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): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1980

A House Divided: Denmark Vesey's Rebellion

Denmark Vasey, an African-American slave, plots a large slave rebellion in Charleston, SC.
Cast: Antonio Fargas, Ned Beatty, Yaphet Koto
Location(s): Charleston, Sullivan's Island
Movies of the Week: 1990

A Promise to Keep

Elliot Friedgen/Warner Bros./NBC
Fact-based story about a low-income couple (Delany, Russ) with three children who fight for the right to raise four orphaned brothers.
Cast: Adam Arkin, Dana Delany, Frances Fisher, William Russ
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1986

A Special Friendship

Entertainment Partners/CBS
Cast: Akosua Busia, LeVar Burton, Tom Aldredge, Tracy Pollan
Location(s): Georgetown, Myrtle Beach
Movies of the Week: 2017

Another Tango

DAVED Productions
Former high school sweethearts reluctantly reunite for a dance competition and attempt to save the small town's failing dance studio.
Cast: Brant Daugherty, Lexi Giovagnoli, Sarah Blades
Location(s): Rock Hill, York
Movies of the Week: 1996

Best Friends for Life (portion)

Sarah and Harriet have been best friends since childhood. They married at the same time, had children within the same year and now find themselves facing uncertain futures after the sudden deaths of their husbands. Though they have much in common, Sarah is a relaxed nature lover, while Harriet is intense and set in her ways. Sarah has been able to move on with her life with the help of her mother, her maid Katie and Will, the new man in her life. Harriet is unable to cope with her loss and her relationship with her daughter Pammy is strained. When Harriet is diagnosed with a serious illness, she and Sarah learn a lesson about love and friendship.
Cast: Gena Rowlands, Linda Lavin
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1994

Bionic Ever After

Gallant Entertainment/CBS
Days away from her wedding to Steve Austin, Jaime Sommers experiences a mysterious breakdown of her Bionic limbs. With her physical fate unknown, Jaime calls off the wedding. Her condition quickly deteriorates, and Dr. Rudy Wells races to find the cause behind the breakdown.
Cast: Lee Majors, Lindsay Wagner
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1990

Brother Future

A young street rapper is transported back in time to the pre-Civil War South, where he finds himself in the middle of a slave revolt.
Cast: Carl Lumbly, Moses Gunn, Phill Lewis
Location(s): Beaufort, Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1997


Rosemont Productions/CBS
A female Army doctor and a journalist team up to track a killer virus carried in to the US from a remote village in Africa.
Cast: Bill Nunn, Judith Light
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1988

Champagne Charlie

Cineplex Odeon
This is the story of the Charles Heidsieck who opened the market for Champagne sales in America just prior to the American Civil War. He is a reluctant French spy and is captured and spends time in a Union prison. There are two parallel love stories (he is French) and some battles with his uncle for control of the family vineyard (because his father married his mother who the uncle also loved).
Cast: Hugh Grant, Megan Follows
Location(s): Beaufort
Movies of the Week: 1984

Charlotte Forten's Mission: Experiment in Freedom

PBS/American Playhouse
Drama based on the true story of Charlotte Forten, a young black woman who became an integral part of President Lincoln's "great experiment."
Cast: Carla Borelli, Mary Alice, Melba Moore, Micki Grant, Ned Beatty
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1993

Children of the Mist (They)

A man (Bergin) that is unable to express himself emotionally, loses his eleven year old daughter in a car accident after missing her performance in a ballet due to the dictates of his over-ambitious job.
Cast: Patrick Bergin, Vannessa Redgrave
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1992

Class of '61

Amblin entertainment/ABC
Three West Point 1861 generation cadets and friends go on opposite sides after the breakout of The Civil War, with tragic consequences. A subplot involves Lucius, a Shelby Peyton's slave, who kills a slave trader and goes on the run.
Cast: Andre Braugher, Clive Owen, Dan Futterman, Josh Lucas, Laura Linney, Sophie Ward
Location(s): Charleston, Summerville
Movies of the Week: 1995

Close to Danger

P.W.C. Productions/ABC
A college student (Rinna) typing a manuscript for a novelist (Estes) begins to realize he's planning to carry out the murder mystery in real life.
Cast: Lisa Rinna, Rob Estes
Location(s): Charleston, N. Charleston
Movies of the Week: 2018

Conrad & Michelle: If Words Could Kill

Sony Pictures Television / Lifetime
Two beautiful teenagers meet and fall in love, but their seemingly perfect romance has a dark undercurrent that results in tragedy.
Cast: Austin P. McKenzie, Bella Thorne, Paula Marshall
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1995

Deadly Pursuits

SKPS Productions/NBC
A former stripper befriends a young man looking for his father, all the while trying to avoid a hitman for the mob, to whom she is deeply in debt.
Cast: Patrick Muldroon, Richard Belzer, Tori Spelling
Location(s): Little River, North Myrtle Beach
Movies of the Week: 1986

Florida Straits

Cast: Antonio Fargas, Fred Ward, Raul Julia
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1980

