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The Best Movies Based In South Dakota

Updated 1 Aug 2019 80 votes 17 voters16 items

List RulesRegardless of where the movie was filmed, it must be set in South Dakota. Vote up the best movies with South Dakota as the backdrop.

Which of these movies about South Dakota are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Mount Rushmore State. Some of these movies were actually filmed and made in South Dakota but all of them are about or partially set in South Dakota. With a few movies set in or around the Badlands National Park, the state of South Dakota is the inspiration or setting for classic movies and cult favorites. From Terrence Malick’s Badlands to Dances With Wolves, it's time to finally determine the greatest South Dakota movies.

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

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