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    Below is a list of 17 of the most well-known films made in Texas, which recently appeared in The Houston Chronicle:

    Popular movies filmed in Texas

    1. Giant (1956)
    2. Hud (1963)
    3. Bonnie and Clyde (1967)
    4. Midnight Cowboy (1969)
    5. Sugarland Express (1974)
    6. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974)
    7. Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (1982)
    8. Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985)
    9. Born on the Fourth of July (1989)
    10. Wild at Heart (1990)
    11. Dazed and Confused (1993)
    12. What’s Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993)
    13. Reality Bites (1994)
    14. Apollo 13 (1995)
    15. Office Space (1999)
    16. All the Pretty Horses (2000)
    17. Friday Night Lights (2004) 
    Of course, these are not the only productions made in Texas, IMDB.com provides an exhaustive list of Texas TV and film locations.The site further lists 3,386 titles (240,000+ in IMDB.com database) in which Texas shows up in the television show or movie.   

    The state's Film Commission has been active since 1971 promoting Texas to film makers and Austin has become somewhat of hub for movie production. In addition to the small screen and the big screen, the film commission also helps promote video game development. 

    The state maintains Texas-made filmography and gameography databases. Click here for a PDF list of the 1,300 films and productions made in Texas. And here is the PDF of video games made here. .:.

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