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.
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 Classic 60s film Blow-Up Source Weebly Source Chicrumors Sliding Doors Source Merovee An Education Source Pinterest Love Actually Source Buzzfeed It mostly uses obvious film sets, but Mary Poppins is nevertheless a London classic Source Robindegroot Domhnall Gleeson taking the tube in About Time Source Visitlondon The Bourne Ultimatum begins in Waterloo Station Source Moviescopemag Harry Potter Source Complex The original version of Alfie, near Tower Bridge Source Alyssawrites Les Miserables, another film to use the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich despite being set in Paris! Source Pinterest Bridget Jones' Diary Source Spokeo Captain America filmed in Trafalgar Square Source Marketsaw Mary Poppins Source Wikia Happy Go Lucky features the streets of Camden Source Filmcrithulk Notting Hill Source Visitlondon Captain America filmed in Trafalgar Square Source Marketsaw David Hemings filming Blow-Up, Limehouse, 1966 Source Pinterest Skyfall made use of the Westminster skyline Source Thelocationguide Somers Town Source Jigsawlounge Source Ufunk Peter Pan Source Wikia 28 Days Later Source Soundonsight Tom Hardy plays both Kray twins in the 2015 film Legend Source Markharrisonreviews Shaun of the Dead Source Mwidlake Darth Vader and two stormtroopers stand menacingly over road works on Oxford Street, 31 March 1980 Source Londonhistorian V for Vendetta Source Philipcoppens Harry Potter's Platform Nine and Three Quarters, King's Cross Source Comforttour An American Werewolf in London Source Aintitcool Thunderbirds Source Visitlondon Another shot from Bridget Jones Source Goeuro Bridget Jones in Borough Market Source Pinterest Withnail and I Source Zavvi Gary Oldman in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy Source Ifc Sliding Doors Source Freelanceflaneur Skyfall also visited the National Gallery. Here's Daniel Craig studying a Turner Source Jamesbondlifestyle Harry Potter Source Geekmom Filming Withnail and I c. 1986 Source Classic Pics Quadrophenia (taken on the Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush) Source Old London The Da Vinci Code Source Visitlondon Julia Roberts and Clive Owen in Closer Source Visitlondon Children of Men made memorable use of Battersea Power Station, complete with flying pig Source Charneira One Chance filmed a scene in east London's Bethnal Green Working Men's Club Source Bbc The Parent Trap Source Cotedetexas Children of Men fuses the interior of the Tate Modern with the exterior of Battersea Power Station Source Charneira Match Point Source Espaciollenovacio Thor, The Dark World also filmed at Royal Naval College, Greenwich Source Digitalspy Michael Caine as Alfie in Atlantic Road, 1966 Source Urban75 Aldwych used as a filming location for V for Vendetta Source Weburbanist 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