The 2001 film “Jurassic Park III” was filmed in Hawaii and Southern California. Early in the film, Dr. Alan Grant, played by Sam Neill, visits the home of Ellie, played by Laura Dern. Ellie’s house can be found in South Pasadena, California. The same house was featured in the film “Bringing Down the House,” as well as the 1970s TV series “Family.”
LOCATION: 1230 Milan Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Much like the original “Jurassic Park” and the sequel “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” this third installment also shot scenes at Jurassic Kahili Ranch in Kauaʻi, Hawaii. In Spring 2019, the ranch began offering tours to the public for the first time. However, it is unclear if they are still offering them, as most of their tour information has been removed from their website. It’s difficult to pinpoint specific scenes from the film, as the ranch is quite large and mostly credited for being featured in general outdoor and jungle scenes. The ranch’s movie tour focused primarily on the original film and the 2015 hit “Jurassic World,” with little mention of where scenes from the third film specifically shot. Here are some looks around the grounds of Jurassic Kahili Ranch. Please note that this land is private and unless you have express permission from the owners, it is trespassing to attempt to enter the grounds.
LOCATION: Jurassic Kahili Ranch, 5-1771D, Kuhio Hwy, Kilauea, HI 96754
One scene that can be matched up comes late in the film is when Dr. Grant and the survivors ride a barge along the water and pass herds of dinosaurs standing along the banks. This was filmed at the Pu’u Ka Ele Reservoir. After a breach of the nearby Ka Loko Reservoir in 2006, located about 2 miles east of the ranch, the owners decided to decommission the Pu’u Ka Ele Reservoir in 2009 and downsize it into a lake. This is how it appears now. This is the same area where Grant sees the dinosaur herds at the lake in the original film.
The house from the 1989 Tony Danza comedy “She’s Out of Control” can be found in South Pasadena, Californa. The same house can also be seen in several other films, including the Rob Zombie remake of “Halloween,” “Flowers In The Attic,” “Little Fockers,” “Bruce Almighty” and “Star Kid.”
LOCATION: 1960 La France Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
James Cameron’s original 1984 film “The Terminator” shot all around the Greater Los Angeles area. Early in the film, Arnold Schwarzenegger travels back in time, arriving at the iconic Griffith Observatory. The location is a staple of film, appearing in such movies as “Rebel Without A Cause,” “La La Land” and dozens more.
LOCATION: 2800 E Observatory Rd, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Kyle Reese, played by Michael Biehn, arrives back in time in this alley in Downtown Los Angeles.
LOCATION: Alley beside 214 W 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Sarah Conner, played by Linda Hamilton, works at this restaurant in South Pasadena. The building has since been remodeled a bit, but the roof still appears the same as it did in the film.
LOCATION: 815 Fremont Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
The Terminator visits a gun shop, located in Van Nuys. The building is now part of a used car lot.
LOCATION: 14329 Victory Blvd, Van Nuys, CA 91401
The Terminator looks for Sarah Conner at her apartment.
LOCATION: 420 S Lafayette Park Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90057
Kyle follows Sarah as she approaches the Tech Noir club. The Tech Noir building is in the process of being remodeled, but the market next to it, now a jewelry shop, can still be seen.
LOCATION: 720 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
A big action sequence takes place at Grand Lower in Downtown L.A. This is a popular area for both filming and photography. It has been featured in countless films, including “Demolition Man,” “Cobra,” “Batman Forever,” “Repo Man” and many more. It was also featured in the TV series “Westworld.”
LOCATION: Grand Lower, Los Angeles, CA 90071
The Tiki Motel where Kyle and Sarah stay can be found in Huntington Park.
LOCATION: 7301 Santa Fe Ave, Huntington Park, CA 90255
Another action sequence takes place at the Second Street Tunnel in Downtown L.A. This is another popular filming location, appearing in such films as “Kill Bill,” “Demolition Man,” “Blade Runner,” “Con Air,” “Independence Day” and many more. The scene starts at the side of the tunnel facing S Figueroa St.
LOCATION: 620 W 2nd St, Los Angeles, CA 90012 (facing S Figueroa St)
The Terminator crashes his bike and steals a truck on upper S Grand Ave. This is directly above Grand Lower, where the earlier action scene in the film takes place.
LOCATION: S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90071 (near 340 S Grand Ave)
The big truck explosion near the end of the movie was filmed in front of this building owned by the Los Angeles Police Department. It is located next just past the Denny’s from “Drive” and very close to Union Station, which has been seen in countless films.
LOCATION: 555 Ramirez St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
The gas station where Sarah’s photograph is taken at the end of the film can be found in the desert town of Littlerock. The same gas station, which has since been remodeled, was also seen in the Britney Spears movie “Crossroads,” as well as the Z.Z. Top music video for “Gimme All Your Lovin’.”
The houses from the 2004 comedy “The Girl Next Door” can be found in South Pasadena, California. They are located side by side, as depicted in the film. The house on the right is where Matthew, played by Emile Hirsch lived, while the one on the left belonged to Danielle, played by Elisha Cuthbert. Both homes can be found on the same street as the “Beethoven” house.
LOCATION: 1500 Milan Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030 (Danielle’s house) and 1504 Milan Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030 (Matthew’s house).
The house from the 1990 Bill Cosby comedy “Ghost Dad” can be found in South Pasadena, California. Located on Bushnell Ave, the road is famous for many iconic movie homes, from such films as “Back To The Future” and “Teen Wolf.”
LOCATION: 1621 Bushnell Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
The house where Michael Jordon lives in the 1996 film “Space Jam” can be found in South Pasadena, California. The same house was used in the films “Sky High” and the 2007 remake of “Halloween.” Located on a popular street for filming, the home sits directly next door to the house from “Liar Liar.”
LOCATION: 1002 Highland St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
The house from the 1992 comedy “Beethoven,” as well as the sequel, “Beethoven’s 2nd,” can be found in South Pasadena, California. The house still largely resembles how it appeared in the films. On the same road, you can find the houses from the film “The Girl Next Door.”
LOCATION: 1405 Milan Ave, South Pasadena, CA 91030
The Peyton house from the 2005 remake “Herbie: Fully Loaded,” starring Lindsday Lohan, can be found in South Pasadena, California.
LOCATION: 1120 Buena Vista St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
The iconic Herbie, the Love Bug was also revived for the film. One of several 1963 Volkswagen Beetles built for the production, this particular model was seen being driven by Lindsay Lohan during the racing sequences. The car can be found at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California.
LOCATION: Peterson Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
The house from the 1997 Jim Carrey film “Liar Liar” can be found in South Pasadena, California. It’s actually located right next door to the house from “Space Jam.” It’s also on the same street as a scene in the original “Halloween” film, where Laurie and Lynda are walking home from school and being followed by a strange figure in a car,
LOCATION: 1004 Highland St, South Pasadena, CA 91030
Fletcher Reede, played by Jim Carrey, has a court case as the Los Angeles City Hall. The iconic building has been featured in endless films, such as “L.A. Confidential” and “Gangster Squad.”