Movies Filmed In New Orleans
Ever wonder if there have been any blockbuster movies filmed where you live or somewhere nearby? Well, if you’re from New Orleans, then we have gathered up a list of 7 well-known movies filmed in The Big Easy!
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You may be surprised by some of these! You have most likely watched most of these – or at least heard of them! So without further ado, read on to find out exactly what movies have been filmed in your city!
1. Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Locations In New Orleans
During the 2013 production of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, producers did not, in fact, shoot the film where the story takes place. So no filming actually took place in Muir Woods or in San Francisco, California.
Production took place in New Orleans for any of the scenes set in San Fransico. Creators built one of the larger sets – the ‘Human Village’ – at the corner of Common and North Rampart streets!
2. 10 Cloverfield Lane
10 Cloverfield Lane Film Locations In New Orleans
The entire film production of 10 Cloverfield Lane took place in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Homeplace Plantation was used for filming the scenes when Michele escaped the bunker. The exact location of the plantation is right off of State Highway 18 in Hahnville, Louisiana.
Producers did not use many sites as the majority of the movie is set inside a bunker.
3. American Ultra
American Ultra Film Locations In New Orleans
This hilarious movie was filmed in New Orleans! While American Ultra had multiple film locations across Lousiana, New Orleans played a significant role in the production of the film.
4. Deepwater Horizon
Deepwater Horizon Film Locations In New Orleans
So, a cool fact, producers did not actually film
Looper Film Locations In New Orleans
Another fantastic movie filmed in New Orleans is Looper! This movie absolutely destroys your brain and will leave you reeling afterward. Producers set the film in a futuristic Kansas City; however, a majority of the film was shot in New Orleans. Filmmakers chose to shoot a lot of the scenes near the Central Business District in New Orleans.
6. X-Men Origins: Wolverine
X-Men Origins: Wolverine Film Locations In New Orleans
What!? Producers filmed an X-Men movie in New Orleans
7. Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Film Locations In New Orleans
For the final film on the list for the movies filmed in New Orleans, we have the badass Jack Reacher: Never Go Back! While the movie did have multiple film locations, f