The Florida Mission (2017)
Willem DaFoe was nominated for a Greatest Supporting Actor Oscar for this lauded movie. Its plot follows a six-year-old lady residing along with her rebellious mom in a motel in Kissimmee. The film was filmed on location in Osceola County, on the Magic Fort Inn and Suites, Walt Disney World Resort and the encompassing space.
Charlize Theron took house the Greatest Actress Oscar statuette for portraying serial killer Aileen Wuornos, a Daytona Seaside prostitute. The film was filmed principally in Orlando and Kissimmee, with the previous Hasten Inn changing into the Little Diamond Lodge. Scenes had been additionally shot in Sanford, Casselberry and on the Daytona Worldwide Speedway.
The Waterboy (1998)
The very best-grossing sports activities comedy of all time, Adam Sandler’s Bobby Boucher Jr. performed his soccer video games on DeLand Excessive Faculty’s soccer discipline, and in addition the Citrus Bowl at Tenting World Stadium. Many of the extras taking part in followers on the Bourbon Bowl are UCF college students. Extra scenes had been filmed in Orlando, Lakeland and Clermont.
My Lady (1991)
This youth movie centered on the trials and tribulations of rising up within the ‘70s. The city of Madison, Pennsylvania, is definitely Orlando, and the funeral house a former B&B in Bartow. Scenes had been additionally shot on the Ocoee Christian Church, the unique Plant Metropolis Excessive Faculty, now a neighborhood middle and historic society, and at Mirror Lake in Clermont.
Orlando subbed for St. Louis, Mo., on this beloved comedy, which earned Dianne Wiest an Oscar nomination for finest supporting actress. The opening scene was set on the now-defunct Tinker Discipline, which was razed in 2015. Common Studios Orlando additionally made an look earlier than it opened in 1990. A Chuck E. Cheese in Altamonte Springs was additionally featured prominently.
The Golden Women/Disney Connection
Though you possibly can’t go to it right now, a reproduction exterior of “The Golden Women” home lived was a preferred attraction on the Studio Backlot Tour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios (in addition to the home from the present’s spinoff, “Empty Nest”). Sadly, the homes had been torn down in 2003 to accommodate park enlargement.