6 Movies Starring the GMRENCEN



Please, no autographs.


The Rosary Murders (1987)

The Rosary Murders

A neo-noir mystery film starring Donald Sutherland in which a scene between him and Belinda Bauer was filmed along the Detroit Riverfront.


Bird on a Wire (1990)

Bird on a Wire

This action comedy starring Mel Gibson and Goldie Hawn features a chase scene inside the GMRENCEN.


Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)

Grosse Point Blank

Comedy crime film directed by George Armitage, starring John Cusack, Minnie Driver, Alan Arkin and Dan Aykroyd.


Detroit Rock City (1999)

Detroit Rock City

Set in 1978, this comedy follows the adventures of four teenage boys in a Kiss cover band who try to see their idols at a Detroit concert.


The Upside of Anger (2004)

The Upside of Anger

Romantic comedy starring Kevin Costner as a DJ for WRIF 101 FM, whose studio used to be housed in the GMRENCEN.


Real Steel (2011)

Real Steel

Science fiction sports drama starring Hugh Jackman and Dakota Goyo shot scenes in Detroit icons including the GMRENCEN, Cobo Center, and the former Belle Isle Zoo.



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