Best Movies About Gardening for Garden Lovers

movies about gardening show you how beautiful it is to cultivate your own produce, and how it is worth it to do this job if you have the ability to do that, because it will improve your mental and physical condition and give you the chance to decrease stress and anxiety, not to mention the positive effect on your self-confidence and self-esteem.

Find here the best 10 movies about gardening according to critics and audience evaluations.

The Garden – 1995

One of the best comedy movies about gardening, created and directed by Martin Sulík, starring Roman Luknár, Zuzana Sulajová, Jana Svandová and Marián Labuda.

Film Plot

Jakub’s life turns upside down with no way to fix it; he leaves his job and fights with his dad; he even breaks off his secret relationship with a married woman.

Jakub leaves everything behind him, and finds peace of mind in the countryside, with his grandfather’s garden.

He also finds his true love and discovers what real freedom is.

Movie run time: 99 minutes.

Movie type: Comedy.

The Garden – 1995 Trailer

Back to Eden – 2011

This documentary movie is directed by Dana Erin Richardson and Sarah Zentz, starring Paul Gautschi.

Film Plot

The film shows us how human activities could destroy nature and how humans can fix all of that by returning back to a simpler life, the way god intended for humans in the garden of Eden. Only humans can improve their own lives on Earth, or turn it into a hell for themselves and all the other living creatures on it.

The film addresses all kinds of agricultural problems like the Ph of soil, fertilizers, irrigation, Pesticide control and weed control, all of which are explained by Paul who invites you to walk with him in his garden.

Movie run time: 103 m.

Movie type: documentary and Family.

Back to Eden – 2011 trailer

The Secret Garden – 1993

One of the most interesting fantasy movies about gardening created by Frances Hodgson Burnett and Caroline Thompson, directed by Agnieszka Holland, and starring Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse and Andrew Knott.

Film Plot

The film is about Mary Lennox, the young girl who is living with her parents in India, until her parents pass away, so she goes back to England to live with her Uncle Lord Archibald Craven. She tries to find a way to beat her solitude, and she finds it in a secret garden and her new friend Colin Craven.

Movie run time: 101 m.

Movie type: Drama, Fantasy and Family.

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A Good Year – 2006

The film is created by Marc Klein and Peter Mayle, directed by Ridley Scott, and starring Russell Crowe, Abbie Cornish, Albert Finney and Marion Cotillard.

Film Plot

Max Skinner is a British investment broker, so he is very well adapted with life in the big city, but when his uncle dies, he inherits a chateau and a big garden in Provence, France.

He moves there trying to sell the property, but the more time he spends the more he starts to like this new lifestyle. However, his plans are interrupted when he meets a woman who claims to be the illegitimate child of his uncle, giving her rights to the estate.

Movie run time: 117 m.

Movie type: Drama, comedy and romance.

A Good Year – 2006 trailer

Master Gardener – 2022

The film is created and directed by Paul Schrader, and starring Joel Edgerton, Sigourney Weaver, Quintessa Swindell and Eduardo Losan.

Film Plot

Narvel Roth is a horticulturalist, he has a passion for agriculture, and he got the chance to show that in a beautiful piece of land belonging to a wealthy dowager. One day, he’s asked to take on the dowager’s niece as an apprentice, which throws his life into chaos.

Movie run time: 107 m.

Movie type: Thriller.

Master Gardener – 2022 trailer

French Kiss – 1995

Another lovely movie about gardening created by Adam Brooks, directed by Lawrence Kasdan and starring Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline, Timothy Hutton and Jean Reno.

Film Plot

Kate is a beautiful lady, but her fiancé Charlie left her for another woman before the wedding, so Kate is flying to France to get him back.

On her way to France, she meets a Frenchman named Luke, and by chance this man was a lover for the other woman, he tried to smuggle a special kind of grape tree to cultivate in France, as well as a very expensive necklace which he stole.

To avoid the flight authorities, he put the necklace in Kate’s bag.

Along the way Luke and Kate fell in love with each other, which changes their plans tremendously.

Movie run time: 111 m.

Movie type: Comedy, Drama and Romance.

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A Little Chaos – 2014

The film is created by Jeremy Brock, Alison Deegan, and Alan Rickman, directed by Alan Rickman and starring Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman and Stanley Tucci.

Film Plot

Sabine De Barra and André Le Notre are both landscape artists, hired by King Louis XIV to build his palace’s garden in Versailles, but they fall in love with each other while they’re working on the king’s garden.

Movie run time: 117 m.

Movie type: Drama and Romance.

A Little Chaos – 2014 trailer

Dare to Be Wild – 2015

This film is created and directed by Vivienne De Courcy, and starring Emma Greenwell, Tom Hughes, Alex Macqueen and Janie Dee.

Film Plot

The film is about Mary, the Irish lady who came to the United States and works hard in her garden until she gets a gold medal for her flowers at Chelsea Flower Show.

Movie run time: 100 m.

Movie type: Drama, Biography and Romance.

Dare to Be Wild – 2015 trailer

Greenfingers – 2000

Another interesting movie from movies about gardening created and directed by Joel Hershman, starring Clive Owen, Helen Mirren, David Kelly and Warren Clarke.

Film Plot

The film is about the second chances life can give to some people, and this time life was very generous with Colin Briggsas who gets training on growing flowers in prison and found himself talented in this work, so he enters the national gardening contest and wins the big prize.

Movie run time: 91 m.

Movie type: Drama, Comedy and Crime.

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Greenfingers – 2000 trailer

Portrait of a Garden – 2015

This film is created and directed by Rosie Stapel, starring Daan van der Have, and Jan Freriks.

Film Plot

The film is centered around a wonderful historical Dutch garden, where the gardener is an 85-year-old man who has a lot of experience in cultivation, the garden is full of citrus trees and vegetables, it also has an Orchard and Irish grape vines.

Movie run time: 98 m.

Movie type: documentary

Portrait of a Garden – 2015 trailer
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