Movies and TV shows set in birmingham alabama

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in birmingham alabama ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, intense and feel good films and TV shows about / with friendship, father son relationship, african american, murder, mentor, storytelling, violence, revenge, brutality and chase plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, China, UK and other countries.
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birmingham alabama movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as birmingham alabama: Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020), Space Jam (1996), Almost Christmas (2016), SuperFly (2018), Green Book (2018), Strange Weather (2016), You Should Meet My Son! (2010), Woodlawn (2015), Sins of the Father (2002), Nothing But a Man (1964).

List of movies set in birmingham alabama

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom (2020)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tensions rise when the trailblazing Mother of the Blues and her band gather at a Chicago recording studio in 1927. Adapted from August Wilson's play.
Style: suspense
Plot: trumpet player, blues music, singer, recording studio, blues, band, lgbt, recording session, rape, limousine, flask, dancer ...
Time: 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, detroit, georgia, atlanta georgia, washington d.c. ...
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 6.5
 164K
Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: basketball, adventure, disney, goofy hero, alien, golf, imaginary, outer space, contests and competitions, save the day, good versus evil, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1993, 1990s ...
Place: birmingham alabama, north carolina, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new york, chicago illinois
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Almost Christmas (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.
Style: feel good, light, sincere, captivating
Plot: family, dysfunctional family, family relations, christmas, escapades, society, friendship, parents and children, love, hopes, adaptation, youth ...
Time: year 2015
Place: atlanta georgia, birmingham alabama
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 5.2
 6K
SuperFly (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Career criminal Youngblood Priest wants out of the Atlanta drug scene, but as he ramps up sales, one little slip up threatens to bring the whole operation down before he can make his exit.
Style: captivating, disturbing, suspense, exciting, tense ...
Plot: money, nightclub, driving, police, arrest, corruption, cocaine, car chase, escape, fight, party, jewelry ...
Time: 2010s
Place: montenegro, mexico, hong kong, texas, atlanta georgia ...
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 8.2
 384K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA, China
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: uplifting, captivating, feel good, road movie, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, friend, musician, prejudice, chauffeur, racial slur, driver, journey, road trip ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 2010s, year 1962
Place: southern usa, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city, kentucky, ohio ...
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Strange Weather (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Years after her son's suicide, a woman longs to confront both the past and a friend of his who took his business idea.
Style: road movie, serious, sad, depressing, suspenseful ...
Plot: death of son, investigation, depression, grieving mother, death of child, grieving, danger, life & death, mother and son, death, revenge, adventure ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, mississippi, birmingham alabama, louisiana ...
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You Should Meet My Son! (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about a conservative Southern mom who discovers that her only son is gay. Determined that he won’t go through life alone and miserable, she sets out to find him the perfect husband!
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: coming out, gay, gay relationship, gay couple, family relations, couples, love and romance, youth, frame up, teenage life, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, southern usa
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 6.5
 7K
Woodlawn (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: racism, african american, american football, faith, coach, team, church, high school, integration, motivational speaker, religion, sport ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, usa
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Sins of the Father (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In 1965 a bomb was planted in a Church in Alabama, killing four black girls. Thirty years later, Tom Cherry breaks his silence to discredit his father's alibi for the night in question.
Style: emotional, rough, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Plot: racism, investigation, moral dilemma, introspection, haunted by the past, parents and children, injustice, legal, society, crimes, rebellion, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
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Nothing But a Man (1964)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A proud black man and his school-teacher wife face discriminatory challenges in 1960s America.
Style: captivating, thought provoking, touching, clever, sincere ...
Plot: discrimination, pursuit, family relations, interracial relations, couple relations, small town, social differences, working class, small town life, hopes, romance, misfit ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: alabama, usa, southern usa, birmingham alabama, united states
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 7.5
 87K
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: serious, thought provoking, uplifting, sincere, factual ...
Plot: racism, politics, righting the wronged, justice, civil rights, human spirit, idealism, african american, discrimination, americana, fighting the system, racial segregation ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1963, year 1964 ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama, boston
