Movies Filmed in Florida

12 O’Clock High (1944) – Eglin Air Force Base
A Flash of Green (1984) – Fort Myers
A Guy Named Joe (1943) – Tampa
Absence of Malice (1981) – Matheson Hammock Park, MIami
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1993) – Miami, Orange Bowl
Adaptation (2002) – Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, Homestead
Any Given Sunday (1999) – Miami
Apollo 13 (1995) – Cape Canaveral, Merritt Island, Titusville
Airport 77 (1977) – Tallahassee
Armageddon (1998) – Cape Canaveral, Merritt Island, Titusville
Bad Boys (1995) – Miami
Bad Boys II (2002) – Miami
The Bellboy (1960) – Miami Beach
Beneath the 12 Mile Reef (1953) – Tarpon Springs
The Birdcage (1995) – Miami Beach
Blood and Wine (1996) – Key Largo
Body Heat (1981) – Delray Beach, Hollywood, Lake Worth
Caddyshack (1980) – Boca Raton, Davie, Fort Lauderdale
Cape Fear (1991) – Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach
Cocoon (1985) – St. Petersburg
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) – Silver Springs, Wakulla Springs
The Creature Walks Among Us (1956) – Fort Myers
Cross Creek (1983) – Cross Creek
Days of Thunder (1990) – Daytona Beach
Doc Hollywood (1990) – Micanopy, Ocala
Donnie Brasco (1996) – Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach
Easy to Love (1953) – Cypress Gardens
Edward Scissorhands (1990) – Dade City, Lakeland, Lutz, Wesley Chapel
Follow That Dream (1962) – Crystal River, Inglis, Inverness, Ocala, Yankeetown
Frogs (1972) – Wewahitchka
G.I. Jane (1997) – Green Cove Springs, Jacksonville
Goldfinger (1964) – Miami
Great Expectations (1998) – Cortez, Sarasota
The Greatest Show on Earth (1952) – Sarasota
The Hawk is Dying (2004) – Gainesville
Hoot (2006) – Boca Grande, Fort Lauderdale
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) – Orlando
Instinct (1999) – Winter Park, Valencia Community College, Orlando
Jaws 2 (1978) – Destin, Navarre
Jaws 3-D (1983) – Orlando
Key Largo (1948) – Key Largo
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector (2006) – Orlando
The Last Picture Show (1971) – St. Augustine
Lethal Weapon 3 (1992) – Orlando
Licence to Kill (1989) – Florida Keys
Manhunter (1985) – Captiva Island, Clearwater
Midnight Cowboy (1969) – Miami
Midway (1976) – Pensacola
Monster (2002) – Daytona Beach, Kissimmee, Orlando
Moonraker (1979) – Ocala, Silver Springs
My Girl (1991) – Bartow, Orlando
Never Say Never Again (1983) – Silver Springs
The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking (1988) – Amelia Island, Fernandina Beach
Night Moves (1975) – Sanibel Island
Ocean’s Eleven (2001) – St. Petersburg
Office Space (1999) – Key West
Out of Time (2003) – Boca Grande, Cortez, Miami Beach
Parenthood (1989) – Orlando
Passenger 57 (1992) – Sanford
Porky’s (1982) – Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Oleta State Park
Problem Child 2 (1990) – Orlando
The Punisher (2004) – Dunedin, Tampa
Rebel Without A Cause (1955) – Silver Springs
Revenge of the Creature (1955) – Marineland, Silver Springs
Rosewood (1997) – Cedar Key, Eustis Area
Scarface (1983) – Miami
Smoky and the Bandit 3 (1983) – Ocala
Space Cowboys (2000) – Cape Canaveral, Merritt Island, Titusville
Speed 2 (1997) – Key West, Miami
Striptease (1995) – Clewiston, Miami
Summer Rental (1985) – Madiera Beach
Sunshine State (2003) – Amelia Island
Tarzan’s Secret Treasure (1941) – Wakulla Springs
There’s Something About Mary (1998) – Miami, Plantation
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944) – Eglin Air Force Base
Trekkies (1997) – Metro West, Orlando
True Lies (1994) – Florida Keys, Miami
The Truman Show (1998) – Panama City, Seaside
Ulee’s Gold (1997) – Orlando, Tallahassee, Wewahitchka
The Waterboy (1998) – Orlando, Palm Beach
Where the Boys Are (1960) – Fort Lauderdale
Wind Across the Everglades (1958) – Chokoloskee
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway (1993) – Fort Lauderdale
The Yearling (1947) – Hawthorne, Ocala

FLORIDA FILM TRIVIA

The 1965 novel, Cool Hand Luke, which later became a critically acclaimed movie starring Paul Newman, was based on author Donn Pearce’s own experiences on a Florida chain gang.

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