Movies and TV shows set in new orleans

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in new orleans ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized, atmospheric and weird films and TV shows about / with crimes, storytelling, murder, dialogue, life philosophy, culture clash, runaway, mentor, nudity (full frontal - brief) and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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new orleans movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new orleans: Midnight Bayou (2009), The Princess and the Frog (2009), American Horror Story (2011), The Originals (2013), A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004), The Skeleton Key (2005), Now You See Me (2013), Zandalee (1991), Angel Heart (1987), Heaven's Prisoners (1996).

List of movies set in new orleans

Midnight Bayou (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The new owner of a supposedly haunted New Orleans plantation manor uncovers a shocking secret that has been hidden for over 100 years.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: reincarnation, ghost, love affair, couples, romance, estate, love and romance, dream, grandmother granddaughter relationship, wedding party, wedding, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana
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The Princess and the Frog (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A waitress, desperate to fulfill her dreams as a restaurant owner, is set on a journey to turn a frog prince back into a human being, but she has to face the same problem after she kisses him.
Style: feel good, fairy tale, humorous, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: princess, cinderella story, prince, family, fall in love, human becomes animal, adventure, curses spells and rituals, transformation, magical, love and romance, imaginary ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1910s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, mississippi
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American Horror Story (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: American Horror Story is an anthology horror drama series.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, scary, captivating, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, ghost, mental institution, nightmare, death, danger, witch, insanity, nun, evil, evil force ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, 60s, year 1952 ...
Place: new orleans, los angeles, usa, massachusetts, florida ...
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 8.2
 120K
The Originals (2013)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries and set in New Orleans, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah, and Rebekah. Now Klaus must take down his protégé, Marcel, who is ...
Style: stylized, tense, exciting, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, werewolf, supernatural, witch, supernatural romance, magical, immortality, dangerous attraction, rivalry, love and romance, power struggle, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A headstrong young woman returns to New Orleans after the death of her estranged mother.
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, friendship, nervous breakdown, haunted by the past, funeral, loss of friend, parents and children, death of parent, loss of parent, family problems, drinking problem, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, alabama, new jersey
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The Skeleton Key (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A hospice nurse working at a spooky New Orleans plantation home finds herself entangled in a mystery involving the house's dark past.
Style: surprise ending, twist ending, macabre, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: voodoo, occult, ghost, supernatural horror, black magic, attic, ritual, paralysis, plot twist, soul transference, spell, rite ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: new orleans, louisiana
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 7.2
 605K
Now You See Me (2013)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.
Style: surprise ending, clever, entertaining, breathtaking, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, perfect crime, cons and scams, teamwork, mind game, outsmarting, scheme, mastermind, illusionist, fbi, magic trick, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: las vegas, new orleans, new york, paris france, usa ...
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 4.4
 3K
Zandalee (1991)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Bored with her marriage to burnt out poet turned corporate executive Thierry, Zandalee falls prey to an old friend of her husband, the manipulative and egotistical Johhny and becomes enmeshed in a sensual, passionate and destructive affair.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, adultery, extramarital affair, tragic love, manipulations, family problems, passion, dysfunctional marriage, manipulation, dangerous attraction, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 7.3
 82K
Angel Heart (1987)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The down-and-out private detective Harry Angel is ordered, by a mysterious man named Louis Cyphre, to go on a mission to find a missing person. His routine failure soon leads to a bloody spar with himself as Harry Angel goes on a supernatural ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, surprise ending, twists and turns, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: voodoo, incest, private detective, investigation, missing person, danger, devil, haunted by the past, amnesia, crimes, murder, neurosis ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1918, year 1943 ...
Place: new orleans, new york, southern usa, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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Heaven's Prisoners (1996)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A hardened New Orleans cop, Dave Robicheaux, finally tosses in the badge and settles into life on the bayou with his wife. But a bizarre plane crash draws him back into the fray when his family is viciously threatened.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, adoption, confession, crime, crimes, police investigation, vengeance, air disaster, law enforcement, investigation, danger, swamp ...
