Movies and TV shows set in alabama

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in alabama ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, captivating, sincere and emotional films and TV shows about / with society, culture clash, small town, husband wife relationship, friendship, family relations, racism, family, runaway and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Biography and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as alabama: Hart of Dixie (2011), Fried Green Tomatoes (1991), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Selma (2014), Hell and Mr. Fudge (2012), Honeydripper (2007), Alabama Moon (2009), Blue Sky (1994), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Dead Birds (2004).

List of movies set in alabama

 7.7
 50K
Hart of Dixie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New Yorker Zoe Hart has it all figured out - after graduating top of her class from medical school, she'll follow in her father's footsteps and become a cardio-thoracic surgeon. But when her dreams fall apart, Zoe decides to work at a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, light, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, small town life, female doctor, lifestyle change, young woman, social relations, lifestyle, doctor, doctors and patients, newcomer, neighbor, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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Fried Green Tomatoes (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Amidst her own personality crisis, southern housewife Evelyn Couch meets Ninny, an outgoing old woman who tells her the story of Idgie Threadgoode and Ruth Jamison, two young women who experienced hardships and love in Whistle Stop, Alabama in the ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: small town, self discovery, small town life, friendship, lesbian, feminism, midlife crisis, generation gap, tomboy, aging, couple relations, family problems ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, louisiana, united states
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Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: New York fashion designer Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But Melanie's past holds many secrets, including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, romantic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: lovers reunited, homecoming, love and romance, fashion, marriage proposal, couples, love triangle, small town life, fashion designer, small town, career woman, old love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, new york, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
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 7.5
 89K
Selma (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: "Selma," as in Alabama, the place where segregation in the South was at its worst, leading to a march that ended in violence, forcing a famous statement by President Lyndon B. Johnson that ultimately led to the signing of the Civil Rights ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, sincere, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, racial segregation, idealism, african american, discrimination, americana, fighting the system ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965, year 1964 ...
Place: alabama, usa, boston, birmingham alabama, southern usa
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Hell and Mr. Fudge (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Hell and Mr. Fudge is an 2012 American drama film directed by Jeff Wood and written by Brian Phillip Stoddard. Based on a true story, the film stars Mackenzie Astin as Edward Fudge, an Alabama preacher who has been hired to determine the existence ...
Style: christian film, uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: church, religious intolerance, preacher, hell, parents and children, clergy, parent child relationship, religions or cults, leadership, father son relationship, death of father, christianity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: alabama
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 6.7
 2K
Honeydripper (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In 1950s Alabama, the owner of the Honeydripper juke joint finds his business dropping off and against his better judgment, hires a young electric guitarist in a last ditch effort to draw crowds during harvest time.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, captivating, psychological, uplifting ...
Plot: blues, music, rise and fall, friendship, prodigy, musician's life, rising to stardom, ambition, follow your dream, love triangle, club, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: alabama, usa
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 6.5
 2K
Alabama Moon (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the unexpected death of his survivalist father, an eleven year old boy raised in the Alabama wilderness must learn how to make a home in the modern world.
Style: realistic, touching, exciting, serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: wilderness, best friend, friendship, family, orphan, life turned upside down, father son relationship, boarding school life, boy, father daughter relationship, survival, adventurer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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 6.4
 7K
Blue Sky (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Hank Marshall is a tough, square-jawed, straitlaced Army engineer and nuclear science expert, assigned to help conduct weapons-testing in 1950's America. Hank has become a thorn in the side of the Army, though, for a couple of very different ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Plot: mental illness, infidelity, military base, military life, couples, dysfunctional marriage, romance, family problems, couple relations, love affair, adultery, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, california
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To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Scout Finch, 6, and her older brother Jem live in sleepy Maycomb, Alabama, spending much of their time with their friend Dill and spying on their reclusive and mysterious neighbor, Boo Radley. When Atticus, their widowed father and a respected ...
Style: earnest, touching, thought provoking, disturbing, enigmatic ...
