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Reader: Most Colorado Movies Are Duds, but Not Sleeper!

The Sleeper House, Colorado's biggest star.
The Sleeper House, Colorado's biggest star. Sleeper
Denver's back in the movies, with Voyeur, the documentary now on Netflix, detailing the unusual habits of one of our most infamous residents; also available on Netflix is Our Souls at Night, the movie of Kent Haruf's novel that Jane Fonda and Robert Redford filmed in Colorado last year. Although those two films didn't make our list of the "The Ten Best Movies Filmed in Colorado," neither did a number of other reader favorites. Asks Rob:
 Why is Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead not on this list!?
Responds Jane:
Things to Do in Denver was a dud, as is just about any movie made in Colorado. Except Sleeper!
Says Greg:
 What about Every Which Way But Loose?
Suggests Sue: 
Continental Divide! John Belushi as a reporter in a romantic role!
Then there's this from Danver: 
What about Ladybugs? A Rodney Dangerfield classic. I want to mention The Shining, but I don’t think it was filmed here, though there are a few scenes that may look recognizable.
The Shining was not filmed in Colorado, although a made-for-TV version was. Keep reading for links to some of our coverage of movies made in Colorado.

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