Warehouses provide the backdrop for many a great film scene, and they are a popular location choice for many films. Often used in action films, warehouses make great settings for fights, explosions, dodgy deals, torture scenes and much more. They make a great location to film a scene because they are large open spaces and unlike other locations have less need for extras, such as a supermarket or shopping center. So many films have famous scenes in warehouses, but here are just a few.
Reservoir Dogs is set almost entirely in an abandoned warehouse. The warehouse starts off as the safe pre-organized meeting place of a group of colorfully named criminals after a heist. However, the group discover that one of their party is an undercover cop and the location becomes much more sinister as violence ensues.
In the new flick Kick-Ass starring Aaron Johnson as Dave Lizewski (Kick Ass) and Nicholas Cage as Big Daddy, a warehouse is the setting for an amazing triumph of the goodies v the baddies. In the famous warehouse scene Big Daddy takes on the bad guys and sets fire to the warehouse. [Read more…]