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Famous Movies Filmed in New England

Updated October 13, 2018 2.1k views24 items

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

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

List below includes The Vicious Kind, The Boondock Saints and more movies.

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

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in New England 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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  • Good Will Hunting2

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams


    Directed byGus Van Sant

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  • Shutter Island3

    Shutter Island

    Leonardo DiCaprio, Michelle Williams


    Directed byMartin Scorsese

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    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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  • Mystic River5

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    Emmy Rossum, Sean Penn


    Directed byClint Eastwood

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    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds


    Directed byAnne Fletcher

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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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    Jennifer Connelly, Kate Winslet


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    Kristen Bell, Val Kilmer


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    Marisa Tomei, Sissy Spacek


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    Will Arnett, Brooke Smith


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  • Next Stop Wonderland16

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    Philip Seymour Hoffman, Callie Thorne


    Directed byBrad Anderson

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    Maggie Gyllenhaal, Maya Rudolph


    Directed bySam Mendes

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    Lana Turner, Arthur Kennedy


    Directed byMark Robson, Hal Herman

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    Harrison Ford, James Coburn


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  • The Vicious Kind21

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    Brittany Snow, J.K. Simmons


    Directed byLee Toland Krieger

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    Faye Dunaway, Warren Beatty


    Directed byRobert Trachtenberg

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    Allison Williams, Sam Tsui


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    Kirsten Dunst, Robin Williams


    Directed byJoe Johnston

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