Filming Location Matching "Monterey, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Forrest Gump (1994)

PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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82 Metascore

The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal and other historical events unfold from the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.

Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Votes: 1,915,938 | Gross: $330.25M

2. Big Little Lies (2017–2019)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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The apparently perfect lives of upper-class mothers, at a prestigious elementary school, unravel to the point of murder when a single-mother moves to their quaint Californian beach town.

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz

Votes: 175,249

3. Legally Blonde (2001)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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59 Metascore

Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen, is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school. While she is there, she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

Director: Robert Luketic | Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis

Votes: 201,146 | Gross: $96.52M

4. Justice League (2017)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.1
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45 Metascore

Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his new-found ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Jason Momoa, Ezra Miller

Votes: 427,085 | Gross: $229.02M

5. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)

PG-13 | 152 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

6.4
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44 Metascore

Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

Director: Zack Snyder | Stars: Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Jesse Eisenberg

Votes: 666,631 | Gross: $330.36M

6. Ratched (2020– )

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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In 1947, Mildred Ratched begins working as a nurse at a leading psychiatric hospital. But beneath her stylish exterior lurks a growing darkness.

Stars: Sarah Paulson, Finn Wittrock, Cynthia Nixon, Judy Davis

Votes: 47,480

7. 3 from Hell (2019)

R | 115 min | Action, Horror

5.5
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50 Metascore

After barely surviving prison, the demented Firefly clan go on the run, unleashing a whole new wave of murder, madness and mayhem.

Director: Rob Zombie | Stars: Sheri Moon Zombie, Bill Moseley, Sid Haig, Jeff Daniel Phillips

Votes: 13,367

8. The Bling Ring (2013)

R | 90 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

5.6
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66 Metascore

Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Director: Sofia Coppola | Stars: Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Claire Julien

Votes: 85,962 | Gross: $5.84M

9. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986)

PG | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.3
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71 Metascore

To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.

Director: Leonard Nimoy | Stars: William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, DeForest Kelley, James Doohan

Votes: 82,370 | Gross: $109.71M

10. The Parent Trap (1961)

Passed | 129 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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73 Metascore

Teenage twin sisters swap places and scheme to reunite their divorced parents.

Director: David Swift | Stars: Hayley Mills, Maureen O'Hara, Brian Keith, Charles Ruggles

Votes: 20,431

11. The Art of Racing in the Rain (2019)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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43 Metascore

Through his bond with his owner, aspiring Formula One race car driver Denny, golden retriever Enzo learns that the techniques needed on the racetrack can also be used to successfully navigate the journey of life.

Director: Simon Curtis | Stars: Kevin Costner, Milo Ventimiglia, Jackie Minns, Marcus Hondro

Votes: 28,131 | Gross: $25.50M

12. Sudden Impact (1983)

R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.6
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52 Metascore

A rape victim is exacting revenge on her aggressors in a small town outside San Francisco. "Dirty" Harry Callahan, on suspension for angering his superiors (again), is assigned to the case.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Sondra Locke, Pat Hingle, Bradford Dillman

Votes: 43,226 | Gross: $67.64M

13. The Eiger Sanction (1975)

Approved | 129 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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61 Metascore

Classical art professor and collector Dr. Jonathan Hemlock, who doubles as a professional assassin, is coerced out of retirement to avenge the murder of an old friend.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy

Votes: 18,772

14. Play Misty for Me (1971)

R | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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78 Metascore

The life of a disc jockey is turned upside down after a romantic encounter with an obsessed fan.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Jessica Walter, Donna Mills, John Larch

Votes: 27,239 | Gross: $11.80M

15. Escape to Witch Mountain (1975)

G | 97 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

6.4
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60 Metascore

Two mysterious orphan children have extraordinary powers and are chased by a scheming millionaire. But where do these kids really call home?

Director: John Hough | Stars: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards

Votes: 9,932 | Gross: $20.00M

16. Daylight (1996)

PG-13 | 114 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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Disaster in a New York tunnel as explosions collapse both ends of it. One hero tries to help the people inside find their way to safety.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Amy Brenneman, Viggo Mortensen, Dan Hedaya

Votes: 70,925 | Gross: $33.02M

17. East of Eden (1955)

PG | 118 min | Drama

7.9
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72 Metascore

Two brothers in 1910s California struggle to maintain their strict, Bible-toting father's favor as an old secret about their long-absent mother comes to light.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

Votes: 43,774

18. Murder by Numbers (2002)

R | 115 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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50 Metascore

Two gifted high school students execute a "perfect" murder - then become engaged in an intellectual contest with a seasoned homicide detective.

Director: Barbet Schroeder | Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ben Chaplin, Ryan Gosling, Michael Pitt

Votes: 55,411 | Gross: $31.95M

19. Bound (I) (2015)

Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Thriller

3.5
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The daughter of a wealthy real estate broker falls in love with a younger man, who introduces her to B&D and S&M. Using her newly awakened sexual prowess, she finally takes charge of her own life.

