California: Chinatown (1974)
Roman Polanski’s "inky noir" about dark deeds and secrets in 1930s LA.
Colorado: Misery (1990)
This adaptation takes place in the "rural disquiet" of the snowy Rocky Mountains.
Maryland: Hairspray (2007)
The musical this film was based on was written as an homage to Baltimore.
New York: Do the Right Thing (1989)
A panoramic portrait of New York City at its best and worst by Spike Lee.
Washington: Twilight (2008)
This supernatural romance was heavy on Pacific Northwest gloom and greenery.
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