I love movies. When I travel, I often see if films were shot there and visit locations where films were shot. I also love movie props and the interesting furniture and sets. Did you know others have the same enjoyment?
Here’s some of the interesting resources if you’re interested your favorite movie locations and bits.
Finding were movies were shot:
- US locations for movies: https://moviemaps.org/
- Now & Then movies – see what shooting locations look like now: http://www.thennowmovielocations.com/
- Youtube channels are also a great source for finding out where things were shot.
- Messy Nessy sometimes goes to interesting locations – Like this group of locations that inspired several Wes Anderson film locations/shots: https://www.messynessychic.com/2019/05/23/vacationing-with-wes-anderson/
- Lots of great filming locations in LA: https://www.discoverlosangeles.com/tags/film-tv-locations
Source and buy furniture used in movies:
- Many films use commercially available furniture – this site tracks and shows you where to buy your own. https://filmandfurniture.com/
- The Prop Store – https://propstore.com/category/movie-props/
- Hollywood Collectables Group – https://www.hollywood-collectibles.com/store/home.php
- Most famous online forum for replica prop builders. Often visited by Adam Savage from Mythbusters fame. https://www.therpf.com/forums/
- Stationary from fictional hotels: https://www.herblester.com/collections/stationery
Various famous props:
- Arnolfo di Cambio’s CIBI SET OF 2 DOUBLE OLD FASHION GLASSES – used in the movie Blade Runner – https://bladerunnerglass.com/?lang=en
- The chairs used Beetlejuice: https://www.bauhaus2yourhouse.com/products/charles-rennie-mackintosh-argyle-chair?variant=39638722
- Hard to Find Whiskey’s – Game of Thrones, Blade Runner, and other famously used alcoholic beverages. https://www.htfw.com/