Entertainment
36 voters

The Best Movies That Take Place In Rhode Island

Updated August 1, 2019 417 votes 36 voters 1.3k views34 items

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

Which of these movies about Rhode Island are the best? It's time to vote up the best movies set in the Ocean State. Some of these movies were actually filmed in Rhode Island but all of them are about or partially set in Rhode Island. While a few of these movies are set in or near Providence, the state of Rhode Island is the inspiration or setting for classic movies and cult favorites. From The Witches of Eastwick to The Conjuring, it's time to finally determine the greatest Rhode Island movies.

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

  • 1
    24
    7

    High Society

    Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly
    High Society is a 1956 American musical comedy film directed by Charles Walters and starring...  more
  • 2
    17
    5

    The Affairs of Susan

    Joan Fontaine, Don DeFore
    The Affairs of Susan is a 1945 comedy film starring Joan Fontaine, Walter Abel, George Brent,...  more
  • 3
    17
    5

    Curse of Chucky

    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif
    Curse of Chucky is a 2013 American horror straight-to-video film, and the sixth installment of...  more
  • 4
    14
    2

    Ice Kings: The Untold Story of America's Greatest High School Team

    Rob Gaudreau, Ross Brooks
    Ice Kings is an award winning documentary film by Craig E. Shapiro. The film chronicles Mount...  more
  • 5
    19
    12

    Conviction

    Hilary Swank, Juliette Lewis
    Conviction is a 2010 legal drama film directed by Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, and...  more
  • 6
    17
    9

    The Witches of Eastwick

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer
    The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of...  more
  • 7
    12
    5

    Federal Hill

    Frank Vincent, Nicholas Turturro
    Federal Hill is a 1994 American drama film....  more
  • 8
    9
    2

    Safe Men

    Paul Giamatti, Mark Ruffalo
    Safe Men is a 1998 film written and directed by John Hamburg. The crime-comedy starred Sam...  more
  • 9
    9
    4

    Outside Providence

    Alec Baldwin, Amy Smart
    Outside Providence is a 1999 American film adaptation of Peter Farrelly's 1988 novel of the...  more
  • 10
    9
    4

    41

    41 is an independent feature-length documentary about Nicholas O'Neill, the youngest victim of...  more
  • 11
    14
    12

    Dumb and Dumber

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels
    Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff...  more
  • 12
    9
    5

    Bleed for This

    Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart
    Bleed for This is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed and written by Ben Younger...  more
  • 13
    10
    7

    Pawtucket Rising

    The film tells the decade-long story of how the city of Pawtucket, Rhode Island revitalized itself and became known as "Rhode Island's Creative Community."

  • 14
    9
    7

    Me, Myself & Irene

    Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova
    Me, Myself & Irene is a 2000 American comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers, and...  more
  • 15
    7
    4

    Hall Pass

    Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate
    Hall Pass is a 2011 comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written...  more
  • 16
    When Stewie sees a man who looks just like him on TV, he's convinced that he must be his real...  more
  • 17
    11
    12

    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson
    The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and the first...  more
  • 18
    7
    2

    Osmosis Jones

    Kirsten Dunst, Bill Murray
    Osmosis Jones is a 2001 live-action/animated buddy cop comedy film directed by Tom Sito and...  more
  • 19
    7
    7

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

    Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce
    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2010 American dark fantasy horror film written by Matthew...  more
  • 20
    2
    0

    Hard Luck

    Cybill Shepherd, Wesley Snipes
    Hard Luck is a 2006 American thriller film written, produced and directed by Mario Van...  more
  • 21
    5
    4

    Dan in Real Life

    Emily Blunt, Steve Carell
    Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve...  more
  • 22
    4
    4

    Kiss the Bride

    Alyssa Milano, Donna D'Errico
    Kiss the Bride is a 2002 film about an Italian family, directed by Vanessa Parise....  more
  • 23
    4
    4

    The Last Shot

    Alec Baldwin, Willam Belli
    The Last Shot is a 2004 comedy film starring Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette,...  more
  • 24
    4
    5

    Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

    Shia LaBeouf, Rachel Nichols
    Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd is a 2003 American comedy film. It is the second film...  more
  • 25
    0
    0

    A Wake in Providence

    Adrienne Barbeau, Leigh-Allyn Baker
    A Wake in Providence is a 1999 comedy film written by Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore, Vincent...