London Eye in popular culture

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As a prominent London landmark, the London Eye (also known as the Millennium Wheel) often appears in popular culture.

Films[edit]

Animations[edit]

Bollywood[edit]

Hollywood[edit]

Independent[edit]

  • 28 Days Later (2002): seen motionless in scenes of a deserted London.
  • 9 Songs (2004): has a scene in a capsule.
  • If Only (2004): has a scene in a capsule.
  • Flood (2007): seen in the opening credits, and later when a devastated London is shown in long shot.
  • The Day the Earth Stopped (2008): is destroyed by a giant robot.
  • The Smurfs 2 (2013): seen in the trailer, rolling over London Bridge.

Games[edit]

  • Mass Effect 3: seen in the trailer, as London is attacked.
  • Monopoly Here and Now: The World Edition: a Chance card reads "Pay 1.5 million to have all 32 capsules of The London Eye washed and polished."

Music[edit]

Live performances
Videos

Novels[edit]

Television[edit]

Animations[edit]

Children's[edit]

Comedy[edit]

Drama[edit]

Reality TV[edit]

Soaps[edit]

  • EastEnders: in a 2001 episode, Jim proposed to Dot in one of the capsules.
  • Neighbours: in a 2007 episode, Karl proposed to Susan in one of the capsules.

Specials[edit]

Station identifications[edit]

  • One of the current series of BBC One station identification spots features a stylised representation of the Eye, used because the theme of the series is a circle representing "One".

Miscellaneous[edit]

London Eye model at Legoland Windsor

References[edit]