Philadelphia (also referred to as "The City of Brotherly Love", or simply "Philly") is the sixth most populous city in the United States of America. It is located in the northeastern section of the country, in the state of Pennsylvania. It is home to some of the country's historical icons and places, such as the Declaration of Independence, The Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, The National Constitution Center, and is also home to pop-culture film character Rocky Balboa.
Many of the film's scenes take place in Philadelphia, where Benjamin Gates searches for clues to a lost treasure, some of which are found in Independence Hall, The Franklin Institute, and Trinity Church.
The film takes place in Philadelphia and tells the story of David Dunn, a security guard who discovers that he is a superhero.
M. Night Shyamalan's thriller follows a Philadelphia boy, Cole Sear who can see and speak to the dead, and Dr. Malcolm Crowe, a child psychologist who tries to help him with his condition.
The film takes place in Philadelphia during fall 1916 and follows an Irish immigrant named John Lawless who applies for a butler position with eccentric millionaire Anthony Biddle. Even though a bit strange, John soon learns that he fits right into the family and serves as the narrator for the rest of the film.
The short film follows the story of a mouse named Amos who befriends Benjamin Franklin and aids him through his publishings, inventions, and political career. Amos also assists Thomas Jefferson in drafting the Declaration of Independence.
One of the courses in the "Motor Way Mania" section takes place in Philadelphia, which is set mostly on a harbor for a ship. The player must dodge hanging crates being lowered to the ground, and then the action then moves into the docked ship.
While Philadelphia itself is not represented in the Disney Parks, several historical figures associated with the city are featured in several attractions throughout the parks.
- Philadelphia was the second city in general and the United States to house the traveling Pixar exhibition, The Science Behind Pixar.
- Several issues of Marvel Comics feature some of the superheroes visiting Philadelphia for various reasons. In 2012, Flash Thompson/Venom moved there in Venom #27.1 to escape the symbiote from taking over his body again.
- Despite the Silence Dogood letters being on display at the Franklin Institute in the film National Treasure, they are not featured there in real life.