The Hitcher (1986) Film Locations

Filming locations for 1986 classic The Hitcher starring Rutger Hauer and C. Thomas Howell was filmed in and around California.


Barstow Road, Barstow, CA, USA

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.680678, -116.966046

Roy’s Motel and Cafe, Amboy, California, USA (Roy’s Diner) (Also seen in Enrique Iglesias’ music video, Hero)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.558630, -115.743444

roys cafe


Death Valley Junction, CA, United States (Also seen in Top Gear)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 36.300980, -116.413820



Apple Valley Gun Club, Stoddard Wells Road, Victorville, CA, USA (Sheriff’s station)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.553853, -117.287508

San Bernardino County, California 92304, USA

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.561778, -115.544731

 8685 US Hwy. 395 Oak Hills, Ca. 92344 (Truck Station Scene)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.407821, -117.398025

Barstow Rd, Lucerne Valley, CA 92356, USA

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 34.675419, -116.963179


Official Trailer

Release: 21/02/1986

Director: Robert Harmon

Run Time: 93m

Age Viewing: 18

Gross: $5,844,868

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