This couple travels the world recreating iconic movie scenes

Secret Famous Places” podcast hosts Judith Schneider and Robin Lachhein are a couple from Germany and they just so happen to be pop culture fanatics. Schneider and Lachhein travel around the world to the film location of iconic TV and movie scenes and try to recreate the image as precisely as possible.

That means replicating the clothes, poses and camera perspective. Schneider and Lachhein then post the image on Instagram and share the story behind it on their podcast.

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This time we have been in the USA to visit the filming location of Forrest Gump! It is our first picture with people we met there…so the photo shooting was very exciting 😁 . Location: Run Forrest, Run!", a famous quote and quite famous place! You can clearly see the Monument Valley Area with the beautiful red sand and stones. It is a very long road in Arizona and really hot out there…and it was October 😅 The silhouette of the huge rocks in the background is exactly the same, only the sign is new 😃 . . Clothes: We didn't have a cap like Forrest. So Judith draw the company logo 😁 The jacket was from a friend. Thanks to @anubis.hes and sorry for sweating. It was very hot 😅 . . Actors: The problem was the crowd of people behind Forrest Gump. So we asked some guys from Thailand if they want to be our shooting partner. They were very ambitious to get a perfect photo 😅 A special thanks for your great support!! @namekesara @kch._.m @smioroa @wonatz @23mariott @kittaploy Whole making-of 👉🏼 instastory And @tomhanks, we hope you like the photo 😊 Original photo: Paramount Pictures #USA #Arizona #MonumentValley #desert #forrestgump #tomhanks #traveller #hiking #roadtrip #secretfamousplaces #travellog #travellust #adventure #love #castaway #bubbagump #robinwright #westcoast #nationalpark #america #amerika #theus #california #travelphotography #marathon #runforrestrun #visitarizona #arizonaisgorgeous #see_arizona

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The couple traveled to the U.S. last year to remake the “Run Forrest Run” scene from “Forrest Gump.” Lachhein took on the title role, originally portrayed by Tom Hanks, wearing a similar hat and jacket. The photo was snapped on location at Monument Valley in Arizona. They even recruited a few people in the area to serve as the crowd standing behind Forrest in the shot. 

Schneider and Lachhein had been doing the project for years before they shared it with others. 

“This is our hobby,” Schneider told Insider. “We just did it because it’s a lot of fun. But after four or five years, we realized that everybody looking at our pictures is laughing a lot and having fun, so we decided to publish them on Instagram.”

Mockingjay” from “The Hunger Games” franchise starring Jennifer Lawrence also got a shout out from the duo. Schneider posed as character Katniss Everdeen during a fight with Snow’s troops. The shot was filmed in a Berlin metro station. 

Other recreations include “Lala Land,” “Pretty Woman” and “Game of Thrones.” They’ve managed to keep the hobby up so long because the pair usually saves it for vacations.

“We want to visit the country and want to see great sightseeing spots,” Lachhein told Insider. “The cool part of this hobby is that we don’t just visit sightseeing spots where everyone in the country is, we see spots where movies are filmed, which are so much cooler.”

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