This is the guide you’ve been looking for: all of the Paris filming locations you could possibly need in one place!
Okay, so it’s unlikely that anyone is going to follow this blog post to the letter. And all of my Paris film location blog posts I have linked, for that matter. But should you, or anyone else, need it… It’s here. You’re welcome.
The Ultimate Guide to Paris Filming Locations
Our first stop on the Paris filming locations train is Amélie! Mainly set in the Montmartre neighbourhood of Paris, this whimsical tale of happiness and love is one of the most internationally successful French films ever made.
Read the guide: Amélie Film Locations in Paris, France
Before Sunset (2004)
The middle film of the Before trilogy (in between Before Sunrise (1995) and Before Midnight (2013)), Celine and Jesse take us on a long, Parisian stroll as they fall in love all over again.
Read my guide: Before Sunset Film Locations in Paris
The Da Vinci Code (2006)
A personal favourite of mine, The Da Vinci Code manages to snag one of the most notable Paris filming locations: The Louvre Museum. Housing several of Leonardo Di Vinci’s works, it’s pivotal to the film’s narrative.
Read my guide: The Da Vinci Code Film Locations in Paris
Marie Antoinette (2006)
The ultimate chick flick, Marie Antoinette is one of the most inspired biopics in years. Often using the real Palace of Versailles as a filming location, the authenticity outweighs the film’s artistic embellishments.
A journey into a child’s imagination and the history of cinema, Hugo is a love letter to France’s contribution to cinema in the form of one extraordinary man, Georges Méliès.
Read my guide: Martin Scorsese’s Hugo Film Locations in Paris
Midnight in Paris (2011)
Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that Midnight in Paris (2010) is the next best thing to actually being in the city. The film is more like a tourist travel guide at times so there are rather a few stand-out filming locations.
Read my guide: Midnight in Paris Film Locations in Paris (duh)
Random Hollywood Films
Paris filming locations have cropped up in several country-hopping, Hollywood films. From Inception (2010) to James Bond… more than a handful of production companies have sought after a Parisian touch.
And that’s basically all of the Paris filming locations you could possibly ever need! Have you visited any of these film locations in Paris? Let me know in the comments below!