Movies about the USA

List of the best movies about the USA, selected by visitors to our site: Redemption Day, Music, The Marksman, Breaking News in Yuba County, Judas and the Black Messiah, Body Brokers, The Mauritanian, The Map of Tiny Perfect Things, The Many Saints of Newark, The Wolf Hour
In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Redemption Day (2021)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
CharactersTerrorists, Lifeguards, Military, Soldier
PlotHostage, Skirmishes
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Disturbing, For men

Having just returned home, decorated U.S. Marine Captain Brad Paxton's wife, Kate, is kidnapped by a terrorist group while working in Morocco. He is forced back into action for a daring and deadly operation to save the woman he loves.

Music (2021)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genredrama, musical
CountryUSA
CharactersAutistic, Teens, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotMusic
PlaceUSA

Zu, a free spirit estranged from her family, suddenly finds herself the sole guardian of her half-sister, Music, a teenager on the autism spectrum whose whole world order has been beautifully crafted by her late grandmother. The film soon challenges whether it is Zu or Music who has a better view of the world, and that love, trust, and being able to be there for each other is everything.

The Marksman (2021)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Lifeguards, Defenders, Dogs
PlotThe escape, Road adventures, Skirmishes, Chase, Money
PlaceUSA, Hotels

Jim Hanson’s quiet life is suddenly disturbed by two people crossing the US/Mexico border – a woman and her young son – desperate to flee a Mexican cartel. After a shootout leaves the mother dead, Jim becomes the boy’s reluctant defender. He embraces his role as Miguel’s protector and will stop at nothing to get him to safety, as they go on the run from the relentless assassins.

Breaking News in Yuba County (2021)
Markimdb: 5.5
CharactersJournalists, Housewives
PlotAbduction, Mystery
PlaceUSA
StyleFancy, Womens in main roles

An overlooked pencil-pusher catches her husband in bed with another woman, the shock of which causes him to die of a heart attack. So she buries his body and takes advantage of the growing celebrity status that comes from having a missing husband. But she quickly finds herself in over her head, dodging cops and criminals, all while trying to keep the truth from her sister, a local news anchor who’s desperate for a story.

Judas and the Black Messiah (2021)
Markimdb: 7.7
CharactersFBI
PlotOn real events, Undercover, Sects, Death, Justice, Political, Money, Freedom, Revolution
PlaceUSA, Prison, Hospitals

Bill O'Neal infiltrates the Black Panthers on the orders of FBI Agent Mitchell and J. Edgar Hoover. As Black Panther Chairman Fred Hampton ascends—falling for a fellow revolutionary en route—a battle wages for O’Neal’s soul.

Body Brokers (2021)
Markimdb: 6.2
CharactersCriminals
PlotDrug addict, On real events, Money
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Disturbing

Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. Wood and Vin bring Utah in on their lucrative and illegal dealings, where saving lives comes second to the bottom line.

The Mauritanian (2021)
Markimdb: 7.3
CharactersPrisoner, Lawyers, Terrorists, Gods
PlotOn real events, Investigation, False accusations
PlaceUSA, Prison, Germany, Beach, Deserts, Aircraft
TimeNew Year
StyleBy books

A detainee at the U.S military's Guantanamo Bay detention center is held without charges for over a decade and seeks help from a defense attorney for his release.

The Map of Tiny Perfect Things (2021)
Markimdb: 6.8
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Meaning of life, Relationship
PlaceUSA

The film tells the story of quick-witted teen Mark, contentedly living the same day in an endless loop whose world is turned upside-down when he meets mysterious Margaret also stuck in the time loop. Mark and Margaret form a magnetic partnership, setting out to find all the tiny things that make that one day perfect. What follows is a love story with a fantastical twist, as the two struggle to figure out how -- and whether -- to escape their never-ending day.

The Many Saints of Newark (2021)
Mark
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
PlaceUSA

Set in Newark during the 1960s race riots between the African-American and Italian communities. The war between the cultural mobs turns especially lethal. Prequel to the TV series The Sopranos.

The Wolf Hour (2020)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing, Action, Tense

Once a known counterculture figure, June E. Leigh now lives in self-imposed exile in her South Bronx apartment during the incendiary '77 Summer of Sam. When an unseen tormentor begins exploiting June's weaknesses, her insular universe begins to unravel.

