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Famous Movies Filmed in Atlanta

Updated June 8, 2017 4.6k views21 items

List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Atlanta

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


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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Atlanta are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire1

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks


    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • Smokey and the Bandit2

    Smokey and the Bandit

    Sally Field, Burt Reynolds


    Directed byHal Needham

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    #101 of 295 The Best Duos of All Time#109 of 125 The Greatest Date Movies of All Time

  • Fast Five3

    Fast Five

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker


    Directed byJustin Lin

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    #522 of 1,540 The Most Rewatchable Movies#172 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

  • Halloween II4

    Halloween II

    Malcolm McDowell, Octavia Spencer


    Directed byRob Zombie

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    #21 of 88 The Goriest Movies Ever Made#658 of 720 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time

  • Scary Movie 55

    Scary Movie 5

    Lindsay Lohan, Charlie Sheen


    Directed byMalcolm D. Lee

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    #82 of 143 The Best Comedy Horror Movies, Ranked#423 of 488 The Scariest Movies Ever Made

  • Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues6

    Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

    Kanye West, Will Smith


    Directed byAdam McKay

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    #648 of 925 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#647 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • Diary of a Mad Black Woman7

    Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore


    Directed byDarren Grant

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  • Why Did I Get Married Too?8

    Why Did I Get Married Too?

    Dwayne Johnson, Janet Jackson


    Directed byTyler Perry

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    #184 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked#20 of 72 The Best Black Romance Movies, Ranked

  • Identity Thief9

    Identity Thief

    Melissa McCarthy, Amanda Peet


    Directed bySeth Gordon

  • The Three Stooges10

    The Three Stooges

    Kate Upton, Sofía Vergara


    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

  • Trouble with the Curve11

    Trouble with the Curve

    Amy Adams, Clint Eastwood


    Directed byRobert Lorenz

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    #79 of 145 The Most Inspirational Sports Movies#76 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

  • Freejack12


    Anthony Hopkins, Mick Jagger


    Directed byGeoff Murphy


    #84 of 94 The 35+ Greatest Dystopian Action Movies#68 of 94 The Worst January Movie Releases

  • Get Low13

    Get Low

    Bill Murray, Robert Duvall


    Directed byAaron Schneider

  • Boycott14


    Terrence Howard, Jeffrey Wright


    Directed byClark Johnson

  • Broken Bridges15

    Broken Bridges

    Willie Nelson, Burt Reynolds


    Directed bySteven Goldmann

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  • Tales of the Tinkerdee16

    Tales of the Tinkerdee

    Jim Henson, Jane Henson


    Directed byCarl Degen

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  • Hillbilly Highway17

    Hillbilly Highway

    Keith David, Erik Estrada


    Directed byDamon 'Coke' Daniels

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  • Furious 718

    Furious 7

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker


    Directed byJames Wan

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  • A Madea Christmas19

    A Madea Christmas

    Chad Michael Murray, Sweet Brown


    Directed byTyler Perry

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    #77 of 100 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made#27 of 36 The Best PG-13 Christmas Movies

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    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1

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  • The Last of Robin Hood21

    The Last of Robin Hood

    Dakota Fanning, Susan Sarandon


    Directed byRichard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland