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About Last Night (1986)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: Edward Zwick
Adventures In Babysitting (1987)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: Chris Columbus
All the King's Men (1949)
   was set in   
Louisiana
Based on the Robert Penn Warren novel
All the President's Men (1976)
   was set in   
Washington, D.C.
Starred Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford
All the Pretty Horses (2000)
   was set in   
Mexico
Based on the Cormac McCarthy novel
Amadeus (1984)
   was set in   
Vienna
Mozart and Antonio Salieri
Apocalypse Now (1979)
   was set in   
Vietnam
Marlon Brando, Martin Sheen, Robert Duvall
Apollo 13 (1995)
   was set in   
Outer Space
Director: Ron Howard
At Play in the Fields of the Lord (1991)
   was set in   
Brazil
Based on the Peter Matthiessen novel
Backdraft (1991)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: Ron Howard
Back to the Future (1985)
   was set in   
Hill Valley
Director: Robert Zemeckis. Hill Valley, California
Bad Boys (1983)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: Rick Rosenthal
Barbershop (2002)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: Tim Story
Batman Begins (2005)
   was set in   
Gotham City
Director: Christopher Nolan
The Birds (1963)
   was set in   
California
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Black Hawk Down (2001)
   was set in   
Somalia
Blues Brothers (1980)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: John Landis
Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
   was set in   
Missouri
Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway
The Breakfast Club (1985)
   was set in   
Des Plaines and Northbrook, IL
Director: John Hughes
Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
   was set in   
Burma
Director: David Lean
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (1954)
   was set in   
Korea
William Holden, Grace Kelly, Fredric March, Mickey Rooney
Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
   was set in   
Greece
Director: John Madden
Cold Mountain (2003)
   was set in   
North Carolina
Nicole Kidman, Jude Law
Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)
   was set in   
Amazon River
Scientific team finds an amphibious creature who falls in love with the pretty assistant
The Crucible (1996)
   was set in   
Massachusetts
Based on the play by Arthur Miller about the 1692 Salem witch trials
Cry the Beloved Country (1952)
   was set in   
South Africa
Sidney Poitier
Dances With Wolves (1990)
   was set in   
South Dakota
Director: Kevin Costner
Deliverance (1972)
   was set in   
Georgia
Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds
The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
   was set in   
Holland
Director: George Stevens
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
   was set in   
Russia
Director: David Lean
Do the Right Thing (1989)
   was set in   
New York
Director: Spike Lee
The Dreamers (2003)
   was set in   
Paris
Director: Bernardo Bertolucci
East of Eden (1955)
   was set in   
California
Based on the John Steinbeck novel
Easy Rider (1969)
   was set in   
Louisiana
Director: Dennis Hopper
The Enemy Below (1957)
   was set in   
The Atlantic Ocean
Director: Dick Powell
Evita (1996)
   was set in   
Argentina
Madonna, Antonio Banderas
Farewell to Arms (1933)
   was set in   
Italy
Based on the novel by Ernest Hemingway
Field of Dreams (1989)
   was set in   
Iowa
Kevin Costner
For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
   was set in   
Spain
Based on the Ernest Hemingway novel
From Here to Eternity (1953)
   was set in   
Hawaii
Director: Fred Zinnemann
The Full Monty (1997)
   was set in   
Sheffield
Director: Peter Cattaneo
Get Carter (1971)
   was set in   
Newcastle Upon Tyne
Director: Mike Hodges
Ghost (1998)
   was set in   
New York
Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg
Gone With the Wind (1939)
   was set in   
Georgia
Clark Gable, Vivian Leigh; based on the novel by Margaret Mitchell
Groundhog Day (1993)
   was set in   
Woodstock, IL and Pennsylvania
Director: Harold Ramis
Guys and Dolls (1955)
   was set in   
New York
Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra
In the Heat of the Night (1967)
   was set in   
Mississippi
Sidney Poitier, Rod Steiger
The Killing Fields (1984)
   was set in   
Cambodia
Sam Waterston, Haing S. Ngor, John Malkovich
Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
   was set in   
Central America
Director: Hector Babencio
Legends of the Fall (1994)
   was set in   
Montana
Anthony Hopkins, Brad Pitt
Les Miserables (1935)
   was set in   
France
Based on the Victor Hugo novel
Life is Beautiful (1999)
   was set in   
Italy
Robert Benigni, Nicolleta Braschi
Lonesome Dove (1988)
   was set in   
Montana
Based on the novel by Larry McMurtry
The Longest Day (1962)
   was set in   
Normandy
Directors: Ken Annakin (British exterior episodes); Andrew Marton (American exterior episodes); Bernhard Wicki (German episodes)
Lost in Translation (2003)
   was set in   
Tokyo
Director: Sofia Coppola. Although the soundtrack featured 'Alone in Kyoto' by Air, just to confuse you.
