3 Movies with the main filming locations in Delaware
There are so many wonders in Delaware that attract a lot of filmmakers all over the world!
The state of Delaware dates back to the colonization of the United States in the 17th century. There are three counties in the state, and each of them has its unique settlement history. Inhabitants of this region identify with their county than with their community or their state as a whole. Until the late 18th century, some of the communities along the southern and western border of Maryland were part of Maryland.
Although numerous battles took place during the Revolutionary War, only one significant one took place in Delaware; this is the Battle of Cooch's Bridge, which took place in August 1777, about two miles from present-day Newark.
With all the things that the state of Delaware experienced, it is a great place for filming! Here are a few movies that were shot in Delaware:
Head Case (2007)
Head Case is a film, which is edited from the home movies of serial killers Wayne and Andrea Montgomery, which gives insight into their quiet suburban lives and graphic details of their horrific crimes. Wayne Montgomery was Delaware's most prolific serial killer. Although he lived a quiet suburban life with his wife Andrea from 1986 to 1989, he was responsible for the murders of many people. When he settled down in 1989 and started a family, he took an extended break from work. With Andrea now joining him in his craft, Wayne decided to retire in 2006 to continue his life's work. Wayne's video camera recorded the horrific details of his crimes against Andrea, allowing him to relive the events time after time. With the assistance of the victims' families, they compiled hundreds of hours of shocking footage into a feature-length film. HEAD CASE now presents this footage as a full-length feature. The film is being directed by Anthony Spadaccini, a filmmaker of distinction.
- Claymont, Delaware, USA
- Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Trigger Man (2007)
Trigger Man represents a true story about three hunters who became the hunted. Trigger Man follows three New York friends on their first hunting trip to Wilmington, Del. As the movie begins, we watch as the men, dressed in orange safety vests. These men are also armed with rented rifles, hunting for deer in an inexpert manner and conversing in the shorthand of best mates. ("So she got you smoking again?") The camera is as jumpy as a stalker, sneaking up behind it and then pulling back so abruptly that you would think the hunters themselves were the prey.
- Wilmington, Delaware, USA
The Delaware Project (2007)
The Delaware Project is about a woman who can't make contact with the world around her. The world changes at a high speed.
The Delaware Project is about a young woman's fledgling sense of connection to a landscape amid rapid development. Unsure of what ails her, she travels to a series of doctors' appointments on a precarious highway. In this film, she speaks to no one and says nothing. More of a tone poem than a traditional narrative, this film defies linear convention to depict the abrupt passing of a person and a place.
- Delaware, USA
Bonus: More movies filmed in Delaware, USA:
- Dead Poet's Society (1989)
- Fight Club (1999)
- Empire Records (1995)
- Hiding Out (1987)
- Survival of the Dead (2009)
Have you watched any of the movies mentioned above? What do you think of them? Also, if you know of more movies filmed in Delaware, please share them with us in the comment section below!