WA Posted in Washington September 25, 2015 by Nikki Cleveland 15 Places You Recognize From Washington That Showed Up In Famous Movies There have been many entertaining movies filmed here in Washington! Do you recognize any of these 15 locations around the state that have appeared in famous flicks? 1. Deception Pass Bridge Flickr / baggis In a driving montage from the 2002 thriller "The Ring", the character Rachel can be seen crossing Deception Pass Bridge on State Route 20 from Whidbey Island to Fidalgo Island. 2. Mount St. Helens Flickr / mytravelphotos In the 1997 movie "Dante's Peak", there was a brief scene filmed inside of the crater of Mount St. Helens! There was also an image shown at the end that was taken from news footage from the 1980 eruption. 3. Stadium High School, Tacoma Wikipedia Scenes from the 1999 movie "10 Things I Hate About You" starring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles were filmed at this castle & public school near downtown Tacoma. 4. Alki Beach Flickr / erundur "Sleepless in Seattle" was appropriately filmed around the city, including scenes at this beautiful beach in West Seattle. 5. Lake Kachess Flickr / ebarendt "Harry and the Hendersons" was filmed at a variety of locations in Washington, including this stunning lake as well as other areas like Snoqualmie Pass, North Bend, Index and more. 6. Boundary Dam, Metaline Falls Flickr / turcottes78 A portion of the 1997 adventure film "The Postman" starring Kevin Costner was filmed on the front of the dam here in Eastern Washington. 7. Pike Place Market Flickr / dph1110 This huge Seattle attraction and oldest running farmers market can be spotted in scenes from the 1993 movie "Free Willy". 8. Monroe Street Bridge, Spokane Flickr / edsuom In the '80s movie "Vision Quest", the character Louden can be seen running across the Monroe Street Bridge over Spokane Falls. 9. Cape Disappointment Flickr / dalem The cave rescue scene from the 2006 movie "The Guardian" with Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Costner was filmed here. 10. Gas Works Park, Seattle Flickr / wildcat_dunny In the 1992 romantic comedy "Singles", Linda Powell says yes to Steve Dunne's marriage proposal at this beautiful park on the north shore of Lake Union. Scenes from "10 Things I Hate About You" was filmed here too! 11. Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend Flickr / jbyoder In a scene from the 1982 movie "An Officer and a Gentleman", the character Zack Mayo enters this park on the northeast tip of the Olympic Peninsula. He can be seen driving down Eisenhower Avenue! 12. Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve, Whidbey Island Flickr / jmr Among the amazing movies filmed in this area on Whidbey Island include “War of the Roses" (1989), “Snow Falling On Cedars” (1999), and “Practical Magic" (1998). 13. Bob's Java Jive, Tacoma Flickr / grenade This location has served as a unique backdrop for films like "I Love You To Death" (1990) as well as Cameron Crowe's "Say Anything" (1989). 14. Ferguson's Café, Spokane Flickr / edsuom Perhaps one of the most famous parts from the 1993 romantic comedy "Benny and Joon" was the diner scene, filmed at Ferguson's Café in Spokane with exterior shots of Mary Lou's Milk Bottle next door. 15. The Palouse Flickr / hip_shooter Many outdoor scenes from the 1992 fantasy/comedy "Toys" starring Robin Williams were filmed in the Rosalia area by the Palouse. Have you seen any other places from Washington that showed up in movies? Add to this list below!