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Poll: Most Convincing Filming Locations?

While we all know that movies are make-believe, sometimes a shooting location becomes more convincing to us than the actual place would be.

According to your imagination, which of these filming locations is the most "real"?

Please vote here. After voting, discuss here.

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Christian Bale in American Psycho (2000)

    Ontario is the real New York.
  2. Vote!

    Downfall (2004)

    Saint Petersburg is the real Berlin.
  3. Vote!

    Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, and Hanns Zischler in Munich (2005)

    Budapest is the real Munich.
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    Alec Guinness and Sessue Hayakawa in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

    Sri Lanka is the real Burma and Siam.
  5. Vote!

    Sam Bottoms in Apocalypse Now (1979)

    The Philippines is the real Vietnam and Cambodia.
  6. Vote!

    Hacksaw Ridge (2016)

    Australia is the real Japan.

    (See also The Thin Red Line)

  7. Vote!

    Saving Private Ryan (1998)

    Ireland is the real Omaha Beach.
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    Kundun (1997)

    The Atlas Mountains, Morocco are the real Tibet.
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    Clint Eastwood in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

    Andalusia, Spain is the real Wild West.
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    Brad Pitt in Troy (2004)

    Malta is the real Troy.
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    Hines Ward in The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

    Pittsburgh is the real Gotham City.
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    Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, and Orlando Bloom in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

    New Zealand is the real Middle-earth.
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    Sean Connery, Harrison Ford, and John Rhys-Davies in Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

    Wadi Rum, Jordan is the real Canyon of the Crescent Moon.
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    Matt Damon in The Martian (2015)

    Wadi Rum, Jordan is the real Mars.
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    Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)

    The Namibian desert is the real dystopian Australian wasteland.
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    Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Tataouine, Tunisia is the real Tatooine.
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    Lorne Peterson in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Tikal National Park, Guatemala is the real Yavin 4.

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