In the 2000 Sam Raimi film “The Gift,” Cate Blanchett plays Annie, a gifted psychic who is asked to help find a missing woman. Annie lives at this home in in Thunderbolt, Georgia, not far from Savannah. The front yard has since been covered with some shrubs that obscure the front view of the house a bit.
LOCATION: 3216 Bannon Ave, Thunderbolt, GA 31404
Later in the film, after the woman’s body is found, a trial is held at the Effingham County Superior Court in Springfield, Georgia.
The 2006 film “Little Miss Sunshine” was primarily filmed in Southern California. In the film, this hotel, supposedly located in Scottsdale, Arizona, is where Richard Hoover, played by Greg Kinnear, comes to confront Stan Grossman, played by Bryan Cranston. The real hotel is actually located in Valencia, California. The same hotel appeared in the films “Twilight” and “Magnolia” (interiors only), as well as numerous TV shows, including “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “CSI: New York,” “NCIS,” “Big Love,” “Las Vegas,” The Unit,” “Make It or Break It” and more.
LOCATION: 24500 Town Center Dr, Valencia, CA 91355
This Volkswagen van was one of five used in the film. It can be found on display at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California.
LOCATION: Peterson Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036