List of films set in Los Angeles

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Below a list of films set in Los Angeles. The list is not complete, and also includes a number of films which only have a tenuous connection to the city. For instance, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure is set in San Dimas, a suburb that is over ten miles to the east of the city's boundaries. This may reflect a view held by many, that Los Angeles has no real boundaries and is not so much a city as a loosely defined collection of communities. The film Inception is set in locations all over the world, and mostly takes place in the imagination, but its ending is set in Los Angeles and so is included in the list. Other films have less to do with the physical city than with an imaginary or mythical Los Angeles. For example, Bladerunner makes use of some LA locations, but is largely the invention of the film's makers.

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Stanwyck and MacMurray of Billy Wilder's Double Indemnity

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The actual painted boulevard name was used as the opening titles of the classic film-noir drama, Sunset Boulevard

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