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Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

Updated September 23, 2019 6.9k views37 items

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

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

This list is made up of movies like Diamond Men and The Lovely Bones.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Pennsylvania are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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  • 1
    Rocky

    Rocky

    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier

    Released1976

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

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  • 2
    The Sixth Sense

    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    #10 of 50 The 50 Highest Grossing '90s Movies, Ranked#17 of 84 Great Movies That Take Place in Autumn

  • 3
    Dawn of the Dead

    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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    #49 of 553 The Best '70s Movies#4 of 143 The Best Zombie Movies Of All Time

  • 4
    Unbreakable

    Unbreakable

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    #51 of 167 The Best Superhero Movies Ever Made#6 of 29 The Scariest Superhero Movies, Ranked

  • 5
    Signs

    Signs

    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2002

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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    #24 of 186 The Best Alien Movies Ever Made#35 of 114 The Best Intelligent Horror Movies

  • 6
    Rocky III

    Rocky III

    Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire

    Released1982

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

  • 7
    Philadelphia

    Philadelphia

    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    #54 of 134 The Best Movies You Never Want to Watch Again#503 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked

  • 8
    Dogma

    Dogma

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Smith

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    #172 of 366 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime#50 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies

  • 9
    Rocky II

    Rocky II

    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith

    Released1979

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

  • 10
    Rocky V

    Rocky V

    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

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    #17 of 151 The Most Inspirational Sports Movies#81 of 225 The Worst Sequels Of All Time

  • 11
    Law Abiding Citizen

    Law Abiding Citizen

    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx

    Released2009

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

  • 12
    The Last Airbender

    The Last Airbender

    Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone

    Released2010

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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  • 13
    Girl, Interrupted

    Girl, Interrupted

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Mangold

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    #348 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#124 of 836 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

  • 14
    Witness

    Witness

    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1985

    Directed byPeter Weir

  • 15
    Wonder Boys

    Wonder Boys

    Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

    Released2000

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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    #219 of 299 The Greatest Soundtracks of All Time#24 of 120 The Best College Movies Ever

  • 16
    The Lovely Bones

    The Lovely Bones

    Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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  • 17
    Kingpin

    Kingpin

    Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson

    Released1996

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

  • 18
    Invincible

    Invincible

    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2006

    Directed byEricson Core

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    #4 of 51 The Best Football Movies Ever#79 of 236 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

  • 19
    Mannequin

    Mannequin

    Kim Cattrall, James Spader

    Released1987

    Directed byMichael Gottlieb

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    #101 of 554 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies#61 of 314 The Funniest '80s Movies

  • 20
    The Mothman Prophecies

    The Mothman Prophecies

    Richard Gere, Debra Messing

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Pellington

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    #238 of 720 The Best Horror Movies Of All Time#21 of 34 The Best Scary Movies Based on True Stories

  • 21
    In Her Shoes

    In Her Shoes

    Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine

    Released2005

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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    #7 of 24 The Best Movies About a Midlife Crisis in Women#11 of 32 The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters

  • 22
    Blow Out

    Blow Out

    John Travolta, John Lithgow

    Released1981

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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    #203 of 242 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#323 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked

  • 23
    Crumb

    Crumb

    Robert Crumb

    Released1994

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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    #373 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars#21 of 350 The Greatest Documentaries of All Time

  • 24
    Smart People

    Smart People

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page

    Released2008

    Directed byNoam Murro

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    #46 of 60 The Best Romantic Comedy Movies On Netflix#170 of 179 The Best Family Drama Movies of All Time

  • 25
    Stealing Home

    Stealing Home

    Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt

    Released1988

    Directed bySteven Kampmann, William Porter