DENVER – The soggy, cold weather outside is a perfect time to snuggle up inside and put on a movie. And what better way to celebrate a typical Colorado April snowstorm, than to watch a movie with Colorado connections.
Here are 7 notable movies that were either filmed entirely or partially in Colorado, according to Film in Colorado.
1. The Hateful Eight
Parts of this Quentin Tarantino film was shot near Telluride.
“In the dead of a Wyoming winter, a bounty hunter and his prisoner find shelter in a cabin currently inhabited by a collection of nefarious characters.”
2. Table 47
This all-Colorado film was shot in Castle Rock, Greenwood Village and Franktown.
“Bar owner Peter Gryszek falls for a married woman with an abusive husband and plots to murder him. He soon discovers he's the victim of an elaborate con...one he may not survive.”
3. Out West
This film was shot mostly in Colorado.
“Celebutante Prissy Alcott leaves her luxe Reno life behind for her childhood home in Colorado when she learns that her family has gone broke and is selling their ranch.”
4. Dear Eleanor
This film was shot in Longmont, Niwot, Boulder, Lyons, Denver, Commerce City, Hygiene, and Fort Lupton.
“Two teenage girls travel across the U.S. in 1962, during the chaos of the Cuban missile crisis, in search of Eleanor Roosevelt.”
5. A Beer Tale
The filming location for this movie was Denver.
“A coming of age romantic comedy centered around the lives of twin brothers Luke and Corey Frankenstein in the pivotal months following college graduation.”
6. Dumb and Dumber
Parts of this comedy classic was filmed in Aspen
“The cross-country adventures of two good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.”
7. About Schmidt
This Jack Nicholson film was partially filmed in Denver and Boulder.
“A man upon retirement embarks on a journey to his estranged daughter's wedding only to discover more about himself and life than he ever expected.”
See the entire list of more than 3,000 movies and TV shows with Colorado connections here.