Since the 1920’s, the Culver Hotel has been featured in numerous creative productions, from the Laurel and Hardy classics to the latest popular TV shows such as Agents of Shield and Bones.
The property’s unique architecture, versatile indoor and outdoor spaces as well as its convenient location ~ tucked between Sony and Culver Studios ~ make it an ideal setting for film and television shoots, ad campaigns and photo shoots.
Most importantly, our film friendly staff is experienced and flexible in working with the numerous logistical requirements necessary to achieve a smooth process and successful result. Additional on-site catering is also available as well as VIP rooms for your ‘Very Important People’.
Culver City has been a force in the movie industry from the beginning of its incorporation in 1917. Currently host to two major movies studios, many production companies and support services, Harry Culver’s dream City remains “The Heart of Screenland”.
Hundreds of motion pictures have been filmed on the lots of Culver City's studios as well as in the streets of Culver City. Legendary movie lots include those of Thomas Ince, Hal Roach, Goldwyn, Lorimar, MGM-UA, Columbia, Sony Pictures, DeMille, RKO-Pathe, Desilu, Culver City Studios, Laird International, the Culver Studios and mini-factories such as Willat Studios.
Famous classics such as Gone with the Wind, The Wizard of Oz and Ben Hur are just a few of the movies filmed in Culver City...
1920’s The King of Kings, He Who Gets Slapped, The Cameraman, The Kiss
1930’s King Kong, Little Women, Sons of the Desert, Tarzan and His Mate, Mutiny on the Bounty, The Wizard of Oz, Gone with the Wind
1940’s Citizen Kane, Lassie, Meet Me in St. Louis, It’s a Wonderful Life, Rebecca, National Velvet
1950’s Father of the Bride, Singing in the Rain, Guys and Dolls, Jailhouse Rock, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Some Like it Hot, North by Northwest, Lassie, Ben Hur, Little Rascals
1960’s Flipper, The Wonderful World of the Brothers Grimm, The Night of the Iguana, Viva Las Vegas, the Dirty Dozen, A Space Odyssey, Tarzan Series, Lassie, The Twilight Zone, pilot episodes of Star Trek, The Andy Griffith Show, Batman
1970’s The Good Buy Girl, Grease. Lassie, Chips, Carrie, The Sunshine Boys
1980’s Victor Victoria, ET, Raging Bull, Pee Wee’s Big Adventure, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, The Wonder Years, Under the Rainbow, Thirty Something
1990’s Awakenings, Boyz ‘n the Hood, Bugsy, City Slickers, The Prince of Tides, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, A League of their Own, A Few Good Men, The Age of Innocence, Groundhog Day, Little Women, The American President, Bad Boys, The Cable Guy, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Air Force One, As Good as it Gets, Men in Black, The Mask of Zorro, Girl Interrupted, Stuart Little, Mad About You
2000’s Charlie’s Angels, Pollock, The Patriot, Ali, Black Hawk Down, A Knight’s Tale, Adaptation, Maid in Manhattan, Spiderman, Anger Management, Big Fish, Something’s Gotta Give, Underworld, The Grudge, Hitch, Memoirs of a Geisha, Casino Royale, The Da Vinci Code, Quantum of Solace, Angels and Demons, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Wag the Dog, Cougar Town, The Aviator, Bewitched, Superbad, Las Vegas
2010’s Lincoln Lawyer, Moneyball, Horrible Bosses,, Jack and Jill, Think Like A Man and The Campaign , Killers, Dinner for Schmucks, Arrested Development, Touch, The Voice.