The Natural State Moviesby Hoekkie | created - 5 months ago | updated - 5 months ago | Public
The Natural State is the official nickname of Arkansas. In 1836 it became the 25th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Arkansas. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Arkansas.
Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Arkansas?
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1. I'm from Arkansas (1944)
Passed | 70 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music
The national spotlight falls on Pitchfork, Arkansas when a local farmer's sow has 18 piglets. How the townspeople relate to city folk and handle fame is the ingredient for laughs.
2. Sling Blade (1996)
R | 135 min | Drama
Karl Childers, a simple man hospitalized since his childhood murder of his mother and her lover, is released to start a new life in a small town.
Votes: 80,021 | Gross: $24.48M
5. Mud (2012)
PG-13 | 130 min | Drama
Two young boys encounter a fugitive and form a pact to help him evade the vigilantes that are on his trail and to reunite him with his true love.
Votes: 153,240 | Gross: $21.59M
6. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Music
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
Not Rated | 150 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama
A horrific triple child murder leads to an indictment and trial of three nonconformist boys based on questionable evidence.
9. Elizabethtown (2005)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.
Votes: 63,316 | Gross: $26.84M
11. Shotgun Stories (2007)
PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Thriller
Shotgun Stories tracks a feud that erupts between two sets of half brothers following the death of their father. Set against the cotton fields and back roads of Southeast Arkansas, these ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,894 | Gross: $0.05M
15. Biloxi Blues (1988)
PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of young recruits go through boot camp during the Second World War in Biloxi, Mississippi. From the play by Neil Simon.
Votes: 13,064 | Gross: $43.18M
17. The Legend of Boggy Creek (1972)
G | 85 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A documentary-style drama about the "Fouke Monster", a Bigfoot-type creature that has been sighted in and around Fouke, Arkansas since the 1950s.
20. Gone with the Wind (1939)
Passed | 238 min | Drama, History, Romance
A manipulative woman and a roguish man conduct a turbulent romance during the American Civil War and Reconstruction periods.
Votes: 255,985 | Gross: $198.68M
21. Hallelujah (1929)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Musical
In a juke joint, sharecropper Zeke falls for a beautiful dancer, Chick, but she's only setting him up for a rigged craps game. He loses $100, the money he got for the sale of his family's ... See full summary »
23. Devil's Knot (2013)
Not Rated | 114 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The savage murders of three young children sparks a controversial trial of three teenagers accused of killing the kids as part of a Satanic ritual.
25. Trespass (2011)
R | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
As they're held for ransom, a husband and wife's predicament grows more dire amid the discovery of betrayal and deception.
Votes: 38,578 | Gross: $0.02M
26. A Family Thing (1996)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Earl Pilcher, Jr., runs an equipment rental outfit in Arkansas, lives with his wife and kids and parents, and rarely takes off his gimme cap. His mother dies, leaving a letter explaining ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,952 | Gross: $10.12M
27. She Couldn't Say No (1952)
Approved | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
A wealthy heiress returns to a small Arkansas town to furtively reward the townsfolk who helped to save her life when she was a young girl.
29. The White River Kid (1999)
R | 99 min | Comedy
Brother Edgar is a generous entrepreneur of low quality socks who hides behind a self-bestowed cassock to avoid the low level corruption of local sheriffs. He has adopted Morales Pittman, ... See full summary »
31. Rosalie Goes Shopping (1989)
PG | 94 min | Comedy
A kindly but thieving shopaholic tries to turn her mistakes around, but does so by becoming a skilled computer hacker, something that could only get her into more trouble despite her goal to impress her beloved family.
Votes: 729 | Gross: $0.57M
33. War Eagle, Arkansas (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
Coming of age in an Ozark town. Enoch is a high school senior: he stutters, has one friend, Wheels, a kid with CP who's in a wheelchair, and thinks about college in Tennessee on a baseball ... See full summary »
Votes: 233 | Gross: $0.12M
34. Fighting Mad (1976)
R | 90 min | Action, Drama
An Arkansas farmer stages a one-man war against corrupt land developers who want to evict him and his neighbors from their farms for real estate developments.
35. Chrystal (2004)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Twenty years after the accident that claimed his son's life and permanently injured his wife, a man returns to his home in search of redemption.
Votes: 1,458 | Gross: $0.08M