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14 Places You Recognize From North Carolina That Showed Up In Famous Movies

In its heyday, North Carolina was referred to as the Hollywood of the East Coast. Over 400 feature-length films have been shot here as well as numerous TV shows. While the industry has shifted to other locations (due to incentive cuts) and independent productions now dominate the NC film scene, it can be fun to remember what North Carolina once was – a backdrop for some of the most beloved films ever. You’re sure to recognize these 14 iconic locations from famous movies filmed in North Carolina.

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Emory Rakestraw
Emory was born and raised in North Carolina. She enjoys writing, photography, filmmaking, travel, wine and cheese. You can find more of her work on emoryrakestraw.com