Top 5 famous movie locations in Washington DC

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October 24, 2017 • Travel

Washington DC is one of the spectacular places where movie directors and actors are fond of. Nearly 250 movies that are popular have been shot at that particular location. Even though Washington dc is considered as an expensive place it is the best destination to shoot movies with any background or genres. This city in the east coast is well known for the prime scenes in most of the films that was filmed there. With the well known monuments, memorials and numerous other scenic backgrounds, these movie directors keep coming back to the similar location to capture the essence of the films to make it extraordinary. With the use of Addressy.com website, you can easily find out your nearest locations that are close to your neighborhood or you can also use #MyTownInMovies to get a list of the movie locations.

The top five famous locations in Washington DC include the following:

1. Grant county:

The places in the Grant County like Coulee City, Ephrata, Moses Lake, Quincy and Soap Lake are the prime locations where almost 10 or more movies were filmed.

The movie- Always starring Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter and john Goodman and the movie Eden starring James Chung, Beau Bridges were filmed in Ephrata.

Captain Fantastic, Deep Burial, Desert Cathedral, Die hard 2, Runaway were shot near the Moses Lake.

2. Island County:

Coupeville, Deception Pass and Fort Casey Historical State Park are the destination is the island county where the directors prefer filming their movies from.

Practical Magic Starring Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman and Aidan Quinn; Snow falling on cedars starring Ethan Hawke and Sam Shepard; War of Roses Starring Michael Duglas and Danny DeVito were screened in Coupeviile.

In deception Point- Double Jeopardy and the Ring

3. King county:

This is by far the most popular location for movie makers. The places like Bellevue, Burien, Carnation, Des Moines, Enumclaw, Fall city, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kent, North Bend, Redmond and Renton offers scenic and monumental areas where beautiful sceneries can be captured.

In Bellevue- Laggies, Chocolate war and Mad Love

In Burien- Grassroots and The Off Hours

In Des Moines- Cthulhu, Dear Lemon Lima, Penitent man and the ward

4. Seattle:

Shoreline, Skykomish, Snoqualmie and Woodinville are the places in Seattle that offers gorgeous locations for shooting a movie.

In Snoqualmie- Captain Fantastic, Highway, Lucky them, Prefontaine, Twin Peaks and Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with me

In Woodinville- Black widow, Man in the high Castle and True Adolescents

Redmond- Bustin Loose and Dear Lemon Lima

5. Pierce County:

Destinations in the Pierce County for the movie makers include Fort Lewis, Gig Harbor, Home, Lakewood, Puyallup, Steilacoom, Sumner and Tacoma.

In Tacoma- ten things I hate about you, Bad Seed, Come see the paradise, the hand that rocks the cradle, I love you to death, Prefountaine, Rose Red, Say Anything and Three fugitives.

In Steilacoom- Three Fugitives and War games

In Fort Lewis- Patent Leather Kid

Gig Harbor- Enough and G.P.S

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