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, sexy, humorous and melancholic films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, runaway, small town, brutality, life philosophy, family relations and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, West Germany 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), Out of Time (2003), The Paperboy (2012), 99 Homes (2014), Stranger Than Paradise (1984), Matinee (1993), Cross Creek (1983).

List of movies set in florida

 7.0
 43K
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: sexy, realistic, light, sexual, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: neighbor, small town life, looking for love, middle aged, supportive friend, wine, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, divorce, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.4
 13K
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, nurse, suspicion, murder, outsmarting, coworker ...
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, atmospheric, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: hollywood, ambition, movie star, betrayal, comeback, unlikely couple, actor's life, couple relations, romance, infidelity, adultery, hypocrisy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1930s
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, bleak, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: space and aliens, creature, survival, evil alien, swamp, deadly creature, hurricane, rescue, mystery, invasion, heroic mission, alien invasion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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 6.5
 60K
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: twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, faked death, frame up, cons and scams, law enforcement, double murder, police detective, protagonist as suspect, race against time, murder mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, miami, usa, america
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 5.7
 38K
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: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: small town, investigation, reporter, death row, injustice, crimes, dangerous attraction, prison, newspaper man, life is a bitch, journalism, uncover truth ...
Time: 60s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1969
Place: florida, usa, everglades, miami
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 7.1
 34K
99 Homes (2014)
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: thought provoking, serious, captivating, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: real estate agent, single father, moral dilemma, workplace, human nature, life is a bitch, workplace situations, family relations, construction worker, parent child relationship, financial crisis, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, orlando florida, boston, new orleans ...
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Stranger Than Paradise (1984)
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: road movie, bleak, thought provoking, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, gambling, jazz, on the road, fish out of water, partners, friendship, introspection, self discovery, bohemian life, drifter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, new york, ohio, usa, hungary ...
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 6.9
 11K
Matinee (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A showman introduces a small coastal town to a unique movie experience and capitalises on the Cuban Missile crisis hysteria with a kitschy horror extravaganza combining film effects, stage props and actors in rubber suits in this salute to the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, affectionate, macabre, scary ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: cold war, coming of age, cuban missile crisis, giant, bomb shelter, artists and showbiz, youth, lifestyle, military, exploitation, teenage life, americana ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, latin america, texas
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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, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: writers, family relations, power relations, human nature, wilderness, couple relations, isolation, writer's life, artists and showbiz, master and servant, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, new york, new jersey
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Ruby in Paradise (1993)
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, thought provoking, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, self discovery, spring break, shoplifting, bittersweet, starting over, society, romance, hopes, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
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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, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: threesome, rape accusation, murder, manipulation, investigation, cons and scams, frame up, dangerous attraction, teenage life, warden, dishonesty, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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 6.2
 42K
Porky's (1981)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
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, teen sex comedy, sex comedy, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: loss of virginity, virginity, virgin, prank, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), first sex, teenager, looking for sex, male virgin, first sexual experience, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1954, 80s
Place: florida, miami, usa, everglades
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 7.7
 16K
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, exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful
Plot: partners against crime, investigation, riddles and clues, talented, hotshot, teamwork, partners, peril, team, escapades, crimes, weirdo ...
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, suspenseful, rough, serious, stylized ...
Plot: family business, business venture, family values, family tradition, success, family problems, lust, intrigue, rise to the top, blind ambition, lifestyle, ambition ...
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, realistic, touching, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, family relations, lifestyle, best friends, singleness, parents and children, friendship, old woman, infidelity, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, brooklyn new york city ...
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 6.8
 24K
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, realistic, touching, serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dolphins, friendship, young heroes, hopes, animal life, human spirit, trap, summer, destiny, heroes, mother son relationship, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, ant, real estate, supernatural, deadly creature, crimes, dangerous animal, toxic, cons and scams, island, giant insect, radioactivity ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa, everglades
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 7.4
 35K
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, neo noir, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, adultery, betrayal, lust, small town, crimes, crimes of passion, dangerous attraction, protagonist as suspect, nudity (full frontal - brief), obsession ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 5.3
 42K
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, youth, fish out of water, friends, rescue, true love, adolescence, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: florida, australia, usa
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 4.4
 7K
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, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, leech, bird attack, spider, nature, contamination, poison, photographer, turtle, butterfly, lizard, snake ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
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 6.4
 309
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: realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: family relations, coming of age, countryside, killing a pet, bittersweet, power relations, animal life, friends, adventure, pets, orphan, youth ...
Time: 19th century, 1870s
Place: florida, usa
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 4.5
 956
Pick-up (1975)
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: scary, surreal, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual abuse, motor home, hippie, marijuana, murder, road trip, hitchhiking, swamp, programmer, psychopath, graphic violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, everglades
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 7.0
 141
Gal Young Un (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Mattie, a widow living in the backwoods of Florida during Prohibition, meets Trax, a charming man much younger that herself. Trax is a womanizing, lying bootlegger who needs money and he sets his sights on Mattie who can support him. After ...
Style: humorous, realistic, serious
Plot: smuggler, forest, couples, couple relations, siblings relations, love triangle, infidelity, courtroom drama, dishonesty, betrayal, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: florida, southern usa
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Meet the Fockers (2004)
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: funny, humorous, not serious, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: family relations, meet the parents, eccentric family, parents and children, nurse, father in law son in law relationship, farce, family disapproval, jewish, culture clash, young lovers, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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92 in the Shade (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, USA
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: realistic, semi serious, atmospheric, humorous, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, drifter, nudity (full frontal - brief), introspection, small town, small town life, uninhibited rivalry, human nature, graphic violence, social relations, couples, fishing ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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Sunshine State (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.
Style: sincere, touching, witty, realistic, serious ...
Plot: small town, architect, fighting the system, rebellion, social differences, dark humor, social relations, childhood sweetheart, old love, americana, haunted by the past, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, usa, puerto rico, manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean ...
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 5.1
 400
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, cold war, escape, manhunt, swamp, chase, espionage, adventure, stowaway, homecoming, military life ...
Time: 60s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba, california
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Sweating Bullets (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Canada, Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, stylized
Plot: private detective, resort, private investigator, detective agency, travel agent, ex cop, outsmarting, sexual tension, owner, ex law enforcer, outside help, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa
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 3.7
 43K
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: shark, killer shark, giant animal, rescue, amusement park, water skiing, scuba diving, great white shark, adventure, survival, dolphins, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, orlando florida, usa
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