Questions tagged [film-location]

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Which real British railway station features in the 1961 film The Rebel (US title: Call Me Genius) starrring Tony Hancock?

In the 1961 British film The Rebel (US title: Call Me Genius), Tony Hancock's character leaves his bowler-hatted life in a London office for the life of an artist in Paris. Before his decision to ...
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Where was “City Lights” shot?

I watched City Lights, a very famous film by Charlie Chaplin. Where was the film shooting done? Is there any chance it was Lindsay street, Newmarket, Calcutta [kolkata]?
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Where was Hotel Scene Shot in “On My Way?”

In the 2013 French film with Catherine Deneuve, there's a part of the film set in a beautiful hotel situated on a lake. Catherine Deneuve's character goes there with her grandson and meets up with ...
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What city does “Twice Upon a Time” take place in?

I've started a French show called "Il Était Une Seconde Fois" or "Twice Upon a Time" in English. I can't tell in which city the action takes place. Any idea?
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Where is episode S16E13 of Power Rangers Jungle Fury filmed?

In the Power Rangers Jungle Fury episode "Ghost of a Chance" (S16E13), the rangers travel to the spirit world to train with fallen masters. The setting for the spirit world is very beautiful, and ...
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Interior of lighthouses in Shutter Island and The Lighthouse

In Shutter Island (2010) there is a lighthouse. Although the location of the exterior is explained in standard movie location websites, I could not find an explanation for the interior having an ...
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Where is this location in Mr. Robot? [closed]

In the final episode of Mr. Robot, just after Elliot says goodbye to Darlene, a long shot establishes what struck me personally as quite a beautiful-looking location: Whereabouts is this location in ...
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What is this Northern British location in the opening scene of West is West?

In West is West, the 2010 sequel to Ayub Khan Din's East is East, the opening shot is a long-shot of a Northern British town's alleyway (don't think it can be considered a gennel?): Is there any ...
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What New York building does Spider-Man glide through in Far From Home?

At the end of Far From Home, Peter is shown swinging through New York, and wearing the gliding suit he got from Tony Stark, glides towards a building that seems to have a completely open centre such ...
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Where was Camp David set up for The West Wing?

What location doubled as a stand-in for Camp David specifically for The West Wing's Season 6, Episode 2: The Birnam Wood? It appears to be an outdoor location and not a closed set, hence the question.
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Bullfighting is banned in Barcelona?

In the movie credits to Sean Penn's The Gunman (2015), it reads "Barcelona is an anti-bullfighting city and no bullfighting has taken place in the city since 2011". In the movie the climactic scene ...
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Where was “An Elephant Sitting Still” filmed?

I’m curious about where the movie An Elephant Sitting Still (2018) was made. Do you know in which Chinese city was the movie filmed?
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In Operation Market Garden, why didn't airplanes scout for Germans along the road, rather than rely on purple smoke?

In 59:05/2:56:12 of A Bridge Too Far (1977), German artillery raze at least 5 UK tanks, but I'm surmising from (erstwhile) Lt Col J.O.E. Vandeleur (portrayed by Michael Caine)'s order to fire purple ...
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Is the cinema from Adaline real?

In the movie Age of Adaline, the main character takes Ellis on a date to an old warehouse in San Francisco, which used to be a drive-in cinema in the 30s. She tells a story about it and shows how ...
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Where was The West Wing shot?

Where was the series 'The West Wing' shot ? Was it a replica set of the White House made elsewhere? And episodes where they show the presidential motorcade traveling through Times Square in NYC ...
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Why was “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie” (1995) Filmed in Sydney, Australia?

I wonder why the 1995 Action Film Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was Filmed in Sydney, Australia (standing in for Angel Grove, California). I mean, various Sydney Landmarks can be seen throughout the ...
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Where does No. 6 go with his car in the title sequence?

The title/opening sequence of The Prisoner has McGoohan's character - No. 6 - drive his car into some parking garage near the British Parliament building (IIANM). Was that garage really located there ...
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What show was 007 attending at the pyramids?

In the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me, what show was that that 007 attended by the pyramids? Was/is that a real production that tourists could/can attend? Or was that all for the sake of the ...
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What is the place shown in the opening scene of Hillary's America?

At the beginning of the movie "Hillary's America" the narrator walks into a visitor's center which apparently is associated with the Democratic National Committee somehow, and within this hall is ...
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What's the name of the City where “Garfield” takes place?

I wonder what's the name of the City where the 2004 Film "Garfield" takes place. It's never said in the Film but it looks like Los Angeles. Also, I recognized the Train Station from the Film as "Union ...
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Why was “Superman Returns” filmed in Sydney, Australia? [closed]

Is there a specific reason why Superman Returns was shot in Sydney, Australia? You can tell because some locations are obviously Sydney, Australia.
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What is the filming location of the Mercian mausoleum in “The Profit and the Loss”?

In the Vikings episode "The Profit and the Loss" King Ecbert meets Prince Wicksten in a royal Mercian mausoleum. What real-world location(s) were used when filming the exterior and interior? Or were ...
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Why is Atlanta Georgia becoming the new Hollywood?

I have been noticing more and more that a lot of movies have been filmed in Atlanta Georgia and that many still continue to be filmed there. Is the city just becoming even more popular than usual or ...
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What is the interior location where Spectre has its board meeting?

In Spectre (2015), there is a meeting of the board of Spectre chaired by Blofeld. When Bond approaches the exterior it is clearly Blenheim Palace. The meeting in the interior, which features a ...
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Do establishing shots require a property owner's permission?

