The Malaysian “Twin Towers” or Petronas Towers provided the background for the breathtaking scenes with Sean Connery and Catherine Zeta-Jones.
On the Norwegian ice fields near the town called Finse, the exterior locations for Hoth were recorded. The scene where Luke crawls through the snowstorm and has a vision of Ben Kenobi, was actualy shot from the hotel. While most of the crew was inside, Mark Hamill was performing his scene in the cold storm.
These old iron mines were used as Satans Pit and also in The Christmas invasion episodes of Doctor Who. Home
Again an episode with the Tenth Doctor, David Tennant, The Unicorn and the Wasp. Agatha Christie’s mansion is is fact Hensol Castle. The same location was used in various episodes of ” The Sarah Jane Adventures” (Last of the Sontaran). http://www.vale-hotel.com/Hotel/Hensol-Castle
In Cardiff, Torchwood 3 and the Temporal Rift were filmed for “Doctor Who” (2005) and “Torchwood” . A nice looking square with a red church.
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/dyffryn-gardens/ For the episode “The Girl in the Fireplace” (20 October 2007), the exterior of the French palace were filmed in Dyffryn Garden in the South of Wales (Vale of Glamorgan).