Tour #9: Movie Locations Tour
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Visit over 50 Movie Locations in Hollywood & Downtown L.A. while viewing the actual movie clips on a massive screen. The buildings and streets of Los Angeles have been used in countless movies to portray not only LA - but also cities like New York, Miami and Tokyo - past, present and future.


Highlights include:
  • Bradbury Building Interior ("Blade Runner", "The Artist")
  • Union Station Interior ("The Dark Knight Rises", "Catch Me If You Can")
  • Broadway ("Transformers", "D.O.A.", "Safety Last")
  • Hollywood Blvd. ("The Italian Job", "A Star Is Born", "Iron Man 3")
  • Video Insights from TCM Host Ben Mankiewicz
  • Custom Bus (Stadium Seating, 65" Screen, Panoramic Windows)


Adult: $60 $55 online      Child: $45 $42 online
Tour Duration: 3 Hours


Movie Locations Tour Bus Interior Starline Tours has joined with Turner Classic Movies (TCM) to bring you the ultimate movie-lovers tour of Los Angeles. The tour brings many of Los Angeles' greatest movie locations to life as we pass them in our custom bus while viewing the related movie clips on a 65" HDTV. This experience is complemented by our expert tour guide who provides the kind of expert commentary and behind-the-scenes insights that TCM is known for. There are also multiple video segments featuring TCM host Ben Mankiewicz, whose family has a long a illustrious connection to the movie industry, providing additional insights and a true insider's point of view.


TYPES OF MOVIE LOCATIONS COVERED ON THE TOUR:

The tour covers locations from the full range of movie genres including:
  • Modern Blockbusters: Transformers, Iron Man, The Muppets, Star Trek, The Dark Night Rises, The Fast & the Furious, Spider-Man.
  • Modern Classics: Chinatown, The Aviator, Independence Day, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Artist, Blade Runner, Catch Me If You Can, Pretty Woman, Speed, The Italian Job.
  • Evergreen Classics: The Graduate, LA Confidential, Chaplin, Sunset Boulevard, LA Story, Beverly Hills Cop, Ghostbusters, True Lies, Funny Girl, Bugsy, Rebel Without a Cause.
  • Film Noir: Cry Danger, Killer Bait, Criss Cross, D.O.A., Double Indemnity.
  • Chinese Theatre
  • Early Movies: Movies of Charlie Chaplin, Mae West, Harold Lloyd, Laurel & Hardy, Mabel Normand & Buster Keaton.
(Note: Movie Locations are subject to change dependent on route adjustments and updates)



AREAS OF LOS ANGELES COVERED ON THE TOUR

Los Angeles is made up of many neighborhoods which are used for creating the many different moods and locations of Hollywood movies. Bradbury Bldg Interior This tour covers:
  • Hollywood: The "Home" of the movies, with its movies palaces and movie studios, as well as its famous main street - Hollywood Blvd.
  • Downtown LA: Hollywood's premiere movie locations where the urban core has historic streetscapes and landmark buildings in some areas, and modern skyscrapers and forward-thinking architecture in other areas - allowing the city to represent not only the LA of yesterday, today and tomorrow - but also cities like New York and Tokyo. The tour includes 2 stops Downtown to visit the interiors of two of the most spectacular movie locations in Los Angeles - the Bradbury Building & Union Station.
  • Wilshire Corridor: The "backbone" of Los Angeles with buildings from the 1920's & 1930's, as well as urban parks and ethnic neighborhoods.
  • Angelino Heights: A residential neighborhood in the shadow of Downtown Los Angeles with many original wooden clapboard houses - some of them Victorian.
  • Echo Park: Centered around its famous lake & park, this was Griffiths Park Observatory a popular silent-movie location in the early days of Hollywood.
  • Silverlake: Home of many of the early movie studios, and now a popular bohemian neighborhood.
  • Griffith Park (viewed from a distance): home to the iconic Hollywood Sign & landmark Griffith Observatory.



FEATURES OF CUSTOMIZED BUS

The bus for this Movie Locations Tour is a "one-of-a-kind" vehicle custom-designed for the needs of this tour. Special features include:
MLT Bus Interior
  • 65" HDTV with ultra-bright screen to allow clear viewing of the movie clips.
  • Stadium seating so that every person on the bus has a clear view of the screen.
  • Panoramic windows, including retractable side windows and skylight windows to allow maximum viewing of the movie locations - especially in the streets of Downtown LA.
  • Elevated jump-seat for Tour Guide to be clearly viewed by all passengers.





Departure from Chinese Theatre, Hollywood Blvd :
When? How Often? How Long? From Where? How Much?
Adult:   
Child:   

All Year Summer: (May-Sept)
9.30am (Fri-Sun)
1.30pm (Thurs - Mon)
Off-Peak: (Oct-April)
9.30am (Sat & Sun)
1.30pm (Thurs, Sat & Sun)
3 Hours TCL
Chinese Theater
 Adult: $60 promo:$55 
Child: $45 promo:$42
Adult is age 12 and older - Child is 3 to 11

Tour including hotel pick-up and drop-off :
When? How Often? How Long? From Where? How Much?
Adult:   
Child:   

All Year Summer: (May-Sept)
9.30am (Fri-Sun)
1.30pm (Thurs - Mon)
Off-Peak: (Oct-April)
9.30am (Sat & Sun)
1.30pm (Thurs, Sat & Sun)
3 Hours click for pickup schedule  Adult: $75 promo:$70 
Child: $60 promo:$57
Adult is age 12 and older - Child is 3 to 11

Online reservations can only be made up to 24 hours before scheduled tour departure time.
For reservations less than 24 hours before tour departure time, please call 1-800-959-3131.

If you have a need that would require special accommodations please call Starline Tours at least 24 hours in advance.

If you come by car to the Chinese Theatre, click here for parking infos.