Movies Filmed In Colorado

Silver City
Silver City
Chris Cooper stars in "Silver City" which was filmed in Idaho Springs, Denver, Sedalia, and Leadville in late 2003. The John Sayles film recounts the tale of an inept politician's run for the governor of Colorado. (Photo credit: Newmarket Film Group)
Imagine That
Imagine That
A financial executive (Eddie Murphy) is invited into his daughter's imaginary world, where solutions to his problems await in the 2009 movie "Imagine That." The movie was filmed largely in Denver in late 2007. (photo credit: Paramount Pictures)
Starman
Starman
"Starman" starring Jeff Bridges shot scenes in Fruita. (credit: Columbia Pictures Co.)
Independence Day
Independence Day
Giant action scenes from "Independence Day" were filmed in Colorado Springs. (credit: 20th Century Fox)
Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2
Bruce Willis headed to a church in Mead for a shootout in "Die Hard 2." Other scenes were shot in Breckendridge and the old Stapleton Airport. (credit: Gordon Company)
About Schmidt
About Schmidt
"About Schmidt" starred Jack Nicholson and was filmed partially in Boulder. In the movie Schmidt visits his daughter's fiance's family in Denver. (credit: New Line Cinema)
Andy Garcia came to Denver to give authencity to "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead." Seen here is Steve Buscemi, a supporting actor in the movie. (source: Miramax)
Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead Andy Garcia came to Denver to give authencity to "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead." Seen here is Steve Buscemi, a supporting actor in the movie. (source: Miramax)
In the 1969 film "Downhill Racer" Robert Redford plays a skier on the U.S. ski team and Gene Hackman plays his coach. The training track scenes were filmed in Boulder and some scenes were also filmed in Durango. (source: Paramount)
Downhill Racer In the 1969 film "Downhill Racer" Robert Redford plays a skier on the U.S. ski team and Gene Hackman plays his coach. The training track scenes were filmed in Boulder and some scenes were also filmed in Durango. (source: Paramount)
John Wayne starred in "True Grit" with parts shot in Canon City, Castle Rock, Gunnison, Montrose and Ridgway. (credit: Paramount Pictures)
True Grit John Wayne starred in "True Grit" with parts shot in Canon City, Castle Rock, Gunnison, Montrose and Ridgway. (credit: Paramount Pictures)
This classic which starred Robert Redford and Paul Newman was shot in Durango, Telluride and Silverton as other locations. (source: 20th Century Fox)
Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid This classic which starred Robert Redford and Paul Newman was shot in Durango, Telluride and Silverton as other locations. (source: 20th Century Fox)
"Christmas Vacation" starring Chevy Chase filmed scenes in Breckenridge. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Christmas Vacation "Christmas Vacation" starring Chevy Chase filmed scenes in Breckenridge. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Kevin Costner starred in "American Flyers" which not only filmed at various locations throughout Colorado, but the bicycle race featured it is based on the Red Zinger and featured actual footage from one year of the race. (credit: Warner Bros.)
American Flyers Kevin Costner starred in "American Flyers" which not only filmed at various locations throughout Colorado, but the bicycle race featured it is based on the Red Zinger and featured actual footage from one year of the race. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Martin Sheen was one of the stars of "Badlands" which was filmed in La Junta, Las Animas and Otero counties. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Badlands Martin Sheen was one of the stars of "Badlands" which was filmed in La Junta, Las Animas and Otero counties. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Some filming for "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, was done at the Pepsi Center. (credit: Dreamworks SKG)
Blades Of Glory Some filming for "Blades of Glory," starring Will Ferrell and Jon Heder, was done at the Pepsi Center. (credit: Dreamworks SKG)
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
The late River Phoenix played the young Indiana Jones on a Colorado adventure in "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade." (credit: Lucasfilm)
Scenes for 1980's "The Shining" starring Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall were shot in Estes Park. (The majority of the filming was done in Oregon, though). The TV mini-series "The Shining" starring Steven Weber was filmed mostly at Estes Park's Stanley Hotel in 1997. (credit: Warner Bros.)
