Remember how often you see tall skyscrapers, deserts and beautiful beaches in films? Pretty sure quite often. Today we want to introduce you to some famous movies that were filmed in Dubai. You will definitely see a familiar or even favorite movie here!
Star Trek: Infinity
The famous blockbuster was released in 2016. Filming took place a year earlier, in 2015, in Dubai. Dubai has turned from an Arab emirate into a Yorktown base. It is there that the team of main characters will stay during the journey. The release of the film took place as it was timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the release of the first film in the Star Trek series. The film features dozens of modern Dubai skyscrapers, including the sights of Downtown Dubai and the Jumeirah Lakes Towers. If you dream of visiting the places where the plot of the movie unfolded, welcome to Dubai!
In order to visit the filming locations of great movies with great comfort, you need to have cool transport. During your trip, you can easily book a sport car rental in Dubai. The main plus of rental services in Dubai is a wide range of cars for hire offered for surprisingly little money. Check the rental fleet! You will definitely be satisfied!
Gong fu yu jia
A wonderful film starring Jackie Chan was filmed in 2017. In this film, you will recognize Dubai very easily, because the famous man-made island of Palm Jumeirah, the camel race track, the desert and the Dubai Marina area, famous among travelers, lit up there. Such a fun and interesting film with stunning landscapes will definitely brighten up your evening family movie night.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Star Wars is without a doubt one of the most iconic films ever made. Now it is very difficult to find a person who would not know or have not heard about this work. So in 2015, the replenishment of the treasury of wonderful films came out on the screens, which Star Wars fans were waiting for. But fans in the UAE were doubly anticipating the film’s release, as parts of the film were filmed in Dubai. In the United Arab Emirates, a spaceship and other scenery for filming was built. Want to get into legendary filming locations? Come on a desert safari from Dubai.
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
Another very famous thrilling film. It was released on screens in 2011. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol is the most expensive film ever filmed in Dubai. Remember that scene where Tom Cruise’s character climbs the wall of the Burj Khalifa skyscraper? You will be surprised, but this scene was filming for 23 days. At the same time, 400 specialists were involved in the process, they were responsible for the safety of the actor, because Tom Cruise performed stunts himself, without a stuntman! Come and feel the atmosphere of the movie!
It’s not even clear here… Dubai was made for a film or a film for Dubai… The plot of the film, released in 2005, is built around the machinations of oil companies and crime. Siriana is a continuous interweaving of exciting storylines. The cast of the film deserves special attention – George Clooney, Matt Damon and other wonderful actors. All the desert scenes in this movie are filmed in Dubai.
We hope you found some familiar or favorite films in our list! If so, this is a great reason to revisit them! If not, be sure to take the time! Enjoy watching!