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Famous Movies Filmed in Charleston

Updated September 21, 2019 2.2k views19 items

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

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

Examples include Chasers and The In Crowd.

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

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

    The Patriot

    Mel Gibson, Heath Ledger

    Released2000

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

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    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

    Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

    Jim Carrey, Sophie Okonedo

    Released1995

    Directed bySteve Oedekerk

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    #263 of 926 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#52 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies

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    Cold Mountain

    Cold Mountain

    Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman

    Released2003

    Directed byAnthony Minghella

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    #5 of 28 Civil War Movies List#118 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made

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    The Jackal

    The Jackal

    Bruce Willis, Richard Gere

    Released1997

    Directed byMichael Caton-Jones

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    #19 of 123 The Best Assassin Movies#3 of 14 14 Surprisingly Nuanced Bruce Willis Performances

  • 5
    The Legend of Bagger Vance

    The Legend of Bagger Vance

    Charlize Theron, Will Smith

    Released2000

    Directed byRobert Redford

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    #83 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made#34 of 151 The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

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    Major League: Back to the Minors

    Major League: Back to the Minors

    Dennis Haysbert, Walton Goggins

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Warren

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    #62 of 78 The All-Time Best Baseball Films#26 of 70 The Dumbest Movie Sequel Titles

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    White Squall

    White Squall

    Jeff Bridges, Ryan Phillippe

    Released1996

    Directed byRidley Scott

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    #335 of 366 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime#129 of 313 The Greatest Disaster Movies of All Time

  • 8
    Paradise

    Paradise

    Phoebe Cates, Willie Aames

    Released1982

    Directed byStuart Gillard

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    #21 of 32 Great Movies Set on the Beach#13 of 27 The Best Desert Island Movies

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    O

    O

    Julia Stiles, Martin Sheen

    Released2001

    Directed byTim Blake Nelson

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    #543 of 1,647 The Most Rewatchable Movies#17 of 37 The Best Shakespeare Film Adaptations

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    The In Crowd

    The In Crowd

    Susan Ward, Lori Heuring

    Released2000

    Directed byMary Lambert

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    For the Boys

    For the Boys

    Vince Vaughn, Bette Midler

    Released1991

    Directed byMark Rydell

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    Consenting Adults

    Consenting Adults

    Kevin Spacey, Kevin Kline

    Released1992

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

  • 13
    The Great Santini

    The Great Santini

    Robert Duvall, Blythe Danner

    Released1979

    Directed byLewis John Carlino

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    The Lords of Discipline

    The Lords of Discipline

    Bill Paxton, Michael Biehn

    Released1983

    Directed byFranc Roddam

  • 15
    The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

    The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

    Jodie Foster, Jena Malone

    Released2002

    Directed byPeter Care

  • 16
    Chasers

    Chasers

    Gary Busey, Tom Berenger

    Released1994

    Directed byDennis Hopper

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    #63 of 100 The Best Dennis Hopper Movies#28 of 50 The Best Action Movies of 1994

  • 17
    Deceiver

    Deceiver

    Renée Zellweger, Tim Roth

    Released1997

    Directed byJosh Pate, Jonas Pate

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    An Occasional Hell

    An Occasional Hell

    Tom Berenger, Kari Wührer

    Released1996

    Directed bySalomé Breziner

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    Other Voices, Other Rooms

    Other Voices, Other Rooms

    Aubrey Dollar, Anna Thomson

    Released1997

    Directed byDavid Rocksavage

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