Production Database

Welcome to our Filmography section. This is where you can discover the hundreds of TV movies, series, and feature films shot in South Carolina. Browse below by format, title, year, actor, or even the local town where a production took place by using the advanced search function.

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"I think cinema, movies & magic have always been associated. The very earliest people who made film were magicians." ~Francis Ford Coppola

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Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 2000

108 Stitches

Grand Slam Productions
The ups and downs of a minor league team in the south.
Cast: Jennifer Austin, Rick Marzan, Robby Welles
Location(s): Sumter
Feature: 2018

A Father's Legacy

Forever Safe Productions
A young man sets out to find the father he never knew.
Cast: Jason Mac, Rebeca Robles, Tobin Bell
Location(s): Columbia, Lexington, Richland
Feature: 2008

Accidental Love

Red Wagon/Persistent Entertainment
After a waitress with no insurance gets a nail lodged in her head, she travels to Washington, DC to meet her clueless Representative who fights for her cause.
Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, James Marsden, Jessica Biel
Location(s): Myrtle Beach
Feature: 2019

Accidentally in Love

G It's Entertainment
Cast: David Witts, Harry Van Gorkum, Lexi Giovagnoli
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston, Colleton
Feature: 1995

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls

Morgan Creek/Warner Bros.
Pet detective Ace Ventura comes out of retirement to investigate the disappearance of a rare white bat, the symbol of an African tribe.
Cast: Ian NcNeice, Jim Carrey, Simon Callow
Location(s): Marion, Myrtle Beach
Feature: 2014

All She Wishes

G It's Entertainment
When sardonic high school senior Sophie O'Dea inherits her neurotic grandmother's car, an old automobile named Star, she is told the car has magical powers. But when Sophie casually makes a wish upon Star for a date to the Valentine's dance, her wish comes true in the form of Drake, a famous upcoming actor from Los Angeles. Now, stressed-out Sophie must find a way to get the wisecracking Drake back to the bright lights of the city before he's stuck in small-town America forever...but she just might learn a whole lot about herself, including how to have fun again, along the way.
Cast: Calum Worthy, Diedrich Bader, Lexi Giovagnoli
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1995

An Occasional Hell

Greenlight Productions / HBO
A former policeman-turned college professor of forensics is asked by a widow to solve the murder of her unfaithful husband and the disappearance of his mistress who may have been linked to some drug dealers.
Cast: Tom Berenger, William J. MacDonald
Location(s): Charleston, Folly Beach
Feature: 2009

Angel Camouflaged

Cinema Island Prodictions, LLC
When rock star sensation, Scottie B., falls prey to the demons of fame, she escapes the music scene only to find herself face to face with her destiny once again and even greater challenges when she inherits a little bar that was once owned by a woman with the same spirit and voice of an angel.
Cast: Carlos Bernard, Dilana, James Brolin, Kurtis Blow, Patty Smyth, Terry Serpico, Tessie Santiago
Location(s): Beaufort, Edisto Island, Varnville
Feature: 1997

Animals (and the Tollkeeper)

Magnolia Mae, Inc.
Henry, a New York taxi driver (Tim Roth) takes three French filmmakers to New England, where he gets so obsessed with a beautiful woman, named Fatima (Mili Avital), to the point of getting a job with her unbearable mother (Barbara Bain) in order to get near her.
Cast: Barbara Bain, Lothaire Bluteau, Mimi Avital, Rod Steiger, Tim Roth
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2014

Arbor Demon

B12 Collective
Adventurous married couple Dana and Charles plan a trip into the wilderness before settling down for a good family life. However, on the first night they hear fellow campers being viciously attacked by a mysterious beast. They pull to safety an injured stranger who tells them about a creature that stalks and haunts the woods causing the disappearance of hikers and hunters.
Cast: Fiona Dourif, Jake Busey, Kevin Ryan
Location(s): Rock Hill
Feature: 2006


Hyde Park Entertainment
A group of college friends discover that their dorm used to be an insane asylum where the doctor tortured his patients.
Cast: Cody Kasch, Jake Muxworthy, Sarah Roemer
Location(s): Rock Hill
Feature: 1988

Black Rainbow

Gold Crest Films/Prism Entertainment
Martha Travis is a medium who makes contact with spirits "on the other side" and connects them with their loved ones still alive.
Cast: Jason Robards, Rosanna Arquette, Tom Hulce
Location(s): York
Feature: 1996

Body Count (portion)

Counting Bodies, Inc.
A group of thieves are running from the law when they meet an enchanting con artist.
Cast: David Caruso, Forest Whittaker, John Leguizamo
Location(s): Camden
Feature: 2002


Chinese Film Group
A Chinese company works to expand into the global marketplace and become competitive.
Cast: Patrick Buchanan, Shi Liang, Stephen Mendel
Location(s): Myrtle Beach
Feature: 1983

Chain Gang

E.O. Production
Cast: Earl owensby, Leon Rippy
Location(s): Charleston, Columbia, Myrtle Beach, Yemassee
Feature: 1993


Morgan Creek/Warner Bros.
A hapless Navy grunt is assigned SP duty. The catch : he must escort a beautiful female prisoner on her way to prison for going AWOL.
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Eika Elianak, Tom Berenger
Location(s): Columbia, Newberry
Feature: 1988


Hemdale Film Corporation
In 1955 Florida, a Korean vet has a breakdown and is incarcerated in a "maximum security" mental health prison, where patients are abused.
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Frances McDorman, Gary Oldman, Ned Beatty
Location(s): Anderson, Charleston, Greenville, Oconee, Pickens
Feature: 1998

