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Another Top 10 — Austin’s movie-making business!

Among all the other great things I have said and written about Austin, this is one I haven’t touched on.  Austin was recently named the #5 city in the U.S. for movie-making!

10 Best Cities To Live, Work & Make Movies in 2010

From Miss Congeniality (both films, 2000 and 2005) to Mortal Kombat (1995), Once Upon A Time In Mexico
(2003), three Spy Kids movies, The Big Green, Blood Simple, and D.O.A., Austin has been on the map in the film industry for many years.  How great to be included in MovieMaker’s Top 10 list now!

Fans of Austin who have paid attention for a while recognize many local landmarks in Dazed and Confused, and remember the Cele General Store when Clint Eastwood was there in A Perfect World, and were proud to have the 2003 remake of The Alamo filmed nearby.  Here’s a more complete list:

Movies Filmed in Austin, Texas

 If you haven’t been to Austin yet, come on down.  There’s a lot to be proud of here!

About Bill Morris, Realtor

Many years of business experience (high tech, client service, business organization and start-up, including almost 20 years in real estate) tell me that service is the key to success and I look forward to serving you. I represent both buyers and sellers throughout the Austin metropolitan area, which means first-hand market knowledge is brought to bear on serving your needs. Learn more about my background and experience, my commitment to my clients, my profession, and to the real estate industry at


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