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heptapod landing area

from arrival (2016) posted in movies by pete_nice

In Arrival, the serene meadows of Montana were invaded by the hovering heptapod stone-egg ships.

This picturesque backdrop is actually located outside the town of Rimouski in Quebec, near the mouth of the St. Lawrence River.

The Canadian director spoke of the location, “It was strange for me to create something foreign in Quebec. But as a Canadian it was a pleasure to bring U.S. money back home.”

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trump tower

from the dark knight rises (2012) posted in movies by pete_nice

Trump Tower served as the shooting location of Wayne Enterprises in The Dark Knight Rises (2012).

Historically, Trump promised to preserve the Art Deco exterior sculptures of the building he tore down to construct Trump Tower and donate them to the Metropolitan Museum of Art (he didn't).

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five fingers strand

from grabbers (2012) posted in movies by pete_nice

Much of the booze-filled horror/comedy of Grabbers was filmed on the Inishowen peninsula at the tippy-top of Ireland.

The beach scenes were filmed at the Lagg sand dunes of Malin Head, a unique topographical formation caused by persistent western winds over 5,000 years.

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joliet correctional center

from the blues brothers (1980) posted in movies by pete_nice

Elwood (Dan Aykroyd) picks up Jake (John Belushi) up from prison at the Joliet Correctional Center.

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pitt lake

from first blood (1982) posted in movies by pete_nice

The other park where several scenes from First Blood (of the Rambo franchise) were filmed.

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