The Biggest Box Office Hits Filmed in Each State

By 2 years ago

There’s no place like home, there’s no place like home… especially when a movie was filmed right in your neck of the woods.

We’ve compiled a list of the best movies filmed in each state of the U.S. of A—then you’ll at least have a fun fact to share at your next office ice-breaker.

What were some of the best films shot in the U.S., on a state-by-state basis? Let’s run through the list, beginning alphabetically…

Alabama: Big Fish

Big Fish was filmed almost entirely in Montgomery, Alabama. This Tim Burton film was unique in its overall optimistic father-son story. The Heart of Dixie certainly has its crowning cinematic moment with this movie.

Alaska: Into the Wild

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Sean Penn’s magnificent performance in Into the Wild was due in part to the realness of the set. The crew traveled to Alaska four times to shoot in this remote and snowy state to capture the scenery through each season.

Arizona: Raising Arizona

Many films have been shot in the deserts of Arizona including 2001: A Space Odyssey, Psycho, Planet of the Apes, Three Kings, and Forrest Gump. But one of the most iconic films that truly devoted the majority of its filming process to the state was Raising Arizona, a movie by the Coen brothers.

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