Starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard.
Directed by Anthony C. Ferrante.
The tornado blows the letters of the Sign away. One of them crushes an aspiring actor just after he says, “my mother always told me Hollywood would kill me”.
Gangster Squad (2013)
Written by Will Beall and Paul Lieberman
Directed by Ruben Fleischer
Starring Emma Stone, Sean Penn, and Ryan Gosling
Los Angeles, 1949: A secret crew of police officers led by two determined sergeants work together in an effort to take down the ruthless mob king Mickey Cohen who runs the city.
In the first scene of the movie, it shows the Griffith Observatory then the camera zooms over to the Hollywoodland Sign.
(Contributed by Lisa Iwanyszyn)
Seven Psychopaths (2012)
Written and Directed by Martin McDonagh
Starring Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Christopher Walken, and Woody Harrelson
Seven Psychopaths is a 2012 British black comedy film written, co-produced and directed by Martin McDonagh. It stars Colin Farrell, Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson, Tom Waits, and Christopher Walken. The film marks the second collaboration between McDonagh and Farrell, following 2008’s In Bruges.
Directed by Ben Affleck
Screenplay by Chris Terrio
Starring Ben Affleck, Bryan Cranston, Alan Arkin, and John Goodman
Argo is a 2012 American thriller film directed by Ben Affleck; it is a dramatization of the “Canadian Caper” based on an article published in 2007, in which Tony Mendez, a CIA operative, led the rescue of six U.S. diplomats from Tehran, Iran, during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.
Rock of Ages (2012)
Directed by Adam Shankman
Written by Justin Theroux, Chris D’Arienzo, and Allan Loeb
Starring Tom Cruise, Alec Bladwin, and Julianne Hough
Set in 1987 Los Angeles, Drew and Sherrie are two young people chasing their dreams in the big city. When they meet, it’s love at first sight, though their romance will face a series of challenges.
(Contributed by Janet Chance)
Current 20th Century Fox opening logo animation
20th Century Fox knows that nothing says “showbiz” like the Hollywood Sign, which is why the world-famous icon is now being used to open all of the studio’s releases … Looks like we’ll be seeing even more of the Hollywood Sign at the movies in the very near future!
Friends with Benefits (2011)
Directed by Will Gluck.
Starring Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake, Patricia Clarkson.
Mila and Justin climb over the fence guarding the Sign and sit and talk in the second O until a L.A.P.D. chopper shows up.
(Contributed by Mary Mallory)
Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)
Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson.
Starring Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Kim Coates, Shawn Roberts.
Promotional posters for this film show Milla Jovovich striding over the Hollywood Hills past a blasted, weathered “H” from the Sign.