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, clever and interesting films and TV shows about / with death, mentor, storytelling, dialogue, catastrophe, crimes, life philosophy, danger, murder and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Hong Kong and other countries.
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seattle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as seattle: Battle in Seattle (2007), This Boy's Life (1993), Frasier (1993), How It Ends (2018), iCarly (2007), Stakeout (1987), Trouble in Mind (1985), Chronicle (2012), The Final Cut (1995), Last Days (2005).

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, suspenseful, emotional, serious, rough ...
Plot: protest, politics, police brutality, political unrest, fighting the system, idealism, chaos and mayhem, hopes, resistance, rebelliousness, state affairs, social activist ...
Time: 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, canada, latin america
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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, rough, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: single parent, coming of age, domestic violence, friendship, dysfunctional family, child abuse, mechanic, homosexual, parents and children, family relations, hopes, youth ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, united states, washington state ...
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 8.1
 66K
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: not serious, talky, humorous, witty, feel good ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, sitcom, living with parents, dog, father son relationship, psychiatry, radio show, doctor, verbal byplay, sibling relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, manchester, manchester england, washington state ...
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 5.0
 35K
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, apocalyptic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: father in law son in law relationship, murder, end of the world, catastrophe, strict father, gunfight, relationships, lightning, apocalypse, tsunami, power outage, volcano ...
Place: seattle, chicago illinois, seattle washington
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 6.6
 28K
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, light, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: teenage life, sitcom, siblings relations, teenage girl, teenager, computers and web, friendship, high school, internet video, best friends, show, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 6.6
 21K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: shower, police, stakeout, romance, police investigation, car chase, partners, contact, love and romance, crimes, prison, murder ...
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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: love and romance, haunted by the past, future dystopia, crime, city life, jazz, cafe, urban, gangsters, going straight, redemption, heist ...
Time: 40s, future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.1
 228K
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: suspenseful, bad ending, stylized, entertaining, dark ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: supernatural ability, friendship, high school, supernatural, teenage life, adolescence, loneliness, videotaping, coming of age, anti heroes, youth, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, tibet
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 5.7
 991
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, bleak, suspenseful, serious
Plot: terrorism, cigarette smoking, sex, video surveillance, shopping mall, manhunt, exploding car, swat team, handcuffs, hospital, exploding building, elevator ...
Time: 90s
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: bleak, psychological, gloomy, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: rock, musician, sex, song, singer, drug abuse, addiction, music, isolation, confined, artists and showbiz, couple relations ...
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, sexual, semi serious
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, infidelity, masturbation, teachers and students, teenage life, looking for sex, youth, teacher, sexual relations, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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 8.2
 88K
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, serious, gloomy, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, crime, who done it, multiple suspects, murder, riddles and clues, female detective, female protagonist, haunted by the past, loss of child, evidence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 4.2
 237
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: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: race against time, terrorism, police investigation, crime, special agents, rivalry, obsession, undercover, mind game, deadly, partners, track down ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle
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 4.9
 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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, crimes, renegades, crime, chases and races, tough heroes, fighting crime, heroes, working undercover, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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 7.8
 22K
Reaper (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
Story: 21 year-old slacker Sam Oliver learns that his parents sold his soul to the devil before he was born, and now Sam has to repay the debt by becoming the Devil's bounty hunter, retrieving souls that have somehow escaped from Hell.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, bounty hunter, good versus evil, friendship, escapades, chases and races, danger, deal with the devil, track down, disorder, misfit, devil ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 8.1
 9K
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: tense, scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful
Plot: cult, serial killer, prophecy, murder, profiler, investigation, good versus evil, surrealism, fbi, murder investigation, crime, crimes ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington d.c.
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 7.6
 208K
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, doctor, couple relations, workplace romance, patient, surgery, love and romance, workplace, colleague colleague relationship, intern, doctor patient relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, medical school, seattle washington
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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: touching, realistic, humorous, clever, semi serious
Plot: friendship, confession, prostitute, coming out, gay sex, gays and lesbians, gender, looking for love, couples, youth, romance, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, washington state
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 6.7
 26K
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, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: music band, city life, friendship, music, rock, clubbing, young lovers, musician's life, couple relations, twentysomething life, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey, california
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 5.8
 54K
Firewall (2006)
Genre: 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, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, kidnapping, rescue, bank, crime, robbery, race against time, family in danger, life turned upside down, hostages, hacker, architect ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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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, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, date night, chick flick
Plot: radio, starting over, friendship, looking for love, single parent, romance, loneliness, loner, letter, eligible bachelor, couples, listener ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, baltimore, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, seattle washington ...
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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, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, investigation, murder, corruption, neo noir, political conspiracy, political corruption, reporter, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, los angeles, usa, seattle washington, latin america
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 4.2
 601
Storm Cell (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hurricane, tornado, global warming, race against time, heroes, danger, obsession, adventure, chases and races, parents and children, forces of nature, escapades
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle
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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: realistic, witty, feel good, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: high school, opposites attract, young lovers, graduation, forbidden love, party, fear of flying, kickboxer, daughter, romance, coming of age, wooing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, seattle washington, california
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Dudley Do-Right (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Based on the 60's-era cartoon of the same name. Royal Canadian Mountie Dudley Do-right is busy keeping the peace in his small mountain town when his old rival, Snidely Whiplash, comes up with a plot to buy all the property in town, then start a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, satirical, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, pre-teens
Plot: village life, escapades, cons and scams, goofy hero, mountie, gold rush, vampire, u.s. canadian border, gold, stereotypes, family, misfit ...
Place: seattle, usa, canada
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 6.1
 4K
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, suspense, inspirational, compassionate
Plot: fire department, firemen, partners, team, danger, saving a life, woman in uniform, father daughter relationship, firefighter, girl heroine
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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The Night Strangler (1973)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: After being run out of Las Vegas, Kolchak heads for Seattle and another reporting job with the local paper. It's not long before he is on the trail of another string of bizarre murders. It seems that every 21 years, for the past century, a ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious
Plot: murder, stalking, woman in danger, mind game, slasher, amateur detective, journalism, supernatural, danger, deadly, who done it, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: seattle, usa, las vegas, seattle washington, washington state
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 6.5
 48K
Chaos (2005)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two cops, a rookie and a grizzled vet, pursue an accomplished bank robber.
Style: exciting, surprise ending, realistic, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, police detective, police investigation, gangsters, crime, hostages, law enforcement, robbery, crimes, fan, dirty cop ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
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 7.4
 29K
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: futuristic, stylized, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, future dystopia, double life, cloning, superhuman powers, female protagonist, hidden identity, hacker, super soldier, righting the wronged, experiment gone awry, life is a bitch ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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Finding Mr. Right (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Tang Wei plays Jiajia, a young woman in Beijing who lives a luxurious life provided by her wealthy boyfriend. When Jiajia got pregnant, she goes to the United States, hoping that the baby will be born an American citizen. While waiting for the ...
Style: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: pregnancy, love and romance, romance, nothing goes right, win over, unlikely couple, opposites attract, love triangle, disorder, couples, fall in love, social differences
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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