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Happy Monday: 14 Movies and TV Shows Set in Seattle That You May or May Not Remember

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It can be both fun and annoying as hell. Over the years there have been plenty of movies and TV shows set in Seattle, from Frazier, to Singles, to the Fabulous Baker Boys. Admittedly, not all of them have done a very accurate job portraying our hometown. But still, that doesn't mean there's not at least a small amount of intrigue in seeing the city you know intimately captured on the big screen (or, in the case of TV shows, the small screen).

Because it's Monday morning and the last thing we want to do is actually get to work, here's a collection of movies and TV shows set in Seattle that at least one person on the Seattle Weekly's staff knows and loves.

Or hates. Or kind of remembers. Or whatever.

Ten Things I Hate About You

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Starring Julia Stiles, the since-deceased Heath Ledger, and the pre-indie-chic Joseph Gordon Levitt, if you grew up in the South Sound during a certain era, like I did, there's at least one acting-type you went to high school with that's an extra in this movie. That can be both entertaining and somewhat irritating, depending on the extra and your experience in high school. Speaking of high school, Tacoma's iconic Stadium High is where much of this movie's action takes place. Sadly, however, Grit City is never mentioned, and the postcard locales are all attributed to Seattle. Figures.

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Firewall

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Harrison Ford plays a security specialist forced by devious criminals to help them steal $100 million from a bank he's protecting. Not sure what's more annoying, Harrison Ford or this film's ridiculous plot. OH WAIT! It's definitely Harrison Ford.

Frasier

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Gwendolyn Elliott, who sits across from me here at Seattle Weekly headquarters, says she's watched a lot of Frasier. She points out that although you can see the Space Needle from Dr. Frasier Crane's apartment, based on where that apartment is supposed to be located in Seattle you shouldn't be able to see the Space Needle at all. Amazingly, I don't hold any of this against her.

Grey's Anatomy

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Admission: I've never seen Grey's Anatomy. That said, it doesn't take an expert to know Patrick Dempsey is dreamy. Am I right?

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It Happened at the World's Fair

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What happened at the World's Fair, you ask? Elvis got fat and died on the toilet? Nope, that came later. In 1962 he was still on top of the world.

Love Happens

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Has Jennifer Aniston ever made a bad movie? I think not.

The Ring

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The legend of a cursed videotape causes Naomi Watts and a cast of no-names to make a movie of debatable merit set in Seattle. Surely we call recall this happening.

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Say Anything

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The image of John Cusack with a boombox hoisted above his head is burned into our collective consciousness for good reason. It's movies like this that make it slightly more difficult to hold Cameron Crowe's later work against him.

Secret Agent Cody Banks

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Has Frankie Muniz ever made a bad movie? I think not.

Singles

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Why Eddie Vedder didn't win an Oscar for his portrayal Citizen Dick's drummer is beyond me. Also, Mike Seely hates this movie.

The Fabulous Baker Boys

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Speaking of Seely, if you were to ask him, he'd tell you 1989's The Fabulous Baker Boys is the quintessential Seattle movie. Starring Jeff and Beau Bridges, it's tough to argue with Seely ... at least when he's in the room, because he's so damn passionate about it.

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Weeds

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Remember when the plot of the TV show Weeds took it to Seattle? Yeah, me neither, because I stopped watching after things got totally, totally ridiculous.

WarGames

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The classic Matthew Broderick flick from 1983 was filmed in Seattle. Never has the Cold War been so traditionally handsome.

Sleepless in Seattle

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Has Tom Hanks every made a bad movie that doesn't include a volleyball as a main character? I think not.

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