Best Movie That Takes Place in Every State

posted by Trevor D - 

The Best Movie That Takes Place in Every State

 

Thrillist.com put out a list of 'The Best Movies That Take Place in Every State."  And since this is the type of thing that's RIPE for igniting debate and controversy, they explained their thought process like this:

  

"We tried to select movies that took place mainly in a given state . . . [and] that represent a state's place in the nation's collective consciousness."

  

Here are 25 highlights:

  

1.  Alabama:  "To Kill a Mockingbird", 1962

 

2.  Arizona:  "Raising Arizona", 1987

 

3.  Colorado:  "South Park: Bigger, Longer, and Uncut", 1999

 

4.  Delaware:  "Fight Club", 1999

 

5.  Florida:  "Magic Mike", 2012

 

6.  Georgia:  "The Color Purple", 1985

 

7.  Idaho:  "Napoleon Dynamite", 2004

 

8.  Illinois:  "The Fugitive", 1993

 

9.  Kansas:  "The Wizard of Oz", 1939

 

10.  Maine:  "The Iron Giant", 1999

  

11.  Maryland:  "The Blair Witch Project", 1999

 

12.  Michigan:  "Robocop", 1987

 

13.  Minnesota:  "Fargo", 1996

 

14.  Nevada:  "Ocean's Eleven", 2001

 

15.  New Hampshire:  "What About Bob?", 1991 

 

16.  New Mexico:  "The Good, The Bad and the Ugly", 1966

 

17.  New York:  "Do the Right Thing", 1989

 

18.  Ohio:  "Heathers", 1989

 

19.  Oklahoma:  "Twister", 1996

 

20.  Pennsylvania:  "Groundhog Day", 1993 

 

21.  South Carolina:  "The Notebook", 2004

 

22.  Tennessee:  "The Evil Dead", 1981

 

23.  Texas:  "Dazed and Confused", 1993

 

24.  Washington:  "First Blood", 1982

 

25.  Wyoming:  "Brokeback Mountain", 2005 

 

(Hit up Thrillist.com to see the whole list, along with brief write-ups on each.)

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