Kalifornia was released into theaters on September 3rd, 1993. Filming locations include Amboy, Ca. and Atlanta, Ga. It was directed by Dominic Sena. This was Sena's first feature film. He's mainly known for directing music videos, from the 80's and early 90's. David Duchovny played the lead of Brian Kessler. One week after Kalifornia was released, Duchovny's career defining role of Fox Mulder in The X Files, debut on Fox. The score was composed by the always impressive, Carter Burwell. The films first DVD release was on October 28th, 1997.
Brian and Carrie's apartment - 141 Magnum St. SW Atlanta, Ga. 30313
The structure has been there since at least the 1950's.
At the time of my visit, it was the Atlanta DUI Academy and Alpha Bonding.
Town & Country Hotel Courts - 2380 Metropolitan Pkwy. SW Atlanta, Ga. 30315
The office portion of the hotel has been demolished. The rooms have been converted into apartments. The hotel has been there since at least the 1940's.
Roy's Motel & Cafe - 87520 National Trails Hwy. Amboy, Ca. 92304
Roy's Garage opened in 1938 along the historic Route 66. On February 1st, 1959 the neon boomerang Roy's sign and reception building with the inclined roof were added. In 1972, I-40 was completed, approximately seventeen miles north of Roy's and business declined sharply, almost overnight. The location has primarily served as a tourist attraction ever since. The location can also be seen in The Hitcher (1986).