Movies and TV shows set in wales

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in wales ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, psychological, semi serious and humorous films and TV shows about / with family relations, countryside, husband wife relationship, society, friendship, father daughter relationship, love and romance, welsh, brutality and youth plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as wales: August (1996), You Should Have Left (2020), Submarine (2010), On the Black Hill (1988), Stella (2012), Eternal Beauty (2019), The Accident (2019), Dream On (2013), The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021), Hinterland (2013).

List of movies set in wales

 5.9
 786
August (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1890s North Wales over a long, hot August weekend, the Victorian calm of a household is suddenly upset with the arrival of a London couple who impose their city ways and thoughts on the more rurally based family. An adaptation of Anton ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, self discovery, friendship, love triangle, family problems, siblings relations, romance, love and romance, fall in love, midlife crisis, unsupportive spouse, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era, 1890s, future
Place: wales, england, europe, scotland, london ...
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The Englishman Who Went Up a Hill But Came Down a Mountain (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When an English cartographer arrives in Wales to tell the residents of the Welsh village of Ffynnon Garw that their "mountain" is only a hill, the offended community sets out to remedy the situation. The film is based on a story heard by ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: village, world war one, fish out of water, friendship, fall in love, romance, culture clash, comedy of errors, countryside, cons and scams, village life, disorder ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: wales, england, europe, london, ireland ...
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You Should Have Left (2020)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In an effort to repair their relationship, a couple books a vacation in the countryside for themselves and their daughter. What starts as a perfect retreat begins to fall apart as one loses their grip on reality, and a sinister force tries to tear ...
Style: psychological
Plot: nightmare, missing child, time loop, family life, house, jealous husband, countryside, drowning, murderer, father daughter relationship, murder, infidelity ...
Place: wales, new york, mexico, london
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 7.3
 88K
Submarine (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar ...
Style: witty, surreal, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: coming of age, virginity, love and romance, teenage love, loss of virginity, social relations, adolescence, bullying, high school life, first love, first sex, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 20th century
Place: wales, england, britain
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On the Black Hill (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The story covers eighty years in the lives of a pair of Welsh identical twins with an unusual bond, as they go through war, love affairs, and land disputes.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, family saga
Plot: twins, farm, land dispute, politics, love and romance, family relations, couples, siblings relations, hang glider, breast feeding, biplane, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: wales, england
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 8.0
 2K
Stella (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Ruth Jones stars as a 40-something mum juggling the ups and downs of family life amid the chaos of her eccentric friends, relatives and children's fathers.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, light, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, lovers, single parent, everyday life, working class, family values, convict, parents and children, neighbor, society, mother daughter relationship, misunderstanding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wales
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Eternal Beauty (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Jane is rejected by life, she spirals into a chaotic, schizophrenic world where love and normality collide with humorous consequences.
Style: psychological, touching, sad, tragicomedy, uplifting
Plot: mental health, psychosis, hearing voices, three sisters, domineering mother, paranoid schizophrenia, couple relations, beauty pageant, betrayal, family relations, psychological trauma, schizophrenia ...
Place: wales
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 6.2
 2K
The Accident (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: A Welsh community devastated by tragedy is forced to confront difficult truths amid the search for justice.
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, psychological
Plot: tragedy, bereavement, adaptation, parents and children, crimes, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, danger, friendship, fight, catastrophe ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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 5.1
 203
Dream On (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The course of true love does not run smoothly for two young lads at Norman's Cozy campsite on the Welsh coast in the mid 80s. Two English holiday-makers, Paul, an innocent northerner from Rochdale, and George, a jack the lad, nervy young man ...
Style: touching, sentimental, psychological, sincere, light
Plot: gay, family relations, runaway, summer vacation, teenage boy, gay relationship, coming of age, domineering mother, best friend, gay teenager, mother son relationship, gay interest ...
Time: 80s, year 1988
Place: wales
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The Pembrokeshire Murders (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 144 min.
TV show
Story: Detective superintendent reopens two unsolved murder cases from the 1980s. Forensic methods link the crimes to a string of burglaries. Steve's team has to find more evidence before the perpetrator is released from prison.
