Movies and TV shows set in virginia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in virginia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, suspense, intense and emotional films and TV shows about / with death, family, runaway, storytelling, dialogue, family relations, brutality, murder, mentor and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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virginia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as virginia: Pocahontas (1995), Lawless (2012), Blue Ruin (2013), The New World (2005), Shenandoah (1965), Shadrach (1998), The Colt (2005), The Vampire Diaries (2009), Lake Effects (2012), Virginia (2010).

List of movies set in virginia

 6.7
 183K
Pocahontas (1995)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: History comes gloriously to life in Disney's epic animated tale about love and adventure in the New World. Pocahontas is a Native American woman whose father has arranged for her to marry her village's best warrior. But a vision tells her ...
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, stylized, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing, girls' night
Plot: princess, interracial romance, forbidden love, disney, native american, romance, culture clash, tragic love, disney princess, tribe, adventure, interracial relations ...
Time: 17th century
Place: virginia, usa, europe, england, london ...
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 7.2
 240K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Set in the Depression-era Franklin County, Virginia, a bootlegging gang is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Style: harsh, stylized, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: gangsters, smuggling, mafia, great depression, crimes, gang, bootlegging, organized crime, greed, ambitious, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1931, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, appalachia, new jersey
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 7.1
 73K
Blue Ruin (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The quiet life of a beach bum is upended by dreadful news. He sets off for his childhood home to carry out an act of vengeance but proves an inept assassin and finds himself in a brutal fight to protect his estranged family.
Style: atmospheric, tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough ...
Plot: vengeance, death, crimes, homeless, vigilantism, haunted by the past, revenge, violence, vigilante, disorder, life turned upside down, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
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 6.7
 86K
The New World (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A drama about explorer John Smith and the clash between Native Americans and English settlers in the 17th century.
Style: touching, meditative, serious, lyrical, emotional ...
Plot: culture clash, chief, power of love, communication problem, new world, adventurer, colonialism, unlikely relationship, love triangle, princess, wilderness, fall in love ...
Time: 17th century
Place: virginia, usa, england
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 7.3
 9K
Shenandoah (1965)
Genre: Drama, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Charlie Anderson, a farmer in Shenandoah, Virginia, finds himself and his family in the middle of the Civil War he wants nothing to do with. When his youngest boy is taken prisoner by the North the Civil War is forced upon him.
Style: sincere, rough, emotional, captivating, serious ...
Plot: american civil war, interracial relations, anti war, heroes, pow, family relations, widower, war, bittersweet, single parent, dealing with death, military ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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 6.4
 1K
Shadrach (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1935, 99-year-old former slave Shadrach asks to be buried on the soil where he was born to slavery, and that land is owned by the large Dabney family, consisting of Vernon, Trixie and their seven children, and to bury a black man on that land is ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, family relations, slave, slavery, dysfunctional family, human nature, parents and children, custody, death in the family, family life, racism, americana ...
Time: 1930s
Place: virginia, usa, alabama, california
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 6.5
 531
The Colt (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, Rabb keeps the colt as a consolation in these desperate ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching, exciting
Plot: american civil war, soldier, battles, colt, military life, daring rescue, military, basic training, americana, friendship, heroism, farm ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, michigan, usa
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The Vampire Diaries (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The story of two vampire brothers obsessed with the same girl, who bears a striking resemblance to the beautiful but ruthless vampire they knew and loved in 1864.
Style: romantic, suspenseful, stylized, serious, disturbing
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, supernatural romance, vampire human love, werewolf, high school, immortality, dangerous attraction, teen romance, supernatural power, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s, 1860s ...
