7 Places You Recognize From Colorado That Showed Up In Famous Movies

Have you ever watched a movie and thought to yourself, “Hmm…this place looks awfully familiar?” Well, it could be because it was filmed right here in Colorado! To give you an example, here are 7 classic movie scenes that were filmed right here in the Centennial State!

1.) Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Train Chase)

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Filmed at the Cumbres & Toltec Railroad in Antonito.

2.) Dumb & Dumber (Arriving in Aspen)

Filmed in Aspen (surprise, surprise).

3.) Blades of Glory (Most Skating Scenes)

Filmed at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

4.) Die Hard 2 (Airport Scenes)

Filmed at (the former) Stapleton Airport in Denver.

5.) The Prestige (Tesla Light bulb Scene)

Filmed in Telluride.

6.) Catch and Release (Grateful Dead’s Uncle John’s Band Scene)

Filmed at the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder.

7.) City Slickers (Several Outdoor Scenes)

Did you recognize any of these Colorado locations?