Georgia Peaches

Two sisters running an auto repair shop are extorted into becoming undercover FBI agents.
Cast: Dirk Benedict, Tanya Tucker, Terri Nunn
Location(s): Lancaster
Movies of the Week: 1995


The Matlock Co./NBC
A man searches for his long-lost father. When they are reunited, he soon realizes how dangerous his father is.
Cast: Andy Griffith, John Ritter
Location(s): Myrtle Beach
Movies of the Week: 2000

Little Angels

In Your Face Productions
The Summer before her tragic death at Columbine High School, Rachel Joy Scott and her family took a trip to Myrtle Beach, SC. But she never imagined how God would use her that week to impact the lives of eleven runaway children.
Location(s): Charleston, Dorchester
Movies of the Week: 1994

Moment of Truth: Caught in the Crossfire

Based on a true story, Dennis Franz stars as Louisiana journalist Gus Payne doing undercover work for the FBI. Payne is framed by a pair of federal agents who don't want the blunders they've made in a political-corruption investigation to be made public. His only hope is to expose the rogue agents.
Cast: Daniel Roebuck, Dennis Franz
Location(s): York
Movies of the Week: 1991

Murder in New Hampshire: The Pam Smart Story

Cast: Helen Hunt, Ken Howard, Larry Drake, Michael Learned
Location(s): Hilton Head Island
Movies of the Week: 1996

My Stepson, My Lover

USA Network
A kind nurse finds herself embroiled in a tense and potentially deadly family affair when she falls for the son of her ruthless new husband.
Cast: Rachel Ward
Location(s): Charleston, Chester, Georgetown, York
Movies of the Week: 1991

Night of the Hunter (portion)

SKPS Company/ABC
A false preacher ingratiates himself with a dead man's family to find where he hid the money from a robbery.
Cast: Burgess Meredith, Diana Scarwid, Reid Binion, Richard Chamberlain
Location(s): Beaufort, Hilton Head Island
Movies of the Week: 1989

Night Walk

Galetea Productions/CBS
Cast: Lesley Anne Down, Robert Urich
Location(s): Sumter
Movies of the Week: 1995


The Disney Channel
A young slave girl learns how to read and write, a crime punishable by death.
Cast: Lorraine Toussaint, Beau Bridges, Carl Lumbly
Location(s): Columbia, Shaw AFB
Movies of the Week: 2003

Perfect Proposal

Banyan Productions/The Learning Channel
Cast: Nikki Boyer
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1983

Personal & Confidential

Landsburg Co./NBC
Cast: Christine Belford
Location(s): Camden, Columbia, Swansea
Movies of the Week: 1982

Private Contentment

A young soldier goes home to attend his mother's funeral just before being shipped out to serve in World War II.
Cast: Peter Gallagher, Trini Alvarado
Location(s): Gaffney
Movies of the Week: 1987


MCA Television/ABC
An eccentric scientific prodigy and his secretary investigate mysteries.
Cast: Ashley Crow, John Cypher, Parker Stevenson
Movies of the Week: 1985


PBS/American Playhouse/SCETV
Cast: Paul Guilfoyle, Victor Garber
Location(s): York
Movies of the Week: 1997

Saint Maybe

McGee St. Productions
A lonely teen troubled by a past family tragedy is suspicious of his sister-in-law, believing she is being unfaithful. His confrontation with his brother sets off a series of tragic events.
Cast: Blythe Danner, Mary Louise Parker
Location(s): Chester, Landsford Canal
Movies of the Week: 1993

Scattered Dreams

Cast: Gerald McRaney, Tyne Daly
Location(s): Beaufort
Movies of the Week: 2000

Semper Fi

Chronicles the lives of a group of young marines, from their entrance into boot camp, to their assignment to the Marines' Special Forces unit, to their involvement in a series of military actions.
Cast: Michael Peña, Scott Bairstow, Steve Burton, Vicellous Reon Shannon
Location(s): Charleston, Columbia, Saluda, Sumter
Movies of the Week: 1990

Separate But Equal

Republic Pictures/ABC
A dramatization of the American court case that destroyed the legal validity of racial segregation.
Cast: Burt Lancaster, Sidney Poitier
Location(s): Rock Hill
Movies of the Week: 1999

Shake, Rattle & Roll (portion)

CBS Mini-Series
Cast: Bebe King, Dana Delaney, Gerald McRaney, James Coburn
Location(s): Beaufort
Movies of the Week: 2003

Slavery in America

Cast: Alqernon Ward Jr.
Location(s): Hilton Head Island
Movies of the Week: 1996

Something Borrowed, Something Blue

Three women who are all about to be married have a photo shoot in Australia and learn each other's secrets.
Cast: Connie Sellecca, Jameson Parker, Shawnee Smith, Twiggy Lawson
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1983

Special Bulletin

A TV reporter and cameraman are taken hostage on a tugboat while covering a workers strike. The demands of the hostage-takers are to collect all the nuclear detonators in the Charleston, SC area so they may be detonated at sea. They threaten to detonate a nuclear device of their own of their demand isnt met.
Cast: Ed Flanders, Kathryn Walker, Rosalind Cash
Location(s): Conway
Movies of the Week: 1995

