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6 Notable Stories About Movies and Films Made in Michigan

At one time, Michigan had a vibrant film industry that employed 1000s of workers and was growing each. However, politics won and the incentives to promote the fledgling industry in the Great Lakes State were cut. Here are a few works created in the Great Lakes State.


7 Notable Films Made in Michigan You Can Stream Today

Films made in Michigan have resulted in small towns in the Thumb, Mackinac Island, Pontiac and Mt Clemens being featured on the big screen.

Three Michigan Movies to Stream • ThumbWind

Here are three Michigan movies that were filmed or produced in Michigan. All can be streamed on your favorite content provider.

A Movie Filmed At Michigan's Turnip Rock • ThumbWind

In 2014 there was a movie filmed in Michigan. The horror film Jinn, the opening scene was at Turnip Rock. A famous rock formation near Port Austin Michigan.

Premier of Film “Chasing Jimmy” Plays in Caseville.

The film Chasing Jimmy premiered in 2012. Caseville's Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival is based on Jimmy Buffett's song, "Cheeseburger in Paradise".

Is Commercial Fishing Dead In the Water? • ThumbWind

Demise of commercial fishing is not just occurring in Michigan. A documentary shows struggle of the last of the fishing fleet in Gloucester Massachusetts

Detroit's Bill Kennedy and the Supremes • ThumbWind

In 1969 when Detroit's Bill Kennedy began his broadcast with WKBD, Channel 50 in Southfield and he continued to host Bill Kennedy at the Movies.