This movie — directed by Barry Levinson, and starring Billy Bob Thornton, Bruce Willis, and Cate Blanchett — filmed in Northern California and Oregon in late 2000. The film is about the "true story [of] two bank robbers, Terry Lee Conner and Joseph Dougherty, caught in a love triangle with a girl who is presumed to have been kidnapped by the pair."

Filming Locations —

Corbett, Multnomah County: Crown Point State Park.

Portland, Multnomah County: Billy Bob Thornton ran out of gas on the Broadway Bridge.

Lake Oswego, Clackamas County: Residential neighborhood.

Oregon City, Clackamas County: Colonial-style home.

Salem, Marion County: Oregon State Penitentary.

Silverton, Marion County: Bank robbery.

West Linn, Clackamas County: Cate Blanchett's house was filmed at a glass-riverstone and wood residence above the Willamette River.

Wilsonville, Clackamas County.

Filming Locations —

Bodega Bay, Sonoma County.

Dillon Beach, Marin County.

Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County: Intersection of Highway 92 (Half Moon Bay Road) and Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard).

Marshall, Marin County: Nick's Cove.

Mill Valley, Marin County: Fireside Motel, 115 Shoreline Highway.

Montara, San Mateo County: Point Montara Lighthouse, Cabrillo Highway at 16th Street. Chart House Restaurant, 8150 Cabrillo Highway.

Napa, Napa County.

Salinas, Monterey County: The Wildwood Bank robbery scene.

San Anselmo, Marin County: Bay View Bank on 20-21 November 2000.

Santa Rosa, Sonoma County: Flamingo Resort Hotel, 2777 -4th Street.

Tomales, Marin County: Bank robbery.

Vallejo, Solano County.

Valley Ford, Sonoma County: The car-crash scene involving two cars and the Clover Stornetta milk truck was filmed here.

Bandits (2001)
CAST: Bruce Willis, Billy Bob Thornton, Cate Blanchett, Troy Garity, Brian F. O'Byrne, Stacey Travis, Bobby Slayton, January Jones, Azura Skye, Michael X. Sommers, Rocky LaRochelle....
WRITER: Harley Peyton
PRODUCER: Ashok Amritraj, Michele Berk, Michael Birnbaum, Stephen J. Eads, David Hoberman, Barry Levinson, Patrick McCormick, Harley Peyton, Arnold Rifkin, Lenny Vullo, Paula Weinstein, David Willis
DIRECTOR: Barry Levinson

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"Hollywood Takes a Look at Sonoma County" Press Democrat, 17 September 2000.
"Hollywood Returns to County in Force" Press Democrat, 13 October 2000.
"San Anselmo Refuses to Close Main Street..." Marin Independent Journal, 22 Nov 2000.
"Filming in San Anselmo to Take Holiday Break" Marin Independent Journal, 22 Nov 2000.
"Crowd Hopes for Glimpse of Stars" The Californian, 19 Dec 2000.

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