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Best Movies Set in Maryland

Every state is known for something. As you work your way through the list, don't miss the best movies set in Maryland.

Maryland is a Mid-Atlantic state that's defined by its abundant waterways and coastlines on the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. Its largest city, Baltimore, has a long history as a major seaport.

Fort McHenry, the birthplace of the U.S. national anthem, sits at the mouth of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, home to the National Aquarium and Maryland Science Center. 

Best Movies Set in Maryland

Diner
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  • Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin, Mickey Rourke (Actors)

Diner

Year: 1982

The film that launched successful careers for Kevin Bacon, Ellen Barkin, and more! It's a lively, poignant tale of friends trying to recapture their lost innocence in 1959 Baltimore.

Liberty Heights
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  • Adrien Brody, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna (Actors)

Liberty Heights 

Year: 1999

This semi-autobiographical film by Barry Levinson follows various members of the Kurtzman clan, a Jewish family living in suburban Baltimore during the 1950s. As teenaged Ben (Ben Foster) completes high school, he falls for Sylvia (Rebekah Johnson), a black classmate, creating inevitable tensions.

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Meanwhile, Ben's brother, Van (Adrien Brody), attends college and becomes smitten with a mysterious woman and their father (Joe Mantegna) tries to maintain his burlesque business.

Twelve Monkeys
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  • Bruce Willis, Madeleine Stowe, Brad Pitt (Actors)

Twelve Monkeys

Year: 1995

Traveling back in time isn't simple, as James Cole (Bruce Willis) learns the hard way. Imprisoned in the 2030s, James is recruited for a mission that will send him back to the 1990s.

Once there, he's supposed to gather information about a nascent plague that's about to exterminate the vast majority of the world's population. But, aside from the manic Jeffrey (Brad Pitt), he gets little in the way of cooperation, not least from medical gatekeepers like Dr. Kathryn Railly (Madeleine Stowe).

Wedding Crashers
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  • Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Rachel McAdams (Actors)

Wedding Crashers

Year: 2005

Jeremy (Vince Vaughn) and John (Owen Wilson) are divorce mediators who spend their free time crashing wedding receptions. For the irrepressible duo, there are few better ways to drink for free and bed vulnerable women.

So when Secretary of the Treasury William Cleary (Christopher Walken) announces the wedding of his daughter, the pair make it their mission to crash the high-profile event. But their game hits a bump in the road when John locks eyes with bridesmaid Claire (Rachel McAdams).

Traffic
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  • Benicio Del Toro, Benicio Del Toro, Jacob Vargas (Actors)

Traffic

Year: 2000

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A look at America's war on drugs through several interconnected stories: Ohio's Supreme Court judge is appointed as the nation's Drug Tsar, unaware that his own daughter is a heroin addict, two DEA agents pursue the wife of a jailed drugs baron who seeks to control his lucrative business, and a Mexican cop takes a lone stand against the powerful cartels in his community.

Now that you've completed the list of best books set in this state, why not check out some others? Here are the Best Movies Set in All 50 States.

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