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Original New Orleans Movie Tours

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Address: 801 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70114
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A unique movie experience! Let us give you a city tour of New Orleans while...

A unique movie experience! Let us give you a city tour of New Orleans while playing video clips from your favorite movies, while we visit the actual filming locations aboard our intimate 10 passenger van! A locally owned and operated tour by Jonathan Ray.

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We came to NOLA for my husband's birthday. We are both big movie fans, so this tour was a must. We had done it before and absolutely loved it! It just worked out that we to watch... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to NOLA for my husband's birthday. We are both big movie fans, so this tour was a must. We had done it before and absolutely loved it! It just worked out that we to watch NCIS New Orleans being filmed. So fun!!! If you love movies, don't miss this unique experience! Who knew that so many films were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Jonathan, the owner and tour guide for the business, is an incredible human being. His knowledge of the movie industry is absolutely incredible. He has an interesting van setup where you get to see the movie playing at the same time that you pass by the set that it was filmed by. Coming in I didn't really understand that New... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This tour was booked as the last day of our vacation in New Orleans. We were tired, hungover, and simply discouraged that this would be anything to put us in the 'wow zone.' Boy were we wrong! Not only was the tour jam-packed with interesting movie facts/trivia, our tour guide Jonathon was absolutley outstanding. Jonathon was accomodating to all of... More 

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

WOW! It sounds like caught me on a really good day! ;) I love my job and I am glad it shined through for you!!! Your review but a huge smile on my face, thank you!!! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

My husband and I (visitors from Canada) took Jonathan's tour on Wed., Dec. 7. We were his only customers that day so he very kindly gave us a hybrid tour, combining both of his regular tours. His great sense of humour, vast knowledge of movie lore, and entertaining personal anecdotes made this one of the best tours we've been on.... More 

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for this great review!! I am only successful because of great people like you supporting me! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

We had a great time on our tour with Johnathan. it was a rainy morning, but it didn't stop our guide from showing us around several film sights. He had a lot of knowledge regarding the many movies filmed in New Orleans, enjoyable tour!

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

I think we found 3 movies filming that rainy Monday morning!! Fun day! Thnank you for everything!! More 

Hoover, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Jonathan was our guide for our movie tour. There were 10 of us total on the tour and ge took us on a tour that was a hybrid of the morning and afternoon tours. The tour was a lot of fun and I enjoyed seeing scenes from movies on screens in the van a d bring able to look out... More 

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Thank Brian W
pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

OMG! Thank you for the kind words! even when productions are scare in town I always do my best to find them for y'all!!! Thank you for the great review and for joining me! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

This made our visit to NOLA amazing! Our guide was fantastic, highly entertaining and informative, and the minibus was well equipped.

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

I am so glad y'all enjoyed my tour! thank you so much! More 

Sartell, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Great tour! Seen lots of places and saw one movie star on the tour. Very nice! Its was Nicole Kidman!! Lots of information to take in about the city. Our driver/tour guide was great.

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

Seeing Nicole Kidman is always a nice bonus on the movie tour!!! That was another great tour!! Thank you for joining me! More 

Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

This was an unexpected highlight of our trip to NO. We spotted the back of Nicole Kidder's head on the set. Loved the spot on movie clips and astute commentary. Thank so much.

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

Nicole Kidmans head looked amazing!!!!! what a fun tour that was! Don't forget to watch that movie when it comes out, (The Beguiled). Thank you for the great review!! More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Jonathan's tour was a lot of fun! His energy, enthusiasm and knowledge of the movie industry in New Orleans is terrific. The movie clips help bring the locations visited to life. We learned how to spot filming locations and he took us on the hunt for several active efforts in town. It paid off with a celebrity sighting, but even... More 

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pankocrustedworm, Owner at Original New Orleans Movie Tours, responded to this review

What a great tour we had!! One of my all time favorites and being able to say hello to Nicole Kidman was amazing!!! Thank you for the review and for joining me! More 

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