Chill Factor

Morgan Creek/Warner Bros.
Action & Comedy/Two unlikely men must team up to prevent a super weapon from going in to the wrong hands.
Cast: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Daniel Hugh Kelly, Skeet Ulrich
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston, Edisto Island
Feature: 2002

Cold Mountain

Mirage Enterprises/Miramax Films
A wounded Confederate soldier goes on a journey to get back home and return to the woman he loves.
Cast: Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Nicole Kidman, Renee Zellweger
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston
Feature: 1992

Consenting Adults

Hollywood Pictures
Richard and Priscilla Parker's lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy's a risk taker and shows his new neighbours how to enjoy life at the expense of a rule or convention or two. What Richard doesn't realise is that Eddy's little games are just a prelude to something that's intended to destroy his neighbours' lives.
Cast: Forest Whittaker, Forest Whittaker, Kevin Kline, Kevin Spacey, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Location(s): Anderson, Clemson, Cleveland, Greenville, Lyman, Spartanburg, Tigerville
Feature: 1989

Coupe de Ville

Morgan Creek/Universal
Three brothers, a sergeant, a troublemaker and a dreamer meet for the first time in five years. They have met to drive home a car their father bought for their mother's 50th birthday. During the long ride home they get to know each other once again.
Cast: Alan Arkin, Arye Gross, Daniel Stern, Patrick Dempsey
Feature: 2011

Crackerjack (portion)

Art Within
A lovable loser must choose to either repeat his family history, change it or just go play softball.
Cast: Bethany Anne Lind, L. Warren Young, Wes Murphy
Location(s): Aiken
Feature: 1995

Crinoline Head

Horse Creek Productions
In this slasher movie parody, students vacationing at a summer house are targeted by a mystery killer.
Cast: Cathy Slaminko, Patrick Baxley, Richard Abbot, Tommy Faircloth
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1989

Daughters of the Dust

American Playhouse
Story of the migration of a Gullah family, descendants of African slaves, from islands off the South Carolina coast, to the North in the 1900s. The film focuses on women as the transmitters of tradition and culture.
Cast: Alva Rogers, Cora Lee Day
Location(s): Darlington, York
Feature: 1990

Days of Thunder

Simpson/Bruckheimer Paramount
A young hot-shot stock car driver gets his chance to compete at the top level.
Cast: Fred Dalton Thompson, Nicole Kidman, Randy Quaid, Robert Duvall, Tom Cruise
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2008

Dear John

Relativity Media/Screen Gems
The story of John Tyree (Channing Tatum), a young soldier home on leave, and Savannah Curtis (Amanda Seyfried), the idealistic college student he falls in love with during her spring vacation. Over the next seven tumultuous years, the couple is separated by John’s increasingly dangerous deployments. While meeting only sporadically, they stay in touch by sending a continuous stream of love letters overseas--correspondence that eventually triggers fateful consequences.

“Dear John” has the distinction of being the film that broke up “Avatar's” box office reign at No. 1.  It also ranks as having the second highest-grossing opening ever during a Super Bowl weekend.
Cast: Amanda Seyfried, Channing Tatum
Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 2006

Death Sentence

Hyde Park Entertainment/Twentieth Century Fox
Nick Hume is a mild-mannered executive with a perfect life, until one gruesome night he witnesses something that changes him forever. Transformed by grief, Hume eventually comes to the disturbing conclusion that no length is too great when protecting his family.
Cast: John Goodman, Kelly Preston, Kevin Bacon
Location(s): Charleston, November
Feature: 1996


MGM/MDP Worldwide
A man who is a suspect in a murder case finds secrets about the detectives who are investigating him.
Cast: Chris Penn, Ellen Burstyn, Renee Zellweger, Tim Roth
Location(s): Long Creek
Feature: 1971


Warner Bros.
Set on the backwoods border of Georgia & South Carolina, four white-collar gentlemen from Atlanta, looking to add adventure to their lives, find that their "getting-in-touch-with-their-manhood" whitewater rafting trip has turned into a head-first dive toward a spiraling nightmare.

Nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Director, Best Editing.
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester
Feature: 1993

Die Hard: With a Vengeance

Cinergi/20th Century Fox
John McClane and a store owner must play a bomber's deadly game as they race around New York while trying to stop him.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1989

Don't Tell Her It's Me

Hemdale Film Corporation
Gus #1 didn't have a ghost of a chance until he became... Gus #2. With his new looks the girl of his dreams is about to find out that looks are only skin deep when she falls in love with Gus #1 and #2.
Cast: Jamie Gertz, Kyle Maclachlan, Shelly Long, Steve Guttenburg
Location(s): Seneca
Feature: 2013

Elbow Grease

Flat World Productions
Elbow Grease is an authentic southern comedy. It embodies the unpretentious humor and craziness revolving around the Barnes family who live in South Carolina as they come to terms with each other. Billy and Ellie's marriage may be on the rocks, but it’s not until Billy's brother Randy arrives unexpectedly, that those rocks begin to slide into a chaos that will eventually not only affect the Barnes family and their quiet neighbor, Gordon, but also the entire town of Guppie as the town prepares for its annual festival.
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Michael Abbot Jr., R. Keith Harris, Whitney Goin
Location(s): Columbia, Lexington, Newberry
Feature: 2016

