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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.
  • The Departed1

    The Departed

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Jack Nicholson


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams


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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams


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    Justin Timberlake, Rashida Jones


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  • Mystic River5

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn


    Directed byClint Eastwood

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    Blake Lively, Ben Affleck


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    Casey Affleck, Michelle Monaghan


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    Willem Dafoe, Norman Reedus


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    Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon


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    Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise


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    Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson


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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Callie Thorne


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    Jack Lemmon, Billy Dee Williams


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    Harrison Ford, James Coburn


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    Jeff Goldblum, Marilu Henner


    Directed byJoan Micklin Silver

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    Robert Mitchum, Peter Boyle


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    Kevin Bacon, Burt Reynolds


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    Scarlett Johansson, Seth Smith


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    Kevin Bacon, Joel Edgerton


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    Amy Adams, Christian Bale


    Directed byDavid O. Russell

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Amy Adams


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