Why shoot a movie in Missouri?
The answer is simple. Missouri is a great state for filmmaking because it offers a wide variety of locations and production resources, as well as tax incentives for filmmakers.
Missouri is home to many different types of landscapes, from the Ozarks to the Mississippi River, which makes it a perfect place to film a variety of genres. In addition, Missouri has a number of production facilities and crew available to make your film a reality.
Finally, Missouri offers tax incentives for filmmakers. These incentives can save you money on your production costs, making it more affordable to shoot your movie in Missouri.
What movies have been filmed in Missouri?
While Missouri may not be the first state that comes to mind when you think of filmmaking, it has actually been home to a number of well-known movies. Here are just a few examples:
The Missouri Breaks (1976) – This western was filmed in several different locations throughout Missouri, including Kansas City and St. Louis.
The Untouchables (1987) – This classic crime drama was filmed in St. Louis, Missouri.
Field of Dreams (1989) – This classic baseball movie was filmed in Dyersburg, Missouri.
Thelma and Louise (1991) – This Academy Award-winning film was shot in several different locations throughout Missouri, including St. Louis and Kansas City.
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) – This coming-of-age drama was filmed in the small town of Ripley, Missouri.
Boys Don’t Cry (1999) – This powerful drama was filmed in several different locations throughout Missouri, including Kansas City and St. Louis.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) –
How do I learn more?
For more information, contact the Missouri Film Hotline at