Thursday, November 3, 2011

The Hidden (1987)


A favorite of many 80's kids, The Hidden has aged pretty well and remains one of my favorite sci-fi/action movies.     The film opens at  a bank in downtown LA.   This area has been used in many productions, most notably as the entrance to SD6 for Alias....




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The car chase goes through many streets of LA and MacArthur park before the shoot out.   This location is also next to Lila's apartment building from Dexter....




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The hospital in the film is actually a hospital located in Hollywood....

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The record store (no longer, of course) is on Melrose....





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The "police station" is located in the Lincoln Heights area.  







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The car dealership.....






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The "Anchor Exports" is in Beverly Hills....




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The strip joint is a pretty famous street right off of Hollywood & Highland and has been used in many movies including Knocked Up....












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The mannequin building is actually the Neptune building located downtown.....






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And the finale takes place at Park Plaza which has been host to too many films to mention....







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UPDATE FEBRUARY 2015: After a lot of searching, I was finally able to track down Michael Nouri's house used in the film....




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And here is the great Lin Shaye...


And Ted White, my favorite Jason, from Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter....


3 comments:

  1. Great job. Could you please give us the exact address of Anchor Exports in Beverly Hills. The address on the door says 9312, but on which street? Keep up the great work.

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  2. 9312 Civic Center Road in Beverly Hills. :)

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  3. Great info, thanks. I just watched the movie again, still really holds up. Wonder if the Blue-Ray will ever come out.

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