Movies Filmed In and Around Boston

Pop the popcorn and dim the lights. It’s movie night, and the theme is… movies filmed in Boston! Hollywood is shooting in Massachusetts more and more each year, and who could blame them? With its stunning cityscapes, idyllic small-town neighborhoods, and endless scenic nature, our area is diversely picturesque.

Here is a list of flicks filmed in and around Boston! Some features on this list are iconic for being shot in Boston — hello, “Good Will Hunting.” But others might just surprise you — “The Proposal“?! From the classics to the Oscar-winning to the newly released, here is a roundup of movies filmed in and around Boston — and we are certain there are more to come. 

“21” — Boston
“About Fate” — Norwood
“American Hustle” — Greater Boston
“Ava” — North Shore
“Black Mass” — South Boston
“Blown Away” — Boston
“The Bostonians” — Boston
“Bride Wars” — Boston
“Coda” — North Shore
“Confess, Fletch” — Cohasset
“The Departed” — Boston
“Don’t Look Up” — Boston
“The Equalizer” — Greater Boston
“Fever Pitch” — Boston
“Free Guy” — Boston
“Furry Vengeance” — Topsfield
“Ghostbusters (2016)” — Boston
“Godmothered” — Boston
“Gone Baby Gone” — Boston
“Good Will Hunting” — Boston
“Grown Ups” — Essex
“Grown Ups 2” — Greater Boston
“Hocus Pocus” — Salem
“Hubie Halloween” — Salem
“I Wanna Dance with Somebody” — Boston
“Jaws” — Martha’s Vineyard
“Jaws 2” — Martha’s Vineyard
“Joy” — Boston
“The Judge” — Shelburne Falls
“Knives Out” — Natick
“Little Women” (2019) — Concord
“Mystic River” — Boston
“Patriot’s Day” — Malden
“Paul Blart: Mall Cop” — Burlington
“Pink Panther 2” — Boston
“The Proposal” — North Shore
“The Sea of Trees” — Foxborough
“Sex Tape” — Weston
“Shutter Island” — South Shore
“The Social Network” — Boston
“Sound of Metal” — Ipswich
“Spotlight” — Boston
“Ted” — Boston
“The Town” — Charlestown
“The Way, Way Back” — South Shore

Shannon started following Boston Moms on social media before she even lived in the Boston area! She credits her passion for the brand to the way it served her personally before she ever contributed to it. Though Shannon moved to Boston to support her husband’s career, Boston Moms was the unexpected gift and opportunity she had no idea was waiting for her. Shannon is mom to Elizabeth (2016) and Anderson (2018). She has been married to her husband, Benjamin, since 2012. Benjamin is a filmmaker and owner of Boston production company Magnus Films. In her free time, Shannon enjoys going to the beach, browsing antique stores, hiking with her family, traveling, reading, and watching movies with her husband.

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