Oregon Film History

 

 

Click on a time period below for a list of projects filmed in Oregon during that time.

 

2010's

ProjectYearLocationType
Grimm* (NBC - Season 3) 2013 Portland Area Series
Untitled Bounty Hunter Project 2013 Portland Area TV
       
Redwood Highway* 2012 Southern Oregon, Redwood Highway FF
hoops&yoyo’s Haunted Halloween* 2012 Portland TV
The Digits* 2012 Portland Web/Digital
C.O.G.* 2012 Portland, Hood River FF
Night Moves* 2012 Roseburg, Medford, Ashland FF
Monster School* 2012 Portland Animation
The Wilderness of James* 2012 Portland Area FF
The A-List* 2012 Lake Oswego, Portland FF
Grimm* (NBC - Season 2) 2012 Portland Area Series
Portlandia (IFC - Season 3) 2012 Portland, Mt. Hood Series
ParaNorman 2012 Portland FF
Leverage (TNT - Season 5) 2011 Portland Area Series
The Hatfield Project* 2012 Oregon Doc
       
The Kill Hole* 2011 Portland Area FF
Legit (FX - Pilot) 2011 Portland Area TV
Grimm* (NBC - Season 1) 2011 Portland Area Series
Grimm* (NBC Pilot) 2011 Portland TV
Jingle all the Way* 2011 Portland TV
Portlandia (IFC - Season 2) 2011 Portland, Mt. Hood Series
Leverage (TNT - Season 4) 2011 Portland, Mt. Hood Series
Gone 2011 Portland FF
Rid of Me* 2011 Portland FF
       
Walk In* 2010 Ashland/Medford FF
Shiver 2010 Portland FF
Brain Trust (TBS Pilot) 2010 Portland Area TV
Cell Count* 2010 Portland FF
The Weather Outside* 2010 Portland FF
Portlandia (IFC - Season 1) 2010 Portland Series
Story of Hurt 2010 Portland, Corvallis, Hood River FF
House of Last Things* 2010 Portland FF
A Walk in My Shoes 2010 Portland Area FF
Wake Before I Die* 2010 Portland FF
Population 2* 2010 Oregon FF
Did You Kiss Anyone? 2010 Portland Area FF
The Wait* 2010 Black Butte Ranch, Sisters, Bend FF
Little Blue Pill* 2010 Portland FF
Blue Like Jazz** 2010 Portland Area FF
How the Fire Fell 2010 Portland, Corvallis, Hood River FF
Leverage (TNT - Season 3) 2010 Portland Series

2000's

ProjectYearLocationType
Restless*2009 PortlandFF
Extraordinary Measures 2009 Portland, Manzanita, Estacada, St. Paul FF
Bucksville* 2009 Portland, Zig Zag, Vernonia FF
Golf in the Kingdom 2009 Oregon Coast, Bandon FF
Cold Weather* 2009 Portland Area, The Dalles, Cannon Beach FF
Meek's Cutoff*2009Harney CountyFF
Trainmaster II - Jeremiah's Treasure 2009 Portland, Sherwood, West Lynn FF
Something Wicked 2009 Eugene Area FF
Leverage (TNT - Season 2)2009Portland AreaSeries
       
Coraline 2008 Portland Metropolitan Area FF
Twilight 2008 Portland, Oxbow Park, St. Helens, Carver FF
The Presence 2008 Mt. Hood Forest FF
Greenlit* 2008 Portland Area, Wilson River Doc
The River Why 2008 Portland Area, Wilson River FF
Everyman's War2008Mt. Hood, Scappoose, St. HelensFF
Without a Paddle: Nature's Calling2008 Portland Area, Clackamas CountyFF
The Road**2008 Portland Area, Fort StevensFF
Not Dead Yet*2008 Portland Are, Estacada, North CoastFF
The Burning Plain**2008 Portland Area, Depoe Bay, Lincoln CityFF
       
Street2007Portland AreaFF
Calvin Marshall2007Medford, AshlandFF
Management2007 Portland Area, MadrasFF
Follow the Prophet2007Portland, Mt. HoodFF
Selfless*2007PortlandFF
Untraceable2007 Portland, Clackamas County, TualatinFF
Wendy & Lucy2007Portland, Salem, Astoria, WoodburnFF
       
