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, suspenseful, melancholic, suspense and touching films and TV shows about / with death, murder, family relations, dialogue, brutality, mentor, family, storytelling, runaway and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
virginia
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virginia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as virginia: Pocahontas (1995), The New World (2005), Shenandoah (1965), Shadrach (1998), Blue Ruin (2013), The Colt (2005), The Vampire Diaries (2009), The Beguiled (2017), Wrong Turn (2003), Show Stoppers (2008).

List of movies set in virginia

 6.7
 143K
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, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens, kids
Plot: forbidden love, princess, culture clash, native american, romance, adventure, parents and children, disney, tragic love, interracial romance, greed, star crossed lovers ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
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 6.7
 77K
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: stylized, serious, atmospheric, realistic, touching ...
Plot: chief, culture clash, princess, new world, adventurer, colonialism, captain, power of love, adventure, wilderness, native americans, romance ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, england
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 7.4
 7K
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: serious, emotional, realistic, rough, captivating ...
Plot: american civil war, widower, interracial relations, vengeance, war, anti war, parents and children, countryside, society, family relations, single parent, soldier ...
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, serious, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: slave, slavery, americana, family life, racial segregation, crumbling marriage, friendship, interracial relations, parents and children, social differences, custody, death in the family ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: virginia, alabama, usa, california
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 7.1
 56K
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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, homeless, neo-noir, vigilantism, gory, drifter, violence spree, crimes, deadly, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
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 6.8
 452
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: exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: american civil war, soldier, civil war, battle, officers and cadets, anti war, war, battle zone, basic training, military life, battles, americana ...
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.
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: suspenseful, serious, stylized, romantic, disturbing
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, love triangle, supernatural, immortality, dangerous attraction, teenage life, werewolf, love and romance, youth, high school, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 19th century, 1860s, 2010s ...
Place: virginia, usa
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 6.3
 40K
The Beguiled (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
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: gothic, sexy, suspense, romantic
Plot: sexual tension, american civil war, union soldier, girls' school, seduction, confederate soldier, southern belle, teacher, rage, murder, wounded soldier, amputee ...
Time: 1860s, 19th century
Place: virginia
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 6.1
 98K
Wrong Turn (2003)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, Germany
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: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: survival, manhunt, slasher, cannibalism, disfigurement, gory, chase, danger, friendship, isolation, youth, massacre ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: west virginia, virginia, usa, texas
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Show Stoppers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "Show Stoppers" is a comedy-drama set in the world of Greek stepping on a historically black university in Virginia "where Greek steppers get as much attention as star athletes."
Style: emotional, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, college, sport, uninhibited rivalry, college life, ambition, rivalry, youth, betrayal, friendship, destiny, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
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 8.4
 269K
Homeland (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: CIA officer Carrie Mathison is tops in her field despite being bipolar, which makes her volatile and unpredictable. With the help of her long-time mentor Saul Berenson, Carrie fearlessly risks everything, including her personal well-being and even ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, cia, explosion, investigation, espionage, spy, danger, intrigue, treason, marines, surveillance, national security ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, iraq, virginia, america ...
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Burn After Reading (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When a disc containing memoirs of a former CIA analyst falls into the hands of Linda Litzke and Chad Feldheimer, the two gym employees see a chance to make enough money for her to have life-changing cosmetic surgery. Predictably, events whirl out of ...
Style: clever, dark humor, cynical, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: blackmail, farce, espionage, paranoia, divorce, stupidity, infidelity, gym, corpse, top secret, cia, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, seattle washington
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 7.3
 208K
Lawless (2012)
Genre: 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: realistic, epic, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: smuggling, siblings relations, crimes, prohibition, gang, gangsters, uninhibited rivalry, fist fighting, bootlegging, crime, mafia, rivalry ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1940, 1940s
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
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The X Files: I Want to Believe (2008)
Genre: 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, serious, twists and turns, gloomy, scary ...
