Diner movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant diner movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious, humorous, touching and tense films and TV shows about / with diner, couples, friendship, waitress, love and romance, friends, hopes, small town, society and restaurant plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as diner: 2 Broke Girls (2011), Kaw (2007), The Encounter (2010), Dying Room Only (1973), Blood Diner (1987), Two Guys Talkin' About Girls (1996), Don's Plum (2001), Leaving Metropolis (2002), Jersey Girl (1992), Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004).

List of diner movies

 6.6
 94K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: not serious, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, financial problem, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, friends, lifestyle change, everyday life, diner, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 4.3
 2K
Kaw (2007)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: On the last working day of Sheriff Wayne, his small town is attacked by blood thirsty ravens that eat human flesh. Meanwhile his wife Cynthia visits a farm where a Mennonite family lives to say farewell to her friend Gretchen and discloses a dark ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: small town, curse, diner, countryside, corpse, child in peril, bird, dangerous animal, danger, amish, misfit, bird attack ...
Time: contemporary
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The Encounter (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When five strangers with nothing in common come together at a remote roadside eatery, they place their orders with the diner's omniscient owner, who seems to know everything about them ... and is eerily reminiscent of Jesus Christ.
Style: christian film, tense, emotional, realistic, serious ...
Plot: christian, diner, faith, self discovery, human spirit, mysterious place, mysterious character, hopes, society, group of strangers, religions or cults, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, xian
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Dying Room Only (1973)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: A married couple are traveling on a deserted desert road at night. They stop at a diner and the husband goes to the men's room. He never returns and the wife begins to suspect serious foul play.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: diner, missing person, sheriff, desert, murder, missing husband, mystery, confined, crimes, deadly, hotel, restroom ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: arizona, usa
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 5.3
 5K
Blood Diner (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two cannibalistic brothers kill various young women to make their flesh part of their new special dish at their rundown restaurant while seeking blood sacrifices to awaken a dormant Egyptian goddess.
Style: semi serious, scary, humorous, offbeat, surprise ending ...
Plot: diner, butcher, body part, reincarnation, ancient mystery, danger, crimes, psychopath, cooking and food, escapades, human sacrifice, absurd humor ...
Time: 80s
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Two Guys Talkin' About Girls (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When longtime friends Joey Fortone and Lenny Kaminski get together, the race is on to get one up on the other. Their fantasies abound and their results lag far behind.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: diner, storytelling, urban, destiny, looking for love, nothing goes right, buddies, love and romance, romance, womanizer, couples, disorder ...
Time: 90s
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 5.7
 4K
Don's Plum (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A group of Los Angeles teenagers meet every day at their local diner hangout to discus their latest misadventures with their miserable lives
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, slang ...
Plot: diner, friendship, looking for sex, youth, partners, life is a bitch, dull life, twentysomething life, group of friends, black american, teenager, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Leaving Metropolis (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: David is a painter with painter's block who takes a job as a waiter to get some inspiration. He falls for hunky diner owner Matt, who falls just as hard back. But Violet, Matt's wife is a complicating factor! Toss in David's best ...
Style: sincere, serious, tense, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: love affair, diner, friendship, destructive relationship, love triangle, dangerous attraction, crumbling marriage, lifestyle, romance, couples, obsession, terminal illness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.1
 2K
Jersey Girl (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A working girl from New Jersey looks for love with a fast-lane Manhattan salesman from Queens.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: diner, yuppie, opposites attract, love, small town life, family life, romance, working class, friends, urban, love triangle, city life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, california
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Mummy An' the Armadillo (2004)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Secrets, murders and lies... all in the name of family. In the middle of nowhere sits the Armadillo Café.The once popular, but now desolate, café is run by a strange family led a troubled, booze-addled mother (Betty Buckley) and a disturbed family ...
Style: psychological, tense, scary, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: mind game, diner, psychopath, crimes, mystery, curses spells and rituals, haunted by the past, family problems, danger, family relations, missing person, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, usa
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 6.4
 3K
Deterrence (1999)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The President of the United States must deal with an international military crisis while confined to a Colorado diner during a freak snowstorm.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: diner, politics, nuclear war, leadership, danger, state affairs, graphic violence, nuclear threat, chaos, international crisis, apocalypse, political unrest ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary, near future, year 2008 ...
Place: colorado, usa, iraq, baghdad iraq, korea ...
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Love on the Side (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Small town waitress Eve Stuckley is stuck. She has spent years pining for testosterone saturate local hunk Jeff Sweeney and yearns to escape from the Hog-Chow Diner she runs. Just when Eve finally decides to pursue her man, drop dead gorgeous Linda ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: first lesbian experience, waitress, diner, unfulfilled love, looking for love, love triangle, fall in love, romance, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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 6.8
 668
Sunday (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful actress. Oliver/Matthew is either a homeless man or a ...
Style: gloomy, touching, psychological, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: diner, love and romance, crumbling marriage, dishonesty, romance, unfulfilled love, parents and children, midlife crisis, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, society, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
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 5.3
 103K
Legion (2010)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When God loses faith in humankind, he sends his legion of angels to bring on the Apocalypse. Humanity's only hope for survival lies in a group of strangers trapped in an out-of-the-way, desert diner with the Archangel Michael.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: angel, good versus evil, apocalypse, demons, save the world, god, supernatural, fallen angel, prophecy, heroes, heroic mission, desert ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, north america
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 7.1
 20K
Diner (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1959, Diner shows how five young men resist their adulthood and seek refuge in their beloved Diner. The mundane, childish, and titillating details of their lives are shared. But the golden moments pass, and the men shoulder their ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, date night, boys' night
Plot: friendship, diner, gambling debt, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, adulthood, lifestyle, buddies, youth, couples, twentysomething life, introspection ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1959
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, new jersey
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The Killing Jar (2010)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A stranger armed with a shotgun takes seven patrons hostage in a remote roadside diner. But as the body count increases, the desperate survivors discover that one of the hostages may be even more dangerous than their captor.
