Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) Filming Locations

Location #1: Opening sequence

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Mojave Desert, California, United States

Location #2: Gillian’s house

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22250 State Highway 181, Fairhope, Alabama, United States

Location #3: The side of the road


This is a studio backlot / movie set

Location #4: Tollbooth

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Vincent Thomas Bridge, Los Angeles, California, United States

Location #5: Gobi Desert, Mongolia

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Dumont Dunes, California, United States

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