Filming Locations – Southland Tales (2006)

1. Exterior – Nuclear attack

LOCATION: 2143 S 10th St, Abilene, TX 79605, USA

2. Exterior – Pilot Abilene’s gun post

LOCATION: 401 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

3. Exterior – Boxer Santaros monitored by USIDent

LOCATION: 34°00’47.5″N 118°29’51.6″W

4. Exterior – USIDent Headquarters

LOCATION: 100 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

5. Interior / Exterior – Boxer Santaros and Krysta Now hideout

LOCATION: 132 3rd St, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, USA

6. Interior / Exterior – Beach front restaurant

LOCATION: The Sidewalk Cafe, 1401 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, USA

Note: This restaurant is attached to Small World Books, also featured in the film.

7. Exterior – USIDent surveillance – Boxer is found at state line

LOCATION: 31700 S Las Vegas Blvd, Primm, NV 89019, USA

8. Exterior – Cyndi Pinziki’s apartment

LOCATION: 1307 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, USA

9. Interior / Exterior – Neo-Marxist compound

LOCATION: 909 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, USA

10. Exterior – Ronald and Boxer driving

LOCATION: Culver Blvd, Playa Del Rey, CA 90293, USA

Note: They drive along Culver Blvd, with the camera view from the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve (approximately 33°57’53.1″N 118°26’26.6″W)

11. Exterior – Political advertisement

LOCATION: 518 N 6th St, Abilene, TX 79601, USA

12. Exterior – Roland jumps into dumpster

LOCATION: 909 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, USA

Note: This is the back of the building, facing Speedway / Breeze Ave.

13. Interior / Exterior – Book store

LOCATION: Small World Books, 1407 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, USA

Note: This store is attached to The Sidewalk Cafe, also featured in the film.

14. Interior – USIDent Surveillance – Bathrooms

LOCATION: Los Angeles Center Studios, 450 S Bixel St, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA

15. Exterior – Dr. Soberin Exx picks up Boxer

LOCATION: 311 Washington Blvd, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292, USA

16. Exterior – Bing Zinneman gets hit by car

LOCATION: Market St / Speedway, Los Angeles, CA 90291, USA

17. Exterior – Bing Zinneman gets hit by car (impact)

LOCATION: 337 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

Note: Stunt insert was filmed in alley between S Broadway / S Hill St.

18. Exterior – Ronald injected with Fluid Karma

LOCATION: 74 Market St, Venice, CA 90291, USA

19. Exterior – Roland meets Walter Mung

LOCATION: 1313 Ocean Front Walk, Venice, CA 90291, USA

Note: This area faces Horizon Ave.

20. Exterior – Coffins on the pier

LOCATION: 200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

21. Exterior – Tram to Treer Plaza

LOCATION: W 7th St / Francisco St, Los Angeles, CA 90017, USA

Note: The tram is CGI, but the surrounding buildings were geographically accurate, facing South near W 7th St / Francisco St.

22. Interior / Exterior – Pilot Abilene’s Fluid Karma hallucination

LOCATION: 350 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica, CA 90401, USA

23. Exterior – MegaZeppelin prepares to launch

LOCATION: 777 Chick Hearn Ct, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

Note: This is a CGI creation, but geographically accurate beside the Staples Center, where L.A. Live stands now.

24. Interior / Exterior – Zora Charmichaels and Bart Bookman track down Krysta Now

LOCATION: Municipal Parking Structure, 13th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, USA

Note: This is the same location where the characters get shot, from the top level of the parking structure.

25. Interior / Exterior – Poop Deck bar

LOCATION: 1272 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, USA

Note: The bathroom portion was a set, not the actual bar location.

26. Exterior – Zora Charmichaels and Bart Bookman get shot

LOCATION: Municipal Parking Structure, 13th St, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254, USA

Note: This is the same location where the characters arrive, from a lower level of the parking structure.

27. Exterior – Fireworks for MegaZeppelin launch

LOCATION: Staples Center, 1111 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

28. Interior – MegaZeppelin #1

LOCATION: Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069, USA

29. Interior – MegaZeppelin #2 (ballroom)

LOCATION: Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N Sepulveda Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

30. Exterior – Los Angeles freeway

LOCATION: 34°03’01.0″N 118°15’45.3″W

Note: There are CGI elements added, but this is approximately W 7th St, overlooking the CA-110 freeway, facing South.

31. Exterior – Ice cream truck driving into riots

LOCATION: W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA

Note: The car burning is next to the “Uptown Rocker” public art at 34°03’06.3″N 118°15’10.2″W.

32. Exterior – Ice cream truck crash and riots

LOCATION: S Hill St / W 4th St, Los Angeles, CA 90013, USA

33. Exterior – Ice cream truck elevates into the sky

LOCATION: US Bank Tower, 633 W 5th St, Los Angeles, CA 90071, USA