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, sentimental, touching, emotional and semi serious films and TV shows about / with homecoming, storytelling, brutality, husband wife relationship, family relations, dialogue, small town, mother son relationship, runaway and culture clash 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: Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael (1990), Baby the Rain Must Fall (1965), Dead of Night (1974), Deadfall (2012), Stop-Loss (2008), The Judge (2014), Young Adult (2011), Tyrant (2014), The Wood (1999), Rolling Thunder (1977).

List of homecoming movies

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: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: misfit, homecoming, coming of age, small town, reunion, celebrity, worship, teen angst, teenage rebellion, fame, idol, puppy love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
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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: captivating, gloomy, psychological, sincere, serious ...
Plot: homecoming, small town, singer, convict, parole, prison, family relations, couple relations, crumbling marriage, life is a bitch, estrangement, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: texas, 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 Upon his return, he exhibits strange, withdrawn behavior and begins wandering the streets at night.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: rough, serious, bleak, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: vampire, homecoming, zombie, soldier, vietnam war, murder, hitchhiker, cemetery, suicide, car chase, blood, experiment gone awry ...
Time: 70s
Place: vietnam, asia
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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: exciting, serious, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: criminal heroes, cons and scams, murderous pair, on the run, homecoming, crime, murder, crime gone awry, robbery, crimes, partners, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan, boston
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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: emotional, serious, bleak, thought provoking, sad ...
Plot: military, friendship, homecoming, patriotism, soldier, gulf war, politics, wartime life, rules and policies, death, u.s. military, sergeant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, canada, mexico, washington d.c. ...
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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, suspenseful, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, hotshot lawyer, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, father son estrangement, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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 6.3
 73K
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, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, thirtysomething life, homecoming, jealousy, looking for love, obsessive quest, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, unfulfilled love, self esteem, high school, depression ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota, new jersey, california
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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, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, ruler, political unrest, state affairs, totalitarianism, homecoming, secret, family relations, parents and children, exile, society, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: middle east
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 7.0
 8K
The Wood (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the panicky, uncertain hours before his wedding, a groom with prenuptial jitters and his two best friends reminisce about growing up together in the middle-class African-American neighborhood of Inglewood, California. Flashing back to the ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, high school, homecoming, best friends, siblings relations, family relations, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, twentysomething life, lifestyle, single parent ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
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Rolling Thunder (1977)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Vietnam veteran, Charles Rane, returns home after years in a POW camp and is treated as a hero. When thugs invade his home to steal the silver coins he received for his service, they mangle his hand and leave him and his family for dead. Rane ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, murder, violence, homecoming, vietnam veteran, crime, rivalry, deadly, buddies, death wish, human nature ...
Place: vietnam, asia, texas, mexico, tokyo ...
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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: bleak, psychological, serious, emotional, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: escape, friendship, vietnam war, russian roulette, homecoming, suicide, confined, character change, anti war, innocence lost, war crime, friend ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, pennsylvania, asia, saigon, southeast asia
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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, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, lovers reunited, homecoming, love and romance, couples, small town, fashion, self discovery, haunted by the past, marriage proposal, fashion designer, career woman ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, new york, usa, new jersey, san francisco
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: homecoming, couples, parents and children, family relations, siblings relations, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, black american, african american, brother brother relationship, cousin cousin relationship, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, georgia, los angeles
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 5.8
 9K
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: realistic, touching, emotional, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: wooing, fall in love, coping, love and romance, couple relations, romance, homecoming, self discovery, estrangement, archaeologist, siblings relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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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: psychological, serious, emotional, romantic, realistic ...
Plot: anti war, vietnam war, love and romance, homecoming, wooing, friends, wartime life, soldier, military, looking for love, drugs/alcohol, win over ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.1
 3K
Stay Cool (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The film centers on a successful author who is forced to confront an unrequited high school crush when he returns home to deliver a commencement address to graduating seniors. Shasta O'Neil, a sexy high school senior flirts with the visiting ...
