Filming in Mexico
More than 2000 commercials are filmed in Mexico every year, and in 2008 over 130 local movies were produced. Also many foreign productions come to Mexico to film.Film equipment providers have the latest technology, and if you ever need something quite exceptional, there are 10 flights to Los Angeles, CA a day.
A boat that sinks in the North Atlantic with fatal consequences. A duel in the old west. Famous film scenes, all filmed in Mexico.
Mexico became the most famous back lot in Hollywood in 1964 when John Huston filmed his version of Tennessee William's play The Night of the Iguana in Puerto Vallarta, transforming a small fishing village in a world wide famous beach resort . Mexico has also served as the setting for Westerns in which John Wayne, Burt Lancaster, Robert Wagner and Paul Newman were the protagonists. Several movies were filmed in the state of Durango in various locations of the state, and is there were is still a cowboy town built as a set.
With a new breed of internationally acclaimed mexican directors such as Alfonso Cuaron, Guillermo del Toro, and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Mexico is positioned to give more and more to talk about in the film industry around the world.
This is a list of 10 favorite movies filmed in Mexico.
Apocalypto 2006, Man on Fire 2004, Desperado/Once Upon a Time in Mexico 1995/2003, Frida (2002), The Mexican (2001), The Mask of Zorro 1998, Titanic 1997, Romeo + Juliet 1996, Missing 1982, The Night of the Iguana 1964.