Family Films to Inspire Your Next Road Trip in Georgia
Georgia-filmed movies and television shows have something to offer everyone, including younger viewers. Whether it's movies based on books or the life story of a notable performer, get together for a family movie night with these six family-friendly Georgia movies and shows.
Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip
The fourth in the live action version of the beloved television series, Alvin, Simon and Theodore think Dave is going to leave them behind once he proposes to his girlfriend in New York City. They road trip across the country to stop him. The movie was filmed at the Georgia Aquarium, downtown Conyers, and Mezcalito's in Atlanta.
Dolly Parton's 'Coat of Many Colors'
Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors filmed on Gaither's at Myrtle Creek Farm in Covington, Georgia. Photo: Bonanza Productions Inc.
Based on the life of singer and songwriter Dolly Parton, the made-for-television drama documents her early life in rural Tennessee. Conyers and Covington served as the primary filming location, including Gaither's at Myrtle Creek Farm.
Goosebumps filmed at the DeKalb School of the Arts in Georgia. Photo: Goosebumps Productions, LLC
The Odd Life of Timothy Green filmed in Canton, Georgia. Photo: Green House Pictures/Disney
After a couple is told they can't have children, they write down every quality they want in a child and bury it. The next day, TImothy shows up, leaves growing from him, in their house. He has unique gifts that they couldn't have imagined. The movie was filmed throughout Georgia, including the Cherokee Arts Center in Canton, Newnan, and Dawsonville.
Miracles from Heaven
Miracles from Heaven filmed entirely in Georgia. Photo: Gravitational Productions LLC
A woman discovers that her daughter has a rare, incurable disease. The girl has a freak accident and wakes up completely healed, much to the surprise of her doctors. Based on a true story, this film used backgrounds like the Georgia Aquarium, Gibbs Gardens and Dunwoody High School.
SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water
SpongeBob SquarePants: Sponge Out of Water filmed in Savannah. Photo: Paramount Worldwide Productions
This live action version of the animated series features SpongeBob coming into our dimension in search of a secret recipe. Scenes were shot on Savannah's Broughton Street and on Tybee Island.