Culture clash movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant culture clash movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, funny and clever films and TV shows about / with culture clash, society, storytelling, mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, stereotypes, runaway, friendship and prejudice plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as culture clash: Avatar (2009), Chocolate (2000), Welcome to the Sticks (2008), Dances with Wolves (1990), Lilyhammer (2012), Babylon 5 (1994), Lost in Translation (2003), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Nothing to Declare (2010), The Infidel (2010).

List of culture clash movies

 7.8
 1.0M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: In the 22nd century, a paraplegic Marine is dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission, but becomes torn between following orders and protecting an alien civilization.
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, serious, epic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: culture clash, space travel, adventure, benign alien, space and aliens, alien encounter, interracial relations, soldier, mysterious planet, teaching the ways of the world, escapades, warrior ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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 7.3
 164K
Chocolate (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A fable of emotional liberation and chocolate. A mother and daughter move to a small French town where they open a chocolate shop. The town, religious and morally strict, is against them as they represent free-thinking and indulgence. When a group ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, sweet, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, cooking and food, love and romance, chocolate, prejudice, mayor, society, social relations, social misfits, couple relations, small town, lifestyle change ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: france, europe, central america
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Welcome to the Sticks (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Although living a comfortable life in Salon-de-Provence, a charming town in the South of France, Julie has been feeling depressed for a while. To please her, Philippe Abrams, a post office administrator, her husband, tries to obtain a transfer to a ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, funny, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, friendship, dialect, french, social relations, fish out of water, workplace situations, foe turned friend, workplace, social satire, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, southern france, europe, flanders, argentina
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Dances with Wolves (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 181 min.
Story: Wounded Civil War soldier, John Dunbar tries to commit suicide – and becomes a hero instead. As a reward, he's assigned to his dream post, a remote junction on the Western frontier, and soon makes unlikely friends with the local Sioux tribe.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: culture clash, self discovery, american civil war, friendship, civil war, native american, buffalo, language barrier, wolf, adventure, marriage, army ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s
Place: kansas, tennessee, usa, south dakota, nebraska
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 8.0
 22K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: dark humor, witty, atmospheric, talky, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, starting over, mafia, small town, lifestyle change, fish out of water, gangsters, crimes, business venture, criminal heroes, snitch, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 8.3
 25K
Babylon 5 (1994)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Babylon 5 is a five-mile long space station located in neutral space. Built by the Earth Alliance in the 2250s, it's goal is to maintain peace among the various alien races by providing a sanctuary where grievances and negotiations can be ...
Style: serious, futuristic, bleak, suspense, philosophical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: space travel, space station, outer space, time travel, adventure, culture clash, benign alien, good versus evil, space and aliens, space opera, transformation, spacecraft ...
Time: future, 23rd century
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Two lost souls visiting Tokyo -- the young, neglected wife of a photographer and a washed-up movie star shooting a TV commercial -- find an odd solace and pensive freedom to be real in each other's company, away from their lives in America.
Style: atmospheric, psychological, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: age difference, loneliness, culture clash, midlife crisis, unlikely couple, friendship, fish out of water, couple relations, dull life, photographer, actor, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, yale university
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: greek, mother daughter relationship, culture clash, wedding, family, prejudice, romance, parents and children, eccentric family, wedding preparations and rituals, unlikely couple, midlife crisis ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois
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Nothing to Declare (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: During the elimination of the Belgian/French border in the 90s, a Belgian customs officer is forced to team up with one of his French counterparts.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, reluctant partners, politics, partners, society, frontier town, snobbism, unsupportive coworkers, customs officer, comedy duo, social relations, unlikely relationship ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 80s, 90s, year 1986 ...
Place: belgium, europe, france
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 6.4
 6K
The Infidel (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based in a London suburb Mahmud Nasir lives with his wife, Saamiya, and two children, Rashid and Nabi. His son plans to marry Uzma, the step-daughter of Egyptian-born Arshad Al-Masri, a so-called 'Hate Cleric' from Waziristan, Pakistan. ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor ...
