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

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

List features The Swan, The Private Eyes and more movies.

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

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

Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in North Carolina
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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The Last of the Mohicans Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Pete Postlethwaite

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Hannibal Julianne Moore, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins

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Being There Shirley MacLaine, Peter Sellers, Jack Warden

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Patch Adams Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Monica Potter

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Idlewild Paula Patton, Terrence Howard, André 3000

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Mr. Destiny Courteney Cox, Michael Caine, Kathy Ireland

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Richie Rich Macaulay Culkin, Claudia Schiffer, Reggie Jackson

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A Good Old Fashioned Orgy Lake Bell, Leslie Bibb, Don Johnson

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My Fellow Americans Lauren Bacall, Dan Aykroyd, Jack Lemmon

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The Clearing Helen Mirren, Willem Dafoe, Robert Redford

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Shadrach Martin Sheen, Andie MacDowell, Harvey Keitel

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The Swan Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Agnes Moorehead

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Songcatcher Emmy Rossum, Aidan Quinn, Janet McTeer

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Tap Roots Boris Karloff, Susan Hayward, Julie London

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The Private Eyes Don Knotts, Tim Conway, Trisha Noble

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Death Screams Susan Kiger

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ben-nelson added The Sniper Adolphe Menjou, Richard Kiley, Frank Faylen

The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in North Carolina
Monte Rogers added The Hunger Games Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth

Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in North Carolina
Monte Rogers added Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach