These 12 Breathtaking Views In Arkansas Could Be Straight Out Of The Movies

Arkansas has a number of locations that have been recognized either on television or on the big screen. Even looking all the way back to 1957 when the Andy Griffith classic ‘A Face In The Crowd” was released, Arkansas has been a name Hollywood knows. TV shows such as CBS’s ’90s sitcom Evening Shade or the 1980s Boggy Creek Monster movies made Arkansas more visible to moviemakers. When the 1990s rolled around, Arkansas native Billy Bob Thornton’s Sling Blade put the public eye on the Natural State once again. John Grisham’s A Painted House was filmed in Lepanto, and 2012’s Mud with Matthew McConaughey was filmed in southeast Arkansas. Once filmmakers start looking for locations again, we’ve got a few suggestions in mind.

There are numerous other places around Arkansas where a dramatic, romantic, or just plain awesome natural scenery would put the film over the top of excellence. Which places listed would make the most interesting movie? If given an unlimited budget and any choice of on-location filming to do in the Natural State, where in Arkansas would you film your movie?