Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome Filming Locations
Sydney in Miniature
A BIG thanks to Dennis W. Nicholson, who worked on the miniatures for Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome, and Steve Pilant for their help in providing these pictures. Please note that these pictures are provided from Dennis' private collection, and may not be reproduced without his permission. Thanks.
Building the miniature Sydney Opera House
Crew member standing next to Sydney Harbour Bridge miniature
Filming the 'fly-through' Sydney at the end of the film
The Sydney miniature set on location
Close up - miniature Sydney
Close up - Miniature Sydney Harbour Bridge
Note that after production all of the models were deemed too big to be able to be stored, and were apparently all destroyed. Unfortunate, especially given the obvious effort and detail put into them, but that's what happens with film sets I guess.