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The Best Movies That Take Place In Rhode Island

Updated August 1, 2019 454 votes 34 voters 1.1k 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
    High Society
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    High Society

    Frank Sinatra, Grace Kelly

    Released1956

    Directed byCharles Walters

    High Society is a 1956 American musical comedy film directed by Charles Walters and starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    The Affairs of Susan
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    5

    The Affairs of Susan

    Joan Fontaine, Don DeFore

    Released1945

    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    The Affairs of Susan is a 1945 comedy film starring Joan Fontaine, Walter Abel, George Brent,... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Curse of Chucky
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    5

    Curse of Chucky

    Jennifer Tilly, Brad Dourif

    Released2013

    Directed byDon Mancini

    Curse of Chucky is a 2013 American horror straight-to-video film, and the sixth installment of... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ice Kings: The Untold Story of America's Greatest High School Team
    16
    2

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

    Rob Gaudreau, Ross Brooks

    Released2006

    Directed byCraig E. Shapiro

    Ice Kings is an award winning documentary film by Craig E. Shapiro. The film chronicles Mount... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Federal Hill
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    5

    Federal Hill

    Frank Vincent, Nicholas Turturro

    Released1994

    Directed byMichael Corrente

    Federal Hill is a 1994 American drama film.
  • 6
    Conviction
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    Conviction

    Hilary Swank, Juliette Lewis

    Released2010

    Directed byTony Goldwyn

    Conviction is a 2010 legal drama film directed by Tony Goldwyn, written by Pamela Gray, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    The Witches of Eastwick
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    The Witches of Eastwick

    Jack Nicholson, Michelle Pfeiffer

    Released1987

    Directed byGeorge Miller

    The Witches of Eastwick is a 1987 American comedy-fantasy film based on John Updike's novel of... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Safe Men
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    Safe Men

    Paul Giamatti, Mark Ruffalo

    Released1998

    Directed byJohn Hamburg

    Safe Men is a 1998 film written and directed by John Hamburg. The crime-comedy starred Sam... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Outside Providence
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    Outside Providence

    Alec Baldwin, Amy Smart

    Released1999

    Directed byMichael Corrente

    Outside Providence is a 1999 American film adaptation of Peter Farrelly's 1988 novel of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    41
    10
    5

    41

    41 is an independent feature-length documentary about Nicholas O'Neill, the youngest victim of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Dumb and Dumber
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    Dumb and Dumber

    Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels

    Released1994

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Dumb and Dumber is a 1994 American road buddy comedy film starring Jim Carrey and Jeff... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    The Conjuring
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    The Conjuring

    Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson

    Released2013

    Directed byJames Wan

    The Conjuring is a 2013 American supernatural horror film directed by James Wan and the first... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Me, Myself & Irene
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    Me, Myself & Irene

    Jim Carrey, Anna Kournikova

    Released2000

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Me, Myself & Irene is a 2000 American comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Bleed for This
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    6

    Bleed for This

    Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart

    Released2016

    Directed byBen Younger

    Bleed for This is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed and written by Ben Younger... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Hall Pass
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    Hall Pass

    Alyssa Milano, Christina Applegate

    Released2011

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Hall Pass is a 2011 comedy film produced and directed by the Farrelly brothers and co-written... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Family Guy Presents: Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Shin, Pete Michels

    When Stewie sees a man who looks just like him on TV, he's convinced that he must be his real... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
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    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

    Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce

    Released2010

    Directed byTroy Nixey

    Don't Be Afraid of the Dark is a 2010 American dark fantasy horror film written by Matthew... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Osmosis Jones
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    Osmosis Jones

    Kirsten Dunst, Bill Murray

    Released2001

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Osmosis Jones is a 2001 live-action/animated buddy cop comedy film directed by Tom Sito and... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Hard Luck
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    Hard Luck

    Cybill Shepherd, Wesley Snipes

    Released2006

    Directed byMario Van Peebles

    Hard Luck is a 2006 American thriller film written, produced and directed by Mario Van... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Dan in Real Life
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    5

    Dan in Real Life

    Emily Blunt, Steve Carell

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Hedges

    Dan in Real Life is a 2007 American comedy-drama film directed by Peter Hedges, starring Steve... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd
    5
    5

    Dumb & Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd

    Shia LaBeouf, Rachel Nichols

    Released2003

    Directed byTroy Miller

    Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd is a 2003 American comedy film. It is the second film... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Kiss the Bride
    5
    5

    Kiss the Bride

    Alyssa Milano, Donna D'Errico

    Released2002

    Directed byVanessa Parise

    Kiss the Bride is a 2002 film about an Italian family, directed by Vanessa Parise.
  • 23
    The Last Shot
    5
    5

    The Last Shot

    Alec Baldwin, Willam Belli

    Released2004

    Directed byJeff Nathanson

    The Last Shot is a 2004 comedy film starring Matthew Broderick, Alec Baldwin, Toni Collette,... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    A Wake in Providence
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    A Wake in Providence

    Adrienne Barbeau, Leigh-Allyn Baker

    Released1999

    Directed byRosario Roveto Jr.

    A Wake in Providence is a 1999 comedy film written by Billy Van Zandt, Jane Milmore, Vincent...
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    Other People's Money
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    Other People's Money

    Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck

    Released1991

    Directed byNorman Jewison

    Other People's Money is a 1991 drama/romantic comedy film starring Danny DeVito, Gregory Peck... more on Wikipedia