Faith's Song

Northface Studios
A young girl’s faith is tested when her parents are suddenly killed in a car crash and she is forced to move in with relatives who are non-believers. She finds herself in a new city, new school and no friends. She is a talented singer, who wants to worship God with her songs, but her uncle and others at school challenge her faith. Only one boy seems to see the greatness in her, and she must come to grips with either fitting in or following God, which may cost her more than just her faith.
Cast: George Dinsmore, Hayden McCoy, Jacob Maresh, Sheridan Swails
Feature: 2019

Fall Nights in China Grove (portion)

Guided Pictures
After backstabbing his criminal brother, 17-year-old Cullen stumbles upon a group of teens, with secrets of their own, that give him a taste of the youth he has missed. He soon learns that his whereabouts are not as hidden as he believes.
Cast: Aleks Kapett, Brook Sill, Kenneth Jackson
Location(s): Conway
Feature: 1994

Fall Time (portion)

Capitol Films/LIVE
Three young men decide to plan a mock kidnapping, but everything goes wrong because a real bank robbery was already planned by two other guys.
Cast: David Arquette, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Baldwin
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1991

For The Boys (portion)

Twentieth Century Fox
With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II.
Cast: Bette Midler, George Segal, James Caan, Patrick O'Neal, Patrick O'Neal
Location(s): Beaufort, South of the Border
Feature: 1998

Forces of Nature

A soon-to-be-married man encounters an exciting stranger after his plane suffers an accident on takeoff.
Cast: Ben Afleck, Blyth Danner, Blyth Danner, Ronny Cox, Sandra Bullock
Location(s): Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton
Feature: 1993

Forrest Gump

Paramount Pictures
Forrest Gump, while not intelligent, has accidentally been present at many historic moments, but his true love, Jenny, eludes him.
Cast: Gary Sinise, Robin Wright Penn, Robin Wright Penn, Sally Field, Tom Hanks
Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 1994


Crimson Productions/Arrow Entertainment
Two teenagers at a carnival go to an exhibit to hear the stories of the freaks on display. This indie film was produced using all local crew and found national distribution through Arrow Entertainment.
Cast: Gunnar Hansen, Virginia Carlsen
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1996

G.I. Jane

Scott Free/Hollywood Pictures
A female Senator succeeds in enrolling the first woman ever given the opportunity to earn a place in the Navy's most highly skilled combat unit - the elite SEALs - where everyone expects her to fail.
Cast: Anne Bancroft, Demi Moore, James Caviezel, Viggo Mortensen
Feature: 1998

Generation Ax

Horse Creek Productions
In high school, being popular can be murder.
Cast: Brian Kelly, Jennifer Peluso, Marina Morgan
Location(s): Beaufort, Jasper
Feature: 1996

Gone Fishin' (second unit)

Walt Disney Pictures
Two fishing fanatics get in trouble when their fishing boat gets stolen while on a trip.
Cast: Danny Glover, Joe Pesci, Rosanna Arquette, Rosanna Arquette, Willie Nelson
Location(s): York
Feature: 2007

Gospel Hill

Gospel Hill Productions
A former sheriff of the southern town dealing with past sins, and a former civil rights worker, withdrawn since the martyrdom of his brother thirty years before, confront a threat to their town.
Cast: Angela Basset, Danny Glover, Julia Stiles
Location(s): Charleston, North Charleston
Feature: 2018


Rough House Pictures / Blumhouse
Laurie Strode comes to her final confrontation with Michael Myers, the masked figure who has haunted her since she narrowly escaped his killing spree on Halloween night four decades ago.
Cast: Andi Matichak, Drew Scheid, Dylan Arnold, Jamie Lee Curtis, Judy Greer, Miles Robbins, Nick Castle, Rhian Rees, Virginia Gardner, Will Patton
Location(s): Greenville, Mauldin, Piedmont
Feature: 2020

Haunted Trail

Fly High Entertainment
A group of college friends receive the surprise of their lives when they discover there is an actual killer on the scene of a local haunted trail.
Cast: Brook Sill, Chikako Fukuyama, Desi Banks, Marquise C. Brown, Matt William Knowles, Raven Magwood, Reggie Couz, Travis LaBranch
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1987

Heart of Midnight

A.G. Productions/Samuel Goldwyn Co.
Carol inherits a night club from her weird uncle. She moves into the place, only to find out just how weird her uncle really was.
Cast: Brenda Vaccaro, Frank Stallone, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Peter Coyote
Location(s): Lancaster
Feature: 2003


IMAX Films
Documentary/A documentary about the racing in NASCAR.
Location(s): Myrtle Beach
Feature: 2018

Impractical Jokers: The Movie (portion)

Funny or Die Films
The story of a humiliating high school mishap from 1992 that sends the Impractical Jokers on the road competing in hidden-camera challenges for the chance to turn back the clock and redeem three of the four Jokers.
Cast: Brian Quinn, James Murray, Joe Gatto, Sal Vulcano
Location(s): Bamberg, Berkeley, Charleston, Georgetown, Newberry
Feature: 2014

Ivy League Farmer

Litton Beachmark, LLC
After graduating from Harvard and landing his dream job on Wall Street, 23 year-old Joel Gilbert returns to the heartland to spend one final summer at home on his family's dairy farm.
Cast: Ashley Anderson, Christopher Knight, Christopher Reed, Janine Turner, Randy Wayne, Terry Serpico
Location(s): Beaufort, Clarendon, Jasper
Feature: 1995

Last Dance

Touchstone Pictures
Drama & Thriller/A lawyer befriends his client, a young woman who was convicted of murder and sentenced to death.
Cast: Peter Gallagher, Randy Quaid, Rob Morrow, Sharon Stone
Location(s): Anderson, Greenville, Spartanburg
Feature: 2006


