Patronizing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant patronizing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, suspense, talky and clever films and TV shows about / with patronizing, mentor, dialogue, chase, catastrophe, love, danger, runaway, death and rivalry plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
patronizing
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patronizing movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as patronizing: My Fair Lady (1964), Kingdom (2007), Doc Martin (2004), American Psycho (2000), Monroe (2011), Under New Management (2009), I, the Worst of All (1990), The Makeover (2013), Abandoned (2010), Airport (1970).

List of patronizing movies

 7.8
 96K
My Fair Lady (1964)
Genre: Drama, Family, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society.
Style: feel good, light, romantic, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, family outing, teens
Plot: love and romance, cinderella story, high society, fall in love, opposites attract, class differences, love story, culture clash, aristocracy, etiquette, love, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, victorian era, 1930s, edwardian era
Place: london, england, ancient greece, europe, united kingdom
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 7.8
 3K
Kingdom (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Kingdom is a British television series produced by Parallel Film and Television Productions for the ITV network. It was created by Simon Wheeler and stars Stephen Fry as Peter Kingdom, a Norfolk solicitor who is coping with family, colleagues, and ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: small town, family relations, boss and employee, siblings relations, small town life, legal, lawyer, hotshot lawyer, apprentice, legal investigation, patronizing, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: england, europe
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 8.4
 17K
Doc Martin (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: Doc Martin is a British television comedy drama series starring Martin Clunes in the title role. It was created by Dominic Minghella after the character of Dr. Martin Bamford in the 2000 comedy film Saving Grace. The show is set in the fictional ...
Style: sincere, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: village life, doctor, social relations, doctors and patients, antisocial behavior, opposites attract, teacher, alienation, boss, workplace, misfit, manners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, cornwall
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 7.6
 616K
American Psycho (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A wealthy New York investment banking executive hides his alternate psychopathic ego from his co-workers and friends as he escalates deeper into his illogical, gratuitous fantasies.
Style: psychological, twist ending, surreal, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychopath, serial killer, insanity, satire, dark humor, sociopath, materialism, psycho, killings, greed, yuppie, millionaire ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, yale university, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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 7.6
 1K
Monroe (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Monroe is a British medical drama television series created and written by Peter Bowker and produced by Mammoth Screen for the ITV network. The series follows a neurosurgeon named Gabriel Monroe, played by James Nesbitt. The six-part series was ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, talky, witty ...
Plot: hospital, workplace, intern, doctor, family problems, parents and children, doctors and patients, boss and employee, workplace situations, treatment, patient, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Under New Management (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sparks and bullets fly when a Wall Street yuppie must steer a Brooklyn mob crew legit before a beautiful FBI agent can build RICO indictments against them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, captivating, light, realistic
Plot: love affair, gang, rivalry, working undercover, crimes, betrayal, special agents, mafia, investigation, gangsters, fbi, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, brooklyn new york city
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I, the Worst of All (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The prelate finds her a symbol of European laxity. He engineers ...
Style: sexy, reflective, unusual plot structure, erotic, harsh ...
Plot: writers, women, art, writer's life, religion, catholic, catholicism, hospital, lesbian, poetry, catastrophe, greed ...
Time: 17th century, 1920s
Place: latin america, spain, israel, tokyo, berlin germany ...
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 5.7
 3K
The Makeover (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is an update of George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" that changes the genders of the main characters. Hannah Higgins attempts to turn blue-collar Boston beer vendor Elliot Doolittle into a viable candidate and inadvertently learns ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, romantic
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: politics, disorder, hopes, social differences, fish out of water, congress, couples, campaign, misfit, love and romance, partners, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, massachusetts
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 5.0
 6K
Abandoned (2010)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mary Walsh delivers boyfriend Kevin to a hospital for routine outpatient surgery. But when Mary returns to take him home, he's mysteriously vanished.
