Top 10 best films set in Los Angeles

Die Hard (1988)

"Die Hard" revolves around a New York cop, John McClane, visiting Los Angeles for Christmas. The iconic Nakatomi Plaza in L.A. becomes a central plot element.

Repo Man (1984)

"Repo Man" showcases lesser-seen parts of Los Angeles through a punk rock lens. Starring Emilio Estevez and Harry Dean Stanton, this cult classic captures a unique and gritty L.A. 

Once Upon a Time&in Hollywood (2019)

Quentin Tarantino meticulously recreates 1969 Los Angeles in "Once Upon a Time&in Hollywood." The film authentically portrays the era's movie stars.

The Long Goodbye (1973)

Robert Altman's "The Long Goodbye" transposes detective Phillip Marlowe from the 1940s to 1970s Los Angeles. 

Sunset Boulevard (1950)

"Sunset Boulevard" delves into the dark side of Hollywood, depicting the downfall of a screenwriter and a former star.

The Big Sleep (1946)

Humphrey Bogart's portrayal of private eye Phillip Marlowe in "The Big Sleep" epitomizes the hard-boiled detective genre set in Los Angeles.

The Big Lebowski (1998)

"The Big Lebowski," inspired by "The Big Sleep," is a quintessential Los Angeles film. Jeff Bridges' character.

Singin in the Rain (1952)

"Singin in the Rain" is a classic musical that highlights Hollywood's transition from silent films to talkies.

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

In "Heaven Can Wait," an NFL quarterback returns to Earth in the body of a wealthy businessman. Set against the backdrop of the Los Angeles Rams.

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

"Terminator 2" features an iconic car chase scene in the concrete basin of the Los Angeles River.