Smokehouse Pictures/Universal Pictures
A romantic comedy set in the world of 1920s football, where the owner of a professional team drafts a strait-laced college sensation, only to watch his new coach fall for his fiancée.
Cast: George Clooney, John Krasinski, Rene Zellweger
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2002


Leo Bloom Productions, Inc.
A man is newly released from prison and a housewife begins a descent into alcoholism.
Cast: Dennis Hopper, Elizabeth Shue, Ralph Fiennes, Sam Shepard
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2010

Little Red Wagon

Anonymous Content
The true story of Zach Bonner, the founder of Little Red Wagon Foundation, a Tampa-based nonprofit that he formed in 2005 at age 7 in the wake of Hurricane Charley. For months, Zach used his little red wagon to gather water and supplies for those victimized by the storm. Since then, the foundation has evolved into a broader philanthropic organization committed to helping homeless American children “one wagon full at a time.”
Cast: Anna Gunn, Chandler Canterbury, Daveigh Chase, Dylan Matzke, Frances O'Conner
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2000

Little Senegal

Open City Films
A man searches for his relatives who decended from slaves 300 years ago.
Cast: Sharon Hope, Sotiqui Kouyate
Location(s): Little River
Feature: 1995

Lolita (portion)

A man marries his landlady so he can take advantage of her daughter.
Cast: Dominique Swain, Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith
Location(s): Charleston, Georgetown
Feature: 1986

Made In Heaven

Lorimar Motion Pictures
After being bumped by his girlfriend, a boy runs away to California. But he ends up in heaven because he dies after trying to help a family from drowning in a river. In heaven he'll meet a beautiful girl, who has never reincarnated before.
Cast: Kelly McGillis, Mare Winningham, Maureen Stapleton, Tim Daly, Timothy Hutton
Location(s): Myrtle Beach
Feature: 2014

Magic Mike XXL

Warner Bros.
Three years after Mike bowed out of the stripper life at the top of his game, he and the remaining Kings of Tampa hit the road to Myrtle Beach to put on one last blow-out performance.
Cast: Adam Rodrigez, Channing Tatum, Gabriel Eglesias, Jada Pinkett Smith, Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash
Location(s): Charleston, N. Charleston, Orangeburg
Feature: 1997

Major League III

Morgan Creek/Warner Bros.
A coach tries to improve his baseball team enough so that they can compete against their rival team.
Cast: Corbin Bernsen, Dennis Haysbert, Kenneth Johnson, Scott Bakula, Takaaki Ishibashi, Thom Barry
Location(s): Greenville
Feature: 2006

Me & You, Us, Forever

Five & Two Pictures
A love story based in 1974 and 2004. A 47-year-old Christian man, on the other side of an unwanted divorce, reminisces about his old high school girlfriend from 30 years prior.
Cast: Michael Blain-Rozgay, Stacey J. Aswad
Location(s): Mt. Pleasant, N. Charleston
Feature: 2015

Megan Leavey

LD Entertainment
Chronicles the relationship between Megan Leavey, a marine corporal who served two tours in Iraq, with the bomb-sniffing dog, named Rex, before both were wounded in 2006 in an explosion. Leavey was removed from frontline duties, and left the service in 2008; Rex, however, remained working as a military dog until 2012, at which point Leavey was allowed to adopt him.
Cast: Edie Falco, Kate Mara, Ramon Rodriguez
Location(s): Columbia, Greenville, Pacolet, Pickens
Feature: 2012

Midnight Cabaret

Label me. Productions
After an encounter with his high school bully, college senior Adam embarks on an exciting journey of self-discovery.
Cast: Brandon Hilton, Jason Mac, Justin Younts
Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 1989

Modern Love

Lyric Productions/SVS
Modern relationships are examined in this comedy drama.
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Karla DeVito, Robby Benson, Rue McLanahan
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2016


Wayans / Alvarez Productions (Netflix)
Rob Anderson is all set to marry the girl of his dreams, but can't quite get to the altar. Every time he's ready to walk down the aisle, he finds himself waking up naked in his hotel elevator, forced to relive the beginning of his wedding day over and over again.
Cast: Dennis Haysbert, Marlon Wayans, Regina Hall
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1999

New Best Friend

A sheriff investigates a college girl's drug overdose and discovers a web of lies and deceit.
Cast: Dominique Swain, Meredith Monroe, Mia Kirshner, Oliver Hudson, Scott Bairstow
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1999


O, LLC/Miramax
In a modern take on "Othello," a high school basketball player tries to destroy the life of one of his teammates.
Cast: Elden Henson, Josh Hartnett, Julia Stiles, Mekhi Phifer, Rain Phoenix
Location(s): North Myrtle Beach
Feature: 1984

Ocean Drive Weekend

L/A Productions
In the early 60's, a group of college fraternity boys finish the school year by heading off for a weekend of fun and sun in North Myrtle Beach.
Cast: Della Cole, John Kohler, Robert Peacock
Location(s): Charleston, Edisto Island
Feature: 1994

Other Voices, Other Rooms

Golden Eye Productions
Based on Truman Capote's first published novel.
Cast: Anna Thomson, Lothaire Bluteau
Location(s): Charleston, Georgetown
Feature: 1991


Interscope/Touchstone Pictures
Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson (at the time married to each other) play Lily and Ben Reed, a young couple torn apart by a family tragedy. It would take a miracle to rekindle their love and a miracle arrives in the form of a summer guest - Willard Young played by Elijah Wood.
Cast: Don Johnson, Elijah Wood, Melanie Griffith
Location(s): Florence, Myrtle Beach
Feature: 2018

