Best Cities to Film a Movie


The Top Ten

1 New York

GO NEW YORK... new york is one of the best cities not jus in America but best cities in the world and I hope to one day have the chance to vistit!

I'm going to New York this summer and am really hoping it gets attacked by aliens! Or the avengers again.

start spreadin the news, I'm leavin todaaaaay, you are a great big part of iiiiiiiiiiit. new yorrrrrk. NEW YORK!

Almost every movie in the whole world were filmed in New York. It's big and beautiful here.

2 Vancouver Vancouver

Vancouver is I think one of the most filmed cities in North America right now because of how cheap it is to film in (being that it is in Canada and the Canadian dollar is lower) and because of how beautiful it is (subjective)

Cheap Chinese labor, and a beautiful setting

3 Dallas

Dallas is big and beautiful. Need buildings? We have them, need open land? We have those too! Need Talent? They all all over the place here!

Um go back through your favorite movies and count how many were partially or fully filmed in Dallas. - Ravergirl

4 Boston Boston
5 Rome
6 Chicago Chicago Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third-most populous city in the United States. With over 2.7 million residents, it is also the most populous city in both the state of Illinois and the Midwestern United States. Chicago is considered one of the most important business centers in the world. more.

Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Blues Brothers show you all the best parts of The City of Blues - I<3Queen

The Dark Knight was actually filmed here as well.

7 London London London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom. Standing on the River Thames in the south eastern part of the island of Great Britain, London has been a major settlement for two millennia.

Brilliant city, has some great locations sutable for films :-)

8 Los Angeles Los Angeles
9 Paris Paris
10 Tokyo, Japan

The Contenders

11 Toronto Toronto Toronto is the most populous city in Canada, the provincial capital of Ontario, and the centre of the Greater Toronto Area, the most populous metropolitan area in Canada.

Love the city

12 San Francisco San Francisco San Francisco, officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
13 Atlanta
14 Philadelphia Philadelphia Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the sixth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,872 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2016. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor more.

Very much like europe


15 Montreal Montreal

Montreal's definitely worthy of plenty of movie. - ohright

twice as interesting as Toronto

16 Berlin Berlin
17 Pittsburgh
18 Elizabethtown, KY
19 Miami
20 Sydney

One place that drew in MI2 and Matrix and countless other hits...

21 Cincinnati
22 Las Vegas Las Vegas Las Vegas, officially the City of Las Vegas and often known simply as Vegas, is the 28th-most populated city in the United States, the most populated city in the state of Nevada, and the county seat of Clark County.

Perfect for mafia movies.

23 Florence
24 Seattle Seattle Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington.

30% back tax incentive on indies

25 Istanbul Istanbul
26 Jacksonville
27 Makati
28 Austin, TX
29 Tucson, AZ
30 St. Louis St. Louis
31 Washington, D.C.
32 Tbilisi Tbilisi
33 Prague

Action Film? The array of public transport; old-school trams, metro system, motor boats and army planes make for a great chase scene. Ex-communist apartment blocks, multiple balconies and numerous re-discovered underground tunnels help if you need to film a classy get-away. I'd picture a final fight scene in and around the old communications tower.
Rom-com? Pedalo boats on the river, freezing winters, forests and fields in close proximity to the city, accessible rooftops and balconies and an airport for fond fairwells or quiproquos. These are just a small selection of the romantic locations and factors that could be used.
Horror movie? Huge black faceless babies, metal men in various stages of degradation, a church completely decorated with the bones of an ancient battle, many a castle, church, cathedral and graveyard. And again the metro tunnels or the various ancient lost and re-discovered tunnels to hide some sort of a monstrous beast. A small shack in the nearby countryside, ...more

34 Mumbai Mumbai
35 Manila
36 Quezon City
37 Minneapolis
38 Houston
39 Providence, Rhode Island
40 Sacramento
41 San Diego San Diego
42 Bruges
43 Lugano
44 Asheville, NC
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