Movies about California

Movies about California
List of the best movies about California, selected by visitors to our site: Winchester, There Will Be Blood, The Chumscrubber, East of Eden, Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, To Live and Die in L.A., The Social Network, The World's Fastest Indian, Paris, Texas.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Winchester (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, detective
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:46

San Jose, California, 1906. Isolated in her labyrinthine mansion, eccentric firearm heiress Sarah Winchester believes that she is being haunted by the souls of those killed by the guns manufactured by her company.

There Will Be Blood (2007)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Ruthless silver miner, turned oil prospector, Daniel Plainview moves to oil-rich California. Using his adopted son to project a trustworthy, family-man image, Plainview cons local landowners into selling him their valuable properties for a pittance. However, local preacher Eli Sunday suspects Plainviews motives and intentions, starting a slow-burning feud that threatens both their lives.

The Chumscrubber (2005)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:48

The Chumscrubber is a dark comedy about the lives of people who live in upper-class suburbia. It all begins when Dean Stiffle finds the body of his friend, Troy. He doesn't bother telling any of the adults because he knows they won't care. Everyone in town is too self consumed to worry about anything else than themselves. And everybody is on some form of drug just to get through their days.

East of Eden (1955)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother for the love of their father. Cal is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, how to get ahead in business and in life, and how to relate to his estranged mother.

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, China
Duration02:26

A faded television actor and his stunt double strive to achieve fame and success in the film industry during the final years of Hollywood's Golden Age in 1969 Los Angeles.

Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

When Jay and Silent Bob learn that their comic-book alter egos, Bluntman and Chronic, have been sold to Hollywood as part of a big-screen movie that leaves them out of any royalties, the pair travels to Tinseltown to sabotage the production.

To Live and Die in L.A. (1985)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

A fearless Secret Service agent will stop at nothing to bring down the counterfeiter who killed his partner.

The Social Network (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room as a small site among friends soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications.

The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryNew Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration02:07

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

Paris, Texas (1984)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryWest Germany, France, United Kingdom, USA
Duration02:19

A man wanders out of the desert not knowing who he is. His brother finds him, and helps to pull his memory back of the life he led before he walked out on his family and disappeared four years earlier.

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The Book of Eli (2010)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

A post-apocalyptic tale, in which a lone man fights his way across America in order to protect a sacred book that holds the secrets to saving humankind.

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:11

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Catch Me If You Can (2002)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrecomedy, crime, biography
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:21

A true story about Frank Abagnale Jr. who, before his 19th birthday, successfully conned millions of dollars worth of checks as a Pan Am pilot, doctor, and legal prosecutor. An FBI agent makes it his mission to put him behind bars. But Frank not only eludes capture, he revels in the pursuit.

Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021)
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Genrehorror, fantastic, fantastic, action, action, thriller
CountryUSA, China

After finding a host body in investigative reporter Eddie Brock, the alien symbiote must face a new enemy, Carnage, the alter ego of serial killer Cletus Kasady.

They Live (1988)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:33

Nada, a down-on-his-luck construction worker, discovers a pair of special sunglasses. Wearing them, he is able to see the world as it really is: people being bombarded by media and government with messages like "Stay Asleep", "No Imagination", "Submit to Authority". Even scarier is that he is able to see that some usually normal-looking people are in fact ugly aliens in charge of the massive campaign to keep humans subdued.

Psycho (1960)
Duration01:49

When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother. The place seems quirky, but fine… until Marion decides to take a shower.

Jackie Brown (1997)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:34

Jackie Brown is a flight attendant who gets caught in the middle of smuggling cash into the country for her gunrunner boss. When the cops try to use Jackie to get to her boss, she hatches a plan—with help from a bail bondsman—to keep the money for herself. Based on Elmore Leonard's novel “Rum Punch”.

The Godfather (1972)
Duration02:55

Spanning the years 1945 to 1955, a chronicle of the fictional Italian-American Corleone crime family. When organized crime family patriarch, Vito Corleone barely survives an attempt on his life, his youngest son, Michael steps in to take care of the would-be killers, launching a campaign of bloody revenge.

Chasing Mavericks (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.

Coach Carter (2005)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

Singin' in the Rain (1952)
Duration01:43

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

2012 (2009)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:38

Dr. Adrian Helmsley, part of a worldwide geophysical team investigating the effect on the earth of radiation from unprecedented solar storms, learns that the earth's core is heating up. He warns U.S. President Thomas Wilson that the crust of the earth is becoming unstable and that without proper preparations for saving a fraction of the world's population, the entire race is doomed. Meanwhile, writer Jackson Curtis stumbles on the same information. While the world's leaders race to build "arks" to escape the impending cataclysm, Curtis struggles to find a way to save his family. Meanwhile, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc around the world.

Disturbia (2007)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Kale is a 17-year-old placed under house arrest after punching his teacher. He is confined to his house, and decides to use his free time spying on his neighbors. Things start to get weird when guests enter the Turner's house and don't come back out. Kale and his friends, Ronnie and Ashley, start to grow more and more interested in what is actually happening within the house of Robert Turner.

Detour (2013)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27

Trapped inside his car by a mudslide, smooth talking Jackson Alder suddenly finds himself in a situation he can't talk his way out of. With no hope of rescue, he must defy the odds; battling Mother Nature for his survival.

Inception (2010)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:28

Cobb, a skilled thief who commits corporate espionage by infiltrating the subconscious of his targets is offered a chance to regain his old life as payment for a task considered to be impossible: "inception", the implantation of another person's idea into a target's subconscious.

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Markimdb: 8
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:26

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, a former LAPD blade runner who has been missing for 30 years.

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:41

A family loaded with quirky, colorful characters piles into an old van and road trips to California for little Olive to compete in a beauty pageant.

Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

Just when his time under house arrest is about to end, Scott Lang once again puts his freedom at risk to help Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym dive into the quantum realm and try to accomplish, against time and any chance of success, a very dangerous rescue mission.

Barton Fink (1991)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:57

A renowned New York playwright is enticed to California to write for the movies and discovers the hellish truth of Hollywood.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrefantastic, action, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

Nearly 10 years have passed since Sarah Connor was targeted for termination by a cyborg from the future. Now her son, John, the future leader of the resistance, is the target for a newer, more deadly terminator. Once again, the resistance has managed to send a protector back to attempt to save John and his mother Sarah.




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