Vizcaya in the Movies

Tablet with Iron Man shown against backdrop of actual location at Vizcaya, the Casino.

PHOTO CREDIT: @FangirlQuest

Binge on Vizcaya

Are you missing our gorgeous gardens, awesome architecture, or vivid views? Why not enjoy them vicariously through  Hollywood’s eye? Vizcaya has lent its picturesque landscape to plenty of great movies. Check out the binge-worthy list below. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a new favorite!

Screen capture from Iron Man 3 where you can see Iron Man standing in Vizcaya's Casino atop the Garden Mound

Iron Man 3

Did you catch Vizcaya at the end there? (3:25) It’s easy to get drawn into the action of this superhero thriller starring Robert Downey Jr. Those familiar with the Marvel Comic Universe movies can attest to the captivating cinematography and the sometimes-cheeky dialogue. Be sure to start at the beginning of the franchise so you are caught up with the whole story.

Watch with Subscription: Disney Plus

Rent/Purchase: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes, Google Play, FandangoNOW, Microsoft Store

Bad Boys 2

Miami serves as the setting for this action-packed sequel. Follow Will Smith and Martin Lawrence through the Magic City as they have you on the edge of your seat and busting out in laughter. This is another franchise you’ll want to start from the beginning. A bonus is that you’ll be caught up and ready to watch the third movie in the installment, which just released at the beginning of the year.

Watch with Subscription: Netflix

Rent/Purchase: Amazon, Vudu, iTunes, Google Play, YouTube, Microsoft Store

Trailer: https://youtu


A con artist romantic comedy, need we say more? This movie has plots twists, a love story, and tons of drama. It stars Sigourney Weaver and Jennifer Love Hewitt as a mother-daughter duo – what more could you want in a movie? Be sure to keep an eye out for a cameo from Vizcaya.

Watch with Subscription: Netflix, Prime Video, MaxGo, Cinemax (via Prime Video), EPIX

Rent/Purchase: Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes

Any Given Sunday

The cast makes the movie, right? Well the cast of this movie is stellar. Al Pacino stars in this sports drama alongside other big names – Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, Jamie Foxx, James Woods…the list goes on. Follow the Miami Sharks as they battle against other teams (and their own egos) towards the playoffs.

Watch with Subscription: Netflix

Rent/Purchase: Prime Video, VUDU, YouTube, Google Play, Microsoft Store

Ace Ventura: Pet Detective

Dolphins, football, and tutus, oh my! Jim Carrey stars in one of his most memorable roles to date, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Follow this quirky detective around Miami as he tries to solve the case of the missing mascot. In typical Jim Carrey fashion, he’ll have you bursting at the  seams with laughter.

Watch with Subscription: Freeform

Free with Ads: Crackle

Rent/Purchase: Prime Video, VUDU, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube

Screencapture from the movie Ace Ventura: Pet Detective where you can see Ace sneaking into Vizcaya's Main House through the Swimming Pool Grotto

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