Plot: culture clash, muslim, taxi driver, identity crisis, self discovery, life turned upside down, religions or cults, society, disorder, social differences, teaching the ways of the world, adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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The Intouchables (2011)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A true story of two men who should never have met – a quadriplegic aristocrat who was injured in a paragliding accident and a young man from the projects.
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, feel good, emotional ...
Plot: friendship, disability, friends, human relationship, odd couple, loneliness, partners, starting over, life philosophy, culture clash, french, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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 7.7
 20K
Walkabout (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Under the pretense of having a picnic, a geologist takes his teenage daughter and 6-year-old son into the Australian outback and attempts to shoot them. When he fails, he turns the gun on himself, and the two city-bred children must contend with ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, touching, thought provoking ...
Plot: desert, culture clash, wilderness, survival, tribe, coming of age, suicide, teenage girl, death, picnic, camel, hunter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, sydney australia, adelaide south australia
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Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 148 min.
Story: The story of the romance between the King of Siam (now Thailand) and the widowed British school teacher Anna Leonowens during the 1860s. Anna teaches the children and becomes romanced by the King. She convinces him that a man can be loved by just ...
Style: serious, captivating, emotional, stylized, epic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love and romance, royal family, interracial relations, opposites attract, fall in love, politics, forbidden love, royal court, culture clash, couple relations, parents and children, betrayal ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, burma, southeast asia, england
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Kazakh journalist Borat Sagdiyev travels to America to make a documentary. As he zigzags across the nation, Borat meets real people in real situations with hysterical consequences. His backwards behavior generates strong reactions around him ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, realistic, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, anti semitism, reporter, misfit, on the road, stupidity, racism, prostitute, chicken, bear, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: kazakhstan, california, cross country, usa, malibu california ...
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 7.4
 27K
ALF (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 25 min.
Story: A furry alien wiseguy comes to live with a terran family after crashing into their garage.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: benign alien, fish out of water, sitcom, culture clash, parents and children, family relations, family, alien, cat, comedy of errors, friendship, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
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Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When a New York reporter plucks crocodile hunter Dundee from the Australian Outback for a visit to the Big Apple, it's a clash of cultures and a recipe for good-natured comedy as naïve Dundee negotiates the concrete jungle. Dundee proves that ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: tourist, culture clash, fish out of water, adventure, fall in love, escapades, journalism, opposites attract, prostitute, hotel, journalist, knife ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, australia, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles
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Catfish in Black Bean Sauce (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An African American couple (Winfield and Alice) adopt two orphans from a Vietnamese refugee camp. After twenty-two years, the children are reunited with their birth mother, bringing deeply submerged resentments and misconceptions to the surface and ...
Style: touching, emotional, serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, adoption, transvestism, gays and lesbians, immigrants, dysfunctional family, human nature, self discovery, couple relations, interracial relations, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia, california
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 6.2
 10K
Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When a western Pennsylvania auto plant is acquired by a Japanese company, brokering auto worker Hunt Stevenson faces the tricky challenge of mediating the assimilation of two clashing corporate cultures. At one end is the Japanese plant manager and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, dramatic ...
Plot: unemployment, culture clash, factory, friendship, business, worker, labor union, buddies, workplace, factory worker, fighting the system, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, japan, asia, pennsylvania, tokyo
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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Botswana, South Africa
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Misery is brought to a small group of Sho in the Kalahari desert in the form of a cola bottle. In his quest to throw the evil object over the edge of the earth, Xixo encounters Western "civilization," a haphazard doctor and a tyranical ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, culture clash, tribe, adventure, wilderness, god, gas station, on the road, nothing goes right, airplane, fish out of water, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A story centered around an Indian family who moves to France and opens a restaurant across the street from a Michelin-starred French restaurant.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: restaurant, cooking and food, culture clash, immigrants, village, chef, family, rivalry, indian lead, family business, workplace situations, cooking ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, india, mumbai india, southern france, paris france ...
