Malta's stunning landscapes and architecture have provided the perfect backdrop for many blockbuster movies such as "Gladiator", "World War Z", and "Game of Thrones". The picturesque capital city of Valletta has been the location for numerous films, including "Assassin's Creed" and "Murder on the Orient Express". The fortified city of Mdina has also been used in movies such as "Troy" and "The Count of Monte Cristo". The island's stunning beaches have also been featured in films like "Popeye" and "Swept Away". Malta's unique and diverse locations continue to attract filmmakers from around the world.