Movies and TV shows set in north dakota

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in north dakota ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, captivating and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with danger, murder, death, father daughter relationship, blood, hospital, husband wife relationship, deadly, storytelling and police officer plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Horror genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as north dakota: The Messengers (2007), Fargo (1996), Leprechaun (1993), SLC Punk! (1998), The Burrowers (2008), Woman Walks Ahead (2017), Blood & Oil (2015), Wooly Boys (2001), Come See the Paradise (1990), 61* (2001).

List of movies set in north dakota

 5.4
 38K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. Soon after arriving, teenage Jess (Kristen Stewart) and her younger brother see terrifying apparitions ...
Style: psychological, scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, supernatural, murder, countryside, death threat, mystery, haunted by the past, uncover truth, family in danger, family life, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
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 8.1
 620K
Fargo (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jerry, a small-town Minnesota car salesman is bursting at the seams with debt... but he's got a plan. He's going to hire two thugs to kidnap his wife in a scheme to collect a hefty ransom from his wealthy father-in-law. It's going to ...
Style: dark humor, interesting, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, kidnapping, crime gone awry, snow, police investigation, greed, ransom, murder, small town, policewoman, crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 4.8
 24K
Leprechaun (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A horrific Leprechaun goes on a rampage after his precious bag of gold coins is stolen. He uses all of his magical destructive powers to trick, terrorize and kill anyone who is unlucky enough to hinder his relentless search. In a frantic attempt to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, dark humor, suspense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, deadly creature, murder, monster, supernatural, vengeance, family in danger, slasher, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
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 7.5
 26K
SLC Punk! (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two former geeks become 1980s punks, then party and go to concerts while deciding what to do with their lives.
Style: realistic, sentimental, humorous, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: punk, rebelliousness, subculture, self destructing, heavy metal, antisocial behavior, friendship, rebellion, college graduate, individualism, drugs/alcohol, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, utah, los angeles, england, florida ...
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The Burrowers (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is 1879 in the Dakota Territories, a band of men who set out to find and recover a family of settlers that has mysteriously vanished from their home. Expecting the offenders to be a band of fierce natives, but they soon discover that the real ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: native american, buried alive, monster, danger, missing child, heroic mission, isolation, old west, kidnapping, deadly, race against time, deadly creature ...
Time: 19th century
Place: usa, north dakota, south dakota
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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A headstrong New York painter embarks on a dangerous journey to meet Sitting Bull, but must face off with an Army officer intent war with the Native Americans.
Style: suspense, based on true events, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: native american, native american reservation, murder, horse, painting, shooting, female artist, danger, crimes, rivalry, sioux tribe, indigenous people ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: north dakota, new york
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 6.6
 4K
Blood & Oil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Billy and Cody LeFever dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to put everything on the ...
Style: captivating, tense, realistic, suspense
Plot: married couple, oil industry, oil field, love triangle, husband wife relationship, oil, ambition, business competition, business deal, hospital, surveillance, industrialist ...
Place: north dakota
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 6.2
 664
Wooly Boys (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Grizzled North Dakota rancher Stoney heads to the big city to see his daughter and winds up bonding with the grandson he never knew in this heartwarming tale. Stoney's city-bred grandson, Charles, tricks him into getting help for a serious ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, humorous, feel good ...
Plot: terminal illness, ranch, fish out of water, social differences, escapades, redemption, human nature, culture clash, parents and children, family life, sheep, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, minneapolis minnesota
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Come See the Paradise (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Come See The Paradise is a deeply touching love story set against the backdrop of a dramatic and controversial period in American history, It follows the romance and eventual marriage of Jack McGurn (Dennis Quad), a hot blooded Irish American, and a ...
Style: emotional, contemplative, realistic, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: forbidden love, world war two, injustice, family relations, interracial relations, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, interracial romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 30s, 40s, 20th century ...
Place: seattle, los angeles, north dakota, usa, japan ...
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 7.8
 14K
61* (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, feel good, sincere
Plot: baseball, friendship, rivalry, fan, against the odds, contests and competitions, sport, fame, success, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, rising to stardom ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, year 1998, 1960s
Place: usa, new york, north dakota, kansas city, florida ...
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My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: My Secret Identity was a Canadian television series starring Jerry O'Connell and Derek McGrath. Originally broadcast from October 9, 1988 – May 25, 1991 on CTV in Canada, the series also aired in syndication in the United States. The series ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, young heroes, superhuman powers, youth, radiation, family relations, disorder, laboratory, danger, undercover, mad scientist, adventure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, year 1990, year 1991 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
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 4.5
 3K
