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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in michigan ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy, melancholic, not serious and clever films and TV shows about / with catastrophe, dialogue, mentor, pornography, brutality, culture clash, family relations, couples, storytelling and runaway plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as michigan: The Road to Wellville (1994), Battle Creek (2015), This Must Be the Place (2011), 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).
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This Must Be the Place
Comedy, Drama
Italy, France, Ireland
118 min.
 6.7
Flipped
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
90 min.
 7.7
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Eloise
Horror, Mystery, Thriller
USA
89 min.
 4.5
Flint
Drama
USA
86 min.
 6.3

List of movies set in michigan

The Road to Wellville
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, clever, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: obsession, goofy hero, nudity (topless - notable), male nudity, sexuality, sex, drinking, couple relations, countryside, pornography, doctors and patients, adoption ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, turn of the century, 1890s ...
Place: michigan, usa
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 7.4
 7K
Battle Creek
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: witty, cynical, exciting, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: partners against crime, fighting crime, police detective, fbi agent, police partner, crimes, law enforcement, police investigation, murder investigation, urban, initially antagonists, narcissist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
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This Must Be the Place
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, road movie, tragicomedy, semi serious ...
Plot: self discovery, redemption, surrealism, rock, holocaust, on the road, revenge, road trip, depression, loneliness, father daughter relationship, eccentricity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, michigan, new mexico, usa, latin america ...
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 7.0
 343K
American Pie
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: humorous, funny, sexual, gross out humor, buddy comedy ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night
Plot: virginity, coming of age, teenager, looking for sex, adolescence, teen sex comedy, high school, teenage sexuality, male nudity, friendship, graduation, sexuality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: michigan, usa
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American Reunion
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: humorous, sexual, not serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, drinking, masturbation, buddies, drugs/alcohol, revenge, high school, male nudity, strong sexual content, virginity, reunion, pornography ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: michigan, usa
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American Wedding
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, funny, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: wedding, stupidity, strong sexual content, buddies, male nudity, looking for sex, drinking, romance, wooing, virginity, twentysomething life, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, chicago illinois
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 5.8
 73K
Semi-Pro
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, funny, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: basketball, sport, underdog, championship, pornography, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, athlete's life, male nudity, canon ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, usa
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The Company You Keep
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: police investigation, journalism, single father, politics, robbery, lawyer, terrorism, murder, surveillance, fugitives, chase, guilt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1972, year 1971, year 1979
Place: michigan, usa, new york, boston, california ...
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Flirting with Disaster
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, road movie, not serious, funny ...
Plot: farce, adoption, dysfunctional family, mistaken identity, obsessive quest, parenthood, on the road, track down, crime gone awry, irreverent, dialogue, uncover truth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: michigan, new mexico, usa, new york, california ...
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The Christmas Bunny
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: touching, serious, realistic, gloomy, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: orphan, family, pets, 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
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, bar, small town life, americana, romance, small town, starting over, friendship, fish out of water, couple relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa, ukraine, kiev ukraine
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 6.1
 128
Little Glory
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: coming of age, siblings relations, custody, small town, rivalry, youth, family problems, family relations, family life, teenage life, orphan, brother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
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 7.7
 72K
Flipped
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, realistic, sentimental, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, kids
Plot: coming of age, romance, school, adolescence, childhood, teenager, teenage love, neighbor, love, coming-of-age, love story, relationships ...
Time: contemporary, 1960s, 21st century, 1950s, year 1957 ...
Place: michigan, usa
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 6.4
 219K
American Pie 2
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, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy
Plot: sex, college, teenager, stupidity, farce, strong sexual content, drinking, buddies, party, virginity, stereotypes, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.4
 913
Answer This!
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: contests and competitions, university, college life, bar, college, goofy hero, underdog, introspection, adolescence vs adulthood, hopes, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan
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The Five-Year Engagement
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, love, engagement, fiance fiancee relationship, love story, ambition, love and romance, up and down relationship, wedding preparations and rituals, proposal, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san francisco, michigan, usa
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 6.3
 36K
Deadfall
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: exciting, serious, suspense, tense, tricky ...
