Most Popular "Midwest" Titles
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1. Superman (1978)
PG | 143 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home's first and greatest superhero.
Votes: 126,832 | Gross: $134.22M
2. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
R | 101 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman, and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
Votes: 194,923 | Gross: $58.89M
3. Freddy vs. Jason (2003)
R | 97 min | Action, Horror, Thriller
Freddy Krueger and Jason Voorhees return to terrorize the teenage population. Except this time, they're out to get each other, too.
Votes: 89,359 | Gross: $82.16M
5. 13 (I) (2010)
R | 91 min | Drama, Thriller
A naive young man assumes a dead man's identity and finds himself embroiled in an underground world of power, violence, and chance where men gamble behind closed doors on the lives of other men.
6. In Cold Blood (1967)
Approved | 134 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
After a botched robbery results in the brutal murder of a rural family, two drifters elude police, in the end coming to terms with their own mortality and the repercussions of their vile atrocity.
7. Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him.
Votes: 30,867 | Gross: $34.87M
8. Edge of Seventeen (1998)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A teenager copes with his sexuality on the last day of school in 1984. It shows him coping with being gay and being with friends.
Votes: 4,634 | Gross: $0.87M
9. Some Came Running (1958)
Approved | 137 min | Drama, Romance
In the post-war, the alcoholic and bitter veteran military and former writer Dave Hirsch returns from Chicago to his hometown Parkman, Indiana. He is followed by Ginnie Moorehead, a vulgar ... See full summary »
10. Superman: Requiem (2011)
82 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
When the Man of Steel is rendered almost powerless by an evil mastermind, he must find a way to prove to the world that he is still a super man.
12. Sonny Boy (1989)
R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A small-town crime boss accepts delivery of a stolen car, only to find there's a baby in the back-seat. He and his transvestite "wife" cut out the boy's tongue and raise him as a mute ... See full summary »
13. Miles from Home (1988)
R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.
Votes: 1,068 | Gross: $0.19M
14. 16 to Life (2009)
89 min | Comedy, Romance
Romantic comedy. A small town teenager's angst about sexual inexperience drives a comic quest for love and understanding on a birthday to end all birthdays.
16. One Potato, Two Potato (1964)
83 min | Drama
Study of interracial marriage in the 1960's. A white divorcée falls in love with and marries an African-American man. When her ex-husband sues for custody of her child, arguing that a mixed... See full summary »
17. Krueger: A Tale from Elm Street (2011)
10 min | Short, Horror, Thriller
Set in the 1970's. After a rash of horrible killings, the alleged Springwood Slasher is finally arrested and brought to justice. But Lieutenant Donald Thompson wants more than evidence and ... See full summary »
18. Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man (1962)
Approved | 145 min | Adventure, Drama, War
An immature young man from Middle America grows to manhood after a cross-country journey and his military service in World War I.
19. My Name Is Jerry (2009)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
As a forty-something door-to-door book salesman, Jerry is used to having doors shut in his face. However, a chance meeting with Jordan, an engaging young punk rocker, opens the door into a new world.
20. Arizona (1940)
Approved | 125 min | Western
Phoebe Titus is a tough, swaggering pioneer woman, but her ways become decidedly more feminine when she falls for California bound Peter Muncie. But Peter won't be distracted from his ... See full summary »
21. Cheers for Miss Bishop (1941)
Passed | 95 min | Drama
Dedicated Midwestern teacher Ella Bishop is distressed when her fiancé runs off with her vixenish cousin Amy. After Amy dies in childbirth, Ella is left to care for Amy's daughter Hope.
22. Los Enchiladas! (1999)
75 min | Comedy
About a half dozen slacker dudes dwell at their jobs at Los Enchiladas, the local Mexican sit-down joint. The 2 folks in "management" are both into their own authority and fill their days ... See full summary »
24. Middle Sexes: Redefining He and She (2005 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 54 min | Documentary
Examines the diversity of human sexual and gender variance around the globe, with commentary by scientific experts and first-hand accounts of people who do not conform to a simple male/female binary.
25. Assassin of Youth (1937)
80 min | Drama
A high-school girl gets involved with a ring of teenage marijuana smokers and starts down the road to ruin. A reporter poses as a soda jerk to infiltrate the gang of teen dope fiends.
