Philadelphia packs in infinite charms to delight its visitors buying tickets to the city. But what attracts movie buffs to hop aboard USA bound flights to the city is the fact that it has been the filming ground for many top Hollywood films.
Ever wondered what is the common link among the blockbusters such as National Treasure, Rocky, The Sixth Sense and Unbreakable? They have all been primarily shot in USA’s City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia! With its exotic cocktail of fantasy, adventures, treasures, history, mystery, and romance, the metropolis remains one of the best places for storytelling. No wonder, many movie buffs plan holidays to the city to relive the reel-life moments from their favourite films that were shot in this City of Liberty in the USA. Here’s a little list of some of the most acclaimed Hollywood films that were shot in Philadelphia and have been pushing up demands for tickets on USA bound flights by filmgoers looking to live through the movie moments.
Released in 2004, National Treasure is one of the most popular Hollywood flicks to be shot in Philadelphia. Starring Nicolas Cage, National Treasure was filmed in and around Philadelphia and its surrounding areas. An exotic cocktail of the old and the new, Philadelphia is one of the popular holiday destinations amongst foreign vacationers who grab tickets on flights arriving in the USA. Britons and other visitors who plan to book tickets aboard direct/indirect flights bound for this part of the USA to relive some of the most memorable moments of the National Treasure may do so at various locations in the metropolis.
This Sylvester Stallone starrer 1976 American sports flick shot to fame with its interesting plot that revolves and shares around the dream of an amateur American boxer Rocky Balboa. This popular flick was filmed in and around Philadelphia and other exotic locales in the USA. Rocky and all four of its sequels – Rocky II, III, V and Rocky Balboa are critically acclaimed pieces of cinema. The movie has won innumerable accolades including three Oscar awards and several other nominations. Several attractions used in Rocky and its sequels such as Rocky Steps and Rocky Statue have long been destination’s most distinguishing landmarks attracting hordes of cineastes to seek tickets deals on international flights arriving in the USA.
Another high flying project that features this fascinating city of the USA in its interesting plot is 1993’s acclaimed cinema, Philadelphia. Starring Tom Hanks and Denzel Washington, this film about AIDS prejudice was extensively shot in and around USA’s City of Liberty. Fans and admirers of the film who are planning to book tickets on scheduled flights bound for the USA may check out the different locations where some memorable moments of the cinema were filmed. Some such locations include University of Pennsylvania Fine Arts Library, Liberty Bell and 4th Street Deli. But its not just movie locations that motivate and inspire, many filmgoers who have booked tickets for full service or cheap flights to the metropolis believe that the city of Philadelphia is one American destination the subtle beauty of which is simply way beyond ken of words or imageries!
The Sixth Sense
Starring matinee idol Bruce Willis, this 1999 American supernatural thriller won many hearts with this gripping story of a troubled boy who sees and talks to the dead and a child psychologist who tries to help him. The Sixth Sense was nominated for six Academy Awards, including Best Picture and it would be no exaggeration to say that after the high flying success of this film, demand for tickets on flights arriving in the metropolis has increased sizeably! Bruce Willis fans who plan to reserve their tickets aboard USA bound flights to the destination for holidays must gift themselves a world of wonder by visiting the popular places like St. Augustine’s Church where memorable scenes from this famous flick were shot.
Starring Hollywood biggies such as Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson, Unbreakable is a 2000 suspense thriller that swayed the Box Office with its impressive supernatural overtones. The plot revolves around a man who meets with a devastating accident and unveils an extraordinary truth about himself. This gripping thriller offered a glance of some of the destination’s most identifiable landmarks. Movie buffs and cineastes who are booking tickets on direct/indirect flights for holidays to the City of Liberty in the USA must do well to check out popular locations and attractions such as the University of Pennsylvania, Curtis Centre building and Tequila’s restaurant where some of the most defining moments of this thriller were shot.