Movie & Music Video Scenarios in Barcelona

Barcelona has been the inspiration for a lot of famous movies and music videos. If you live here or you have been recently visiting, you might have recognized some of them already.

The following audio visual productions have been recorded in the city and surroundings. Maybe you already know where these locations are but sometimes you can be walking in different scenarios without even being conscious about it. Keep reading to discover the most famous locations used for TV spots and movies during the past years:


Vicky Christina Barcelona (Woody Allen, 2008): The famous movie will show you some beautiful scenarios mostly located in Tibidabo, Montjuïc or Santa Maria del Mar.

Todo sobre mi madre (Pedro Almodóvar, 1999): Almodovar’s Oscar winning film shows Barcelona with beautiful shots of the Sagrada Familia and the Palau de la Música Catalana.

Los últimos días (Àlex y David Pastor, 2013): A mysterious sickness spread all over the world and the humanity refuses to go to the streets. Barcelona is completely destroyed and you can see the city consumed by the fire in Arc de Triomf, Via Laietana, Balmes and Torre Agbar.

Tres metros sobre el cielo (2010) y Tengo ganas de ti (2012): The romantic movies based on the novel of Federico Moccia are recorded in remarkable and trendy places as the Bunkers del Carmel, with a spectacular view of the city. Also, you might have recognized Sala Razzmatazz.

Music Videos

Kylie Minogue – Slow

Shakira – Loca

Shakira & Maná – Mi Verdad

Ain’t Nobody – Felix Jaehn ft. Jasmine Thompson

My inmortal – Evanescence

And the list can continue. El Maquinista; Mientras duermes; REC; El Perfume… a lot of directors have chosen the Mediterranean city as inspiration for their masterpieces.

Do you more locations in the city that were the inspiration for other cinematic pieces?