Movie locations around the world part 6
Welcome to part 6 of my quest for finding movie locations around the world! Left images are from the actual films and to the right are my visits to the spots.
Featured movies: Before Sunset, No Reservations, Michael Palin’s Sahara, Doctor Who, Quantum of Solace, Star Wars Episode 2, Game of Thrones, The World Is Not Enough, Superman 2, Da Vinci Code, Assassin’s Creed, Yes Man.
Before Sunset (2004)
Jesse and Celine meet up once again. This time they walk all over Paris and visit Le Pure Café in the 11th arr.
They sit down at a table in the back, behind the zinc bar.
No Reservations (2008)
Anthony Bourdain found his way down to the underground control room of Titan Missile Museum, guided by Captain Yvonne Morris. Four years later I sat in the same chair, talking to Captain Morris.
Michael Palin’s Sahara (2002)
Michael Palin starts his Sahara adventure with having a look at the British territory of Gibraltar…
…and later ending the visit with a quick pint at The Angry Friar.
Doctor Who (2011, 2015)
Jack Harkness walks up to Martha Jones and the Doctor (David Tennant version) at Roald Dahl Plass. This square is also the location of the Torchwood HQ.
Eddie’s Diner is featured in several episodes. The Doctor (Matt Smith version) and River Song is having a chat at table 11, while Amy and Rory is ordering at the counter.
Another Doctor (Peter Capaldi version) is talking to Clara at the same place.
The Doctor emerges from the bathroom, which actually has a Tardis wall in there.
Clara leaving the Doctor for the Tardis.
Quantum of Solace (2008)
Daniel Craig as James Bond spends some time at his “hotel in Bolivia”, which is actually Instituto Nacional de Cultura in Panama.
Star Wars Episode 2 – Attack of the Clones (2002)
Anakin and Padme arriving at “Naboo”, which just happens to be the vast Plaza de España.
They take a long detour just to show off the impressive columns.
Game of Thrones (2014)
Jaime Lannister is facing off against the Sand Snakes in season 5, inside the “Dorne Water Gardens” (which is actually the impressive gardens of the Alcázar of Seville)…
…while Myrcella is taking it far more easy near the fountain.
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
Pierce Brosnan as James Bond escapes from the baddies in his usual relaxed style by lowering himself down from the balcony of a “Swiss bank” opposite the Guggenheim…
…and makes his escape by heading north across the bridge next to the Guggenheim.
Superman 2 (1980)
Clark and Lois are taking a sunny walk along the Canadian side of the famous waterfalls, before Superman surprisingly appear.
Da Vinci Code (2006)
Silas visits the largest church in Paris, in search of the “rose line”.
Assassin’s Creed (2016)
The tomb of Columbus inside the Seville cathedral is featured in one scene.
Yes Man (2008)
A lot of movies were shot at this hilltop. Even Jim Carrey couldn’t stay away from the scenery.