Armageddon (1998)

Armageddon (1998)


Country: USA
Language: English, Russian, Indonesian
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Michael Bay
Screenplay: Jonathan Hensleigh, J. J. Abrams, Robert Roy Pool
Stars: Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck, Billy Bob Thornton, Liv Tyler, Owen Wilson, Will Patton, Peter Stormare, William Fichtner, Michael Clarke Duncan, Keith David, Steve Buscemi
Filming dates: 27 August 1997 – 29 January 1998
Premiere: 30 June 1998


Filming locations:

China

  • (establishing shots)
  • Shanghai (establishing shots)

France

  • (establishing shots)
  • Paris
    • Saint Michel, Paris 5 (establishing shots)
  • Dinan, Côtes-d’Armor
  • Ille-et-Vilaine
    • Saint-Coulomb
  • Manche
    • Baie du Mont Saint Michel

India

  • (establishing shots)
  • Delhi
    • Red Fort
  • Uttar Pradesh (establishing shots)
    • Agra (establishing shots)
      • Taj Mahal (establishing shots)

Mexico

  • Gulf of Mexico (oil rig)

Turkey

  • (establishing shots)
  • Istanbul (establishing shots)
    • Blue Mosque (establishing shots)
    • Ortaköy (establishing shots)

United States of America

  • California
    • Los Angeles
      • Main Street, Downtown (New York street scenes)
      • 4th Street, Downtown  (New York street scenes)
      • Barclay Hotel – 103 W. 4th Street, Downtown (53rd Street Station, New York)
      • Los Angeles Theatre – 615 S. Broadway, Downtown (lavish strip club)
      • Shrine Auditorium – 665 W. Jefferson Boulevard (exterior; FBI cars pull up outside a New Orleans bar where Rockhound is hanging out)
      • St. Brendan’s Catholic Church – 310 S. Van Ness Avenue, Hancock Park
    • Burbank
      • Walt Disney Studios, 500 South Buena Vista Street (studio, asteroid set)
    • Carson
      • Fletcher Oil Refinery – 24721 Main Street
    • Culver City
      • Culver Studios – 9336 W. Washington Blvd.
    • Pasadena
    • Edwards Air Force Base
    • Torrance
      • Sunrider International 1625 Abalone Ave. (NASA scene)
  • District of Columbia
    • Washington (establishing shots)
  • Florida
    • Cape Canaveral
    • Merritt Island
    • Titusville
      • Kennedy Space Center
        • Launch Complex 34 (Apollo 1 Memorial)
        • Launch Complex 39A
  • New Mexico
    • Socorro
    • Very Large Array (second unit)
  • New York
    • New York City (establishing shots)
      • Flatiron Building – 175 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan (establishing shots)
      • Queensboro Bridge, Manhattan (establishing shots)
      • Grand Central Station, Manhattan (establishing shots)
  • South Dakota
    • Badlands National Park (asteroid surface)
    • Interior
  • Texas
    • Houston
      • Johnson Space Center – 2101 NASA Rd. (Johnson Space Center, Neutral Buoyancy Lab, Historical Apollo era Flight Control Room)
      • Ellington Air Force Base (T-38 jet training scenes)
    • Aubrey (establishing shots)
    • Denton County
      • Denton (establishing shots)
    • Pilot Point (establishing shots)
    • Sanger (street scenes)

Istanbul, Turkey

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