An extract on #gelinpaketi
Marin County has been used as the venue for numerous films and books; in some cases, these works have also incorporated scenes set in neighboring San Francisco or Sonoma County. The following are representative works produced in whole or in part in Marin County:
Marin County lifestyles of the 1970s were spoofed in The Serial: A Year in the Life of Marin County by Cyra McFadden and in Serial, which was based on the novel.
The Body Snatchers was set in Mill Valley.
Key scenes in the 1973 movie American Graffiti were filmed in Marin at Tamalpais High School and on 4th Street in downtown San Rafael.
Scenes from The Godfather and The Godfather Part II were filmed in Marin.
Marin County's reputation as a counterculture enclave, especially the town of Bolinas and its isolationist reputation, made it a location of many key events in Ecotopia Emerging by Ernest Callenbach.
Many scenes of the Dirty Harry franchise were filmed in Marin.
Village of the Damned was filmed entirely in Marin.
Jack was filmed almost entirely in Ross.
Bandits was filmed in Marin.
Gattaca was filmed at the Marin County Civic Center.
Scenes from THX 1138 were filmed at the Marin County Civic Center.
In Raiders of the Lost Ark, the college scenes were filmed at Dominican University of California; additionally, home exteriors were filmed in San Rafael.
In Youth in Revolt: The Journals of Nick Twisp, the Twisp family resides in Oakland and Nick's father is in jail in Marin County.
A Time For Dancing was set in Mill Valley and the characters attended Tamalpais High School.
Scenes in Basic Instinct were filmed in Marin, particularly the car chase scene when Nick Curran (Michael Douglas) follows Catherine Trammell (Sharon Stone) from Mill Valley to Muir Beach on Highway 1.
In Foul Play, Tony Carlson (Chevy Chase) lives on a houseboat in Sausalito.
Short scenes in Nine Months were set in Tiburon, along with a view of San Francisco.
Short scenes in Zodiac were filmed in and around Marin County. It should be noted that the stabbing scene at the lake was not filmed in Novato, but at Lake Berryessa.
The staging of George Grisby's shooting in The Lady From Shanghai was shot on the dock outside what is now the Gaylord Indian Restaurant in Sausalito.
In M*A*S*H, B.J. Hunnicut (Mike Farrell) was from Mill Valley in Marin County.
Much of Radio Flyer was filmed in Novato (other portions were filmed in Sonora, California).
The Moneytree was set in Marin County.
Segments from Funny People were filmed in Marin County.
Several scenes in Mother were shot in Kentfield, Larkspur, Sausalito, and other areas of Marin.
Some scenes in Return of the Jedi were filmed in Marin County.
In Terminator Salvation, Skynet's California headquarters is presumably located in Marin County.
In Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home, Kirk and Spock find their humpbacked whales in the "Cetacean Institute" supposedly situated in Sausalito. Star Trek: The Next Generation places Starfleet Academy in what is now Fort Baker, immediately south of Sausalito.
Half of Blood In Blood Out was filmed inside California's San Quentin State Prison.
Both in the novel and 1998 film, Stella in How Stella Got Her Groove Back was from Marin County.
Mount Tamalpais in the Marin Hills serves as the home of the Greek Titans in Percy Jackson & the Olympians.
In The Ted Knight Show, Henry and Muriel Rush and Monroe Ficus move from San Francisco to Marin County.
Touching Home is directed by Noah and Logan Miller, twin brothers from Marin County.
Parts of The Years of Rice and Salt take place in an alternate Marin County colonized by Ming-dynasty China.
Parts of Tupac: Resurrection were filmed in Marin City.
Parts of Rise of the Planet of the Apes and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes take place in Marin County and Muir Woods.