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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 and Part 6.

Featured movies: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Bourne Identity, Inferno, Moonraker, Way of the Dragon, A Room with a View, Talented Mr Ripley, The Tourist, Mission Impossible, Roman Holiday, Parts Unknown, No Reservations, Battleship Potemkin, XXX, Depeche Mode.

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

Indiana Jones scene Indiana Jones: Ponte dei Pugni, Venice

Harrison Ford offers a flower to Alison Doody while crossing Ponte dei Pugni…

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

…just before arriving to the nearby Church of St. Barnabas.

The Bourne Identity (2002)

The Bourne Identity scene The Bourne Identity: Kampa, Prague

In the 2002 remake, Matt Damon find 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 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

He 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, where Chris Cooper is looking for Bourne.

Inferno (2016)

Inferno scene Inferno: Palazzo Vecchio, Florence

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.

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

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 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

Bruce Lee at a viewpoint near Capitolium, overlooking the ruins of Forum Romanum.

Way Way of the Dragon: Piazza Navona, Rome

Bruce Lee sitting down on a bench at Piazza Navona, admiring the fountain by Bernini. These days the place is always crowded.

A Room with a View (1985)

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

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.

Talented Mr Ripley (1999)

Talented Mr Ripley scene Talented Mr Ripley: St. Mark’s Basilica, Venice

Matt Damon and Jack Davenport walks across Piazza San Marco with the St. Mark’s Basilica in the background.

Talented Mr Ripley scene Talented Mr Ripley: Calle Traghetto Vecchio, Venice

Matt Damon says farewell to Gwyneth Paltrow and James Rebhorn on the pier opposite Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. (Ripley also visited Rome, have a look at my post from 2012.)

The Tourist (2010)

The Tourist scene The Tourist: St Lucia, Venice

A clueless 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

Tom Cruise and Simon Pegg walks 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

Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn are all over the eternal city in this classic movie, such as this location on the Spanish Steps.

Parts Unknown (2013)

Parts Unknown scene Parts Unknown: Petit Socco, Tangier

Anthony Bourdain sits down for a coffee at Cafe Tingis in the small square.

No Reservations (2009)

No Reservations scene No Reservations: La Playa, Valparaiso

Anthony Bourdain having a Pisco Sour by the counter at the La Playa bar. Two can play this game.

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

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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