Filming Location Matching "Griffith Observatory, 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Jurassic Park (1993)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

8.1
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68 Metascore

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

Votes: 792,537 | Gross: $402.45M

2. Under the Silver Lake (2018)

R | 139 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.5
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60 Metascore

Sam, a disenchanted young man, finds a mysterious woman swimming in his apartment's pool one night. The next morning, she disappears. Sam sets off across LA to find her, and along the way he uncovers a conspiracy far more bizarre.

Director: David Robert Mitchell | Stars: Andrew Garfield, Riley Keough, Topher Grace, Callie Hernandez

Votes: 20,841 | Gross: $0.05M

3. The Terminator (1984)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi

8.0
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84 Metascore

A seemingly indestructible robot is sent from 2029 to 1984 to assassinate a young waitress, whose unborn son will lead humanity in a war against sentient machines, while a human soldier from the same war is sent to protect her at all costs.

Director: James Cameron | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Linda Hamilton, Michael Biehn, Paul Winfield

Votes: 738,199 | Gross: $38.40M

4. La La Land (I) (2016)

PG-13 | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

8.0
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93 Metascore

While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

Director: Damien Chazelle | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 443,624 | Gross: $151.10M

5. Transformers (2007)

PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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61 Metascore

An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.

Director: Michael Bay | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel, Tyrese Gibson

Votes: 572,712 | Gross: $319.25M

6. Freaks and Geeks (1999–2000)

TV-14 | 44 min | Comedy, Drama

8.8
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A high school mathlete starts hanging out with a group of burnouts while her younger brother navigates his freshman year.

Stars: Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine

Votes: 120,217

7. Gangster Squad (2013)

R | 113 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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40 Metascore

It's 1949 Los Angeles, the city is run by gangsters and a malicious mobster, Mickey Cohen. Determined to end the corruption, John O'Mara assembles a team of cops, ready to take down the ruthless leader and restore peace to the city.

Director: Ruben Fleischer | Stars: Sean Penn, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Giovanni Ribisi

Votes: 196,737 | Gross: $46.00M

8. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

Votes: 113,758 | Gross: $100.83M

9. Yes Man (2008)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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46 Metascore

A man challenges himself to say "yes" to everything for an entire year.

Director: Peyton Reed | Stars: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, John Michael Higgins

Votes: 313,204 | Gross: $97.69M

10. The Rocketeer (1991)

PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.4
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61 Metascore

A young pilot stumbles onto a prototype jetpack that allows him to become a high flying masked hero.

Director: Joe Johnston | Stars: Billy Campbell, Jennifer Connelly, Alan Arkin, Timothy Dalton

Votes: 49,054 | Gross: $46.70M

11. Bowfinger (1999)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

6.4
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71 Metascore

When a desperate movie producer fails to get a major star for his bargain basement film, he decides to shoot the film secretly around him.

Director: Frank Oz | Stars: Steve Martin, Eddie Murphy, Heather Graham, Christine Baranski

Votes: 63,048 | Gross: $66.38M

12. Queen of the Damned (2002)

R | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.3
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30 Metascore

The vampire Lestat becomes a rock star whose music wakes up the queen of all vampires.

Director: Michael Rymer | Stars: Aaliyah, Stuart Townsend, Marguerite Moreau, Vincent Perez

Votes: 49,994 | Gross: $30.34M

13. Funny People (2009)

R | 146 min | Comedy, Drama

6.3
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60 Metascore

When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.

Director: Judd Apatow | Stars: Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana

Votes: 109,686 | Gross: $51.86M

14. Sandy Wexler (2017)

TV-14 | 130 min | Comedy

5.1
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40 Metascore

Sandy Wexler is a talent manager working in Los Angeles in the 1990s, diligently representing a group of eccentric clients on the fringes of show business.

Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Hudson, Kevin James, Colin Quinn

Votes: 12,372

15. Rebel Without a Cause (1955)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama

7.7
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87 Metascore

A rebellious young man with a troubled past comes to a new town, finding friends and enemies.

