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Famous Movie Locations Back In The Day And Today (14 pics)

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Have you ever wondered what became of Marty McFly's house from "Back to the Future"? What about Jack Rabbit Slim's from "Pulp Fiction"? Some famous movie locations have aged well but others aren't looking so good nowadays. Find out what happened to some of the most iconic film locations in cinema.

The historic Golden Nugget casino, featured in the James Bond film 'Diamonds Are Forever' in 1971, underwent a $100 million renovation

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And The Mint, a casino also seen in the film, was sold in 1988 and is now part of Binion's Horseshoe Casino


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Quentin Tarantino's 1994 film Pulp Fiction transformed a Glendale, California, 44-lane bowling alley into Jack Rabbit Slim's. The location, famous for John Travolta and Uma Thurman's twist dance, has since been shuttered


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The fire escape that Richard Gere's character climbed in Pretty Woman to declare his love for Julia Robert's prostitute with a heart of gold remains intact at the Las Palmas Hotel on 1738 Las Palmas Ave in Hollywood


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The New York streets (pictured is 7th Ave and 43rd) have modernized to include a Walgreens and advertisements


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Schwab's Pharmacy, featured in 1950 classic Sunset Boulevard, was a real drug store where many movie actors and industry executives hung out. It was demolished in 1983 and a shopping complex featuring a Starbucks stands in its place



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Although the stores next to New York's Carnegie Delicatessen featured in Woody Allen's 'Broadway Danny Rose' may have come and gone, the deli on 7th Ave is still standing strong


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And fans hoping to see the McFly residence from Back To The Future will be happy to know little has changed at the Arleta, California home


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The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, on 145 West 46th Street in New York, was used to film the exteriors for the high school in 1980's 'Fame'


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The Martini family's home from 'It's A Wonderful Life' also remains unchanged, 67 years after the Christmas classic was filmed


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But the movie's neighborhood doesn't look exactly the same. A sign reading 'Welcome to Bailey Park' has been removed, and now large trees hide the houses that could once be seen dotting the street


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Some houses lining the San Francisco streets used in the 1968 Steve McQueen crime film 'Bullitt' haven't even changed their paint job


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But the same can't be said for the once fire engine-red building seen in Al Pacino's 'Serpico' in 1973


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The police station in 1948 noir 'Naked City' is West 20th Street has also been preserved in the Big Apple, where it remains a NYPD precinct


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№1 Author: capt.huffnpuff (24 Feb 2015 10:00) Total user comments: 2802


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#12 But the street name has changed to "Cesar Chavez"
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№2 Author: ShaneobiOne (24 Feb 2015 17:05) Total user comments: 600


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'The Mint' was way cooler...
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№3 Author: Tomaz86 (24 Feb 2015 17:24) Total user comments: 10835


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Alright.
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№4 Author: loveandhate (1 Mar 2015 03:17) Total user comments: 1571


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things gets dirty with time
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№5 Author: adzhoe (20 May 2015 05:19) Total user comments: 15057


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Change is everlasting...
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