Even if you're a casual movie fan, it's impossible to visit a major city and not conjure the memory of a favorite movie that was shot there. You walk into the main concourse of Grand Central Station in New York City, and it triggers a flood of cherished moments — "North by Northwest," "The Fisher King," "Carlito's Way" etc. You look up at the Empire State Building and see "King Kong!" You glance over to the Chrysler Building and there's Q, the Winged Serpent! Metropolises like the Big Apple are loaded with film history. But which movies own these towns?
Some are really well-known movies that you can quickly associate with the particular city but then I found District 9 for Johannesburg and was amazed to see how well the movie had done (for in independent production) and I'd never heard of it.
Let's trot around the globe to 50 cities and attempt to determine which fictional films best exemplify their real-life setting - see https://www.yardbarker.com/entertainment/articles/the_signature_film_of_every_major_city/s1__29954069#slide_1
Which movies own these towns? Let's trot around the globe to 50 cities and attempt to determine which fictional films best exemplify their real-life setting.