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Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco

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Updated November 13, 2019 12k views 97 items

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 Ra... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
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Dir. by Don Siegel (1971), starring Clint Eastwood, Don Siegel & Andrew Robinson

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Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1958), starring James Stewart, Kim Novak & Alfred Hitchcock

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Mrs. Doubtfire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in San Francisco
Dir. by Chris Columbus and Chuck Jones (1993), starring Robin Williams, Pierce Brosnan & Sally Field

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