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: serial killer, police detective, murder investigation, cold case, convicted felon, true crime, investigation, police, unsolved crime, father son relationship, double murder, who done it ...
Time: 2000s
Place: britain, wales, united kingdom
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 7.6
 13K
Hinterland (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Tom Mathias comes to Aberystwyth having abandoned his life in London. He's a brilliant but troubled man. Despite his faults he is an excellent detective, who knows that the key to solving the crime lies not in where you look for truth, but how ...
Style: serious, tense, atmospheric, bleak, suspense ...
Plot: buried truth, police investigation, hidden truth, forensics, partners against crime, crimes, law enforcement, partners, police, small town, murder investigation, homicide detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales, europe
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Rebecca's Daughters (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Rebecca riots took place in the rural parts of west Wales, including Pembrokeshire, Cardiganshire, and Carmarthenshire, around 1839-1843. Based on a script that Dylan Thomas wrote for Gainsborough Pictures in 1948, "Rebecca's ...
Plot: cross dressing, riot, landlord, engagement, oppression, eviction, man dressed as a woman, masked hero, face mask, cat, transportation, man disguised as a woman ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wales
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 5.5
 2K
Bridgend (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Over a 5-year period in Bridgend in Wales, 79 people, many of them teenagers, committed suicide without leaving any clue as to why. This is the starting point for this mysterious social drama.
Style: psychological, serious, bleak, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: suicide, small town, teenage life, teenage love, police investigation, under the surface, parents and children, danger, youth, society, fall in love, dangerous attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wales, england
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Belgium, Canada
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A teenager finds himself transported to an island where he must help protect a group of orphans with special powers from creatures intent on destroying them.
Style: exciting, dark fantasy, gothic, atmospheric, stylized ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: fantasy world, supernatural power, orphan, time travel, imaginary, magic, children, boarding school, beautiful scenery, time loop, adventure, monster ...
Time: year 1943, 1940s, year 2016
Place: england, wales, florida, europe
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Dragon Crusaders (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this sword-and-sorcery extravaganza, a group of marauding Knights Templar suffers a curse that transforms them into monsters, driving them to square off against an evil dragon obsessed with annihilating the entire world.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: dragon, curses spells and rituals, pirate, adventure, danger, fugitives, rivalry, wizards and magicians, ship, heroes, imaginary, escapades ...
Place: wales
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 6.5
 100K
Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, initially antagonists, couples, irish, road trip, countryside, proposal, love triangle, love affair, beautiful scenery, opposites attract ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, united states ...
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The Proposition (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In early 19th century Wales, Catherine Morgan, a widow with two daughters, must endure the bumpy road to a distant market in order to sell her cattle to save her farm and family.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting, atmospheric
Plot: family relations, estate, colonel, cattle, human spirit, love triangle, alcohol abuse, on the road, gambling, self discovery, survival, farm ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s
Place: wales, england
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 5.4
 11K
The Dark (2005)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Adèle and her daughter Sarah are traveling on the Welsh coastline to see her husband James when Sarah disappears. A different but similar looking girl appears who says she died in a past time. Adèle tries to discover what happened to her daughter ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, scary, tense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, missing person, secret, suicide, child abuse, uncover truth, haunted by the past, mystery, family in danger, mind game, mysterious character ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales
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 7.2
 348
Carrie's War (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carrie's War is an adaptation of a 1973 children's novel by Nina Bawden, set during the Second World War and following two evacuees, Carrie and her younger brother Nick.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: evacuation, world war two, life is a bitch, wartime life, teenage life, escapades, forceful separation, family relations, youth, family, friendship, countryside ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: wales, england, london
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 6.3
 172
Shirley (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Shirley is the youngest of eight children from a mixed race marriage. By the time she is a toddler the family have moved to the all white area of Splott and by the time she is 12 Shirley has discovered she has an extraordinary voice and can earn ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, based on true events
Plot: rags to riches, interracial relations, family relations, baby, nightclub, ambition, rising to stardom, musician's life, youth, society, artists and showbiz, parents and children ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1940s, 30s ...
