Movies and TV shows set in nebraska

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in nebraska ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, melancholic, talky and semi serious films and TV shows about / with runaway, redemption, storytelling, catastrophe, brutality, mentor, family relations, dialogue, vengeance and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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nebraska movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nebraska: Nebraska (2013), Boys Don't Cry (1999), Hick (2011), Heaven Is for Real (2014), The Good Life (2007), Skins (2002), Lonesome Dove (1989), Children of the Corn (2009), The Substitute Wife (1994), Dumb & Dumber (1994).

List of movies set in nebraska

 7.7
 109K
Nebraska (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An aging, booze-addled father takes a trip from Montana to Nebraska with his estranged son in order to claim what he believes to be a million-dollar sweepstakes prize.
Style: humorous, meditative, touching, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: aging, small town, road trip, obsessive quest, elderly, delusion, family relations, on the road, alcohol abuse, father son relationship, father-son relationship, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: nebraska, usa, montana, california
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 7.5
 90K
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Female born, Teena Brandon adopts his male identity of Brandon Teena and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska.
Style: thought provoking, disturbing, touching, bleak, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lesbian, rape, hidden identity, tragic love, gender bending, sexuality, friendship, lesbianism, small town, gay slur, gender ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: nebraska, usa
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 5.6
 19K
Hick (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pistol-packing teen meets an unstable rebel and a cocaine-snorting drifter as she hitchhikes her way out West.
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: hitchhiker, teenage girl, self discovery, teenage life, on the road, friendship, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, child abandonment, teenage runaway, coming of age, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, oklahoma, california
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Heaven Is for Real (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Heaven is for Real recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Four-year-old Colton shares the details of his amazing journey ...
Style: christian film, touching, sentimental, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: afterlife, christianity, family, faith, parents and children, religions or cults, small town, family relations, human spirit, supernatural, miraculous event, child illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, lithuania
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The Good Life (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about a mostly normal young man who makes the most out of fitting in when he obviously doesn't.
Style: sincere, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: small town, small town life, family problems, hopes, fish out of water, dysfunctional family, youth, working class, sport team, lifestyle, athlete's life, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
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 7.1
 1K
Skins (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: An inspirational tale about the relationship between two Sioux Indian brothers living on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation.
Style: serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: native american reservation, arson, family relations, brother brother relationship, vandalism, vigilantism, homecoming, life is a bitch, social relations, human nature, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, south dakota, usa, asia, vietnam
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To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Three New York drag queens on their way to Hollywood for a beauty pageant get stranded in a small Midwestern town for the entire weekend when their car breaks down. While waiting for parts for their Cadillac convertible, the flamboyant trio shows ...
Style: road movie, feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transvestism, cross dressing, gender bending, gay, gay slur, friendship, small town, on the road, culture clash, gender, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, california, london ...
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Children of the Corn: Revelation (2001)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 82 min.
Story: When a girl named Jamie repeatedly tries to contact her grandmother to no avail, she investigates by going to her apartment in Omaha Nebraska - only to find that it's been condemned and overtaken by possessed children. As she digs deeper, she ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, captivating, suspense
Plot: ghost, small town, serial killer, supernatural, good versus evil, zombie, deadly, gory, law enforcement, danger, religions or cults, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa
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 8.7
 20K
Lonesome Dove (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 384 min.
Story: Lonesome Dove is a Western television miniseries based on Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. Starring Robert Duvall and Tommy Lee Jones, Lonesome Dove was originally broadcast by CBS on February 5, 1989, drawing a ...
Style: realistic, epic, touching, contemplative, captivating ...
Plot: old west, on the road, hanging, texas ranger, obsessive quest, gunfight, friendship, adventure, loud, native americans, dams cliffs canyons and bridges, widow widower ...
Time: 19th century, 80s
Place: montana, nebraska, texas, usa, wyoming ...
