The 2011 film “Shame,” directed by Steve McQueen and starring Michael Fassbender, was filmed in New York City. Brandon, played by Fassbender, lives in the apartment. The exterior entrance can be seen a couple times in the film.
LOCATION: 9 W 31st St, New York, NY 10001
Later in the film, Brandon is seen having sex with a stranger in the window of this hotel.
The 1972 Bernardo Bertolucci film “Last Tango In Paris,” starring Marlon Brando and Maria Schneider, was filmed in Paris, France. The opening scene takes place at Pont de Bir-Hakeim, a bridge that crosses the Seine and features a long pedestrian passage down the center, car lanes to the left and right and a train rail above. It has been featured in many films, such as “Inception,” “Elevator to the Gallows,” “Ronin,” “Forget Paris,” “National Treasure: Book of Secrets” and more. Bertolucci even filmed here previously with “The Conformist.”
LOCATION: Pont de Bir-Hakeim, 75015 Paris, France
Paul and Jeanne, played by Brando and Schneider, play two strangers who pass one another in this area on a chance encounter. If the camera turned just a bit to the left, you would clearly see the Eiffel Tower from this spot.
The two, who do not exchange names, end up both trying to occupy the same apartment for lease at this building. The front entrance is seen a couple times in the film, both as they first arrive and after they silently go their separate ways as strangers after a sexual encounter. The sign on the building was altered to say “Rue Jules Verne” in the film. This is just over the stairs from Pont de Bir-Hakeim, where the film opens.
LOCATION: 1 Rue de l’Alboni, 75016 Paris, France
This angle is also seen in the film of the apartment.
This angle is seen as Paul and Jeanne once again go their separate ways.
In one shot, the camera pans up from Jeanne crossing the street, to Paul crossing the bridge, to the train passing above.
Jeanne is seen making calls from this building, which faces opposite the apartment entrance. The plants have since grown higher, obstructing the view seen in the film.
LOCATION: 16 Av. du Président Kennedy, 75016 Paris, France
The 1974 buddy cop movie “Busting,” starring Elliott Gould and Robert Blake, was filmed in Los Angeles, California. One of the movie’s most famous sequences, a gun fight spilling out in a night market, was filmed at the Grand Central Market in Downtown L.A.
LOCATION: 317 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013
A popular eating spot, Grand Central Market has appeared in many films, including “La La Land,” “Color Of Night,” “City Of Angels,” “I Am Sam” and many more.
Vice Detectives Michael Keneely and Patrick Farrel, played by Gould and Blake, stake out the home of Carl Rizzo, played by Allen Garfield. Rizzo’s house can be found in Hancock Park.
LOCATION: 184 S Hudson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Later in the film, the detectives visit the house again.
They are seen knocking at the front door.
Michael Keneely gets dropped off by a taxi in front of this apartment building in Hollywood, where he and his partner both end up taking beatings.
LOCATION: 6501 Yucca St, Los Angeles, CA 90028
At the La Brea Tar Pits, the detectives get a warning that they’re risking their lives to continue going after Rizzo.
LOCATION: 5801 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The 1980 Brian De Palma film “Dressed to Kill” was shot in New York City. The office of Doctor Robert Elliott, played by Michael Caine, can be found in the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
LOCATION: 162 E 70th St, New York, NY 10021
Kate Miller, played by Angie Dickinson, plays a game of cat and mouse with a mysterious man at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She eventually follows the man outside to the front steps of the building, where she momentarily loses sight of him. The museum has appeared in many films, including “Ocean’s Eight,” “A Perfect Murder,” “Changing Lanes,” “Manhattan” and many more.
LOCATION: 1000 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
Here is the area where Kate tosses her glove on the stairs, only to spot the man in a taxi holder her other glove.
The 2001 sequel “American Pie 2” was filmed in Southern California. The opening shot of the college university was filmed at this building in Los Angeles. This same building has appeared in the films “The Cable Guy,” “Twins,” “Ouija,” “Changeling,” “Annabelle: Creation,” “The Ring 2,” “Puppet Master II,” “Truth or Dare,” “Where Sleeping Dogs Lie,” “Species III” and many more. It has also appeared in numerous TV shows, such as “Westworld,” “You,” “American Crime Story,” “Teen Wolf,” “Bosch: Legacy” and more.
LOCATION: 306 Loma Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90017
Jim, played by Jason Biggs, returns to his family at this home seen in the first film.
LOCATION: 4153 Cedar Ave, Long Beach, CA 90807
Kevin’s home from the first film, located in Pasadena, also appears.
LOCATION: 3689 San Pasqual St, Pasadena, CA 91107
Heather, played by Mena Suvari, is briefly seen calling from Spain. This scene was actually filmed at the the Pasadena City Hall. It has been featured in numerous productions, such as “The Net,” “Beverly Hills Cop II” and “S1m0ne,” as well as the TV series “Parks And Recreation.”
