Years after being drawn before the concerns of our social age were imagined, the iconic sci-fi dramatruman show“I’m turning 25 this month.

The 1998 film follows the man she plays. Comedian Jim Carrey, I learned that my entire life had been broadcast live on TV, and that no one was who they claimed to be.of The stage of the movie is “Seahaven”. Although it was actually filmed Florida Panhandle”■ “Seaside”.

Nearly 30 years later, here’s where the movie took place in this small seaside town. not yet Now it is also attracting attention from tourists. The film features seaside landmarks such as the Tupelo Street Gazebo and the Coleman Tower.

Other Iconic Florida Movies: What are the best Florida movies? Here are 25 of our favorites, mostly set and shot

Some may wonder What other classic movies portrayed the Sunshine State? I have been helping with production for many years. From A24 indie flicks to high-budget action flicks, Florida has plenty of movies for any snob to have in their collection.

Aside from the popular The Truman Show, here are 13 of the top movies shot in the state.

“Apollo 13” (1995)

It was filmed at least partially on location. Kennedy Space Center“Apollo 13” is Ron Howard’s touching story of NASA’s nearly disastrous attempt to return to the Moon in 1970. Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris and Kathleen Quinlan all gave memorable performances and Harris and Quinlan were nominated for Oscars.

“Armageddon” (1998)

Starring Liv Tyler, Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Steve Buscemi. Space disaster movie filmed in Brevard In this movie, an oil rig crew flies into space aboard a military space shuttle to destroy an asteroid heading for Earth.

“Caddyshack” (1980)

One of the most hilarious and quotable movies ever made, Harold Ramis’ snobbery-vs-noob classic “Caddyshack” stars Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Bill Featuring a killer comedy performance by Murray, the golf scene was filmed at Rolling Hills Golf. Broward County club (now Grande Oaks Golf Club). The dinner scene was shot at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.

Doc Hollywood (1991)

Shining a light on Micanopy’s hidden gems, Doc Hollywood tells the story of a young doctor (Michael J. Fox) who is sentenced to several days’ labor in town after being hit by a car while crossing the border for a job interview. I will tell you. hospital. Most of the film was shot in the small town of Alachua County, outside of Gainesville.

“Edward Scissorhands” (1993)

Central Florida’s Pasco County provided the pastel backdrop for this Tim Burton film about an all-black, scissors-wielding outcast (Johnny Depp) who suddenly moves to the suburbs. Filmed on a subdivision called “Carpenter’s Run,” the house still stands, though not as bright as it appears in the film.

“Scarface” (1983)

Miami, in Brian De Palma’s ultra-violent gangster epic about a Cuban immigrant (Al Pacino) determined to achieve the American dream by any means necessary, doesn’t seem as eerily exotic and brutal as Miami. I never did. In addition to Pacino’s Tony Montana, Michelle Pfeiffer and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio also give strong performances.

“Spring Breakers” (2013)

Indie provocateur Harmony Korine has put the biggest budget and cast ever (Selena Gomez, James Franco, Vanessa Hudgens) into this crime drama, filmed in St. Petersburg and Sarasota. The result was surprisingly refreshing. It’s a surreal collage of bright colors. Bikinis, beer, bongs, and bullets.

“Moonlight” (2016)

Barry Jenkins’ drama about three stages in the life of a black man living in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood won an Academy Award for Best Picture. historic surprise win It was later voted the best movie of the 2010s Creator: IndieWire. This work is a foregone choice in both categories, especially in the third act, combining the harsh realities of life with painful romantic richness.

“Magic Mike” (2012)


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Based on the life of Tampa resident Channing Tatum as a male stripper, “Magic Mike” became a pop culture icon in its own right, drawing millions to theaters over the course of a decade and winning over three of Tatum’s films. I saw the story that unfolded in. Hillsboro residents will know some of the filming locations that Tatum and his co-stars visited in the original 2012 movie.

“Marvin’s Room” (1996)

Starring Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, and a young Leonardo DiCaprio, an independent woman and her rebellious son return to Florida to reunite with their families. The multiple Academy Award-nominated film was shot in the summer of 1995 in the city of Rockledge, Brevard.

The Florida Project (2017)

Regarded as a darling of the indie world, Sean Baker’s film depicts a poor community It honestly but sympathetically chronicles their struggles living in a motel outside Walt Disney World. In addition to the wonderful performances of the children, it featured a wonderfully heartwarming performance from Willem Dafoe as the motel manager, and deservedly received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

“The Greatest Show on Earth” (1952)

Cecil B. DeMille’s 150-minute circus epic was filmed at the Ringling Brothers. He later won an Oscar for Best Picture in 1953 for The Winter House in Sarasota. Technicolor spectacles depict the dramatic lives of trapeze artists, clowns and elephant trainers against the backdrop of a circus performance.

“Waterboy” (1998)

One of Adam Sandler’s classic ’90s comedies, this lighthearted sports story tells the story of a sheltered water boy who becomes a lineman on a football team. The film is set in DeLand and DeBary in Volusia County, where residents can recognize key locations such as Speck Martin Stadium and the Highbanks Road boat dock.

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