3 Movies filmed in Washington


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Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States. Named for George Washington, the first U.S. president, the state was made out of the western part of the Washington Territory, which was ceded by the British Empire in 1846, in accordance with the Oregon Treaty in the settlement of the Oregon boundary dispute.

Captain Fantastic (2016)

Captain Fantastic is a 2016 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Matt Ross and starring Viggo Mortensen, Frank Langella, Kathryn Hahn, and Steve Zahn. The story centers on a family forced by circumstances to reintegrate into society after living in isolation for a decade.

Filming locations in Washington:

  • Deception Pass State Park, Washington, USA
  • Snohomish, Washington, USA
  • Sultan, Washington, USA
  • Gold Bar, Washington, USA
  • Kirkland, Washington, USA
  • Whatcom County, Washington, USA
  • O'Sullivan Sportsman Resort, Potholes Reservoir, Othello, Washington, USA
  • Index, Washington, USA
  • Chehalis, Washington, USA
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It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)

It Happened at the World's Fair is a 1963 American musical film starring Elvis Presley as a crop-dusting pilot. It was filmed in Seattle, Washington, site of the Century 21 Exposition, along with the Seattle World's Fair. The governor of Washington at the time, Albert Rosellini, suggested the setting to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executives. The film made $2.25 million at the box office.

Filming locations in Washington:

  • Space Needle - 400 Broad Street, Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Alweg Monorail, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Seattle, Washington, USA
It Happened at the World's Fair/ Wikipedia

The Off Hours (2011)

The Off Hours is an American film written and directed by Seattle filmmaker Megan Griffiths. The full-length feature film is akin to real-life events that happened at a truck stop. It was distinguished due to its adoption of environmental and socially acceptable settings, which has won recognition by the Sustainable Style Foundation with an SSF Tag award. The film was premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on January 22, 2011.

Filming locations in Washington:

  • Seattle, Washington, USA
The Off Hours/ Wikipedia

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