LOCATION: 100 Garfield Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
The band camp scenes with Michelle, played by Alyson Hannigan, were filmed in Altadena.
LOCATION: 568 Mount Curve Ave E, Altadena, CA 91001
The boys are seen painting houses, including this one in South Pasadena.
LOCATION: 820 Milan Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Michelle’s house from the first film once again appears. It is located in Long Beach.
The 2009 comedy “The Hangover” was filmed in Nevada and Southern California. Early in the film, Alan Garner, played by Zach Galifianakis, is seen getting fitted for a tuxedo with Doug, played by Justin Bartha, at this residence in Pasadena, California.
LOCATION: 415 S Grand Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Stu, played by Ed Helms, lives at this home, located in West Hollywood.
LOCATION: 1325 N Ogden Dr, West Hollywood, CA 90046
The gas station where Alan tells the man not to look at his car was formerly located at 1 Goodsprings Rd, Jean, NV 89019, but has since been completely remodeled.
The characters stay at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
LOCATION: 3570 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phil, played by Bradley Cooper, waits for valet with Stu and Alan in this area.
The guys check into the hotel at this area.
Later they are seen walking across the lobby in this area.
The wedding chapel building was not an actual wedding chapel. The production built a facade over the building to make it appear like a wedding chapel.
LOCATION: 1236 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104
The hotel where Jade, played by Heather Graham, stays was formerly located at 3330 W Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89103, but has since been demolished.
Mr. Chow, played by Ken Jeong, emerges from the trunk nude in this area just outside of the Vegas strip.
LOCATION: Near E Mandalay Bay Rd / Haven St, Paradise, NV 89119 (GPS coordinates: 36°05’38.0″N, 115°10’07.6″W)
The guys get into a car accident next to this liquor store.
LOCATION: 917 E Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101
The scenes at Mike Tyson’s house were filmed at 22634 La Quilla Dr, Chatsworth, CA 91311.
The 1995 film “Devil in a Blue Dress,” starring Denzel Washington, was filmed around Los Angeles, California. In the film, Easy Rawlins, played by Washington, lives in this home, which can be found near the West Adams neighborhood of L.A.
LOCATION: 2677 S Harcourt Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90016
The parade scenes were filmed next to this building in Downtown Los Angeles, which was also seen in the film “Ray.”
LOCATION: 426 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
The Todd Carter Foundation scenes were filmed at Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena. The same school has appeared in many films, including “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “Matilda,” “The Nutty Professor,” “Sneakers,” “Legally Blonde,” “All About Steve,” “State of Play,” “The Cutting Edge,” “The Shadow” and more.
LOCATION: 500 Bellefontaine St, Pasadena, CA 91105
The 1996 Alexander Payne film “Citizen Ruth” was primarily shot in Omaha, Nebraska, with a bit of additional shooting just over the Iowa border. Early in the film, Ruth, played by Laura Dern, gets kicked out of her boyfriend’s apartment.
LOCATION: 2454 Harney St, Omaha, NE 68131
Ruth asks to stay at her brother’s house. He refuses and gives her some money instead.
LOCATION: 411 Hickory St, Omaha, NE 68108
Ruth buys some patio sealant from a hardware store, where she heads to the back of the building and gets high.
LOCATION: 4949 Underwood Ave, Omaha, NE 68132
The abortion clinic scenes were filmed in Council Bluffs, Iowa, which is just over the state border from Nebraska.
LOCATION: 200 S 29th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501
At the end of the film, Ruth is seen running away down this alley, located across the street.
LOCATION: Alley across from 200 S 29th St, Council Bluffs, IA 51501 (GPS coordinates: 41.259361, -95.890616)
The 2004 Taylor Hackford film “Ray,” starring Jamie Foxx, tells the life story of legendary musician Ray Charles. Production primarily took place in Louisiana, with some additional filming in Los Angeles, California. Early in the film Ray Charles, played by Foxx, performs at The Rocking Chair club. Afterwards, the club owner Marlene, played by Denise Dowse, offers Ray to stay at her place, supposedly located in Seattle. The house can actually be found in New Orleans.
LOCATION: 4445 Venus St, New Orleans, LA 70122
The film jumps ahead to 1950 as Ray is performing in Los Angeles. Several quick establishing shots of the city are seen, including Los Angeles City Hall, which appears a couple times in the film. The iconic building has been featured in endless films, such as “L.A. Confidential,” “Liar Liar,” “Gangster Squad,” “Impulse,” L.A. Bounty” and more.
LOCATION: 200 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
This building is also briefly seen as the Waters & Sons Record Shop during the Los Angeles establishing shot montage. The same location appeared in the film “Devil In A Blue Dress.”
LOCATION: 426 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
The home of Della Bea Robinson, played by Kerry Washington, can be found in New Orleans.
LOCATION: 649 Park Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70114
After Ray and Della Bae get married, the move into this home, supposedly located in Texas, but actually found in New Orleans.
LOCATION: 1505 Bodenger Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70114
Ray and Della Bae later move into this home, located in Los Angeles.