When it comes to HOLLYWOOD, the great State of Idaho may not be the first place that comes to mind. We here in Idaho love and understand our state-- but for the most part, few do the way that we do.

Despite the fact that Idaho rarely gets any love on the big screen, plenty of BIG movies have been shot here: 

Did You Know These 15 Big Movies Were Shot in the State of Idaho?

Idaho has everything a filmmaker could want to use in their films: mountains, whitewater, dusty back roads, farms, lava flows and quaint towns. These are some of the films that took advantage of that!

Out of all of these, Napoleon Dynamite is our favorite, without a doubt. 

So what's with this buzz online about the movie which is now over a decade old? It seems that a documentary of sorts has surfaced and it offers a behind-the-scenes look to a movie that captured the hearts of Idahoans.

It's called "On Location Napoleon Dynamite" and it walks viewers through the making of some of the movie's most iconic scenes. It's a really intimate look at just how crucial the directors were in tweaking every single interaction and scene. It's obvious that without these fine-detailed coaching moments, Napoleon wouldn't have been the character that we instantly fell in love with.

Just these screengrabs make us smile! 

Behind The Scenes of Napoleon Dynamite

If you have ever watched the "Director's Cut" of your favorite show or movie, you know how insightful seeing "the process" is, behind the scenes. Now, a behind the scenes look at Napoleon Dynamite has surfaced and the internet is in love! Check out some highlights and the video itself, below!

Interested in seeing the short-film for yourself? Check it out, below: 

 

15 Times Boise Was a Major Plot Point in Your Favorite TV Series

Boise and Idaho in general has found themselves on TV a lot lately. Unfortunately, it's usually for something in the news that makes Idaho look like the laughing stock of the United States or some tragic true crime story that happened within our borders. We decided to break it up a little bit and search for times where Boise was mentioned as a story line in some of your favorite fictional TV shows!

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