See also Alamance County in Fiction.
Interested to see how our local community looks in the movies? Here is a list of films that have been shot (at least in part) in Alamance County.
He Got Game (1998) IMDb
- "Academy Award(R)-winner Denzel Washington (Best Actor, 2001, TRAINING DAY) stars in this must-see story about a convict given one shot at a second chance to be a father! With promises of a reduced sentence, Jake Shuttlesworth (Washington) is granted temporary release from state prison in order to persuade the nation's top basketball recruit ... his estranged son, Jesus (Ray Allen of NBA's Milwaukee Bucks), to play ball for the governor's alma mater! But just as Jesus faces intense pressures and irresistible temptations contemplating his big decision, Jake is also forced to consider not only what's best for himself ... but what's best for his son! With a groundbreaking soundtrack by the legendary Public Enemy -- plus great cameos from John Turturro and basketball personalities Dick Vitale, John Thompson, Dean Smith, and more, HE GOT GAME is a critically acclaimed hit you don't want to miss!" -Amazon
Scenes filmed on Elon University campus.
Trailer for He Got Game (Source: YouTube)
Vampires Anonymous (2003) IMDb
- "Humor and horror mix in this outrageous bloodsucking outing about Vic, a vampire who has entered a 12-step program to rid himself of his ghoulish habits. Vic moves out to the sticks to try to blend in with the community, but gets into trouble when he battles a local thug, falls in love with a girl, and resorts to drinking sheep's blood. Michael Madsen, Paul Popowich, and Nicole Forester star." -Amazon
Scenes filmed in Burlington, Snow Camp (at the Original Hollywood Horror Show) and rural Alamance County.
Trailer for Vampires Anonymous (Source: HeadWeb)
Elon University student films
Elon University students majoring in Media Arts and Entertainment are active film producers, and have produced many award-winning shorts. The elondocs documentary film production produces several films each year, and students have become increasingly successful in producing films for commercial contests, such as the Sprite Refreshing Films Contest.