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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

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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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Around the World in 80 Days (2004)

Around the World in 80 Days (2004)


Country: USA, Germany, Ireland, UK
Language: English, Cantonese, French, German, Hindi, Turkish
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Western
Director: Frank Coraci
Screenplay: David Titcher, David Benullo, David Goldstein, based on Around the World in Eighty Days novel by Jules Verne
Stars: Jackie Chan, Steve Coogan, Cécile de France, Jim Broadbent, Ewen Bremner, Kathy Bates, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ian McNeice, Karen Joy Morris, Richard Branson, John Cleese, Will Forte, Macy Gray, Sammo Hung, Rob Schneider, Luke Wilson, Owen Wilson
Premiere: 13 June 2004


Filming locations:

China

Germany

  • Berlin
    • Charlottenburg Castle, Charlottenburg
    • Gendarmenmarkt, Mitte
  • Brandenburg
    • Potsdam
      • Sans-Souci (orangery)
      • Babelsberg
  • Saxony
    • Königstein
      • Königstein Fortress
    • Görlitz
    • Sächsische Schweiz

Thailand

United States of America

  • New York
    • New York City
  • California
    • San Francisco

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Geostorm (2017)

Geostorm (2017)


Country: USA
Language: English, Cantonese, Russian, Hindi, Spanish
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Dean Devlin
Screenplay: Dean Devlin, Paul Guyot
Stars: Gerard Butler, Jim Sturgess, Ed Harris, Abbie Cornish, Richard Schiff, Alexandra Maria Lara, Robert Sheehan, Daniel Wu, Eugenio Derbez, Andy García
Filming dates: 20 October 2014 – 10 February 2015
Release date: 12 October 2017


Filming locations:

China

  • Hong Kong
  • Shanghai

India

  • Mumbai (location)

Russia

  • Moscow (location)

Spain

  • Valenciana
    • Benidorm, Alicante (location)

United Arab Emirates

United States of America

  • Louisiana
    • New Orleans
      • John Minor Wisdom U.S. Court of Appeals Building, 600 Camp Street (senate hearing exterior)
      • F. Edward Hebert Federal Building, 600 S Maestri St (senate hearing exterior)
      • U.S. Custom House, 423 Canal Street (senate hearing interior)
      • Michoud Assembly Facility – NASA Rocket Factory

Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE

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Rush Hour 2 (2001)

Rush Hour 2 (2001)


Country: Hong Kong, USA
Language: English, Cantonese, Mandarin
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Director: Brett Ratner
Screenplay: Jeff Nathanson
Stars: Jackie Chan, Chris Tucker, John Lone, Alan King, Roselyn Sánchez, Harris Yulin, Zhang Ziyi
Filming dates: 11 December 2000 – 30 April 2001
Premiere: 26 July 2001


Filming locations:

China

  • Hong Kong
    • Gage Street, Central (chicken merchant)
    • Tsim Sha Tsui Police station – 213 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon (explosion at American Embassy)
    • Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon (police headquarters)
    • Island Eastern Corridor, North Point (Lee and Carter running naked on highway)
    • Causeway Bay Typhoon Shelter, North Point (Tan’s yacht at pier)
    •  Tai Wo Street and Wan Chai Road, Wan Chai (bamboo scaffolding)
    • Chep Lep Kok International Airport

United States of America

  • California
    • Los Angeles
    • Santa Clarita
  • New York
    • New York City
  • Nevada
    • Las Vegas
      • Desert Inn – 3145 Las Vegas Boulevard South (Red Dragon casino, now demolished)

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