Films 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'e 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.

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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Dirty Harry 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
Vertigo James Stewart, Kim Novak, Alfred Hitchcock

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Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan Kirstie Alley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy

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Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles 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
Mrs. Doubtfire Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan, Sally Field

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Zodiac Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo

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The Maltese Falcon Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre, Mary Astor

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Basic Instinct Sharon Stone, Michael Douglas, Jeanne Tripplehorn

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The Rock Nicolas Cage, Sean Connery, Ed Harris

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The Conversation Harrison Ford, Robert Duvall, Gene Hackman

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The Pursuit of Happyness Will Smith, Thandie Newton, Jaden Smith

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Bullitt Robert Duvall, Steve McQueen, Jacqueline Bissett

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The Game Sean Penn, Michael Douglas, Spike Jonze

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Big Trouble in Little China Kurt Russell, Kim Cattrall, John Carpenter

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes 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
Invasion of the Body Snatchers Robert Duvall, Jeff Goldblum, Leonard Nimoy

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Monsters vs. Aliens Reese Witherspoon, Amy Poehler, Renée Zellweger

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Star Trek: The Motion Picture William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, George Takei

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Sudden Impact Clint Eastwood, Mara Corday, Sondra Locke

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The Wedding Planner Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Judy Greer

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So I Married an Axe Murderer Mike Myers, Phil Hartman, Michael Richards

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A View to a Kill Christopher Walken, Roger Moore, Grace Jones

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Magnum Force Clint Eastwood, Suzanne Somers, Hal Holbrook

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Bicentennial Man is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
Bicentennial Man Robin Williams, Sam Neill, Oliver Platt

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The Heartbreak Kid Eva Longoria, Ben Stiller, Malin Åkerman

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Sweet November Charlize Theron, Keanu Reeves, Lauren Graham

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The Enforcer Clint Eastwood, Tyne Daly, Bradford Dillman

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Just like Heaven Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder

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40 Days and 40 Nights Maggie Gyllenhaal, Josh Hartnett, Emmanuelle Vaugier

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Boys and Girls Alyson Hannigan, Claire Forlani, Freddie Prinze

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The Love Bug Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, Michele Lee

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High Anxiety Cloris Leachman, Madeline Kahn, Dick Van Patten

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The Dead Pool Clint Eastwood, Jim Carrey, Axl Rose

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The Lady from Shanghai Rita Hayworth, Orson Welles, Errol Flynn

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Johnny Mnemonic Keanu Reeves, Ice-T, Henry Rollins

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Petulia Julie Christie, George C. Scott, Richard Chamberlain

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EDtv Matthew McConaughey, Elizabeth Hurley, Ellen DeGeneres

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Time After Time Corey Feldman, Malcolm McDowell, Mary Steenburgen

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Foul Play Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Dudley Moore

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The Bachelor Mariah Carey, Brooke Shields, Sarah Silverman

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Twisted Samuel L. Jackson, Ashley Judd, Andy Garcia

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Freebie and the Bean James Caan, Alan Arkin, Valerie Harper

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Jack the Bear Reese Witherspoon, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Danny DeVito

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Desperate Measures Michael Keaton, Andy Garcia, Brian Cox

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Metro Eddie Murphy, Michael Rapaport, Donal Logue

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After the Thin Man James Stewart, Myrna Loy, William Powell

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Dark Passage Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Agnes Moorehead

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Colma: The Musical H.P. Mendoza, L.A. Renigen, Sigrid Sutter