1. The Farmiloe Building near Smithfield market was used as Gotham City police headquarters in The Dark Knight Trilogy.
2. The offices of 'Hatchet' Harry in Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrels (1998) is actually Blackman’s Shoes on Cheshire Street, off Brick Lane.
3. Vietnam-set scenes for Full Metal Jacket (1987) were filmed at Beckton Gasworks in East London.
4. Senate House Library has doubled as a war office in Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang (2010), the setting of a charity ball in The Dark Knight Rises (2012), and a Moscow restaurant in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014).
5. It was in the Reptile House at London Zoo that Harry Potter discovered he could talk to snakes.
6. The Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich has not only provided a London setting for multiple movies, but has also acted as Paris in Les Misérables (2012), Lilliput in Gulliver's Travels (2010), and Berlin in The Muppets Most Wanted (2014).
7. In Skyfall when M returns home to find Bond alive and well in her Knightsbridge home, it was actually Cadogan Square, SW1.
8. In Snatch (2000) Doug the Head's local boozer near his diamond shop is Ye Olde Mitre Tavern down an alleyway on Hatton Garden in Farringdon.
9. In The Long Good Friday (1980) the opening scene in Ireland was actually filmed in a pub in North London called The Salisbury.
10. The M1! To shoot scenes for 28 Days Later (2002), the crew had police slow traffic one Sunday morning.
11. When the lead character is driven through a heavily guarded checkpoint on his way to the Ministry of Arts in Children of Men (2006) it was the Admiralty Arch by Trafalgar Square.
12. In Sleepy Hollow (1999) Ichabod Crane and his wife Katrina move into their new New York home (it's actually Somerset House).
13. In The Man Who Knew Too Much (1956) a dead-end lead is chased down Plender Street in Camden.
14. In Naked (1993) Johnny comes across a twitchy Archie in the doorway of Lina Stores in Soho.
15. When Thomas is pounced on by some wannabes in Blow Up (1966) you can see him speeding away from this ex-pub:
16. A rain-soaked Ethan Hunt makes a phonecall in a brightly lit train Liverpool Street Station in Mission: Impossible (1996)
17. In A Hard Day's Night (1964) The Beatles take a notion to leave Liverpool. So they run to their nearest train station "in Liverpool".
18. In An American Werewolf In London (1981) our hero David turns hairy and sets loose on Piccadilly Circus.
19. In Bridget Jones' Diary (2001) Bridget Jones kisses Daniel Cleaver on Shad Thames near Tower Bridge.
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