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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, melancholic, semi serious and stylized films and TV shows about / with mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling, murder, runaway, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), police investigation and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, West Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as florida: Loving Pablo (2017), Invasion (2005), Magic Mike (2012), The Paperboy (2012), Spring Breakers (2012), Cougar Town (2009), The Glades (2010), In Her Shoes (2005), Wild Things (1998), Sweating Bullets (1991).
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Sweating Bullets
Action, Drama
Canada
60 min.
 8.0
The Golden Girls
Comedy, Drama
USA
30 min.
 7.9
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Annihilation
Adventure, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
UK, USA
115 min.
 6.9
Devil's Tree: Rooted Evil
Horror, Thriller
USA
76 min.
 5.0

List of movies set in florida

 6.3
 9K
Loving Pablo
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, husband wife relationship, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, pregnant woman, minister, flashback, airplane, lover, television ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, year 1992, year 1981, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama
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 7.6
 11K
Invasion
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, cliffhanger
Audience: boys' night
Plot: anti heroes, mystery, deadly creature, evil alien, small town, hurricane, rescue, race against time, survival, alien invasion, heroic mission, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 6.1
 120K
Magic Mike
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, stylized, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: dancing, male nudity, dance, drugs, teaching the ways of the world, drugs/alcohol, nightlife, pornography, nightclub, women, mentor, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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 5.8
 33K
The Paperboy
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: sexual, stylized, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: investigation, prison, obsession, crime, sex, journalism, violence, pornography, death row, death, murder, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: florida, usa
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 5.3
 122K
Spring Breakers
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: sexy, stylized, sexual, art house, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, crime gone awry, drugs, violence, drugs/alcohol, on the road, best friends, pornography, gangsters, juvenile delinquency, party, spring break ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, parents and children, friends, sitcom, looking for love, wine, parenthood, hot and sexy, divorce, neighbor neighbor relationship, ex husband ex wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida
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 7.5
 11K
The Glades
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, hotshot hero, murder investigation, ex law enforcer, police investigation, murder, crimes, dishonesty, multiple suspects, outsmarting, suspicion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
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 6.5
 56K
In Her Shoes
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Irresponsible party girl Maggie (Cameron Diaz) is kicked out of her father's (Ken Howard) and stepmother's (Candice Azzara) home, where she lives for free, and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer Rose (Toni ...
Style: touching, sentimental, semi serious, clever, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, romance, lawyer, wedding, love, oldies, audition, sisters, self discovery, party, relationships, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, philadelphia, usa, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 99K
Wild Things
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When teen-socialite Kelly Van Ryan and troubled bad girl Suzie Toller accuse guidance counselor Sam Lombardo of rape, he's suspended by the school, rejected by the town, and fighting to get his life back. One cop suspects conspiracy, but ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: conspiracy, femme fatale, crime, manipulations, dangerous attraction, revenge, plot twist, seduction, blackmail, police investigation, mystery, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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Sweating Bullets
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Tropical Heat is a Canadian action series produced in cooperation with Mexico and Israel that aired between 1991 and 1993. The plot revolves around private investigator, ex-DEA agent Nick Slaughter who after arriving in the fictional resort town of ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: partners against crime, private detective, crime, resort, investigation, crimes, partners, fighting crime, private investigator, detective agency, outside help, sexual tension ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
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 7.1
 1K
Cane
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: family business, rise to the top, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, ambition, cuban american, rivalry, family relations, power relations, immigrants, blind ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.4
 27K
Body Heat
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: atmospheric, sexual, sexy, cynical, clever ...
Plot: murder, crime, betrayal, femme fatale, neo-noir, lawyer, adultery, greed, neo noir, obsession, sexuality, investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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Stranger Than Paradise
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, West Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous ...
Style: bleak, road movie, semi serious, melancholic, meditative ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, friendship, on the road, jazz, loneliness, deadpan, self discovery, existentialism, dialogue, character study, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, new jersey ...
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The Golden Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, best friends, golden years, aging, friendship, widow, female friendship, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, sicily ...
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 6.5
 51K
Out of Time
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, tense, suspense, surprise ending, serious ...
