Unbreakable was released into theaters on November 22nd, 2000. Filming locations include Philadelphia, Pa. It was written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan. Shyamalan makes his trademark cameo as the drug dealer, waiting in line to get into the stadium. This is the first installment in the Unbreakable film series a.k.a. Eastrail 177 Trilogy. The name Eastrail 177 is taken from the train crash which sets the story into motion. The score was composed by James Newton Howard. The films first DVD release was on June 26th, 2001.
Memorial - 1020 E. Price St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19138
(Immaculate Conception Catholic Church)
The church was built in 1910 and closed indefinitely in 2012.
Limited Edition - 1602 Locust St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19103
At the time of my visit, it was Tequilas Restaurant.
Stadium - 235 S. 33rd St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19104
Franklin Field is the home of the University of Pennsylvania football team. It opened on April 20th, 1895. It's the oldest NCAA football stadium still in operation. It has a current capacity (2020) of 52,958. Elijah follows the man to the southeast part of the stadium, then across South Street into Penn Medicine station.
All "Now" pictures taken in 2020.
Park - Silverwood St. and Cotton St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19127
The steps David stands at are located at the north corner of the park.
Comic book shop - 2235 E. Ontario St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19134
(Ontario Street Comics)
The comic book shop opened in 1989. They're always more than happy to discuss the filming of Unbreakable, with fans who visit the location. They even allow fans to take pictures with the same comic book Samuel L. Jackson's character can be seen holding up in the movie. Sarah Paulson also filmed her comic book shop scenes here, in 2019's Glass.
Audrey and David go on a date - 699 Walnut St. Philadelphia, Pa. 19106
(The Curtis Center)
The mural they're sitting in front of is named "Dream Garden". The 750 square foot mural was commissioned in 1916 and designed by Maxfield Parish. It's located just inside the S. 6th St. entrance.
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