Homecoming movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant homecoming movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious, humorous, melancholic and bad ending films and TV shows about / with homecoming, small town, storytelling, family relations, dialogue, catastrophe, mentor, life philosophy, dysfunctional family and death plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as homecoming: Deadfall (2012), Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965), Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Sweet Home Alabama (2002), Dead of Night (1974), Tyrant (2014), Just Before I Go (2014), Quarry (2016), Rio 2 (2014), Dead Silence (2007).
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Quarry (2016)
Crime, Drama, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 8.2
Tyrant (2014)
Action, Drama, Thriller
USA
60 min.
 7.8
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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
105 min.
 6.0
The Wild Pear Tree (2018)
Drama
Turkey, Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Sweden
188 min.
 8.4

List of homecoming movies

 6.3
 36K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: criminal heroes, murderous pair, cons and scams, on the run, homecoming, crime, redemption, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, murder, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
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Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Henry Thomas is out on parole in a small Texan town and, in the evenings, he is the lead singer in a band. He is being pressured by his foster mother to give up his singing and go back to school. His wife, Georgette, and young daughter unexpectedly ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: homecoming, singer, prison, convict, parole, small town, crumbling marriage, family problems, starting over, couple relations, dysfunctional family, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: texas, usa
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Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Movie star Roxy Carmichael is abandoning the bright lights of Hollywood, Calif. and returning to her small Ohio hometown -- at least long enough to dedicate a city building. And now the whole town of Clyde is bracing for Carmichael's return, ...
Style: offbeat, semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, misfit, homecoming, worship, high school, teen angst, teenage girl, celebrity, teenager, adoption, teenage rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
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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: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, homecoming, lovers reunited, love and romance, couples, fashion, hopes, culture clash, small town life, small town, self discovery, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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Dead of Night (1974)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young soldier who was thought to be killed in the line of duty in Vietnam returns home shortly thereafter, much to the confusion of his family. Upon his return, he exhibits strange, withdrawn behavior and begins wandering the streets at night.
Style: bleak, serious, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: soldier, vampire, zombie, homecoming, hitchhiker, vietnam war, cemetery, suicide, car chase, murder, blood, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
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 7.8
 21K
Tyrant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of an unassuming American family drawn into the workings of a turbulent Middle Eastern nation. Bassam "Barry" Al Fayeed, the younger son of the dictator of a war-torn nation, ends a self-imposed 20-year exile to return to his ...
Style: captivating, tense, stylized, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ruler, political unrest, state affairs, totalitarianism, dictatorship, secret, family relations, parents and children, homecoming, society, exile, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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Just Before I Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ted Morgan has been treading water for most of his life. After his wife leaves him, Ted realizes he has nothing left to live for. Summoning the courage for one last act, Ted decides to go home and face the people he feels are responsible for ...
Style: emotional, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, haunted by the past, dysfunctional family, small town, siblings relations, homecoming, family relations, unfulfillment, life philosophy, gay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.2
 10K
Quarry (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The story of Mac Conway, a Marine who returns home to Memphis from Vietnam in 1972 and finds himself shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public. As he struggles to cope with his experiences at war, Conway is drawn into a network of ...
Style: serious, captivating, tense, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, teaching the ways of the world, vietnam veteran, working undercover, corruption, haunted by the past, homecoming, hitman, murder, money, sex scene, blackmail ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa
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 6.3
 69K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: It's a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids after they're hurtled from Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most fearsome adversary ...
Style: exciting, colourful, funny, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: jungle, adventure, family, birds, travel, disorder, parents and children, animal life, escapades, homecoming, rivalry, talking animals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
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 6.2
 76K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jamie returns to his hometown in search of answers to his wife's murder, which occurred after receiving a weird package containing a ventriloquist dummy named Billy, which may be linked to the legend of ventriloquist Mary Shaw. Destined to find ...
Style: gothic, scary, suspenseful, macabre, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ventriloquist, legend, murder, ghost, doll, mystery, small town, funeral, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.1
 564
The Homecoming (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a dreary North London flat, the site of perpetual psychological warfare, a philosophy professor visits his family after a nine-year absence and introduces the four men - father, uncle and two brothers - to his wife.
Style: bleak, semi serious, realistic, clever
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, parents and children, siblings relations, abusive father, estranged son, eccentric family, family gatherings, family in crisis, family life, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 70s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.3
 71K
Young Adult (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.
Style: dark humor, talky, cynical, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: thirtysomething life, small town, homecoming, alcoholic, jealousy, divorce, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol, unfulfillment, obsessive quest, high school, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
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My Father and My Son (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A Turkish man, whose wife died while giving birth to his son during a military coup, finally returns home. Estranged from his father for turning his back on the family farm, he takes his 8 year-old and tries to repair relations.
Style: emotional, serious, touching, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, homecoming, village, journalist, torture, rebelliousness, parents and children, political unrest, rebellion, family life, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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 7.4
 9K
Twisted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A one-hour mystery full of twists and turns that follows Danny Desai, a charismatic 16-year-old with a troubled past who returns to his hometown after spending five years in juvenile detention. Immediately branded an outcast, Danny attempts to ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, twists and turns, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: protagonist as suspect, small town, social misfits, teenage life, best friends, parents and children, homecoming, mystery, troubled teen, murder suspect, murder, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.6
 3K
The Bureau (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 52 min.
