Massachusetts Literature Filmed in Massachusetts

Year Title Film Locations Author
2016 Stronger Avon, Boston, Braintree, Chelmsford, Easton, Quincy, Southfield-Weymouth, Woburn Jeff Bauman, Bret Witter
2015 Year by the Sea Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Orleans, Wellfleet Joan Anderson
2015 Live by Night Boston, Lawrence, North Andover Dennis Lehane
2014 The Finest Hours Chatham, Cohasset, Duxbury, Marshfield, Norwell, Quincy Michael J. Tougias, Casey Sherman
2011 I Don’t Know How She Does It Boston-Government Center, Post Office Square Allison Pearson
2009 The Town Boston, Cambridge, Melrose Chuck Hogan
2009 The Social Network Boston, Wheelock College, Boston Ben Mezrich
2007 Chatham (name change to The Golden Boys) Chatham, Cape Cod Josephy C. Lincoln
2007 21 Boston-Newbury St.,. Boston Public Garden, Intercontinental Hotel, Great Bay Restaurant, Boston University, Boston Convention & Expo Center, Back Bay; Chelsea; Cambridge Ben Mezrich
2006 Gone Baby Gone Boston -Erich Lindemann Mental Health Center, Moakley Park, Murphy’s Law, WCVB Studio; mSouth Boston – Old Colony; Cambridge – Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Dorchester, Lynn; Medford – Hormel Stadium, LoConte Rink, Meadow Glen Mall; Quincy – Quincy Quarries; Waltham; Winchester Dennis Lehane
2004 Fever Pitch Boston – Fenway Park, general Boston Nich Hornby
2002 The Human Stain Williamstown – Williams College Philip Roth
2002 Mystic River Boston – Franklin Park Costello’s Package Store, South Boston – a bar and Miller’s Market, East Boston – Monmouth Street, Border Street, Condor Street, Jamaica Plain – Doyle’s Pub, Charlestown; Canoton; Dorchester; Mattapan; Chelsea Dennis Lehane
2000 Legally Blonde Aerial of Cambridge Amanda Brown
2000 Prozac Nation Cambridge; Wheaton College/Norton Elizabeth Wurtzel
1999 The Perfect Storm Gloucester Sebastian Junger
1998 All The Rage South End, Back Bay-Boston, Esplanade Roland Tec
1998 A Civil Action Fenway Park, a bridge in Palmer Jonathan Harr
1995 Before and After Dedham – A neighborhood; Quincy – a drilling site; Boston – Jamaica Plain, Charles Street, Center Street, Boston Public Garden & the athenaeum on Beacon Street; Northbridge – Riverdale Mall; Palmer – a bridge; Waltham – Metropolitan State Hospital Rosellen Brown
1995 The Crucible Essex: Hog Island; Ipswich; Crane’s Beach; Beverly: United Shoe Factory Arthur Miller
1995 Squeeze Dorchester; Boston State Hospital Emmett Folgert
1994 Little Women Historic Deerfield Louisa May Alcott
1993 The Firm Boston – Copley Plaza Hotel, St. James Ave, South Boston: The Abbey; Cambridge – Harvard University, Harvard Square John Grisham
1991 Young Goodman Brown Salem; Topsfield: Bradley State Park; Danvers: Rebecca Nurse Homestead Nathaniel Hawthworne
1990 Mermaids North Easton: Borderland State Park; Rockport; Ipswich; Lincoln Patty Dann
1989 Common Ground Boston J. Anthony Lukas
1989 Glory Boston – Boston Common, South End, Sturbridge Village; Ipswich – Appleton Farm Lincoln Kirstein
1988 Field of Dream Boston – Fenway Park W.P. Kinsella
1986 Touhg Guys Don’t Dance Provincetown Normal Mailer
1984 Where Are The Children? Cape Cod; Bourne; Falmouth Mary Higgins Clark
1983 The Bostonians Boston – Beacon Hill Henry James
1982 The Verdict Boston: State House, South Station, Beacon Hill, Back Bay Barry Reed
1981 Yes, Giorgio Boston: Hatch Shell Anne Piper
1979 House of God Samuel Shem
1978 The Europeans Salem – Salem Maritime National Historic Site; Waltham – Lyman House; Concord Henry James
1978 The Brinks Job Boston: North End, Boston Noel Behn
1977 Coma Boston: Beacon Hill, General Boston Robin Cook
1975 The Reincarnation of Peter Proud Springfield; Northampton: Smith College; Deerfield Max Ehrlich
1973 The Paper Chase Cambridge; Boston: Harvard Stadium John Jay Osborn Jr.
1968 The Boston Strangler Boston; Cambridge Gerold Frank
1967 The Russians are Coming! The Russians are Coming! Nantucket Nathaniel Benchley
1955 Six Bridges to Cross North End, Back Bay, Boston; Concord Joseph F. Dinneen
1937 Captain’s Courageous Gloucester Rudyard Kipling