Cult Classics and Must-See TV at Los Angeles Center Studios

Film & TV / Happenings / On the Lot / April 26, 2024

LACS isn’t just a filming location, it’s a portal to unforgettable moments in movie and television history. Over the years, LACS has seen its fair share of silver screen legends and iconic TV shows walk (or sometimes stumble) through its doors. Today, we’re celebrating the best of the best, the must-watches that’ll leave you wanting more – and maybe a few films so gloriously bad, they’re delightfully good.

Must-See TV from LAC

LACS has never been just about movies. It’s a breeding ground for phenomenal television. Buckle up for some seriously good TV:

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Mad Men

Dive into the glamorous (and smoky) world of 1960s advertising with Don Draper and the crew at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Prepare for sharp dialogue, impeccable style, and a whole lot of existential angst.

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For All Mankind

Strap in for an alternate history space race! “For All Mankind” rewrites 1969, where the Soviets land on the moon first. The show follows the high-stakes world of NASA astronauts and their families as America fights to catch up.

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House M.D. 

Get ready for medical mysteries with a side of snark.  Dr. Gregory House, a brilliant but grumpy diagnostician, leads his team to unravel the most baffling medical cases.

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The Rookie

Midlife crisis meets LAPD! “The Rookie” follows John Nolan, the force’s oldest rookie, as he chases his dream of becoming a cop. Expect humor, action, and the struggles of a rookie cop trying to prove himself.

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It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia

The Gang from Paddy’s Pub takes political incorrectness to hilarious extremes in this cult classic sitcom. Prepare for outrageous schemes, questionable morals, and endless laughter.

Must-See Movies from LACS

LACS boasts a collection of films that will stay with you long after the credits roll:

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Christopher Nolan bends your mind with this mind-bending thriller.  Prepare to question reality as you journey through dreams within dreams.

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The Dark Knight Rises 

The epic conclusion to Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy delivers a powerful and thought-provoking story. Witness the rise of Bane and Batman’s ultimate sacrifice for Gotham.


The Fugitive 

Harrison Ford is on the run in this classic action film. Can a wrongly accused doctor clear his name and expose the real culprit?

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Fight Club 

David Fincher’s cult classic is a dark and satirical look at masculinity, consumerism, and the creation of a very unusual fight club.

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Catch Me If You Can

Leonardo DiCaprio stars as real-life con artist Frank Abagnale Jr. in this Steven Spielberg-directed biopic. Buckle up for a thrilling chase across the globe.

Bonus Round: So Bad It’s Good

These are just a taste of the incredible films and shows that have graced the stages of LACS. From award-winning dramas to laugh-out-loud comedies, LACS is a haven for storytellers.

Even the most prestigious studios have a film or two that goes, ahem, sideways.  But hey, sometimes these stinkers become cult classics in their own right! Here are a few so bad they’re good contenders:

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Die Hard 4.0 – Live Free or Die Hard

John McClane returns, but this time it’s cyberterrorism and a whole lot of CGI explosions. Will it win Oscars? Probably not. Will it entertain you in a gloriously cheesy way? Absolutely.

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Mama’s Boy

Diane Keaton and Jon Heder team up for a laugh…well, maybe. “Mama’s Boy” tries for quirky comedy about a grown man still clinging to his smothering mom. Expect awkward situations, forced jokes, and a wasted talented cast. So bad it’s almost good? You be the judge.

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Big Momma’s House 2

Martin Lawrence returns undercover as sassy grandma Big Momma in this sequel that’s even more outrageous than the first. Prepare for laugh-out-loud physical comedy and a healthy dose of absurdity.

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Collateral Damage 

Arnold Schwarzenegger goes full-on revenge mode as a firefighter seeking justice for his family’s death in this action flick.  The plot might be a little predictable, but Arnold’s one-liners and explosions are guaranteed entertainment.

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He’s Just Not That Into You

A-list cast can’t save this tangled mess. “He’s Just Not That Into You” weaves multiple love stories into a chick-flick cliché. Stock characters, predictable plotlines, and dubious dating advice make for a forgettable rom-com.

Let’s face it, sometimes you just want to watch a movie that’s so bad it’s good. These LACS films might not be award-winning masterpieces, but they offer a guaranteed escape into a world of outrageous situations, over-the-top action, and laugh-out-loud moments. So next time you’re in the mood for something different, don’t be afraid to dive into the glorious messiness of these cult classics. You might just surprise yourself with how much fun you have!


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