The Peace Garden State Moviesby Hoekkie | created - 8 months ago | updated - 8 months ago | Public
The Peace Garden State is the official nickname of North Dakota. In 1889 it became the 39th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with North Dakota. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in North Dakota.
Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with North Dakota?
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1. Fargo (1996)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Jerry Lundegaard's inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen's bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
Votes: 562,151 | Gross: $24.61M
3. The Messengers (2007)
PG-13 | 90 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
An ominous darkness invades a seemingly serene sunflower farm in North Dakota, and the Solomon family is torn apart by suspicion, mayhem and murder.
Votes: 36,607 | Gross: $35.37M
4. Three Faces West (1940)
Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Viennese surgeon Dr. Braun and his daughter Leni come to a small town in North Dakota as refugees from Hitler. When the winds of the Dust Bowl threaten the town, John Phillips leads the ... See full summary »
5. Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
R | 101 min | Biography, Drama, History
Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.
Votes: 3,802 | Gross: $0.06M
6. Man in the Wilderness (1971)
GP | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Western
Left for dead after a bear attack, a fur-trapper recuperates and pursues his former companions through dangerous Indian territory.
9. Devil's Gate (2017)
Not Rated | 94 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Seeking a missing woman in North Dakota, an FBI agent and a sheriff focus on her religious zealot husband but discover something far more sinister.
10. Valley of Bones (2017)
R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller, Western
A disgraced paleontologist struggling to raise her son is tipped off to a groundbreaking dig site in the Badlands by a recovering meth addict, but his tie to the cartel threatens to bury them both under the weight of their criminal pasts.
Votes: 433 | Gross: $0.17M
12. Bugles in the Afternoon (1952)
Approved | 85 min | Romance, Western
After violently attacking a fellow officer Lt. Edward Garnett, cavalry Captain Kern Shafter is court martialled. Later, he rejoins the army with Custer's regiment at Fort Lincoln, Dakota, becoming a sergeant, where he runs into his old foe.
13. Pinching Penny (2011)
R | 104 min | Crime
A British hypochondriac turns to crime after becoming addicted to consumerism. As his obsession worsens, his life falls quickly into the absurd and he continues to spend himself deeper and ... See full summary »
14. Logan (2017)
R | 137 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
In a future where mutants are nearly extinct, an elderly and weary Logan leads a quiet life. But when Laura, a mutant child pursued by scientists, comes to him for help, he must get her to safety.
Votes: 561,287 | Gross: $226.28M
16. Buick Riviera (2008)
86 min | Drama
The story of Buick Riviera is told through fates of two men, both Bosnian (ex Yugoslavian) emigrants, belonging to the two different religious groups that fought for the city of Sarajevo ... See full summary »
17. Supermoto (2016)
90 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A young woman wakes up alone in a motel room. Her boyfriend has ditched her, leaving her with a few dollars, a toothbrush, racing leathers, and a supermoto motorcycle. She's just learned ... See full summary »
18. You Are the One (2006)
115 min | Romance
Sally Malasmas applies for a US visa. There she meets the young and dashing vice-consul Will Derby with a wide, warm and inviting smile. Sally feels it's her lucky day! But Will thinks ... See full summary »
20. Brothers (1977)
R | 105 min | Drama
Thinly disguised account of the relationship between radical black activist Angela Davis and Black Panther and prison inmate George Jackson, who was one of those killed in a failed 1971 prison breakout.
22. American Honey (2016)
R | 163 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.
Votes: 31,713 | Gross: $0.66M
23. The Far Horizons (1955)
Not Rated | 108 min | History, Western
After purchasing Louisiana from France, the USA sends surveyors Lewis and Clark, assisted by a Shoshone guide, to chart the new territory.
24. Iron Will (1994)
PG | 108 min | Adventure, Family
When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,623 | Gross: $21.01M
25. Monster Trucks (2016)
PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A young man working at a small town junkyard discovers and befriends a creature which feeds on oil being sought by a fracking company.
Votes: 13,544 | Gross: $33.37M
26. A Star Is Born (1937)
Passed | 111 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman comes to Hollywood with dreams of stardom, but achieves them only with the help of an alcoholic leading man whose best days are behind him.
Votes: 7,675 | Gross: $4.36M
28. Killer Movie (2008)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
A reality TV director copes with a spoiled celebutante and a show gone haywire when a masked killer starts bumping off the crew in this slasher-movie satire.
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Adventure, History
The story of how 'Hell's Gate' at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas came to have its name. Relive the story of how three outlaws' expeditions and encounters through historical 1870s Texas were remembered for a lifetime.
30. Dead Dogs (1999)
90 min | Crime, Thriller
A young security guard works the late shift at the Driftwood Inn along with a desk clerk and a married night maid with whom he is having an affair in whatever room is available. ... See full summary »
31. Exscind (2016)
80 min | Horror
After reading a magazine article about a case of multiple murders 50 years ago, an excited paranormal group sets out to investigate the site where the serial killers lived and where the ... See full summary »
32. Boomtown (2017)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
A young father and husband looks towards the oil fields for a better life for him and his family. But will the fast money and glamour detour his agenda?
33. Van Hook (2001)
Two young men from North Dakota, Kip and Job are shown their "Alternate lives" as an escape from what they called, "Minot-ony." Their journey begins when they visit Van Hook (arm), a part ... See full summary »
34. Deadwood Dick (1940)
Approved | 285 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Deadwood Dick, a masked and mysterious hero, is in reality Dick Stanley, editor of the Dakota Pioneer Press and a leading member of Statehood For Dakota. He is on the trail of a masked ... See full summary »
35. The Black Dakotas (1954)
Approved | 65 min | Action, War, Western
During the American Civil War, Confederate spies aim to steal Union gold intended for the peace treaty with the Sioux and thus pit the Indians against the Union Forces.