Movies in Monterey by Location

Big Sur

Basic Instinct (1992)
Scenes filmed at Garrapata Beach south of the Highlands; Garrapata Beach stood in for Marin County's Stinson Beach.
See Also:  Carmel and Carmel Valley.

Brainstorm (1983)
Scenes filmed at Bixby Creek on Highway 1 south of Carmel in which the driver of a large truck crosses the bridge and continues south until he reaches a turn in the road, where he drives over a cliff high above the ocean-- 10-15 seconds of the movie.

The Cat From Outer Space (1978)
See Also:  Salinas Valley.

Celebration at Big Sur (1971)
Scenes filmed at Esalen, just south of Big Sur.

Deep Valley (1947)
Shot entirely on location in Big Sur and Big Bear; rugged portrayal of the landscape -- including heavy rainstorms was intended to show the stark drama of Big Sur life in those days.

Doctor Dolittle (1967)
Scenes filmed at the Doud Ranch over four days.

Escape From Witch Mountain (1975)   

From Here to Eternity (1953)
Scenes filmed on the beach.

Green Dolphin Street (1947)
Scenes filmed at the old Coast Guard station near Big Sur (standing in for a nunnery).

Incubus (1966)

Junior (1994)
See Also:  Carmel Valley.

The Limey (1998)
Terence Stamp, Leslie Ann Warren, Peter Fonda. Big Sur at Lucia Lodge, Hwy. 1.

The Master Gunfighter (1975)
Scenes filmed south of Carmel at the Little Sur River and Garrapata    Beach.

My Son (1925)
Scenes filmed at Knotley (also known as Notley), landing on the coast south of Carmel heading toward Big Sur.

One-Eyed Jacks (1961)
Scenes filmed at Pfeiffer beach.  See Also:  Pebble Beach.

Paddy the Next Best Thing (1933)
Scenes filmed along the coast south of Carmel.  See Also:  Point Lobos.

Play Misty for Me (1971)
See Also:  Carmel and Monterey.              

Poetic Justice (1993)
Scenes filmed near Big Creek Bridge over a three-day period in June 1992.

Salome, Where She Danced (1945)
Scenes filmed south of Carmel on a dirt road at the entrance Garrapata Canyon.  See Also:  Point Lobos.

The Sandpiper (1965)
See Also:  Monterey.           

Suspicion (1941)
Background scenes for key elements in the movie filmed along the coastline between Carmel and Big Sur which stood in for England.  There's footage of Hitchcock motoring up and down the scenic coastline.  See Also:  Carmel.

The Terror (1963)

A Woman Rebels (1936)
The Big Sur Hills appear in the background in a scene. See Also:  Pebble Beach.

Zandy's Bride (1974)
Scenes filmed in Andrew Molera State Park, where a set depicting Monterey in the 1870s was built.

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