Although the Bible says Mozes escaped from Egypt with 600,000 slaves, Ridley Scott and his crew choose Spain as the main location for filming the exterior desert scenes (interiors were shot in the UK at Pinewood Studios). Most of the movie was filmed in Almeria (Tabernas). Tabernas has been used for other movies, like classic […]
Raiders of the Lost Ark – Anahola Mountain
The Paramount Mountain used in the opening scene of “Raiders of the Lost Ark” can be found on Kauai. It is Anahola Mountain.
Raider of the Lost Ark – Huleia National Park
In the opening scenes of “Raiders of the Lost Ark”, Indiana Jones is looking for the lost Idol in Peru… the crew went to a more tropical location, the Island of Kauai. Spielberg would return here for his blockbuster “Jurassic Park“. For Indy, the boulder scenes were also filmed at the wildlife refuge. Kipu Falls […]
Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade – Granada
In the third installment of the Indiana Jones movies, Marcus Brody (played by the late Denholm Elliott) arrives in Iskenderun by train. Iskenderun is not a real town, instead the Spanish Guadix Railway station was used for filming. https://en.rail.cc/guadix/city/l/13271#rail