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The ultimate guide to Los Angeles movie and television filming locations

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From Insecure to Clueless, we’ve got you covered

A scene from La La Land featuring the Colorado Street Bridge in Pasadena.
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For much of the world, Los Angeles is synonymous with the movies. Studios set up shop in Hollywood and actors and filmmakers flocked here to live.

But the city of Los Angeles sprawls even wider across film history. As a backdrop for corruption, horror, destruction, and romance, LA has served as a pivotal character in some of the entertainment industry’s best offerings. The city even doubles as a convincing stand-in for other places, from the Pacific Northwest to the Midwest and even New York.

Here’s a complete list of our guides to Los Angeles filming locations for some of our favorite shows and movies.

Television

Film