Md. Towns Featured In Films

October 8, 2012 5:58 AM

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If you want to see your hometown featured in film, here are five Maryland towns and cities that have been immortalized on the silver screen.
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Baltimore’s been featured in films from “Liberty Heights,” “Sleepless in Seattle” and “Crybaby” to “He’s Just Not That Into You” and “Enemy of the State.”  It also makes an appearance in John Waters’ movies.

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Located near Ocean City on the Eastern Shore, you can see Berlin in the Julia Roberts/Richard Gere movie “Runaway Bride” and “Tuck Everlasting,” starring Sissy Spacek and Alexis Bledel. 

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Burkittsville is known as the town visited by the three student filmmakers in “The Blair Witch Project” before they headed into the woods.  As a result of the town’s cameo, tourism increased—as well as theft of the “Welcome to Burkittsville” signs.

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St. Michaels

Located on the Eastern Shore, St. Michaels was in the Vince Vaughn/Owen Wilson comedy, “The Wedding Crashers.”  “Failure to Launch” was also partially filmed there.

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The John Waters movie “Serial Mom” was filmed in Towson.  You’ll see the old Baltimore County Courthouse during the trial scenes.  Towson was also featured in “Absolute Power” and “The Invasion.”

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  • Rosemary Hall

    You forgot HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS with Holly Hunter which featured many Baltimore locations including BWI airport.

  • Cathy

    Forgot another movie that was filmed in Baltimore Ladder 49.

  • Ash

    You for got From Within was filmed in Havre de Grace and Perryville.

  • Amy

    Hunting Humans was filmed around Severn and Glen Burnie. Part of the airport scene in Broadcast News was shot at BWI.

  • dj

    forgot first sunday

  • BJC

    There was also For Richer or Poorer , with Tim Allen & Kirstie Alley, filmed in and around Westminster…

  • Die Hard 3 & Species

    Die Hard 3: I think the end scene was filmed in Laurel near the truck stop

    Species 2: Wasn’t it filmed in Columbia??

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