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, melancholic, semi serious and harsh films and TV shows about / with dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway, murder, crimes, police investigation, brutality and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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florida movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as florida: Cougar Town (2009), The Paperboy (2012), The Glades (2010), Aquamarine (2006), Invasion (2005), Magic Mike (2012), Spring Breakers (2012), In Her Shoes (2005), Wild Things (1998), Sweating Bullets (1991).

List of movies set in florida

 7.0
 38K
Cougar Town (2009)
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, sexual, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: small town life, looking for love, neighbor, lifestyle, divorce, wine, parents and children, sitcom, dating, career, parenthood, hot and sexy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 5.8
 33K
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: stylized, sexual, serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: investigation, small town, death row, dangerous attraction, crimes, crime, prison, pantyhose, swamp, reporter, gay brother, injustice ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, contemporary, 21st century ...
Place: florida, usa
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 7.5
 11K
The Glades (2010)
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, stylized, semi serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, law enforcement, police investigation, crimes, hotshot hero, multiple suspects, murder investigation, starting over, ex law enforcer, murder, dishonesty, outsmarting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 5.3
 34K
Aquamarine (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: touching, feel good, humorous, sweet, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mermaid, friendship, fall in love, rescue, teenage life, fish out of water, small town, youth, true love, friends, best friends, couples ...
Place: florida, australia, usa
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 7.6
 11K
Invasion (2005)
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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, cliffhanger
Audience: boys' night
Plot: evil alien, space and aliens, hurricane, alien invasion, survival, pregnancy, swamp, sheriff, anti heroes, mystery, deadly creature, creature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 6.1
 120K
Magic Mike (2012)
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, humorous, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drugs/alcohol, friendship, clubbing, dancer, friends, young people, stripper, dancing, buddies, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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 5.3
 122K
Spring Breakers (2012)
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, art house, stylized, semi serious, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: juvenile delinquency, party, spring break, drug dealer, sex, cocaine, drugs/alcohol, on the road, best friends, strong sexual content, young adult, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 6.5
 56K
In Her Shoes (2005)
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: clever, semi serious, talky, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: lawyer, audition, party, self discovery, looking for love, dysfunctional family, couple relations, wedding, rumor, bikini, suicide, grief ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, philadelphia, usa, chicago illinois
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 6.5
 99K
Wild Things (1998)
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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, twists and turns, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, dangerous attraction, seduction, rape, mind game, manipulations, blackmail, desire, teachers and students, conspiracy, passionate interest, crime ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa
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Sweating Bullets (1991)
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: semi serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: private detective, detective agency, private investigator, partners against crime, crime, resort, investigation, crimes, partners, fighting crime, outside help, sexual tension ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa
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 7.1
 1K
Cane (2007)
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, cuban american, family feud, rise to the top, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, ambition, rivalry, family relations, power relations, immigrants ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, usa
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 7.4
 27K
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, atmospheric, sexual, cynical, clever ...
Plot: femme fatale, murder, neo-noir, neo noir, prison, crime, betrayal, crimes of passion, faked death, lust, protagonist as suspect, smoking ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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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: bleak, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, thought provoking ...
Plot: partners, culture clash, on the road, fish out of water, immigrants, gambling, friendship, jazz, self discovery, card game, american dream, bet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: florida, new york, ohio, hungary, usa ...
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The Golden Girls (1985)
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, female friendship, widow, friendship, best friends, golden years, aging, 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 (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, tense, atmospheric, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, murder, small town, frame up, crime, arson, faked death, divorce, protagonist as suspect, double murder, manipulations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, miami
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 7.0
 32K
Bully (2001)
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: gloomy, bleak, disturbing, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sexual abuse, murder, strong sexual content, vengeance, gay slur, crime gone awry, teenage life, crimes, deadly, rivalry, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, bronx new york city
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 6.4
 22K
Just Cause (1995)
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, suspense, tense, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, revenge, serial killer, prison, neo noir, death row, mystery, psychopath, electric chair, crime, swamp, police brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, usa, harvard university, new jersey
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Day of the Dead (1985)
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, survival, insanity, mad scientist, apocalypse, living dead, disembodied head, zombie apocalypse, gory, cannibalism, siege, cure ...
Place: florida, usa
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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, sincere, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, self discovery, coming of age, journal, human nature, romance, urban, hopes, love and romance, society, couples, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, tennessee, usa, new jersey, tokyo
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Silk Stalkings (1991)
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: murder, psychologist, partners against crime, crime, tough law enforcer, murder investigation, police detective, beach, fighting crime, police investigation, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, usa
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 4.3
 5K
Frogs (1972)
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: suspenseful, scary, serious, offbeat, rough ...
Plot: island, nature, frog, butterfly, lizard, greenhouse, leech, bird attack, turtle, poison, photographer, wheelchair ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, usa
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 7.1
 25K
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: realistic, captivating, serious, bleak, thought provoking ...
Plot: single father, moral dilemma, motel, eviction, construction worker, mortgage, foreclosure, financial crisis, real estate agent, single parent, dishonesty, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: florida, usa, united states, boston, new orleans ...
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 4.8
 734
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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, surreal, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, hippie, hitchhiking, road trip, sex, murder, marijuana, swamp, gang, psychopath, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida
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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: humorous, funny, entertaining, comic, not serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, teens
Plot: parents and children, family relations, meet the parents, farce, family, cia, parent child relationship, family life, nothing goes right, love and romance, father in law son in law relationship, family gatherings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: florida, miami, usa, chicago illinois
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92 in the Shade (1975)
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: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat
Plot: drifter, uninhibited rivalry, rivalry, fishing, feud, small town, human nature, introspection, small town life, couples, social relations
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: florida, usa
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 5.3
 304
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, serious, realistic, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, military, boat chase, swamp, manhunt, escape, cold war, adventure, chase, soldier, military life, chases and races ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, cuba
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 7.0
 1K
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: realistic, touching, uplifting, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: writer's life, couple relations, creek, wilderness, master and servant, journalism, human nature, isolation, artists and showbiz, family relations, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, 80s
Place: florida, usa, new york
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 5.5
 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, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wealth, romance, hidden identity, hotel, switching roles, rich and poor, social differences, resort, mistaken identity, nothing goes right, fish out of water, love and romance ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, miami, usa, las vegas, hawaii
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 2.5
 4K
Hydra (1971)
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, man beast, radioactivity, laboratory, fish, experiment gone awry, monster, mutation, danger, deadly, disorder, vengeance ...
Place: florida, usa
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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: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, treasure, buried treasure, adventure, chases and races, escapades, heroes, family, criminal heroes, anti heroes, gang, pirate ...
Time: 19th century
Place: florida
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