Where was El Camino filmed? Filming Locations of the 2019 Breaking Bad Movie in Albuquerque

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The sequel movie of one of the best series of all time, named after the Chevrolet El Camino classic coupĂ© muscle car, is focusing on Jesse Pinkiman’s post-Breaking Bad life.

Like the hit series, El Camino was filmed in Albuquerque, but also in Arizona and Wyoming.

El Camino pickup car in the road with Jesse

The filmmakers were shooting in secrecy under the title 'Greenbrier', to avoid being detected by the legion of fans that still come to the city to spot the locations where Breaking Bad was filmed.

Directed by the TV show's creator Vince Gilligan, the new film is starring Aaron Paul reprising his role as Jesse. Jesse is the former meth cook who was the partner in crime with Walter -Heisenberg- White, portrayed by Bryan Cranston.

Welcome to our guide to the filming locations of El Camino.

The Desert where Jesse keeps the money
One of the most interesting locations of the film is the stunning landscape where Jesse and Todd go to bury the housekeeper's body, shot in Arizona's Painted Desert.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps by clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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The River scene with Mike
The opening scenes with Jesse and Mike were filmed at the Baca Ranch Scout Camporee in Algodones, NM.
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Skinny Pete house
Jesse's friend's house is located at 1140 Westerfeld Drive NE in Albuquerque.

By the way, there's no Holly Avenue with Arroz Road junction in ABQ. It turns out that Holly Rice (rice means arroz in Spanish), is Gilligan’s longtime girlfriend.
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Todd apartment
Todd's apartment is located at 317 Palomas Drive NE, also in Albuquerque.
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El Camino movie vacuum cleaners shop
You can try to buy your ticket to a fresh start at 2714 4th Street Northwest.
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Breaking Bad Movie filmed in Albuquerque
The Best Quality Vacum store is actually the mattress shop Casa Furniture.
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Jesse and Walter restaurant sequence
The flashback scene with Jesse and Walter was filmed in the Owl Cafe at 800 Eubank Boulevard NE, Albuquerque.
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Jesse Pinkman house
The Pinkman’s residence, home of Jesse's parents, is located at 501 11th Street NW.

The house is the same one that was used to film the Breaking Bad series.
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El Camino drehort
Jesse didn't get far for his 250k: The Alaska scenes in a parking lot were shot at the Sandia Crest Scenic Highway in Cedar Crest, located very close to Albuquerque.

The landscape from the aerial footage (image pictured) was recorded at the Togwotee Pass with the Teton Range (Bridger-Teton National Forest, Wyoming).

Also, according to the movie's credits, El Camino was filmed at Albuquerque Studios.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Sandia Crest Map - Togwotee Pass Map

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  1. Where was Todd's apartment located?

  2. It is 501 11th Street and there is a Holly Ave in NE Albuquerque.

  3. The opening scene with Walt and Mike was filmed at Baca Ranch Scout Camporee in Algodones, NM. It's a few miles north of ABQ..


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  4. I don't think the scene with Jesse and Todd is in Arizona. It's 550 in New Mexico between Cuba and Bernalillo.

  5. The Alaska scenes were shot at Cedar Crest, by Albuquerque. Jesse didn't get far for his 250k :)
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    1. Hahaha, awesome. Love it, thank you!

    2. the alaska scenes were not filmed at cedar crest. the picture you reference above is off of togwotee pass, those are the TETONS! New Mexico wishes it had mountains like that!

    3. some were. Click on my name, and you can see comparison photos.

    4. The mountains in the Alaska scene are in Wyoming. The cloud is covering mount moran but that is definitely the Tetons

  6. The exterior of the Pinkman house is at 11th St. and Roma Ave. NW, as others have noted, but the interior is in the house at 123 Walter St. SE. At least two other films have used the house on Walter (Beerfest & Coyote Waits). 'Sharing the Night Together' was filmed on Highway 70 north of Holbrook, AZ.

  7. Hi there , doe anyone knows the street where the DEA Hank his house is located .And Tuco,s office building that Walter bluwe up whit Nitrade .
    Thank you ; Janis

  8. It said there's no Holly Avenue intersecting with Rice or Arroz, but that they used those names because Vince's Girlfriend is Holly Rice.

    You can find this in Breaking Bad filming locations/self-guided tours sites. The Schrader house is 4901 Cumbre Del Sur Ct NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87111 USA. There's a great Sandia foothill hiking trailhead a block from it. I discovered it by accident. Tuco's Headquarters is actually "Java Joes" located at 906 Park Avenue SW, Albuquerque, in real life. This is just off Central Avenue where you'll find The Dog House, and a few blocks from Chuck McGill's house, which is a block from Pinkman's "aunts" house that became his personal home. Chuck's is 215 16th Street SW (at the junction of San Cristobal, the street Chuck references when spinning the story to his ex-wife about the power being shut off because someone at 512 San Cristobal didn't pay the bill), and Pinkman's is literally a block away on the same street at 322 16th St SW, just a few blocks northeast of there at 11th NW and Roma.

  9. Hey, does someone knows where is taken the shot with the car on the road just before the painted desert scene


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