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Children of the Corn (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Set primarily in 1975 in the fictional town of Gatlin, Nebraska this remake of the 1984 original (based on Stephen King's 1977 short story) centers around traveling couple Burt and Vicky as they fight to survive a cult of murderous children who ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, suspense, surprise ending ...
Plot: cornfield, ritual, society, danger, rivalry, countryside, small town, murder, human sacrifice, children, corn, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1975, year 1963, 70s
Place: nebraska, usa, asia, vietnam
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The Substitute Wife (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In Nebraska, in pioneer days, a woman who knows she is going to die asks a prostitute to replace her with her husband and four children in order to make it possible for them to keep their family farm.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: bigamy, love triangle, prostitute, pioneer, self discovery, family relations, family life, couples, aging, tragic hero, terminal illness, unfulfillment ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: nebraska
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 7.3
 344K
Dumb & Dumber (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Lloyd and Harry are two men whose stupidity is really indescribable. When Mary, a beautiful woman, loses an important suitcase with money before she leaves for Aspen, the two friends (who have found the suitcase) decide to return it to her. After ...
Style: humorous, idiotic, not serious, absurd, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: odd couple, dimwit, illiteracy, stupidity, parakeet, road trip, friendship, social misfits, adventure, buddies, misfit, dumb ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: utah, nebraska, usa, colorado, connecticut ...
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Night of the Twisters (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Nebraska farm community is plagued by a storm with a series of tornadoes acting against normal patterns...
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious
Plot: catastrophe, family relations, small town, race against time, babies and infants, demolished city, danger, self discovery, family life, small town life, countryside, forces of nature ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa
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 6.2
 10K
Peacock (2010)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A man with a split personality fools his small town into believing his two alter egos are man and wife, although a struggling young mother holds the key to his past and sparks a battle between the personalities.
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: split personality, small town, faked death, mental illness, mystery, small town life, catastrophe, mayor, husband wife relationship, railroad crossing, schizophrenia, guilt ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: usa, nebraska, texas
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 7.3
 102K
Caddyshack (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, intense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: golf, sport, bet, cheating, rivalry, golf course, country club, misfit, buddies, ambition, farce, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska
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 5.8
 142
Omaha (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: From the co-founder of Slamdance comes the story of a young man who returns home from a trip abroad to confront not just his peculiar family and friends, but also a pair of Colombian jewel thieves and a roving gang of Iowa kickboxers, culminating in ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: student film
Plot: family relations, chase, gang, partners, on the run, social misfits, cons and scams, chases and races, criminal heroes, martial arts, religions or cults, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
Place: nepal, nebraska, asia, usa
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 7.2
 87K
Election (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections.
Style: cynical, witty, humorous, semi serious, biting ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: jealousy, teacher, high school, infidelity, satire, election, party, teachers and students, teenage life, society, lifestyle, campaign ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, washington d.c., nebraska, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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A Simple Wish (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Murray is a male fairy godmother, and he is trying to help 8-year-old Anabel to fulfil her "simple wish" - that her father Oliver, who is a cab driver, would win the leading role in a Broadway musical. Unfortunately, Murray's magic ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, fairy tale, funny ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: magic, fairy godmother, family, imaginary, rivalry, down on your luck, supernatural ability, wish come true, parents and children, mischievous children, father daughter relationship, heroes ...
Place: nebraska, new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Children of the Corn (1984)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A boy preacher named Isaac goes to a town in Nebraska called Gatlin and gets all the children to murder every adult in town.
Style: suspenseful, rough, scary, suspense, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: human sacrifice, murder, sacrifice, small town, isolation, killer child, preacher, good versus evil, cult, children, supernatural, brutality ...
Time: 80s
Place: nebraska, usa, iowa
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 7.2
 2K
Tully (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Tully Jr. and Earl live on their father's Nebraska ranch, proud and independent to a fault. While the shy, reclusive Earl spends his free time watching movies, the cockier Tully works his way through a succession of short-term affairs and an ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: small town, friendship, young lovers, introspection, lifestyle, womanizer, opposites attract, haunted by the past, parents and children, romance, youth, couples ...
