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Movies & Films in the Beaufort Area

The Beaufort area has become a Mecca for major film companies. Hollywood has seen the area for a variety of possible film settings, from tropical Vietnam jungles, to the charming old south. Many homes in the area have been used in films, and the local surroundings provide an endless array of scenery. In fact, nearly every motion picture filmed here have become major blockbusters.

Films and Movies Made in the Beaufort Area

The Great Santini - 1979 - Tidalholm, local area & scenery, MCAS

The Big Chill - 1983 - Tidalholm in Beaufort

The Prince of Tides - 1990 - Bay Street Inn, Beaufort area, Fripp Island

Forrest Gump - 1993 - Lady's Island, Coosaw Island, Hunting Island, Beaufort River and Performing Arts Center of USCB

The War - 1993 - Large oak tree was used in scenes, located at the entrance of Carolina Shores

Something To Talk About - 1994 - Ollie's Downtown Restaurant , USCB Performing Arts Center, Michael Rainey Antiques building

The Jungle Book - 1994 - Fripp Island

White Squall - 1995 - Budget Print building, Rhett House Inn, The Chocolate Tree, Murr's Graphic & Printing, downtown Beaufort

Last Dance - 1995 - Hunting Island, "The Castle" residence

GI Jane - 1996 - Harbor Island and Hunting Island lagoon

Forces Of Nature - 1998 - "The Castle" residence and local Beaufort shots.

Rules of Engagement - 1999 - Hunting Island

The Legend of Bagger Vance - 1999 - Colleton River Golf Course, Bluffton