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, emotional, touching, humorous and psychological films and TV shows about / with homecoming, storytelling, family relations, redemption, dialogue, brutality, adaptation, mentor, culture clash 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: Stop-Loss (2008), Deadfall (2012), Tyrant (2014), Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965), The Judge (2014), Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Dead of Night (1974), Love and Honor (2013), Brothers (2009), Taboo (2017).

List of homecoming movies

 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: emotional, serious, bleak, thought provoking, sad ...
Plot: military, homecoming, soldier, friendship, gulf war, patriotism, wartime life, politics, death, rules and policies, u.s. military, fiance fiancee relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, canada, mexico, washington d.c. ...
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 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, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, murder, robbery, sibling relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, boston
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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: dictatorship, ruler, political unrest, state affairs, homecoming, totalitarianism, secret, family relations, parents and children, society, exile, brother brother relationship ...
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: serious, gloomy, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: homecoming, singer, parole, prison, convict, 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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 7.4
 161K
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, emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, parent child relationship, hotshot lawyer, homecoming, legal, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, trial, father son estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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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, teen angst, fame, teenager, teenage girl, high school, worship, idol, teenage rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: ohio, usa
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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: serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary, rough ...
Plot: soldier, vampire, zombie, homecoming, hitchhiker, vietnam war, blood, murder, cemetery, suicide, car chase, deadly creature ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
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Love and Honor (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When a young soldier in Vietnam gets dumped by his hometown girl, he and his best friend decide to go AWOL and return to the States to win her back.
Style: serious, emotional, psychological, romantic, touching ...
Plot: vietnam war, anti war, soldier, love and romance, wooing, drugs/alcohol, homecoming, wartime life, friends, looking for love, military, on the road ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: michigan, usa
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 7.1
 102K
Brothers (2009)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When his helicopter goes down during his fourth tour of duty in Afghanistan, Marine Sam Cahill is presumed dead. Back home, brother Tommy steps in to look over Sam’s wife, Grace, and two children. Sam’s surprise homecoming triggers domestic ...
Style: realistic, emotional, tense, psychological, touching ...
Plot: family problems, presumed dead, war, suspicion, military, sibling relationship, brother brother relationship, homecoming, wartime life, patriotism, couple relations, tragic hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: afghanistan, usa, iraq
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 8.5
 97K
Taboo (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London from Africa in 1814 along with fourteen stolen diamonds to seek vengeance after the death of his father.
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: adventurer, investigation, dark secret, conspiracy, murder, blackmail, british empire, vengeance, family business, homecoming, obsession, inheritance ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, africa, europe, united states
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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: touching, emotional, 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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 5.8
 8K
Song One (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Estranged from her family, Franny returns home when an accident leaves her brother comatose. Retracing his life as an aspiring musician, she tracks down his favorite musician, James Forester. Against the backdrop of Brooklyn’s music scene, Franny ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, couple relations, wooing, homecoming, love and romance, self discovery, coping, estrangement, rock, siblings relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Sometimes They Come Back... Again (1996)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jon Porter returns to his hometown after the sudden and bizarre death of his mother. He hopes to leave as soon as the funeral is over but it's too late. The sinister forces that caused his sister's brutal murder 30 years ago are back. Jon ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, demon, priest, possession, haunted by the past, exorcism, murder, parents and children, teenager, hometown, homecoming, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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 5.9
 25K
To the Wonder (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, non-linear ...
Plot: womanizer, romance, crumbling marriage, love affair, introspection, couple relations, starting over, homecoming, love and romance, love triangle, love story, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, oklahoma, usa, paris france
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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, money, murder, blackmail, sex scene ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa
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 6.3
 71K
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, animal life, escapades, homecoming, rivalry, talking animals, parrot, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, rio de janeiro, brazil, south america
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 6.2
 18K
Sommersby (1993)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Set in the south of the United States just after the Civil War, Laurel Sommersby is just managing to work the farm without her husband Jack, believed killed in the Civil War. By all accounts, Jack Sommersby was not a pleasant man, thus when he ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: village life, mistaken identity, romance, war, war veteran, suspicion of murder, switching roles, wife husband relationship, amnesia, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, village ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa, new jersey, france
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 6.2
 78K
Dead Silence (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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: legend, ventriloquist, murder, ghost, doll, mystery, small town, funeral, gory, supernatural, haunted by the past, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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, small town, self discovery, marriage proposal, career woman, fashion designer, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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 7.1
 583
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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 5.9
 1K
Mountain Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Mountain Men is a comedy/drama that follows two estranged brothers, Toph and Cooper, as they journey to a remote family cabin in the mountains to evict a squatter. Buried resentment and bruised egos soon derail the plan and when the smoke clears ...
Style: exciting, disturbing, humorous, light, captivating
Plot: survival, wilderness, winter, mountain, pregnancy, wedding, snow, sibling relationship, family, injury, brother brother relationship, rescue ...
Place: canada, british columbia
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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: twists and turns, tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: undercover agent, espionage, spy, terrorism, secret service, military, political thriller, homecoming, danger, mission, mentally unstable, pow ...
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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, kids
Plot: teenager, switching roles, high school, body swapping, love and romance, battle of the sexes, gender bending, parents and children, school, popularity, romance, fall in love ...
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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, bleak, tense ...
Plot: homecoming, prostitute, culture clash, drug dealing, gambling, hip hop, crime, missing person, 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: surreal, humorous, semi serious, clever, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: media, survival, hostage, terrorism, celebrity, kidnapping, teenager, teenage girl, hospital, popularity, homecoming, escape ...
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, homecoming, missing husband, car theft, presumed dead, car thief, missing person, chef, morgue, marriage, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: tucson arizona
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 7.5
 201K
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, marijuana, self discovery, friendship, depression, paraplegic, ecstasy, epilepsy, grave digger, homecoming, romance, dealing with death ...
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 ...
Audience: kids
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 2005, 2000s, year 1986
Place: new york, usa, california, los angeles
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 6.2
 849
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, small town, introspection, hopes, crumbling marriage, human nature, redemption, military, unfulfillment, family problems, female soldier ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.1
 281K
The Deer Hunter (1978)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 183 min.
Story: A group of working-class friends decides to enlist in the Army during the Vietnam War and finds it to be hellish chaos -- not the noble venture they imagined. Before they left, Steven married his pregnant girlfriend -- and Michael and Nick were in ...
Style: epic, bleak, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, friendship, vietnam war, innocence lost, suicide, russian roulette, party, wedding, friend, vietnam veteran, deer hunting, homecoming ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, pennsylvania, asia, saigon, southeast asia
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