Almost Famous (2000) Filming Locations

Location #1: The tower

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1350 El Prado, San Diego, California, United States


Location #2: Jewelry Store

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3841 Mission Street, San Diego, California, United States

* A contribution by Doug Means from San Diego!


Location #3: Rocky’s Surf Shop

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2175 Abbott Street, San Diego, California, United States


Location #4: The pier

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Near Niagara Avenue, San Diego, California, United States


Location #5: Exteriors

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Near 4948 Newport Avenue, San Diego, California, United States

3 thoughts on “Almost Famous (2000) Filming Locations

  1. JW

    on pg. 231 of the book “becoming almost famous” by Ben Fong-Torres, the writer says the Rolling Stone building was modeled on set at a warehouse on Figueroa in LA…claims the set designer quizzed them on the appearance of their building in SF down to the details of the MJB coffee sign next door

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  2. Kai Kuna

    Info on Loc. #12 Party house, we don’t know where the front of the house or the inside of the house was shot at, BUT the pool scene when Russell jumps from a roof top into the pool was shot at our pool/backyard. We believe the “rooftop” was just built for the movie. But by the look of the pool and the main house with the fireplace chimney, we are 100% certain it was shot at our backyard.

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  3. Steam Powered

    In regards to the location #12 party house,
    I’m wondering if it was filmed in Hemet, California.
    When Russell was carried out to the tour bus and it pulls away, you can see a brown bumper sticker that says “HEMET IS HEAVEN” which is a real bumper sticker. I still see cars in 2019 with that same bumper sticker.

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