London, with its historic buildings and diverse streetscapes, is a favourite location for movie makers. Many films are shot here even if they're not supposed to be set in the city. Here's a roundup of some old favourites.
Source Ufunk An American Werewolf in London Source Aintitcool Filming Withnail and I c. 1986 Source Classic Pics Darth Vader and two stormtroopers stand menacingly over road works on Oxford Street, 31 March 1980 Source Londonhistorian Bridget Jones' Diary Source Spokeo Fever Pitch: a must-see for any Arsenal fan Source Buzzfeed Gulliver's Travels made use of the Old Naval College in Greenwich Source Visitlondon Les Miserables, another film to use the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich despite being set in Paris! Source Pinterest 28 Days Later Source Soundonsight Quadrophenia (taken on the Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush) Source Old London The Bourne Ultimatum begins in Waterloo Station Source Moviescopemag Harry Potter's Platform Nine and Three Quarters, King's Cross Source Comforttour Captain America filmed in Trafalgar Square Source Marketsaw Sliding Doors Source Freelanceflaneur Thor, The Dark World also filmed at Royal Naval College, Greenwich Source Digitalspy Captain America filmed in Trafalgar Square Source Marketsaw Domhnall Gleeson taking the tube in About Time Source Visitlondon Mary Poppins Source Wikia An Education Source Pinterest Skyfall made use of the Westminster skyline Source Thelocationguide Match Point Source Espaciollenovacio The Da Vinci Code Source Visitlondon Shaun of the Dead Source Mwidlake Sliding Doors Source Merovee Skyfall also visited the National Gallery. Here's Daniel Craig studying a Turner Source Jamesbondlifestyle Tom Hardy plays both Kray twins in the 2015 film Legend Source Markharrisonreviews V for Vendetta Source Philipcoppens Notting Hill Source Visitlondon Happy Go Lucky features the streets of Camden Source Filmcrithulk Aldwych used as a filming location for V for Vendetta Source Weburbanist The original version of Alfie, near Tower Bridge Source Alyssawrites Peter Pan Source Wikia Another shot from Bridget Jones Source Goeuro The Parent Trap Source Cotedetexas Somers Town Source Jigsawlounge Harry Potter Source Geekmom Harry Potter Source Complex Michael Caine as Alfie in Atlantic Road, 1966 Source Urban75 David Hemings filming Blow-Up, Limehouse, 1966 Source Pinterest Love Actually Source Buzzfeed Source Chicrumors Children of Men fuses the interior of the Tate Modern with the exterior of Battersea Power Station Source Charneira One Chance filmed a scene in east London's Bethnal Green Working Men's Club Source Bbc It mostly uses obvious film sets, but Mary Poppins is nevertheless a London classic Source Robindegroot Children of Men made memorable use of Battersea Power Station, complete with flying pig Source Charneira Bridget Jones in Borough Market Source Pinterest Classic 60s film Blow-Up Source Weebly Withnail and I Source Zavvi Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Source Ifc Thunderbirds Source Visitlondon Julia Roberts and Clive Owen in Closer Source Visitlondon Truly Madly Deeply (1990) Source Nomadic Writer 28 Days Later (2002) Source Secret Cinema 28 Days Later (2002) Source Pearl & Dean James Bond Source London Withnail And I Source Caselyhayfordlondon Withnail and I Source Buzzfeed
Last Updated 27 March 2017