Stolen Memories: Secrets from the Rose Garden

The Family Channel
A young boy goes to spend the summer with his aunts in the South. He finds himself drawn to Jessica, who the other aunts describe as "slow," and he eventually discovers there's more to Jessica and his other aunts than meets the eye.
Cast: Linda Lavin, Mary Tyler Moore
Location(s): Columbia
Movies of the Week: 1991

Storm Clouds

Keystone Pictures
Bruce Becker, petroleum engineer takes a job in Kuwait as job opportunities at home in the US disappear. He is taken hostage and is used as part of the "Human Shield" prior to the first Iraq war.
Cast: John Ott
Location(s): Rock Hill
Movies of the Week: 1993

Terror in the Night (portion)

A fugitive killer posing as a policeman arrests two campers in the Arizona mountains.
Cast: Joe Penny, Justine Bateman
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1988

The Charlie Wedemeyer Story

The Landsburg Co./CBS
Made-for-TV movie about Lou Gehrig's disease.
Cast: Michael Nouri, Pam Dawber
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1982

The File on Jill Hatch

Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 2000

The Fugitive

A doctor who was framed for killing his wife escapes and tries to get revenge on the real murderer.
Cast: Tim Daley
Movies of the Week: 1982

The Great American 4th of July & Other Disasters

Matt Dillon plays a young Jean Shepherd (author and narrator of A Christmas Story). Through Matt, Shep tells several humorous stories about his teen years in an Indiana steel town.
Cast: Matt Dillon
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1998

The Hunley

TNT Original
The story about the nine men during the Civil War aboard the C.S.S. Hunley, the first submarine to sink an enemy ship.
Cast: Armand Assante, Donald Sutherland
Location(s): Rock Hill, York
Movies of the Week: 2000

The Last Brickmaker in America

Longbow Productions/CBS
A man must cope with the loss of his wife and the obsolescence of his job before finding redemption by becoming a role model to an equally lost 13-year-old.
Cast: Piper Laurie, Sidney Poitier
Location(s): Charleston, Chester, York
Movies of the Week: 1995

The Price of Heaven (aka Blessed Assurance)

SKPS Productions/CBS
From Publishers Weekly (describing the novella by Allan Gurganus):   "[A] funny, sad, confessional tale told by a man reflecting on his traumatic youth, when he collected funeral insurance premiums from poor blacks.
Cast: Cicely Tyson, George Wendt, Grant Show, Lori Loughlin
Location(s): Fort Mill
Movies of the Week: 1996

The Secret

Robert Greenwald Productions
Rich and popular Greg Dunleavy's bright future is threatened by the revelation that Emily, a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, is pregnant with his child.
Cast: Ari Meyers, John O'Hurley, Soleil Moon Freye, Tess Harper
Location(s): Florence, Myrtle Beach
Movies of the Week: 2015

The Suicide Note

DAVED Productions
When ambitious young, 21-year old psych student Molly White wakes up to discover her roommate Emma has committed suicide, she discovers only a suicide note detailing the devastating last moments of Emma's life. But when Molly begins to see haunting visions of Emma's death, Molly starts to suspect there is much more to Emma's suicide than meets the eye.
Cast: Brant Daugherty, Kirby Bliss Blanton, Lexi Giovagnoli
Location(s): Berkeley, Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1998

The Tempest

An adaptation of Shakespeare's classic set in the Mississippi bayous during the Civil War.
Cast: Peter Fonda
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1993

The Yearling

RHI Entertainment/CBS
In 1870s Florida, a rural family struggles to survive. A lonely twelve-year-old son, Jody (Wil Horneff), the lone surviving child, against his mother's better judgment eventually persuades his parents to allow him a pet fawn, which Jody grows to love deeply. Tragic conflict arises when the fawn begins eating the family's food crops.
Cast: Jean Smart, Peter Strauss, Wil Hornef
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1980

Thin Ice

CBS Television
A widowed high school teacher establishes a relationship with one of her students and deals with the aftermath of her choices.
Cast: Daniel Hugh Kelly, Kate Jackson, Lillian Gish, Louise Latham
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1996

Twisted Desires

A teenage girl convinces a young, love-struck ex-con that the only way they can be together is to do away with her domineering parents.
Cast: Daniel Baldwin, David Lascher, Jeremy Jordan, Melissa Joan Hart
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1989

Under Fire

Cast: Shari Belafonte
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1989

Unspeakable Acts

The Landsburg Company/ABC
A true story about the 1984 Miami court case about a child molester who operates a preschool day-care center. The case was the first successful prosecution of a day-care operator on child abuse charges. The children were witnesses in the court case.
Cast: Brad Davis, Gregory Sierra, Jill Clayburgh
Location(s): Rock Hill
Movies of the Week: 1991

Victim of Beauty (portion)

The recounting of a terrible crime that wracked a family and galvanized police in South Carolina in the 1980's.
Cast: Jeri Lynn Ryan, Michele Abrams, Nick Searcy, William Devane
Location(s): Charleston
Movies of the Week: 1995


Cast: Amy Kiggins, Beau Parham, Michael Maynard
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