Countryside movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant countryside movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, touching, light, feel good and scenic films and TV shows about / with countryside, friendship, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, mentor, childhood, love, beautiful scenery and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in UK, USA, France and other countries.
countryside movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as countryside: Poldark (2015), Rosemary & Thyme (2003), We Bought a Zoo (2011), A Good Year (2006), Pride & Prejudice (2005), Downton Abbey (2010), Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015), Shaun the Sheep (2007), Ferdinand (2017), Nanny McPhee Returns (2010).

List of countryside movies

Poldark (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Britain is in the grip of a chilling recession... falling wages, rising prices, civil unrest - only the bankers are smiling. It's 1783 and Ross Poldark returns from the American War of Independence to his beloved Cornwall to find his world in ...
Style: captivating, family saga, realistic, saga, serious
Plot: countryside, family relations, love and romance, estate, love affair, society, rich and poor, master and servant, social differences, poverty, couple relations, romance ...
Time: 18th century, georgian era, 1780s, 1790s
Place: england, cornwall
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Rosemary & Thyme (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Rosemary & Thyme is a British television mystery series starring Felicity Kendal and Pam Ferris as gardening detectives Rosemary Boxer and Laura Thyme. The show began on ITV in 2003. The third series ended in August 2007. The theme is murder ...
Style: feel good, clever, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: countryside, investigation, who done it, female detective, riddles and clues, murder investigation, private detective, partners against crime, mystery, amateur detective, murder, gardener ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe
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We Bought a Zoo (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, teens
Plot: countryside, starting over, single father, happy ending, animals, zoo, teenage boy, family relations, school expulsion, coping, responsibility, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, california, united states
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A Good Year (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Failed London banker Max Skinner inherits his uncle's vineyard in Provence, where he spent many childhood holidays. Upon his arrival, he meets a woman from California who tells Max she is his long-lost cousin and that the property is hers.
Style: feel good, romantic, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: provence, vineyard, countryside, wine, love story, self discovery, love and romance, inheritance, starting over, businessman, doubts and hesitations, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: france, europe, england, london, paris france ...
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Pride & Prejudice (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Pride & Prejudice is a humorous story of love and life among English gentility during the Georgian era. Mr. Bennet is an English gentleman living in Hertfordshire with his overbearing wife and five daughters. If Mr. Bennet dies their house will ...
Style: witty, romantic, dramatic, captivating, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, jane austen, prejudice, love and romance, unlikely couple, couple relations, aristocracy, happy ending, social differences, countryside, wooing ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1790s, 18th century, georgian era
Place: england, britain, europe, london
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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, tragicomedy
Audience: girls' night
Plot: aristocracy, estate, master and servant, manners, countryside, love and romance, butler, traditional versus modern, family life, family relations, social differences, high society ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s, 20s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire
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Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, claymation ...
Audience: preschoolers, family outing, kids
Plot: countryside, adventure, farm, dog, sheep, friendship, city, best friends, imaginary, animal life, family, farmer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, quarry, 70s
Place: london
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Shaun the Sheep (2007)
Genre: Animation, Short, Comedy, Family
Country: UK, Finland, Germany
Duration: 7 min.
TV show
Story: Shaun the Sheep is a British stop-motion animated children's television series produced by Aardman Animations, and commissioned by the British Broadcasting Corporation and Westdeutscher Rundfunk, a constituent member of the consortium of German ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: countryside, farm, friendship, animal life, sheep, dog, pets, animals, escapades, partners, friends, security guard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, talking animals, countryside, bull, animals, pacifist, kindness, girl, escape, farm, village, adaptation ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Nanny McPhee appears at the door of a harried young mother, Mrs. Isabel Green, who is trying to run the family farm while her husband is away at war. But once she’s arrived, Nanny McPhee discovers that the children are fighting a war of their own ...
Style: captivating, touching, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: nanny, countryside, family, mischievous children, farm, world war two, children, save the day, imaginary, wartime life, family life, family relations ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, West Germany, USA
Duration: 199 min.
TV show
Story: At the turn of the century on Prince Edward Island, Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla decide to take on an orphan boy as help for their farm. But they get an unexpected jolt when they're mistakenly sent a girl instead: Anne Shirley. ...
Style: touching, sentimental, witty, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: orphan, teaching the ways of the world, adoption, teenage love, countryside, love and romance, coming of age, best friends, foster home, island, young heroes, little girl ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 18th century
Place: canada
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Little Forest (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A young woman leaves the city to return to her hometown in the countryside. Seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, she becomes self-sufficient in a bid to reconnect with nature.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, sincere
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: countryside, farming, cooking, female protagonist, young woman, friendship, childhood friend, mother daughter relationship, pet dog, food, winter, love ...
Time: contemporary
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Pride and Prejudice (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 327 min.
TV show
Story: Jane Austen's classic novel about the prejudice that occurred between the 19th century classes and the pride which would keep lovers apart.
Style: romantic, stylized, witty, clever, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, jane austen, love and romance, romance, fall in love, looking for love, aristocracy, prejudice, couple relations, unlikely couple, british, initially antagonists ...
Time: victorian, 18th century, 19th century, 1810s
Place: england, europe, britain, london
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Only Yesterday (1991)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 118 min.
Story: It’s 1982, and Taeko is 27 years old, unmarried, and has lived her whole life in Tokyo. She decides to visit her family in the countryside, and as the train travels through the night, memories flood back of her younger years: the first immature ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, atmospheric, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: childhood, countryside, twentysomething life, introspection, friendship, folk music, village life, deadend life, adolescence, childhood memory, self discovery, marriage ...
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters move to the country with their father in order to be closer to their hospitalized mother, and discover the surrounding trees are inhabited by Totoros, magical spirits of the forest. When the youngest runs away from home, the older sister ...
