Movies and TV shows set in new england

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in new england ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, suspenseful, scary, suspense, atmospheric and weird films and TV shows about / with small town, supernatural, danger, murder, ghost, storytelling, dialogue, chase, death and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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new england movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new england: The Witch (2015), Moonrise Kingdom (2012), Ghost Story (1981), Eastwick (2009), In the Mouth of Madness (1994), Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972), Dream House (2011), The Haunting (1963), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), The Haunted Palace (1963).

List of movies set in new england

 6.9
 252K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1630s New England, William and Katherine lead a devout Christian life with five children, homesteading on the edge of an impassable wilderness, exiled from their settlement when William defies the local church. When their newborn son vanishes and ...
Style: scary, gothic, atmospheric, suspenseful, dark ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, witchcraft, religion, curses spells and rituals, black magic, paranoia, wilderness, isolation, goat, family bonds, forest ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, new hampshire, usa
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Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, Moonrise Kingdom tells the story of two twelve-year-olds who fall in love, make a secret pact, and run away together into the wilderness. As various authorities try to hunt them ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, sentimental, touching, witty ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: coming of age, first love, boy scout, island, children, adolescence, youth, orphan, social misfits, search party, summer camp, teenage love ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, plymouth, england
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 6.3
 9K
Ghost Story (1981)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Four successful elderly gentlemen, members of the Chowder Society, share a gruesome, 50-year old secret. When one of Edward Wanderley's twin sons dies in a bizarre accident, the group begins to see a pattern of frightening events developing.
Style: suspenseful, gothic, scary, macabre, suspense ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, ghost story, haunted house, small town, vengeance, guilt, death, murder, brutality, life & death, justice ...
Time: 1930s, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, england
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 6.5
 9K
Eastwick (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Eastwick is a 2009 television series based on John Updike's novel The Witches of Eastwick. The series was developed by Maggie Friedman, and starred Paul Gross as the infamous Darryl Van Horne, alongside Jaime Ray Newman, Lindsay Price, and ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, captivating, humorous, offbeat
Plot: witch, magic, supernatural, supernatural ability, small town, good versus evil, mysterious character, friendship, introspection, escapades, battle of the sexes, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, surreal, gothic, scary ...
Plot: insanity, investigation, hallucination, paranoia, small town, disappearance, monster, fantasy becomes reality, supernatural, apocalypse, writers, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A man inherits a mansion, which once was a mental home. He visits the place and begins to investigate some crimes that happened in old times, scaring the people living in the region.
Style: slasher, serious, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, mental institution, murder, psychopath, christmas, family in danger, haunted by the past, ghost, rivalry, supernatural, small town life, who done it ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.0
 67K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Publisher, Will Atenton quits a lucrative job in New York to relocate his wife, Libby and their daughters to a quaint town in New England. However, as they settle into their home the Atentons discover that a woman and her children were murdered ...
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, twist ending, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, memory loss, riddles and clues, mystery, murder, insanity, investigation, haunted by the past, mental patient, nervous breakdown, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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 7.4
 39K
The Haunting (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Dr. Markway, doing research to prove the existence of ghosts, investigates Hill House, a large, eerie mansion with a lurid history of violent death and insanity.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, scary, suspense, suspenseful ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, ghost, lesbian, old dark house, obsession, research, supernatural horror, disappearance, lesbianism, parapsychology, psychic ...
Time: 1940s, 19th century, 20th century, 1870s, 60s
Place: new england, usa, boston
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The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: sexy, light, twists and turns, scary, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, magic, small town, devil, dark humor, witchcraft, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, supernatural, good versus evil, black magic, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
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The Haunted Palace (1963)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A warlock burned at the stake comes back and takes over the body of his great grandson to take his revenge on the descendents of the villages that burned him.
Style: gothic horror, gothic, tense, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: afterlife, mansion, curse, burned alive, dungeon, monster, ghost, murder, mutant, village, supernatural ability, warlock ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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 5.5
 3K
The Incubus (1981)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the small New England town of Galen, a young teenage boy claims he has dreams of young women being brutally raped and murdered. A doctor and the local sheriff discover that the boy's dreams are real and that a sinister occult might be behind ...
