Movies and TV shows set in wisconsin

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in wisconsin ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, suspenseful, semi serious and touching films and TV shows about / with society, family relations, small town, crimes, murder, mother son relationship, parents and children, youth, friendship and couples plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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wisconsin movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as wisconsin: Wisconsin Death Trip (1999), Blood Hook (1986), Stroszek (1977), Aliens in America (2007), The Young and the Restless (1973), Glory Daze (2010), The Beast of Bray Road (2005), Feed the Fish (2010), Ed's Next Move (1996), Ed Gein: The Musical (2010).

List of movies set in wisconsin

Wisconsin Death Trip (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Wisconsin Death Trip is an intimate, shocking and sometimes hilarious account of the disasters that befell one small town in Wisconsin during the final decade of the 19th century. The film is inspired by Michael Lesy's book of the same name ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: arson, unemployment, murder, hostage, uncover truth, small town, sexual abuse, plague, violence spree, down on your luck, small town life, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 19th century, 90s, 1890s, 1880s, 1990s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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 4.3
 1K
Blood Hook (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: During a local fishing contest, people are being mysteriously dragged into the lake and killed by a giant fish hook. After a sufficient number of deaths, the killer is finally revealed.
Style: slasher, parody, scary, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: murder, fishing, lake, teenage life, college, voyeurism, isolation, new wave, student life, woman in danger, mental illness, ocean ...
Time: 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Deranged: Confessions of a Necrophile (1974)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 183 min.
Story: A man living in rural Wisconsin takes care of his bed-ridden mother, who is very domineering and teaches him that all women are evil. After she dies he misses her, so a year later he digs her up and takes her home. He learns about taxidermy and ...
Style: slasher, serious, scary, rough, disturbing ...
Plot: necrophilia, psychopath, mental illness, murder, reporter, farmer, serial killer, cannibal, dead mother, incest, isolation, violence spree ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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 7.8
 14K
Stroszek (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Bruno Stroszek is released from prison and warned to stop drinking. He has few skills and fewer expectations: with a glockenspiel and an accordion, he ekes out a living as a street musician. He befriends Eva, a prostitute down on her luck and they ...
Style: surreal, thought provoking, contemplative, emotional, touching ...
Plot: american dream, german, immigrants, pimp, on the road, bittersweet, culture clash, human nature, alcohol abuse, fish out of water, cult, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: wisconsin, germany, usa, europe, west berlin west germany ...
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Aliens in America (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Aliens in America is an American sitcom created by David Guarascio and Moses Port that aired on The CW for one season from 2007–2008. Guarascio and Port also served as executive producers of the show alongside Tim Doyle. Luke Greenfield directed ...
Style: humorous, sitcom, funny, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: exchange student, family relations, high school, muslim, culture clash, society, youth, social relations, friendship, high school life, fish out of water, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, usa
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The Young and the Restless (1973)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The rivalries, romances, hopes and fears of the residents of the fictional Midwestern metropolis, Genoa City. The lives and loves of a wide variety of characters mingle through the generations, dominated by the Newman, Abbott, Baldwin and Winters ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, serious, saga
Plot: family relations, infidelity, family life, couple relations, rivalry, intrigue, family problems, rich and poor, love triangle, power relations, couples, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 21st century, 70s ...
Place: wisconsin, usa
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 7.8
 2K
Glory Daze (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
TV show
Story: Glory Daze is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around a group of college freshmen who pledge a fraternity in 1986. The series aired from November 16, 2010, to January 18, 2011 on TBS. On February 24, 2011, ...
Style: realistic, humorous, not serious, suspenseful, sitcom ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, young adult, buddies, student life, teenage life, college life, youth, young people, social relations, friends, father son relationship, party ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: wisconsin, usa, indiana
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The Beast of Bray Road (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Based on actual accounts of werewolf sightings in Walworth County, Wisconsin, the film follows a local sheriff who is finally forced to accept that a string of horrifying deaths is linked to a predator which possesses DNA of both man and wolf.
Style: scary, serious, suspense, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: human becoming an animal, werewolf, small town, cryptozoology, deadly, dangerous animal, danger, gory, human becomes animal, murder, false accusation, sheriff ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Ed Gein: The Butcher of Plainfield (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of one of the most gruesome killers in American history. Now, years after inspiring "Psycho's" Norman Bates, "The Silence Of The Lambs'" Buffalo Bill and "The Texas Chainsaw ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, scary, serious, rough ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, violence spree, psychopath, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, danger, deadly, mind game, stalking, woman in danger ...
