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Prague, Czech Republic
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If you've ever wanted to visit the film locations of your favourite movie, or you've simply wondered ‘Where did they film that?’, you’ll find all the info you need here – along with plenty of original location photographs, trivia and, most importantly, links to essential travel tips with details of hotels, bars, tourist attractions, what you can expect to see on your visit and more.
We’ve tried to keep the format simple and easy-to-use – you can choose to navigate the site by film title, by browsing the name of your favourite actor or director, by country (or US state, UK county or sometimes by city).
If you’re planning a location trip and you want to find a hotel, click here to compare prices – just enter your destination and travel dates, and let the search engine find the best deal for you.
Plan your visit in advance, give yourself plenty of time to cover all the filming locations you want to see and remember to check that any businesses and attractions are still in operation. Be aware of opening days and hours, and of local holidays.
Now get ready to travel (it doesn't matter if it's only in your imagination):
NEW addition: 19 Sept 2018
"We will deep-fry your kebab" – Edinburgh becomes the unlikely setting for Marvel's Infinity War but sadly, there is no 'Hüsnü Kebab House' >>>
Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
NEW addition: 5 Sept 2018
Real-world locations for Spielberg's blockbuster are found not in ‘Columbus, Ohio’ where the story is set, but in the UK – in London and Birmingham in >>>
Ready Player One (2018)
Does Montmartre look as delightful as it does in Jean-Pierre Jeunet's charming fantasy? Find out for yourself with a trip around Amélie Poulain's Paris >>>
Wanting a suitably dramatic backdrop for Elliot's house, Steven Spielberg chose Tujunga, in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, north of Burbank >>>
E.T. – The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Yes, that is Glencoe, but much of Mel Gibson's 'Scottish' movie was made in Ireland, which offered not only tax breaks but the use of its army as extras >>>
It's claimed that Ridley Scott's epic used 180 different locations, in all five boroughs of New York City, as well as Upstate NY and suburban Long Island >>>
American Gangster (2007)
Although set partly in France, Hugh Hudson's Oscar-winner was filmed entirely in the UK and that famous 'Kent' beach is St Andrews in Scotland >>>
Chariots Of Fire (1981)
The historic city of Prague, in the Czech Republic, stands in for the 'Newark, New Jersey' in Guillermo del Toro's film of Mike Mignola's comic book >>>
The site is run in association with the books The Worldwide Guide To Movie Locations and Movie London.
Titles with links have full entries on the site – other unlinked titles listed can be found in the books. All the titles will eventually have full entries, so check back often.
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