Think you recognized Pittsburgh in a movie? Pittsburgh has been the location for more than 60 motion pictures and television productions including several Academy-Award winning movies. The next time you're looking for something new to watch, why not try one of these favorite movies made in Pittsburgh?
Carnegie Museum of Natural History also makes an appearance.
George A. Romero revolves around people in a Pittsburgh suburb being stalked by ravenous, flesh-eating zombies. Dawn of the Dead (1978) and Day of the Dead (1985) were also filmed in Pittsburgh, but the 2005 Land of the Dead was filmed in Canada for budget reasons.
Michael Chabon, a University of Pittsburgh graduate, this movie stars Michael Douglas and Frances McDormand. Many of the film's scenes were shot at Carnegie-Mellon University. Additional scenes were shot in Oakland, Downtown, Shadyside, Sewickley and Beaver. Many of the key scenes feature one of Pittsburgh's many bridges!
rare disease afficting their son after the medical establishment forsakes them. While set in Washington DC, most of the movie's scenes were actually filmed in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Pirates win the pennant. Much of the movie was shot on location (very unusual for the time) at Forbes Field, the home field of the Pittsburgh Pirates, and includes footage of actual Pirates games.
7. Dogma (1998)Pittsburgh International Airport stars as General Mitchell Airport, along with lead actor Bud Cort, in this fantasy comedy about two renegade angels trying to get back into heaven. This movie was shot almost entirely in Pittsburgh with locations including the USX building and a historic Roman Catholic church in East Liberty.
Carnegie Museum of Art. Her house was on the South Side, and the restaurant scene was filmed inside the Grand Concourse restaurant in Station Square. The Duquesne Incline also made an appearance in the first scene of the movie.
9. Hoffa (1992)Jack Nicholson and Danny DeVito star in this Academy Award-winning crime/drama where Pittsburgh's Carnegie Mellon University doubled for a Washington DC courtroom.
PPG building served as the villain's headquarters. If Inspector Gadget is too juvenile for you, try the similarly-themed Robo Cop, also filmed in Pittsburgh.