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* In ''[[SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam and Max]]: Abe Lincoln Must Die!'', a cybernetically-animated version of the Lincoln Monument runs for president; the player must get Max to run against it, and ''win'', to advance the story.
** The final battle in "Beyond the Alley of the Dolls" involves trying to foil a demonic SummoningRitual taking place at the very top of the Statue of Liberty. This is [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome quite possibly the coolest thing that has ever happened.]]
* Lilica's stage in ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' takes place on the Tokyo Tower.
* The final boss fight of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'' is a swordfight on top of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Hall Federal Hall]] in New York.
* ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' has a number of levels set at famous landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty, Battery Park and the Paris catacombs.

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* In ''[[SamAndMaxFreelancePolice Sam and Max]]: Abe ''VideoGame/SamAndMaxFreelancePolice''
** ''Abe
Lincoln Must Die!'', a Die!'': A cybernetically-animated version of the Lincoln Monument runs for president; the player must get Max to run against it, and ''win'', to advance the story.
** The final battle in "Beyond the Alley of the Dolls" involves trying to foil a demonic SummoningRitual taking place at the very top of the Statue of Liberty. This is [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome quite possibly the coolest thing that has ever happened.]]
Liberty.
* ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'': Lilica's stage in ''VideoGame/ArcanaHeart'' takes place on the Tokyo Tower.
* ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'': The final boss fight of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2'' is a swordfight on top of [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_Hall Federal Hall]] in New York.
* ''VideoGame/DeusEx'' has a ''VideoGame/DeusEx'': A number of levels are set at famous landmarks, including the such as:
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Statue of Liberty, Liberty
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Battery Park and the Park
** The
Paris catacombs.


** Red Alert 3 has many more famous buildings around the battles. Some need to be destroyed to complete the mission, others have been fitted with weaponry to be used against you, including a [[WeaponizedLandmark weaponized Mount Rushmore with laser eyes!]]

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** Red ''Red Alert 3 3'' has many more famous buildings around the battles. Some need to be destroyed to complete the mission, others have been fitted with weaponry to be used against you, including a [[WeaponizedLandmark weaponized Mount Rushmore with laser eyes!]]



* The third ''VideoGame/{{Onimusha}}'' game, which partly takes place in modern Paris, features several of these.

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* The third ''VideoGame/{{Onimusha}}'' game, ''VideoGame/Onimusha3DemonSiege'', which partly takes place in modern Paris, features several of these.


* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' has a climactic fight in Big Ben between Basil and Ratigan. Notable as one of the earliest examples of ConspicuousCG.

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* ''Disney/TheGreatMouseDetective'' has a climactic fight in Big Ben between Basil and Ratigan. The fact that the characters are mice means the battle can also be on the hands themselves. Notable as one of the earliest examples of ConspicuousCG.


* The final battle in ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' between Holmes and Blackwood takes place atop the incomplete Tower Bridge.

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* The final battle in ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' ''Film/SherlockHolmes2009'' between Holmes and Blackwood takes place atop the incomplete Tower Bridge.


* One of the most memorable battle of ''FistOfTheNorthStar'' occurs on the fictional Pyramid of the Southern Cross, built by the will of Souther, worthless child enslaving brute of an Emperor and Kenshiro, the hero of the franchise.

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* One of the most memorable battle of ''FistOfTheNorthStar'' ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'' occurs on the fictional Pyramid of the Southern Cross, built by the will of Souther, worthless child enslaving brute of an Emperor and Kenshiro, the hero of the franchise.


** {{Hellsing}} lightened its fourth [=OVA=] finish by showing the villains heading to Big Sight afterwards to sell {{manga}} and perform various {{otaku}} activities.

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** {{Hellsing}} ''Anime/{{Hellsing|Ultimate}}'' lightened its fourth [=OVA=] finish by showing the villains heading to Big Sight afterwards to sell {{manga}} and perform various {{otaku}} activities.


* Happens regularly in WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug. It does take place in Paris, but more often than not the fighting ends up at (or sometimes on) the Eiffel Tower, Arc du Triomphe, Notre Dame, etc. Showing off the different parts of Paris to non-French viewers is one of the show's goals, after all.

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* Happens regularly in WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug.''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug''. It does take place in Paris, but more often than not the fighting ends up at (or sometimes on) the Eiffel Tower, Arc du Triomphe, Notre Dame, etc. Showing off the different parts of Paris to non-French viewers is one of the show's goals, after all.


* Happens regularly in WesternAnimation/Miraculous. It does take place in Paris, but more often than not the fighting ends up at (or sometimes on) the Eiffel Tower, Arc du Triomphe, Notre Dame, etc. Showing off the different parts of Paris to non-French viewers is one of the show's goals, after all.

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* Happens regularly in WesternAnimation/Miraculous.WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug. It does take place in Paris, but more often than not the fighting ends up at (or sometimes on) the Eiffel Tower, Arc du Triomphe, Notre Dame, etc. Showing off the different parts of Paris to non-French viewers is one of the show's goals, after all.

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* Happens regularly in WesternAnimation/Miraculous. It does take place in Paris, but more often than not the fighting ends up at (or sometimes on) the Eiffel Tower, Arc du Triomphe, Notre Dame, etc. Showing off the different parts of Paris to non-French viewers is one of the show's goals, after all.


