If you are visiting this stunning city and want to get inspired before your trip do not miss these 6 movies filmed in Madrid.

5 Epic Movies filmed in Madrid to watch before your trip

1. Abre los Ojos by Alejandro Amenabar, a Spanish movie filmed in Madrid

The Spanish movie that inspired Vanilla Sky. Featuring Penélope Cruz who was also cast for the American version.

One of the most memorable scenes in Spanish cinema takes place in this film, when the main character walks along Gran Via, in Madrid in complete solitude.

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2. The Bourne Ultimatum

Featuring Matt Damon, the third movie of the Bourne saga was partially filmed in Madrid. You will get to see the Castellana, Bailen and also the Atocha train Station.

In the film, Jason Bourne dodges a CIA official and his Agents from a new assassination program while searching for his life’s origins as a trained killer.

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3. Movies filmed in Madrid: The Cold Light of Day

Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis and Sigourney Weaver, along with some Spanish actors, filmed this thriller in Madrid.

You will get to see penalty of locations such as Calle Serrano, Puerta del Sol, El Rastro Market or the bull ring.

In the movie, after his family is kidnapped during a sailing trip in Spain, a young trader is confronted by the people responsible: intelligence agents looking to recover a mysterious briefcase.

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4. Quantum of Solace

James Bond gets himself involved in yet another mystery as he tries to stop an organisation from eliminating the most valuable resource if the country.

In the second movie as James Bond, Daniel Craig filmed few scenes of the movie in Madrid, although most of the locations where in Italy.

You will get to spot some of the most iconic building in Madrid like the Royal Palaca or the Royal Theatre.

5. Movies filmed in Madrid: Deception

Hugh Jackman and Ewan McGregor visited Madrid too to film Deception along Michelle Williams.

If you watch the movie you will get to see Plaza Mayor, Paseo del Prado, the Bank of Spain and many famous streets such as Calle Toledo, Barquillo or Alcalá.

In the film, an accountant is introduced to a sex club known as The List by his friend. However, he will soon become a suspect in a woman’s disappearance.

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