Find Out Which Famous Film Was Shot in Your State

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There's no place like home, especially when a movie was filmed right in your neck of the woods. These are the best films from each state in alphabetical order. You might be surprised by what you learn...

Alabama

Get Out (2017)

Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning debut horror film Get Out was filmed in the Alabama Heart of Dixie. The decision to film in Fairhope and Mobile came at the last minute, necessitated by budget cuts. "I think it might be a better movie than if we had done it here in Los Angeles," Peele said.

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Big Fish (2003)

Apart from filming in Paris for a single week, the rest of Tim Burton's Big Fish was shot entirely in Alabama—mostly in Wetumpka and Montgomery. The custom movie set for the town of Spectre still remains in Millbrook, Alabama on the private Jackson Lake Island.

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The More You Know

  • Barbie in Toy Story is voiced by Jodi Benson, best known for her role as Ariel in The Little Mermaid.
  • Worldwide ticket sales for the Saw franchise put it at just shy of a billion dollars, making it the highest earning horror franchise globally.
  • George Lucas wanted to make a Flash Gordon movie but could not obtain the rights so instead, he created Star Wars.
  • During the filming of Star Trek (2009), Zachary Quinto could not manage to properly do the Vulcan salute. Eventually, J.J. Abrams had to glue his fingers together in order for Quinto to do it correctly.
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