10 movies you might not know were filmed in Dallas

Not long ago, the Hulu series based on Stephen King's novel 11/22/63 was filmed in downtown Dallas, specifically at Dealey Plaza. The miniseries stars James Franco as a time-traveling English teacher.

The filming, of course, made us recall when Oliver Stone's 1991 movie JFK was filmed downtown. But there are a lot of other movies that were shot at least partially in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area, including some you might not know about. Check out this list:

Office Space (1999)

The classic workplace comedy, written and directed by Texan Mike Judge, was shot primarily in Austin, but also was shot in Las Colinas. Yeahhhh.

Gary Cole and Ron Livingston in Office Space

Logan's Run (1976)

Various North Texas locations can be seen in this sci-fi film, including the Apparel Mart, the water gardens in Fort Worth and the Zale Building.

Logan's Run (1976) starring Michael York, Richard Jordan and Farrah Fawcett.

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Oliver Stone returned to D-FW for some of the filming of this famous football movie. Texas Stadium was the home stadium of the fictional Dallas Knights.

Any Given Sunday (1999) starred Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx and Cameron Diaz.

Problem Child (1990)

Don't remember this movie? You're not alone. This forgettable comedy about an extremely poorly behaved kid rates at a mere 4 percent fresh at Rotten Tomatoes. But it was shot entirely on location in D-FW, including at the now-defunct Movie Studios at Las Colinas. (Glenn Beck's network TheBlaze owns the studios these days.)

Problem Child (1990) starring John Ritter, Jack Warden and Michael Oliver.

Silkwood (1983)

This whistleblower drama starred Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell and Cher. It was shot in several locations in New Mexico and Texas, including D-FW.

Meryl Streep, Kurt Russell and Cher in Silkwood

Robocop (1987)

The futuristic thriller may be set in Detroit, but it was filmed almost entirely in Dallas. Even the studio scenes were filmed here. Dallas City Hall's distinctive architecture in particular played a big role in the film. (The 2014 remake, which we like to pretend doesn't exist, was not shot here.)


Tree of Life (2011)

Director and Austin resident Terrance Malick shot this art film almost entirely in Texas, including some in Dallas. The stained-glass spire at Thanks-Giving Square can be seen in the movie.

The Tree of Life (2011) starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn and Jessica Chastain.

Boys Don't Cry (1999)

Hilary Swank received her first Oscar for her portrayal of a young transgender in this movie based on the true and tragic story of Brandon Teena. Though the film is set in Nebraska, it was filmed mostly in Greenville.

Chloe Sevigny and Hilary Swank in Boys Don't Cry

Born on the Fourth of July (1989)

That's right, another Oliver Stone movie with scenes in Dallas. Stone shot a parade scene on Jefferson Boulevard in Oak Cliff, and Milo Butterfinger's bar on SMU Boulevard was the site of a fistfight involving Tom Cruise's character.

Tom Cruise in Born on the Fourth of July

Bonnie and Clyde (1967)

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway star as famous outlaws Clyde Barrow and Bonnie Parker in this 1967 film. It was shot in locations mostly around the Dallas area, including in Red Oak, Ponder and Waxahachie.

Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty in Bonnie and Clyde

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