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, suspenseful, melancholic and emotional films and TV shows about / with family relations, death, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, family, runaway, brutality, blood and parents and children plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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virginia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as virginia: Pocahontas (1995), Blue Ruin (2013), The New World (2005), Shenandoah (1965), Shadrach (1998), The Colt (2005), Lawless (2012), An American Girl Adventure (2005), The Beguiled (2017), The Vampire Diaries (2009).

List of movies set in virginia

 6.7
 149K
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: kids, pre-teens, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: forbidden love, princess, culture clash, native american, romance, disney, tragic love, adventure, parents and children, prejudice, interracial romance, greed ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: virginia, usa, africa
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 7.1
 58K
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: tense, suspenseful, bleak, rough, brutal ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, vigilantism, crimes, haunted by the past, deadly, vigilante, violence, death, disorder, life turned upside down, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa, delaware
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 6.7
 78K
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, atmospheric, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: chief, princess, culture clash, captain, adventurer, new world, power of love, native americans, wilderness, romance, colonialism, army ...
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: realistic, serious, sincere, emotional, rough ...
Plot: american civil war, anti war, widower, interracial relations, war, vengeance, society, death in the family, heroes, state affairs, family relations, dealing with death ...
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, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: slave, slavery, human nature, social differences, family life, death in the family, americana, injustice, working class, racism, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: virginia, alabama, usa, california
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 6.9
 464
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: realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: american civil war, soldier, civil war, battle, americana, war, battle zone, escapades, daring rescue, wartime life, officers and cadets, danger ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, usa, michigan
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 7.3
 212K
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: stylized, atmospheric, rough, bleak, serious ...
Plot: smuggling, crimes, gangsters, prohibition, uninhibited rivalry, rebellion, rivalry, sheriff, crime, gang, siblings relations, violence ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: virginia, usa, new jersey
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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, sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: friendship, rescue, hopes, best friends, animal life, family life, young heroes, parents and children, coming of age, horse riding, trust, compassion ...
Time: 18th century, 1770s
Place: virginia, usa, britain
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 6.3
 43K
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: girls' school, sexual tension, american civil war, union soldier, seduction, southern belle, confederate soldier, teacher, rage, murder, fear, gardening ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia
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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, teenage life, high school, dangerous attraction, love and romance, werewolf, youth, vampire human love, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s, 19th century ...
Place: virginia, usa
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The Cleveland Show (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, humorous, witty, ethnic humor, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parents and children, family life, starting over, family relations, blended family, black family, family man, black american, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, childhood sweetheart, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: virginia, usa
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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, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, friends, college, friendship, rivalry, hopes, sport, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, college life, destiny, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia
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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, love and romance, manipulations, family relations, cons and scams, investigation, power relations, murder, family problems, couples, death in the family, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa
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The Last Detail (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two Navy men are ordered to bring a young offender to prison but decide to show him one last good time along the way.
Style: realistic, witty, road movie, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: military, navy, sailor, taxi, road trip, fighting the system, military life, realism, petty criminal, buddies, partners, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, boston, usa, new york, washington d.c. ...
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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, tense, scary, suspense, serious ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, investigation, fbi, murder, crime, cannibalism, killings, deadly, special agents, profiler ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: virginia, maryland, usa, washington d.c., ohio ...
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 5.7
 473
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, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: siblings relations, parents and children, family, estrangement, homecoming, reunion, estate, small town, small town life, family gatherings, family relations, community ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
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 4.4
 394
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: psychological, gloomy, serious, bleak, suspenseful ...
Plot: infidelity, social decay, family life, couple relations, unfulfillment, family relations, crumbling marriage, suburban life, life is a bitch, parents and children, couples, family problems ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia
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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, realistic, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: american civil war, war, college, small town, battle, military, heroes, small town life, couples, family problems, military life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 1860s, 19th century
Place: maine, virginia, west 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: psychological, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: sheriff, mentally unstable, misfit, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, love and romance, couple relations, family problems, love affair, parent child relationship, mormon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: virginia, usa
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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, touching, realistic, sincere, serious
Plot: americana, great depression, aging, thanksgiving, isolation, family life, fighting illness, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 30s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa
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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: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, feel good ...
Plot: adoption, hopes, custody, redemption, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, legal action, parents and children, friends, babies and infants, small town ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c., kindergarten
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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: rough, scary, witty, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, small town, psychopath, slasher, high school, virgin, teenager, murder, revenge, sex, dead teenager, who done it ...
Time: 90s
Place: virginia, usa
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 5.2
 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, tense, psychological, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, friends, mentally unstable, couples, deadly, downfall, best friends, homecoming, breakup, crimes, life is a bitch, pistol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa, campus
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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: scary, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough
Audience: teens
Plot: cross, truck driver, shotgun, gore, car trouble, survival, gory, deadly, wilderness, danger, crimes, off the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: virginia, usa
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 8.3
 276K
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: cia, terrorism, espionage, explosion, investigation, danger, marines, treason, paranoia, surveillance, torture, muslim ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, usa, virginia, iraq, langley virginia ...
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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, enigmatic, suspense, exciting, scary ...
Plot: priest, fbi, abduction, special agents, psychopath, investigation, mystery, supernatural, alien, bodies, partners, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: virginia, usa, west virginia, washington d.c.
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 5.6
 84K
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, mind bending, suspenseful, scary, suspense ...
Plot: conspiracy, moral dilemma, human nature, gift, money, murder, violence, experiment, mystery, sacrifice, decision, mysterious character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, langley virginia
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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, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: racism, interracial marriage, marriage, life is a bitch, hopes, dedicated lawyer, interracial relations, legal investigation, state affairs, legal action, power relations, discrimination ...
Time: 90s, 1960s
Place: virginia, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 249
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: touching, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: island, horse, adventurer, orphan, animal life, fall in love, teenage life, heroes, youth, family in danger, escapades, legends and myths ...
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: realistic, touching, sexual, serious, emotional
Plot: college, social differences, society, romance, interracial relations, love and romance, couples, fall in love, lifestyle, youth, culture clash, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, year 1955, 1950s
Place: virginia, france, usa, europe, paris france
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