Saturday, January 21, 2012

Grandmother's House (1989)




The very underrated movie Grandmother's House (1989) was filmed in Redlands, California. 



Grandmother's House
Grandmother's House
Grandmother's House
Grandmother's House
Grandmother's House



The grandparent's house in the film is actually located right near the road, unlike how it appears in the film.  In the film, it appears to be at the end of a long palm-tree lined driveway.  The driveway was filmed at a separate location and edited in.  The garage behind the house, where the kids find Brinke Stevens handcuffed to the wheel of a car, is still there.
Location: Redlands, CA
Coordinates: 34.048099, -117.192119
Visible on Street View: Yes
Links: N/A



Redlands High School
Redlands High School



The pool scene was filmed at Redlands High School. 
Location: Redlands, CA
Coordinates: 34.053411, -117.171211
Visible on Street View: Yes
Links:
Official Website
Wikipedia

3 comments:

  1. Hi, I'm from Poland, eastern Europe. thank you for information about location. this is my favourite movie from my childhood. I found Grandmother's house, but i'm looking palm-tree lines from the beginning of movie. do you know where is it? can you help me?

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  2. Someone on the IMDB boards mentioned that it was a long drive-way near the far east end of Highland Ave. I could be wrong, but I believe they're referring to the long driveway at 31674 Citrus Avenue in Redlands.

    Bing maps will give you a better look at it (use Bird's Eye and zoom in). On Google maps, it looks like somebody has recently built a house right beside the driveway, and removed some of the trees from the back, making the line of palm trees shorter. So it probably doesn't look as desolate anymore as it did in the movie.

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  3. thank you so much. I found this location. Your blog is awesome.
    do you know when I was teenager I saw this movie. In poland we were shortly after communism, the borders were open we felt freedom. when I saw the beginning of this movie I thought this is heaven. the palm tree line it is the road to heaven. It was in 1990.
    In poland we have temperate climate. we dream about palm trees and sunny days around the year.
    this movie is very underestimated. I had it on VHS. music is very terrible.
    thank you so much for your help.

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