Director: Jared Cohn | Stars: Charisma Carpenter, Bryce Draper, Morgan Obenreder, Michael Monks

Votes: 2,357

20. Black Sheep (1996)

PG-13 | 87 min | Comedy

6.3
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A gubernatorial candidate hires a wormy special assistant whose only job is to make sure the candidate's well-meaning but incompetent brother doesn't ruin the election.

Director: Penelope Spheeris | Stars: Chris Farley, David Spade, Tim Matheson, Christine Ebersole

Votes: 38,861 | Gross: $32.38M

21. A Summer Place (1959)

Approved | 130 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A self-made businessman rekindles a romance with a former flame while their two teenage children begin a romance of their own with drastic consequences for both couples.

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Richard Egan, Dorothy McGuire, Sandra Dee, Arthur Kennedy

Votes: 3,128

22. The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (1947)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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In 1900, a young widow finds her seaside cottage is haunted and forms a unique relationship with the ghost.

Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz | Stars: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best

Votes: 18,012

23. I Know Who Killed Me (2007)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.6
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16 Metascore

A young woman who was missing reappears, but she claims to be someone else entirely.

Director: Chris Sivertson | Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Julia Ormond, Neal McDonough, Bonnie Aarons

Votes: 29,175 | Gross: $7.50M

24. Clemency (2019)

R | 112 min | Drama

6.5
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77 Metascore

As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

Director: Chinonye Chukwu | Stars: Alfre Woodard, Richard Schiff, Aldis Hodge, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 3,954

25. Seven (1979)

R | 100 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Hawaii has fallen under the control of a ruthless cartel of seven gangsters. The FBI acquires the services of an ex-agent turned assassin, Drew Savano, who in turn assembles a team of seven hitmen to stop them.

Director: Andy Sidaris | Stars: William Smith, Barbara Leigh, Guich Koock, Christipher Joy

Votes: 689

26. One-Eyed Jacks (1961)

Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Western

7.1
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After robbing a Mexican bank, Dad Longworth takes the loot and leaves his partner Rio to be captured, but Rio escapes and searches for Dad in California.

Director: Marlon Brando | Stars: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Pina Pellicer, Katy Jurado

Votes: 10,933

27. Leave Her to Heaven (1945)

Passed | 110 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance

7.6
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A writer falls in love with a young socialite and they're soon married, but her obsessive love for him threatens to be the undoing of them both as well as everyone around them.

Director: John M. Stahl | Stars: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price

Votes: 11,807

28. The Love Bug (1968)

G | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

6.5
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48 Metascore

Down-on-his-luck race car driver Jim Douglas teams up with a little VW Bug that has a mind of it's own, not realizing Herbie's worth until a sneaky rival plots to steal him.

Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Dean Jones, Michele Lee, David Tomlinson, Buddy Hackett

Votes: 15,345 | Gross: $5.09M

29. National Velvet (1944)

Passed | 123 min | Drama, Family, Sport

7.3
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A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England's Grand National Sweepstakes.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor, Donald Crisp, Anne Revere

Votes: 6,843

30. Personal Best (1982)

R | 128 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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71 Metascore

The intertwined lives and loves of three highly-ranked athletes striving for the national team; Chris bounces between the beds of male coach Terry and her female friend, competitor, and role model Tory.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly, Kenny Moore

Votes: 2,765 | Gross: $5.67M

31. Mutiny on the Bounty (1935)

Passed | 132 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

First mate Fletcher Christian leads a revolt against his sadistic commander, Captain Bligh, in this classic seafaring adventure, based on the real-life 1789 mutiny.

Director: Frank Lloyd | Stars: Charles Laughton, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, Herbert Mundin

Votes: 21,975

32. All the Old Knives

Thriller | Post-production

Two CIA operatives, and former lovers, reunite at idyllic Carmel-by-the-Sea to re-examine a mission six years ago in Vienna where a fellow agent might have been compromised.

Director: Janus Metz | Stars: Chris Pine, Thandiwe Newton, Jonathan Pryce, Laurence Fishburne

33. The Three Musketeers (1948)

Not Rated | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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D'Artagnan (Gene Kelly) and his Musketeer comrades thwart the plans of Cardinal Richelieu (Vincent Price) to usurp King Louis XIII's (Frank Morgan's) power.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Lana Turner, Gene Kelly, June Allyson, Van Heflin

Votes: 6,003

34. The Candidate (1972)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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66 Metascore

Bill McKay is a candidate for the U.S. Senate from California. He has no hope of winning, so he is willing to tweak the establishment.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Robert Redford, Peter Boyle, Melvyn Douglas, Don Porter

Votes: 10,688 | Gross: $0.12M

35. The Born Losers (1967)

PG | 113 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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Billy Jack battles outlaw motorcycle gang in a small California beach town.

