The Top-Rated Movie Set in Every State in the U.S.

Someone with a lot more time on their hands than you or me came up with a MAP that shows the top-rated movie set in each state in the U.S. and the District of Columbia, according to user ratings on



These are based on the OVERALL ratings, not just the ratings of people in each particular state.  So these are the opinions of everyone in the world who rates movies on the Internet Movie Database.

Here's the list:


Alabama:  "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Alaska:  "The Gold Rush" . . . the classic 1925 CHARLIE CHAPLIN flick.

Arizona:  "Psycho"

Arkansas:  "Sling Blade"

California:  "Pulp Fiction"

Colorado:  "The Shining"

Connecticut:  "Bringing Up Baby"

Delaware:  "Fight Club"

Florida:  "Scarface"

Georgia:  "Gone With the Wind"

Hawaii:  "Tora!  Tora!  Tora!"

Idaho:  "My Own Private Idaho"

Illinois:  "The Sting"

Indiana:  "A Christmas Story"

Iowa:  "The Straight Story" . . . a 1999 movie starring Richard Farnsworth and Sissy Spacek.

Kansas:  "In Cold Blood"

New Jersey:  "On the Waterfront"

New Mexico:  "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"

New York:  "The Godfather"

North Carolina:  "George Washington" . . . this is a 2000 movie about working-class kids in a small North Carolina town.

North Dakota:  "Fargo"

Ohio:  "Rain Man"

Oklahoma:  "True Grit"

Oregon:  "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

Pennsylvania:  "The Deer Hunter"

Rhode Island:  "Hachi:  A Dog's Tale" . . . a 2009 movie starring RICHARD GERE as a professor who takes in a stray dog.

South Carolina:  "Full Metal Jacket"

South Dakota:  "Badlands"

Tennessee:  "Inherit the Wind"

Texas:  "For a Few Dollars More"

Utah:  "127 Hours"

Vermont:  "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town"

Virginia:  "Donnie Darko"


Washington, D.C.:  "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington"

Washington:  "50/50"

West Virginia:  "Night of the Hunter"

Wisconsin:  "Stroszek" . . . this is a 1977 German movie about an ex-convict who decides to move to Wisconsin to seek a better life.

Wyoming:  "Unforgiven"


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01/15/2014 8:30AM
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