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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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Murder on the Orient Express (2001)

Murder on the Orient Express (2001)


Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, TV Movie
Director: Carl Schenkel
Screenplay: Stephen Harrigan, based on Murder on the Orient Express (1934) novel by Agatha Christie
Stars: Alfred Molina, Meredith Baxter, Leslie Caron, Peter Strauss
Release date: 22 April 2001


Filming locations:

Turkey

  • Istanbul (location)
    • Alemdar, Sultan Ahmet, Divan Yolu Cd. (street scene)
    • Hatice Turhan Valide Sultan Fountain, Rüstem Paşa, Fatih
    • 137 Ticarethane Sk, Sultanahmet

Istanbul, Turkey


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Murder on the Orient Express (2017)

Murder on the Orient Express (2017)


Country: Malta, USA
Language: English, French, German, Arabic
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director: Kenneth Branagh
Screenplay: Michael Green, based on Murder on the Orient Express (1934) novel by Agatha Christie
Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, Daisy Ridley
Filming dates: 22 November 2016 – May 2017
Release date: 3 November 2017


Filming locations:

France

Italy

  • Valle d’Aosta (snow exteriors)

Malta

  • Valletta
    • Harbour
    • Lower Courtyard, Fort St Elmo
    • Piazza D’Armi, Fort St Elmo
    • Department of Customs, CIx-Xatt ta’ Lascaris, Il-Belt Valletta

New Zealand

  • Midland Line

Switzerland

  • Sursee, Kanton Luzern (landscapes shot from running steam train)
  • Sursee-Triengen-Bahn, Bahnhofstrasse 9, Triengen

Turkey

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
    • Longcross Studios, Chobham Lane, Longcross, Surrey (re-creation of the Orient Express)

Istanbul, Turkey

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Murder on the Orient Express (1974)

Murder on the Orient Express (1974)


Country: UK, USA
Language: English, French, German, Turkish, Italian, Swedish
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director: Sidney Lumet
Screenplay: Paul Dehn, based on Murder on the Orient Express (1934) novel by Agatha Christie
Stars: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery, John Gielgud, Vanessa Redgrave, Michael York, Jacqueline Bisset, Anthony Perkins, Wendy Hiller
Premiere: 21 November 1974


Filming locations:

France

  • Paris
    • Gare de l’Est, Paris 10 (interior, Isntanbul railway station/train platform scenes)
  • Doubs (running shots of the train)
    • Maisons-du-Bois-Lièvremont (train stuck in snow)
    • Montbenoît (train passing over a bridge)
    • Pontarlier (train scenes, general area)
  • Jura Mountains

Turkey

  • Istanbul (location)
    • Salacak, Üsküdar (Debenham and Arbuthnott taking the ferry to cross the Bosphorus)

United Kingdom

  • England
    • London
  • Hertfordshire
    • Well End
      • High Canons, Buckettsland Lane (Armstrong house in Long Island, New York)
    • Borehamwood
      • EMI Elstree Studios (studio, interior train sets)

Istanbul, Bosphorus and Sea of Marmara, Turkey

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The Equalizer 2 (2018)

The Equalizer 2 (2018)


Country: USA
Language: English, French, Turkish, Hebrew, Arabic, Spanish
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Director: Antoine Fuqua
Screenplay: Richard Wenk
Stars: Denzel Washington, Pedro Pascal, Ashton Sanders, Melissa Leo, Bill Pullman, Orson Bean
Release date: 19 July 2018


Filming locations:

Turkey

United States of America

  • Massachusetts
    • Boston
      • Commonwealth Books (interior)
      • 599 Columbus Avenue (Robert McCall’s building)
      • Millennium Tower
      • Charles/MGH MBTA Station
      • Intersection of Salt Lane and Creek Square (Brussels explosion)
      • 75-101 Federal Street
    • Brookline
      • Larz Anderson Park
    • Duxbury
      • Powder Point Bridge (bridge scene)
    • Lynn
    • Marshfield
      • Brant Rock
      • White Holland Drive
    • Randolph (interior)

Istanbul, Turkey

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