Ten Movies We Love…Filmed in Michigan!

With Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut “How to Catch a Monster” filming in Detroit this summer and the upcoming “Need for Speed” slated to shoot here later this year, here are our picks for the Top Ten movies filmed in the city.
"The Place Beyond The Pines" New York Premiere - Arrivals
attends "The Place Beyond The Pines" New York Premiere at Landmark Sunshine Cinema on March 28, 2013 in New York City.
With Ryan Gosling’s directorial debut “How to Catch a Monster” filming in Detroit this summer and the upcoming “Need for Speed” slated to shoot here later this year, here are our picks for the Top Ten movies filmed in the city.
“Transformers”: Director Michael Bay’s 2007 mega-hit launched a franchise, with new lead Mark Wahlberg set to star in fourth film shooting here later this year.
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A sevens fan dresses as a transformer at the Westpac Stadium during the fourth leg of the IRB Rugby Sevens World Series in Wellington on February 1, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Marty MELVILLE (Photo credit should read Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images)
“Transformers”: Director Michael Bay’s 2007 mega-hit launched a franchise, with new lead Mark Wahlberg set to star in fourth film shooting here later this year.
140 = It was reported that the actors were not given the 140-page script past page 75 in order to protect the identity of the Ghostface killer.
140 = It was reported that the actors were not given the 140-page script past page 75 in order to protect the identity of the Ghostface killer.
arrives at the premiere of the Weinstein Company's "Scream 4" at Grauman's Chinese Theatre on April 11, 2011 in Hollywood, California.
“Gran Torino”: Clint Eastwood’s critical and commercial success about a recently widowed war veteran looking to reclaim his neighborhood filmed on location in Highland Park.
Gran Torino - Paris Photocall
<> the Paris Photocall of Gran Torino at the Hotel Bristol on February 24, 2009 in Paris, France.
“Gran Torino”: Clint Eastwood’s critical and commercial success about a recently widowed war veteran looking to reclaim his neighborhood filmed on location in Highland Park.
41 = $41 million was the budget for "8 Mile" starring Eminem.
41 = $41 million was the budget for "8 Mile" starring Eminem.
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 6: Rap singer Eminem walks past photographers at the premiere of his film "8 Mile," 06 November 2002, in the Westwood section of Los Angeles. AP PHOTO/RENE MACURA (Photo credit should read RENE MACURA/AFP/Getty Images)
“The Evil Dead”
Evil Dead - Screening
attends a screening of 'Evil Dead' at Ritzy Brixton on April 16, 2013 in London, England.
“The Evil Dead”
“Up in the Air”: The critically-acclaimed drama may have starred George Clooney as a corporate “downsizer,” but Anna Kendrick’s turn as his ambitious new hire helped launch her career and earned her an Oscar nomination.
Premiere Of Paramount Pictures' "Up In The Air" - Arrivals
arrives at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Up In The Air" held at Mann Village Theatre on November 30, 2009 in Westwood, California.
“Up in the Air”: The critically-acclaimed drama may have starred George Clooney as a corporate “downsizer,” but Anna Kendrick’s turn as his ambitious new hire helped launch her career and earned her an Oscar nomination.
“True Romance”: Twenty years before “Django Unchained,” parts of Quentin Tarantino’s “True Romance” were filmed in the city.
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Quentin Tarrantino holds the trophy for Best Original Screenplay for "Django Unchained" in the press room during the 85th Annual Academy Awards on February 24, 2013 in Hollywood, California. AFP PHOTO / JOE KLAMAR (Photo credit should read JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)
“True Romance”: Twenty years before “Django Unchained,” parts of Quentin Tarantino’s “True Romance” were filmed in the city.
“Whip It!”: This sweet coming-of-age film features Ellen Page (“Juno,” “Inception”) as a teenage girl who discovers that roller derby might be help her leave her small-town life behind.
PlayStation And Quantic Dream Present Beyond: Two Souls For PS3 At The Tribeca Film Festival
<> at SVA Theater on April 27, 2013 in New York City.
“Whip It!”: This sweet coming-of-age film features Ellen Page (“Juno,” “Inception”) as a teenage girl who discovers that roller derby might be help her leave her small-town life behind.
“Grosse Pointe Blank”: Though much of the “killer” comedy, starring John Cusack and Minnie Driver, was filmed in California, eagle-eyed viewers might recognize parts filmed downtown and in Michigan suburbs.
2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Graydon Carter - Arrivals
arrives at the 2013 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at Sunset Tower on February 24, 2013 in West Hollywood, California.
“Grosse Pointe Blank”: Though much of the “killer” comedy, starring John Cusack and Minnie Driver, was filmed in California, eagle-eyed viewers might recognize parts filmed downtown and in Michigan suburbs.
“Real Steel”: Don’t laugh! The Hugh Jackman-starring Robot boxing drama garnered critical and commercial success after filming in Michigan in 2010.
Premiere of DreamWorks Pictures' "Real Steel" - Red Carpet
at the premiere of DreamWorks Pictures' "Real Steel" at the Gibson Amphitheatre on October 2, 2011 in Universal City, California.
“Real Steel”: Don’t laugh! The Hugh Jackman-starring Robot boxing drama garnered critical and commercial success after filming in Michigan in 2010.
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