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We have arranged the films alphabetically with the year of release immediately behind the title, director, cast, brief film description and filming location.

 

A-B | C-D | E-F-G | H-I | J-K | L-M | N-O | P-Q-R | S | T-U-V | W-X-Y-Z

W-X-Y-Z

 

W. - 2008 - Dir: Stone; Cast: Brolin, Banks. Biography drama filmed in Shreveport (Stageworks).

W.I.N.O. - 2013 - Dir: White; Cast: Rome, West. TV movie comedy filmed in New Orleans.

Wacky World of Dr. Morgus, The - 1962 - Dir: Haig; Cast: Noel, Barton. Comedy horror filmed in New Orleans and Kenner.   

Wade in the Water, Children - 2007 - Dir:  Nussbaum, Wood; Cast:  Batiste, Brock.  Documentary filmed in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Waiting …  - 2005 - Dir: McKittrick; Cast: Reynolds, Faris. Comedy filmed in Jefferson Parish, Kenner and New Orleans.

Waiting … On Godot - 2011 - Dir: Dickerson, Lybrand; Cast: Cleaver, Hammond. Short comedy filmed in Slidell.

Waiting 2 Die - 2014 - Dir: Altom; Cast: Cook, Schmidt. Short drama filmed in Shreveport.

Waiting For Angels - 2012 - Dir: Valinia; Cast: Givens, Street. Straight to video drama filmed in Baton Rouge.

Wake of Drunken Soldier - 1958 - Included on list of the Louisiana Film Commission but must be a working title. We have not been able to identify this film yet.

Wake Up and Dream (a/k/a) Enchanted Voyage - 1946 - Dir: Bacon; Cast: Haver, Payne.  Drama with some scenes filmed in bayous around New Orleans and on Lake Pontchartrain.

Wake, The - 2007 - Dir: Byrne. Short thriller filmed in New Orleans.

Waking Madison - 2010 - Dir: Brooks; Cast: Shue, Roemer. Drama filmed in New Orleans.

Walk + Don't Run - 2009 - Dir: Mitchell; Cast: Barr, Brodosi. Short comedy drama filmed in Shreveport.

Walk of Fame - 2017 - Dir: Thomas; Cast: Eastwood, McDowell. Comedy partially filmed in New Orleans.

Walk on the Wild Side - 1962 - Dir: Dmytryk; Cast: Harvey, Fonda. Drama filmed and set in New Orleans.

Walker Percy: A Documentary Film - 2009 - Dir: Riley. Documentary filmed in Louisiana.

Walking on Dead Fish - 2008 - Dir: Martin; Narrator: Bradshow. Documentary filmed in Laplace, including East St. John High. 

Want Ad Worries - 1916 - Times Picayune Motion Picture Department.  Dir: Griffith. Comedy short filmed in New Orleans.

Wanton Bishops Documentary - 2015 - Dir: Gellert; Musical documentary partially filmed in New Orleans.

War Games - 2001 - Dir: Sears. TV movie documentary partially filmed in Louisiana.

War Zone - 1998 - Dir: Hadleigh-West; Cast: Hadleigh-West. Documentary filmed in New Orleans.

Warbirds - 2008 - Dir: Gendreau; Cast: Mann, Krause. Made for TV horror mystery sci-fi filmed in Baton Rouge and St. Francisville.

Wards - 2017 - Dir: Robert; Cast: Alexander, Johnson. Action filmed in New Orleans.

Washed Away (Four Years Later) - 2009 - Dir: Gennaro. Documentary look at 4 years after Hurricane Katrina and the continuing trials filmed in New Orleans.

Waterboy, The - 1998 - Dir: Coraci; Cast: Sandler; Bates. Sports comedy set in the swamps of south Louisiana.

Watermarks - 2006 - Dir: Carmody, Johnston, Schwaltz, Waltman. Short documentary drama about how people survived after Hurricane Katrina filmed in New Orleans through the University of New Orleans.

