Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Filming Locations Guide

Once Upon a Time in Hollywood filmed in LA
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Quentin Tarantino returns with his 9th film, a beautiful masterpiece about the making of movies. Set against the backdrop of the Charles Manson murders in 1969, the story goes for a tour through Los Angeles, in the golden age of a hippie Hollywood about to change forever.

The movie contains a pantheon of celebrity stars, headed by Leonardo DiCaprio as actor Rick Dalton, Brad Pitt playing stuntman Cliff Booth and Margot Robbie portraying Sharon Tate. Burt Reynolds, Al Pacino, Damian Lewis, Luke Perry, Timothy Olyphant and Dakota Fanning complete the main cast.

These spoiler-free filming locations guide to Once Upon a Time in Hollywood is expanding and complementing the info delivered by Fandango and other sources linked below:

Where was Once Upon a Time in Hollywood filmed
The production shut down a couple of times Hollywood Boulevard between Cahuenga and Cherokee for shooting. Some 1960s neon signs and historical facades were recreated, including the Pussycat Theater (Hologram USA), the Vine, the Vogue and the iconic Chinese Theatre (where the film premiered on 22nd of July).
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Musso & Frank Grill
The bar where DiCaprio and Pitt meet up with Al Pacino is the classic restaurant Musso & Frank Grill at 6667 Hollywood Blvd. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Google Maps


Dónde se rodó Érase una vez en Hollywood
The industry of the Spaghetti Western thrives at Melody Movie Ranch in Santa Clarita. A night shoot took place at the nearby Saugus Speedway. The scenes of Rick filming The F.B.I. TV show were set in Cameron Nature Preserve at Puerco Canyon (Malibu). Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Google Maps


10050 Cielo Drive
Rick lives near Sharon Tate and Roman Polanski house at 10050 Cielo Drive.
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Paramount Drive-in Theatres
His friend Cliff lives in a decrepit trailer next to a drive-in in Van Nuys, that was filmed in the Paramount Drive-in Theatres on Rosecrans Avenue. Image courtesy of Google Maps


Playboy Mansion Tarantino movie
The party is held at the real Playboy Mansion in Holmby Hills, where magazine founder Hugh Hefner used to live until his death in 2017. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Google Maps


Fox Bruin Theater
Margot Robbie (Sharon Tate) goes to the movies in the Fox Bruin Theater. This historic landmark is located opposite the Regency Village Theatre in the intersection of Weyburn and Broxton, in the heart of Westwood Village. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Google Maps


Es war einmal in Hollywood drehort
Some ugly modern buildings were removed digitaly from the background of the Capitol Records Building, in this shot taken from Ivar Ave. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Google Maps


Shooting locations
Pussycat is hitchhiking in front of Jackalope Pottery at 2018 W Burbank Blvd.
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The Spahn Ranch
Very little is left from the original sets of the Corriganville Movie Ranch, where movies and tv shows like Fort Apache or The Lone Ranger, were produced. The site was transformed into Corriganville Park in the late eighties, and appears in the movie as The Spahn Ranch. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Dave Spindle - Map


Super A Foods Los Angeles
Manson family members pioneered the art of dumpster-diving in the Super A Foods store at 2925 Division St. (Glassell Park). Image courtesy of Google Maps


Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Filming Locations
Once Upon a Time was shooting exterior shots outside the landmark theater Pacific Cinerama Dome, at 6360 Sunset Boulevard. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures and Google Maps


Age of Aquarius Graffiti
The psychedelic Age of Aquarius Mural at 6230 Sunset Boulevard was restored, originally painted in 1968 for the opening of the musical Hair at the Aquarius Theatre. Image courtesy of Google Maps


Chili John dinner
The Chili John’s in Burbank is retro diner restaurant also featured recently in the TNT series I Am the Night.
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Taco Bell set location
A long-defunct Taco Bell at 14093 Newport Ave in Tustin was restored to its original condition by crew members.
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Joseph’s Cafe LA
According to costume designer Arianne Phillips, there's a scene in Joseph’s Café, doubling as Pandora’s Box. Image courtesy of Google Maps


Cicada Restaurant
A sequence with paparazzi was filmed at Cicada Restaurant, located on the ground floor of the the dazzling Art Deco James Oviatt Building. Image courtesy of Floyd B. Bariscale - Map


Il était une fois à Lieux de tournage
Rick and Cliff go to get drunk in Casa Vega at 13301 Ventura Blvd (Sherman Oaks).
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El Coyote restaurant
Tarantino used El Coyote restaurant in Beverly Blvd, the same place where the victims of the Manson Family had their last supper on the night of August 8, 1969. Image courtesy of Columbia Pictures - Map

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