Director: Tom Laughlin | Stars: Tom Laughlin, Elizabeth James, Jeremy Slate, William Wellman Jr.

Votes: 2,364 | Gross: $26.54M

36. Of Mice and Men (1939)

Passed | 106 min | Adventure, Drama

7.9
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89 Metascore

A mentally disabled giant and his level headed guardian find work at a sadistic cowboy's ranch in depression era America.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Lon Chaney Jr., Burgess Meredith, Betty Field, Charles Bickford

Votes: 5,863

37. The Sandpiper (1965)

TV-14 | 117 min | Drama

6.3
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A free-spirited single mother forms a connection with the wedded headmaster of an Episcopalian boarding school in Monterey, California.

Director: Vincente Minnelli | Stars: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Eva Marie Saint, Charles Bronson

Votes: 3,291 | Gross: $15.26M

38. The Victim (1972 TV Movie)

73 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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A wealthy woman is trapped during a storm in a house with no electricity or phone. A killer has murdered her sister, stuffed the body in the basement, and is now after her.

Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Eileen Heckart, Sue Ane Langdon, George Maharis

Votes: 547

39. Mercenaries (2014)

Unrated | 89 min | Action, Adventure

3.7
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The President's daughter is captured and imprisoned while touring a war zone, so a team of elite female commandos is assembled to infiltrate a women's prison for a daring rescue.

Director: Christopher Ray | Stars: Zoë Bell, Kristanna Loken, Vivica A. Fox, Brigitte Nielsen

Votes: 2,489

40. Cannery Row (1982)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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52 Metascore

Monterey, California in the 1940's. Cannery Row - the section of town where the now closed fish canneries are located - is inhabited primarily by the down and out, although many would not ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Ward | Stars: Nick Nolte, Debra Winger, Audra Lindley, Frank McRae

Votes: 3,682 | Gross: $5.30M

41. Captains Courageous (1937)

G | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.0
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A spoiled brat who falls overboard from a steamship in the 1920s gets picked up by a New England fishing boat, where he's made to earn his keep by joining the crew in their work.

Director: Victor Fleming | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Freddie Bartholomew, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas

Votes: 9,324

42. Best F(r)iends: Volume 1 (2017)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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When a drifter befriends a quirky mortician, an unlikely business partnership is formed. Paranoia soon develops, however, and both men are forced to come to terms with the fragility of friendship and loyalty.

Director: Justin MacGregor | Stars: Greg Sestero, Tommy Wiseau, Kristen StephensonPino, Vince Jolivette

Votes: 2,570

43. California Dreaming (1979)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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A nerd from Chicago tries desperately to fit in with the California surfing crowd, blind to the fact that their lives are even more boring and empty than his.

Director: John D. Hancock | Stars: Glynnis O'Connor, Seymour Cassel, Dorothy Tristan, Dennis Christopher

Votes: 691

44. Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1944)

Passed | 138 min | Drama, History, War

7.3
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In the wake of Pearl Harbor, a young lieutenant leaves his expectant wife to volunteer for a secret bombing mission which will take the war to the Japanese homeland.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Van Johnson, Robert Walker, Tim Murdock

Votes: 5,670

45. Forever Amber (1947)

Approved | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.6
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In seventeenth-century England, Amber St. Clair aims to raise herself from country girl to nobility, and succeeds, but loses her true love in the process.

Directors: Otto Preminger, John M. Stahl | Stars: Linda Darnell, Cornel Wilde, Richard Greene, George Sanders

Votes: 1,359 | Gross: $16.00M

46. Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977)

G | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.7
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38 Metascore

Herbie, the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own, is racing in the Monte Carlo Rally. Unbeknownst to Herbie's driver, thieves have hidden a cache of stolen diamonds in Herbie's gas tank, and are now trying to get them back.

Director: Vincent McEveety | Stars: Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars, Jacques Marin

Votes: 7,228

47. Invincible (2001)

PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, War

6.4
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55 Metascore

A Jewish strongman performs in Berlin as the blond Aryan hero Siegfried.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Jouko Ahola, Tim Roth, Anna Gourari, Max Raabe

Votes: 4,234 | Gross: $0.08M

48. Désirée (1954)

Not Rated | 110 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.4
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The rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Simmons, Merle Oberon, Michael Rennie

Votes: 2,918

49. Johnny Belinda (1948)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama

7.8
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A kind doctor volunteers to tutor a deaf-mute woman, but scandal starts to swirl when his pupil is raped and falls pregnant.

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Jane Wyman, Lew Ayres, Charles Bickford, Agnes Moorehead

Votes: 4,613

50. Anna Karenina (1948)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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A married woman's affair with a dashing young officer has tragic results.

Director: Julien Duvivier | Stars: Vivien Leigh, Ralph Richardson, Kieron Moore, Hugh Dempster

Votes: 2,603


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