Devices: available for iPhone and Android
Whether you're a movie nut who doesn't mind breaking the fourth wall, or an aspiring filmmaker who wants to get better at location scouting, then we have the app for you. Fed by the Internet Movie Database (IMDb), Location Scout maps out the actual spots where your favorite films were shot -- or, if you prefer, shows you locations nearest you where filming has taken place. You're likely to find some surprises even if you don't live anywhere near Tinseltown, and the novelty alone will keep you coming back for more.
You can search nearby (using GPS) by location name or by movie title. If nothing else, you can impress your out-of-town guests when you take them to where Alfred Hitchcock filmed his 1960 thriller "Psycho" (the Jefferson Hotel in Phoenix, Ariz.).