Mapping Minnesota’s movies

Minnesota has virtually no connection to the Oscars this year — save for a cinematography nomination for native son Drew Kunin.

We do have a community of local film and video makers, whose creativity is on display at MNKINO mpls.tv, among other places.

But as far as movies with wide national releases go, we don’t make a lot of them here — and when we do, it feels like somewhat of an event.

So ahead of this weekend’s Oscars and tonight’s Cube Critics Trivia Mafia extravaganza, we thought we’d take a look at the widely-released movies that have been filmed (or at least partially filmed) in Minnesota and those that are set here (but filmed elsewhere). Did we miss any? Let us know!


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