Waters: Phase One - 2012 - Dir: Marchand; Cast: Parks, Batson. Sci/fi thriller partially filmed in New Orleans.

Waterschool - 2018 - Dir: Hsu; Documentary looking at the lives of 6 young girls living on 6 major waterways around the world, partially filmed in St. Avant.

Waterways to Railways: Remembering Slidell History - 2010 - Dir: Collins; documentary filmed around Slidell.

Way Down South - 1898 - American Mutoscope; Rel: Feb 1898. Filmed in New Orleans.

Way Down South - 1939 - Dir: Goodwins, Vorhaus; Cast: Breen, Mowbray. Drama set in pre-Civil War Bayou Lovelle Plantation in old Louisiana.

Way Down Yonder on Halloween - 2006 - Dir: Cummings. Short documentary about Halloween after Hurricane Katrina filmed in New Orleans.

Way of All Men, The - 1930 - Dir: Lloyd; Cast: Fairbanks, Revier. Drama partially set in New Orleans (in the BASEMENT of a speakeasy!)

Way of War - 2009 - Dir: Carter; Cast: Gooding, Jr., Williams III. Action thriller filmed in Baton Rouge.

Way Up In Society - 1918 - Diamond Film Co. Dir: Donovan; Cast: Allen, Marks, Browning.  Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

WCW Slamboree: Lethal Lottery - 1996 - Dir: Leathers; Cast: Anderson, Bagwell. TV movie filmed in Baton Rouge.

We Are Balance - 2013 - Dir: Miles; Cast: Beasley, Cerio. Short sci/fi partially filmed in Shreveport.

We Are Not Alone - 2006 - Dir: Kaz; Cast: Balu, Ricord. Short sci/fi partially filmed in New Orleans.

We Don't Play Nice - 2015 - Dir: Watts; Cast: Santana-Cassano, Huntington. Short drama filmed in New Orleans.

We Pedal Uphill - 2008 - Dir: Tec; Cast: Adams, Bacon. Comedy drama partially filmed in Louisiana.

We Shall Not Be Moved New Orleans - 2008 - Dir: Molony. Short musical documentary about the gathering of 100 musicians to try to bring the music back to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina filmed in New Orleans.

We Won't Bow Down - 2014 - Dir: Bower. History documentary examines a secret culture of African artists, tribeman and warriors and the people that try to maintain those traditions in modern day New Orleans partially filmed in New Orleans.

Weathering the Storm: Story of the 2005 New Orleans Saints - 2006 - Sports TV documentary by NFL films filmed in New Orleans.

Wedding Song, The - 2017 - Dir: New, Schuessler; Cast: Dickerson, Schuessler. Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

Weeding By Example - 2007 - Dir: Ledet, McKnight; Cast: Discon, Dryer. Documentary short filmed in New Orleans, including New Orleans City Park.

Weekend Buzz - 2013 - Dir: Gustavo. TV Movie travel show filmed in New Orleans.

Weeping Vice - 2017 - Dir: Cooper, Metrailer. Short animated drama filmed in Baton Rouge.

Weirdos - 2012 - Dir: Matherne; Cast: Begnaud, Heintz. Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

Welcome Home - 2018 - Dir: Landrum; Cast: Brown, Gibson. Short drama filmed in Shreveport.

Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins - 2007 - Dir: Lee; Cast: Lawrence, Jones. Comedy romance filmed in Minden and Shreveport, including Centenary College.

Welcome Home Rougarou - 2019 - Dir: Willie; Cast: Henslee, Alonzo. Horror drama filmed in French Settlement.

Welcome to Academia - 2009 - Dir: Davis; Cast: Thorne, Weixler. Comedy filmed in New Orleans.

Welcome to New Orleans - 2006 - Dir: Holm; Cast: Rahim, Shakur. Documentary filmed in post-Katrina New Orleans.

