Movies about small towns

Movies about small towns
List of the best movies about small towns selected by visitors to our site: The Cursed, City Day, Willy's Wonderland, Jennifer's Body, After, The Scent of Rain & Lightning, Wildling, Pit Stop, Young Adult, The Oak Room.

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

The Cursed (2010)
Markimdb: 5
Genrehorror, thriller, melodrama
PlaceSmall cities

A supernatural thriller set in a cozy Tennessee town where Sheriff Jimmy Muldoon and younger brother, Deputy Lloyd Muldoon, have a firm grasp of law and order until a stranger, Denny White, comes to town and horrible things begin to happen.

City Day (2021)
PlaceRussia, Small cities

The crazy comedy "City Day" tells about one day in the life of the inhabitants of the provincial Lyubyakino. Celebrating the City Day, people did not notice that the president himself had planned the working trip through the town. Sudden news plunges everyone into shock and creates chaos: the mayor, the district police officer, the priest and other heroes from this place, lost in the outback, forgotten by God and progress, must, in the shortest possible time, bring the city, actively celebrating, as the last time, into a decent look, in a hurry to mask the problems from the view from the guarded cortege and to depict that this is a place of high culture of everyday life.

Willy's Wonderland (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, comedy
CharactersTeens, Demons, Tough guys, Clowns, Revived toys
PlotSurvival, Fight, Apocalypse
PlaceSmall cities
StyleFancy, For a group of friends, Dynamic

When his car breaks down, a quiet loner agrees to clean an abandoned family fun center in exchange for repairs. He soon finds himself waging war against possessed animatronic mascots while trapped inside Willy's Wonderland.

Jennifer's Body (2009)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Demons, Serial killers, Cannibals, Friends
PlotPassion, Supernatural, Demon possession
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleBlack humor, Womens in main roles

A newly possessed cheerleader turns into a killer who specializes in offing her male classmates. Can her best friend put an end to the horror?

After (2012)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, fantasy, drama, detective
PlotMystery, Rivalry
PlaceHospitals, USA, Small cities
StyleTwisted plot, Serious, Disturbing

When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation. As strange events begin to unfold, they start to question whether the town they know so well is really what it seems.

The Scent of Rain & Lightning (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, western, detective
CharactersHorses, Killers
PlotRevenge, Hatred
PlacePrison, USA, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Serious, Disturbing

When a young woman learns her parents' killer has been released from jail, she is forced to revisit old wounds while discovering the destructive power of hate and the true cost of family secrets fully revealing themselves.

Wildling (2018)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama
CharactersWerewolf, Monsters, Strong women, Fathers, Hermits
PlotLove, Survival, Death, Snow, Mystery
PlaceForest, Party, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Tense, Disturbing, Womens in main roles

A young woman held in captivity discovers the realities of truth and lies in the outside world.

Pit Stop (2013)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama
CharactersGay, Cats
PlotLife, Family life
PlaceTexas, USA, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Recovering from an ill-fated affair with a married man, Gabe finds solace in the relationship he maintains with his ex-wife and daughter. On the other side of town, Ernesto evades life at home with his current live-in ex-boyfriend by spending much of his spare time in the hospital with an ailing past love. Impervious to the monotony of their blue-collar world, they maintain an unwavering yearning for romance. The emotional isolation the two men have grown accustomed to is captured in a subtle, optimistic, poetic fashion while avoiding melodrama.

Young Adult (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CharactersWriters, Alcoholics
PlotFriendship, Mental disorders, Depression, Jealousy, Divorce
PlaceSmall cities
StyleSoulful, Black humor

A divorced writer from the Midwest returns to her hometown to reconnect with an old flame, who's now married with a family.

The Oak Room (2020)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlotCheating, Debts
PlaceCanada, Small cities
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Disturbing

During a raging snowstorm, a drifter returns home to the blue-collar bar located in the remote Canadian town where he was born. When he offers to settle an old debt with a grizzled bartender by telling him a story, the night's events quickly spin into a dark tale of mistaken identities, double-crosses and shocking violence.

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Britt-Marie Was Here (2019)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersFamily, Trainers
PlotSoccer, Treason, Friendship, Divorce, Dreams
PlaceSmall cities
StyleLight, Soulful, By books

Britt-Marie, a woman in her sixties, decides to leave her husband and start anew. Having been housewife for most of her life and and living in small backwater town of Borg, there isn't many jobs available and soon she finds herself fending a youth football team.

The Choice (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotLove, Friendship, Death, Love triangle, True love
PlaceIslands, Hospitals, Small cities
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Touching, Serious

Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.

People of Earth (2016)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, comedy, detective
CharactersAliens, Journalists
PlotAbduction, The escape, Investigation, Fear
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleFascinating, For men

Skeptical journalist Ozzie Graham investigates a support group for alien abductees to write about the members' supposed encounters. The more he digs into their oddball claims, the more he realizes there is truth in their stories and possibly even signs that point to his own alien abduction.

Cedar Cove (2013)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersSingle mothers
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Judge Olivia Lockhart is considered the community's guiding light in the picturesque, coastal town of Cedar Cove, Washington. But like everyone else, Olivia fights the uphill battle of balancing career with family and finding love, all the while doing her best to care for the township she calls home. Based on best-selling author Debbie Macomber’s beloved book series.

Kantemir (2015)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genrehorror, thriller
CharactersDogs, Alcoholics, Actors
PlaceSmall cities

A group of actors gather in a remote Northeastern town to rehearse for a mysterious stage production, only to be plunged into a hellish world where their real lives mirror the grisly story of the play.

Seven Days in Utopia (2011)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genredrama, sport
PlaceTexas, Small cities
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.

The World's End (2013)
Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Japan
CharactersFriends, Losers
PlotSurvival, Apocalypse, Saving the World
PlaceEngland, Small cities

Five friends who reunite in an attempt to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier unwittingly become humankind's only hope for survival.

Harvest Love (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersSingle mothers, Widows
PlaceSmall cities

A young widow and her nine year-old son spend a week at her family’s pear farm in Washington state, where they both fall in love with small town farm life, and she falls for the guy who has been managing the farm.

Toad Road (2013)
Markimdb: 5.1
PlotDrug addict, Missing people
PlaceForest, USA, Small cities
StylePsychological problems, Action, Gloomy, Depressive, Serious

A disturbing portrait of contemporary youth culture where the lines between reality and fiction are blurred with often frightening results.

Moone Boy (2012)
Markimdb: 8.1
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland
CharactersChildrens, Friends
PlaceSchool, Ireland, Small cities
StyleLight, To cry, Cute, Fancy, Touching

Martin Moone is a young boy who relies on the help of his imaginary friend Sean to deal with the quandaries of life in a wacky small-town Irish family in the 1980's.