Rush Hour movie locations

Rush Hour movie locations


The entire movie is filmed in Los Angles. The scene in which detective Carter carries out a sting operation with Clive is filmed at South Main and 9th Street, downtown Los Angeles. Downtown is the worth seeing business district of Los Angeles. The opening scene of the movie is shot in Hong Kong Harbour, whereas the dock scenes in which inspector Lee confronts the bad guys are filmed in San Pedro, which is a port district of the city of Los Angeles.

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The scenes of the penthouse of Griffin are also filmed in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Ennis Brown House in Los Angeles. You can visit it at 2607 Glendower Avenue, Silverlake, below Griffith Park, which is a large municipal park in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles.

The scenes in which the consul is informed about the kidnapping of his daughter are filmed at the China Exposition, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The Los Angeles Convention Center is one of the largest convention centers in the United States and is located at Figueroa Street between 11th Street and Venice Boulevard, downtown Los Angeles. It is a worth-seeing location as it hosts mega events like Abilities Expo, Anime Expo, and many more.

The Los Angeles Convention Center is the marvelous work by an artist Alexis Smith in 1993. One of the captivating features of this center is that the entire floor of its main lobby is covered by a map of the world centered on the Pacific Rim. Similarly, the floor of the upstairs lobby is covered by the constellations around the north celestial pole. This means that visiting Los Angles without going to the Los Angeles Convention Center will be your partial tour.

The Los Angeles Convention Center is one of the favorite locations of the film makers as you can see this center in Face Off and Starship Troopers. The scenes of Carter in which he takes Lee to show John Wayne’s footprints are shot in the forecourt of Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. Besides John Wayne’s footprints, you can also see the signatures, and footprints, handprints of various personalities of popular motion picture.

Grauman’s Chinese Theatre is located at 6925 Hollywood Boulevard. This historic theater is one of the finest places to visit in Hollywood. It has been home to many premieres like Academy Awards ceremonies and many more. The scene in which Carter realizes that Lee can speak English is shot in the car park in front of the Hollywood Jazz mural on the south side of the Capitol Records Tower on Vine Street, Hollywood. It is a worth seeing mural as it depicts a dozen of great jazz figures like Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington, etc.

The scene in which a demand for ransom is laid by Villain Juntao is shot in the Jewellery Mart, 556 south Broadway at 6th Street. You can also visit this Jewellery Mart during your tour as it offers a great range of fine jewellery. Few scenes of the film like the villains’ base are shot in Chinatown above the still-thriving Foo Chow Restaurant, at Gin Ling Way. Put briefly the film provides you with the complete information about the remarkable places in Los Angeles.

Date posted: 23rd May, 2013

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