Hereditary (2018)

The 2018 Ari Aster film “Hereditary” was shot in Utah. The Graham house can be found in Park City, within a gated community known as The Colony. The home is not visible from the gated entrance. Ski lifts run just behind the home. Only the exterior of this property was used in the film, the interiors were filmed at Utah Film Studios, which we’ll cover later in this article.

LOCATION: 7 White Pine Canyon Rd, Park City, UT 84060

The tree house was built specifically for the film and dismantled after shooting was completed. We’ve included this wider shot of the surrounding area just to show that the tree house is no longer there.

The exterior of the school seen in the film is actually on the grounds of the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. It is seen several times in the film, all near the Grand Building near 300 N. In one scene, Peter, played by Alex Wolff, sees Joan, played by Ann Dowd, across the street through fencing.

LOCATION: Grand Building, Utah State Fairpark, 155 1000 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 (GPS coordinates: 40.772115, -111.921264)

Here is another view of the Grand Building, depicted as the high school in the film.

Also on the same grounds of the Utah State Fairpark is the support group building where Annie, played by Toni Collette, first meets Joan. This building is known as the Pioneer Building.

LOCATION: Pioneer Building, Utah State Fairpark, 155 1000 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84116 (GPS coordinates: 40.772367, -111.923145)

Here is a wider shot of the building. For those wondering, you can freely access the Utah State Fairpark. There is a DMV located near this building. This and the Grand Building seen in the film are fenced off, but both were open and accessible when we visited.

The accident at the telephone pole was filmed on Richardson Flat Rd in Heber City, located very close to Utah Film Studios. The telephone pole itself was added by the production, but here is the area where it was filmed.

LOCATION: Richardson Flat Rd, Heber City, UT 84032 (GPS Coordinates: 40.674216, -111.448817)

The funeral scenes were filmed at Larkin Sunset Gardens in Sandy, with the picturesque mountains in the distance. The cemetery is not large and it is relatively easy to find this location once you’re on the grounds.

LOCATION: Larkin Sunset Gardens, 1950 E 10600 S, Sandy, UT 84092 (GPS coordinates: 40.555222, -111.838284)

Annie visits Joan’s apartment, which can be found in Salt Lake City.

LOCATION: 839 E S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84103

Here is a wider view of the building.

Annie leaves Joel’s Art Supplies and encounters Joan in the parking lot. These scenes were actually filmed at Utah Film Studios in Park City, where much of the interiors for the film were shot, including the Graham house.

LOCATION: Utah Film Studios, 4001 Kearns Blvd, Park City, UT 84060

The entire area is fenced off and there is a security gate to reach the area where the art supply exterior was filmed. When we visited, we were able to enter without issue, but your experience may differ from ours if you attempt to visit. Here is a wider view of the studios. The art supply exterior was toward the left side of the building from this view.

Steve, played by Gabriel Byne, nearly runs the light at this intersection, before hitting the brakes.

LOCATION: Comstock Dr / Kearns Blvd, Park City, UT 84060

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

Dan Gilroy’s 2019 thriller “Velvet Buzzsaw” is set in the Los Angeles art scene.  Morf, played by Jake Gyllenhaal, lives at this house, which would appear to be located in Hollywood, with the famous sign visible in the background. However, this was digitally added. The home, a famous architectural landmark known as the Case Study House, can actually be found in Altadena.

LOCATION: 2275 Santa Rosa Ave, Altadena, CA 91001

Josephina, played by Zawe Ashton, lives in this apartment building, located in Koreatown.

LOCATION: 620 S Ardmore Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90005

The offices of Rhodora Haze, played by Rene Russo, can be found in Downtown Los Angeles, near the Staples Center. The same location appears in the film “Malignant” and “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?,” as well as the TV show “Supergirl.”

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LOCATION: 1200 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Morf meets Josephina at the Colburn Cafe.  While the address is on S Grand Ave, it’s not visible from that street.  It’s actually located directly behind another location in the film; the “LAMA” museum, covered later in this article.  There are walkways on either side of the building from S Grand Ave to access this area.

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LOCATION: 201 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Gretchen, played by Toni Collette, visits the LAMA museum, which is actually the Colburn School. Directly behind this building is the Colburn Cafe previously mentioned.

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LOCATION: 200 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Across the street is The Broad museum, with the Walt Disney Concert Hall in the distance. Both of these are seen as Gretchen visits LAMA.

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LOCATION: 221 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

The art studio of Piers, played by John Malkovich is the H.D. Buttercup building in Downtown Los Angeles.

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LOCATION: 2118 E 7th Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90021

This is the view seen whenever Dondon pays Piers a visit at the same location.

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Bryson is transporting some art to storage when a fire starts inside his vehicle, causing him to crash in front of this gas station. The same building, which is not an active business, has been seen in many films, such as “Halloween III: Season of the Witch” and Alfred Hitchcock’s “Family Plot,” as well as the television show “Quincy M.E.”

LOCATION: 22124 Sierra Hwy, Sylmar, CA 91342

Rhodora and Josephina examine the wreckage of Bryson’s vehicle near the Arts District of Downtown L.A. This area is very popular for filming, with the bar exterior from “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” notably located at the end of the street.

LOCATION: 1326 Palmetto St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Later in the film, Josephina has upgraded to a new apartment in Downtown L.A. Morf can briefly be seen exiting out front.

LOCATION: 1100 S Hope St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Josephina can be seen at a bar located at this building.  This exterior is just a few buildings away from the art studio of Piers.

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LOCATION: 2053 E 7th St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

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Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

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.

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LOCATION: Peterson Automotive Museum, 6060 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036