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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

is a 2012 When the Movie starts out, Lincoln is living in Indiana. American action fantasy horror film based on the 2010 mashup novel of the same name. The film was directed and co-produced by Timur Bekmambetov, along with Tim Burton. The novel's author, Seth Grahame-Smith, wrote the adapted screenplay, and Benjamin Walker stars as the title character. The real-life figure Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States (1861–1865), is portrayed in the novel and the film as having a secret identity as a vampire hunter. Filming began in Louisiana in March 2011 and the film was released in 3D on June 20, 2012 in the United Kingdom and June 22, 2012 in the United States.

All the Young Men

(1960) Alan Ladd, Sidney Poitier. About a soldier from Muncie, Indiana.


is a 2009 romantic drama directed by Steve Marra. The movie stars Randy Ryan and Ariana Dubynin. The story takes place in Indianapolis and the movie was also shot there.[1] After giving up on ever finding a mate, 40-year-old Joe (Randy Ryan) meets his dream girl, Amanda (Ariana Dubynin), and marries her. But when his new wife reveals a very deep, dark secret, Joe begins questioning the true meaning of love. Steve Marra writes and directs this unconventional romantic comedy that boldly challenges prevailing viewpoints on gender and affection. Amy Esacove, Doug Johnson and Faith Marie co-star.

American Teen

is a 2008 documentary film directed by Nanette Burstein (On the Ropes, The Kid Stays in the Picture) and produced by 57th & Irving. It competed in the Documentary Competition at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival, where it received the Directing Award: Documentary.[1] Following the Sundance Film Festival, the movie was picked up by Paramount Vantage and was released to general cinema July 25, 2008.[2]

Much of the movie was filmed at Warsaw Community High School in Warsaw, Indiana. Director Nanette Burstein originally reviewed more than 100 different schools in the pre-production process, and ten schools replied, agreeing to participate. After she interviewed incoming seniors at all 10, she chose Warsaw.[3]

An American Crime

is a 2007 American crime-drama film starring Ellen Page and Catherine Keener. The film is based on the true story of the torture and murder of Sylvia Likens by Indianapolis housewife Gertrude Baniszewski. It premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival.[1]

Because of internal problems with the film's original distributor, First Look International, the film was not released theatrically. The Showtime television network officially premiered An American Crime on May 10, 2008.[2]

The film was nominated for a Golden Globe, a Primetime Emmy (both for Keener's performance), and a Writers Guild of America Award.

Best Man in Grass Creek

(1999) Written, directed and starring Hoosier John Newcombe. Shot in Grass Creek, Indiana.

Bon Voyage(1962) A Disney film written by Hoosiers Joseph and Marrijane Hayes (Indianapolis), starring Fred MacMurray and Jane Wyman as "The Willards from Terre Haute."

Blue Chips (1994) Nick Nolte, Shaquille O' Neal, Reggie Miller, Bobby Knight and others. Segments were shot in Indiana.

Breaking Away (1979), Shot in Bloomington. Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid with scenes from "The Little 500" at Indiana University.

Brian's Song (1971) Much of this film was shot in Renssselaer, Indiana

By the Light of the Silvery Moon

By the Light of the Silvery Moon is a 1953 musical film.[2][3] It is the sequel to On Moonlight Bay. Like its predecessor, the movie is based loosely on the Penrod stories by Booth Tarkington. By the Light of the Silvery Moon relates the further adventures of the Winfield family in small town Indiana as daughter Marjorie Winfield's boyfriend, William Sherman, returns from the Army after World War I. Bill & Marjorie's on-again, off-again romance provides the backdrop for other family crises, caused mainly by son Wesley's wild imagination.

The Christmas Story-1983-Takes place in 1940's, in the town of Hammond Indiana, 9-year-old Ralphie wants one thing for Christmas -- an official Red Ryder BB rifle. Starring: Melinda Dillon, Darren McGavin, Peter Billingsley, Ian Petrella (II), Scott Schwartz

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (often referred to as Close Encounters or CE3K) is a 1977 science fiction film written and directed by Steven Spielberg and features actors Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Melinda Dillon, Teri Garr, Bob Balaban, and Cary Guffey. It tells the story of Roy Neary, an everyday blue collar worker in Indiana, whose life changes after an encounter with an unidentified flying object (UFO).

The College Widow (1927) Based on George Ade's (Kentland, Indiana) play, this comedy about college life and football was set on Crawfordsville, Indiana's Wabash College campus. It starred Delores Costello and Wm. Collier, Jr. There were over 100 movies made based on George Ade's writings...including "The County Chairman" starring Will Rogers and Hoosier Louise Dresser.

