3 Famous Movies and Films Set in Washington State

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Whether a script specifically involves Washington or a need for panoramic shots of evergreens, Washington is a popular location for famous movies and films. There are internationally known landmarks, astonishing views, and endless amounts of rain (which can be helpful for some stories).

For an appropriate education in Washington films, don't miss these famous movies set in Washington:

Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)

As an archeologist at the Smithsonian Museum in 1984, the immortal Amazon warrior Princess Diana of Themyscira, after saving the world in Wonder Woman (2017), strives to keep a low profile. But when a transparent, golden-yellow citrine gemstone catches the eye of the power-hungry entrepreneur, Maxwell Lord, Diana Prince becomes embroiled in a sinister conspiracy of global dimensions. Suddenly, Maxwell has thrust back into the spotlight thanks to deceit, greed, and false promises. So can Wonder Woman save humanity once again?

Filming locations:

  • L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station, Washington D.C., USA
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA
  • L'Enfant Plaza Metro Station, Washington D.C., USA
  • Wisconsin Avenue Between K and M Street NW, Washington D.C., USA

Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

After Captain America: Civil War (2016), Tony Stark's protege, Peter Parker, 15, returns to his hometown of Queens, New York, balancing school and his alter-ego as a superhero. But, on pins and needles, waiting for his mentor to give him a chance to prove his mettle and become an official Avenger, instead, Stark, intent on protecting him, keep Peter on a short leash, fearful that, one of these days, the boy may bite off more than he can chew. And then, the Vulture, a winged super-criminal brandishing advanced Chitauri weapons, emerges, and of course, Parker sees his arrival as a golden opportunity to demonstrate that he has what it takes to be part of the Earth's mightiest team of superheroes. But is Spider-Man ready to be more than the neighborhood's friendly, web-slinging defender?

Filming location:

  • Washington Monument - 15th Street & Constitution Avenue N.W., National Mall, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

State of Play (2009)

State of Play is about a U.S. presidential aide once said: A journalist with the Washington Globe newspaper investigates what at first seems like an accident that killed Representative Stephen Collins (Ben Affleck). After learning there may not have been an accident, the journalists decide to go on a mission to determine whether it was because of him. Collins' chief researcher (Maria Thayer) was involved in hearings concerning a private security firm supplementing the use of U.S. government security. Around the world, there are armed forces. Collins was also in love with her. The two journalists' styles differ: Cal McAffrey (Russell Crowe) relies on his contacts within the Police Department to obtain information. At the same time, Della Frye (Rachel McAdams) uses internet blogs to reach the public more quickly. McAffrey realizes the consequences of making a grave but false assumption as they investigate the private company's role in domestic security.

Filming locations:

  • The Bender Building - 1120 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium - 1301 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Ariel Rios Building - 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Key Bridge, Georgetown, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Library of Congress - 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Mount Pleasant, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • U.S. Department of the Interior - 1849 C Street NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Washington, District of Columbia, USA
  • Watergate Hotel - 2650 Virginia Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, USA

Bonus: Here are more movies and films set in Washington:

  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992)
  • House of Games (1987)
  • Dante's Peak (1997)
  • The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
  • Ruggles of Red Gap (1935)

Please let us know if you watched more movies and films set in Washington! Comment down!









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