26 True Stories Behind Famous Movie Locations

Movies are great, we guess, but sometimes the story behind the story is way more awesome.

Our readers did a little research to bring you some truly cool (and true) stories behind the locations where some of our favorite films were shot. The winner is below, but first the runners up.

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Entry by DandyBerlin

26 True Stories Behind Famous Movie Locations

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Entry by WalleyedPike

How many times have you noticed this structure in the background of a movie or IV show you've seen? Tons, probably. The Sepulveda Dam Spillway in Los

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Entry by Scott Laffey

DEVILS TOWER is America's first National Monument as declared by Theodore Roosevelt in 1906. Geologists disagree about the exact process of its format

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Entry by Ted E.

26 True Stories Behind Famous Movie Locations

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Entry by JasonGaston

The Oscar nominated film, The King's Speech, used the same Set as a gay porno and an Amy Winehouse video. We hope they cleaned it thoroughly. CRACKEDO

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Entry by foxjasond

Ever wanted to visit the idyllic town seen in The Truman Show? You totally can! u Hutth The movie was filmed in the city of Seaside, FL. All those p

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Entry by bazooka

Escape scenes in George Lucas's first feature film THX 1138 (1971) ba were shot in the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) San Francisco/ jOakland transbay

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Entry by JasonGaston

The Bullet-Proof Cup Scene from Super Troopers was filmed outside of a real prison. During filming, the actual prisoners gathered in the yard and st

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CRACKEDCO coNT SESSION 9 WAS FIILMED AT THE DANVERS STATE MENTAL HOsPITAL WHICH HAD BEENN ABANDONNED AND LEFT TO DECAY FOR OVER A DECADE. SET DECORATI

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Entry by JasonGaston

This beautiful girl is the Lady Washington but she goes by many names... The Jolly Roger from Once Upon a Time... The Enterprise from Star Trek: Gener

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Entry by CZM

When directors need authentic old Chinese architecture, they Hengdian. go to Crouching Tiger Hero Hidden Dragon Forbidden Kingdom Curse of the Golden

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Entry by Scott Laffey

In December 2004, Brian Jones received an email from his wife alerting him about an eBay auction for this home in Cleveland. Brian immediately made an

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Entry by whoiswillo

Is this the home to Charles Xavier, Oliver Queen or Lex Luthor? It's actually all three. Hatley Castle in British Columbia served as a filming locatio

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Entry by BRWombat

This Pasadena home was featured in the 1991 film Father of the Bride and its sequel. l L Almost 25 years later, it still gets visited daily by fans,

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Entry by Scott Laffey

The Hook and Ladder Company No. 8 Firehouse in Tribeca, NY originally harbored double bays. The house was remodeled to a single one to accommodate the

Remember all those awesome planets they visited in Star Trek: TNG? They were all full of Cat Shit! The Paramount Lot (where all the episodes were film

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MOST CF TRAINSPOTTING WAS FILMED IN AN ABANDONED CIGNRETTE FACTORY IN LASCOW. DUE TO A BNRONIN-BIN BUDGET. THE GAST NND CRE ALSO HAD TO LIVE IN THE FA

rwajal ZAL JS Al 711 DAIE You can now stay the night at Luke Skywwalker's childhood home for little less than $18 per night. The Lars Homestead set lo

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Entry by WalleyedPike

ORACKEDCON The full-scale underwater action scenes in 1989's, THE AByss, were filmed in a nuclear reactor vessel that was abandoned during constructio

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Entry by Franchessa

Malcolm X Malcolm X was the first non-documentaryg given permission to film in the holy city of Mecca. As only Muslims are allowed into the city, a sp

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Entry by Avisia

CRACKED.COM Fern Canyon is a naturally occuring microclimate, home to plant and animal life not typically native to the surrounding redwoods. Some of

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Entry by Marconi Rebus

STORM ATTATOOR THEWORLD S THEKIDSSHOW TELETUBBIES SCHOOLERS AND CRIPPLING THE SANITY OF FPARENTS FIELD IN LARGE BUT WASFILMED STAGE. SOUND ON A HUGE W

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Entry by Scott Laffey

The exterior shots for Monk's Cafe on REGTAURANT Seinfeld RESTAURANT were all shot at Tom's Restaurant in Manhattan. It is the same eatery Suzanne Veg

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Entry by Camuell

26 True Stories Behind Famous Movie Locations

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Entry by jetfire852

CRACKEDCON Quick STOP GROCERIES CLORKS The Quick Stop used for the film is a real store that director Kevin Smith worked at during filming. The crew w

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Entry by H_Sophisto

CRACKED COM THE CABIN, CELLAR & WORKSHED ASP2 INTERIOR SETS FOR WERE BUILT IN THE J. R. FAIsOn JUNIOr HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM IN WADESBORO, NORTH CAROLI

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