‘Favorite San Juan County Movie’ GIVEAWAY!

Utah's Canyon Country T-shirt & 2012 Utah Scenic Calendar

We’d like to hear from you….

In keeping with the movie/film theme of our last blog post, leave a comment telling us the name of your favorite movie or TV show that was filmed in San Juan County, Utah and you’ll be entered to win the Utah prize package pictured above.  Package includes a San Juan County- Utah’s Canyon Country T-shirt with an image of Monument Valley on the back (available sizes are S, M, L, & 2XL) and a 2012 scenic calendar from the Utah Office of Tourism that’s full of amazing pictures that are sure to inspire you to start planning your next vacation to our beautiful state!

Want to enter, but have absolutely no idea what movies have been filmed here?  Click this link to our last blog entry- ‘Film History of San Juan County, Utah’ for some ideas!

This contest will run until 12:00pm (noon) MST December 15, 2011 and the winner will be selected at random.  The winner’s name will be announced both on this blog, and on our facebook page, so be sure to watch for your name!  *In our last contest we never heard back from one of our winners- we can’t send you your prize if we can’t contact you!

We have two more giveaways coming up in the next couple weeks and we’ll be posting info and links on our Utah’s Canyon Country facebook page, so be sure to ‘like’ us so you don’t miss out!

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18 Responses to ‘Favorite San Juan County Movie’ GIVEAWAY!

  1. Jessica Schauf says:

    Back to the Future (3) is my favorite movie filmed in San Juan County. I loved the series so much I named my kid Emmett after Doc. Brown.

  2. Chef Schauf says:

    This is a tough one. First off, who would name their kid after a movie anyways, really? That’s creative. If Emmett Otter’s Jub Band Christmas was filmed in San Juan County I would pick that one. Best movie ever. I’m gonna rule out Back to the Future III, just cause. So, I’m left with Forrest Gump or Wiley Coyote and Road Runner….hmmmm? After a movie….that’s silly….next we’ll be calling babies Puss N Boots. I’m going with Forrest Gump.

  3. Sandy says:

    It has to be Thelma and Louise! I didn’t realize the famous jump off the cliff was filmed in San JuanCcounty. I always associated Dead Horse Point with Moab…until now! =)

  4. Clarence says:

    National Lampoon’s Vacation without a doubt! I miss those Griswold vacations.

  5. Raymond Takiue says:

    As a youngster, I watched John Wayne in the Searchers and I really enjoyed the background a lot. Fort Apache, another favorite and little did I know that these were filmed in a real area till I visited Utah. Now, I am more intrigued with the background and I really enjoy reruns and Netflix.

  6. Alene Nielsen says:

    My favorite move that was filmed in San Juan County is “Forest Gump”. I didn’t realize some of it was filmed in Utah.

  7. Mary says:

    My all-time favorite has to be Forest Gump, and recently I visited the area where it was filmed!

  8. Jared Hillhouse says:

    Has to be Forrest Gump!!! Lots of inspiration when he was running through Monument Valley and I was really excited when I moved to the area and found the Highway and could visualize him running there. I still like to drive down that road and picture it when I am passing through there.

  9. Kristen Thayn says:

    I can not drive the stretch of hwy 191 without quoting Forrest Gump. Great flick.

  10. Lynne Shumway says:

    My favorite is a John Wayne film, “She Wore A Yellow Ribbon ” . My father in law was the pony express rider and his son, my husband, now works as a postal carrier. My how their mode of transportation has changed. Good flick! Check it out!!!

  11. Dallas Peterson says:

    Thelma and Louise! Great movie

  12. Jessica McFarland says:

    I love Forrest Gump!!! It has to be my favorite, but there are a lot of good ones that were filmed around here!

  13. Glen Hampton says:

    ‘How the West Was Won’ is what I say, it’s more than just a few scenes in San Juan county.

  14. Vickie Rectenwald says:

    My favorite movie filmed in this area is Thelma and Louise, although Back To the Future III is a very close second. A beautiful area I hope to spend more time in someday!

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  16. Sarah says:

    My husband and I love the searchers!!

  17. Allison says:

    And our winner is…. Glen Hampton!
    Congratulations Glen! Please e-mail us at info@utahscanyoncountry.com to claim your prize! Be sure to give us your full name and mailing address, along with your preference of T-shirt size: (S, M, L, or 2XL)

    Thank you to EVERYONE for entering! We have another giveaway starting tomorrow, so don’t forget to check back for another chance to win some more cool Utah goodies!

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