Movies and TV shows set in michigan

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in michigan ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, melancholic, humorous, sexy, clever and serious films and TV shows about / with mentor, catastrophe, storytelling, pornography, dialogue, brutality, runaway, culture clash, redemption and drinking plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
michigan
 104
michigan movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as michigan: The Road to Wellville (1994), This Must Be the Place (2011), Battle Creek (2015), American Pie (1999), American Reunion (2012), American Wedding (2003), Semi-Pro (2008), The Company You Keep (2012), Flirting with Disaster (1996), The Christmas Bunny (2010).

List of movies set in michigan

The Road to Wellville (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An unhappy young couple visit the infamous Kellogg spa in Battle Creek, Michigan while a young hustler tries get into the breakfast-cereal business and compete against John Kellogg's corn flakes.
Style: humorous, not serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Plot: spa, obsession, goofy hero, historical figure, countryside, couple relations, doctors and patients, adoption, cons and scams, psychopath, couples, sex aid ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: michigan, usa
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This Must Be the Place (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Ireland
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A bored, retired rock star sets out to find his father's executioner, an ex-Nazi war criminal who is a refugee in the U.S.
Style: surreal, stylized, tragicomedy, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: rock, surrealism, on the road, teen suicide, stock exchange, hebrew, self discovery, redemption, parent child relationship, unfulfillment, aging, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, new mexico, ireland, usa, new york ...
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 7.3
 8K
Battle Creek (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: In this mismatched buddy cop dramedy, an amazingly handsome, happy-go-lucky FBI agent is paired with a local, hard scrabble Michigan homicide detective. As they solve crimes together, their polar opposite methods only slightly outweigh their disdain ...
Style: cynical, witty, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, police detective, fighting crime, murder investigation, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, urban, fbi agent, police partner, female boss, police station ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
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 7.0
 343K
American Pie (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At a high-school party, four friends find that losing their collective virginity isn't as easy as they had thought. But they still believe that they need to do so before college. To motivate themselves, they enter a pact to all ...
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, funny, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, date night
Plot: looking for sex, virginity, teenage life, party, teenager, teenage love, strong sexual content, graduation, coming of age, high school life, masturbation, voyeurism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: michigan, usa
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American Reunion (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The characters we met a little more than a decade ago are returning to East Great Falls for their high-school reunion. In one long-overdue weekend, they will discover what has changed, who hasn’t and that time and distance can’t break the bonds ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: masturbation, sexual attraction, friendship, reunion, strong sexual content, buddies, friends, couple relations, sexual activity, boyfriend, lifestyle, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: michigan, usa
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American Wedding (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With high school a distant memory, Jim and Michelle are getting married -- and in a hurry, since Jim's grandmother is sick and wants to see him walk down the aisle -- prompting Stifler to throw the ultimate bachelor party. And Jim's dad is ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: looking for sex, wedding, blow job, handcuffs, stupidity, sexual attraction, jewish, strong sexual content, buddies, romance, sibling relationship, wooing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, chicago illinois
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 5.8
 73K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, basketball movie, funny ...
Plot: basketball, championship, sport, canon, garbage can, merger, cheerleader, coach, priest, singer, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, usa
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The Company You Keep (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who discovers his identity.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, dramatic ...
Plot: on the run, hidden identity, robbery, police chief, newspaper, fugitives, police investigation, journalism, haunted by the past, chases and races, special agents, track down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1971, year 1972, year 1979
Place: michigan, usa, new york, milwaukee wisconsin, new york state ...
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Flirting with Disaster (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Adopted as a child, new father Mel Colpin (Ben Stiller) decides he cannot name his son until he knows his birth parents, and determines to make a cross-country quest to find them. Accompanied by his wife, Nancy (Patricia Arquette), and an inept yet ...
Style: humorous, witty, not serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: lsd, farce, erection, obsessive quest, on the road, track down, uncover truth, self discovery, parents and children, love and romance, partners, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, san diego california ...
