Movies and TV shows set in rhode island

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in rhode island ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, intense, humorous, feel good and melancholic films and TV shows about / with culture clash, storytelling, family relations, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, destiny, adaptation, brutality and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as rhode island: A Wake in Providence (1999), Kiss the Bride (2002), Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Safe Men (1998), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Inkubus (2011), The Mulberry Tree (2010), Dan in Real Life (2007), Evening (2007), The Conjuring (2013).

List of movies set in rhode island

A Wake in Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Going back home can be hard, particularly when you come from a traditional Italian family, and especially when the girlfriend you bring back is not Italian. But the roof caves in when she's African American. This is the problem that Anthony ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: family gatherings, interracial relations, family relations, silly humor, love and romance, society, family life, eccentric family, culture clash, social differences, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, los angeles
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Kiss the Bride (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sibling drama overshadows the impending nuptials of Danni Sposato and her longtime boyfriend, Geoff Brancato. Television actress Niki brings her manager-boyfriend, Marty, to meet the family for the first time, while spiky youngest sister Toni shows ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: wedding, lesbian, success, sister sister relationship, eccentric family, lifestyle, starlet, couples, family gatherings, impossible love, looking for love, parents and children ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Rhode Island State Trooper Charlie Baileygates has a multiple personality disorder. One personality is crazy and aggressive, while the other is more friendly and laid back. Both of these personalities fall in love with the same woman named Irene ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, not serious, parody ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: split personality, mental illness, gross out humor, dissociative identity disorder, breast feeding, stupidity, farce, chase, sarcasm, disorder, on the run, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982, 2000s
Place: rhode island, new york, usa
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 5.8
 3K
Safe Men (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic ...
Style: light, humorous, melancholic, absurd, buddy comedy ...
Plot: safecracker, heist, mistaken identity, organized crime, comedy of errors, cons and scams, farce, justice, crime boss, unlikely criminals, hidden identity, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa
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The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: sexy, light, scary, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: witch, witchcraft, small town, magic, devil, supernatural, supernatural ability, black magic, wizards and magicians, dark humor, twists and turns, deal with the devil ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new england, rhode island, england
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 3.8
 1K
Inkubus (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Inkubus tells the story of a skeleton crew working the final shift at a soon to be demolished police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus, calmly walks into the station holding the severed head of a murdered girl. Inkubus ...
Style: serious, scary, brutal, suspenseful, sadistic ...
Plot: serial killer, police station, supernatural, psychopath, law enforcement, mysterious stranger, characters killed one by one, nightmare, disembowelment, decapitation, demon, monster ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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The Mulberry Tree (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: prison, hospital, redemption, estrangement, one more chance, family relations, haunted by the past, terminal illness, life sentence, hopes, life is a bitch, murderer ...
Place: rhode island, usa
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Dan in Real Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Advice columnist, Dan Burns is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love ...
Style: romantic, touching, humorous, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: fall in love, single father, love triangle, love story, relationships, love and romance, parenthood, father daughter relationship, wedding, single parent, love, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rhode island, new jersey, new york, usa, new england
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 6.4
 14K
Evening (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As Constance (Natasha Richardson) and Nina (Toni Collette) gather at the deathbed of their mother, Ann (Vanessa Redgrave), they learn for the first time that their mother lived an entire other lifetime during one evening 50 years ago. In vivid ...
Style: emotional, touching, sentimental, romantic, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: beautiful scenery, wedding, mother daughter relationship, women, secrets, mother, haunted by the past, power of love, writers, death, dying, summer ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: rhode island, england, usa
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 7.5
 519K
The Conjuring (2013)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse. Forced to confront a powerful entity, the Warrens find themselves caught in the most terrifying case of their lives.
Style: scary, dark, atmospheric, suspenseful, frightening ...
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, paranormal investigation, witch, fear, exorcism, paranormal, supernatural horror, investigation, house, psychic ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1968, 60s ...
Place: rhode island, new england, connecticut, usa
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There's Something About Mary (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Having never fully recovered from a prom date that became a total disaster, a man finally gets a chance to reunite with his old prom date, only to run up against other suitors including the sleazy detective he hired to find her.
Style: humorous, funny, light, romantic, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, boys' night ...
Plot: true love, dream girl, stupidity, private detective, farce, dumb, love, teenager, obstacle, dishonesty, wooing, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, rhode island, miami, usa
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 5.9
 2K
Mr. North (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: social relations, healing power, small town, social differences, small town life, supernatural ability, society, tutor, high society, courtroom, arrest, newlyweds ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: rhode island, usa
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 6.3
 481
Federal Hill (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young are immersed in drugs, crime and violence. Everything changes when one of the guys in the band know love.
Style: sexy, visually appealing, rough, reflective, bleak ...
Plot: gangsters, college, drugs, culture clash, drug abuse, addiction, redemption, fantasy world, brothers, mentor, brutality, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s
Place: rhode island, usa, canada, new jersey
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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia, Mexico
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend discovers creatures in her new home who want to claim her as one of their own.
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, dark, intense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, child in peril, deadly creature, suspense, monster, creature, parents and children, supernatural horror, teeth, hearing voices, little girl ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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 6.8
 28K
Bleed for This (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: boxing, underdog, sport, comeback, boxer, hopes, training, car accident, adaptation, rivalry, fight, gym ...
Time: year 1988
Place: rhode island, new york, las vegas
