Seen on Screen: Universal Studios Hollywood [Stage_18]


TitleReleasedDirectorIMDB
Psycho [Feature Film]1960Alfred HitchcockIMDB Database page about Psycho
The infamous shower scene and Bates Motel interiors were shot on Stage 18. Stage 28 was used for the interiors of the Bates house (the Psycho house). The Psycho House and Bates Motel were originally built close to Singapore Lake (now Jaws Lake) during production. The house has been in three different locations around the backlot in total.
Jurassic Park III [Feature Film]2001Joe JohnstonIMDB Database page about Jurassic Park III
Falls Lake, Stage 01, Stage 12 [jungle rain forest set - plane crashes into tree, Tyrannosaurus vs Spinosaurus battle], Stage 18 [plane in flight - interior, dinosaur kennel set], Stage 27 [A pteranodon grabs Eric. The groups watches helplessly as Eric is carried away. Everyone scrambles to get Eric. Grant and Amanda are separated from Paul by a Pteranodon], Stage 28 [Pteranodon drops Eric into the Nest area. Eric hits hatchlings with his knapsack. Paul, in pursuit, slips and slides, lands down to nest. Paul grabs Eric, they fight their way out of the nest.], Stage 29 [rock wall observatory], Stage 44 [rock wall canyon, flooded], Stage 25, Stage 747
Ghost Whisperer [TV Series]2005-2010John GrayIMDB Database page about Ghost Whisperer
Based on Courthouse Square, this series also filmed in the Chicken Ranch, on Colonial Street, on Elm Street, in the Underwater Tank and on Stage 05, Stage 06, Stage 18, Stage 19, Stage 20 at Universal.
R.I.P.D. [Feature Film]2013Robert SchwentkeIMDB Database page about R.I.P.D.
Stage 18
Furious 7 [Feature Film]2015James WanIMDB Database page about Furious 7
Stage 18, Stage 28, Stage 44

Studio Specifications

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Stage 18

  • Area (sq.ft.):10656
  • Length (feet):144
  • Width (feet):74
  • Height (feet-inches):29-1
  • Floor Material:Wood over concrete sub floor
  • Pits/Tanks (LxWxH):N20-0x12-4×9-6
  • Distributed Load: 500PSF, Point Load: 7000LBS
  • Door Openings (WxH):E12-3×16-8, W11-6×17-0