Plot: priest, fbi, hospital, missing person, psychopath, supernatural ability, alien, mystery, abduction, surgery, prophecy, russian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 5K
The Waltons (1971)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Waltons is an American television series created by Earl Hamner, Jr., based on his book Spencer's Mountain, and a 1963 film of the same name. The show is centered on a family in a rural Virginia community during the Great Depression and ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: great depression, americana, human nature, parents and children, small town, family, family life, family relations, aging, couple relations, friendship, siblings relations ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 30s
Place: virginia, usa
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 5.6
 83K
The Box (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Norma and Arthur Lewis, a suburban couple with a young child, receive a simple wooden box as a gift, which bears fatal and irrevocable consequences. A mysterious stranger delivers the message that the box promises to bestow upon its owner $1 million ...
Style: psychological, suspenseful, mind bending, scary, suspense ...
Plot: moral dilemma, human nature, money, murder, gift, mystery, experiment, violence, sacrifice, decision, conspiracy, research ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
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 7.0
 26K
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: based on true events, inspirational, sexy, interesting, melancholic ...
Plot: marriage, court, interracial couple, supreme court, civil rights, interracial marriage, racism, segregation, lawyer, racial segregation, pregnant wife, city country contrast ...
Time: year 1958, 1960s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: virginia, washington d.c., australia
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A Simple Twist of Fate (1994)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
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: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: adoption, custody, hopes, self discovery, parents and children, small town, redemption, youth, family problems, family relations, babies and infants, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1960s ...
Place: virginia, usa, kindergarten, 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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, uplifting ...
Plot: interracial marriage, marriage, racism, dedicated lawyer, legal action, interracial love, love, legal investigation, interracial relations, courtroom drama, discrimination, injustice ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
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 5.5
 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: sincere, serious, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Plot: sheriff, mentally unstable, parents and children, parent child relationship, family relations, couple relations, love affair, life is a bitch, love and romance, misfit, family problems, mormon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: sentimental, serious, realistic, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, coming of age, adventure, best friends, young heroes, family, animal life, youth, family relations, friends, rescue, parents and children ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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 5.1
 11K
Cherry Falls (2000)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cherry Falls is a quiet little town - until the night that a serial killer begins preying on its youth. After a third teen is found slain, the killer's modus operandi emerges: the victims were all virgins. Sheriff Marken is concerned for the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, slasher, sex, murder, revenge, high school, virgin, teenager, dead teenager, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
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 5.1
 378
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: suspense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: murder, homecoming, deadly, friends, best friends, mentally unstable, downfall, breakup, crimes, life is a bitch, couples, knocked out ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, campus
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 5.7
 459
Lake Effects (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: family gatherings, family, homecoming, small town life, estate, family relations, small town, parents and children, siblings relations, reunion, estrangement, skinny dipping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
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Widow on the Hill (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sexy young hospice nurse, is hired by a wealthy man to care for his sick wife who eventually dies. When the nurse becomes the widower's new bride and then he dies suspiciously leaving his vast fortune to the new Mrs., his daughter becomes ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, manipulations, crime, cons and scams, estate, death in the family, crimes, deadly, couples, dealing with death, investigation, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
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 6.7
 244
Misty (1961)
Genre: Family, Drama
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: horse, island, adventure, adventurer, young heroes, family, children, siblings relations, family in danger, heroes, youth, family relations ...
Place: virginia, usa
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 8.1
 130K
Criminal Minds (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 42 min.
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: psychological, serious, exciting, rough, suspense ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, investigation, crime, special agents, murder, intelligence, team, law enforcement, profiler, investigator, policewoman, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, virginia, arizona
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 4.4
 391
The Turning (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Gillian Anderson in her first ever screen role. Anderson's psycho boyfriend, Cliff, returns to his home town seething with pent-up frustration and rage. Four years earlier his family was on the verge of breaking up. Noe he's returned to ...
Style: serious, bleak, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, family life, suburbs, crumbling marriage, obsession, couple relations, parents and children, dysfunctional family, society, couples, family relations, mentally unstable ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
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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: rough, serious, realistic, scary, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: car trouble, shotgun, truck driver, gore, cross, gory, slasher, danger, deadly, wilderness, survival, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: virginia, usa
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The Silence of the Lambs (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: FBI trainee, Clarice Starling ventures into a maximum-security asylum to pick the diseased brain of Hannibal Lecter, a psychiatrist turned homicidal cannibal. Starling needs clues to help her capture a serial killer. But her Faustian relationship ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, cannibalism, crime, murder, fbi, killings, special agents, psychology, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: maryland, virginia, usa, washington d.c., bahamas ...
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