Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

Updated June 8, 2017 2.7k views 21 items

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

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

List features movies like Edge of America and The Life of Nephi.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Salt Lake City are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City
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Dir. by Peter Farrelly and Bobby Farrelly (1994), starring Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels & Teri Garr

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Dir. by George A. Romero (1978), starring Tom Savini, Ken Foree & James A. Baffico

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Dir. by Kenny Ortega (2006), starring Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale & Zac Efron

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Dir. by Kenny Ortega (2007), starring Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens & Ashley Tisdale

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Dir. by Stewart Raffill (1984), starring Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky & Michael Paré

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Dir. by Jack Smight (1974), starring Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy & Linda Blair

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Dir. by Will Mackenzie (1987), starring Gerald McRaney, Wendy Crewson & William Hickey
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