Category Archives: Thriller

Die Another Day (2002)

Die Another Day (2002)


Country: UK, USA
Language: English, Korean,  Cantonese, Spanish, German, Icelandic, Italian, Arabic
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Director: Lee Tamahori
Screenplay: Ian Fleming, Neal Purvis, Robert Wade
Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Halle Berry, Rosamund Pike, Toby Stephens, Rick Yune, Judi Dench, John Cleese, Michael Madsen, Will Yun Lee
Filming dates: 14 January – July 2002
Premiere: 11 November 2002


Filming locations:

Finland

Iceland

Norway

  • Vestlandet (Western Norway)
    • Sogn og Fjordane (environs: Ice Palace, ice car chase – additional filming)
      • Jostedal Glacier National Park, Luster, Sogn og Fjordane (environs: Ice Palace, ice car chase – additional filming)
  • Spitsbergen, Svalbard (ice cliffs – plate for CGI)

South Korea

Spain

  • Andalucía
    • Cádiz
      • Avenida Duque de Nájera, Puerta de La Caleta (Cuba)
      • Castillo de Santa Catalina (James Bond has a mojito drink with Jinx in Havana/Isla Los Organos, Cuba)
      • La Playa de la Caleta (Jinx’s beach in Cuba)
      • Campo del Sur (James Bond arrives in Cuba)
      • San Fernando (a road in Cuba)
      • La Caleta (Cuba)
      • El Balneario de La Palma y del Real, Avenida Duque de Nájera (James Bond’s hotel in Havana)
      • Castillo de San Sebastián, Avenida Duque de Nájera, Puerta de La Caleta (Cuban DNA Replacement Clinic – Jinx jumps backwards)

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
      • Westminster
        • Buckingham Palace (exteriors: Gustave Grave’s parachute jump – in front of the palace)
        • Green Park (exteriors: Gustave Grave’s parachute jump – in front of the palace)
        • Houses of Parliament
        • Big Ben, Houses of Parliament
        • Westminster Bridge (Exterior: Vauxhall Cross railway station entrance, South end security booth)
      • Hackney
        • Kingsland House, Stoke Newington Road (interiors: cigar factory, Cuba)
        • Simpson House – 92 Stoke Newington Road (interiors: cigar factory, Cuba)
      • Vauxhall
        • Vauxhall Cross – 85 Albert Embankment (MI6 Headquarters – M’s Office)
        • SIS Headquarters – 85 Albert Embankment (MI6 Headquarters – M’s Office)
      • The Reform Club, Pall Mall, St. James’s (interiors: Blades Club Lobby)
      • London Heathrow Airport, London Borough of Hillingdon
      • River Thames
    • Buckinghamshire
      • Albert R. Broccoli 007 Stage, Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath (studio, interiors: Ice Palace)
      • Pinewood Studios (Backlot, S Stage), Iver Heath (studio, opening sequence – hovercraft chase, interiors: Q’ workshop – archive storage, Ice palace set)
    • Cornwall
      • The Eden Project, St Austell (interiors: diamond mine in Iceland )
      • Holywell Bay, Newquay (opening sequence – Pukch’ong Coast, North Korea – beach scene – near Newquay)
    • Gloucestershire
      • Bourton-on-the-Water (ice car chase) 
      • Rissington Airfield, RAF Little Rissington (environs: Ice Palace, ice car chase – additional filming)
      • Upper Rissington (ice car chase – additional filming)
    • Hampshire
      • Hawley Woods, Farnborough (Korean Demilitarized Zone Bridge)
      • Eelmoor Tank Driving Range, Aldershot (opening sequence – hovercraft chase)
      • Army Driving Training Area, Aldershot (opening sequence – hovercraft chase/Bond handed over by North Koreans)
      • RAF Odiham (USA Army Command Bunker, Korea DMZ)
      • Aldershot (opening sequence – hovercraft chase)
    • Leavesden Studios, Leavesden, Hertfordshire (studio)
    • Kent
      • RAF Manston (Airbase North Korea)
      • London Manston Airport (Antonov cargo plane scenes)
    • Norfolk
      • Deepdale Farm, Burnham Deepdale (North Korean paddy fields; cars land in Korean paddy fields and Bond & Jinx fly by in military helicopter)
      • RAF Marham, King’s Lynn (exteriors-airbase)
    • Chinnor Cement Works, Chinnor, Oxfordshire (opening sequence – hovercraft chase – final stages)
  • Wales
    • Penbryn Beach, Penbryn, Cardigan (Bond and Jinx love scene at beach-house ending)

