San Diego productions


Almost Famous
"Almost Famous" (2000)
Cameron Crowe's coming-of-age-on-a-tour-bus tale employed local O.B. (Ocean Beach) beach bums as extras, while the San Diego Sports Arena stood in as a 1970s concert venue.
"Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy" (2004)
The San Diego Film Commission lured producers away from Portland, Ore., to Southern California, where former local news anchor Jack White consulted on the Will Ferrell nightly news spoof.


Top Gun
"Top Gun" (1986)
Tom Cruise's Maverick hones his pilot skills at the Naval Training Center and Miramar Naval Air Station, and croons "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" with Goose at the Officers' Club at Naval Air Station North Island on Coronado Island.
"Traffic" (2000)
Catherine Zeta-Jones lives the high life as a drug dealer's wife in the posh San Diego enclave of La Jolla, before her husband is brought to trial at the San Diego courthouse.