Cathedral Park*2006Portland, Hood River, Welches, St. Johns, Mosier, Arch Cape and Sauvie IslandFF
Monster Camp*  ** 2006 Portland Doc
Seraphim Falls**2006McKenzie River, Sahalie FallsFF
Dark Horizon* **2006SalemFF
Mr. Brooks**2006PortlandFF
Paranoid Park*2006PortlandFF
The Bobbsey Twins Go to Hell 2006 Portland FF
The Wind Blows Where it Will 2006 Portland FF
My Name is Bruce*2006MedfordFF
Into The Wild**2006Astoria, Cascade MountainsFF
The Feast of Love2006PortlandFF
The Music Within2006PortlandFF
       
Conversations With God2005AshlandFF
Kate’s Smile2005PortlandFF
Valley of Light** 2005Scott’s Mills, Marion CountyFF
Spiral2005PortlandFF
Drama Queens2005PortlandFF
Path of Evil*2005PortlandFF
Cthulhu **2005AstoriaFF
The Go-Getter2005EugeneFF
Tillamook Treasure2005Manzanita, Tillamook, VernoniaFF
The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang2005Portland, Milwaukie, Clackamas Co. FF
       
Damaged Goods*2004PortlandFF
Behind The Mask*2004Portland, Banks, St. Helens, Estacada FF
Zerophelia2004Eugene, Cottage GroveFF
Yesterday’s Dreams*2004AshlandFF
Monday Night Gig*2004PortlandFF
Nearing Grace2004PortlandFF
Ring II **2004AstoriaFF
Donut Hole2004PortlandFF
Bigger Than the Sky2004PortlandFF
Sisters*2004Eugene, Cottage GroveFF
Are We There Yet **2004PortlandFF
Fahrenheit 911 **2004FlorenceFF
The Good Lot*2004PortlandFF
       
Losers Lounge*2003PortlandFF
Harvest of Fear*2003EstacadaFF
Indigo2003Ashland, Medford, Talent, PhoenixFF
Mean Creek2003Estacada, TroutdaleFF
Thumbsucker2003Tigard, Vernonia, PortlandFF
Twilight Conspiracy2003PortlandFF
Coming Up Easy* **2003PortlandFF
       
Elephant2002PortlandFF
Raspberry Heaven2002AshlandFF
What the Bleep Do We Know!?2002PortlandFF
The Skin Horse2002PortlandFF
Dust Factory2002Mt. Hood, Clatskanie, Hillsboro, PortlandFF
Don’t You Cry For Me2002St. HelensFF
The Ring2002Newport, Columbia GorgeFF
       
The Hunted2001Portland, Oregon City, SalemFF
       
Eban and Charley2000Portland, Astoria, SeasideFF
The Wise Ones2000GreshamFF
Rennie’s Landing **2000EugeneFF
World Traveler2000Pacific City, EnterpriseFF
AI **2000GreshamFF
Bandits2000Salem, WilsonvilleFF
Swordfish **2000RedmondFF
Antitrust **2000PortlandFF
Down And Out With The Dolls2000PortlandFF
Delicate Instruments2000Ashland, MedfordFF
Therese: The Story of a Soul*2000Portland, Salem, Eugene FF
Pay It Forward **2000PortlandFF
Gary & Mike (UPN - Animated)*2000PortlandSeries
The Sexy Chef*2000PortlandFF

1990's

ProjectYearLocationType
Men of Honor1999Rainier, PortlandFF
The PJs (FOX - Animated)*1999PortlandSeries
Switched at Birth1999Gresham, PortlandTV
Dog Story1999LaGrandeFF
Hollyriridge1999PortlandTV
Take My Advice (Ann & Abby Story)1999PortlandTV
       
Night Ride Home (Hallmark)1998Oregon City, Aurora, CanbyTV
Sammyville1998LaGrandeFF
The Joyriders1998Columbia Gorge, PortlandFF
Bongwater1998PortlandFF
No Alibi1998PortlandFF
Salvation1998BendTV
Halloweentown1998St. Helens, PortlandTV
Physical Graffiti1998Scappoose, PortlandFF
Double Jeopardy**1998SalemFF
Love is Strange1998PortlandTV
A Change of Heart1998PortlandTV
       
