3 Movies filmed in Oklahoma


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Oklahoma is a state in the South Central region of the United States, bordered by the state of Texas on the south and west, Kansas on the north, Missouri on the northeast, Arkansas on the east, New Mexico on the west, and Colorado on the northwest.

The Outsiders (1983)

The Outsiders is a 1983 American coming-of-age drama film directed by Francis Ford Coppola. The film is an adaptation of the 1967 novel of the same name by S. E. Hinton and was released on March 25, 1983, in the United States. Jo Ellen Misakian, a librarian at Lone Star Elementary School in Fresno, California, and her students were responsible for inspiring Coppola to make the film.

Filming locations in Oklahoma:

  • Admiral Twin Drive-In, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Skiatook, Oklahoma, USA
  • Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Owasso, Oklahoma, USA
  • Oklahoma, USA
  • 10 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • 731 North St. Louis Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Sperry, Oklahoma, USA
  • Will Rogers High School - 3909 East 5th Place, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Crutchfield Park - 1345 East Independence Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • N Quincy Avenue & E Jasper Street, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
The Outsiders/ Wikipedia

August: Osage County (2013)

August: Osage County is a 2013 American tragicomedy film directed by John Wells. It was written by Tracy Letts and based on his Pulitzer Prize-winning 2007 play of the same name. It is produced by George Clooney, Grant Heslov, Jean Doumanian, and Steve Traxler.

Filming locations in Oklahoma:

  • Bartlesville, Oklahoma, USA
  • Pawhuska, Oklahoma, USA
  • Oklahoma, USA
  • Ochelata, Oklahoma, USA
  • Osage Hills State Park, Oklahoma, USA
  • Ochalata, Oklahoma, USA
August: Osage County/ Wikipedia

Where the Red Fern Grows (1974)

Where the Red Fern Grows is a 1974 drama film directed by Norman Tokar and starring James Whitmore, Beverly Garland, Stewart Petersen, and Jack Ging. It is based on the 1961 novel of the same name.

Filming locations in Oklahoma:

  • Tahlequah, Oklahoma, USA
  • Vian, Oklahoma, USA
  • W. Siloam Springs, Oklahoma, USA
Where the Red Fern Grows/ Wikipedia

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