Movies Named After Statesby kpfingaz | created - 03 Feb 2014 | updated - 08 Apr 2016 | Public
These are movies named after the 50 states in the United States of America.
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1. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York City socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
Votes: 98,316 | Gross: $127.22M
Couldn't find any movie of significance to the exact title so I guess this one works for the Heart of Dixie.
2. Alaska (1996)
PG | 109 min | Adventure, Family
While searching for their missing father in the mountains of Alaska, two siblings come across a baby polar bear on the run from a pair of poachers.
Votes: 4,943 | Gross: $11.57M
Family movie that I saw a while back. Can't remember much of it now.
3. Arizona (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Western
During the 1860s Tucson, a pioneer woman struggles to succeed in the freight and cattle business while at risk at the hands of corrupt and violent local businessmen and rampaging Indians.
4. I'm from Arkansas (1944)
Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
The national spotlight falls on Pitchfork, Arkansas when a local farmer's sow has 18 piglets. How the townspeople relate to city folk and handle fame is the ingredient for laughs.
No movies made with the exact title.
5. Kalifornia (1993)
R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A journalist duo go on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.
Votes: 49,101 | Gross: $2.40M
(K)iller California. Brad Pitt is psycho in this one.
6. Colorado (1940)
Passed | 57 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
Trouble in Colorado is tying up Union troops needed back east during the Civil War and Lieut. Burke is sent to investigate. Macklin and his gang are causing the problems and Capt. Mason ... See full summary »
7. The Big Gundown (1966)
Approved | 110 min | Western
Unofficial lawman John Corbett hunts down Cuchillo Sanchez, a Mexican peasant accused of raping and killing a 12-year-old girl.
I'm adding this one popularly known as "The Big Gundown" and also known as "Colorado"
8. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history.
Votes: 57,650 | Gross: $55.39M
No movies with the exact title.
9. Down Delaware Road (1988 TV Movie)
Three teenage boys not only share a strong friendship, but also go through the process of growing-up together.
No movies with the exact title.
10. Vernon, Florida (1981)
Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Comedy
A documentary on the eccentric residents of Vernon, Florida.
Not the exact title but close enough.
11. Georgia (1995)
R | 115 min | Drama, Music
Sadie is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia who is a famous C&W artist. Her desperate need to be accepted by her sister is constantly complicated by her drug and alcohol problems.
Votes: 2,728 | Gross: $1.11M
12. Hawaii (1966)
Approved | 189 min | Drama
An American missionary and his wife travel to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.
Votes: 2,533 | Gross: $34.56M
Based on James Michener's novel.
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.
14. 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: 46,718 | Gross: $6.40M
Had to throw this one in since there are other movies here without the exact title.
15. Illinois (2008)
80 min | Drama
Set in the stark landscape of the American heartland, 'Illinois' performs a dispassionate post-mortem on a single family through successive generations. Watch how youthful decisions strip ... See full summary »
Probably not the most interesting state name. However there are movies like "Chicago".
16. Somewhere in Indiana (2004)
Not Rated | 87 min | Drama
Four people from four different cities join up on a trip to visit the birthplace of their favorite rebel film star. In the process, they learn more than they expected. They learn about themselves, each other, and what it means to be alive.
Not noteworthy exact titles
17. Iowa (2005)
104 min | Crime, Drama
A cautionary tale of love, crime, fantasy and addiction that follows two young Iowan lovers who decide to go into the "batch" business - cooking their own methamphetamine - only to watch it burn a searing hole in their lives.
18. Kansas (1988)
R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young man returning home to attend a wedding hooks up with a drifter who turns out to be a violent bank robber. Before he knows it, the man finds himself involved in the robber's plans.
Votes: 888 | Gross: $2.43M
19. Kentucky (1938)
Passed | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Romeo and Juliet story set amidst horse racing in Kentucky. The family feud of lovers Jack and Sally goes back to the Civil War and is kept alive by her Uncle Peter.