The Crowd Roar ( 1939 ) Originally called the roar of the crowd it was filmed at the Indianapolis , Ventura and Ascot Race Track. Actor Frank Mchugh had his first role in a Cagney film, th two would become close buddies throughout their lives. Director Howard Hawks shot much footage that Llyoyd bacon used some in hs film Indianapolis Speedway in 1939

Dillinger  is a 1945 gangster film telling the story of John Dillinger. The story begins with a newsreel summing up the gangster life of John Dillinger in detail. At the end of the newsreel, Dillinger talks to the movie audience about his son's childhood back in Indiana The film was directed by Max Nosseck. Dillinger was the first major film to star Lawrence Tierney. The B-movie was shot in black and white and features a smoke-bomb bank robbery edited into the film from the 1937 Fritz Lang film, You Only Live Once. The film was released on DVD by Warner Bros. for the Film Noir Classic Collections 2 in 2005 even though the film is generally regarded as not being film noir. Some sequences were shot at Big Bear Lake, California.

Doc Hollywood - 1991 - Michael J fox a Doctor in this film says he is from Merryville Indiana a small town.




Dead man on campus (1998) Josh advised his room mate that he was from Indiana. This is a movie about-A pair of college students learn of a campus clause stating that if one roommate commits suicide the others will get straight 'A's. Realizing that they are doomed to flunk out that semester, the two search for a suicidal student to room with.




The Desperate Hours (1955) Written by Hoosier Joseph Hays, it was supposed to take place in Indianapolis. The first version starred Humphrey Bogart. In 1990 a second version of this story was made starring Anthony Hopkins.

Eight Men Out (1987), Shot in Indianapolis and Evansville. Charlie Sheen, John Cusack and a cast of Hoosier extras.

Falling from Grace is a 1992 drama film, produced by Little B and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Rock singer John Mellencamp makes his acting and directorial debut in this story by Lonesome Dove author Larry McMurtry. The story contains many similarities to Mellencamp's real life. It is his sole directing credit.  Music superstar Bud Parks, along with his statuesque wife, Alice, and their approximately eight-year-old daughter, Terri Jo, return to his small hometown, fictional Doak City, Indiana, for his paternal grandfather's 80th birthday

 Four Friends Four Friends  1981 The film was shot on location in East Chicago, Hammond, and Whiting in Indiana; Chicago and Elgin in Illinois; Philadelphia; and on the campus of Northwestern University. The titular quartet are Yugoslavian-born Danilo Prozor, who arrived in America at the age of twelve and ever since has been trying to distinguish between the reality of his adopted homeland and the idealistic vision of it he brought with him; overweight, Jewish mama's boy David; Tom, the attractive WASP jock who has a way with the ladies; and free-spirited, self-assured Georgia, who fancies herself the reincarnation of Isadora Duncan, dreams of a successful career as a dancer, and is loved in turn by each of her three friends. The film is a series of vignettes whose primary focus is on Danilo -- his conflicts with his father, his struggles with his heritage, his courtship and thwarted marriage to Long Island debutante Adrienne Carnahan (sister of his college roommate Louie), and his lingering relationship with Georgia.

Freeze Frame (1992) Shot in Indianapolis, starring Shannen Doherty and directed by Hoosier William Bindley.

Friendly Persuasion(1956) Gary Cooper, Dorothy McGuire, Anthony Perkins, and Hoosier Marjorie Main (Acton). Based on the writings of Hoosier Jessamyn West (Vernon), this film takes place in Jennings County, Indiana during the civil war when Morgan's Raiders came into southern Indiana and gave the state it's only taste of any kind of skirmish.

The Gentleman from Indiana (1915) Written by Booth Tarkington (Indianapolis). Dustin Farnum was the star. Tarkington's writings were translated into at least 59 motion pictures.

A Girl Named Sooner (1975), Shot in Vevay. Lee Remick, Richard Crenna, Don Murray and Hoosier Susan Deer.

Going All the Way(1997)Based on the novel by Hoosier author Dan Wakefield. Much of the film was shot in Indianapolis.

Hard Rain (also known as The Flood) is a 1998 American/British R rated action thriller disaster movie, produced by Mark Gordon, written by Graham Yost (the writer-producer team also behind the film Speed) and directed by former cinematographer turned first-time director Mikael Salomon. It stars Christian Slater, Morgan Freeman, Randy Quaid, Minnie Driver and Ed Asner.

The plot centers around a heist and man-made treachery amidst a natural disaster in a small Indiana town

History of Indiana Basketball 2007 - One of college basketball's more storied programs, Indiana Men's Basketball has contributed to the history of basketball and collegiate sports at large in a way that few institutions have. From the legendarily controversial coach Bobby Knight to players such as Isaiah Thomas, Keith Smart and Greg Buckner, Indiana has produced a wealth of unforgettable figures recognized throughout the history of organized basketball. Starring: Indiana Hoosiers

A History of ViolenceA History of Violence is a 2005 Tom Stall (Viggo Mortensen) is a local restaurant owner in the small town of Millbrook, Indiana. One night two men (Leland Jones and Billy Orser) attempt to rob the restaurant. When one of the criminals is about to kill the waitress, Tom deftly kills both robbers, and his actions make him an overnight celebrity


Home in Indiana (1944), Lon McAllister, Jeanne Crain and Hoosier actors Charles Dingle (Wabash) and Noble "Kid" Chissel (Indianapolis). Another Hoosier, Hector Kirk, was the race announcer in the film.

