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