Are you constantly thinking about traveling but don’t know how to start or where to go? Do you like movies? If you do, then how about planning a movie scenes vacation?
“Seeing a place with a focus on a movie you love will give you a perspective that the average tourist doesn’t usually get.” Said by Angela Tillson, a film location manager who has worked on the set of “Jurassic Park: The Lost World”.
Planning your journey based on real life movie scenes can give you new travel ideas. Whether it’s the “Harry Potter” in London or “Lord of the Rings” in New Zealand, many famous movies are filmed in attractive locations all over the world that you as a traveler may want to visit.
Today, most spectacular movie scenes are actually shot in a green screen studio. But nothing beats the feeling when watching a movie scene in an incredible location. Thanks to the technology and internet, finding the real place where a movie scene has been shot is easier than you may think.
If there is a movie you love, you can simply go to IMDB website, searching for the name of the movie, and looking for the list of filming locations. And you can keep searching for all the movies and scene locations you love, write them down, and start planning your trip.
Or, you can go the other way around: pick a spot you’re interested to travel, and do a research to find out what movies have been filmed there. And then plan your journey based on the movie you love.
When you arrive in your beloved filming location, you can find the exact location and recreate the movie scene or match them with film stills, it can be fun!
Still not interested or can’t make up your mind? We have collected 15 photos of movie scenes that match the real filming locations, take this MOVIE QUIZ and see if you can recognize all the movies while entertaining, maybe it will trigger your travel motivation.