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The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware 

Ranker Film
Updated August 1, 2019 89 votes 36 voters 10 items

List Rules Regardless of where the movie was filmed, it must be set in Delaware. Vote up the best movies with Delaware as the backdrop.

Which of these movies about Delaware are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Mountain State. Some of these movies were actually filmed in Delaware but all of them are about or partially set in Delaware. With a few movies set in small towns or rural areas, the state of Delaware is the inspiration or setting for classic movies and cult favorites. Supposedly, Fight Club takes place in Delaware. From Meet the People starring Lucille Ball to Empire Records starring Liv Tyler, it's time to finally determine the greatest Delaware movies. 

Vote up the best movies based in Delaware. Be sure to check back to see what other voters think about these Delaware films. Don't see your favorite famous Delaware movie? Add it to the list and find out how other film aficionados rank your additions.

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I Can See You is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
I Can See You Larry Fessenden, Heather Robb, Christopher D. Ford

Released: 2008

Directed by: Graham Reznick

I Can See You is a 2008 American psychological horror film written and directed by Graham Reznick. Ben Dickinson, Christopher Ford, and Duncan Skiles star as advertising workers who go on a ...more
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Fight Club is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Brad Pitt, Jared Leto, Helena Bonham Carter

Released: 1999

Directed by: David Fincher

Fight Club is a 1999 film based on the 1996 novel of the same name by Chuck Palahniuk. The film was directed by David Fincher, and stars Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter. Norton ...more
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Trigger Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Trigger Man Larry Fessenden, Sean Reid, Heather Robb

Released: 2007

Directed by: Ti West

Trigger Man is a 2007 thriller film about three friends from Manhattan who are stalked while hunting in rural Delaware.
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Empire Records is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Liv Tyler, Renée Zellweger, Tobey Maguire

Released: 1995

Directed by: Allan Moyle

Empire Records is a 1995 American coming-of-age film that follows a group of record store employees over the course of one exceptional day. The employees try to stop the store from being sold to ...more
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Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Jack Black, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan

Released: 2015

Directed by: Rob Letterman

Goosebumps is a 2015 American comedy horror fantasy film directed by Rob Letterman and written by Mike White and Darren Lemke. It is based on the children's book series of the same name by R. L. ...more
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Head Case is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Brinke Stevens

Directed by: Anthony Spadaccini

Head Case is a 2007 pseudo-documentary film horror film written and directed by Anthony Spadaccini. The film is presented as a collection of home movies from serial killers Wayne and Andrea ...more
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George A. Romero's Survi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Devon Bostick, Julian Richings, Shawn Roberts

Released: 2009

Directed by: George A. Romero

Survival of the Dead is a 2009 American horror film written and directed by George A. Romero and starring Alan van Sprang, Kenneth Welsh and Kathleen Munroe. It is the sixth entry in Romero's ...more
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Wrestling is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Wrestling Jeff Conaway, Melissa Claire Egan, Jeremy O'Keefe

Released: 2008

Directed by: Jeremy O'Keefe

Wrestling is a 2008 romantic drama about teenagers growing up in Wilmington, Delaware.
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Meet the People is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Lucille Ball, June Allyson, Dick Powell

Released: 1944

Directed by: Charles Reisner

Meet the People is a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musical comedy film made during World War II, and starring Lucille Ball and Dick Powell and featuring Virginia O'Brien, Bert Lahr, Rags Ragland and June ...more
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Head Cases: Serial Kille... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Movies That Take Place In Delaware
Head Cases: Serial Killers in the Delaware Valley Brinke Stevens, Roberto Lombardi, David M. Sitbon

Released: 2013

Directed by: Anthony Spadaccini

Head Cases: Serial Killers in the Delaware Valley is an upcoming horror film from director Anthony Spadaccini.