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SPL - Hilton Towers

Godfather Sammo Hung demonstrating his street credibility in front of Donnie Yen and Simon Yam. Sammo comes out of the Hilton Towers for a spontanious display of power.
My last location post about Mercenaries from Hong Kong shows the same pedestrian zone near the south-west entrance of the Hilton Towers in Tsim Sha Tsui East.








The Living Daylights - Volksoper, Vienna

Vienna doubling for Bratislava in this one. James uses the sniper rifle for a gentle disarming of his next Bondgirl - chivalry at its best.












Armour of God - Mirogoj Cemetery, Zagreb

Jackie Chan takes a fast right hand bend in front of Mirogoj Cemetery's impressive entrance area. The construction of the arcades, the cupolas and the church in the entryway was begun in 1879 and was finished in 1929. Unlike the older cemeteries, which were church-owned, Mirogoj was owned by the city of Zagreb, and accepted burials from all religious backgrounds.


Shanghai Knights - Hluboká Castle, Hluboká nad Vltavou

During its vibrant history, Hluboká Castle was rebuilt several times. It reached its current appearance during the 19th century, when Johann Adolf II von Schwarzenberg ordered the reconstruction of the castle in the romantic style of England's Windsor Castle.
For Shanghai Knights, the driveway to the castle wasn't romantic enough, so they built some additional walls and turrets. The castle including its inner courtyard is a tourist hotspot leaving zero chance for me to get pictures without other visitors photobombing them.









Mercenaries from Hong Kong - Hilton Towers

Another filming location from the movie's extensive opening action scene. This time, we see Ti Lung's double crashing through a window of Hilton Place in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui East. Followed by a few motorbike stunts at the pedestrian zone in front of the building.






 


 

Armour of God - Schloss Schönbrunn, Vienna

Jackie's meeting with Alan was filmed at the pompous gardens of Schloss Schönbrunn (meaning "beautiful spring") in Austria's capital Vienna. Schönbrunn is the city's most popular tourist destination.