Movies Shot in Idaho


Idaho has stunning scenery and unique spots along with long summer days providing daylight until 10 P.M. Perfect for the movies. Filming movies that is. Beautiful locations and long working days provides an ideal fit for film makers.


Put these shot-in-Idaho films on your summer movie list.


Northwest Passage (1940). Filmed in McCall & Sandpoint. Starring Spencer Tracy and Robert Young.


Bus Stop (1956). Filmed in Sun Valley and Ketchum. Starring Marilyn Monroe.


Breakheart Pass (1975). Filmed in Lewiston. Starring Charles Bronson.


Heaven’s Gate (1980). Filmed in Wallace. Starring Kris Kristofferson, Christopher Walken, John Hurt and Sam Waterston.


Bronco Billy (1980). Filmed in Boise and area. Starring Clint Eastwood.


Dante’s Peak (1997). Filmed in Wallace. Starring Pierce Bronson.


Breakfast of Champions (1999). Filmed in Twin Falls. Starring Bruce Willis and Nick Nolte.


Town and Country (2001). Filmed in Sun Valley. Starring Warren Beatty, Diane Keaton and Goldie Hawn.


Napoleon Dynamite (2004). Filmed in Preston and Franklin. Starring Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez.


Magic Valley (2011). Filmed in Twin Falls. Starring Scott Glen, Kyle Gallner and Allison Elliott.