Killer Movie (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: 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.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, realistic, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, psychopath, protagonist as suspect, danger, deadly, mystery, serial killer, multiple suspects, tv show, stalking, murder, fictional reality show ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north dakota, usa, los angeles
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 6.2
 7K
The Cut (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Mystery, War
Country: Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Poland, Canada, Turkey, Jordan
Duration: 138 min.
Story: In 1915 a man survives the Armenian genocide in the Ottoman Empire, but loses his family, speech and faith. One night he learns that his twin daughters may be alive, and goes on a quest to find them.
Style: exciting, tense, factual, suspense, captivating
Plot: armenian genocide, forceful separation, twin sisters, refugee, deportation, diaspora, voyage, desert, mute, journey, world war one, twin sister ...
Time: year 1915
Place: ottoman empire, north dakota, armenia, turkey
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 8.9
 328K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, atmospheric, captivating, clever, cynical ...
Plot: crimes, neo noir, small town, police investigation, crime, policewoman, psychopath, killings, snow, small town life, law enforcement, female police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1979, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
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The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Colonel Custer (Philip Carey), an outspoken believer in fair treatment for the Indians, is ousted from his post and forced into retirement. Fueled by ambition when a Senator Blaine (Don Haggerty) convinces him to run for President, Custer decides to ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: battles, soldier, old west, rebelliousness, injustice, human spirit, battle zone, culture clash, society, against the rules, heroes, obsessive quest ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, minnesota, north dakota
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In the Line of Duty: Manhunt in the Dakotas (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: From the "In the Line of Duty" made-for-television movie series, Manhunt in the Dakotas (also known as 'The Twilight Murders') is based on the true story of cop-killer/white supremacist Gordon Kahl.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: racism, government agency, crime, chases and races, crimes, special agents, rivalry, track down, murder, manhunt, danger, law enforcement ...
Place: south dakota, north dakota, usa
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Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The family man farmer John Rollins is stressed with his financial situation: the crows and the lack of irrigation are destroying his crop of corn; the bank is near closure of his mortgage; he does not have credit to fix the water pump or to buy ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, psychological, serious, scary ...
Plot: scarecrow, objects come to life, supernatural ability, slasher, family in danger, curses spells and rituals, down on your luck, deadly, supernatural, danger, family problems, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north dakota, usa
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Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: In the massive city of Tokyo, Kumiko, a twenty-nine year old, lives in utter solitude. She works a dreadful, dead-end job under an awful boss, is intimidated by her well-off peers, and nagged incessantly by her overbearing mother who is exasperated ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, serious, dark, melancholic ...
Plot: language barrier, treasure hunt, map, delusion, escapades, obsessive quest, mental illness, treasure, wilderness, female protagonist, character study, rabbit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, japan, usa, north dakota, tokyo
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The Current War (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Russia, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Electricity titans Thomas Edison and George Westinghouse compete to create a sustainable system and market it to the American people.
Style: intellectual, clever, realistic, serious, intense ...
Plot: inventor, electricity, science and technology, genius, technology, science, invention, discovery, machine, historical character, competition, professor ...
Time: 19th century, 1880s
Place: chicago illinois, pittsburgh, new orleans, north dakota, massachusetts ...
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Company Business (1991)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An aging agent is called back by "the Company" to run a hostage trade of a Soviet spy for an American agent.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, secret agents, danger, race against time, espionage, politics, on the run, betrayal, chase, political conspiracy, prison, mole ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: paris france, europe, germany, france, russia ...
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 7.2
 33K
The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
TV show
Story: The human race is wiped out by a government invented super flu. The remaining survivors take sides in the forces of good and evil. A mysterious old woman who is a servant of God and a powerful and deadly man who might be the devil himself. A gas ...
Style: scary, atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, pandemic, deadly virus, catastrophe, good versus evil, supernatural, race against time, psychic, survival, danger, survivor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, las vegas, colorado, missouri, virginia ...
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The Survival of Dana (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: High school transfer student Dana moves to the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles after her North Dakota parents get divorced.
Plot: disco, alcohol, jumping through a window, youth, shoplifting, police officer, courtroom, teenager, dysfunctional family, hospital, rivalry, van ...
Place: los angeles, california, north dakota
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 8.1
 651K
Logan (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: In the near future, a weary Logan cares for an ailing Professor X in a hideout on the Mexican border. But Logan's attempts to hide from the world and his legacy are upended when a young mutant arrives, pursued by dark forces.
Style: emotional, suspense, surprise ending, bloody, futuristic ...
Plot: anti hero, fight scenes, death of protagonist, super strength, superhero, mutant, lone hero, invulnerability, little girl, immortality, rage, experiment ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 2010s, 21st century
Place: north dakota, el paso texas, usa, mexico
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Exscind (2016)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: 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 horrifying crimes occurred. As day turns to night and evidence ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: farmhouse, abandoned, fear, paranormal phenomena, investigation, paranormal, mass murder, search
Place: north dakota
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