I am almost certain that all over the world, people know when you talk about the great state of Texas, you know to associate our beloved state with this well-known quote: "Everything‘s bigger in Texas". That definitely includes the movies as well.

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WE DON'T JUST HAVE MOVIE STARS FROM TEXAS, WE HAVE MOVIES MADE HERE TOO

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There is a fantastic selection of films made right here in Texas that you might not even know were filmed right in your backyard.

It makes sense, right? Texas is a huge state with a variety of landscapes and cities, and our culture and history lend themselves well to movies.

 

There are plenty of places for you to find the perfect shot right here in the great state and plenty of colorful characters.

SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES

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Some of your favorite horror, comedy and musical movies were made right here in Texas. Of course there are some movies where it’s right in the title. For example, Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a legendary film from our state.

I can't see that film in the grassy plains of Montana, could you?

Film production is actually so popular in Texas that Bastrop, Texas is in the process of building an enormous new production building.  I think it’s going to be so exciting once it’s all put together.

If you're a movie head like me, here is a treat for you - 20 hit movies that were made right here in Texas.

Trust me - you’re gonna be really surprised by some of these.

 

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