Movies and TV shows set in indiana

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in indiana ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, semi serious, touching and sentimental films and TV shows about / with small town, father son relationship, mother son relationship, redemption, storytelling, husband wife relationship, runaway, dialogue, youth and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
indiana
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indiana movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as indiana: The Judge (2014), Parks and Recreation (2009), A History of Violence (2005), The Middle (2009), The Better Angels (2014), Hoosiers (1986), Lonesome Jim (2005), Breaking Away (1979), Kinsey (2004), Now and Then (1995).

List of movies set in indiana

 7.4
 161K
The Judge (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: A successful lawyer returns to his hometown for his mother's funeral only to discover that his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder.
Style: touching, suspenseful, emotional, semi serious, serious ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, homecoming, parent child relationship, legal, hotshot lawyer, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, father son estrangement, jury ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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Parks and Recreation (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Hilarious ensemble comedy that follows Leslie Knope, a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her tireless efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit more fun.
Style: humorous, not serious, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, office, female protagonist, politics, employer employee relationship, political satire, office romance, election, workplace situations, small town life, workaholic, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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A History of Violence (2005)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An average family is thrust into the spotlight after the father commits a seemingly self-defense murder at his diner.
Style: tense, disturbing, realistic, rough, atmospheric ...
Plot: robbery, small town, criminal's revenge, mafia, attempted murder, self defense, attempted robbery, vigilantism, crime, hidden identity, going straight, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.5
 41K
The Middle (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The daily mishaps of a married woman and her semi-dysfunctional family and their attempts to survive life in general in the city of Orson, Indiana.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: family relations, siblings relations, parents and children, family life, parenthood, adolescence, everyday life, marriage, family values, couple relations, teenage boy, childhood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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The Better Angels (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: wilderness, education, illness, americana, society, forest, punishment, owl, raccoon, campfire, wrestling, horse and wagon ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indiana, usa, kentucky, illinois
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 7.6
 39K
Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, sport, small town, redemption, underdog, high school, championship, athlete and trainer, ambition, lifestyle, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
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 6.6
 7K
Lonesome Jim (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Failing to make it on his own, 27-year-old Jim moves back in with his parents and deals with crippling family obligations.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, basketball, erection, factory worker, sexual dysfunction, alienation, homecoming, coma, single parent, uncle, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, texas
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 7.7
 20K
Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: working class, cycling, sport, coming of age, small town, friendship, underdog, bicycle race, bicycle, serenade, small town life, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
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 7.1
 46K
Kinsey (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Kinsey is a portrait of researcher Alfred Kinsey, driven to uncover the most private secrets of a nation. What begins for Kinsey as a scientific endeavor soon takes on an intensely personal relevance, ultimately becoming an unexpected journey into ...
Style: sexual, intellectual, clever, talky, serious ...
Plot: research, professor, student, sexuality, lesbian, sex, homosexuality, morality, college, scientist, homosexual, masturbation ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
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 6.8
 24K
Now and Then (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Waxing nostalgic about the bittersweet passage from childhood to puberty in this tender coming-of-age tale, four childhood girlfriends -- Teeny, Chrissy, Samantha and Roberta -- recall the magical summer of 1970. During their walk down memory lane, ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, female friendship, teenage life, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, adulthood, small town, seance, reunion, gynecologist, photocopier ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, usa
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Going All the Way (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Korean War--era veterans and ex-classmates "Gunner" Casselman and "Sonny" Burns reunite upon their return home. Gunner, who spent the war years abroad, is trying to convince his mother that his gal Marty is good enough for him, ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: friendship, youth, love, looking for love, love and romance, teenage love, coming of age, small town life, homecoming, adolescence vs adulthood, marriage, male female relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: indiana, usa
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Ring of the Musketeers (1992)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Modern day "Musketeers" attempt to become protectors of the inocent. While the biking trio rescue kindnapped children, guard witnesses, and chase mafia types, they also seek the missing fourth musketeer, who wears the famous ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: musketeer, kidnapping, adventurer, obsessive quest, adventure, partners against crime, heroic mission, rivalry, dishonesty, heroes, animal life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: indiana
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Hitting the Nuts (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Hitting the Nuts is the 'true' story of the 2009 Scott County, Indiana Poker Championship as told by those who were there. This mockumentary follows the town preacher, busty waitress, lovable redneck dad, portly returning champion and a ...
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, looking for sex, clergy, mind game, battles, religions or cults, sport team, small town life, parents and children, racism, rivalry, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
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Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension (1998)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension is a spin-off of Eerie, Indiana. This series aired on the Fox Kids Network in 1998.
Style: scary, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: small town, parallel world, youth, teenage life, disorder, suburbs, family, imaginary, amateur detective, investigation, teenager, paranormal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.0
