Los Angeles is without a doubt the world capital of cinema, and for that reason alone it attracts thousands of tourists every year. Some of them out of curiosity to see up close the place where their favorite shows are produced. Others come with the desire to share and see their favorite stars in their natural habitat. The link between Los Angeles, movie (and TV) stars, and fans is undeniable.
As the capital of cinema, L.A. has been the chosen setting for countless films, television series, and even documentaries. Many iconic movie scenes are scattered throughout the city, and it seems incredible that even after so many decades filmmakers still have new corners to film or have different perspectives on the city. That can only show the incredible diversity of Los Angeles and the endless creativity of the filmmakers who work here.
If you visit Los Angeles for any of the aforementioned reasons and you have the goal of visiting “the set” of your favorite movie and even recreating a scene for your social networks, it would be very convenient for you to take a specialized tour. It’s a great way to piece together the puzzle of the huge film set that is the city and find out many curiosities about your favorite films.
Read on to find out about the best tours to visit movie sets or get to know some of the most particular and iconic places of the latest Hollywood movies and series.
It’s no secret that this is one of the largest and most iconic studios in the world. Its water tower is an undeniable symbol of Hollywood and is almost as recognizable as the “Hollywood Sign”, which is a lot to say. The tour is a two-hour guided tour that will take you behind the scenes and behind the magic that you can see every day through your screen. There is much to see here and much to tell, but among the most notable aspects of the tour is the possibility of visiting incredible sets such as one dedicated to New York City, the DC Comics Universe exhibition, or the Harry Potter exhibition. Without a doubt, this tour is worth every penny.
One of the most acclaimed films of recent years, OUTH takes place in Los Angeles and therefore, of course, it has its dedicated tour where you can visit many places where the filming took place and like other tours of this nature, you will be able to find out many unknown details about filming between visits and learning a little more about its director Quentin Tarantino. There are a lot of tours about different films, but we selected this one due to its quality, comfort, and the precise amount of information there is about the locations and curiosities of the film.
This tour is a quick, guided visit to some of the most iconic movie-related sites in L.A. The guides are usually media reporters, so during the tour and between locations, you will learn other details about the life of the stars in the city. Although it may seem short, the tour includes the visit of over 40 emblematic movie locations and there is still time to visit other places not related to films, but just as emblematic as the Walk of the Stars.
“Curb Your Enthusiasm” was one of the most awarded and acclaimed series of recent times. The creative staging where the actors had to improvise under a defined structure but without scripts, filled the series of unprecedented situations and highlighted the talent of actors at levels rarely seen on television. For this and many reasons, it has become a cult series, and if it is your interest to visit the emblematic locations of the series and also know many details about its filming, this is the right tour for you.
In 2011 the movie “The Artist” won all the awards, three Oscars, including the best picture, and broke many records. Part of the emotion with the film is that they designed it to pay tribute to old Hollywood cinema, and it is curious because at the same time it is a story about the life of the stars in the era of silent films. Because it’s a film about silent Hollywood, many of the movie sets are in L.A.Visiting this movie location is free, and you can easily set up a tour using the website link.
In 2016, people around the world only talked about “La La Land”. Winner of many awards including the Oscar for Best Picture for a few seconds, La La Land is a love letter to the city of Los Angeles and addresses the ever-current theme of having big dreams and wanting to be a star. Many people were inspired to get to know L.A. after seeing the movie, and it is no wonder. If you’re one of them, there are several tours that will take you to the most emblematic locations, that at the same time are must-visit landmarks of the city in any case, whether or not you are a fan of the film. It is also possible to do the tour on your own using the website link.
Clueless is the definitive teen movie of the 90s. It is said that every decade has its youth movie and Clueless was that movie for the youth of the 90s. Clueless is about the life of a teenage girl in Beverly Hills, so of course, it includes a lot of exteriors near mansions. This is an easy tour that will take you to several Beverly Hills mansions, including the homes of Cher and Dionne and a quick walk to Rodeo Drive. You can plan it yourself using the link.
If you are interested in visiting movie locations, it is impossible for you to go to Los Angeles and miss the opportunity to take a photo in one of the simplest, but at the same time, most emblematic and terrifying locations of all time. Probably many of us remember the terrors lived in Nancy’s house and you will be happy to know that if you go to this location, you will find the house virtually identical to how we see it in the movie. It’s a golden opportunity to have a truly iconic photo if you’re a fan of horror movies and Wes Craven. You can also use the link to visit and plan a tour of other famous horror movie houses, although unfortunately only Nancy’s house remains as if she still lived there.