17 Top Movies Filmed in New York City (Manhattan)

Just some of the more popular reasons that NYC is so well known include things like the NYPL, the second-largest library system in the US, and the third-largest library in the world. And don’t forget the American Museum of Natural History, the Met, Ellis Island, the 9/11 Memorial, the MoMA, Top of the Rock, and … Read more

17 Top Movies Filmed in Kansas

When it comes to weather, well, Kansas can be pretty interesting. The average wind speed in Dodge City is 14mph, making it the actual Windy City, not Chicago. Even its name, said to come from the Kansa tribe means “people of the (South) wind”. Which makes sense, considering the first EF5 tornado occurred in Greensburg … Read more

17 Top Movies Filmed in Brooklyn

For an area that is not considered a city today (although it was up until 1898), Brooklyn sure has some city-like attributes. For starters, the population is made up of only 60% Americans, the rest are foreign-born. And Brooklyn actually has more land than Manhattan, 71 square miles to 23, along with an additional 30 … Read more

17 Movies Filmed in Louisiana

Purchased from the French in 1803, Louisiana was the 18th state admitted into the union and was named after King Louis XIV. And although the Pelican State is the smallest when it comes to area, it still ranks 25 in population. And of course, there’s New Orleans, the Birthplace of Jazz with its French architecture, … Read more

17 Movies Filmed in Kentucky

When you think of the state of Kentucky, you might think of bourbon; it’s estimated that there are more barrels of bourbon in the state than there are people. You might also associate horse racing with The Bluegrass State. Or maybe you’d go straight to chicken; the first Kentucky Fried Chicken was, in fact, opened … Read more

17 Movies Filmed in Iowa

The Hawkeye State falls in the middle when it comes to comparing stats with other states. It was the 29th state to enter the Union and ranks 30th in population. But when it comes to producing corn, pork, beef, soybean, and grain, it takes first. In fact, farmland makes up a whopping 92% of the … Read more

17 Movies Filmed In Indiana

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While the 17th most populous state may not scream “Hollywood alternate” to you, there are plenty of reasons why Indiana is sometimes chosen as the perfect location for filming entire movies or scenes. From its connection to sports to its being the “Crossroads of America”, there’s a lot that the 38th state offers production companies. … Read more

17 Movies Filmed in Illinois

Contrary to how it may seem, the state of Illinois isn’t all just the Windy City of Chicago and its deep-dish pizza, Chicago Red Hots (hot dog on a poppy seed bun with all the fixings), tall buildings, and exclusive shopping. In fact, it’s actually farmland that makes up almost 80% percent of the state. … Read more