About Schmidt (2002)

The 2002 Alexander Payne film “About Schmidt,” like much of the director’s work, was primarily filmed in Nebraska, with additional filming in Iowa and Colorado. In the film, Warren Schmidt, played by Jack Nicholson, begins retirement from working for an insurance company. The building featured as Schmidt’s workplace, Woodmen Tower, can be found in Omaha.

LOCATION: 1700 Farnam St, Omaha, NE 68102

Schmidt lives with his wife Helen, played by June Squibb, at this home, also located in Omaha.

LOCATION: 5402 Izard St, Omaha, NE 68132

Schmidt embarks on a journey to Denver for his daughter’s wedding. Along the way he decides to stop off and visit his childhood home, only to discover it has been razed and a tire shop now stands in it’s place. This scene was filmed in Council Bluffs, Iowa, which is just over the state border from Nebraska.

LOCATION: 2103 W Broadway, Council Bluffs, IA 51501

Schmidt arrives at the home of Roberta, played by Kathy Bates, which is supposedly located in Denver, Colorado. The real home can actually be found back in Omaha.

LOCATION: 3215 Poppleton Ave, Omaha, NE 68105

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Point Of No Return (1993)

The 1993 action film “Point Of No Return,” a remake of “La Femme Nikita,” was filmed in a variety of locations, including New Orleans, Washington D.C. and Southern California.

Maggie, played by Bridget Fonda, relocates to this “apartment” in Venice Beach. The actual building is not a residential property. The same location appeared as the Colonic Institute in the 1991 Steve Martin comedy, “L.A. Story.”

LOCATION: 523 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291

Maggie is instructed to blow up a hotel room. These scenes were filmed at a hotel in Century City, located next to the “Nakatomi Plaza” from “Die Hard.”

LOCATION: 2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067

Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)

Much like the first two installments, “Insidious: Chapter 3” was filmed in Los Angeles, California.  Elise Rainier’s house can be found in the Highland Park neighborhood.  The same house was seen in “Insidious: Chapter 2.”

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LOCATION: 445 N Ave 53, Los Angeles, CA 90042

Sean and Quinn’s apartment building from the film can be found in Hollywood.

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LOCATION: 1825 Whitley Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90028

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