Santa Cruz County History - Films



On Location in Santa Cruz County
Chronological List of Films: 1991 — 1998

Compiled by Ann Young

 


This list contains the titles of films which were shot entirely or partially in Santa Cruz County, California. The year in front of the film title is the release date. If that date was not found, then the shoot date is given. Each title is followed by a listing of local newspaper articles, with links to the full texts of many articles from the 1910's and 1920's.

(1991) Long Road Home (TV)

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Ronald B. Taylor.

Detailed Discussions:

Hill, Michael E. "Story Of A Family's Hard Times." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, February 23, 1991, p.8

Vreeken, Stacey. "Bit Of Home On TV Monday." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, February 23, 1991, p.8

Miscellaneous references:

(1991) New Memories (TV)

Note: Film was shot around 1991.

Detailed Discussions:

"Making Memories." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 7, 1991, p.A-2

(1992) Blind Angel (TV)

Note: Film was shot around 1992.

Miscellaneous references:

"Crew In The Area To Film CBS Movie-Of-The-Week." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, October 14, 1992

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

(1992) Out On a Limb

Note: "Welcome to Buzzsaw" was the working title.

Detailed Discussions:

Kreiger, Kathy. "Boulder Creek Becomes 'Buzzsaw'." Santa Cruz Sentinel, February 6, 1991, p.1

Miscellaneous references:

Wallace, Lane. "Two Local Kids Join Ranks Of Actors." Watsonville Register-Pajaronian, March 30, 1991, p.15

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1992) Waves of Adventure In the Red Triangle

Note: Surfing/nature Video

Detailed Discussions:

Sunderland, Bill. "Injured Surfer Makes Video To Increase Awareness Of Environment." San Jose Mercury News, November 26, 1992, p.15F

(1992) Welcome to Buzzsaw

See Out On a Limb

(1995) Dangerous Minds

Note: "My Posse Don't Do Homework" was the working title. The film is based on the book "My Posse Don't Do Homework" by LouAnne Johnson.

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1995) My Posse Don't Do Homework

See Dangerous Minds

(1995) The Redwood Curtain (TV)

Note: The film is based on the play of the same title by Lanford Wilson.

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1996) $40,000

Miscellaneous references:

(1996) Bed of Lies

See Lying Eyes

(1996) Broken and Bleeding

Note: Film was shot around 1996.

Miscellaneous references:

Quirk, Erin K. "Lights, Camera, Action: Filmmakers Turn Felton Into A Movie Set." Santa Cruz Sentinel, June 2, 1996, p.A-2

The Internet Movie Database

(1996) Glory Daze

Note: "Last Call" was the working title.

Miscellaneous references:

(1996) Last Call

See Glory Daze

(1996) Lying Eyes (TV)

Note: "Bed of Lies" was the working title.

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1996) Somebody Is Waiting

Detailed Discussions:

Franklin, Denise. "Hollywood Returns To Santa Cruz: Filming Features Places, Businesses Countywide." Santa Cruz Sentinel, November 22, 1995, p.A-2

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1996) Thrill (TV)

Note: The film is based on the novel of the same name by Robert Byrne.

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1998) The Aqua Girls

Miscellaneous references:

(1998) Frog and Wombat

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database

(1998) Homegrown

Miscellaneous references:

Santa Cruz County Conference & Visitors Council List 4/29/98

The Internet Movie Database


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