Film Famous Movies Filmed in Detroit

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

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

Meet Monica Velour and A City to Yourself are included on this list along with many more.

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

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

RoboCop is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Detroit
RoboCop Alex Van Halen, Peter Weller, Leeza Gibbons

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The Evil Dead Bruce Campbell, Sam Raimi, Ted Raimi

Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Detroit
Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis

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Red Dawn Charlie Sheen, Patrick Swayze, Lea Thompson

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Gran Torino Clint Eastwood, Dreama Walker, Scott Eastwood

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8 Mile Eminem, Kim Basinger, Brittany Murphy

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Scream 4 Hayden Panettiere, Kristen Bell, Courteney Cox

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Real Steel Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly, Kevin Durand

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Driven Sylvester Stallone, Burt Reynolds, Estella Warren

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A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas Neil Patrick Harris, Danneel Ackles, Patton Oswalt

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Hoffa Jack Nicholson, Danny DeVito, Tim Burton

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Standing in the Shadows of Motown Meshell Ndegeocello, Bootsy Collins, Martha Reeves

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Meet Monica Velour Kim Cattrall, Brian Dennehy, Keith David

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The Butterfly Effect 3: Revelations Rachel Miner, Chris Carmack, Sarah Habel

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Collision Course Jay Leno, Pat Morita, Ernie Hudson

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Freaky Deaky Andy Dick, Christian Slater, Crispin Glover

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Over the Limit 2010

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A City to Yourself

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Envy Ray J, AZ, LisaRaye McCoy-Misick

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White Boy Rick Richie Merritt, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Bruce Dern