Place: virginia, usa
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 5.6
 610
Lake Effects (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Sara and Lily grew up at Smith Mountain Lake. Sara became estranged from the family and without explanation moved to Los Angeles to study law. Her sister Lily, an artist, teaches locally and lives with their parents, Ray and Vivian, until Dad dies ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: parents and children, family, homecoming, estate, estrangement, small town, friendship, spirituality, lake, death of father, family relations, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
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 5.4
 2K
Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: realistic, psychological, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sheriff, family problems, misfit, life is a bitch, parent child relationship, family relations, mentally unstable, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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 4.4
 431
Fistpie (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Haunted by memories of his ex-girlfriend Alice, a heartbroken Billy returns home to Northern Virginia seeking solace from old friends. But what he finds there is more disconcerting: his best friend Stanley has become unstable, mysterious and ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, best friends, crimes, couples, breakup, friendship, graphic violence, downfall, life is a bitch, mentally unstable, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
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Staunton Hill (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a group of hikers take off for a weekend of fun and adventure in remote mountain region, they unwittingly stumble across the Staunton family - for whom the hill is named - and find themselves at the mercy of a depraved, diabolical brood that ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: crimes, survival, wilderness, escapades, strong violent content, cruelty, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, car trouble, friends, truck driver, scalping, dismemberment ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: virginia, usa
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An American Girl Adventure (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Pre-American Revolution Virginian girl whose love for the outdoors leads to the friendship of a lifetime. Felicity loves horses, and though her parents plead with her to remain indoors, she years to ride the open plains. When Felicity comes into ...
Style: serious, touching, sentimental, realistic, feel good
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse riding, friendship, rescue, best friends, hopes, animal life, parents and children, family life, adventure, young heroes, colonial america, family relations ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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 6.3
 57K
The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school, young women take in an injured enemy soldier. As they provide refuge and tend to his wounds, the house is taken over with sexual tension and dangerous rivalries, and taboos are broken in ...
Style: sexy, gothic, suspense, romantic, psychotronic
Plot: girls' school, sexual tension, seduction, southern belle, union soldier, american civil war, american south, girls' boarding school, murder, teacher, confederate soldier, rage ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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 7.0
 34K
Loving (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, an interracial couple, whose challenge of their anti-miscegenation arrest for their marriage in Virginia led to a legal battle that would end at the US Supreme Court.
Style: inspirational, melancholic, romantic, heartbreaking, thought provoking ...
Plot: interracial couple, interracial marriage, interracial love, marriage, civil rights, love, racism, supreme court, husband wife relationship, segregation, justice, court ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, 60s
Place: virginia, washington d.c., usa, australia
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 8.0
 782K
Donnie Darko (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After narrowly escaping a bizarre accident, a troubled teenager is plagued by visions of a large bunny rabbit that manipulates him to commit a series of crimes.
Style: mind bending, psychological, surreal, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: insanity, hallucination, social misfits, time travel, supernatural ability, prophecy, time loop, imaginary friend, surrealism, parallel universe, mental illness, suburbs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988, future
Place: virginia, usa
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Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sexy, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, artists and showbiz, celebrity, love and romance, hollywood, fall in love, actor's life, social relations, ambition, buddies, rivalry, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, los angeles, las vegas ...
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White Reindeer (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: After an unexpected tragedy, Suzanne searches for the true meaning of Christmas during one sad, strange December in suburban Virginia.
Style: tragicomedy, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: christmas, introspection, friendship, suburbs, dark humor, solace, holiday, death of husband, swinger party, dealing with death, suburban life, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
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The Cleveland Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The Cleveland Show is an American adult animated sitcom created by Seth MacFarlane, Mike Henry, and Richard Appel for the Fox Broadcasting Company as a spin-off of Family Guy. The series centers on the Browns and Tubbs, two dysfunctional families ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, adult animation, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: black american, blended family, parents and children, family life, family relations, starting over, ethnic humor, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, family man, black family, wannabe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
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 5.5
 29K
Wrong Turn (2021)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to ...
Style: slasher, scary, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: escape, characters killed one by one, abduction, backwoods, cannibalism, community, group of friends, revenge, lost in the woods, secret society, cult, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: west virginia, virginia, appalachia
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The Birth of a Nation (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Nat Turner, a former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites.
