Behind the Scenes: 10 Movie Locations You Can Meet

If we collect related objects, we know the full name of the cast and even decorate the lines of our favorite movies, why not visit the locations where they were filmed?

While many teams use the practicality of studios to create the most diverse scenarios, some productions choose to take to the street and enjoy the look of squares, museums, cafes and cafeterias to bring their scenes to life.

For this reason, ARTINFO Brasil selected 10 films that were shot in famous locations that are available to the public for viewing. Check out each one and tell us in the comments about other productions you know that were filmed in different places around the world.

1) Rocky - A Fighter (1976)

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  • Location: Philadelphia Museum of Art
  • Address: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, 2600, Philadelphia - United States

A museum is a must for any tourist, so when a famous movie character came by? After the scene featuring Rocky Balboa (played by Sylvester Stallone) climbing the 72 steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the staircase became famous and even earned the affectionate nickname “Rocky Steps”. If you go there, take a picture on the staircase, but be sure to check out the works of the museum as well.

2) Saturday Night Fever (1977)

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  • Location: Lenny's Pizza
  • Address: 86th Street, 1969, Brooklyn, New York - United States

If you are ever passing through New York and you are hungry, don't hesitate to stop by Lenny's Pizza. After all, it was there that Tony Manero (who came to life on the big screen through actor John Travolta) ordered two pieces of pizza to go. If you doubted the veracity of the establishment when watching the movie, know that the pizza place really exists and is in Brooklyn.

3) Halloween (1978)

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  • Location: Orange Grove Avenue
  • Address: Orange Grove Avenue, 1530 and 1537, Los Angeles - USA

The plot of the film is set in Haddonfield, Illinois, but in fact the feature films were shot in California. If you dare to visit the homes that set the scene for this tragic story, you can check out the addresses on Orange Grove Avenue in Hollywood. At 1530 is the Doyle house, which was where Laurie Strode (played by Jamie Lee Curtis) worked as a nanny, while number 1537 on the same street was the Wallace family residence, where Annie (lived by Nancy Kyes) was the same. Function.

4) Manhattan (1979)

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  • Location: Sutton Square
  • Address: End of 58th East Street, Sutton Place, New York - USA

Director Woody Allen is known for making films that value cities, and there's no denying that New York is one of his favorite scenes. For this reason, it is quite common for scenes to show famous places in the American city, but some always get more prominence than others. This is the case of Sutton Square, which appears in the movie Manhattan . In the scene, Isaac (played by Woody Allen himself) and Mary (played by Diane Keaton) choose one of the benches in the square and admire the landscape of the Queensboro Bridge and the East River.

5) Harry and Sally - Made for Each Other (1989)

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  • Location: Katz's Delicatessen
  • Address: 205 East Houston Street, New York - United States

The little argument about pretending or not pretending and Meg Ryan's memorable interpretation (playing Sally) of an orgasm was filmed at Katz's Delicatessen restaurant in New York. This made fate famous among the curious and fans of the movie. The direction of the restaurant even put up a funny sign indicating the table where Harry and Sally had sat to rotate the scene.

6) Central of Brazil (1998)

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  • Location: Central Station of Brazil
  • Address: Presidente Vargas Avenue, Downtown, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

For Brazilians who have no defects, the list includes a famous national destination: the Central Station of Brazil. Located in downtown Rio de Janeiro, the train station set the scene for the eponymous film that won a number of awards and increased recognition of national cinema. As with every train and subway station, the best time to visit this building - which was built in the 19th century - is during off-peak hours.

7) City of Dreams (2001)

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  • Location: Mulholland Drive
  • Address: Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles - USA

Big fans of David Lynch's production will surely know that the original title of the feature film is precisely Mulholland Drive, which is the name of the road on which one of the film's main events takes place. In addition, the highway located between the mountains of Los Angeles is quite famous and well known in the region. When visiting the city, be sure to stop by, but be careful not to get involved in an accident and get lost on the road like Rita, Laura Harring's character.

8) The Fabulous Destiny of Amélie Poulain (2001)

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  • Location: Café des 2 Moulins
  • Address: 15 Lepic Street, Montmartre, Paris - France

Imagine if you could find lovely Amélie Poulain in one of the many cafes scattered around Paris. Well, you may not come across actress Audrey Tautou, but you will certainly be able to recognize the location of some scenes from the movie when you enter Café des 2 Moulins. It will be difficult to get a little place, since the cafe became a tourist spot of the City of Light after appearing in the movie and since then is always crowded.

9) Blindness Test (2008)

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  • Venues: Tea Viaduct and Sao Paulo Municipal Theater
  • Address: Ramos de Azevedo Square, s / n, Centro, Sao Paulo - Brazil

Director Fernando Meirelles's work was so well constructed that an unsuspecting viewer might think that all the scenes of the city in chaos were filmed in one place. In fact, the film was shot in Uruguay, Canada and also had some outdoor scenes made in Sao Paulo. The characters lived by Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo and Danny Glover pass by famous places located in the center of São Paulo, such as the Viaduto do Chá and the Municipal Theater. If you have not been to these places, be sure to include them in the itinerary of your next trip to Sao Paulo.

10) Rare Flowers (2013)

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  • Location: Aterro do Flamengo
  • Address: Avenida Infante Dom Henrique, s / n, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

One of the most recent national productions, the movie Flores Raras tells the love story of Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares (played by Gloria Pires) and the American poet Elizabeth Bishop (played by Miranda Otto). As Lota was the architect responsible for the creation of Aterro do Flamengo, the scenes could not but be filmed there, which made the carioca leisure space stand out in the film.