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing (1955)
   was set in   
Hong Kong
William Holden, Jennifer Jones
The Magnificent Seven (1960)
   was set in   
New Mexico
Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson
Manchurian Candidate (1962)
   was set in   
Washington, D.C.
Director: John Frankenheimer
MASH (1970)
   was set in   
Korea
Director: Robert Altman
A Man for All Seasons (1966)
   was set in   
England
Director: Fred Zinnemann. Sir Thomas More refuses to help Henry VIII break with the Catholic Church
Midnight Cowboy (1969)
   was set in   
New York
Jon Voight, Dustin Hoffman
Muriel's Wedding
   was set in   
Porpoise Spit
A fictional town similar to Tweed Heads, New South Wales.
Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)
   was set in   
Pacific Ocean
Charles Laughton, Clark Gable
My Fair Lady (1964)
   was set in   
England
Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison
The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)
   was set in   
Halloweentown
Papillon
   was set in   
French Guiana
Steve McQueen, Dustin Hoffman
Paths of Glory
   was set in   
France
1957; Stanley Kubrick
The Pawnbroker (1964)
   was set in   
New York
Director: Sidney Lumet
Peyton Place (1957)
   was set in   
New Hampshire
Lana Turner, Hope Lange
Picnic (1955)
   was set in   
Kansas
Kim Novak, William Holden
Portnoy's Complaint (1972)
   was set in   
New York
Richard Benjamin, Karen Black
Quadrophenia (1979)
   was set in   
England
Brighton. Director: Franc Roddam
Rear Window (1954)
   was set in   
New York
Alfred Hitchcock; James Stewart, Grace Kelly. Disturbia is a modern day (2007) retelling, with the protagonist under house arrest instead of laid up with a broken leg.
The Red Violin (1998)
   was set in   
Montreal
Director: Fran├žois Girard
Repo Man (1984)
   was set in   
Los Angeles
Director: Alex Cox
Sayonara (1957)
   was set in   
Japan
Marlon Brando, Red Buttons, Miyoshi Umeki
Schindler's List (1993)
   was set in   
Poland
Director: Steven Spielberg
The Shining (1980)
   was set in   
Colorado
Director: Stanley Kubrick
The Sound of Music (1965)
   was set in   
Austria
Stalag 17 (1953)
   was set in   
Germany
Director: Billy Wilder
Star Wars
   was set in   
A Galaxy Far, Far Away
"A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away"
Superman
   was set in   
Metropolis
Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)
   was set in   
Rome
To Have and Have Not (1944)
   was set in   
Martinique
Director: Howard Hawks. Based on the Ernest Hemingway novel
Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)
   was set in   
Hawaii
Directors: Richard Fleischer, Kinji Fukasaku and Toshio Masuda. Starred: Martin Balsam, Joseph Cotten, E.G. Marshall
To Sir With Love (1967)
   was set in   
England
Sidney Poitier
Trainspotting (1996)
   was set in   
Edinburgh
Director: Danny Boyle
Two Women (1960)
   was set in   
Italy
Sophia Loren
Viva Zapata! (1952)
   was set in   
Mexico
Director: Elia Kazan
West Side Story (1961)
   was set in   
New York
Natalie Wood; music by Leonard Bernstein
While You Were Sleeping (1996)
   was set in   
Chicago
Director: Jon Turteltaub
White Fang (1991)
   was set in   
Alaska
Based on the Jack London novel


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Allan R. Matthes








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