Starring Dennis Quaid, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Directed by Roland Emmerich.
A TV reporter sits in a chopper that is covering the tornados in L.A., including the one destroying the Hollywood Sign.
Hollywood Homicide (2003)
Starring Harrison Ford and Josh Hartnett
Directed by Ron Shelton
The Hollywood Sign is featured in the opening credits of movie where two LAPD detectives who moonlight in other fields investigate the murder of an up-and-coming rap group.
(Contributed by Ethan Mitchell)
Starring Samuel L. Jackson, Colin Farrell, Michelle Rodriguez, LL Cool J.
Directed by Clark Johnson.
Once again, the Sign sets the scene. At the very start of the movie, we hear a police radio requesting S.W.A.T. assistance, and the camera flies over the Sign into downtown Los Angeles to show a thrilling bank robbery taking place.
(Contributed by Emma-Louise Rabson)
The Italian Job (2003)
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Donald Sutherland, Jason Statham, Seth Green, Mos Def, Edward Norton.
Directed by F. Gary Gray.
The criminal played by Edward Norton flies past the Sign in a helicopter.
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Starring Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti, Amanda Bynes, Amanda Detmer, Donald Faison, Sandra Oh.
Directed by Shawn Levy.
The sign is seen as the girls enter Los Angeles for the first time, setting the stage for glamorous adventure.
Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Starring Mike Meyers, Beyonce Knowles.
Directed by Jay Roach.
Dr. Evil’s secret lair was built into the hill behind the Sign … Talk about your glamorous digs.
The Majestic (2001)
Starring Jim Carrey, Bob Balaban, Jeffrey DeMunn, Hal Holbrook.
Directed by Frank Darabont.
The Hollywood Sign can be seen when Peter Appleton (played by Jim Carrey) arrives at HHS Studios.
(Contributed by Randall Branam)
The Hollywood Sign (2001)
Starring Tom Berenger, Jacqueline Kim, Rod Steiger, Burt Reynolds.
Directed by Sonke Wortmann.
This Hollywood-themed heist film has three washed up actors trying to steal $10,000,000 using their acting skills. In addition to the movie title, the film begins with a cool tracking shot of the Sign as a car with a trunk full of smuggled cocaine rolls past into Los Angeles.
(Contributed by Duff Ferguson)
Joe Dirt (2001)
Starring David Spade, Brittany Daniel, Dennis Miller.
Directed by Dennie Gordon.
The sign appears in the opening scene of the movie. It is featured on a “Greetings From” postcard that gradually dissolves into the actual Hollywood sign as lead character Joe Dirt (played by Spade) is driving through LA.