Movies of the American Midwest

Not meant to be comprehensive, and I don't update all that frequently. Suggestions welcome. Movies set in the American Midwest (sort of a fuzzy region, but here including North and South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Michigan).

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  • Kansas Saloon Smashers
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • The Way of All Flesh
  • The Purchase Price
  • Public Hero Number 1
  • Come and Get It
  • This Is My Affair
  • The Shining Hour
  • Boys Town
  • The Wizard of Oz
  • Dodge City
  • Knute Rockne All American
  • Santa Fe Trail
  • Abe Lincoln in Illinois
  • Three Faces West
  • Dark Command
  • Home in Indiana
  • Dakota
  • Our Vines Have Tender Grapes
  • Dillinger
  • Abilene Town
  • Cass Timberlane
  • June Bride
  • So Dear to My Heart
  • Isn't It Romantic?
  • Kansas Raiders
  • Winchester '73
  • On Moonlight Bay
  • Bugles in the Afternoon
  • By the Light of the Silvery Moon
  • The Nebraskan
  • Calamity Jane
  • Rage at Dawn
  • Picnic
  • Friendly Persuasion
  • 7th Cavalry
  • The Proud Ones
  • The Rainmaker
  • All Mine to Give
  • Mister Cory
  • The True Story of Jesse James
  • Raintree County
  • Gunfight at the O.K. Corral
  • The Brain Eaters
  • Some Came Running
  • North by Northwest
  • The Jayhawkers!
  • The Gunfight at Dodge City
  • Elmer Gantry
  • Splendor in the Grass
  • The Sons of Great Bear
  • Custer of the West
  • In Cold Blood
  • Angel in My Pocket
  • The Learning Tree
  • Rascal
  • Little Big Man
  • Homer
  • Man in the Wilderness
  • The Emigrants
  • You'll Like My Mother
  • The House Without a Christmas Tree
  • Journey Through Rosebud
  • The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid
  • The New Land
  • Prime Cut
  • Paper Moon
  • Dillinger
  • Hex
  • Badlands
  • Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies
  • The Giant Spider Invasion
  • King Kung Fu
  • Close Encounters of the Third Kind
  • Stroszek
  • Mary White
  • Superman
  • Northern Lights
  • Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff
  • Breaking Away
  • The Long Riders
  • Foolin' Around
  • Americana
  • A Woman Called Golda
  • Against All Hope
  • The Day After
  • Bad Boys
  • A Christmas Story
  • Superman III
  • Starman
  • Children of the Corn
  • City Heat
  • Purple Rain
  • Follow That Bird
  • God's Country
  • Return to Oz
  • Hoosiers
  • Blood Hook
  • Critters