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