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Films partially filmed in the Highlands

The Angels' Share (2012) - Balblair distillery

Braveheart (1995) - While the crew spent six weeks shooting on location in Scotland, the major battle scenes were shot in Ireland using members of the Irish Army Reserve as extras.

Breaking the Waves (1996) - The graveyard was built for the film on Isle of Skye; the church is in Lochailort, the harbour in Mallaig, and the beach in Morar.

The Dark Knight Rises (2012) - A stuntman parachutist later crashed through the roof of a home in Cairngorm Gliding Club, Feshiebridge in Scotland, and became wedged there after a failed landing during a skydiving stunt; he was not seriously injured. Loch Glass was also used.

Dark Nature (2009) - Scottish Highlands from September to October 2008

The Eagle (2011) - Achiltibuie, a village in northwest Scotland, was used as a filming location for the "Seal People". Filming started in Achiltibuie on 7 October 2009, and finished on 15 October 2009. The main location was Fox Point, Old Dornie. Other sites included Achnahaird beach, where a horse chase was filmed, and Loch Lurgainn. Many locals appeared as extras after going to castings in nearby Ullapool.

Entrapment (1999) - Loch Duart Castle on Mull

Flash Gordon (1980) - The airfield scene at the beginning of the film, although set in the U.S., was shot at the Broadford Airfield in Skye, Scotland.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) - Glenfinnan Viaduct and Fort William. Aaerial scenes were shot in Glen Coe, in Clachaig Gully, and Glen Etive, which, at the time of filming, was one of the few places in Scotland without snow, making it ideal for a backdrop. The Black Rock Gorge, at Evanton is an unexpectedly dramatic box canyon which featured in the film of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005).

Highlander (1986) - The scene where the MacLeod clan sets off to battle is supposed to take place "in the village of Glenfinnan, on the shore of Loch Shiel" in the Lochaber area, but was actually filmed at Eilean Donan Castle, which is in the same general area but is really on the shore of Loch Duich, and the Isle of Skye. Also, Connor MacLeod orders Glenmorangie in a bar while following Brenda Wyatt.

Local Hero (1983) - Filmed in several locations around Scotland. Most of the Ferness village scenes were filmed in Pennan on the Aberdeenshire coast, and most of the beach scenes at Morar and Arisaig on the west coast. British comedy-drama film written and directed by Bill Forsyth and starring Peter Riegert, Denis Lawson, Fulton Mackay, and Burt Lancaster. Produced by David Puttnam, the film is about an American oil company representative who is sent to the fictional village of Ferness on the west coast of Scotland to purchase the town and surrounding property for his company. For his work on the film, Bill Forsyth won the 1984 BAFTA Award for Best Direction.

Mister Lonely (2007) - While shooting the commune scenes, the cast and crew lived together in a Scottish castle, and many of the actors remained in their impersonated characters for all or part of the time they were off-camera.

Prometheus (2012) - Isle of Skye, Scotland, and a scene shot at a cave in the Scottish mountains.

Stardust (2007) - Location filming started in Wester Ross, followed immediately by filming on the Isle of Skye.

The World is Not Enough (1999) - Eilean Donan Castle – The British Secret Service’s northern headquarters.

Winter Solstice (2003) - Filming featured Dunrobin Castle & Dornoch.

The Silver Darlings (1947) - Harbour scenes filmed at Latheronwheel in Caithness.

Being Human (1993) - The beaches around Scourie in Sutherland were used.

A Lonely Place to Die (2011) - The town of Dingwall was used as the village of "Anoch Mor" during filming.

Valhalla Rising (2009) - features Glen Affric.

The TV series Outlander (2013) is set in 1740's Scotland. It is based on the books by Diana Gabaldon.