Bad Santa (2003) Filming Locations
The 2003 Christmas movie Bad Santa, starring Billy Bob Thornton & Bernie Mac, was mainly filmed in Southern California in cities such as Long Beach, Venice Beach, Monrovia, West Hills, and the San Fernando Valley, where many films are made because of the numerous movie studios and of course the great weather.
For example, have you ever wondered where O’Hara’s Pub is? Or the The Motel where Willie stays at? We have gathered many of the important locations used for Bad Santa for you to explore the next time you travel to Los Angeles.
The apartment that Willie lives is actually located in Long Beach, California on Magnolia Ave.
google street view > 1161 Magnolia Ave. Long Beach, CA 90813
Where is the Kid’s house?
The San Fernando Valley
google street view > 7211 Whitehall Ln West Hills, CA 91307
Where is the O’Hara’s Pub seen in the film?
Venice Beach, California
google street view > 1100 Abbot Kinney Blvd Venice, CA 90291
“Willie Watching The Girls Play Volleyball”
google street view > Harbor Plaza At Queensway Dr. Long Beach, CA
“The Bar Where Sue Worked”
google street view > 311 W. Foothill Blvd Monrovia, CA
“The Motel is the famous “El Capitan Motor Inn”
google street view > 446 W Pacific Coast Hwy, Long Beach, CA 90806
When: 11/26/2003, Dimension Films / Columbia Pictures
Directed By: Terry Zwigoff
Written By: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
First Published May 10, 2017, 9:55am
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