Director: Nicholas Ray | Stars: James Dean, Natalie Wood, Sal Mineo, Jim Backus

Votes: 76,737

16. Zapped! (1982)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.0
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10 Metascore

A high school science nerd gains telekinetic powers after a laboratory accident and uses them for revenge upon bullies.

Director: Robert J. Rosenthal | Stars: Scott Baio, Willie Aames, Robert Mandan, Felice Schachter

Votes: 5,648 | Gross: $16.90M

17. Earth Girls Are Easy (1988)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.3
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66 Metascore

A Southern California girl befriends three furry aliens after their spaceship lands in her swimming pool.

Director: Julien Temple | Stars: Geena Davis, Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans

Votes: 18,870 | Gross: $3.92M

18. Dragnet (1987)

PG-13 | 106 min | Comedy, Crime

6.0
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62 Metascore

The equally-straight-laced and "by the book" nephew of Joe Friday must work with his more laid-back partner to solve a mystery.

Director: Tom Mankiewicz | Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Tom Hanks, Christopher Plummer, Harry Morgan

Votes: 29,714 | Gross: $57.39M

19. House on Haunted Hill (1999)

R | 93 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.6
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28 Metascore

An amusement park mogul offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past.

Director: William Malone | Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Peter Gallagher

Votes: 50,857 | Gross: $40.85M

20. Adventures of Superman (1952–1958)

TV-G | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.7
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The Man of Steel fights crime with help from his friends at the Daily Planet.

Stars: George Reeves, Noel Neill, John Hamilton, Bill Kennedy

Votes: 2,951

21. Love & Mercy (2014)

PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.4
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80 Metascore

In the 1960s, Beach Boys leader Brian Wilson struggles with emerging psychosis as he attempts to craft his avant-garde pop masterpiece. In the 1980s, he is a broken, confused man under the 24-hour watch of shady therapist Dr. Eugene Landy.

Director: Bill Pohlad | Stars: John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 32,645 | Gross: $12.55M

22. Les Misérables (1998)

PG-13 | 134 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.5
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Valjean, a former criminal, has atoned for his past and now finds himself in the midst of the French Revolution, avoiding a law-obsessed policeman hell-bent on capturing him.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Liam Neeson, Geoffrey Rush, Uma Thurman, Christopher Adamson

Votes: 36,161 | Gross: $14.10M

23. Devil in a Blue Dress (1995)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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78 Metascore

An African-American man is hired to find a woman, and gets mixed up in a murderous political scandal.

Director: Carl Franklin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Tom Sizemore, Jennifer Beals, Don Cheadle

Votes: 16,076 | Gross: $16.03M

24. Night of the Creeps (1986)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Alien brain parasites, entering humans through the mouth, turn their host into a killing zombie. Some teenagers start to fight against them.

Director: Fred Dekker | Stars: Jason Lively, Tom Atkins, Steve Marshall, Jill Whitlow

Votes: 18,516 | Gross: $0.59M

25. Nancy Drew (2007)

PG | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

5.9
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53 Metascore

Teen detective Nancy Drew accompanies her father on a business trip to Los Angeles, where she happens upon clues to a murder mystery involving a movie star.

Director: Andrew Fleming | Stars: Emma Roberts, Tate Donovan, Max Thieriot, Craig Gellis

Votes: 18,282 | Gross: $25.61M

26. Midnight Madness (1980)

PG | 112 min | Comedy

6.5
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Leon planned "the great all-nighter" by picking college students to participate in an all-night long scavenger hunt. The 5 teams are given clues to solve, leading them to the next clue, ... See full summary »

Directors: Michael Nankin, David Wechter | Stars: David Naughton, Debra Clinger, Joel Kenney, David Damas

Votes: 2,946

27. Not of This Earth (1988)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

4.8
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An alien arrives on Earth looking to take human blood in an attempt to preserve his dying planet.

