America is often known as the land of movie magic, where all the top notch films are born. Don’t we often get all excited to know where the latest blockbusters movies are filmed?
FAST & FURIOUS 7 | Released in Year 2015 | Filming Location Spotted : PIKES PEAK, COLORADO
Pikes Peak, the biggest eastern mountain of the Rocky Mountains range, is located within 10 miles west of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pikes Peak forms a stunning backdrop for Colorado Springs and the Garden of the Gods. At an altitude of 4,300m above sea level, Pikes Peak is the 31st highest peak of Colorado’s 54 peaks.
The location of Pikes Peak contributed to its early fame amongst explorers, pioneers and migrants. It became the symbol of the 1859 Gold Rush to Colorado with the slogan ‘Pikes Peak or Bust’. Pikes Peak is now a federally designated National Historic Landmark.
Did you know? Pikes Peak is the second most-visited mountain in the world behind Japan’s Mount Fuji.
THE LONE RANGER | Released in Year 2013 | Filming Location Spotted : CANYON DE CHELLY, ARIZONA
The Canyon De Chelly National Monument was established on 1 April 1931 as a unit of the National Park Service. Located in north-eastern part of Arizona, within the boundaries of Navajo Nation, it reflects one of the longest continuously inhabited landscapes of North America.
The monument covers 83,840 acres and encompasses the floors and rims of the three major canyons: De Chelly, Del Muerto and Monument. These canyons were cut by streams with headwaters in the Chuska mountains just to the east of the monument.
Did you know? In 2009, Canyon De Chelly National Monument was recognised as one of the most-visited national monuments in the United States.
SAFE HAVEN | Released in Year 2013 | Filming Location Spotted : SOUTHPORT, NORTH CAROLINA
Memorable films such as “Safe Haven”, “A Walk to Remember” and “The Secret Lives of Bees” all featured scenes shot in Southport. Fronting the Cape Fear River and the notorious Frying Pan Shoals, Southport has long been a port of haven for sea captains as far back as the 1700s.
Did you know? More than 300 movies and television projects have been filmed here!
CRAVING FOR ADVENTURE? PUT ‘NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE’ ON GIANT SCREEN IN YOUR MUST WATCH LIST 2016
MacGillivray Freeman Films, in partnership with Brand USA, has announced an upcoming release of a highly anticipated film for IMAX® and giant-screen theatres – “NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE”. Presented by Expedia, Inc., the 3D film is scheduled for global release on 12 February 2016 to coincide with the centennial celebrations of the National Park Service next year. Narrated by Academy Award® winner Robert Redford, ‘NATIONAL PARKS ADVENTURE’ takes audiences on the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors and untamed wilderness. Stay tune on this adventure of a lifetime!