Relive the magic of your favorite movies by visiting the real life movie locations. From the Ghostbusters base camp to the symbolic school for the gifted in X-Men.
Here are five top-rated Hollywood movie locations to consider for your next vacation.
- The firehouse – Ghostbusters
Although the interior was filmed at a different firehouse in Los Angeles, the exterior shots were taken at a working New York fire department firehouse located on 14th Monroe Street in NYC. The Ghostbusters New York City’s headquarters which has a bright red post is instantly recognizable to Ghostbusters fans.
- Nakatomi Plaza – Die Hard
Die Hard’s Nakatomi Plaza is not an ordinary building because it’s also the headquarters for Twentieth Century Fox in Los Angeles, California and it’s called Fox Plaza in real life. You can find the building at 2121 Avenue of the Stars. A big chunk of the movie was filmed in the building and on the vicinity while the building is still under construction. It’s also the filming location of Speed, Airheads, and Fight Club.
- The House – A Christmas Story
The Parkers’ home in the film A Christmas Story, was shot at 3159 W. 11th Street in Cleveland, Ohio. While the interior shots were entirely filmed in a different location, the exterior shots were taken in this quiet neighborhood in Cleveland. The interior of the house was renovated into the exact replica of the movie set and is open to the public to enjoy for a couple of years now.
- OCP Headquarters – Robocop
Robocop fans know that original movie is based in Detroit, Michigan but some of it was filmed in Pittsburg and Dallas. In fact, the OCP headquarters is actually the Dallas City Hall.
- Xavier’s School for Gifted Youngsters – X-Men
Situated in British Columbia, Canada, the Hatley Castle served as the Xavier’s School for Gisted Youngsters in X-Men movies. It first appeared in Generation X, followed by X-Men, X2: X-Men United, and X-Men: The Last Stand, all in the 2000s.
Which mentioned movie location do you wish to visit one day?