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Best Movies Set in Minnesota

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

Minnesota is a midwestern U.S. state bordering Canada and Lake Superior, the largest of the Great Lakes. The state contains more than 10,000 other lakes, including Lake Itasca, the Mississippi River’s primary source. The “Twin Cities” of Minneapolis and state capital Saint Paul are dense with cultural landmarks like the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Walker Art Center, a modern art museum.

Best Movies Set in Minnesota

Jingle All the Way
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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sinbad, Phil Hartman (Actors)

Jingle All the Way 

Year: 1996

Workaholic Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) wants to make things up to his son, Jamie (Jake Lloyd), and wife, Liz (Rita Wilson). He promises to get Jamie the hottest toy of the season, Turbo-Man — even though it’s Christmas Eve and the toy is practically sold out.

As Langston hunts down the elusive gift, he runs into mailman Myron (Sinbad), another father on the same quest. With the clock winding down, Langston’s moral code is tested as he starts to learn the real meaning of Christmas.

Juno
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  • Elliot Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner (Actors)

Juno 

Year: 2007

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When precocious teen Juno MacGuff becomes pregnant, she chooses a failed rock star and his wife to adopt her unborn child.

Complications occur when Mark, the prospective father, begins viewing Juno as more than just the mother of his future child, putting both his marriage and the adoption in jeopardy.

Field of Dreams
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  • Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones (Actors)

Field Of Dreams 

Year: 1989

“If you build it, they will come!” A voice only an Iowa farmer can hear launches an obsessive quest that includes building a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield. A heartwarming classic!

Grumpy Old Men
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  • Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ann-Margret (Actors)

Grumpy Old Men

Year: 1993

Two neighbors (Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau) have nothing better to do than to continue their lifelong feud. But when Ariel (Ann-Margret) moves in across the street, it ignites an all-out competition to win her favor.

The Mighty Ducks
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  • Lane Smith, Heidi Kling, Josef Sommer (Actors)

The Mighty Ducks

Year: 1992

After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay (Emilio Estevez) gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn’t eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings with his own former coach, Jack Reilly (Lane Smith).

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The reluctant Gordon eventually grows to appreciate his team, which includes promising young Charlie Conway (Joshua Jackson), and leads them to take on Reilly’s tough players.

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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