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Known as Hollywood of the South™, Covington has become a mecca for the television and film industry. Easily transformed into a Civil War village, a 1950s town or a modern day city, Covington’s scenic locations, moderate temperatures, airport accessibility and community support have become a real draw for filmmakers. Currently known as Mystic Falls, VA, for The Vampire Diaries, Covington and Newton County has also been home to The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night and over 60 film productions.

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Miracles from Heaven - 2016

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A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident.

Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors - 2015

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Based on the inspiring true story of living legend Dolly Parton’s remarkable upbringing, this once-in-a-lifetime movie special takes us inside the tight-knit Parton family as they struggle to overcome devastating tragedy and discover the healing power of love, faith and a raggedy patchwork coat that helped make Dolly who she is today. Over the years, many have attempted to bring this story to life, and now, finally, fans across America can experience the heartwarming tale of a courageous nine-year-old girl from Tennessee and the loving family that taught her the power of inner strength.”

Vacation - 2015

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Rusty Griswold takes his own family on a road trip to “Walley World” in order to spice things up with his wife and reconnect with his sons.

Operator - 2015

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Through a combination of God-given talent and Boston grit, Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn have achieved fame and fortune that neither could have imagined growing up in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Boston. But success comes with its own challenges, and the cousins and confidantes wrestle with the rewards of money, stardom, love, and occasionally, the guilt of having “made it.”

Survivor's Remorse - 2014

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Through a combination of God-given talent and Boston grit, Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn have achieved fame and fortune that neither could have imagined growing up in one of the toughest neighborhoods in Boston. But success comes with its own challenges, and the cousins and confidantes wrestle with the rewards of money, stardom, love, and occasionally, the guilt of having “made it.”

Southern Fried Homicide - 2014

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Against a backdrop of Southern hospitality, etiquette, and Christian values, evil creeps in like vines on a time-worn plantation. “Southern Fried Homicide” proves that ugliness lurks behind beauty when cracks in good ol’ moral values give way to cold-blooded murder. Actress Shanna Forrestall, a native of Louisiana, serves as the gatekeeper to these salacious stories from south of the Mason-Dixon Line.

Sleepy Hallow- 2014 to Present

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Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

Originals - 2014 to Present

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A family of power-hungry thousand year old vampires look to take back the city that they built and dominate all those who have done them wrong.

Red Band Society - 2014

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A group of teenagers live together as patients at a hospitals pediatric ward and learn how to deal with their illnesses, the experiences that they have, and the people that they meet.

Selma - 2014

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A chronicle of Martin Luther King‘s campaign to secure equal voting rights via an epic march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama in 1965.

Taken 3 - 2014

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Ex-government operative Bryan Mills is accused of a ruthless murder he never committed or witnessed. As he is tracked and pursued, Mills brings out his particular set of skills to find the true killer and clear his name.

Resurrection - 2014

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The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri, are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.

The lives of the people of Arcadia, Missouri, are forever changed when their deceased loved ones return.

Cemetery Tales: Tales from Morningview Cemetery - 2014

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Hikers on an idyllic trek through the peaceful southern countryside come across an old cemetery where every plot has a story and the day takes a most unexpected and most dreadful turn.

Prisoners - 2013

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When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Carl - 2012

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A psychological horror/thriller depicting a backwoods family with a dark secret.

Flight - 2011

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An airline pilot saves almost all his passengers on his malfunctioning airliner which eventually crashed, but an investigation into the accident reveals something troubling.

Jayne Mansfield's Car - 2011

Jayne Mansfield's Car

A young man in the 1940s raises a family in Alabama after his wife leaves him for an Englishman and moves to England. When the wife dies, she leaves a request to be brought back to Alabama to be buried, and at that point the man hasn’t seen her in nearly 30 years. The two families – her original family she abandoned and her English family – meet and make an attempt to adjust to each other, with uneven results.

The Odd Life of Timothy Green - 2010 - 2011

The Odd Life of Timothy Green

After receiving bad news from a fertility doctor, Cindy and Jim Green try to bury their dreams of having a child by writing out all the great traits their child would have and putting them in a box in the garden. During a freak storm in the middle of the night, they awake to find a boy named Timothy, with leaves growing from his ankles, standing in their kitchen calling them mom and dad.