Welcome to the Rileys - 2010 - Dir: Scott; Cast: Gandolfini, Stewart. Drama set in New Orleans and filmed in Jefferson, Mandeville and New Orleans.

Welcome to Willits - 2016 - Dir: Ryan; Cast: Sage, Zylka. Horror drama partially filmed in Shreveport.

What Am I Bid? - 1967 - Dir: Nash; Cast: Van Dyke, Harmon, Hirt. Musical comedy drama partially filmed in the French Quarter.

What Dat Is - 2012 - Dir: Jackola; Cast: Nesbitt, Overslaugh. Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

What Ever Happened to Cousin Charlotte - 1964 - SeeHush…Hush, Sweet Charlotte, 1964.

What Ever Happened to Hip Hop? - 2009 - Dir: Aggarwal. Documentary look at the changes in hip hop partially filmed in New Orleans.

What She Wants For Christmas - 2012 - Dir: Hewitt; Cast: Atwood, Boutte. drama filmed in Baton Rouge.

What the Truck? - 2015 - Dir: Gerowin; Cast: Hollingsworth, Dardant. Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

What's With Honey Poo Poo? - 2013 - Dir: Shearer; Cast: Boasso, Collins. Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

Wheeler - 1974 - Dir: Feazell; Cast: King, Mays.  Horror filmed and set in Louisiana. See Psycho FromTexas, 1974. 

When a Man Loves - 1927 - Warner Bros. - Dir: Crosland; Cast: Barrymore, Costello, Oland; Drama partially set in New Orleans.

When I Fall in Love - 1988 - See Everybody’s All American, 1988

When I Was A Boy - 1993 - Dir: Field, Modine; Cast: Forman, Vlacos. Short partially filmed in New Orleans.

When One Door Closes - 2012 - Dir: Lee; Cast: Achee, Burgess. Comedy drama filmed in Baton Rouge and Jena.

When the Bell Rings - 2014 - Dir: Bores. Sports documentary about the return of 40 year old boxer David 'Dino' Wells to the boxing ring partially filmed in New Orleans.

When the Bough Breaks - 2016 - Dir: Cassar; Cast: Chestnut, Hall. Crime drama filmed in New Orleans.

When the Game Stands Tall - 2014 - Dir: Carter; Cast: Caviezel, Chiklis. Sports drama filmed in New Orleans.

When the Sky Cracks in Half - 2004 - Dir: Prince; Cast: Bailey, Barre. Short drama filmed in New Orleans.

When Thief Meets Thief - 1937 - Dir: Walsh; Cast: Fairbanks, Jr, Hale; Crime drama with some early scenes set in New Orleans.

When We First Meat - 2018 - Dir: Hodges; Cast: Butler, Mann. Short horror filmed in Baton Rouge.

When We First Met - 2018 - Dir: Sandel; Cast: Devine, Hennig. TV comedy romance for Netflix filmed in New Orleans.

Where I Stand - 2017 - Dir: Jolivette; Cast: Lovince, McGhee. Drama filmed in New Orleans and Gretna.

Where Strippers Go To Die - 2010 - Dir: Holub; Cast: Leigh, Katz. Short crime drama filmed in Metairie.

Where the Red Fern Grows: Part 2 - 1992 - Dir: McCullough, Jr.; Cast: Brimley, McKeon.  Straight to video family drama filmed and set in Louisiana.

Where Y'At (Hello) - 2012 - Dir: 15 different shorts about New Orleans.

Where's Waldo?: Retribution - 2014 - Dir: Neal; Cast: Garff, Hales. Short adventure partially filmed in New Orleans.

Wherever the River Takes You - 2015 - Dir: Kissinger; Cast: Jenkins, McNiece. Drama partially filmed in Ponchatoula.

Which Governs Best - 1986 - Dir: Kurtz.  Documentary filmed in New Orleans.

White Clover - 2008 - Dir: Sell. Short documentary about the daily life right after Hurricane Katrina.

White Rabbit - 2013 - Dir: McCann; Cast: Robertson, Trammell. Drama filmed in Louisiana.

