Current & Upcoming Movies Filmed in Mississauga
Here is a list of current and upcoming movies being filmed in Mississauga. If you hear an explosion, see a house get a horror makeover or Jake Gyllenhaal, it might be for a movie!
The curvy Absolute condo complex in Mississauga, also known as the Marilyn Monroe towers, shows up in the background of a couple of scenes because director Villeneuve loved the look. You can also see some scenes that were shot around the Kaneff buildings around the Mississauga Valley area of the City Centre as seen in the cover shot.
Fun Fact: In the actual movie they are tracking someone that lives on Rathburn Road but anyone that knows Mississauga can see Jake Gyllenhaal is at the Kaneff building.
Movie Synopsis: A mild-mannered college professor (Jake Gyllenhaal) discovers a look-alike actor and delves into the other man’s private affairs.
MGM's modern take on the 1976 horror film Carrie, starring Julianne Moore and Chloe Grace Moretz, was shot at several locations in Mississauga last summer. The main house in the movie was located in a quaint neighborhood in Mississauga. Check out the trailer to see the house used.
Fun Fact: To shoot at the Mississauga neighbourhood, the production company had to get neighbourhood "buy in" -- in this case 80 per cent approval, as per the local film office.
Movie Synopsis:High school can be tough for many teenagers, but for Carrie White (Chloe Grace Moretz), it’s especially hellish. A shy and awkward teen being raised by a religious zealot (Julianne Moore), Carrie is frequently the target of bullies. But Carrie has a secret talent: She can make things move with her mind
Photo: Michael Gibson / Courtesy MGM
Kick Ass 2 (2013)
Kick-Ass 2 filmed all over Mississauga over a three-day period in 2012. In the trailer, you can see the bad guy living at the Doulton mansion just off Mississauga Road.
Fun Fact: A bunch of scenes, including the exploding NYPD, vehicle were shot on Appletree Lane in a neighbourhood near Derry and Mavis that can be seen in the trailer.
Movie Synopsis: Dave (Aaron Taylor-Johnson), aka Kick-Ass, and Mindy (Chloe Grace Moretz), aka Hit Girl, are trying to live as normal teenagers and briefly form a crime-fighting team. After Mindy is busted and forced to retire as Hit Girl, Dave joins a group of amateur superheroes led by Col. Stars and Stripes (Jim Carrey), a reformed mobster.
The 2014 reboot of the 80s classic action movie Robocop was directed by Jose Padilha and stars Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.
Fun Fact: The first day of filming happened in Mississauga at Mineola School in Port Credit.
Poltergeist (2015) - Locations undisclosed
Legendary filmmaker Sam Raimi and director Gil Kenan reimagine and contemporize the classic tale about a family whose suburban home is invaded by angry spirits. When the terrifying apparitions escalate their attacks and take the youngest daughter, the family must come together to rescue her.
Pixels (2015) - Locations undisclosed
A TV mechanic (Adam Sandler) a felon (Peter Dinklage) and a conspiracy theorist (Josh Gad) — all former videogame prodigies and childhood pals of the president — are recruited to help save the country.
Regression (2015) - Locations undisclosed
A father is accused of a crime he has no memory of committing starring Emma Watson and Ethan Hawke.