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Famous Movies Filmed in New Orleans

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Updated September 23, 2019 8.6k views 42 items

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

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

This list below has a variety of movies, like Panic in the Streets and Jezebel, in it.

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

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