Friday, February 8, 2013

Hero (1992)

dir. Stephen Frears

Though the movie is set in Chicago, it was filmed mostly in Los Angeles.

Bernie Laplante (Dustin Hoffman) in court - City Hall, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles, California.

The diner where Bernie’s son finds a wallet – Still searching for this location

Gale Gayley (Geena Davis) reports from a suicide scene – 225 W. Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois

Bernie goes to see his probation officer – 610 S. Main Street, Los Angeles, California. The building underwent extensive renovation in 2001-2005 and the entrance doesn't look the same.

The plane crash - Old Center Street Bridge, Piru, California

Bernie's apartment building - 1162 W. Grand Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. The entrance has been renovated.

John Bubber (Andy Garcia) and Gale dine in a restaurant with reporters waiting at the door - Cicada Restaurant, James Oviatt Building, 617 S. Olive Street, Los Angeles, California. It’s a popular filming location that also appeared in Pretty Woman, Final Analysis, and Indecent Proposal.

John’s hotel lobby - Millennium Biltmore Hotel, 506 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California

'Cook County Hospital' – Hall of Justice, 210 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, California. It doesn't really look like Chicago's Cook County Hospital.

Bernie talking to John who wants to jump off the ledge - Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton Place, Chicago, Illinois

Bernie and his son at the zoo - Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens, 5333 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, California

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