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15 Movies You Probably Didn’t Know Were Filmed In Arkansas

Surely you’ve seen (and love) Arkansas-born Billy Bob Thornton’s classic “Sling Blade” and perhaps you’ve watched the legal dramas “The Client” and “The Firm”, both adapted from Jonesboro-born John Grisham’s best selling novels. These movies were filmed in Arkansas as well as many other films worth a watch.

If you’re a movie buff, you’ve likely recognized a few names on this list. For a true “slice of life” of classic Arkansas and a great piece of storytelling, I highly recommend Elia Kazan’s “A Face in the Crowd” with the late Andy Griffith. You’ll be surprised at the diverse characters our beloved Sheriff Andy Taylor of Mayberry can play!

Just a country girl from Little Rock!