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The Cinematic Geography of Los Angeles

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LAist reader Joseph Tsai, who we believe may have been a contest winner way back when, sent us this video of various famous LA landmarks used in film.

There are locations from Die Hard, The Big Lebowski, Back to the Future, Chinatown, and many many more.

Sorta makes you wonder how many more nooks and crannies the rest of the world would have learned about LA if the film industry wasn't so happy to do so much of their shooting in Canada. Talk about outsourcing...