Unless you've been living under a rock for the past 20+ years, you know that plenty of Hollywood's greatest movies and tv shows have filmed practically right in our backyard. Like when Gilded Age was filmed right here in Albany, Cohoes, and Troy. Karolyi even posted some cool before and after shots of Troy locations they filmed at during Season 2 of the show. And who could forget about Salt, the movie where Angelina Jolie performed a shootout chase scene on I-787. Townsquare Media's own Brian Cody from WGNA's morning show has 10 unforgettable facts about this epic scene if you'd like to read more. Regardless of what show or movie it is, it's great to see your hometown on the big screen, but what about hearing its name come out of a famous actor's mouth? That's pretty satisfying if you ask me.

Now, if you're a true movie buff like me, then you love to tell your friends and family every annoyingly specific detail about what you're watching. It could be anything, like actors' personal information or the other shows and movies they've starred in. Well, have I got something else for you to add to that list! Here is my ranking of the top 10 times film and tv shows mentioned upstate NY:

The Top 10 Times The Capital Region Was Mentioned In TV and Film

For better or for worse, hearing the Capital Region being mentioned in tv and film can be hilarious. Check out our Top 10 favorite times the region was brought up in movies and shows.

Did you catch any of these references the first time around? Because I certainly didn't. On a completely unrelated note, if you need me, I'll be binge-watching the new shows I've added to my lists on various streaming services...

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