Sightseeing Through the Moviesby Breumaster | created - 5 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
Sometimes it isn't necessary to travel around, because you can see in movies popular places, buildings, statues, etc. Which movie inspires you the most to travel around and do some sightseeing? Allowed for suggestions are movies with exact sightseeing elements or movies with theatre stages that clearly show specific sightseeing elements. Discuss here.
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1. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
PG-13 | 127 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A poet falls for a beautiful courtesan whom a jealous duke covets.
Votes: 254,153 | Gross: $57.39M
Paris: Moulin Rouge
2. The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1956)
PG | 104 min | Drama, History
The timeless tale of the seductive gypsy Esmeralda and the tortured hunchback Quasimodo.
Paris: Notre Dame - Suggested by blackbolt-3
3. The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Crime
Charles Dreyfus, who has finally cracked over inspector Clouseau's antics, escapes from a mental institution and launches an elaborate plan to get rid of Clouseau once and for all.
Votes: 25,855 | Gross: $33.83M
4. La La Land (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.
Votes: 446,858 | Gross: $151.10M
Los Angeles: Griffith Observatory - Suggested by blackbolt-3
5. The Third Man (1949)
Not Rated | 93 min | Film-Noir, Mystery, Thriller
Pulp novelist Holly Martins travels to shadowy, postwar Vienna, only to find himself investigating the mysterious death of an old friend, Harry Lime.
Votes: 147,414 | Gross: $0.45M
Vienna: Vienna Prater - Co-suggested by blackbolt-3
6. Quo Vadis (1951)
Not Rated | 171 min | Biography, Drama, History
Fierce Roman commander Marcus Vinicius becomes infatuated with beautiful Christian hostage Lygia and begins questioning the tyrannical leadership of the despot Emperor Nero.
Votes: 12,435 | Gross: $24.29M
Rome: Colosseum - Suggested by blackbolt-3
7. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
A Mumbai teenager reflects on his life after being accused of cheating on the Indian version of "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?"
Votes: 754,862 | Gross: $141.32M
Agra: Taj Mahal
8. The Day After Tomorrow (2004)
PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Jack Hall, paleoclimatologist, must make a daring trek from Washington, D.C. to New York City to reach his son, trapped in the cross-hairs of a sudden international storm which plunges the planet into a new Ice Age.
Votes: 391,315 | Gross: $186.74M
New York: Miss Liberty - Suggested by blackbolt-3
9. National Treasure: Book of Secrets (2007)
PG | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery
Benjamin Gates must follow a clue left in John Wilkes Booth's diary to prove his ancestor's innocence in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Votes: 207,337 | Gross: $219.96M
Keystone: Mount Rushmore National Memorial - Suggested by blackbolt-3
10. Hannibal (2001)
R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Living in exile, Dr. Hannibal Lecter tries to reconnect with now disgraced F.B.I. Agent Clarice Starling, and finds himself a target for revenge from a powerful victim.
Votes: 239,546 | Gross: $165.09M
Venice: Piazza San Marco
11. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)
PG-13 | 150 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Sam Witwicky leaves the Autobots behind for a normal life. But when his mind is filled with cryptic symbols, the Decepticons target him and he is dragged back into the Transformers' war.
Votes: 368,231 | Gross: $402.11M
Egypt: Pyramids of Gizeh - Suggested by blackbolt-3
12. Rapa Nui (1994)
R | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Love between the representatives of two warring tribes changes the balance of power on the whole remote island.
Votes: 4,409 | Gross: $0.31M
Easter Islands: Stone statues - Suggested by blackbolt-3
13. Furious 7 (2015)
PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for his comatose brother.
Votes: 339,870 | Gross: $353.01M
Abu Dhabi: Etihad Towers
14. The Last Emperor (1987)
PG-13 | 163 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of the final Emperor of China.
Votes: 86,187 | Gross: $43.98M
Beijing: Forbidden City - Suggested by blackbolt-3
15. The Great Wall (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In ancient China, a group of European mercenaries encounters a secret army that maintains and defends the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures.
