List of films and television shows set in Miami

List of films and television shows set in Miami

The city of Miami, United States, is a popular location for the filming and setting of movies and television shows, both fictional and non-fictional. The following article provides a list of films and television shows which have been partially or wholly set in or shot in Miami. The list includes a wide array of films and TV shows, ranging from those that were almost entirely shot and set in the city (e.g., The Golden Girls and Miami Vice) to those where only a small number of scenes where set or shot in Miami (e.g., Lost and Thunderball).

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Because of the climate and the high sunshine amounts, Florida has long been a favoured location for film makers. The early silent film industry in the state rivalled Hollywood in production. Film in Florida is still a major industry in the state, with Florida ranking third in the U.S. for film production (after California and New York, respectively) based on revenue generated (according to 2006 Florida Film Commission Data). In particular, Miami has long been a popular locale in the state for filming and continues to grow as the entertainment industry expands throughout Florida.[citation needed]

Worldwide, Miami is one of the largest production and distribution centers in the world for the film, television, commercial advertising, still photo, music and new media industries. The industry’s combined economic impact in the local economy is about two billion dollars annually, with $100 to $150 million coming from more than 1,000 location filming shoots each year. There are approximately 3,000 companies working in film and entertainment in Miami-Dade County, employing an estimated 15,000 workers.[citation needed]

Miami's large Hispanic population and close proximity to Latin America have made Miami a center for Latin television and film production. As a result, many Spanish-language programs are filmed in Miami's numerous television production studios, predominantly in Hialeah and Doral. These include gameshows, news programs, reality shows, telenovelas, and variety shows.


English language films set in or shot in Miami

Title Year Notes
2 Fast 2 Furious 2003 Set in Miami
8th & Ocean 2006
Absence of Malice
Absolute Zero
Ace Ventura: Pet Detective 1996 Set in Miami
Adaptation 2003
Ali 1999
All About the Benjamins
Any Given Sunday 2005 Set in Miami
Bad Boys 1995 Set in Miami
Bad Boys II 1998 Set in Miami
Bad Boys III
Bait Shop
Band of the Hand
The Bellboy
Big Trouble
Black Sunday 1977 Adaptation of novel by Thomas Harris.
The Birdcage 1998 Set in Miami
Blood and Wine
Blow Set in Miami
Body Heat 1981
The Bodyguard Set in Miami
Brown Sub, Miami
Caddyshack 1980 Boating scene filmed in Biscayne Bay; balance of filming done in Broward County.
Casino Royale 2006 A James Bond film; bulk of scenes shot at Miami International Airport.
The Champ
Cocaine Cowboys Set in Miami
Confessions of a Shopaholic 2008
Crash 1978 Also known as The Crash of Flight 401.
Crime Busters
Deep Throat 1972
Donnie Brasco Also filmed in New York City.
Dostana 2008 The first Bollywood movie to be filmed entirely in Miami, United States[1]
Drop Zone
Fair Game 1995
From Justin to Kelly
The Galindez File
Gentle Ben
Goldfinger 1964 First James Bond film to be filmed in Miami.
Gringo Wedding
The Happening 1967
Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay Set in Miami
Holy Man
A Hole in the Head
Hot Stuff 1979
In Her Shoes
Invasion U.S.A. 1985
Iron Boys - Miami Holiday
Knights of the City
Lady In Cement 1968 Stars Frank Sinatra.
Making Mr. Right
Marley and Me 2008 Set in Miami, starring Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston.
Maximum Bob
The Mean Season
Meet the Fockers
Mental Glitch Directed by John Walters[disambiguation needed ]
Miami 7 Set in Miami
Miami Blues Set in Miami
Miami Guns 2000 Set in Miami
Miami Rhapsody Set in Miami
The Miami Story Set in Miami
Miami Vice 2007 Based on the 1980s television series of the same name.
Moving Target
Mr Nanny
New in Town 2009 Starring Renee Zellwegger and Harry Connick Jr..
Nightmare Beach
Notorious 1946 Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman.
Nude on the Moon Filmed in Coral Castle.
Ocean Ave.
Out of Sight 1999 Directed by Stephen Soderbergh. Starring George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez.
Out of Time 2003 Set in Miami
Pepe Vila Body Shop
Police Academy 5: Assignment Miami Beach Set in Miami
Porky's 1982
Quick Pick Set in Miami
Red Eye Set in Miami
Reno 911!: Miami Set in Miami
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise
Sabado Gigante
Satan Was A Lady
Scarface 1983 Set in Miami
Shoot Down Documentary.
Smokey and the Bandit II
Snow Dogs
Some Like It Hot 1955 Directed by Billy Wilder. Starring Marilyn Monroe, Jack Lemmon and Tony Curtis.
Something In the Night
The Substitute Set in Miami
Super Fuzz
The Specialist
There's Something About Mary Set in Miami
Thunderball 1965 James Bond film, set in Miami
Tony Rome 1967
Transporter 2 Set in Miami
True Lies Set in Miami
Where the Boys Are 1960
Wild Things Set in Miami
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet 1996
Wrestling Ernest Hemingway
Young Entrepreneur Society

