Brisbane is becoming an increasingly popular location for the filming of Hollywood movies. With our idyllic climate, variety of locations, close proximity to production studios and a generous boost of government funding Brisbane is casting itself as a desirable location for luring movie producers.

Popular Brisbane film locations to date have included King George Square, Queensland University of Technology at Gardens Point, Fortitude Valley, Old Museum of Brisbane, William Jolly Bridge, University of Queensland, Story Bridge and Mt Coot-tha lookout.

Here are 5 movies where Brisbane was used as a location, how many of these have you seen and did you spot the Brisbane landmarks?

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

See behind the scenes in this ABC Library Series clip


San Andreas (2015)


Inspector Gadget 2 (2003)


Fools Gold (2008)


Swimming Upstream (2003)


Other movies filmed in and around Brisbane include The Delinquents (1989), Jackie Chan First Strike (1996), Paperback Hero (1999) and He Died with a Felafel in his hand (2001) as well as a host of other productions. Do you have a favourite?


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