Style: slasher, scary, suspenseful, rough, psychological ...
Plot: curse, demon, murder, small town, rape, mysterious character, amateur detective, mind game, supernatural ability, teenage life, haunted by the past, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 80s
Place: new england, europe, usa, ireland
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 6.7
 21K
State and Main (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Hollywood Film unit invades a small Vermont town leading to wholesale abandonment of values and virtue. A smart, warm and funny movie - and not just for movie buffs. Tagline: When a film crew came to Waterford, Vermont - They Shot First And Asked ...
Style: talky, humorous, feel good, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: small town, hollywood, filmmaking, greed, movie business, lifestyle, love and romance, small town life, americana, disorder, artists and showbiz, nothing goes right ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, england, vermont
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 7.1
 24K
Salem (2014)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the volatile world of 17th century Massachusetts, 'Salem' explores what really fueled the town's infamous witch trials and dares to uncover the dark, supernatural truth hiding behind the veil of this infamous period in American ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, stylized ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, supernatural ability, society, religions or cults, devil, love affair, punishment, witch hunt ...
Time: 17th century
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa
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 6.7
 24K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 200 min.
TV show
Story: Vampires are invading a small New England town. It's up to a novelist and a young horror fan to save it.
Style: scary, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, supernatural, small town, murder, curse, adultery, mysterious character, missing person, mystery, curses spells and rituals, writers, death ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, texas, maine, new jersey, england ...
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Days and Nights (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. A modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull", set in rural New England.
Style: humorous, talky, realistic, touching, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, estate, love and romance, parents and children, accident, siblings relations, eagle, actress, director, chess, suicide, estranged son ...
Time: year 1984, year 1987, 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
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Jesse Stone: Death in Paradise (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Small-time police chief and struggling alcoholic Jesse Stone looks into the murder of a teen-age girl whose body is found floating in a local lake. The case brings the former LAPD cop up against the Boston mob and into the affluent world of a ...
Style: realistic, tense, disturbing, serious, rough ...
Plot: child molester, murder, split personality, mystery, investigation, life is a bitch, law enforcement, crimes, uncover truth, domestic violence, psychopath, haunted by the past ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, boston, usa, massachusetts
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Color Out of Space (2019)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Malaysia, Portugal
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The Gardner family moves to a remote farmstead in rural New England to escape the hustle of the 21st century. They are busy adapting to their new life when a meteorite crashes into their front yard, melts into the earth, and infects both the land ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, surreal, tense, rough ...
Plot: meteorite, mutation, farm, alien invasion, family, husband wife relationship, mind control, self mutilation, alien monster, father son relationship, teenage boy, mother daughter relationship ...
Place: new england, massachusetts
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The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming! (1966)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Without hostile intent, a Soviet sub runs aground off New England. Men are sent for a boat, but many villagers go into a tizzy, risking bloodshed.
Style: funny, political, touching, witty, humorous ...
Plot: submarine, cold war, culture clash, island, stranded, communism, friendship, espionage, satire, russian, boat, spy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: new england, russia, england, california, usa
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YellowBrickRoad (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the Fall of 1940, the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked together up a winding mountain trail and into the wilderness. Without warning, they left behind everything: their homes, their clothes, and their money. The only clue where ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, scary, slasher ...
Plot: forest, wilderness, missing person, urban legend, mystery, survival, haunted by the past, obsession, social relations, escapades, small town life, small town ...
Time: 1940s, 21st century, year 1940, contemporary, year 2008 ...
Place: new hampshire, new england, usa
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The Shuttered Room (1967)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In a small island off the American coast, the Whateleys live in an old mill where a mysterious bloody being creates an atmosphere of horror. After her parents get killed by lightning, young Susannah is sent to New York by her aunt Agatha, who wants ...
Style: scary, tense, serious, realistic, psychotronic ...
Plot: aunt, attempted rape, lighthouse, fire, desert island, mental disorder, curse, village, attic, murder, island, ghost ...
