10 of The Most Popular Movies Shot in Central Park

In 1908, Vitagraph Studios shot the very first movie in Central Park:  the first film version of Romeo and Juliet made in America. Since then, close to 350 movies have been filmed there, making Central Park the most filmed location in the world. This does not include aerial shots of the Park, TV shows or commercials.

In honor of the  Central Park Conservancy’s upcoming annual Film Festival running from August 24 – 27 this year, we have prepared a list of our 10 most favorite films that were shot in Central Park.

The list below is in no particular order:

1. Serendipity 2001


2. Enchanted 2007


3. When Harry Met Sally 1989


4.Kramer vs. Kramer 1979


5. Breakfast at Tiffany’s 1961

breakfast at tiffanys

6. Ghostbusters 1984

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7. Elf 2003


8. Home Alone 2  1992

home alone 2

9. Big Daddy 1999

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10. Maid in Manhattan 2002

maid in manhattan

For more details on the film festival, please visit our website: http://www.centralpark.com/guide/activities/central-park-film-festival.html

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