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Can You Spot the Sites of These Famous Movie Scenes? Take Our SoCal Movie Locations Quiz!


Credit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxOne 40-year-old waltzed across this street on his quest for love.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxAndy StitzerCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxworked at this Smart Tech at 17401 Ventura Blvd. in Encino.; Credit: Universal PicturesCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxA bloodied boxer finds himself tied up and with a red ball gag in his mouth at this pawn shop.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe pawn shop where Butch (Bruce Willis) encounters some trouble in Pulp Fiction is located at 20933 Roscoe Blvd.Credit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxin Canoga Park.; Credit: MiramaxCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxA team of misfits goes from underdog to champions at this ball park.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Bad News Bears took on their rivals at this field in Chatsworth in the San Fernando Valley.; Credit: Paramount PicturesCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThis Carl's Jr. transforms for some hot and heavy scenes in one of America's classic films.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxMr. Smiley's from American Beauty is a Carl's Jr. located at 20105 Saticoy St. in Winnetka.; Credit: DreamWorks SKGCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Reseda TheatreCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Reseda TheatreCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Reseda TheatreCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxlocated at 19809 E. Avenue G in Lancaster. near the border of the Mojave Desert; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxMassacre at Two Pines from Kill Bill Vol. 2; Credit: MiramaxCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxCobra Kai's No. 1 sensei practiced his moves at this gym.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxCobra Kai dojo on Lankershim Boulevard can be seen in The Karate Kid.; Credit: Columbia Pictures CorporationCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxA little alien found his home on Earth at this house.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxElliott's house in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is located in the Tujunga ValleyCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxElliott's house in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is located in the Tujunga ValleyCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxElliott's house in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is located in the Tujunga ValleyCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxElliott's house in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is located in the Tujunga ValleyCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxElliott's house in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial is located in the Tujunga ValleyCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxas corrupt police officer Dennis PeckCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxas corrupt police officer Dennis PeckCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxas corrupt police officer Dennis PeckCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxas corrupt police officer Dennis PeckCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxlocated at 6535 Cedros St. in Van Nuys.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxRidgemont High School in Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982); Credit: Universal PicturesCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe San Fernando MissionCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe San Fernando MissionCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxso they doubled it in Mission Hills.; Credit: Warner Bros.Credit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Great Wall in Reseda; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxRyan Gosling enters the Great Wall restaurant in Drive. The restaurant also has been used in I Love YouCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxNorbit and Lucky You.; Credit: FilmDistrictCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxJohnie’s Coffee Shop on Wilshire Boulevard in Miracle Mile; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe shop has been seen in many feature filmsCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxReservoir Dogs and American History X and played a key role in Miracle Mile.Credit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxA couple of clueless dudes lose a car in this film.; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxAshton Kutcher and Seann William Scott pull into the Chinese restaurant drive-thru in DudeCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxAshton Kutcher and Seann William Scott pull into the Chinese restaurant drive-thru in DudeCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxlocated at 5600 Vineland Ave. in North Hollywood; Credit: Jared CowanCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxCher Horowitz (Alicia Silverstone) finds herself stranded in the ValleyCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramaxin Clueless.; Credit: Paramount PicturesCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Safari InnCredit: Columbia Pictures / MiramaxThe Safari InnCredit: Columbia Pictures / Miramax

Living in L.A., every day feels like you're walking through a movie shoot. Our city has been the backdrop for zillions of films, from skyscrapers featured in action films to fast food spots in stoner flicks. Even seemingly mundane locations you pass daily have been featured in major motion pictures. But can you spot the sites of these famous movie scenes? Take our movie locations quiz and find out if you're a real L.A. expert. 

All photos by Jared Cowan.