Famous Movies Filmed in Portland

Updated June 8, 2017 3.9k views 16 items

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

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

This list has everything from Zero Effect to Paranoid Park.

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

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