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Lafayette Parish
Broussard, Carencro, Duson, Lafayette (Parish Seat), Scott, Youngsville

Named for Marquis de la Fayette.



Nevada Smith - Dir:  Hathaway; Cast: McQueen, Malden. Western with some scenes filmed in Krotz Springs, Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans. 


Easy Rider - Dir:  Hopper; Cast:  Fonda, Nicholson.  Drama partially filmed in Louisiana. Filming locations included NewOrleans, including the French Quarter at Mardi Gras and the St. Louis Cemetery; the Long-Allen Bridge over the Atchafalaya River from Berwick to Morgan City; East Main Street of Garden City; West Main Street in Franklin; Krotz Springs, Lafayette, and Morganza. 


Drowning Pool, The - Dir: Rosenberg; Cast: Newman, Woodward. Mystery thriller filmed in New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, and Oaklawn Manor Plantation in Franklin.


Casey’s Shadow - Dir: Ritt; Cast: Matthau, Smith. Drama filmed partially in Lafayette.


Belizaire the Cajun - Dir: Pitre; Cast: Assante, Youngs. Romantic drama filmed in Cecilia, Henderson and Lafayette.


Louisiana Blues - Dir: Bruneau; Cast: Daigrepont, Doucet. Music filmed in Lafayette, New Orleans and New Roads.


St. Tammany Miracle, The - Dir: Houck, Jr., McCullough; Cast: Gosselaar, Frye.  Sports drama filmed in Lafayette and Shreveport.


Apostle, The - Dir: Duvall; Cast: Duvall, Fawcett. Drama partially filmed in Des Allemands, Gibson, Houma, Isle of St. Charles, Lafayette and Sunset.


Rhythm 'n' Bayous: Road Map to Louisiana Music - Dir: Mugge; Cast:  Jones, Ledet. Music documentary filmed in Baton Rouge, Eunice, Lafayette, Monroe, New Orleans, Shreveport, Ville Platte and Winnsboro.


Surface Calm - Dir: Miley; Cast: Loftin, Maldonado. Drama horror short filmed in Lafayette and New Orleans.


Hitchhiker - Dir: Bourque; Cast: Martin, Melancon. Short drama filmed in Broussard and Cade.

Neverthought - Dir: Bourque; Cast: Sanders, Sanders. Short sci/fi filmed in Broussard, Cade, Lafayette and New Iberia.


Magician King - Dir: Cusimano; Cast: Armstrong, Aucoin. Fantasy filmed in Lafayette.


Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story - Dir: Gatins; Cast: Russell, Fanning.  Horseracing family drama filmed in Folsom, Lafayette, Opelousas and New Orleans.


New Orleans Music in Exile - Dir: Mugge; Cast: Andersson, Assaf.  Documentary partially filmed in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans.


Committing Poetry in Times of War - Dir: Stavros. History documentary partially filmed in Lafayette.

Derby in Black - Dir: Swanson. Documentary about the involvement of blacks in horse racing partially filmed in Lafayette.

Last Getaway - Dir: Clinton; Cast: Adams, Sieber. Comedy horror filmed in Lafayette and Pollock.


Laissez les bon temps rouler! - Dir: Bordogna; Cast: Voinche. Documentary of Cajun Mardi Gras filmed in Eunice, Lafayette, Mamou, St. Martinville, and Scott.


Chrome Angels - Dir: Scott; Cast: Dash, Farrell. Sci/fi filmed in Lafayette.

Dunwich Horror - Dir: Scott; Cast: Furst; Stockwell. Horror set in Louisiana and filmed in Lafayette.

Inherited - Dir: Clinton; Cast: Pilley, Cross. Horror filmed in Pollock and Lafayette.

On My Mind - Dir: Khan; Cast: Holden, Burke. Short drama filmed Cypremort Point, Lafayette and Youngsville.

Wolvesbayne - Dir: Furst; Cast: London, Romano. Made for TV fantasy horror filmed in Baton Rouge, Crowley and Lafayette.

Zombie Farm - Dir: Islas; Cast: Catano, Rowinsky. Horror filmed in Lafayette and Opelousas.


House of Bones - Dir: Lando; Cast: Carpenter, Brown. Sci-Fi original horror filmed in Lafayette.

Mask Maker - Dir: Furst; Cast: Deloach, Colletti. horror filmed in Lafayette.

Monsterwolf - Dir: Chapkanov; Cast: Acosta, Barre. Made for TV fantasy horror filmed in Lafayette.

Quantum Apocalypse - Dir: Jones; Cast: Giles, Jacobsen. sci-fi filmed in Lafayette

Secretariat - Dir: Wallace; Cast: Lane, Malkovich. Drama family history partially filmed at Evangeline Downs in Carencro, Lafayette and Opelousas.