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, small town, divorce, adultery, cancer, police, betrayal, twists & turns, hotel, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 7.0
 32K
Bully
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After finding himself at the constant abuse of his best friend Bobby, Marty has become fed up with his friend's twisted ways. His girlfriend, a victim of Bobby's often cruel ways, couldn't agree more and they strategize murdering ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: murder, vengeance, sexual abuse, crime gone awry, bullying, coming of age, drugs, violence, rape, teenager, male nudity, drug abuse ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
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 6.4
 22K
Just Cause
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Bobby Earl is facing the electric chair for the murder of a young girl. Eight years after the crime he calls in Paul Armstrong, a professor of law, to help prove his innocence. Armstrong quickly uncovers some overlooked evidence to present to the ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, suspense, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, mystery, crime, revenge, prison, police, rape, investigation, manipulation, neo noir, legal action ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey, harvard university
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Day of the Dead
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The final chapter of George A. Romero's "Dead Trilogy". In an underground government installation they are searching for a cure to overcome this strange transformation into zombies. Unfortunately, the zombies from above ground have ...
Style: tense, scary, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, gory, survival, mad scientist, apocalypse, insanity, gore, cannibalism, blood, violence, brutality, virus ...
Place: florida, usa
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Ruby in Paradise
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Reeling from her mother's recent death, Ruby Lee Gissing relocates to Florida to start anew. After finding a job at a souvenir store, Ruby becomes friends with the shop's owner, Mildred Chambers, and slowly acclimates to her new ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, coming of age, self discovery, human nature, drinking, coming-of-age, childhood, life, small town, mentor, life & death, romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
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Silk Stalkings
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: crime, partners against crime, murder, tough law enforcer, beach, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly, law enforcement, partners, reluctant partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
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 4.3
 5K
Frogs
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Romance, 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, serious, offbeat, rough ...
Plot: island, survival, vengeance, nature, death, dysfunctional family, revenge, dangerous animal, spiders, hunting, slasher, blood ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
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 7.1
 25K
99 Homes
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After his family is evicted from their home, proud and desperate construction worker Dennis Nash tries to win his home back by striking a deal with the devil and working for Rick Carver, the corrupt real estate broker who evicted him.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, dramatic, interesting ...
Plot: single father, corruption, money, lawyer, police, guilt, morality, moral dilemma, greed, capitalism, mentor, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, boston, new orleans, california ...
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 4.8
 734
Pick-up
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Sexy hippie chicks Carol and Maureen get more than they bargained for when they hitch a ride with groovy hippie dude Chuck in his nifty mobile bus home. The trio get lost in the Florida Everglades following a fierce rain storm and embark on a ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, serious, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: gang, sexual abuse, psychopath, crimes, deadly, clergy, marijuana, swamp, hitchhiking, murder, sex, road trip ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida
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Meet the Fockers
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Hard-to-crack ex-CIA man, Jack Byrnes and his wife, Dina head for the warmer climes of Florida to meet son-in-law-to-be, Greg Focker's parents. Unlike their happily matched offspring, the future in-laws find themselves in a situation of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, date night, teens
Plot: family, farce, family relations, parents and children, father in law son in law relationship, parenthood, family life, family bonds, parent child relationship, meet the parents, stereotypes, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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92 in the Shade
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A young drifter returns to his home in Key West, Florida and attempts to open a fishing charter business, provoking a dangerous feud with a rival fishing sea captain.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, human nature, small town, introspection, small town life, drifter, couples, social relations, fishing, feud
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa
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 5.3
 304
Running Scared
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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, adventure, spy, military, soldier, runaway, military life, weapons, spies, chases and races, childhood, mentor ...
Time: 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: florida, usa, cuba
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 7.0
 1K
Cross Creek
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: realistic, touching, serious, uplifting, reflective ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, mentor, childhood, storytelling, couple relations, writers, character study, destiny, life, courage, honest ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, new york
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 5.5
 2K
Clambake
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, hotel, hidden identity, switching roles, rich and poor, racing, social differences, resort, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, wealth, mentor ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
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 2.5
 4K
Hydra
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mad scientist (and apparent former Nazi) unleashes his master plan: to transform himself into a mutated walking catfish, gain revenge on those who have spurned him, and kidnap nubile young women to similarly transform so that he can breed. Or ...
Style: offbeat, serious, scary, surprise ending
Plot: mad scientist, experiment gone awry, danger, deadly, disorder, vengeance, fish, man beast, laboratory, radioactivity, mutant, crimes ...
Place: florida, usa
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Treasure of Matecumbe
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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, chases and races, escapades, family, heroes, criminal heroes, anti heroes, treasure, buried treasure, gang, pirate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida
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