Close Encounters of the Third Kind Locations
Close Encounters of the Third Kind is an American sci-fi film written and directed by Steven Spielberg. Starring Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut, Teri Garr, Melinda Dillon, Bob Balaban, J. Patrick McNamara, Warren J. Kemmerling, and Roberts Blossom, the film follows Roy Neary, a blue-collar worker, whose ordinary life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO. It was released on November 16, 1977, grossed $306.1 million worldwide, won an Oscar for "Best Cinematography". Close Encounters of the Third Kind was shot in Wyoming, Alabama, and California, USA. Los Angeles International Airport, El Mirage Dry Lake, Devils Tower National Monument, Black Hills National Forest, Mobile Civic Center, Vincent Thomas Bridge, and Mojave Desert were among the filming locations.
Black Hills National Forest. Photo by Trevor McGowan on Unsplash.
Where was Close Encounters of the Third Kind Filmed?
Close Encounters of the Third Kind was filmed in 1613 Carlisle Drive E, 22250 AL-181, Bankhead Tunnel, Bay Minette, Bernal, Black Hills National Forest, Brookley Field Industrial Complex, Burbank, Devils Tower National Monument, Dharamsala, El Mirage Dry Lake, Fairhope, Los Angeles International Airport, Mobile Civic Center, Mojave Desert, Mumbai, Padgett Switch Rd, Palmdale, Tequisquipán and Vincent Thomas Bridge.
The complete list of the locations with latitude and longitude coordinates are listed below in the table.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Locations Map
Close Encounters of the Third Kind Locations Table
|1613 Carlisle Drive E||30.722712||-88.179077|
|Black Hills National Forest||43.916485||-103.673363|
|Brookley Field Industrial Complex||30.636375||-88.072899|
|Devils Tower National Monument||44.590214||-104.714684|
|El Mirage Dry Lake||34.647228||-117.601288|
|Los Angeles International Airport||33.941319||-118.409279|
|Mobile Civic Center||30.686005||-88.044937|
|Padgett Switch Rd||30.464815||-88.217148|
|Vincent Thomas Bridge||33.749809||-118.273346|