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Famous Movies Filmed in Alaska

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Updated September 23, 2019 13.2k views 25 items

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

List of movies that were filmed in Alaska, including trailers of the films when available. Alaska 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 Alaska 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 Alaska, 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 The Silver Horde to Alaska: Spirit of the Wild.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Alaska are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Dir. by John Carpenter (1982), starring Kurt Russell, Keith David & John Carpenter

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Dir. by Randal Kleiser (1991), starring Ethan Hawke, James Remar & Bill Moseley

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Dir. by Carroll Ballard (1983), starring Brian Dennehy, Charles Martin Smith & Tom Dahlgren

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Dir. by Jerry Jameson (1980), starring Alec Guinness, Anne Archer & Jason Robards Jr.
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Dir. by George Archainbaud (1930), starring Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea & Blanche Sweet
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Dir. by Mikel Conrad (1950), starring Denver Pyle, Russell Hicks & Mikel Conrad
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