Stranger Things

Stranger Things

Georgia-filmed Movies and Television Shows for Your Watch List

Watching a movie or television show is always a nice distraction, especially when you are keeping an eye out for Georgia locations. Luckily, Georgia is fairly common to spot in movies and TV shows these days.

Did you know that 391 film and television productions shot in Georgia last year alone? Head over to the Georgia Filmography to browse a comprehensive list of all the Georgia-lensed films and TV programs from 1972 to present. The list also notes some of the Georgia cities where they were filmed.

Here are a few of our favorite Georgia-filmed movies and TV shows along with where you can find them.

Netflix

Ozark

Season three of the thriller “Ozark,” starring Jason Bateman and Laura Linney, is available now. The dark and gritty drama – which has filmed throughout the state, including Lake Allatoona and Château Élan – quickly captured attention when it launched in 2018.

Stranger Things photo courtesy Netflix
Stranger Things photo courtesy Netflix

Season three of “Stranger Things,” which began streaming in summer 2019, is Netflix's most-watched original series ever. Since the first season in 2016, fans have been entranced by the show, which follows a gifted girl on the run from "bad men" and the group of friends who protect her. Set in fictional Hawkins, Indiana, the show films extensively in Georgia.

Animal Planet

The Aquarium on Animal Planet

"The Aquarium" is back for Season 2 on Animal Planet! Tune in to keep up with the Georgia Aquarium and all their amazing animals. The show focuses on the daily behind the scenes of the thousands of special animals, the bonds the animals share with the staff and Georgia Aquarium's global conservation efforts.

AMC

The Walking Dead

The second half of Season 10 of “The Walking Dead” is now available. The most-watched television series in basic cable history, based on the graphic novels by the same name, and has filmed exclusively in Georgia. It put locations in Atlanta and Senoia on the map for fans of the show.

Disney+

Captain America: Civil War
Captain America: Civil War

Look for blockbusters in the Marvel universe on this family-friendly streaming service. Popular Georgia-filmed titles include “Avengers: Endgame,” “Black Panther,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “Ant-Man,” “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.” You’ll also find fan-favorite “Remember the Titans,” starring Denzel Washington, here.

FXNow

Melissa McCarthy in Identity Thief
Melissa McCarthy in Identity Thief

Switch over to this app for hit comedies filmed in Georgia, including “Anchorman 2” starring Will Ferrell; “Identity Thief” with Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman; “Ride Along” produced by Georgian Will Packer; and the Emmy-winning animated hit “Archer.”

Starz

Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in Fried Green Tomatoes
Mary Stuart Masterson and Mary-Louise Parker in Fried Green Tomatoes

You’ll find all-time classics filmed in Georgia on this app, including “Forrest Gump,” “Smokey and the Bandit,” “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “Deliverance,” “My Cousin Vinny,” and “In the Heat of the Night.”

Amazon Prime

Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid in Something to Talk About
Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid in Something to Talk About

Two Georgia-lensed movies turning 25 this year can be found on this service. Take a trip back to 1995 by adding “Now and Then,” starring Christina Ricci, Demi Moore, and Rosie O’Donnell; and “Something to Talk About,” featuring Georgia’s own Julia Roberts, to your watch list.

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Published: March 2020