Style: psychological, tense, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: hospital, crimes, race against time, investigation, uncover truth, intrigue, confined, rivalry, doctors and patients, abduction, ransom, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles
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 6.6
 19K
Airport (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Melodrama about a bomber on board an airplane, an airport almost closed by snow, and various personal problems of the people involved.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, suspense, tense, serious ...
Audience: kids, boys' night
Plot: airport, disaster, airplane, aviation, bomb, passenger, survival, natural disaster, panic, stewardess, rescue, save the day ...
Time: 70s, 1930s, 60s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, new jersey, las vegas, chicago illinois, new york ...
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 6.9
 1K
Water Rats (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Water Rats is an Australian TV police procedural broadcast on the Nine Network from 1996 to 2001. The series was based around the men and women of the Sydney Water Police who fight crime across Sydney Harbour and surrounding locales. The show was ...
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nypd, medical, police, ocean, fighting crime, law enforcement, heroes, police investigation, tough law enforcer, workplace, mystery, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 5.5
 101K
The Core (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Geophysicist Dr. Josh Keyes discovers that an unknown force has caused the earth's inner core to stop rotating. With the planet's magnetic field rapidly deteriorating, our atmosphere literally starts to come apart at the seams with ...
Style: intense, serious, apocalyptic, suspense, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, disaster, end of the world, survival, save the world, apocalypse, adventure, post apocalypse, hacker, worldwide chaos, heroic mission, hysteria ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: san francisco, london, los angeles, rome italy, washington d.c.
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 7.4
 27K
Cross of Iron (1977)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, West Germany
Duration: 119 min.
Story: It is 1943, and the German army, ravaged and demoralised, are hastily retreating from the Russian front. In the midst of all this madness, conflict brews between the aristocratic yet ultimately pusillanimous Captain Stransky and the courageous ...
Style: political, brutal, tense, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, soldier, nazi, war, eastern front, homosexual, wehrmacht, anti war, military, survival, tank, german ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: germany, siberia, france, berlin germany, russia ...
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 8.1
 1K
Chef! (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Chef! is a British situation comedy starring Lenny Henry that aired as twenty episodes over three series from 1993 to 1996 on the BBC. The show was created and primarily written by Peter Tilbury based on an idea from Lenny Henry and produced for the ...
Style: sitcom, cynical, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Plot: chef, food, workplace, serial killer, restaurant, boss and employee, african american, couple relations, workplace situations, staff, hotshot, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe
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The Damned United (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous ...
Style: inspirational, tense, factual, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: soccer, sport, football, soccer coach, friendship, ambition, mentor, training, rivalry, sport team, justice, adaptation ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1974, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, northern england, europe, mallorca ...
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 8.2
 85K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: father son relationship, psychiatrist, doctor, living with parents, brother brother relationship, radio, sibling rivalry, sibling relationship, verbal byplay, uptight character, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester
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 7.1
 326K
Pretty Woman (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love, love story, love and romance, prostitute, hotel, romance, prostitution, character change, opposites attract, cinderella story, rich man poor woman, social differences ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, beverly hills, san francisco, usa, california ...
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Shakespeare in Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Young Shakespeare is forced to stage his latest comedy, "Romeo and Ethel, the Pirate's Daughter," before it's even written. When a lovely noblewoman auditions for a role, they fall into forbidden love -- and his play finds a new ...
Style: romantic, sexy, inspirational, funny, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: forbidden love, cross dressing, love, writer's life, shakespeare, theater, playwright, romance, love story, lovers, verbal byplay, hidden identity ...
Time: 16th century, 50s, 1930s
Place: england, london, europe
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 7.9
 111K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, talky, suspenseful, serious, sad ...
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, talented, female partner, unconventional method, prodigy, riddles and clues, mastermind, partners, private detective, intelligence, resourceful ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After her son Kevin commits a horrific act, troubled mother Eva reflects on her complicated relationship with her disturbed son as he grew from a toddler into a teenager.
