Easy Trip: Savannah - the Movie Set
Use your weekend to visit each of the places
were movies were filmed in Savannah-
or become an actor/actress and video tape your own scene from a movie.
In these movies you can see the interiors of private Savannah homes used as movie sets,
including Mercer House, the home of Jim Williams from the book Midnight...
Click on the Title of the movie below to find the Savannah locations seen in the film
|- click on the Movie Title -||- Lead Actors & Story Line -|
|1995||Something to Talk About|| Julia Roberts, Dennis Quaid, Robert
a major scene is created outside the Six Pence pub on Bull Street
|1998||The Ginderbread Man||Robert Downy Jr. - a Savannah defense
adopts a high risk client; story by John Grisham;
great aerial shots of the marsh on Tybee
|1994||Forrest Gump||Tom Hanks - simplicity & emotional honesty cast into the Nixon - Kennedy era|
|1989||Glory||Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington
and Morgan Freeman
A black regiment from Boston leads the charge
makes extensive use of the Roundhouse complex
|Cape Fear||Gregory Peck, Robert Mitchum, Polly
Bergen and Telly Savalas
The family of a Savannah lawyer is stalked by an ex-con.
See Savannah back in 1962. NOTE - there are two releases of this movie!
|1999||General's Daughter|| John Travolta - consequences of a rape
at West Point.
very creative use of sites in Savannah
|2000||The Legend of Bagger Vance||Will Smith, Matt Damon Charleze Theron
The hero's journey for a war damaged Savannah hero golfer
store fronts created near City Market
|1999||Forces of Nature||Sandra Bullock temps bridegroom Ben Affleck on his way to Savannah for his wedding|
|1997||John Cusack, Kevin Spacey - the movie takes it theme but not plot from John Berent's best selling non-fiction book by this name; shop in William's house.|
Kiss of Fire
|Filmed on Tybee Island
An Italian drifter strikes up a romance with an emotionally troubled young woman, whom works as a motel maid/laundress and stripper in a small coastal town in Georgia.
|1997||Wild America||A great movie for kids.
Filmed at Hunter AAF, Broughton St. and Ebenezer Creek
|2004||Undertow||Filmed at the Roundhouse, Factors Walk and in Effingham County - Springfield & Guyton|
|2000||The Gift||Filmed at 1117 Louisville Rd., 14
Gordonston, Bonaventure Cemetery, West Boundary at Louisville Rd.
Written by Billy Bob Thornton; stars Cate Blanchett; Rated R
|1980||The Ordeal of Dr. Mudd||Dennis Weaver; filmed at Ft. Pulaski
In 1865, Maryland physician Samuel Mudd (Weaver) became inadvertently linked to the murder of President Abraham Lincoln when he treated the broken leg of assassin John Wilkes Booth. Framed as Booth's co-conspirator, Mudd was sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor and suffered years of cruelty and hardship at a notorious penal colony.
If you want a guide for your walking movie tour contact :Savannah Movie Tours
Also visit Hollywood movie producer Stratton Leopold's
ice-cream shop on Broughton Street;
he might be serving up his family recipes when you are there.