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Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

Updated September 23, 2019 6.8k 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Rocky

    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier

    Released1976

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

  • 2
    The Sixth Sense is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    The Sixth Sense

    Bruce Willis, Mischa Barton

    Released1999

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

  • 3
    Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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  • 4
    Unbreakable is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Unbreakable

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released2000

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

  • 5
    Signs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Signs

    Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2002

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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  • 6
    Rocky III is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Rocky III

    Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire

    Released1982

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

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  • 7
    Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia

    Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington

    Released1993

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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  • 8
    Dogma is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Dogma

    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

    Released1999

    Directed byKevin Smith

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  • 9
    Rocky II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Rocky II

    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith

    Released1979

    Directed bySylvester Stallone

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  • 10
    Rocky V is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Rocky V

    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

  • 11
    Law Abiding Citizen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Law Abiding Citizen

    Gerard Butler, Jamie Foxx

    Released2009

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

  • 12
    The Last Airbender is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    The Last Airbender

    Nicola Peltz, Jackson Rathbone

    Released2010

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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  • 13
    Girl, Interrupted is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Girl, Interrupted

    Angelina Jolie, Winona Ryder

    Released1999

    Directed byJames Mangold

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  • 14
    Witness is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Witness

    Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen

    Released1985

    Directed byPeter Weir

  • 15
    Wonder Boys is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Wonder Boys

    Robert Downey Jr., Katie Holmes

    Released2000

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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  • 16
    The Lovely Bones is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    The Lovely Bones

    Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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  • 17
    Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Kingpin

    Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson

    Released1996

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

  • 18
    Invincible is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Invincible

    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg

    Released2006

    Directed byEricson Core

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  • 19
    Mannequin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Mannequin

    Kim Cattrall, James Spader

    Released1987

    Directed byMichael Gottlieb

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  • 20
    The Mothman Prophecies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    The Mothman Prophecies

    Richard Gere, Debra Messing

    Released2002

    Directed byMark Pellington

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  • 21
    In Her Shoes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    In Her Shoes

    Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine

    Released2005

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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  • 22
    Blow Out is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Blow Out

    John Travolta, John Lithgow

    Released1981

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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  • 23
    Crumb is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Crumb

    Robert Crumb

    Released1994

    Directed byTerry Zwigoff

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  • 24
    Smart People is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Smart People

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page

    Released2008

    Directed byNoam Murro

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  • 25
    Stealing Home is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Pennsylvania

    Stealing Home

    Jodie Foster, Helen Hunt

    Released1988

    Directed bySteven Kampmann, William Porter

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