Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Game (1997)

dir. David Fincher

Nicholas Van Orton’s (Michael Douglas) mansion – Filoli, 86 Cañada Road, Woodside, California.

Van Orton’s office – Leidesdorff Street, San Francisco, California. It's the side entrance to the California Bank & Trust building at 465 California Street.

Nicholas waiting at the airport – San Francisco International Airport, San Mateo County, California.

Meeting with Anson Baer (Armin Mueller-Stahl) – 111 Sutter Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas talking to Christine (Deborah Kara Unger) at the restaurant back entrance – Petrarch Place at Exchange Street, San Francisco, California. It's not really a restaurant.

Nicholas sees a pedestrian hit by a car – Petrarch Place at Pine Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas tries to stop a police car – 360 Pine Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas and Christine get into an ambulance – Pine Street at Montgomery, San Francisco, California

The hospital emergency entrance – 1201 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles, California. It's the former Unocal Center building which now hosts Los Angeles Center Studios.

Nicholas and Christine walking from the hospital – 618 S. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California

Nicholas and Christine talking in front of some gate – Still searching for this location. It’s most likely in downtown Los Angeles.

Nicholas and Christine hiding from the dogs in an alley – Still searching for this location. It’s most likely in downtown Los Angeles.

A police car stops by as they are walking in the street – 523 W. 6th Street, Los Angeles, California

Nicholas goes back to his club – 155 Sansome Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas leaving the hotel where he supposedly spent a wild night – Hotel Nikko, 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas confronts the private investigator who’s been following him – Treasury Place at Bush Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas meeting with Anson Baer – Ritz Carlton Hotel, 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas gets a flat tire while driving with his brother Conrad (Sean Penn) – Mason Street at California Street, San Francisco, California

Conrad accuses Nicholas of conspiring with CRS – Joice Street at Pine, San Francisco, California

Conrad running down the steps – Stockton Tunnel steps, Bush Street at Stockton, San Francisco, California

Nicholas looks on as Conrad is running away – Bush Street above the Stockton Street Tunnel, San Francisco, California

Nicholas gets a mysterious call at the laundromat at the street corner – Bush Street at Stockton, San Francisco, California

Nicholas hails for a cab – Bush Street at Stockton, San Francisco, California

The cab speeding towards the Bay Bridge – Harrison Street at Spear, San Francisco, California.

The cab falling into the Bay – Embarcadero by the Bay Bridge, San Francisco, California.

Christine’s apartment – 439 Savoy Street, Los Angeles, California. Many thanks to Anco Sarci for the tip.

Nicholas arguing with Christine – North Avenue 19 at Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California. Many thanks to Anco Sarci for the tip.

Nicholas calling his lawyer from a gas station – Still searching for this location

Nicholas wakes up at a cemetery – Panteon Municipal No.2, Avenida Mecánicos Sur, Libertad, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

Nicholas asking for directions to the American consulate – Calle Agustin Melgar at Avenida Reforma, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico

Nicholas tries to get a ride back to San Francisco – Johnie's Broiler, 7447 Firestone Boulevard, Downey, California. The original restaurant was largely demolished in January of 2007. It was rebuilt as a Bob's Broiler in 2009 and incorporated the surviving architectural elements of the old structure into the new building.

Nicholas returns to San Francisco – 2nd Street at Taber Alley, San Francisco, California.

Nicholas comes to see Conrad in his hotel – Sheraton Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California.

Nicholas brushes off a mugger – 140-146 Waverly Place, San Francisco, California

Nicholas sees a picture of Jim Feingold (James Rebhorn) in a Chinese restaurant – New Moon Restaurant, 1247 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas calling Feingold – 127-129 Waverly Place, San Francisco, California

Nicholas confronts Feingold – Lion House, San Francisco Zoo, 1 Zoo Road, San Francisco, California

Nicholas and Feingold coming to the CRS building – Lebanon Street, Los Angeles, California. It’s the side entrance to the building at 811 W. 7th Street.

Nicholas and Christine on the roof – Sheraton Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas falls through a glass roof – Garden Court Restaurant, Sheraton Palace Hotel, 2 New Montgomery Street, San Francisco, California

Nicholas talking to Christine outside the hotel – New Montgomery Street at Stevenson, San Francisco, California

See also...


Basic Instinct

The American President

9 comments:

  1. Enjoyed this very much. One scene that is absent: the name of the cafe where he meets Elizabeth, with the picnic tables.

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    1. If I remember correctly, only the interior was shown.

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  2. Hi, I would like to contact our Host. Would like to have permission to share on facebook some stills from GAME. I know there is an option to do it on facebook but I would still like to ask. I and my son were inspired by this site to go to SanFran and see all locations. We have done it and we can confirm that some stores and businesses are still there!!! Please come back to me with permission, thank you. Your site is inspiring and fascinating. I work for the UN and would like to be in contact with you. Thank you.

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    1. Vlado,
      It's fine to use the material from this blog as long as you make a clear reference to it by providing a link.
      I'm glad you found it "inspiring and fascinating."
      Thank you.

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  3. Thank you Yuri!!! Most obliged! I will reference it with the link on my facebook page and thank you very much for very quick response!!! I am travelling a lot too being a UN Officer and I can visit so many locations, Balkans, Middle East, so I would really like to get in touch with you on some issue, any time you feel OK. Thank you again and regards!

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  4. Thank you again, good night. I did post your link as well as it is so relevant to the post.

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  5. Nicholas and Christine hiding from the dogs in an alley- 217 W 6th street Los Angeles. https://goo.gl/maps/VyURCVtviKN2
    Nicholas and Christine talking in front of some gate-probably at the same location.


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  6. Christine’s apartment is actually 439 Savoy Street in Los Angeles, https://goo.gl/maps/2S8bhPZGoeQ2

    Nicholas arguing with Christine is here: https://goo.gl/maps/QVLYVzHU9R22 ,though the bridge has been renovated as of July 2016. Check the archive Google Street View photos
    Some more locations used in the movie:
    https://goo.gl/maps/asnntb6To1s
    https://goo.gl/maps/HnTjfd82Lus

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