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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 Duvall

a major scene is created outside the Six Pence pub on Bull Street

1998 The Ginderbread Man Robert Downy Jr. - a Savannah defense attorney 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

1962

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

Midnight in the Garden of

Good and Evil

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.
1998

Kiss of Fire

(also called

Claudine's Return)

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.