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