Straddle fiction and reality as you visit famous sites from both the big and small screen.
Take the Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour or Gossip Girl Sites Tour to see great sites from Uptown Girls, a quirky film starring Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning. Both of these fun, guided New York Tours feature locations from this great movie and many others.
Molly Gunn, the daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. She becomes a nanny for Ray, the often-ignored 8 year old daughter of a music executive (Heather Lockear). By spending time with the mature little girl, she learns what it means to be an adult while showing Ray how to be a child.
Brittany Murphy plays Molly Gunn. Murphy is mostly known for roles as an energetic, kooky, sometimes disturbed young girl. She has been seen in movies like Clueless, Phoenix, Girl Interrupted, Don’t Say a Word, Riding in Cars with Boys, 8 Mile, Little Black Book, and Sin City.
While only a teenager, Dakota Fanning already has a career that rivals most adult stars. Born on February 23rd, 1994, she was reading at the age of two and by the age of 8, she was the youngest person to be nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award. She is most famous for her roles in I am Sam, Hansel & Gretel, Sweet Home Alabama, Trapped, Man on Fire, Hide and Seek, Nine Lives, War of the Worlds, The Secret Life of Bees, Push, and the voice of Coraline Jones in Coraline.
On the Gossip Girl Sites Tour, you will shop ’til you drop in the iconic store, Henri Bendel, where Molly gets—and quickly loses—a job. You will also see where Molly’s British rocker boyfriend lived in the film and the location of Ray and her mother’s apartment near Central Park. In addition, on the Central Park TV & Movie Sites Tour, you can look forward to seeing the Bow Bridge that Molly jumps off, landing in the lake below.
* In an effort to stay current, we are constantly updating our tours with new locations and cannot guarantee the presence of locations mentioned on our site. If you have a particular interest in locations from a specific TV show or movie, please let your tour guide know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.