Plot: racism, courtroom drama, poverty, court, lawyer, courtroom, small town, rape, prejudice, legal, interracial relations, trial ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1932
Place: alabama, usa
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 5.6
 10K
Dead Birds (2004)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A group of Confederate soldiers who hole up in an abandoned plantation after robbing a bank, and find themselves at the mercy of supernatural forces.
Style: suspenseful, scary, tense, dark, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural ability, supernatural, demon, gory, haunted house, danger, curses spells and rituals, torture, black magic, violence, survival ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, latin america, usa, mexico
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George Wallace (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 178 min.
TV show
Story: George Wallace is a 1997 television film starring Gary Sinise as George Wallace, the former Governor of Alabama. It was directed by John Frankenheimer, who won an Emmy award for it; Sinise and Mare Winningham also won Emmies for their performances. ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: civil rights, racism, assassination attempt, campaign, interracial relations, discrimination, injustice, conservative, politics, rebellion, life is a bitch, rise to the top ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 1950s, 70s, 50s ...
Place: alabama, usa, georgia, america
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 7.3
 11K
Norma Rae (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Norma Rae is a southern textile worker employed in a factory with intolerable working conditions. This concern about the situation gives her the gumption to be the key associate to a visiting labor union organizer. Together, they undertake the ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: labor union, small town, working class, fighting the system, against the odds, whistleblower, factory worker, union, single mother, factory, labor, workplace ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: alabama, usa
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When I Find the Ocean (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A little girl leaves home with her pet dog and rabbit to escape abuse and find the ocean in the hopes of feeling closer to her father who has passed away.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: civil rights, dog, friendship, estrangement, pets, youth, hopes, family life, wilderness, child's point of view, family relations, mother ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa
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Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: feel good, touching, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: high school, small town, leadership, athlete's life, human spirit, teenage life, against the odds, rivalry, ambition, hopes, society, sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
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Jayne Mansfield's Car (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Russia
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Alabama; 1969: The death of a clan's estranged wife and mother brings together two very different families. Do the scars of the past hide differences that will tear them apart, or expose truths that could lead to unexpected collisions?
Style: captivating, realistic, psychological, light, semi serious
Plot: culture clash, family relations, family feud, society, eccentric family, spouse leaving, family gatherings, widower, loss of wife, disorder, dark humor, muscle car ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1969, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa
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The Tuskegee Airmen (1995)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During the Second World War, a special project is begun by the US Army Air Corps to integrate African American pilots into the Fighter Pilot Program. Known as the "Tuskegee Airman" for the name of the airbase at which they were trained, ...
Style: sincere, serious, exciting, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighter pilot, world war two, racism, military, interracial relations, training, war, aviation, human spirit, against the odds, officers and cadets, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1930s
Place: alabama, usa, italy, arkansas, germany ...
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, History
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the Summer of 1963, Flint, Michigan is home to the Watsons, a close knit family. When 15 year-old Byron’s antics go over the top, his parents realize enough is enough and they decide the family needs a dose of Grandma Sands' no nonsense ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, humorous, semi serious
Plot: family relations, road trip, civil rights, americana, social differences, family gatherings, injustice, society, african american, on the road, family life, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, michigan
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Hunting the Legend (2014)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 2008, a deer hunter was taken by something in the Alabama woods. Only his rifle, blood and a 16" footprint were left behind... Five years later, his son seeks revenge.
Style: suspenseful, serious, suspense, tense, psychological ...
Plot: forest, vengeance, dangerous animal, danger, deadly, in the woods, legends and myths, murder, creature, uncover truth, violence, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
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Death and Cremation (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In a typical American suburb filled with middle class morals, a lonely 59-year-old, Stan, contributes to society by offering cremation services from his basement. In fact, Stan murders neighbors he perceives to be social bullies. Jarod, a fatherless ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, scary, psychological ...
Plot: cremation, estrangement, buried truth, mentally unstable, serial killer, vigilantism, obsession, hidden truth, weakness, missing person, teenage life, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama
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 5.7
 942
Last Summer (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Luke and Jonah, two high school sweethearts, spend their final days together over the course of a long, quiet summer in the rural American South, contemplating their uncertain future and the uncertain future of America.