Votes: 114,235 | Gross: $45.54M
China: Great Wall of China - Suggested by blackbolt-3
16. The Forest (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman goes into Japan's Suicide Forest to find her twin sister, and confronts supernatural terror.
Votes: 37,022 | Gross: $26.58M
Mount Fuji: Aokigahara forrest
17. Saint-Jacques... La Mecque (2005)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
Three siblings who detest each other and hiking must complete together a pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in order to be eligible to inherit their mother's wealth.
Pyrenees (France): The pilgrimage of St. Jacob (to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela, Spain)
18. Lissi und der wilde Kaiser (2007)
85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A send-up of the Sissi trilogy.
Neuschwanstein: Castle Neuschwanstein - Suggested by blackBolt-3
19. Easy A (2010)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Votes: 334,991 | Gross: $58.40M
Mount Lee: Hollywood Sign
20. The Core (2003)
PG-13 | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The only way to save Earth from catastrophe is to drill down to the core and set it spinning again.
Votes: 86,945 | Gross: $31.19M
San Francisco: Golden Gate Bridge - Suggested by blackbolt-3
21. Fast Five (2011)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.
Votes: 334,261 | Gross: $209.84M
Rio de Janeiro: Christ the Redeemer Statue - Suggested by blackbolt-3
22. Sherlock Holmes (2009)
PG-13 | 128 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Detective Sherlock Holmes and his stalwart partner Watson engage in a battle of wits and brawn with a nemesis whose plot is a threat to all of England.
Votes: 554,177 | Gross: $209.03M
London: Tower Bridge - Suggested by blackbolt-3
23. An American Werewolf in London (1981)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists.
Votes: 83,572 | Gross: $30.57M
London: Piccadilly Circus
24. The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
G | 74 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
Basil, the rodent Sherlock Holmes, investigates the kidnapping of a toy-maker and uncovers its link to his arch-enemy, Professor Ratigan.
Votes: 41,072 | Gross: $38.60M
London: Big Ben
25. As Above, So Below (2014)
R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.
Votes: 68,449 | Gross: $21.20M
Paris: Catacombs - Suggested by blackbolt-3
26. Death on the Nile (1978)
PG | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
As Hercule Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board. Can Poirot identify the killer before the ship reaches the end of its journey?
Giza: Sphinx - Suggested by blackbolt-3
27. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 501,199 | Gross: $306.17M
Washington: The White House - Suggested by blackbolt-3
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Security guard Larry Daley infiltrates the Smithsonian Institution in order to rescue Jedediah and Octavius, who have been shipped to the museum by mistake.
Votes: 163,500 | Gross: $177.24M
Washington: Smithsonian Institute - Suggested by blackbolt-3
29. The Fisher King (1991)
R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A former radio DJ, suicidally despondent because of a terrible mistake he made, finds redemption in helping a deranged homeless man who was an unwitting victim of that mistake.
Votes: 74,367 | Gross: $41.90M
New York: Central Park
30. Amadeus (1984)
R | 160 min | Biography, Drama, History
The life, success and troubles of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as told by Antonio Salieri, the contemporaneous composer who was insanely jealous of Mozart's talent and claimed to have murdered him.
Votes: 342,248 | Gross: $51.97M
Vienna: Vienna Central Cemetery
31. Maps to the Stars (2014)
R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama
A tour into the heart of a Hollywood family chasing celebrity, one another and the relentless ghosts of their pasts.
Votes: 35,473 | Gross: $0.35M
Los Angeles: Hollywood Walk of Fame
32. Victoria (II) (2015)
Not Rated | 138 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A young Spanish woman who has recently moved to Berlin finds her flirtation with a local guy turn potentially deadly as their night out with his friends reveals a dangerous secret.
Berlin: The many party locations
33. In Bruges (2008)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Guilt-stricken after a job gone wrong, hitman Ray and his partner await orders from their ruthless boss in Bruges, Belgium, the last place in the world Ray wants to be.
Votes: 367,288 | Gross: $7.76M
Bruges: The channel tours - Suggested by Rob Webster Added May 6, 2019.