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Here's a couple of stills from the movie "My Spy" - the climactic scene takes place at a single-strip airfield with a paved or tarmac 09 runway.

My tentative identification of the (clearly unflyable) military planes in the background, from left to right: an Avro CF-100, a F-86 Sabre, then a two seat F-104, and next (judging from the tail) another single seat F-104 in unusual light green camouflage.

The red and white plane in the background, from a later shot, is an F-5 in unusual livery.

The second picture points to the F-86 being RCAF, which would point to a Canadian airfield. On the other hand, the furthest F-104 looks very much to be in Belgian colours.

There's not much more to go on! I wondering where this is, and how these planes ended up there.

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Still from My Spy

"My Spy" 2020 Amazon Films / STXfilms

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The film was shot in and around Toronto, so a search of local airfields on Google Maps led me to Markham Airport. From there, Wikipedia provided this list of military aircraft on the field:

CT-128 Expeditor transport

CT-133 Silver Star

CF-5 Freedom Fighter

CF-104 Starfighter (Various Airforces)

Canadair CL-13 Sabre

Schweizer SGS 2-33A Royal Canadian Air Cadets[citation needed]

Noorduyn Norseman - shell only

The aircraft belong to the Canadian Air, Land and Sea Museum. Looking at the satellite image on Maps it would appear that a number of other aircraft have been stored there, but have now been removed.

There's a clutch of rather more complete airframes in amongst the buildings in the south west corner of the airfield.

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I might be a little late to the party, but my daughter just convinced me to watch this movie a couple of days ago and, being RCAF for the last 30 yrs, I noticed the red & white CF-5 right away. It’s an old 419 “Moose Sqn” colours bird. I saw it several times when I was posted to Cold Lake, AB. Sad to see these old hulks in such disrepair.

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“My Spy” 2020 was mostly shot in the Toronto area and the airport scene was shot at the Markham Airport near Toronto.

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  • $\begingroup$ By picking a different part of the airport to grab a screen shot of, they could be totally different places on Earth! $\endgroup$ – FreeMan Jun 9 '20 at 11:19

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