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, clever, interesting and humorous films and TV shows about / with death, dialogue, storytelling, crimes, runaway, murder, mentor, catastrophe, friendship and danger plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
seattle
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seattle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as seattle: How It Ends (2018), iCarly (2007), Reaper (2007), The Killing (2011), Chronicle (2012), Grey's Anatomy (2005), Frasier (1993), Life As We Know It (2004), Say Anything... (1989), Sleepless in Seattle (1993).

List of movies set in seattle

 5.0
 34K
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: murder, father in law son in law relationship, end of the world, strict father, catastrophe, gunfight, relationships, lightning, power outage, volcano, earthquake, apocalypse ...
Place: seattle, seattle washington, chicago illinois
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 6.6
 27K
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, feel good, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sitcom, teenage life, siblings relations, teenager, teenage girl, friendship, computers and web, internet video, best friends, show, high school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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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, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, bounty hunter, good versus evil, grim reaper, friendship, capture, slacker, girlfriend, young adult, devil, chases and races, disorder ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 8.3
 85K
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, atmospheric ...
Plot: police detective, crime, police investigation, who done it, murder, riddles and clues, multiple suspects, female protagonist, female detective, parents and children, haunted by the past, loss of child ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.1
 224K
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, violence, coming of age, anti heroes, teenager ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, tibet, seattle washington
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 7.6
 197K
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, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: doctors and patients, hospital, couple relations, workplace romance, doctor, patient, love and romance, workplace, coworker relationship, colleague colleague relationship, doctor patient relationship, surgery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, medical school, seattle washington
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 8.1
 64K
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: talky, clever, not serious, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: sitcom, radio, psychiatrist, dog, living with parents, psychiatry, father son relationship, apartment, widower, radio show, producer, dating ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, manchester, manchester england, washington state ...
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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, semi serious, sexual, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, teachers and students, teenage life, infidelity, masturbation, looking for sex, parents and children, adolescence vs adulthood, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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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, semi serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, teen comedy
Plot: opposites attract, high school, young lovers, daughter, kickboxer, romance, forbidden love, fear of flying, graduation, party, coming of age, unlikely couple ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, usa, seattle washington, 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, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, chick flick
Plot: radio, single parent, friendship, looking for love, romance, starting over, loneliness, urban, unlikely couple, journalist, airplane, unsociability ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: seattle, baltimore, seattle washington, chicago illinois, washington state ...
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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, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: single parent, coming of age, friendship, domestic violence, dysfunctional family, child abuse, mechanic, homosexual, jealousy, oppression, alcoholic, parents and children ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, united states, seattle washington ...
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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: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: serial killer, cult, surrealism, murder investigation, fbi, investigation, murder, good versus evil, profiler, prophecy, crime, special agents ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., seattle washington
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 5.8
 53K
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, serious, tense, realistic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: blackmail, kidnapping, bank, rescue, technology, architect, hostages, family in danger, crime, hacker, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 6.7
 25K
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, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: city life, music, music band, rock, friendship, young lovers, couple relations, looking for love, singleness, twentysomething life, friends, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, seattle washington, california
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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: stakeout, police, shower, romance, car chase, prison, crimes, police investigation, love and romance, killer, prison escape, police detective ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 5.8
 20K
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, serious, psychological, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: rock, singer, musician, sex, song, music, musician's life, drug abuse, mansion, addiction, estate, artists and showbiz ...
Place: seattle, usa
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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: atmospheric, serious, realistic, stylized, gloomy ...
Plot: love triangle, jazz, future dystopia, haunted by the past, cafe, crime, city life, urban, gangsters, going straight, redemption, heist ...
Time: 40s, future
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 4.8
 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, martial arts, police detective, tough law enforcer, crime, fighting crime, police, working undercover, urban, tough heroes, chases and races, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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 5.7
 961
The Final Cut (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Action, Drama
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: terrorism, cigarette smoking, bomb squad, exploding car, swat team, hospital, exploding building, manhunt, shopping mall, video surveillance, bombing, sex ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 4.2
 236
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime gone awry, mind game, serial killer, race against time, crime, terrorism, vengeance, obsession, chases and races, danger, deadly, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle
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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, bleak, stylized, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: assassination, politics, senator, corruption, investigation, murder, neo noir, reporter, political conspiracy, political corruption, assassination attempt, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, seattle washington, latin america
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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: compassionate, captivating, suspense, inspirational
Plot: fire department, firemen, woman in uniform, father daughter relationship, saving a life, partners, girl heroine, team, danger, firefighter
Place: seattle, seattle washington
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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, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, bank robbery, crime, police detective, gangsters, police investigation, crimes, law enforcement, hostages, robbery, chaos and mayhem, deadly ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, san francisco
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 7.7
 294K
50/50 (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, terminal illness, patient, cancer, doctor, therapist, hospital, buddies, best friend, vomiting, chemotherapy, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington, hawaii, canada
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 7.6
 27K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A suburban family that takes in a mysterious teen naive to the world around him. As Kyle begins to show signs of brilliance, solving the mystery of his origin and potential abilities becomes the family's mission.
Style: serious, gloomy, atmospheric, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, teenage life, secret, self discovery, supernatural, experiment, teaching the ways of the world, mysterious character, cloning, teenager, fish out of water, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.4
 39K
The 4400 (2004)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 43 min.
Story: 4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, suspense, tense
Audience: teens
Plot: special agents, missing person, investigation, danger, psychic, mystery, time travel, quarantine, powerful corporation, government agency, fate of humanity, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly everyone the wrong way. But Bianca and the guy she has her eye on, Joey, ...
Style: humorous, witty, romantic, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night, teen comedy ...
Plot: opposites attract, unlikely couple, high school, teenage love, love and romance, fall in love, high school life, teenage life, wooing, youth, party, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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 7.4
 28K
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, serious, stylized, suspenseful, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: genetic engineering, future dystopia, double life, cloning, female protagonist, superhuman powers, hidden identity, hacker, super soldier, experiment gone awry, secret government organization, righting the wronged ...
Time: future, 2010s
Place: usa, seattle, seattle washington
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 7.9
 7K
John Doe (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: John Doe is an American science fiction drama television series that aired on Fox during the 2002–2003 TV season.
Style: mind bending, serious, suspenseful
Plot: mystery, amateur detective, mysterious character, supernatural ability, memory loss, riddles and clues, hidden identity, prodigy, crimes, danger, police, genius ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, seattle washington
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 5.9
 70K
88 Minutes (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A college professor who moonlights as a forensic psychiatrist for the FBI, receives a death threat claiming he has only 88 minutes to live.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, fbi, torture, death, manipulation, lecture, paranoia, suspect, chaos, death threat, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1990s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington
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