List of fictional towns in film

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This is a List of fictional towns and villages in film limited to notable examples.

City Name Film Name Distributor(s) Notes
Bedford Falls It's a Wonderful Life RKO Radio Pictures Bedford Falls is a fictional city in Frank Capra's 1946 cinematic classic It's a Wonderful Life
Brigadoon Brigadoon MGM A miraculously blessed village that rises out of the mists every hundred years for only a day. (This was done so that the village would never be changed or destroyed by the outside world.)
Castle Rock Cujo, The Dark Half,

The Dead Zone, Needful Things, Stand By Me

Various Stephen King's fictional city in Maine is the setting for a number of his novels and their respective film adaptations.
Dirt Rango Paramount Pictures Desert town setting in Rango (2011 animated film)
Emerald City The Wizard of Oz MGM The Emerald City is the fictional capital city of the Land of Oz based on L. Frank Baum's Oz books, first described in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The city is sometimes called the City of Emeralds due to its extensively green architecture.
Hill Valley Back to the Future Universal Pictures Hill Valley, California is a fictional town that serves as the setting of the Back to the Future trilogy and its animated spin-off series. In the trilogy, Hill Valley is seen in four different time periods (1885, 1955, 1985 and 2015) as well as in a dystopian alternate 1985. The films contain many sight gags, verbal innuendos and detailed set design elements, from which a detailed and consistent history of the area can be derived.

The name "Hill Valley" is itself a joke, being an oxymoron. However, an early script for Back to the Future Part II mentioned that Hill Valley was named after its founder, William "Bill" Hill.

Mega City The Matrix Warner Brothers Mega City is an enormous virtual megacity in which the inhabitants of the Matrix live their lives in the Matrix series. The City is a conglomeration of many cities, fused into one large city with a gigantic downtown and an impressive skyline.
Mos Eisley Star Wars Mos Eisley is a spaceport on the planet Tatooine in the Star Wars universe.
Oakey Oaks Chicken Little Buena Vista Pictures Oakey Oaks is a fictional little town and the main setting of Chicken Little.
Perfection Tremors Universal Studios Perfection, Nevada is a fictional, desert community which serves as the primary setting for the 1990 film Tremors, as well as in Tremors 3: Back to Perfection, Tremors 4: The Legend Begins, and the Tremors TV series.
Pleasantville Pleasantville Warner Brothers Pleasantville is a fictional black & white 1950s town that is the setting of the in-movie sitcom pleasantville.
Radiator Springs Cars Pixar Radiator Springs is a composite of multiple places in various states on U.S. Route 66. In Cars (film) its geographic position (as displayed on a map during a flashback) resembles that of Peach Springs, Arizona.
Rock Ridge Blazing Saddles Warner Brothers Rock Ridge is a small frontier town where everyone has the last name of "Johnson" (including a "Howard Johnson", a "Dr. Samuel Johnson", a "Van Johnson" and an "Olson N. Johnson").
Zion The Matrix Warner Brothers Zion is a fictional city in The Matrix films. It is the last human city on the planet Earth after a cataclysmic nuclear war between humankind and sentient Machines, which resulted in artificial lifeforms dominating the world.
Raccoon City Resident Evil (film series) Screen Gems Raccoon City is a small, industrialized city located in the Midwestern United States. It was home to the Umbrella corporation, and main character of the film series, Alice (Resident Evil). As in the video game series, it is the birthplace of the infection that eventually consumes the city. Raccoon city is destroyed in the second installment Resident Evil Apocalypse of the filims.
Questa Verde Poltergeist (1982 film) MGM A newly developed fictional town located within a valley in the state of California where the Freeling family consisting of Steven Freeling (husband and father), Dianne Freeling (wife and mother), Dana Freeling (eldest child and sibling), Robby Freeling (only son and middle child), and Carol Anne Freeling (youngest child and sibling) resided until there home was plagued with paranormal phenomena. The paranormal activity was centered primarily around Carol Anne who is ultimately pulled into another dimension through her bedroom closet. Her parents contacted paranormal investigators and a psychic who were successful in retrieving Carol Anne from the other dimension. However, at some point in the film, Steven who works as a realtor in Questa Verde, learns from his boss that before Questa Verde was established it used to be a cemetery and that the company removed the head stones but not the bodies. Steven then realizes that that is why his family's house is plagued with poltergeists. However, despite having made preparations to move out of the house, the paranormal phenomena begins once more and the house ultimately implodes and sucked into another dimension. the Freeling family narrowly escapes and they flee Questa Verde to begin an uncertain future. In the sequel, Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Questa Verde has become a modern day ghost town as many of the residents were terrified after what they saw happen to the former Freeling residence.