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  • #16
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)[USA]

    This entry was incorrect - it should have been:

    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) [UK| USA]

    I missed that the IMDb said that two countries including the UK were involved in the production of this 6th. instalment of the Harry Potter film series.

    Therefore it has been moved to the "Tower Bridge in Films" thread - Today, 08:51 AM #79
    Last edited by lazarus6; 23rd June 2019, 10:03 AM.


    • #17
      Master of the World (1961) [USA]

      Quoting IMDb: "In 1868, an American scientist and his team become hostages of fanatical pacifist Robur who uses his airship Albatross to destroy military targets on Earth." Note the year - 1868.

      In this production stock footage from several earlier films was used including the Tower Bridge which appeared from 01:03:35-01:03:38 and is unfortunately uncredited so far. But then it should not have been seen at all since the Tower Bridge was constructed between 1886 and 1894 (!

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      • #18
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        Frenzy (1972)
        With regard to Metro1962's post (26th September 2017, 07:21 PM #5)

        Frenzy (1972)

        The IMDb entry under "County" states "UK|USA".

        Quoting Wikipedia: "Frenzy is a 1972 British thriller film.

        Since it appears that there was at least some UK production participation this film belongs in the "Tower Bridge in Films" thread where it has already been mentioned several times in posts:

        Mark O (16th August 2017, 08:50 AM #21)
        Gerald Lovell (16th August 2017, 09:19 AM #22)
        Mark O (16th August 2017, 10:00 AM #23)
        Carl V (16th August 2017, 10:25 AM #24)


        • #19
          The Mummy Returns (2001) [USA]

          Second in the turn of the millennium "Mummy" movie series. Several aspects of the Tower Bridge are shown in multiple scenes from 00:46:51-00:50:07.

          first drive across the bridge in what used to be a double decker London bus
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          Brendan Fraser (playing Rick O'Connell) runs after a car as the drawbridges rise
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          Patricia Velasquez (playing Meela / Anck-Su-Namun) watches the Tower Bridge from a distance
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          • #20
            Intu Mintu Londonma (2018) [Nepal]



            Quoting Wikipedia: "Nepalese romantic drama film...received mixed response from critics praising cinematography, music and performance...but was criticised for its routine story and screenplay but received positive respons from critics...became one of the highest grossing Nepali films."

            Hopefully the Tower Bridge scenes in the following videos actually appear in the film.

            Film trailer:

            "Intu mintu london ma official trailer"


            Tower Bridge appears from 00:00:17 to 00:00:25
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            Tower Bridge appears at 00:00:52
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            Promotional piece which repeats multiple times every 11m11s:

            "INTU MINTU LONDON MA - New Nepali Movie | DHIRAJ MAGAR | SAMRAGYEE RL SHAH -Youtube Nepal"


            Tower Bridge appears at 00:00:22 from the beginning of each loop
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            Last edited by lazarus6; 21st May 2019, 06:57 AM.


            • #21
              Lost in London (1985) [USA]


              Quoting IMDb: "Facing his parent's (Lynne Moody, Ben Vereen) impending divorce and emotional upheaval, a young boy (Emmanuel Lewis) runs away and joins a gang of London street urchins who live by their wits, begging, and thievery."

              Tower Bridge from 00:00:15 to 00:00:21
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              Walking past the Tower Bridge from 00:31:49 to 00:34:31
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              Looking at the Tower Bridge from 01:17:41 to 01:17:44 but so dark didn't include a still.

              Heading away from the Tower Bridge from 01:29:51 to 01:30:44
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              Heading towards the Tower Bridge from 01:32:45 to 01:33:33 during the end credits
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              • #22
                London Bridge (2014) [India]



                A millionaire in London looking for a life partner has to choose between the two women he has fallen in love with.

                Tower Bridge appears from 00:00:07 to 00:00:10 in the following trailer:

                "London Bridge Malayalam Movie TRAILER | HD"


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                • #23
                  Fast & Furious 6 (2013) [USA]



                  You would expect for all the money spent making these films that they could come up with an original title for this 6th. entry of the franchise.

                  Quoting IMDB: "reassemble their crew to take down a team of mercenaries"

                  The following excerpt covers a high end performance cars sale taking place on the Thames embankment:

                  "Furious 6 Tower Bridge"


                  Tower Bridge fly by from 00:00:05 to 00:00:06
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                  Tower Bridge appears in the background during multiple scenes from 00:00:11 to 00:01:34
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                  • #24
                    Terror by Night (1946) [USA]



                    Quoting IMDb: "When the fabled Star of Rhodesia diamond is stolen on a London to Edinburgh train and the son of its owner is murdered, Sherlock Holmes must discover which of his suspicious fellow passengers is responsible."

