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Movies Filmed in our Communities


Our communities offer a lot for vacationing families, but what about when Hollywood is looking for the next great movie set? From classics to box office hits, here are some movies that have been filmed in our communities over the years. How many have you seen?

Filmed in Georgia

The Longest Yard (1974): Savannah, GA and Hilton Head, SC
Now and Then (1995): Savannah, GA
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997): Savannah, GA
Need for Speed (2014): Columbus, GA
Blended (2014): Lake Lanier, GA; Buford, GA and Gainesville, GA
The Mule (2018): Augusta, GA

Filmed in South Carolina

The Big Chill (1983): Beaufort, SC
Days of Thunder (1990): Darlington, SC and Charlotte, NC
Forrest Gump (1994): Beaufort, SC; Fripp Island, SC; Walterboro, SC; Savannah, GA and others
Renaissance Man (1994): Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC
The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000): Beaufort, SC; Bluffton, SC; Charleston, SC; Hilton Head, SC; and Kiawah Island, SC
The Patriot (2000): Botany Bay Plantation on Edisto Island, SC; Brattonsville, SC; Charleston, SC; Cypress Gardens in Moncks Corner, SC; Darby Farm in Chester County, Fort Lawn, SC; Lowrys, SC; Mansfield Plantation in Georgetown County, Middleton Place Plantation in Dorchester County, Rock Hill, SC
The Notebook (2004): Rice Hope/Black River Plantation in Georgetown County, Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant, SC; Charleston, SC; College of Charleston, Cypress Gardens in Moncks Corner, SC; Edisto Island, SC; North Charleston, SC; Old Village in Mount Pleasant, SC; Wadmalaw Island, SC
Leatherheads (2008): Anderson, SC; Greenwood, SC; Greenville, SC; Charlotte, NC
The Strangers (2008): Florence, SC
Dear John (2010): Charleston, SC; Edisto Island, SC; Folly Beach, SC; James Island, SC; Sullivan’s Island, SC

Filmed in North Carolina

A Walk to Remember (2002): Wilmington, NC
The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood (2002): Wilmington, NC
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006): Charlotte, NC
The Hunger Games (2012): Charlotte, NC and NC Mountains
Iron Man 3 (2013): Wilmington, NC

Filmed in Virginia

Dave (1993): Richmond, VA
Major Payne (1995): Ashland, VA
Lincoln (2012): Richmond, VA

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