Famous Movies Filmed in Washington

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

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

Movies on this list include Put This on the {Map} and End Game.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Washington are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.

  • Vision Quest
    Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling
    • Released: 1985
    • Directed by: Harold Becker
    High school wrestler Louden Swain (Matthew Modine) feels he must do something significant in his life shortly after turning 18. Despite vehement advice against it from his father (Ronny Cox) and ...more

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  • Benny & Joon
    Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn
    • Released: 1993
    • Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik
    Benny (Aidan Quinn), who cares for his mentally disturbed sister, Joon (Mary Stuart Masterson), also welcomes the eccentric Sam (Johnny Depp) into his home at Joon's request. Sam entertains Joon ...more

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  • Singles
    Bridget Fonda, Matt Dillon, Campbell Scott
    • Released: 1992
    • Directed by: Cameron Crowe
    In Seattle during the era of grunge music, the lives and relationships of a group of young people, all living in the same apartment building, go through a period of flux. Among them are waitress and ...more

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  • Boy Culture
    Derek Magyar, Patrick Bauchau, Darryl Stephens
    • Released: 2006
    • Directed by: Q. Allan Brocka
    A new client (Patrick Bauchau) breaks down a male hustler's (Derek Magyar) emotional walls.

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  • The Night Strangler
    Darren McGavin, Margaret Hamilton, John Carradine
    • Released: 1973
    • Directed by: Dan Curtis
    The Night Strangler is a made for television movie which first aired on ABC on January 16, 1973 as a sequel to The Night Stalker. The Night Strangler proved almost as popular as its predecessor ...more
  • Mozart and the Whale
    Josh Hartnett, Radha Mitchell, Gary Cole
    • Released: 2005
    • Directed by: Petter Næss
    Mozart and the Whale is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Petter Næss. A love story between two savants with Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, whose conditions sabotage their budding ...more