Migration movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant migration movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, humorous, touching, serious and semi serious films and TV shows about / with migration, love, dancing, father son relationship, immigration, father daughter relationship, refugee, prostitute, village and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Germany, UK, Italy and other countries.
migration movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as migration: Duck Duck Goose (2018), 300 Worte Deutsch (2013), Japan Japan (2007), Across the Sea (2015), Si-o-se Pol (2013), Sounds of Sand (2006), Saf (2018), Guten Tag, Ramón (2013), Viceroy's House (2017), The Wild Country (1970).

List of migration movies

Duck Duck Goose (2018)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: China, USA, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After he’s grounded by an injury, a high-flying bachelor is saddled with two wide-eyed orphans as they come face-to-face with the dangers and beauty of the outside world.
Style: colourful, funny, entertaining, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: duck, migration, journey, anthropomorphic animal, parents and children, geese, injury, guardian, danger, family, butcher, birds ...
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300 Worte Deutsch (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Culture-Clash-Comedy about Turkish brides importet into Germany...
Plot: tradition, wedding, migration, arranged marriage, language barrier, erectile dysfunction, boxing, prostitute, strong female character, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, strong female lead ...
Place: turkey, germany
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Japan Japan (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Israel, Germany
Duration: 65 min.
Story: Fresh out of the Israeli army, gay 19-year-old Imri moves to Tel-Aviv, but he's got a bad case of "yellow fever" and dreams of relocating to Japan. When he's not searching for porn, Imri hangs with his friend, works a low-paying ...
Plot: teenage boy, homosexual, gay, migration, teenager, youth, internet, coming of age, wandering, hebrew, two in a shower, gay sex ...
Place: tel aviv israel, middle east, israel, japan
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The World is Big and Salvation Lurks Around the Corner (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Bulgaria, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Serbia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Alex, who, with the help of his charismatic grandfather, embarks on a journey in search of his real self.
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious
Plot: birthday, backgammon, on the road, society, misfit, hopes, immigrants, fall in love, free spirited, in-laws, memory loss, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: bulgaria, europe, germany, italy
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Across the Sea (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A former war photographer tries to ward off his personal ghosts by taking pictures of trees only. He lives alone among olive trees in southern Italy. One day he decides to cross the sea. Once in Albania, he goes near the location where he had made ...
Plot: photograph, fleeing, migration, runaway, photographer, traumatic experience, priest
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Si-o-se Pol (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Released from prison and terminally ill, Parvis Karimpour is determined to be reunited with his daughter, Nasrin, who fled Iran for Europe many years before. Crossing the Mediterranean only to be unceremoniously dumped on the Spanish coast, ...
Style: road movie
Plot: isolation, migration, refugee, immigration, migrant, friendship
Place: madrid
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Sounds of Sand (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: On the one hand, there's the desert eating away at the land. The endless dry season, the lack of water. On the other there's the threat of war. The village well has run dry. The livestock is dying. Trusting their instinct, most of the ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: survival, militant, family in danger, danger, village, on the road, desert, starvation, village life, escapades, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa
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The Man That Was Turned Into Juice (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Deraldo, a popular poet from Northeast Brazil, arrives in the capital of São Paulo, making a living only from his poetry and pamphlets. All is well until he is mistaken for a multinational worker who killed the boss at a party where he received the ...
Plot: resistance, mistaken identity, immigration, migration, oppression, poet, police
Place: brazil
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Saf (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Germany, Romania
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Turkish director Ali Vatansever weighs the human cost of politically motivated urban renewal in his achingly resonant second feature, about a young couple forced to compromise their ideals and work for the very industry encroaching on their Istanbul ...
Plot: migration, turkish, missing, social justice, police station, real estate, gentrification, arabic, money problems, destruction, slum, romanian ...
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Guten Tag, Ramón (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After five failed attempts to go to the United States, 18-year-old Ramón decides to look for a friend’s aunt in Germany, but never finds her. With no papers or money, and without knowing the language, he barely survives living on the street until ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good
Plot: fish out of water, disorder, friends, misfit, society, hopes, immigrants, friendship, mexican, train station, backpack, bench ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, europe
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Viceroy's House (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK, India, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people, living upstairs at the house which was the home of British rulers, whilst 500 Hindu, Muslim and Sikh servants lived downstairs.
Style: epic
Plot: independence, punjabi, tuba, male female relationship, husband wife relationship, playing pool, singer, eating, marriage, promise, falling to the ground, man slaps a man ...
Time: 1940s, year 1945, year 1947
Place: delhi, pakistan, india
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The Wild Country (1970)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Uprooted from their comfortable home in Pennsylvania, James and Kate Tanner, along with their sons, Virgil and Andy, journey to the wild country of 1890s Wyoming to become farmers. Soon, they come face-to-face with tornadoes, bears and wolves. But ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing
Plot: farm, farming, tornado, post civil war, blind ambition, escapades, adventure, siblings relations, friends, family relations, starting over, family ...
Time: 19th century
Place: wyoming, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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The House in the South (1975)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Indian village experiences forced relocation; their experience is paralleled by that of other groups dating back to the 18th century.