Director: Jim Wynorski | Stars: Traci Lords, Arthur Roberts, Lenny Juliano, Ace Mask

Votes: 2,006 | Gross: $0.11M

28. The Fantastic Journey (1977)

60 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.2
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A scientific expedition in the Atlantic Ocean becomes lost in the Bermuda Triangle and washes up on an uncharted island. They meet up with travelers from other times, planets and dimensions... See full summary »

Stars: Jared Martin, Carl Franklin, Ike Eisenmann, Katie Saylor

Votes: 391

29. Crash of Moons (1954 TV Movie)

Unrated | 78 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi

3.1
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This was never released as a feature film but, instead, is comprised of 3 episodes from the TV series, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954) which were edited together and released on video as a feature-length story.

Director: Hollingsworth Morse | Stars: Richard Crane, Scotty Beckett, Sally Mansfield, Robert Lyden

Votes: 718

30. Abominable (2006)

R | 94 min | Horror, Thriller

5.0
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31 Metascore

A man, crippled in a climbing accident, returns to his cabin in the woods as part of his rehabilitation, but he wasn't prepared for the immanent onslaught.

Director: Ryan Schifrin | Stars: Matt McCoy, Haley Joel, Christien Tinsley, Karin Anna Cheung

Votes: 3,868

31. Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature (2001 TV Movie)

R | 91 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

5.8
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In Ireland, two carnies abduct a mermaid and decide to take her to America. In their sea route, the seductive and mysterious creature reveals an uncontrollable darker side.

Director: Sebastian Gutierrez | Stars: Rufus Sewell, Carla Gugino, Jim Piddock, Reno Wilson

Votes: 3,222

32. The End of Violence (1997)

R | 122 min | Drama, Thriller

5.6
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Mike Max is a Hollywood producer who became powerful and rich thanks to brutal and bloody action films. His ignored wife Paige is close to leaving him. Suddenly Mike is kidnapped by two ... See full summary »

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Traci Lind, Rosalind Chao, Bill Pullman, Andie MacDowell

Votes: 4,492 | Gross: $0.28M

33. Tobor the Great (1954)

Approved | 77 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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A young boy-genius befriends his grandfather's robot, designed as a test pilot for space travel and coveted by foreign spies.

Director: Lee Sholem | Stars: Charles Drake, Karin Booth, Billy Chapin, Taylor Holmes

Votes: 627

34. Rocky Jones, Space Ranger (1954– )

26 min | Family, Sci-Fi

5.1
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Cruising the galaxy in his space ship "The Orbit Jet" Space Ranger, Rocky Jones, Vena Ray, and 10 year-old Bobby defend the Earth and themselves against space-bound evil doers.

Stars: Richard Crane, Sally Mansfield, Scotty Beckett, Robert Lyden

Votes: 154

35. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 71 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.7
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

Votes: 2,258

36. Illicit Behavior (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Thriller

5.1
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Melissa Yarnell is the wife of burned-out cop Mike Yarnell who takes out his frustrations on her. When she stood her limit, she turns to Matt Walker and Bill Tanner, other cops for protection. Their advances border on Illicit Behavior.

Director: Worth Keeter | Stars: Robert Davi, Joan Severance, Jack Scalia, James Russo

Votes: 249

37. The Great American Girl Robbery (1979)

R | 87 min | Adventure, Crime, Sport

4.2
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Cheerleading squads traveling on a bus to a state competition are kidnapped for ransom by former football players.

Director: Jeff Werner | Stars: Kristine DeBell, Jason Williams, Anthony Lewis, Wally Ann Wharton

Votes: 344

38. The Sinister Urge (1960)

Not Rated | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

2.6
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A flunky for a porno movie ring starts murdering the smut films' lead actresses.

Director: Edward D. Wood Jr. | Stars: Kenne Duncan, Duke Moore, Jean Fontaine, Carl Anthony

Votes: 1,260

39. The Naked Monster (2005)

100 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.6
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A brain-dead sheriff, a stolid secret agent and a sexy scientist team with a grumpy retired monster fighter to battle a 60 foot, three-eyed cross between man and dinosaur.

