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Photos: Ten most awesomely cheesy movies set in Colorado

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Number 6: Blood and Chocolate (2007) IMDB description: "In Bucharest, Romania, the orphan Vivian was raised by her aunt after losing her parents ten years ago in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. His family belongs to a bloodline of werewolves and Vivian is promised to the leader of the pack, Gabriel. When the American cartoonist Aiden, who is researching werewolves for his publisher for the next edition of his magazine, meets Vivian, they immediately fall in love for each other. However, the evil son of Gabriel and Vivian's cousin Rafe poisons Gabriel about the love of Vivian, forcing her to choose between her bounds with her family and her passion for Aiden." Number 5: Race Walkers (2009) IMDB description: "Race Walkers is a mockumentary about the elite American race walking brothers, Jeb and Joel Callahan. Coached by wheelchair ridden race walking great Chuck Kuel, who's sole claim to fame was qualifying for the boycotted 1980 Moscow Olympics. Jeb and Joel live in a trailer park with their mother in small town Golden, Colorado are haunted by the legend of their Olympic qualifying deceased father. The boys must find a way to qualify for the Olympic trials in Eugene, Oregon or forever suffer the reality of small town life, perpetual failure, and the scrutiny of entire athletic world." Continue to keep counting down our list of the ten most awesomely cheesy movies set in Colorado.
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