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Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco

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

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

List is made up of a variety of movies, including Mrs. Doubtfire and In the Park.

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

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

You might also like this list of romantic movies set in San Francisco.

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen
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Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel, Andrew Robinson
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Vertigo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock
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Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy
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Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Kirsten Dunst
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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field
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Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo
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Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor
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Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, Jeanne Tripplehorn
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Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris
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Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman
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Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith
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Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett
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Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze
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Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter
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James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy
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Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger
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William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei
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Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke
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Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Judy Greer
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Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Michael Richards
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Christopher Walken, Roger Moore, Grace Jones
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Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook