Learn About Movies and TV Series Filmed in Virginia

For fans of film and television, Virginia is a perfect destination. See the many films shot in Virginia and visit the places they were filmed. Walk where the stars have walked, and perhaps see some set remnants along the way.

Walk the streets of beautiful Old Town Petersburg, where the 18th and 19th century drama of Steven Spielberg’s LincolnHBO’s John Adamsand AMC’s TURN: Washington’s Spies played out. Take a drive to the gorgeous historic plantations featured in these stories, including Berkeley, Westover, Shirley and Tuckahoe, all nestled on the James River. Spend the day in charming Big Stone Gap, and see the world of author and director Adriana Trigiani’s characters from her film Big Stone Gapstarring Ashley Judd and Whoopi Goldberg. Then, carve out time for a picturesque weekend getaway at Mountain Lake Lodge, the setting for the unforgettable Dirty Dancing

For both filmmakers and fans alike, Virginia truly is for Film Lovers.

More Films

Homeland

Season 7 of the Showtime series Homeland began filming in Virginia in fall 2017, and continued through early spring of 2018. The…

Dirty Dancing

Dirty Dancing, the unforgettable summer love story that danced its way into the American pop culture hall of fame back in 1987, is…

Harriet

Harriet is based on the story of iconic freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, her escape from slavery and subsequent missions to free…

Loving

Loving, the story of Mildred and Richard Loving, is a film about an important moment in our Commonwealth’s history.

TURN

Watch AMC's "TURN" for a look into the exhilarating Revolutionary War-era saga about America’s first spy…

LINCOLN

Walk in the footsteps of the cast and crew of Steven Spielberg's masterpiece, Lincoln, filmed over 53 days in Virginia. Visit…

Mercy Street

Virginia is privileged to be the site for the filming of the new PBS drama Mercy Street, the first scripted show produced by PBS…

Big Stone Gap

Adriana Trigiani is one of Virginia’s most cherished authors. She grew up in Big Stone Gap, Virginia, as part of a large…

Cold Mountain

Virginia is proud to have been chosen for filming of "Cold Mountain," the feature film version of Charles Frazier's…

John Adams

Starring Paul Giamatti and Laura Linney, executive produced by Playtone's Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman, and directed by…

Experience Hamilton in Virginia

HAMILTON burst onto Broadway in 2015, and has left audiences delighting over the story of American Founding Father Alexander…