The Badger State Moviesby Hoekkie | created - 10 May 2018 | updated - 20 May 2018 | Public
The Badger State is the nickname of Wisconsin. In 1848 it became the 30th state of the United States of America. These movies have a connection with Wisconsin. It's a topic in the story or they are (partially) filmed in Wisconsin.
Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with Wisconsin?
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3. Public Enemies (2009)
R | 140 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The Feds try to take down notorious American gangsters John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson and Pretty Boy Floyd during a booming crime wave in the 1930s.
Votes: 270,189 | Gross: $97.10M
4. Stroszek (1977)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
In Berlin, an alcoholic man, recently released from prison, joins his elderly friend and a prostitute in a determined dream to leave Germany and seek a better life in Wisconsin.
7. Back to School (1986)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
To help his discouraged son get through college, a funloving and obnoxious rich businessman decides to enter the school as a student himself.
Votes: 26,589 | Gross: $91.26M
10. Dawn of the Dead (2004)
R | 101 min | Action, Horror
A nurse, a policeman, a young married couple, a salesman and other survivors of a worldwide plague that is producing aggressive, flesh-eating zombies, take refuge in a mega Midwestern shopping mall.
Votes: 227,007 | Gross: $59.02M
11. Starman (1984)
PG | 115 min | Romance, Sci-Fi
An alien takes the form of a young widow's husband and asks her to drive him from Wisconsin to Arizona. The government tries to stop them.
Votes: 40,836 | Gross: $28.70M
12. BASEketball (1998)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Sport
Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team.
Votes: 55,070 | Gross: $6.94M
13. Mr 3000 (2004)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Votes: 13,537 | Gross: $21.80M
14. Chump Change (2000)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance
Rags to riches to rags comedy loosely based on the director Steve Burrows' actual experiences while writing screenplays in Los Angeles. Burrows (aka "Milwaukee Steve") finally makes it big ... See full summary »
15. The Amityville Horror (2005)
R | 90 min | Horror
Newlyweds are terrorized by demonic forces after moving into a large house that was the site of a grisly mass murder a year before.
Votes: 102,161 | Gross: $65.23M
16. Bridesmaids (I) (2011)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.
Votes: 258,440 | Gross: $169.11M
17. Omen II: Damien (1978)
R | 107 min | Drama, Horror
Damien the Antichrist, now about to turn thirteen years old, finally learns of his destiny under the guidance of an unholy disciple of Satan. Meanwhile dark forces begin to eliminate all those who suspect the child's true identity.
Votes: 27,994 | Gross: $3.88M
19. I Love Trouble (1994)
PG | 123 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Peter Brackett and Sabrina Peterson are two competing Chicago newspaper reporters who join forces to unravel the mystery behind a train derailment.
Votes: 11,121 | Gross: $30.81M
20. Meet the Applegates (1990)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Modelling themselves after an idyllic cookie-cutter suburban 1950s family, a colony of insects move from South America into the United States with the intent of getting access to the nation's nuclear resources.
Votes: 2,071 | Gross: $0.49M
21. A Simple Plan (1998)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Three blue-collar acquaintances come across millions of dollars in lost cash and make a plan to keep their find from the authorities, but it isn't long before complications and mistrust weave their way into the plan.
Votes: 60,625 | Gross: $16.31M
22. Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)
PG-13 | 154 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Autobots learn of a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon, and race against the Decepticons to reach it and to learn its secrets.
Votes: 375,431 | Gross: $352.39M
25. Love Actually (2003)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Votes: 409,558 | Gross: $59.70M
26. The Last Kiss (2006)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Michael'd have a great job, still have his 4 best friends, and be in love with a beautiful girl at 30. He loves Jenna but his life seems predictable until he meets a college girl. It seems that everybody's having relationship problems.
Votes: 40,323 | Gross: $11.60M
27. Ed Gein (2000)
Not Rated | 89 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Ed Gein, who dug up the corpses of over a dozen women and made things out of their remains before finally shooting two people to death and butchering their bodies like beef sides.
Votes: 4,949 | Gross: $0.01M
28. The Prince and Me (2004)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.
Votes: 36,483 | Gross: $28.18M
29. Away We Go (2009)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A couple who is expecting their first child travel around the U.S. in order to find a perfect place to start their family. Along the way, they have misadventures and find fresh connections with an assortment of relatives and old friends who just might help them discover "home" on their own terms for the first time.
Votes: 50,665 | Gross: $9.45M
30. Chain Reaction (1996)
PG-13 | 107 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
Two researchers in a green alternative energy project are put on the run when they are framed for murder and treason.
Votes: 46,599 | Gross: $20.55M
32. Cedar Rapids (2011)
R | 87 min | Comedy
Tim Lippe has no idea what he's in for when he's sent to Cedar Rapids, Iowa to represent his company at an annual insurance convention, where he soon finds himself under the "guidance" of three convention veterans.
Votes: 35,445 | Gross: $6.86M
34. Thin Ice (2011)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A dishonest insurance salesman's life quickly disintegrates during a Wisconsin winter when he teams up with a psychopath to steal a rare violin at the home of a reclusive farmer.
Votes: 4,537 | Gross: $0.79M
35. Come and Get It (1936)
Passed | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An ambitious lumberjack abandons his saloon girl lover so that he can marry into wealth, but years later becomes infatuated with the woman's daughter.