LIST :: THE 51 UNITED MOVIES OF AMERICA

/* The best movie set (at least partially) in each U.S. state, or maybe my favorite one, or maybe the one that best captures the spirit of that state. Or, when I haven’t seen any movie from that state, the one that’s supposedly the best. What have you. */

// Happy birthday, America.

Alabama :: Forrest Gump

Alaska :: Into the Wild

Arizona :: Little Miss Sunshine

Arkansas :: Sling Blade

California :: Pulp Fiction

Colorado :: South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

Connecticut :: Amistad

Delaware :: Fight Club

District of Columbia :: Minority Report

Florida :: Adaptation.

Georgia :: Gone with the Wind

Hawaii :: Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Idaho :: My Own Private Idaho

Illinois :: High Fidelity

Indiana :: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Iowa :: Field of Dreams

Kansas :: Superman

Kentucky :: The Insider

Louisiana :: The Green Mile

Maine :: The Shawshank Redemption

Maryland :: Twelve Monkeys

Massachusetts :: Jaws

Michigan :: True Romance

Minnesota :: A Simple Plan

Mississippi :: O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Missouri :: The Day After

Montana :: Star Trek: First Contact

Nebraska :: Boys Don’t Cry

Nevada :: The Godfather, Part II

New Hampshire :: What About Bob?

New Jersey :: Clerks

New Mexico :: Independence Day

New York :: The Godfather

North Carolina :: Cold Mountain

North Dakota :: Fargo

Ohio :: Traffic

Oklahoma :: Thelma and Louise

Oregon :: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Pennsylvania :: Rocky

Rhode Island :: Dumb and Dumber

South Carolina :: The Patriot

South Dakota :: North by Northwest

Tennessee :: The Client

Texas :: No Country for Old Men

Utah :: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Vermont :: Dead Poets Society

Virginia :: The Bourne Identity

West Virginia :: Donnie Darko

Washington :: 10 Things I Hate About You

Wisconsin :: Dawn of the Dead (2004)

Wyoming :: Unforgiven

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