(Closed) Friday Fun… your state's most iconic movie

posted 4 years ago in The Lounge
  • poll: Do you agree?
    Yes : (27 votes)
    23 %
    No : (89 votes)
    75 %
    Other : (3 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I associate Christmas Story with CLeveland since that is where it was filmed and where the house/museum is.

    Ohio got Rain Man. Rain Man is in Ohio??????

    Post # 4
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    @btothez:  Michigan makes me think- 8 Mile (not like I’m proud of this.)

     

    I live in NYC now and I agree with the map but jesus – every movie seems like it’s an NYC movie

     

    Post # 5
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    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: October 2017 - Baton Rouge, LA

    When was this map created?? Lots of old, but i guess classic, movies on there! lol

    As for Louisiana- lordy. Theres so many. Probably the one that we get the most questions on if we live a certain way is based off The Waterboy. Terrible representation, but freakin hilarious lol And no, we dont ride lawnmowers to work. (although i have seen it in certain parishes lol)

    Post # 6
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I had never even heard of the movie listed on Wisconsin.

    Of more modern movies I think of “Public Enemies” or even “Bridesmaids”, which isn’t exactly “iconic” but considering I’ve never heard of the other one…how iconic could it be?

     

    Post # 7
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    The Shining (CO) & Casino (NV) are my FAVORITE MOVIES.  Good picks!

    Idaho should be Napoleon Dynamite

     

    Post # 8
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    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: March 2014 - A castle!

    @Glasgowbound:  I associate A Christmas Story with Indiana. I believe it is supposed to reflect the town of Hammond, which is actually where I have a lot of family. I think they did a great job of capturing the Hammond vibe from that era. I think he says in the movie that he lives on Cleveland Street – although I could be wrong. It’s been a long time since I’ve watched it. 

    Post # 9
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    Honey Beekeeper

    @Glasgowbound:  Cincinnati!

    I’d agree with Rain Man for Ohio, but that’s probably because I’m from Cincinnati so I’m more familiar with all of the locations. 🙂

    Post # 10
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    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I always think of “Garden State” for New Jersey! I’m not sure what “On The Waterfront” is.

    Post # 11
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    @FutureDrAtkins:  I know it’s set in Indiana. But growing up in Cleveland, everyone there has such a “claim” on it and is slightly obsessed with it frankly, that to me it says Cleveland.

    Post # 12
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Never heard of mine.

    Post # 13
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    On the Waterfront?
    Never heard of it.

    For some reason I was expecting “Garden State,” which is a movie I also haven’t seen haha

    Post # 14
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    Honey bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    @CakeyP:  same, that or Jersey Girl, which I regret seeing

    Post # 15
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    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

    Scarface for Florida is a great depiction of 70s/80s Florida but I don’t think it matches the modern Florida, maybe Miami but I wouldn’t know for sure because I avoid Miami like the plague.  I only pass through Miami on my way to the Keys.

    Rural Florida is depicted very well in The Yearling.  I know it’s old but rural Florida is still pretty much the same.  It always surprises me when I am reminded of it.

    Post # 16
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    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    Donnie Darko for Virginia.  Guess maybe I should actually watch it to see if it fits.

    I grew up in Massachusetts – The Departed was an obvious choice that required little thought by whoever produced the chart.

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