Time: 50s
Place: usa, wisconsin, texas
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 6.1
 444
Feed the Fish (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Follows the journey of Joe Peterson, a burned out children's book writer who's approaching a midlife crisis.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: date night
Plot: disorder, fish out of water, midlife crisis, writer's life, misfit, unfulfillment, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, social relations, fall in love, parents and children, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, wisconsin, venice california
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 6.3
 460
Ed's Next Move (1996)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Ed lives in Wisconsin. He's just been dumped by his girlfriend, so he moves to New York City for a big change...but will he ever find love again? He loves his new job studying the genetics of different strains of rice. Then Ed meets Lee, a ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: diner, romance, disorder, singleness, survival, fish out of water, unlikely couple, love and romance, opposites attract, lifestyle, starting over, misfit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, wisconsin, usa, san francisco, new jersey ...
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Ed Gein: The Musical (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A glimpse inside the mind of one of America's most notorious murderers set to a unique musical score.
Style: parody, suspense, humorous, suspenseful, slasher ...
Plot: murder, serial killer, killer, butcher, youth, disguise, psychopath, crimes, sadistic psychopath, homicidal maniac, small town, fear ...
Time: year 1950
Place: wisconsin
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Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: When Will decides to tell his daughter the story of how he met her mother, he discovers that a second look at the past might also give him a second chance at the future.
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, storytelling, male female friendship, best friends in love, single father, fall in love, divorce, true love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, free spirited, college, politician ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century, year 1994 ...
Place: wisconsin, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, united states ...
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The Giant Spider Invasion (1975)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A black hole hits North Wisconsin and opens a door to other dimensions. Giant 15 meter spiders emerge from it, who have an appetite for human flesh! Dr. Jenny Langer and Dr. Vance from the NASA try to save the world.
Style: scary, suspenseful, semi serious, captivating, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, evil alien, mad scientist, giant spider, save the world, experiment gone awry, chaos, danger, amateur detective, deadly creature, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: 70s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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 6.0
 43K
Bird on a Wire (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A FBI informant has kept his new identity secret for 15 years, now an old flame has recognised him and the bad guys are back for revenge.
Style: humorous, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, road movie ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: chase, fbi, disorder, criminal's revenge, hidden identity, couples, witnessing a crime, love and romance, dishonesty, couple relations, testimony, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa, wisconsin, united states, detroit
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The Night Listener (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In the midst of his crumbling relationship, a radio show host begins speaking to his biggest fan, a young boy, via the telephone. But when questions about the boy's identity come up, the host's life is thrown into chaos.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: radio, aids, mystery, listener, amateur detective, mysterious character, child abuse, investigation, book, father son relationship, liar, social worker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, wisconsin
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Picket Fences (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Picket Fences is an American television drama about the residents of the town of Rome, Wisconsin, created and produced by David E. Kelley. The show initially ran from September 18, 1992, to June 26, 1996, on the CBS television network in the United ...
Style: semi serious, odd, touching, humorous, gloomy
Plot: small town, family relations, district attorney, sheriff, judge, murder, satire, law enforcement, lifestyle, society, fighting crime, righting the wronged ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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Seduced by Madness: The Diane Borchardt Story (1996)
Genre: Thriller, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: True crime story of a Wisconsin teacher's aide who hired teenaged students to murder her estranged husband.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, sexual, gloomy, tense ...
Plot: murder, crime, protagonist as suspect, youth, manipulations, crumbling marriage, legal, dishonesty, mentally unstable, investigation, life is a bitch, mind game ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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 6.5
 13K
Step by Step (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Step by Step is an American television sitcom that starred Patrick Duffy and Suzanne Somers as two single parents, who spontaneously get married after meeting one another during a vacation, resulting in them becoming the heads of a large blended ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, not serious, witty ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: blended family, family relations, family, youth, family life, couple relations, parents and children, couples, siblings relations, sexism, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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Winter of Frozen Dreams (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barbara Hoffman is a University of Wisconsin science student. She is a part-time employee at a local massage parlor. She is also a killer. Now all Detective Lulling has to do is prove it.
Style: psychological, serious, tense, realistic, mind bending ...
