2. Superman (1978)
The late Christopher Reeve donned the blue tights and the red cape to portray Superman in one of the most famous movies filmed in Canada. Much of the trilogy was filmed at the famous Pinewood Studios in London, England, but several key scenes were captured in this region of the Great White North…
When Superman’s production team turned attentions to creating an idyllic setting for Smallville, Clark Kent’s childhood home, they discovered their on-screen heartland in Alberta. The village of Barons (2011 population: 315 residents) hosted the high school football scenes, while the Kent family’s homestead was rooted in another small hamlet, Blackie, Alberta.
3. The Grey (2012)
Exposed to extreme winter weather, and the ever-present threat of prowling grey wolves, survivors of an Alaskan plane crash must find the will to outlast the dangerous elements that threaten their existence. Star Liam Neeson spent 40 days filming in this location that was masquerading as America’s 49th state…