Pride & Prejudice, Cut

G It's Entertainment
A popular American vlogger is cast in a British film production of 'Pride and Prejudice', but struggles with her accent.
Cast: David Witts, James Nitti, Lexi Giovagnoli
Location(s): Walterboro
Feature: 2002


Tollin/Robbins Productions/Columbia Pictures
The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man whom he took under his wing.
Cast: Alfre Woodard, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Debra Winger, Ed Harris, S. Epatha Merkerson
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1941

Reap the Wild Wind

Paramount Pictures
In 1840, America's line life is the sea, with an intense commerce. In Key West shore, two ship savage companies dispute the wrecked vessels. The honest one belongs to the impulsive Loxi Claiborne and Capt. Phil Philpott and the other one is owned by the unscrupulous pirate King Cutler. While rescuing the crew of the ship "Julliete", wrecked on the reeves by the First Mate Mathias Widgeon, Loxi falls in love for Captain Jack Stuart. She travels to Charleston to defend Jack and convince the ship owner to give the position of captain of the new steamship of the company, manipulating the powerful shipping company lawyer Steve Tolliver (Ray Milland), who also falls in love for her. This triangle of love leads Jack Stuart to bad and fatal choices.

Eight weeks were spent on production in Charleston, Key West, and off the Florida cape.  In Charleston, the troupe found historic Church Street, which looked just as it did 100 years ago except for the presence of telephone wires, poles, and fireplugs.  The city oblingingly took down the wires and allowed the poles and hydrants to be concealed with vegetation. For three days several hundred Charlestonians donned the costumes of their ancestors and worked in scenes as extras. Four separate camera units were used on the many locations.
Cast: John Wayne, Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland, Susan Hayward
Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 1993

Renaissance Man

A down-on-his-luck businessman desperately takes the only job offered - a teacher in the U.S. Army.
Cast: Cliff Robertson, Danny DeVito, Ed Begley, Jr., Gregory Hines, James Remar
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1991

Rich In Love

The Zanuck Co./MGM
The life of a teenager, in her last year of high school in Charleston, South Carolina, is upended when her mother leaves her father and cuts all contact with her family.
Cast: Albert Finney, Alfre Woodard, Ethan Hawke, Jill Clayburgh, Kathryn Erbe, Kyle Maclachlan, Piper Laurie
Location(s): Aiken
Feature: 1995


C&P Capital
After two girls are orphaned, they run away. During their journey, they meet a man who may break their bond of sisterhood.
Cast: Daisy Eagan, Gordon Currie, Monica Keena
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1999

Rules of Engagement

Paramount Pictures
An attorney defends an officer on trial for ordering his troops to fire on civilians after they stormed a U.S. embassy in a third world country.
Cast: Anne Archer, Ben Kingsley, Blair Underwood, Samuel L. Jackson, Tommy Lee Jones
Location(s): Clemson
Feature: 2019


Walt Disney Films
The story of Ray-Ray McElrathbey, a freshman football player for Clemson University, who secretly raised his younger brother on campus after his home life became too unsteady.
Cast: Amanda Warren, Corinne Foxx, Robert Crayton
Location(s): Folly Beach
Feature: 1987


20th Century Fox
A couple of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar on the coast and play during the summer. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. They get an offer to play in Europe and perhaps become famous. But are they ready for it?
Cast: Julia Roberts, Justine Bateman, Liam Nesson
Location(s): Florence, Georgetown, Myrtle Beach
Feature: 1987


Palace Productions/Hemdale Film Corp.
On a summer weekend in 1963, four girlfriends make memories that will last a lifetime.

This feature film was written by SC residents Lanier Laney and Terry Sweeny.
Cast: Annabeth Gish, Bridget Fonda, Phoebe Cates, Scott Coffey
Location(s): Abbeville, Laurens, Spartanburg
Feature: 1990

Sleeping With the Enemy

Twentieth Century Fox
Laura and Martin have been married for four years. They seem to be the perfect, happiest and most successful couple. The reality of their house- hold, however, is very different. Martin is an abusive and brutally obsessed husband.
Cast: Julia Roberts, Kevin Anderson, Patrick Bergin
Location(s): Beaufort, Jasper
Feature: 1993

Something To Talk About

Spring Creek/Warner Bros.
Grace Bichon, who is managing her father's riding-stable, discovers that her husband Eddie deceives her with another woman.
Cast: Dennis Quaid, Julia Roberts, Kyra Sedgwick, Robert Duvall
Location(s): McClellanville
Feature: 2015

Sophie and the Rising Sun

Ever Green Pictures
Sophie, a small-town South Carolinian, falls in love with a Japanese-American gardener in 1941. The relationship takes a turn after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, when Sophie and the gardener's landlady hide him.
Cast: Lorraine Toussaint, Dianne Ladd, Julianne Nicholson, Margo Martingale, Takashi Yamaguchi
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 2019

Stars Fell on Alabama

Rareform Pictures / Beaufort Film Society
Successful Hollywood agent Bryce Dixon is returning to Alabama for the first time in 15 years for his high school reunion. When he learns he's the only one of his friends who isn't married with children, he convinces his client, starlet Madison Belle, to pretend to be his girlfriend. But he soon learns that success has different meanings, and romance may be closer than he thinks.
Cast: Ciara Hanna, James Maslow, Jason Burkey
Location(s): Myrtle Beach
Feature: 2002

