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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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Blade Runner 2049 (2017)

Blade Runner 2049 (2017)


Country: USA, UK, Hungary, Canada, Spain
Language: English, Finnish, Japanese, Hungarian, Russian, Somali, Spanish
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi , Thriller
Director: Denis Villeneuve
Screenplay: Hampton Fancher, Michael Green, Philip K. Dick (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)
Stars: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Ana de Armas, Sylvia Hoeks, Robin Wright, Mackenzie Davis, Carla Juri, Lennie James, Dave Bautista, Jared Leto
Filming dates: 19 July – 22 November 2016
Premiere: 3 October 2017


Filming locations:

Hungary

  • Budapest
    • Stock Exchange Palace, Szabadság (Liberty) Square (Las Vegas casino)
    • Kelenföld Power Station
    • Origo Film Studios (studio)
  • Inota Power Plant
  • Korda Studios, Etyek (studio)

Iceland

(aerial shots)

Mexico

Spain

(aerial shots)

  • Andalucía
    • El Ejido, Almería (greenhouses aerial shots)
    • Sevilla (Solar central aerial shots)

United States of America

  • Nevada
  • New York
    • New York City (streets)

Iceland (Lækjavik, Eastern Region)
Iceland (Dyrhólaey and Reynisfjara beach, Southern Region)

Blade Runner 2049 (2017) trailer on IMDb

Man on Fire (2004)

Man on Fire (2004)


Country: USA, UK, Mexico, Switzerland
Language: English, Spanish
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director: Tony Scott
Screenplay: Brian Helgeland, A. J. Quinnell (Man on Fire book)
Stars: Denzel Washington, Dakota Fanning, Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Giannini, Radha Mitchell, Marc Anthony, Rachel Ticotin, Mickey Rourke
Premiere: 18 April 2004


Filming locations:

Italy

Mexico

  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal
    • Churubusco Studios (studio)
  • Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua
  • Puebla

United States of America

  • California
    • Los Angeles
  • Texas
    • El Paso

Naples, Italy

Man on Fire (2004) trailer on IMDb

Fast & Furious (2009)

Fast & Furious / Fast & Furious 4 (2009)


Country: USA, Japan
Language: English, Spanish
Genre: Action, Thriller
Running time: 107 min
Director: Justin Lin
Screenplay: Chris Morgan
Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, John Ortiz
Filming dates: 20 February – 13 June 2008
Premiere: 12 March 2009


Filming locations:

Dominican Republic

Mexico

Panama

  • Panama City

United States of America

  • California
    • Agua Dulce
    • Los Angeles
      • 722 E Kensington Rd (Dom’s house)
      • San Pedro
      • W 8th St & S Hoover St
    • Long Beach
    • Lucerne Valley
      • Soggy Dry Lake
    • Pasadena
      • 310 W Green St
    • Universal City
      • Backlot, Universal Studios – 100 Universal City Plaza (studio)

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Jumper (2008)

Jumper (2008)


Country: USA, Canada
Language: English, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director: Doug Liman
Screenplay: David S. Goyer, Jim Uhls, Simon Kinberg, based on: Jumper by Steven Gould
Stars: Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Rachel Bilson, Max Thieriot, AnnaSophia Robb, Diane Lane, Michael Rooker, Samuel L. Jackson
Filming dates: 28 August – 8 December 2006
Premiere: 6 February 2008


Filming locations:

(20 cities in 14 countries)

Canada

  • Ontario
    • Peterborough
    • Toronto
      • Toronto Film Studios (studio)
      • Cinespace Film Studios (studio)

Czech Republic (Czechia)

  • Barrandov Studios, Prague (studio)

Egypt

  • Giza Plateau
    • The Great Pyramids, Giza

France

Italy

  • Rome, Lazio
    • Colosseum (location)
    • Piazza della Repubblica (location)
      • Boscolo Hotel Exedra, Piazza della Repubblica (location)

Japan

Mexico

  • Baja California Norte
    • Tijuana
    • Fox Baja Studios, Rosarito (studio)

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
      • Big Ben, Houses of Parliament

United States of America

  • Arizona
    • Horseshoe Bend, Glen Canyon, Page
    • Page (cave lair scene)
  • Louisiana
    • Praireville
    • Baton Rouge
  • Massachusetts
    • Martha’s Vineyard
  • Michigan
    • Ann Arbor
    • Newport
  • New York
    • New York City
      • Manhattan
        • Central Park

Burj Al Arab, Dubai, UAE

Jumper (2008) trailer on IMDb