Most Popular Titles With Location Matching "Des Moines, Iowa, USA"


1. The Experiment (2010)

R | 96 min | Drama, Thriller

6.4
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26 men are chosen to participate in the roles of guards and prisoners in a psychological study that ultimately spirals out of control.

Director: Paul Scheuring | Stars: Adrien Brody, Cam Gigandet, Forest Whitaker, Maggie Grace

Votes: 43,010

2. WWE Raw (1993– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Sport

8.0
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The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "RAW" brand collide each and every week on WWE Monday Night RAW, broadcast once again each and every week on the USA cable network.

Stars: Jerry Lawler, Paul Levesque, Michael Coulthard, Glenn Jacobs

Votes: 6,210

3. Cops (1989– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Action, Crime, Reality-TV

7.1
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Follows real-life law enforcement officers from various regions and departments of the United States armed with nothing but with cameras to capture their actions, performing their daily ... See full summary »

Stars: Andrew Fincher, Heather Ashley Chase, Tony 'Scott' Villarreal-Dowlearn, Joe Guay

Votes: 4,216

4. Who Took Johnny (2014)

Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.3
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WHO TOOK JOHNNY is an examination into an infamous thirty-year-old cold case: the disappearance of Iowa paperboy Johnny Gosch, the first missing child to appear on a milk carton. The film ... See full summary »

Directors: David Beilinson, Michael Galinsky, Suki Hawley | Stars: Nancy Allen, Paul Bonacci, Troy Boner, Mike Borland

Votes: 995

5. Noises Off... (1992)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy

7.5
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A travelling theater group find so much action going on behind-the-scenes, they almost ruin the performances.

Director: Peter Bogdanovich | Stars: Michael Caine, Carol Burnett, Denholm Elliott, Julie Hagerty

Votes: 8,449 | Gross: $2.28M

6. Peacock (2010)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Thriller

6.3
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A train accident in rural Nebraska gradually unveils a mystery involving the town's bank clerk.

Director: Michael Lander | Stars: Cillian Murphy, Ellen Page, Susan Sarandon, Josh Lucas

Votes: 8,983

7. Husk (2011)

R | 83 min | Horror, Thriller

5.1
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A group of friends stranded near a desolate cornfield find shelter in an old farmhouse, though they soon discover the dwelling is the center of a supernatural ritual.

Director: Brett Simmons | Stars: Devon Graye, Wes Chatham, C.J. Thomason, Tammin Sursok

Votes: 8,157

8. The Puppet Masters (1994)

R | 109 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.9
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The Earth is invaded by stingray-shaped alien "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds.

Director: Stuart Orme | Stars: Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner, Keith David

Votes: 7,037 | Gross: $8.64M

9. Ticket Out (2012)

90 min | Thriller

4.7
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A mother takes her children and flees an abusive ex-husband.

Director: Doug Lodato | Stars: Ray Liotta, Alexandra Breckenridge, Colin Ford, Ciara Bond

Votes: 775

10. Janie Jones (2010)

114 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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52 Metascore

A young girl who has been abandoned by her former-groupie mother informs a fading rock star that she is his daughter.

Director: David M. Rosenthal | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Alessandro Nivola, Elisabeth Shue, Brittany Snow

Votes: 1,902

11. Cold Turkey (1971)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy

6.8
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Hoping for positive publicity, a tobacco company offers $25 million to any American town that quits smoking for 30 days. Amidst a media frenzy, Eagle Rock, Iowa accepts the challenge while the company's PR man tries to sabotage the effort.

Director: Norman Lear | Stars: Dick Van Dyke, Pippa Scott, Tom Poston, Edward Everett Horton

Votes: 1,512

12. A Thief in the Night (1972)

69 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.0
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The story of Patty, a young woman caught up in living for the present with little concern for the future. She meets and marries a young man and her life seems great, until one moment she ... See full summary »

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: Patty Dunning, Mike Niday, Colleen Niday, Maryann Rachford

Votes: 480

13. Dead Awake (2010)

R | 93 min | Fantasy, Mystery, Romance

4.5
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A funeral parlor employee looks to unravel a 10-year-old mystery.