The Shining Scenes for 1980's "The Shining" starring Jack Nicholson and Shelly Duvall were shot in Estes Park. (The majority of the filming was done in Oregon, though). The TV mini-series "The Shining" starring Steven Weber was filmed mostly at Estes Park's Stanley Hotel in 1997. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Kevin Costner didn't have to go far from home when he filmed scenes "For the Love of the Game" with Kelly Preston in Aspen and Glenwood Springs. (source: Universal Pictures)
For The Love Of The Game Kevin Costner didn't have to go far from home when he filmed scenes "For the Love of the Game" with Kelly Preston in Aspen and Glenwood Springs. (source: Universal Pictures)
Susan Saranadon and Geena Davis stopped in Bedrock in their flight across the nation. (source: MGM)
Thelma And Louise Susan Saranadon and Geena Davis stopped in Bedrock in their flight across the nation. (source: MGM)
Jennifer Garner starred in this movie which was filmed on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder as well as various locations outside the city. (credit: Sony Pictures)
Catch & Release Jennifer Garner starred in this movie which was filmed on the Pearl Street Mall in Boulder as well as various locations outside the city. (credit: Sony Pictures)
Walt Disney Pictures took advantage of Aspen's scenery for this follow up. (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)
White Fang 2 Walt Disney Pictures took advantage of Aspen's scenery for this follow up. (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)
Some scenes of this box office smash starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern and Bruno Kirby were filmed in Durango. (credit: Castle Rock Entertainment)
City Slickers Some scenes of this box office smash starring Billy Crystal, Daniel Stern and Bruno Kirby were filmed in Durango. (credit: Castle Rock Entertainment)
Some of this Slyvester Stallone film's most exciting scenes were shot in Jefferson County. (credit: Carolco Pictures)
Cliffhanger Some of this Slyvester Stallone film's most exciting scenes were shot in Jefferson County. (credit: Carolco Pictures)
Renee Zellwegger leaves her job in Durango to pursue her soap-opera love in this early hit in her career. (credit: Gramercy Pictures)
Nurse Betty Renee Zellwegger leaves her job in Durango to pursue her soap-opera love in this early hit in her career. (credit: Gramercy Pictures)
Before he teamed up with Matt Stone for "South Park," Trey Parker wrote and directed "Cannibal, The Musical." Locations included the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Boulder, Canon City and Ouray. (credit: Avenging Conscience)
Cannibal Before he teamed up with Matt Stone for "South Park," Trey Parker wrote and directed "Cannibal, The Musical." Locations included the Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Boulder, Canon City and Ouray. (credit: Avenging Conscience)
The movie was partially filmed at Coors Field in Denver. (credit: Mandalay Entertainment)
The Fan The movie was partially filmed at Coors Field in Denver. (credit: Mandalay Entertainment)
Dumb and Dumber with Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels was filmed in Aspen, Breckenridge, Estes Park and Fort Morgan. (credit: MCPA/New Line Cinema)
Dumb & Dumber Dumb and Dumber with Jim Carey and Jeff Daniels was filmed in Aspen, Breckenridge, Estes Park and Fort Morgan. (credit: MCPA/New Line Cinema)
This movie starring Clint Eastwood was shot in Aurora, Denver and Georgetown. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Every Which Way But Loose This movie starring Clint Eastwood was shot in Aurora, Denver and Georgetown. (credit: Warner Bros.)
This film about a Coloradan who became a huge name in the music world brought Jimmy Stewart to Lowry Air Force Base and Boulder. (credit: Universal International Pictures)
The Glenn Miller Story This film about a Coloradan who became a huge name in the music world brought Jimmy Stewart to Lowry Air Force Base and Boulder. (credit: Universal International Pictures)
Sam Elliott starred in the 1991 TNT movie Conagher. The movie was based on the Louis L'Amour novel and was filmed in Canon City. Amazon.com describes it as "both a hard-riding actioner and a character-driven look at Western life." (credit: Turner Network Television)
Conagher Sam Elliott starred in the 1991 TNT movie Conagher. The movie was based on the Louis L'Amour novel and was filmed in Canon City. Amazon.com describes it as "both a hard-riding actioner and a character-driven look at Western life." (credit: Turner Network Television)
John Wayne's film was shot in Aspen and Gunnison. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Searchers John Wayne's film was shot in Aspen and Gunnison. (credit: Warner Bros.)
