Movies Set in Kansas City, Missouri

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3.4/5 (with 4,661 votes)

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented but it will be illegal and only available on the black market. When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past where a looper, a hired gun, like Joe is waiting to mop up. Joe is getting rich and life is good until the day the mob decides to close the loop, sending back Joe's future self for assassination.


| 1h 51min | Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 3,168 votes)

After surviving an assault from a squad of hit men, retired CIA black ops agent Frank Moses reassembles his old team for an all-out war. Frank reunites with old Joe, crazy Marvin and wily Victoria to uncover a massive conspiracy that threatens their lives. Only their expert training will allow them to survive a near-impossible mission -- breaking into CIA headquarters.


| 2h 59min | Crime, Drama, History
4.0/5 (with 2,559 votes)

In early-1970s Las Vegas, Sam "Ace" Rothstein gets tapped by his bosses to head the Tangiers Casino. At first, he's a great success in the job, but over the years, problems with his loose-cannon enforcer Nicky Santoro, his ex-hustler wife Ginger, her con-artist ex Lester Diamond and a handful of corrupt politicians put Sam in ever-increasing danger.

Up in the Air(2009)

| 1h 50min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 1,611 votes)

Corporate downsizing expert Ryan Bingham spends his life in planes, airports, and hotels, but just as he’s about to reach a milestone of ten million frequent flyer miles, he meets a woman who causes him to rethink his transient life.

The Day After(1983)

3.3/5 (with 161 votes)

In the mid-1980s, the U.S. is poised on the brink of nuclear war. This shadow looms over the residents of a small town in Kansas as they continue their daily lives. Dr. Russell Oakes maintains his busy schedule at the hospital, Denise Dahlberg prepares for her upcoming wedding, and Stephen Klein is deep in his graduate studies. When the unthinkable happens and the bombs come down, the town's residents are thrust into the horrors of nuclear winter.

Joy Ride 3(2014)

| 1h 36min | Thriller, Horror
2.8/5 (with 84 votes)

Rusty Nail is back on the road again looking to punish injustice at every turn - and this time it's with a group of hotheaded street racers on their way to the Road Rally 1000. As they drive through a desolate shortcut on the way to the race, an encounter with Rusty turns sour and soon he is tracking, teasing and torturing them until the end of the road.

Kansas City Confidential(1952)

1h 39min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 48 votes)

A down-on-his-luck ex-GI finds himself framed for an armored car robbery. When he's finally released for lack of evidence--after having been beaten up and tortured by the police--he sets out to discover who set him up, and why. The trail leads him into Mexico and a web of hired killers and corrupt cops.

The Stylist(2020)

1h 45min | Horror, Drama
2.6/5 (with 32 votes)

Claire is a lonely hairstylist who secretly murders and scalps her clients. When Olivia makes the well-intentioned mistake of asking Claire to style her hair for her wedding, she becomes dangerously obsessed, and her sanity starts to slip away with bloody consequences.

Kansas City(1996)

1h 56min | Thriller, Drama, Music, Crime
3.2/5 (with 30 votes)

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

Mr. & Mrs. Bridge(1990)

2h 6min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 24 votes)

Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children.

Pete Kelly's Blues(1955)

| 1h 35min | Crime, Drama, Music
3.0/5 (with 9 votes)

In 1927, a Kansas City, Missouri cornet player and his band perform nightly at a seedy speakeasy until a racketeer tries to extort them in exchange for protection.

All Creatures Here Below(2019)

1h 31min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

The story of a desperate young couple on the run, who seek refuge in Kansas City.

Directed by Collin Schiffli
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Kansas City Bomber(1972)

| 1h 39min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 5 votes)

Roller-derby skater K. C. Carr tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom.

Alice's Wonderland(1923)

12min | Animation
3.0/5 (with 17 votes)

Instead of Wonderland, Alice visits the Walt Disney animation room.

Directed by Walt Disney - With Virginia Davis

Mail Order Bride(1964)

| 1h 23min | Comedy, Western
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Elderly Will Lane arranges marriage of wild son of dead friend to tame him.

The Delinquents(1957)

1h 12min | Drama
2.2/5 (with 3 votes)

A frustrated young man, separated from his younger girlfriend, gets involved in a juvenile gang.

The First Traveling Saleslady(1956)

1h 32min | Comedy, Western
2.7/5 (with 4 votes)

At the turn of the century Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets they embark on the even more hazardous project of selling barbed wire to highly suspicious Texas cowboys.

The Cool and the Crazy(1958)

1h 18min | Drama
2.6/5 (with 2 votes)

High school thug is front man for a local marijuana ring.

Buddy the Gee Man(1935)

7min | Animation
1.9/5 (with 2 votes)

"Federal Agent Buddy" receives a telegram stating, "Conduct secret investigation as to the treatment accorded prisoners by ward at Sing Song Prison. signed, Fuller Pepp, chief.".

Directed by Jack King

Law and Order(1969)

1h 21min | Documentary
3.2/5 (with 5 votes)

LAW & ORDER surveys the wide range of work the police are asked to perform: enforcing the law, maintaining order, and providing general social services. The incidents shown illustrate how training, community expectations, socio-economic status of the subject, the threat of violence, and discretion affect police behavior.

Directed by Frederick Wiseman


1h 20min | Horror

The story of serial killer Bob Berdulla who was responsible for six murders.

Directed by William Taft, Paul South
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