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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.
Wedding Crashers Rachel McAdams, Bradley Cooper, Isla Fisher

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Mars Attacks! Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

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Minority Report Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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All the President's Men is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Washington, D.C.
All the President's Men Richard Nixon, Dustin Hoffman, Robert Redford

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Die Hard 2 Bruce Willis, John Leguizamo, Dennis Franz

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Air Force One Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, Glenn Close

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Burn After Reading Brad Pitt, George Clooney, John Malkovich

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The American President Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas

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G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Sienna Miller, Channing Tatum, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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True Lies Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eliza Dushku, Jamie Lee Curtis

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The Manchurian Candidate Frank Sinatra, Angela Lansbury, Janet Leigh

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Live Free or Die Hard Bruce Willis, Maggie Q, Mary Elizabeth Winstead

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Mr. Smith Goes to Washington James Stewart, Claude Rains, Jean Arthur

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In the Line of Fire Clint Eastwood, John Malkovich, Rene Russo

10 Terrifying Ghost Stories From Washington D.C.

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Body of Lies Leonardo DiCaprio, Russell Crowe, Mark Strong

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The Bourne Legacy Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Jeremy Renner

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Strangers on a Train Alfred Hitchcock, Farley Granger, Leo G. Carroll

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The People vs. Larry Flynt Courtney Love, Edward Norton, Woody Harrelson

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A Few Good Men Tom Cruise, Demi Moore, Jack Nicholson

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Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Alan Tudyk, Erin Wasson

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Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde Reese Witherspoon, Sally Field, Jennifer Coolidge

The Very Best Fairy Tale Movies

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Dick Kirsten Dunst, Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds

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St. Elmo's Fire Demi Moore, Rob Lowe, Judd Nelson

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Evan Almighty Morgan Freeman, Steve Carell, Jon Stewart

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The Last Detail Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Gilda Radner

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The Greatest Show on Earth James Stewart, Charlton Heston, Bob Hope

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Exorcist II: The Heretic James Earl Jones, Richard Burton, Max von Sydow

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Nixon Anthony Hopkins, James Woods, Ed Harris

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The Pelican Brief Julia Roberts, Denzel Washington, John Lithgow

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Frost/Nixon Kevin Bacon, Sam Rockwell, Michael Sheen

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The Recruit Al Pacino, Colin Farrell, Bridget Moynahan

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Thunderheart Val Kilmer, David Crosby, Sam Shepard

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No Way Out Brad Pitt, Kevin Costner, Gene Hackman

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State of Play Rachel McAdams, Ben Affleck, Russell Crowe

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Point of No Return Anne Bancroft, Bridget Fonda, Harvey Keitel

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Murder at 1600 Diane Lane, Wesley Snipes, Alan Alda

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The Color of Friendship Carl Lumbly, Penny Johnson, Lindsey Haun

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Seven Days in May Kirk Douglas, Ava Gardner, Burt Lancaster

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Casino Jack Kevin Spacey, Kelly Preston, Rachelle Lefevre

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Slam Saul Williams, Marion Barry, Sonja Sohn

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The Contender Gary Oldman, Jeff Bridges, Christian Slater

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Eagle Eye Julianne Moore, Shia LaBeouf, Rosario Dawson

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D.C. Cab Bill Maher, Gary Busey, Mr. T

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Watch on the Rhine Bette Davis, Eric Roberts, Geraldine Fitzgerald

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Talk to Me Taraji P. Henson, Martin Sheen, Don Cheadle

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How Do You Know Reese Witherspoon, Jack Nicholson, Owen Wilson

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Collateral Damage Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jane Lynch, John Turturro

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Earth vs. the Flying Saucers Paul Frees, Hugh Marlowe, Joan Taylor

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The More the Merrier Jean Arthur, Joel McCrea, Charles Coburn

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Snow Falling on Cedars Ethan Hawke, Max von Sydow, James Cromwell