This movie was filmed in Fort Collins and Ault. It stars Robby Benson as a basketball player who struggles with his education and his role on his college's team. (Thanks CBS4 viewer Michael Nichols for the suggestion.) (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
One On One This movie was filmed in Fort Collins and Ault. It stars Robby Benson as a basketball player who struggles with his education and his role on his college's team. (Thanks CBS4 viewer Michael Nichols for the suggestion.) (credit: Warner Bros. Pictures)
"Ladybugs" starred the late Rodney Dangerfield and had scenes that were shot in Littleton. (credit: Paramount Pictures)
Ladybugs "Ladybugs" starred the late Rodney Dangerfield and had scenes that were shot in Littleton. (credit: Paramount Pictures)
Barbara Stynwyck and Colorado's scenery were the stars in this movie which was filmed in Durango, Silverton and the Royal Gorge. (credit: Republic Pictures)
The Maverick Queen Barbara Stynwyck and Colorado's scenery were the stars in this movie which was filmed in Durango, Silverton and the Royal Gorge. (credit: Republic Pictures)
Scenes from this Western that starred Lee Marvin were shot at Canon City. (credit: Columbia Pictures)
Cat Ballou Scenes from this Western that starred Lee Marvin were shot at Canon City. (credit: Columbia Pictures)
Filmed in Castle Rock, Canon City and Pagosa Springs, this Western starred John Wayne and Bruce Dern. (credit: Sanford Pictures)
The Cowboys Filmed in Castle Rock, Canon City and Pagosa Springs, this Western starred John Wayne and Bruce Dern. (credit: Sanford Pictures)
Angelina Jolie climbed Glenwood Canyon in this film. (credit: Regency Enterprises)
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Angelina Jolie climbed Glenwood Canyon in this film. (credit: Regency Enterprises)
Robert Mitchum was the star of this movie which had scenes filmed in Colorado Springs. (credit: RKO Radio Pictures)
One Minute To Zero Robert Mitchum was the star of this movie which had scenes filmed in Colorado Springs. (credit: RKO Radio Pictures)
This cult classic about a high school brought a young Matt Dillon to Aurora and Greeley. (credit: Orion Pictures)
Over The Edge This cult classic about a high school brought a young Matt Dillon to Aurora and Greeley. (credit: Orion Pictures)
This film starring Carl Weathers was filmed in Denver, Detroit and Los Angeles. (credit: Warner Home Video)
Action Jackson This film starring Carl Weathers was filmed in Denver, Detroit and Los Angeles. (credit: Warner Home Video)
Ben Affleck starred as the sheriff in this film which was shot in Georgetown and Denver. (credit: Dimension Films)
Phantoms Ben Affleck starred as the sheriff in this film which was shot in Georgetown and Denver. (credit: Dimension Films)
The "Kid" stopped by Greeley in his travels. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Frisco Kid The "Kid" stopped by Greeley in his travels. (credit: Warner Bros.)
The 1946 film starred Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power and was filmed in Denver. (credit: 20th Century Fox)
The Razor's Edge The 1946 film starred Gene Tierney and Tyrone Power and was filmed in Denver. (credit: 20th Century Fox)
Jean Simmons stars as a "bored Denver housewife who turns to drink" (according to IMDB.com) in this 1969 movie. (credit: United Artists)
The Happy Ending Jean Simmons stars as a "bored Denver housewife who turns to drink" (according to IMDB.com) in this 1969 movie. (credit: United Artists)
Woody Allen made the Sleeper House in the foothills that's perched along Interstate 70 a national landmark in this hilarious comedy. He also filmed at NCAR in Boulder, Denver, Greenwood Village and Lakewood. (credit: National Center for Atmospheric Research)
Sleeper Woody Allen made the Sleeper House in the foothills that's perched along Interstate 70 a national landmark in this hilarious comedy. He also filmed at NCAR in Boulder, Denver, Greenwood Village and Lakewood. (credit: National Center for Atmospheric Research)
Charles Bronson starred in the movie which was filmed in Canon City. (credit: Dino De Laurentis)
White Buffalo Charles Bronson starred in the movie which was filmed in Canon City. (credit: Dino De Laurentis)
Starring Henry Fonda, Karl Maden and Gregory Peck, this film was shot in Durango and Delta. (credit: MGM)
How The West Was Won Starring Henry Fonda, Karl Maden and Gregory Peck, this film was shot in Durango and Delta. (credit: MGM)
When Matthew Broderick hacks into a military computer in the movie he teaches a computer at Cheyenne Mountain the real meaning of "war." (credit: MGM)
War Games When Matthew Broderick hacks into a military computer in the movie he teaches a computer at Cheyenne Mountain the real meaning of "war." (credit: MGM)
Burt Lancaster was the star of this movie which filmed in Canon City. (credit: MGM)
Vengeance Valley Burt Lancaster was the star of this movie which filmed in Canon City. (credit: MGM)
Scenes from the movie, starring Robby Benson and Lynn-Holly Johnson ,were filmed in Colorado Springs. (source: Columbia Pictures)
Ice Castles Scenes from the movie, starring Robby Benson and Lynn-Holly Johnson ,were filmed in Colorado Springs. (source: Columbia Pictures)
The late CBS4 anchor Bob Palmer played the role of a reporter in the film when the chase came through Denver. Barry Newman also raced away from police in Glenwood Springs and Rifle. (credit: 20th Century Fox)
Vanishing Point The late CBS4 anchor Bob Palmer played the role of a reporter in the film when the chase came through Denver. Barry Newman also raced away from police in Glenwood Springs and Rifle. (credit: 20th Century Fox)
This Steven Seagal vehicle was filmed at Union Station and in Glenwood Springs, Leadville and Pinecliffe. (credit: Warner Bros.)
Under Seige 2 This Steven Seagal vehicle was filmed at Union Station and in Glenwood Springs, Leadville and Pinecliffe. (credit: Warner Bros.)
The train silently races through Glenwood Springs and the Royal Gorge in the film. (credit: Fox Films)
The Great K&A Train Robbery The train silently races through Glenwood Springs and the Royal Gorge in the film. (credit: Fox Films)
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