Complete Guide to the Filming Locations Where The Last Jedi Was filmed

Where was The Last Jedi filmed
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Episode VIII of the galactic epic saga Star Wars came packed with stunning locations. The plot picks up where The Force Awakens left off, when Rey meets Luke Skywalker in a remote oceanic planet.

Returning to their roles are Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, John Boyega and Carrie Fisher. Fisher's sudden death occurred after completing her work on the The Last Jedi, in what became her last performance on film.

Many parts of the movie were shot in a studio at Pinewood Studios in England, near London. However, a lot of action takes place in several corners of the globe. The Last Jedi was filmed in England, Ireland, Croatia and Bolivia. Welcome to our filming locations guide of the middle episode of the Star Wars sequel trilogy. As usual, we tried to keep spoilers to a minimum:

Daisy Ridley as Rey with lightsaber
Mark Hamill and Daisy Ridley returned to Skellig Michael island in County Kerry, Ireland. A lot of the Artemis Fowl filming locations (the new Disney movie based on the popular books) are also shot in Ireland.
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Image courtesy of Lucasfilm - Map


Location in the coast in Ireland
Filming continued at several places along the dramatic scenery of the Wild Atlantic Way, from Loop Head in County Clare (pictured) to Brow Head, in Cork. The crew was also filming scenes for planet Ahch-To at Malin Head in County Donegal, the northernmost point in the country. Image by Marlis Börger- Map


Building set for The Last Jedi
A huge set of the First Jedi Temple with stone huts was built on the headland of Ceann Sibéal (Dingle Peninsula, County Kerry). Image courtesy of Lucasfilm and Mossy Carey - Map


Millennium Falcon set in the soundstage
A replica of the Millennium Falcon was painstakingly recreated in a Longcross studios lot (near London in England). Image courtesy of Lucasfilm and Oblivion State - Map

Filming Locations in Croatia

Filming in the white streets of Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik was transformed into the coastal city filled with casinos of Canto Bight, on the desert planet Cantonica. Image by Edostuff and Google Maps


Canto Bight laser fountain
A chase scene was filmed on Stradun, the main street of the Croatian jewel. Locals and tourists could walk around the set in March 2016. Image by DuList and Stéphane Gallay


The Last Jedi set in Croatian city
Medieval portals were decorated with access control panels and very Star Wars-style lights. Also were shot in Dubrovnik scenes in a boat and at Beach Banje, next to the old town. Image by DuList and Google Maps


The Last Jedi filming in Bolivia

Planet Crait salt flat
Planet Crait is a red mineral world covered with salt. The battle scene with AT-M6 Walkers and resistance sky speeders was filmed at the spectacular salt flats of Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia.
Image courtesy of Lucasfilm and Dimitry B - Map


Die letzten Jedi Drehorte
The producers also considered filming at Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. However, this animal below seems definitely inspired by the Llamas that live in the Andes range of South America.

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For further information about the movie, go behind the scenes with the book The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi including costume sketches, storyboards, production stills, blueprints and much more. Another interesting volume is The Last Jedi Incredible Cross-Sections, a reference guide about the 13 vehicles from this new movie:

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