Ever since movies began, Oregon has been a popular location for dramas, comedies, Westerns, science fiction epics and thrillers. You might be surprised to find out some of your favorite flicks were filmed in Oregon! Visit here to walk down Oregon movie memory lane!
The Goonies is a 1985 American adventure comedy film featuring a band of pre-teens who live in the "Goon Docks" neighborhood of Astoria, Oregon, who attempt to save their homes from demolition, and, in doing so, discover an old Spanish map that leads them on an adventure to unearth the long-lost fortune of One-Eyed Willy, a legendary 17th-century pirate.
Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film that features a misfit group of fraternity members who challenge the authority of the dean of Faber College. The movie was filmed on the University of Oregon campus.
The Shining is a 1980 British-American psychological horror film based on Stephen King's 1977 novel The Shining.Several of the iconic scenes were filmed at Timblerine Lodge in Mt. Hood Oregon.
Kindergarten Cop stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as a tough police detective working undercover as a kindergarten teacher to apprehend the vicious drug dealer. It was filmed in Astoria Oregon.
Free Willy is the touching story of a boy and his killer whale made this family drama a surprise box office hit. The movie was filmed in Astoria Oregon.