Style: feel good, offbeat, fairy tale, sweet, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: countryside, magical, adventure, teaching the ways of the world, imaginary, siblings relations, friendship, legends and myths, parents and children, family, supernatural, young heroes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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Leap Year (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When yet another anniversary passes without a marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Anna decides to take action. Aware of a Celtic tradition that allows women to pop the question on Feb. 29, she plans to follow her lover to Dublin and ask him to ...
Style: sweet, touching, sentimental, funny, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fall in love, love and romance, couples, initially antagonists, irish, proposal, love affair, love triangle, countryside, road trip, nothing goes right, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: ireland, europe, wales, boston, united states ...
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The Secret Garden (1993)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young British girl born and reared in India loses her neglectful parents in an earthquake. She is returned to England to live at her uncle's castle. Her uncle is very distant due to the loss of his wife ten years before. Neglected once again, ...
Style: touching, feel good, sentimental, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: childhood, little girl, orphan, countryside, old mansion, friendship, secret, sick child, family, girl, garden, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, victorian era, 18th century
Place: india, england, europe, yorkshire, liverpool ...
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Revanche (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Austria
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Ex-con Alex plans to flee to the South with his girl after a robbery. But something terrible happens and revenge seems inevitable.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: countryside, robbery, vengeance, redemption, obsession, couple relations, love and romance, unfulfillment, criminal's revenge, family problems, criminal heroes, unfulfilled love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, austria, vienna
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When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, childhood, countryside, teenage life, loneliness, self discovery, young girl, dream, village, estate, photograph, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia, hokkaido, tokyo, england
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No Rest for the Brave (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Austria
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A strange man is involved in a village massacre and drug dealing.
Style: experimental, humorous, dark humor, surreal, mind bending ...
Plot: insomnia, countryside, gangsters, drug dealer, losing-it hero, love affair, teenage life, psychopath, gang, crimes, on the run, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Sweet Land (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Set in 1920, Inge travels from Germany to rural Minnesota in order to meet the man destined to be her husband.
Style: touching, sincere, stylized, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: countryside, friendship, wedding, immigrants, citizenship, romance, society, social issues, prejudice, couple relations, farmer, eviction ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 60s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: minnesota, usa, germany, europe
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The Greening of Whitney Brown (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Whitney, a spoiled pre-teen from Philadelphia, is forced to move to the country when her parents feel the squeeze of economic hard times. A fish out of water, far from her comfort zone, she befriends an amazing horse, and undertakes a misguided ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, sincere, light, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, family relations, horse, school, dancing, adventure, family life, teenage life, family, hopes, farm, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, ireland, philadelphia
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The Cottage (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Horror, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks loose.
Style: dark humor, suspenseful, humorous, scary, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: countryside, ransom, gangsters, danger, murder, hostage, chase, cottage, nothing goes right, hostages, perfect crime, confined ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, europe, britain
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Last of the Summer Wine (1973)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Unencumbered by wives, jobs or any other responsibilities, three senior citizens who've never really grown up explore their world in the Yorkshire Dales. They spend their days speculating about their fellow townsfolk and thinking up adventures ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, talky, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: countryside, friendship, elderly, small town, village, golden years, friends, social relations, english countryside, retirement, british humour, trio ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, 90s, 70s, contemporary ...
Place: yorkshire, northern england, england
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The Wind Will Carry Us (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Iran, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Irreverent city engineer Behzad comes to a rural village in Iran to keep vigil for a dying relative. In the meanwhile the film follows his efforts to fit in with the local community and how he changes his own attitudes as a result.
Style: thought provoking, serious, touching, melancholic, compassionate ...
Plot: countryside, small town, fish out of water, family relations, village, parents and children, politics, village life, terminal illness, mountain, farm, engineer ...
Time: 90s
Place: iran, middle east, kurdistan
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Bitter/Sweet (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Thailand, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: American businessman Brian Chandler has a perfect life with a great job and beautiful fiancée. When his boss, renegade coffee mogul Calvert Jenkins sends him to Thailand to inspect a crop for purchase, Brian meets Ticha, a beautiful Bangkok ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: countryside, village, love, business trip, cultural difference, coffee shop, self discovery, fall in love, disorder, lifestyle, fish out of water, coffee ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Body of Water (2011)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Julia is a young lawyer who has been in conflict with her father for a long time. Her mother seems a bit insane, and Julia thinks that he is partially responsible for this. She has also split with the father of her son and tries to escape all these ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric, suspense, serious ...
Plot: countryside, legend, supernatural, uncover truth, ghost, life is a bitch, lake or river, family secret, repressed memory, secret, past, mythology ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland
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The Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of a ten-year-old girl left alone in her house in the summer of 1981.
Style: sincere, touching, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: countryside, childhood, coming of age, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, when the parents are away, friendship, friends, youth, hopes, young girl, home alone ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe, africa
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Emma (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: Emma Woodhouse seems to be perfectly content, a loving father whom she cares for, friends, and a home. But Emma has a terrible habit - matchmaking. She cannot resist finding suitors for her friends, most of all Harriet Smith. Emma is desperate for ...
Style: feel good, witty, touching, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: jane austen, aristocracy, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, opposites attract, friendship, matchmaking, love triangle, countryside, marriage, romance ...
Time: victorian, 19th century, 1800s, 18th century, 1920s ...
Place: england, london
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Peculiarities of the National Hunt (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Finn preparing a work on the Russian hunting traditions and customs, comes to Russia to collect materials and is invited to take part in a hunting party. His flamboyant companions include an Army general, with more than a passing resemblance to ...
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: family outing
Plot: countryside, hunting, disorder, chaos and mayhem, male camaraderie, drunkenness, hunting party, border guard, dream, shooting, alcohol abuse, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: russia, finland
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