                    A rarer end on view of the Tower Bridge occurs from 00:01:45 to 00:01:49 with an announcer stating: "Our story opens in London within the sound of Bow Bells. In the shadow of Tower Bridge is the carpenter shop of 'MOCK & SON', coffin makers."
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                    The view is from the north because that forest of spindly long boomed cargo cranes seen to the right of Tower Bridge are on the south side upstream.

                    Coming across footage of the Tower Bridge was completely unexpected in this Universal Pictures Sherlock Holmes movie series - as rare as the 'Star of Rhodesia' diamond that was the centre of attention in this film.

                    Quoting Wikipedia this film is now in the public domain and can be downloaded from the Internet Archive (

                    And by the way if you too were wondering what "within the sounds of Bow Bells" meant it turns out again according to Wikipedia (

                    "St Mary-le-Bow is a historic church rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666 by Sir Christopher Wren in the City of London on the main east–west thoroughfare, Cheapside. According to tradition a true Cockney must be born within earshot of the sound of Bow Bells".
                    Last edited by lazarus6; 14th July 2019, 11:07 AM. Reason: Corrected diection - view is from the north, not south end of Tower Bridge


                    • #25
                      Peter Pan (1953) [USA]



                      Quoting Wikipedia: "animated fantasy adventure film produced by Walt Disney and based on the play 'Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up' by J. M. Barrie."

                      Tower Bridge zoom in from 00:01:56 to 00:02:04
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                      Peter Pan and the children fly through Tower Bridge from 00:20:04 to 00:20:08 on their way to Never Land
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                      • #26
                        Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018) [USA|China|France|Norway]



                        Quoting IMDb: "Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong."

                        This is the 6th. film in the series. IMDb says that 4 countries NOT including the UK were involved with the production.

                        Found a trailer that actually has time to show the Tower Bridge:

                        "MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 6 Trailer 3 (2018)"


                        The Tower Bridge appears in the background at 00:00:01. Ethan Hunt (played by Tom Cruise) is running south along the spine of the roof which covers the eastern of the two adjacent Blackfriars Railway Bridges that cross the Thames. By the way this roof is covered with enough solar cells to make it at the time of this post the largest solar bridge installation in the world (
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                        • #27
                          Return to Never Land (2002) [USA]



                          Quoting Wikipedia: "The film follows Wendy's daughter who refuses to believe in her mother's story during the Blitz in London, only to be mistakenly brought to Neverland by the pirates. In order for her to get home, she meets Peter Pan, Tinker Bell and the Lost Boys who encourage her to fly and make her believe."

                          Tower Bridge appears for an instant at 00:00:27 when there is a slight break in the clouds.

                          The 'camera' does a pan (nothing to do with Peter) past the Tower Bridge from 00:02:15 to 00:02:20. The animators have taken liberties with the terrain - especially the course of the Thames - but then it is a quick shot and the most important identifying structure is clearly seen.
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                          • #28
                            Incoming (2018) [Serbia |USA]


                            Quoting IMDb: "The International Space Station is now a prison - the ultimate black site...when the imprisoned terrorists take over the Station and turn it into a missile aimed at Moscow, only a shuttle pilot and a rookie doctor can stop them. Their task is complicated by a rogue CIA agent"

                            Tower Bridge seen during opening credits from 00:00:37 to 00:00:49
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                            TB 00:00:58-00:01:10
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                            Tower Bridge from 00:01:20 to 00:01:25
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                            • #29
                              Inbetween (2008) [Canada]



                              Quoting IMDb: "A young man meets a slacker couple in London who help him in his quest to break away from his criminal past and realize his dreams."

                              Written and directed by independent film maker David Antonelli with location shooting in the USA, Japan and the UK.

                              The film can be found at:

                     (Part 1 of 4)
                     (Part 2 of 4)
                     (Part 3 of 4)
                     (Part 4 of 4)

                              Tower Bridge appears once in Part 1 from 00:09:25 to 00:09:28
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                              The final confrentation and shootout occurs at the Tower Bridge in Part 4 in multiple scenes from 00:39:40 to 00:42:06.
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                              • #30
                                1921 (2018) [India]



                                Quoting IMDb: "In 1920s England, a pianist enlists the help of a ghost whisperer to cleanse the unclean spirit that is haunting him."

                                Tower Bridge appears 00:07:14 to 00:07:27
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