Have you ever visited Connecticut? If no, then we must tell you that you have missed an amazing place on this planet. Connecticut is one of the favorite places for the filmmakers to shoot for their films and television works. There are plenty of award-winning Hollywood movies that have been shot at Connecticut. It is the variety and diversity of this place which makes it a wonderful place to shoot for films. In this post, we have enlisted some of the Hollywood movies that have been shot at Connecticut.
Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull
In the fourth part of the Indiana Jones series, there were many scenes which were filmed at Connecticut. The movie stars namely, Harrison Ford and Shia La Beouf were seen in many locations of Connecticut. In the movie, Yale’s University at New Haven was showed as Marshall College of Indiana Jones. Also, a scene in Connecticut was filmed at the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat in Essex which shows Indy arrived by train.
A Mighty Wind
This film is about three bands of 1960s’ era which were reunited to for the first time in decades after the death of their manager and put a reunion concert in his honor following the request of his son, Bob Balaban. Some of the important scenes of the film were filmed at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville. The beauty of Connecticut is shown in an explicit manner in the film.
Revolutionary Road movie is all about the story of a couple who lives in Connecticut with their two children. Their married life was going well when suddenly their life changes and the lady left Connecticut to settle in Paris. The movie stars Titanic actors, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Kate Winslet. Apart from Fairfield’s Sasco Beach, many other important places in Connecticut are shown in the film.
Some of the places in Connecticut which have been shown in this movie are Trumbull, Beacon Falls, Darien, Greenwich, Norwalk, Redding, Shelton, Southport, and Stamford. Vinyl Siding Contractor in Connecticut can be seen in many scenes of the movie. The movie received many awards and the performance of the lead actors was appreciated by the audience on a large scale.
So, these are the top 3 Hollywood movies which have been filmed at various locations in Connecticut. There are also many other films for which the filmmakers chose Connecticut because of the diversity of this place. Some of the names of other Hollywood films in Connecticut are War of the Worlds, Amistad, Mystic Pizza, And So it Goes, Gentlemen’s Agreement, Stanley & Iris, etc.