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For five seasons Albuquerque has been the location and the setting of the hit TV series Breaking Bad. Be sure to take the Albuquerque Trolly Company Breaking Bad tour!
The Desert Sands Motel, where Josh Brolin meets his end, was supposed to be in Texas in No Country for Old Men. You'll actually find it on Central Avenue in Albuquerque!
No Country for Old Men
In the classic film Lonely Are the Brave, Kirk Douglas rides his horse straight up the 10,678' sheer face of the Sandia Mountains on the eastern edge of Albuquerque to elude Walter Mathau.
Lonely Are the Brave
As a vampire, Colin Farrell terrorized the quiet neighborhoods of Rio Rancho in Fright Night.
The Joad's passed through the remarkably picturesque Laguna Pueblo in Grapes of Wrath. It is just as photogenic today as it was then!
Grapes of Wrath
One of the first films ever made by the Edison company was Indian Day School, a 50 second depiction of children leaving school at Isleta Pueblo.
Indian Day School
The town of "Texico, New Mexico" in Kevin Costner's Swing Vote was actually the crossroads of Becker Avenue and 2nd Street in Belen.