Style: factual, brutal, intense, emotional, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: slavery, preacher, rebellion, racism, rape, civil war, suffering, preaching, father son relationship, poverty, brother sister relationship, freedom ...
Time: 19th century
Place: virginia, southern usa
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 8.1
 188K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: An elite team of FBI profilers analyze the country's most twisted criminal minds, anticipating their next moves before they strike again. The Behavioral Analysis Unit's most experienced agent is David Rossi, a founding member of the BAU ...
Style: serious, psychological, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: special agents, fbi, murder, crimes, profiler, team, law enforcement, investigation, serial killer, forensics, policewoman, investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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 6.1
 118K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Chris crashes into a carload of other young people, and the group of stranded motorists is soon lost in the woods of West Virginia, where they're hunted by three cannibalistic mountain men who are grossly disfigured by generations of inbreeding.
Style: slasher, scary, rough, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, cannibalism, chase, manhunt, disfigurement, massacre, trap, youth, friends, friendship, strong violent content, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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Gods and Generals (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 219 min.
Story: The film centers mostly around the personal and professional life of Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, a brilliant if eccentric Confederate general, from the outbreak of the American Civil War until its halfway point when Jackson is killed ...
Style: epic, serious, sincere, rough, intense ...
Plot: american civil war, confederate soldier, battles, confederate army, military, epic battle, war hero, military life, battlefield, social relations, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia, west virginia, maine, usa, washington d.c.
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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Michael McCann is thrown over by the woman he loves, he becomes something of a misanthrope and a miser, spending all of his spare money on collectible gold coins. Living in the same town is an affluent family with two sons: John and Tanny. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: adoption, custody, hopes, redemption, family life, friendship, parents and children, small town, self discovery, friends, family relations, family problems ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 60s, 20th century, 19th century
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
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The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Six years after the events of The X-Files series finale, former FBI agent Doctor Dana Scully is now a staff physician at Our Lady of Sorrows, a Catholic hospital, and treating a boy named Christian who has Sandhoff disease, a terminal brain ...
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, suspense, exciting, twists and turns ...
Plot: alien, abduction, priest, psychic, fbi, sex maniac, special agents, supernatural ability, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
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Mr. and Mrs. Loving (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A moving and uplifting drama about the effects of interracial marriage in the 1960s. Friends since childhood, and loved by both families, this couple are exiled after their wedding and have to wage a courageous battle to find their place in America ...
Style: thought provoking, uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: white male black female relationship, interracial relations, racism, wedding, fighting the system, marriage, interracial marriage, miscegenation, couples, injustice, power relations, discrimination ...
Time: 90s, 60s
Place: virginia, usa, southern usa, washington d.c.
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 6.4
 321
Misty (1961)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Every year the Chincoteague fire department rounds up the wild ponies of Assateague Island and holds an auction to thin out the herd. The young children set out to raise enough money in hopes that the Phantom will be caught in this years round up. ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: family relations, island, horse, horse riding, heroes, youth, family, escapades, orphan, adventure, young heroes, adventurer ...
Place: virginia, usa
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Foreign Student (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Netherlands, USA, France, Italy, UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A French football playing exchange student falls in love.
Style: sexy, touching, emotional, sexual, realistic ...
Plot: white male black female relationship, college, interracial relations, culture clash, social differences, self discovery, fall in love, society, coming of age, lifestyle, romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 50s, year 1955
Place: paris france, virginia, france, europe, usa ...
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The Bourne Legacy (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 135 min.
Story: New CIA operative, Aaron Cross experiences life-or-death stakes that have been triggered by the previous actions of Jason Bourne.
Style: exciting, serious, suspense, twists and turns, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, espionage, spy, cia, tough guy, cia agent, intelligence agency, government conspiracy, intelligence, assassin, on the run, secret agents ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: maryland, manila philippines, the philippines, virginia, usa ...
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