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19 'Dazed and Confused' locations

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1. Everette L. Williams Elementary School

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507 E University Ave
Georgetown, TX 78626

Georgetown's Everette Williams Elementary School—still open and still an elementary school—proved the perfect setting for Slater's rambling back in the day(zed).

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2. Top Notch Hamburgers

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7525 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 452-2181
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Aside from the moonlight tower (not an actual moontower, but we'll get to that later), the Top Notch is easily the most recognized location in the film.

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3. El Mercado

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7414 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757
(512) 454-2500
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Okay, this one's a stretch, but a fan swears the liquor-store owner character goes to El Mercado more than once in the film (there is one on Burnet, so we're going with it).

4. Baseball Game

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7000 Ardath St
Austin, TX 78757

The baseball game Mitch pitches as only part of his epic day was filmed at what was colloquially known as "Northwest Field" and is formally known as Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park.

5. Mitch Kramer's house

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6808 Pioneer Pl
Austin, TX 78757

Mitch ends his epic day at home, deep under the 'phones, as it should be.

6. Carl Burnett's house

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6409 Wilbur Dr
Austin, TX 78757

O'Bannion awaits Carl and Mitch at Carl's house, a truly terrifying site to behold.

7. The Emporium

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6610 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78757

Both the interiors exteriors of The Emporium pool hall were shot at a spot in what was then a strip mall called Violet Crown Shopping Center. It's been gussied up a bit and is now home to Stiles Switch BBQ and other small local businesses.

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8. Rick's Auto Machine Shop

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821 Brentwood St
Austin, TX 78757

The warehouse/shop where O'Bannion gets his payback paint bath looks pretty much the same as it did in 1993.

9. Centennial Liquor Store

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6534 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78752

The Centennial liquor store where Mitch smoothly snags his sixer was really that at the time, though now it's closed.

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10. Americana Movie Theater

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2200 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78756
(512) 974-8820
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The Americana was still a movie theater when the film was made. It survives today, with sign and most of its original architecture intact, as a public library branch.

11. Mike Newhouse's house

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2513 Great Oaks Pkwy
Austin, TX 78756

Mike Newhouse, the lovable nerd, gets a bit of a beatdown in a fight, even though all he wants to do is dance.

Mike Newhouse, the lovable nerd, who gets a bit of a beatdown in a fight, even though all he wants to do is dance.

12. Middle School Dance

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1100 W 45th St
Austin, TX 78756

The awkward middle school dance scene takes place at the Texas School for the Blind, which still exists.

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13. Ballard’s Grab & Go

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4001 Medical Pkwy
Austin, TX 78756

The Ballard's Grab & Go is now a Shell station, to no one's surprise.

14. Kevin Pickford's house

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5800 Coventry Ln
Austin, TX 78723

Kevin Pickford, looking rather sheepish after his parents came home early and ruined his planned graduation party.

15. West Enfield Park

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2008 Enfield Rd.
Austin, TX 78703

As most of us know now, there were no actual moonlight towers used in the film (though there are plenty in Austin). But this central-city park is where the "party at the moon tower" was shot.

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16. Toney Burger Center

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3200 Jones Rd
Austin, TX 78745
(512) 414-2096

The field where Pink comes to terms with his dilemma and utters the great line, “If I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life, remind me to kill myself.”

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17. Bedichek Middle School

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6800 Bill Hughes Rd
Austin, TX 78745

Bedichek Middle School stood in for Robert E. Lee High School in exterior shots.

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18. Highway to Houston

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When Pink and friends finally take off to Houston to get Aerosmith tickets, we see them speeding down Highway 290 near Dripping Springs.

19. Car Wash

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We have it on good authority (a fan’s email) that this hazing scene took place at “a little car wash in Seguin, TX.”

1. Everette L. Williams Elementary School

507 E University Ave, Georgetown, TX 78626
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Georgetown's Everette Williams Elementary School—still open and still an elementary school—proved the perfect setting for Slater's rambling back in the day(zed).

507 E University Ave
Georgetown, TX 78626

2. Top Notch Hamburgers

7525 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757
Jasmin Sun / EATX

Aside from the moonlight tower (not an actual moontower, but we'll get to that later), the Top Notch is easily the most recognized location in the film.

