
 125K
The Lost Boys (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A mother and her two teenage sons move to a seemingly nice and quiet small coastal California town yet soon find out that it's overrun by bike gangs and vampires. A couple of teenage friends take it upon themselves to hunt down the vampires ...
Style: humorous, scary, semi serious, stylized, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, small town, goth, teenage life, supernatural, gang, comics, secret hideout, amusement park, brother brother relationship, boardwalk, gory ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa
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The Killing Time (1987)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After bagging his latest victim, a murderous sociopath (Kiefer Sutherland) decides to steal the dead man's identity and pose as the deputy of a remote coastal town, where the local sheriff (Beau Bridges) and his lover (Camelia Kath) are cooking ...
Style: rough, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, small town, frame up, mistaken identity, disorder, investigation, mystery, hidden identity, law enforcement, crime, manipulation, love triangle ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa
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 6.9
 374K
Aquaman (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 143 min.
Story: Arthur Curry learns that he is the heir to the underwater kingdom of Atlantis, and must step forward to lead his people and to be a hero to the world.
Style: exciting, psychotronic, twists and turns, entertaining, colourful ...
Plot: supernatural power, superhero, demi god, atlantis, mythology, underwater, super powers, superhuman powers, mermaid, power, ocean, creature ...
Time: 2010s, 1990s, year 1985, 90s, 80s
Place: atlantic ocean, sicily italy, sicily, maine, sahara desert ...
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 6.7
 135K
The Equalizer 2 (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Robert McCall returns to deliver his special brand of vigilante justice -- but how far will he go when it's someone he loves?
Style: suspense, surprise ending, ambiguous ending
Plot: cia, revenge, vigilantism, violence, murder, rape, kidnapping, martial arts, hostage, loner, unlikely hero, ex military ...
Time: 2010s
Place: brussels belgium, istanbul turkey, turkey, washington d.c., boston ...
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The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This simple romantic tragedy begins in 1957. Guy Foucher, a 20-year-old French auto mechanic, has fallen in love with 17-year-old Geneviève Emery, an employee in her widowed mother's chic but financially embattled umbrella shop. On the evening ...
Style: sentimental, colourful, romantic, lyrical, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, unfulfilled love, young lovers, couple relations, family relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, love, class differences, first love, mother daughter relationship, pregnancy ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 20th century ...
Place: france, normandy, europe, paris france, tokyo
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 7.5
 22K
Boy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: New Zealand
Duration: 87 min.
Story: It's 1984, and Michael Jackson is king - even in Waihau Bay, New Zealand. Here we meet Boy, an 11-year-old who lives on a farm with his gran, a goat, and his younger brother, Rocky (who thinks he has magic powers). Shortly after Gran leaves for ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Plot: family relations, daydreamer, parents and children, mischievous children, small town, youth, unsupportive parent, robbery, loser, siblings relations, exploitation, exploit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984, future
Place: new zealand, tokyo
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 7.5
 2K
Dark Shadows (1991)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Dark Shadows is a primetime television series which aired on NBC from January to March 1991. A re-imagining of the 1966–1971 ABC daytime gothic soap opera Dark Shadows, the revival was developed by Dan Curtis, creator of the original series.
Style: gothic
Plot: vampire, vampire human love, blood, love, coastal town, governess, mausoleum, crypt, small town, little boy, coffin, ghost ...
Time: 1790s, 1990s, 90s
Place: maine
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A Warning to the Curious (1972)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
Story: The tale tells the story of Paxton, an amateur archeologist who travels to "Seaburgh" (a disguised version of Aldeburgh, Suffolk) and inadvertently stumbles across one of the lost crowns of Anglia, which legendarily protect the county from ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: beach, forest, repeated event, loss of friend, character says i'm sorry, shoeshine, crying, newspaper, stalking, train station, doctor, lighthouse ...
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Beneath a Neon Tide (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Andy is a young man on a downward spiral. A sequence of incidents followed by the death of his beloved grandmother trigger Andy's parents to react and send him away from the city. Andy moves in with his uncle David and begins working at the ...
Plot: hung over, family relations, coming of age, alcohol, funeral, pub, coastal town, cinema, nightclub
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The Caterpillar Wish (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young girl's view on belonging and loss.
Plot: small town, friendship, sea, south seas, seaside, hotel, bicycle, port, ocean, caterpillar, gun, pub ...
Place: australia, south australia
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 8.3
 191
Final Round (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A grumpy boxing coach takes on a young, rebellious woman under his wings and starts training her for the world championship. But their biggest battle has to be fought outside the ring.
Plot: ex boxer, corruption, politics, anger, game, coastal town, temper, boxing, competition, sister sister relationship, gym, coach ...
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ZMD: Zombies of Mass Destruction (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: An idyllic island town is under attack by that most invasive of pests: zombies! Port Gamble is being overrun with braineaters, and the people seem powerless to stave them off. But wait, a rag tag band of rebels is trying to turn the tide and push ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, scary
Plot: zombie, racism, isolation, family relations, small town, americana, parents and children, deadly, danger, prejudice, mother son relationship, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, washington d.c., iran
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Sound of the Sea (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Son de Mar (English: "Sound of the Sea") is a 2001 Spanish drama / erotic film directed by Juan José Bigas Luna based on the novel of the same title by Manuel Vicent. It revolves around Ulises (Jordi Mollà), who comes to a fishing ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, realistic, serious, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, dishonesty, love affair, lovers reunited, betrayal, love and romance, friendship, missing person, couple relations, rich and poor, small town ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
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 6.9
 53K
The Majestic (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: Set in 1951, a blacklisted Hollywood writer gets into a car accident, loses his memory and settles down in a small town where he is mistaken for a long-lost son.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, emotional ...
Plot: mistaken identity, hollywood, small town, amnesia, writer's life, memory loss, romance, parents and children, lovers reunited, getting home, starting over, americana ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1951
Place: california, usa
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 5.9
 2K
The Beast (1996)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 176 min.
TV show
Story: Fishing and jobs are becoming scarce in the small seaport village of Graves Point, when mysterious deaths and unexplained disappearances begin to occur. Divers vanish and a young couple disappears at sea, their empty raft washing up on the shore. ...
Style: suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: giant squid, sea, ocean, ocean or sea, dangerous animal, deadly, danger, adventure, escapades, silly humor, small town, small town life ...
Time: 90s
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