Place: new england, usa
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The Haunting of Hell House (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A mysterious, morbid professor who has suffered a number of horrid events in his life tries to help a young troubled man, whose girl friend was killed during an illegal abortion.
Style: serious, suspenseful
Plot: supernatural, haunted house, nightmare, hallucination, ghost, supernatural ability, afterlife, family in danger, abortion, chase, danger, blood
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.7
 32K
Mermaids (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fifteen-year-old Charlotte Flax is tired of her wacky mom moving their family to a different town any time she feels it is necessary. When they move to a small Massachusetts town and Mrs. Flax begins dating a shopkeeper, Charlotte and her 9-year-old ...
Style: feel good, touching, sweet, melancholic, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, mother daughter relationship, small town, romance, teenager, father daughter relationship, loneliness, single parent, couple relations, fall in love, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: 60s, year 1964, 20th century, year 1963
Place: usa, new england, massachusetts, dallas texas, texas
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The Devonsville Terror (1983)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Dr. Worley investigates a 300-year-old witch's curse in the New England town of Devonsville. Three liberated, assertive women move into town, which angers the bigoted, male-dominated town fathers. One of the women is a reincarnation of the ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, psychotronic
Plot: witch, witchcraft, occult, curse, revenge, monster, paranormal, supernatural, feminism, small town, reincarnation, wizards and magicians ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new england, usa
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: psychological, emotional, erotic, melancholic, talky ...
Plot: haunted by the past, loneliness, redemption, seduction, character study, older man younger woman relationship, justice, brutality, self destructing, tennis, dishonesty, hidden identity ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944, year 1998, 90s, 20th century
Place: new england, new jersey, massachusetts, usa, oxford university
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The Finest Hours (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The Coast Guard makes a daring rescue attempt off the coast of Cape Cod after a pair of oil tankers are destroyed during a blizzard in 1952.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, scenic, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: survival, natural disaster, ocean, disaster, storm at sea, forces of nature, courage, adventure, coast guard, sinking ship, shipwreck, daring rescue ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1951
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa
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Death of a Salesman (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Salesman Willy Loman is in a crisis. He's about to lose his job, he can't pay his bills, and his sons Biff and Happy don't respect him and can't seem to live up to their potential. He wonders what went wrong and how he can make ...
Style: sincere, emotional, psychological, atmospheric, philosophical ...
Plot: elderly, dysfunctional family, american dream, mental illness, family relations, parents and children, estrangement, parent child relationship, life is a bitch, human nature, down on your luck, family in crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new england, usa
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The Ghost Writer (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: France, Germany, UK
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A writer stumbles upon a long-hidden secret when he agrees to help former British Prime Minister Adam Lang complete his memoirs on a remote island after the politician's assistant drowns in a mysterious accident. In director Roman ...
Style: twists and turns, atmospheric, suspense, serious, tricky ...
Plot: writers, political conspiracy, politics, investigation, betrayal, mystery, cia, writer's life, secrets, spy, suspicion, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, london, massachusetts, england, usa ...
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The Lords of Salem (2012)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The City of Salem, Massachusetts is visited by a coven of ancient witches.
Style: scary, surreal, psychological, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, occult, insanity, violent, radio dj, burned alive, uncover truth, losing-it hero, religions or cults, rock, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts, boston, new jersey
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The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (1978)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 300 min.
TV show
Story: A young couple moves to a quiet New England village, only to soon find themselves mixed up in mysterious rituals.
Style: slasher, mind bending, tense, scary, serious ...
Plot: small town, occult, cult, ritual, harvest, autumn, religion, paranormal, folklore, ghost, supernatural, small town life ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, usa
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The Legend of Lucy Keyes (2006)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Guy moves to an old farm in Princeton with his wife Jeanne Cooley and their two daughters, Molly and Lucy to build eight windmills to generate clean power to the city. The Cooley family has a cold reception in town, and while voting for the approval ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: missing person, ghost, uncover truth, supernatural, social relations, crimes, countryside, family secret, insanity, empire, small town, missing daughter ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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