Fancy a movie themed getaway? These are the most filmed places in Australia

Fancy a movie themed getaway? These are the most filmed places in Australia

We all know that Australia’s landscapes and landmarks are bloody beautiful.

And apparently, the rest of the world agrees: the lucky country is something to be showcased.

According to new research from Go Compare, Australia is the eighth most filmed country in the world.

Number one was, of course, the USA, followed by the UK, Canada, Germany, France, Spain and Mexico.

Using data from IMDB, Go compare have compiled a list of the most filmed places in Australia.

Here’s the top five, you can check out the full list here.

1. Sydney Opera House, which features in classics like Mission Impossible, Kangaroo Jack and Man on Wire.


2. Bondi Beach, for its appearance in Our Lips are Sealed, Bondi Tsunami and They’re a Weird Mob. 


3. Sydney Harbour, because who could forget it’s role in X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Home and Away, Independence Day: Resurgence and The Day the Earth Stood Still


4. Kings Cross, Sydney for setting the scene in blockbusters like The Night We Called It a Day, The Sapphires and Two Hands


5. Newtown, Sydney because films like The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Candy and The Final Winter wouldn’t have been the same without it. 


Sorry, we couldn’t resist putting two pictures of Heath Ledger being an affectionate cutie in a row.

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