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Poll: So You Have a Store or Business That Was Featured In a Movie

These are movies or television shows that feature an actual business (preferably stores, but others can be included) that still exists, or had existed, in the real world with actual fixed addresses. Which is your favorite? To suggest more or rave about the show or movie, go here! (The location of the business in the real world, with the suggestion, is preferred.) The most popular is listed last. You got to read through the whole list.

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    My Lucky Star (1938)

    Cabot Department Store, 5th Ave, New York City, New York, U.S.A. (Closed )
  2. Vote!

    Fitzwilly (1967)

    Gimbel’s (Closed 1986)
  3. Vote!

    The Harvey Girls (1946)

    Fred Harvey’s The Harvey House chain of restaurants and hotels. Considered the first restaurant chain in the United States. It existed originally at the stops along railroad lines, primarily along the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railway. When passenger railroad travel declined, they became oasis stops along the highways.
  4. Vote!

    Moscow on the Hudson (1984)

    Bloomingdale’s, 5th ave, New York City
  5. Vote!

    Mr Selfridge (2013)

    Selfridges and Co. on Oxford Street, London, England. Thank you, yrnej for remembering this show.
  6. Vote!

    The Cotton Club (1984)

    The Cotton Club (closed), Harlem neighborhood of New York City, New York
  7. Vote!

    The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984)

    Bergdorf Goodman, Fifth Avenue, New York. Suggested by Peter.
  8. Vote!

    Ocean's 11 (1960)

    The Sands (closed June 30, 1996), The Flamingo (still open), The Desert Inn (closed August 28, 2000), The Sahara (now called The SLS Hotel and Casino), and The Riviera (closed on May 4, 2015) were, or are all real casinos in Las Vegas. Thanks to Yrnej for reminding me of this film with her “Ocean’s Eight” suggestion.
  9. Vote!

    Mystic Pizza (1988)

    Mystic Pizza, 56 West Main Street Mystic, CT. Suggested by Dan Dassow.
  10. Vote!

    Peter Rabbit (2018)

    Harrods, Knightsbridge, London. Suggested by Peter.
  11. Vote!

    Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead (1995)

    The Bluebird Theater, 3317 E. Colfax Ave, Denver Colorado. Suggested by DREAM_WEAVER
  12. Vote!

    White Christmas (1954)

    Club Carousel, were Rosemary Clooney sang “Love, You Didn’t Do Right By Me”. (Not to be confused with “The Carousel Club” which is a different type of club than “Club Carousel”. ) Club Carousel was a jazz nightclub. (Closed), 66 West 52nd. Street , New York City, New York.
  13. Vote!

    Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

    Macy’s (actually R. H. Macy and Straus Brothers and Co.) and Gimbel’s (Closed 1986). Both were on 5th Ave and Harold Square In New York City.
  14. Vote!

    Swingers (1996)

    The Derby (swing dance scene), 4500 Los Feliz Blvd, Los Feliz, CA. Suggested by yrnej.
  15. Vote!

    Ocean's Eight (2018)

    Boutique Cartier NYC, (inspecting and scanning the necklace) - 653 Fifth Ave, New York, NY, suggested by yrnej.
  16. Vote!

    Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)

    Do I really need to say the name of this one? Tiffany’s, 5th Ave, New York City.
  17. Vote!

    Black Mass (2015)

    Triple O’s Lounge, Broadway at D street, in South Boston (“Southie”). Suggested by DREAM_WEAVER
  18. Vote!

    Lady Bird (2017)

    Thrift Town, 410 El Camino Ave, Sacramento, CA. Suggested by yrnej.
  19. Vote!

    The Greatest Showman (2017)

    As it was presented in the movie, P.T. Barnum’s Circus and Museum was at a fixed location in New York City before the building burnt down, and Barnum got his tent.
  20. Vote!

    When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

    Katz’s Deli, (The orgasm scene), 205 East Houston Street, Lower East Side, NYC - suggested by yrnej.
  21. Vote!

    Big (1988)

    FAO Schwartz, (The piano dance scene), 767 Fifth Ave at 58th St., NY. That location was closed but reopened at 30 Rockefeller Plaza in Midtown, New York City in 2018. Suggested by yrnej.
  22. Vote!

    Elf (2003)

    Gimbel’s (actually Gimbel Brothers Department Store), 5th Ave. Harold Square, New York City (The movie was made after the store had closed in 1986.)
  23. Vote!

    Before Sunset (2004)

    Shakespeare and Company, 37 rue de la Bûcherie, 5th arrondissement, Paris. Suggested by yrnej.
  24. Vote!

    Pretty Woman (1990)

    Boulmiche Boutique, 9501 Santa Monica Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA. Suggested by yrnej.
  25. Vote!

    Up in the Air (2009)

    Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, 1 S Broadway, St. Louis, MO 63102, and Hilton St. Louis Airport, 10330 Natural Bridge Road, Saint Louis, Missouri, 63134-3303, USA, and The Cheshire Inn, 6300 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights, MO 63117, and General American Life Insurance Company National Headquarters, 706 Market St., St. Louis, Missouri 63102, and finally Marriott St. Louis Grand, 800 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63101. Suggested by Dan Dassow.

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