Set in Colonial America, three trappers protect a British Colonel’s daughters in the midst of the French and Indian War in the film adaptation of the James Fenimore Cooper novel. Academy Award-winner Daniel Day Lewis shines as Hawkeye, a settler adopted by the Mohican tribe. Asheville and the surrounding mountains play a large role in the Last of the Mohicans, featuring locations like Biltmore Estate, the Blue Ridge Parkway, Chimney Rock, Linville Falls and Table Rock Mountain, among many others. During the summers, Chimney Rock park plays the film on the rock itself.
Filmed In: Asheville, Blue Ridge, Burke County, North Cove and Weaverville, North Carolina.
If You Like: Cold Mountain, Gone with the Wind