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Films made on the South Carolina coast include>..

Shag (1989): This teenage beach romance starred Phoebe Cates, Bridget Fonda and Annabelle Gish and was filmed in Myrtle Beach. Fun fact: While the movie evokes the spirit of the former Myrtle Beach Pavilion, none of the movie was filmed there.

The Patriot (2000): Some of the scenes were filmed at Edisto Island. Fun fact: “The Patriot” was one of seven movies filmed in the state in 1999.

Forrest Gump (1994): The Oscar-winning movie starring Tom Hanks shot in several locations. Fun fact: Most of the shots featuring Hanks and Gary Sinise on a shrimp boat were filmed on little Lucy Creek, between Lady’s Island and Coosaw Island.

The Big Chill (1983) and The Great Santini (1979): Both filmed at the historical Tidalholm Mansion in downtown Beaufort.

Daughters of the Dust (1991): This groundbreaking film about the Gullah culture was filmed at St. Helena Island.

The Notebook (2004): This chick flick romance starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams traveled to Edisto Island and Wadmalaw Island for location shoots. Fun fact: King Street in downtown Charleston went retro for some 1940s-era scenes.

The In Crowd (2000): This teen thriller set up shop at Folly Beach, which served as the setting for a yacht club.

Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls (1995): Some scenes were shot at Botany Bay Plantation in Edisto Island.

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