5 great movies filmed in Vancouver


(according to Tourism Vancouver)

1. Juno (2007). Starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera. An independent teenager deals with an unplanned pregnancy and a series of events that bring the pressures of adulthood upon her. The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and earned three other Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Page. Watch for J.K. Simmons, who played Page’s father in the movie. He took home last year’s Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Whiplash.

2. X-Men: The LaFive best movies shot in Vancouver (according to Tourism Vancouver) 1. Juno (2007). Starring Ellen Page and Michael Cera. An independent teenager deals with an unplanned pregnancy and a series of events that bring the pressures of adulthood upon her. The film won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and earned three other Oscar nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actress for Page. Watch for J.K. Simmons, who played Page’s father in the movie. He took home last year’s Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Whiplash. 2. X-Men: The Last Stand (2006). Starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Anna Paquin. Scenes show Vancouver landmarks including the Vancouver Art Gallery and the University of British Columbia campus. 3. Twilight: New Moon (2009). Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson. Star-seekers buzzed around the city looking for their celebrity vampires. Some scenes were shot in Stanley Park and in Kitsilano. 4. Saving Silverman (2001). Starring Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Jason Biggs, Amanda Peet. Scenes of Vancouver appear throughout the movie. You will see Granville Island, Jericho Beach and Cannery Seafood House. 5. First Blood (1982). Starring Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy. The first in the Rambo franchise was largely filmed in Golden Ears Provincial Park, which is now considered one the best camping spots in Vancouver. If you dare. st Stand (2006). Starring Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Patrick Stewart, Anna Paquin. Scenes show Vancouver landmarks including the Vancouver Art Gallery and the University of British Columbia campus.

3. Twilight: New Moon (2009). Starring Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson. Star-seekers buzzed around the city looking for their celebrity vampires. Some scenes were shot in Stanley Park and in Kitsilano.

4. Saving Silverman (2001). Starring Steve Zahn, Jack Black, Jason Biggs, Amanda Peet.

Scenes of Vancouver appear throughout the movie. You will see Granville Island, Jericho Beach and Cannery Seafood House.

5. First Blood (1982). Starring Sylvester Stallone, Richard Crenna, Brian Dennehy. The first in the Rambo franchise was largely filmed in Golden Ears Provincial Park, which is now considered one the best camping spots in Vancouver. If you dare.

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