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Some famous locations not to be missed if you are a movie lover

If you are a movie buff, visiting the locations of your favorite movies can be an incredible experience.

Walking on the streets that have seen your favorite actors pass by, admiring the natural landscapes that served as the background for the most famous scenes, and recognizing the filming locations are just some of the thrills you can experience.

In this photo gallery we present you with some famous location from movies that you can't miss if you are a true cinephile, from the breathtaking scenery of New Zealand to the evocative city of New York and the romantic beaches of the Seychelles.

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Famous locations not to be missed if you are a movie lover
If you are a movie buff, visiting location of your favorite movies can be an incredible experience. Walking on the streets that have seen your favorite actors pass by, admiring the natural landscapes that served as the background for the most famous scenes, and recognizing the filming locations are just some of the thrills you can experience. In this photo gallery we present you some location famous movies you can't miss if you are a true cinephile.
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The Last Crusade - Al Khazneh
"The Last Crusade" is the third installment of the famous Indiana Jones series and is set mainly in the ancient Jordanian city of Petra. Here, our adventurous team searches for the legendary Holy Grail, which is said to be hidden inside the "Canyon of the Crescent Moon," known in reality as Al Khazneh. This structure, characterized by complex sandstone carvings and architectural influences of Greek origin, is considered a marvel for its exceptional beauty.
By Matthew Field - Own work, CC BY 2.5, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=1632905
Rebel Without a Cause - Griffith Observatory
"Rebel Witohut a cause" is considered the pinnacle of James Dean's career, even though the famous actor tragically died in a car accident shortly before the film's release. The school trip and the explosive final shootout take place at the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles.
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Rain Man - Caesar’s Palace
Rain Man is a film about the relationship between two brothers who drive across the United States. One of the brothers is an autistic man with incredible memory and numeracy skills, while the other is a businessman who exploits him to win at blackjack in casinos in Las Vegas. During their trip, they get to know each other better, and the younger brother teaches his autistic brother how to dance, specifically at Caesar's Palace.
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Lara Croft, Tomb Raider, Cambodia
The temple of Angkor Thom is the site of the mission of Lara Croft, an adventurer and archaeologist engaged in a struggle against the Illuminati in Cambodia. During her adventure, Lara explores the splendid temple complex, admiring the 54 towers carved with smiling faces, which are one of the most iconic attractions in the area.
By Verbcatcher - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=92494961
The King’s Speech - Ely Cathedral
The Ely Cathedral plays a prominent role in the film "The King's Speech" by director Tom Hooper. In the film, the cathedral represents the abbey of Westminster, where royal coronations take place. The character played by Colin Firth, the Duke of York, suffers from a stutter and is helped by speech therapist Lionel Logue, played by Geoffrey Rush, to prepare for his first radio broadcast as King George IV after his brother Edward VIII abdicates.
CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=198232
Les Misérables - Gourdon, Alpes-Maritimes
The picturesque hill town of Gourdon, located in the Maritime Alps, is the French location of the epic film "Les Miserables," based on the novel by Victor Hugo. While much of the film was shot in England, including the shipyards of Portsmouth, a chapel in London's Little Venice, and the Naval College of Greenwich, Gourdon is the only real French scene in the film, where the main character Jean Valjean finds his redemption.
By Eugenio Nicola Scarcella - Own work, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?cur
The Godfather, Savoca
The picturesque village of Savoca, located near Taormina, is one of the main location used for the filming of "The Godfather," the acclaimed 1972 gangster film. Although the story takes place mainly in the Sicilian town of Corleone, for aesthetic reasons filming was moved to Savoca and Forza d'Agrò, where the picturesque views provided a perfect setting for the film's violent and complex plot.
By Dmitry Djouce - https://www.flickr.com/photos/nothingpersonal/36286499483/, CC BY 2.0, https://co
Harry Potter - Christ Church College, Oxford
Christ Church College, one of the oldest and most prestigious colleges in Oxford, is one of the most recognizable locations in the Harry Potter films, where it is used as the iconic Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The majestic Great Hall, with its wood-paneled walls, 16th-century staircase and striking cloisters and quadrangles, create the perfect atmosphere for the film's magical scenes. Besides appearing in the saga of Harry Potter, the college has also been used in other films such as "The Italian Job", "Howard's End" and "The History Boys".
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12/04/2024
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