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

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



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


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


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


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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

Homefront - Dir: Fleder; Cast: Statham, Franco, Ryder. Crime drama filmed in Akers, Bridge City, Gretna, Lockport, Manchac, New Orleans,  Ponchatoula, Slidell, and Westwego

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


Blue Twins's Destiny, The - Dir: Maxwell; Cast: Witmore, Sanore. Short sci/fi filmed in Hammond.

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


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.


Hopeless: A Stars Wars Story - Dir: Anglin; Cast: Armijo, Foreman. Short sci/fi filmed in Franklinton and Robert.


Green Book - Dir: Farrelly; Cast: Mortensen, Ali, Cardellini. Comedy drama filmed at the Houmas House Plantation, in Mandeville at Ruby's Roadhouse, Hammond at Northshore Broadcasting, Metairie at the Aloha motel, and New Orleans at Tulane Univ., English Turn, International House hotel, Roosevelt hotel, Clover Grill, NO Athletic Club, Carver, Saenger and Orpheum theaters.

Sovereign Citizen, The - Dir: Anglin, Armijo; Cast: Barber, Stanly. Short comedy filmed in Ponchatoula.


Highwaymen, the – Dir: Hancock; Cast: Costner, Harrelson. Netflix movie about the tracking of Bonnie & Clyde filmed in Baton Rouge, Covington, Donaldsonville, Gibsland, Hammond, Laplace, Loranger, New Orleans, Shreveport, and Thibodaux.

Stick-Up - Dir: Williamson; Cast: Wich, Davis. Short drama filmed in Amite, Covington and Loranger.



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