Style: gay cinema, touching, melancholic, sexy, psychological ...
Plot: gay, small town, countryside, gay interest, teenage boy, gay lead character, coming of age, gay relationship, summer, gay couple, love and romance, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century
Place: alabama
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, french, divorce, farce, nascar, sport competition, stupidity, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, championship, teamwork, comeback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
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F. Scott Fitzgerald and 'The Last of the Belles' (1974)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of how writer F. Scott Fitzgerald met his wife while he was in the army and stationed in Alabama in 1919.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: couple relations, love affair, small town, human nature, couples, writer's life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, romance, love and romance, united states army, ballerina ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: alabama
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The Supernaturals (1986)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nichelle Nichols is an army sergeant who leads her platoon into the woods of the deep south on a training exercise. Unfortunately, it is the site where a bunch of yankee soldiers murdered a town of confederates. The corpses of the dead soldiers rise ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, military, supernatural, ghost, american civil war, murder, reincarnation, confederate soldier, anti war, military life, vengeance, battle zone ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: alabama, usa
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 7.6
 115K
My Cousin Vinny (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two carefree pals traveling through Alabama are mistakenly arrested, and charged with murder. Fortunately, one of them has a cousin who's a lawyer - Vincent Gambini, a former auto mechanic from Brooklyn who just passed his bar exam after his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, road movie, cult film ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lawyer, court, courtroom drama, courtroom, false accusation, legal action, dedicated lawyer, small town, legal, trial, judge, profanity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: alabama, southern usa, usa, new york, new jersey
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 4.4
 659
Constellation (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Constellation chronicles the lives and loves of an African-American family in the deep South as they are forced to come to terms with a tumultuous past marked by an unrequited interracial affair. The film explores the way in which the family ...
Style: realistic, emotional, psychological, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, haunted by the past, interracial relations, death in the family, family problems, society, unfulfillment, hopes, family gatherings, dysfunctional family, family reunited ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s
Place: usa, alabama
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The Long Walk Home (1990)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two women, black and white, in 1955 Montgomery Alabama, must decide what they are going to do in response to the famous bus boycott lead by Martin Luther King.
Style: thought provoking, touching, realistic, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: segregation, racism, friendship, bus, master and servant, civil rights, friends, injustice, couples, couple relations, human spirit, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, new jersey
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The Rosa Parks Story (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The story of the civil rights heroine whose refusal to obey racial bus segregation was just one of her acts in her fight for justice.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: fighting the system, civil disobedience, racism, rebellion, social differences, injustice, human spirit, discrimination, life is a bitch, society, legal, social activism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1955
Place: alabama, usa
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Selma, Lord, Selma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
TV show
Story: In 1965 Alabama, an 11 year old girl (Jurnee Smollett) is touched by a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (Clifton Powell) and becomes a devout follower. But her resolution is tested when she joins others in the famed march from Selma to Montgomery. ...
Style: contemplative, captivating, thought provoking, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: interracial relations, racism, life is a bitch, coming of age, society, youth, hopes, politics, human spirit, discrimination, social decay, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: alabama, usa
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 8.5
 838
Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Any Day Now is an American drama series that aired on the Lifetime network from 1998 to 2002. The show stars Annie Potts and Lorraine Toussaint, who are best friends despite the difference in their races. The show's title is taken from the ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: civil rights, interracial relations, female friendship, blacks and whites, friends, parents and children, friendship, couple relations, couples, family relations, strong female presence, society ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
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The Miracle Worker (1962)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of the frightening, lonely world of silence and darkness of 7-year-old Helen Keller who, since infancy, has never seen the sky, heard her mother's voice or expressed her innermost feelings. Then Annie Sullivan, a 20-year-old ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mute or deaf, teacher, blind character, human spirit, disability, family relations, tutor, railway station, institution, tantrum, handicapped, social misfits ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: alabama, usa, boston
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