Famous Movies Filmed in St. Louis

Updated June 14, 2019 13.2k views 22 items

List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in St. Louis

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

List includes American Flyers, Hercules:The Brave and The Bold and more.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in St. Louis are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Up in the Air is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in St. Louis
Dir. by Jason Reitman (2009), starring George Clooney, Anna Kendrick & Zach Galifianakis

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Dir. by Michael Mann (1986), starring Brian Cox, Garcelle Beauvais & Joan Allen

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Dir. by Brian Gibson (1993), starring Angela Bassett, Laurence Fishburne & Khandi Alexander

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Dir. by Vincente Minnelli (1944), starring Judy Garland, Mary Astor & Margaret O'Brien

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Dir. by John Badham (1985), starring Kevin Costner, Jennifer Grey & Alexandra Paul

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Dir. by Luis Mandoki (1990), starring Susan Sarandon, Kathy Bates & James Spader
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Dir. by Billy Wilder (1957), starring James Stewart, Murray Hamilton & Marc Connelly
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Dir. by Harald Zwart (2001), starring Liv Tyler, Helen Hunt & Michael Douglas
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Dir. by David Anspaugh (2005), starring Gerard Butler, Patrick Stewart & Gavin Rossdale
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Dir. by Steven Soderbergh (1993), starring Katherine Heigl, Adrien Brody & Karen Allen
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Dir. by Taylor Hackford (1987), starring Keith Richards, Eric Clapton & Chuck Berry
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Dir. by George Hickenlooper (1999), starring William Hurt, Miranda Richardson & Nigel Hawthorne
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Hercules:The Brave and The Bold Dir. by David A. Malone (2013), starring Bryan Kreutz, Emily Livaudais & Chelsea Zotta
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Dir. by Irvin Kershner (1961), starring Don Murray, Keir Dullea & Larry Gates
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Dir. by Charles Guggenheim and John Stix (1959), starring Steve McQueen, Bob Holt & David Clarke
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Dir. by Charles Guggenheim and L.T. Iglehart (1967), starring Paul Richards
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