Address 606 Venezia Ave Venice, CA 90291, USA

Hidden behind a thick hedge, Jeffrey Lebowski’s pavilion, aka The Dude, is one of the favorite spots for visiting moviegoers in Venice Beach.

If the Dude’s home as seen in the film, with the famous carpet and the little bar containing all the ingredients of the White Russian, was built in a West Hollywood studio, the exteriors were indeed filmed in this private residence. Still recognizable today, it is located a few blocks north of the famous canals and Marina Del Rey, on an avenue leading straight to the waterfront. It is a private property and it is of course forbidden to push the white gate to get a closer look at the building.

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Cult! movies: 100 mythical places of cinema [French Edition]

Since the dawn of cinema, films have invaded the world and highlighted sometimes unexpected places. Every film location has its secrets. The latter are sometimes as exciting as the feature films themselves.

Did you know that the cemetery where the final duel of The Good, the Bad and the Ugly was built from scratch and that no body lies there? Or that the bus ofInto The Wild has been moved to discourage fans from spending the night there? From the story of the construction of The Bridge on the River Kwai to the incredible encounter during the shooting of the last scene ofIndiana Jones and the Last Crusadeembark on an exciting world tour with the greatest stars of the seventh art. Shiver in the real haunted house ofAmityville and discover the terrifying anecdotes of the making ofApocalypse Now in the Philippines. Visit the building of Blade Runner before stopping at Hogwarts and finally landing in Jurassic Parkin the middle of the Hawaiian archipelago. What if we also took you behind the scenes of the making of the Hobbits’ village of Lord of the Rings ?

Produced by a team of pop-culture specialists and enhanced by numerous anecdotes, Cult! movies tells the secrets of the places that made the history of cinema.

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