Home of the GiantsHome of the Giants 2007

Like everyone in Riverton, Indiana, seventeen-year-old Robert Gartland (Haley Joel Osment) loves his school's basketball team, the Riverton Giants. His best friend, Matt Morrison (Ryan Merriman), is the star of the Riverton Giants. When Matt makes Robert take part in the robbery of a small-time drug dealer, things do not go as planned and Robert faces the challenge of saving the team from a desperate predicament with the state championship and Matt’s future on the line.

Hoosier Holiday (1943), Dale Evans and "The Hoosier Hotshots."

A Hoosier Romance (1918)Based on James Whitcomb Riley's poem, "A Hoosier Romance" starring Colleen Moore.

Hoosier Schoolboy 1937 - A new schoolteacher arrives in the town of Ainsley, which is in the middle of a milk strike that has caused heated feelings among the local dairy farmers. One of the teacher's new students is a cynical boy who is prone to fighting. When she takes an interest in him, she learns that he lives with his father, a shell-shocked war veteran. Meanwhile, the son of the hard-line dairy owner is pursuing her, despite her resistance to his attentions. Written by Snow Leopard

Hoosier Schoolmaster 1935 A Civil War hero becomes a school teacher after the war in a small Indiana town, only to confront crooked politicians who need to be straightened out.

Starring: Norman Foster, Charlotte Henry, George "Gabby" Hayes

Hoosiers (1986), Shot in various Indiana locations. Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey and Dennis Hopper with a cast of Hoosier extras.

I Was a Teenage FaustI Was a Teenage Faust  2002 The film follows the story of socially inept adolescent Brendan Willy (Josh Zuckerman) who lives in Indiana. When he desires the affections of Twyla (Caroline Elliott), Mr. Five (Robert Townsend) a tempter from Hell approaches Brendan with an offer to make him popular.

In & OutIn & Out 1997 Howard Brackett (Kevin Kline) is a well-liked English literature teacher, living a quiet life in the fictional town of Greenleaf, Indiana, with his fiancée and fellow teacher Emily Montgomery (Joan Cusack), who recently lost 75 pounds.

In the Company of Men(1997) Primarily shot in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Indiana (1916) This was a docu-drama about the birth of the state. It was directed by Frank Beal, written by Gilson Willets, neither of whom were hoosiers. Produced by Selig Polyscope Company. The film was also known as The Birth of Indiana and Historic Indiana


Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Chrystal skull  -2008- STARRING Harrison Ford, Cate Blanchett, Karen Allen, Ray Winstone, John Hurt, Jim Broadbent, and Shia LaBeouf



Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade-1989-Indiana and his father outwit the Nazis in their attempt to find the Holy Grail. Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, River Phoenix, John Rhys Davies



 Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark-1981-Archeologist and university professor Indiana Jones must retrieve the mythic Lost Ark of the Covenant before it gets into the hands of Adolf Hitler who plans on using its power to guarantee his global conquest. Starring: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey, John Rhys Davies



Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom-1984-Indiana Jones finds himself on a new adventure, trekking across Asia with a gold-digging woman and a young child to rescue a village's missing children and find a magic stone. But, along the way he must contend with an evil cult.



Indianapolis Speedway (1939) (Also known as: DEVIL ON WHEELS) Country of Origin: U.S. Genre: Sports Released By: Warner Bros. Running Time: 85

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This remake of THE CROWD ROARS (1932) deviates little from the original Jimmy Cagney starrer, with Pat O'Brien in the lead role as Joe Greer, an auto racer who is determined to keep his younger brother, Eddie (John Payne), in school and away from the racetrack. Frustrated, Eddie takes a seat behind the wheel of someone else's car, and when he and Joe battle it out on the track, Joe's friend, Spud Connors (Frank McHugh, who enacted the same role in the original), is killed. Joe then begins a downward spiral that doesn't end until he has to take over for Eddie during the Indianapolis 500. Gale Page plays Joe's girl friend and Ann Sheridan is the woman who steals Eddie's heart. Though its racing scenes are relatively well done, this Lloyd Bacon-directed film finishes a distant second to Howard Hawks' superior original.

Irreconcilable DifferencesIrreconcilable Differences 1984 At a truck stop in Indiana on the night of January 20th, 1973, film professor Albert Brodsky is hitchhiking across the country, where he gets picked up by Lucy van Patten, a woman who has ambitions of writing books, particularly for children, but is repressed by her fiancé "Bink", a gruff Navy man, and is depressed about being relegated to the life of a military wife. Through getting to know Albert, Lucy loosens her inhibitions, breaks off her engagement to Bink, and marries Albert shortly afterwards.

Isn't It Romantic? (1948) Veronica Lake, Mona Freeman, Billy DeWolfe, Pearl Bailey. Written by Jeanette Covert Nolan, this was supposed to be set in Evansville, Indiana in 1910. However the movie hardly resembled the book.

