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Movie locations around the world part 5

Welcome to part 5 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.

You may also be interested in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 6, Part 7 and Part 8.

Featured: Once Upon a Time in America, Adjustment Bureau, The Avengers, Spider-Man 3, Night at the Museum, When Harry Met Sally, Home Alone 2, National Treasure, X-Men First Class, In The Line Of Fire.

Once Upon a Time in America (1984)

Once Upon a Time in America scene Once Upon a Time in America: Dumbo, Brooklyn

Sergio Leone’s epic final film is set in New York city, where arguably the most iconic shot is from the Brooklyn side. The intersection of Water St and Washington St has a nice view of the Manhattan Bridge between the old brick warehouses.

Attachment Bureau (2011)

Attachment Bureau scene Attachment Bureau: Brooklyn Bridge park, New York

Attachment Bureau has scenes all over New York city. Here David Norris (Matt Damon) is holding a speech at the ferry stop next to East River, just by the Brooklyn Bridge.

Attachment Bureau scene Attachment Bureau: Top of the rock, New York

David Norris (Matt Damon) and Elise Sellas (Emily Blunt) finally end up at the roof of Rockefeller Center. It’s usually crowded by tourists, so don’t expect it to be this empty.

The Avengers (2012)

Avengers scene The Avengers: Bethesda Terrace, New York

The Avengers assemble one final time at the terrace overlooking Bethesda fountain. Here we have Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), Captain America (Chris Evans), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr) admiring the clouds.

Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Spider-Man 3 scene Spider-Man 3: Bow Bridge, New York

Few heroes are as connected to New York city as Spiderman. In the third one, Spiderman (Tobey Maguire) meets up with Mary Jane Watson (Kirsten Dunst) on the Bow Bridge.

Night at the Museum (2006)

Night at the Museum scene Night at the Museum: Bow Bridge, New York

The Bow Bridge is a very popular movie location. In the first Night at the Museum, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) takes a walk over the same bridge.

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

hen Harry Met Sally scene When Harry Met Sally: Katz’s Delicatessen, New York

Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) and Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) has scenes all over New York. The most famous location from the movie has been decorated with a sign hanging from the roof, stating “Where Harry Met Sally… Hope you have what she had! Enjoy!”.

When Harry Met Sally scene When Harry Met Sally: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

The couple can also be seen at a lot of iconic NYC locations, such as the Egyptian section at The Met.

Home Alone 2 (1992)

Home Alone 2 scene Home Alone 2: Gapstow Bridge, New York

Kevin McCallister (Macaulay Culkin) meets up with the “pigeon lady” (Brenda Fricker) near Gapstow Bridge in a cold Central Park.

National Treasure (2004)

National Treasure scene National Treasure: White House, Washington DC

Benjamin Franklin Gates (Nicolas Cage) and the rest of the gang from National Treasure make sure to be visible all over the capital while planning their secret heist. First posing at the White House…

National Treasure scene National Treasure: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

They have a discussion on the steps leading up to Lincoln Memorial at the western end of The Mall.

National Treasure scene National Treasure: Library of Congress, Washington DC

They even visit the Main Reading Room of Library of Congress. Quite a tour of DC.

X-Men First Class (2011)

X-Men First Class scene X-Men First Class: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and Professor X (James McAvoy) also enjoy sitting on the hard stairs of Lincoln Memorial…

X-Men First Class scene X-Men First Class: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

…but the view at sunset is totally worth it.

In the Line of Fire (1993)

In the Line of Fire scene In the Line of Fire: Lincoln Memorial, Washington DC

Clint Eastwood is usually seen with a gun in San Francisco, but here he (as Frank Horrigan) chills out with Lilly Raines (Rene Russo) at the Lincoln Memorial, on the other side of the country.

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