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, serious, humorous, semi serious, touching and melancholic films and TV shows about / with small town, father son relationship, mother son relationship, redemption, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, husband wife relationship, youth and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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indiana movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as indiana: Parks and Recreation (2009), The Judge (2014), The Middle (2009), Lonesome Jim (2005), A History of Violence (2005), Kinsey (2004), Hoosiers (1986), Breaking Away (1979), The Better Angels (2014), A Christmas Story (1983).

List of movies set in indiana

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: not serious, humorous, talky, realistic, clever
Plot: sitcom, female protagonist, office, employer employee relationship, politics, political satire, office romance, small town life, workplace situations, election, workaholic, boss and employee ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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 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, emotional, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: judge, small town, lawyer, parent child relationship, hotshot lawyer, homecoming, legal, crimes, uncover truth, manslaughter, trial, father son estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, chicago illinois
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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, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, parenthood, adolescence, everyday life, family values, marriage, couple relations, family, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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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: gloomy, semi serious, realistic, touching, sincere ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, small town, uncle, homecoming, single parent, coma, erection, sexual dysfunction, factory worker, basketball, alienation, introspection ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, texas
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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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: small town, robbery, violence, criminal's revenge, attempted robbery, mafia, mistaken identity, fight, marriage, lawyer, crime, self defense ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa, pennsylvania
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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: clever, sexual, talky, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: sexuality, research, professor, student, sex, homosexuality, morality, lesbian, taboo, marriage, interview, teaching ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, campus
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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, serious, sincere, emotional, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, sport, redemption, high school, small town, underdog, athlete and trainer, championship, contests and competitions, son, parent child relationship, high school sports ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
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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, semi serious, humorous, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: working class, cycling, sport, friendship, coming of age, underdog, small town, bicycle race, serenade, bicycle, coming-of-age, teenage boy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
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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: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: wilderness, education, illness, americana, society, farm, church bell, thunder, turtle, embroidery, abandoned by father, burial ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indiana, usa, kentucky, illinois
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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, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: christmas, holiday, childhood, chinese restaurant, essay, snow, small town, love and romance, family, obsession, bully, parents and children ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
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, dealing with death, fall in love, coping, youth, fighting illness, teenage life, human relationship, dying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana, amsterdam
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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: sentimental, uplifting, touching, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college life, ambition, college, working class, athlete's life, football, university, follow your dream, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
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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: small town, investigation, youth, disorder, adventure, teenager, suburbs, family, prodigy, twins, suburban life, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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 6.4
 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, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: coming out, gay, small town, gays and lesbians, self discovery, lgbt, teachers and students, gender, love and romance, couples, power relations, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
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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, semi serious, emotional, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: coming of age, friendship, small town, female friendship, photocopier, gynecologist, truth or dare, reunion, seance, oldies, best friends, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 90s, year 1970, year 1991 ...
Place: indiana, 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: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, basketball, athlete and trainer, gift, restaurant, beer, birthday party, loneliness, defeat, athlete, coach, bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: religions or cults, clergy, store, self discovery, suburbs, workplace situations, love and romance, society, workplace, lifestyle, beer, fountain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, texas, austin texas
Is relevant ?
 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: bleak, serious, realistic, stylized
Plot: mentally challenged, parents and children, sexual abuse, life is a bitch, family relations, vengeance, disability, misfit, rivalry, figment, court case, crying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, scary
Plot: small town, youth, disorder, teenager, family, amateur detective, suburbs, investigation, parallel world, teenage life, imaginary, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: indiana, usa
Is relevant ?
 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, rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, chase, morphing, incest, high school, danger, kidnapping, slasher, invisibility, dangerous animal, zombie ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, california, ohio, egypt
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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: emotional, serious, realistic, thought provoking, uplifting ...
Plot: hospital, school, terminal illness, best friends, dedicated educator, legal action, child illness, high school, coming out, family in crisis, high school life, workplace situations ...
Time: 80s
Place: indiana
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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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: farm, infidelity, homecoming, country, on the road, musician's life, human nature, romance, destructive relationship, midlife crisis, countryside, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: indiana, usa, los angeles
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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, semi serious, witty, realistic
Plot: underdog, small town, contests and competitions, gambling, ambition, rivalry, clergy, mind game, looking for sex, parents and children, racism, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, suspenseful, enigmatic, epic, clever ...
Plot: alien, ufo, first contact, contact, alien abduction, obsessive quest, life turned upside down, desert, conspiracy, spacecraft, obsession, government conspiracy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: wyoming, indiana, india, ohio, mongolia ...
Is relevant ?
 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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, tense, realistic ...
Plot: murder, passion, actress, actor's life, fear, celebrity, revenge, serial killer, mind game, school, obsession, couple relations ...
Time: 19th century
Place: indiana, romania, europe, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 10K
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, small town, heart attack, library, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, korean american, 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: love, reporter, christmas, small town, snowstorm
Place: indiana
Is relevant ?
 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: mute, kidnapping, mother daughter relationship, beer, death of brother, restaurant, father son relationship, cigarette smoking, mental illness, book, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Place: indiana
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The Legend of Bloody Mary (2008)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ryan has been plagued with nightmares since the night his sister Amy went missing 8 years earlier after playing the game "Bloody Mary." Amy had stumbled onto a website on the Internet (www.marked4mary.com) about a witch called Bloody Mary ...
Style: suspense, serious, scary
Plot: college, ghost, monster, witch, priest, gory, slasher, magic, afterlife, danger, deadly, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 106K
Ghost World (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Two quirky, cynical teenaged girls try to figure out what to do with their lives after high school graduation. After they play a prank on an eccentric, middle aged record collector, one of them befriends him, which causes a rift in the girls' ...
Style: sincere, atmospheric, thought provoking, surreal, stylized ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, friendship, age difference, teenage life, adolescence, best friends, graduation, jazz, prank telephone call, art class, personal ad, blues music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
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