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Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

Updated September 21, 2019 6.7k views16 items

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

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

The Evil Dead and Nashville are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Tennessee are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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  • 1
    The Green Mile is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    The Green Mile

    Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise

    Released1999

    Directed byFrank Darabont

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  • 2
    The Evil Dead is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    The Evil Dead

    Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi

    Released1981

    Directed bySam Raimi

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  • 3
    Nashville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Nashville

    Jeff Goldblum, Lily Tomlin

    Released1975

    Directed byRobert Altman

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  • 4
    Hannah Montana: The Movie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Hannah Montana: The Movie

    Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Chelsom

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  • 5
    Black Snake Moan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Black Snake Moan

    Justin Timberlake, Christina Ricci

    Released2006

    Directed byCraig Brewer

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  • 6
    Walking Tall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Walking Tall

    Dwayne Johnson, Cobie Smulders

    Released2004

    Directed byKevin Bray

  • 7
    This Is Elvis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    This Is Elvis

    Linda Thompson, Furry Lewis

    Released1981

    Directed byAndrew Solt, Malcolm Leo

  • 8
    Forces of Nature is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Forces of Nature

    Kevin Bacon

    Released2004

    Directed byGeorge Casey

  • 9
    Walking Tall Part 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Walking Tall Part 2

    Leif Garrett, Bo Svenson

    Released1975

    Directed byEarl Bellamy

  • 10
    A Fine Step is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    A Fine Step

    Leonor Varela, Luke Perry

    Released2011

    Directed byJonathan Meyers

  • 11
    Into the Darkness is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Into the Darkness

    Mischa Barton, John Schneider
  • 12
    42 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    42

    Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni

    Released2013

    Directed byBrian Helgeland

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  • 13
    Water for Elephants is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Water for Elephants

    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2011

    Directed byFrancis Lawrence

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  • 14
    The Fugitive is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    The Fugitive

    Julianne Moore, Harrison Ford

    Released1993

    Directed byAndrew Davis

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  • 15
    Wild River (1960) is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Wild River (1960)

    Bruce Dern, Montgomery Clift

    Released1960

    Directed byElia Kazan

    Filmed in Charleston Tn. On the Hiwassee River.

  • 16
    Starman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Tennessee

    Starman

    Jeff Bridges, John Carpenter

    Released1984

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    Scenes where the deer hunters had the deer on the hood were shot at a popular fireworks store by Nickajack Lake,East of Chattanooga,Tn.

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