Savannah On Film

Over 75 movies include the city of Savannah on film. Some movies are filmed completely in Savannah and the surrounding areas while others include only scenes.


*The 1989 film Glory Directed by Edward Zwick. With Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman about the all African American 54th Massachusetts volunteer infantry during the American civil war. Many of the scenes were filmed in Savannah and on Jekyll Island.

*In 1997, Clint Eastwood directed the film completely shot in Savannah call Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil which focuses on the murder of a man and a man on trial for murder. The film stars Kevin Spacey and John Cusack. Clint Eastwood bases the film off the book by John Berendt with the same title.

*In 1999, various scenes of the film The Generals Daughter was filmed in Savannah. Directed by Simon West and starring John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Woods, James Cromwell, the film is based off the military mystery book by Nelson Demille about the undercover investigation of the murder of the General’s draughts.

*Robert Redford directed the film The Conspirator in 2010 filmed completely in Savannah. The film is about the trial of Mary Surratt the only female co-conspirator in the Lincoln assassination starring actors Robin Wright, James McAvoy, and Tom Wilkinson.

Other movies filmed within Savannah:


Meeting Daddy (2000)

Now and Then (1994)

The Longest Yard (1974)

The Return of Swamp Thing (1989)


Flight of the Intruder (1991)

Gator (1976)

Wild America (1996)


Haunted Mansion (2003)

Savannah (2011)

Spongebob Squarepant 2 (2014)


Damn Good dog (2004)

Midnight Rider (2014)


Claudine’s Return (1998)

Kiss of Fire (1997)

Roots (1977)

The Dinner (1997)

The Legend of Bagger Vance (1999)

White Squall (1996)


Boogeyman (2005)

City of the Living Dead (1980)

The Gingerbread Man (1997


The Last Song (2010)

Romantic Comedy:

Forces of Nature (1998)

Forrest Gump (1994)

Something to Talk About (1995)


Cape Fear (1991)

The Gift (2000)

The Sacrament (2013)

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