Movies and TV shows set in florida

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in florida ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, humorous, sexy and semi serious films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, family, crimes, fantasy world, beach and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
florida
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florida movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as florida: Cougar Town (2009), The Glades (2010), Sweet Bird of Youth (1962), Invasion (2005), The Paperboy (2012), Spring Breakers (2012), Cross Creek (1983), Porky's (1981), The Finder (2012), Cane (2007).

List of movies set in florida

 7.0
 41K
Cougar Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Jules Cobb is a mom in her forties facing the often humorous challenges, pitfalls and rewards of life's next chapter. Along for the journey is her son, her ex-husband, her husband/neighbor and her friends who together make up her dysfunctional, ...
Style: realistic, light, humorous, sexy, not serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, wine, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, love and romance, divorce, friendship, lifestyle, parents and children, singleness, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.5
 12K
The Glades (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: This Crime series follows Matt Passmore as Jim, a Chicago cop who gets kicked off the force after being shot and wrongfully accused by his ex-captain of having an affair with his wife. After receiving his payout, Jim decides to moves to a small ...
Style: exciting, stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, crimes, police investigation, multiple suspects, ex law enforcer, outsmarting, coworker, murder, suspicion, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami, everglades
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Sweet Bird of Youth (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gigolo and drifter, Chance Wayne, returns to his home town as the accompaniment of a faded movie star, Alexandra Del Lago, whom he hopes to use to help him break into the movies. Chance runs into trouble when he finds his ex-girlfriend, the daughter ...
Style: emotional, serious, atmospheric, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, ambition, movie star, betrayal, unlikely couple, actor's life, comeback, couple relations, infidelity, romance, adultery, hypocrisy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, london, california
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 7.5
 12K
Invasion (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Invasion is an American science fiction television series that aired on ABC for only one season beginning in September 21, 2005. Somewhat similar to Invasion of the Body Snatchers, the show told the story of the aftermath of a hurricane in which ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, bleak, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, evil alien, creature, survival, deadly creature, danger, mystery, rescue, heroic mission, invasion, alien invasion, hurricane ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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 5.8
 36K
The Paperboy (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: As investigative reporter Ward Jansen and his partner Yardley Acheman chase a sensational, career-making story with the help of Ward's younger brother Jack and sultry death-row groupie Charlotte Bless, the pair tries to prove violent ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: small town, death row, investigation, reporter, injustice, crimes, dangerous attraction, prison, newspaper man, uncover truth, journalism, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century ...
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami
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 5.3
 136K
Spring Breakers (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After four college girls rob a restaurant to fund their spring break in Florida, they get entangled with a weird dude with his own criminal agenda.
Style: stylized, sexy, disturbing, humorous, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, juvenile delinquency, youth, female friendship, teenage life, best friends, lifestyle, society, danger, strong sexual content, friendship between girls, satire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: florida, usa, california
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 7.0
 2K
Cross Creek (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The portrait of a woman who, at the edge of survival, found a world of meaning.
Style: touching, realistic, atmospheric, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: writers, wilderness, human nature, isolation, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, journalism, writer's life, master and servant, family relations, power relations, couple relations ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey
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 6.2
 39K
Porky's (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set in 1954, a group of Florida high schoolers seek out to lose their virginity which leads them to seek revenge on a sleazy nightclub owner and his redneck sheriff brother for harassing them.
Style: humorous, sexy, sex comedy, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: virginity, loss of virginity, teenager, looking for sex, high school, prank, nudity (full frontal - brief), first sex, redneck, virgin, first sexual experience, male virgin ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami, everglades
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 7.7
 15K
The Finder (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Walter Sherman, an Iraq War veteran, has the extraordinary ability to help people find the unfindable.
Style: witty, realistic, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: investigation, partners against crime, riddles and clues, talented, teamwork, crime, team, peril, hotshot, weirdo, escapades, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.1
 1K
Cane (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cane is an American television drama created by Cynthia Cidre, who also served as executive producer alongside Jonathan Prince, Jimmy Iovine and Polly Anthony. The pilot was directed by Christian Duguay. The show chronicled the lives and internal ...
Style: realistic, rough, suspenseful, stylized, serious ...
Plot: family business, cuban american, business venture, family values, ambition, parents and children, rise to the top, intrigue, blind ambition, family tradition, lust, success ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, singleness, parents and children, best friends, lifestyle, family relations, friendship, mother daughter relationship, storytelling, female protagonist, infidelity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia ...
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 6.5
 57K
Out of Time (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Matt Lee Whitlock, respected chief of police in small Banyan Key, Florida, must solve a vicious double homicide before he himself falls under suspicion. Matt Lee has to stay a few steps ahead of his own police force and everyone he's trusted in ...
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, twists and turns, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, frame up, faked death, crime, law enforcement, cons and scams, double murder, race against time, protagonist as suspect, deadly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami, america
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 6.9
 23K
Dolphin Tale (2011)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A story centered on the friendship between a boy and a dolphin whose tail was lost in a crab trap.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: dolphins, friendship, young heroes, hopes, animal life, human spirit, trap, summer, destiny, heroes, mother son relationship, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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Empire of the Ants (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Sleazy scam artist Joan Collins tries to sell phony real estate deals down in the Florida everglades. What she and her unsuspecting buyers don't know is the area has been taken over by giant ants!
Style: scary, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, real estate, radioactive, radioactivity, supernatural, deadly creature, danger, dangerous animal, crimes, deadly, cons and scams, toxic ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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 7.4
 31K
