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These 10 movies were filmed in Lancaster County: how many did you know about?

Editor's note: This article was originally published in 2019.

Lancaster County may not be Hollywood, but it has had its share of film sets here.

The most notable is perhaps 1985's Academy Award-winning film,"Witness," with Harrison Ford.

Let us know in the comments if you know of a film we missed.

 "Girl, Interrupted"

Winona Rider filming 'Girl Interrupted' in Lancaster

Actress Winona Ryder walks along North Pine Street during filming of  the Columbia Pictures movie "Girl, Interrupted" in 1999.

Part of the movie was filmed in a house on North Pine Street in Lancaster city. In the film, Daisy (Brittany Murphy) lived in the house.

- Year debuted: 1999

- Director: James Mangold

- Notable actors: Winona Ryder, Angelina Jolie, Brittany Murphy


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Alexander Godunov strides through a "Witness" farm field with "Amish" extras in this 1980s publicity shot.

Harrison Ford and Kelly McGillis played the role of two lovebirds at Krantz Farm in Strasburg.

Ford, a detective on the run, found love and solace with McGillis, an Amish woman.

- Year debuted: 1985

- Director: Peter Weir

- Notable actors: Harrison Ford, Viggo Mortensen, Danny Glover


Oprah Winfrey filming "Beloved" at Landis Valley

Actress Oprah Winfrey prepares to shoot a scene for "Beloved" at the Landis Valley Museum Monday afternoon in this 1997 file photo.

Part of the film "Beloved" was filmed at the Landis Valley Museum.

Related: Nobel laureate Toni Morrison, a pioneer and reigning giant of modern literature whose imaginative power in "Beloved," ''Song of Solomon" and other works transformed American letters by dramatizing the pursuit of freedom within the boundaries of race, has died at age 88.

- Year debuted: 1998

- Director: Jonathan Demme

- Notable actors: Oprah Winfrey, Danny Glover, Thandie Newton

"The Boys from Brazil"

Gregory Peck 1977 Lancaster New Era interview

Gregory Peck smiles during an interview in Lancaster in 1977. The actor was here to film the movie "The Boys from Brazil."

In this sci-fi thriller, Nazi doctor Dr. Josef Mengele (Gregory Peck) clones Adolf Hitler in an attempt to reinstate the Third Reich. One of the clones was hiding out on a farm which happened to be in Lancaster County.

- Year debuted: 1978

- Director: Franklin J. Schaffner

- Notable actors: Gregory Peck, Laurence Oliver, James Mason, Lilli Palmer

"Mount Joy"

A small town band prepares to go on a national tour, though things don't always go to plan. 

- Year debuted: 2014

- Director: Jack Lewars

- Notable actors: Amorika Amoroso, Jay Della Valle, Josh Eves


Mary Haverstick: Filmmaker with a sense of direction

Mary Haverstick advises young people to find a passion, and pursue it. (Jeff Ruppenthal/Sunday News)

In this film, Marcia Gay Harden plays a woman with addiction problems, a troubled marriage and breast cancer.

- Year debuted: 2008

- Director: Mary Haverstick

- Notable actors: Marcia Gay Harden, Michael Gaston, Eulala Scheel

"Another Harvest Moon"

Local filmmaker teams up with legendary star

Director Greg Swartz, left, discusses a scene with his star, E rnest Borgnine. "Another Harvest Moon" isbeing filmed at the Harrisburg State Hospital. (Marty Heisey/New Era)

The director, Greg Swartz, is a former Lancastrian. He directed this movie and worked with Doris Roberts and Ernest Borgnine.

- Year debuted: 2010

- Director: Greg Swartz

- Notable actors: Ernest Borgnine, Doris Roberts, Piper Laurie

"Diamond Men"

Donnie Wahlberg

This indie crime thriller was filmed partly at Neptune Diner in Lancaster city.

- Year debuted: 2000

- Director: Dan Cohen

- Notable actors: Robert Forster, Donnie Wahlberg

"Thomas and the Magic Railroad"

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Engineer, Rick Musser, prepares Thomas The Tank Engine for a long rest after people enjoyed the last outing of the year during a Day Out With Thomas at the Strasburg Rail Road on Sunday, November 18, 2018. 

The Strasburg Rail Road was one of the main filming locations for this movie.

- Year debuted: 2000

- Director: Britt Allcroft

- Notable actors: Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Alec Baldwin

"Upcoming: Brave the Dark"

Stan Deen

Stan Deen reacts to the comments of a speaker at the roast celebrating his 70th birthday in 2007.

Jared Harris, lead of HBO's Chernobyl, will play the role of Stan Deen, a Lancaster theater vet who died in 2016.

- Filming date: October 2019

- Director: Damien Harris

- Notable actors: Jared Harris

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