The Jacksons: An American DreamThe Jacksons: An American Dream 1992 is a five-hour American miniseries broadcast in two halves on ABC and originally broadcast on November 15 through November 18, 1992.[1] It is based upon the history of the Jackson family, one of the most successful musical families in show business, and the early and successful years of the popular Motown group The Jackson 5.

Johnny Holiday (1950), Shot in Plainfield.William Bendix, Hoosier Hoagy Carmichael.

The Judge 2014 is an upcoming American comedy drama directed by David Dobkin. The film stars Robert Downey, Jr., Robert Duvall, Vera Farmiga, Vincent D’Onofrio, Dax Shepard, Billy Bob Thornton and Leighton Meester.

The film is set in fictional town Carlinville, Indiana.

June BrideJune Bride 1948 Foreign correspondent Carey Jackson returns to New York City when his newspaper's Vienna office is closed and is offered a job on a women's magazine called Home Life. He accepts the position only because it will put him in daily contact with editor Linda Gilman, whom he once loved. Linda is averse to the idea because of his leaving her three years earlier, but agrees to hire him if he will keep their relationship on a strictly professional level. The two head for the Brinker home in Crestville, Indiana to prepare a feature story about eldest daughter Jeanne's wedding to Bud Mitchell for the June issue.

Kinsey  2004Kinsey  2004 The film begins with Professor Alfred Kinsey (Liam Neeson), being interviewed about his sexual history. Interspersed with the interview, there are flashbacks from his childhood and young-adulthood. The former depicts his experiences as a Boy Scout and the other shows Kinsey disappointing his father by his chosen vocational intentions. It then shows Kinsey teaching at Indiana University as a professor of biology lecturing on gall wasps.

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang  2005Kiss Kiss Bang Bang  2005 Waking in hospital, Harry finds that Perry and Harmony are fine. Perry reveals Harmony's sister was not murdered but committed suicide. Jenna had escaped incest in Indiana and located Dexter, believing him to be her real father. She accidentally witnessed Dexter having sex with Veronica's impostor, the pink-haired girl. Believing this father was also incestuous, Jenna commissioned Perry and committed suicide.

Knute Rockne, All American  1940 biographical film which tells the story of Knute Rockne, Notre Dame football coach. It stars Pat O'Brien, Ronald Reagan, Gale Page, Donald Crisp, Albert Bassermann, Owen Davis, Jr., Nick Lukats, Kane Richmond, William Marshall and William Byrne. It also includes cameos by legendary football coaches "Pop" Warner, Amos Alonzo Stagg, William H. Spaulding, and Howard Jones, playing themselves. Reagan's role of George 'The Gipper' Gipp gave him the nickname of "The Gipper" for the rest of his life.

The movie was written by Robert Buckner and directed by Lloyd Bacon. In 1997, this film was deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant" by the United States Library of Congress and selected for preservation in their National Film Registry.

A League of Their Own (1992,) Shot in Evansville and Huntingburg. Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna and a host of Hoosier extras.

Little Big Top is 2006 American comedy film written and directed by Ward Roberts and starring Sid Haig, Richard Riehle, Hollis Resnik, Mel England, and Jacob Zachar. The film tells the story of an aging, unemployed clown who returns to his small hometown, content to spend to rest of his days in a drunken stupor. But his passion for clowning is reawakened by the local amateur circus.[2]

The film went into production in July 2005 and was filmed in Peru, Indiana, which was once the winter headquarters for several famous circuses, including Ringling Brothers, Barnum and Bailey, and Wallace

Little Orphant Annie 1918, starring Coleen Moore and Hoosier Tom Santschi (Kokomo, IN). Based loosely on J.W. Riley's poem.

Lonesome Jim  2005Lonesome Jim  2005 Jim (Casey Affleck) is a perennially gloomy 27 year-old aspiring novelist from Goshen, Indiana who moved to New York City in hopes of finding success with his writing. After two years of barely making a living as a dog walker, he defeatedly decides to move back home to his parents' house in Goshen

Madison Starring Jake Lloyd. Directed by Hoosier William Bindley and written by Bindley and his brother, Scott. Shot mostly in Madison, Indiana.

The Magnificent Ambersons (1942), Written by Hoosier author Booth Tarkington, the plot was set in Indianapolis. Hoosier stars in this film were Anne Baxter (Michigan City) and Richard Bennett (Bennett's Switch, Indiana) as Major Amberson.

The Man Who Knew Too Much(1956) Doris Day and James Stewart as a vacationing couple from Indianapolis, Indiana.

Midwest Holidays 1 and 2 - 1952 -  Auto travelogue through the sights, monuments and mythologies of America's heartland. A jaded newspaper reporter returns from a long stint in Europe, takes to the highways of the Midwest, and discovers a father-daughter team who help him to realize that his true home lies in mid-America. A fascinating view of Midwestern and Great Plains natural and historical attractions, and a strong statement that mobility equals freedom.

