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Famous Movies Filmed in Boston

Updated September 23, 2019 6.6k views30 items

List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Boston

List of movies that were filmed in Boston, including trailers of the films when available. Boston has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Boston is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Boston, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

Slave Workshop Boston and Elevation 2001: Live from Boston are included on this list along with many more.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Boston?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Boston?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Boston are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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  • The Departed1

    The Departed

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson

    Released2006

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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  • Good Will Hunting2

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams

    Released1997

    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • Shutter Island3

    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams

    Released2010

    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones

    Released2010

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn

    Released2003

    Directed byClint Eastwood

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    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck

    Released2010

    Directed byBen Affleck

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    Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan

    Released2007

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    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus

    Released1999

    Directed byTroy Duffy

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    Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

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  • Knight and Day10

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    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise

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    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson

    Released2004

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    Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer

    Released2004

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    Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Steve Martin

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    Next Stop Wonderland

    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Callie Thorne

    Released1998

    Directed byBrad Anderson

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    The Out-of-Towners

    Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams

    Released1970

    Directed byArthur Hiller

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  • Dead Heat on a Merry-Go-Round16

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    Harrison Ford, James Coburn

    Released1966

    Directed byBernard Girard

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    Between the Lines

    Jeff Goldblum, Marilu Henner

    Released1977

    Directed byJoan Micklin Silver

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    Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle

    Released1973

    Directed byPeter Yates

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    Peter Falk
  • Starting Over21

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    Kevin Bacon, Burt Reynolds

    Released1979

    Directed byAlan J. Pakula

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    Home Alone 3

    Scarlett Johansson, Seth Smith

    Released1997

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    Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton

    Released2015

    Directed byScott Cooper

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    Amy Adams, Christian Bale

    Released2010

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  • American Hustle25

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams

    Released2013

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