Where was John Wick 4 filmed? Guide to all the Locations in Japan

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Chapter 4 is one of the most highly anticipated movies of the year, with Keanu Reeves returning as the legendary hitman on a global tour of some of the world's most iconic locations.

Featuring the Osaka Continental Hotel in Japan, John Wick 4 was filmed from the picturesque streets of Paris to the bustling cities of Tokyo, Berlin, and New York.

John Wick 4 location

The franchise is known for its stunning visuals and intricate fight scenes. Chapter 4 is set to deliver another adrenaline-fueled adventure featuring a talented cast of actors who bring the gritty and violent John Wick's world to life.

Welcome to our guide to all the filming locations of John Wick Chapter 4, sorted in order of appearance.

Also, you can find all the information about the Continental Hotel through all the movies by following this link, and here are our comprehensive reports of Chapter 1, Chapter 2, and Chapter 3 - Parabellum.


John Wick 4 Locations

The Elder in Morocco
Wick travels to Morocco to take revenge on the High Table member, the Elder.

This sequence was filmed at Wadi Rum in Jordan, a valley cut into the sandstone considered one of the world’s outstanding desert landscapes.

This is a very popular location in the cinema industry and has appeared in many other productions from Lawrence of Arabia to the last Dune movie, and several Star Wars films.
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The Continental Hotel
The exterior facade of the Continental Hotel in New York is the flatiron-shaped Beaver Building at 1 Wall Street Court, located in the Financial District of Manhattan.

Lance Reddick, the actor who plays Charon, the concierge, passed away in 2023.
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Continental entrance hall
The Continental entrance hall was filmed in another location situated about half a mile away from the Beaver at the Cunard Building lobby at 25 Broadway.

The Beaver and Cunard buildings are the only NY hotel locations that appear in every John Wick movie.
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Crematorium Baumschulenweg
Winston (played by Ian McShane) and Charon are summoned to the Marquis Vincent de Gramont (Bill Skarsgård) in New York.

This scene was filmed at the Krematorium Baumschulenweg funeral facility in Berlin.
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Luxembourg Gardens
As introduction to Paris, there are establishing shots of the Eiffel Tower.

The scene in which the retired blind High Table killer, Caine, listens to the violinist was shot in the Luxembourg Gardens.

Caine is played by Hong Kong actor and martial artist Donnie Yen.
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John Wick Japan
De Gramont hires Caine, who is an old friend of Wick's. The contract is sealed in the dazzling Palais Garnier's grand salon.

Opened in 1875 by the order of Napoleon III, the Palais Garnier or Opéra Garnier is undoubtedly one of the most splendid monuments of Paris.
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John Wick in Japan: The Osaka Continental

Osaka Continental
Wick takes refuge at the Osaka Continental, managed by Koji (Hiroyuki Sanada) and his daughter, Akira (Rina Sawayama).

The Japanese assassin's hotel was filmed at the National Art Center in Tokyo.

Opened in 2007 in a former University of Tokyo research facility, this is one of Japan's largest art exhibition spaces.
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John Wick Osaka
However, the interior and the rooftop scenes in the Japanese branch of the hotel were filmed at the futuristic Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin.

Built in 1979, some sections of the Messe Berlin are contaminated by asbestos and have been closed since 2014.
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Osaka Continental garden
The hotel garden was built from scratch on a large empty lot in Berlin.


Umeda Subway Station
The Journal Square PATH Train station in Jersey City doubled as the Umeda Subway Station in Osaka.
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Great Stables Paris
The location in Paris where De Gramont and the bounty hunter called Mr. Nobody (played by Shamier Anderson) make a deal is the Great Stables (Grande Écurie) at the Palace of Versailles.

Commissioned by the Sun King Louis XIV in the 17th century, the complex is home to the Equestrian Academy of Versailles.
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Charon mausoleum
Back in New York, John meets Winston at Charon's gravesite, filmed at Franklin D. Roosevelt Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt Island.

Created in 2012, this monument boasts great views of the New York skyline.
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Ruska Roma Berlin
Following the plan suggested by Winston, Wick travels to the Ruska Roma crime family church in Berlin.

There is an establishing shot of the famous Brandenburg Gate and a short scene at the Bode Museum on Museum Island, pictured.
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Ruska Roma church
The Ruska Roma church is the Sacred Heart Church temple (Katholische Pfarrei Herz Jesu) at 99 Fehrbelliner in Berlin.
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Beelitz Heilstätten
Production designer Kevin Kavanaugh said in an interview that the hall where Wick is being taken for interrogation was shot in an old World War I Veterans' Hospital located on the outskirts of berlin called Beelitz Heilstätten.
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Grand Staircase Paris Opera
In Paris, De Gramont receives a call from Mr. Nobody in the elegant Grand Staircase of Paris Opera Palais Garnier.
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Killa nightclub
Killa's nightclub exterior is the Alte Nationalgalerie (Old National Gallery) on Museum Island in Berlin.

