Movie Locations

House from Ferris Beuller’s Day Off up for sale again

Textile designer Ben Rose commissioned Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s student James Speyer to design the house in 1953, and of course was the location for Cameron Frye’s home in Ferris Beuller’s Day Off where at the end of the film the classic Ferrari California (corvette kit car) shoots out the glass pane window and […]

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Largo’s Palmyra Estate in Ian Fleming’s Thunderball

This home is owned by Largo in the 1961 Thunderball movie, the second movie in the series, although slated to be first, it couldn’t escape scheduling complications. Facing certain death, James Bond has to deal with sharks in the pool on the left side of the house, only to escape what has become a series […]

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Jaws and Martha’s Vineyard

Roy Scheider plays Chief Brody in this maritime classic, buying materials to make his beach signs from the shop on the corner. “Jaws” glides under this bridge, the American Legion Memorial Bridge, as Roy Scheider does his best to get his first look at the massive omnivore, and where his son gets his first closeup […]

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Die Hard

The Fox Plaza Building on Avenue of the Stars is the scene for “Nakatomi Towers”.

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Life is like a box of chocolates

The location of the bench in the movie Forrest Gump. The bench location in on the other side of the wall, but the actual bench used is in the Savannah History Museum. Forrest Gump and Lt. Dan recover from their injuries at this “hospital” location, and used in a number of other movies including The […]

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The Godfather

The Corleone family home. Don Corleone is set up and is shot outside this building. Sonny (James Caan) beats the hell out of Carlo in this famous scene at this location. Michael’s Christening was filmed inside this church… And used this church for the external shots.

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Goodfellas

Henry Hill’s home (Goodfellas) when he was a boy. The boys steal a truck at this diner location in Queens in the airport diner scene. Henry Hill’s lounge where Billy Bats is killed, since remodeled.

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Saturday Night Fever

Tony Manero (John Travolta) starts the movie swaggering down this section of 86th and stops to buy pizza from Lenny’s (center), the order taker played by his mother. The hardware store where Tony Manero worked. The dance studio. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

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Good Will Hunting

The candy store where Will and Skylar go for a date. Ben Affleck and the rest of the working class cast hang out at Woody’s L Street Tavern.

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The Big Lebowski

The street that they showed Jesus walking down to knock on doors, telling of his past. “Eden Therapy”, the location of Sobchak Security, when the dude picks up Walter to drop off the “ringer”. The restaurant where the nihilists order pancakes, window table.

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