Films In New Orleans

1. “A Streetcar Named Desire” (1951) – This classic film is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans and follows the tumultuous relationship between Blanche DuBois (Vivien Leigh) and Stanley Kowalski (Marlon Brando).

2. “Interview with the Vampire” (1994) – Based on the novel by Anne Rice, this film tells the story of a vampire named Louis (Brad Pitt) who shares his experiences with a journalist (Christian Slater) in New Orleans.

3. “The Princess and the Frog” (2009) – This animated Disney film is set in the magical city of New Orleans and follows the journey of Tiana, a young waitress who dreams of opening her own restaurant.

4. “Runaway Jury” (2003) – Starring John Cusack and Gene Hackman, this legal thriller takes place in New Orleans and centers around a high-profile lawsuit and the manipulation of the jury.

5. “Déjà Vu” (2006) – This sci-fi action thriller features Denzel Washington as an ATF agent who uses a revolutionary surveillance technology to investigate a terrorist attack on a ferry in New Orleans.

6. “Beasts of the Southern Wild” (2012) – Set in a fictional Louisiana bayou community called “Bathtub,” this film follows the story of a young girl named Hushpuppy and her resilient spirit in the face of natural disasters.

7. “12 Years a Slave” (2013) – Based on the memoir of Solomon Northup, this historical drama depicts his harrowing journey from freedom to enslavement in New Orleans during the antebellum era.

8. “Dallas Buyers Club” (2013) – This biographical drama, starring Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, tells the story of Ron Woodroof, who smuggles unapproved drugs to help AIDS patients in New Orleans during the 1980s.

9. “Eve’s Bayou” (1997) – This drama film explores the secrets and complex relationships within a wealthy black family living in Louisiana during the 1960s.

10. “Easy Rider” (1969) – While not entirely set in New Orleans, this iconic counterculture film features a memorable scene in which the characters explore the city’s vibrant music and nightlife scene.

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