Movies and TV shows set in seattle

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in seattle ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, humorous, talky and intense films and TV shows about / with mentor, murder, catastrophe, runaway, crimes, storytelling, dialogue, death, danger and violence plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as seattle: Battle in Seattle (2007), Grey's Anatomy (2005), Frasier (1993), Singles (1992), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Stakeout (1987), Trouble in Mind (1985), Chronicle (2012), The Final Cut (1995), The Slender Thread (1965).

List of movies set in seattle

Battle in Seattle (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, USA, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Thousands of activists arrive in Seattle, Washington in masses to protest the WTO Ministerial Conference of 1999 (World Trade Organization). Although it began as a peaceful protest with a goal of stopping the WTO talks, it escalated into a ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, emotional, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: protest, politics, political unrest, police brutality, fighting the system, idealism, rebelliousness, resistance, chaos and mayhem, hopes, state affairs, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1999, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, canada ...
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 7.6
 234K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, realistic, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctor, hospital, workplace romance, doctors and patients, couple relations, patient, colleague colleague relationship, intern, workplace, medical student, doctor patient relationship, workplace intrigue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 8.0
 71K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: After many years spent at the “Cheers” bar, Frasier moves back home to Seattle to work as a radio psychiatrist after his policeman father gets shot in the hip on duty.
Style: sitcom, not serious, talky, humorous, witty ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, psychiatry, father son relationship, doctor, radio show, dog, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, family life, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, manchester england, washington state ...
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 6.7
 27K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress ...
Style: grunge, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: city life, music band, music, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, clubbing, musician, romance, young lovers, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey, california
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Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: single parent, loneliness, radio, looking for love, starting over, friendship, romance, family relations, loner, love and romance, parents and children, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
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 6.6
 23K
Stakeout (1987)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Two cops are given the 'dirty' job of staking out the home of an escaped convict's ex-girlfriend. Chris and the beautiful girlfriend accidentally meet and fall in love. Just as Chris' confesses, the convict appears, but will she ...
Style: humorous, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: stakeout, police, shower, romance, crimes, police investigation, car chase, silly humor, partners, contact, love and romance, prison ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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Trouble in Mind (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The lives of an ex-con, a coffee-shop owner, and a young couple looking to make it rich intersect in the fictional and hypnotic Rain City.
Style: realistic, gloomy, stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric ...
Plot: gangsters, diner, future dystopia, cafe, love and romance, crimes, urban, heist, haunted by the past, redemption, jazz, love triangle ...
Time: 40s, 1940s, future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.0
 236K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Three high school students make an incredible discovery, leading to their developing uncanny powers beyond their understanding. As they learn to control their abilities and use them to their advantage, their lives start to spin out of control, and ...
Style: bad ending, suspenseful, serious, stylized, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, telekinesis, adolescence, supernatural, high school, outcast, teenage life, loneliness, popularity, videotaping, anti hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington, tibet
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The Final Cut (1995)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Mysterious bomber is planting explosive devices in Seattle. Since their quality takes too big a toll among Seattle Police bomb experts, John Pierce, former head of the Bomb Squad, reluctantly takes the job that will take him to face his worst ...
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, suspenseful
Plot: terrorism, cigarette smoking, bomb squad, swat team, shopping mall, exploding car, handcuffs, bar, exploding building, bombing, video surveillance, elevator ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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The Slender Thread (1965)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A college volunteer at the crisis phone gets a call from a suicide caller.
Style: sincere, tense, talky, realistic, serious ...
Plot: overdose, race against time, drug abuse, rescue, suicide attempt, student, telephone, clinic, addiction, college, life is a bitch, marriage ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 8.2
 94K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The Killing is an American crime drama television series based upon the Danish television series Forbrydelsen. Set in Seattle, Washington, the series follows the various murder investigations by homicide detectives Sarah Linden and Stephen Holder.
Style: psychological, gloomy, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, multiple suspects, who done it, female detective, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, female protagonist, haunted by the past, coworker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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 5.8
 7K
Bundy (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Docu-drama based on the life of Ted Bundy, a serial killer who killed at least 19 young women during the 1970's (though some sources say as many as 30 to 35 were murdered). Set from his college student years, to his first victims, his capture, ...
Style: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, misogyny, sexual predator, electric chair, necrophilia, human nature, murder, deadly, crimes, crime, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: seattle, usa, florida, seattle washington, united states
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This Boy's Life (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1957, a son and mother flee the East and an abusive boyfriend to find a new life, and end up in Seattle, where the mother meets a polite garage mechanic. The boy continually gets into trouble by hanging out with the wrong crowd. The mom marries ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: single parent, coming of age, domestic violence, friendship, child abuse, dysfunctional family, family relations, mechanic, homosexual, gay teenager, stepfather, bittersweet ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington d.c., washington state ...
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 8.0
 10K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: A retired FBI serial-profiler joins the mysterious Millennium Group, a team of underground ex-law enforcement experts dedicated to fighting against the ever-growing forces of evil and darkness in the world.
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, tense
Plot: serial killer, good versus evil, cult, fbi, supernatural, secret movement, investigation, conspiracy, prophecy, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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 7.2
 29K
The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A man staying at a secluded historical mansion, finds his life being haunted by the presence of a spectre.
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, suspense, gloomy ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, murder, ghost, inheritance, seance, mystery, isolated house, haunted by the past, uncover truth, estate, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., new york, new york state ...