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The Christmas Bunny (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Christmas Bunny tells the story of a lonely foster child (Sophie Bolen) who finds a lost, injured rabbit in the woods on Christmas Eve. The rabbit is nursed back to health by The Bunny Lady (Florence Henderson), who runs a rabbit rescue in an ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, pets, family, coming of age, friendship, youth, family problems, friends, parents and children, family in crisis, family life, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
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Postmark Paradise (2000)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The Dirty Shame is the only bar in the small town of Paradise, Michigan. A burnt out, chain-smoking fortyish bar maid is the only waitress at The Dirty Shame. A group of local red necks conspiring to bring a mail order bride to their Midwest town ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, immigrants, culture clash, small town life, bar, small town, americana, romance, starting over, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, ukraine, usa, kiev ukraine
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 6.1
 128
Little Glory (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After his parents’ death, Shawn, 19 and mildly delinquent, tries to look after his little sister to cash in on his dad’s life insurance. But you can’t buy love -- and you sure can’t ignore it. Shawn will find out he’s got more to gain by ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy
Plot: custody, coming of age, siblings relations, small town, rivalry, youth, family problems, family relations, family life, teenage life, siblings, sister ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.4
 913
Answer This! (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Brilliant trivia whiz Paul Tarson is great at answering little questions but horrible at answering the big ones – like what’s he going to do after grad school? When his father withdraws his funding, Paul is forced to confront his future and much ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: bar, college, contests and competitions, university, college life, goofy hero, underdog, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan
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You Don't Know Jack (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Angel of mercy… or murderous “Doctor Death”? Jack Kervorkian is one of the most polarizing figures in modern American history, a man whose passionate belief that people have the right to die has brought him both praise and vilification. ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, compassionate ...
Plot: terminal illness, suicide, suffering, mercy killing, media manipulation, moral dilemma, morality, pain, murder, district attorney, protest, judge ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, detroit, usa
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 7.0
 7K
Hardcore (1979)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A conservative Midwest businessman ventures into the sordid underworld of pornography in California to look for his runaway teenage daughter who is making porno films in the porno pits of Los Angeles.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, psychological ...
Plot: pornography, runaway, neo noir, private detective, bondage, perversion, parents and children, missing person, subculture, missing girl, snuff, daughter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, california, los angeles, usa, san diego california ...
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Everyone Says I Look Just Like Her (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two sisters, one white and one black, spend a week together at their famous father's summer home. A microscopic examination of the new American family unit, it's a deeply personal film about the human connections that bond us all together.
Plot: interracial romance, sex, sister sister relationship, female nudity, biracial, sex scene
Place: michigan
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The Virgin Suicides (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents.
Style: atmospheric, emotional, serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: suicidal, suburban life, teenage life, virginity, suicide attempt, first sex, youth, high school, coming of age, innocence lost, suicide, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, yale university
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 7.7
 40K
The Visitor (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A college professor travels to New York City to attend a conference and finds a young couple living in his apartment.
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, loneliness, self discovery, immigrants, drum, immigration, professor, lawyer, deportation, arrest, jazz, urban ...
Place: michigan, connecticut, manhattan new york city, syria, new york ...
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 7.3
 17K
Tape (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A three-character ensemble piece set within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan. After 10 years apart, three disparate people come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. Intrigued, we ...
Style: talky, realistic, clever, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: obsession, friends, high school, motel, secret, marijuana, fight, blackmail, virgin, rudeness, shyness, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, oakland california
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 4.3
 60
Blood Ties (2009)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A group of students solve the mystery of a 20 year old murder. Now they fight to stay alive while being hunted one by one.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, scary
Plot: college, murder, serial killer, school, crime, slasher, mystery, college life, university, student life, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan
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 5.4
 32K
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Fourteen-year-old Jason Shepherd (Muniz) has a reputation for stretching the truth. So, when big-time Hollywood producer Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti) steals his class paper and turns it into a smash movie, no one believes Jason's latest tall ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: hollywood, liar, essay, prank, family, filmmaking, summer school, artists and showbiz, rivalry, car, movie business, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, michigan, los angeles, usa
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 7.7
 72K
Flipped (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When Juli meets Bryce in the second grade, she knows it's true love. After spending six years trying to convince Bryce the same, she's ready to give up - until he starts to reconsider.
