Wyoming Filmography

These films wanted authenticity. Wyoming gave them that and more.

Wyoming Filmography


For a complete list of Wyoming Film & TV projects, check out IMDB.


1.Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Filming location: Devils Tower National MonumentBlack Hills National Forest
Director: Steven Spielberg
Leading Actors: Richard Dreyfuss, Francois Truffaut, and Teri Garr
Area highlights: Crook Country Museum in Sundance, Hulett “Ham 'N Jam”, Aladdin General Store


Filming locations: Grand Teton National Park; Jackson Hole
Director: George Stevens
Leading Actors: Alan Ladd, Jean Arthur, and Van Heflin
Area highlights: Horseback Riding, Wildlife Watching, The National Elk Refuge

3.Starship Troopers

Filming locations: Hell's Half Acre - Route 20; Powder River
Director: Paul Verhoeven
Leading Actors: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, and Dina Meyer
Area highlights: Casper, Red Wall Scenic Backway, Castle Gardens Recreation Site

4.Django Unchained

Filming location: Jackson Hole
Director: Quentin Tarantino
Leading Actors: Jamie Foxx, Christoph Waltz, and Leonardo DiCaprio
Area highlights: Jackson Hole, World-class Skiing, Snake River Brewing Co., Inc.


Filming location: Sheridan
Director: Michael Mayer
Leading Actors: Alison Lohman, Tim McGraw, and Maria Bello
Area highlights: Brinton Museum, Historic Mint Bar, Bighorn Scenic Byway

6.Rocky IV

Filming locations: Grand Teton National Park; Jackson Hole
Director: Sylvester Stallone
Leading Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, and Burt Young
Area highlights: Grand Teton National Park, Aerial Tram, White Water Rafting

You can get a full list of Wyoming films at IMDB, or visit our Film Page for more information about filming in Wyoming.