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Arts and Entertainment

Is Your House Famous? Mapping 100 Years Of Movie Locations

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Finally, a Google Maps mashup has arrived that will put to rest the age-old debate of Backlot vs Real Place. No one else wonders that!? Fine. It's still fun. Who knows, maybe some juicy cinema was filmed in your neighborhood.

Using Google Fusion Tables, the interactive map pinpoints 9,736 locations from the movie sets of IMDB's Top 2,000 films of the past 100 years (1910-2010).

Google Maps Mania would have liked the BoxOfficeQuant masterminds to incorporate a heat map option to see concentrations of world hotspots for filming locations. Wonder how the Griffith Park tunnel would stack up against Bollywood...