Country house movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant country house movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, realistic and captivating films and TV shows about / with country house, husband wife relationship, family relations, death, deadly, supernatural, danger, murder, writers and countryside plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Mystery genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as country house: The Holiday (2006), Knives Out (2019), Cold Creek Manor (2003), Swimming Pool (2003), Downton Abbey (2019), The House That Dripped Blood (1971), Howards End (1992), Finding Neverland (2004), Silent House (2011), Mourning for Anna (2010).

List of country house movies

The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, touching, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: holiday, christmas, love and romance, couples, happy ending, love, looking for love, love story, multiple storylines, movie business, fall in love, country house ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa ...
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The Suspicions of Mr Whicher: The Murder at Road Hill House (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
TV show
Story: In 1860 Scotland Yard's 'Prince of Sleuths' Jack Whicher is sent to rural Wiltshire to investigate the murder of three-year-old Saville Kent,snatched from his bed at night and killed.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: country house, child killer, murder, investigation, private detective, multiple suspects, twists and turns, who done it, crimes, murder confession, acquittal, bbc ...
Time: victorian era, 19th century, 1860s
Place: scotland yard, england, europe, london
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Knives Out (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey is found dead at his estate just after his 85th birthday, the inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc is mysteriously enlisted to investigate. From Harlan's dysfunctional family to his ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, witty, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: investigation, whodunit, murder mystery, murder, mansion, murder investigation, large family, mystery killer, eccentric family, crimes, death, private detective ...
Time: future, 2010s, 21st century
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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Cold Creek Manor (2003)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Wanting to escape city life for the countryside, New Yorkers Cooper Tilson (Quaid), his wife Leah (Stone) and their two children move into a dilapidated old mansion still filled with the possessions of the previous family. Turning it into their ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: family problems, haunted house, country house, twists and turns, crimes, police investigation, mystery, hospital, horse, adventure, psychopath, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Swimming Pool (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In the middle of this amusing thriller is a relationship between two different types of females, one is a well know British author and the other is a sex-crazed French teen. The two get into some relationship trouble while living together in this ...
Style: sexy, psychological, erotic, sexual, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, pre-teens
Plot: murder, twists and turns, swimming, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexuality, self discovery, writer's life, sex, solitude, crimes, writers, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, london, cote d'azur, europe, south of france ...
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Downton Abbey (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, China
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The beloved Crawleys and their intrepid staff prepare for the most important moment of their lives. A royal visit from the King and Queen of England will unleash scandal, romance and intrigue that will leave the future of Downton hanging in the ...
Style: sincere, family saga, captivating, atmospheric, disturbing
Audience: chick flick
Plot: estate, aristocracy, servant, butler, intrigue, domestic servant, country estate, aristocrat, class differences, country house, lie, chauffeur ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: england, yorkshire, london
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The House That Dripped Blood (1971)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A Scotland Yard investigator looks into four mysterious cases involving an unoccupied house.
Style: suspense, scary, suspenseful, slasher, psychological ...
Plot: haunted house, vampire, curse, witchcraft, investigation, murder, female vampire, wax museum, country house, supernatural power, serial killer, inspector ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: scotland yard, europe, scotland, england
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Howards End (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Japan, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist ...
Style: romantic, emotional, compassionate, melancholic, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: english countryside, estate, wealthy family, sister sister relationship, beautiful scenery, dysfunctional family, romance, inheritance, character study, greed, country house, love triangle ...
Time: 1910s, turn of the century, edwardian era, victorian era, 19th century ...
Place: england, london
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Finding Neverland (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Finding Neverland is an amusing drama about how the story of Peter Pan and Neverland came to be. During a writing slump play writer J.M. Barrie meets the widowed Sylvia and her three children who soon become an important part of Barrie’s life and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, clever, inspirational, sad ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, date night
Plot: single parent, parents and children, friendship, writers, writer's life, death, family relations, artists and showbiz, human nature, funeral, coming of age, country house ...
