screenshots / Encino Man / 1992 Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

This comedy stars Brendan Fraser (George of the Jungle) as a prehistoric caveman who is discovered frozen in a block of ice by an Encino, California teenager who is digging a pool in his backyard.

California filming locations included Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia and Los Angeles Mission College in Sylmar.

In a director's screen test for the film, actor Ben Stiller is cast as Link, the prehistoric man.