Film Famous Movies Filmed in Virginia

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

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

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

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

Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Virginia
Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Hugo Weaving

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Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Channing Tatum

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Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Bryan Cranston

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Tom Cruise, Jon Voight, Vanessa Redgrave

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Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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Mission: Impossible III is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Virginia
Maggie Q, Keri Russell, Michelle Monaghan

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Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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Matthew McConaughey, Jodie Foster, Jay Leno

Captain Phillips is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Virginia
Tom Hanks, Catherine Keener, Max Martini

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Damon Wayans, Karyn Parsons, Bam Bam Bigelow

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Demi Moore, Viggo Mortensen, Jim Caviezel

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Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse

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Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jon Stewart

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Jeff Bridges, Tim Robbins, Joan Cusack

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Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones, Ben Kingsley

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Bernie Mac, Randy Quaid, Andre Braugher

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Lives and Deaths of the Poets Edward Robert Bach, Sharon Carpenter-Rose, Robert Rickert

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A Little Closer Douglas Nelson, Chris Kies, Sayra Player

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Craptastic David Dillehunt, Abrill MacBeth, Bryan Kasik