Movies Based in Philadelphia | Philadelphia Caller

Philadelphia, Pa. - Philly is no stranger to cinema. While the city may be most well known as the site of the formidable Rocky franchise—the first movie won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1976, Philly is no stranger to cinema.


 

Philly MoviesWhile the city may be most well known as the site of the formidable Rocky franchise—the first movie won the Oscar for Best Picture in 1976, and the seventh installment, Creed, is set to debut in late 2015—more than 100 films have showcased the Philadelphia region on the silver screen since the 1970s. From screwball comedies to tearjerkers, inspiring true stories to action-packed adventures, these movies show off the region’s iconic and lesser-known streets and sights.

Here’s where to relive some of Hollywood’s most memorable Philadelphia moments: See List at PhillyBite Magazine

 

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