It takes a lot of effort to create a set.
Even if there is no action in the film, the creators must ensure that the locations are interesting and unique in order to keep the viewer interested. And, while CGI has advanced significantly, not everything can be edited, and it can be expensive. As a result, many times, creators will create sets or modify an existing location to meet their needs. There is a lot of art used to make a movie come to life, from making the place look more luxurious to using creative ways to make sci-fi-looking things.
After all, it’s not just about how good the actor is. While we have seen films and television shows where everything is shot in one location, they are few and far between. As it turns out, many directors use props and sets created by others and used in other films. And if they do it correctly, the audience would never notice. I know I never noticed any of these occurrences.
So today we’ll look at some of the most famous sets, props, and locations that have been reused in various media. You can see for yourself by scrolling down.
#1 The High School.
The John Marshall High School is pretty famous as it has been shown in movies such as Pretty in Pick and A Nightmare on Elm Street. it seems a lot of people love the aesthetic of this building.
#2 The Courthouse.
This Courthouse situated in Universal Studios has appeared in a lot of movies and some of the examples are Casper, Gremlins and even The Cat in the Hat.
#3 Hatfield House
This beautiful house may have appeared in more than one of your favourite movies and series without you even realizing it. It even appeared in Bridgeton and Sherlock Holmes.
#4 The Golden idol prop.
I am sure we all know the infamous Golden idol which appeared in a well-known scene in Raiders of the lost ark. Well, what you may not have known is that it also appeared in another movie which was called The Majestic.
This cafe is located in L. A and Directors seem to love shooting in this place. And the Quality Cafe has even appeared in Mr and Mrs Smith and Se7en.
#6 Diagon Alley.
These may not look similar other than the weird shape but these two movie scenes were indeed shot in the same place.
#7 The jet.
This replica of a jet was made for use in True Lies and was kept safe until it was once again sued in The Avengers.
This car has seen a lot o action and even appeared in other movies such as Amry of Darkness and The Gift.
#9 Teddy Bear.
This Teddy Bear has seen more actors than I could ever in my life and it was shown in Die Hard the first time and was later used in Red October.
Who could have thought that the Friends show and Stark Trek would have anything in common? But this famous park is located in L. A was the place these two scenes were shot.
#11 Coffee Grinder.
It seems a lot of people use this grinder to make things look more Sci-fi and it was used in Alien and Back to the Future for exactly these reasons.
This particular newspaper prop has appeared in a lot of movies and shows. It even made a brief appearance in Modern Family. Why they couldn’t just find a newspaper lying around is beyond me.
This particular pod wasn’t as evident in the Star Wars movie but if you look closely, it is clearly there.
Yes, Brad Pitt wore the same wif that Mike Myers wore in Austin powers. I have no reason as to why.
Have you ever noticed any of these before, or have you never noticed any of them? Have you seen any of these films before? Let us know in the comments, and don’t forget to share this list with your friends so they can participate in the conversation as well.