Directed by Jonathan Demme, written by Ron Nyswaner, scored by Howard Shore, and produced by Jonathan Demme and Edward Saxon, Philadelphia stars Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Jason Robards, Mary Steenburgen, Antonio Banderas, and Joanne Woodward. It was premiered on December 14, 1993, in Los Angeles, and was released on December 22, 1993, in the United States. The film grossed $206.7 million worldwide against a $26 million budget, and won two Academy Awards: "Best Actor in a Leading Role" (Tom Hanks) and "Best Music, Original Song" (Bruce Springsteen, for the song "Streets of Philadelphia"). The film was shot in mainly Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Beckett's family house was located in Lower Merion.
City Hall, Philadelphia. Photo by Alejandro Barba on Unsplash.
Where was Philadelphia Filmed?
Philadelphia was filmed in Fisher Fine Arts Library (Furness Building), Lower Merion Township, Philadelphia, Philadelphia City Hall and Wells Fargo Center (Wachovia Spectrum).
The complete list of the locations with latitude and longitude coordinates are listed below in the table.
Philadelphia Locations Map
Philadelphia Locations Table
|Fisher Fine Arts Library (Furness Building)||39.951668||-75.192657|
|Lower Merion Township||40.027939||-75.292595|
|Philadelphia City Hall||39.952766||-75.163544|
|Wells Fargo Center (Wachovia Spectrum)||39.901161||-75.172104|