My Gal Sal (1942) Highly fictionalized biography of Hoosier composer Paul Dresser (Terre Haute). Victor Mature, Rita Hayworth.

Natural Born Killers (1994) The courtroom scenes in which Woody Harrelson is tried as a serial killer were filmed at the Hammond City Court, at 5925 Calumet Avenue in Hammond.

Night and Day (1946) Cary Grant, Alexis Smith. Some scenes portrayed Porter's home in Peru, Indiana.

Now and Then (1995) Thora Birch, Christina Ricci, Gaby Hoffman, Ashleigh Aston Moore and Rumer Willis. This film takes place in Shelby, Indiana (Lake County) but was shot mostly in Savannah, GA. It's about four 12 years old girls who spend the summer together and promise to return anytime they need each other. Twenty years later, they meet again.

On Moonlight Bay 1951On Moonlight Bay 1951 On Moonlight Bay centers on the character Marjorie Winfield, a tomboy played by Doris Day. When the Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana, the daughter, Marjorie begins a romance with the boy next door, William Sherman, played by Gordon MacRae. Marjorie has to learn how to dance and behave like a proper young lady. Unfortunately Mr. Winfield doesn't approve of William and some of his unconventional ideas about marriage and money, which causes the course of true love to run less smoothly than could be desired. Everything is resolved in time for a happy ending.

Original Gangstas  1996Original Gangstas  1996  action movie set in urban Gary, Indiana starring Blaxploitation film stars such as Fred Williamson, Pam Grier, Jim Brown, and Richard Roundtree.[2] The film details the deteriorating state of an impoverished Gary neighborhood terrorized by a street gang called the Rebels. When the gang murders a local boy, it prompts the emergence of several individuals who grew up in the neighborhood: the "original" Rebels.[3]

A Piece of Eden (2000) Shot mostly in the LaPorte County area. Directed by John D. Hancock who grew up in LaPorte.

Prancer (1989) Filmed at director John D. Hancock's childhood home, the Hancock Fruit Farm in LaPorte, Indiana. Hancock was born in Kansas City, Missouri but grew up in Indiana.

Public Enemies 2009Public Enemies 2009 Police arrest Dillinger and his gang in Tucson, Arizona, after a fire breaks out at the Hotel Congress. Dillinger is extradited to Indiana, where he is locked up in the Lake County Jail in Crown Point, by Sheriff Lillian Holley (Taylor). Dillinger and other inmates use a fake gun to escape. Dillinger is unable to see Frechette, who is under tight surveillance. Dillinger learns that Frank Nitti's (Camp) associates are unwilling to help because his crimes are motivating the FBI to prosecute interstate crime, which imperils Nitti's bookmaking racket.

Pushed Too Far (1987-88), Shot in Greenfield. Star is Hoosier Claude Akins

Rage at Dawn  1955Rage at Dawn  1955 In this film's version of the story, four of the Reno Brothers are corrupt robbers and killers while a fifth, Clint (Denver Pyle) is a respected Indiana farmer. A sister, Laura (Mala Powers), who has inherited the family home, serves as a housekeeper and cook to the brothers. Some of them served in the Civil War, which has given them a hardened attitude toward violence. One brother is killed when they go after a bank in a nearby town, leading them to draw the conclusion that someone that they know is an informant,

Rain Man (1989), Shot partially in Franklin County. Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman with costumes by Indianapolis native Gloria Gresham.

Raintree County  1957Raintree County  1957 In 1859, idealist John Wickliff Shawnessy (Montgomery Clift), a resident of Raintree County, Indiana, is distracted from his high school sweetheart Nell Gaither (Eva Marie Saint) by a young rich New Orleans girl, Susanna Drake (Elizabeth Taylor). He has a brief and passionate affair with Susanna while she is visiting in Raintree County. After her return to the South, she suddenly reappears to report that she is pregnant. John quickly marries her out of honor and duty, leaving Nell heartbroken.

Remember the NightRemember the Night  1940 Discovering that Lee is a fellow Hoosier (a native of Indiana), he offers to drop her off on his way to visit his mother (Beulah Bondi), cousin Willie (Sterling Holloway), and aunt Emma (Elizabeth Patterson). During the road trip, they get lost in Pennsylvania and end up crashing through a fence and spending the night in a field. The next morning, they are arrested by a farmer and taken to an unfriendly justice of the peace. Lee starts a fire in his wastebasket as a distraction and the pair flee.

Road Demon (1938) Set against a background of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and using much stock footage, this movie deals with racketeers trying to dominate the business. The film is interesting in that Bill (Bojangles) Robinson appears as a junk yard owner and does a little tap dancing. Lon Chaney, Jr. appears as a "race racketeer."

The Rocker 2008, mentions Fort Wayne Indiana, and shows welcome to Indiana Sign. About a drummer who gets kicked out of his band. Then 20 years later joins his nephews band. Pretty good movie

Rudy (1993) Shot mostly in South Bend, Indiana at Notre Dame University. Directed by Hoosier David Anspaugh and written by fellow Hoosier Angelo Pizzo

The Ryan White Story (1989) About a little buy who contacted Aids from a blood transfusion

Say It Isn't So (2002) Starts out and ends in Muncie, Indiana but was shot mostly in Pomona, California. Stars Muncie native Ezra Buzzington, Heather Graham, Sally Field, Chris Klein and Ileanna Douglas.