20. Louisiana (1984 TV Movie)
186 min | Drama, History, Romance
Virginia Tregan returns to her home in the U.S. Deep South from a sojourn in Paris only to discover that her family plantation and its holdings have been lost. She determines to recoup her ... See full summary »
21. Liberty, Maine (2001)
A young man has to confront his troubled relationship with his estranged father to be able to move forward with his life and fiancee.
Nothing else was available.
22. Maryland (1940)
92 min | Drama
A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.
23. The Boondock Saints (1999)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes and wipe out Boston's criminal underworld in the name of God.
Votes: 221,203 | Gross: $0.03M
Nothing for Massachusetts at all. Boondock Saints was set in Boston.
24. UP, Michigan! (2001)
Rivalries are renewed and love is rekindled when a group of old friends return to the U.P. for their high school reunion.
No exact titles.
26. Mississippi (1935)
Passed | 73 min | Comedy, Musical
Crosby plays a Philadelpia Quaker engaged to a Southern belle. He becomes a social outcast when he refuses to fight a duel. Fields then hires him to perform on his riverboat, promoting him ... See full summary »
Bing Crosby in this.
27. Living in Missouri (2001)
90 min | Drama, Comedy
Living In Missouri is a comedy of manners which tells the story of RYAN, AMY, and TODD, whose humdrum Midwestern lives are starting to come apart at the seams. Personal betrayals abound ... See full summary »
28. Montana (1998)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A mob boss has the tough Claire and Nick pick up the guy, who lost money on his watch. Later, boss' Kitty runs away and Claire has to find her. Anyone not scheming? Who's shot next?
29. Nebraska (2013)
R | 115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize.
Votes: 108,135 | Gross: $17.65M
31. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Votes: 7,530 | Gross: $5.10M
32. New Jersey Drive (1995)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
The streets of Newark, NJ are the setting for this stark drama of two teenagers who decide to carjack for fun and profit - but soon find themselves the target of every cop in town.
Votes: 2,720 | Gross: $3.57M
34. New York (2009)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A contemporary story of 3 friends discovering a new world set against the larger than life New York City. But one day the world around them changed.
Votes: 9,761 | Gross: $0.98M
37. The Oregon Trail (1939)
Passed | 320 min | Action, Adventure, Western
Frontier scout Jeff Scott (Johnny Mack Brown) and his pal, Deadwood Hawkins (Fuzzy Knight), are hired by Washington officials to stop outlaw and Indian raids on pioneer wagon trains ... See full summary »
39. Getting Out of Rhode Island (2003)
103 min | Drama
Morgan Stipe is not a film maker. He is a self centered dreamer from small town Rhode Island, obsessed with becoming a Hollywood player, regardless of the cost. Driven by ego, Morgan ... See full summary »
40. Bastard Out of Carolina (1996)
R | 98 min | Drama
A mother and daughter find their lives adversely affected when a new man enters the picture. Will their family ever be what they expect?
Set in South Carolina.
41. Tennessee (2008)
R | 99 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The story of three people who strive to realize their dreams. Brothers Carter and Ellis set out on a road trip to their childhood home in a desperate search for their estranged father, who may hold the key to their future.
Votes: 732 | Gross: $0.02M
43. Utah (1945)
Passed | 77 min | Comedy, Musical, Western
When ranch foreman Roy learns the new ranch owner Dorothy Bryant and her friends are arriving, he directs them to Gabby's rundown ranch. He figures they will be discouraged and return East.... See full summary »
44. Freedom & Unity: The Vermont Movie (2013)
Not Rated | 520 min | Documentary, History
A collaborative and ground-breaking 6-part series about the culture and history of the iconoclastic state of Vermont. Several dozen award-winning Vermont filmmakers came together to make a ... See full summary »
45. Virginia (2010)
R | 111 min | Drama
A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Votes: 1,901 | Gross: $0.01M
Well, Virginia is also a girls name too.
46. The Virginian (1946)
Approved | 87 min | Romance, Western