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American Murder: The Family Next Door (2020)
Mark
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA

Using raw, firsthand footage, this documentary examines the disappearance of Shanann Watts and her children, and the terrible events that followed.

Proximity (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
Genrefantastic, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersScientists
PlotAbduction
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleDisturbing

A young NASA JPL scientist is abducted by extraterrestrials but when no one believes his story he becomes obsessed with finding proof which leads him on a journey of discovery.

The Assistant (2020)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

A searing look at a day in the life of an assistant to a powerful executive. As Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the insidious abuse that threatens every aspect of her position.

Unhinged (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Disturbing

A divorced mother honks impatiently at a deranged middle-aged stranger at a red light while running late on her way to work. His road rage escalates to horrifyingly psychotic proportions as he becomes single-mindedly determined to teach her a deadly lesson for provoking him.

The Tax Collector (2020)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genreaction, crime
CountryUSA
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Heavy, Disturbing

David Cuevas is a family man who works as a gangland tax collector for high ranking Los Angeles gang members. He makes collections across the city with his partner Creeper making sure people pay up or will see retaliation. An old threat returns to Los Angeles that puts everything David loves in harm’s way.

The Vanished (2020)
Markimdb: 5.6
CharactersParents, Sheriffs
PlotMissing people, Investigation, Love, Intrigue
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating

A family vacation takes a terrifying turn when parents Paul and Wendy discover their young daughter has vanished without a trace. Stopping at nothing to find her, the search for the truth leads to a shocking revelation.

The Main Event (2020)
Markimdb: 4.7
CharactersTeens
PlotRivalry, Competitions, Superpowers
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, Light, Fascinating

After discovering a magical mask, an 11-year-old aspiring wrestler enters a competition to become the next WWE superstar by using special powers from a magical mask.

Looks That Kill (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
PlaceUSA
StyleTouching

The story of a teenage boy who deals with the ups and downs of being lethally attractive.

Fatima (2020)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, military
CountryPortugal, USA
PlotOn real events, Mystery
PlaceUSA

In 1917, outside the parish of Fátima, Portugal, a 10-year-old girl and her two younger cousins witness multiple visitations of the Virgin Mary, who tells them that only prayer and suffering will bring an end to World War I. As secularist government officials and Church leaders try to force the children to recant their story, word of the sighting spreads across the country, inspiring religious pilgrims to flock to the site in hopes of witnessing a miracle..

The Wretched (2020)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrehorror, fantasy
CountryUSA
CharactersWitch, Teens
PlotSupernatural, Obsession, Superpowers, Witchcraft
PlaceUSA, Forest
StyleDepressive, Tense, Fascinating

A rebellious teenage boy, struggling with his parent's imminent divorce, encounters a terrifying evil after his next-door neighbor becomes possessed by an ancient witch that feasts on children.

Phineas and Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, comedy, musical, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA
CharactersFamily, Aliens
PlotAdventure, Abduction
PlaceSpace, USA
StyleLight, Fascinating, Disney

Phineas and Ferb travel across the galaxy to rescue their older sister Candace, who has been abducted by aliens and taken to a utopia in a far-off planet, free of her pesky little brothers.

On the Rocks (2020)
Markimdb: 6.5
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleTouching

Faced with sudden doubts about her marriage, a young New York mother teams up with her larger-than-life playboy father to tail her husband.

Uncorked (2020)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotRivalry, Intrigue, Dreams
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Fascinating, To cry

Elijah must balance his dream of becoming a master sommelier with his father's expectations that he carry on the family's Memphis BBQ joint.

Greyhound (2020)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, military, history
CountryUSA, China, Canada
PlotShipwreck, On real events
PlaceSubmarines, Ships, USA
TimeWorld War II

A first-time captain leads a convoy of allied ships carrying thousands of soldiers across the treacherous waters of the “Black Pit” to the front lines of WW2. With no air cover protection for 5 days, the captain and his convoy must battle the surrounding enemy Nazi U-boats in order to give the allies a chance to win the war.

Superman: Man of Tomorrow (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
CharactersSuperhero, Monsters
PlotSuperpowers, Adventure, Rivalry, Justice
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleExciting, Tense, To cry

It’s the dawn of a new age of heroes, and Metropolis has just met its first. But as Daily Planet intern Clark Kent – working alongside reporter Lois Lane – secretly wields his alien powers of flight, super-strength and x-ray vision in the battle for good, there’s even greater trouble on the horizon.

