Most Popular Iowa Movies and TV Shows
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1. Saving Private Ryan (1998)
R | 169 min | Drama, War
Following the Normandy Landings, a group of U.S. soldiers go behind enemy lines to retrieve a paratrooper whose brothers have been killed in action.
Votes: 1,114,060 | Gross: $216.54M
2. Star Trek (2009)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.
Votes: 556,776 | Gross: $257.73M
3. Kin (I) (2018)
PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con, and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.
Votes: 9,276 | Gross: $5.72M
4. What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama
After his father's death, Gilbert has to care for his mentally-disabled brother, Arnie, and his morbidly obese mother. This situation is suddenly challenged though, when love unexpectedly walks into his life.
Votes: 197,499 | Gross: $9.17M
5. The Stand (1994)
Not Rated | 361 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
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.
7. The Crazies (2010)
R | 101 min | Horror, Thriller
After a strange and insecure plane crash, an unusual toxic virus enters a quaint farming town. A young couple are quarantined, but they fight for survival along with help from a couple of people.
Votes: 104,582 | Gross: $39.12M
8. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
R | 111 min | Action, Biography, Crime
Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks.
9. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 100,158 | Gross: $64.43M
10. The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Romance
Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson, for four days in the 1960s.
Votes: 65,666 | Gross: $71.52M
11. Butter (2011)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
In Iowa, an adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their town's annual contest.
Votes: 19,474 | Gross: $0.07M
13. An Unfinished Life (2005)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Desperate to provide care for her daughter, down-on-her-luck Jean moves in with her father in-law from whom she is estranged. Through time, they learn to forgive each other and heal old wounds.
Votes: 27,278 | Gross: $8.59M
14. Sleeping with the Enemy (1991)
R | 99 min | Drama, Thriller
A young woman fakes her own death in an attempt to escape her nightmarish marriage, but discovers it is impossible to elude her controlling husband.
Votes: 45,436 | Gross: $101.60M
16. The Miracle Season (2018)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Sport
After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Votes: 3,300 | Gross: $10.23M
17. The Center of the World (2001)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A successful computer engineer meets a stripper in a cafe. He offers her $10000 and she offers 3 days and nights of no penetration in Vegas.
Votes: 4,379 | Gross: $1.10M
18. Choke (2008)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
A sex-addicted con-man pays for his mother's hospital bills by playing on the sympathies of those who rescue him from choking to death.
Votes: 30,492 | Gross: $2.93M
19. Appaloosa (2008)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Two friends hired to police a small town that is suffering under the rule of a rancher find their job complicated by the arrival of a young widow.
Votes: 55,748 | Gross: $20.21M
21. In Cold Blood (1967)
R | 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.
22. Michael (1996)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Two tabloid reporters checking out a report of the Archangel Michael living with an old woman find that it's true. But that's not the only surprise.
Votes: 38,553 | Gross: $95.32M
25. Saints Rest (2018)
85 min | Drama, Music, Musical
A musical drama set in small-town Iowa, SAINTS REST tells the story of two estranged sisters, who over the course of one summer, form a connection through their shared love of music, as ... See full summary »
26. The Last Supper (I) (1995)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A group of idealistic, but frustrated, liberals succumb to the temptation of murdering rightwing pundits for their political beliefs.
Votes: 13,481 | Gross: $0.44M
28. At Any Price (2012)
R | 105 min | Drama, Sport, Thriller
A farming family's business is threatened by an unexpected crisis, further testing the relationship between a father and his rebellious son.
Votes: 6,813 | Gross: $0.38M
29. Fraternity Vacation (1985)
R | 94 min | Comedy
Theta Pi Gamma fraternity's newest pledge--a gawky, innocent, and utterly uncool bookworm--and two of his self-confident fraternity brothers embark on a week-long vacation in Palm Springs. Can they transform him into a real Casanova?
Votes: 1,916 | Gross: $3.33M
32. Unaccompanied Minors (2006)
PG | 90 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A group of unaccompanied minors bond while snowed in at the midwestern Hoover International Airport during the holiday season and ultimately create a makeshift holiday themselves.
Votes: 9,655 | Gross: $16.65M
33. Bamboozled (2000)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A frustrated African-American TV writer proposes a blackface minstrel show in protest, but to his chagrin it becomes a hit.
Votes: 9,556 | Gross: $2.19M
36. I'll Be Home for Christmas (1998)
PG | 86 min | Comedy, Family
A college student faces an impossible journey when he is left stranded in the desert, thousands of miles from home, with no money and only a few days left until Christmas.
Votes: 8,184 | Gross: $12.21M
38. The Sullivans (1944)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History
The lives of a close-knit group of brothers growing up in Iowa during the days of the Great Depression and of World War II and their eventual deaths in action in the Pacific theater are ... See full summary »
40. Field of Dreams 2: Lockout (2011)
3 min | Short, Comedy
A small-town Iowa farmer who, fed up with the NFL lockout, decides to build his own football field after hearing voice instructions from beyond.
41. The Music Man (2003 TV Movie)
TV-G | 150 min | Comedy, Family, Musical
Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid ... See full summary »
44. Out of Bounds (1986)
R | 93 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,129 | Gross: $5.10M
45. Cold Turkey (1971)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy
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.
46. The Gabby Douglas Story (2014 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of the international gymnastics phenomenon who overcame overwhelming odds to become the first African American ever to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
47. Double Trouble (1984–1985)
30 min | Comedy
Sitcom about the antics between two twins, Kate and Allison (played by real life twins Liz and Jean Segal). Allison was always the serious outgoing sister, while Kate was more fun and ... See full summary »
49. Who Took Johnny (2014)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography
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 »
50. Luster (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Luster is a refreshingly funny and sexy look at unrequited love. Jackson, a cute, lanky, blue-haired poet who works in a record store, is at the center of Everett Lewis' twisted black LA ... See full summary »