Anonymous asked in TravelUnited StatesHouston · 8 years ago

Were any movies ever filmed in Houston?

Other than Urban Cowboy & Terms of Endearment?

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  • mmuscs
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    8 years ago
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    There's a few

    Hellfighters (1968) with John Wayne

    Brewster McCloud (1970) – first film to be filmed inside the Astrodome

    The Getaway (1972) – filmed in Huntsville, Texas

    The Thief Who Came to Dinner (1973) – set and filmed in Houston

    Sugar Hill (1974 film) (1974)- set and filmed in Houston

    The Sugarland Express (1974) – filmed on location at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Inmate Division Jester III Unit in Sugar Land, Texas

    Logan's Run (1976) – filmed inside the Houston Hyatt Regency

    Futureworld (1976) – filmed at the Johnson Space Center facilities and Jones Hall

    The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)

    Murder At The World Series (1977) – made-for-TV film

    The Swarm (1978)

    FM (1978) – filmed at Greenway Plaza in Houston

    Urban Cowboy (1980)

    Texas (1980–1982) – Daytime soap opera, a spin-off of Another World

    Murder In Texas (1981) – made-for-TV film

    Student Bodies (1981)

    Terms of Endearment (1982)

    Local Hero (1983) Filmed in Houston and Scotland

    Cutter to Houston (1984)

    Paris, Texas (1984) – shot in several cities around Texas including Houston

    Blood Simple (1984)

    Pray for Death (1985) - Set and filmed in Houston

    Forever Evil (1987) – filmed in Houston and Coldspring, Texas

    Houston Knights (1987–1988)

    My Best Friend Is a Vampire (1988)

    Twins (1988) – Sale of engine set in Houston

    A Tiger's Tale (1988) – Rose's house was in League City, Texas

    Cohen and Tate (1989)

    For All Mankind (1989) – documentary filmed partially in Houston

    Night Game (1989) – filmed in Galveston, Texas

    Blind Fury (1989) – filmed partially in Houston

    Vietnam, Texas (1990) Filmed and Set in Houston

    I Come in Peace (1990)

    RoboCop 2 (1990)- Filmed in Houston

    Akkare Akkare Akkare (1990) – Malayalam movie filmed in Houston

    Sidekicks (1992)

    City of Joy (1992) – first scene is set in Houston

    A Perfect World (1993) – Filmed in Huntsvile, Texas

    Jason's Lyric (1994)

    Reality Bites (1994)

    The Chase (1994) – Filmed in the Rice Village area and several highways around the Houston area; one scene also shot in Kemah

    Jason's Lyric (1994)

    Thea (TV series) (1994)

    Apollo 13 (1995) Johnson Space Center

    The Evening Star (1996) - Sequel to Terms of Endearment (1982)

    Tin Cup (1996) – Final tournament shot in Kingwood, Texas

    SubUrbia (1996) – Filmed in Houston, Set in Austin, Texas

    The Evening Star (1996)

    Don't Look Back (1996) – filmed in Galveston, Texas

    Armageddon (1998 film) (1998) – filmed at the Johnson Space Center facilities

    Rushmore (1998) – written and directed by Houstonian Wes Anderson and filmed at his alma mater – St. John's School

    Dance With Me (1998)

    Five Wives, Three Secretaries and Me (1998) – documentary filmed in Houston

    Fifth Ward (1998) – Filmed in and set in Houston's Fifth Ward

    Arlington Road (1999)

    Mercy (film) (2000)

    Space Cowboys (2000)

    Texas Justice (2001-) – Filmed in Houston

    Pearl Harbor (2001) - San Jacinto Battlefield State Memorial Site

    Animal Cops: Houston (2003)

    Right on Track (2003) – Disney Channel Movie set in Houston, but filmed in Utah

    Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)

    Friday Night Lights (2004) (In the book and real life events, the final game of the Permian High School Team is played at The University of Texas at Austin in Austin, Texas not the Astrodome of Houston)

    Suburban Madness (2004) Details the Clara Harris story.

    American Drug War: The Last White Hope (2007) – documentary with scenes in Houston

    Frieda Gilroy (2008)

    Tree of Life (2011) – shot in Houston and other cities in Texas starring Sean Penn and Brad Pitt

    Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)


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  • 4 years ago

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    Yes, when I lived in houston Tin Cup was shot about 2 blocks from my house. I now live in Austin and so far, I know of Grindhouse (Quintin T came to my bar too entertain his crew) The Breed the Hitcher Slacker (I was visiting my brother) Bri - you live in kingwood too?

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