White Rose - 1923 - United Artists. Dir: Griffith; Cast: Marsh, Dempster. Filmed at Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation with additional scenes filmed in Bayou Teche, Franklin, New Iberia and St. Martinsville. 

White Slave - 1913 - Vitagraph. Dir: Young; Cast: Young, Ranous; Rel: May 13, 1913.  Set on a Terrebonne Plantation.

White Youth - 1920 - Universal. Dir: Dawn; Cast: Roberts, Hollingsworth.  Drama filmed in New Orleans and other areas of Louisiana.

Who Do You Belong To? - 2018 - Dir: Lounsbury; Cast: Henslee, Griffin. Short sci/fi filmed in New Orleans.

Who Do You Love? - 2008 - Dir: Zaks; Cast: Abrahams, Banks. Drama filmed in New Orleans.

Who is Martin Danzig? - 2018 - Dir: Baker; Cast: Koenig, Page. Short drama filmed in Shreveport at Columbia Park.

Who Killed Soul Glow? - 2012 - Dir: Stephens Jr., Jones; Cast: Anderson, Bailey. Crime comedy partially filmed in New Orleans.

Whole Gritty City - 2013 - Dir: Barber, Lambertson. Music documentary follows three New Orleans marching bands rising up in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the problems along the way filmed in New Orleans.

Whole Truth, The - 2016 - Dir: Hunt; Cast: Reeves, Zellweger. Mystery crime drama filmed in St. Bernard Parish at the Old Beauregard Courthouse, Marina Motel and around the parish.

Whore - 2010 - Dir: Richardson; Cast: Ferraro, Allen. Short drama filmed in Baton Rouge.

Wicked Blood - 2014 - Dir: Young; Cast: Breslin, Bean. Straight to video action thriller filmed in Plaquemine Parish.

Wicked Woman - 1934 - Dir: Brabin; Cast: Christians, Parker.  Romantic drama set in Louisiana. 

Wild at Heart - 1990 - Dir: Lynch; Cast: Cage, Dern. Romantic crime thriller with some scenes filmed in New Orleans.

Wild Card - 2015 - Dir: West; Cast: Statham, Angarano. Crime drama partially filmed in New Orleans.

Wild Oats - 2015 - Dir: Tennant; Cast: Lange, Moore, Connolly. Comedy drama partially filmed in New Orleans and Ponchatoula.

Wildest Show in South: Angola Prison Rodeo - 1999 - Dir:  Soffer. Documentary filmed at Angola.

Wildflowers of the Cajun Prairie- 1989 - Dir: Mire. Documentary of Southwest Louisiana’s natural prairie habitat filmed in Southwest Louisiana.

Will and Candy +9, Well 10 - 2012 - Dir: Gil, Holub; Cast: Wyant, Gil. Short drama filmed in Patterson.

Willie Francis Must Die Again - 2006 - Dir: Durand; Narrator: Glover. Cote Blanche documentary filmed in Louisiana.

Willow - 2017 - Dir: Racz; Cast: Wolchansky, Willis. Short drama filmed in Shreveport.

Wings over the Wetlands - 2001 - Dir: Pitre. Documentary of annual migration of birds filmed in Barataria and Terrebonne.

Winks - 2017 - Dir: Donald; Cast: Austin, Martinez. Comedy TV movie filmed in New Orleans.

Witching Hour, The - 2015 - Dir: McGregor; Cast: Crim, Fisher. Short comedy horror filmed in New Orleans.

Witchmaker, The a/k/a Legend of Witch Hollow - 1969 - Dir: Brown; Cast:  Eisley, Brandt. Horror mystery set in Louisiana and filmed in Marksville.  

Wizards on Wheels Getting Wasted aka Two Magicians Walk Into a Bar - 2018 - Dir: Roseberry; Cast: Dardant, Leclerc. Comedy TV movie filmed in New Orleans.

