Malibu is known for its beaches, mansions and surfing – but it is also a very popular place to film movies, TV shows, music videos and advertisements. Many popular TV shows were filmed there – most notably Two and a Half Men and Hannah Montana, as well as dozens of movies like The Big Lebowski, Iron Man (1, 2 & 3) as well as Malibu's Most Wanted.

In the last 10 years, more than 3500 FilmLA permits have been issued for the postcode of 90265, which encompasses Malibu, CA. Are you interested in filming your production in Malibu? Read on to find our top most booked properties in the area that you can book through Giggster.

#6: Stone Manor with Incredible Gardens and Ocean Views


This property has expansive and well-manicured lawns and gardens, an incredible ocean-front view and a rustic, old-Hollywood style facade. Perfect for you to rent for filming your production!

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#5: Ocean View Tropical Resort with Infinity Pool


This property is a true gem. It is a 1.7 acre property, with a 17,000 sq. ft. house. There's a huge outdoor space, including a heated infinity pool towards the ocean. There are two floors, a huge room for stage styling/hair/makeup, a large lit tennis court, gym and even a two story office. It is great for filming, and the owners have lots of experience handling film crews, so you know you'll be in good hands when you rent this property for your production.

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#4: Modern Oceanfront Beach Villa with Panoramic Ocean Views


This is a breathtaking newly remodeled 3-story beachside villa on the sandy Malibu beach. It has approximately 50 ft of beach frontage, and has 5 bedrooms. It boasts entertaining areas, 5 decks with panoramic ocean views and a private foyer entrance that leads to an ocean facing open floor plan. It is a great place to film oceanfront scenes – think Two and a Half Men.

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#3: Malibu Victorian Cove House with Expansive Lawn


A beautiful photo, film as well as wedding location, this Victorian estate sits atop a two acre bluff with panoramic ocean views, private beach frontage, and expansive lawns and gardens. You'll have a great time filming here.

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#2: Bohemian Horse Ranch with Fairytale Setting


This is a rustic, gorgeous and secluded 30 acre working horse ranch, nestled between towering mountains and overlooking the Monte Nido Valley in the heart of Malibu Canyon. It features a walk-in salt water pool with natural local wood gazebos, a 2700 sq. ft. former production house with kitchenette, make-up room, living room, daylight studio as well as incredible viewpoints. The owners are very experienced in hosting film and photo shoots, so you'll be well taken care of when you rent this property for your production.

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#1: Oceanfront Mega-Mansion with Large Glass Atrium


The most expensive property on this list, this ornate Malibu mansion is perched high on the cliffs overlooking the Pacific. The large home boasts numerous cinematic features including a winding and impressive front driveway, beautifully manicured gardens, a luxurious pool and a one of a kind marble staircase. With all of this opulence, you're sure to get one-of-a-kind shots in your production.

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There you go, folks. If you're interested in any of these locations to book them for your next shoot, or even to see more photos, don't hesitate to click on the links provided and start a chat with the owner on Giggster!

If you're interested in something more affordable, check out our article on the Top 10 Cheapest Homes for Filming in LA.

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