In the 1985 sequel “Rocky IV,” the house where Rocky lives can be found in Los Angeles, California. It is located at Fremont Place in Hancock Park. Despite being a popular neighborhood for filming, Fremont Place is unfortunately one of the few gated communities in Los Angeles, making it inaccessible to the general public. In the previous installment, “Rocky III,” Rocky’s house is actually located directly across the street from this home.
This property is a popular filming location, also appearing in the films “Taken,” “Taken 2,” “The Artist” and “Scenes from the Class Struggle in Beverly Hills,” as well as such TV shows as “Charlie’s Angels,” “Paper Dolls,” “CHiPs,” “CSI: Miami,” “Cold Case,” “Beverly Hills, 90210” and many more.
The 1995 comedy “Bye Bye Love,” starring Paul Reiser, was filmed in Southern California. In the film, Vic, played by Randy Quaid, drops his daughter off at her grandparents house, which can be found in Pacific Palisades. The same house was featured in “Saved By The Bell: Wedding In Las Vegas” and “Ghost In The Machine.”
LOCATION: 510 Frontera Dr, Pacific Palisades, CA 90272
The party house can be found in Altadena, California. The house has been used in a variety of productions over the years, including “Can’t Hardly Wait,” “American Pie,” “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” and “I Know Who Killed Me,” as well as such TV shows as “The Mentalist” and “This Is Us.”
LOCATION: 1090 Rubio St, Altadena, CA 91001
Emma, played by Eliza Dushku, drived into the yard of her former house, located in Pasadena.
The television drama “Thirtysomething,” which ran from 1987 – 1991, was set in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, but actually filmed in Southern California. The exterior for the house of Hope and Michael, played by Mel Harris and Ken Olin, can be found in South Pasadena. The same home appeared in the film “Welcome Home, Roxy Carmichael.”
LOCATION: 1710 Bushnell Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
The house from the 2016 comedy, “Why Him?,” starring James Franco, Bryan Cranston and Zoey Deutch, can be found in Beverly Hills. In the film, the home is owned by Laird Mayhew, played by Franco. The same home appeared in the television series “Silicon Valley.”
The house from the Eddie Murphy comedy “A Thousand Words” can be found in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. The house is seen near the end of the film when Jack, played by Murphy, purchases a home for Caroline, played by Kerry Washington.
The 1983 film “Star 80,” starring Mariel Hemingway and Eric Roberts, was filmed in Los Angeles, Vancouver and New York. The film tells the true story of model and actress Dorothy Stratten, played by Hemingway, and her husband, played by Roberts. Stratten was tragically killed by her husband in 1980 after she proceeded with plans to divorce him. The moved filmed at the same home where the actual crime took place.
LOCATION: 10881 Clarkson Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90064
In the 2002 Mark Romanek film, “One Hour Photo,” Robin Williams plays a mentally unstable photo developer who becomes obsessed with a family whose photos he develops. The home of the Yorkin family can be found in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles. In the film, Sy, played by Williams, sits on the street and watches the home. In reality, however, the property sits tucked away behind a fence and trees and is not visible from the street. Here is an aerial view of the home, which was also featured in the film “Cruel Intentions,” as well as the TV shows “Californication” and “Ray Donovan.”
LOCATION: 136 S Canyon View Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90049
Sy’s aparttment can be found in Skid Row in Downtown Los Angeles. It is located just a few buildings over from one of the murder scenes in the film “The Little Things.” It’s not the safest of areas, so use caution if you visit.
LOCATION: 534 Wall St, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Sy sits at a diner, looking a duplicates he made of the Yorkins’ family photos. This was filmed at the former Johnie’s Broiler in Downey. The restaurant has a unique history, having appeared in many other films, such as “Heat,” “Short Cuts,” “License To Drive,” “The Game,” “My Stepmother Is An Alien” and many more. In 2007, the building was unfortunately demolished. However, Bob’s Big Boy purchased the property years later and rebuilt it based on the original blueprints and even some of the same materials. So what stands now closely resembles what was seen in the film.
LOCATION: 7447 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241
Sy follows Will Yorkin, played by Michael Vartan, to a hotel in Torrance. The real building is not a hotel, but a business area and medical center.