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Poll: Which US state produces the best movie directors?

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*I left the following states off as they only had one or no substantive directors listed as being born there: Alabama, Alaska, Delaware, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

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    Raising Arizona (1987)

    Arizona - Jared Hess, Kirby Dick, Nicole Conn, Lee Frost, Jack Hannah
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    I'm from Arkansas (1944)

    Arkansas - Jeff Nichols, David Gordon Green, Jason Moore, James Bridges, Mary Lambert
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    California Suite (1978)

    California - Tim Burton, Robert Redford, Ben Affleck, Clint Eastwood, Paul Thomas Anderson
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    The Man from Colorado (1948)

    Colorado - David Fincher, Trey Parker, Derek Cianfrance, Chris Sanders, Lon Chaney
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    A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1948)

    Connecticut - Seth McFarlane, Rebecca Miller, Brad Anderson, DJ Caruso, Troy Duffy
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    Vernon, Florida (1981)

    Florida - Brett Ratner, Phil Lord, Scott Frank, Lawrence Kasdan, Daniel Myrick
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    Georgia (1995)

    Georgia - Steven Soderbergh, Ray McKinnon, Spike Lee, James Keach, Ossie David
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    Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940)

    Illinois - Michael Mann, Terrence Malick, Robert Zemeckis, The Wachowskis
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    Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Indiana - Sydney Pollack, Ryan Murphy, Stephen Sommers, Howard Hawks, Robert Wise
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    Kansas (1988)

    Kansas - Buster Keaton, Darren Lynn Bousman, Michael Almereyda, Fatty Arbuckle, Gordon Parks
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    The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977)

    Kentucky - Gus Van Sant, Stephen Gaghan, DW Griffith, Allison Anders, Tod Browning
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    Louisiana Purchase (1941)

    Louisiana - The Duplass Brothers, Tyler Perry, Godfrey Reggio
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    Walking to Maryland (2009)

    Maryland - Spike Jones, John Waters, Barry Levinson, Rian Johnson, Mark Pellington
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    The Kennedys of Massachusetts (1990)

    Massachusetts - Eli Roth, Rob Zombie, Andrew Stanton, Mike Flanagan, Cecil B. DeMille
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    321 días en Michigan (2014)

    Michigan - Francis Ford Coppola, Sam Raimi, McG, Paul Feig, Joe Swanberg
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    Feeling Minnesota (1996)

    Minnesota - The Coen Brothers, Terry Gilliam, Mark Steven Johnson, George Roy Hill, Pete Docter
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    Mississippi Burning (1988)

    Mississippi - Jim Henson, John Fortenberry, Charles Burnett, Patrik-Ian Polk, Larry Semon
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    The Missouri Breaks (1976)

    Missouri - James Gunn, Robert Altman, John Huston, Betty Thomas, John Milius
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    Montana (2014)

    Montana - David Lynch, Brad Bird, John Dahl
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    Nebraska (2013)

    Nebraska - Alexander Payne, Harold Lloyd, Joan Micklin Silver, Fred Niblo, Patrick Rea
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    New Jersey Drive (1995)

    New Jersey - Kevin Smith, Danny DeVito, Jerry Lewis, Brian De Palma, Christopher McQuarrie
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    New Mexico (1951)

    New Mexico - Jay Roach, Les Mayfield, William Hanna, Frank Zuniga
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    Gangs of New York (2002)

    New York - David O. Russell, Woody Allen, Jon Favreau, Ben Stiller, Martin Scorsese
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    Leave a Scar: Live in North Carolina (2014)

    North Carolina - Peyton Reed, Fred Durst, Jody Hill, Ramin Bahrani, Tom DiCillo
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    The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio (2005)

    Ohio - Steven Spielberg, Jim Jarmusch, Wes Craven, David Wain, Stephen Gyllenhaal
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    Oklahoma! (1955)

    Oklahoma - Ron Howard, Tim Blake Nelson, Blake Edwards, Larry Clark, Jerry Hopper
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    The Prince of Pennsylvania (1988)

    Pennsylvania - Antoine Fuqua, Adam McKay, Lee Daniels, Gene Kelly, Chris Columbus
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    Getting Out of Rhode Island (2003)

    Rhode Island - Damien Chazelle, Bobby Farrelly, Brian Helgeland, Robert Aldrich, David S. Ward
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    South Dakota (2017)

    South Dakota - Christopher Cain, Alfred L. Werker, Michael Steinberg, James Landis, Ben Pluimer
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    Tennessee (2008)

    Tennessee - Quentin Tarantino, Gore Verbinski, Robert Ben Garant, Andrew Stevens, Ira Sachs
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    Texas Across the River (1966)

    Texas - Wes Anderson, Richard Linklater, Forest Whitaker, Tommy Lee Jones, Robert Rodriguez
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    Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

    Virginia - Warren Beatty, Scott Cooper, Richard Kelly, Josh Boone, Tom Shadyac

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