The film pits Will Smith against the D.C. intelligentsia. Set in D.C., but actually filmed in Baltimore. A plant on the outskirts of town was blown up for the film. Directed by Tony Scott. Starring Will Smith, Gene Hackman, Jon Voight and Lisa Bonet.
Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a government tough guy who protects a woman in distress. Some scenes filmed in Maryland. Directed by Chuck Russell. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Caan, Vanessa L. Williams and James Coburn.
Fear of Clowns (2004)
An artist tries to conquer her paralyzing fear of clowns by painting them only to find that her fear is justified when a murderous circus veteran tries to kill everyone around her. The horror flick was filmed entirely in Maryland. Written and directed by Kevin Kangas. Starring Jacky Reres, Mark Lassise and Rick Ganz.
Female Trouble (1975)
You don't give your kid cha-cha heels for Christmas and let her become a mass murderer. Jeez. So goes the life of Dawn Davenport, a John Waters character played by Divine. Filmed in and around Baltimore. Directed by John Waters. Starring Divine, Ted Brooks and Elizabeth Coffey.
The First Kiss (1928)
Did pirates scour Baltimore's shores looking for gold and crabs? Maybe. One Baltimorean turns pirate in this movie filmed in St. Michaelis in Talbot County. Directed by Rowland V. Lee. Starring Fay Wray, Gary Cooper and Lane Chandler.
Forest for the Trees (1998)
Zach McAllister is an overworked law student who decides that he needs a little relaxation. What better then a five-day bicycle trip through the peaceful autumn woods of Western Maryland with his wife, his lover, and his lover's boyfriend to soothe the pain? Not exactly the stress free vacation he was seeking. The movie was filmed entirely in the area -- mostly in Cumberland and Westminster, but parts were shot in Harper's Ferry, W. Va., as well. Directed by Jonathan Slade. Starring Patrick Egan and Mandy Kriss.
For Richer or Poorer (1997)
Tim Allen hides from the IRS amidst the Amish and, surprisingly, doesn't fit in well. Most scenes filmed in Baltimore. Directed by Bryan Spicer. Starring Tim Allen, Kirstie Alley and Michael Lerner.
The Galaxy Invader (1985)
If your wife is missing her front teeth and your children don't know what shoes are, you should be scared for many reasons, but in this sci-fi flick you should be scared because the aliens are out terrorizing trailer park trash. Directed by Baltimorean Don Dohler. Starring Richard Dyszel and Pam Dohler.
Ghosts of Hamilton Street (2003)
Brody Campbell can't seem to win in this award-winning, home grown production. After he wishes his world would go away, the people around him suddenly start disappearing. The entire film was shot in Maryland, in both Annapolis and Baltimore, and even the actors are local.
The Goddess (1958)
A young girl escapes Baltimore for a life of glamour in Hollywood. Loosely based on the life of Marilyn Monroe and filmed in Ellicott City. Directed by John Cromwell. Starring Kim Stanley, Lloyd Bridges and Steven Hill.
Gods and Generals (2002)
This prequel to "Gettysburg" (1993) also concerns the Civil War, but centers on a slightly earlier time period. Filmed at Antietam Battlefield, and Sharpsburg. Written and Directed by Ronald F. Maxwell. Starring C. Thomas Howell, Kevin Conway, and Patrick Gorman.
Guarding Tess (1994)
Tough guy Secret Service agent finds himself stuck at the side of a former first lady played by Shirley MacLaine. A house on South Road in Mount Washington filled in for the Ohio setting. Directed by Hugh Wilson. Starring Shirley MacLaine, Nicolas Cage, Austin Pendleton and Edward Albert.
Hair Show (2004)
In the Magic Johnson-produced ode to coiffeurs, Mo'Nique plays a Charm City hairdresser who teams up with her sister to take on a rival salon in a hair-battle-to-the-death. Directed by Leslie Small. Starring Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson and Kelitta Smith.
A fat teen teaches Baltimore a lesson about integration. Probably not a good plot for a children's book, mainly because it's directed by John Waters. Filmed in and around Baltimore. Directed by John Waters. Starring Sonny Bono, Ruth Brown, Divine, Debbie Harry and Ricki Lake.
Head of State (2002)
Rock's directorial debut casts him as Mays Gilliam, a down on his luck D.C. Alderman who is about to lose his job. The untimely death of the Democratic Party's presidential nominee is Gilliam's saving grace as it pushes him from obscurity to the forefront of the presidential campaign. You'll laugh out loud as you see what would happen if Chris Rock were in the White House. Portions of the film were shot in Baltimore including Camden Yards and Penn Station. Some filming was also done at North Carroll Middle School in Hampstead. Directed by Chris Rock. Starring Chris Rock, Bernie Mac and Robin Givens.
He Said, She Said (1991)