25/06/2018 – MiamiHerald. / It’s happened to many movie buffs.
You’re watching a film, and suddenly a place in a scene looks familiar. You feel as if you’ve been there before. And there’s a good likelihood that you have.
UK-based travel-insurance comparison website Go Compare did the legwork, compiling data from the “filming locations” section of the International Movie Database , aka IMDB.com. The entries go as far back as 1894.
“We included both films and TV productions shot in these locations,” Go Compare says. “We cleaned up the data by removing film studios. To define a top location in each state, we went as granular as we could to isolate a specific building, landmark or city.”