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 5.7
 4K
Stay Hungry (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Stay Hungry is a 1976 dramatic comedy film by director Bob Rafelson from a screenplay by Charles Gaines. The story centers on a young Birmingham, Alabama, scion, played by Jeff Bridges, who gets involved in a shady real-estate deal. In order to ...
Style: realistic, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious
Plot: friendship, gym, bodybuilding, contests and competitions, society, romance, ambition, love and romance, rivalry, social differences, working class, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, twentieth century
Place: usa, alabama, birmingham alabama
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Soul of the Game (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, emotional, touching ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial relations, baseball, rivalry, follow your dream, lifestyle, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, terminal illness, athlete and trainer ...
Place: usa, new york, birmingham alabama
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 6.0
 3K
Six Pack (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, sport, friends, friendship, small town, siblings relations, adventure, underdog, ambition, chases and races, mischievous children ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, birmingham alabama
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Roses Are for the Rich (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In a small town in Appalachia, Autumn's young husband is killed in a suspicious mine explosion. She vows vengeance on mine owner Douglas Osborne and dedicates her life to destroying him, even at the cost of her own happiness. When her attempts ...
Plot: revenge, murder trial, rose, coal mine, cyanide, doll
Place: birmingham alabama, san francisco, appalachia
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 6.4
 6K
The River (1984)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Farming family battles severe storms, a bank threatening to reposses their farm, and other hard times in a battle to save and hold on to their farm.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: river, farmer, family relations, small town, countryside, factory, couple relations, heroes, misfit, society, lake or river, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: tennessee, usa, alabama, birmingham alabama, california
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 7.2
 253K
Red Dragon (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Former FBI Agent Will Graham, who was once almost killed by the savage Hannibal 'The Cannibal' Lecter, now has no choice but to face him again, as it seems Lecter is the only one who can help Graham track down a new serial killer.
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, suspense, intense ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, mind game, cannibalism, investigation, split personality, fbi, murder, neo noir, cruelty, deadly, reporter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: washington d.c., florida, chicago illinois, st. louis missouri, birmingham alabama ...
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A Perfect World (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A kidnapped boy strikes up a friendship with his captor: an escaped convict on the run from the law, headed by an honorable U.S. Marshal.
Style: road movie, touching, sincere, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: kidnapping, hostage, prison escape, friendship, fugitives, manhunt, moral ambiguity, violence, dysfunctional family, prison, classic car, runaway ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: texas, usa, alaska, austin texas, birmingham alabama ...
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 6.4
 6K
Hooper (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Burt Reynolds plays a legendary stunt man known as Sonny Hooper, who remains one of the top men in his field, but due to too many stressful impacts to the spine and the need to pop pain killers several times a day, he knows he should get out of the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, light, intense ...
Plot: hollywood, rivalry, bar fight, filmmaking, friendship, stuntman, chase, aging, partners, ambition, buddies, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, future
Place: usa, birmingham alabama, california, los angeles, new jersey
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 6.5
 324K
Due Date (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Peter Highman must scramble across the US in five days to be present for the birth of his first child. He gets off to a bad start when his wallet and luggage are stolen, and put on the 'no-fly' list. Peter embarks on a terrifying journey ...
Style: humorous, feel good, buddy comedy, not serious, road movie ...
Plot: road trip, unlikely friendships, hitchhiker, slacker, stupidity, getting home, weed, race against time, odd couple, childbirth, marijuana, goofy hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, texas, louisiana, birmingham alabama ...
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Lee Daniels' The Butler (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A look at the life of Cecil Gaines who served eight presidents as the White House's head butler from 1952 to 1986, and had a unique front-row seat as political and racial history was made.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: civil rights, butler, u.s. president, white house, blacks and whites, racism, injustice, historical character, prejudice, president, segregation, racial discrimination ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 50s, 20th century ...
Place: washington d.c., usa, united states, nashville tennessee, birmingham alabama ...
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 8.5
 735
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, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: civil rights, interracial relations, female friendship, family relations, coming of age, best friends, society, strong female presence, blacks and whites, couples, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: alabama, usa, birmingham alabama
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