So Dear to My HeartSo Dear to My Heart  1948 Set in early 20th century Indiana (in 1903), So Dear to My Heart tells the tale of Jeremiah Kincaid (Bobby Driscoll) and his determination to raise a black-wool lamb that had been rejected by its mother. Jeremiah names the lamb Danny for the famed race horse, Dan Patch, who is also portrayed in the film). Jeremiah's dream of showing Danny at the Pike County Fair must overcome the obstinate objections of his loving, yet strict, grandmother Granny (Beulah Bondi). Jeremiah's confidant, Uncle Hiram (Burl Ives), is the boy's steady ally. Inspired by the animated figures and stories, the boy perseveres.[1]

Some Came RunningSome Came Running is a novel by James Jones, published in 1957. It is the story of a war veteran with literary aspirations who returns in 1948 to his hometown of Parkman, Indiana, after a failed writing career. (Parkman was loosely based on Jones's hometown of Robinson, Illinois.) A film version starring Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Shirley MacLaine was nominated for five Academy Awards.


somewhere in indianaSomewhere in Indiana - 2004 - En route to the Indiana hometown of fictional screen icon Eddie Ray -- a James Dean doppelganger who died in a tragic motorcycle accident after starring in just three movies -- soul-searching friends Adam, Jane, Sam and Dan encounter a mysterious stranger who forces them to face their inner demons. Don Boner directs this independent drama featuring a cast of local actors, including Jason Kistler, Reg Land, B.J. Whetstine and Janet Vuong. Starring: Jason Kistler, Apollo Bacala, Vickie Smith (II), Colin Alexander, Tim Tyler
  • Speedway (1929) The Indianapolis Times (5/20/29)stated that "Anita Page is in Indianapolis to make a race picture." Thus it seems at least part of this silent film was shot on location. Co-starring were William Haines, Ernest Torrence, John Miljan and Karl Dane.
  • The Story of G.I. Joe 1945 : Burgess Meredith plays Pulitzer Prize-winning war correspondent Ernie Pyle, who lived with soldiers on the front lines to report their stories. THE STORY OF G.I. JOE focuses on Pyle's time with Company C of the 18th Infantry and its journey from the desert of North Africa to Italy, where it took part in the march towards Rome. Meredith plays Pyle with simple dignity as he witnesses and records the goings-on. The picture utilizes an effective mix of real-life GIs and talented actors. Director William Wellman has created an unsentimental and honest portrayal of the brutal and harrowing lives of Pyle's infantry soldiers in a World War II movie that is beloved by veterans. Ernie Pyle was born in Dana Indiana, which it mentions

    Terror Squad  1987 film directed by Peter Maris and set in Kokomo, Indiana. The film is notable for its bungling characters and poor production quality.[citation needed] The film is especially famous in Kokomo, where the majority of it was shot. In Libya, a crowd is rallying at an anti-American speech. The crowd excitedly waves rifles and banners, while burning an American effigy. The movie then cuts to Kokomo, Indiana, showing a regular day at the old Kokomo High School (now Central Middle School). Several students are stuck in detention after school.

    To Please a Lady (1950) Shot at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck and Hoosier Will Geer.

    Tom Brown of Culver(1932) Directed by William Wellman, portions of this film were shot at the Culver Military Academy in Culver, Indiana. The star was Tom Brown. This film is recognized today as the screen debut of Tyrone Power who was 17 years old at this time. Other notables in the cast were...Slim Summerville, Sidney Toler, Richard Cromwell, and in lesser roles...Andy Devine, Eugene Pallette, and if you look close...Alan Ladd. Hollywood actors who actually attended Culver include...Tim Holt and his father Jack Holt, Adolph Menjou, Hal Holbrook, Hal Roach, Jr. and director Budd Boetticher.

    True Confessions of a Hollywood StarletTrue Confessions of a Hollywood Starlet  2008 Teen actress Morgan Carter (Joanna "JoJo" Levesque) is a Hollywood princess, until the day that her hard-partying ways get the best of her. After she collapses outside of a Hollywood nightclub, Morgan's mother (Lynda Boyd) sends her to live in the wilds of Fort Wayne, Indiana, with her Aunt Trudy (Valerie Bertinelli). Morgan is camouflaged into Claudia Miller and given a new hairstyle, and suddenly, Morgan, albeit unwillingly, blends in with her peers who don't own televisions or read magazines.

    Viper (1987), Shot in Indianapolis and Bloomington. Linda Purl.

    Winning (1969), Shot at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Richard Thomas, Robert Wagner and a host of Hoosier extras.