Plot: investigation, murder, serial killer, gory, deadly, dishonesty, crimes, law enforcement, prostitute, deception, who done it, university ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 80s
Place: wisconsin, usa
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 5.5
 5K
Ed Gein (2000)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The true story of Edward Gein, the farmer whose horrific crimes inspired Psycho, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and The Silence of the Lambs. This is the first film to Gein's tormented upbringing, his adored but domineering mother, and the 1957 ...
Style: psychological, disturbing, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, mental illness, insanity, arrest, domineering mother, deadly, crimes, life is a bitch, neighbor, good versus evil, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: wisconsin, usa, texas
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A Map of the World (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: School nurse Alice Goodwin lives with her husband and two daughters on a dairy farm in a small Wisconsin community. After an accident on her property involving a friend's child, the town turns against her and Alice finds herself fighting ...
Style: gloomy, emotional, disturbing, sincere, touching ...
Plot: family relations, drowning, testimony, friendship, false accusation, sexual abuse, small town, couple relations, death in the family, parents and children, small town life, strong female presence ...
Time: 90s
Place: wisconsin, usa, minnesota, milwaukee wisconsin
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 8.0
 160K
That '70s Show (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Crank up the 8-track and flash back to a time when platform shoes and puka shells were all the rage in this hilarious retro-sitcom. For Eric, Kelso, Jackie, Hyde, Donna and Fez, a group of high school teens who spend most of their time hanging out ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, sentimental, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, family relations, teenage love, group of friends, parents and children, couple relations, generation gap, adolescence vs adulthood, americana, first love, drugs/alcohol, cannabis ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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 7.4
 17K
Happy Days (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Happy Days is an American television sitcom that aired first-run from January 15, 1974 to September 24, 1984 on ABC. Created by Garry Marshall, the series presents an idealized vision of life in the mid-1950s to mid-1960s United States. The series ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, teenage love, family life, youth, love and romance, buddies, coming of age, teenage life, siblings relations, parents and children, family relations, basketball ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, wisconsin, milwaukee wisconsin
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The Night Before the Night Before Christmas (2010)
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Santa sets off on his Christmas duties a day early, crashes into the Fox family's house, ends up with amnesia and loses his magic sack of presents, he needs help! But the Fox family are a modern and broken family. Can they help him? The ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, sincere, light, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: santa claus, christmas, memory loss, save the day, family relations, parents and children, family life, saving christmas, family, wish come true, heroes, imaginary ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: wisconsin
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The Straight Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: France, UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A retired farmer and widower in his 70s, Alvin Straight learns one day that his distant brother Lyle has suffered a stroke and may not recover. Alvin is determined to make things right with Lyle while he still can, but his brother lives in ...
Style: road movie, touching, feel good, motivational, emotional ...
Plot: family relations, adventure, family feud, on the road, reconciliation, elderly man, brother brother relationship, highway, road trip, journey, nurse, doctor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: mississippi river, iowa, mississippi, wisconsin, usa
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The Prince & Me (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Czech Republic
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, cinderella story, love and romance, fall in love, college, prince, youth, eligible bachelor, graduation, couples, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: wisconsin, denmark, australia, san francisco
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 7.3
 212K
Dogma (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The latest battle in the eternal war between Good and Evil has come to New Jersey in the late, late 20th Century. Angels, demons, apostles and prophets (of a sort) walk among the cynics and innocents of America and duke it out for the fate of ...
Style: witty, humorous, exciting, satirical, clever ...
Plot: angel, satire, god or devil, chosen one, god, save the world, religions or cults, religion, heaven and hell, good versus evil, obsessive quest, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, ancient history
Place: usa, new jersey, wisconsin, illinois
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 2.9
 3K
The Smokers (2000)
Genre: Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: These smokers are definitely bad for your health! A group of outcast prep school girls decide to turn the tables on some obnoxious guys by sexually humiliating them at gunpoint! A black comedy in the mold of Heathers, The Smokers stars Dominique ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, biting ...
Plot: girl power, teenage girl, looking for sex, vengeance, teenage life, youth, crimes, prank, dark humor, high school, feminism, rape ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Having lived his entire life under the watchful eye of his overbearing mother, Albert must fend for himself when an unidentified automobile suddenly kills her. Free for the first time, Albert quickly responds to the bait dangling in front of him, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, offbeat
Plot: family relations, misfit, mentally challenged, social misfits, dysfunctional family, parents and children, small town, death of mother, con artists, mother son relationship, transvestism, hit and run ...
Time: contemporary
Place: minnesota, milwaukee wisconsin, wisconsin, usa
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