Is this the last good year that we'll have for Hollywood South? These were some pretty big/funny/great titles that were filmed in Louisiana that came out this year.

  • Amazon Studios
    Amazon Studios

    Elvis & Nixon

    Michael Shannon is the umpteenth person to play The King, and Kevin Spacey does his best Nixon impression in this quirky New Orleans filmed movie.

    The untold true story behind the meeting between Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n Roll, and President Richard Nixon, resulting in this revealing, yet humorous moment immortalized in the most requested photograph in the National Archives.

  • Magnolia Home Entertainment
    Magnolia Home Entertainment

    Presenting Princess Shaw

    A documentary on the collaborative relationship between New Orleans based songwriter/YouTube star Samantha Montgomery and composer/video artist Ophir Kutiel.

  • Bluegrass Films
    Bluegrass Films

    Free State Of Jones

    Matthew McConaughey stars in this based on a true story movie that was filmed all around Louisiana. Filming locations included New Orleans, Bush, Paradis, and more.

    A disillusioned Confederate army deserter returns to Mississippi and leads a militia of fellow deserters, runaway slaves, and women in an uprising against the corrupt local Confederate government.

  • STX Entertainment
    STX Entertainment

    Bad Moms

    Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Kathryn Hahn, and Christina Applegate star in this raunchy comedy filmed in New Orleans.

    When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long overdue freedom, fun, and comedic self-indulgence.

  • New Line Cinema
    New Line Cinema


    Key and Peele stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele team up once again for this ridiculous comedy filmed in New Orleans.

    Friends hatch a plot to retrieve a stolen kitten by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.

  • Tri-State Pictures
    Tri-State Pictures

    Midnight Special

    Michael Shannon spent some time in New Orleans filming some recent movies! It also co-stars Joel Edgerton, Kirsten Dunst, and The Force Awakens star Adam Driver.

    A father and son go on the run, pursued by the government and a cult drawn to the child's special powers.

  • Bad Robot
    Bad Robot

    10 Cloverfield Lane

    John Goodman loves him some New Orleans, which is where this movie was filmed. It also stars Mary Elizabeth Winstead, and John Gallagher Jr.

    After getting in a car accident, a woman is held in a shelter with two men, who claim the outside world is affected by a widespread chemical attack.

  • MGM

    The Magnificent Seven

    A remake of the classic western starring an ensemble cast including Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt, Ethan Hawke, and more. It was filmed mostly in Baton Rouge.

    Seven gunmen in the old west gradually come together to help a poor village against savage thieves.

  • Summit Entertainment
    Summit Entertainment

    Deepwater Horizon

    Starring Marky Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, John Malkovich, and more, this movie, based on a true story, was filmed mostly in Chalmette, La.

    A dramatization of the April 2010 disaster when the offshore drilling rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded and created the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

  • Exhibit A
    Exhibit A


    After he is diagnosed with ALS, former professional football player Steve Gleason begins making a video diary for his unborn son, as he, his wife, and their friends and family work to raise money for ALS patients as his disease progresses.

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