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2 Days in Paris (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Adam Goldberg delivers "an uproarious study in transatlantic culture panic" as Jack, an anxious, hypochondriac-prone New Yorker vacationing throughout Europe with his breezy, free-spirited Parisian girlfriend, Marion. But when they make a ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, photographer, french, taxi driver, taxi, romance, vacation, love and romance, couples, restaurant owner, relationship problems, urban ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, paris france, new york
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 6.9
 16K
East Is East (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1971 Salford fish-and-chip shop owner George Khan expects his family to follow his strict Pakistani Muslim ways. But his children, with an English mother and having been born and brought up in Britain, increasingly see themselves as British and ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, islam, muslim, tradition, arranged marriage, parents and children, family life, jealousy, faith, parent child relationship, hippie, integration ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
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Do the Right Thing (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: On the hottest day of the year on a street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, everyone's hate and bigotry smolders and builds until it explodes into violence.
Style: atmospheric, talky, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, racism, police brutality, interracial relations, pizza, pizzeria, money, heat, punk, radio, hip hop, family business ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 30K
Fools Rush In (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Alex Whitman (Matthew Perry) is a designer from New York City who is sent to Las Vegas to supervise the construction of a nightclub that his firm has been hired to build. Alex is a straight-laced WASP-ish type who, while enjoying a night on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, pregnancy, nightclub, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, waitress, love affair, social differences, nothing goes right, fall in love, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, las vegas, usa, nevada, mexico
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Little Indian, Big City (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young ...
Style: humorous, funny, comic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: jungle, culture clash, mischievous children, family, fish out of water, adventure, nothing goes right, parents and children, disorder, estrangement, city life, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: venezuela, europe, france, latin america, paris france ...
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A Hard Day's Night (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Musical
Country: UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Capturing John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr in their electrifying element, 'A Hard Day's Night' is a wildly irreverent journey through this pastiche of a day in the life of The Beatles during 1964. The band ...
Style: psychotronic, humorous, witty, not serious, realistic ...
Plot: culture clash, generation gap, artists and showbiz, older man younger woman relationship, shaving, performer, press conference, fame, adolescence, police chase, railway station, music ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.6
 25K
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 213 min.
Story: Jodhaa Akbar is a sixteenth century love story about a marriage of alliance that gave birth to true love between a great Mughal Emperor, Akbar and a Rajput princess, Jodhaa.
Style: epic, captivating, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, royal family, emperor, royal court, culture clash, ruler, bollywood, politics, dishonesty, princess, muslim ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
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Turkish for Beginners (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: During an emergency landing on a deserted island suddenly traumatized by antiauthoritarian education Lena Schneider (Josefine Preuss) together with the Turkish Super Macho Cem Öztürk (Elyas M'Barek) must fight for survival. After initially ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, romantic, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: culture clash, teenage life, island, opposites attract, resort, adventure, love and romance, single parent, survival, nothing goes right, parents and children, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 6.6
 178K
EuroTrip (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When Scott learns that his longtime cyber-buddy from Berlin is a gorgeous young woman, he and his friends embark on a trip across Europe.
Style: humorous, road movie, funny, entertaining, dark humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: youth, obsessive quest, nothing goes right, hitchhiker, culture clash, travel, comedy of errors, adventure, buddies, marijuana, disorder, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: europe, amsterdam, germany, belgium, slovakia ...
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Double Happiness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Jade Li is a feisty, 20-something Chinese Canadian, trying to achieve that happy medium between giving in to her parent's wishes and fulfilling her own needs and desires - double happiness. Naturally, something's got to give and when love ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, reflective ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: culture clash, interracial romance, audition, immigrants, family, college, human nature, daughter, actor, dating, generation gap, parent child relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: canada, california
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