Director: Omar Naim | Stars: Nick Stahl, Rose McGowan, Amy Smart, Ben Marten

Votes: 1,157

14. The Big One (1997)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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On his book tour, Michael Moore exposes more wrongdoing by greedy big businesses and callous politicians around America.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Michael Moore, Elaine Bly, Dan Burns, Chip Carter

Votes: 7,094 | Gross: $0.65M

15. Whispers in the Dark (1992)

R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

5.5
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A psychiatrist (Sciorra) is helping a neurotic art gallery owner who has a submissive and very satisfying sexual relationship with her new lover, a domineering man with a violent streak. An... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Crowe | Stars: Annabella Sciorra, Jamey Sheridan, Alan Alda, Anthony LaPaglia

Votes: 1,623 | Gross: $11.12M

16. Smitty (2012)

PG | 94 min | Drama, Family

5.3
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Thirteen year-old city brat Ben (Brandon Tyler Russell) has done it again... and his struggling, single mother (Mira Sorvino) has had enough of him getting into mischief. Now, Ben has to ... See full summary »

Director: David M. Evans | Stars: Brandon Tyler Russell, Freddie James, Peter Fonda, Mira Sorvino

Votes: 375

17. Fertile Ground (2011)

R | 95 min | Horror

4.5
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Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home.

Director: Adam Gierasch | Stars: Leisha Hailey, Gale Harold, Chelcie Ross, JoNell Kennedy

Votes: 2,620

18. South Dakota (2013)

135 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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South Dakota portrays two dramatic stories about unplanned pregnancies: Barb is a real life "Juno" in South Dakota - a fourteen old high school track star and cheerleader in love with her ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Isacson | Stars: Tessa Thompson, Amanda Aday, Reid Ewing, Allen Maldonado

Votes: 21

19. Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency (2009)

G | 87 min | Family

5.1
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13-year-old Sam Steele Jr. forms his own private detective agency to emulate his father, Des Moines detective Sam Steele, and helps track down a jewel thief.

Director: Tom Whitus | Stars: Luke Perry, M. Emmet Walsh, Jacob Hays, Darren Kennedy

Votes: 99

20. State Fair (1933)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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An Iowa family finds adventure, love, and heartbreak, when they spend a week at the state fair.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, Lew Ayres, Sally Eilers

Votes: 571

21. Image of the Beast (1980)

93 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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Third and best known entry in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. Fundamentalist Christian guerrilla David helps condemned dissidents escape, attempts to subvert the ... See full summary »

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: William Wellman Jr., Susan Plumb, Patty Dunning, Russell S. Doughten Jr.

Votes: 164

22. A Distant Thunder (1978)

Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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The second film, A Thief in the Night being the first, A Distant Thunder continues the story of Patty, a young woman living in the "end times" referred to in biblical prophecy. This action ... See full summary »

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: Patty Dunning, Sally Johnson, Sandy Christen, Thom Rachford

Votes: 201

23. Keep Your Powder Dry (1945)

Passed | 93 min | Drama, War

6.4
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A disparate group of women try to adjust to their new lives after enlisting in the Womens Army Corps.

