Films set in Idahoby Mike_Noga | created - 22 May 2012 | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Here's a list of films that are at least partially set in Idaho!
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1. Smoke Signals (1998)
PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by... See full summary »
Votes: 9,169 | Gross: $6.72M
2. Zorro's Black Whip (1944)
Approved | 211 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Hammond, owner of the town's stagecoach line and a leading citizen, is opposed to Idaho becoming a state, and kills Randolph Meredith, owner of the town's newspaper, for endorsing it. ... See full summary »
It's girl Zorro...in Idaho!
3. Idaho Transfer (1973)
PG | 86 min | Sci-Fi
During a time of waning global resources, a crew of young researchers travel into the future to escape an apocalypse before the shutdown of their time transfer project. They find that some ... See full summary »
4. Duchess of Idaho (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Ellen Hallet is in love with her playboy boss, Douglas Morrison, but is too timid to do anything about it. To help her, her roommate Chris decides to step in and devises a plan. Chris ... See full summary »
6. A Home of Our Own (1993)
PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama
The story begins in Los Angeles when Frances Lacey (Kathy Bates) takes her six children and drives north to find a home of their own away from the bad influences of the big city.
Votes: 2,724 | Gross: $1.70M
7. My Own Private Idaho (1991)
R | 104 min | Drama
Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.
Votes: 45,489 | Gross: $6.40M
8. My Life with Caroline (1941)
Approved | 81 min | Comedy
Caroline Mason, on vacation with her father Mr. Bliss in Idaho, has fallen in love with gaucho Paco Del Valle, the two who plan to get married. The problem is is that she's already married,... See full summary »
9. Napoleon Dynamite (2004)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
A listless and alienated teenager decides to help his new friend win the class presidency in their small western high school, while he must deal with his bizarre family life back home.
Votes: 186,586 | Gross: $44.54M
10. Georgia Rule (2007)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
A troubled young woman is sent to live with her grandmother for the summer, while hiding a secret that could potentially tear her family apart.
Votes: 23,129 | Gross: $18.88M
11. Thousand Pieces of Gold (1990)
PG-13 | 105 min | Romance, Western
In 1880's China, young Lalu is sold into marriage by her impoverished father. Rather than becoming a bride, Lalu ends up in an Idaho gold-mining town, the property of a saloon owner who ... See full summary »
Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.72M
13. Idaho (1943)
Passed | 70 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A deputy sets out to prove that a respected judge, who had once been a criminal, is being framed for crimes committed by a crooked saloon owner.
16. Tattoo, a Love Story (2002)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sara, a straight arrow schoolteacher, meets Virgil, an easygoing tattoo artist, and finds herself choosing between her comfortable life and a life of freedom and adventure.
17. The Fall of '55 (2006)
82 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In late 1955 and early 1956, the citizens of Boise, Idaho believed there was a menace in their midst. On Halloween, investigators arrested three men on charges of having sex with teenage ... See full summary »
18. Finding Sky (2010)
60 min | Drama, Romance
A struggling Los Angeles actress returns home to her family's ranch in Idaho & must decide which of her two lives completes her the most while battling with a past that still haunts her.
19. Two-Faced Woman (1941)
Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
After a ski instructor catches her husband flirting with an old flame, she decides to pose as her (fictitious) twin sister in an attempt to keep him faithful.
Votes: 1,424 | Gross: $0.88M
20. Pontiac Moon (1994)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama
An absent-minded-professor father and his son bond during a symbolic road trip through the Western U.S. while his wife tries to overcome her neuroses to save the family.
Votes: 645 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Guns of Jericho (2007)
Not Rated | 72 min | Crime
Mr. Jericho (boss of the local Boise mafia) has a problem: the books aren't adding up. Jericho hires a professional assassin, Jack, from Chicago to deal with the three underlings who are ... See full summary »
22. At Lionhead (2007)
56 min | Documentary
Follows the story of silent movie actress, director, and producer Nell Shipman from 1922 to 1925 at her production studio called Lionhead Lodge on Priest Lake in northern Idaho.
23. Take a Chance (2006 Video)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy
The story of two brothers from Texas, Kirby Heyborne (The R.M., The Best Two Years, Saints and Soldiers) and Corbin Allred (Saints and Soldiers) travel to a small town in Idaho in search of... See full summary »
24. Hot Dog... The Movie (1984)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Harkin Banks heads to skiing championships in California. A teen runaway tags along as he parties and competes with friends and foes.
Votes: 2,795 | Gross: $20.31M
25. The Other Side of Heaven (2001)
PG | 113 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
John Groberg, a farm kid from Idaho Falls, crosses an ocean to become a missionary in the remote and exotic Tongan islands during the 1950s.
Votes: 3,846 | Gross: $4.72M
27. Bronco Billy (1980)
PG | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
An idealistic, modern-day cowboy struggles to keep his Wild West show afloat in the face of hard luck and waning interest.
Votes: 9,965 | Gross: $24.27M
28. Life or Meth (2007 TV Movie)
54 min | Documentary, Crime
Documentary: Chronicles the epidemic of methamphetamine abuse in Idaho, told entirely in first-person through the eyes of recovering addicts and community leaders struggling with the high cost to society.
29. Brentina: From Idaho to Athens (2004 TV Movie)
G | 58 min | Documentary
Following on the hoofs of the hot movie "Seabiscuit" comes a television documentary about a horse and rider every bit as compelling. "Brentina: From Idaho to Athens, airing on major market ... See full summary »
30. Dandelion (2004)
R | 93 min | Drama, Romance
In a small town of rolling fields and endless skies, isolated 16 year old Mason lives in a world where families exist in fragmented silence and love seems to have gone missing. Then Mason ... See full summary »
31. Gun Smoke (1931)
Passed | 71 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Following a killing and robbery in a big city back east, gang leader Kedge Darvas and some of his henchies take a train to a small western town in Idaho, with intentions of hiding out there... See full summary »
32. Across the Wide Missouri (1951)
Passed | 78 min | Adventure, Romance, Western
Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.
34. Idaho Kid (1936)
Approved | 59 min | Western
Idaho, returning to the area he left as a boy, gets in the middle of a range feud. He takes the side of Endicott. On the other side is Hollister who is unaware that Idaho is his long lost ... See full summary »
35. Idaho (I) (2005)
13 min | Short, Drama
A dark depiction of the present day capitalist and those who work beneath him... set in a crop field. "Just another day at the office" it isn't, when a new worker arrives with a new attitude and threatens to disrupt their routine.
36. The Second Civil War (1997 TV Movie)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A simple immigration issue spins wildly out of control for those involved, ranging from the President of the United States, to a news producer.
38. The To Do List (2013)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.
Votes: 34,867 | Gross: $3.45M
39. The Being (1983)
R | 82 min | Horror, Sci-Fi
A mutated creature is wreaking havoc in a small town in Idaho. A police chief and a government scientist team up to save their rural town from its menace.
40. Soda Springs (2012)
TV-PG | 115 min | Drama
The story of a man's struggle to claim his future by confronting his past. The road is not an easy one as old demons resurface to threaten everything Eden has fought to overcome.