Have you ever thought about how many movies in Hollywood have land surveyors in them as the primary character?

Land Surveyors In Movies and TV 

Think about it!  What do Indiana Jones, Abraham Lincoln, Walt Disney and NASCAR have in common? Surveying!


Movies With or About Land Surveyors

George Lutz in Amityville Horror

Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Ark
Brad Pitt in Seven Years in Tibet
Ralph Fiennes in The English Patient
Nigel Stock in The Great Escape
Charles Bronson in Death Wish
Hugh Grant in The Englishman who Went up a Hill but Came Down a Mountain
Val Kilmer in The Ghost in the Darkness
John Wayne in the Fighting Kentuckian
Close Encounters of the Third Kind
Naomi Nishida in My Secret Place
Robert Young in Western Union
Charlton Heston in the Ten Commandments
Wyatt Earp with Dennis Quad and Kevin Costner
The Color Purple with Danny Glover and Whoopi Goldberg
Patrick Bergin in Map of the Human Heart
Far and Away with Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
Oscar and Lucinda with Cate Blanchett and Ralph Fiennes
Cary Grant in The Howards of Virginia

Do you know of any other movies with Land Surveyor Characters in them? Are they portrayed in a truthful light?

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  • In the movie " Colombiana", the main role actress Cataleya goes to a Louisiana land surveyor and threatens him for the floor plans of Don Luis' mansion.

    I didn't know County surveyors have access to building floor plans!

  • Land Surveyor

    "Without Name" , the surveying parts are real cheesy.

    The lost city of "Z".


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    just added a new category to our Videos called Surveyors in Film

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    The Rifleman S2 E14 "Surveyors"

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