New York Film Locations

Arthur (2011)

Last Updated: April 2012

Arthur (Russell Brand) was raised in the lap of luxury. His family is wealthy beyond compare, and ever since he was a child his every whim has been catered to by his nanny, Hobson (Helen Mirren), and his chauffeur, Bitterman (Luis Guzman). But the party starts to wind down when Arthur's domineering mother (Geraldine James) insists that he marry Susan (Jennifer Garner), the daughter of a self-made millionaire (Nick Nolte) who isn't above intimidating his future son-in-law into marriage. Vehemently opposed to the idea due to the fact that he and Susan have nothing in common, Arthur rejects the proposal after falling in love with Linda (Greta Gerwig), an aspiring children's book author who pays the rent by giving unofficial tours of Grand Central Terminal. As a result, Arthur has to decide if he can face life as a normal member of the working class and without his trusty flask of booze.

Morris Street and Broadway, Financial, Manhattan.


Arthur's Penthouse Suite, 2 East 61st Street and 5th Avenue, Manhattan.

The Pierre Hotel

The Pierre is a luxury hotel in New York City located at 2 East 61st street, managed by Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces of India. Situated on Fifth Avenue at 61st Street, facing Central Park, the hotel opened in 1930. It stands 160 meters tall. The famous tango scene in "Scent of a Woman" was filmed in the Pierre's Cotillion Ballroom and In the film, "Joe Versus the Volcano", Marshall, played by Ossie Davis, recommends The Pierre over the Plaza Hotel.


Susan's Workplace, 220 East 42nd Street and 2nd Avenue, Manhattan.


Grand Central Terminal, 89 East 42nd Street and Park Avenue, Manhattan.


East 42nd Street and Vanderbilt Avenue, Manhattan.


Le Cirque, 151 East 58th Street and Lexington Avenue, Manhattan.


Park Avenue (btw East 50th and 51st Streets) Manhattan.


New York Public Library, 5th Avenue (btw East 40th & 42nd Streets) Manhattan.


St Bartholomew's Church, 325 Park Avenue and East 50th Street, Manhattan.



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