New Orleans With it's blues and jazz, voodoo and mystery, it's no wonder that New Orleans is used as the backdrop for so many movies. New Orleans is one of the few cities in the U.S. that still has the same building facades from the turn of the 19th century. From Bourbon Street to Mardi Gras, here is a list of the 10 best New Orleans movies.
Panic in the Streets
Not Yet Rated1950
In Theaters on June 12th, 1950

New Orleans doctor (Richard Widmark) and police captain (Paul Douglas) hunt plague carrier. Read More

A Streetcar Named Desire
In Theaters on January 1st, 1951

A brute (Marlon Brando) clashes with his wife's (Kim Hunter) neurotic sister (Vivien Leigh). Read More

Suddenly, Last Summer
Not Yet Rated1959
In Theaters on December 22nd, 1959

New Orleans matriarch tries to bribe a brain surgeon to lobotomize her niece who witnessed a murder. Read More

Interview With The Vampire.
Based on 19 critics

Lestat's (Tom Cruise) blood brother Louis (Brad Pitt) tells his story. Read More

The Cincinnati Kid
Not Yet Rated1965
In Theaters on October 15th, 1965

1930s upstart (Steve McQueen) has New Orleans marathon with stud-poker king (Edward G. Robinson). Read More

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Based on 37 critics

A man born in 1918 New Orleans ages backward into the 21st century. Read More

The Big Easy
Based on 10 critics

Detective (Dennis Quaid) and prosecutor (Ellen Barkin) probe New Orleans corruption. Read More

Miller's Crossing
Based on 18 critics

Irish pol's (Albert Finney) fixer (Gabriel Byrne) plays all angles in 1920s gangland. Read More

Easy Rider
Based on 7 critics

Motorcyclists (Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper) make a cross-country odyssey. Read More

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