Movies with the main filming locations in North Carolina

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North Carolina is a state in the Southeastern region of the United States. North Carolina is the 28th largest and 9th-most populous of the 50 United States. It is bordered by Virginia to the north, the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Georgia and South Carolina to the south, and Tennessee to the west. Raleigh is the state's capital and Charlotte is its largest city.

The Hunger Games (2012)

The Hunger Games is a 2012 American science fiction action film directed by Gary Ross and based on Suzanne Collins's 2008 novel of the same name. It is the first installment in The Hunger Games film series and was produced by Nina Jacobson and Jon Kilik, with a screenplay by Ross, Collins, and Billy Ray. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, and Donald Sutherland. The film is set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic future in the nation of Panem, where a boy and a girl from each of the nation's 12 Districts are chosen annually as "tributes" and forced to compete in The Hunger Games, an elaborate televised fight to the death. Katniss Everdeen (Lawrence) volunteers to take her younger sister's place when her sister was initially selected as tribute. With her district's male tribute, Peeta Mellark (Hutcherson), Katniss travels to the Capitol to train and compete in the games.

Filming locations in North Carolina:

  • Shelby, North Carolina, USA
  • Pisgah National Forest, North Carolina, USA
  • Asheville, North Carolina, USA
  • Concord, North Carolina, USA
  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  • Hildebran, North Carolina, USA
  • North Fork Reservoir, North Carolina, USA
  • Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA
  • Knight Theatre, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  • North Carolina, USA
  • DuPont State Forest, North Carolina, USA
  • Barnardsville, North Carolina, USA
  • Cedar Mountain, North Carolina, USA
  • Triple Falls, DuPont State Forest, North Carolina, USA
  • Bridal Veil Falls, DuPont State Forest, North Carolina, USA
  • Henry River Mill Village, North Carolina, USA
  • Charlotte Convention Center - 501 S College Street, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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American Animals (2018)

American Animals is a 2018 crime docudrama film written and directed by Bart Layton. Starring Evan Peters, Barry Keoghan, Blake Jenner, Jared Abrahamson, and Ann Dowd, it follows four college friends who plan a heist of their library. It tells the story of an actual heist that took place at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky in 2004.

Filming locations in North Carolina:

  • Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
  • Davidson, North Carolina, USA
  • North Carolina, USA
  • Mooresville, North Carolina, USA
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Paper Towns (2015)

Paper Towns is a 2015 American romantic mystery comedy-drama film, directed by Jake Schreier, based on the 2008 novel of the same name by John Green. The film was adapted for the screen by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, the same team that wrote the first film adaption of another of Green's novels, The Fault in Our Stars. The film stars Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne and was released on July 24, 2015, in the United States by 20th Century Fox.[4] The film follows the coming of age and searches by the protagonist, Quentin "Q" Jacobsen (Wolff), for Margo Roth Spiegelman (Delevingne), his childhood friend and object of affection. In the process, Quentin explores the relationship with his friends including his compatibility with Margo.

Filming locations in North Carolina:

  • North Carolina, USA
  • Central Cabarrus High School - Concord, North Carolina, USA
  • Kannapolis, North Carolina, USA
  • Mooresville, North Carolina, USA
  • Denver, North Carolina, USA
  • Concord, North Carolina, USA
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