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mov•ie buff noun
a person that can quote lines from many films, knows when “hollywood hour” is, and can tell you what other movies that actor has been in without looking it up on IMDB.
With several military bases, beautiful beaches, unique architecture, and ideal weather, San Diego has been one of Hollywood’s favorite places to film their blockbusters. Explore the city and the iconic backdrops of some of your favorite films.
IF YOU HAVE ONE HOUR
Head to the Hotel del Coronado on Coronado Island to immerse yourself into the backdrop of the 1959 classic, Some Like It Hot.
IF YOU HAVE ONE DAY
Start your day with breakfast at a local eatery in Banker’s Hill and take a photo at the spot where Charlie chases Maverick down in her Porsche in Top Gun.
Head to the Hotel del Coronado to walk around the historical and picturesque landmark.
Take a stroll around Balboa Park, where movies like Citizen Kane, Traffic, and Anchorman were all filmed.
End your day with a concert at the Sports Arena (Pechanga Arena) and feel like William Miller in Almost Famous.
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