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, atmospheric, tense ...
Plot: murder, diner, hostage, serial killer, hostages, confined, crime gone awry, isolation, deadly, rivalry, danger, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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 7.1
 2K
Kamome Diner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, meets Midori, a gangly Japanese tourist, and invites her to stay ...
Style: humorous, atmospheric, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: diner, friendship, starting over, love and romance, hopes, cooking and food, small business, feminism, cafe, single woman, business, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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The Taming of the Shrews (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A horror-comedy of errors, Die-ner (get it?) explores the existential dilemma of a sociopath killer who runs into the unique problem of his victims rising from the dead...
Style: suspenseful, humorous, semi serious, scary, realistic
Plot: serial killer, zombie, diner, confined, deadly, supernatural, hostage, small town, crimes, gory, hostages, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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23 Minutes to Sunrise (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: They say the darkest hour is just before dawn, and at the Sunrise diner it's very late indeed. Four couples find themselves at an out-of-the-way 24-hour diner, but they are not all that they seem. Intertwined throughout the night are a middle ...
Style: serious, tense, psychological, suspenseful
Plot: diner, human nature, moral dilemma, mysterious character, crimes, hopes, destiny, couples, family problems, nightshift, power relations, off the road
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
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 5.9
 419
The Off Hours (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: You're awake when everyone else is asleep. You're standing still as traffic is whipping by at 70mph. You see dusk and dawn everyday because they happen on your way to a time clock and then to a bed. Your off hours are spent trying to ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy
Plot: diner, small town, hopes, unfulfillment, love and romance, society, working class, love affair, fall in love, dull life, bittersweet, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 4.8
 2K
The Pack (2010)
Genre: Horror
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 84 min.
Story: In the middle of a snowy no man's land, Charlotte picks up Max, a hitchhiker; they stop in a truck-stop restaurant, and when Max doesn't come back from the bathroom, Charlotte starts looking for him in vain. She decides to return during ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: diner, deadly creature, danger, confined, supernatural, deadly, hitchhiker, survival, violence, murder, strong violent content, off the road ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
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 5.6
 691
Salem Falls (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with a troubled past tries to settle down in a small town, finds love and then ends up being the target of a witch hunt.
Style: touching, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: small town, false accusation, bigotry, diner, life turned upside down, starting over, haunted by the past, dishonesty, life is a bitch, injustice, social relations, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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My Blueberry Nights (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: China, France, USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Elizabeth has just been through a particularly nasty breakup, and now she's ready to leave her friends and memories behind as she chases her dreams across the country. In order to support herself on her journey, Elizabeth picks up a series of ...
Style: psychological, touching, atmospheric, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: loneliness, romance, couple relations, love and romance, self discovery, hopes, waitress, diner, bar, introspection, life is a bitch, cross country ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, memphis, new york, las vegas, nevada
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 5.9
 575
Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, touching, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: city life, immigrants, americana, self discovery, friendship, restaurant, workplace romance, family relations, social misfits, workplace, diner, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.8
 611
Niagara Motel (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of struggling individuals cross paths at a low-rent motel in the tourist Mecca of Niagara Falls
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: culture clash, haunted by the past, lifestyle, life is a bitch, couples, family problems, family relations, drug abuse, love affair, addiction, nothing goes right, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Midnight Diner (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Every night, Master (Kaoru Kobayashi) is busy with customers at the restaurant he runs. He has a worried face, looking at the funerary urn which someone left at his restaurant. His customers also talk about the funerary urn.
Plot: diner, restaurant, unrequited love, cooking, chef, small business, food, cash, hostess, yakuza, urn, man with glasses ...
Place: tokyo
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Midnight Diner (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Set in a small restaurant in the corner of a shopping district. The unusual eatery is only open after midnight, and its standard menu consists of just a single choice. However, the customers still come for the amusing chatter and the ...
Style: contemplative, touching, psychological, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: restaurant, diner, unrequited love, midnight, multiple narrators, japanese food, employer, employee, boss, storytelling, cooking, money ...
Place: tokyo
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Waffle Street (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Jimmy Adams, a V.P. of a $30 billion hedge fund, who loses his job and winds up working as a waiter at a waffle shop. Amidst the greasy madness of the 24-hour diner, Jimmy befriends Edward, an ex-con grill master who serves up hard ...
Style: uplifting, light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: diner, mentor, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, workplace situations, adaptation, starting over, society, transformation, stereotypes, life turned upside down, escapades ...
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 3.5
 766
She Freak (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Claire Brennen stars as a waitress who leaves the greasy-diner business for the excitement of the carnival. She quickly discovers that she despises freaks and human oddities.
Style: slasher, semi serious, scary, offbeat, psychotronic
Plot: diner, exploitation, waitress, freak, carnival, infidelity, woman in danger, legends and myths, mountain, psychopath, couples, deadly ...
Time: 60s
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 7.2
 12K
Becker (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Becker is a dedicated, outspoken and talented doctor with a gruff exterior. While he tends to offend those who try to get close to him, he is extremely dedicated to his medical practice in the Bronx, N.Y., where he always goes the extra mile to help ...
Style: sitcom, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: diner, doctor, love and romance, workplace, battle of the sexes, antisocial behavior, everyday life, up and down relationship, nagging and grouching, blind character, dedication, friends ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city
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