Movies and Commercials of Red Rock Canyon 

Red Rock Canyon has a rich history in the Film Industry. Only two hours from Los Angeles, the park, is a prime area for filming. The canyon badlands offers filmmakers access to other states, countries, and even other worlds; without having to travel too far. 

Filming at Red Rock has been a staple in the parks history, from 1925 to today. Hundreds of movies have been shot within the Canyon as well as many commercials, music videos, and television shows.  A small selection of movies filmed are listed below:

The Westerns 

Hell’s Heroes (1929): This is the first known film with sound at Red Rock Canyon 

Under A Texas Moon (1930) 

Three Godfathers (1936) 

Pals of the Saddle (1938) 

Have Gun Will Travel (1957) 

The Big Country (1958) 

Westworld (1973) 


Buck Rogers (1939) 

Flash Gordon Conquers the Universe (1940) 

Rocketship X-M (1950) 

Radar Men From The Moon (1952)- 12 Part Serial. 

The Mummy (1932) 

20,000 Leagues Under The Sea (1954) 

The Andromeda Strain (1971) 

Capricorn One (1978) 

Poltergeist II: The Other Side (1986)  

Jurassic Park (1993) 

TV Shows 

Lassie (1954) 

Wagon Train (1957) 

Bonanza (1959) 

Lost In Space (1965) 

The High Chapparal (1967) 

Hondo (1967) 

Barnaby Jones (1973) 

Battlestar Galactica (1978) 

Airwolf (1984)