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Famous Movies Filmed in California

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

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

List movies include Hard Candy, Finding Hope Now and many more.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in California are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Zombieland is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Emma Stone, Amber Heard, Bill Murray
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Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd
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Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita
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Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson
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Rain Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Tom Cruise, Dustin Hoffman, Valeria Golino
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Megan Fox, Shia LaBeouf, Odette Annable
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Unforgiven is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Gene Hackman
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Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, Roman Polanski
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Dustin Hoffman, Anne Bancroft, Richard Dreyfuss
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Butch Cassidy and the Sundance... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Paul Newman, Robert Redford, Cloris Leachman
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Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock
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Eddie Murphy, Damon Wayans, Paul Reiser
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Sandra Bullock, Brendan Fraser, Ludacris
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Alfred Hitchcock, Tippi Hedren, Suzanne Pleshette
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Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria
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Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom
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Ice Cube, Angela Bassett, Cuba Gooding Jr.
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Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
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Elle Fanning, AJ Michalka, Kyle Chandler
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Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst
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Vacation is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Chevy Chase, Christie Brinkley, John Candy
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O. J. Simpson, "Weird Al" Yankovic, Reggie Jackson
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Robin Williams, Cuba Gooding Jr., Max von Sydow
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L.A. Confidential is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Kim Basinger
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Mulholland Drive is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in California
Naomi Watts, Billy Ray Cyrus, Melissa George