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Which Atlanta-filmed movies are up for 2017 People's Choice Awards?

The People's Choice Awards are coming up at 9 p.m. Jan. 18 on CBS. As the name suggests, you choose the winners.

Whoever prevails, chances are strong that Atlanta-filmed projects and entertainers who have shot motion pictures here will share in the glory. Here's a look at the Atlanta connections among this year's film and motion-picture actor/actress nominees:

"Captain America: Civil War," the Marvel blockbuster that was headquartered at Pinewood Studios and filmed in downtown Atlanta, a Midtown church and a Buckhead restaurant among other locations, is up for favorite movie and favorite action movie.

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Kevin Hart, who filmed "Ride Along 2" in Atlanta, Tom Hanks, who shot "Sully" here Robert Downey Jr. ("Captain America: Civil War") are up for favorite actor.

Ice Cube, left, and Kevin Hart, right, pose on the red carpet for the premier of comedy action film "Ride Along," at the Atlantic Station Regal Theater in Atlanta Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. Photo: Akili-Casundria Ramsess for the AJC

Jennifer Lawrence, who filmed "Passengers" here, Melissa McCarthy, whose locally shot "The Boss" is just the most recent movie to film in Atlanta (past ones include "Identity Thief" and just-finished "Life of the Party") and Scarlett Johansson ("Captain America: Civil War"), are up for favorite actress.

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Melissa McCarthy suits up for soccer on "Life of the Party" set

Chris Evans, who starred in "Captain America: Civil War" as well as "The Gift," which filmed on the Georgia coast; Liam Hemsworth, the hunky star of three "Hunger Games" series movies that filmed here and Downey are up for favorite action movie actor.

PHOTO: Yes, Robert Downey Jr. wore his fanny pack to the Buckhead Diner

Lawrence, Johansson, Shailene Woodley, star of the "Divergent" series movies that filmed here, and Zoe Saldana, a star of locally filmed "Guardians of the Galaxy 2," are up for favorite action movie actress.

Zoe Saldana posted this super cute photo of her twins when they visited her on the "Guardians" set!

"Neighbors 2" Sorority Rising," which filmed in Atlanta, is up for favorite comedic movie.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Zac Efron, who starred in the "Baywatch" adaptation that filmed in the Georgia coast, are up for best comedic movie actor. The Rock also starred in several locally filmed "Fast and Furious" franchise movies here and just wrapped the "Juamanji" reboot. Efron has been in Atlanta and elsewhere in Georgia for "Dirty Grandpa." Ryan Gosling, who filmed "The Nice Guys" here, Chris Hemsworth, who had a memorable role in "Dumb and Dumber 2" and Kevin Hart are all up for favorite comedic movie actor.

Zac Efron posted this photo of his insanely perfect body from the "Baywatch" set

Anna Kendrick and Melissa McCarthy are up for favorite comedic movie actress.

The locally filmed faith-based movie "Miracles from Heaven," starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah, is up for favorite dramatic movie, as is "Sully," starring Tom Hanks as the heroic pilot who landed a plane on the Hudson River, saving all aboard.

These photos of Tom Hanks and Clint Eastwood hanging out at Meehan's in downtown Atlanta are everything

PHOTOS: See Queen Latifah and Jennifer Garner filming "Miracles from Heaven" in downtown Atlanta

Ben Affleck, whose local work includes "The Accountant" and "Live By Night," and Hanks are up for favorite dramatic actor.

Amy Adams, who filmed "Trouble With the Curve" here and metro Atlanta native Julia Roberts, who was back for locally filmed "Mother's Day," are up for favorite dramatic actress.

Julia Roberts had a special Atlanta homecoming while she was in town for "Mother's Day"

Denzel Washington, who starred in locally filmed "Flight" and "Glory" and who was just here for an Atlanta premiere of "Fences," is up for favorite movie icon. Also up for that honor are Morehouse man Samuel L. Jackson, who filmed "The Cell" here; Tom Cruise, who filmed "American Made" (known during production as "Mena"), in metro Atlanta and Hanks are all up for favorite movie icon.

Photo: Armani Martin









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