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