Philadelphia well known as Philly is the largest city in Pennsylvania. The city is used to film many different films and series. Here is the list of different films filmed in this location and nominated for Oscar.
1. Trading Places
A 1983 American comedy film Trading Places directed by John Landis. Filming of the film began on December 13, 1982, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The film takes a wide tour of Center City, parts of City Hall, Suburban Station, and The Union League of Philadelphia, and also filmed a few scenes in the unmistakable clothespin sculpture.
A 1987 American romantic comedy film Mannequin directed by Michael Gottlieb. Filming of the film began on 17 March 1986, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The film took place primarily at 13th and Broad in the Wanamaker building and Boscov’s Camp Hill.
3. Silver Linings Playbook
A 2012 American romantic comedy–drama film Silver Linings Playbook written and directed by David O. Russell. Filming of the film began on 3 October 2011, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The locations used in the film are Upper Darby, Ridley Park, and Lansdowne communities.
4. The Sixth Sense
A 1999 American psychological thriller film The Sixth Sense written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Filming of the film began on 21 September 1998, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Locations like St. Albans Place in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood or St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church can be seen in the film.
5. 12 Monkeys
A 1995 American science fiction film 12 Monkeys directed by Terry Gilliam. Filming of the film began on February 8, 1995, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The film used different parts of the historic Eastern State Penitentiary, the Met, and the Ben Franklin Bridge.
A 1976 American sports drama film Rocky directed by John G. Avildsen. Filming of the film began on January 9, 1976, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The popular Rocky film franchise has sed different locations like the Philadelphia Museum of Art which is a tourist attraction.