Eighties Movie Locations That Really Exist, Movies Beginning with L

This is a list of places that are in movies, but have a real life counterpart. Please try and be as specific as possible in describing where something is and when it appears in a movie. I don't want just city names where filming took place so much as I want landmark type buildings.

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The Legend of Billie Jean
The movie was shot in my hometown of Corpus Christi, Texas. Some locations that were shot in the city include the Harbor Bridge in downtown Corpus, the Port of Corpus Christi, Sunrise Mall on the Southside, South Padre Island Drive (freeway that runs through the Southside), at the Kostoryz Road Intersection on the Southside, and North Padre Island in Southeast Corpus Christi.
The Legend of Billie Jean
Corpus Christi Texas
Beverly Hills and Malibu .
The large building that gets blown up was located in Orlando Florida. I believe it was the original city hall.
Opening: The round building the girl jumps from is 700 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA.
Licence To Drive
Les Andersons House was filmed in Westwood, CA. a few blocks from UCLA College.
Licence To Drive
The "El Rey" club was actually a movie theatre at 5515 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA.
License to Drive
"Archie's Atomic Drive-In" is actually Johnie's Broiler at 7447 Firestone Blvd. in Downey, CA www.johniesbroiler.org
License to Drive
Part of this was filmed at my old Jr. High, Walter Reed Jr. High, in Studio City, CA.
The mall scene was shot in the Yorktown Mall located at rt56 and Highland ave in Lombard IL.
This Michael J. Fox and Joan Jett movie was filmed at the Euclid Tavern on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio (a popular hangout of college folk).
The High School scene was in a real High school. It is Argo High School located in Summit, IL. There was another bar scene it was filmed in a real bar as well. It is called A & J's also in Summit. The scene was suppoed to be taking place in Kalamazoo, MI. There was another scene in the movie where he was walking down a baron road. It is an abandoned bridge in Mc Cook, IL. I know all of this because I was a Police officer in Summit and was assigned to work that shoot. Thank you.
The pinball arcade was filmed in an old Prince Castle's Hamburger restaurant in Blue Island, IL that was vacant. The home scenes were in a Blue Island neighborhood. The motel scenes were filmed in the old Pink Cloud motel in Alsip, IL.
It was shot in Georgia at Hard Labor Creek State Park.
Some of it was filmed at the boardwalk in Santa Cruz, CA. It was funny because I thought the boardwalk looked kind of seedy and I said it reminded me of "Lost Boys". Of course, no one knew what I was talking about. Anyway, even though they say the movie takes place in Santa Carla, it was filmed in Santa Cruz.
Patrick Dempseys House was filmed on Vicasa drive in Calabasas, CA. A surburban town in Los Angeles.
Arlington Heights High School- Now known as Christian Liberty Academy
The football scenes and the at least SOME of the interior school shots were filmed at Glenbard WEST High School, in Glen ELLYN, IL.
The large House that Lucas claimed was his, is on Waverly Street in Highland Park, Ill.
The high school location was actually Glenbard West High School, not Glenbard North. FYI, Glenbard North is in Carol Stream, Glenbard West and South are in Glen Ellyn, and Glenbard East is in Lombard.
Michael's Chicago Style Hot Dogs is at 1879 2nd Street Highland Park, Ill.
The school shots were shot at Glenbard North High School in Glen Elynn, IL.
Lucas was filmed at Glenbard West High School in Glen Ellyn, IL
The school shots were actually shot at GlenBard WEST High School (My Alma Mater) in Glen Ellyn. The downtown (movie theater) scenes were also shot in Glen Ellyn, at the Glen Theater (still there) at Crescent and Main Sts. I had to call you on this, out of what little hometown pride I have!
The hospital scene at the end of the movie was shot at Mary Knoll Seminary located at the intersection or rt 38 and i 355 in Glen Ellyn (the building had been abandon and has since been knocked down).

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