The Movies And TV Shows Filmed At The Hilltop

Not only are we famous for our meatloaf and pies, but our sweet little diner is a movie star. Check out the television and movie titles we’ve had the pleasure of being a part of.

12 Hours to Live (2006)

Stars: Ione Skye, Kevin Durand, Brittney Wilson

An FBI Agent must race against time to save the lives of two teens being held hostage by a dangerous gunman.

A Daughter’s Conviction (2006)

Stars: Brooke Nevin, Kate Jackson, Keegan Connor Tracy

Bates Motel, Season 2 Episode 2 (2013)


Stars: Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore, Max Thieriot, Nicola Peltz, Olivia Cooke

A modern re-imagining and prequel to the movie Psycho (1960). This story begins with the earlier years of a teenage Norman Bates and his mother Norma who live in an old house overlooking the adjoining motel which they are renovating. The house and hotel both come with secrets of their own as does the new town which the Bates’ now call home.

Butterfly Effect (2004)

Stars: Ashton Kutcher, Amy Smart, Melora Walters

A young man blocks out harmful memories of significant events of his life. As he grows up, he finds a way to remember these lost memories and a supernatural way to alter his life.

Damage (2009)

Stars: Stars: Steve Austin, Walton Goggins, Laura Vandervoort

An ex-con battles it out in the cage to pay for the operation that would save the daughter of his victim. Along the way he finds fatherly love, and friendship, in the most unlikely of places.

Doomsday Prophecy (2011)

Stars: Stars: Mathew Kevin Anderson, Jewel Staite, AJ Buckley, Alan Dale

Based on the 2012 end-of-world prophesy where two unlikely characters team up to solve a mystery that just might save the world.

Flash Gordon (2007-2008)

Stars: Eric Johnson, Gina Holden, Karen Cliche

Fringe (2008)

Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, Jasika Nicole

A television drama centered around a female FBI agent who is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Hard Ride To Hell (2010)

Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Laura Mennell, Brendan Penny

A group of family and friends on a camping trip through the Texas badlands are taken on a one-way ride to Hell after they inadvertently witness a ritual sacrifice at a deserted campsite.

Lost Behind Bars (2008)

Stars: Paget Brewster, Antonio Cupo, Meg Roe

A reporter tracing the effect of the death penalty stumbles across a murder mystery and a potentially innocent man set for execution.

Masters of Horror – The Damned Thing Season 2 (2005-2006)

Stars: Karen Austin, J. Winston Carroll, Miho Ninagawa

The Damned Thing is the apocalyptic tale of a monstrous force that devastates Sheriff Kevin Reddle’s family and his small Texas town. Sheriff Reddle thinks there is a connection between this mysterious, invisible force which made his father kill his mother back in 1981, and he sets out to uncover and stop the so-called “Damned Thing” before it decimates his whole town by forcing the residents to kill each other and themselves.

Motive (2013)


Stars: Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira, Brendan Penny

A feisty Vancouver homicide detective tracks down the most cunning of killers by trying to figure out the motive to the crime.

No Clue (2013)


Stars: Brent Butt, Amy Smart, David Koechner

A missing person, a beautiful dame, and a hard-boiled detective.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Super Natural (2005)


Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver

Two brothers follow their father’s footsteps as “hunters” fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

The Company You Keep (2012)

Stars: Robert Redford, Brit Marling, Stanley Tucci, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Anna Kendrick, Sam Elliott

A former Weather Underground activist goes on the run from a journalist who has discovered his identity.

The X Files (1993)(2012)

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi

Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Tin Man (2007)

Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Alan Cumming, Neal McDonough, Richard Dreyfuss

A re-imagining of L. Frank Baum’s classic “The Wizard of Oz.”

To The Mat (2011)

Stars: Laura Bell Bundy, Daniel Cudmore, Crystal Lowe, Ricky Schroder

Centers on a laid-back ex-wrestler who is trying to keep his family’s down-and-out southern wrestling school above water with the help of an uptight New York consultant.

Tornado Valley (2009)

Stars: Meredith Monroe, Cameron Bancroft, Pascale Hutton

Liz McAdams is haunted by the memories of a tornado that destroyed her home 25 years ago. Now a professional storm tracker, she and her family are in danger once again as another devastating twister rapidly gains momentum. Caught in the path of destruction, Liz and her estranged husband struggle to save those they love.

You Gotta Eat Here! Season 2, Episode 41

Star: John Catucci

YOU GOTTA EAT HERE is a celebration of great restaurants that are doing it right. John Catucci is a funny man who takes his food seriously. He’s on a quest for Canada’s most delicious, mouthwatering, over-the-top comfort food. He’s visiting great joints, greasy spoons, and legendary restaurants to taste the food that made them famous and to meet the colorful characters that make them institutions. John dives into the kitchens to find out what makes these signature recipes so damn good. Health food? Not on this show, baby. Bring on the cheese, bacon, and barbecue!