Place: wales, england, glasgow scotland, europe
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 6.9
 9K
The Widow (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A woman's search to uncover the mysterious disappearance of her husband leads her to the Congo, where she's forced to seek the truth about what happened to the man she loved.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, disturbing, twists and turns, exciting
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: missing husband, widow, female protagonist, secrets, uncover truth, danger, wife husband relationship, husband wife relationship, plane crash, air disaster, fake death, witch ...
Time: 21st century
Place: wales, congo
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 6.7
 580
Patagonia (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Patagonia narrates the journeys of two women - one looking for her past, the other for her future. The film inter-cuts between their stories, in which one of them travels south to north through the Welsh springtime and the other east to west through ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, road movie, serious, sincere ...
Plot: elderly, on the road, self discovery, last wish, love affair, society, couples, redemption, crumbling marriage, desert, family problems, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, argentina, latin america, europe, wales ...
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 6.3
 47K
Apostle (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: In 1905, a man travels to a remote island in search of his missing sister who has been kidnapped by a mysterious religious cult.
Style: bloody, suspense, scary, exciting, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: prophet, ransom, father daughter relationship, deal with the devil, brutality, brother, kidnapping, religion, preaching, cult, violence, praying ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1900s
Place: wales
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Young Dracula (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Young Dracula is a British teenage horror drama television series airing on CBBC, loosely based on Young Dracula AND Young Monsters, a children's book by Michael Lawrence. Directed by Joss Agnew, the first series was broadcast in 2006, and the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: dracula, vampire, friendship, family relations, social misfits, imaginary, family, youth, school, supernatural, chosen one, supernatural power ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: europe, england, wales
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 6.4
 244
Taliesin Jones (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Not quite a religious film, not quite a coming-of-age story, not quite a kiddie flick, and not quite a supernatural horror movie, Taliesin Jones's identity crisis nonetheless reveals a sweet examination of one child and his thoughts on God.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: miraculous event, teenage boy, coming of age, self discovery, family problems, redemption, dysfunctional family, family life, parents and children, hopes, child illness, secret society ...
Time: 90s
Place: wales
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The Bastard Executioner (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: A blood-soaked, medieval epic that tells the story of Wilkin Brattle, a 14th century warrior, whose life is forever changed when a divine messenger beseeches him to lay down his sword and lead the life of another man: a journeyman executioner. Set ...
Style: bleak, melancholic, rough, epic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: executioner, medieval, knight, corruption, betrayal, forbidden love, crimes, brutality, society, intrigue, disguise, violence ...
Time: 14th century
Place: wales
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 7.8
 24K
Being Human (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The central premise of Being Human is that various types of supernatural beings exist alongside human beings, with varying degrees of menace; that three of these supernatural beings are opting to live amongst human beings rather than apart from ...
Style: semi serious, scary, captivating, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: werewolf, vampire, supernatural, ghost, supernatural power, supernatural ability, roommate, friendship, imaginary, transformation, teleportation, social misfits ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: europe, wales, united kingdom
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 5.9
 354
The Passing (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When two young lovers crash their car into a ravine in the remote mountains of Wales, they are plunged into a lost world. Dragged from the river by a mysterious figure, they are taken to a ramshackle farm, a place untouched by time. As events unfold ...
Plot: accident, infidelity, cabin, jealousy, sex scene, female nudity, seduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, farm, seductress, car accident, bible ...
Place: wales
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 6.8
 3K
Amy Foster (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Russian emigree and the only survivor from ship crash Yanko Goorall and servant Amy Foster in the end of 19th century. When Yanko enters a farm sick and hungry after the shipwreck, everyone is afraid of him, except for ...
Style: touching, captivating, scenic, romantic, emotional ...
Plot: beautiful scenery, countryside, social differences, fall in love, human nature, society, sea disaster, sea, ship, chess, prejudice, xenophobia ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, victorian, 1880s
Place: england, europe, wales, germany, cornwall ...
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 5.2
 6K
Evil Aliens (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The sensationalist reporter Michelle Fox presents the TV show Weird World, with phony matters about UFOS and aliens. When she hears about Cat, a young woman that claims that have been abducted with her boyfriend and become pregnant by aliens, she ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, entertaining, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abduction, ufo, pregnancy, evil alien, alien encounter, tv show, countryside, space travel, journalism, space and aliens, supernatural, benign alien ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, wales
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