7525 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757

3. El Mercado

7414 Burnet Rd, Austin, TX 78757

Okay, this one's a stretch, but a fan swears the liquor-store owner character goes to El Mercado more than once in the film (there is one on Burnet, so we're going with it).

7414 Burnet Rd
Austin, TX 78757

4. Baseball Game

7000 Ardath St, Austin, TX 78757

The baseball game Mitch pitches as only part of his epic day was filmed at what was colloquially known as "Northwest Field" and is formally known as Beverly S. Sheffield Northwest District Park.

7000 Ardath St
Austin, TX 78757

5. Mitch Kramer's house

6808 Pioneer Pl, Austin, TX 78757

Mitch ends his epic day at home, deep under the 'phones, as it should be.

6808 Pioneer Pl
Austin, TX 78757

6. Carl Burnett's house

6409 Wilbur Dr, Austin, TX 78757

O'Bannion awaits Carl and Mitch at Carl's house, a truly terrifying site to behold.

6409 Wilbur Dr
Austin, TX 78757

7. The Emporium

6610 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78757
Promotional

Both the interiors exteriors of The Emporium pool hall were shot at a spot in what was then a strip mall called Violet Crown Shopping Center. It's been gussied up a bit and is now home to Stiles Switch BBQ and other small local businesses.

6610 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78757

8. Rick's Auto Machine Shop

821 Brentwood St, Austin, TX 78757

The warehouse/shop where O'Bannion gets his payback paint bath looks pretty much the same as it did in 1993.

821 Brentwood St
Austin, TX 78757

9. Centennial Liquor Store

6534 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78752
Wikimedia Commons

The Centennial liquor store where Mitch smoothly snags his sixer was really that at the time, though now it's closed.

6534 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78752

10. Americana Movie Theater

2200 Hancock Dr, Austin, TX 78756

The Americana was still a movie theater when the film was made. It survives today, with sign and most of its original architecture intact, as a public library branch.

2200 Hancock Dr
Austin, TX 78756

11. Mike Newhouse's house

2513 Great Oaks Pkwy, Austin, TX 78756
Mike Newhouse, the lovable nerd, who gets a bit of a beatdown in a fight, even though all he wants to do is dance.

Mike Newhouse, the lovable nerd, gets a bit of a beatdown in a fight, even though all he wants to do is dance.

2513 Great Oaks Pkwy
Austin, TX 78756

12. Middle School Dance

1100 W 45th St, Austin, TX 78756
Promotional

The awkward middle school dance scene takes place at the Texas School for the Blind, which still exists.

1100 W 45th St
Austin, TX 78756

13. Ballard’s Grab & Go

4001 Medical Pkwy, Austin, TX 78756

The Ballard's Grab & Go is now a Shell station, to no one's surprise.

4001 Medical Pkwy
Austin, TX 78756

14. Kevin Pickford's house

5800 Coventry Ln, Austin, TX 78723

Kevin Pickford, looking rather sheepish after his parents came home early and ruined his planned graduation party.

5800 Coventry Ln
Austin, TX 78723

15. West Enfield Park

2008 Enfield Rd., Austin, TX 78703
Promotional

As most of us know now, there were no actual moonlight towers used in the film (though there are plenty in Austin). But this central-city park is where the "party at the moon tower" was shot.

2008 Enfield Rd.
Austin, TX 78703

16. Toney Burger Center

3200 Jones Rd, Austin, TX 78745
Wikimedia Commons

The field where Pink comes to terms with his dilemma and utters the great line, “If I ever start referring to these as the best years of my life, remind me to kill myself.”

3200 Jones Rd
Austin, TX 78745

17. Bedichek Middle School

6800 Bill Hughes Rd, Austin, TX 78745
Promotional

Bedichek Middle School stood in for Robert E. Lee High School in exterior shots.

6800 Bill Hughes Rd
Austin, TX 78745

18. Highway to Houston

Dripping Springs, TX

When Pink and friends finally take off to Houston to get Aerosmith tickets, we see them speeding down Highway 290 near Dripping Springs.

19. Car Wash

Seguin, TX 78155

We have it on good authority (a fan’s email) that this hazing scene took place at “a little car wash in Seguin, TX.”