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Q: Napoleon Dynamite film location ( Answered,   2 Comments )
Subject: Napoleon Dynamite film location
Category: Arts and Entertainment
Asked by: rudi911-ga
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Posted: 04 Feb 2006 17:29 PST
Expires: 06 Mar 2006 17:29 PST
Question ID: 441533
Where in the USA was Napoleon Dynamite filmed ?
Subject: Re: Napoleon Dynamite film location
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 04 Feb 2006 17:59 PST
Hello rudi911-ga,

According to the production notes found at the Napoleon Dynamite
website (, the movie
was filmed almost entirely in Preston, Idaho.  However, IMDB also
lists Franklin, Idaho and Richmond, Utah as filming locations.

Napoleon Dynamite
Production Notes
?The only time the production left Preston was to shoot at the sand
dunes about two hours north, another unexpected blast for Jeremy Coon.
?One of the great things about this movie is that it introduced me to
all these different little subcultures I never knew about,? he says.
?I didn?t know about sand dunes, I didn?t know about Future Farmers of
America. It was a great introduction to another side of America.??

(page 13)
Filming Locations for Napoleon Dynamite

I hope this helps.


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I searched IMDB for Napoleon Dynamite. From there I found the filming
locations and the official website.

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"Napoleon Dynamite" idaho OR utah
Subject: Re: Napoleon Dynamite film location
From: cs54-ga on 27 May 2006 12:34 PDT
I am pretty sure that the movie was filmed in Preston Idaho. There is
a great site out there that has a ton of Napoleon Dynamite
Subject: Re: Napoleon Dynamite film location
From: cs54-ga on 27 May 2006 12:35 PDT
Sorry, Here is the link to the <a
href="">Napoleon Dynamite</a>

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