Most movies are filmed in various locations and most of the time, these locations are very well-known, populated areas that are recognizable to all. But, who knew these popular movies filmed portions of their scenes in our nearby New Jersey towns?!
NJ.com has a list of big blockbuster movies that filmed in areas including Oakland, Ogdensburg, Newark and so many more. Films ranging from "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" (2013), "Mean Girls" (2004), "I Am Legend" (2007), "Big" (1988) and even "Annie" (1982) all had a snippet or homage to New Jersey. Even more recent and award winning films are on the list!
You can check out the full list here and even watch a short clip of when the scenes occurred. Of course there are others that have filmed nearby, but this list is just a portion of the films out there.