Final Justice1997PortlandTV
Inconceivable1997EugeneFF
Anoosh of the Airways*1997PortlandFF
Big Red**1997PortlandFF
15 & Pregnant: A Nice Girl’s Story1997PortlandTV
Ricochet River1997Eugene, Cottage GroveFF
Zero Effect1997PortlandFF
The Postman1997Central OregonFF
Total Reality1997PortlandFF
       
Without Limits1996EugeneFF
In the Line of Duty: Blaze of Glory1996PortlandTV
Payback1996PortlandTV
Reggie’s Prayer*1996PortlandFF
Reunion1996PortlandDoc/TV
Nowhere Man (UPN - Season 1)1996Portland AreaFF
       
Lords of the Tanglewood1995Hood RiverFF
Dead by Sunset1995PortlandTV
Assassins**1995PortlandFF
Foxfire1995PortlandFF
Things I Never Told You1995St. HelensFF
Under Suspicion1995PortlandSeries
       
Dead Man1994Grants PassFF
Tinkercrank*1994PortlandFF
Good Luck1994Coos Bay, PortlandFF
8 Seconds**1994PendeltonFF
Free Willy II**1994AstoriaFF
Grizzly Mountain1994Grants Pass, EugeneFF
The Four Diamonds1994Eugene, McKenzie PassTV
Under Suspicion1994PortlandSeries
McKenna1994BendSeries
Gathering Evidence1994SalemFF
Mr. Holland’s Opus1994PortlandFF
Mystery Dance1994PortlandTV
Medicine Ball1994PortlandTV
Rose City1994PortlandTV
       
Fallen Fortress1993Cape LookoutFF
Guns on the Clackamas1993Oregon CityFF
Imaginary Crimes1993PortlandFF
Save the Last Dance for Me1993PortlandTV
To My Daughter With Love1993PortlandTV
The River Wild1993Grants PassFF
Maverick**1993Columbia GorgeFF
Terror in the Towers1993PortlandTV
Praying Mantis1993PortlandTV
Gayle Moffitt Story1993PortlandTV
       
Sam & Ed1992PortlandFF
Fade to Black1992PortlandTV
Even Cowgirls Get The Blues*1992Bend, PortlandFF
Frameup1992NewportFF
Fire in the Sky1992Roseburg, OaklandFF
White Wolves1992BendFF
Free Willy1992Portland, AstoriaFF
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III1992AstoriaFF
Dr. Giggles1992PortlandFF
Perfect Family1992Portland, SW WashingtonTV
Danger Sign1992Portland, Columbia GorgeFF
The Temp1992Portland, North CoastFF
From Oregon With Love1992Central OregonFuji-TV
The Bed You Sleep In1992ToledoFF
A Claymation Easter Special*1992PortlandTV
Programmed for Murder1992Portland, WilsonvilleTV
Body of Evidence1992PortlandFF
Devils Keep*1992PortlandFF
Body Language1992PortlandTV
       
Chrome Soldiers1991Portland, Columbia CountyTV
Duplicates1991Portland AreaTV
Claire of the Moon*1991Portland, CoastFF
Wild Child*1991PortlandFF
Incredible Journey1991Portland, Wallowa County, BendFF
Frozen Assets1991Portland, Columbia GorgeFF
Point Break**1991Wheeler, Ecola State ParkFF
Deceptions: A Mother’s Secret1991PortlandTV
Deadly Game1991Portland, Columbia GorgeTV
Child of Darkness Child of Light1991PortlandTV
       
Fallen Fortress at Cape Lookout1990Cape LookoutTV
Ski School **1990Mt. Hood Doc
Love & Dynamite1990PortlandFF
Iron Heart1990PortlandTV
My Own Private Idaho*1990Portland, MaupinFF
Marla Hanson Story1990PortlandTV
The Favor1990PortlandFF
Fatal Exposure1990PortlandTV
Shattered**1990North CoastFF
Run **1990PortlandFF
From Oregon With Love III1990Central OregonFuji-TV
Kindergarten Cop1990AstoriaFF
Grand Tour1990Eugene, Oakland, BendFF
Cops and Robbers1990PortlandTV
Murder COD1990PortlandTV