Don't Tell a Soul (2020)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
PlotMoney
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

Two thieving teenage brothers, stealing money to help their sick mom, match wits with a troubled security guard stuck at the bottom of a forgotten well.

Andhaghaaram (2020)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountryIndia
PlotSupernatural, Death, Ghosts
PlaceUSA
StyleDisturbing

As a blind librarian, dispirited cricketer and desolate psychiatrist each seek retribution and release, their lives overlap under eerie influences.

Mank (2020)
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA
StyleBy books

1930s Hollywood is reevaluated through the eyes of scathing social critic and alcoholic screenwriter Herman J. Mankiewicz as he races to finish the screenplay of Citizen Kane.

The Man Standing Next (2020)
PlotPolitical, On real events
PlaceKorea, Asia, USA

In the 1970s, Korea is under the absolute control of the President Park who controls the KCIA, the organization with an edge over any branch of government. The director of KCIA, KIM Gyu-pyeong, is the seemingly most prospective second-in-command. In the midst of reign of fear, a former KCIA director, PARK Yong-gak who knows all about the government’s obscure operations, exiles to the U.S. where the investigation of ‘Koreagate’ is underway. As the tension escalates, the stifling political maneuvering by the all second-in-command’s unfolds.

Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersManiacs, Serial killers, Judge
PlotLove, Chase, On real events
PlaceUSA, Prison
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense, Disturbing, For men

A chronicle of the crimes of Ted Bundy, from the perspective of his longtime girlfriend, Elizabeth Kloepfer, who refused to believe the truth about him for years.

The Kid (2019)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genreadventure, western
CountryUSA
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Sheriffs, Cowboys, Tough guys, Childrens
PlotSkirmishes, On real events
PlaceWild West, USA

New Mexico Territory, 1880. Rio Cutler and his older sister Sara must abandon their home after an unfortunate event happens. In their desperate flee to Santa Fe, they cross paths with the infamous outlaw Billy the Kid and his gang, who are ruthlessly pursued by a posse led by Sheriff Pat Garret.

The Challenger Disaster (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
PlotDisasters
PlaceUSA
StyleSoulful

On the eve of the Challenger explosion in 1986 one engineer goes to the extreme to stop the launch. This hot-headed engineer makes a desperate race against the clock to call off the billion dollar multi-delayed Challenger launch, convinced the O-ring seals will fail and kill everyone on board. The Company, Marshall Space Flight and NASA made a business decision. He made a human decision.

Deadly Switch (2019)
Markimdb: 4.5
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersStudents
PlotMystery
PlaceUSA

When a foreign exchange student, Ana (Hayley McLaughlin), studying abroad in America becomes the target of a dangerous stalker, she accepts the invitation to move in with her roommate's family in their idyllic town.

A Dark Place (2019)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, detective
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersJanitors, Autistic
PlotMissing people, Investigation
PlaceUSA, Small cities
StyleMakes me think, Depressive

When a young boy turns up dead in a sleepy Pennsylvania town, a local sanitation truck driver, Donald, plays detective, embarking on a precarious and obsessive investigation to prove the boy was murdered.

Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersSuperhero, Raccoons, Gods, Friends, Heroes, Superhero, Aliens
PlotLove, Apocalypse, Time travel, Time machine, Experiments
PlaceSpace, USA, Spaceships
TimePost apocalypse
StyleMarvel, Long, Exciting, Popular

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War, the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe once and for all, no matter what consequences may be in store.

Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood (2019)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, China
Duration02:26
CharactersActors, Celebrities, Directors, Friends
PlotAdventure
PlaceUSA

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.

The Death of Superman (2019)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, action, cartoon
CountryUSA
Duration01:40
CharactersSuperhero, Dogs, Aliens, Scientists, Tough guys, Warriors, Journalists, Photographers, Bears, Giants, Monsters
PlotSurvival, Martial Arts, Investigation, Death
PlaceUSA, Space, Submarines, Spaceships, India
StyleUnexpected ending

When a hulking monster arrives on Earth and begins a mindless rampage, the Justice League is quickly called in to stop it. But it soon becomes apparent that only Superman can stand against the monstrosity.

