South Florida is a film maker’s paradise. The terrain there includes wild swamps full of prehistoric looking animals, rich metropolises along the beach, deep lakes, and even lush tropical forests. It is for that reason that many directors have chosen to shoot movies in South Florida.
South Beach’s unmistakably unique style, known as Art Deco, turns 35 on the historic registry this month.
Actor Steven Bauer, best known for his role as Manny Ribera in the 1983 film Scarface, bonded out of jail after he was arrested on an old outstanding warrant.
Some of the best movies in cinema history have been set in South Florida. Movies include: Scarface, The Godfather, Part II, Caddyshack, There’s Something About Mary, and Porky’s.
Al Pacino says he got burned while making “Scarface.” Pacino relayed the experience during a discussion with “Scarface” co-stars Steven Bauer, Robert Loggia and F. Murray Abraham and producer Martin Bregman at a party Tuesday heralding the film’s Blu-ray release.