The 1995 Barry Sonnenfeld film “Get Shorty” was primarily filmed around Los Angeles, where a mobster named Chili Palmer (John Travolta) comes to Hollywood to collect a debt, only to discover the movie business is not unlike his own line of work. Chili attempts to collect a debt from Harry Zimm, a B movie filmmaker played by Gene Hackman. Harry’s office can be found on Hollywood Blvd.
LOCATION: 6601 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028
The home of Martin Weir, played by Danny DeVito, can be found in Beverly Hills.
LOCATION: 1017 N Crescent Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Harry Zimm’s apartment can be found in Hollywood.
LOCATION: 601 N Rossmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Chili stays at the Sunset Tower Hotel in West Hollywood. The hotel has been featured in numerous other films, such as “Strange Days,” “The Player,” “Wayne’s World 2,” the 2003 remake of “The Italian Job” and many more.
LOCATION: 8358 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069
In the TV show “Sabrina the Teenage Witch,” which ran from 1996 to 2003, Sabrina Spellman, played by Melissa Joan Hart, lives in this Victorian home with her aunts. The show is set in the fictional town of Westbridge, Massachusetts, but the home can actually be found in Freehold, New Jersey. The property currently operates as business offices.
The exterior of the house from the TV series “Blossom,” which ran from 1990 to 1995, can be found in Studio City, California. However, the address sometimes comes up as North Hollywood. The home has since been heavily remodeled from how it appeared on the show.
LOCATION: 3941 Ethel Ave, North Hollywood, CA 91604
The 1999 film “Election,” like many of director Alexander Payne’s films, was shot around Omaha, Nebraska. The school scenes at “George Washington Carver High,” where much of the film takes place, were shot at Papillion-La Vista Senior High School in Papillion.
LOCATION: 402 E Centennial Rd, Papillion, NE 68046
Dave and Linda Novotny, played by Mark Harelik and Delaney Driscoll, lives at this home. After Dave begins an affair with Tracy Flick, played by Reese Witherspoon, Linda kicks him out of the house.
LOCATION: 683 Parkwood Ln, Omaha, NE 68132
Tracy Flick first begins her affair with her teacher, Dave Novotny, at Godfather’s Pizza in La Vista, after they’re the last two remaining from a dinner with yearbook editors.
LOCATION: 7920 S 84th St, La Vista, NE 68128
The house of Paul Metzler, played by Chris Klein, can be found at 1562 S 187th Cir, Omaha, NE 68130. Paul’s girlfriend Lisa, played by Frankie Ingrassia, lives at 1007 N 64th St, Omaha, NE 68132.
Jim McAllister, played by Matthew Broderick, lives in this home.
The 1980 Martin Scorsese film “Raging Bull,” about boxer Jake LaMotta, was filmed around New York City, NY and Los Angeles, California. Jake LaMotta, played by Robert De Niro, lives in this apartment, located in New York.
LOCATION: 447 W 56th St, New York, NY 10019
The swimming pool where Jake meets Vicki, played by Cathy Moriarty, was filmed at the Tony Dapolito Recreation Center in New York City (1 Clarkson St, New York, NY 10014). The same pool appeared in the Larry Clark film “Kids.”
An older Jake LaMotta lives in this home, supposedly located in Florida. The house can actually be found in Los Angeles.
LOCATION: 3460 Cabrillo Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066
Jake’s nightclub is located in San Pedro, south of Los Angeles.
The 1997 Kevin Smith film “Chasing Amy” was shot primarily in Smith’s native state of New Jersey, with some additional filming in New York. Holden McNeil, played by Ben Affleck, shares an apartment with Banky Edwards, played by Jason Lee, at this building, located in Red Bank.
LOCATION: 30 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Here is a view of the full building.
The interior of the same location appears later in the film as the music shop where Holden talks with Hooper X, played by Dwight Ewell. It still operates as a music shop to this day.
After meeting Alyssa Jones, played by Joey Lauren Adams, Holden develops a friendship with her, which slowly develops into an unlikely romance. Holden and Alyssa sit on the swings at Victory Park in Rumson. The park has since changed a bit, but the hills in the background, as well as the Oceanic Bridge, still match up.
LOCATION: Victory Park, 1 Lafayette St, Rumson, NJ 07760
After Holden confesses his feelings for Alyssa, a dramatic argument ensues in the rain. This is the spot where Holden parks his vehicle. The building’s address is Broad St, but the area seen in the film faces Mechanic St. This is also located in Red Bank, almost right across the street from Holden and Banky’s apartment.
LOCATION: 33 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701 (facing Mechanic St)
Alyssa is deeply upset at Holden’s confession, as she identifies as a lesbian and is not interested in dating men. After an intense argument, Alyssa acknowledges her feelings for Holden and the two kiss in front of this building, which is located next to the above location.
LOCATION: 10 Mechanic St, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Banky talks about Catholic school girls as he watches some girls at this corner. This is directly across the street from where Holden and Alyssa have their argument.
LOCATION: 25 Broad St, Red Bank, NJ 07701
Cohee tells the “Fingercuffs” story about Alyssa’s past in front of the Quick Stop Groceries in Leonardo. The location is of course synonymous with Smith’s filmography, most famously as the central location of “Clerks.” The building also appears in a number of Smith’s other films, including “Mallrats,” “Jay And Silent Bob Strike Back” and “Clerks II.”
LOCATION: 58 Leonard Ave, Leonardo, NJ 07737
Unable to accept Alyssa’s sexual past, Holden and Alyssa have another major argument at this ice rink in Brick Township. This spot is a bit further away from most of the other New Jersey locations featured in the film, roughly thirty minutes south of Red Bank.
LOCATION: 197 Chambersbridge Rd, Brick Township, NJ 08723
The television sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati,” which ran from 1978 to 1982, tells the story of a staff at a struggling radio station in Cincinnati, Ohio. While the show struggled to find its audience during its initial run, it would prove to be a success in syndication, even leading to a reboot series, “The New WKRP in Cincinnati,” which ran from 1991 to 1993. In the show, the fictional radio station operates out of a building known as the Osgood R. Flimm Building. The real building is known as the Cincinnati Enquirer Building, although the newspaper headquarters has long since relocated and two hotels now operate at the location.
The 2010 John Cameron Mitchell film “Rabbit Hole” stars Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart as a grieving couple coping with the death of their child. Becca and Howie Corbett, played by Kidman and Eckhart respectively, live in this home, located in Queens, New York.