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