The 'Unhinged' City Filming Location: Where was Unhinged filmed?

Russell Crowe as Tom Cooper
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The city of New Orleans and surrounding area provided the backdrop for this road rage thriller with a simple premise: Rachel (Caren Pistorius) is a single mother who crosses paths with Tom (Russell Crowe), a psychopath stranger who goes into berserk mode after a minor incident at a traffic light.

This is pretty much the first post-lockdown major new movie to be theatrically released this year. Unhinged is set and was filmed primarily in and around the Crescent City, particularly in the quiet western suburb of Kenner. Here is our spoiler-free filming locations report:

The bridges of New Orleans
The Crescent City Connection bridge (the two twin bridges pictured), is one of the most remarkable landmarks of the beautiful city of New Orleans featured in the movie. According to NOLA.com, the filmmakers got permission to use the HOV lane (high-occupancy vehicle lane) to film a key car chase scene. Shutting down even only one side of this heavily traveled bridge was impossible, as it could paralyze the entire town center.
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Image courtesy of Solstice Studios - Map


The petrol station scene
The gas station scene was set near the bridge. This Shell station is located across the street from the historical Boland Marine & Industrial factory in Tchoupitoulas Street (Lower Garden District). Image courtesy of Solstice Studios - Map


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The production also disposed of sections of Hayne Boulevard in the Little Woods neighborhood, doubling as a highway. New Orleans is also a featured location in Project Power, the new Netflix movie starring Jamie Foxx. The town is earning a new reputation as 'Hollywood South'; recent productions like The Lovebirds, Capone, Troop Zero or The Perfect Date were set and filmed in NOLA. Image courtesy of Solstice Studios - Map


The Unhinged house
The filming in Kenner took place in private houses at Chateau Estates and Woodlake Estates areas. Some street scenes were recorded on Chateau Boulevard. The restaurant pictured, where Tom meets Rachel's friend Andy (Jimmi Simpson, known for Westworld and House of Cards), is Franny's Place Family, a diner at 2619 Williams Blvd. Image courtesy of Solstice Studios and Google Maps


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The Ursuline Academy in New Orleans was also featured in the movie. Founded in 1727, this is the oldest all-girls continuously-operating school and the oldest Catholic school in the United States. The center was also the first to offer lessons for female African-American slaves. Image courtesy of Google Maps

Unhinged is also starring Gabriel Bateman as Rachel's son, Kyle Hunter, Austin P. McKenzie as his uncle Fred Purvis and Juliene Joyner as Mary, Fred's girlfriend.

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