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Movies Filmed in Arizona

These Movies Were Made in Arizona, Released Between 1980 and 1989


Considering that this isn't New York or Hollywood, Arizona has had its fair share of movies filmed here, if not in whole, at least in part. The unique environment of the Desert Southwest makes Arizona a popular state for movie production. If a film involves sand, cowboys, the Grand Canyon, Wyatt Earp or red rock country you can pretty much assume that Arizona will be involved in the filming! Here are some movies that have been filmed in Arizona. How many have you seen? Can you tell which parts of these movies were filmed in Arizona?

Movies Filmed in Arizona, Released Between 1980 and 1989

    Bagdad Cafe
    Woman has a row with her husband in the middle of the desert. Stars CCH Pounder, Jack Palance. 1988.

    Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure
    Two seemingly dumb teens struggle to prepare a historical presentation with the help of a time machine. Stars Keanu Reeves, George Carlin. 1989.

    Cannonball Run
    A wide variety of eccentric competitors participate in a wild and illegal cross-country car race. Stars Burt Reynolds, Roger Moore, Farrah Fawcett, Dom DeLuise, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr. 1981.

    Can't Buy Me Love
    Kid hires the prettiest cheerleader in school to be his girlfriend. Patrick Dempsey. 1987.

    Creepshow 2
    Three more anthology-type tales of terror. 1987.

    Desert Bloom
    Flashbacks of a young person's coming of age. Stars Annabeth Gish, Jon Voight, JoBeth Williams, Ellen Barkin. 1986.

    Hanky Panky
    A complete innocent is drawn into a web of secrecy and government secrets when the sister of man who has committed suicide gets into a taxi-cab with him. Stars Gene Wilder, Gilda Radner. 1982.

    Major League
    An exotic dancer marries the owner of a baseball club. He does not survive the honeymoon and she is in control of his ball club. Stars Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Rene Russo, Wesley Snipes. 1989.

    Midnight Run
    An accountant is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia after jumping bail. Stars Robert De Niro, Charles Grodin. 1988.

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