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