    A World War II Odyssey of an Indiana Dentist -1994- This fascinating video diary was shot by Major Myron Greene (Ret.) D.D.S. on an 8mm color movie camera during his five years of service in WWII. It offers a rare personal view of the war and follows his tour of duty from basic training, through stints in Ireland, Africa, Italy and France, to his witness of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp.

    Television Shows set in Indiana  mentions Indiana---

    The 5 Mrs. Buchanans is a U.S. television situation comedy that aired on CBS from September 24, 1994 to March 25, 1995. Set in the fictional town of Mercy, Indiana, the show centers on the small-town misadventures of four disparate women with one thing in common: their loathing for their monster of a mother-in-law.

    The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones 1992 -Sean Patrick Flanery returns as the small-screen incarnation of iconic adventurer Indiana Jones in this globetrotting series (created by the legendary George Lucas) that deftly blends early 20th-century history with exotic intrigue. As Indy resumes his trek across the world in search of ancient artifacts, he finds himself in the midst of one exciting escapade after another, often crossing paths with giant figures from history. Starring: Sean Patrick Flanery

    Are you smarter then a 5th grader aired July 10 2009. The question to Larry the Cable guy was. What State has a fort named Wayne, A city named Gary and City named Santa Clause ....Answer Indiana. Larry the Cable Guy said he been to all of them...They mentioned Holiday world being in Santa Clause Indiana

    Armed and Famous. Filmed in Muncie Indiana, stars become police Officers and worked as one.

    Buffy, The Vampire Slayer, Season 5 : Ona says she was raised in South Eastern Indiana.

    Carol Burnett ShowCarol Burnett Show - 1967-1978 -mentions Vincennes Indiana in a skit about the spoof of the Dating game, called the mating game.




    CBS legal drama -'Close to Home', the lead actress was a deputy prosecutor in Marion County.

    Eerie, Indiana 1991 The short-lived television series "Eerie, Indiana" -- a town populated by strange phenomena and even stranger inhabitants -- makes you wonder why the innovative show was canceled. In this collection, Eerie's resident gumshoes -- teens Marshall Teller (Omri Katz) and Simon Holmes (Justin Shenkarow) -- investigate creepy coincidences in three original episodes: "Forever Ware," "The Retainer" and "The ATM with a Heart of Gold." Starring: Jason Mardsen, Omri Katz

    Family Affair - 1966 - Family Affair was one of those successful family comedies of the 1960's. Bill Davis' carefree existence as a swinging bachelor was just about perfect. A highly paid consulting engineer, he maintained an elegant apartment off Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and had his domestic needs cared for by a very English gentleman's gentleman, Mr. French. Into this life of independence came three young orphans, the 6-year old twins Buffy and Jody and 15-year-old Cissy. Their parents, Bill's brother and sister-in-law, had died in an accident, and other relatives felt that Bill could best provide for them. Despite initial misgivings, Bill and French became very attached to the children and learned to adjust their lifestyle to make room for the new members of the household. Mr. French, a stickler for neatness and order, had the toughest adjustment to make, he was with the children all the time while Bill was often out of town on assignments. All in all, they were a happy family. The Chidlren alwasy mentioned that they were from Terra Haute Indiana, the funny thing was they would prononce Terra Haute funny. They would pronounce it (Tera-Hut Indiana )

    Glory Daze (typographically stylized GLΩRY DAZΣ) is an American comedy-drama television series. The one-hour series revolves around a group of college freshmen who pledge a fraternity in the 1980s. It premiered on November 16, 2010 on TBS.[Set in 1986 in the state of Indiana, the series revolves around a group of friends entering their freshman year of college at Hayes University. The young men must deal with being on their own for the first time and preparing for what is to come in their college years.

    Good Morning, Miss Bliss is an American teen sitcom that aired on the Disney Channel from 1988 to 1989 (and later in syndication as part of the Saved by the Bell rerun package), starring Hayley Mills as a teacher at John F. Kennedy Junior High School in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Hang Time is an American teen sitcom that aired from 1995–2000. The teen-oriented program aired on Saturday mornings on NBC as part of the network's TNBC morning block. It was created by Troy Searer, Robert Tarlow, and Mark Fink. Producer Peter Engel took over Fink's duties at the start of Season 2 after Mark Fink decided to leave the show. The show was about a boys' high school basketball team, the Deering Tornadoes, with one of the players being a female at a fictional Indiana high school. The show lasted six seasons, during which the cast was changed almost in its entirety. Only two castmembers (Daniella Deutscher and Megan Parlen) stayed with the show throughout its entire run, similar to Saved by the Bell: The New Class.

    Home Improvements Aired: 5/25/1999 Season 8, Ep 27: The Long And Winding Road (3)Tim records the finale of Tool Time, with a host of guests - and a pregnant Heidi. Morgan offers Tim more money and an executive producer credit to stay with the show, but Tim rejects his offer. Jill makes a decision about the Bloomington Indiana job offer. Wilson and Tim take down their fence to make more room for Al and Trudy's wedding. Harry and Delores return for the happy occasion, while Benny, Marty and Jeff bet on the outcome. The Taylors decide to go to Indiana, taking their house with them in the ultimate home project - or is it just a figment of Tim's imagination?

