When people think of movies they think of the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, but do you know how many movies were filmed in Brooklyn?
If you’ve been on one of our bus tours you do!
Experiencing the filming locations of some of your favorite movies is just one of the many highlights of our tours. You’ll watch clips from the film during our multimedia presentations on the screens of the bus while we are at the actual locations. Pretty cool, huh?
Ready to see those locations?
Saturday Night Fever (1977)
John Badham’s tale about the 1970s disco scene in Brooklyn might be one of the most famous Brooklyn movies of all time. You’ll see right where John Travolta strutted his stuff during the opening credits, as well as a few locations from the film, while on our Pizza Tour.
A classic romantic comedy. Cher’s character, Loretta, lived on Cranberry Street in Brooklyn. You’ll see where grandpa was with the dogs and where Cher kicks the can up the street the morning after the opera. These locations and more are featured on our Neighborhood Tour.
Of course you know “Goodfellas”. Who could forget Joe Pesci and his famous line, “I’m funny how? Like I’m a clown? I amuse you? I make you laugh?”? We’ll take you to see the house in the film where he gets whacked on our Pizza Tour.
The Godfather (1972)
Everyone knows “The Godfather”, but do you know its connection to Brooklyn? The bar in the St. George Hotel, located in Brooklyn Heights, is where they shot the scene when Luca Brasi gets whacked. You’ll see the hotel on our Neighborhood Tour.
As Good as It Gets (1997)
In this awesome Oscar winning film, Helen Hunt’s character, Carol, lives in Windsor T errace near Prospect Park. We’ll show you two great locations from the film on on our Neighborhood Tour.
Dog Day Afternoon (1975)
This cult classic is based on true events of a bank robbery in 1972. You’ll see the location the bank on our Neighborhood Tour.
The French Connection (1971)
The best chase scene of all time was filmed right in Brooklyn. We recreate that chase scene for you on our Pizza Tour.
Annie Hall (1977)
This classic Diane Keaton and Brooklynite Woody Allen film has a Brooklyn connection too. During the movie you can see the couple driving on the Belt Parkway with the Verrazano bridge in the background.
Then there’s Coney Island:
This montage will show you almost all the movies shot in Coney Island such as The Wiz, Beaches, Two Weeks Notice, Brighton Beach Memoirs, The Lords of Flatbush, Requiem for a Dream, Uptown Girls, The Warriors, Men in Black 3 and Brooklyn. You’ll see those same locations and walk the same boardwalk during our Pizza Tour.
If you’re a movie fan then you’ll love our tours. You’ll experience so much more than food, neighborhoods and landmarks in Brooklyn.