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List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Arizona

List of movies that were filmed in Arizona, including trailers of the films when available. Arizona has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Arizona is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Arizona, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List features movies like Psycho and Boys on the Side.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Arizona?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Arizona?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Arizona are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.

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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona
Psycho Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona
Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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Return of the Jedi Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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Raising Arizona Nicolas Cage, John Goodman, Holly Hunter

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Spaceballs Joan Rivers, John Hurt, Mel Brooks

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Little Miss Sunshine Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure Keanu Reeves, George Carlin, Jane Wiedlin

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Wayne's World Alice Cooper, Mike Myers, Rob Lowe

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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona
Tombstone Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell, Charlton Heston

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3:10 to Yuma Christian Bale, Russell Crowe, Logan Lerman

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¡Three Amigos! Chevy Chase, Steve Martin, Phil Hartman

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Can't Buy Me Love Paula Abdul, Patrick Dempsey, Seth Green

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Days of Thunder Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall

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Stagecoach John Wayne, John Carradine, Claire Trevor

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Stargate Kurt Russell, James Spader, Djimon Hounsou

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Midnight Run Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin, Joe Pantoliano

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Starman Jeff Bridges, John Carpenter, Karen Allen

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Maverick Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Corey Feldman

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The Cannonball Run Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw, Burt Reynolds

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Poltergeist II: The Other Side Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams, Heather O'Rourke

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Rounders Matt Damon, Edward Norton, Famke Janssen

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Rambo III Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif, Kurtwood Smith

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The Quick and the Dead Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone, Russell Crowe

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Over the Top Sylvester Stallone, Terry Funk, Robert Loggia

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The Kingdom Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly, Jamie Foxx

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Just One of the Guys Sherilyn Fenn, William Zabka, Joyce Hyser

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Young Guns II Viggo Mortensen, Kiefer Sutherland, Christian Slater

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Waiting to Exhale Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Kelly Preston

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Stir Crazy Richard Pryor, Gene Wilder, Craig T. Nelson

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A Low Down Dirty Shame Jada Pinkett Smith, Salli Richardson, Charles S. Dutton

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore Jodie Foster, Kris Kristofferson, Laura Dern

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Sky High Kurt Russell, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lynda Carter

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Jarhead Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, John Krasinski

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Cannonball Run II Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds, Jackie Chan

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McLintock! John Wayne, Maureen O'Hara, Stefanie Powers

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Billy Jack Tom Laughlin, Howard Hesseman, Johnny Otis

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Tank Girl Naomi Watts, Ice-T, Iggy Pop

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Next Jessica Biel, Nicolas Cage, Julianne Moore

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Eight Legged Freaks Scarlett Johansson, David Arquette, Kari Wührer

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Transamerica Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Carrie Preston

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The Big Country Charlton Heston, Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons

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Bride and Prejudice Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Alexis Bledel, Ashanti

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Universal Soldier Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundren, Jerry Orbach

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3:10 to Yuma Glenn Ford, Van Heflin, Richard Jaeckel

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View from the Top Gwyneth Paltrow, Christina Applegate, Mike Myers

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The Greatest Story Ever Told John Wayne, Charlton Heston, Angela Lansbury

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Broken Arrow John Travolta, Christian Slater, Howie Long

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Gunfight at the O.K. Corral Kirk Douglas, Dennis Hopper, Burt Lancaster

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Hombre Paul Newman, Martin Balsam, Fredric March

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Nurse Betty Morgan Freeman, Chris Rock, Renée Zellweger