United States of America

  • Hawaii
    • Jaws, Peahi Beach, Maui (opening sequence – surfing scene: Pukch’ong Coast, North Korea)
    • North Shore, Maui (opening sequence – surfing scene: Pukch’ong Coast, North Korea)

Jökulsárlón – Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Die Another Day (2002) trailer on IMDb

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)


Country: USA, UK, Japan, Germany
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
Director: Simon West
Screenplay: Sara B. Cooper, Mike Werb, Michael Colleary, Simon West, Patrick Massett, John Zinman
Stars: Angelina Jolie, Jon Voight, Iain Glen, Noah Taylor, Daniel Craig
Filming dates: 31 July – 30 November 2000
Premiere: 11 June 2001


Filming locations:

Cambodia

  • Ta Prohm temple, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap
  • Kulen Falls, Phnom Kulen National Park (waterfall jump)

China

  • Hong Kong

Iceland

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
      • Natural History Museum, South Kensington (interiors: Lara’s home)
      • Dulwich College, Dulwich (exteriors: Lara’s home)
      • Leadenhall Market, Lime Street, Broadgate
      • Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
      • Battersea Power Station, Battersea
      • Tower Bridge
      • Trinity Square
    • Windsor Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire
    • Elveden Hall, Suffolk
    • Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
    • Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire (studio)

Jökulsárlón – Glacier Lagoon, Iceland

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001) trailer on IMDb

Duplicity (2009)

Duplicity (2009)


Country: USA, Germany
Language: English, Spanish, Russian, German
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Romance, Thriller
Director: Tony Gilroy
Screenplay: Tony Gilroy
Stars: Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti, David Shumbris, Rick Worthy, Oleg Stefan, Denis O’Hare, Kathleen Chalfant, Khan Baykal, Tom McCarthy, Wayne Duvall
Filming dates: 9 March – 27 May 2008
Premiere: 10 March 2009


Filming locations:

Bahamas

  • One and Only Ocean Club, Paradise Island (Dubai pool party, bungalow in Miami)
  • Atlantis Casino, Paradise Island (casino scene)

Canada

  • Winnipeg, Manitoba (visual effects)

Italy

  • Rome, Lazio
    • Piazza della Rotonda (Ray sees Claire in Rome)
    • Piazza Margana (Ray talkes with Claire in Rome)
    • St. Regis Hotel – 3 Via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando (interiors: meeting with Swiss businessmen in Zurich)

Switzerland

  • Zurich Airport, Kloten (exteriors)

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

  • Trafalgar Square, London (exteriors)

United States of America

  • Miami, Florida (exteriors)
  • New York City, New York
    • West Village, Manhattan
    • Grand Central Station, Manhattan
    • Convent of the Sacred Heart (interiors: hotel room in Rome)
    • Ritz-Carlton Hotel (interiors: hotel in London)
    • 424 Fifth Avenue, Manhattan (department store: Ray follows Claire)
  • San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California (Equikrom shareholders meeting)

Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE

Duplicity (2009) trailer on IMDb

Race 3 (2018)

Race 3 (2018)


Country: India
Language: Hindi
Genre: Action, Thriller
Director: Remo D’Souza (Remo)
Screenplay: Shiraz Ahmed
Stars: Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Bobby Deol, Jacqueline Fernandez, Daisy Shah, Saqib Saleem, Freddy Daruwala
Release date: 14 June 2018


Filming locations:

India

  • Mumbai, Maharashtra
    • Mehboob Studios
  • Leh, Ladakh
  • Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

Thailand

  • Bangkok
    • Floating Market
    • Rose Garden
  • Kanchanaburi Province (jungle)

United Arab Emirates


Road at Rub Al Khali desert, Abu Dhabi Emirate, UAE

Race 3 (2018) trailer on IMDb

Noah (2014)

Noah (2014)


Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Director: Darren Aronofsky
Screenplay: Darren Aronofsky, Ari Handel
Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth
Filming dates: 20 July – 17 November 2012
Release date: 10 March 2014


Filming locations:

Iceland

United States of America

  • New York City, New York
  • Hollywood, California
  • Washington, Mississippi

Reynisfjara beach and Reynisdrangar, Iceland

Noah (2014) trailer on IMDb