Cold Weather Means Movies in the DMV

This short list is for some of the many movies that have been filmed in the DMV area. Who says Hollywood is just for the West Coast?

1.   Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

Genre: Action, Adventure

Steve Rogers, a.k.a the gorgeously strong Captain America, works to adapt to this unfamiliar modern world after being away for several decades and must face a new threat — a Soviet agent called the Winter Soldier — while being labeled as a traitor to SHIELD.

  • Baltimore, Maryland (Rooftop Scene)
  • Washington, District of Columbia

2.   Collateral Damage (2002)

Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller

Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a firefighter whose wife and child are killed in a bombing by a known international terrorist. He goes on a hunt to find the man responsible and make him pay for what he did.

  • Union Station- 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, District of Columbia

3.   The Contender (2000)

Genre: Drama, Thriller

A female senator is nominated to become the next U.S. Vice President, but she struggles with what to do as sexual secrets from her past are brought to light during the running.

  • New Millennium Studios, Petersburg, Virginia
  • Richmond, Virginia
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Baltimore, Maryland

4.    Evan Almighty (2007)

Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy

Evan Baxter gets elected to Congress with the slogan, “Change the world.” And God wants to see if he’ll do just that by commanding him to build an ark because a great flood is coming.

  • Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Shenandoah National Park, Virginia
  • Crozet, Virginia
  • John Marshall Hotel- 101 N. Fifth Street, Richmond, Virginia
  • Ninth and Main Streets, Richmond, Virginia
  • Staunton, Virginia
  • Washington, District of Columbia
  • Waynesboro, Virginia

5.   How Do You Know (2010)

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Reese Witherspoon plays the role of a softball player who’s cut from the USA team. After that dramatic event, she starts evaluating her life and then is put in the middle of a love triangle.

  • DuPont Circle, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Nationals Park, 1500 South Capitol Street SE, Washington, District of Columbia

6.   In the Loop (2009)

Genre: Comedy

The President of the United States and the UK Prime Minister want a war, but not everyone else wants this war or believes it to be a good thing.

  • Washington, District of Columbia

7.   Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama

Police detective John McClane teams up with a young hacker to bring down a cyber-terrorist in Washington, D.C.

  • E. Lexington St & N. Holliday St. Baltimore, Maryland
  • N. Calvert St. & E. Fayette St. Baltimore, Maryland
  • Washington, District of Columbia

8.   Mission Impossible III (2006)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller

Ethan Hunt, played by Tom Cruise, wants to keep his identity a secret and protect his girlfriend and must face a very dangerous arms dealer while doing so.

  • Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Richmond Virginia
  • Washington, District of Columbia

9.   Salt (2010)

Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery

CIA Agent Evelyn Salt is well liked and respected, but when a Russian spy says she’s the assassin planning to murder the President of Russia, she must go on the run.

  • 1330 Maryland Ave SW, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Georgetown, Washington District of Columbia

10.                     Transformers: Dark of the Moon (2011)

Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

The Autobots go against the Decepticons to find a Cybertronian spacecraft hidden on the moon.

  • Washington, District of Columbia

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