Stateside (portion)

Holds Barred Productions
A wealthy young man joins the Marine Corp and falls in love with a schizophrenic actress.
Cast: Carrie Fisher, Ed Begley, Jr., Joe Mantegna, Johnathan Tucker, Rachael Leigh Cook, Val Kilmer
Location(s): Columbia, Ridgeway
Feature: 1987

Staying Together

Hemdale/Joseph Feury Productions
After 25 years in the fast food business, father McDermott one morning proclaims in front of his three sons that he hated dealing with chickens all the time, and that's why he sold the restaurant last afternoon. For his sons, who counted on taking it over some time, this comes as a shock. With the oldest son Brian moving out in rage and frustration, the family starts breaking apart. Will they manage to rearrange their lives and reconcile with their parents?
Cast: Daphane Zuniga, Dermot Mulroney, Melinda Dillon, Sean Astin, Stockard Channing
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston
Feature: 1981

Swamp Thing

Embassy Pictures / MGM
After a violent incident with a special chemical, a research scientist is turned into a swamp plant monster.
Cast: Adrienne Barbeau, Louis Jordan
Location(s): Georgetown, Myrtle Beach
Feature: 1998


Oceanside Pictures LLC
Two girlfriends in Myrtle Beach, SC, find their relationship changing as they encounter new arrivals to the town.
Cast: Jennifer Lowe, Joelle Carter, Lauren Amrose
Location(s): Chester, Rock Hill
Feature: 2006

Taking Chances

Two Roads Entertainment
When he discovers that an Indian casino is about to be built over the town's historic battlefield, Chase Revere, the self-appointed protector of a small town's rather meager place in American history, joins forces with sexy but dangerous town siren Lucy Shanks to launch an all-out offensive against the project - earning the wrath of the entire town, who believe that the casino will save their decaying local community.
Cast: Emmanuelle Chriqui, Justin Long, Missi Pyle, Rob Corddry
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1987

Terminal Bliss

Distant Horizon/Warner Bros.
He had everything, but nothing was enough.
Cast: Luke Perry
Location(s): Aiken, Edgefield, N. Augusta
Feature: 1995

That Darn Cat

Walt Disney Pictures
A cat will help lead detectives to a kidnapping victim.
Cast: Christina Ricci, Dean Jones, Doug E. Doug, Peter Boyle
Location(s): Gaffney
Feature: 1988

The Abyss

GJP/20th Century Fox
A civilian diving team are enlisted to search for a lost nuclear submarine and face danger while encountering an alien aquatic species.

Won the 1990 Oscar for Best Visual Effects. Also nominated for Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Best Cinematography and Best Sound.
Cast: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn
Location(s): Spartanburg
Feature: 2009

The Afflicted

Afflicted Picturehouse
A story of incomprehensible abuse delivered by an explosively violent mother of four. Journey through the mind of a child that experiences a living hell, defined and defended by the twisted religious beliefs of her mother.
Cast: Kane Hodder, Leslie Easterbrook
Location(s): Georgetown
Feature: 2010

The Bay

Lionsgate / Roadside Attractions
Chaos breaks out in a small Maryland town after an ecological disaster occurs.
Cast: Christopher Denham, Frank Deal, Kether Donohue, Kristen Connelly, Nansi Aluka, Stephen Kunken, Will Rogers
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1981

The Big Chill

Columbia Pictures
A group of seven former college friends gather for a weekend reunion at a posh South Carolina winter house after the funeral of one of their friends.
Cast: Glenn Close, Jeff Goldblum, JoBeth Willliams, Kevin Kline, Mary Kay Place, Meg Tilly, Tom Berenger, William Hurt
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1993

The Break

Autumn Winds Productions
A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro.
Cast: Martin Sheen, Rae Dawn Chong, Vincent VanPatten
Location(s): Berkeley, N. Charleston
Feature: 1997

The Corndog Man

Corndog Productions
A foul-mouthed and bigoted boat salesman in rural South Carolina is targeted for ruthless and never-ending telephone terrorism by a mysterious man claiming to be his son.
Cast: Noble Willingham
Location(s): Berkeley County
Feature: 2019

The Coven

Sprockefeller Pictures
A devoted couple's quiet weekend takes a bizarre turn when a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader come to fulfill an apocalyptic prophesy.
Cast: Nolan Gerard Funk, Scout Taylor-Compton
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2000

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

Trilogy Entertainment
A group of Catholic school friends, after being caught drawing an obscene comic book, plan a heist that will outdo their previous prank and make them local legends.
Cast: Jodie Foster, Kieran Culkin, Vincent D'Onofrio
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1978

The Double McGuffin (portion)

Mulberry Square Productions
When a group of kids in a small, Southern town stumble across an international terrorist's plan to assassinate a foreign prime minister, no one believes them. So they stage their own kidnapping to get the attention of the police.
Cast: Ernest Borgnine, George Kennedy, Lisa Whelchel
Location(s): Chester
Feature: 2002

The Ghost Club

Hemisphere Entertainment
Cast: Brittany Robertson
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1979

The Great Santini

Big Crosby Productions/Warner Bros.
As he approaches manhood, Ben Meechum struggles to win the approval of his demanding alpha male father, an aggressively competitive, but frustrated marine pilot.
Cast: Blyth Danner, Michael O'Keefe, Robert Duvall
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 2003

The Haunted Mansion

Walt Disney Films
Workaholic Jim Evers, his wife/business partner and their two kids are summoned to a mansion. When they discover that the place is haunted, Jim discovers an important lesson about the family he's neglected as they attempt to escape.
Cast: Eddie Murphy, Marsha Thomason, Terence Stamp
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1999

The In Crowd

Morgan Creek/Warner Bros.
A girl is drawn in to a group of popular college students and soon starts to learn their dark secrets.
Cast: Ethan Erickson, Laurie Heuring, Matthew Steele, Nathan Bexton, Susan Ward
Location(s): Colleton, Dorchester
Feature: 1996

The Jackal

Universal Pictures
An imprisoned IRA sniper is freed to help stop a brutal, seemingly "faceless" assassin from completing his next job.

