5 Common Movie Locations
GoCompare and On Location teamed up to figure out the most popular filming locations are in the US, using data from IMDB. Unsurprisingly, all are located in the entertainment hubs of California and New York.
Central Park is not just the most filmed location in the US, but in the entire world — 231 movies have shot inside this NYC landmark. It can be seen in films like "Spider-Man 3," "John Wick," and "The Devil's Advocate."
Venice Beach and its boardwalk have been the background of 161 movies such as "The Big Lebowski" and "American Pie."
Astoria, a neighborhood in Queens, has appeared in 132 movies such as "The Bounty Hunter" and "The Taking of Pelham 123."
Coney Island, New York City's very own amusement park, has appeared in 102 movies like "Pi," and "Requiem for a Dream."
The tourist trap has been used in 99 movies, such as "The Devil Wears Prada," "Birdman," and "Burn After Reading."