Which of these movies about Iowa are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Hawkeye State. Some of these movies were actually filmed in Iowa but all of them are about or partially set in Iowa. With several movies set in the cities of Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, the state of Iowa is the inspiration or setting for classic movies and cult favorites. From Field of Dreams to What's Eating Gilbert Grape, it's time to finally determine the greatest Iowa movies.
Vote up the best movies based in Iowa. Be sure to check back to see what other voters think about these Iowa films. Don't see your favorite famous Iowa movie? Add it to the list and find out how other film aficionados rank your additions.
Directed by: Phil Alden RobinsonField of Dreams is a 1989 American fantasy-drama film directed by Phil Alden Robinson, who... more on Wikipedia
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Directed by: David M. EvansThe Final Season is a 2007 baseball film starring Sean Astin, Rachael Leigh Cook, Tom Arnold,... more on Wikipedia
Directed by: Donald WryeIce Castles is a 1978 American romantic drama film directed by Donald Wrye and starring... more on Wikipedia
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16 to LifeMandy Musgrave, Theresa Russell
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IowaRosanna Arquette, John Savage
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The HideoutTreat Williams, Laura Morante
Directed by: Pupi AvatiThe Hideout is a 2007 mystery, thriller film written by Pupi Avati and Francesco Marcucci and...
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Noises OffMichael Caine, Carol Burnett
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