Scenes were filmed in many locations in Europe, primarily Helsinki, Finland which also served to represent Moscow, and London; Montreal, Chicago, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
Cast: Bruce Willis, Richard Gere, Sidney Poitier
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1994

The Jungle Book

Walt Disney Pictures
A faithful adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgoli the jungle boy who is raised by wolves.
Cast: Jason Scott Lee, John Cleese, Sam Neill
Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 2002

The Last Confederate

Solar Film Works
True love story of the conflict between Capt. Robert Adams' dedication to the south and his love for Eveline McCord, his beloved from the north.
Cast: Amy Redford, Julian Adams, Lee Majors, Mickey Rooney
Location(s): Beaufort, Charleston
Feature: 1999

The Legend of Bagger Vance

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.
Cast: Charlize Theron, Matt Damon, Will Smith
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1982

The Lords of Discipline

Paramount Pictures
Based on SC native Pat Conroy's best seller, a senior cadet at a Southern military academy in the early 60's must fight to hold up military ideals while witnessing the savage and often brutal treatment of the first black cadet at the hands of fellow classmates and friends.
Cast: David Keith, Robert Prosky
Location(s): Anderson, Clemson
Feature: 1973

The Midnight Man

Universal Pictures
An ex-convict working as a night watchman at a southern college helps unravel the mystery behind the death of a co-ed.  Shot at Clemson University.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Cameron Mitchell, Susan Clark
Location(s): Charleston, McClellanville
Feature: 2008

The New Daughter

Gold Circle Films
A single father moves his two children to rural South Carolina, only to watch his daughter exhibit increasingly strange behavior.
Cast: Ivana Baquero, Kevin Costner
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston, Georgetown
Feature: 2002

The Notebook

Avery Pix/New Line Cinema
A poor and passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman and gives her a sense of freedom. They soon are separated by their social differences.
Cast: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, Sam Shepard
Location(s): Conway, Florence, Horry, Williamsburg
Feature: 1999

The Nutty Professor II (portion)

Universal Pictures
A professor with a split personality must get rid of his alter ego before it ruins his wedding.  Several SC locations were used as backdrops for key 2nd unit sequences.
Cast: Chris Elliott, Eddie Murphy, Janet Jackson, Larry Miller
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston, Chester, Georgetown, Rock Hill, York
Feature: 1999

The Patriot

Centropolis/Columbia Pictures
Peaceful farmer Benjamin Martin is driven to lead the Colonial Militia during the American Revolution when a sadistic British officer murders his son.

Visit the location: Chester

Film Facts:
Cast & crew were in SC for over 7 months; principal photography took 90 days to complete
Production hired 22,100 extras throughout the filming
3,000 pairs of stocking were used
Over 2,500 hand-rolled beeswax candles were made especially for the film
Over 30 miles of kudzu was used to make 300 hand-woven baskets, and to wrap 180 barrels.

Nominated for three 2000 Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography, Best Original Score and Best Sound, by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Winner of the 2000 Award for Best Cinematography from the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC)
Cast: Heath Ledger, Jason Issacs, Joely Richardson, Kim Murphy, Leon Rippy, Mel Gibson, Rene Auberjonois
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 1983

The Philadelphia Experiment

New World Pictures
Based on an "actual event" that took place in 1943. About a US Navy Destroyer Escort that disappeared from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard, and sent two men 40 years into the future to 1984.
Cast: Kene Holliday, Michael Paré
Location(s): Beaufort, Charleston
Feature: 1990

The Prince of Tides

Barwood/Longfellow/Columbia Pictures
A troubled man talks to his suicidal sister's psychiatrist about their family history and falls in love with her in the process.
Cast: Barbara Streisand, Blythe Danner, George Carlin, Nick Nolte
Location(s): Columbia
Feature: 1991

The Program

Samuel Goldwyn Co./Touchstone Pictures
Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university.
Cast: Craig Sheffer, Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson, Omar Epps
Location(s): Chester, Rock Hill
Feature: 1998

The Rage: Carrie 2

United Artists Pictures
High school students pull a prank on a girl who can move objects with her mind.
Cast: Amy Irving, Emily Berg
Location(s): Florence
Feature: 2006

The Strangers

Rogue Pictures/Universal Studios
The horrifying events that took place in the Hoyt family's vacation home at 1801 Clark Road on February 11, 2005, are still not entirely known.  Champagne. Rose Petals. Candlelight. It was supposed to be a night of celebration for Kristen McKay and James Hoyt. But after leaving a friend's wedding reception and returning to the house, everything had collapsed for the happy couple. Then came a 4 a.m. knock on the door and a haunting voice: "Is Tamara here?"
Cast: Liv Tyler, Scott Speedman
Feature: 1914

The Valley of Hate

Kay-Bee Pictures/Mutual Film
Cast: Rhea Mitchell, Tom Chatterton
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 1993

