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Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona

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

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

List features movies like Psycho and Boys on the Side.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Arizona are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Psycho is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona
Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1960), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Janet Leigh & Anthony Perkins

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona
Dir. by Michael Curtiz (1942), starring Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart & Peter Lorre

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Dir. by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (1987), starring Nicolas Cage, John Goodman & Holly Hunter

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Dir. by Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton (2006), starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston & Toni Collette

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Tombstone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Arizona
Dir. by Kevin Jarre and George P. Cosmatos (1993), starring Val Kilmer, Kurt Russell & Charlton Heston

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Dir. by James Mangold (2007), starring Christian Bale, Russell Crowe & Logan Lerman

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Dir. by John Landis (1986), starring Chevy Chase, Steve Martin & Phil Hartman

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Dir. by Tony Scott (1990), starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman & Robert Duvall

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Dir. by John Ford (1939), starring John Wayne, John Carradine & Claire Trevor

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Dir. by Roland Emmerich (1994), starring Kurt Russell, James Spader & Djimon Hounsou

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Dir. by Martin Brest (1988), starring Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin & Joe Pantoliano

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Dir. by John Carpenter (1984), starring Jeff Bridges, John Carpenter & Karen Allen

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Dir. by Richard Donner (1994), starring Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster & Corey Feldman

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Dir. by Hal Needham (1981), starring Farrah Fawcett, Terry Bradshaw & Burt Reynolds

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Dir. by Brian Gibson (1986), starring Craig T. Nelson, JoBeth Williams & Heather O'Rourke

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Dir. by John Dahl (1998), starring Matt Damon, Edward Norton & Famke Janssen

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Dir. by Peter MacDonald (1988), starring Sylvester Stallone, Omar Sharif & Kurtwood Smith

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Dir. by Sam Raimi (1995), starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Sharon Stone & Russell Crowe

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Dir. by Menahem Golan (1987), starring Sylvester Stallone, Terry Funk & Robert Loggia

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Dir. by Peter Berg (2007), starring Jennifer Garner, Minka Kelly & Jamie Foxx

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