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Famous Movies Filmed in Washington, D.C.

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Updated September 22, 2019 2.9k views 61 items

List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Washington, D.C.

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

List ranges from Collateral Damage to The Bourne Legacy, plus much more.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Washington, D.C. are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Washington, D.C.
Dir. by David Dobkin (2005), starring Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn & Christopher Walken

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All the President's Men ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Washington, D.C.
Dir. by Alan J. Pakula (1976), starring Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman & Robert Redford

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Dir. by Renny Harlin (1990), starring Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo & Dennis Franz

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Dir. by Wolfgang Petersen (1997), starring Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman & Glenn Close

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Dir. by Rob Reiner (1995), starring Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox & Michael Douglas

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Dir. by James Cameron (1994), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku & Jamie Lee Curtis

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Dir. by Frank Capra (1939), starring James Stewart, Claude Rains & Jean Arthur

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Dir. by Alfred Hitchcock (1951), starring Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger & Leo G. Carroll

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