A recent story on the sale of the Brady Bunch house got me thinking about other famous fictional residences, such as stately Wayne Manor in the Batman TV series, the apartment buildings in Seinfeld ...
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Filming locations for Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home

IMDB lists numerous filming locations for various scenes in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Not explicitly listed are scenes set aboard the USS Enterprise (the aircraft carrier CVN 65). Of specific ...
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Is this balcony with a protruding gargoyle a real place?

I have seen the below balcony in many movies. Is it an actual place? Where is it? In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows: In Men in Black 3:
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Was there a real city on which the movie Nightmare on Elm Street was based?

Where was the house on Elm street filmed in the A Nightmare on Elm Street and what city was it supposed to be in the movie? This part of the film was that supposed to look like the 60s is a clue in ...
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What is the name of the real samurai village tourist attraction in Kyoto?

In the film Uzumasa Limelight, the protagonist takes a job at a samurai village tourist attraction, presumably in Kyoto where the story is based. I'm pretty sure this place exists in the real world. ...
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Where did Morra go for a holiday?

In this movie Limitless, Morra was invited by a group of friends to a tropical country where he drives a Maserati and jumps off a cliff. Where did he visit?
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Is “Locked Up Abroad” filmed at real locations?

The show Locked Up Abroad features realistic scenes of foreign jails and police stations in dangerous countries like Venezuela. I know it is expensive to film on location, and getting a film crew into ...
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In Arrow S5E11 do they use Seattle as background

At 31 minutes and 15 seconds there is a shot of what apears to be the Seattle Space Needle all lit up blue. Is this actually the Space Needle?
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Where was the picnic/fishing scene in the movie “Three Billboards…” filmed?

I recently watched the movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and what a fantastic movie. There's a scene in the movie where Woody Harrelson, his wife, and kids go out for a picnic and camp ...
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Where was this scene from Revenant filmed?

Does anybody know where this movie scene was filmed? It's from the first 5 mins. It looks amazing how it is a forest with a creek running through.
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Has there ever been a live-action movie that takes place entirely underwater?

Have there been any movies that take place entirely underwater? It looks like it is a rare kind of film that takes place entirely underwater because all the water/underwater-themed movies I've seen ...
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What's the building Harold Meachum lives atop?

Harold Meachum lives in an upper floor of an iconic Art Deco building--so described by Joy--in Manhattan. What real-life building is used in the exterior shots?
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Did they build a helipad just for the movie?

There is a nice featurette of the new movie The Last Jedi from the Star Wars franchise. One shot (1:32) shows a helipad in the background. Did they build a helipad just for the movie and where is the ...
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Where was the film “The Color of Paradise (original Rang-e khoda)” made?

Where was the film The Color of Paradise (original Rang-e khoda) made? I'm interested in which regions of Iran this film was shot.
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Where was the Caretaker's farm scenes filmed for “Star Trek: Voyager”?

In Star Trek Voyager's pilot episode "Caretaker", the crew of the Voyager is transferred to a holographic simulation of a farm. I could not find any information about the filming location of the farm ...
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Where was Jefferson Institute footage filmed? [closed]

Where were Jefferson Institute in the movie Coma from 1978 filmed in Massachusetts?
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How often do Bad Robot television series reuse sets/filming locations for completely different in-universe locations? [closed]

As per recent television standards, and by recent I mean in the last 25 years or so, how often will an earlier Bad Robot TV series (everything but LOST, because they re-used the Island/beach locations ...
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How do film producers and crews film movies based on entire or just a proportion of towns and cities (real cities and towns)?

This has baffled me as to what film producers do to film a movie or an episode based on an entire city. Examples of this is as seen in the movie Day after tommorrow where a tsunami hits the city ...
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Where was this Old Amsterdam commercial filmed, exactly?

This commercial for Old Amsterdam was obviously shot in Amsterdam. Where was it shot exatcly?
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At end of Not Fade Away (2012), is that Sunset Boulevard?

The end of writer-director David Chase's film Not Fade Away has the character Evelyn (Meg Guzulescu) dancing on an L.A.-area boulevard. I assume this is Sunset Boulevard, can anyone confirm? (It's a ...
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Does the university from “Crimson Rivers” actually exist?

Does the university from "The Crimson Rivers" actually exist? The Wikipedia site mentions only "Guernon" in the French Alpes but a Google search did not help. Is there an actual university in the ...
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Why Kilimanjaro song not shot at Mt Kilimanjaro location?

This song is from the Indian movie Enthiran (aka Robot). The title of the song is Kilimanjaro, which is the name of a mountain on the continent of Africa. However, the song was shot at Machu Picchu ...
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Where is this shot of Takodana taken from?

I was watching The Force Awakens and got to the bit where the Millennium Falcon comes swooping into Takodana. I have a very strong suspicion that I know this skyline, particularly this hills in the ...
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Filming Locations of The Space Between Us

I was looking at the movie The Space Between Us, and on some of the aerial shots, there is a beautiful scenery of dark green and yellow trees. I've looked at the Filming Locations in IMDb and other ...
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Why was “The Most Terrible Time in my Life” filmed in Taiwan?

edit: I've just read that Silence (2016) was also filmed in Taiwan. A screen shot of the trailer of the film The Most Terrible Time of my Life (1993), (Japanese: Waga jinsei saiaku no toki, 我が人生最悪の時) ...
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Where exactly in Italy to where in Russia is the train going?

In the film Stalingrad (1993), where exactly are they passing while on the the train in one scene here? It is supposed to be in Italy, going to Russia. Where exactly in Italy to where exactly in ...