Punch-Drunk love, 2002
visit the film locations
Honolulu International Airport (HNL), 300 Rodgers Boulevard, Honolulu, HI 96819 (tel: 808.836.6411)
Stay at: the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu (tel: 808.923.7311)
Punch-Drunk Love location: the toilet plunger business where Barry Egan works: Eckhart Autobody, Canoga Avenue, Chatsworth
After the multi-focus sweep of Magnolia, Paul Thomas Anderson turned to this strangely quirky romance, which begins like a David Lynch movie, with a shocking car smash, and the arrival of a mysterious harmonium, on Canoga Avenue, outside the toilet-plunger business where Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) works.
In reality, it’s a bodyshop, Eckhart Autobody, 10101 Canoga Avenue at Mayall Street, Chatsworth in the San Fernando Valley.
Lovestruck Barry follows Lena Leonard (Emily Watson) to Hawaii, where they stay at the venerable ‘Pink Palace of the Pacific’, the Royal Hawaiian Hotel, 2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, on the island of Oahu.