Questions tagged [film-location]

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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 Outisde 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 on ...
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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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A movie that takes place entirely underwater [closed]

Preamble: This is not a recommendation question. It is a cinema history question. Have there been any movies that take place entirely underwater? Criteria: a feature film no above-the-surface scene ...
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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 ...
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Have more western movies had scenes filmed in Russia since the end of the Cold War?

I noticed that the 2008 Get Smart film had some of its scenes in Russia (and the US). Is this something that's more common after the end of the Cold War compared to during the Cold War? As a side ...
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Is Lilo and Stitch set in a real city?

Having visited Kauai on multiple occasions and driven to pretty much every town on island, I am wondering if the town Lilo and Nani live in has ever been identified. In some ways it reminds me of ...
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In Crashing, is that really Sarah Silverman's house?

Many elements of HBO's Crashing are authentic: Artie Lange is a New York comedian and we see him making his own jokes during stand up. Artie Lange has a podcast, and would talk with another New York ...
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What is the art gallery where Fred and Leo meet in Humans 1.7?

In episode 7, season 1, of Humans, Leo and Fred meet in an unusual art gallery: What gallery is it and where is it located?
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What’s up with the weird therapy room in “The Six Thatchers”?

At the end of The Six Thatchers, Sherlock is having a therapy session. We get two angles at the room in which this is happening: Unless I am very much mistaken, this suggests the following layout of ...
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Where is that house with amazing lakeview from HBO's Band Of Brothers? [closed]

Is it a private property if not can you visit to look at the view? [The house with the view I'm talking about]
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Unusual parking garage elevator in opening scene of The Driver (1978)

In the opening scene of the 1978 film The Driver, Ryan O'Neal's character (the eponymous driver) rides an unusual and rather dangerous-looking elevator in a multi-storey parking garage. The elevator ...
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Where was the song Dil Dhoondhta Hai from the film Mausam filmed? [closed]

I am curious where the song Dil Dhoondhta Hai from the film Mausam was filmed. I saw this thread but am still curious for a more accurate answer.
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Were any scenes in Rogue One filmed in Tikal?

In Star Wars Episode IV, the scenes featuring the Rebel Base on Yavin IV were filmed at the historic Mayan site of Tikal, in Guatemala. Scenes at the same base appear in Rogue One; were these shot ...
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Is Darth Vader's castle on Mustafar in Rogue One?

In Rogue One, Darth Vader is introduced in what looks to be a castle (or lair) sitting atop a river of lava. The location looks to be the same planet where Vader was deformed in Revenge of the Sith - ...
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Why film in Canada when there's plenty of land in Montana?

The movie Legends Of The Fall (1994) is set in Montana, yet it was filmed entirely in Canada. There's plenty of land in Montana, and that was supposed to be the setting, so why would they film it in ...
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Was the final shot of Halt and Catch Fire S3/Ep8 done with a green screen?

Specifically, that incredible dolly zoom where a broken Joe MacMillan stands at the base of the Golden Gate Bridge. The reason I ask is the background with the bridge looks too perfect, but on the ...
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What is that famous diner from When Harry Met Sally?

I've seen movies that take it to another level by doing scenes in real restaurants. But I was wondering where this scene took place in. It doesn't look like a movie set. So I'm assuming it happened ...
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How do you define that a movie is “American”?

Consider The Dark Knight. It has listed "Country: USA | UK" and "Language: English | Mandarin", with filming locations in USA, UK, Hong Kong and others. Christopher Nolan is born in England. Yet, I ...