(Closed) Just for fun – movies filmed in your home town/state?

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Post # 17
1356 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Dumb & Dumber (Providence) and 27 Dresses right down the street in Pawtucket 🙂

Post # 18
2792 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

The Fighter – Lowell, MA

Post # 19
6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Let’s see Tv shows : Ace of Cakes (I used to live right near them) … Homicide Life on the Streets, & The Wire were filmed here…….. in Baltimore 

Diner was filmed here ..My nextdoor neighbor (when we were kids)  was in Clara’s Heart (whoopie goldberg and Neil Patrick Harris), Major LeagueII  was filmed here when we had two Baseball stadiums …. ahh Oh and any John Water’s films. 

Oh and Ladder 49, siiigh we did see Jaquin Phoenix during filming 

Post # 20
2142 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

“Girl, Interrupted” was filmed all around where I grew up. “Witness” was filmed in my county seat. And “Saving Sarah Cain” was filmed in my county (they weren’t vey specific). “Home” was filmed near me- one of my friends was an extra in the court room scene. Apparantly “Beloved” was also filmed in my county seat, at a farm museum. There was another movie filmed at the same museum, around the same time but I can’t remember which. Since we have the Amish, everything Amish seems to have at least some shots int he area- or they can go like “Plain Truth” and just make up the geography of the area (if you try and follow all their nonsensical directions, it should have taken place outside my hometown, except we don’t have a marshy area, nor do any of the neighboring towns on the rail line).

Post # 23
923 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

It’s not my city, but near it – Shawshank Redemption was filmed in Ohio (Mansfield, I believe)

In White Rock B.C. (where I will be moving soon) they film all sorts of stuff, including episodes of Psych and exterior shots for Juno.

Post # 24
3521 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2010

F.I.S.T was filmed in my hometown. Seems like everybody around here knows someone who was in that film as an extra, lol.

Post # 25
2538 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2009

Top Gun was filmed on the base a mile or two from where I grew up.  One of my classmates played one of Viper’s kids as an extra!


Anchor Man

and the very famous Jurassic Park III

… all filmed in San Diego.

Post # 26
3068 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

We have too many to name being filmed in our town but the biggest ones are CSI which is filmed weekly, and Eclipse

Post # 27
18628 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Jersey Girl was filmed not too far from where I grew up.  A diner that we used to go to was in the movie.

Post # 28
5104 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Ummm, Last of the Mohicans was filmed in Kentucky. In the Red River Gorge…. It’s about an hour and a half from me.

Post # 29
68 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

We get quite a few.  Due to the embargo, pretty much every movie set in Cuba is actually filmed in Puerto Rico.  The Pirates of the Caribbean movies have also shot several scenes around the island.  The radio telescope in one of our towns has appeared in Contact (as itself) and in GoldenEye (as the huge satellite weapon).   Most recently, we’ve had The Losers, The Rum Diary, Fast Five, and a couple of Disney Channel movies filmed here.

Post # 30
6350 posts
Bee Keeper

The Fighter was filmed in my hometown.

Micky is like the coolest local hero.

Post # 31
50 posts
Worker bee

Pirates of the Caribbean

Dirty Dancing

Lord of the Flies

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