10 Movies You Might Not Know Were Filmed In South Carolina

South Carolina has been the set of several feature films. Americans may not know that some of their favorite movies were filmed in Beaufort County. Did you? Here are 10 movies you might not know were filmed in South Carolina and Beaufort!


1. Cold Mountain (2002)


In the waning days of the American Civil War, a wounded soldier embarks on a perilous journey back home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with his sweetheart. Little did viewers know, parts of this movie starring  Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, and Renée Zellweger were filmed in Berkeley, Charleston, and Edisto Island, South Carolina.


2. The Haunted Mansion (2003)


This horror comedy film starring Eddie Murphy was filmed in Beaufort, South Carolina.


3. The Legend of Bagger Vance (1999)


Directed by Robert Redford and starring Will Smith, Matt Damon, and Charlize Theron, this film was based on a book, The Legend of Bagger Vance: A Novel of Golf and the Game of Life, and filmed right here in Beaufort and Charleston, South Carolina.


4. Forces of Nature (1998)


Another claim to fame for Beaufort, South Carolina. This Rom-Com starred Sandra Bullock and Ben Affleck.


5. G. I. Jane (1996)


Who can forget this epic movie with Demi Moore? Filmed here in Beaufort, South Carolina.


6. Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995)


Jim Carrey plays a hilarious pet detective in this comedy that was filmed in Berkeley, Charleston, and Colleton Counties in South Carolina.

7. Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1993)


This feature film with Bruce Willis was produced in Berkeley, Charleston, and Dorchester Counties in South Carolina.


8. Something to Talk About (1993)


Julia Roberts was here in Beaufort and Jasper, South Carolina, to film this movie.


9. Forrest Gump (1993)


This may come as no surprise for many who take pride in living where famous scenes of this movie with Tom Hanks were filmed.  That’s right, right here in Beaufort, Colleton, and Hampton, South Carolina.


10. Days of Thunder (1990)


Tom Cruise came to Darlington, South Carolina, to film this movie at the Darlington Raceway.