Montreal has always been a popular filming location for Hollywood movies.
There were several big productions filming around the city over the summer, and there actually are re-shoots happening right now for the X-Men Dark Phoenix movie.
Montreal's Old Port is a very popular location that offers the possibility to film everything from post-apocalyptic looking scenery, to European tourist hotspots. There are airport terminals, loading docks, old ships, and even cobblestone street.
That is why the following 18 films have chosen Montreal Old Port as their filming location:
A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices.
Bon Cop Bad Cop 2
A francophone S.Q. officer and an anglophone O.P.P officer reunite to investigate a large car theft ring led by an Italian mobster.
In 1974, high-wire artist Philippe Petit recruits a team of people to help him realize his dream: to walk the immense void between the World Trade Center towers.
A look at Wolverine's early life, in particular his time with the government squad Team X and the impact it will have on his later years.
House of Versace
A chronicle of Donatella Versace's triumph over tragedy by carrying on her brother's powerful legacy after his 1997 slaying.
An undercover Detroit cop navigates a dangerous neighborhood that's surrounded by a containment wall with the help of an ex-con in order to bring down a crime lord and his plot to devastate the entire city.
Life of Pi
A young man who survives a disaster at sea is hurtled into an epic journey of adventure and discovery. While cast away, he forms an unexpected connection with another survivor: a fearsome Bengal tiger.
The Smurfs 2
The Smurfs team up with their human friends to rescue Smurfette, who has been abducted by Gargamel, since she knows a secret spell that can turn the evil sorcerer's newest creation, creatures called "The Naughties", into real Smurfs.
After a highly unusual zombie saves a still-living girl from an attack, the two form a relationship that sets in motion events that might transform the entire lifeless world.
Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.
An undercover FBI agent becomes a vigilante assassin and sets out to unleash his wrath upon the corrupt businessman who slaughtered his entire family at a reunion
A highly intellectual but socially awkward spy is tasked with preventing a terrorist attack from a Russian spy agency.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Bon COP BAD COP
Two Canadian detectives, one from Ontario and the other from Quebec, must work together when a murdered victim is found on the Ontario Quebec border line.
Blades of Glory
In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.
Lucky Number Slevin
A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
A biopic depicting the early years of legendary Director and aviator Howard Hughes' career from the late 1920s to the mid 1940s.
The Whole Nine Yards
A struggling dentist's life is turned upside down when a famous gangster moves in next door, and his wife convinces him to inform a notorious mob boss about the gangster's whereabouts.