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Filmed in Cambridge


Charming rivers, parks and old buildings make our city a popular destination for Hollywood movie and TV shoots. Look for your favourite local haunts in these filmed in Cambridge productions.

Want to know what's been filmed in your backyard? Browse the Filming in Cambridge map.

Frankie Drake mysteries.

Starring Lauren Lee Smith the Frankie Drake Mysteries follows Toronto’s only female private detective in the 1920s as she takes on the cases the police don’t want or can’t handle. Filming locations include houses On Salisbury Avenue and Aberdeen Rd.

The handmaid's tale.

The City of Cambridge plays the Republic of Gilead in this popular TV series based on the Margaret Atwood novel The Handmaid's Tale. Starting in 2016, the Main Street bridge, the river walk by Mill Street Park, the market building, and even the city hall council chambers were used as film locations.

American gods.

During the summer of 2016, downtown Galt became a gritty American heartland where the gods of old Europe squared off with those in the new world. Don't miss this extremely popular series, based on Neil Gaiman’s award winning book of the same name.


Crowds turned out to catch a glimpse of James Franco, the star of this Stephen King thriller, during filming in Hespeler, Hamilton, Guelph, and Ayr in June 2015.


See if you can spot Hespeler's Black Bridge in this thriller starring Ellen Page and Kiefer Sutherland.


Lusty werewolves and American flags helped transform the Hespeler area of Cambridge into Bear Valley, N.Y. Based on the bestselling Women of the Otherworld series by Kelley Armstrong, this Space Channel show also features the Cruickston estate in Blair as Bitten's werewolf sanctuary, Stonehaven.


Bruce Willis, Helen Mirren, Morgan Freeman, Ernest Borgnine, and John Malkovich star in this action flick shot in part at Cruickston park, a popular filming locale just outside the city.

Saint Ralph

Cambridge is transformed into 1951 in this movie about a boy’s search for the one miracle that could save his mother's life.  Filming locations include the Main Street bridge, Queen's Square, Central Presbyterian Church, Victoria Park, Churchill Park, and the west side of Galt.

The star of this motion picture, Adam Butcher, and the stunt coordinator, his uncle Randy Butcher, also hail from this city.


Watch for the old Galt library, 34 Water St. N., and the intersection of Water St. and Dickson St in this horror movie from producer Guillermo del Toro.

Men with brooms

The Southworks Outlet Mall provided the backdrop for several scenes in this Canadian comedy starring Paul Gross and Leslie Nielson.