The glamorous filming locations where Murder Mystery was filmed in Italy

Where is Murder Mystery filmed
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Murder Mystery is a new Netflix action comedy directed by Kyle Newacheck (one of the creators of the TV series Workaholics), featuring a global ensemble cast. Adam Sandler embodies a New York policeman who decides to please his wife (Jennifer Aniston), by taking her on a long-awaited trip to Europe. On the plane, the couple meets a mysterious man (played by Luke Evans) who invites them to an evening on the yacht of an elderly billionaire. But when their host is murdered, the policeman and his wife will be the main suspects of the crime.

Murder Mystery was mainly filmed in several different locations along the north of Italy
. The film also includes some sequences shot in Montréal in Canada. Contains no spoilers!

Where was Murder Mystery filmed?

Yacht film location
Yacht Charter Fleet reported that the production filmed some scenes on board the Mediterranean Queen, aka superyacht Sarastar. The 2017-built luxury boat spans 197 feet in width (60m), and contains 6 rooms, including a master suite. Image courtesy of Netflix




Shooting locations Italian Riviera
The first scene pictured, filmed on the Helipad of the yatch and set in the south of Spain (Malaga), features the charming coastal town of Santa Margherita Ligure. This lovely village in the heart of the Italian Riviera is located near the scenic harbour of Portofino and a half an hour's drive from the city of Genoa. There is also an aerial view of Bay of Silence Beach in Sestri Levante (below), considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Europe.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Netflix - Santa Margherita Map / Baia del Silenzio Map


Dove è stato filmato Murder Mystery
The sequences taking place during the celebration of the Monaco-Grand Prix were filmed in Porta Venezia area in Via Lazzaro Spallanzani, Milano. Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Lake Como Movie Netflix
The night in Monte Carlo was also filmed in Milan, in the Hotel Principe di Savoia.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Murder Mystery Town
The troupe was shooting in several locations in Lake Como during summer 2018. A local market was set in Como town in Piazza Medaglie d'Oro. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map


Murder Mystery Villa
Murder Mystery was filmed in Villa Erba, a 19th-century manor house on the shores of the lake in Cernobbio. The villa was also used as filming location for the 2004 film Ocean's Twelve.
Image courtesy of Arnaud 25 - Map


Murder Mystery drehort
The car chase starring the flashy Ferrari Testarossa was filmed along state road 340 on the western shore of the lake. The shoot took place in the villages of Argegno, Torriggia, Laglio, Carate Urio, Moltrasio and Argegno. The scene ends up back in Como, near Tempio Voltiano museum, where a fake statue was erected.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Dennis Matheson - Map


Dónde se rodó Criminales en el mar
The train station before to board the Orient Express was recorded in the platforms of the imposing Milano Centrale, one of the the largest railway stations in Europe, opened in 1931. Image courtesy of Netflix and Kuhnmi - Map


Lake Como Movie Netflix
Don't try to find the perfect, idyllic postcard landscape pictured in this screenshot from the film: There's really no such place. Italy is a gorgeous country, but this image was entirely generated by CGI. Image courtesy of Netflix


Bernina Express Movie
However, this composition seems to be inspired by the Bernina Express. This panoramic train runs along the World Heritage Site known as the Rhaetian Railway in the Albula - Bernina section of the Alps, from Thusis in Switzerland to Tirano in Italy. Image courtesy of David Gubler, Enzo Jiang and Daniel Schwen - Map

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6 comments

  1. The gorgeous bay at min 17.12 is located in Sestri Levante, and it pictures the ‘silence bay’ and the ‘fairy tales’ bay’ :)

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    1. Good eye, Paola. A jewel of the Ligurian coast!

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  2. Great/best source complementing both Italy and to the movie.

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  3. I think that the last landscape was inspired in the Bernina Express Train, that in fact it's near Lake Como.

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    1. Thanks Nali, we expanded the post with your suggestion!

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