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Almedia, Ama, Bayou Gauche, Boutte, Des Allemands, Destrehan, Frellsen, Hahnville (Parish Seat), Home Place Plantation, Killona, Luling, Mimosa Park, Montz, New Sarpy, Norco, Paradis, St. Rose, Taft

Named for St. Charles



Convicts - Dir: Masterson; Cast: Duvall, Haas. Drama filmed at Home Place Plantation in Hahnville.


Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles - Dir: Jordan; Cast:  Cruise, Pitt. Drama fantasy partially filmed in Destrehan, New Orleans, New Sarpy, Laurel Valley Plantation, Oak Alley Plantation in Vacherie and Shreveport.  


Dracula 2000  (a/k/a) Dracula 2001 - Dir: Lussier; Cast: Butler, Waddell.  Action horror romance set in New Orleans, and partially filmed in Bayou Gauche and New Orleans.


Fenceline: A Company Town Divided - Dir: Grunberg. Documentary about the increase in health problems caused by the Shell Oil Refinery filmed in Norco.

Race, The - Dir: Bensalah; Cast: Balasko, Courbey. Action comedy romance filmed in Bayou Gauche and New Orleans.


Skeleton Key, The - Dir: Softley; Cast: Hudson, Rowlands. Drama horror mystery filmed partially in Bayou Gauche, New Orleans and the Felicity Plantation in Vacherie.


Jonah Hex - Dir: Hayward; Cast: Brolin, Fox. Action drama thriller partially filmed in Bayou Gauche, Crown Pointe, Fort Pike, New Orleans, Raceland, Rosedown Plantation in St. Francisville, St. Bernard Parish and St. Francisville. 


Dead Retribution a/k/a In Purgatory - Dir: Rivero, Schlueter; Cast: Bellow, Cox. Thriller filmed in Norco, Mandeville, Metairie, Baton Rouge and New Orleans.

Exile, the - Warner; Cast: Miller, Thomas. Action horror sci/fi filmed in New Orleans, Franklinton, Gretna, Houma, and Norco.

In Purgatory - Dir: Rivero, Schlueter; Cast: Anderson, Barras. Thriller filmed in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Metairie, Norco and Mandeville.


12 Years a Slave - Dir: McQueen; Cast: Ejiofor, Williams. Historical drama filmed at Magnolia Lane Plantation in Bridge City, Felicity Plantation in Vacherie, Magnolia Plantation in Schriever, Bocage Plantation in Darrow, St. Joseph Plantation, Destrehan, and in New Orleans in the French Quarter, Audubon Park, Columns Hote, and Urbania.


Barefoot - Dir: Fleming; Cast: Wood, Speedman. Comedy, drama romance filmed at New Orleans International Airport in Kenner and St. Rose.


American Ultra - Dir: Nourizadeh; Cast: Stewart, Goggins. Action comedy filmed in New Orleans, Lutcher, Gramercy, Raceland, Houma, Norco, Kenner, Metairie, Hammond, Covington, Harahan and St. James Parish.


10 Cloverfield Lane - Dir: Trachtenberg; Cast: Goodman, Winstead. Horror thriller shot in New Orleans. Drama horror filmed in New Orleans and at the Home Place Plantation in Hahnville.

Free State of Jones - Dir: Ross; Cast: McConaughey, Russell. Action, drama, biography filmed in New Orleans, Bush, St. Bernard, Paradis, Clinton, Greenwood and Braithwaite and at the Buckner Mansion, Evergreen Plantation, and Creedmoor Plantation. Interior scenes at the Round Table Club in New Orleans and interior church scenes at St. John's Episcopal Church in Washington.


Pyrolysis - Dir: Saez; Cast: Antoline, Davis; Short horror filmed in Saint Rose.



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