Plot: crime, criminal heroes, murderous pair, cons and scams, crimes, partners, on the run, robbery, twists & turns, violence, redemption, stylish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, michigan
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The Upside of Anger
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: semi serious, clever, surprise ending, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: dysfunctional family, drinking, loneliness, mother daughter relationship, friendship, depression, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, hospital, radio, relationships, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa, california
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 6.6
 19K
Hoffa
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: captivating, serious, factual, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gangsters, politics, mafia, organized crime, corruption, violence, rise and fall, betrayal, murder, crime, conspiracy, prison ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s ...
Place: michigan, usa, new jersey, new york, detroit ...
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 5.2
 59K
The Naked Mile
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: sexual, humorous, not serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, virginity, adolescence, road trip, high school, beer, buddies, male nudity, nudity (topless - notable), drinking, internet, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, campus
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 5.1
 61K
Band Camp
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: not serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, high school, geek, buddies, male nudity, looking for sex, drinking, nudity (topless - notable), virginity, stereotypes, teenage life, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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 5.4
 55K
Beta House
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, sex, geek, male nudity, buddies, nudity (topless - notable), revenge, pornography, virginity, stereotypes, teenager, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa
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American Pie Presents the Book of Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ten years after the first American Pie movie, three new hapless virgins discover the Bible hidden in the school library at East Great Falls High. Unfortunately for them, the book is ruined, and with incomplete advice, the Bible leads them on a ...
Style: sexual, not serious, humorous, realistic, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night, teen comedy
Plot: high school, virginity, teenager, comedy of errors, rock, buddies, drugs/alcohol, nudity (topless - notable), pornography, strong sexual content, love, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: michigan, usa, canada
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The Burning Bed
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An abused battered wife has had enough of husband beating up on her. Everywhere she turns for help, there's not much anyone will do. After he rapes her one night, she sets the bed on fire with him in it asleep.
Style: thought provoking, serious, realistic, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: dedicated lawyer, crumbling marriage, small town, legal action, legal investigation, vengeance, redemption, domestic violence, murder, couple relations, courtroom drama, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 80s
Place: michigan, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 452
The Colt
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: During the heat of battle in the midst of the Civil War, a beguilingly innocent colt is born to Union Jim Rabb's beloved mare. Refusing the orders to shoot it, lest it prove a hindrance, Rabb keeps the colt as a consolation in these desperate ...
Style: serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: soldier, american civil war, officers and cadets, anti war, war, battle zone, basic training, military life, battles, civil war, battle, americana ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: virginia, michigan, usa
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Escanaba in da Moonlight
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, offbeat, realistic
Plot: goofy hero, family relations, small town, obsessive quest, parents and children, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, small town life, americana, family problems, disorder, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 194
Soul Man
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Soul Man is an American sitcom that aired on ABC in 1997 that lasted two seasons and starred Dan Aykroyd. The series premiered on April 15, 1997, and was picked up for a second season of 22 episodes after only three episodes aired for the first ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: clergy, sitcom, single parent, parents and children, family life, family relations, siblings relations, eccentric family, youth, social relations, church
Time: 90s
Place: michigan, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 231
Bitter Harvest
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A farmer's herd sickens and dies, then his family and neighbors fall ill, so he bucks the state agricultural establishment as he pursues the politically-explosive investigation of how his farm, family, and friends came to be poisoned
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: down on your luck, family in crisis, farm, family problems, family relations, life is a bitch, government agency, family farm, parents and children, child illness, environmentalism, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, usa
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All's Faire in Love
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Two rival Medieval shows vie for supremacy in the world of Renaissance Faires.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: date night
Plot: workplace romance, fish out of water, romance, workplace situations, college, artists and showbiz, love and romance, disorder, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, wooing, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, renaissance
Place: michigan, usa, campus
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 4.3
 1K
Battleground
Genre: Action, Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The war in Vietnam is announced to finish. American troops are withdrawn and the relief of peace echoes through the air. However, as the calm after the storm spreads a sigh of relief, there is something unsettling amidst the forests of North ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, survival, in the woods, haunted by the past, danger, deadly, rivalry, master warrior, isolation, off the road, off the grid, deathtrap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: michigan, usa
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