Questions tagged [film-location]

For questions relating to the location of filming, rather than the location depicted in the final show. Use for questions trying to determine where a film was shot.

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Why was Gotham City moved to New York City in The Dark Knight Rises?

The Dark Knight was shot in Chicago. And so was Batman Begins. But The Dark Knight Rises is clearly shot in New York City. Why was Gotham moved to a new city for the last part of the trilogy?
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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 the Scottish Skyfall scene filmed?

I know Scotland very well and have several theories of my own but can anyone tell me where this iconic shot was taken? Ideally I'm after as accurate a location as possible as I'm fairly sure I can ...
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How much did Legendary Pictures' connections to the Pittsburgh Steelers really influence the production of The Dark Knight Rises?

As explained in previous questions, the fact that the football players of the Gotham Rogues in The Dark Knight Rises were largely played by actual football players from the Pittsburgh Steelers was ...
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Where are Monica and Chandler's apartments?

In the TV show Friends, what is the real world address for the building always shown in exterior shots of Monica's (and the separate apartment across the hall which was formally Chandler's, and is now ...
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What country does No Escape take place in?

I know it's never explicitly stated in No Escape or on its Wikipedia, but what language are the natives of the country speaking, and what is the written language we see on signs/maps throughout the ...