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 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.
Castle Rock Cujo, The Dark Half, The Dead Zone, Needful Things, Stand By Me Various A city in Maine that is the setting for a number of Stephen King's 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 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 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 little town and the main setting of Chicken Little.
Perfection Tremors Universal Studios Perfection, Nevada is a 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 black & white 1950s town that is the setting of the in-movie television sitcom Pleasantville.
Questa Verde Poltergeist MGM A newly developed town located within a valley in the state of California where the Freeling family live. Husband and father Steven Freeling works as a realtor in Questa Verde, and learns that before Questa Verde was established, it was previously a cemetery and that the development company removed the grave markers but not the graves. He realizes this is the reason his family's house is plagued with poltergeists. In the 1986 sequel, Poltergeist II: The Other Side, Questa Verde has become a modern-day ghost town.
Raccoon City Resident Evil 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. 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 of the films.
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.
San Fransokyo Big Hero 6 (film) Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures the film was inspired by the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name,After 1906 earthquake, San Francisco was rebuilt by Japanese immigrants using techniques that allowed movement and flexibility in a seismic event,when the reconstruction was completed,the city was named San Fransokyo because of the combination of American and Japanese architecture.Also,San Fransokyo is the hometown of the titular heroes.
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").
Twin Peaks Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me New Line Cinema Twin Peaks is the village in David Lynch's 1992 film, a prequel to the television serial drama of the same title.
Zion The Matrix Warner Brothers Zion is a 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.