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, tense, talky and touching films and TV shows about / with death, friendship, murder, crimes, runaway, storytelling, mentor, love and romance, catastrophe and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, China and other countries.
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seattle movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as seattle: Grey's Anatomy (2005), The Killing (2011), Singles (1992), iCarly (2007), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Battle in Seattle (2007), Say Anything... (1989), Frasier (1993), iZombie (2015), Last Days (2005).

List of movies set in seattle

 7.6
 299K
Grey's Anatomy (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Follows the personal and professional lives of a group of doctors at Seattle’s Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: hospital, doctor, workplace romance, patient, doctors and patients, workplace, medical student, surgeon, couple relations, coworker relationship, intern, nurse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa
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 8.3
 110K
The Killing (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: gloomy, serious, psychological, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, multiple suspects, female detective, who done it, murder mystery, policewoman, murder investigation, murder, crimes, riddles and clues, street kid ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 6.7
 30K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, 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: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: clubbing, music band, city life, music, love and romance, friendship, looking for love, couple relations, romance, young lovers, musician, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, california, washington state
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 6.7
 39K
iCarly (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: high school, teenage girl, friendship, teenager, friends, teenage life, popular girl, siblings relations, family, family relations, lifestyle, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa
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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, romantic, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: starting over, happy ending, loneliness, single parent, radio, looking for love, life, platonic, christmas party, love and romance, romance, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
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Battle in Seattle (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Germany, Canada, USA
Duration: 98 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, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: protest, politics, political unrest, police brutality, fighting the system, idealism, state affairs, hopes, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem, resistance, rebellion ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c., canada, latin america
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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, girls' night, kids ...
Plot: high school, opposites attract, romance, first love, family disapproval, graduation, coming of age, youth, young lovers, boyfriend, couples, wooing ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, england, washington d.c., usa, malibu california ...
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 8.2
 83K
Frasier (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, witty, humorous, talky ...
Plot: radio, psychiatrist, living with parents, dog, father son relationship, doctor, verbal byplay, psychiatry, sibling relationship, uptight character, love and romance, siblings relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 21st century, 2000s
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, manchester
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 7.8
 67K
iZombie (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
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, hidden identity, morgue, supernatural, partners against crime, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, fighting crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, usa
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 5.7
 23K
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, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: musician, singer, addiction, rock, isolation, drug abuse, musician's life, lifestyle, life is a bitch, music, depression, confinement indoors ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 6.7
 26K
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, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: ambush, police, romance, voyeurism, crimes, police investigation, silly humor, contact, love and romance, partners, prison, police chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington state
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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, realistic, suspenseful, gloomy, atmospheric ...
Plot: diner, gangsters, future dystopia, haunted by the past, heist, redemption, jazz, city life, love triangle, going straight, crimes, love and romance ...
Time: future, 1940s
Place: seattle, usa
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 7.5
 29K
Kyle XY (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, entertaining, exciting, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural ability, genius, teenage life, self discovery, experiment, foster child, mysterious character, teenage love, teaching the ways of the world, supernatural, cloning, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
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 7.0
 251K
Chronicle (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 84 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, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: telekinesis, supernatural ability, super strength, outcast, high school, friendship, teenage life, levitation, adolescence, supernatural, bully, popularity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, 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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: terrorism, bomb squad, video surveillance, bombing, elevator, swat team, hospital, manhunt, shopping mall, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
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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: realistic, serious, talky, tense, sincere ...
Plot: race against time, overdose, drug abuse, rescue, suicide attempt, life is a bitch, clinic, addiction, college, student, marriage, deception ...
Time: 60s
Place: seattle, usa
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American Heart (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Jack is now out of jail and he meets Nick, his adolescent son. Their relationship will be complicated, because Jack has a problem with alcohol. But his love for Nick will help him to get over the past and reach his dreams.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, rough, emotional ...
Plot: father son relationship, starting over, family relations, estrangement, going straight, hopes, society, parents and children, human nature, prisoner, ex convict, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: seattle, usa, alaska, washington state, california
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 5.8
 8K
Ted 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, scary, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, necrophilia, murder, sexual predator, misogyny, electric chair, human nature, crimes, mass murder, kidnapping, execution ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, florida
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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, serious, touching, rough ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: child abuse, single parent, domestic violence, coming of age, friendship, dysfunctional family, abusive stepfather, mechanic, family relations, homosexual, stepfather, gay teenager ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1957
Place: seattle, usa, washington state, salt lake city utah, washington d.c. ...
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 8.0
 11K
Millennium (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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, good versus evil, fbi, investigation, conspiracy, prophecy, supernatural, secret movement, cult, murder investigation, crimes, supernatural ability ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.2
 35K
The Changeling (1980)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
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, isolated house, ghost, supernatural, murder, inheritance, mystery, uncover truth, haunted by the past, estate, vengeance, seance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, turn of the century, 80s
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa, new york, new york state
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 6.8
 6K
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: psychological, captivating, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: gay african american, gay, gay sex, gay teenager, gay erotica, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, escort, male prostitute, confession, friendship, intergenerational friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, 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, conspiracy, senator, investigation, corruption, murder, assassination, undercover, political corruption, reporter, media ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, seattle, usa, latin america, washington state
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 6.7
 2K
Late Autumn (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Anna learns in prison that her mother has passed away in Seattle. Prison officials grants Anna a three day furlough to attend her mother's funeral. Anna embarks on a long trip to Seattle. Hoon is a Korean immigrant who works as a gigolo. Hoon ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, touching, sincere ...
Plot: introspection, impossible love, love and romance, couples, immigrants, bittersweet, society, gigolo, released from prison, friendship, social misfits, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa
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 4.5
 2K
True Justice (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police detective, martial arts, tough cop, working undercover, crimes, police investigation, tough heroes, heroes, gang, tough law enforcer, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, washington d.c., usa
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 4.0
 731
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, suspense, captivating, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tornado, hurricane, race against time, adventure, forces of nature, escapades, disaster, rape, storm, save the day, fleeing, global warming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: seattle, usa, washington d.c.
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 7.8
 24K
Reaper (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: good versus evil, friendship, heaven and hell, devil, deal with the devil, misfit, supernatural, god or devil, bounty hunter, escapades, track down, slacker ...
Place: seattle, usa
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 3.0
 1K
Roboshark (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Bulgaria, Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: What starts off as a typical day on the streets of Seattle soon becomes a terrifying bloodbath, when a great white shark devours an alien space probe…and ROBOSHARK is born. The U.S. military comes after it with guns blazing, but it’s the power ...
Plot: shark attack, robot, mutant, alien, shark, youtube, drone, submarine, social media, weapons, fish, helicopter ...
Place: seattle, pacific ocean, usa, north america, washington state
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 6.2
 86K
Malignant (2021)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, China
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When cancer patient Alan Gates discovers that his tumor is actually a mysterious parasite that gives him otherworldly powers, he begins a battle against an army buried beneath society's skin. The movie is based on james wans comic of the same ...
Style: scary, tense, psychotronic, neo noir, dark ...
Plot: supernatural power, monster, a vision, murder, serial killer, sister sister relationship, super strength, violence, one against many, dark hero, death, good versus evil ...
Time: 21st century, year 1993, year 1992, 2020s, year 1994 ...
Place: seattle, usa, washington state
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 5.0
 53K
How It Ends (2018)
Genre: Action, 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, earthquake, road trip, apocalypse, volcano, murder, father in law son in law relationship, journey, tsunami, lightning, gunfight, relationships ...
Place: seattle, chicago illinois
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