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The Best New Hampshire Movies  

Ranker Film
96 votes 11 voters 37 items

List Rules Regardless 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.

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Click is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken, David Hasselhoff
Click is a 2006 American science fiction comedy-drama film directed by Frank Coraci, written by Steve Koren and Mark O'Keefe, and produced by Adam Sandler, who also starred in the lead role. The ...more
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Jumanji is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams, Patricia Clarkson
Jumanji is a 1995 American fantasy adventure film directed by Joe Johnston. It is an adaptation of the 1981 children's book of the same name by Chris Van Allsburg. The film was directed by Joe ...more
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Eight Crazy Nights is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Adam Sandler, Tyra Banks, Rob Schneider
Eight Crazy Nights is a 2002 American adult animated musical comedy film directed by Seth Kearsley and produced, co-written by and starring Adam Sandler, in his first voice-acting role. Unlike ...more
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Mr Deeds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Steve Buscemi
Mr. Deeds is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Steven Brill and starring Adam Sandler and Winona Ryder. The movie is a remake of the 1936 Frank Capra film Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, and also ...more
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What About Bob? is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Charlie Korsmo
What About Bob? is a 1991 comedy film directed by Frank Oz, and starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss. Murray plays Bob Wiley, a psychiatric patient who follows his egotistical psychiatrist ...more
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The Devil's Disciple is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
The Devil's Disciple Patrick Stewart, Ian Richardson, Mike Gwilym
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Affliction is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Willem Dafoe, Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek
Affliction is an American drama film produced in 1997, written and directed by Paul Schrader from the novel by Russell Banks. It stars Nick Nolte, Sissy Spacek, James Coburn and Willem Dafoe. ...more
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Urban Legend is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Jared Leto, Tara Reid, Alicia Witt
Urban Legend is a 1998 slasher film starring Jared Leto and Alicia Witt. The film is based on the premise that a mad man is using the methods of described in certain urban legends as a means to ...more
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To Die For is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Nicole Kidman, Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Dillon
This film is a 1995 American comedy-drama film, made in a mockumentary format, directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Buck Henry, based on the novel of the same name by Joyce Maynard, which in ...more
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The Devil and Daniel Webster is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Walter Huston, Thomas Mitchell, Simone Simon
The Devil and Daniel Webster is a 1941 fantasy film, adapted by Stephen Vincent Benét and Dan Totheroh from Benét's short story, "The Devil and Daniel Webster". The ...more
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The Hotel New Hampshire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Jodie Foster, Rob Lowe, Seth Green
The Hotel New Hampshire is a 1984 comedy-drama film based on John Irving's 1981 novel of the same name. The film was written and directed by Tony Richardson and stars Jodie Foster, Beau Bridges, ...more
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Lolita is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Christopher Lee, Peter Sellers, Shelley Winters
Lolita is a 1962 comedy-drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick based on the novel of the same title by Vladimir Nabokov, about a middle-aged man who becomes obsessed with a teenage girl. The ...more
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YellowBrickRoad is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Cassidy Freeman, Lee Wilkof, Tara Giordano-Dean
YellowBrickRoad is a 2010 horror film by Jesse Holland and Andy Mitton that stars Cassidy Freeman, Anessa Ramsey and Laura Heisler. It is about an expedition that seeks to find out the fate of ...more
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Lost Boundaries is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Lost Boundaries Mel Ferrer, Susan Douglas Rubes, Beatrice Pearson
Lost Boundaries is an American film directed by Alfred L. Werker that stars Beatrice Pearson, Mel Ferrer, and Susan Douglas Rubes. The film is based on William Lindsay White's book of the same, ...more
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The UFO Incident is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
The UFO Incident
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The Last Detail is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Jack Nicholson, Randy Quaid, Gilda Radner
The Last Detail is a 1973 American comedy-drama film directed by Hal Ashby and starring Jack Nicholson, with a screenplay adapted by Robert Towne from a 1970 novel of the same name by Darryl ...more
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On Golden Pond is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda
On Golden Pond is a 1981 American drama film directed by Mark Rydell. The screenplay by Ernest Thompson was adapted from his 1979 play of the same title. Henry Fonda won the Academy Award for ...more
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Northwest Passage is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Spencer Tracy, Walter Brennan, Robert Young
Northwest Passage is a 1940 film in Technicolor, starring Spencer Tracy, Robert Young, Walter Brennan, Ruth Hussey, and others. The picture is based on a novel by Kenneth Roberts titled ...more
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Live Free or Die is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Live Free or Die Aaron Stanford, Paul Schneider, Ebon Moss-Bachrach
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In the Mouth of Madness is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Hayden Christensen, Charlton Heston, Sam Neill
In the Mouth of Madness is a 1995 American Lovecraftian horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter and written by Michael De Luca. It stars Sam Neill, Julie Carmen, Jürgen Prochnow, ...more
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The Moon's Our Home is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Henry Fonda, Walter Brennan, Margaret Sullavan
The Moon's Our Home is a 1936 film directed by William A. Seiter.
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My Very Best Friend is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
My Very Best Friend Jaclyn Smith, Jill Eikenberry
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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is a 2017 American 3D action dark fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jake Kasdan. Four teenagers discover an old video game console and are literally drawn ...more
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Our Town is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
William Holden, Thomas Mitchell, Fay Bainter
Our Town is a 1940 film adaptation of a play of the same name by Thornton Wilder starring Martha Scott as Emily Webb, and William Holden as George Gibbs. The cast also included Fay Bainter, ...more
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Our Town is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Hampshire Movies
Paul Newman, Jane Curtin, Jeffrey DeMunn
Our Town is a 2003 television film adaptation of the play of the same name by Thornton Wilder. It stars Paul Newman, who was nominated for both an Emmy and a SAG award for outstanding acting. It ...more