San Francisco in the Movies.

Scenic, check. Diverse, check. Iconic, you bet. Forget about big manufactured studio sets. San Francisco is an amazing backdrop for the silver screen. Here’s a list of some movies set in our beautiful city.

Big Trouble in Little China– This Kurt Russell classic was shot in Chinatown!

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Milk– Look out for the Civic Center and Castro scenes!

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Escape from Alcatraz– Well, it’s Alcatraz!

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Rise and Dawn of The Planet of the Apes– Not the bridge!

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Mrs Doubtfire- Robbie Williams shot most of this movie in Pacific Heights!

Original Cinema Quad Poster - Movie Film Posters
Original Cinema Quad Poster – Movie Film Posters

Got you started? Want to know more? Better yet, watch full scenes here. Happy watching and let us know if we missed any of your favorites!

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