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Albuquerque's Film History

Albuquerque, New Mexico is no stranger to the movie industry.  In fact, films have been being produced in Albuquerque since the late 19th Century. In addition to our perfect weather (310 days of sunshine!), talented production community and ability to double as nearly any other U.S. location, the state of New Mexico offers some of the nation’s most aggressive financial incentives in the industry. As such, the state has become a very popular place to produce movies and television shows. Below is just a sampling of some of the film work that’s been done in our city. To view a full list of Albuquerque film credits, please visit the Albuquerque Film Office website.

Snapshot of recent Albuquerque film credits


Comancheria - Crime / Drama

Shot Caller - Crime / Drama / Thriller

Preacher - Adventure / Drama Fantasy (TV Movie)

Hellbent - Drama (Daryl Prince Productions)

Fun House - Comedy

Katie Says Goodbye - Drama

War on Everyone - Feature Film

Independence Day Resurgence - Action / Adventure / Sci-Fi


Gold - Drama

Graves - Comedy

Better Call Saul Season 2 Crime / Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

t@gged - Horror

The Space Between Us - Sci-Fi


The Night Shift Season 2 - Action / Comedy / Drama / (Sony Pictures Television)

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials - Action / Sci-fi / Thriller (20th Century Fox)

The Dead Files - Horror / Reality TV/ Sci-fi / (Painless Productions)

Cents - Drama

Captain Fantastic - Drama / (Electric City Entertainment)

Restaurant: Impossible - Reality TV / (Food Network)

Burning Bodhi - Drama

Dig - Drama / TV Miniseries (USA Network)

Kepler's Dream - Family (Kepler's Dream Etc.)

Blood Father - Action / Thriller (Why Not Productions)

Sicario - Crime / Drama / Mystery (Black Label Media/Thunder Road Pictures)

Better Call Saul - Crime / Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

Good Kill - Thriller (Voltage Pictures)

The Messengers - Sci Fi (CBS Television Studios)

Who Do You Think You Are - Documentary / (TLC)


Spare Parts - Sport (Pantelion Films)

Dirty Weekend - Comedy / Drama (Horsethief Pictures)

Big Sky - Drama / Thriller (Manis Film)

Killer Women - Drama/Western (ABC Studios)

The Night Shift - Action/Comedy/Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

Persecuted - Action/Drama/Mystery/Thriller (One Media)

Transcendence - Action/Drama.Sci-Fi/Thriller (Alcon Entertainment)

Two Men in Town - Drama (Artists & CO, Tessalit Productions)

The SignalSci-Fi.Thriller (Automatik Entertainment)

Search Party - Comedy (Gold Circle Films)

Things People Do - Crime/Drama

Force of Execution - Action (Voltage Pictures)

Breaking Bad: Season 5 - Crime/Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

Frank - Comedy (Element Pictures) 


Frontera - Drama

Lone Survivor - Action/Drama (Universal Pictures)

American Girl: Saige Paints the Sky - Family (Mountainair Films)

We're the Millers - Comedy (Vincent Newman Productions)

50 to 1 - Family (Ten Furlongs)

2 Guns - Action/Crime/Drama (Universal Pictures)

Chef Race: UK vs US - (BBC America)

Vegas - (TV Series - Pilot)

The Last Stand - Action/Crime/Thriller (Lionsgate)

The Lone Ranger - Action/Adventure (Walt Disney Pictures)

Breaking Bad: Season 5 - Crime/Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

In Plain Sight: Season 5 - Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller (Universal Cable Productions)

The Host - Sci-Fi/Thriller


The Last Stand - Action/Thriller (Di Bonaventura Pictures)

Jackie - Drama (Eye Works Film & TV Drama)

Odd Thomas - Mystery/Thriller (Fusion Films)

The Banshee Chapter - Horror (Before the Door Pictures)

Gambit - Comedy/Crime (Crime Scene Pictures)

The Avengers - Action (Marvel Studios)

In Plain Sight: Season 4 - Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller (Universal Cable Productions)

Breaking Bad: Season 4 - Crime/Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

Truth Be Told - Drama (The Staircase Productions, Inc.)

Goats Comedy - (Red Crown Productions)

As Cool As I Am - Drama/Comedy (Wind Dancer Productions)

Man vs. Food - Reality-TV (Sharp Entertainment)


The Incredible Voyage of Captain Hook - Drama/Short/Adventure (Glass Half Full)

Ten Years - Drama (33andOut Productions)

0000 - Sci-Fi (Synthetic Creatures)

Lucha Libre USA: Masked Warriors - Action (MTV 2)

The Lying Game - Drama (Warner Horizon Television)

Tiger Eyes - Drama (Amber Entertainment)

The Reunion - Previously Titled Blood Brothers (WWE)

Fright Night - Comedy/Horror (Dreamworks SKG)

Lemonade Mouth - Musical (Disney Channel)

Beyond the Blackboard - Drama (CBS/Hallmark)

Warrior Woman - Drama (Warrior Woman)

Scoundrels - Drama (ABC Studios)

The Odds - Crime/Drama (Warner Bros. Television)

Zookeeper - Animation (Sony Pictures Animation)

In Plain Sight - Drama (Universal Media Studios)

Passion Play - Drama/Thriller (Annapurna Productions)


Let Me In - Drama/Horror/Thriller (Hammer Film Productions)

Due Date - Comedy (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs - Animation (Sony Pictures Animation)

Breaking Bad: Season 3 - Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

Undocumented - Horror (Shepherd Glen Productions)

MacGruber - Action/Comedy (Broadway Video, Relativity Media)

Paul - Comedy (Working Title Films)

Adventures of a Teenage Dragonslayer - Adventure/Family/Fantasy (Razor Sharp Productions)

Crash: Season Two - Drama (Lionsgate Television)

The Resident - Drama/Thriller (Hammer Film Productions)

The Dry Land - Drama (Maya Entertainment)

The Book of Eli - Action/Drama/Adventure/Western (Alcon Entertainment)

Friendship! - Drama (Sony Pictures International)

In Plain Sight - Crime/Drama/Mystery/Thriller (Universal Cable Productions)


The Men Who Stare at Goats - Comedy (BBC Films)

The Spy Next Door - Action/Comedy (Relativity Media)

Breaking Bad: Season 2 - Crime/Drama (Sony Pictures Television)

My One & Only - Comedy (Herrick Entertainment)

Saint John of Las Vegas - Comedy (Circle of Confusion)

Crazy Heart - Drama (Butcher's Run Films)

Easy Money - Drama (Media Rights Capital)

Night and Day - Crime (Muse Entertainment Enterprises)

Year One - Comedy (Apatow Productions)

Love Ranch - Drama (Capitol Films)

Brothers - Drama/Thriller/War (Lionsgate)

Extreme Makeover Home Edition - Reality-TV (ABC)

Gamer - Thriller (Lakeshore Entertainment)

Not Forgotten - Thriller (Skyline Pictures (II))

Terminator Salvation - Action (Halcyon Company)

Observe and Report - Comedy (De Line Pictures)

Easier With Practice - Drama (Forty Second Productions)

Crash: Season One - Drama (Lionsgate Television)

Sex and Lies in Sin City - Drama (Lifetime Movie Network)

Legion - Action/Horror/Thriller (Bold Films)

And many more films dating back to 1898... See a complete list of Albuquerque film credits on the Film ABQ website. 


Albuquerque's Film News & Events

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