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Georgetown Movie Sites

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Georgetown has been a popular setting for many movies, from the iconic stairs in The Exorcist to the bar featured in St. Elmo’s Fire. Follow our guide for a look into Hollywood on the Potomac.

The Exorcist Stairs, 3600 Prospect Street NW

Most famous for the iconic scene at the end of The Exorcist, these 75 steps were designated a Historic Landmark in 2019 and include a commemorative plaque.

The Exorcist House, 3600 Prospect Street NW

Owned by Georgetown University, this house was used for exterior scenes in The Exorcist.

The Tombs, 1226 36th Street NW

St. Elmo’s Fire modeled its pub from this favorite Georgetown hangout. It was also filmed for The Exorcist.

3343 P Street NW

This house was used as the residence of Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Benning) in The American President.

3410 P Street NW

Spot this house in the movie Chances Are, starring Robert Downey, Jr.

1442 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Home to L’Enfant Gallery, this building was featured as Dave’s temp employment agency in Dave, starring Kevin Kline.

Martin’s Tavern, 1264 Wisconsin Avenue NW

Known for having served every U.S. president since Harry Truman, this restaurant was used in The Exorcist III.

The Shops at Georgetown Park, 3222 M Street NW

Scenes from True Lies–including Arnold Schwarzenegger jumping out of a window onto the Georgetown Park Plaza (above)–and No Way Out with Kevin Costner, were filmed in this former mall.

29th & O Streets NW

Find the home of Will Smith’s character, lawyer Robert Dean, from the movie Enemy of the State.

1503 35th St NW

A Supreme Court justice is assassinated in this house in Pelican Brief, starring Julia Roberts and Denzel Washington.

1351 Wisconsin Ave NW

Wonder Woman 1984 was shot throughout Georgetown in 2018–including along Wisconsin Avenue and on the C&O Canal. The movie is scheduled for release in 2020.

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