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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, offbeat and scary films and TV shows about / with murder, hospital, danger, blood, death, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, deadly and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, Poland and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as north dakota: Fargo (1996), The Messengers (2007), Leprechaun (1993), Wooly Boys (2001), Come See the Paradise (1990), 61* (2001), SLC Punk! (1998), My Secret Identity (1988), Killer Movie (2008), The Cut (2014).

List of movies set in north dakota

 8.1
 555K
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, atmospheric, suspense, suspenseful, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, police investigation, greed, snow, ransom, psychopath, crime gone awry, murder, small town, police, neo noir, americana ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: north dakota, minnesota, usa, minneapolis minnesota
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 5.4
 36K
The Messengers (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, 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, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: haunted house, ghost, murder, supernatural, farm, kitchen, little boy, child murder, sunflower, raven, heavy rain, death threat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north dakota, chicago illinois
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 4.7
 20K
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, suspense, dark humor, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: legends and myths, murder, vengeance, supernatural, deadly creature, family in danger, slasher, monster, violence, curses spells and rituals, chase, greed ...
Time: 80s
Place: north dakota, usa
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 6.3
 612
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, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: sheep, ranch, parents and children, city life, golden years, hopes, family relations, redemption, coming of age, misfit, social differences, urban ...
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, realistic, thought provoking, serious, sincere ...
Plot: forbidden love, injustice, racism, culture clash, war, romance, love, fall in love, reunion, opposites attract, couples, immigrants ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: north dakota, los angeles, usa, seattle, ireland ...
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 7.8
 13K
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: realistic, sentimental, feel good, sincere, serious
Plot: baseball, sport, fan, rivalry, friendship, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, obsessive quest, buddies, success ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: north dakota, usa, new york, st. louis missouri, new york yankees ...
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 7.5
 24K
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, friendship, rebellion, self destructing, college graduate, individualism, heavy metal, drugs/alcohol, parents and children, buddies, antisocial behavior ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: utah, north dakota, florida, salt lake city utah, england ...
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My Secret Identity (1988)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 25 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: superhero, disorder, teenage life, heroes, escapades, family relations, adventure, mad scientist, danger, youth, friendship, laboratory ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, twentieth century, year 1990 ...
Place: north dakota, usa, canada
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 4.7
 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: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: small town, multiple suspects, psychopath, serial killer, tv show, protagonist as suspect, media satire, crimes, mystery, deadly, stalking, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: north dakota, usa
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 6.3
 5K
The Cut (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, 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.
Plot: forceful separation, armenian genocide, charlie chaplin, twin sisters, voyage, blacksmith, diaspora, desert, refugee, mute, mass murder, armenian ...
Time: year 1915
Place: north dakota, armenia, turkey, ottoman empire
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 9.0
 265K
Fargo (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
Story: A close-knit anthology series dealing with stories involving malice, violence and murder based in and around Minnesota.
Style: dark humor, captivating, atmospheric, cynical, clever ...
Plot: small town, police investigation, crimes, crime, killings, psychopath, small town life, law enforcement, crime gone awry, americana, sheriff, shooting ...
Time: 21st century, year 1979, contemporary, year 2006, 2010s ...
Place: minnesota, north dakota, usa
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The Great Sioux Massacre (1965)
Genre: 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: serious, realistic, rough, exciting, captivating
Plot: old west, soldier, americana, battles, society, rebelliousness, rebellion, injustice, culture clash, military, state affairs, interracial relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, north dakota, minnesota
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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: captivating, exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: racism, crime, chases and races, special agents, law enforcement, murder, manhunt, crimes, rivalry, danger, track down, government agency ...
Place: south dakota, usa, north dakota
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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: serious, atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crucifix, funeral, native american, monster, cavalry, paralysis, buried alive, underground, race against time, isolation, vengeance, kidnapping ...
Time: 19th century
Place: south dakota, usa, north dakota
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Messengers 2: The Scarecrow (2009)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
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, serious, atmospheric, tense, scary ...
Plot: scarecrow, farm, imaginary, family problems, supernatural ability, deadly, gory, slasher, supernatural, danger, family in danger, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, north 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: based on true events
Plot: native american, native american reservation, beating, male nudity, american indian, snowing, widow, binoculars, potato, insect, urination, letter ...
Time: 19th century
Place: north dakota
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 6.7
 4K
Blood & Oil (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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 ...
Plot: married couple, oil industry, oil field, young couple, second wife, murder, revenge, ambition, business deal, oil, fight, blackmail ...
Place: north dakota
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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, offbeat, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: treasure hunt, rabbit, language barrier, wilderness, map, delusion, obsessive quest, escapades, mental illness, poncho, hare krishna, fence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: minnesota, usa, north dakota, japan, tokyo
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 7.2
 29K
The Stand (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 361 min.
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, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: apocalypse, plague, supernatural, good versus evil, redemption, virus, psychic, race against time, laboratory, mind game, survival, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, delaware, south dakota, new jersey, utah ...
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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: smoking, police station, club, courtroom, teenager, hospital, cemetery, photograph, alcohol, van, grandparent, juvenile delinquency ...
Place: los angeles, north dakota, california
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 8.1
 542K
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: suspense, emotional, futuristic, scenic, harsh ...
Plot: chase, survival, superhero, death of protagonist, road trip, older man younger man relationship, mutant, apocalypse, little girl, evil corporation, father daughter relationship, dark hero ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 2020s
Place: usa, north dakota, mexico
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 3.1
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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 ...
Plot: abandoned, search, investigation, fear, mass murder, paranormal, farmhouse
Place: north dakota
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