New York has Woody Allen and Chicago had John Hughes. It sometimes seems like Los Angeles has yet to find that director who treats the city as his or her primary muse. While many movies and television shows are set in L.A. and countless more have filmed here, only a handful of productions focus as much on the city itself as the characters who live here. Read on for L.A. locations featured in 12 movies and television shows that prominently showcase Los Angeles.
The Academy Award-winning La La Land, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in her Best Actress performance, is one of the greatest valentines to L.A. in movie history. Imagine you're Mia and Sebastian and relive the magic of La La Land at these Los Angeles locations.