1980's

ProjectYearLocationType
Martial Marshal1989JacksonvilleFF
Girl of the Limberlost1989JacksonvilleTV
The California Raisin Show*1989PortlandTV
Come See the Paradise1989Portland, Astoria, Willamette ValleyFF
From Oregon With Love1989Central OregonFuji-TV
Dangerous Pursuit1989PortlandTV
Spy1989PortlandTV
The Haunting of Sarah Hardy1989Portland, North CoastTV
Love at Large1989Portland, BendFF
       
Moonwalker ("Leave me Alone" segment)*1988PortlandTV
Moonwalker (Speed Demon anthology segment)*1988PortlandTV
Meet the Raisins ’ The Story of the California Raisins*1988Portland TV
Fatal Revenge*1988PortlandTV
The Watcher*1988PortlandTV
Spirit of the Eagle1988Grants PassFF
Drugstore Cowboy*1988PortlandFF
Finish Line1988Corvallis, EugeneTV
From Oregon With Love1988Central OregonFuji-TV
Breaking In1988PortlandFF
Bad Trip*1988TV
Homer and Eddie**1988Mt. Hood, Oregon CityFF
       
A Claymation Christmas Special*1987PortlandTV
The Year in Lincoln Plains1987CondonFF
Inherit the Wind**1987JacksonvilleTV
Permanent Record1987PortlandFF
Buster Keaton - A Hard Act to Follow 1987 Eugene, Cottage Grove Doc
       
The Adventures of Mark Twain*1986PortlandFF
Promise1986Salem, DallasTV
Benji the Hunted1986StatewideFF
The Penalty Phase1986Portland, The DallesTV
Shadow Play*1986PortlandFF
From Oregon With Love1986Central OregonFuji-TV
       
Last Innocent Man1985PortlandTV
Mala Noche*1985PortlandFF
Short Circuit1985Astoria, Portland, Columbia GorgeFF
Stand By Me1985Eugene, Cottage Grove, BrownsvilleFF
       
From Oregon With Love1984Central OregonFuji-TV
Toby’s Gorilla1984SalemFF
The Dream Chasers1984Medford, JacksonvilleFF
Station to Station*1984PortlandFF
Goonies1984AstoriaFF
American Taboo*1984PortlandFF
       
Sacred Ground1983Chiloquin, Klamath FallsFF
Mystery Mansion1983JacksonvilleFF
Off Sides1983SalemTV
Quarterback Princess1983McMinnvilleTV
The Courier of Death*1983PortlandTV
       
Cry For The Stranger1982FlorenceFF
Unhinged*1982Portland (Pittock Mansion)FF
Up the Creek1982Bend AreaFF
       
Hell and High Water1981Rogue RiverTV
California Mix1981AstoriaFF
Hysterical1981Canon Beach, Newport, Depoe BayFF
       
The Lathe of Heaven1980Agate BeachTV
How to Beat the High
Co$t of Living
1980EugeneFF
Premonitions1980Coos BayFF
St. Helen’s1980Bend/Mt. Bachelor Doc
Paydirt*1980Newberg/Yamhill CountyFF
Just Before Dawn1980Silver Falls State ParkFF
Personal Best1980EugeneFF

1970's

ProjectYearLocationType
Animal House1978EugeneFF
Fire1978Yamhill CountyTV
       
Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries** 1977 Yaquina Head FF
The Shining1977Timberline (Portion)FF
       
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest1975Salem, Central Coast FF
       
Rooster Cogburn1974Bend, Grants PassFF
       
Death of a Sideshow*1972Portland, BurnsideTV
The Circle*1972PortlandFF
Kansas City Bomber1972PortlandFF
Lost Horizon1972Mt. HoodFF
Napoleon and Samantha1972John DayFF
       
Isn't It Shocking 1971 Salem, Silverton FF
American Wilderness1971Central Oregon, Rogue RiverFF
       