Time: edwardian era, 50s, future, 20th century, 19th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Silent House (2011)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Sarah returns with her father and uncle to fix up the family's longtime summerhouse after it was violated by squatters in the off-season. As they work in the dark, Sarah begins to hear sounds from within the walls of the boarded-up building. ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: father daughter relationship, haunted house, supernatural, family in danger, survival, uncover truth, home invasion, haunted by the past, country house, confined, twists and turns, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Mourning for Anna (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A mother deals with the violent murder of her daughter.
Style: realistic, serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: murder, grief, death of daughter, country house, family relations, teenage life, hopes, crimes, family problems, forest, youth, optimism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Little Stranger (2018)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Ireland, UK, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister ...
Style: psychotronic, enigmatic, bleak, melancholic, scary ...
Plot: country estate, supernatural, paranormal, ghost, supernatural power, country house, haunted house, doctor, haunted by the past, mystery, paranormal phenomena, characters in danger ...
Time: year 1947, year 1919, post world war one, post world war two
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Silent Night (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nell, Simon, and their boy Art are ready to welcome friends and family for what promises to be a perfect Christmas gathering. Perfect except for one thing: everyone is going to die.
Style: suspense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: end of the world, christmas, apocalypse, murder, holiday, pills, suicide, thunderstorm, country house, dinner, suicidal thoughts, family dinner ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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The Hallow (2015)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A family who moved into a remote mill house in Ireland finds themselves in a fight for survival with demonic creatures living in the woods.
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, fairy tale, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: transformation, forest, supernatural, monster, creature, legend, survival, family in danger, haunted house, demon, torture, violent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland
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Obsession (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Simone inherits a dilapidated farmhouse in France and makes her way there with her husband Eric and their two children. Her dream is to turn the house into a bed and breakfast but as the hectic pace of the rebuilding gets underway, she gets caught ...
Style: suspense, touching, melancholic, captivating
Plot: cheating wife, older woman younger man sex, unwanted pregnancy, horny wife, love triangle, sex scene, blackmail, infidelity, adultery, neglected wife, female nudity, male objectification ...
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Seven Days to Live (2000)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Germany, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A grieving woman suffers terrifying visions of her own demise after she and her husband move into a country mansion.
Style: psychological, serious, scary, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, starting over, family problems, country house, dealing with death, village, death in the family, death of son, husband wife relationship, hallucination, village life ...
Time: 90s, 70s
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In Our Nature (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A portrait of two couples at a crossroads. What was supposed to be a romantic getaway for two young lovers, turns into an uncomfortable confrontation when the young man's estranged father shows up ... with his own girlfriend. As their ...
Style: serious, realistic, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, estrangement, dysfunctional family, parents and children, introspection, couple relations, awkward situation, country house, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, estranged father, forest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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My Father's Glory (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, Western
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: French adaptation of Marcel Pagnol's memoirs of his childhood in the countryside, early in the century.
Style: sentimental, touching, poignant, allegory, affectionate ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, coming of age, summer, children, childhood, hide and seek, childhood memory, country house, childhood friend, cottage, brother brother relationship, teacher ...
Time: turn of the century, 20th century, 19th century, 90s, 1890s
Place: france, paris france, tokyo, marseille, provence ...
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Willenbrock (2005)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Second-hand car sales man Willenbrock has everything that he could ever wish for. He is married, has two lovers, a cottage in the German city Grünen, and a BMW. Yet one day while at his cottage he gets mugged and his life is drastically changed. ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense, serious ...
Plot: paranoia, infidelity, burglar, car salesman, night watchman, crimes, obsession, robbery, couple relations, materialism, country house, security ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, east germany
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The Village in the Woods (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a young couple from the wrong side of the tracks decide to take on an inheritance fraud job, little do they know that they have accepted a fate far darker then they could ever have imagined.
