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 house of Karen, played by Rene Russo, can be found in Malibu (22349 Carbon Mesa Rd, Malibu, CA 90265). The home sits behind a gated entrance and is not visible from the road.
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
The 1994 action film “Terminal Velocity,” starring Charlie Sheen, was primarily filmed in Arizona. In the opening of the film, a woman is killed at this apartment building, where Chris, played by Nastassja Kinski, lives.
LOCATION: 2201 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Richard “Ditch” Brodie, played by Sheen, skydives past this building as he lands at the wrong party.
The 1999 Joel Schumacher film “8MM,” starring Nicolas Cage and Joaquin Phoenix, was filmed all over the U.S., including New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Florida and California. The porn shop where Tom Welles, played by Nicolas Cage, follows his investigation can be found in Los Angeles. The building really is an adult store.
LOCATION: 1117 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038
The back of the store is also seen in the film.
Tom stops in front of this famous mural in Hollywood, known as “You Are A Star,” which can also be seen in “La La Land.”