Amsterdam is quite picturesque and that is not a secret. Several movie directors often think about Amsterdam as a backdrop for their next project. They won’t be the first, since a lot of movies were shot in Amsterdam. Visiting the Venice of the North anytime soon? Watch these four clips and get even more excited. Which Amsterdam movies do you like?
1. THE DISCOVERY OF HEAVEN
This movie is based on one of the best books ever written by Harry Mulisch (sorry, we can’t be objective about this). The Discovery of Heaven shows a lot of Amsterdam but also a great variety of other cities and countries. Don’t watch this movie if you have a party afterwards, the movie can be considered as heavy on the heart.
2. THE FAULT IN OUR STARS
Another movie with a heavy theme. But if you’ve already seen this, you know this movie for its famous bench scene. Indeed, shot in Amsterdam. Warning, this scene is considered as one of the heaviest so do skip it if you’ve already seen it or not ready for something sad. Want to visit the Fault in our Stars bench? Request it in a tailor-made tour and we will make it happen.
3. DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER
At FROM HERE, we are true Bond film fans. Even though this movie was made before we were born, we still saw this classic masterpiece. It is also great to see that a lot stayed the same in Amsterdam, so it gives a great impression of the city.
4. LAYER CAKE
Did we mention that we’re Bond fans already? If you’re a fan of all the actors playing James Bond, you should see this movie featuring Daniel Craig as well. A British gangster movie with a bit of Amsterdam in the backdrop. Have fun!