Movies filmed in Barcelona

Movies filmed in Barcelona

Barcelona, with its stunning architecture and vibrant atmosphere, has been a popular location for many movies throughout the years. Here is a list of some notable movies filmed in Barcelona:

Updated May 2024

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) - Directed by Woody Allen, this romantic comedy-drama stars Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson, and Rebecca Hall. It showcases the beauty of Barcelona's landmarks and captures the city's essence. A prominent location was Tibidabo amusement park

The Spanish Apartment (L'Auberge Espagnole) (2002) - Directed by Cédric Klapisch, this comedy-drama follows a group of international students living together in a Barcelona apartment. This is an amusing film starring Audrey Tautou and Romain Duris and other future stars that showcases the life of international students during their "Erasmus year" in Barcelona. The film provides a glimpse into the city's multicultural environment. The hostel in the movie is at Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 629 Barcelona and there are many other shots around the city. Visit this excellent webpage for many locations.

All About My Mother (1999) - Directed by Pedro Almodóvar, this critically acclaimed drama is set in Barcelona and explores themes of motherhood and identity. It features Penélope Cruz and Cecilia Roth in prominent roles.

Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (2006) - Directed by Tom Tykwer, this thriller is based on the novel of the same name by Patrick Süskind. While the story is primarily set in 18th-century France, some scenes were filmed in Barcelona's Gothic Quarter.

The Machinist (2004) - Directed by Brad Anderson, this psychological thriller stars Christian Bale as a troubled insomniac. While most of the movie is set in Los Angeles, a few scenes were shot in Barcelona.

Biutiful (2010) - Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, this drama stars Javier Bardem and is set in Barcelona. It tells the story of a terminally ill man who reflects on his life and relationships.

The Passenger (Professione: reporter) (1975) - Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, this thriller features Jack Nicholson as a journalist who assumes the identity of a dead man while traveling through Europe. Parts of the film were shot in Barcelona.

The Pelayos (2012) - Directed by Eduard Cortés, this Spanish comedy-drama is based on the true story of a family that used statistical analysis to win at casinos. It showcases various locations in Barcelona.

A Monster Calls (2016) - Directed by J.A. Bayona, this fantasy drama tells the story of a young boy coping with his mother's illness. Although primarily set in England, the movie includes scenes filmed in Barcelona.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2024 16:30