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Movie locations around the world part 7

Welcome to part 7 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 5, Part 6 and Part 8.

Featured: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Bourne Identity, Inferno, Moonraker, Way of the Dragon, A Room with a View, The Tourist, Mission Impossible 4, Roman Holiday, Battleship Potemkin, XXX, Depeche Mode.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones scene Indiana Jones: Ponte dei Pugni, Venice

The third Indiana Jones film has a lot of scenes from Venice. Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford) offers a flower to Elsa Schneider (Alison Doody) while crossing Ponte dei Pugni…

Indiana Jones scene Indiana Jones: Church of St. Barnabas, Venice

…just before they arrive to the nearby Church of St. Barnabas.

The Bourne Identity (2002)

The Bourne Identity scene The Bourne Identity: Kampa, Prague

In the 2002 remake of The Bourne Identity, Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) finds himself sleeping on a cold park bench in Prague (claimed to be “Zürich”). Or rather, two police officers find him and wish they hadn’t. Today the bench has been replaced and moved a bit, but the location in Kampa park next to the river is still recognizable.

The Bourne Identity scene The Bourne Identity: Kampa, Prague

The bench is located next to a stone wall along the Vltava river.

The Bourne Identity scene The Bourne Identity: Petschkuv Palác, Prague

Bourne also visits Petschkuv Palác (as “Zürich Bank”), once used as the Gestapo headquarters during WWII.

The Bourne Identity scene The Bourne Identity: Pont Neuf, Paris

The cat and mouse game continues on the Pont Neuf in Paris, where Alexander Conklin (Chris Cooper) agent is looking for Bourne.

Inferno (2016)

Inferno scene Inferno: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

The movie adaptation of Dan Brown’s 2016 book Inferno has a lot of amazing scenery from Florence. Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) finds himself gazing on the impressive paintings in Salone dei Cinquecento…

Inferno scene Inferno: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

…then passing by the globe in the Hall of Maps together with Sienna Brooks (Felicity Jones).

Inferno scene Inferno: Boboli Gardens, Florence

Later on they escape through a door next to the Grotta del Buontalenti, leading to the infamous Vasari Corridor.

Moonraker (1979)

Moonraker scene Moonraker: Piazza San Marco, Venice

In the James Bond movie Moonraker from 1979, Roger Moore finds himself next to the lion in the northern corner of Piazza San Marco…

Moonraker scene Moonraker: Fondamenta Misericordia, Venice

…before he stalks Holly Goodhead (Lois Chiles) along the canal at Fondamenta Misericordia…

Moonraker scene Moonraker: Piazza San Marco, Venice

…and later returns to Piazza San Marco with a grand entrance.

Way of the Dragon (1972)

Way Way of the Dragon: Forum Romanum, Rome

Way of the Dragon from 1972 is a well-known Bruce Lee movie. The actor can be seen at several locations in Rome. For instance, here is Bruce Lee at a viewpoint near Capitolium, overlooking the ruins of Forum Romanum.

Way Way of the Dragon: Piazza Navona, Rome

Later on Bruce Lee is sitting down on a bench at Piazza Navona, admiring the fountain by Bernini. 40 years later, this piazza and most other places in Rome are totally crowded with tourists.

A Room with a View (1985)

A Room with a View scene A Room with a View: Piazza della Signoria, Florence

A Room with a View is a romantic comedy from 1985, with several scenes from Florence. Lucy Honeychurch (Helena Bonham-Carter) is touring Italy and walks across the Piazza della Signoria, in front of Palazzo Vecchio.

A Room with a View scene A Room with a View: Loggia dei Lanzi, Florence

She passes the 14th-century Loggia dei Lanzi, featuring statues such as Perseus.

The Tourist (2010)

The Tourist scene The Tourist: St Lucia, Venice

A clueless Frank Tupelo (Johnny Depp) arrives at the St Lucia train station…

The Tourist scene The Tourist: Piazza San Marco, Venice

…and later shows up at the Piazza San Marco.

Mission Impossible 4 (2011)

Mission Impossible 4 scene Mission Impossible 4: Prague Castle, Prague

Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and Benji Dunn (Simon Pegg) walk across a courtyard which is supposed to be in Moscow’s Kremlin, but is actually in Prague. (For more Prague scenes from Mission Impossible, have a look at my post from 2012.)

Roman Holiday (1953)

Roman Holiday scene Roman Holiday: Spanish Steps, Rome

Joe Bradley (Gregory Peck) and Princess Ann (Audrey Hepburn) are all over the eternal city in this classic movie, such as this location on the Spanish Steps.

Battleship Potemkin (1925)

Battleship Potemkin scene Battleship Potemkin: Odessa Steps, Odessa

The famous scene where the Cossacks fire upon the civilians, who flee down the imposing steps towards the waterfront.

XXX (2002)

XXX scene XXX: Charles Bridge, Prague

Yelena (Asia Argento) jumps out of her car in the middle of the iconic Charles Bridge.

Depeche Mode (1988)

Depeche Mode scene Depeche Mode: New Jewish Cemetery, Prague

Bonus location! This is not a film, but that time when Martin L Gore and Andy Fletcher visited the grave of Franz Kafka in 1988 and got photographed by Anton Corbijn.

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