Locations used for filming include the Ohio State Reformatory, the Wyandot County Courthouse in Sandusky, and other sites around Mansfield, Ohio.
1988’s Rain Man follows a man from Los Angeles as he travels to Ohio to meet his autistic savant brother. The film is set in Ohio and indeed was largely filmed in Ohio and Kentucky.
Arguably one of the most famous movies shot and based in Ohio is A Christmas Story. At the time, only the exterior of the Parkers’ home was used, with the rest of the filming taking place on a set.
Marvel fans from Ohio were probably excited to see some familiar places in 2014’s Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
1995’s Tommy Boy was filmed in Sandusky, and Sandusky natives might be able to spot some familiar sites throughout the movie.
The Marvel franchise seems to have a penchant for filming in Cleveland and passing the city off as other cities — even ones on the other side of the world!
2007’s Spider-Man 3, starring Tobey Maguire and Kirsten Dunst, might have taken place in New York City, but it was filmed all over the country.