Style: disturbing, psychological, depressing, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: psychopath, evil child, mother son relationship, guilt, depression, high school, school shooting, prison visit, mental illness, family problems, parents and children, sociopath ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: connecticut, usa, new york
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 7.3
 112K
The Queen (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK, USA, France, Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The Queen is an intimate behind the scenes glimpse at the interaction between HM Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Tony Blair during their struggle, following the death of Diana, to reach a compromise between what was a private tragedy for the Royal ...
Style: political, factual, emotional, compassionate, thought provoking ...
Plot: british royal family, royal family, historical character, head of state, queen, royalty, queen of england, queen elizabeth ii, politics, monarchy, etiquette, british ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1997
Place: england, buckingham palace, scotland, london, britain ...
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 8.7
 463K
House (2004)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.
Style: cynical, clever, witty, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teens
Plot: doctor, hospital, talented, mastermind, prodigy, patient, loner, expert, surgery, human nature, intelligence, unconventional method ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa
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 8.1
 631K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: philosophical, feel good, romantic, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: time loop, small town, existentialism, time travel, life philosophy, time warp, romance, love, repeated event, winter, idealism, road not taken ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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 9.1
 923K
Sherlock (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
TV show
Story: A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.
Style: clever, witty, captivating, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sherlock holmes, investigation, mastermind, murder mystery, private detective, friendship, partners, british, riddles and clues, mind game, intelligence, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: london, england, scotland yard, europe
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 5.3
 15K
Swamp Thing (1982)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Alec Holland, hidden away in the depths of a murky swamp, is trying to create a new species - a combination of animal and plant capable of adapting and thriving in the harshest conditions. Unfortunately he becomes subject of his own creation and ...
Style: semi serious, suspense, captivating, exciting, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: swamp, superhero, creature, monster, laboratory, rescue, good versus evil, superhuman powers, transformation, chase, experiment gone awry, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, washington d.c., holland, europe, usa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's been many years since Freddy Krueger's first victim, Nancy, came face-to-face with Freddy and his sadistic, evil ways. Now, Nancy's all grown up; she's put her frightening nightmares behind her and is helping teens cope with ...
Style: slasher, scary, surreal, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, supernatural, nightmare, murder, monster, dead teenager, dream, trapped, serial murder, nightmare comes true, ghost ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: ohio, usa
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A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A new family moves into the house on Elm Street, and before long, the kids are again having nightmares about deceased child murderer Freddy Krueger. This time, Freddy attempts to possess a teenage boy to cause havoc in the real world, and can only ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspense, surreal, bloody ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: high school, monster, homoeroticism, serial killer, gay, teenager, demon, nudity (full frontal - brief), gay subtext, supernatural, vengeance, transformation ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989, year 1985
Place: usa, ohio, midwest
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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When notorious womanizer Connor Mead attends his brother Paul's wedding, he is forced to re-evaluate his behavior as he comes face-to-face with the ghosts of girlfriends past, present, and future, along with his deceased uncle. The experience ...
Style: romantic, sweet, light, funny, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night, teens
Plot: love, womanizer, romance, ghost, love story, true love, wedding, lifestyle change, lovers reunited, supernatural, introspection, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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 6.7
 42K
Summer of 84 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Summer is usually a time for fun and games, but some teens get much more danger than they bargained for after beginning to suspect their neighbor is a serial murderer.
Style: suspense, slasher, ambiguous ending, enigmatic, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, group of friends, friendship, murder suspect, murder, basement, murder mystery, surveillance, child killer, teenage boy, psycho killer, private investigation ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, contemporary
Place: oregon, usa
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The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknown to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh after government officials conduct pest control experiments using ...
Style: slasher, gothic, surreal, atmospheric, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, hippie, exploitation, supernatural, countryside, contamination, female nudity, terror, cannibal, zombie attack, living dead, paranormal ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
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