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: teenage love, school, love and romance, fall in love, teenage life, childhood sweetheart, first love, high school life, adolescence, neighbor, coming of age, jealousy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1960s, year 1957, year 1963 ...
Place: usa, michigan
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 6.4
 219K
American Pie 2 (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The whole gang are back and as close as ever. They decide to get even closer by spending the summer together at a beach house. They decide to hold the biggest party ever to be seen, even if the preparation doesn't always go to plan. Especially ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, gross out humor ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: party, looking for sex, student life, beach house, sex, masturbation, humiliation, farce, strong sexual content, buddies, unlikely couple, summer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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The Five-Year Engagement (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Exactly one year after Tom meets Violet, he surprises her with a wedding ring. By all accounts, Tom and Violet are destined for their happily ever after. However, this engaged couple just keep getting tripped up on the long walk down the aisle.
Style: humorous, romantic, funny, light, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: relationship vs career, couple relations, proposal, love, engagement, ambition, love and romance, up and down relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, frustration, fiance fiancee relationship, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, michigan, usa
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 6.3
 36K
Deadfall (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A thriller that follows two siblings who decide to fend for themselves in the wake of a botched casino heist, and their unlikely reunion during another family's Thanksgiving celebration.
Style: serious, exciting, tense, suspense, tricky ...
Plot: criminal heroes, murderous pair, cons and scams, on the run, homecoming, crime, redemption, crime gone awry, crimes, partners, murder, robbery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
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The Upside of Anger (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Germany, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: After her husband runs off with his secretary, Terry Wolfmeyer is left to fend for herself -- and her four daughters. As she hits rock bottom, Terry finds a friend and drinking buddy in next-door neighbor Denny, a former baseball player. As the two ...
Style: clever, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, dysfunctional family, neighbor, funeral, college, anger, sex, lie, grief, marijuana, alcoholic, graduation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
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 6.6
 19K
Hoffa (1992)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: Jack Nicholson's portrait of union leader James R. Hoffa, as seen through the eyes of his friend, Bobby Ciaro (Danny DeVito). The film follows Hoffa through his countless battles with the RTA and President Roosevelt all the way to a conclusion ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, crime, gangsters, power relations, crimes, rise and fall, politics, arson, political corruption, power, ambition, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: michigan, usa, new york, detroit, las vegas ...
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 5.2
 59K
The Naked Mile (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The movie will shift its focus on Erik Stifler, the cousin of Matt and Steve, a youngster who is nothing like his wild relations. Peer pressure starts to turn him to live up to the legacy of the other Stiflers when he attends the Naked Mile, a naked ...
Style: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, road trip, virgin, masturbation, looking for sex, adolescence, erection, buddies, virginity, college life, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, campus
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 5.1
 61K
Band Camp (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The original American Pie characters have moved on, except for Sherman and Jim Levenstein's still understanding dad. Steve Stifler's little brother Matt wants to join his brother's business (the hit it big Girls Gone Wild) and after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sexual, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: looking for sex, camp, hidden camera, prank, summer camp, buddies, music band, marching band, teenage life, youth, disorder, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.4
 55K
Beta House (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Erik, Ryan, and Cooze start college and pledge the Beta House fraternity, presided over by none other than legendary Dwight Stifler. But chaos ensues when a fraternity of geeks threatens to stop the debauchery and the Betas have to make a stand for ...
Style: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: college, looking for sex, fraternity, sex, nudity (topless - notable), buddies, contests and competitions, young adult, uninhibited rivalry, wooing, college life, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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