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    Movies You Love Were Filmed in Virginia

    Go "on location" in Virginia when you visit the sites where movies have been made. Walk where the stars have walked, and perhaps see some set remnants along the way. Go to for more.

    Movies You Love Were Filmed in Virginia

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    Big Stone Gap premiers October 9! Here's the scoop on visiting the film locations and even a sweepstakes! Antony Platt Photo.

    BIG STONE GAP: The Place, The Novel, The Movie. In theaters October 9, 2015!

    Find The Robert Thomas Carriage Museum in Blackstone, VA. It's one of the finest collections of horse-drawn carriages, sleighs and buggies.

    How well do you know Big Stone Gap Virginia - the novel, the movie, the town?

    Check out #TURN premiering on AMC April 6, 2014 at 9|8c. TURN is filming in Virginia! If you follow along and wish to tweet, be sure to use the hashtag #TURNVA. Image: Kevin McNally as Richard Woodhull and Jamie Bell as Abraham Woodhull. Photo: Antony Platt/AMC

    Mountain Lake Conservancy & Hotel, film location for Dirty Dancing in 1986. Pembroke, Virginia. See what else was filmed in Virginia!

    5 Cool Exhibits to Help You Beat the Heat - one of them is the wardrobe collection from Steven Spielberg's LINCOLN. #loveva

    Mountain Lake Conservancy & Hotel - Dirty Dancing - 1986

    Dirty dancing

    While not a movie, this video was recently shot in Richmond (#RVA) and is in the running to be the official video for the song. Watch John Mayer's Something Like Olivia and then give it a tweet, like, +1 or pin to help it win!

    "Where Hollywood Meets History" - Richmond's award winning movie tour offers visitors an insider's look into favorite stars and famous Hollywood movies filmed in Richmond, including Steven Spielberg's critically acclaimed movie, "Lincoln," beginning January 2013.

    Steven Spielberg's new movie, Lincoln, was filmed in the Richmond Region!

    Production of the Warner Brothers and Ted Turner Pictures feature film, Gods and Generals, began in August 2001 in Lexington. Based on the book of the same title by Jeff Shaara, and written and directed by Ron Maxwell, it is a prequel to the 1993 film, Gettysburg.

    Virginia is proud to have been chosen for filming of "Cold Mountain," the feature film version of Charles Frazier's best-selling Civil War novel of the same name.

    Scenes for HBO’s seven-episode miniseries JOHN ADAMS were filmed February through May 2007 in Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area. One of four shooting locations, Colonial Williamsburg’s Historic Area offered a setting painstakingly faithful to the 18th century.

    Mountain Lake Hotel--Dirty Dancing

    War of the Worlds - filmed in Rockbridge County, VA

    Tom Cruise stayed here - House Mountain Inn in Lexington - while he was filming War of the Worlds in Rockbridge County.

    Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen includes the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird as a transformer. You can see the Blackbird and hangar from the movie! It's at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Museum.

    Dirty Dancing was filmed in Giles County, VA at Mountain Lake Hotel. Lucky for you, they still hang their hat on Dirty Dancing and offer exclusive Dirty Dancing Weekends!