Location for a classic movie
WHS that have been used as a location for films of high public and/or critical acclaim.
World Heritage Sites connected to 'Location for a classic movie':
Alcala de Henares Spartacus (1960)Amphitheater of El Jem Life of Brian (1979)Ancient Kyoto Rashomon (1950) ; linkAncient Nara Rashomon (1950) ; linkAncient Thebes with its Necropolis The Ten Commandments; linkAngkor Lara Croft Tomb Raider 2001, Lord Jim 1965Archaeological Sites of Mycenae and Tiryns Mycenae: Ilektra (Elektra) - 1962 B+W, Dir - Kakogiannis, Nominated for Oscar and Cannes Palm d'OrAuschwitz Birkenau Schindler's List (1993)Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks Dr Zhivago (1965)Cartagena
The Mission (1986)Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Cracow Schindler's List (1993)Dong Phayayen Khao Yai's waterfalls Heo Narok and Haeo Suwat featured in The Beach (2000).Durham Castle and Cathedral Durham Cathedral Hogwarts School in the Harry Potter movies Gardens and Castle at KromerÝz Amadeus (1984)Himeji-jo Shogun (European Version) (1980), Ran (1985); linkHuangshan Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon (2000)Iguacu The Mission (1986)Iguazu National Park The Mission (1986)Imperial Palace The Last Emperor (1987)Isole Eolie Il Postino (1994)Kandy The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)Kasbah of Algiers La Battaglia di Algeri (Dir - G Pontecorvo, 1966, B+W). Won Venice "Leone d'Oro" and "occupies the 120th place on Empire Magazine's list of the 500 greatest movies of all time" (Wiki). Shot on location in the Algiers Kasbah, it tells the story of the organisation of the FLN guerilla movement there between 1954-57 during the Algerian war against France. Once banned in France and elsewhere it has been accused of inspiring political violence and spreading guerilla tactics around the World.Ksar of A´t-Ben-Haddou Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Gladiator (2000)Maritime Greenwich Sense and Sensibility (1995)Medina of Essaouira Othello directed by (and starring) Orson Welles (1952. A bust of Welles is situated just outside the Medina)Medina of Sousse Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)Paris, Banks of the Seine La Travers?e de Paris (Claude Autant-Lara), ? bout de souffle (Jean-Luc Godard), Paris br?le-t-il? (Ren? Cl?ment) and othersPetra Indiana Jones and the last crusade (1989)Prague
Amadeus (1984)Red Fort Gandhi (1982)Redwood "The Endor scenes for Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi were filmed in the Tall Trees Redwood Grove in the northern part of Humboldt County. Scenes for The Lost World: Jurassic Park as well as the movie Outbreak were filmed at the nearby Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park." - wikiRio de Janeiro Christ the Redeemer: As early as the 1940s, Hollywood captured the structure's iconic appeal in such cinematic vehicles as the 1942 Bette Davis film Now, Voyager and Alfred Hitchcock's 1946 film Notorious starring Ingrid Bergman. (wiki) + That Man from Rio (French adventure film 1964)Robben Island Invictus (2009)Rome Roman Holiday (1953)Royal Palace at Caserta Star Wars; linkSalzburg The Sound of Music (1965)San Gimignano Tea with Mussolini (1999)Sch÷nbrunn Sissi (1955)St. Petersburg Oktyabr (Ten Days That Shook the World) (1928)Stralsund and Wismar the 1922 version of Nosfaratu is set and filmed in Wismar; linkSummer Palace The Last Emperor (1987)Taj Mahal Slumdog Millionaire (2008) Te Wahipounamu Lord of the Rings (2001), Oldboy (2003) Tikal National Park Star Wars (1977)Tongariro National Park The Lord of the Rings (2001, 2003)Valletta Fort St Elmo - Midnight Express (1978)Vienna The Third Man (1949)Vienna Amadeus (1984)Villa d'Este Three Coins in the Fountain, a 1954 American romantic comedy film (won 2 Oscars in 1955); linkWadi Rum Lawrence of Arabia -much of the 1962 movie directed by David LeanWulingyuan Wulingyuan (known as Zhangjiajie in Wiki), many scenic areas has been used as Pandora planet's Hallelujah Mountains in Avatar (2009)Xidi and Hongcun Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000)
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