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Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

Updated June 8, 2017 2.8k views21 items

List RulesThe 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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  • 1
    Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Independence Day

    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1996

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

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    Dumb and Dumber is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Dumb and Dumber

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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    Dawn of the Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Dawn of the Dead

    Tom Savini, Ken Foree

    Released1978

    Directed byGeorge A. Romero

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    Con Air is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Con Air

    Nicolas Cage, John Malkovich

    Released1997

    Directed bySimon West

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    The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    The Sandlot

    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary

    Released1993

    Directed byDavid M. Evans

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    High School Musical is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    High School Musical

    Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2006

    Directed byKenny Ortega

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    High School Musical 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    High School Musical 2

    Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens

    Released2007

    Directed byKenny Ortega

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  • 8
    S. Darko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    S. Darko

    Elizabeth Berkley, Ed Westwick

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Fisher

  • 9
    The Philadelphia Experiment is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    The Philadelphia Experiment

    Nancy Allen, Stephen Tobolowsky

    Released1984

    Directed byStewart Raffill

  • 10
    SLC Punk! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    SLC Punk!

    Jason Segel, Matthew Lillard

    Released1998

    Directed byJames Merendino

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    High School Musical 3: Senior  is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    High School Musical 3: Senior Year

    Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2008

    Directed byKenny Ortega

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    Airport 1975 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Airport 1975

    Charlton Heston, Myrna Loy

    Released1974

    Directed byJack Smight

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    The World's Fastest Indian is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    The World's Fastest Indian

    Anthony Hopkins, Walton Goggins

    Released2005

    Directed byRoger Donaldson

  • 14
    Getting There: Sweet 16 and Li is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Released2002

    Directed bySteve Purcell

  • 15
    The Way of the Gun is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    The Way of the Gun

    Sarah Silverman, Juliette Lewis

    Released2000

    Directed byChristopher McQuarrie

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  • 16
    Minutemen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Minutemen

    Chelsea Kane, Steven R. McQueen

    Released2008

    Directed byLev L. Spiro

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    A Hobo's Christmas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    A Hobo's Christmas

    Gerald McRaney, Wendy Crewson

    Released1987

    Directed byWill Mackenzie

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    Edge of America is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Edge of America

    James McDaniel, Irene Bedard

    Released2003

    Directed byChris Eyre

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    The Life of Nephi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    The Life of Nephi

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    Ready, Set, Bag is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Ready, Set, Bag

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  • 21
    Denizen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Salt Lake City

    Denizen

    Glen Jensen, J.A. Steel

    Released2010

    Directed byJ.A. Steel

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