Louisiana is now known as Hollywood South. Even before that, there were some big movies that were filmed right here in Lafayette!

According to IMDb these movies all filmed in Lafayette.

The top 4 are all big name movies with big name stars. The others are lesser known, but still worth watching the trailers. You might just see an area that you recognize!


1.) Easy Rider (1969)

Easily the most recognizable movie on this list. The movie was filmed all around the area.

2.) Secretariat (2010)

People probably remember when this movie was being filmed, as it's the most recent big(ger) budget movie that was filmed here.

3.) The Apostle (1997)

This drama starring Robert Duvall was filmed primarily around Lafayette. June Carter Cash also has a role in the movie.

4.) The Drowning Pool (1975)

Paul Newman stars in this thriller as a big-city detective that comes to the deep south to help an old girlfriend who is being blackmailed.

5.) Wolvesbayne (2009)

Jeremy London (Mall Rats, Party of Five) stars in this Bullet Films produced movie that was shot around Lafayette. Christy Carlson Romano (Even Stevens, Kim Possible) co-stars.

6.) Belizaire The Cajun (1986)

Armand Assante as a "Cajun." Nuff said.

7.) Zombie Farm (2009)

A Voodoo Priestess raises a zombie horde to exact her personal revenge...