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Terrebonne Parish
Bayou Cane, Chauvin, Dulac, Gibson, Gray, Houma (Parish Seat), Montegut, Schriever

Terrebonne Parish was formed in 1822 from part of Lafourche Parish.
The name "Terrebonne" means "good earth" in French.



Octoroon - Kalem. Dir:  Olcott; Cast:  Coombs, Courtot; Rel: Dec 1, 1913. Filmed in Louisiana and set on a Terrebonne plantation


Lazy River - Dir: Seitz; Cast: Parker, Young.  Romantic drama with some scenes filmed in Golden Meadow and the shrimp camps of Lake Barataria.


French Quarter Undercover - Dir: Catalanotto, Poole; Cast: Parks, Holliday.  Action crime drama set in New Orleans and partially filmed in Houma and New Orleans.

Terror in the Swamp a/k/a Nutriaman: The Copasaw Creature - Dir:  Catalanotto, Folse; Cast: Barker, Bush. Horror/Sci-fi filmed in Houma.


Gathering of Old Men, A - Dir:  Schlondorff; Cast:  Gossett Jr., Widmark.   Made for TV drama filmed in Laurel Valley, Thibodaux and Houma, and set in a Louisiana sugarcane plantation.

Three on a Match - Dir: Bellisario; Cast: Adams, Bellany.  Made for TV drama filmed in Laurel Valley Plantation and Houma.


Blaze - Dir: Shelton; Cast: Newman, Davidovich. Earl Long biography drama partially filmed at the state capitol in Baton Rouge, Clinton, Houma, the French Quarter in New Orleans and Winnfield. 


Rescuing the Treasure - Dir: Pitre. Cote Blanche documentary filmed in the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary.


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

First Love, Last Rites - Dir: Peretz; Cast: Wagner, Ribisi. Romantic drama filmed in Houma.


Crazy in Alabama - Dir: Banderas; Cast: Griffith, Morse. Comedy drama partially filmed in Houma and New Orleans, including Lafitte Blacksmith Shop.


Wings over the Wetlands - Dir: Pitre. Documentary of annual migration of birds filmed in Barataria and Terrebonne.


Flat Daddy, The - Dir: Bourque; Cast: Blanchard, Johnston. Short drama filmed in Houma and New Orleans.


Deadline - Dir: McConville; Cast: Murphy, Birch. Thriller drama horror filmed in Baton Rouge, Houma, New Orleans, Schreiver and Shreveport.

God's Architects - Dir: Godshall. Documentary looks at 5 artist-architects and their creations partially filmed in Chauvin.


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

Samuel Bleak - Dir: Schuetter; Cast: Murray, David, Unger. Drama filmed in Thibodaux and around Terrebonne and LaFourche parishes


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.

Beasts of the Southern Wild - Dir: Zeitlin; Cast: Wallis, Henry. Fantasy drama filmed in Montegut, New Orleans and Terrebonne parish.


Can't Stop the Water - Dir: Ferris, Ferris. Documentary about the coastal erosion which is eliminating the Isle de Jean Charles, which is the ancestrial grounds of the Biloxi-Chitamacha-Choctaw Indians filmed on the Isle de Jean Charles.

Lee Daniels' The Butler - Dir: Daniels; Cast: Whitaker, Winfrey. Biography drama filmed at Houma, Raceland, Lafourche Parish and New Orleans at the Second Line Stages.


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.

Does God Hear Robots Pray? - Dir: Pfeil; Cast: Martinez, Banks. Short drama filmed in New Orleans and Houma.

My Way - Dir: James; Cast: Beaudry, Gilula. Short drama filmed in Houma.


La Diligent: The Hunt for Pirate Jean Lafitte's Brigantine Schooner - Dir: Margulis; Cast: Kling, Helwig. Documentary filmed in the Barataria swamp of Louisiana.


Raceland - Dir: Bloom; Cast: Batt, Delatte. Short drama filmed in Houma.




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