Plot: brutality, poverty, drought, sacrifice, desert, greed, island, migration
Place: mexico
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Banaue: Stairway to the Sky (1975)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Story: The Ifugao tribe’s quest for the promised land is paved with good intentions.
Plot: battle, grief, jealousy, coward, warrior, arrow, ritual, river, animal sacrifice, spear, mountain, suicide ...
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Western (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany, Bulgaria, Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of German construction workers set out for a foreign construction site in the Bulgarian province. The strange country awakens adventure feelings among the men. At the same time, they are confronted with their prejudices and mistrust. For two ...
Plot: horse, cigarette smoking, stream, water shortage, tobacco, poverty, fight, village, sex scene, german abroad, poker, language barrier ...
Place: bulgaria, eastern europe
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A Love Story, Lindenfeld (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Romania
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Klaus Bernath, a wealthy German citizen, decides, after many years, to visit his birthplace, of the Banat Swabian village Lindenfeld, in Romania. Since the village has been deserted for many decades, his son and his biographer decide to reconstruct ...
Plot: migration, village
Place: romania, germany, transylvania
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Italiani (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 99 min.
Plot: male female relationship, love, train, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, father daughter relationship, teacher, nurse, mother daughter relationship, mistress, businessman, childbirth ...
Time: 1960s
Place: milan italy, sicily, palermo italy
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The March (1990)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of several thousand Africans migrate westward across northern Africa and sail across the Strait of Gibraltar to Europe. Their message is: "We are poor because you are rich."
Plot: poverty, immigration, wandering, global warming, refugee, hunger, politics, cnn reporter, assassination attempt, desert, third world, nationalism ...
Place: africa
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Lace (1993)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Egypt
Story: Directed by Inas Al Degheidy.
Plot: marriage ceremony, polygamy, love triangle, nightclub, muslim, skiing, police officer, lawyer, love, singing, actress, husband wife relationship ...
Place: canada
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Ospiti (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 68 min.
Story: Italian drama
Plot: death, obituary, veterinarian, sea, fishing, fisherman, boat, non professional cast, migrant, photographer, cow, migration
Place: italy, rome italy
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Garm Hava (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: India
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In post-Partition India, a Muslim businessman and his family struggle for their rights in a country which was once their own.
Plot: razor blade, grandmother grandson relationship, wrongful arrest, courtyard, migration, family business, political unrest, political corruption, grandmother, horse drawn carriage, death of grandmother, dark hero ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947
Place: india
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Land in Between (1996)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 78 min.
Story: SILHOUETTE: Nigerian prostitutes dealing with miscellaneous customers EUGLEN & GERTIAN: Daily recruitment of Albanian immigrants seeking work but without working residency permit. SELF SERVICE: a night with Ahmed, egyptian illegal gas ...
Style: semi documentary
Plot: prostitute, shepherd, house painter, albanian, non professional cast, landscape, migration, television, racism
Place: rome italy, italy
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I Love Vienna (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: I love Vienna is a social comedy that explores the clash of cultures and values.
Plot: muslim, tradition, prayer, hijab, hypocrisy, islam, fundamentalism, military draft, immigration, father son relationship, toilet, escape ...
Place: iran
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Moment Once More (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Two lovers, who are oceans apart, discover that distance can either make the heart grow fonder or render it numb with grief.
Plot: love, bum, migration, real estate agent, rape
Place: usa, new york
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Carbide and Sorrel (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: East Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: After the second World War, Dresden has a lot of reconstructing to do. To get the cigarette factory he once worked for running again, Kalle has to travel to Wittenberg - the only place where carbide can be found. Once there, Kalle find himself in ...
Plot: dog, alcohol, horse, pier, bicycle, funeral, love, chicken, prison, singing, escape, police ...
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7 Kinds Οf Wrath (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Petros is an archaeologist who experiences the naked Greek paranoia in the center of Athens. Either by choice or coincidence, he comes into contact with people who are "different": An Arab immigrant, who comes to Greece, a land of ...
Plot: male nudity, arab, islam, gay, gay lead character, migration
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Daybreak (2008)
Genre: Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A married man is having an affair with another man. After some time apart, the two men spend a night together in a family vacation home in Tagaytay, Cavite. Together in such close quarters, the two are left with nothing to do but to confront the ...
Plot: bisexual, gay, gay relationship, migration, gay sex, adultery, male nudity, infidelity, extramarital affair, homosexuality, mountain, backpack ...
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Silverwing (2003)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Story: Silverwing is a children's animated television series based on Kenneth Oppel's novel of the same name.
Plot: migration, bat, jungle, animal, quest, forest, anthropomorphism, island, anthropomorphic animal, owl
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Outlanders (2007)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After his father's death, Adam hitchhikes to London from his hometown in Poland to find his older brother...
Plot: intolerance, migration, corruption, love, greed
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Passengers (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Australia
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A spacecraft traveling to a distant colony planet and transporting thousands of people has a malfunction in its sleep chambers. As a result, two passengers are awakened 90 years early.
Style: futuristic, romantic, scenic, cerebral, surprise ending ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: love story, space travel, spacecraft, isolation, loneliness, survival, outer space, malfunction, space station, trapped in space, moral dilemma, rescue ...
Time: future
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