Where Was Gunpowder Milkshake Filmed?

Directed and co-written by Navot Papushado, ‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ is an action thriller movie that follows an elite assassin named Sam who has no option but to fight against the ruthless criminal syndicate she works for to save Emily, an innocent 8-year-old. Her reckless actions have put Emily in the middle of a gang war. Now, Sam must regroup with her lethal associates and estranged mother (also an assassin) to take on the army of henchmen that will stop at nothing to take everything from them.

With power-packed performances by a talented ensemble comprising Karen Gillan, Lena Headey, Carla Gugino, Chloe Coleman, Michelle Yeoh, Angela Bassett, and Paul Giamatti, the mindboggling action sequences in the film can take anyone’s breath away, making them wonder where those scenes were filmed. If you find yourself wondering the same, we have got you covered.

Gunpowder Milkshake Filming Locations

‘Gunpowder Milkshake’ was filmed entirely in Germany. Located in western Europe, the country is famed for its technological advancements and engineering. However, it also boasts scenic natural locales that include snow-capped mountains, lush green forests, and North Sea beaches that attract tourists and filmmakers alike. The shooting for the movie commenced on June 5, 2019, and wrapped up a few weeks later, on August 20, 2019.

The country has made countless artistic and technical contributions to the global film industry since the late 19th century. Therefore, it is not surprising that it is one of many centers of movie production in the world. Filming for the movie took place in several places in Germany, so let’s familiarize ourselves with each of them.

Berlin, Germany

The principal photography of the action-thriller movie took place in Berlin. Home to the European Film Academy and the German Film Academy, the historic city hosts the co-production of about 300 international and national films in a single year. With over 1000 television and film production companies, the city has emerged as one of the major global film production destinations. Naturally, it is only expected to attract more projects every year with its ever-growing film industry.

The cast and crew were spotted filming some scenes in the Messedamm subway, which has previously doubled up as the exterior of a Moscow airport in ‘The Bourne Supremacy.’ It has also been used in filming iconic films like ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ ‘Atomic Blonde,’ ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2,’ and many others.

Potsdam, Germany

Located just over a half-hour drive away from Berlin, Potsdam is another filming location for the Navot Papushado directorial. The city is famous for its historic palaces, research institutes, and film production locations.

Babelsberg Film studio, which is the oldest large-scale film studio, is situated in Potsdam at August-Bebel-Street 26-53. It has hosted the productions of several movies and shows like Quentin Tarantino’s ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ ‘The Hunger Games,’V for Vendetta,’ ‘Dark,’ and ‘Homeland.’

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