From Russia With Love (James Bond) – Istanbul

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Before returning to Istanbul in 2012 (Skyfall), James Bond visited this place in th 1963 movie “From Russia With Love”. The Beyazit, Sulukule and Basilica Cistern where the head of medusa resides, all¬†tourist atractions are used for filming.

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Location used in “From Russia With Love”


X-Files – Grouse Mountain Skyride

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The Grouse Mountain Skyride has been used for the episodes “Duane Barry” and “Ascension” episodes of the popular TV-show, “The X-Files”.¬† It is open to visitors so you can feel like Mulder and Scully and ride to the stars…

X-Files – Brittania Beach

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In the X-Files episode “Paper Clip”, Fox Mulder is looking through loads of filing cabinets. The location used was an old copper mine. Nowadays, that site has been renovated and is the Brittania Mine Museum.

You can still recognise the location and even find the exit Fox uses.

The Avengers : Pensylvania

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The tunnels in which Loki escapes with the hypercube, are located in Pensylvania. The largest mushroom farm in the world was used as a filming location. At One Moonlight Drive, Worthington, PA 16262, Creekside mushroom farm is located.

Jurassic World – New Orleans

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Key to the movie “Jurassic World”, are the scenes on the theme parks Main Street. In fact, a real theme park was used for these scenes. Hurricane Katrina destroyed a Six Flags theme park in New Orleans (how ironic, a hurricane destroyed the original locations for Jurassic Park). The Six Flags park was never reopened, but proved to be very usefull for the movie makers.

The Avengers – Cleveland

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The laboratory used in “The Avengers” is in fact a research facility for NASA. Plum Brook Station in Ohio was dressed to suit the needs for the crew, a huge vacuum chamber was the main location.

The Avengers – Albuquerque

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For the blockbuster “The Avengers”, a secret S.H.I.E.L.D. base was created in New Mexico, Alberquerque. It was in fact a high school, but the production team dressed the location up with high tech features, like a helicopter pad.