Story: Within the DGSE (General Directorate for External Security), a department called the Office Of Legends (BDL) forms and remote pilot the most important agents of the French intelligence services: Clandestine. Immersion in hostile country, their ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, twists and turns, serious
Plot: undercover agent, military, political thriller, espionage, homecoming, mentally unstable, danger, mission, terrorism, spy, investigation, obsession ...
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 7.0
 222K
The World's End (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, USA, Japan
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.
Style: witty, humorous, absurd, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: small town, reunion, obsessive quest, anti heroes, bar, apocalypse, adolescence vs adulthood, alien invasion, british, violence, end of the world, beer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1990
Place: england
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 6.7
 56K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, love and romance, small town, road not taken, love affair, forbidden love, unfulfillment, young lovers, destiny, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey
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 6.5
 19K
Stop-Loss (2008)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A veteran soldier returns from his completed tour of duty in Iraq, only to find his life turned upside down when he is arbitrarily ordered to return to field duty by the Army.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: military, soldier, homecoming, friendship, gulf war, war, bar fight, patriotism, sergeant, funeral, politics, post traumatic stress disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, canada, washington d.c., mexico ...
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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for two high school rivals, an overachiever and a jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies and see exactly what it's like to walk in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, romantic, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night, chick flick
Plot: switching roles, teenager, high school, body swapping, battle of the sexes, gender bending, love and romance, parents and children, school, popularity, romance, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
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Dangerous Ground (1997)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy to bury his father. He meets up with his brother Ernest, who tells him their other brother Stephen couldn't be contacted. Vusi goes to Johannesburg to find him, but at ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: homecoming, prostitute, culture clash, drug dealing, gambling, hip hop, missing person, crime, urban ghetto, social decay, fighting the system, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa, san francisco
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 5.9
 4K
S.F.W. (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An alienated and misanthropic teenager gains sudden and unwanted celebrity status after he's taken hostage by terrorists where his indifference to their threats to kill him makes news headlines.
Style: semi serious, humorous, surreal, clever, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, survival, hostage, terrorism, escape, teenage girl, celebrity, teenager, kidnapping, tragic event, homecoming, popularity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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A Stranger to Love (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In this Hallmark story, Allan is a normal middleaged man with a wife and two kids. When Alan is suddenly attacked one night, he loses his memory, leading his family to believe that he is dead.
Plot: memory loss, missing person, car thief, homecoming, car theft, presumed dead, missing father, missing husband, chef, photograph, love triangle, boy ...
Place: tucson arizona
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 7.5
 199K
Garden State (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Andrew returns to his hometown for the funeral of his mother, a journey that reconnects him with past friends. The trip coincides with his decision to stop taking his powerful antidepressants. A chance meeting with Sam - a girl also suffering from ...
Style: clever, realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: psychiatrist, self discovery, marijuana, dealing with death, friendship, depression, ecstasy, paraplegic, epilepsy, grave digger, homecoming, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa, los angeles
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A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up in a violent neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., with friends Antonio, ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, rough, thought provoking ...
Plot: childhood, coming of age, friendship, juvenile delinquency, homecoming, loss of friend, anger, marijuana, african american, racial slur, drugs/alcohol, retrospective ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1986, 2000s, year 2005
Place: new york, usa, california, los angeles
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 6.4
 3K
Dalecarlians (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Mia returns from Stockholm to her parents' home in a small town in Dalecarlia (Dalarna) to celebrate her father's 70th birthday. Her elder sisters Eivor and Gunilla welcome her, but their different lifestyles prevent them from really ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty
Plot: small town, homecoming, dysfunctional family, siblings relations, family feud, family gatherings, family conflict, sibling relationship, birthday, small town life, unfulfillment, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
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 6.1
 826
Return (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Back from a tour of duty, Kelli struggles to find her place in her family and the rust-belt town she no longer recognizes.
Style: serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: homecoming, soldier, introspection, small town, hopes, crumbling marriage, human nature, redemption, military, unfulfillment, family problems, sex in car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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A Return to Salem's Lot (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Weber is an anthropologist who takes his son on a trip to the New England town of Salem's Lot unaware that it is populated by vampires. When the inhabitants reveal their secret, they ask Joe to write a bible for them.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, surprise ending
Plot: vampire, small town, homecoming, deadly, couples, supernatural, reunion, small town life, teenage life, imaginary, youth, social relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england
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 5.6
 342
Dogtown (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Philip Van Horn, who left his small town a long time ago to become a Hollywood actor and hasn't had any success at that, returns to the town for a visit. There he is uniformally met like some kind of celebrity and movie star. He uses it to ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic
Plot: haunted by the past, homecoming, small town, redemption, dysfunctional family, actor's life, unfulfilled love, romance, hollywood, small town life, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, missouri, latin america, usa
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 6.6
 7K
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.
Style: semi serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, uncle, homecoming, single parent, coma, erection, sexual dysfunction, factory worker, basketball, alienation, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey
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Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Martin Lawrence leads an all-star cast, including Cedric the Entertainer, Mo'Nique, and Mike Epps, in the hit comedy "Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins." When a celebrated TV show host (Lawrence) returns to his hometown in the South, his ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, homecoming, drugs/alcohol, introspection, parents and children, siblings relations, ambition, family relations, couple relations, celebrity culture, reunion, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, georgia, los angeles
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