The Outsiders house may be the most renowned location whereby the Francis Ford Coppola movie "The Outsiders," based upon a publication by S.E. Hinton, to be filmed in Tulsa. Yet it is by no method the only location. Take a tour using our maps and also go on place with The Outsiders.

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A. The Crutchfield Park neighborhood

B. Downtown

C. Admiral pair area

1. Previous location of dairy Queen, currently J & J Appliances, 1520 E. Pine St.

2. Circle Cinema in the director"s cut opening scene, 10 S. Lewis Ave.

3. Will certainly Rogers High School, i beg your pardon Ponyboy attended, 3909 E. 5th Place.

4. Two-Bit and Ponyboy hitchhike down main Street in Owasso.

5. Ponyboy"s conversation with the Socs at a former Tastee-Freez location, currently a Kum and Go, 10603 E. 86th St. North, Owasso.

6. Buck Merrill"s (Tom Waits) Road house where Ponyboy and also Johnny walk to find Dally. The square structure on the residential property was referred to as the rose Dew Egg Farm. That has because been demolished, 16518 E. Admiral Blvd.

7. Windrixville church fire in ~ Skiatook Lake, now underwater.

Circle Cinema


Watch the opening minutes the “The Outsiders,” the 1983 movie based upon Tulsa writer S.E. Hinton’s novel and filmed here, and you watch Ponyboy Curtis exiting the theater at 10 S. Lewis Ave. Ponyboy (C. Thomas Howell) narrates he “stepped out into the bright sunshine from the darkness that the movie house.”

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Will Rogers High School


Ponyboy attended will certainly Rogers High School, 3909 E. Fifth Place. Here, Danny young O’Connor, who is refurbishing “The Outsiders” house, beginning the institution for a tour. 


Will Rogers High School


A view of Tulsa from outside Will Rogers High School, where author S.E. Hinton was going to school when she wrote the book. 


Outsiders class

A copy the “The Outsiders” sit on a workdesk during a recent class at will Rogers High School, evidence that the book and the movie stay popular.

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Owasso"s key Street

Ator field in Owasso is watched from the area whereby a step in "The Outsiders" to be filmed. Two-Bit and Ponyboy hitchhiked under Owasso"s main Street.

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The church fire in the fictitious city of Windrixville was filmed in a location that is currently underwater at Skiatook Lake, northwest that Tulsa.


Rexall drugstore

Ralph Macchio (left), Matt Dillon and also C. Cutting board Howell sit in prior of the former Rexall drug save in Sperry. Photo/Joe Cervantez

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Outsiders house, park, neighborhood

1. Dally eliminated by police, 1327 E. Jasper St.

2. Crutchfield Park, wherein a Soc gets stabbed, 1345 E. Independence Ave.

3. Rumble through Socs, 700 block north Rockford Avenue

4. Socs jump and cut Pony"s hair through knife, alley behind Outsiders house

5. Ponyboy walks home from movie, 1437 E. Admiral Blvd.

* "The Outsiders" house, 731 N. St. Luigi Ave.

Crutchfield Park

Crutchfield Park, 1345 E. Independence St., to be the setting for the scene where the socs went after Ponyboy together he to be walking residence from the movies and where Johnny eliminated Rob. Here, actors members room seen clowning approximately during the filming the "The Outsiders," in Tulsa.

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Crutchfield Park

Melissa Pascarella, who was an actress in the church fire step of “The Outsiders,” sit at Crutchfield Park.

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Rumble with the Socs

The rumble through the Socs to be filmed one block west from The Outsiders residence (pictured) in the 700 block of north Rockford Avenue.

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The Outsiders House

Danny O’Connor, that is refurbishing the house for a museum, stop a movie tho in former of The Outsiders House, 731 N. St. Louis Ave. 

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Crutchfield neighborhood

Filming because that the "The Outsiders" movie in march 1982 took place in the Crutchfield neighborhood near The Outsiders house.

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Crutchfield neighborhood

Present-day Crutchfield neighborhood.


Outsiders downtown

Woody Guthrie Center

The spot whereby Dally and Ponyboy to be pulled over by police after ~ the fire remained in the area where the internationally known Woody Guthrie center sits. If in the area, prevent in to examine out the considerable collections of legendary musician and social activist Woody Guthrie.

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OSU medical Center

The exterior the the hospital, now known as the OSU Medical facility at 744 W. Nine St., was offered in the filming of the movie, follow to The ar of the convenience store where his character robs in the movie is just south that here, near 12th Street and also Guthrie Avenue.

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Train tracks

"The Outsiders" actors and also crew conference on the train tracks simply north and east the downtown.

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Train tracks

Filming because that the movie The Outsiders movie in march 1982 bring away place simply north and also east that downtown.

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Train tracks

Director Francis Ford Coppola is ~ above the ground talk to people above the train tracks during filming for "The Outsiders" movie in march 1982.

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Boston way Methodist Church

Two-Bit and also Ponyboy waited for a bus in former of Boston Avenue united Methodist Church, 1301 S. Boston Ave., in the movie.


Admiral Twin, drive-in, warehouse market

Admiral pair Drive-In

The Greasers sneaked in to the Admiral twin Drive-In through a hole in the fence.

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Admiral twin Drive-In

Tulsa author, S.E. Hinton, stands in ~ the Admiral pair Drive-In. The Admiral Twin, 7355 E. Easton St., to be the location where Cherry and also Ponyboy met because that the an initial time.

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S.E. Hinton

Tulsa author S.E. Hinton is checked out at the Admiral pair Drive-In, whereby a part of the 1983 movie “The Outsiders” to be filmed.

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Rob Lowe and Tom Cruise

Rob Lowe (left) and also Tom Cruise talk with a actors member during the filming the “The Outsiders” in Tulsa. 

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Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze has make-up used before a scene during the filming of "The Outsiders."

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DX company station in Sperry

Plans to be announced to reclaim a former DX service station in Sperry. MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World

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