Films set in Nebraska

Here's a list of films I've seen that are set at least partially in Nebraska.
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1.
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
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Female-born Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska. (118 mins.)
Director: Kimberly Peirce
 
2.
About Schmidt (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected. (125 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
3.
Night of the Twisters (1996 TV Movie)
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The residents of a small town come face to face with a deadly and unpredictable series of tornadoes. Among them is one boy struggling to keep his family safe in the dangerous weather. (92 mins.)
Director: Timothy Bond
 
4.
Citizen Ruth (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An irresponsible, drug-addicted, recently impregnated woman finds herself in the middle of an abortion debate when both parties attempt to sway her to their respective sides. (106 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
5.
The Far Horizons (1955)
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United States has just acquired Louisiana from France. An expedition led by Lewis and Clark is sent... (108 mins.)
Director: Rudolph Maté
 
6.
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold... (96 mins.)
Director: Stephen Boyum
 
7.
Boys Town (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Against all odds Father Flanagan starts "Boys' Town" after hearing a convict's story. Whitey Marsh comes there... (96 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
8.
The Easter Promise (1975 TV Movie)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
9.
The House Without a Christmas Tree (1972 TV Movie)
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A young girl named Addie, living in Nebraska in 1946, wants nothing more for the holidays than a Christmas tree, but her widowed father is bitter and refuses due to events from the family's past. (75 mins.)
Director: Paul Bogart
 
10.
Addie and the King of Hearts (1976 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A young teenage girl becomes jealous when her widowed father when he starts to woo a beautician.
Director: Joseph Hardy
 
11.
Caddyshack (1980)
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An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
12.
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
A high school janitor has not recovered from his failed career as a tennis pro. He begins coaching his beloved sport to a group of misfits and leads them to the Nebraska State Championships. (92 mins.)
Director: Danny Leiner
 
13.
The Rain People (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Having discovered that she is pregnant, Natalie Ravenna (Shirley Knight), a Long Island housewife panics... (101 mins.)
 
14.
The Indian Runner (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A Vietnam vet comes home to his small town and finds himself in conflict with rules that his brother has vowed to uphold. (127 mins.)
Director: Sean Penn
 
15.
The Good Life (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young man (Webber) is encouraged by a new friend (Deschanel) to cope with living in a town where he doesn't necessarily fit in. (90 mins.)
Director: Steve Berra
 
16.
The Stand (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil. (361 mins.)
 
17.
Election (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president. (103 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
18.
Oblivion, Nebraska (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(11 mins.)
Director: Charles Haine
 
19.
Terms of Endearment (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Follows hard-to-please Aurora looking for love and her daughter's family problems. (132 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
 
20.
Zombie Strippers (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A zombie epidemic spreads throughout a strip club in Nebraska. (94 mins.)
Director: Jay Lee
 
21.
Hex (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A group of friends who were World War I flyers ride their motorcycles across America in search of what they believe their generation lost during the war. (92 mins.)
Director: Leo Garen
 
22.
Tully (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Tully Coates, Jr., with his good looks and chiseled body, is the local heartthrob, and while he has a new girlfriend virtually every night... (102 mins.)
 
23.
Troubled Child (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Inspired by true-life events, this is the sobering story of the Williams family and their process of coping with an adopted child suffering from Reactive Attachment Disorder. (100 mins.)
Director: Jolene Adams
 
24.
Peacock (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A train accident in rural Nebraska gradually unveils a mystery involving the town's bank clerk. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Lander
 
25.
O Pioneers! (1992 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Alexandra Bergson (Jessica Lange) inherits the family farm and struggles to carve a home and a fortune from the windswept prairie... (99 mins.)
Director: Glenn Jordan
 
26.
Nebraska (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
27.
Nebraska (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A jarring tale of one man's quest for his final failure, his own suicide. (88 mins.)
Director: Michael P. Nash
 
28.
Nebraska (2004 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(13 mins.)
Director: Olga Zurawska
 
29.
Johnny Goes Home (1982 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: David Lowe Jr.
 
30.
The Brandon Teena Story (1998 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Documentary about a multiple murder in rural Nebraska in 1993. (89 mins.)
 
