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3 Movies with the Main Filming Locations in Washington

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Many filmmakers choose Washington for their movies because it is an ideal filming location!

A state in the nation's Pacific Northwest region, Washington is officially the State of Washington. After George Washington, the first U.S. president, the state was carved out of the western portion of the Washington Territory. The British Empire had ceded in 1846 after the Oregon Treaty settled the Oregon boundary dispute. Olympia is the state capital; Seattle is the largest city in Washington. Washington State is often referred to as Washington to distinguish it from Washington, D.C.

Washington is the 18th largest state, with more than 70.7 million people, and the 13th most populous, at 71,362 square miles (184,827 km2). Washington's largest city, Seattle, is the center of transportation, business, and industry along Puget Sound, an inlet of the Pacific Ocean with numerous islands, deep fjords, and bays carved out by glaciers.

Here are 3 of the movies that were filmed in Washington:

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse (2010)

Twilight Saga: Eclipse happened almost on graduation day. Bella must find the courage to confront her feelings for the lethally charming Edward, and the ferociously handsome Jacob, after her short-term breakup in The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009). An army of immortals bent on revenge is amassed against the backdrop of a brutal killing spree in Seattle and fierce clan rivalry. Under passion's compulsion, the gallant suitors, having formed an innocuous but honorable pact on behalf of Bella, must set aside their vast differences to save her.

Filming locations:

  • Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Washington, USA

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

10 Things I Hate About You is about Bianca and Kat Stratford. Bianca an attractive and popular girl who's never had a date, and Kat, a fierce, unrelenting harridan determined to alienate anyone who could show any interest in her. Sadly, strict rules in the Stratford household forbid Bianca from having a boyfriend until her odious sister has one of her own-a a scenario that seems highly unlikely because Kat is a social disaster. Bianca's desperation for love results in a scam to match Kat with a man with an infamous reputation, hoping that Kat will find him worthy of her hidden charms. To pre-emptively set up Bianca's boyfriend for dating, Bianca bribes Patrick Verona, a sullen young man with a mysterious past, for Kat's hand, which impedes their relationship.

Filming locations:

  • Stadium High School - 111 N. E Street, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • 2715 North Junett Street, Tacoma, Washington, USA
  • Century Ballroom - 915 E Pine Street, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Fremont Troll, Aurora Bridge, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Gas Works Park - 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Kerry Park - 211 W Highland Drive, Seattle, Washington, USA

Frayed (2007)

Frayed is about Kurt Baker, a deranged young man with a dark secret belonging to Pat Baker, a small town sheriff. When Kurt escapes from a psychiatric hospital where he had been locked away for murdering his mother thirteen years earlier, Sheriff Baker's worst nightmare becomes a reality. Gary, a hospital security guard, sets out to stop him but finds himself relentlessly pursued by the psychopath bent on killing him and anyone else who crosses his path. The sheriff launches a search for his son to discover that his daughter Sara and her friends are camping in the same woods where Kurt escaped. It culminates in a terrifying confrontation between Kurt the psycho and the sheriff, in which Kurt's vengeful killing spree escalates.

Filming locations:

  • Bothell, Washington, USA
  • Carbonado, Washington, USA
  • Olalla, Washington, USA
  • Puyallup, Washington, USA
  • Wilkenson, Washington, USA

Bonus: More movies filmed in Washington:

  • Firewall (2006)
  • A Guy Thing (2003)
  • Life or Something Like It (2002)
  • Twice in a Lifetime (1985)
  • Kurt & Courtney (1998)

Do you know more movies filmed in Washington? Please comment on them below!

Sources:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_(state)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Twilight_Saga:_Eclipse

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1325004/locations?ref_=tt_dt_dt

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/10_Things_I_Hate_About_You

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0147800/locations?ref_=tt_dt_dt

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1125188/reviews

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1125188/locations?ref_=tt_dt_dt