Time: 90s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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A Streetcar Named Desire (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Blanche Dubois goes to visit her pregnant sister and husband Stanley in New Orleans. Stanley doesn't like her, and starts pushing her for information on some property he know was left to the sisters. He discovers she has mortgaged the place and ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, emotional, touching, serious ...
Plot: sister sister relationship, abusive husband, mental illness, pregnancy, rape, family relations, family problems, infidelity, redemption, unfulfillment, love and romance, obsession ...
Time: 50s
Place: new orleans, mississippi, usa
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 4.9
 32K
Dracula 2000 (2000)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the millenium version of this classic Gothic horror we find Abraham Van Helsing (Plummer), who has tangled with Count Dracula (Butler) in the past, working as an English antiques dealer. Simon (Miller) is a vampire hunter in training under his ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: vampire, dracula, transformation, chase, blood, good versus evil, supernatural, danger, immortality, legends and myths, death, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s, 1790s
Place: new orleans, london, europe, louisiana, usa
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 6.0
 2K
Macabre (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A middle-aged woman, traumatized from the death of her adulterous lover, moves into a room at a New Orleans boarding house where the blind landlord becomes suspicious to her activities of continuing her affair with her dead lover.
Style: psychological, rough, suspenseful, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: mental illness, necrophilia, blindness, dead child, murder, mystery, supernatural, gory, haunted by the past, mental institution, deadly, refrigerator ...
Time: 70s
Place: new orleans, usa
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Undercover Blues (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When fun-loving American agents Dennis Quaid and Kathleen Turner are called back from maternity leave for a special assignment in New Orleans, the spy parents decide to skip the sitter and give their bouncing baby girl the adventure of a lifetime. ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: espionage, parents and children, family life, married couple, working undercover, couple relations, danger, undercover, vacation, strong female character, baby, arms dealer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: new orleans, usa
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 7.8
 48K
Down by Law (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A disc jockey, a pimp and an Italian tourist escape from jail in New Orleans.
Style: atmospheric, humorous, sincere, meditative, harsh ...
Plot: prison, prison escape, escape, pimp, fight, friendship, partners, crimes, on the road, prison life, unlikely criminals, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa
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In the Electric Mist (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lt. Dave Robicheaux, a detective in New Iberia, Louisiana, is trying to link the murder of a local hooker to New Orleans mobster Julie (Baby Feet) Balboni, who is co-producer of a Civil War film. At the same time, after Elrod Sykes, the star of the ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, lyrical ...
Plot: murder, swamp, police detective, police investigation, uncover truth, mystery, life is a bitch, deadly, law enforcement, dishonesty, serial killer, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, california, texas
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 6.5
 111K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: protector, single father, father daughter relationship, ex law enforcer, tough heroes, crime, mentor, crimes, single parent, drug dealer, martial arts, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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 6.6
 10K
Pretty Baby (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hattie (Susan Sarandon), a New Orleans hooker, meets a photographer named Bellocq (Keith Carradine) at her brothel one night and, after he photographs her, he befriends her 12-year-old daughter, Violet (Brooke Shields). When Violet is brought on as ...
Style: thought provoking, sentimental, melancholic, atmospheric, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: innocence lost, brothel, child prostitution, loss of virginity, underage sex, virginity, girl man relationship, prostitute, photographer, sexuality, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, year 1917
Place: new orleans, usa
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Johnny Handsome (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A career criminal who has been deformed since birth is given a new face by a kindly doctor and paroled from prison. It appears that he has gone straight, but he is really planning his revenge on the man who killed his mentor and sent him to prison.
Style: serious, intense, harsh, suspense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, murder, plastic surgery, rehabilitation, robbery, vengeance, betrayal, crime, crimes, girlfriend, police, money ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa, texas, new jersey, los angeles
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All Dogs Go to Heaven (1989)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: When a casino owning dog named Charlie is murdered by his rival Carface, he finds himself in Heaven basically by default since all dogs go to heaven. However, since he wants to get back at his killer, he cons his way back to the living with the ...
