Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Date: 1989
Director: Steven Spielberg
Production Company: Paramount Pictures, Lucasfilm

Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Denholm Elliott, Alison Doody, John Rhys-Davies, Julian Glover, River Phoenix
Location(s): Utah, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, California, USA, Hertfordshire, Essex, London UK, Venice, Italy, Petra, Jordan, Almeria, Spain

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Indiana Jones joins forces with his father to find the Holy Grail before the Nazis do. SJ

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Aah glorious rocks and things. Must be America. Arches National Park, Utah

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A troop of boy scouts including the young Indiana, River Phoenix.

The well-named Balancing Rock.

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Taken on a USA trip back in the 90s. SJ

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Still in Arches National Park as Phoenix makes a run for it.

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Pheonix makes a beeline for the train. Suddenly in another state.

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Phoenix runs home...

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... to here. Still standing? Said to be filmed just outside Arches so perhaps Moab or Green River, Utah.

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Now we're up to adult Indiana time, and in England. Hertfordshire.

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Ford makes an escape through a window of the Royal Masonic School, Rickmansworth.

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Connery's house, possibly in the Mill Hill area of London... James Morgan has narrowed it down to Wills Grove in NW7 (SJ)

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Ford and Elliott arrive in Venice.

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Elliott and Ford meet Doody at the Grand Canal.

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A Venetian canal

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Closer shot of Doody and Ford.

The trio arrive at the Chiesa di San Barnaba, Campo San Barnaba, Dorsoduro distict of Venice, standing in as a library.

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Now. SJ

In the Campo San Barnaba, also seen in Summertime/Summer Madness where Kate Hepburn falls into the canal.

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This is a reverse pov from the then. I can't see the manhole cover. SJ

Leaving the church/library.

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Looks cleaner! SJ

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Running and building up to a speedboat chase, much of which was filmed at Tlibruy, Essex but this still looks like Venice.

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Jumping on board.

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On the water.

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Definitely Venice.

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Schloss Burresheim, in the Nette Vally near Mayen, Germany, plays the Brunwald Castle.

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Elliott and Rhys-Davies at Avenue Estacion, Guadix, Spain: the mosque in the background is not there.

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Guadix is standing in for Iskenderun.

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Off the truck goes with Elliott kidnapped heading north from Guadix station alongside the railway line.

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Mt. Tamalpais State Park, west of Mill Valley, north of San Francisco, Marin County, California, USA.

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A Nazi rally at Stowe, Buckinghamshire.

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The exterior of Berlin Tempelhof airport. Administration Building, Treasure Island, San Francisco Bay, California. Also seen in The Parent Trap (1998).

But the interior is over 5 thousand miles away in London.

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Also seen in The Wall and The Saint. SJ

It's the New Royal Horticultural Hall, SW1

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At the entrance to the hall. SJ

Preparing to board the airship.

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These turnstiles are listed and were also seen in Martha, Meet Frank, Daniel, and Laurence aka The Very Thought of You. SJ

Now in southern Spain, east of Almeria.

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Wrong angle but this is Monsul Beach. SJ

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This beach with a wonderfully distinctive rock is Monsul in the Cabo de Gata Park east of Almeria, Spain.

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Escuela de Artes, Plaza Pablo Cazard, Almeria.

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Still in Spain, the desert region around Tabernas, famous for the Dollar Trilogy and many others.

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In the desert near Tabernas, mind you that's a big area.

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Over the cliff goes the tank.

Surveying the damage.

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Same background hills. This was taken when I was looking for the overhanging rock scene with Eastwood and Wallach in The Good The Bad and The Ugly. SJ

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Riding through al-Siq, the shaft, to Petra, Jordan.

Al Khazneh "The Treasury" in the ancient city of Petra.

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Now. RJ

Al Khazneh is also seen in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger but here is representing the entrance to the Holy Grail's location.

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Brother Robin was working from memory here so no exact matches.

Connery and Ford look up in awe.

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RJ looks up a bit too much

Connery and Ford enjoy the sights.

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Bit too tilted but nearly. RJ

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Riding out.