Photos: Ten hit movies filmed in Colorado

Categories: Film and TV
Big photos below.
Yesterday, as part of our continuing look at Hollywood-Colorado connections (including posts featuring the ten best movies filmed in Colorado and ten memorable flicks set in Colorado but not filmed here), we compiled ten Hollywood movie misses filmed in our fair state. Today, we've flipped the script to spotlight ten smashes at least partially shot in Colorado and touted by Look below to count down our latest top ten, complete with posters and descriptions from the film office.

Number 10: Christmas Vacation (1989)
Filming location: Breckenridge

Film office description: "Chevy Chase stars again as Clark Griswold, whose family Christmas Celebration turns into a disaster as he tries to entertain and accomadate his challenging family guests."

Number 9: Mr. and Mrs. Smith (2005)

Filming location: Glenwood Springs

Film office description: "Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie star as Mr. and Mrs. Smith, two secret assassins who are unaware of each other's occupation until they suddenly become the target of one another."

Continue to keep counting down our list of ten hit movies filmed in Colorado.

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damn you forgot Any Which way but Loose! geez lame!!!!!!

Steven Fowler
Steven Fowler

How can "Things to do in Denver When You're Dead" not even be on the list?!???!!!!

D.j. Horton
D.j. Horton

I lived in Brush when try we're filming dumb and dumber. We saw the shaggin wagon all over town.

Patrick Combs
Patrick Combs

@ Pilgrim: "Word, phantoms like a mutha%&cker"

Kenny Hanson
Kenny Hanson

Dumb and Dumber or Independence Day are definitely at the top of my list.

Pilgrim Mikel
Pilgrim Mikel

I am in disbelief that you left out Phantoms...........

michael.roberts moderator editortopcommenter

@Steven Fowler I like a lot about "Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead," and I think Denver looks great in it. But it didn't make nearly as much at the box office than these films. Thanks for the post.


@Steven Fowler Well, the subject does say "*hit* movies"...

That said, the list did leave off "In the Line of Fire".

BackOffImStarving topcommenter

@Brad Aerts Did you happen to comment on the wrong story or are you just talking to yourself?

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