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3 Successful Movies Shoot in San Diego

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San Diego is known for its pleasant environment, Sandy beaches, and a bevy of global family attractions. San Diego is also well-known for being the host of several famous movies including Thor, Gun Man, and transformers. This place offers a lot of attraction to its natives and tourists. 

Here we discuss some of the all times favorite movies, filmed in San Diego.

Thor (2011)

Thor, which was released on May 6, 2011, is a fantastic film based on characters from comic books. In this movie, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) is expelled to Earth by his father, Odin, the King of Asgard, to live with humans. Thor is a strong yet stubborn warrior who was sent to Earth to live among mortals and become one of their best defenders.

Thor met and fell in love with Jane Foster, a scientist who teaches Thor valuable lessons. When a villain from his empire sends dark powers against Earth, and his newfound power comes into play.

From beginning to end, this movie's script is flawless. Thor, his motives, and his influence are brilliantly depicted. When it comes to acting, Chris Hemsworth as Thor is incredible and holds the film from beginning to end on his back. No doubt he is a superstar.

Filming Location:

La Jolla, San Diego, California, USA


Transformers (2007)

Transformers, which was released on July 3, 2007, is a visually beautiful film with excellent editing. Transformers is a Science fiction action film series that started in the 1980s and is based on the Transformers game. All comes down to an intense fight between the Transformers and the Decepticons, directed by Michael Bay. This film depicts a long-ago battle between two Cybertronian groups, the courageous Autobus and the villainous Decepticons.

Regardless, the mechanical war continues, with robots colliding with one another, buildings colliding with each other and, and falling into the street.

In this movie, Shia LaBeouf is a great lead role making it even more worthwhile.

Aside from being a top-notch action film, it also has a strong sense of humor, making the film enjoyable for the viewer.

Filming Location:

USS Shoup, San Diego, California, USA.


The X-Files (1993-2018)

The X-Files is an American science fiction drama created by Chris Carter that is widely regarded as one of the best dramas ever. This show aired for nine seasons and 202 episodes. The tenth season was a little short, but following its popularity, the eleventh season debuted on January 3, 2018.

In these shows, two FBI agents, Fox Mulder and Dana Scully work in the X-Files, an unsorted section of the division that investigates cases involving unexplained paranormal phenomena. Mulder, a true believer, and Scully, a skeptic, approach their cases from scientific and paranormal perspectives.

It was made more interesting by the Gothic scenery, woodland, fog, darkness, snow, and desert. There's a love that spans the world, heroes, diplomats, true evil, a father-son disaster, and an absolutely fantastic conspiracy. This is a thought-provoking and exciting look into the human imagination, as well as an epic film sequence.

The show has some fantastic episodes that deal with unexplained conspiracies. Mulder and Scully, in particular, have fantastic chemistry. It isn't as amazing as it was a few years ago, but it is still much superior to most current shows. Many episodes have recently dealt with the alien conspiracy, but the interesting part is that not everything is explained, leaving the door open for future episodes.

The X-Files is a very admirable show.

Filming Location:

San Diego, California, USA


Do you know any other movies that were shot in San Diego? If yes, let us know in the comments!

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