Footloose (2011) - 2010

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Ren MacCormack moves from big-city Boston to a small southern town, where life is very different. He lives with his aunt and uncle after his divorced mother’s painful death from leukemia. An accident, in which five teenagers were killed after a night out, shocked the small town’s community. The local councilmen and Reverend Shaw Moore reacted to the incident by banning loud music and dancing. Ren stands up to the outmoded ban and, in the process, falls in love with the Reverend’s daughter Ariel Moore.

Fly By (Short) - 2009

Fly By

Monica, a young wife, is devastated by her verbally abusive husband who leaves her because she couldn’t conceive a child. Her thoughts overwhelm her to the point of condemnation and suicide. As she confides in her father, she will be forced to face certain truths. Her circumstances will ultimately lead her to make the most important decision of her life.

Get Low - 2009

Get Low

Felix Bush (Robert Duvall) is a hermit who has no regard for anybody in the town or anyone who wants to get to know him. But one day, after a fellow old hermit has died and he hears people in the town telling stories about him, he decides that he needs to get these stories out in the public.

Halloween II - 2009

Halloween II

The residents of Haddonfield don’t know it yet… but death is coming to their small sleepy town. Sixteen years ago, a ten year old boy called Michael Myers brutally kills his step father, his elder sister and her boyfriend. Sixteen years later, he escapes from the mental institution and makes his way back to his hometown intent on a murderous rampage.

Dangerous Calling - 2008

Dangerous Calling

A suspense thriller set in the world of small town church politics, Dangerous Calling follows the story of Pastor Evan Burke and his wife Nora as they assume leadership of First Baptist Willit Springs after the mysterious death of the previous pastor. Eager to get to know the new pastor, Miss Pat, the church’s controlling widow-woman, invites Evan and Nora to stay with her while she has the parsonage renovated. Although the story involves Christian characters, Dangerous Calling is not your typical church film. Owing more to Psycho and Misery than Left Behind, Dangerous Calling is sure to keep you on the edge of the pew. In this church the politics can be deadly.

The Family that Preys - 2008

The Family that Preys

Alice Pratt, a hard working Christian woman, raised her two daughters while managing a simple diner of her own. Her snobbish and arrogant daughter Andrea graduated in Economic Science and works in a construction corporation while her sister Pam stayed with Alice and worked in the diner. Andrea is married to construction worker Chris, who works in the same corporation as his wife but dreams of starting up his own business. However she is being unfaithful to him – with their boss William Cartwright. William is the son of Alice’s best friend, the wealthy Charlotte Cartwright.

Boxed In (Short) - 2005

Boxed In

A violent criminal has unwittingly released a mysterious figure from his prison. Now all of her wishes and desires are painfully fulfilled by the mysterious figure.

False River - 2005

False River

Three lunatics escape from a mental institution only to find the real world is crazier than they ever were.

Madea's Family Reunion - 2005

Madea's Family Reunion

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma (Perry) must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

Bobby Jones: A Stroke of Genius - 2003

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Robert Tyre Jones, Jr., aka Bobby Jones, rises from complete obscurity to become a golfing legend. Jones overcomes his own fierce temper, intense passion, and perfectionist tendencies to master the game and win the Grand Slam, the U.S., British, and Amateur Opens in golf, a feat unequaled even today.

Autorequiem (Short) - 2002

Autorequiem

All things come to an end.

Sweet Home Alabama - 2002

Sweet Home Alabama

A young woman with a Southern background runs away from her husband in Alabama and reinvents herself as a New York socialite.

The Fighting Temptations - 2002

The Fighting Temptations

A New York advertising executive travels to a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect.

The Accountant - 2001

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Can one man, one hard drinking, chain smoking, backwoods accountant, stop a national conspiracy, change the course of history, and save a way of life? It’s do-able… but “it ain’t gonna be purdy.”

Remember the Titans - 2000

Remember the Titans

The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.

Run Ronnie Run - 2000

Run Ronnie Run

A redneck with an uncanny knack for getting arrested becomes the star of his own reality program.

