Here we look at 12 of the best.
1. Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire, 2005
The spectacular white cliffs of Seven Sisters, between Seaford and Eastbourne in East Sussex, feature in this Harry Potter film. Pictured: Actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint at the premiere in New York in 2005. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
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2. The Da Vinci Code, 2006
Shoreham Airport has been used many times over the years for films, with its art-deco terminal building utilized in a night shoot for the scenes at Le Bourget Airport in this particular film.
3. Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, 2008
Teenager Georgia Nicolson keeps a diary leading up to her perfect birthday party, the search for the perfect boyfriend, and learning how to 'snog'. Location filming took place over a two-week period in and around Brighton and Eastbourne. Actress Georgia Groome, Director Gurinder Chadha and her two children and Aaron Johnson at the film premiere.
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4. Brighton Rock, 2010
This remake, which features Dame Helen Mirren, was largely filmed in Eastbourne, with Eastbourne Pier standing in for Brighton Pier, and at Beachy Head. Dame Helen Mirren poses on a 1950s scooter Brighton Rock' at London's Leicester Square
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