Filming Locations: Where was Django Unchained filmed?

Django Unchained where filmed
Quentin Tarantino is back, updating western movie cliches according to his distinctive point of view. He's sitting in the director's chair three years after massacring nazis in Inglourious Basterds. We are seizing the opportunity to visit some great filming locations in the States where Django Unchained was filmed.

From the swampy wild wetlands of Louisiana and its Gone With the Wind era mansions, to the dusty Alabama Hills in California, including Wyoming’s frozen Grand Tetons, we have curated some tremendous shots that we would like to share with you before the blood flies:

Django Unchained Film Locations
Django Unchained takes the spectator back to the slavery days on the banks of Mississippi. Pictured above is Oak Alley Plantation, which was visited by the film director, but finally discarded as a location in favor of Evergreen Plantation, below. Image by National Scenic Byways

Where Was Django Unchained Filmed
Oak-shrouded lane blurred by fog leading up to the property. The NBC series Council of Dads house also features an awesome oak alley, filmed near Savannah (Georgia). Image by Alexey Sergeev

Django Unchained Plantation
Evergreen Plantation preserves 22 slave quarters and is included in the Louisiana African American Heritage Trail for its quality and significance. Image by Michael McCarthy

Barataria Preserve
The wetlands of Barataria Preserve are nearby, still in Louisiana.
Image by Alexey Sergeev

Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve
Barataria Preserve is the most extensive section of Jean Lafitte National Park, just a few miles from downtown New Orleans. Image by Alexey Sergeev

Django Unchained Louisiana
Cypress trunk and knees covered by duckweed. The waterways can be explored by canoe or kayak.
Image by Alexey Sergeev

Jean Lafitte National Park
The hostile look of the swamps gives you an idea of the risk you take venturing within with the master on your heels... Image by Alexey Sergeev

Django Unchained Mississippi
You'd be entering a territory where alligators could be very close, hidden under a pile of leaves and dirt.
Image by Alexey Sergeev

Barataria Preserve Django Unchained
Just try to not step away from the trail and enjoy the wide variety of wildlife living in this atmospheric reserve.
Image by Alexey Sergeev

Django Unchained Scene Location
Next scene location: the suggestively named Grand Teton mountains in Wyoming.
Image by Columbia Pictures

Tetons Django Unchained
The Grand Teton National Park is a wondrous section of the Rocky Mountains, kinda far from everywhere... just a few miles south of Yellowstone! Image by Dave Hensley

Django Unchained Mountains
Flying to Jackson Hole is one of the easiest ways to get near the Tetons.
Image by Dave Hensley

Grand Teton Django Unchained
This is a land of bisons and superb water reflections.
Image by Clint Losee

Django Unchained Filming Locations
Extreme photographing. That's the spirit, risking your life to get the best images.
Image by Dave Hensley

Django Unchained Alabama Hills
Our last stop is at the rounded boulders of Alabama Hills in California.
Image by Columbia Pictures

Django Unchained Opening Scene
These potato-shaped rocks are a popular filming location. After all, they are not so far from Hollywood. We end with a critical review of the film from Rotten Tomatoes: "Bold, bloody, and stylistically daring, Django Unchained is another incendiary masterpiece from Quentin Tarantino." Do you agree?
Image by Joe Decruyenaere

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