Official Secrets (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:37
CharactersLawyers, Mothers, Spy, Judge
PlotInvestigation, Computers, Intrigue, Blackmail, On real events
PlaceEngland, USA, Court
StyleTense

The true story of British intelligence whistleblower Katharine Gun who—prior to the 2003 Iraq invasion—leaked a top-secret NSA memo exposing a joint US-UK illegal spying operation against members of the UN Security Council. The memo proposed blackmailing member states into voting for war.

The Great Hack (2019)
Markimdb: 7
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersScientists, Journalists
PlotInvestigation
PlaceUSA, Laboratory

Data—arguably the world’s most valuable asset—is being weaponized to wage cultural and political wars. The dark world of data exploitation is uncovered through the unpredictable, personal journeys of players on different sides of the explosive Cambridge Analytica/Facebook data story.

The Inventor: Out for Blood in Silicon Valley (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredocumentary
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersScientists
PlotCheating
PlaceUSA, Laboratory

With a magical new invention that promised to revolutionize blood testing, Elizabeth Holmes became the world’s youngest self-made billionaire, heralded as the next Steve Jobs. Then, overnight, her 10-billion-dollar company dissolved. The rise and fall of Theranos is a window into the psychology of fraud.

Late Night (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersFriends, Writers
PlotRivalry
PlaceUSA, Party
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

A legendary late-night talk show host's world is turned upside down when she hires her only female staff writer. Originally intended to smooth over diversity concerns, her decision has unexpectedly hilarious consequences as the two women separated by culture and generation are united by their love of a biting punchline.

It Chapter Two (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, fantasy, drama
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:57
CharactersFriends
PlotFear
PlaceUSA

27 years after overcoming the malevolent supernatural entity Pennywise, the former members of the Losers' Club, who have grown up and moved away from Derry, are brought back together by a devastating phone call.

Angel Has Fallen (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration02:25
CharactersHackers, Presidential, FBI, Terrorists
PlotRevenge, Investigation, Betrayal, Justice, False accusations, Political, Mystery, Skirmishes, Chase
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

After a treacherous attack, Secret Service agent Mike Banning is charged with attempting to assassinate President Trumbull. Chased by his own colleagues and the FBI, Banning begins a race against the clock to clear his name.

Hustlers (2019)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration02:16
CharactersGirlfriends, Single mothers, Writers
PlotRevenge, Shopping, Money, Dancing, Seduction, On real events
PlaceUSA, Wall Street
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Fascinating

A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.

The Current War (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:30
CharactersInventors, Geniuses
PlotRivalry, Fate, Technology
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleTense, Disturbing, Inspirational, Smart

Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.

The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:05
PlotDreams
PlaceUSA, Mansions

Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.

Wrong Turn (2021)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrehorror
CountryGermany, USA, United Kingdom
CharactersLifeguards, Family, Strong women
PlotSects, Hostage, Survival
PlaceSmall cities, Nature, USA
StyleFor a group of friends

Jen and a group of friends set out to hike the Appalachian Trail. Despite warnings to stick to the trail, the hikers stray off course—and cross into land inhabited by The Foundation, a hidden community of mountain dwellers who use deadly means to protect their way of life.

The Little Things (2021)
CharactersKillers, Sheriffs, Serial killers, Maniacs, Dogs
PlotInvestigation, Chase, Cheating, Missing people, Fear, Pursuit
PlaceUSA, Hotels, Los Angeles, Deserts

Deputy Sheriff Joe "Deke" Deacon joins forces with Sgt. Jim Baxter to search for a serial killer who's terrorizing Los Angeles. As they track the culprit, Baxter is unaware that the investigation is dredging up echoes of Deke's past, uncovering disturbing secrets that could threaten more than his case.

Lost Girls (2020)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
CharactersSerial killers
PlotInvestigation, Death, Depression, Missing people, On real events
PlaceUSA
StyleDepressive, Tense, Disturbing, For single girls, By books

When Mari Gilbert's daughter disappears, police inaction drives her own investigation into the gated Long Island community where Shannan was last seen. Her search brings attention to over a dozen murdered sex workers.

The Call (2020)
CharactersDifficult teens, Teens, Old man
PlotDeath, Revenge, Cheating, Ghosts, Supernatural
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Disturbing

In the fall of 1987, a group of small-town friends must survive the night in the home of a sinister couple after a tragic accident occurs. Needing only to make a single phone call, the request seems horribly ordinary until they realize that this call could change their life…or end it.

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