31.
The Nebraskan (1953)
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Trying to make peace with the Nebraska Sioux leads frontier scout Wade Harper through many perils. (68 mins.)
Director: Fred F. Sears
 
32.
My Antonia (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Life in rural Nebraska in the late 1890s. (100 mins.)
Director: Joseph Sargent
 
33.
Letters from Nebraska (2002 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Told mostly through first person reminiscence, Letters From Nebraska is a snapshot of the American pioneer experience as seen through the eyes of Mattie Oblinger ( Bronwen Harrison ) and her family. (11 mins.)
Director: Simon Eales
 
34.
Mr. Woodcock (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Taken aback by his mother's wedding announcement, a young man returns home in an effort to stop her from marrying his old high school gym teacher, a man who made high school hell for generations of students. (87 mins.)
Director: Craig Gillespie
 
35.
My Dear Miss Aldrich (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
When the owner of the New York Globe-Leader dies without making a will, the paper is inherited by his only living relative... (74 mins.)
Director: George B. Seitz
 
36.
The Lost Capone (1990 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Fictionalized account of Jimmy Capone (Pasdar), the brother of gangster Al Capone (Roberts) who assumed an alias and became a lawman. (100 mins.)
Director: John Gray
 
37.
Children of the Corn (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
A young couple is trapped in a remote town where a dangerous religious cult of children believe everyone over the age of 18 must be killed. (92 mins.)
Director: Fritz Kiersch
 
38.
Children of the Corn II: The Final Sacrifice (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A journalist and his son travel to Nebraska to investigate the mysterious town of Gaitlin where, unbeknownst to them, a murderous cult of children are waiting in the corn fields. (92 mins.)
Director: David F. Price
 
39.
Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Two brothers, formerly of the murderous children's cult of Gatlin Nebraska, are taken to Chicago by an unwitting couple. (92 mins.)
 
40.
Children of the Corn: The Gathering (1996 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
All the kids in a town over night become feverish and have convulsions. The next day they start to become evil... (85 mins.)
Director: Greg Spence
 
41.
Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror (1998 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town..... (83 mins.)
Director: Ethan Wiley
 
42.
Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  
As a teenage girl comes to Gatlin to find her biological mother, the town's infamous cult plots a comeback as their leader, Isaac, awakens from a coma. (82 mins.)
Director: Kari Skogland
 
43.
Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska... (82 mins.)
Director: Guy Magar
 
44.
Children of the Corn: Genesis (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
A young couple tries to free an imprisoned child with catastrophic results. (80 mins.)
Director: Joel Soisson
 
45.
13 Hours by Air (1936)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Airline pilot Jack Gordon (Fred MacMurray) on a flight from New York to San Francisco, is immediately... (80 mins.)
Director: Mitchell Leisen
 
46.
Surveillance (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Two FBI agents attempt to clarify the murders occurring in a desolate region. They approach the witnesses of the latest incident with the help of the local police. All of them hide something and all have wildly different stories to tell. (97 mins.)
Director: Jennifer Lynch
 
47.
Western Union (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When Edward Creighton leads the construction of the Western Union to unite East with West, he hires a Western reformed outlaw and a tenderfoot Eastern surveyor. (95 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
48.
Taken in Broad Daylight (2009 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
The true and inspiring survival story of kidnapped teen, Anne Sluti, and how she manages to stay alive by manipulating her captor, engineering her own rescue and negotiating her safe release after 6 days of hell. (89 mins.)
Director: Gary Yates
 
49.
The Substitute Wife (1994 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In Nebraska, in pioneer days, a woman who knows she is going to die asks a prostitute to replace her with her husband and four children in order to make it possible for them to keep their family farm. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Werner
 
50.
Murder in the Heartland (1993 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A wanna-be tough guy and his 14-year-old girlfriend go on a murder spree. (157 mins.)
 
51.
Peacock (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A train accident in rural Nebraska gradually unveils a mystery involving the town's bank clerk. (90 mins.)
Director: Michael Lander
 
52.
Home at Last (1988 TV Movie)
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(58 mins.)
Director: David Devries
 
53.
True Vinyl (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Billy Thompson is kid from Nebraska whose mother was a musician who died when Billy was young. To honor her... (89 mins.)
 
54.
Starkweather (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing. (92 mins.)
Director: Byron Werner
 
55.
An Inaugural Ride to Freedom (2009 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
This heartwarming and at times, touching documentary chronicles the preparation, experience, and aftermath... (45 mins.)
 
56.
John Wang's Nebraska (2006 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
John Wang, a failed New York actor, finds himself stranded in Nebraska where he must teach acting to make enough money to get the heck out of dodge. (6 mins.)
Director: Tamar Halpern
 
57.
Trunk'd (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
When a young groom wakes up next to a dead prostitute after his bachelor party, he and his buddies must dispose of the body before the wedding, transporting it in the trunk of their car. (73 mins.)
Director: Jake Hull
 
58.
Plainsong (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Based on the diary of Sara Charity Karker. In 1874 three young women set off for Nebraska in search of fun... (76 mins.)
Director: Ed Stabile
 
59.
Nebraska (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An aging, booze-addled father makes the trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim a million-dollar Mega Sweepstakes Marketing prize. (115 mins.)
Director: Alexander Payne
 
60.
Bad Grandpa (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
86-year-old Irving Zisman takes a trip from Nebraska to North Carolina to take his 8 year-old grandson, Billy, back to his real father. (92 mins.)
Director: Jeff Tremaine