 667
Scalene (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A perceptual thriller told from three points-of-view revolving around the rape of a female college student by a mentally handicapped man and his mother's subsequent revenge after his incarceration.
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, bleak
Plot: vengeance, sexual abuse, mentally challenged, disability, rivalry, figment, family relations, life is a bitch, parents and children, misfit, bruise, victim ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, serious, clever ...
Audience: teens, teen drama, chick flick
Plot: terminal illness, teenage love, love and romance, first love, fall in love, coping, youth, dealing with death, fighting illness, human relationship, teenage life, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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Falling from Grace (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his screen and directorial debut in this story by "Lonesome Dove" author, Larry McMurtry. The story, not too separated from Mellencamp's real life, finds him as a country music star whose meanderings ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: infidelity, farm, homecoming, couples, love affair, family problems, dishonesty, small town life, musician's life, country, small town, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, los angeles, usa
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The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, sincere, humorous
Plot: basketball, sport, high school, bicycle, birthday party, defeat, restaurant, beer, loneliness, athlete, coach, gift ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
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 36K
In & Out (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A midwestern teacher questions his sexuality after a former student makes a comment about him at the Academy Awards.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: coming out, small town, gay, gays and lesbians, self discovery, couples, gender, power relations, love and romance, couple relations, teachers and students, lgbt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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Paradise Recovered (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A devout young woman learns about faith, living, and love from a surprising source. Esther Harris, a young woman praised for her virtue and devotion to Warren F. Vanderbilt's Prophetic Watchman Ministries, has been given the opportunity of a ...
Style: sincere, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, society, self discovery, workplace, love and romance, workplace situations, suburbs, clergy, religions or cults, store, fountain, drinking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, texas, austin texas
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 4.5
 850
Method (2004)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, Romania, Switzerland, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The line between fantasy and reality blurs when an actress begins behaving like the 19th-century murderer she is playing.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, psychological ...
Plot: murder, passion, mind game, obsession, school, filmmaking, danger, couples, deadly, haunted by the past, psychopath, actor's life ...
Time: 19th century
Place: romania, indiana, europe, usa
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Eerie, Indiana (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Eerie, Indiana is an American television series that originally aired on NBC from 1991 to 1992. The series was created by José Rivera and Karl Schaefer, with Joe Dante serving as creative consultant. A total of nineteen episodes were produced. The ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, scary
Plot: investigation, small town, suburban life, family, adventure, prodigy, misfit, paranormal activity, youth, danger, twins, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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 7.6
 50K
Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, ambition, working class, college life, american football, football, college, coach, youth, staff, irish ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
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The Ryan White Story (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of Ryan White, a 13-year-old haemophiliac who contracted AIDS from factor VIII, which was used to control this disorder.
Style: touching, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking, captivating ...
Plot: school, terminal illness, hospital, family relations, friends, dedicated educator, youth, workplace, coming out, parents and children, child illness, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: indiana
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A Christmas Story (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The comic mishaps and adventures of a young boy named Ralph, trying to convince his parents, teachers, and Santa that a Red Ryder B.B. gun really is the perfect Christmas gift for the 1940s.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, bully, small town, obsession, chinese restaurant, essay, snow, love and romance, family, toys ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa
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 5.2
 18K
Sleepwalkers (1992)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mother-and-son team of strange supernatural creatures come to town to seek out a virgin to feed on.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, vampire, chase, invisibility, kidnapping, high school, danger, morphing, incest, slasher, zombie, dangerous animal ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, ohio, california, egypt
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 7.2
 11K
Columbus (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a renowned architecture scholar falls suddenly ill during a speaking tour, his son Jin finds himself stranded in Columbus, Indiana - a small Midwestern city celebrated for its many significant modernist buildings. Jin strikes up a friendship ...
Plot: architecture, korean american, mother daughter relationship, library, father son relationship, small town, heart attack, guide
Place: indiana
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Snowed-Inn Christmas (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Jenna Hudson (Bethany Joy Lenz) and Kevin Jenner (Andrew Walker) are polar opposites working for the same online publication in New York City. With both having nowhere they want to be for Christmas, they volunteer for a special writing assignment. ...
Plot: christmas, reporter, love, small town, snowstorm
Place: indiana
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 6.9
 3K
Sand Castles (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In rural Indiana, Noah and his impoverished family wrestle with the mysterious return of his now mute sister, Lauren, who was kidnapped and held captive for over a decade.
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: kidnapping, mute, poor, uncle niece relationship, snorting cocaine, family crisis, investigation, letter, brother sister relationship, cornfield, fight, children ...
Place: indiana
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Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: After an encounter with UFOs, a line worker feels undeniably drawn to an isolated area in the wilderness where something spectacular is about to happen.
Style: captivating, epic, suspenseful, clever, sentimental ...
Plot: ufo, alien, contact, first contact, alien abduction, spacecraft, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, space and aliens, technology, desert, conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, wyoming, mongolia, mexico, ohio ...
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