The Best Movie That Takes Place in Every State

posted by Aaron Zytle - 

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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