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Round Rock, Texas

Frequently Asked Questions | Moving to Round Rock TX

Welcome to Round Rock!

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Round Rock, Texas is vibrant, active, and growing community. Round Rock isn’t just a suburb of Austin.. It’s a city filled with tech giants, movie stars, professional sports, and miles of hiking and biking trails. We’ve put together some frequently asked questions about moving to Round Rock Texas. If you don’t see your question here, please feel free to ask in the comment section or contact us.

Which movies have been made in Round Rock?

Friday the 13th Barn Round Rock Texas2009 – Friday the 13th 

Some of the scary scenes were filmed at this beautiful barn, which is, believe it or not, right next to the Dell Diamond, home of the Round Rock Express. Starring Danielle Panabaker, Jared Padalecki. Directed by Marcus Nispel.

2006 – Idiocracy

Starring Luke Wilson, Maya Rudolph, Terry Crews. Directed by Mike Judge.

2006 – Friday Night Lights

Starring Connie Britton, Kyle Chandler, Taylor Kitsch.

2002 – The Rookie

The fictional Hurham Bulls home stadium was the Dell Diamond, home of the Round Rock Express. Starring Dennis Quaid. Directed by John Lee Hancock

2000 – Miss Congeniality

While the movie is set in New York and San Antonio, much of the film was shot in the Austin area, including an old Samsung office at the Round Rock/Austin border that stood in as FBI headquarters. That was convenient for Sandra Bullock – she lives in west Austin. Starring Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, William Shatner. Directed by Donald Petrie.

1984 – Blood Simple

Starring John Getz, Frances McDormand. Directed by Joel and Ethan Coen

1974 – The Texas Chainsaw Massacre

The original location of the film’s shoot was on Quick Hill Road just outside of Round Rock, south of where La Frontera and SH-45 N is today. The house used for the shoot has since been restored and moved to Kingsland, Texas. Starring Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger. Directed by Tobe Hooper.

Other films made near Round Rock include: In Pflugerville -The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, What’s Eating Gilbert Grape, The Big Green, The Newton Boys, Secondhand Lions, Transformers: Age of Extinction. In Hutto – “From Dusk Till Dawn,” Season 1, 25th Hour