Asheville, NC

3 Comedy movies filmed 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.

Patch Adams (1998)

Patch Adams is a 1998 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Tom Shadyac and starring Robin Williams, Monica Potter, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bob Gunton, Daniel London, and Peter Coyote. Set in the late 1960s/early 1970s, it is based on the life story of Dr. Hunter "Patch" Adams and the book Gesundheit: Good Health Is a Laughing Matter by Dr. Adams and Maureen Mylander. It received generally unfavorable reviews from critics, criticizing the sentimental tone, direction, and deviations from the real story, but grossed $202.3 million on a $90 million budget.

Filming locations in North Carolina:

  • Biltmore Estate - 1 Approach Road, Asheville, North Carolina, USA
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
  • Asheville, North Carolina, USA
Patch Adams/ Wikipedia

Happy Campers (2001)

Happy Campers is a 2001 American black comedy film written and directed by Daniel Waters and starring Brad Renfro, Dominique Swain, Jaime King, Emily Bergl, and Justin Long.[1] The film focuses on a group of college freshmen and their experiences as summer camp counselors at the fictional Camp Bleeding Dove. The film is collectively narrated by each of the subjective counselors. It marks Waters' directorial debut, as well as the film debut of Jaime King.

The film was screened at the 2001 Sundance Film Festival, and was later released straight-to-DVD on June 18, 2002.

Filming locations in North Carolina:

  • North Carolina, USA
  • Camp Ton-A-Wandah - 300 W Ton-A-Wondah Road, Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
  • Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
Happy Campers/ Wikipedia

28 Days (2000)

28 Days is a 2000 American comedy-drama film directed by Betty Thomas and written by Susannah Grant. Sandra Bullock stars as Gwen Cummings, a newspaper columnist obliged to enter rehabilitation for alcoholism. The film costars Viggo Mortensen, Dominic West, Elizabeth Perkins, Azura Skye, Steve Buscemi, and Diane Ladd.

Filming locations in North Carolina:

  • Asheville, North Carolina, USA
  • YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly - 84 Blue Ridge Circle, Black Mountain, North Carolina, USA
  • Screen Gems Studios - 1223 North 23rd Street, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
  • Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
28 Days/ Wikipedia

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