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: adolescence vs adulthood, social relations, wooing, high school life, homecoming, high school, artists and showbiz, prom, disorder, teenage life, friends, hometown ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 8.5
 100K
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, suspenseful ...
Plot: adventurer, incest overtones, family business, murder, investigation, dark secret, conspiracy, british empire, inheritance, exorcism, homecoming, obsession ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, united states, africa, europe
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 7.0
 13K
The Lucky Ones (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The story revolves around three soldiers — Colee, T.K. and Cheaver — who return from the Iraq War after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S.
Style: sentimental, sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, friendship, military, road trip, homecoming, americana, loss of friend, life is a bitch, wartime life, on the road, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, st. louis missouri
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Flags of Our Fathers (2006)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: There were five Marines and one Navy Corpsman photographed raising the U.S. flag on Mt. Suribachi by Joe Rosenthal on February 23, 1945. This is the story of three of the six surviving servicemen – John 'Doc' Bradley, Pvt. Rene Gagnon ...
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, touching, sincere ...
Plot: military, fame, loss of friend, war, survival, selflessness, homecoming, danger, propaganda, battle zone, state affairs, marines ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia, usa, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
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 6.0
 1K
Roadie (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 20 years of touring, a roadie for a defunct 80s hair band returns home to live with his mother.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, sentimental, gloomy
Plot: parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, unfulfillment, homecoming, rock, heavy metal, midlife crisis, introspection, mental illness, daydreamer, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york state, new york
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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, parents and children, homecoming, danger, exorcism, murder, teenager, hometown ...
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, realistic, atmospheric, non-linear ...
Plot: womanizer, romance, love affair, couple relations, crumbling marriage, starting over, introspection, homecoming, love triangle, love and romance, love story, emotionless ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, usa, oklahoma, paris france
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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: realistic, semi serious, clever, bleak
Plot: dysfunctional family, homecoming, family in crisis, siblings relations, family gatherings, parents and children, family relations, family problems, eccentric family, family life, estrangement, abusive father ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, england, london
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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, realistic, semi serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: suicide attempt, life is a bitch, suicide, dysfunctional family, small town, siblings relations, family relations, haunted by the past, homecoming, unfulfillment, life philosophy, depression ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.7
 1K
Doc Martin (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Doc Martin tells the tale of Martin Clunes' character in the film, in the months leading up to the Saving Grace story. Martin Bamford is a heart-broken London obstetrician, in a jealous rage after he finds out that his wife has been sleeping ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, light, sincere
Plot: starting over, dishonesty, infidelity, introspection, homecoming, village, husband wife relationship, adultery, romance, village life, social relations, cons and scams ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, cornwall
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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, tense, captivating, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: working undercover, teaching the ways of the world, assassination, vietnam veteran, homecoming, haunted by the past, corruption, hitman, murder, money, blackmail, sex scene ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: mississippi, usa
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 8.0
 38K
Bloodline (2015)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller that explores the demons lurking beneath the surface of a contemporary American family. The Rayburns are hard-working pillars of their Florida Keys community. But when the black sheep son comes home for the 45th anniversary of ...
Style: psychological, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, secret, haunted by the past, siblings relations, family relations, family life, homecoming, sibling relationship, psychological thriller, dark secret, family business, brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, 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, birds, family, travel, rivalry, escapades, animal life, homecoming, parrot, talking animals, parents and children ...
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, sincere, emotional, psychological, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: village life, mistaken identity, romance, courtroom drama, haunted by the past, village, war, suspicion of murder, war veteran, homecoming, presumed dead, switching roles ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s, victorian era
Place: tennessee, usa, southern usa, new jersey, france
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 11K
Poetic Justice (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In this film, we see the world through the eyes of main character Justice, a young African-American poet. A mail carrier invites a few friends along for a long overnight delivery run.
Style: road movie, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: on the road, friendship, starting over, self discovery, romance, homecoming, going straight, survival, gang, life is a bitch, urban ghetto life, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, south central los angeles, new jersey
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