26. Summer School (2006)
Not Rated | 89 min | Horror
Having spent the last three days watching crappy B grade horror films, to catch up on his website movie reviews, Charles attempts to attend his first day of Summer School. All he wants to ... See full summary »
27. God's Country (1985 TV Movie)
90 min | Documentary
Original footage of the prosperous farming community of Glencoe Minnesota, 60 miles west of Minneapolis, was filmed in 1979 for a PBS documentary. But for the next six years Malle was too ... See full summary »
28. A Matter of Sex (1984 TV Movie)
100 min | Biography, Drama, History
Dramatization of the true story of the so-called Willmar Eight, a group of Minnesota bank workers who braved freezing conditions whilst picketing their branch in a struggle for union rights.
29. One Hour Fantasy Girl (2009)
89 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A street-smart 20-yr-old woman from a small town is determined to make the "big bucks" in real estate despite having no education and working as a dominatrix in Hollywood.
30. Common (2007)
86 min | Comedy
After receiving the news of a childhood friends recent marriage, Jack, a successful college graduate reunites with John, an unemployed underachiever, and the pair set out on a humorous road... See full summary »
31. Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998)
98 min | Drama, Romance
Plot is centered around a young woman who works as a movie theatre employee who wrestles with coming of age. Death, puberty, sex and friendships are the themes.
32. Midwest Hu$tler (2017)
Drama | Announced
When a seasoned hustler is forced to teach a young racer how to survive Midwestern drag racing, he reignites a dangerous rivalry while trying to redeem himself with the only woman he'll ever love.
33. Whirlpool (1934)
Approved | 80 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Carnie owner Buck Rankin marries local girl Helen and plans to go straight, but after a brawl ends up with a twenty-year sentence for manslaughter. When a pregnant Helen vows to wait for ... See full summary »
34. White Banners (1938)
Approved | 92 min | Drama
A homeless woman named Hannah drifts into the lives of the kindly Ward family, in a small Indiana town in 1919. Hannah makes herself useful as a cook and housekeeper and stays with the ... See full summary »
37. Wine, Women and Horses (1937)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Gamblers Jim Turner and Valarie part company in Chicago and agree to meet at Saratoga with Jim stopping off at Barrowville en route. There, Jim meets George Mayhew and Eight Ball, a ... See full summary »
38. Chillicothe (1999)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A dry-witted narrative that follows a year in the life of six friends who have found themselves trapped in a rut in the time following college. It's been four years since graduation, and ... See full summary »
39. NokotaHeart (2011)
60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography
The true story and Neo-Western biopic of Leo Kuntz, Vietnam vet turned North Dakota horse rancher and his fight to save the equine legacy of Sitting Bull in the inexorable face and juggernaut assault of the 21st Century.
Director: Sean Garland
51 min | Documentary
Supper club restaurants were the hot dinning trend in the mid twentieth century. They provided a place for people to spend their evenings enjoying cocktails, home cooked, high quality food ... See full summary »
42. Beware (1946)
Approved | 54 min | Music, Romance
Ware College is a small Black college in Ware, Ohio. Once prominent, it is now low in attendance, low in enrollment and low on money; and at a meeting with instructors Drury and Annabelle ... See full summary »
43. The Execution of Julie Ann Mabry (2009)
105 min | Drama
When her mother is murdered by her father, Julie Ann Mabry is confronted by a life of hardship and poverty. Taken in by her Evangelical relatives, she begins to adopt new convictions in an ... See full summary »
44. Champ for a Day (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
An up-and-coming heavyweight fighter, George Wilson, arrives in Vulcan City, a small mid-western town over-run by racketeers, to fight a heavily-favored Frankie Sebastian. George arrives ... See full summary »
45. Rose Bowl (1936)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »
46. Two Minutes to Play (1936)
Passed | 74 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Martin Granville Jr. (Bruce Bennett), a star track-and-field athlete, has intentions of going to Claxton College, but changes his mind when he meets Pat Meredith (Jeanne Martel), a co-ed at... See full summary »
47. Gigolo (1926)
Passed | 80 min | Drama, Romance, War
The heir to a family business travels to Paris to try to stop his youth-obsessed mother from squandering the family fortune with her new husband, who's married her for her money. After he ... See full summary »
48. Ceiling Hero (1940)
6 min | Family, Animation, Short
A series of blackout gags parodying aviation and aviation films. Gags include a parchutist whose parachute reads "Good to the last drop", jokes about LA's expanding city limits, and a ... See full summary »
49. An Apology to the Dead (2006)
87 min | Drama, Thriller
An ethics professor ironically finds himself caught in a dangerous ethical dilemma when he attempts to intervene on behalf of a bright but troubled student who appears to be a victim of physical abuse.