Golden Gate Bridge

The most photographed bridge in the world is the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California.  The bridge connects San Francisco with Marin County and hosts an endless amount of pedestrians, motorists, bicyclists and joggers every day.  It is also, of course, one of the most frequently seen locations, not only in film, but pop culture in general.

Apes caused mayhem and destruction on the bridge in the climax of the 2011 film “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.”  The opening credits of “Full House” depicts the Tanner family leisurely driving across it.  The 2004 documentary “The Bridge” focuses on the suicide problem that haunts the bridge.  It’s an endless, towering muse for storytellers and photographer alike.  We can’t name them all, but some other films to feature the bridge include “Vertigo,” “The Rock,” “Pacific Rim,” “X-Men: The Last Stand,” “Terminator: Genisys,” “Zodiac,” “Superman: The Movie,” “San Andreas,” “A View To A Kill,” “Dirty Harry,” “Hulk” and many more.

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LOCATION: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

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Fuller House

Unlike the original “Full House” TV series, which used a real house in San Fransisco for exterior shots of the Tanner house, Netflix’s “Fuller House” opted to instead build this replica on the Warner Bros. lot.  This could change in the future, however, due to the fact show creator Jeff Franklin purchased the original house from the show in 2016.

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LOCATION: 4000 Warner Blvd., Burbank, CA 91505

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Full House

The opening credits to the TV series “Full House” is of course remembered for a shot of the Tanner family driving across San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge.

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LOCATION: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA

Another San Francisco landmark seen in the opening credits is the Painted Ladies, a row of Victorian homes facing Alamo Square Park.

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LOCATION: 710 – 720 Steiner St, San Francisco, CA 94117

The house from the series can be found in San Fransisco as well, where the show was famously set.  In 2016, it was purchased by the show’s creator, Jeff Franklin, who hopes to use it for filming, as well as possibly opening it up to the public.  We’ll see what happens with the home, now that it’s back in the Tanner fold, so to speak.

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LOCATION: 1709 Broderick St., San Francisco, CA 94115

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