Featuring a stylish double outer staircase, this Neoclassical building is home to a fine collection of 19th-century paintings and sculptures.
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Kraftwerk Club John Wick
Killa's lair was filmed at Kraftwerk Club, one of Berlin's most iconic nightclubs.

Housed in an East German former power station, the waterfalls were installed by the film crew.
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Kolonnadenhof on the Museum Island
Mr Nobody lets Wick walk away through the monumental colonnade on the Museum Island, known as the Kolonnadenhof.
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Mollien Room of the Louvre Museum
In Paris, Winston negotiates the terms of a duel with De Gramont at the Mollien Room of the Louvre Museum, where the famous Liberty Leading the People painting by Eugène Delacroix is exhibited.
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Trocadéro Square
John and de Gramont decide the duel's rules in a meeting moderated by the Table's emissary Harbinger (played by Clancy Brown).

This scene was filmed at the Trocadéro Square overlooking the Eiffel Tower.
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John Wick 4 church
The magnificent Gothic church where John meets Caine is St. Eustache in Paris.

Located in the heart of the Les Halles district, this impressive monument whose construction began in 1532, stands out for its large dimensions.
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Louis-Vuitton Foundation
Marquis Vincent de Gramont's headquarters in Paris is the Louis-Vuitton Foundation, an art museum and cultural center sponsored by the company owner of the fashion brand.

Designed by American architect Frank Gehry, this Deconstructivist building is as ugly as De Gramont's dark soul.
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John Wick Baba Yaga
The Bowery King (Laurence Fishburne) expands his business in Paris, opening a new branch of "La resistance".

Closed in 1939, the Porte des Lilas subway station is a ghost station reserved for film productions.
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Canal Saint-Martin
The scene in the underground river, where Winston and Bowery King leave Wick closer to the Sacré Coeur Basilica, was shot at Canal Saint-Martin.

While John fights off hordes of gunmen, Caine is having a drink in a bar located opposite the famous Moulin Rouge cabaret.
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Plymouth Barracuda muscle car
The spot where Wick has the first fight and takes the black Plymouth Barracuda muscle car is quite far away from there.

The scene pictured was actually filmed in Berlin, near the Französischer Dom in Gendarmenmarkt square in Mitte.
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Keanu Reeves stunt sequence
Keanu Reeves said in an interview that the Arc de Triomphe stunt sequence was the most difficult scene to shoot in all of the John Wick movies.

The film crew was only allowed to shoot a few takes during the night in this busy intersection, most of the sequence was shot elsewhere.
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Place Constantin Pecqueur
On the motorcycle, John arrives at Place Constantin Pecqueur in Montmartre.

The entrance to the house was a false door set up in the small square in front of a school building.
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Beelitz-Heilstätten
As Filmdrehorte pointed out, some areas of the house, including the hall and a staricase, were filmed at the old Beelitz-Heilstätten sanatoriums in the Potsdam-Mittelmark district of Brandenburg, Germany.

Built between 1898 and 1930, the large complex is an ensemble of 60 buildings on about 200 acres that is being redeveloped into a new urban neighborhood.
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Studio Babelsberg
As the behind-the-scenes video reveals, the epic sequence in the house was filmed in a set built at the studios.

The production was hosted at Studio Babelsberg in Potsdam, near Berlin.
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John Wick 4 house
John jumps off the balcony of a house at 18 rue de l'Abreuvoir.

This building is located quite close to the school, on the street upstairs towards Sacre Cour.
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John Wick staircase
The never-ending staircase is the Rue Foyatier street in Montmartre, parallel to the funicular.

A section of the sequence was also filmed at the Calvaire Street staircase.
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Basilica of Sacré Coeur de Montmartre
The Basilica of Sacré Coeur de Montmartre completed in 1914, is one of Paris's most prominent monuments.
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Calvary Cemetery
Because of the skyline, the graveyard seems to be Calvary Cemetery in the Woodside/Long Island City area of Queens.
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5 comments:

1- Sebastien B - Mar 25, 2023, 7:18 PM
The Berlin club scene is not at the Berghain, it's at the Kraftwerk. The Osaka hotel was actually in Berlin: the hotel interior and the rooftop was all in Berlin. It was an old convention hall, the Internationales Congress Centrum Berlin, that was built in the 60s and has been closed down for the last 20 years. It's a massive building right in the heart of Charlottenburg.

2- Anonymous - Mar 28, 2023, 9:01 AM
The Ruska-Roma Church is the Herz Jesu Kirche, Fehrbelliner Str. 99 in Berlin... I was there two weeks ago ;)

3- Anonymous - May 4, 2023, 8:26 AM
The Arc de Triomphe scene was shot at the non-functioning airport in Tegel, Berlin. Keanu Reeves mentioned it. The real location is the former Berlin Tegel Airport.

4- Anonymous - Jun 2, 2023, 2:31 AM
So practically nothing was shot in Osaka. Hilarious.

5- Anonymous - Jul 6, 2023, 2:21 PM
Thank you for this! I've been looking for this and this is very complete and detailed!


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