Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Sitting on the Friends couch
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour – Sitting on the Friends couch

If you’re planning on being in the Los Angeles area and into movies, I highly recommend doing a VIP Studio Tour for a behind-the-scenes look at how and where the movie magic takes place. My favorite is Universal Studios VIP Experience (here are my 10 reasons to go on it) but it’s not cheap $299.

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour cart
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour cart

I also recommend the Warner Bros. VIP Studio Tour, which I just went on the other day with my dad and a group from Yahoo Travel. It normally costs $54 and there’s 12 to a group (if you want a private tour just buy out the remaining seats).

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour

It was cool to experience their studios behind-the-scenes, as well.

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department

We toured the back lot and got a look at the props from some of popular television shows and films. Did you know prop is short for property?

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Batman exhibit
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Batman exhibit

We saw Batman‘s original costumes, props and artwork in the Warner Bros. Museum.

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour April Batcave car vault
Batcave car vault

We then explored the Batcave Car Vault, which has vehicles from multiple movies. They’re fully functional but you aren’t allowed to sit or even touch them.

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Old Friends set
Old Friends set

The highlight for most in our group was taking a seat on the Friends couch in Central Perk. What’s interesting is that the pilot of Friends was originally called Six of One. I think they made the right choice changing the name, don’t you?

Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department - giraffe legs from Hangover 3
Giraffe legs from Hangover 3

My biggest takeaway from the tour was that many movie props go on auction on rlspear.com around every six weeks. I was told that you can find some really good deals like a $14,000 couch for $380. The only bad part is you won’t know what movie or show the prop came from since they don’t disclose that info out of a fear of pissing off directors. But I bet it sure would be fun trying to figure it out!

Entrance Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Entrance Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour ticket
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour ticket
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour cart
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour cart
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour see the scenes they filmed on that location
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour see the scenes they filmed on that location
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Batman exhibit
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Batman exhibit
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Oscar exhibit (only out around award season)
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Oscar exhibit (only out around award season)
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department - giraffe legs from Hangover 3
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department - giraffe legs from Hangover 3
Pete Halvorsen (@petehalvorsen) having fun at Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department
Pete Halvorsen (@petehalvorsen) having fun at Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour Prop Department
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Stage where they filmed Friends
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Stage where they filmed Friends
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Old Friends set
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Old Friends set
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Sitting on the Friends couch
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour - Sitting on the Friends couch
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour April Batcave car vault
Warner Bros VIP Studio Tour April Batcave car vault
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1 Comment On "Go on a VIP Movie Studio Tour in LA"
  1. Maja|

    Interesting!

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