Movies with the main filming locations in Louisiana

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Louisiana is a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States. It is the 19th-smallest by area and the 25th most populous of the 50 U.S. states. Louisiana is bordered by the state of Texas to the west, Arkansas to the north, Mississippi to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. A large part of its eastern boundary is demarcated by the Mississippi River. Louisiana is the only U.S. state with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are equivalent to counties, making it one of only two U.S. states not subdivided into counties (the other being Alaska). The state's capital is Baton Rouge, and its largest city is New Orleans.

12 Years a Slave (2013)

12 Years a Slave is a 2013 biographical period-drama film and an adaptation of the 1853 slave memoir Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup, a New York State-born free African-American man who was kidnapped in Washington, D.C., by two conmen in 1841 and sold into slavery. Northup was put to work on plantations in the state of Louisiana for 12 years before being released. The first scholarly edition of Northup's memoir, co-edited in 1968 by Sue Eakin and Joseph Logsdon, carefully retraced and validated the account and concluded it to be accurate. Other characters in the film were also real people, including Edwin and Mary Epps, and Patsey.

Filming locations in Louisiana:

  • Madame John's Legacy, the French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Felicity Plantation, Vacherie, Louisiana, USA
  • Magnolia Plantation - Highway 311, Schriever, Louisiana, USA
  • St. Joseph Plantation, Louisiana, USA
  • Audubon Park, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Bocage Plantation, Darrow, Louisiana, USA
  • Urbania, Lower Garden District, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Columns Hotel - 3811 St Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Destrehan, Louisiana, USA
  • Magnolia Lane Plantation - 2141 River Rd, Bridge City, Louisiana, USA
  • Louisiana, USA
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Green Book (2018)

Green Book is a 2018 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Peter Farrelly. Set in 1962, the film is inspired by the true story of a tour of the Deep South by African American classical and jazz pianist Don Shirley and Italian American bouncer Frank "Tony Lip" Vallelonga who served as Shirley's driver and bodyguard. The film was written by Farrelly, Brian Hayes Currie and Vallelonga's son, Nick Vallelonga, based on interviews with his father, and Shirley, as well as letters his father wrote to his mother.[6] The film is named after The Negro Motorist Green Book, a mid-20th century guidebook for African-American travelers written by Victor Hugo Green.

Filming locations in Louisiana:

  • Houmas House Plantation, Burnside, Louisiana, USA
  • English Turn Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Dr, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Ruby's Roadhouse, Mandeville, Louisiana, USA
  • International House Hotel, Camp Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Clover Grill, French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Aloha Motel, Metairie, Louisiana, USA
  • Carver Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • New Orleans Athletic Club, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Northshore Broadcasting building, Hammond, Louisiana, USA
  • Orpheum Theater - 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • The Roosevelt New Orleans - 130 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Amite, Louisiana, USA
  • Sigle's Antiques, Royal Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Saenger Theater, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • W.P. Brown House, 4717 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Louisiana, USA
  • Burnside, Louisiana, USA
  • French Quarter, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
  • Hammond, Louisiana, USA
  • Metairie, Louisiana, USA
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The Lucky One (2012)

The Lucky One is a 2012 American romantic drama film directed by Scott Hicks and released in April 2012. It is an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ 2008 novel of the same name.

The film stars Zac Efron as Logan Thibault, a US Marine who finds a photograph of a young woman while serving in Iraq, carries it around as a good luck charm, and later tracks down the woman, with whom he begins a relationship.

The movie received negative reviews but grossed over $99.4 million.

Filming locations in Louisiana:

  • New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Sources:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louisiana
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/12_Years_a_Slave_(film)
  3. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2024544/
  4. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2024544/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc
  5. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_Book_(film)
  6. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6966692/
  7. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6966692/locations?ref_=tt_dt_loc
  8. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Lucky_One_(film)
  9. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1327194/

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