Spanish language films set in or shot in Miami

Title Year Notes
Amor Comprado
Angel Rebelde
Bajo las Riendas del Amor
Cuidado con el Angel
Dame Chocolate
El Rostro de Analía
Guadalupe 1994
Huevos de Oro
Inocente de Ti
Idolos de Juventud
Las Brujas de South Beach
Olvidarte Jamas
Caso Cerrado, reality (Telemundo)
El Magnate (1990 telenovela)
Soy Libre
Valeria (telenovela)
Triunfo del Amor 2010-2011

English language television series set in or shot in Miami

Title Year Notes
8th & Ocean MTV reality television series, set in Miami.
After Dark (TV series) Discovery Channel reality television series, set in Miami.
Alright Already 1997–1998
American Scene Magazine 1964–1970 First two seasons filmed in New York City; 1962-64. Taped in Miami Beach from 1964 to 1970. Officially titled The Jackie Gleason Show.
Animal Cops: Miami 2004–present Animal Planet reality television series, set in Miami.
Bad Girls Club: Miami 2010 Season 5 of Oxygen's The Bad Girls Club reality TV show.
Basketball Wives MTV reality TV series
Bounty Girls: Miami| TruTV reality TV series set in Miami
The Boy In The Golden Kimino Italian television series.
Brooke Knows Best 2008 VH1 Reality TV series; a spinoff of Hogan Knows Best
Burn Notice 2007 to present Set in Miami
Cane 2007–2008
Charlie's Angels A 1970s reboot of the famous detective series, Charlie's Angels. Set in Miami, produced by ABC.
The Crew 1995–1996
CSI: Miami 2002–present Set in Miami
Danger Coast 2010–present CMT reality TV series set in Miami.
Dave's World 1993–1997
Dexter 2006–present Set in Miami
Empty Nest 1988–1995 Sitcom based in Miami.
Eve 2003–2006 Filmed in Miami Beach.
The First 48 2003–2006 A&E reality TV series set in Miami.
Flipper 1964–1967, 1995–2000 Filmed in Coral Key.
The Glades 2010–present Set in Miami
The Golden Girls 1985–1992 Sitcom based in Miami.
The Golden Palace 1992–1993
Good Morning, Miami 2002–2004 In Miami Beach. Fictionally based on the workings of a Miami television station.
Grapevine 1992, 2000
Hogan Knows Best VH1 reality TV series set in Miami.
I Love Lucy Various episodes.
Invasion 2005–2006 Filmed in Homestead.
The Jersey Shore (Season 2) MTV reality TV series
Karen Sisco 2003–2004 Spin off from Out of Sight film.
Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami E! reality TV series takeoff on The Kardashians
Law & Order 2011 USA Network
Magic City A 1960s Mad Men-esque themed series set in Miami. Produced by Starz and local product Mitch Glazer.,[2][3]
Making the Band (Season 4) MTV reality TV series.
Making Jake Irish reality TV series.
Making Menudo MTV reality TV series.
Miami 7 1999 Starring S Club 7, future series were set in Los Angeles and Barcelona.
Miami Animal Police 2004–present Animal Planet reality television series, set in Miami.
Miami Ink 2005–2008 TLC reality television series, set in Miami.
Miami Medical Set in Miami
Miami Social Bravo reality TV serices set in Miami.
Miami Vice 1984–1990 Based and filmed in the Miami area.
Moon Over Miami (TV series)
Nip/Tuck 2003–2006 Set in Miami
Nurses 1991–1994
One World 1998–2001
Odd Man Out 1999–2000
The Real Housewives of Miami Bravo reality TV series set in Miami.
The Real World: Key West MTV reality TV series set in Key West.
The Real World: Miami 1996 MTV reality TV series set in Miami Beach.
Room Raiders MTV reality TV series set in Miami.
Silk Stalkings 1991–1999 In West Palm Beach.
South Beach 1993 Also known as Miami Beach.
South Beach 2006
Surfside 6 1960–1962 In Miami Beach.
Top Chef (season 3) 2007 Bravo reality TV series
The X Effect MTV reality TV series set in Miami.
Wiseguy 1987–1990

Spanish language television series set in or shot in Miami

Title Year Notes
Caso Cerrado ("Case Closed") Reality television series on Telemundo
Cristina Daytime talk show filmed in Miami.
Despierta America 1997–present Univision.
Las dos Caras de Ana 2006–2007
Escándalo 2002–present Telefutura
El Gordo y la Flaca Daytime talk show filmed in Miami.
Pecados Ajenos 2007–2008
¿Qué Pasa, USA? 1977– PBS. filmed in Little Havana from 1977 to 1980.
¿Quién Tiene la Razón? 2003–present Telefutura.
Sábado Gigante A Saturday night variety show filmed in Miami and seen throughout the United States, South America, and Europe
Soñar no Cuesta Nada 2005–2006
Valeria 2008–2009

Awards shows hosted in Miami

In keeping with its modern music tradition, the city has hosted a number of music awards shows.

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