Which US state produces the best movie actors (A-M)?

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1. Crazy in Alabama (1999)

PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

46 Metascore

An abused wife heads to California to become a movie star while her nephew back in Alabama has to deal with a racially-motivated murder involving a corrupt sheriff.

Director: Antonio Banderas | Stars: Melanie Griffith, David Morse, Lucas Black, Cathy Moriarty

Votes: 6,484 | Gross: $1.95M

Alabama - Channing Tatum, Courtney Cox, Debby Ryan, Michael Rooker, Walton Goggins

2. Mystery, Alaska (1999)

R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

49 Metascore

This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event

Director: Jay Roach | Stars: Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds, Hank Azaria, Mary McCormack

Votes: 24,747 | Gross: $8.89M

Alaska - Darby Stanchfield, Annie Parisse, Khleo Thomas, Michelle Johnson, Jewel Kilcher

3. Arizona Dream (1993)

R | 142 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

A young New Yorker goes to Arizona where he finds freedom to both love and dream.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Stars: Johnny Depp, Jerry Lewis, Faye Dunaway, Lili Taylor

Votes: 39,538 | Gross: $0.11M

Arizona - Emma Stone, Taryn Manning, Chelsea Kane, Brooke Langton, Danielle Fishel

4. War Eagle, Arkansas (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

A high school baseball star must choose between pursuing a college sports career and staying near family and friends in his struggling rural Ozark mountains community.

Director: Robert Milazzo | Stars: Brian Dennehy, Mary Kay Place, Mare Winningham, James McDaniel

Votes: 242 | Gross: $0.12M

Arkansas - Joey Lauren Adams, Mary Steenburgen, Billy Bob Thornton, Wes Bently, Josh Lucas

5. King of California (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

63 Metascore

An unstable dad who after getting out of a mental institution tries to convince his daughter that there's Spanish gold buried somewhere under suburbia.

Director: Mike Cahill | Stars: Michael Douglas, Evan Rachel Wood, Willis Burks II, Laura Kachergus

Votes: 21,634 | Gross: $0.26M

California - Shailene Woodley, Nicolas Cage, Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Aniston, Leonardo DiCaprio

6. Colorado Territory (1949)

Approved | 94 min | Western

In Colorado territory, outlaw Wes McQueen escapes jail to pull a railroad robbery but, upon meeting pretty settler Julie Ann, he wonders about going straight.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Joel McCrea, Virginia Mayo, Dorothy Malone, Henry Hull

Votes: 2,202

Colorado - AnnaSophia Robb, TJ Miller, Kristen Schaal, Robin Sydney, JJ Feild

7. The Haunting in Connecticut (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

33 Metascore

After a family is forced to relocate for their son's health, they begin experiencing supernatural behavior in their new home, and uncover a sinister history.

Director: Peter Cornwell | Stars: Virginia Madsen, Martin Donovan, Elias Koteas, Kyle Gallner

Votes: 57,638 | Gross: $55.39M

Connecticut - Katharine Hepburn, Paul Giamatti, Glenn Close, Robert Mitchum, Christopher Lloyd

8. 12th & Delaware (2010)

TV-14 | 81 min | Documentary, Drama

The abortion battle continues to rage in unexpected ways on one corner in an American city.

Directors: Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady

Votes: 419

Delaware - Aubrey Plaza, Elisabeth Shue, Ryan Phillippe, Teri Polo, Judge Reinhold

9. Florida Road (2010)

Not Rated | 104 min | Drama

In spite of having a heart of gold, Shaan Sahay, (Ashmit Patel) the son of a wealthy Indian family, yearns for his father's love and acceptance. He struggles to pursue his passion for ... See full summary »

Director: Brad Glass | Stars: Seth A. Barkley, Glen Bo, Priyanshu Chatterjee, Vicky Davis

Votes: 38

Florida - Norman Reddus, William H. Macy, Maya Rudolph, Sidney Poitier, Faye Dunaway

10. Georgia Rule (2007)

R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama

25 Metascore

A troubled young woman is sent to live with her grandmother for the summer, while hiding a secret that could potentially tear her family apart.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney

Votes: 23,375 | Gross: $18.88M

Georgia - Jeff Daniels, Burt Reynolds, Julia Roberts, Kim Basinger, Holly Hunter

11. Hawaii (I) (2013)

Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

Martin seeks for a temporary job at Eugenio's house. When they recognize to be childhood friends, Eugenio offers him work for the summer. A power and desire game starts and their relationship grows beyond their friendship.

Director: Marco Berger | Stars: Manuel Vignau, Mateo Chiarino, Luz Palazón, Antonia De Michelis

Votes: 3,995

Hawaii - Jason Momoa, Maggie Q, Bette Midler, Kelly Hu, Tia Carrere

12. My Own Private Idaho (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama

77 Metascore

Two best friends living on the streets of Portland as hustlers embark on a journey of self discovery and find their relationship stumbling along the way.

Director: Gus Van Sant | Stars: River Phoenix, Keanu Reeves, James Russo, William Richert

Votes: 46,690 | Gross: $6.40M

Idaho - Aaron Paul, Lana Turner, Sherry Jackson, JD Cannon, Billie Bird

13. Illinois (2008)

80 min | Drama

Set in the stark landscape of the American heartland, 'Illinois' performs a dispassionate post-mortem on a single family through successive generations. Watch how youthful decisions strip ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hess | Stars: Brendan Donaldson, Erinn Strain

Illinois - Betty White, Robin Williams, John Cusack, Harrison Ford, Bill Murray

14. Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984)

PG | 118 min | Action, Adventure

57 Metascore

In 1935, Indiana Jones arrives in India, still part of the British Empire, and is asked to find a mystical stone. He then stumbles upon a secret cult committing enslavement and human sacrifices in the catacombs of an ancient palace.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Kate Capshaw, Ke Huy Quan, Amrish Puri

Votes: 423,194 | Gross: $179.87M

Indiana - Jenna Fischer, James Dean, Brendan Fraser, Steve McQueen, Carole Lombard

15. Iowa (2005)

104 min | Crime, Drama

35 Metascore

A cautionary tale of love, crime, fantasy and addiction that follows two young Iowan lovers who decide to go into the "batch" business - cooking their own methamphetamine - only to watch it burn a searing hole in their lives.

