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