Body Heat (1981)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the midst of a searing Florida heat wave, a woman convinces her lover, a small-town lawyer, to murder her rich husband.
Style: sexy, sexual, atmospheric, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Plot: femme fatale, neo noir, murder, adultery, neo-noir, lust, betrayal, crimes, crime, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, small town ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 5.3
 38K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, teenage life, family relations, rescue, fish out of water, youth, friends, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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 4.4
 6K
Frogs (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jason Crockett is an aging, grumpy, physically disabled millionaire who invites his family to his island estate for his birthday celebration. Pickett Smith is a free-lance photographer who is doing a pollution layout for an ecology magazine. Jason ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, leech, bird attack, snake, spider, nature, poison, contamination, lizard, photographer, wheelchair, turtle ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
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 6.4
 278
The Yearling (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: countryside, coming of age, family relations, killing a pet, friends, animal life, power relations, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, family life, bittersweet, family ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
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 5.3
 349
Running Scared (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It's 1961. Two servicemen smuggle a box of military gear to USA. Leroy tries out a military camera and accidentally takes a picture of some military facilities. Army finds one of the pictures and thinks they're communist spies.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: military, spy, escape, cold war, swamp, manhunt, boat chase, chase, espionage, adventure, escapades, soldier ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, california
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 5.7
 2K
Clambake (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, experimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: wealth, romance, hotel, love and romance, rise to the top, show tunes, social differences, mistaken identity, fall in love, rich and poor, cinderella story, resort ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
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 6.6
 11K
Running Scared (1986)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two street-wise Chicago cops have to shake off some rust after returning from a Key West vacation to pursue a drug dealer that nearly killed them in the past.
Style: humorous, witty, talky, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: undercover, violence, chase, car chase, friendship, gunfight, police officer, vacation, undercover cop, crimes, police investigation, airport ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, florida, illinois, usa, new jersey
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 5.7
 688
HealtH (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: HealtH is set at a health food convention at a Florida luxury hotel, where a powerful political organization is deciding on a new president.
Style: witty, humorous, clever, cynical, biting ...
Plot: hotel, satire, convention, media, politics, wedding, couples, cooking and food, campaign, state affairs, fighting the system, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, tennessee
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Treasure of Matecumbe (1976)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In post-Civil War Kentucky, young David Burnic becomes the unexpected heir to the family secret, a map leading to buried treasure on the Florida isle of Matecumbe.
Style: exciting, semi serious, suspenseful
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, buried treasure, treasure, chase, escapades, heroes, criminal heroes, anti heroes, family, rivalry, anti hero, cons and scams ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida
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 5.3
 10K
Flipper (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sandy Ricks is sent by his mom to Coral Key, a rustic island in the Florida keys, to spend the summer with his uncle Porter Ricks. Sandy dislikes everything about his new environment until a new friend comes into his life, a dolphin named Flipper, ...
Style: touching, exciting, feel good, realistic, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens, girls' night
Plot: dolphins, family relations, summer, florida keys, family, adventure, friendship, animal life, toxic, friends, teenage life, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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Where the Boys Are (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Four curvy college co-eds head south to Ft. Lauderdale on a spring break fun-seeking trek in this free wheeling comedy that's an 80's update on the original film! Carole (Lorna Luft, Grease 2), taking a separate vacation from her steady, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexploitation film ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: drug dealing, lifestyle, beach, spring break, love and romance, contests and competitions, youth, partners, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage love, alcohol abuse, college ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, south carolina, virginia
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Wild Things: Diamonds in the Rough (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Once again set in the oceanfront Florida city of Blue Bay, "Wild Things 3" tells the tale of snobby rich girl Marie Clifton. Although she lives the life of luxury, Marie's distraught over her stepfather not giving her a pair of ...
Style: sexy, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: threesome, rape accusation, murder, manipulation, investigation, manipulations, cons and scams, frame up, dangerous attraction, teenage life, sexual relations, parole officer ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Silk Stalkings (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Silk Stalkings is a crime drama television series. The series premiered on CBS on November 7, 1991 as part of the network's late-night Crimetime After Primetime programming package. It originally aired on CBS for two seasons until June 1993 ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Plot: crimes of passion, murder, tough law enforcer, crimes, crime, fighting crime, beach, police investigation, partners, reluctant partners, law enforcement, deadly ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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Absolute Zero (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: INTER SCI climatologist Dr. David Kotzman has evidence that a shift in the Earth's polarity triggered the last Ice Age...in a single day. Now, it's happening again, and there's no time to escape. As the temperature plummets, Miami is ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, disturbing, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, forces of nature, apocalypse, save the world, save the day, rescue, race against time, husband wife relationship, earthquake, ice, chases and races, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 3.7
 40K
Jaws 3-D (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This third film in the series follows a group of marine biologists attempting to capture a young great white shark that has wandered into Florida's Sea World Park. However, later it is discovered that the shark's 35-foot mother is also a ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, giant animal, killer shark, great white shark, rescue, scuba diving, water skiing, theme park, adventure, survival, dolphins, heroic mission ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
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 6.3
 2K
Flipper (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Flipper, from Ivan Tors Films in association with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television, is an American television program first broadcast on NBC from September 19, 1964, until April 15, 1967. Flipper, a bottlenose dolphin, is the companion animal of ...
Style: feel good, realistic, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sea, dolphins, family relations, park ranger, animal life, young heroes, save the day, adventure, escapades, friendship, danger, youth ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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