In the late 1970’s, film companies began using the Ranch for feature films, still photography, commercials and music videos. Location scouts quickly came to appreciate the variety of sites offered at one location.

CRF Commercial Still Photography & Filming Application 

Movies and TV

The Return of Count Yorga starring Mariette Hartley (1971)

The Leftovers starring Cindy Williams and John Denver, Disney (1986) (TV)

The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan starring Lindsay Wagner & Linda Gray (1979)

The Haunting of Sea Cliff Inn starring Ally Sheedy & William Moses (1994)

Sweet Hearts Dance starring Susan Sarandon and Don Johnson (1988)

Gilligan’s Island starring Bob Denver, Alan Hale

Incredible Hulk with Bill Bixby & Lou Ferrigno


Chevy Buick
M&M Nivea
Breathe Right Coke (directed by Rob Reiner)
Carl’s Jr. with Carl Karcher V8

Polaroid commercials with James Garner and Mariette Hartley

Country Time Lemonade


Music Video by Great White