27 blockbuster films and hit TV series filmed in Liverpool - including Harry Potter and Peaky Blinders

Natalie Portman is the latest Hollywood star to have been spotted filming in Liverpool.

Liverpool’s historic architecture has set the scene for a number of blockbuster movies, hit TV shows and binge-worthy series, ranging from Harry Potter to Peaky Blinders.

Dubbed as the ‘Hollywood of the North’, Liverpool is one of the most filmed cities outside of London. Natalie Portman and John Krasinski are currently in town shooting scenes for director Guy Ritchie’s new heist movie Fountain of Youth.

The city’s historic architecture has also set the scene for box office films, including Captain America: The First Avenger, Fantastic Beasts and The Batman, plus huge drama’s like The Crown and Peaky Blinders. 

In 2021, multi-million pound film studios The Depot opened with two purpose-built, 20,000 sq ft sound-proofed film and TV production units. Paramount+ became the first major long-term tenants as they filmed Sexy Beast over a period of seven months and plenty more movies and series have been shot on location since.

With the city being used as a double for everywhere from Moscow to New York, here’s 26 blockbuster films and TV shows that you probably didn’t know were filmed in Liverpool....

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