Movies Filmed in Washington Heights

Movies Filmed in Washington Heights

Washington Heights’ picturesque streets have been featured on the big screen in many films over the past few decades. The neighborhood has a historic charm that can’t be found in other parts of the city. The movies listed below prove that Washington Heights is just as cinematic as the rest of Manhattan. Read on to learn about some movies filmed in Washington Heights!

The Brave One (2007)

This gritty psychological thriller starring Jodie Foster as Erica Bain filmed several scenes in Washington Heights. In one of the most poignant moments of the movie, Erica and her boyfriend are attacked in a park. The park that was used to film the scene was none other than Fort Tryon Park. The movie’s final scene was also recorded on a section of Elmwood Street that’s between Broadway and Nagle Avenue. “The Brave One” tells the story of a woman who struggles to recover from a horrible tragedy after her boyfriend is brutally attacked by a group of criminals. She decides to take matters into her own hands and vows to also take revenge against those who break the law.

Movies Filmed in Washington Heights

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Edgar is a a film fanatic, a food lover, and an Upper West Side enthusiast. After working in PR and marketing in Chicago, he is pursuing his dream of becoming a writer. He loves photography and on his spare time you can find him hiking or biking the great outdoors (while also snapping some pretty awesome Instagram pics!).

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