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Old 04-15-12, 06:24 PM
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Movie locations you've visited?

Was at a wake today and found out the Funeral home was used to film a scene in Flags of our Fathers. They had part of the wall covered with photos of Clint Eastwood along with the cast and crew. They also had an album with more photos. Pretty cool.

As most of you know , have also been to the Chicago train station where Dark Knight was filmed
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  • Several of the Bridges of Madison County, as well as the cafe featured in the film and the farm house where Meryl Streep's character lived.
  • The Field of Dreams
  • Road where the airplane crashed in "U.S. Marshals" and the barbecue restaurant where they gather afterward.
  • Convenience store and courthouse in the little-seen "Poor White Trash."
  • Several Chicago locations from "The Blues Brothers."
  • Football field from the movie version of "Friday Night Lights."
  • Cave-in-Rock (river pirates hangout) from "How the West Was Won."
  • Plantation house from "Interview With a Vampire."
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The Christmas Story house.

And I stood on the railing at the Sears Tower and leaned my head against the glass.
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Originally Posted by mhg83
As most of you know ,
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Last summer.
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What's that from? It looks familiar.
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Just a few, but pretty much anyone passing thru has been to these spots:
- cemetery from Assassins (while filming)
- deception pass bridge (The Ring)
- an older Jeff Bridges film on Hwy 2 (WA state)- there's a gas station/subway/McD's there now - anyone know?
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Originally Posted by Decker
What's that from? It looks familiar.
I'm thinking Goonies.
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Walking from the train to school, I'd walk through two or three locations from The Dark Knight. I don't really seek out movie locations, though. Even when I was in Red Bank, NJ, I didn't look up the places they shot Clerks. I'm sure the guy working there is sick of tourists.
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Since I went to the University of Oregon: Animal House (plus the lesser known Without Limits)
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Originally Posted by Artman
I'm thinking Goonies.
You are correct, Sir.

Couple other pics I took in and around Astoria:

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Jail interior


Jail exterior


Data's house


Museum where Mikey's dad worked, literally right across the street from the jail


Haystack Rock on Cannon Beach


School where Detective John Kimble went undercover--literally just a few blocks away from the Goonies house
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The York gastropub featured in Lincoln Lawyer is my favorite eatery in L.A.

http://losangeles.grubstreet.com/201...een_cam_1.html
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I've been to New York City and they've filmed a lot there.
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I did my own Back to the Future locations trip back in 2009. That was fun.

I grew up not far from Niagara Falls and had been to a lot of locations from Bruce Almighty that were filmed there and not in Hollywood. Also have been to All-High Stadium a few times growing up, which a scene from The Natural was filmed. Both of these were just cases of me living in the area and not seeking them out.
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Not so much visited as happened to be around:

The finale of the James Garner movie Tank was filmed at the intersection of Highway 166 and Fulton Industrial Boulevard just outside Atlanta, I used to drive by there every day.

Also some miles outside Atlanta, a square in Covington was used to film a biplane landing / crashing in movie that I don't remember, but I'm sure someone here does, I think it was one of Burt Reynolds's. I was there early the morning they did the stunt, but couldn't stick around to watch it.

The Conyers/Covington area has been quite the place for TV productions since the late 1970s, some of the Dukes of Hazzard was filmed there. The opening stunt of the General Lee twisting through the air was done on the campus of Oxford College, part of Emory University. Later on, In the Heat of the Night did a lot of shooting there, and other projects gravitated to the area. I saw Dub Taylor shooting a commercial for Golden Flake Cheese Curls, which Dub memorably pronounced "Cheese Cuuuurrrrls". I was also impressed by his willingness to do take after take, putting the product into his mouth and chewing, and after the take was done, spitting the orange mouthful out into a bucket held by a helpful PA.

Many scenes from Driving Miss Daisy were filmed in and around Atlanta, but the only ones I really recognized were around the Little Five Points district, a hippie/bohemian area, where I used to frequent the Wax n' Facts record store (still there all these decades later). What was once the Ellis Theater (now the Variety Playhouse) can be seen in the background when Hoke makes a call from a phone booth, and the Piggly Wiggly grocery store was the nearby Sevananda natural foods market.

Many, many locations around Atlanta have been used in scores of films, but these are the ones I remember most.
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Ive been to Burkettsville MD where some of Blair With Project was shot. It was a hellhole and the locals didnt seem too kind to tourists (this was prob 2001
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Last summer I had free reign to walk around the several blocks of exterior location Rock Of Ages sets, near downtown Miami. It was made up to look like 1987 LA. I can post some pics later. Was pretty cool.
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Originally Posted by Hokeyboy
Last summer I had free reign to walk around the several blocks of exterior location Rock Of Ages sets, near downtown Miami. It was made up to look like 1987 LA. I can post some pics later. Was pretty cool.
I was down there when it was being filmed. Pretty cool stuff.
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The sorority house from Black Christmas (original).
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Dealy Plaza from JFK.
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Mansion (internal) from True Lies - the tango scene. Exterior was a different mansion, but I didn't visit that mansion.

The tour was part of a cruise ship excursion.
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Kill Bill Vol-2 locations, Route 66 Diner (Where The Bride gets a drink) and Budd's Club

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Mono Lake,CA (Where High Plains Drifter was shot)
Hot Creek,CA (Cabin ambush in the original True Grit. Same location was also used in the climax of Nevada Smith)
Convict Lake,CA (Right across the road from Hot Creek) used in Star Trek-Insurrection
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Been to Austria and saw a lot of the locations for Sound of Music. Seems Salzburg hates that film despite the tourists it brings them. Being in Cleveland I've seen some of the Avengers locations. Though not a classic, I followed the film crew of Double Dragon for a few days for an article I did for Cinefantastique. Highlight was Alyssa Milano tightly sitting next to me when I interviewed her! And like many folks have been to Times Square and other popular New York locations that have made countless appearances in films. Also been to the mall in Toronto where The Silent Partner was shot. I loved that flick.
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I live in Los Angeles, so the city is a great big movie location.

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