    I love Lucy (Mertz and Kurtz:1954) Fred Mertz's old friend and partner Barney Kurtz shows up and mentions his daughter lives in Indianapolis Indiana.

    One day at a time- 1974 - One Day at a Time began in December of 1975 and aired for 9 years on CBS. It was also a Sunday night staple for many years.
    The series centered around Ann Romano, a recently divorced mother of two, who lives in Indianapolis Indiana with her two daughters, Julie and Barbara. Most episodes centered around Ann trying to raise two headstrong daughters and have a career at the same time. As the years went by, the girls grew up, got married and started families of their own. Julie married Max Horvath in 1979 and a few years later, in 1982, Barbara married Mark Royer.
    Other in the cast include, Dwayne Schneider, the building superintendent, Katherine Romano, Ann's mother and Francine Webster, Ann's business partner.
    Over the years, Ann became involved with a number of different men, including David Kane who proposed but she turned him down. Nick Handris became a serious boyfriend who had a son from a previous marriage, Alex. When Nick died in 1981, Alex moved in with Ann, and became the son, she never had. In 1982, Ann became involved with Sam Royer, Mark's dad and they eventually wed.

    The Middle is an American comedy television series that premiered on ABC on September 30, 2009. The show features Frankie Heck (née Spence, Patricia Heaton), a middle-class, Midwestern woman married to Mike Heck (Neil Flynn) who reside in the small fictional town of Orson, Indiana. They are the parents of three children, Axl, Sue, and Brick. Brian Doyle-Murray plays Frankie's boss, Mr. Ehlert, at "Ehlert Motors". Chris Kattan plays Frankie's friend Bob at the car dealership where they work. The show was picked up for a full season of 22 episodes after airing just two episodes. On January 12, 2010, The Middle was renewed for a second season by ABC.

    October Sky (1998 ) Mentions Indianapolis Indiana when they are planning to go to the National Science Fair.

    Parks and Recreation 2009 The documentary cameras follow Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler, NBC's "Saturday Night Live," "Baby Mama") a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana. In an attempt to beautify her town -- and advance her career -- Leslie takes on what should be a fairly simple project: help local nurse Ann Perkins (Rashida Jones, NBC's "The Office," "Unhitched") turn an abandoned construction pit into a community park. Opposing them are defensive bureaucrats, selfish neighbors, real estate developers, and single-issue fanatics -- whose weapons are lawsuits, the jumble of city codes, and the very democratic process that Leslie loves so much.

    Revolution tv showRevolution  2012 A group of revolutionaries confronts an authoritarian regime 15 years after an instantaneous global shutdown of all electrical devices known as the Blackout.

     A lot of this show takes place in Southern Indiana


    Teen Mom is an American reality television series that premiered on MTV on December 8, 2009. The series is a spin-off of 16 and Pregnant, and chronicles the lives of four of the original teenagers from that series as they navigate their first year of motherhood In addition to teenage motherhood, the series focuses on themes of changing relationships; specifically, those of the family, friends, couples, and school. It shows the struggles teenagers have to go through to raise their children.

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    Amber Portwood

    Footage of Amber Portwood's violent behavior towards the father of her child, Gary Shirley, has prompted an investigation from the police department in Anderson, Indiana, as well as Child Protective Services.

    Thunder Alley ..Ed Asner was a retired racecar driver who returned back home to flyover country with a very young Haley Joel Osment in the mid-90's 'Thunder Alley' on ABC.........and the original Dr. Richard Kimble on 'The Fugitive' hailed from fictional 'Stafford', Indiana.

    Twilight Zone, nothing like the past-1963Twilight Zone, nothing like the past-1963 Dana Andrews plays a scientist who goes back in time seeking to alter disasters in history. Then settles to go back to his hometown of  Homeville Indiana of  Abigail :Patricia Breslin Harvey: Robert F. Simon (sci-Fi)




    Twight Zone Of Late, I Think of CliffordvilleTwight Zone Of Late, I Think of Cliffordville - 4/11/63 - A old tycoon makes a deal with the Devil, to travel back to his past, Cliffordville Indiana, as a young looking self, to do it all again. He loses his money and fails because the Devil didn't make his insides young. He gets a custodian job in the present. Starring Albert Salmi , Julie Newmar John Anderson



    Twilight Zone He's Alive - 1/24/63 An unsuccessful Neo-Nazi, assisted by a stranger in the shadows, is corrupted by his own evil. He finds out that the stranger in the shadows was the master of bigotry and hatred himself, Adolf Hitler. Starring Dennis Hopper, Luwig Donath, Curt Conway They mention Vincennes Indiana at the very end.


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    The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles was based on the Indiana Jones series of films. The series follows the Indiana Jones character (as a young boy and as a young man) as he was growing up and experiencing his early adventures, where he gets into trouble, learns life lessons and encounters various historical figures along the way

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