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3 movies that were filmed in Arlington

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Arlington is a beautiful city that has natural landscapes and magnificent sceneries as well as constructed theme parks and water parks.

The seventh most populous city in the state of Texas with a population of 398,854. A nationwide theme park 'Six Flags Over Texas' which attracts thousands of visitors each year is also situated in this city and it's ranked fifth in the city's top employers. The Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau is the official handler of tourism in the city and they conduct engaging activities for tourists in the city. The cost of living is somewhat higher than other neighboring cities but Arlington is a comparatively safer city to live in.

The pretty parks and landscapes have provided plenty of locations for many movies. Here are a few of them.

Donovan (2017)

A drama written by Jason Bee and directed by Jason Bee along with Michael Crabtree.

Donovan Drake is a recently divorced creative advertising director who is suffering from a bipolar disorder where he is constantly fluctuating between a brilliant mania and crippling despair. He is determined to be a good father for his child even with the visiting limitations. He gets a promotion at work and his work responsibilities increase as well. By this time he has a girlfriend and as he cannot balance the relationship and his psychiatric treatments, he quits treatments and decides to battle the bipolar disorder on his own. Do you think he will succeed?

Filming location:

Arlington, Texas, USA

Wylie, Texas, USA

Paperthin (2012)

Written by Matt Hulme and Brian Hobbs, directed by Jordan Funderburk

In the morning, Tommy sees someone has been murdered in cold blood on his doorstep, as he is eager to know what happened he hires a former detective named Dobbs with an agonizing past to solve this mystery. When they started investigations they realize the case is much serious than they thought as they start to unravel a widespread corruption where the higher posts were also involved. While on the mission Dobbs's past starts to resurface and he is in a place where he has to fight his own battles against his ghosting past. Dobbs is left to choose between his dignity, honor, or his loved ones his family, his friends that are important to him equally. What do you think Dobbs will choose? You can watch the movie and see…

Filming location:

Dallas, Texas, USA

Arlington, Texas, USA

The Inflicted (2012)

Written and Directed by Matthan Harris and he also starred in the movie.

David O'Hara is a medical student who is suffering from a psychiatric disorder where he kidnaps, rapes, and kills women. He has lost his family at some point in his life due to his behavior and because of that, he plans to get himself a family by impregnating one of his victims, Melissa with his child. Melissa escapes his warehouse where he keeps the women that he kidnaps. After Melissa's escape, David becomes more aggressive and he is eager to find his lost family. In the process of searching for his family, he engages in many more crimes including murders. Do you think he will be able to find his family and heal from his psychiatry disorder?

Filming location:

Arlington, Texas, USA

Los Angeles, California, USA

Hot girls wanted (2015), Tin Cup (1996), Taylor Swift: Reputation Stadium Tour (2018), Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002) are some of the other movies and documentaries which have been made in Arlington.

How many of these movies have you seen? Do you know any more movies that were made in this beautiful city? Let us know...

Sources

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arlington,_Texas#Economy

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3278500/?ref_=adv_li_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2365923/?ref_=ttloc_loc_tt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9426852/?ref_=adv_li_tt

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