El Paso: Hollywood’s Hidden Gem for Blockbusters & Beautiful Vistas
You won't believe it, but El Paso, Texas, has indeed been home to some of the coolest Hollywood movies ever made.
The reasons are pretty obvious, this border town is unique, inhabited by warm and loving people, and filled with the most beautiful vistas of the local mountain and desert landscapes.
The movies filmed there include every sort of genre you can imagine, from Westerns to sports dramas, and they have attached some of the biggest names in the industry like Tommy Lee Jones, Jack Nicholson, and Michael Fassbender.
So, here are 5 movies you need to watch, that were filmed in Chuco Town:
1. The Border (1982)
It's a crime drama about a corrupt border guard, directed by Tony Richardson and starring the iconic Jack Nicholson.
It was filmed in different locations around El Paso, including, duh, the U.S.-Mexico border.
2. Glory Road (2006)
A sports drama about the first all-black starting lineup for a college basketball team, starring Josh Lucas as the legendary bear himself, Don Haskins, and Derek Luke.
3. No Country for Old Men (2007)
A thriller based on Cormac McCarthy's novel, directed by the Coen Brothers and featuring Tommy Lee Jones, Javier Bardem, and Josh Brolin.
Filmed in various locations around Texas, including El Paso.
4. Traffic (2000)
A crime drama directed by Steven Soderbergh that tells the stories of different characters involved in the drug trade.
El Paso was a filming location for some scenes.
5. The Counselor (2013)
A crime thriller directed by Ridley Scott and starring Michael Fassbender as a lawyer involved in a drug trafficking scheme.
El Paso was used as a filming location for some scenes.
So there you have it, friends, the 5 must-see movies filmed in the 915.
These movies are proof of the diverse range of stories and genres that have been filmed there, and the breathtaking landscapes that have made them a perfect backdrop for filmmakers.
So, grab your popcorn, sit back, and enjoy the El Pa-show!
Let me know what you think of the list and if I've missed any important movies filmed in El Paso, at email@example.com
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