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, clever and feel good films and TV shows about / with culture clash, society, storytelling, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, prejudice, stereotypes, runaway and destiny plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as culture clash: Dances with Wolves (1990), Avatar (2009), The Intouchables (2011), Jodhaa Akbar (2008), The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014), Anna and the King (1999), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Marco Polo (2014), Easy Virtue (2008), Chocolat (2000).

List of culture clash movies

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: sentimental, touching, serious, sincere, exciting ...
Plot: native american, culture clash, self discovery, tribe, american civil war, native american white relationships, friendship, native americans, officer, courage, warrior, redemption ...
Time: 19th century, 1840s, 1860s, 70s
Place: kansas, usa, tennessee, south dakota, nebraska ...
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 7.8
 1.1M
Avatar (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK
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, breathtaking, captivating, serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: fantasy world, alien, culture clash, creature, alien planet, scientist, space travel, space and aliens, adventure, warrior, mysterious planet, benign alien ...
Time: future, 22nd century
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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: uplifting, touching, feel good, inspirational, sincere ...
Plot: friendship, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, caregiver, friends, starting over, culture clash, disability, loneliness, lifestyle change, handicapped, friendship between men ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, paris france
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Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, UK, Kazakhstan
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, absurd, controversial, banned film, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, satire, travel, dark humor, racism, anti semitism, jewish, stereotypes, fish out of water, stereotype, misfit, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: california, kazakhstan, los angeles, usa, washington d.c. ...
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 7.6
 31K
Jodhaa Akbar (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, War
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, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: true love, love and romance, bollywood, culture clash, royal family, ruler, emperor, royal court, dishonesty, politics, initially antagonists, princess ...
Time: 16th century
Place: india, asia
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The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, India, United Arab Emirates
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: feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cooking and food, restaurant, culture clash, chef, interracial relations, cooking, rivalry, immigrants, family relations, village, prejudice, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 19th century
Place: france, india, paris france, london, southern france ...
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Anna and the King (1999)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, Malaysia
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: romantic, serious, captivating, stylized, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, interracial relations, royal family, culture clash, forbidden love, opposites attract, love and romance, social differences, palace, politics, death sentence, royal court ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1860s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia, burma, england
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
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 8.0
 66K
Marco Polo (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the Khan’s world of greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry will ...
Style: exciting, captivating, epic, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, intrigue, forbidden love, adventure hero, rivalry, escapades, danger, strong violent content, adventure, martial arts, royal family, battles ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: asia, mongolia, china, venice, beijing china
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 6.7
 20K
Easy Virtue (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young Englishman marries a glamorous American. When he brings her home to meet the parents, she arrives like a blast from the future - blowing their entrenched British stuffiness out the window.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, stylized, light ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: culture clash, family relations, high society, manipulations, eccentric family, fish out of water, dishonesty, love and romance, mind game, parents and children, manipulation, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 20s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: england, europe, britain, france, london
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 7.2
 180K
Chocolat (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: feel good, sentimental, romantic, sweet, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: chocolate, small town, culture clash, women, cooking and food, prejudice, lifestyle change, love and romance, single mother, society, couple relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century
Place: france, europe, central america, paris france
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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: humorous, witty, funny, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, village life, french, fish out of water, friendship, postman, dialect, foe turned friend, social satire, social relations, family, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: france, provence, europe, southern france, south of france ...
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 6.3
 12K
Gung Ho (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 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, funny, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, unemployment, factory, friendship, worker, labor union, business, workplace, buddies, society, fighting the system, deception ...
Time: 80s
Place: japan, usa, pennsylvania, asia, tokyo
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Everything Is Illuminated (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A film based on the semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by American writer Jonathan Safran Foer, in which a young Jewish American man endeavors—with the help of eccentric, distant relatives—to find the woman who saved his grandfather ...
Style: tragicomedy, touching, sincere, sentimental, clever ...
Plot: culture clash, collector, jewish, journey, search, friendship, on the road, anti semitism, holocaust, human nature, prejudice, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: ukraine, europe, berlin germany, eastern europe, kiev ukraine
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The White Massai (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 131 min.
Story: A girl, Carola, whose vacation in Kenya takes an interesting turn when she becomes infatuated with a Masai. Carola decides to leave her boyfriend to stay with her lover. There, she has to adapt to the Masai's way of life and get used to their ...
