With the Golden Globes set to kick-off movie awards season this Sunday (8 p.m. EST on NBC), the website Reviews.org took a look at Golden Globe award-winning movies that were filmed in each of the 50 states.
Here are the films highlighted by the website for Tennessee, Alabama and Georgia.
"October Sky," starring a young Jake Gyllenhaal and Laura Dern, is a 1999 film about a coal miner's son who takes up rocketry. The story is based on the real-life story of Homer H. Hickman, Jr., who went on to become a NASA engineer.
Reviews.org explains: "'October Sky' was filmed entirely in Tennessee. The town of Coalwood was set in Petros (an unincorporated community in Morgan County), while most of the school scenes were filmed in Knoxville. The drama received 11 awards nominations and earned 90% on the Tomatometer."
"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" the second installment of the four-part Hunger Games movie series starring Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, was shot, in part, in the Peach State.
According to Reviews.org: "Half of the huge blockbuster, 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,' was filmed in Atlanta. One iconic location was the setting for the party scene at President Snow's estate. His estate was filmed at Swan House — which should definitely be called Swan Mansion."
The Swan House was built in 1928 and has also been featured in the TV series "The Amazing Race" and the 1980 movie "Little Darlings."
The films "Selma" and "Remember the Titans" were also shot in Georgia.
Iconic director Tim Burton worked in a custom-built a town called "Spectre" to make his 2004 movie "Big Fish" about the death-bed ruminations of a former traveling salesman.
Reviews.org notes: "The (custom built) town of Spectre is located on a private island outside of Montgomery, Alabama. The town is still standing today and you can even visit if you know who to talk to."
Also filmed in Alabama were several scenes of "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby" and the film "42" about baseball great Jackie Robinson.