Highest-Rated Movies about 'Returning Home', Sort by Popularity


Blood Stripe (2016), Swades (2004), The Hired Hand (1971), The Martian (2015), Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015), Buffalo Boys (2018), Silver Linings Playbook (2012), As It Is in Heaven (2004) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Returning Home movies.


Blood Stripe (2016)

A Marine sergeant with mental wounds can no longer bottle up her trauma, and a welcome home party provokes her into an explosive outburst. With nowhere to turn, she runs deep into the woods.

soldier, woman, husband, veteran, psychologist, family member, chilling

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Swades (2004)

A successful Indian scientist returns to an Indian village to take his nanny to America with him and in the process rediscovers his roots.

scientist, expatriate, nanny, endearing, engaging, positive, uplifting

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The Hired Hand (1971)

A drifting cowboy (Peter Fonda) brings along a friend (Warren Oates) when he returns to his wife (Verna Bloom) and ranch after seven years.

cowboy, wife, daughter, stranger, intense, profound, emotional

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The Martian (2015)

An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

astronaut, survivor, president, scientist, wife, crew member, brooding

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Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015)

An Indian man with a magnanimous heart takes a young mute Pakistani girl back to her homeland to reunite her with her family.

man, mute person, girl, parent, father, daughter, emotional

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Buffalo Boys (2018)

After years of exile in America, brothers Jamar and Suwo travel back to Java to avenge their father's death.

soldier, sultan, brother, son, runaway, cowboy, thrilling

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Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

ex-convict, mother, father, wife, young woman, quirky, witty

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As It Is in Heaven (2004)

A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is ...

conductor, priest, choir director, love interest, amusing, heartwarming, lighthearted

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Shaun the Sheep Movie (2015)

When Shaun decides to take the day off and have some fun, he gets a little more action than he bargained for. A mix up with the Farmer, a caravan and a very steep hill lead them all to the Big City and it's up to Shaun and the flock to return everyone safely to the green grass of home.

farmer, dog, friend, animal-control officer, cat, cheeky, charming

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T2 Trainspotting (2017)

After 20 years abroad, Mark Renton returns to Scotland and reunites with his old friends Sick Boy, Spud, and Begbie.

drug addict, friend, brooding, disturbing, dreamy, hedonistic, somber

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The Messenger (2009)

An American soldier struggles with an ethical dilemma when he becomes involved with a widow of a fallen officer.

soldier, officer, veteran, girlfriend, mentor, widow, engaging

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Chase a Crooked Shadow (1958)

At Kimberley Prescott's villa, a stranger shows-up and claims he is her brother who supposedly died the previous year in a car accident.

heiress, brother, stranger, housekeeper, police captain, intense, thrilling

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Whisky (2004)

When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with whom he has a prickly relationship.

factory director, assistant, brother, wife, hilarious, hedonistic, tender

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A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon (2019)

When an alien with amazing powers crash-lands near Mossy Bottom Farm, Shaun the Sheep goes on a mission to shepherd the intergalactic visitor home before a sinister organization can capture her.

alien, animal, friend, stranger, farmer, government official, amusing

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Ray & Liz (2018)

Photographer Richard Billingham returns to the squalid council flat outside of Birmingham where he and his brother were raised, in a confrontation and reconciliation with parents Ray and Liz.

photographer, parent, brother, emotional, engaging, melancholy, flat

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Sunshine State (2002)

A woman and her new husband returns to her hometown roots in coastal northern Florida, and must deal with family, business, and encroaching real estate development.

hotel owner, ex-husband, boyfriend, actress, mother, troubled youth, intricate

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Ulysses (1955)

A movie adaptation of Homer's second epic, that depicts Ulysses' efforts to return to his home after the end of ten years of war.

greek god, magician, cyclops, mystic, inspiring, brooding, intense

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Cavalry (1936)

Just after the Civil War, Captain Thorn is sent west to help protect the new telegraph line that is under construction. Leeds is out to establish an independent nation in the west and tries stop its construction and also incoming wagon trains by inciting the Indians to attack both of them.

colonel, niece, scavenger, general, union soldier, father, spirited

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Dead Silence (2007)

A young widower returns to his hometown to search for answers to his wife's murder, which may be linked to the ghost of a murdered ventriloquist.

widower, ventriloquist, newlywed, wife, father, townsperson, gory

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Sparrows Can't Sing (1963)

Charlie returns to the East End after two years at sea to find his house demolished and wife Maggie gone. Everyone else knows she is now shacked up with married bus driver Bert and a toddler, and they all watch with more than a little interest at the trail of mayhem Charlie leaves as he goes about sorting things out.

seaman, wife, bus driver, baby, emotional, melodramatic, intense

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Love in Design (2018)

A hitman in Koreatown meets a Karaoke hostess only to find out she is his next target.

tv personality, old flame, producer, charming, emotional, endearing, heartwarming

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Monsoon (2019)

Kit, a British man of Vietnamese heritage, returns to Saigon for the first time in over 30 years after leaving the country with his parents, when he was six years old, at the end of the Vietnam War.

man, friend, family, brooding, engaging, melancholy, profound

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Back to the Goode Life (2019)

Francesca Goode is a successful New York banker who goes from being a Boss to being Broke overnight after the feds freeze all her assets when she's wrongfully blamed for unethical banking practices. She's forced to give up her hard-earned, lavish lifestyle and move back home to her humble beginnings with her uniquely hilarious, Southern family that she thought she dit...Read all

business woman, childhood friend, man, emotional, melodramatic, airy, intense

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Ricki and the Flash (2015)

A musician who gave up everything for her dream of rock-and-roll stardom returns home, looking to make things right with her family.

wife, mother, singer, daughter, son, ex-husband, brooding

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The Admiral Was a Lady (1950)

Ex-WAVE encounters four fun-loving, work-hating men, all of whom want to marry her.

boxer, cab driver, interior decorator, ex-soldier, madcap, lighthearted, playful

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High Tide at Noon (1957)

Set on an island off of Nova Scotia, Canada, the jealousies and loves of the islanders unfold at a casual pace until economic necessity drives them to the mainland.

teen girl, teen boy, fisherman, gambler, brooding, charming, emotional

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Insidious: The Last Key (2018)

Parapsychologist Dr. Elise Rainier faces her most fearsome and personal haunting yet, as she is drawn back to her ghostly childhood home, where the terror began.

parapsychologist, victim, investigator, partner, demon, woman, dark

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Journey to the Shore (2015)

Mizuki's husband returns home three years after he drowned.

husband, wife, young woman, bleak, calm, creative, dreamy

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Men With Brooms (2002)

Four men take time from their personal problems to reunite as a curling team and compete in a bonspiel that will restore their honour.

athlete, teammate, coach, estranged father, fiancée, daughter, amusing

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