Midnight Cowboy was filmed in New York in the United States of America.
Willis Avenue Bridge
Scene where Joe Buck and Ratso Rizzo are walking across the bridge to visit the cemetery where Rizzo’s father is buried.
Scene was shot The original Willis Avenue Bridge opened in 1901, but was replaced in 2010. The new bridge is 350 feet long, 65 feet high and 77 feet wide. The bridge as seen on the famous publicity photo from the movie therefore disappeared.
GPS: ['40.8032760620117', '-73.9295959472656']
Scene where Joe Buck and Ratzo are walking the street of New York.
Scene was shot Grand Army Plaza lies between 58th Street and 60th Street, just west of Fifth Avenue and just east of East Drive. It is bisected by Central Park South. The plaza is bounded on the north by Scholars Gate, once one of the two main entrances to the carriage drives of Central Park; bounded on the west by the famed Plaza Hotel; bounded on the south by the Bergdorf Goodman department store, formerly the site of the Cornelius Vanderbilt II House, once one of Fifth Avenue's grandest Gilded Age mansions.
GPS: ['40.7646293640137', '-73.9734497070313']
W 58 Street
Scene where Joe Buck and Ratzo are crossing the street when they are almost hit by a car. "Hey, I'm walking here! I'm walking here!"
Scene was shot None
GPS: ['40.7649803161621', '-73.9766540527344']