The 1986 drama “River’s Edge,” starring Keanu Reeves and Crispin Glover, was primarily filmed around the Sunland-Tujunga area of the San Fernando Valley in California, with the exception of the opening crime scene, which was filmed at River Bend Park in Sacramento (2300 Rod Beaudry Dr, Sacramento, CA 95827).
Matt, played by Reeves, lives at this home with his younger brother Tim.
LOCATION: 9933 Redmont Ave, Tujunga, CA 91042
The high school the teenage characters attend is Verdugo Hills High School. The school has been featured in countless films, such as “The Craft,” “Heathers,” “Cursed,” “Better Off Dead,” “Christine,” “Not Another Teen Movie,” “187” “Boys And Girls,” “Clockstoppers” and “Little Hercules In 3-D.” It also appeared in such TV shows as “Little Fires Everywhere,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Monk,” “Felicity” “My So-Called Life,” “Beverly Hills, 90210,” “Quantum Leap” and many more.
LOCATION: 10625 Plainview Ave, Tujunga, CA 91042
The restaurant where Mike worked has long since closed and remains shuttered, but the building still stands.
LOCATION: 6736 Foothill Blvd, Tujunga, CA 91042
Tim visits his friend Moko at this home, which has since been remodeled.
LOCATION: 8630 Wentworth St, Shadow Hills, CA 91040
Clarissa, played by Ione Skye, lives at this house, which is located just across the street from Moko’s house.
LOCATION: 8635 Wentworth St, Shadow Hills, CA 91040
John gets beer for Layne, played by Crispin Glover, at this liquor store.
LOCATION: 8301 Foothill Blvd, Sunland-Tujunga, CA 91040
John stops by a hardware store with Feck, played by Dennis Hopper, and proceeds to rob the place. This building is located just across the street from the above liquor store.
LOCATION: 8256 Foothill Blvd, Sunland-Tujunga, CA 91040