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Famous Movies Filmed in Hawaii

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Updated September 21, 2019 2.3k views 24 items

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

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

List ranges from Black Widow to The Rundown, plus much more.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Hawaii are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Hawaii
Dir. by Steven Spielberg (1993), starring Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum & Richard Attenborough

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Dir. by Nicholas Stoller (2008), starring Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell & Russell Brand

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Dir. by Joe Johnston (2001), starring Téa Leoni, William H. Macy & Laura Dern

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Dir. by Fred Zinnemann (1953), starring Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster & Ernest Borgnine

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Dir. by Peter Berg (2003), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dwayne Johnson & Rosario Dawson

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Dir. by John Stockwell (2002), starring Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez & Matthew Davis

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Dir. by Joshua Logan (1958), starring France Nuyen, Doug McClure & Mitzi Gaynor

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Dir. by Mervyn LeRoy and John Ford (1955), starring Henry Fonda, Jack Lemmon & James Cagney

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Dir. by Norman Taurog and Mickey Moore (1961), starring Elvis Presley, Angela Lansbury & George Halas

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Dir. by Otto Preminger (1965), starring John Wayne, Kirk Douglas & Henry Fonda

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Dir. by Mickey Moore (1966), starring Elvis Presley, Deanna Lund & Red West
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Dir. by Howard Hall (2006), starring Johnny Depp

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Dir. by George Roy Hill (1966), starring Julie Andrews, Gene Hackman & Richard Harris
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Dir. by Kayo Hatta (1994), starring Toshiro Mifune, Tamlyn Tomita & Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
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Dir. by Sherwood Hu (1998), starring Angus Macfadyen, Chris Tashima & Ray Bumatai