Style: suspenseful, macabre, suspense, disturbing, dark
Plot: supernatural, forest, mystery, surrealism, brutality, missing person, premonition, country house, occult, sacrifice, demon, burned at the stake ...
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Distorted (2018)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A married couple suspect that the 'smart apartments' in their high tech residence are being used by its owner for sinister reasons.
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, suspense, surreal ...
Plot: brainwashing, fear, female protagonist, country house, psychological manipulation, ghost, mind control, mental health, anxiety, telepathy, bipolar disorder, waking up from a nightmare ...
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Atrocious (2010)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Quintanilla family was found dead in their country side house. Police reported the existence of 37 hours of recorded evidence. The family traveled to their old farm house, where they investigated about the Legend of the Girl in the Garraf woods. ...
Style: scary, suspense, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: found footage, supernatural, murder, family vacation, country house, investigation, ghost, urban legend, haunted by the past, amateur detective, dark past, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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The Windermere Children (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.
Style: rough, sentimental, sincere, touching, contemplative
Plot: concentration camp survivor, world war two, kindness, childhood trauma, jewish, friendship, refugee, compassion, recovery, fear, holocaust survivor, letter ...
Time: post world war two
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Writers Retreat (2015)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: At a writers' retreat on an isolated island, novelist Zandra joins a group of strangers confronting their darkest secrets. But when a member of the party mysteriously disappears, they realize there's something else on the island.
Style: scary, suspenseful, tense, psychotronic, suspense
Plot: island, isolation, country house, terror, writers, supernatural power, supernatural, obsessive quest, friends, curses spells and rituals, killings, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
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Stalker (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When novelist Paula Martin retreats to the seclusion of her family home Crows Hall she hopes to clear her mind and focus on her new book. The arrival of an assistant, Linda, should take the pressure off... but as the bodies pile up, Paula finds ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: crimes, confined, mentally unstable, isolation, murder, paranoia, country house, bad girl, mental illness, woman with a gun, railway, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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The Envy of Gods (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Russia
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Sonia is a television editor, she is married to successful Soviet writer Sergey and they have a son in a high school. Their life was almost perfect... until the moment they meet Bernard from France and his translator André.
Style: touching, captivating, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: husband wife relationship, false identity, father son relationship, country house, journalist, deportation, love triangle, adultery, marital infidelity, love story, love interest, male female relationship ...
Place: ussr, moscow russia
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The Watcher in the Woods (1980)
Genre: Family, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: No sooner does an all-American family takes possession of a baronial English manor when all manner of peculiar things occurring, including signs that point to the disappearance of a young girl during a solar eclipse decades before. Bette Davis ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, kids, horror for children
Plot: supernatural, ghost, solar eclipse, haunted house, disney, mystery, halloween, secrets, family relations, past, occult, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: england
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Ordeal by Innocence (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Christmas 1954. Wealthy philanthropist Rachel Argyll is murdered at her family estate Sunny Point. Her adopted son Jack Argyll is arrested for her murder. He vehemently protests his innocence.
Style: tense, enigmatic, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, alibi, secret, suspect, homicide detective, adopted son, adoptive mother, crime investigation, husband wife relationship, murder investigation ...
Time: year 1954, 50s
Place: england
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Downton Abbey (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: A chronicle of the lives of the aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the post-Edwardian era—with great events in history having an effect on their lives and on the British social hierarchy.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: estate, aristocracy, traditional versus modern, relatives, manners, high society, countryside, upscale, butler, family life, servant, aristocrat ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, victorian era, 50s ...
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, britain
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The Caretaker (2012)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 98 min.
Story: As a wave of vampirism sweeps the world, a small but discordant group hole up in a country mansion in Victoria, Australia. A vampire, who has also occupied the mansion, offers them a deal: if they protect him from humans during the day, he'll ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: vampire, supernatural, survival, escapades, estate, post apocalypse, vampire hunter, doctor, epidemic, massacre, picnic, union ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: australia
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