Woebegone - 2014 - Dir: Smith; Cast: Robles, Smith. Short horror filmed in New Orleans.

Wolvesbayne - 2009 - Dir: Furst; Cast: London, Romano. Made for TV fantasy horror filmed in Baton Rouge, Crowley and Lafayette.

Woman Called Moses - 1978 - Dir: Wendkos; Cast: Tyson, Welles.  Biographical drama filmed partially at Houmas House Plantation in Burnside and Madewood Plantation in Napoleonville.

Woman in Horseracing: The Bettye Gabriel Story - 2009 - Documentary on the female perspective on thoroughbred horseracing, as seen through the eyes of the first recipient of the "Distinguished Women in Horseracing Award" partially filmed in New Orleans.

Woman of Impulse - 1918 - Dir: Jose. Drama set in New Orleans

Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day - 2012 - Dir: Barnette; Cast: Underwood, Leal. Drama filmed in New Orleans.

Woman’s Secret, A - 1991 - See La donna di una sera, 1991

Women and Bloody Terror a/k/a His Wife’s Habit, 1970 - Dir: Houck; Cast:  Darcy, Grapes.  Horror filmed in New Orleans.

Wonderful World - 2009 - Dir: Goldin; Cast: Broderick, Williams. Drama romance filmed in Shreveport.

Won't Let the Angels Take You Away - 2007 - Dir: Miller. Documentary about the return of a couple of tour to their home in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina partially filmed in New Orleans.

Woodlands - 2015 - Dir: Roberts, Rees; Cast: Lundy, Ziegler. Short drama filmed in Louisiana.

Woodshed, The - 2012 - Dir: Amond; Cast: Leigh, Burke. Horror short filmed in Baton Rouge, New Orleans and Vacherie.

Workers Con - 2017 - Dir: Davis; Cast: Adelstein, Anderson. Documentary drama of the flaws in Workers Compensation partially filmed in Shreveport.

World Moves On, The - 1934 - Dir: Ford; Cast: Carroll, Tone.  Romantic drama with some scenes set in colonial New Orleans.   

World of Darkness - 2017 - Dir: Alderson; Cast: De Vir, Defreest. TV documentary of the rise in the 1990s of Vampirism and its effects partially filmed in New Orleans.

Wormwood - 1915 - Fox Film. Dir: Farnum; Cast: St. Polis, Kauffman.  Drama.  Exteriors shot in New Orleans .

Worst. Prom. Ever - 2011 - Dir: Eckman; Cast: Ramm, Sabara. Comedy filmed in New Orleans and Metairie.

Wrong Side of Town - 2010 - Dir: DeFalco; Cast: Van Dam, Bautista. Action comedy crime filmed in Baton Rouge

WUSA - 1970 - Dir: Rosenberg; Cast: Newman, Woodward. Drama filmed and set in New Orleans.

WW - 2013 - Dir: Gabroy; Cast: Alexander, Karl. Short action filmed in New Orleans.

Xavier Orden - 2013 - Dir: Scherer; Cast: Orden, Williams. Short action filmed in New Orleans.

X-Men Origins: Wolverine - 2009 - Dir: Hood; Cast: Jackman, Schreiber. Action adventure drama with some scenes filmed in New Orleans and Shreveport.

Xtinction: Predator X a/k/a Alligator X - 2010 - Dir: Valinia; Cast: Sheppard, Lyons. Horror sci-fi filmed in Baton Rouge and St. Gabriel.

Y Albi aka My Heart - 2017 - Dir: Chen; Cast: Rose, Walmsley. Short drama partially filmed in Shreveport.

Yeah, You Rite! - 1985 - Dir: Alvarez, Kolker. Documentary looking at how New Orleanians express themselves filmed in New Orleans.

Year One  - 2009 - Dir: Ramis; Cast: Black, Cera. Adventure comedy partially filmed in Shreveport, including Stageworks, and Sibley.

