Southeastern New Mexico Film Trail

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“...George Clooney strode the grounds of the New Mexico Military Institute in The Men Who Stare at Goats. ”

Moriarty

Christopher Walken steals the abused dog outside Mae’s High Valley Café in Moriarty in the film Around the Bend.
Around the Bend

Estancia

10-4 Good Buddy! Kris Kristofferson rumbled through Estancia in the classic Trucker film Convoy
Convoy

Carrizozo

Historic 12th Street in Carrizozo became a Post-Apocalyptic Main Street in The Book of Eli starring Denzel Washington. 
The Book of Eli

Lincoln

One of New Mexico’s most colorful, historical figures, Billy the Kid, found his fame in Lincoln. The town looks much like it did then and was used in the film Dirty Little Billy
Dirty Little Billy

Roswell

Roswell was the backdrop for a real life UFO encounter in 1947 – and for the David Bowie film The Man Who Fell to Earth. Don’t miss the UFO Museum! 
The Man Who Fell to Earth

George Clooney strode the grounds of the New Mexico Military Institute in The Men Who Stare at Goats
The Men Who Stare at Goats

Carlsbad

Director Henry Levin wanted to make a film called Journey to the Center of the Earth – where in New Mexico would you do that? Well… Carlsbad Caverns of course… a journey to the center of the earth is for real. TRUE! 
Journey to the Center of the Earth

Alamogordo

White Sands is the largest surface deposit of gypsum sand dunes in the world. It has appeared in many films, including Transformers 1 & 2
Transformers 1 AND Transformers 2

 


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Southeastern New Mexico Film Trail