Style: captivating, emotional, realistic, serious
Plot: interracial relations, culture clash, interracial sex, couples, opposites attract, love and romance, village life, cultural difference, fish out of water, jealous husband, society, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, kenya, switzerland
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 8.0
 27K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, dark humor, culture clash, business venture, starting over, crimes, lifestyle change, blackmail, fish out of water, gangsters, criminal heroes, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Genre: Action, 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: feel good, exciting, humorous, romantic, light ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: tourist, culture clash, adventure, fish out of water, adventurer, escapades, opposites attract, society, love and romance, fall in love, crocodile, poacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: australia, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
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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, entertaining, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: culture clash, mischievous children, jungle, adventure, family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, fish out of water, disorder, estrangement, nothing goes right, city life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: paris france, venezuela, europe, france, latin america ...
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 6.4
 285K
The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, suspense, absurd, odd, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, un, culture clash, satire, dark humor, megalomaniac, farce, society, fish out of water, nuclear, death, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1973, 2010s, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, brooklyn new york city ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, biting ...
Plot: culture clash, satire, taxi driver, muslim, self discovery, social differences, adoption, dark humor, society, rabbi, religions or cults, life turned upside down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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Lost in Translation (2003)
Genre: Comedy, 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: melancholic, atmospheric, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: loneliness, midlife crisis, age difference, culture clash, unlikely couple, older man younger woman relationship, actor, couple relations, friendship, dull life, housewife, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, kyoto japan, yale university
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The Beautician and the Beast (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: opposites attract, nanny, culture clash, female protagonist, dictatorship, romance, dictator, love and romance, couples, single parent, society, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, eastern europe
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 7.8
 7K
The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, offbeat, tense ...
Plot: culture clash, understanding, world war two, war, anti war, love triangle, wilderness, confined, life is a bitch, wartime life, military, hostility ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, germany
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 6.9
 17K
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: realistic, humorous, witty, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: culture clash, tradition, islam, family relations, muslim, arranged marriage, family problems, bittersweet, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971
Place: england, europe, northern england, london, israel
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 8.5
 2K
Empress Ki (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: The story of the woman that would become Empress Ki, and her struggles as she worked her way through war, political conspiracies, and the imperial palace to become Empress of China. This Korean Drama re-imagines the historical figure as a fierce, ...
Style: romantic, suspenseful, harsh, multicultural, semi serious
Plot: female warrior, love, empress, palace intrigue, love triangle, crown prince, betrayal, battles, sword fight, culture clash, throne, court intrigue ...
Time: 14th century
Place: korea, china
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Bride & Prejudice (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A Bollywood update of Jane Austen's classic tale, in which Mrs. Bakshi is eager to find suitable husbands for her four unmarried daughters. When the rich single gentlemen Balraj and Darcy come to visit, the Bakshis have high hopes, though ...
Style: feel good, romantic, modern day adaptation, humorous, colourful ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: bollywood, opposites attract, initially antagonists, couple relations, culture clash, jane austen, unlikely couple, class differences, love and romance, social differences, society, interracial romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: india, london, asia, europe, california ...
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The Gods Must Be Crazy (1980)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: South Africa, Botswana
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: light, humorous, funny, feel good, mad ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, tribe, culture clash, wilderness, on the road, danger, rivalry, farce, adventure, fish out of water, life turned upside down, traditional versus modern ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: africa, south africa, cape town south africa
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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: talky, realistic, humorous, intense, controversial ...
Plot: culture clash, police brutality, racism, pizzeria, african american, heat, hip hop, prejudice, racial slur, interracial relations, society, buddies ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city
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 7.4
 419K
The Terminal (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Viktor Navorski is a man without a country; his plane took off just as a coup d'etat exploded in his homeland, leaving it in shambles, and now he's stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. ...
Style: touching, sincere, motivational, interesting, humorous ...
Plot: airport, loneliness, immigrants, passenger, culture clash, happy ending, fall in love, life philosophy, misfit, stranded, nothing goes right, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, canada, romania ...
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American Desi (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, India
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This is a fun-loving romantic comedy reminiscent of the great teen films of the 80's.From Kris, an All-American boy from India, to Ajay, an Afro-Centric Hindu homeboy, to Farah, a devoutly religious but modern Muslim girl, 'American ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, college, friendship, tradition, roommate, love and romance, buddies, college life, youth, society, culture, indian american ...
Time: contemporary
Place: india
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