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Famous Movies Filmed in Connecticut

Updated September 23, 2019 6.8k views56 items

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

List of movies that were filmed in Connecticut, including trailers of the films when available. Connecticut 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 Connecticut 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 Connecticut, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List includes The Family Stone, Afterschool and more.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Connecticut are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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  • 1

    Released2008

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 2

    The Hunt for Red October

    Alec Baldwin, Sean Connery

    Released1990

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

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  • 3

    Die Hard with a Vengeance

    Bruce Willis, Samuel L. Jackson

    Released1995

    Directed byJohn McTiernan

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    #389 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made#6 of 102 The Best 1990s Action Movies

  • 4

    Amistad

    Morgan Freeman, Matthew McConaughey

    Released1997

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • 5

    All About Eve

    Marilyn Monroe, Bette Davis

    Released1950

    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

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  • 6

    Mr Deeds

    Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder

    Released2002

    Directed bySteven Brill

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    #430 of 922 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#7 of 54 The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler

  • 7

    The Family Stone

    Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2005

    Directed byThomas Bezucha

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  • 8

    Cannonball Run II

    Frank Sinatra, Burt Reynolds

    Released1984

    Directed byHal Needham

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  • 9

    Revolutionary Road

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet

    Released2008

    Directed bySam Mendes

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    #50 of 172 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#398 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • 10

    College Road Trip

    Raven-Symoné, Martin Lawrence

    Released2008

    Directed byRoger Kumble

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    #139 of 145 The Funniest Black Movies Ever Made#24 of 51 The Funniest Road Trip Comedy Movies

  • 11

    Courage Under Fire

    Meg Ryan, Matt Damon

    Released1996

    Directed byEdward Zwick

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  • 12

    Mystic Pizza

    Julia Roberts, Matt Damon

    Released1988

    Directed byDonald Petrie

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  • 13

    Mona Lisa Smile

    Julia Roberts, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2003

    Directed byMike Newell

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  • 14

    The Stepford Wives

    Tina Louise, Mary Stuart Masterson

    Released1975

    Directed byBryan Forbes

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  • 15

    Rachel Getting Married

    Anne Hathaway, Debra Winger

    Released2008

    Directed byJonathan Demme

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    #24 of 32 30+ Great Movies About Depression in Women#8 of 32 The Best Dramas About Relationships Between Sisters

  • 16

    The Object of My Affection

    Jennifer Aniston, Hayden Panettiere

    Released1998

    Directed byNicholas Hytner

  • 17

    The Ice Storm

    Katie Holmes, Christina Ricci

    Released1997

    Directed byAng Lee

  • 18

    All Good Things

    Kirsten Dunst, Ryan Gosling

    Released2010

    Directed byAndrew Jarecki

  • 19

    The Innkeepers

    Lena Dunham, Sara Paxton

    Released2011

    Directed byTi West

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  • 20

    Gimme Shelter

    Keith Richards, The Rolling Stones

    Released1970

    Directed byAlbert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Zwerin

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    #33 of 376 The Greatest Documentaries of All Time#65 of 195 The Best Movies About Music

  • 21

    The Big Wedding

    Amanda Seyfried, Robert De Niro

    Released2013

    Directed byJustin Zackham

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  • 22

    Another Earth

    Brit Marling, William Mapother

    Released2011

    Directed byMike Cahill

  • 23

    Righteous Kill

    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

    Released2008

    Directed byJon Avnet

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  • 24

    Old Dogs

    John Travolta, Robin Williams

    Released2009

    Directed byWalt Becker

  • 25

    The Accidental Husband

    Uma Thurman, Colin Firth

    Released2008

    Directed byGriffin Dunne