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, humorous, touching, semi serious and emotional films and TV shows about / with homecoming, family relations, parents and children, small town, family, storytelling, death, love and romance, redemption and dysfunctional family plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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homecoming movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as homecoming: Sweet Home Alabama (2002), The Judge (2014), This Is Where I Leave You (2014), Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Tyrant (2014), Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965), Dead of Night (1974), Dirty Deeds (2005), Deadfall (2012), Twisted (2013).

List of homecoming movies

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: homecoming, love and romance, fashion, marriage proposal, fashion designer, couples, love triangle, lovers reunited, small town, career woman, old love, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alabama, new york, usa, southern usa, new jersey ...
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 7.4
 182K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, serious, suspenseful, semi serious, emotional ...
Plot: lawyer, courtroom, judge, small town, hotshot lawyer, jury, murder trial, homecoming, legal, family relations, courtroom drama, court ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois, new york
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This Is Where I Leave You (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: When their father passes away, four grown, world-weary siblings return to their childhood home and are requested -- with an admonition -- to stay there together for a week, along with their free-speaking mother and a collection of spouses, exes and ...
Style: humorous, touching, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, family relations, family gatherings, last wish, death of father, family, eccentric family, lesbian mother, breakup, jewish, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, homecoming, coming of age, reunion, puppy love, celebrity, worship, fame, teenage rebellion, small town, youth, small town life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
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 7.8
 22K
Tyrant (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, state affairs, ruler, totalitarianism, homecoming, political unrest, family relations, parents and children, exile, society, secret, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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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: psychological, sincere, gloomy, captivating, serious ...
Plot: homecoming, small town, singer, convict, parole, prison, couple relations, starting over, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa
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Dead of Night (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, scary ...
Plot: homecoming, zombie, soldier, vampire, vietnam war, suicide, cemetery, hitchhiker, murder, experiment gone awry, apocalypse, survival ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
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 5.8
 8K
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An American Pie-like teen comedy in which a high school senior tries to become the first student in years to complete the Dirty Deeds, an outrageous series of challenges that must be completed by the Homecoming banquet at 9 a.m.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexy, sex comedy, romantic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prank, homecoming, cheerleader, high school, challenge, vandalism, bully, friends, rivalry, lifestyle, stadium, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: california
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 6.3
 38K
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: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: murderous pair, brother sister incest, cons and scams, criminal heroes, on the run, homecoming, crimes, crime, murder, crime gone awry, robbery, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, detroit, boston
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 7.3
 9K
Twisted (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, enigmatic, suspense, odd ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: social misfits, teenage life, homecoming, protagonist as suspect, best friends, parents and children, starting over, mystery, haunted by the past, crimes, suspicion, gain trust ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.3
 213
Rocky Road (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When a Wall Street firm downsizes, a well-to-do trader (Glee's Mark Salling) finds himself living with his parents and driving their ice cream truck.
Style: feel good, sincere, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: homecoming, family business, unemployment, family, family relations, parents and children, bank, adolescence vs adulthood, society, ice cream truck, self discovery, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new hampshire
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An Evergreen Christmas (2014)
Genre: Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leaving her seemingly glamorous Hollywood life on hold, Evie Lee is forced to return to her small hometown of Balsam Falls, Tennessee and her family's once-thriving Christmas tree farm to attend her father’s unexpected funeral. As the eldest ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, realistic, light ...
Plot: homecoming, family relations, death of father, family, siblings relations, estate, family business, farm, life turned upside down, small town, christmas, female singer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: tennessee, usa
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 5.9
 457
Mullet (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Eddie returns to his home town on the south coast of New South Wales. Having left for the city without explanation a few years previously, he tries to pick up the pieces of his life and fit back in to the lives of those he left, including his ...
Style: sincere, sentimental, touching, humorous, clever ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, small town, starting over, love and romance, prodigy, hopes, couples, family problems, family life, parents and children, eccentric family, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia, sydney australia
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 5.6
 2K
Santa Baby (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mary Class is a highly successful business executive - who just happens to be the daughter of Santa Claus. But when her father falls ill, Mary returns to the North Pole and the life she left behind to take over for her dad and implement her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: homecoming, christmas movie, family gatherings, family life, family business, parents and children, family, estrangement, disorder, santa claus, father daughter relationship, legacy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 6.1
 913
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: realistic, captivating, thought provoking, contemplative, emotional ...
Plot: homecoming, introspection, soldier, redemption, human nature, small town, family problems, unfulfillment, military, child custody, strong female presence, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 6.4
 20K
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: emotional, serious, bleak, thought provoking, sad ...