Teenager in Nova Scotia - Dir: Gorski; Cast: Garnier, Gorski. Short straight to video filmed in Lafayette.

Terror Experiment - aka Fight or Flight - Dir: Mendeluk; Cast: Carradine, Nelson. action thriller filmed in Lafayette.


Chameleon Club - Dir: Clements. Documentary about the influence of a music venue upon various musical groups partially filmed in Lafayette.

Fightville - Dir: Epperlein, Tucker. Sports documentary about a group of Louisiana athletes training to become part of MMA filmed in Lafayette.

Miami Magma - Dir: Chapkanov; Cast: Adair, Asaro. Action filmed in Lafayette.

Storm War - Dir: Chapkanov; Cast: Adair, Barrett. Sci-fi filmed in Lafayette

Swamp Shark - Dir: Furst; Cast: Swanson, Sweeney. TV movie filmed in Henderson and Lafayette.


Alien Tornado a/k/a Tornado Warning - Dir: Burr; Cast: Asaro, Brown. Action sci-fi filmed in Lafayette.

Arachnoquake - Dir: Furst; Cast: Furlong, Gold. Sci-fi TV movie filmed in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, St. Amant, Lafayette, Sorrento.

Tornado Warning a/k/a Alien Tornado - Dir: Burr; Cast: Asaro, Brown. Action sci-fi filmed in Lafayette.


Roper, The - Dir: McNichol, Sandilands. Short documentary about Kendrick who is a calf roper dreaming about rodeo national championships filmed in Lafayette.


Art and Craft - Dir: Cullman, Grausman; documentary on prolific art forgers partially filmed in Lafayette.

Art Time In Acadiana - Dir: Papas. Short documentary on the impact of art presented to middle and elementary students throughout Lafayette Parish School System filmed in Lafayette.

Dickie Landry: New York Stories - Dir: Denholm. Short biography of Dickie Landry - Photographer, Artist, Saxophonist and Farmer filmed in Lafayette and Breaux Bridge.

Vamped - Dir: Bell; Cast: Broussard, James. Short horror filmed in Lafayette and Abbeville.


Perfect Sort of Blue - Dir: Negrotto; Cast: Whittle, Daniel. Short drama filmed in Lafayette.

Shelter, The - Dir: Fallon; Cast: Pare, Alexandra. Horror drama filmed in Lafayette.

Sort of Homecoming - Dir: Burton; Cast: McNamara, Marano. Drama filmed around Lafayette Parish.


Bixby - Dir: Siddiqui; Cast: Biglane, Pierret. Short drama filmed in Lafayette, Opelousas, Breaux Bridge, Sunset and Scott.

Flying Vet of Lafayette, The: Story of Dr. Louis Leonpacher - Dir: Breaux. Historical biography filmed in Lafayette.

Love and She - Dir: Khan; Cast: Murtagh, Gilchrist. Drama filmed in New Orleans and Lafayette.

Pizza Thyme - Dir: Nguyen; Cast: Babin, Broussard. Short comedy filmed in Lafayette.


Battlefield: Home: Breaking the Silence - Dir: Holsapple; war documentary drama about the emotional and physical problems of a returning Vietnam Vet. Partially filmed at Rayville, Duson, Alexandria, Baton Rouge and Tulane University in New Orleans.

Noble Creatures - Dir: Lafrantz; Cast: Barre, Berry. Short thriller filmed in Lafayette.

Ponchos - Dir: MacManus; Cast: Briggs, Larson. Short fantasy filmed in Lafayette.


Brew, The - Dir: Brouillette; Cast: Colon, Vizier. Short comedy drama filmed in Lafayette.

Christmas Cupid's Arrow aka Christmas Cupid, The - Dir: Sellers; Cast: Harnois, Collins. TV movie filmed in Lafayette.

Dirt Road to Lafayette - Dir: Glenaan; Cast: Sutcliffe, O'Hara. Drama partially filmed in Lafayette.

Don't Cry Over Spilt Eggnog - Dir: Rogers; Cast: Carriere, Whittle. Horror short filmed in Lafayette.

Finding Cajun - Dir: Rabalais. Documentary on the evolution of the Cajun culture partially filmed in Lafayette, St. Martinville and New Iberia.

NEON LIPS - Dir: Wickline; Cast: Deshotel, Reilly. Short drama filmed in Lafayette.

Nightmare Shark - Dir: Furst, Furst; Cast: Amendola, Campo. TV fantasy movie filmed in Lafayette.


Bending Lines: The Sculpture of Robert Wiggs - Dir: Bohl, Dehart. Biographical documentary on the creations of Robert Wiggs filmed in Lafayette.



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