Savannah has become a film location gem boasting a wealth of locations including the nation’s largest historic district, and period locations that can double as 19th century U.S. or European cities. Grab a camera and check out some key locations that are found in many award-winning movies.

This is no where near a complete list. Want to see more film and television center sites? Be sure to talk to our on-site concierge about guided tours and more around and outside the historic district.

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01

Johnson Square

Bull Street & West Congress Street

Johnson Square
Johnson Square is the oldest & largest of Savannah’s 22 unique Squares. Its proximity to City Hall and beautiful Live Oaks made it a perfect backdrop for scenes from the adventure thriller Gemini Man (2019). It, along with nearby Reynolds & Wright Squares shared scenes with the titular leads of Disney’s liveaction Lady & the Tramp (2019).

02

Monterey Square

Bull Street & East Taylor Street

Monterey Square is recognizable by its 55-foot tall monument honoring Revolutionary War Hero, Gen. Pulaski. Its also the home of the Mercer-Williams House. Known for the real-life events involving Jim Williams, featured in Midnight in the Garden of Good & Evil (1997), the house is open for touring.

Also filmed here The Do Over (2016) and CBGB (2013)

03

Chippewa Square

Bull Street & Hull Street

Chippewa Square is easily one of the most well known Savannah squares. Made famous by being the place where Tom Hanks shared his box of chocolates and told his story in the multi-award-winning movie, Forrest Gump (1994). While you can’t sit on the same bench, you can still see it at the Savannah History Museum. For a bit of movie you can touch just look south on Bull St. to the Six Pence Pub, made famous by Julia Roberts indignant yells in the 1995 rom-com Something to Talk About

04

Broughton Street

Great shopping & great eating can be found on Broughton Street. If you look closely you can also see some leftover façades from the epic showdown between Burger Beard (Antonio Banderas) and SpongeBob and his friends in The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of the Water (2015)

05

Factors Walk and Factors Row

Between Bay Street & River Street

Factors Row is a collection of 19th-century red brick buildings originally built for cotton warehousing along the riverfront. Its cobblestoned façade recently featured in a fight scene in The Do-Over (2016), and a car crash in Killerman (2019). You can see it double as London in the recent film The Glorias (2020).

Also filmed here Glory (1989), Gingerbread Man (1998), Birth of a Nation (2016), The Do-Over (2016), The Divorce Party (2017), Lizzie (2018), and Lady & the Tramp (2019)

06

River Street

River Street Aside from being a 1996 Olympic site and a great place to shop and site see, River Street has attracted filmmakers to be used for thrilling chase scenes as in 1974’s The Longest Yard and romantic backdrops as in 2019’s Divorce Party.

Also filmed here Devotion (2022), The Glorias (2020), Lady and The Tramp (2019) Lizzie (2018), The Do-Over (2016), Birth of a Nation (2016), Breaking at the Edge (2013), The Gingerbread Man (1998), Glory (1989), 1969 (1988), and Gator (1976)

07

Forsyth Park

You can pretend you’re running from Robert Mitchum in Cape Fear (1962), helping Nate plan his Divorce Party (2019), or joining the parties of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (1997). Or, you could just enjoy all 30 acres of Savannah’s largest and oldest public park.

08

Georgia State Railroad Museum & Battlefield Memorial Park

655 Louisville Road

The Georgia State Railroad Museum is widely considered to be the most intact example of an antebellum railroad complex and repair shop still in existence, not just in the U.S., but in the entire world. It and the nearby Battlefield Memorial Park are best recognized in the 1989 historical war drama, Glory, about the U.S. Civil War’s first all-black volunteer company. The museum was most recently featured as Tramp’s home in Lady and The Tramp (2019).

Also filmed here Live By Night (2016), The Birth Of A Nation (2016), Savannah (2013), and The Conspirator (2010)

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