Plot: soldier, u.s. military, friendship, homecoming, military, gulf war, politics, wartime life, rules and policies, post traumatic stress disorder, death, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, canada, washington d.c., mexico ...
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My Father and My Son (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Turkey
Duration: 112 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: realistic, serious, touching, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, life is a bitch, homecoming, tragic hero, society, trial, court, rebelliousness, family life, parents and children, rebel, family disapproval ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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Bloody Homecoming (2013)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three years after a tragic accident leaves a student dead at the annual Homecoming dance, a group of senior friends anxious about the return of Homecoming Night to their sleepy Southern town find themselves visited by a deadly presence from their ...
Style: slasher, suspenseful, scary, serious, tense ...
Plot: vengeance, homecoming, supernatural, rivalry, high school, teenager, ghost, friends, teachers and students, stalking, deadly, gory ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.8
 2K
Holidaze (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Melody, high powered corporate workaholic for a retail conglomerate, is happy to spend the holidays jet-setting with her girlfriends. However, she's in for an unpleasant surprise when her boss sends her to her sleepy hometown to convince the ...
Style: feel good, light, captivating, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, date night
Plot: family values, memory loss, homecoming, business deal, small town, christmas, thanksgiving, love and romance, life turned upside down, fall in love, parents and children, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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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: tense, atmospheric, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, police corruption, prostitute, drug dealing, culture clash, drug abuse, urban ghetto, fighting the system, crimes, juvenile delinquency, political corruption, missing person ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: south africa, africa, san francisco
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Gun Hill Road (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An ex-con returns home to the Bronx after three year in prison to discover his wife estranged and his teenage son exploring a sexual transformation that will put the fragile bonds of their family to the test.
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, serious, bilingual
Plot: family relations, homecoming, going straight, starting over, redemption, dysfunctional family, reunion, estrangement, family problems, crimes, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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 6.6
 8K
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 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: sincere, touching, humorous, emotional, stylized ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, homecoming, single parent, alienation, introspection, couple relations, parents and children, family problems, hopes, love and romance, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new orleans, new jersey, texas
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Winter Passing (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Actress Reese Holden has been offered a small fortune by a book editor if she can secure for publication the love letters that her father, a reclusive novelist, wrote to her mother, who has since passed away. Returning to Michigan, Reese finds that ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, emotional, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: homecoming, family relations, dysfunctional family, couple relations, love and romance, unlikely couple, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, family problems, addiction, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: usa, new york, michigan, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.8
 3K
Exiles (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Music
Country: France, Japan
Duration: 104 min.
Story: One day Zano suggest a crazy idea to his companion Naïma: travel across France and Spain down to Algeria, where they might ultimately come to know the land their parents once had to flee.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, road movie
Plot: self discovery, on the road, homecoming, exile, infidelity, love and romance, couples, introspection, couple relations, hopes, dishonesty, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: paris france, spain, morocco, france, europe ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 82K
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: semi serious, sincere, realistic, talky, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: thirtysomething life, small town, homecoming, divorce, arrested development, jealousy, lifestyle, looking for love, childhood sweetheart, old love, identity crisis, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
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 6.7
 68K
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, romantic, sentimental, dramatic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, lovers reunited, unfulfilled love, love affair, small town, road not taken, fall in love, reunion, teenage love, couples, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1992
Place: usa, new orleans, new jersey, canada
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The Doctor Blake Mysteries (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: Dr Lucien Blake left Ballarat as a young man. But now he finds himself returning to take over not only his dead father's medical practice, but also his on-call role as the town's police surgeon, only to find change is afoot, nothing is ...
Style: clever, realistic, suspenseful, serious, stylized
Plot: investigation, doctors and patients, crimes, social relations, riddles and clues, murder, homecoming, forensics, mystery, doctor, danger, crime ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: australia
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 6.7
 2K
The String (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Tunisia, Belgium
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Malik has a lot on his plate when he returns home to Tunisia after living in France. He's processing his father's death, he can't come out to his mother, and his childhood anxieties have resurfaced. But all of Malik's problems ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: gay love, gays and lesbians, gay, romance, coming out, homecoming, couples, gender, love and romance, unfulfillment, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, tunisia, paris france
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 6.3
 83K
Rio 2 (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA, Canada
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, funny, colourful, scenic, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: happy ending, talking animals, parrot, adventure, bird, jungle, birds, animal life, family, computer animation, parents and children, travel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
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 6.2
 88K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: 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: scary, twist ending, macabre, suspenseful, gothic ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: ghost, ventriloquist, mystery, doll, murder, funeral, legend, curses spells and rituals, small town, investigation, haunted by the past, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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