Director: Edward Buzzell | Stars: Lana Turner, Laraine Day, Susan Peters, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 258

24. Courting Des Moines (2016)

Drama

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After leaving her seat in the House of Representatives under tax fraud allegations, California Congresswoman Samantha Clemons moves to Des Moines, Iowa to avoid further scrutiny. Her ... See full summary »

Director: Brent Roske | Stars: Melissa Fitzgerald, Steve Lewis, Ako Abduli-Samad, Khalil Adams

Votes: 10

25. Outed (2017– )

Drama | Active

It's a story of two gay high school seniors in a closeted relationship. When a photo is leaked to the entire school, connecting the pair, they must decide whether to love openly or to step ... See full summary »

Stars: Michael Ridley, Amy Rapp, Joseph Alan Smith, Caleb Harris

26. West End Salvage (2013– )

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Star: James Llewellyn

Votes: 11

27. The Hostage (1967)

84 min | Thriller

5.4
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Pesky little boy Davey Cleaves stows away on a moving truck that's driven by volatile psychopath Bull and his meek partner Eddie. Naturally, Davey finds himself in considerable danger after he's discovered by the two no-count criminals.

Director: Russell S. Doughten Jr. | Stars: Don Kelly, Harry Dean Stanton, John Carradine, Danny Martins

Votes: 111

28. The Prodigal Planet (1983)

126 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.0
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Final and least well-known installment in the Mark IV series of fundamentalist apocalypse films. About to be executed by the forces of the Antichrist, fundamentalist Christian guerrilla ... See full summary »

Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: William Wellman Jr., Lynda Beatie, Terri Lynn Hall, Thom Rachford

Votes: 112

29. Revenge: A Love Story (2014)

46 min | Thriller

7.6
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Director: Thor Moreno | Stars: Adam Meirick, Zack Williams, Shawn McAninch, Dave Dalton

Votes: 8

30. What Would Jesus Buy? (2007)

PG | 91 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.4
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60 Metascore

An examination of the commercialization of Christmas in America while following Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from... See full summary »

Director: Rob VanAlkemade | Stars: Adetola Abiade, Paul Allen, Paul Norman Allen, Paul Norman Allen

Votes: 1,093 | Gross: $0.20M

31. State of Bacon (2014)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy

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State of Bacon tells the kinda real but mostly fake tale of an oddball group of characters leading up to the annual Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival. Bacon-enthusiasts, Governor Branstad, a bacon... See full summary »

Director: Jason Cook | Stars: David Anthony Higgins, Jim Duggan, Anderson Cooper, Bjorn Ofeigsson

Votes: 28

32. Bi the Way (2008)

85 min | Documentary

6.1
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'Bi the Way' investigates the recent rise in the "whatever" phenomenon. Featuring interviews this documentary explores the changing sexual landscape of America in a bizarre and hilarious ... See full summary »

Directors: Brittany Blockman, Josephine Decker | Stars: Austin Head, J. Michael Bailey, Jennifer Bamgardner, David Barasch

Votes: 103

33. Scoring (1979)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

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Director: Michael A. DeGaetano | Stars: Myra Taylor, Charles Fatone, Freya Crane, Gregg Perrie

Votes: 12

34. The Fence (IV) (2011)

Drama

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Airmen's lives interweave on and off a local Air Guard Base as they deal with PTSD, alcoholism, family/social issues and reintegration to society.

Director: Jacob Moyer | Stars: Tammy Brice, Laura Carlson-Lum, Maurio Coleman, Stephen Collman

35. Court Appointed Angel (2017)

Short, Comedy | Post-production

The rapture had begun and now the souls from Earth are being judged for their sins. Earl, a recently deceased man, must now meet with his 'court appointed angel' Gabriel to discuss his ... See full summary »

Director: Caleb Harris | Stars: Wade Thalberg, Arlen Daleske

36. The Talent Given Us (2004)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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72 Metascore

A retired New York City couple drive across country to reconnect with their reclusive son, joined by their two unmarried daughters.

Director: Andrew Wagner | Stars: Allen Wagner, Judy Wagner, Emily Wagner, Maggie Wagner

Votes: 431

37. American Meat (2013)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

8.0
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40 Metascore

American Meat is a solutions-oriented documentary chronicling the current state of the U.S. meat industry. Featuring Joel Salatin, Chuck Wirtz, Fred Kirschenmann, Steve Ells, Paul Willis, ... See full summary »

Director: Graham Meriwether | Stars: Fred Kirschenmann, Daniel Salatin, Joel Salatin, Paul Willis

Votes: 22

38. Confrontation (2006 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

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Two women have meetings with the men who's violent actions have altered their lives. One woman confronts a man who killed a family member while she was sleeping. The other woman confronts her son's killer & learns the details of his death.

