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Famous Movies Filmed in New Jersey

Updated June 8, 2017 3.0k views19 items

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

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

Don Jon and I.Q. are only the beginning of the movies on this list.

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

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

    The Wrestler

    Evan Rachel Wood, Mickey Rourke

    Released2008

    Directed byDarren Aronofsky

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    Snake Eyes

    Snake Eyes

    Nicolas Cage, Carla Gugino

    Released1998

    Directed byBrian De Palma

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    #174 of 280 The Best Whodunit Movies#28 of 101 The Best Nicolas Cage Movies

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    In & Out

    In & Out

    Whoopi Goldberg, Glenn Close

    Released1997

    Directed byFrank Oz

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    Nothing to Lose

    Nothing to Lose

    Kelly Preston, Tim Robbins

    Released1997

    Directed bySteve Oedekerk

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    #619 of 926 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films#103 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies

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    I.Q.

    I.Q.

    Meg Ryan, Tim Robbins

    Released1994

    Directed byFred Schepisi

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    #64 of 66 The Best Movies Released Christmas Day#197 of 375 The Greatest Romantic Comedies Of All Time

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    The Great Train Robbery

    The Great Train Robbery

    Broncho Billy Anderson, Alfred C. Abadie

    Released1903

    Directed byEdwin S. Porter

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    #56 of 119 List of Silent Movies#178 of 399 The Best Western Movies Ever Made

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    According to Greta

    According to Greta

    Hilary Duff, Ellen Burstyn

    Released2009

    Directed byNancy Bardawil

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    It Runs in the Family

    It Runs in the Family

    Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas

    Released2003

    Directed byFred Schepisi

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    #174 of 179 The Best Family Drama Movies of All Time#67 of 78 The Best Kirk Douglas Movies

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    Riding in Cars with Boys

    Riding in Cars with Boys

    Drew Barrymore, Maggie Gyllenhaal

    Released2001

    Directed byPenny Marshall

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    Hearts and Minds
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    Don Jon

    Don Jon

    Scarlett Johansson, Anne Hathaway

    Released2013

    Directed byJoseph Gordon-Levitt

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    Strangers with Candy

    Strangers with Candy

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Stephen Colbert

    Released2005

    Directed byPaul Dinello

  • 13
    Imaginary Heroes

    Imaginary Heroes

    Sigourney Weaver, Michelle Williams

    Released2004

    Directed byDan Harris

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    Split Ends

    Split Ends

    Vincent Pastore, Peter McRobbie

    Released2009

    Directed byDorothy Lyman

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    Talmage Farlow
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    Sandy Hook Lingerie Party Massacre

    Sandy Hook Lingerie Party Massacre

    Debbie Rochon, Stephanie Hudson

    Released2000

    Directed byTim Beckley

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    Rocket Attack U.S.A.

    Rocket Attack U.S.A.

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    Algeny: The Genetic Factor

    Algeny: The Genetic Factor

    Rob Yang, Kenneth Maharaj

    Released2007

    Directed byAndrew Burroughs

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    Easy Money

    Easy Money

    Joe Pesci, Jennifer Jason Leigh

    Released1983

    Directed byJames Signorelli