Most Popular Fictional Town Movies and TV Shows
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3. Veronica Mars (2004– )
TV-14 | 44 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
After her best friend is murdered, and her father is removed as county Sheriff, Veronica Mars dedicates her life to cracking the toughest mysteries in the affluent town of Neptune.
5. Brightburn (2019)
R | 90 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister?
Votes: 43,936 | Gross: $17.30M
8. Smallville (2001–2011)
TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young Clark Kent struggles to find his place in the world as he learns to harness his alien powers for good and deals with the typical troubles of teenage life in Smallville, Kansas.
9. Halloween (I) (2018)
R | 106 min | Horror, Thriller
Laurie Strode confronts her long-time foe Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
Votes: 95,969 | Gross: $159.34M
13. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama
A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.
Votes: 358,898 | Gross: $54.51M
14. Hart of Dixie (2011–2015)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
New Yorker and new doctor Zoe Hart accepts an offer from a stranger, Dr. Harley Wilkes, to work in his medical practice in Bluebell, Alabama. She arrives to find he has died and left half the practice to her in his will.
16. Welcome to Marwen (2018)
PG-13 | 116 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
A victim of a brutal attack finds a unique and beautiful therapeutic outlet to help him through his recovery process.
Votes: 11,618 | Gross: $10.76M
17. A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
The spectre of a disfigured man haunts the children of the parents who murdered him, stalking and killing them in their dreams.
Votes: 86,492 | Gross: $63.08M
19. Home and Away (1988– )
22 min | Drama, Romance
"Home and Away" chronicles the lives, loves, happiness and heart-breaks of the residents of Summer Bay, a small coastal town just outside of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia.
21. Super 8 (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
During the summer of 1979, a group of friends witness a train crash and investigate subsequent unexplained events in their small town.
Votes: 322,790 | Gross: $127.00M
22. The Last Stand (2013)
R | 107 min | Action, Thriller, Western
The leader of a drug cartel busts out of a courthouse and speeds to the Mexican border, where the only thing in his path is a sheriff and his inexperienced staff.
Votes: 127,505 | Gross: $12.05M
23. Juliet, Naked (2018)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Juliet, Naked is the story of Annie (the long-suffering girlfriend of Duncan) and her unlikely transatlantic romance with once revered, now faded, singer-songwriter, Tucker Crowe, who also happens to be the subject of Duncan's musical obsession.
Votes: 13,538 | Gross: $3.44M
25. The House (I) (2017)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
After the town takes away their daughter's college scholarship, a couple start an illegal casino in their friend's house to make back the money.
Votes: 35,180 | Gross: $25.48M
27. Cop Land (1997)
R | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Sheriff of a suburban New Jersey community, populated by New York City police officers, slowly discovers the town is a front for mob connections and corruption.
Votes: 80,379 | Gross: $44.89M
29. The Secret Circle (2011–2012)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
16 year old Cassie Blake moves to Chance Harbor, Washington to live with her grandmother after her mother mysteriously dies. She discovers she's a witch along with 5 other teens.
30. Odd Thomas (2013)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
In a California desert town, a short-order cook with clairvoyant abilities encounters a mysterious man with a link to dark, threatening forces.
31. Another World (1964–1999)
TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, Romance
The continuing story of life in the Midwestern town of Bay City, and the love, loss, trials, and triumph of its residents, who come from different backgrounds and social circles. Those who ... See full summary »
32. Beavis and Butt-Head (1993–2011)
TV-14 | 15 min | Animation, Comedy, Music
Animated MTV series about two teenage heavy-metal music fans who occasionally do idiotic things because they're bored. For them, everything is "cool" or "sucks."
33. American Gothic (1995–1996)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
A quiet and seemingly quaint small town is ruled over by its charming yet evil sheriff who uses his demonic powers to remove anyone who dares standing in his way. The only one he does fear is a young boy whom he fathered through rape.
34. The Tale of Despereaux (2008)
G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An unusually brave mouse helps to restore happiness to a forlorn kingdom after making friends with a gentleman rat.
Votes: 34,301 | Gross: $50.88M
35. American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002 Video)
R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller
A girl named Rachael Newman has developed a taste for murder and will stand at nothing to become a college professor's assistant.
38. Tremors 3: Back to Perfection (2001 Video)
PG | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Horror
The now famous Burt Gummer returns to his hometown of Perfection, Nevada for the first time in years, but the deadliest Graboid evolution yet forces him to save the town he swore to protect.
39. Where the Heart Is (1997–2006)
Not Rated | 50 min | Drama
The ultimate story of families, love, and growth within a small British community. Sisters-in-law Peggy Snow and Ruth Goddard deal with life's trials and tribulations realistically, very ... See full summary »
40. Mystery, Alaska (1999)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event
Votes: 24,540 | Gross: $8.89M
41. Joan of Arcadia (2003–2005)
TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy
A teenage girl is visited by God, disguised as everyday people, and is given assignments and tasks that eventually have a positive outcome on people's lives.
43. Hi-de-Hi! (1980–1988)
60 min | Comedy
Comic goings on in this series set in an English holiday camp called Maplins. The title comes from the camp's greeting, which the staff are meant to say with enthusiasm but all too often ... See full summary »
44. Postal (2007)
R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
In the ironically named city of Paradise, a recently laid-off loser teams up with his cult-leading uncle to steal a peculiar bounty of riches from their local amusement park; somehow, the recently arrived Taliban have a similar focus, but a far more sinister intent.
Votes: 21,703 | Gross: $18.01M
49. My Name Is Bruce (2007)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Mistaken for his character Ash from the 'Evil Dead' trilogy, Bruce Campbell is forced to fight a real monster in a small Oregon town.
Votes: 23,002 | Gross: $0.17M
50. The Torkelsons (1991–1992)
30 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
As a single mother of five, Mrs. Millicent Torkelson is a do-it-yourselfer with a flair for finding ingenious ways to make ends meet and making the best of bad times. Her oldest daughter ... See full summary »