Niagara Falls is a breathtaking sight to behold, so it’s no surprise that over the years it has served as the backdrop and setting for a number of scenes in movies and television shows. Here are six times Niagara Falls has appeared on screen that are definitely worth a watch:
Superman II – This 1980 sequel to Superman starring Christopher Reeve and Margot Kidder sees Superman saving a little boy from falling into Niagara Falls down by the brink at Table Rock.
Niagara – This film noir thriller was a 1953 box office hit starring Marilyn Monroe and Joseph Cotten in which two couples are on their honeymoon in Niagara Falls and get wrapped up in murder. Marilyn Monroe stayed in the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls hotel while shooting this film and the “Marilyn Room” is still available to stay in today.
The Whole Nine Yards – The final scene of this 2000 Bruce Willis and Matthew Perry film has a newlywed couple played by Perry and Natasha Henstridge dancing on a hotel balcony (at the Crowne Plaza Niagara Falls hotel) overlooking Niagara Falls.
“Niagara” Episode of The Office – Jim and Pam – two of The Office’s main characters – have their long-awaited wedding in Niagara Falls and get married on board the Maid of the Mist boat.
Wonderfalls TV series – This television show about a recent college graduate working in a Niagara Falls, New York gift shop aired on Fox in 2004, but was cancelled after 13 episodes despite its good critical reception.
Bruce Almighty – The film’s main character Bruce Nolan, played by Jim Carrey, is a struggling tv reporter and in one scene is reporting from on board the famous Maid of the Mist boat.
Niagara Falls has appeared on screen many times over the years, with the thundering waters never failing to serve as an incredible backdrop for movies and television shows. Experience some of Niagara’s best scenes by checking out the movies and television shows on this list, and make sure to keep an eye out for plenty more Niagara Falls screen time in the future.