Where Was Samaritan Filmed? Discover Where the Action-Packed Film Was Shot

The universe of superhero movies is loved by most of us. Most superhero movies remind us of Marvel movies. In most of the Marvel movies, there are heavy elements of science fiction being put to use, and the superheroes are extraordinary in their strengths and powers. They are entertaining and bring out the best of our emotions. Some of the Marvel movies even have a cathartic sort of effect. Besides these superhero movies, other superhero movies may not include heroes from Marvel, but they include someone who will win your heart like all the others. You will probably find some similarities between this hero, whom we are going to talk about, and Matt Murdock from the first half of Daredevil. 

The film that will be under our observation is Samaritan. Samaritan is a superhero movie, but it is very different from the usual Marvel superhero movies. Although there is science fiction, unlike the Marvel universe, there is no heavy usage of science fiction, it is mostly action-packed. There is a superhero who has immense power and strength that makes him unique and extraordinary. Samaritan was filmed in interesting locations. After watching the film, many people have wanted to know more about the filming locations of the film which has brought me to write this article. 

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Where Was Samaritan Filmed?

Yes, we will talk about the film, but before jumping right into the film, let us get to know where the film was shot. Initially, the filming of the film was supposed to start in the year 2020. However, as we all know, during that year, the filming of many films and series was kept on hold due to the lockdowns that were happening all around the world following the pandemic. Hence, the filming of the film began later when lockdowns were called off by the government of the United States of America. 

For the filming location of the movie, the director and the producers chose the state of Georgia. Filming mainly occurred in the city of Atlanta which they found apt and perfectly suitable for the filming of such a superhero film. Locations like the Walden Building and Auburn Avenue were used for filming.

The cold weather of Atlanta provided a suitable atmosphere for shooting Samaritan. Fight scenes were fought in the areas mentioned above. Everything about Atlanta was catering to the requirements of the film. Hence, it can be concluded that Atlanta, Georgia formed a perfect location for the filming of the movie. 

Samaritan Story

The story of the film Samaritan revolves mainly around Joe Smith and Sam who is only 13. According to the legends of the locality in the film, somebody named Samaritan existed. He used to protect people from the evils of society. However, Samaritan had an enemy. The enemy was no one else but his twin brother who went by the name of Nemesis. 

One day, Nemesis and Samaritan had a fight, and as a result, both the brothers died, and nobody got to hear anything about them. However, people still believe that Samaritan is still alive and he is waiting for the correct time to unveil his identity to the common people once again. 

After years, the story focuses on Sam, the thirteen-year-old boy who has to work to help his family. Sam gets involved with a gang, and he gets threatened by some of the members of the gang. He was on the verge of getting killed, when his neighbor, Joe Smith saves him. This incident makes Sam believe that Samaritan is alive and Joe is hiding his identity as the real Samaritan. Is Sam correct? Well, you will have to watch the movie to know so. 

Samaritan Cast and Crew

The cast of Samaritan stars Sylvester Stallone, Javon ‘Wanna’ Walton, Pilou Asbaek, Dascha Polanco, and Moises Arias. 

The film is based on the novel Samaritan written by Bragi Schut, Marc Olivent, and Renzo Podesta. The film has been directed by Julius Avery and produced by Sylvester Stallone and Braden Aftergood. 

The film was released on 26th August 2022 in the United States of America. 

FAQS About Samaritan?

1. Is Samaritan based on a real story?

No, Samaritan is based on a novel of the same name by Bragi Schut, Marc Olivent, and Renzo Podesta. 

2. Who plays the role of Joe Smith?

The role of Joe Smith has been played by Sylvester Stallone. 

3. How long is Samaritan?

The film is a 1 hour 40 mins long approximately. 

4. Is Joe Smith related to Sam?

No, Joe Smith is Sam’s neighbor. 

5. Where was Samaritan filmed?

Samaritan was filmed in the state of Georgia, focusing on Atlanta. 

6. Where to watch Samaritan?

You can watch Samaritan on Amazon Prime

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