The War

Vietnam War vet Costner must deal with a war of a different sort between his son and their friends, and a rival group of children.
Cast: Elijah Wood, Kevin Costner, Mare Winningham
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2010

The Wise Kids

Cone Arts
In a Baptist church community in Charleston, South Carolina, three teenage friends contemplate their future.
Cast: Eric Hulsebos, Molly Kunz, Stephen Cone, Tyler Ross
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 2019

The Witches (portion)

Warner Bros.
Based on Roald Dahl's 1983 classic book 'The Witches', the story tells the scary, funny and imaginative tale of a seven year old boy who has a run in with some real life witches!
Cast: Anne Hathaway, Octavia Spencer, Stanley Tucci
Location(s): Darlington
Feature: 1959

Thunder in Carolina

Kit Parker Films
A seasoned professional stock car racer tries to teach a young protege how to race and win.
Cast: Rory Calhoun
Location(s): Greenville
Feature: 2014


Gravitas Ventures
Grady Lee Jr., is a reclusive savant farmer who discovers his father's hidden journal, which holds the secrets to a unique electromagnetic machine inspired by Nikola Tesla’s research and believes the machine could change the world. Unfortunately, his sisters untimely death leaves him custodian to his gifted, 6yr old, curious nephew, Kai, and he’s torn between his obsession and being a father Kai has never had.
Cast: Chalat Brannan, Christian Kane, Clayne Crawford, Colton Crawford, Randy Smith, Wendy Baron, Wilmer Calderon
Location(s): Chester
Feature: 1993

Tommy and the Ghost

Lakeside Productions
Tommy wants to beat his school-mates in a cart-race. He is not much of a boy to stand up against them, then a ghost appears helping him.
Cast: Josh Mode
Location(s): Dillon
Feature: 2005

Two Tickets to Paradise (portion)

Scrudge, LLC
Three guys on the verge of forty begin to realize all the best things in their lives happened before they were twenty. A spontaneous road trip adventure gives them a chance to balance the ledger.
Cast: D.B. Sweeney, Ed Harris, John D. McGinley, Paul Hipp
Location(s): Beaufort
Feature: 2003

Undertow (portion)

Content Films/ MGM-UA
Chris (Jamie Bell) is a volatile teen who lives with his father, John (Dermot Mulroney), and his little brother, Tim (Devon Alan). After the death of Chris' mother, his reclusive father moves the family to a shack in backwoods Georgia, where they raise hogs. Tim has an unusual eating disorder. He is constantly making himself sick by eating things like dirt and paint. One day, John's estranged brother, Deel (Josh Lucas), gets out of prison and shows up on the farm. John is less than thrilled to see him, but agrees to let him stay with the family as long as Deel helps him look after his boys. Chris is drawn to his wild-man uncle, but it soon becomes clear that Deel has more on his mind than a family reunion. Greed and years of resentment lead to violence, and Chris finds himself on the run, towing his sickly brother along, with Deel in pursuit.
Cast: Dermont Melrony, Devon Alan, Jamie Bell, Josh Lucas
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston
Feature: 1989

Voodoo Dawn

Academy Entertainment
Group of immigrant Haitian farm workers tries to fight off an evil Haitian voodoo priest who tries to kill them & use their body parts to make up a zombie army.
Cast: Gina Gershon, Tony Todd
Location(s): Rock Hill
Feature: 2005

Walker Payne

Wind Dancer Productions/Persistent Entertainment
A period drama where a small-town father (Patric) is forced to make difficult, heartbreaking decisions in order to save his two daughters.
Cast: Bruce Dern, Drea de Matteo, Jason Patric, Sam Shepard
Location(s): Charleston
Feature: 2016

We Love You

Awesomeness Films / YouTube Red
Two men who share mutual affection for a woman engage in a romantic triangle that spirals out of control. In order to resolve their shared interest, they attempt to date her at the same time.
Cast: Justin Dobies, Lele Pons, Yousef Arakat
Location(s): Beaufort, Charleston
Feature: 1995

White Squall

Scott Free/Hollywood Pictures
Teenage boys discover discipline and camaraderie on an ill-fated sailing voyage.
Cast: Balthazar Getty, Jeff Bridges, Scott Wolf, Zeljko Ivanek
Location(s): Aiken
Feature: 2006

Who’s Your Caddy?

Our Stories Films/Dimension Films
Superstar rap mogul, C-Note, runs into fierce opposition when he tries to join the super stuffy 'Carolina Pines Golf and Polo Club'. Undeterred, C-Note gets the brilliant idea to buy the land adjacent to the golf club's 17th hole, which he cleverly leverages to gain membership. C-Note's crew wreaks havoc as they bring their larger-than-life style to the club. As the club's hoighty-toighty leadership desperately tries to revoke C-Note's membership, he realizes that his family's honor--and secret record-breaking golf history--is at stake. As he takes on the fight of his life, C-Note pulls out all the stops to bring down the club's backwards establishment and welcome them to the 21st century.
Cast: Big Boi, Faizon Love, Jeffrey Jones, Susan Ward
Location(s): Jasper
Feature: 1996

Wild America (portion)

Morgan Creek/Warner Bros.
Three brothers go on an adventure across American to photograph wild animals.
Cast: Devon Sawa, Johnathan Taylor Thomas, Scott Baristow
Location(s): Myrtle Beach, Orangeburg, St. Matthews
Feature: 1990

Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken

Walt Disney Pictures
Depression-era teenage runaway travels to Atlantic City to follow her dreams.
Cast: Cliff Robertson, Gabrielle Anwar
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