Director: Matt Farnsworth | Stars: Matt Farnsworth, Diane Foster, John Savage, Rosanna Arquette

Votes: 358

Iowa - Elijah Wood, Ashton Kutcher, John Wayne, Cloris Leachman, Donna Reed

16. Kansas City (1996)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Music

57 Metascore

A pair of kidnappings expose the complex power dynamics within the corrupt and unpredictable workings of 1930s Kansas City.

Director: Robert Altman | Stars: Jennifer Jason Leigh, Miranda Richardson, Harry Belafonte, Michael Murphy

Votes: 4,136 | Gross: $1.35M

Kansas - Kirstie Alley, Jean Harlow, Annette Bening, Dennis Hopper, R. Lee Ermey

17. In Old Kentucky (1935)

Approved | 86 min | Comedy

Horse trainer Steve Tapley is caught between the feuding Martingale and Shattuck families. He sides with young Nancy Martingale and her grandfather Ezra, and the feud is to be resolved by a... See full summary »

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Will Rogers, Dorothy Wilson, Russell Hardie, Charles Sellon

Votes: 100

Kentucky - Jennifer Lawrence, Johnny Depp, George Clooney, Harry Dean Stanton, Jim Varney

18. The Louisiana Hussy (1959)

Approved | 85 min | Crime, Drama

Cajun newlyweds must deal with the jealousy of his brother, who also loved her, and the arrival of a mysterious seductress in their bayou backwater.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Nan Peterson, Robert Richards, Peter Coe, Betty Lynn

Votes: 75

Louisiana - Reese Witherspoon, Jared Leto, Zachary Levi, Harry Connick Jr, Patricia Clarkson

19. Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)

Not Rated | 192 min | Drama, Family, Musical

After Suman's father leaves her in the care of another family while he travels abroad, she falls in love with Prem. However, in order to for them to marry, Prem has to prove to Suman's father that he is not the same as his own dad.

Director: Sooraj R. Barjatya | Stars: Salman Khan, Bhagyashree, Alok Nath, Rajeev Verma

Votes: 10,265

Maine - Anna Kendrick, Patrick Dempsey, Judd Nelson, Linda Lavin, Andrea Martin

20. Maryland (1940)

92 min | Drama

A woman tormented by the hunting death of her husband forbids her son to have anything to do with horses. But when he falls for the daughter of his father's trainer, he defies his mother by entering the Maryland Hunt.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Walter Brennan, Fay Bainter, Brenda Joyce, John Payne

Votes: 75

Maryland - Anna Faris, Julie Bowen, Jada Pinkett Smith, Daniel Stern, Patricia Richardson

Massachusetts - Betty Davis, Mark Wahlberg, Matt Damon, John Cazale, Edward Norton

22. Roaming Through Michigan (1950)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

This Traveltalks entry roams through the northern end of Michigan's Lower Peninsula and makes a short visit to the Upper Peninsula. We start with a ride in a dune buggy on the Sleeping Bear... See full summary »

Stars: James A. FitzPatrick, Spikehorn Meyer

Votes: 61

Michigan - Ellen Burstyn, JK Simmons, Tom Selleck, Terry Crews, Steven Seagal

23. Milwaukee, Minnesota (2003)

R | 95 min | Drama

41 Metascore

A young man who's been labeled mentally ill is left on his own after his mother's murder. Confused and alone, he's targeted by two different con artists out to make off with his inheritance.

Director: Allan Mindel | Stars: Troy Garity, Alison Folland, Randy Quaid, Bruce Dern

Votes: 650 | Gross: $0.02M

Minnesota - Chris Pratt, Jane Russell, Jessica Lange, Lea Thompson, Judy Garland

24. Mississippi Masala (1991)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

An Indian family is expelled from Uganda when Idi Amin takes power. They move to Mississippi and time passes. The Indian daughter falls in love with a black man, and the respective families... See full summary »

Director: Mira Nair | Stars: Denzel Washington, Sarita Choudhury, Roshan Seth, Sharmila Tagore

Votes: 4,514 | Gross: $7.31M

Mississippi - Eric Roberts, Elvis Presley, Sela Ward, Oprah Winfrey, Jaes Earl Jones

25. Across the Wide Missouri (1951)

Passed | 78 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

Trapper Flint Mitchell and other mountain men from the Rendezvous join forces to enter virgin trapping territory but must contend with a resentful Blackfoot chief.

Director: William A. Wellman | Stars: Clark Gable, Ricardo Montalban, John Hodiak, Adolphe Menjou

Votes: 1,712

Missouri - Dick Van Dyke, Kevin Kline, Kathleen Turner, Jon Hamm, John Goodman

26. Hannah Montana: The Movie (2009)

G | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

47 Metascore

As Hannah Montana's popularity begins to take over her life, Miley Stewart, on the urging from her father takes a trip to her hometown of Crowley Corners, Tennessee to get some perspective on what matters in life the most.

Director: Peter Chelsom | Stars: Miley Cyrus, Emily Osment, Billy Ray Cyrus, Jason Earles

Votes: 38,000 | Gross: $79.57M

Montana - Michelle Williams, Gary Cooper, Dana Carvey, Myrna Loy, Patrick Duffy

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