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Between Something & Nothing (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: BETWEEN SOMETHING & NOTHING is based on filmmaker Todd Verow’s experiences at Rhode Island School of Design. After being accepted into a prestigious New England art school, sexy small-town JOE and townie mastermind JENNIFER quickly join ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspenseful, erotic ...
Plot: gay, art school, college, self discovery, dangerous attraction, lifestyle, youth, friendship, student life, social misfits, prostitute, lgbt ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rhode island
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Outside Providence (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this coming-of-age comedy, Tim Dunphy is leading a go-nowhere existence, spending his days smoking pot and hanging out with his best friend, Drugs Delaney. But Tim's lazy days of getting high are jettisoned after a brush with the law ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, intense, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, teenager, high school life, father son relationship, adaptation, love, family relations, prank, honest, parents and children, american football, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, rhode island, new jersey, connecticut, new england ...
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 6.3
 874
Family Sins (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the Burt family who seemed normal, upstanding members of the community but were actually deeply embedded in crime. The matriarch took in foster children who were subsequently molested and abused by her husband and children ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, thought provoking, serious, bleak
Plot: sexual abuse, unlikely criminals, courtroom drama, legal action, family problems, dishonesty, legal, under the surface, love, family relations, parents and children, arson ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rhode island
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 6.0
 762
Fatal Desire (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Fatal desire tells the story of the first Internet-related murder in the United States. Sharee Miller is a 27-year-old fiancee, when interviewing with Jerry Cassaday in an Internet chat room. Soon they are in the real life begin a passionate affair. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: child, gangsters, love and romance, parents and children, pregnancy, computers and web, teenage life, dishonesty, domestic disturbance, serial killer, suspense, casino ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rhode island, pittsburgh
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It's a Complex World (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A band of would-be terrorists threaten to blow up the Heartbreak Hotel, Providence's most notorious rock club. Featuring extended live performances by The Young Adults and Morris Brock.
Plot: timebomb, rock band, terrorism, politics, musician, singer, nightlife, destruction, assassin, club, bar fight, party ...
Place: rhode island, new jersey, maryland, baltimore
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 7.3
 392K
Dumb and Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, absurd, funny, road movie, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: road trip, buddies, dumb, dimwit, stupidity, parakeet, friendship, odd couple, misfit, toilet humor, illiteracy, buddy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: utah, rhode island, colorado, canada, new jersey ...
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Reversal of Fortune (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Japan, UK
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Style: talky, realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Plot: courtroom drama, lawyer, suspense, court, legal, murder, courtroom, coma, uncover truth, protagonist as suspect, false accusation, dedicated lawyer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: rhode island
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Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: High school student Wendy has an odd relationship with her five friends: They're openly sexual with each other, swapping partners every week. But this is all thrown into turmoil when she meets Sean, a new student in school who has a crush on ...
Style: sexy, serious, sincere, bleak, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sex, teenager, high school, coming of age, teenage love, humiliation, high school life, friendship, love and romance, best friends, family relations, misfit ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
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Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The major sub-plot circles around the youngest Griffin, Stewie, who has a near-death experience at a pool when a lifeguard chair falls on him, but he survives. After having a vision of being in Hell, he decides to change his ways, but this ...
Style: humorous, funny, talky, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: dark humor, time travel, stereotypes, twists and turns, family relations, family life, disorder, friends, self discovery, parents and children, existence paradox, on the road ...
Time: future, 2040s, year 2005, 2000s, 21st century
Place: usa, san francisco, rhode island, new jersey
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Trusting Beatrice (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Claude (Mark Evan Jacobs) is a hapless blue-collared loser living in Providence, Rhode Island whose life changes for the worse when he is unfairly fired from his job, his girlfriend cheats on him, and his apartment burns down resulting in him ...
Plot: bad luck, dysfunctional family, orphan, jail, fire, frenchwoman
Place: rhode island
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The Demon Murder Case (1983)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young boy is taken over by demons who force him to commit murder.
Style: atmospheric
Plot: serial killer, occult, ghost, flashback, courtroom, murder, supernatural, psychic, possession, demon, catholic, supernatural power ...
Place: rhode island, new england
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My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. But their family is rocked by sudden, heartbreaking news that forces them to make a difficult and unorthodox choice in order to save their baby girl's life. The ...
Style: sad, touching, sentimental, heartbreaking, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, lawyer, parenthood, mother daughter relationship, sisters, sick child, life is a bitch, family life, relationships, childhood, leukemia ...
Time: 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa, los angeles, montana
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 7.2
 45K
Conviction (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Betty Anne Waters' older brother Kenny is arrested for murder and sentenced to life in 1983, Betty Anne, a Massachusetts wife and mother of two, dedicates her life to overturning the murder conviction. Convinced that her brother is ...
Style: sincere, emotional, touching, inspirational, sad ...
Plot: lawyer, court, legal, fighting the system, courtroom drama, prison, injustice, false accusation, freedom, legal action, hopes, justice ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1992, year 2001, year 1995 ...
Place: massachusetts, rhode island, boston, usa
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 6.9
 19K
Lemonade Mouth (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The story follows five disparate high school students - Olivia, Mo, Charlie, Stella, and Wen who meet in detention. They realize they are destined to rock, and ultimately form a band that becomes a champion for students sidelined by the high school ...
Style: humorous, light, realistic, semi serious, entertaining
Audience: teens, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: youth, high school, friendship, teenage life, friends, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, performance, music band, high school life, self discovery, follow your dream ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: rhode island, usa
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 2.7
 1K
Infected (2013)
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A blood virus infects a small group of hunters turning a father and son trip into a fight for survival.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, rough, tense ...
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, infection, chaos, supernatural, wilderness, family relations, escapades, chase, countryside, chaos and mayhem, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, rhode island
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