39. Sammy (1977)

68 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.2
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Sammy is the story of a young boy with physical disabilities who helps his family find faith in God, through his gentle spirit and love of animals. An award winning Christian film from 1977... See full summary »

Director: Russell S. Doughten Jr. | Stars: Eric Buhr, Peter Hedges, Tom MacDonald, Carol Locatell

Votes: 12

40. Women at War (1943)

21 min | Short, Drama, War

6.9
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Three young women join the newly-formed Women's Army Corps (WACS) for varied reasons and make contributions to the war effort.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Faye Emerson, Dorothy Day, Marjorie Hoshelle, Virginia Christine

Votes: 36

41. Fell (II) (2010)

75 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Bill has problems. He lost his job and his girlfriend, he quit the band, his medications are running out, and now there is a dead body in the bathtub.

Director: Marcus Koch | Stars: Jeff Dylan Graham, Katie Walters, Kristian Day, Barron Christian

Votes: 26

42. Body in a Dumpster (2008)

Drama, Horror

7.8
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Midwestern life comes to a halt when a young girl is found brutally murdered in a dumpster behind a small-town diner. There's something not quite right about the deserted church on the edge of town.

Director: Kristian Day | Stars: Kimberly Caydle, Barron Christian, Kristian Day, Jeff Duis

Votes: 13

43. Land Rush (2012)

58 min | Documentary

7.4
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75 per cent of Mali's population are farmers, but rich land-hungry nations like China and Saudi Arabia are leasing Mali's land in order to turn large areas into agri-business farms. ... See full summary »

Directors: Hugo Berkeley, Osvalde Lewat | Stars: Daljit Dhaliwal, Calestous Juma, Mima Nedelcovych, Massa Sanogo

Votes: 18

44. Wrestling with Iowa (2014)

82 min | Documentary, Sport

8.6
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The documentary follows two high school seniors as they attempt to win the State Wrestling Championship in their final season and join the elite list of Iowa's four-time wrestling champions.

Director: Tim Jackson

Votes: 9

45. Home Safe (1981)

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Director: Donald W. Thompson | Stars: Newell Alexander, Anita Jesse, Howard Culver, Michael Hornaday

Votes: 9

46. Capone's Whiskey: The Story of Templeton Rye (2011)

75 min | Documentary

9.0
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The Iowa farmers who made Templeton Rye, during prohibition and the depression, to save their farms. Illegal whiskey is still being made today and can live side by side the legal product.

Director: Kristian Day | Stars: Ron Beals, Ken Behrens, Michael Berger, Kevin Boersma

Votes: 7

47. Motormouth (2004– )

Comedy, Music, Reality-TV

6.1
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Hidden Camera Reality TV

Stars: John Pirruccello, Rebecca Chulew, Teraisa J. Goldman, Kiko Martinez

Votes: 25

48. Escape from the Dead (2013)

Action, Horror

5.5
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Directors: Daniel Brown, Joshua Brown | Stars: Rebekah DeWild, Joshua Brown, Daniel Brown, Theodore Kunz

Votes: 29

49. The Last Airbander (2012)

8 min | Short

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The film follows three individuals as they prepare for the world's first ever Airband Competition.

Director: Phillip McLean | Stars: Phillip McLean, Cody Schug, Megan Schug, Maxwell Schaeffer

50. Bid America! (2012– )

Reality-TV

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A major auction company in the heartland of America. "Penn Auctions", unveils the most amazing "made in America" collections ever assembled for auction! Almost 1,500 items sold in only 3 ... See full summary »