Directors: Wayne Berwick, Ted Newsom | Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Brinke Stevens, R.G. Wilson, John Goodwin

Votes: 228

40. The Perfect Bride (1991 TV Movie)

R | 94 min | Thriller

5.2
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A young woman begins to suspect that her brother's young fiancée, an attractive Englishwoman, is actually a serial killer who kills men on the eve of their weddings.

Director: Terrence O'Hara | Stars: Sammi Davis, Kelly Preston, Linden Ashby, Marilyn Rockafellow

Votes: 324

41. Paula Abdul: Rush Rush (1991 Video)

5 min | Short, Music, Romance

7.3
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This music video is clearly a take on Rebel without a Cause. Keanu plays James Dean's role and Paula plays Natalie Woods. It starts out with Paula flirting with Keanu and then she goes with... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Würnitzer | Stars: Paula Abdul, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 196

42. The Roller Blade Seven (1991)

96 min | Action, Sci-Fi

1.9
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In a futuristic society, a sword-wielding roller skater fights evil ninjas, punk roller skaters and is sent on an important rescue mission

Director: Donald G. Jackson | Stars: Scott Shaw, Frank Stallone, Karen Black, Don Stroud

Votes: 358

43. Room 33 (2009)

92 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

3.5
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A group of friends on a road trip seek shelter at a mental institution in the woods, only to discover that the building is the home of a mysterious young girl named Roxy whose unsettling ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Barbini | Stars: Chad Michael Collins, Nicole Dionne, Ace Gibson, Nina Hauser

Votes: 402

44. The Visitor (1997–1998)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Adam MacArthur disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle 50 years ago. Now he has escaped and has come back to help steer Earth away from a path of destruction. He travels the U.S. helping the ... See full summary »

Stars: John Corbett, Grand L. Bush, Leon Rippy, John Storey

Votes: 368

45. The Mafu Cage (1978)

R | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.9
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Ellen has been taking care of her insane younger sister Cissy ever since their explorer father died. When Cissy's pet ape dies in their mansion's dungeon and Ellen finds a boyfriend, Cissy's incestuous desire for her sister turns deadly.

Director: Karen Arthur | Stars: Lee Grant, Carol Kane, Will Geer, James Olson

Votes: 367

46. A Place in the Caribbean (2017)

TV-14 | 114 min | Drama, Romance

8.8
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Romance is in the air on the picturesque Caribbean island of Roatán, but the troubled pasts of its guests threaten to tame their desires.

Director: Juan Carlos Fanconi | Stars: José Zúñiga, Gabriela de la Garza, Lali Gonzalez, Rodrigo Guirao Díaz

Votes: 1,258

47. Phantom from Space (1953)

Approved | 73 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

4.2
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An alien being with the power of invisibility lands in Santa Monica. Killing two people who attacked him due to the menacing appearance of his spacesuit, the creature takes it off while ... See full summary »

Director: W. Lee Wilder | Stars: Ted Cooper, Tom Daly, Steve Acton, Burt Wenland

Votes: 916

48. The Loneliest Runner (1976 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sport

7.3
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A young boy who still wets the bed finds escapism from his abusive mother and his own embarrassment by going running after school.

Director: Michael Landon | Stars: Lance Kerwin, Brian Keith, DeAnn Mears, Melissa Sue Anderson

Votes: 337

49. Dark City (1950)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

6.8
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Gamblers who "took" an out-of-town sucker in a crooked poker game feel shadowy vengeance closing in on them.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Charlton Heston, Lizabeth Scott, Viveca Lindfors, Dean Jagger

Votes: 1,637

50. The Sender (1998)

R | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.9
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In 1965, an American fighter squadron encountered a spaceship while flying over the Bermuda Triangle. After getting into a brief dogfight with it, one of the fighters is shot down, and the ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Pepin | Stars: Michael Madsen, R. Lee Ermey, Robert Vaughn, Dyan Cannon

Votes: 677


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