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Santa Monica in the Movies

Published on February 10, 2020

In the movie-making mecca that is the Golden State, Santa Monica’s idyllic blend of city and sea is a perennial favorite setting for all manners of silver screen endeavors. A perfect cocktail of natural beauty and pop culture, this storied sliver of West LA has proven itself over the decades as a storyteller’s dream spot.


Luckily for visiting movie buffs, a quick dive through the City’s cinematic archives reveals plenty of nearby opportunities to soak in the nostalgia of some of film’s most iconic moments. Pacific Park and the Santa Monica Pier can be seen in several of these moments. To find out where and read the full article, visit the Fairmont’s website here.