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 6.8
 5K
Boy Culture (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A successful male escort describes in a series of confessions his tangled romantic relationships with his two roommates and an older, enigmatic male client.
Style: realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, gay african american, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay teenager, confession, coming out, lgbt, intergenerational friendship, homosexual, prostitute ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
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The Parallax View (1974)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An ambitious reporter, investigating a senator's assassination, realizes witnesses to the shooting are systematically dying and discovers a multi-million dollar corporation which serves as a front for the recruitment of political assassins.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, realistic ...
Plot: politics, political conspiracy, senator, investigation, corruption, murder, assassination, political corruption, undercover, reporter, state affairs, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, united states, seattle washington ...
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Say Anything... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father interferes with their relationship. With a prized scholarship to study abroad ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, sweet, light ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: high school, opposites attract, romance, kickboxer, young lovers, family disapproval, first love, graduation, coming of age, youth, boyfriend, couples ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, washington d.c., usa, malibu california ...
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 4.7
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Elijah Kane leads a hardcore undercover team of Seattle based cops who take on the local criminal element with a high-octane style of enforcement.
Style: rough, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, working undercover, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, fighting crime, gang, tough heroes, heroes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 4.1
 614
Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A brother and sister are torn apart when their parents die tragically in a tornado. While he moves to Seattle to be away from the memory, she devotes her life to studying storms and weather patterns. When she discovers the threat of a powerful ...
Style: exciting, disaster movie, captivating, tense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, race against time, danger, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, disaster film, rape, tornado, save the day, storm, fleeing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.6
 31K
iCarly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: iCarly is an American teen sitcom that ran on Nickelodeon from September 8, 2007 until November 23, 2012. The series was created by Dan Schneider. It focuses on teenager Carly Shay, who creates her own web show called iCarly with her best friends ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage life, siblings relations, teenage girl, teenager, computers and web, friendship, internet video, show, teachers and students, artists and showbiz, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 5.8
 21K
Last Days (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The life and struggles of a notorious rock musician seeping into a pit of loneliness whose everyday life involves friends and family seeking financial aid and favors, inspired by rock music legend Kurt Cobain and his final hours.
Style: psychedelic, bleak, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: rock, musician, singer, addiction, isolation, drug abuse, lifestyle, life is a bitch, musician's life, music, depression, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 5.0
 42K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A desperate father tries to return home to his pregnant wife after a mysterious apocalyptic event turns everything to chaos.
Style: road movie, suspenseful, apocalyptic, tense
Plot: end of the world, father in law son in law relationship, murder, catastrophe, gunfight, relationships, strict father, apocalypse, power outage, volcano, lightning, earthquake ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 7K
Station 19 (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A group of heroic firefighters at Seattle Fire Station 19—from captain to newest recruit—risk their lives and hearts both in the line of duty and off the clock. These brave men and women are like family, literally and figuratively, and together ...
Style: captivating, inspirational, suspense, compassionate
Plot: firemen, fire department, firefighter, saving a life, danger, team, partners, woman in uniform, fire brigade, father daughter relationship, girl heroine, romance
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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 5.8
 55K
Firewall (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: State-of-the-art security system creator, Jack Stanfield has cemented his reputation as a man who's thought of everything. But when a criminal finds a way into Jack's personal life, everything Jack holds dear is suddenly at stake.
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, kidnapping, crime, hostage, rescue, bank, family in danger, robbery, crimes, graphic violence, hostages, race against time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.4
 30K
Dark Angel (2000)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Super soldier Max Guevera tries to live a normal life in post-apocalyptic Seattle while eluding capture by government agents from the covert biotech facility she escaped from as a child and searching for her genetically-enhanced brothers and sisters ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, bleak ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: female protagonist, super soldier, double life, future dystopia, genetic engineering, cloning, hacker, superhuman powers, secret government organization, hidden identity, secret movement, righting the wronged ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.9
 58K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: A medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner's Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity. But every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve ...
Style: suspenseful, witty, semi serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: female protagonist, zombie, supernatural ability, partners against crime, fighting crime, supernatural, hidden identity, law enforcement, murder, police investigation, gory, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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 6.6
 3K
Georgia (1995)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Sadie looks up to her older sister Georgia, a successful folk singer who's happily married with children, but can't break out of the bar-band circuit and hit the big time she desperately covets. It's in part due to her attraction to ...
Style: sincere, serious, melancholic, emotional, talky ...
Plot: music, addiction, musician's life, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, human nature, artists and showbiz, estrangement, alcohol abuse, mother daughter relationship, redemption, heroin ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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Life As We Know It (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: See life through the eyes of Dino, Ben, and Jonathan -- three teens experiencing the joys and pains of growing up. Although different in many ways, these guys have one main thing in common -- women. Together, their attitudes about women are ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teenage life, masturbation, teachers and students, infidelity, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for sex, family relations, love and romance, parents and children, young lovers ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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 4.1
 247
Countdown (1996)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Chris Murdoch falls obsessively in love with a Japanese girl attending University in Seattle (Kaori Ozaki) he murders Japanese men who have shown her kindness under the pretext of revenge for the attack on Pearl Harbor during WWII. However the ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners, special agents, crimes, reluctant partners, chases and races, track down, law enforcement, deadly, police investigation, crime gone awry, danger, manhunt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, washington d.c.
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