Which of these movies about Kentucky are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Bluegrass State. Some of these movies were actually filmed in Kentucky but all of them are about or partially set in Kentucky. Situated between Indiana and West Virginia, Kentucky is the inspiration or setting for classic movies and cult favorites. From Disney’s Secretariat to Next of Kin starring Patrick Swayze, it's time to finally determine the greatest Kentucky movies.
Vote up the best movies based in Kentucky. Be sure to check back to see what other voters think about these Kentucky films. Don't see your favorite Kentucky movie? Add it to the list and find out how other film aficionados rank your additions.
Directed by: David ButlerThe Story of Seabiscuit is a 1949 American drama film directed by David Butler and starring... more
Directed by: Burt LancasterThe Kentuckian is a 1955 Technicolor and CinemaScope adventure film directed by Burt... more
Directed by: David ButlerThe Little Colonel is a 1935 American comedy drama film directed by David Butler. The... more
Directed by: Michael AptedCoal Miner's Daughter is a 1980 biographical film which tells the story of country music... more
Directed by: John GatinsDreamer is a 2005 American family drama film starring Kurt Russell and Dakota Fanning,... more
Directed by: Mark E. PooleDead Moon Rising is a 2007 horror film written and directed by Mark E. Poole. It stars Jason... more
Directed by: Cameron CroweElizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by... more
Daniel BooneJohn Carradine, Heather Angel
Directed by: David HowardDaniel Boone is a 1936 American historical film directed by David Howard and starring George... more
Directed by: Dylan Baker23 Blast is a 2013 American sports drama film directed by Dylan Baker. A local football star,... more
Directed by: John IrvinNext of Kin is a 1989 American action film directed by John Irvin and starring Patrick Swayze... more
Fake IDStephen Beasley, Stuart Perelmuter
Directed by: Gil D. ReyesFake ID is a 2003 gay-themed comedy film. Directed by Gil D. Reyes, Fake ID is filmed and set... more
Directed by: Marshall Neilan, Alfred E. GreenIn Old Kentucky is a 1919 silent film drama produced by Louis B. Mayer and distributed through... more
Directed by: Randall WallaceSecretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney... more
Boy Meets GirlMichael Welch, Eric Schaeffer
Directed by: Eric SchaefferBoy Meets Girl is a 2014 romantic comedy film written and directed by Eric Schaeffer....
GloryMargaret O'Brien, Walter Brennan
Directed by: Tony BillHarlan County War is a television film directed by Tony Bill and written by Peter Silverman.... more
Directed by: Raoul WalshBand of Angels is a 1957 romantic drama film set in the American South before and during the... more
Directed by: Félix Enríquez AlcaláFire Down Below is a 1997 American action film directed by Félix Enríquez Alcalá in his... more
Directed by: Guy HamiltonGoldfinger is the third film in the James Bond series and the third to star Sean Connery as... more
- Harlan County, USA is a 1976 Oscar-winning documentary film covering the "Brookside Strike",... more
Directed by: Jonathan DarbyHush is a 1998 American thriller starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Johnathon Schaech, and Jessica... more
Directed by: Norman JewisonIn Country is a 1989 American drama film produced and directed by Norman Jewison, starring... more
Directed by: David ButlerKentucky is a 1938 Technicolor film with Loretta Young, Richard Greene, and Walter Brennan. It... more
Kentucky KernelsGeorge McFarland, Noah Beery
Directed by: George StevensKentucky Kernels is a 1934 film directed by George Stevens....
My Old Kentucky HomeMy Old Kentucky Home is a short animation film originally released in June 1926, by Max and... more