Style: touching, sad, sweet, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: afterlife, talking animals, orphan, dog, second chance, adventure, disney, friendship, heaven, animals, rescue, friends ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: new orleans, usa
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Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Terrence McDonagh, a New Orleans Police sergeant, who starts out as a good cop, receiving a medal and a promotion to lieutenant for heroism during Hurricane Katrina. During his heroic act, McDonagh injures his back and later becomes addicted to ...
Style: stylized, surreal, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, police corruption, corruption, hallucination, blackmail, drug abuse, organized crime, police brutality, crime, crimes, murder investigation, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa, texas
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 7.3
 10K
Hard Times (1975)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the depression, Chaney, a strong silent streetfighter, joins with Speed, a promoter of no-holds-barred street boxing bouts. They go to New Orleans where Speed borrows money to set up fights for Chaney, but Speed gambles away any winnings.
Style: realistic, serious, harsh, tense, captivating ...
Plot: streetfighting, illegal fistfight, street fighter, boxing, great depression, ambition, contests and competitions, tough heroes, life is a bitch, violence, hand to hand combat, beating ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 70s
Place: louisiana, new orleans, usa, los angeles, ireland
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The Librarian III: The Curse of the Judas Chalice (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: While on a dangerous mission to recover the historic Judas Chalice, Flynn is saved by Simone. But when double-crossed by a respected professor and ambushed by a ruthless gang, Flynn realizes Simone's secret, his true mission and a shocking ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, psychotronic, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, vampire vs vampire, save the world, adventurer, adventure, treasure hunt, dracula, supernatural, rivalry, heroes, escapades, good versus evil ...
Time: contemporary, future
Place: new orleans, usa, russia
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Haunted Hathaways (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: "The Haunted Hathaways" follows the adventures of a not-so-typical blended family. When Michelle Hathaway relocates to New Orleans, LA., to open a bakery with her daughters Taylor and Frankie, they quickly learn that life in the “Big ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, sitcom
Audience: kids
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family, supernatural, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, family relations, youth, invisibility, siblings relations, possession ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, usa
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NCIS: New Orleans (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in The Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: special agents, danger, government agency, crimes, partners, state affairs, military, undercover, investigation, army investigation, crime investigation, soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new orleans, usa, louisiana, united states
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 5.1
 2K
The Unholy (1988)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A priest battles a demon that kills sinners in the act of sinning.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, scary, serious, surprise ending
Plot: church, demon, priest, supernatural ability, rivalry, good versus evil, crimes, investigation, society, deal with the devil, police detective, gory ...
Time: 80s
Place: new orleans, usa
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 6.1
 1K
Vendetta (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true tale of power, corruption and murder, Christopher Walken stars in the story of the largest lynching in American history...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: immigrants, courtroom drama, dishonesty, society, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, politics, legal, crimes, righting the wronged, courtroom ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new orleans, usa
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Happy Here and Now (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When an unhappy young woman disappears, her worried sister desperately searches the internet for a clue to her missing sibling's whereabouts.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, woman in danger, riddles and clues, investigation, amateur detective, mind game, crime, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, usa
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 8.2
 14K
Treme (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Tremé takes its name from a neighborhood of New Orleans and portrays life in the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane. Beginning three months after Hurricane Katrina, the residents of New Orleans, including musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and ...
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, social problems, musician, hurricane katrina, realism, musician's life, starting over, lifestyle, tragic event, life turned upside down, interracial relations, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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Feast of All Saints (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression.
Style: atmospheric, touching, sincere, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, human spirit, social differences, parents and children, discrimination, hopes, life is a bitch, injustice, family relations, sexual content, society ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1840s
Place: new orleans, louisiana, haiti, usa
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