Drive, He Said1970EugeneFF
The Great Northfield MN Raid1970JacksonvilleFF
Sometimes a Great Notion1970Central CoastFF
Five Easy Pieces1970Eugene, Portland (portion)FF
Getting Straight1970EugeneFF

1960's

ProjectYearLocationType
The Mightiest Clydesdale1969EstacadaFF
Paint Your Wagon1969BakerFF
       
The Way West1967Crooked River Gorge, Lane CountyFF
     
Route 66 (episode) 1965 Astoria TV
Shenandoah1965FF
The Great Race1965Gearhart (portion)FF
Mara of the Wilderness 1965 Dechutes Ntl. Forest FF
       
Fields of Honor1964Mohawk Valley, EugeneFF
     
Adventure West1962FF
Route 66 (episode) 1962 Oregon City TV
     
The Character1961FF
Ring of Fire1961VernoniaFF

1950's

ProjectYearLocationType
Tonka1958BendFF
       
The Day Called X1957PortlandFF
Oregon Passage1957BendFF
       
Portland Expose1956Portland, GreshamFF
     
The Indian Fighter1955 BendFF
Pillars of the Sky1955LaGrandeFF
       
Sioux Uprising1952PendeltonFF
Bend of the River1952Mt. HoodFF

1940's

ProjectYearLocationType
Rachel and the Stranger1949EugeneFF
       
Golden Earrings1946CorbettFF
Canyon Passage1946FF
       
Thunderhead, Son of Flicka1944GreshamFF

1930's

ProjectYearLocationType
Abe Lincoln in Illinois1939Eugene, McKenzie RiverFF
       
Running Wild1938 Southern OregonFF
       
Lost Horizon1937Mt. HoodFF
Big Timber1937FF
       
Call of the Wild1935Mt. Baker LodgeFF
     
Singing Waters1931 PendeltonFF
     
The Big Trail1930 PendeltonFF

1920's

ProjectYearLocationType
Ed's Coed1929EugeneFF
       
City Girl1928PendeltonFF
       
The Reporter1927MedfordFF
Mystery House1927Mt. HoodFF
Forbidden Traffic1927FF
       
The Reporter 1926 Medford FF
The General1926Cottage GroveFF
Flames*1926PortlandFF
       
The Ice Flood 1925 Klamath Falls FF
Youth’s Highway*1925Portland, BeavertonFF
Winds of Chance1925WallowaFF
Vanishing Horse1925FF
The Fighting Romeo*1925FF
The Fighting Parson*1925FF
The Fighting Chance*1925FF
Scarlet and Gold*1925FF
Phantom Shadows*1925FF
Peggy of the Secret Service1925FF
Hills Aflame*1925FF
       
Under the Rouge*1924PortlandFF
Trail of Vengeance*1924FF
Shackles of Fear*1924 PendeltonFF
Passing on the West1924PendeltonFF
Harbor Patrol1924Portland, BeavertonFF
Driftwood1924FF
Beaten*1924Portland, BeavertonFF
       
Way of the Transgressor*1923Portland, BeavertonFF
The Vow of Vengeance*1923Portland, BeavertonFF
The Power Divine*1923Portland, BeavertonFF
The Frame Up*1923Portland, BeavertonFF
The Flash*1923Portland, BeavertonFF
Scars of Hate*1923FF
Flames of Passion*1923FF
Crashing Courage*1923FF
Covered Wagon1923FF
     
Underground Trail1922FF
The Range Patrol*1922FF
The Mine Looters1922FF
The Death Message*1922Portland, BeavertonFF
His Last Assignment1922FF
Bulldog Courage*1922FF
Barriers of Folly*1922FF
       
Headed North1920TroutdaleFF
The Golden Trail*1920PortlandFF

1910's

ProjectYearLocationType
Martyrs of Yesterday*1919Oregon City, PortlandFF
       
The Stolen Pie1916MedfordFF
       
Grace’s Visit to the Rogue Valley1915Jackson CountyFF
Where Cowboy is King*1915Pendelton Doc
       
The Fisherman’s Bride1908AstoriaFF

 

* Denotes Oregon producer
** Denotes Partial Only

Film history compiled by the Oregon Film Office.
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