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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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