Films About Madison
In the Red Zone: The History of Camp Randall – History of the Camp Randall area from before the Civil War to today.
Street Quest – About Madison's oldest streets, some formerly Native American trails.
The War at Home – Documentary about the anti-war movement in the Madison during the Vietnam War.
Two Days In October – Documentary about the anti-war movement in the Madison during the Vietnam War.
The Moncla Memories – About the Truax Air Force Base F-89 Scorpion jet that disappeared over Lake Superior with two aboard
Winter of Frozen Dreams – True crime story on the Barbara Hoffman murder
Lost Nuke – Disappearance of an Air Force Jet
Filmed in Madison
"Public Enemies" (2008) Johnny Depp, Christian Bale
"Barefoot to Jerusalem" (2008)
"The Last Kiss" (2006) Portions of the UW campus (Bascom Hill, the Union Terrace) are featured in a few scenes of the movie, starring Zach Braff, which was set in Madison but filmed primarily in Canada
"Side Effects" (2005)
"The Deep End of the Ocean" (1999)
"The Big One" (1997)
"Chain Reaction" (1996) Keanu Reeves, Morgan Freeman
"I Love Trouble" (1994) Nick Nolte, Julia Roberts, Eugene Levy, Olympia Dukakis
"For Keeps" (1988)
"The Pick-up Artist" (1987) Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello
"Back to School" (1986) Rodney Dangerfield, Burt Young, Robert Downey Jr., Adrienne Barbeau, Ned Beatty
"The Boy Who Drank Too Much" (1980) Lance Kerwin, Scott Baio
"Claire's Italian Opera"