New York Film Locations

The Brave One (2007)

Last Updated: Dec 2012

The day that radio essayist Erica Bain (Jodie Foster) selects wedding invitations, her fiancée is murdered and she brutally assaulted while walking their dog in Central Park. Upon release from hospital, she buys an illegal handgun. When she witnesses a shooting in a convenience store and is stalked by the killer, she kills in self-defense but flees the scene. More incidents follow that she could have avoided. She walks the night streets a vigilante, a stranger to herself. A detective, Mercer, notices her and becomes her friend as he hunts for the killer. How long before he figures it out? Meanwhile, the methods of the police start to pay off in finding her fiancé's killers. What now?

Erica Bain's Apartment, 12 West 104th Street and Central Park West, Manhattan.


Subway, Central Park West and West 103rd Street, Manhattan.


Times Square (Broadway, 7th Avenue, West 42nd and 47th Streets) Manhattan.


Strangers Gate, Central Park West and West 106th Street, Manhattan.


John Jovino Gun Shop, 183 Grand Street and Mulberry Street, Manhattan.



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