Filming Location Matching "El Mirage Dry Lake, California, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Transformers (2007)
PG-13 | 144 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
An ancient struggle between two Cybertronian races, the heroic Autobots and the evil Decepticons, comes to Earth, with a clue to the ultimate power held by a teenager.
Votes: 578,851 | Gross: $319.25M
3. Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)
R | 137 min | Action, Sci-Fi
A cyborg, identical to the one who failed to kill Sarah Connor, must now protect her teenage son, John Connor, from a more advanced and powerful cyborg.
Votes: 943,561 | Gross: $204.84M
4. There Will Be Blood (2007)
R | 158 min | Drama
A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Votes: 480,177 | Gross: $40.22M
5. Lethal Weapon (1987)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Two newly paired cops who are complete opposites must put aside their differences in order to catch a gang of drug smugglers.
Votes: 225,300 | Gross: $65.21M
8. Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.
Votes: 172,862 | Gross: $132.09M
10. Jurassic Park III (2001)
PG-13 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A decidedly odd couple with ulterior motives convince Dr. Grant to go to Isla Sorna for a holiday, but their unexpected landing startles the island's new inhabitants.
Votes: 282,700 | Gross: $181.17M
11. Star Trek: Nemesis (2002)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The Enterprise is diverted to the Romulan homeworld Romulus, supposedly because they want to negotiate a peace treaty. Captain Picard and his crew discover a serious threat to the Federation once Praetor Shinzon plans to attack Earth.
Votes: 69,970 | Gross: $43.25M
12. Maverick (1994)
PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief.
Votes: 97,233 | Gross: $101.63M
PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Adventurer, brain surgeon, rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his crime-fighting team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, must stop evil alien invaders from the eighth dimension who are planning to conquer Earth.
Votes: 22,719 | Gross: $6.25M
15. Space Cowboys (2000)
PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When retired engineer Frank Corvin (Clint Eastwood) is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.
Votes: 70,577 | Gross: $90.46M
16. Tommy Boy (1995)
PG-13 | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy
After his auto-parts tycoon father dies, the overweight, underachieving son teams up with a snide accountant to try and save the family business.
Votes: 72,615 | Gross: $32.70M
18. Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
G | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Herbie, Number 53, the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own, puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Votes: 43,199 | Gross: $66.02M
19. Johnny Got His Gun (1971)
R | 111 min | Drama, War
In this tragic, dark, anti-war satire, a patriotic young American in WW1 is rendered blind, deaf, limbless, and mute by a horrific artillery shell attack. Trapped in what's left of his body, he desperately looks for a way to end his life.
22. The Evil Within (2017)
Not Rated | 98 min | Horror
The sadistic tale of a lonely, mentally handicapped boy who befriends his reflection in an antique mirror. This demonic creature orders him to go on a murderous rampage to kill the people he loves most.
23. Wrong (I) (2012)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Mystery
Dolph Springer wakes up one morning to realize he has lost the love of his life, his dog, Paul. During his quest to get Paul (and his life) back, Dolph radically changes the lives of others -- risking his sanity all the while.
Votes: 8,832 | Gross: $0.05M
24. Bounty Killer (2013)
R | 92 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Bounty killers compete for body count, fame and a fat stack of cash. They're ending the plague of corporate greed and providing the survivors of the apocalypse with retribution. This is the age of the BOUNTY KILLER.
25. Sky King (1951–1962)
30 min | Adventure, Western
"From out of the clear blue of the western sky comes Sky King" was the familiar opening to television's premier aviation program. Operating from his Flying Crown Ranch in Arizona, Sky King,... See full summary »
26. Delta Farce (2007)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Three bumbling Army reservists bound for Iraq are accidentally dropped at Mexican village besieged by hostile forces.
Votes: 10,377 | Gross: $8.07M
27. Boomtown (2002–2003)
45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Each episode of this series, set in present day Los Angeles, examines one crime from many different viewpoints - uniformed cops, detectives, witnesses, the media, the fire department and ... See full summary »
28. Angie (1994)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Angie lives in Bensonhurst Brooklyn, and dreams of a better life. When she finds out she's pregnant - by her boyfriend, Vinnie, she decides she'll have the baby; but not Vinnie as a husband... See full summary »
Votes: 1,973 | Gross: $9.40M
29. Sole Survivor (1970 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy
This story is loosely based on the discovery of the B-24 "Liberator" bomber the "Lady Be Good" that was found in the Libyan desert after the crew got lost on their 1st bombing mission to Italy.
30. Crossworlds (1996 Video)
PG-13 | 90 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Comedy
A young man discovers that his father was from another dimension and that he is the key to the operation of a crystal that can be the deciding factor in a war crossing the dimensions.
31. Junkyard Wars (1998–2009)
60 min | Game-Show
A show in which, each week, two rival teams are given the task of building some kind of machine, in one day, using only the items found in an unusually well-stocked scrapyard. Machines ... See full summary »
33. Middle Man (2016)
TV-MA | 104 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Lenny Freeman is a straight-laced old-school accountant with a dream; to become a famous stand-up comedian. The problem is he's not very funny. Not even close. When his mother dies, leaving... See full summary »
34. First Monday (2002– )
60 min | Drama
Each Supreme Court term begins on the first Monday in October. Currently, the Court's evenly divided between conservatives and liberals. Moderate Justice Joseph Novelli has just joined them. The show follows their cases and lives.
36. Steel Frontier (1995 Video)
R | 105 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a post-apocalyptic 2019, a lone gunman named Yuma fights a gang of bandits called the United Regime who have invaded the town of New Hope.
37. Battle Planet (2008)
Unrated | 85 min | Sci-Fi
In the not-so-distant future, Captain Jordan Strider, a Special Forces Officer in the New World Alliance, is chosen for a top-secret mission. Sent to a desolate planet, Terra 219, to arrest... See full summary »
38. Backlight (2010)
90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Several characters who are each at critical stages of their lives are strangely impelled towards an uncharted lake in the middle of the desert where they all have the opportunity to save each other.
42. Hot Rod (1950)
Approved | 61 min | Action, Drama
A young man builds a hot rod despite the disapproval of his father, a Juvenile Court judge. Circumstantial evidence points to the innocent teenager when his car is involved in a hit-and-run accident and he must reconcile with his father.
43. Legend of the Roller Blade Seven (1992)
In a post-apocalyptic world where rollerblading is the chief means of travel, the evil Pharoah sends his minions outside the Wheel Zone to abduct a psychic. The psychic has been trained in ... See full summary »
44. Max Hell Frog Warrior (2002 Video)
Not Rated | 69 min | Action, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
SCOTT SHAW stars as the lone samurai, MAX HELL, on the trail of the Serum which was unleashed to turn all of humanity into Toads.
46. Reservoir (2013)
143 min | Drama, Mystery, War
Two young American soldiers, Peter Dewey and Adam Pierce, are dispatched to a remote military post at the edge of an unforgiving desert. Their orders are to protect a pressure valve system ... See full summary »
49. Blind Ambition (2008)
Comedy, Drama, Romance
Blind teen Sapna aspires to run a marathon as a tribute to her deceased mother. She is a fun loving teenager who wants to enjoy her life to the fullest, without limiting herself because of ... See full summary »
50. Mother's Day (I) (2017)
Mags spends her days inside her tiny house, desperate for company, while her son Derrick spends his days racing his dune-buggy in the outskirts of their Nevada town. When Mags doesn't get a... See full summary »