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Tangipahoa Parish
Amite (Parish Seat), Hammond, Independence, Kentwood, Natalbany, Ponchatoula, Robert, Roseland

History
Tangipahoa comes from an Acolapissa word meaning "ear of corn" or "those who gather corn".

 

1967

Hurry Sundown - Dir: Preminger; Cast: Caine, Fonda. Drama filmed in Baton Rouge, Hammond, Sunshine, St. Gabriel and St. Francisville.

1982

Toy, The - Dir: Donner; Cast:  Pryor, Gleason. Comedy filmed on Perkins Road in Baton Rouge and Hammond.

1991

Pistol: The Birth of a Legend - Dir: Schroder; Cast: Perkins, Benedit.  Biographical drama filmed at Southeastern University in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Baton Rouge.

2003

Divine Intervention: A Serendipitous Film About Britney Spears - Dir: Garay. Documentary about a trip from Ft. Lauderdale to Baton Rouge for the Rally Against Cancer Event hosted by Britney Spears and her family partially filmed in Kentwood and Baton Rouge.

2004

13 Lakes - Dir: Benning. Documentary about the 13 major lakes around the U.S. partially filmed at Lake Pontchartrain.

Ray - Dir: Hackford; Cast: Foxx, King. Biographical drama partially filmed in Baton Rouge, Hammond, Jefferson Parish, Laurel Valley Plantation, New Orleans and Thibodaux.

Soldiers Don't Cry - Dir: Gray; Cast: Ashley, Crudup. Action war drama with some scenes filmed in Hammond.

2005

Venom - Dir: Gillespie; Cast: Bruckner, Good. Thriller horror set in Louisiana swamps and filmed in Amite, Choctaw, Hammond and New Orleans.

2006

Glory Road - Dir: Gartner; Cast: Lucas, Luke. Sports drama partially filmed in Baton Rouge, Chalmette (Chalmette High School), Hammond, Jefferson Parish, Kenner and New Orleans (Jesuit High School).

Like Father … - Dir: Catalanotto; Cast: Cannon, Carver. Short drama filmed in Hammond.

2007

Britney: Off the Rails - Dir: Pachter. TV movie documentary about the problems of Britney Spears filmed in Kentwood.

Mary - Dir: Catalanotto; Cast: Boni, Buch. Horror short filmed in Hammond and New Orleans.

2008

Jump Out Boys a/k/a Lords of the Street - Dir: Valinia; Cast: DMX, Kristofferson. Action crime set in post-Katrina New Orleans and filmed partially in Port Manchac and Ponchatoula.

One Year Later - Dir: Seamster; Cast: Guagliardo, Kennedy. Short comedy filmed in Hammond and New Orleans.

2009

Ninth Step - Dir: Campbell; Cast: Fredo, Gleason. Short drama filmed in Folsom, Hammond and New Orleans.

Open Road - Dir: Meredith; Cast: Timberlake, Danson. Comedy drama partially filmed in Hammond.

2010

Journey to Promethea - Dir: Garcia; Cast: Zane, Baer. TV movie filmed in Covington and Hammond.

Legendary - Dir: Damski; Cast: Cena, Clarkson. Drama sport filmed in Kenner, Hammond, Laplace and New Orleans.

2011

Seconds Apart - Dir: Negret; Cast: Jones, Entin, Entin. Thriller filmed in Hammond and New Orleans.

Texas Killing Fields - Dir: Mann; Cast: Worthington, Morgan. Crime drama filmed in New Orleans, Shreveport and Amite.

Violin Maker - Dir: MeHaffrey; Documentary following master craftsman Keith Davis as he makes a violin from a block of wood filmed in Covington, Hammond and New Orleans.

2012

Christmas Angel - Dir: Herzlinger; Cast: Sorbo, Reese. TV movie filmed in Hammond.

No One Lives - Dir: Kitamura; Cast: Evans, Grubbs. Horror thriller filmed in Hammond, Covington and Abita Springs.

On the Road - Dir: Salles; Cast: Riley, Stewart. Drama partially filmed in New Orleans, Amite, and Morgan City.

Rugaru - Dir: Severio; Cast: Oliver, Estevez. Horror thriller filmed at Amite and New Roads.

2013

Corregidor - Dir: Kissinger; Cast: Casey, Gaudin. Short action drama filmed in Ponchatoula.

Demented, The - Dir: Roosevelt; Cast: Ewell, Brian, Kohnke. Horror sci-fi filmed in Baton Rouge, Hammond and Springfield.

Starving Games - Dir: Friedberg, Seltzer; Cast: Walsh, Daugherty, Christian. Comedy filmed in Hammond.

2014

Mourning Hills - Dir: Campbell; Cast: Bryan, Fredo. Drama partially filmed in Franklinton and Independence.

2015

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.

Runaway Hearts - Dir: Morris; Cast: Schneider, Pierce. Drama filmed in New Orleans and Ponchatoula.

Wherever the River Takes You - Dir: Kissinger; Cast: Jenkins, McNiece. Drama partially filmed in Ponchatoula.

 

 


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