actual Southern California locations where
the 2007 movie "Knocked Up"
Ben & Alison (and her sister) head
out to a baby store in the Valley,
where Ben jokes
about a "Baby Björn" product, and her sister agrees to buy
them a $1,400 crib.
That store is actually "Baby
Town", located at 18725 Sherman Way, in
That's in the San Fernando Valley, about 8 miles west of the San Diego
and about 2 miles north of the Ventura (101) Freeway.
When they come out of the store,
they bump into a group of her friends in the parking
Ben embarrasses Alison by telling her friends that she's pregnant and making
That scene was shot in the
parking lot on the north side of the
Baby Town building.
Speaking of the Valley, Ben & Pete
go the a record store in the Valley,
talk while looking through the vinyl record bins, and Pete tells Ben about
In real life, this record store
isn't in the Valley. It's actually in West
L.A., at 11609 W. Pico Blvd.
That's NW of the interchange of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway and the San
Diego (405) Freeway.
Ben & Alison have dinner with
Debbie & Pete in a dimly-lit, sophisticated restaurant.
Pete does an impression of DeNiro, and the girls get angry when the boys
admit that they miss
the freedom of being single. Ben references 'Doc Brown' from the "Back
to the Future" movies,
and Alison doesn't know what he's talking about.
These scenes were filmed at
(the now-defunct) Sterling Steakhouse,
at 1429 Ivar Ave, in Hollywood.
Sterling Steakhouse shared
the former Sunset
Room space with the Cabana Club.
has since gone out of business (although,
as of 2007, the Cabana Club remains open).
Ben & Alison are driving
together, when they get into a big argument about
and she kicks Ben out of the car in the middle of nowhere.
That is supposed to be near Koreatown. But it's not. It's back in
In the photo above,
they are driving north/northwest on Lankershim Blvd, between Victory Blvd & Oxnard Street,
in North Hollywood.
(The camera is looking south.)
The photo below
appears to have been shot just around the corner from Lankershim,
a few yards west of the corner of Oxnard Street
& Farmdale Avenue, in North Hollywood.
(The camera is looking southeast, as Ben walks west down Oxnard.)
( It would be a short walk
back to the earlier location of the Drug
Emporium where Alison shopped for her pregnancy tests. It's right around the