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The Best New Hampshire Movies

Updated August 9, 2019 218 votes 16 voters36 items

List RulesRegardless of where the movie was filmed, it must be set in New Hampshire. Vote up the best movies with New Hampshire as the backdrop.

Which of these movies about New Hampshire are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Granite State. Some of these movies were actually filmed in New Hampshire but all of them are about or partially set in New Hampshire. Nestled between Maine and Massachusetts on the East Coast, New Hampshire is the inspiration or setting for classic movies and cult favorites. From Jumanji to Eight Crazy Nights, it's time to finally determine the greatest New Hampshire movies.

Vote up the best movies based in New Hampshire. Be sure to check back to see what other voters think about these New Hampshire films. Don't see your favorite New Hampshire movie? Add it to the list and find out how other film aficionados rank your additions.

  • 1
    Click is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Click

    Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken

    Released2006

    Directed byFrank Coraci

    Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written... more on Wikipedia
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    Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Jumanji

    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams

    Released1995

    Directed byJoe Johnston

    Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an... more on Wikipedia
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    Eight Crazy Nights is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Eight Crazy Nights

    Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks

    Released2002

    Directed bySeth Kearsley

    Eight Crazy Nights is a 2002 American adult animated musical comedy film directed by Seth... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    What About Bob? is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    What About Bob?

    Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss

    Released1991

    Directed byFrank Oz

    What About Bob? is a 1991 comedy film directed by Frank Oz, and starring Bill Murray and... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Mr Deeds is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Mr Deeds

    Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Brill

    Mr. Deeds is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    The Hotel New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Hotel New Hampshire

    Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe

    Released1984

    Directed byTony Richardson

    The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Devil and Daniel Webster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Devil and Daniel Webster

    Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell

    Released1941

    Directed byWilliam Dieterle

    The Devil and Daniel Webster is a 1941 fantasy film, adapted by Stephen Vincent Benét and Dan... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    On Golden Pond is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    On Golden Pond

    Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn

    Released1981

    Directed byMark Rydell

    On Golden Pond is a 1981 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell. The screenplay by Ernest... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Affliction is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Affliction

    Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte

    Released1997

    Directed byPaul Schrader

    Affliction is an American drama film produced in 1997, written and directed by Paul Schrader... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    In the Mouth of Madness is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    In the Mouth of Madness

    Sam Neill, Julie Carmen

    Released1994

    Directed byJohn Carpenter

    In the Mouth of Madness is a 1995 American Lovecraftian horror film directed and scored by... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Lolita is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Lolita

    Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers

    Released1962

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    Lolita is a 1962 comedy-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Lolita is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Lolita

    Jeremy Irons, Melanie Griffith

    Released1997

    Directed byAdrian Lyne

    Lolita is a 1997 French-American drama film written by Stephen Schiff and directed by Adrian... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Northwest Passage is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Northwest Passage

    Spencer Tracy, Walter Brennan

    Released1940

    Directed byKing Vidor

    Northwest Passage is a 1940 film in Technicolor, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Our Town is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Our Town

    William Holden, Thomas Mitchell

    Released1940

    Directed bySam Wood

    Our Town is a 1940 film adaptation of a play of the same name by Thornton Wilder starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Our Town is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Our Town

    Paul Newman, Jane Curtin

    Released2003

    Directed byJames Naughton

    Our Town is a 2003 television film adaptation of the play of the same name by Thornton Wilder.... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Return of the Secaucus 7 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Return of the Secaucus 7

    David Strathairn, John Sayles

    Released1980

    Directed byJohn Sayles

    Return of the Secaucus 7 is a 1980 drama film written and directed by John Sayles. It features... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    What Goes Up is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    What Goes Up

    Hilary Duff, Molly Shannon

    Released2009

    Directed byJonathan Glatzer

    What Goes Up is an American comedy-drama film distributed by Sony Pictures Entertainment... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    The Last Detail is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Last Detail

    Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid

    Released1973

    Directed byHal Ashby

    The Last Detail is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jack... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    The Moon's Our Home is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Moon's Our Home

    Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan

    Released1936

    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    The Moon's Our Home is a 1936 film directed by William A. Seiter.
  • 20
    The Plague is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Plague

    James Van Der Beek, Dee Wallace

    Released2006

    Directed byHal Masonberg

    The Plague is a 2006 horror film directed by Hal Masonberg and written by Masonberg and Teal... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    The Rules of Attraction is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Rules of Attraction

    Jessica Biel, Kate Bosworth

    Released2002

    Directed byRoger Avary

    The Rules of Attraction is a 2002 black comedy film written and directed by Roger Avary, based... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    The Sacrifice is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    The Sacrifice

    Jamie Fessenden, Jeff Delano

    Released2005

    Directed byJamie Fessenden

    The Sacrifice is an independent film by James Fessenden that was first shown at Gaylaxicon in... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    To Die For is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    To Die For

    Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released1995

    Directed byGus Van Sant

    This film is a 1995 American comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Tuck Everlasting is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Tuck Everlasting

    Alexis Bledel, Elisabeth Shue

    Released2002

    Directed byJay Russell

    Tuck Everlasting is a 2002 fantasy family romantic drama film based on the children's book of... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
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    Urban Legend

    Jared Leto, Tara Reid

    Released1998

    Directed byJamie Blanks

    Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on... more on Wikipedia
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