Because of its stunning
beauty, over 190 movies have had scenes shot right here on the Monterey Peninsula...including one that was made right here at the Mazda Raceway!    

(Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, 1977)

Just a few other movies you may have heard of...

Basic Instinct (1992)
Doctor Dolittle (1967)

Escape From Witch Mountain (1975)   

From Here to Eternity (1953)  beach scenes
Play Misty for Me (1971)

The Graduate (1967)  Scenes filmed in front of the Carmelite Monastery.

Vertigo (1958)  Scenes filmed at Carmel Beach
The Candidate, 1972
Cannery Row, 1982
The Color Purple, 1985
East of Eden, 1955
Harry and the Hendersons, 1987
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo, 1977 - shot right here at the Mazda Raceway
Jonathan Livingston Seagull, 1973
Lassie Come Home, 1943
The Parent Trap, 1961
Poetic Justice, 1993
Seems Like Old Times, 1980
Turner and Hooch, 1989
- coastline along Ocean View Boulevard,
Treasure Island (1934) - Point Lobos is reputed to be the inspiration for Robert Louis    Stevenson's classic novel from which the movie was made.

Here's a list of the movies and what parts of the county that were used in the filming

Monterey Movie Tours where you can visit the film locations

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