What Happens To Movie Sets After Filming

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Hello everyone. Where are movie lovers? Today we are about to discuss something special from them. We will talk about the movie ‘Sets”. Yes, you have read right.

There are a lot of movies we do like and we show our curiosity over the places where the movie has been shooted.

So, here we are with some famous movie sets with their location and a short brief.

In this article, we have collected 20 common pictures of movie sets and some of their stories which are connected behind the scenes.

So, not getting more late let’s jump in the image gallery and we hope you would love to have this fun because it’s about your favorite one.

What Happens To Movie Sets After Filming

1. End of Days

End of Days famous movie sets

Do you know, this movie set is built around an old California mental hospital, and was evacuated for a time before finding further use in a series of modern horror films.

This uncommon set is most well known for being used in the  Schwarzenegger film End of Days but has also been highlighted in the likes of Insidious: Chapter 2 and Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

2. Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams famous movie sets

Do you know, The Field of Dreams is a baseball field and pop-culture tourist attraction built basically for the movie of the same name. This place is in Dubuque County, Iowa, near Dyersville.

And the studio built the baseball diamond on two farms, a few miles outside Dyersville. Today it might not look as fancy as it once did but you can still visit and enjoy the deserted scenery.

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3. Full Metal Jacket

Full Metal Jacket famous movie sets

A lot of fans might not know that the legendary Stanley Kubrick hated traveling and he was a little afraid of airplanes.

And exactly for this reason, even though set regularly in Vietnam, Full Metal Jacket was fully shot in London.

Here is the best part for the fans, however, is that the abandoned Beckton Gas Works that were used to shoot the major battle scenes are still therefore for you to visit them.

4. Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters

Hansel & Gretel Witch Hunters famous movie sets

Although the movie was spitefully studied by critics and fans alike, the beautiful artistic set used to portray the medieval German town has been discontinued but it’s still in great condition and if you wish you can visit it in a forest outside Berlin, Germany.

5. Iron Man

Iron Man famous movie locations to visit

This additional movie set can be found at the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch, which is in California. Among many other films, this set is mainly known for being used in the opening scenes of 2008’s Iron Man.

6. Looper

Looper famous movie locations to visit

Give a look on this dinner scene, which found in the middle of a field near Napoleonville, Louisiana, was the spot where Old Joe “Bruce Willis” meets the younger version of himself Joseph Gordon-Levitt. But unluckily, it’s in a bad state now as it has been discontinued ever since the film was completed.

7. Mama

Mama famous movie locations to visit

This place meant a scary and intimidating home of this film, which was abandoned before the horror movie was shot there and was abandoned again shortly after the movie was filmed. The place is available for you to visit—if you’re brave enough, go for this.


MASH famous movie locations to visit

This famous movie was filmed only twenty-five miles south of Los Angeles in what is now known as Malibu Creek, State Park. Do you live close to the area? then you can visit the set you will be able to still see some of the most used parts that were left behind such as the famous sign.

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9. Pirates of the Caribbean

Pirates of the Caribbean best movie sets

talking about “Wallilabou Anchorage”, this place was the principal Caribbean location for Disney’s 2003 blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean. And this is still home to many of the props, including duplicates of cannons. Some fans stills visit it annually.

10. Popeye

Popeye best movie sets

The film that has prefaced Robin Williams to many of his fans, Popeye, was filmed in a small, astonishing village in Malta. This was built exactly for the movie. When the movie was completed the producers discerned that it would be cheaper to abandon the village.

11. Schindler’s List

Schindler’s List best movie sets

The uncommon replica of the Płaszów Labor Camp might look as frightful and terrifying as the real one, but in reality, but it’s just part of the set where the movie was shot. The place is in Krakow, Poland.

12. Star Wars

Star Wars most beautiful movie locations

Talking about “Tatooine” which is a very fictional desert planet that serves as the setting for many key scenes in the Star Wars saga, appearing in every film except “The Empire Strikes Back”. Although, Tatooine is nothing but a movie set located in the huge deserts of Tunisia and Morocco.

13. The Abyss

The Abyss most beautiful movie locations

The pieces of the unfinished Cherokee Nuclear Plant in Gaffney, South Carolina, were used to film most of the underwater scenes in The Abyss after they filled the massive constructions with water to create a special ocean for the film’s needs.

14. The Fugitive

The Fugitive most beautiful movie locations

The Fugitive was unquestionably one of the best action movies from the ‘90s and if you miss that beautiful epoch you can still go and see the trash from the prison bus crash scene, which lies abandoned at the side of the tracks where the scene was shot in Dillsboro, North Carolina.

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15. The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly most beautiful movie locations

This western edge town in Spain might be remembered as the movie set of the classic The Good, the Bad and the Ugly but was also used for over 200 Westerns during the grander days of this class. Conclusively, it was discontinued after the decline in demand of these films but if you wish you can still visit it, especially if you’re a fan of Spaghetti Westerns.

16. The Hills Have Eyes

The Hills Have Eyes most beautiful movie locations

Talking about “Alexandre Aja” who is the director of this horror film, built Gas Haven in Souss-Massa-Draa, Morocco, exactly for the movie and once the scenes were completed the place was discontinued and in recent days it looks even spookier than it did then.

17. The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games old movie locations

The tenements of District 12 from this film were already discontinued. It was a 1920s textile community, which is situated in Henry River Mill Village near North Carolina.

18. The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit famous movie locations to visit los angeles

Do you want to discover the real Middle-earth? then you can do it by visiting the “Hobbiton movie set” near Matamata on the North Island of New Zealand. On this relaxing private space, you can see where The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film trilogies were shot.

19. The Patriot

The Patriot famous movie houses locations

Look at this old Spanish Mission, which is located in Cypress Gardens, in South Carolina, was one of Mel Gibson’s favorite sets while filming The movie Patriot and when the movie was completed it was soon discontinued.

20. Zero Dark Thirty

Zero Dark Thirty movie locations database

Talking about the Blue Cloud Movie Ranch in California, which was used for the 2012 blockbuster “Zero Dark Thirty”. This uncommon set is currently superfluous and is advertised with props and “locations” from the action thriller.

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I have studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis on box office analysis, for 18 years. I have written a lot about all these topics in the last ten years. My outings for film criticism, box office reviews, and scholarships to skew cinema have included The Huffington Post, Salon and Film Threat.

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