Year Without a Santa Clause - 2006 - Dir: Underwood; Cast: Baker, Ballard. Made for TV comedy family fantasy filmed in Natchitoches and Shreveport, including Stageworks.

Yellow Fever - 1978 - See Fievre Jaune, La, 1978

Yellow Handkerchief - 2008 - Dir: Prasad; Cast: Hurt, Bello. Drama romance set in a backwater Louisiana town and filmed in Morgan City, Covington and New Orleans.

Yes Ma’am: Household Domestic Workers in New Orleans - 1979 - Dir: Goldman.  Documentary filmed in New Orleans.

Yes Men Fix the World - 2009 - Dir: Bichlbaum, Bonanno; Cast: Watts, Bonanno.  Documentary partially filmed in New Orleans.

Yes, And... - 2016 - Dir: Windhorst; Cast: Adair, Jennings. Short comedy filmed in New Orleans.

You Can Stay Here - 2014 - Dir: Veron; Cast: Carson, Garza. Short horror filmed in Lake Charles.

Your Day in Court: A Civil Proceeding - 1987 - Dir: Korbel. Documentary filmed in Louisiana.

You Might Be the Killer - 2018 - Dir: Simmons; Cast: Kranz, Hannigan. Comedy horror TV movie filmed in Lafayette and Breaux Bridge.

Youth in Revolt - 2009 - Dir: Arteta; Cast: Cera, Doubleday. Comedy drama romance with some scenes filmed in Shreveport (re-shoots).

Youth Zones - 2010 - Dir: Russell. Short documentary about young people going through conflict partially filmed in New Orleans.

Youth’s Romance - 1924 - Included on list of the Louisiana Film Commission. Undoubtedly working title and could not verify.

Youthful Folly - 1920 - Dir: Crosland. Cast: Thomas. Partially filmed in New Orleans

Yukie a/k/a Solitude Point - 1998 - Dir: Matsui; Cast: Baisho, Svenson.  Romantic drama filmed in Baton Rouge.

Zandalee - 1991 - Dir: Pillsbury; Cast: Cage, Anderson. Romantic drama thriller filmed and set in New Orleans.

Zarico - 1984 - Dir: Gladu; Narrator: Medina. Musical documentary filmed in southwestern Louisiana.

Zeppelin Parable - 2008 - Dir: Hansen; Cast: Adair, Alfortish. Short drama filmed in New Orleans.

Zer0 - 2004 - Dir: Kaz; Cast: Balu, Harms. Short drama filmed in New Orleans.

Zero Tolerance - 1994 - Dir: Merhi; Cast: Patrick, Welliver. Action thriller with some scenes filmed in New Orleans.

Zipper - 2015 - Dir: Stephens; Cast: Headey, Agron, Cho. Drama filmed in Louisiana.

Zombie Attack - 911 Call on Hold - 2014 - Dir: Kudabeck; Cast: Dafnis, Granville Jr. Short comedy horror filmed in Shreveport.

Zombie Farm - 2009 - Dir: Islas; Cast: Catano, Rowinsky. Horror filmed in Lafayette and Opelousas.

Zombie Hamlet - 2012 - Dir: Murlowski; Cast: Amos, Buckley. Comedy filmed in Baton Rouge.

Zombie Shark - 2015 - Dir: Talley; Cast: Steele, London. Horror sci/fi TV movie filmed in Madisonville and Baton Rouge.

Zombie! vs. Mardi Gras - 1999 - Dir: DeMolay, Frank; Cast: James, Dalken.  Straight to video horror filmed and set in New Orleans. 

Zwischenzug - 2008 - Dir: Enis; Cast: Ballard, Collyer. Mystery drama filmed in Monroe.

Zydeco - 2012 - Dir: Noble; Cast: Young, Williams. Horror straight to video partially filmed in Natchitoches and Leesville.

Zydeco:  Creole Music and Culture in Rural Louisiana - 1983 - Dir: Spitzer.  Documentary filmed in southwest Louisiana.

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