film Famous Movies Filmed in Nova Scotia

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

List of movies that were filmed in Nova Scotia, including trailers of the films when available. Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

Movies here include everything from Ambulance Girl to Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart.

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

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

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Simon Birch Jim Carrey, Ashley Judd, Jan Hooks

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Dolores Claiborne Kathy Bates, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Christopher Plummer

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Love and Death on Long Island John Hurt, Jason Priestley, Maury Chaykin

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The Memory Keeper's Daughter Gretchen Mol, Emily Watson, Dermot Mulroney

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Night Passage James Stewart, Audie Murphy, Jack Elam

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Mom at Sixteen Danielle Panabaker, Jane Krakowski, Kay Panabaker

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Two If by Sea Sandra Bullock, Denis Leary, Yaphet Kotto

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Margaret's Museum Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Welsh, Craig Olejnik

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The Dive from Clausen's Pier Michelle Trachtenberg, Sean Maher, Will Estes

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3 Needles Lucy Liu, Sandra Oh, Chloƫ Sevigny

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Homeless to Harvard: The Liz Murray Story Ellen Page, Thora Birch, Kelly Lynch

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The River King Rachelle Lefevre, Thomas Gibson, Edward Burns

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The Shipping News Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore, Kevin Spacey

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Gracie's Choice Kristen Bell, Anne Heche, Diane Ladd

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The Weight of Water Elizabeth Hurley, Sean Penn, Josh Lucas

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A Hole in One Michelle Williams, Meat Loaf, Wendell Pierce

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A Bug and a Bag of Weed Nigel Bennett, Sebastian Spence, John Dunsworth

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Thin Ice Tyrone Power, Sonja Henie, Bobby Vitale

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Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion Pete Postlethwaite, Graham Greene, Tamara Hope

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The Hunt for the BTK Killer Michael Michele, Maury Chaykin, Robert Forster

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Vampire Bats Lucy Lawless, Craig Ferguson, Jessica Stroup

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Poor Boy's Game Danny Glover, Laura Regan, Stephen McHattie

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Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart Cybill Shepherd, Joanna Cassidy, Tim Matheson

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A Glimpse of Hell James Caan, Robert Sean Leonard, Daniel Roebuck

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Sex Traffic John Simm, Wendy Crewson, Chris Potter

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Sex and the Single Mom Danielle Panabaker, Gail O'Grady, Grant Show

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Rush of Fear Rosanna Arquette, Chris Potter, Alan van Sprang

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Ambulance Girl Kathy Bates, Robin Thomas, David Michie

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The Elizabeth Smart Story Dylan Baker, Amber Marshall, Hannah Lochner

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Mafia Doctor Joanne Kelly, Paul Sorvino, Olympia Dukakis

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Trudeau II: Maverick in the Making Eric Peterson, Karl Pruner, Marcel Sabourin

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New Waterford Girl Andrew McCarthy, Cathy Moriarty, Mark McKinney