Film History

Utah has been featured in over 900 films for the silver screen and television. Utah’s striking and Iconic landscapes made it a destination for filmmakers. Beginning in the 1920’s with such films as The Covered Wagon to the more recent 127 Hours, southern Utah defines the image of the the west. Today films, television shows and commercials are produced all over Utah, taking advantage of the state’s diverse scenery, from Monument Valley to the Bonneville Salt Flats.

Filmed in Utah

Want to see more? You can find out what productions are currently filming in Utah along with searching hundreds of films that shot in Utah since the 1920’s in the Filmed in Utah database.


  • Blood & Oil – ABC (Network Series)
  • The Jade Pendant (Independent Feature)
  • HBO Movie (Cable)