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Famous Movies Filmed in Texas

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

List of movies that were filmed in Texas, including trailers of the films when available. Texas 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 Texas 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 Texas, 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 many different movies, including Crazy Heart and Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Texas are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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No Country for Old Men ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Texas
Dir. by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (2007), starring Javier Bardem, Tommy Lee Jones & Woody Harrelson

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Dir. by Mike Judge (1999), starring Jennifer Aniston, John C. McGinley & Mike Judge

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Dir. by Robert Rodriguez and Sarah Kelly (1996), starring Salma Hayek, George Clooney & Quentin Tarantino

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Sin City is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Texas
Dir. by Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez (2005), starring Jessica Alba, Bruce Willis & Mickey Rourke

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Dir. by Richard Linklater (1993), starring Ben Affleck, Milla Jovovich & Matthew McConaughey

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Dir. by Clint Eastwood (1976), starring Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke & John Vernon

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There Will Be Blood is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Texas
Dir. by Paul Thomas Anderson (2007), starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Ciarán Hinds & Paul Dano

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Old Yeller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Texas
Dir. by Robert Stevenson (1957), starring Chuck Connors, Fess Parker & Dorothy McGuire

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Dir. by Terrence Malick (2011), starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn & Jessica Chastain

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Dir. by Robert Rodriguez (1998), starring Salma Hayek, Usher & Famke Janssen

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Dir. by Brian Robbins (1999), starring Ali Larter, Paul Walker & Amy Smart

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Dir. by Todd Phillips (2000), starring Amy Smart, Andy Dick & Jimmy Kimmel

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Dir. by Peter Berg (2004), starring Amber Heard, Connie Britton & Tim McGraw

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Dir. by Quentin Tarantino (2007), starring Rose McGowan, Rosario Dawson & Kurt Russell

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Dir. by Mike Judge (2006), starring Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews & Scarface

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Dir. by James Gartner (2006), starring Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight & Tatyana Ali

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Dir. by Kimberly Peirce (1999), starring Hilary Swank, Chloë Sevigny & Natalie Zea

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Dir. by Ethan Coen and Joel Coen (1984), starring Holly Hunter, Frances McDormand & M. Emmet Walsh

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Dir. by John Lee Hancock (2002), starring Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox & Rachel Griffiths

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Machete is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Texas
Dir. by Robert Rodriguez and Ethan Maniquis (2010), starring Jessica Alba, Lindsay Lohan & Robert De Niro

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Dir. by Christopher Guest (1997), starring David Cross, Parker Posey & Catherine O'Hara

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Dir. by Peter Bogdanovich (1971), starring Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd & Cloris Leachman

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