Photos: Top ten movies about people with Colorado ties
This particular state has made its mark on the silver screen, as we've documented in posts featuring the top ten movies filmed in Colorado, ten memorable movies set in Colorado but not filmed here and the ten biggest Hollywood misses filmed in Colorado. But what about those with Colorado connections who've been portrayed in major movies? Turns out there are quite a few, including writers, musicians, educators, astronauts, athletes, adventurers and cultural figures. We've highlighted ten faves, complete with original posters and more. Count them down below.
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Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Kill Your Darlings revolves around some of the early experiences of Allen Ginsberg, the legendary poet (portrayed in the film by Daniel Radcliffe, known to multiple generations as Harry Potter) who co-founded the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University in Boulder.
Apollo 13 (1995)
The Ron Howard-directed tale of the ill-fated by unexpectedly triumphant flight of Apollo 13 features Kevin Bacon as Jack Swigert, one of the three central figures in the film. Swigert was elected as a Representative in Colorado but died in December 1982 before he could take office.
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