Some of the most famous locations in Los Angeles!
Filming location of many movie classics!
Los Angeles is world famous for its sandy beaches and its deep blue, sparkling Pacific. However, the city offers a great and popular movie scenery in addition to its many famous sights and beautiful landscapes.
From science fiction, action, romances to horror, every day film crews are out and about in the city. They shoot scenes for movies, TV shows, music videos and of course also for advertising.
The Griffith Observatory!
This is certainly one of the most famous film locations in Los Angeles and seen in many films. For example, scenes for Terminator , Transformers or Star Trek were shot here. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosslin dance through the planetarium in La La Land .
The observatory was best known for the movie Rebel Without a Cause (because they do not know what they are doing). The memorial statue of the main character James Dean. is located on the west side of the site.
The film classic Pretty Woman with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in the lead role is one of the most successful romantic love comedies. Numerous scenes were filmed in Beverly Hills, including a shopping spree by Vivian on Rodeo Drive . But of course in the hotel she stayed in, the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Many prominent guests such as the Dalai Lama, Barack Obama, John Lennon or Elvis Presley hosted the hotel.
If you're in Los Angeles and you're interested in filming locations, you should not miss the studio tour at Universal Studios Hollywood. On a ride on the world famous Tram Ride (Studio Tour) many famous movie sets are shown.
During the drive you will pass the wreck of the Boeing 747 from the movie War of the Worlds by Steven Spielberg. Further on we get to Wisteria Lane from Desperate Housewives , where, for example, Gabrielle, Susan, Bree and Lynette lived in the series. Visiting Mister Bates from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho , and driving past City Hall from the movie Back to the Future and the cars from The Fast and the Furious .
TCL Chinese Theater!
The theater was the scene for scenes from the movie Singin, in the Rain with Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds. This music film, which tells the love story of Don And Kathy with the world-famous theme song, is referred to as the greatest musical of all time.
This stretch of beach can be seen in many film productions such as American Pie 2 or Lethal Weapon 4. For these films were built there near the pier facades of beach houses or a lighthouse.
James Garner lived here for the series Detektic Rockford in a beach house and many scenes for Britney Spears Sometimes Music Video were also shot here.
Paradise Cove may well have had the best-known appearance in the film An Immoral Offering with Demi Moore and Robert Redford, because scenes from this movie and also the movie's end on the pier were filmed here.
Beverly Hills is home to many stars and starlets and is very popular as a movie set. The city's postcode has become the most famous in the world through the Beverly Hill 90210 series starring Jason Priestley and Shannen Doherty.
Also Beverly Hills Cop, of course, was shot mostly in Beverly Hills and it shows many of the city's well-known spots. Eddie Murphy walks through the city's palm-fringed streets and Beverly Hills City Hall. He races down Sunset Boulevard towards the Beverly Hills Hotel , also known as The Pink Palace. Of course you can see in the movie the Rodeo Drive with some well-known stores, such as Louis Vuitton .
These were a few locations in Los Angeles, but there are many more. To show everyone in a post would go beyond the scope, so there is definitely a sequel.