Wayward Son - 1999

Wayward Son

A Southern man in the Depression tries to pick up the pieces of his life after being wrongly imprisoned for eleven years. He is befriended by a farmer whose daughter is emotionally and physically frail because of scarlet fever. A murder triggers the town folks’ emotions and forces the ex-con to prove his innocence to escape a lynch mob.

Black Dog - 1997

Black Dog

An ex-con takes a job driving a truck cross country. What he doesn’t know is that the truck is filled with illegal weapons and now he must fight to survive and save his family.

Fled - 1996

Fled

Dodge is a computer hacker serving a prison term; Piper is a tough guy. They end up chained together, and flee during a chain-gang escape attempt that goes bad. An adventure plot ensues, involving a missing floppy disk, an attractive woman that assists them, a sinister Federal marshal, an honest cop, and the Cuban mafia.

Door to Door - 1993

Door to Door

A man with cerebral palsy is determined to become a salesman. His rather wealthy ma drives him around to indulge his ambition to become a door to door salesman.

A Simple Twist of Fate - 1993

A Simple Twist of Fate

Michael McCann is a man who feels totally betrayed by the world, after his wife revealed to him that their child was not his. A few years after his break-up we find him living alone in a small town. But, everything in his miserable life changes when he adopts a little girl whose mother died outside his house.

Consenting Adults - 1992

Consenting Adults

Richard and Priscilla Parker’s lives take a turn for the better when Eddy and Kay move into the house next door. Eddy’s a risk taker and shows his new neighbors how to enjoy life at the expense of a rule or convention or two. What Richard doesn’t realize is that Eddy’s little games are just a prelude to something that’s intended to destroy his neighbors’ lives.

Kalifornia - 1992

Kalifornia

A journalist duo goes on a tour of serial killer murder sites with two companions, unaware that one of them is a serial killer himself.

My Cousin Vinny - 1991

My Cousin Vinny

Two New Yorkers are accused of murder in rural Alabama while on their way back to college, and one of their cousins–an inexperienced, loudmouth lawyer not accustomed to Southern rules and manners–comes in to defend them. So, Vinny has to defend his clients and battle an uncompromising judge, some tough locals, and even his fiancée, Mona Lisa Vito, who just does not know when to shut up, to prove his clients’ innocence.

Carolina Skeletons - 1991

Carolina Skeletons

After a long time in the army, an Afro-American soldier returns to his hometown, where, years ago, his brother was executed for the rape and murder of two white girls. The commando believes his brother to have been innocent and seeks a proof for that, but there are some people in the town who will stop at nothing to hide the secrets of their past.

Jason Lives: Friday the 13th, VI - 1986

Jason Lives Friday the 13th Part VI

Tommy Jarvis returns to the graveyard to make sure Jason Voorhees is dead and accidentally brings him back to life. Now it’s up to Tommy to stop Jason’s mindless killing and put him back where he belongs.

Cannonball Run - 1980

Cannonball Run

A wild, illegal, and popular cross-country car race is organized, and the eccentric entrants will do anything to win, including low-down, dirty tricks.

Little Darlings - 1980

Little Darlings

Fifteen year olds Ferris Whitney and Angel Bright meet when they attend the same summer camp and are assigned the bunks next to each other in the same cabin. Its hate at first sight as they are seemingly polar opposites: romantic and literate Ferris comes from a wealthy and thus privileged background, while streetwise and chain-smoking Angel is from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks.

The Prize Fighter - 1979

The Prize Fighter

Tim Conway plays Depression Era boxer, Bags Collins. Bags has a perfect fighting record; 20 fights, 20 knockouts………….all losses! A perfect record! Don Knotts plays Shake, the brainy manager of Bags Collins.

Scalpel (Originally Titled False Face) - 1975

Scalpel

A psychopathic plastic surgeon transforms a young accident victim into the spitting image of his missing daughter.

A Man Called Peter - 1954

A Man Called Peter

Based on the true story of a young Scottish lad, Peter Marshall, who dreams of only going to sea but finds out there is a different future for him when he receives a “calling” from God to be a minister. He leaves Scotland and goes to America where after a few small congregations he lands the position of pastor of the Church of the Presidents in Washington, D.C. and eventually he becomes Chaplain of the U.S. Senate.