Jawbreaker (1999)

In the opening scene of the 1999 comedy “Jawbreaker,” Courtney, played by Rose McGowan, along with Julie (rebecca Gayheart) and Marcie (Julie Benz) visit the home of Liz Purr, played by Charlotte Ayanna.  Liz’s house can be found in the Hancock Park neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.  Unfortunately, since filming ended, quite a few trees and shrubs have been planted and almost completely obscure all visibility of the home.

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LOCATION: 555 S Muirfield Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90020

The car park where Liz is taken 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,” “One Hour Photo” 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 the original location.

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LOCATION: 7447 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241

13 Going On 30 (2004)

In the 2004 romantic comedy “13 Going On 30,” Jennifer Garner’s character lives at this home in South Pasadena, California.

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LOCATION: 1837 Spruce St, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Next door on the left is the home of Mark Ruffalo’s character.

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LOCATION: 1839 Spruce St, South Pasadena, CA 91030

The two homes really are side by side, just as depicted in the film.

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The two ultimately move into this home, also located in South Pasadena.

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LOCATION: 1965 Fletcher Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030

Ant-Man And The Wasp (2018)

Much like the original “Ant-Man,” the 2018 sequel “Ant-Man and the Wasp” divided filming between Georgia and San Francisco, California.  The house of Dr. Hank Pym, played by Michael Douglas, once again pops up, located not far from the famous Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco.

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LOCATION: 601 Buena Vista Ave W, San Francisco, CA 94117

Scott Lang, played by Paul Rudd, lives under house arrest at this home, where he spends time with his daughter.

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LOCATION: 1400 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94107

Scott, Hank and Hope visit Dr. Bill Foster, played by Laurence Fishburne, passing through the famous Sather Gate at the UC Berkeley campus.

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LOCATION: Sather Gate, Sather Rd, Berkeley, CA 94720

Later in the film, an action sequence takes place on Lombard St, a popular tourist destination due to it’s winding, downhill curves.  The famous stretch runs between Hyde St and Leavenworth St.

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LOCATION: Lombard St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (between Hyde St and Leavenworth St)

Near the end of the film, Scott once again visits the house of his ex-wife Maggie, played by Judy Greer.  Maggie’s house is located in Atlanta.

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LOCATION: 840 Clemont Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

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Ant-Man (2015)

While the 2015 Marvel film “Ant-Man,” starring Paul Rudd, was set in San Francisco, filming was actually split between San Francisco and Atlanta, Georgia.

Dr. Hank Pym, played by Michael Douglas, lives at this Victorian Gingerbread house in San Francisco, not far from the famous Haight-Ashbury district.

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LOCATION: 601 Buena Vista Ave W, San Francisco, CA 94117

Maggie Lang, Scott’s ex-wife, lives at this house with their daughter, located in Atlanta.

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LOCATION: 840 Clemont Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

Scott meets up with his friends in Chinatown.  This scene was actually filmed in Los Angeles.

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LOCATION: Chinatown Central Plaza, 943 N Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90012

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