After 'Rain Man,' Hollywood flooded Cincinnati. A quarter-century later, the current has shifted

Filmmakers eyeing budgets along with aesthetics

A quarter-century ago, "Rain Man" took home four Oscars and shined a spotlight on what Hollywood could accomplish in this part of the country. More than 30 big-budget films have since been filmed in Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati.

Today, it takes more than pretty hills and buildings to compete for the business of big-budget films. Become a WCPO Insider to trace the memories of people who worked behind the scenes of Cincinnati's most iconic films and learn how locals are staying one step ahead to keep Hollywood looking here.

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