When it comes to Marvel movies, Georgia has become a popular filming location in recent years. Let’s take a closer look at some of the Marvel movies that have been filmed in the Peach State.
The Avengers (2012)
The Avengers, directed by Joss Whedon, is one of the most successful superhero movies of all time. While the movie showcases various locations around the world, many scenes were filmed in Georgia.
The climactic battle between the Avengers and Loki’s army took place in downtown Atlanta. The city’s iconic skyline made for an impressive backdrop.
Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther, directed by Ryan Coogler, introduced audiences to the technologically advanced nation of Wakanda. While much of the film was shot on sound stages and in other international locations, Atlanta played a significant role in bringing this fictional world to life. The city’s Pinewood Studios served as the primary filming location for many scenes, including the casino fight sequence.
Captain America: Civil War (2016)
Captain America: Civil War, directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, brought together a large ensemble cast of superheroes. Georgia provided the backdrop for several key moments in this epic clash between Team Iron Man and Team Captain America. Notably, the airport battle scene was filmed at Germany’s Leipzig/Halle Airport but digitally enhanced with elements from Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
Ant-Man (2015) and Ant-Man and The Wasp (2018)
Ant-Man and its sequel Ant-Man and The Wasp, both directed by Peyton Reed, showcase Atlanta as both a character-filled cityscape and the home of Hank Pym’s laboratory. The city’s historic Fox Theatre and other landmarks make appearances throughout the films, adding a touch of local flavor.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.
2, directed by James Gunn, takes audiences on another cosmic adventure with Star-Lord and his misfit crew. While much of the movie was filmed in various locations, including Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, there are several scenes set on Earth that were shot in Georgia. The movie features an emotional reunion between Star-Lord and his father, Ego, which takes place in a stunning location known as Providence Canyon State Park.
Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019)
The friendly neighborhood superhero swung into Georgia for both Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home. These films, directed by Jon Watts, showcase Atlanta as Peter Parker’s hometown and feature recognizable landmarks like Midtown High School and the iconic Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.
In conclusion, Georgia has become a favorite destination for Marvel filmmakers. The state’s diverse locations, from bustling cityscapes to breathtaking natural landscapes, provide the perfect backdrop for these epic superhero adventures. So whether you’re a fan of Iron Man or Spider-Man, keep an eye out for familiar Georgia settings next time you watch a Marvel movie!