* In ''[[Comicbook/XMen Uncanny X-Men]]'' #200, there's a big fight in Paris that includes Colossus getting thrown through the rose window of Notre Dame. This was the big payoff from Marvel having sent the comic's art team to Paris for X-Men publicity and story authenticity.

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* ''ComicBook/UncannyXMen''
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In ''[[Comicbook/XMen Uncanny X-Men]]'' issue #200, there's a big fight in Paris that includes Colossus getting thrown through the rose window of Notre Dame. This was the big payoff from Marvel having sent the comic's art team to Paris for X-Men publicity and story authenticity.



* Recently done in ComicBook/SecretAvengers during the ComicBook/FearItself arc. A mutant Senator with vaguely defined powers to "bring history to life", animates The Lincoln Memorial and exhibits from The Smithsonian to battle the invading enemies.

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* Recently done Done in ComicBook/SecretAvengers ''ComicBook/SecretAvengers'' during the ComicBook/FearItself ''ComicBook/FearItself'' arc. A mutant Senator with vaguely defined powers to "bring history to life", animates The Lincoln Memorial and exhibits from The Smithsonian to battle the invading enemies.



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** He also kills the Minotaur on [[TakeItToTheBridge Williamsburg Bridge]] (in fact, all the bridges in Manhatten are the site of battles) in ''The Last Olympian'', and fights Telekhines on Mt St. Helens [[spoiler:which is also where [[EldritchAbomination Typhon]] is [[SealedEvilInACan trapped]], until the battle accidently frees him]] in ''Battle of the Labyrinth''. The sequel series ''TheHeroesOfOlympus'' seems to be following the tradition, with the first time Jason, Piper and Leo face monsters is the Grand Canyon [[spoiler:well, the first time we ''see'' Jason fight a monster, that is]].

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** He also kills the Minotaur on [[TakeItToTheBridge Williamsburg Bridge]] (in fact, all the bridges in Manhatten are the site of battles) in ''The Last Olympian'', and fights Telekhines on Mt St. Helens [[spoiler:which is also where [[EldritchAbomination Typhon]] is [[SealedEvilInACan trapped]], until the battle accidently frees him]] in ''Battle of the Labyrinth''. The sequel series ''TheHeroesOfOlympus'' ''Literature/TheHeroesOfOlympus'' seems to be following the tradition, with the first time Jason, Piper and Leo face monsters is the Grand Canyon [[spoiler:well, the first time we ''see'' Jason fight a monster, that is]].


* ''TheConduit'' has several stages in or near various Washington D.C. landmarks.

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* ''TheConduit'' ''VideoGame/TheConduit'' has several stages in or near various Washington D.C. landmarks.


* ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' opens with a big, flashy battle between the Joes and Cobra over the Statue of Liberty. Even after being demoted from the final battle to an opening action scene, it's still often considered the highlight of the movie. (Hell, can you blame anyone? The one-minute sequence managed to include ''every little detail'' of the Statue at least once, and fighting from nearly every possible angle imaginable. And the music accompanying it was rather well-done compared to other cartoons like this. Most would have considered it a milestone of animation at the time.)

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* ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' opens with a big, flashy battle between the Joes and Cobra over the Statue of Liberty. Even after being demoted from the final battle to an opening action scene, it's still often considered the highlight of the movie. (Hell, can you blame anyone? The one-minute sequence managed to include ''every little detail'' of the Statue at least once, and fighting from nearly every possible angle imaginable. And the music accompanying it was rather well-done compared to other cartoons like this. Most would have considered it a milestone of animation at the time.)) It's so awesome that it's our page image, currently.


* In ''[[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} Uncanny X-Men]]'' #200, there's a big fight in Paris that includes Colossus getting thrown through the rose window of Notre Dame. This was the big payoff from Marvel having sent the comic's art team to Paris for X-Men publicity and story authenticity.

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* In ''[[Comicbook/{{X-Men}} ''[[Comicbook/XMen Uncanny X-Men]]'' #200, there's a big fight in Paris that includes Colossus getting thrown through the rose window of Notre Dame. This was the big payoff from Marvel having sent the comic's art team to Paris for X-Men publicity and story authenticity.


* The alien spacecraft in ''Film/IndependenceDay'' sure liked to hang around recognizable landmarks. The first strikes were aimed at the White House and the Empire State Building. At the end, the vanquished alien wrecks lay near the Giza Pyramids and the Sydney Opera House. If you also count the novelization, the [[UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco TransAmerica pyramid]], [[LondonTown Nelson's Statue]], the [[GayParee Notre-Dame Cathedral]] and the [[UsefulNotes/{{Beijing}} Forbidden Palace]] get blown up in the first assault. [[OffscreenMomentOfAwesome Why didn't they show that in the movie]]? Oh yeah, budget.

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* The alien spacecraft in ''Film/IndependenceDay'' sure liked to hang around recognizable landmarks. The first strikes were aimed at the White House and the Empire State Building. At the end, the vanquished alien wrecks lay near the Giza Pyramids and the Sydney Opera House. If you also count the novelization, the [[UsefulNotes/SanFrancisco TransAmerica pyramid]], [[LondonTown [[UsefulNotes/{{London}} Nelson's Statue]], the [[GayParee Notre-Dame Cathedral]] and the [[UsefulNotes/{{Beijing}} Forbidden Palace]] get blown up in the first assault. [[OffscreenMomentOfAwesome Why didn't they show that in the movie]]? Oh yeah, budget.

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