Place: nebraska, europe, england, usa
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Pirates of the Plain (1999)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Pirates of the Plain" details the adventure of Jezebel Jack, a pirate with a heart of gold that is sent to the future where he meets Bobby, a young boy with an overactive imagination.
Style: semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: pirate, heroes, adventurer, countryside, family life, ship, friends, family relations, youth, danger, young heroes, family ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century
Place: nebraska, usa, caribbean
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 4.7
 785
Starkweather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1958 Nebraska 19 year old garbageman Charles Starkweather goes on a murder spree with his 14 year old girlfriend Caril Ann Fugate killing 11 people in three months, introducing America to spree killing.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic, road movie
Plot: serial killer, psychopath, police investigation, mind game, murder, track down, law enforcement, deadly, teenage life, gory, lovers on the run, violence spree ...
Time: contemporary
Place: nebraska, usa, wyoming
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Take Me to the River (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A naive California teen plans to remain above the fray at his Nebraskan family reunion, but a strange encounter places him at the center of a long-buried family secret.
Style: psychological, sincere, suspenseful, touching, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: family secret, cousin cousin relationship, family secrets, injustice, child molestation, precocious child, children, suspicion, incest, child abuse, threat, summer ...
Place: nebraska
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Mobsters and Mormons (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mafia family from New Jersey is placed in the witness relocation program to an all-Mormon community in Utah.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: culture clash, friendship, hidden identity, fish out of water, crimes, parents and children, family relations, starting over, society, misfit, buddies, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, utah, nebraska
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 6.6
 29K
The Homesman (2014)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just ...
Style: atmospheric, bleak, tense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: old west, revenge, native american, human nature, mental illness, anti hero, partners, unlikely partners, anti heroes, obsessive quest, lifesaver, cross country ...
Time: 19th century
Place: iowa, nebraska, usa
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Handle with Care (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The interlaced stories of several characters in a small town united by their use of CB (citizen's band) radio.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: small town, radio, small town life, couples, media, family relations, social relations, love triangle, radio show, artists and showbiz, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska, tokyo, california
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 4.9
 2K
The Experts (1989)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Travis and Wendell are two down-on-their-luck New Yorkers who think they're relocating to a small town in Nebraska to open a nightclub. What they don't know is they have actually been abducted by a KGB operative and flown to the Soviet ...
Style: humorous, exciting, light, entertaining, satirical ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kgb, culture clash, cons and scams, missing person, espionage, adventure, nightclub, dishonesty, politics, reluctant partners, crimes, cold war ...
Time: 80s
Place: russia, usa, soviet union, nebraska, new york
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Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (1999)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A girl called Hannah goes back to her hometown (Gatlin) to find out who her mother but on the way she picks up a strange man who fore-shadows her life with a passage from the bible. When she gets there she wakes up Isaac from a coma he has been in ...
Style: serious, tense, scary, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: murder, coma, suicide, machete, youth, family relations, danger, deadly, leadership, supernatural, adoption, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, nebraska
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 6.5
 88K
Bad Grandpa (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 86-year-old Irving Zisman is on a journey across America with the most unlikely companion: his 8 year-old grandson, Billy.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: grandparent and grandchild, on the road, prank, funeral, goofy hero, cross dressing, elderly, disorder, drugs/alcohol, irresponsible, road trip, vandalism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, usa, nebraska, st. louis missouri, tennessee
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The Crossing Guard (1995)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: After his daughter died in a hit and run, Freddy Gale has waited six years for John Booth, the man responsible, to be released from prison. On the day of release, Gale visits Booth and announces that he will kill him in one week. Booth uses his time ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, serious, bleak, intense ...
Plot: murder, obsession, haunted by the past, revenge, vengeance, redemption, tragedy, crimes, deadly, hopes, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: nebraska, usa, los angeles, california
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