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, realistic, scary, atmospheric and light films and TV shows about / with small town, supernatural, danger, dialogue, murder, storytelling, mentor, runaway, vengeance and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Horror and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
new england
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new england movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new england: The Witch (2015), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), The Haunted Palace (1963), Eastwick (2009), The Incubus (1981), Ghost Story (1981), Silent Night, Bloody Night (1972), YellowBrickRoad (2010), In the Mouth of Madness (1995), Moonrise Kingdom (2012).

List of movies set in new england

 6.9
 192K
The Witch (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Canada, USA
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: dark, atmospheric, scary, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: witch, supernatural, religion, curses spells and rituals, family relations, wilderness, isolation, family in danger, parents and children, insanity, imaginary, guilt ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, new hampshire
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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: dark humor, sexy, light, twists and turns, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: witch, devil, magic, wizards and magicians, good versus evil, small town, love and romance, mysterious character, supernatural, promiscuity, supernatural ability, tennis ...
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, tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: gothic horror, burned alive, ghost, monster, mutant, village, curse, mansion, murder, dungeon, supernatural ability, imaginary ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: new england, usa
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 6.4
 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, dark humor, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: witch, small town, magic, mysterious character, good versus evil, supernatural, supernatural ability, introspection, friendship, battle of the sexes, escapades, occult ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, usa
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 5.5
 2K
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: scary, rough, suspenseful, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: demon, small town, murder, mysterious character, slasher, dangerous attraction, teenage life, mind game, supernatural ability, amateur detective, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s, quarry
Place: new england, europe, usa, ireland
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 6.3
 8K
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: scary, psychological, serious, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, small town, supernatural, ghost story, vengeance, friendship, haunted by the past, death, murder, father son relationship, secret, haunted house ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new england, usa, england
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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: serious, suspenseful, disturbing, psychological, realistic ...
Plot: mental institution, murder, psychopath, serial killer, haunted by the past, family in danger, gory, slasher, small town life, who done it, rivalry, ghost ...
Time: 70s
Place: new england, 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, scary, serious
Plot: survival, obsessive quest, danger, haunted by the past, wilderness, missing person, obsession, social relations, small town life, small town, urban legend, escapades ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1940s, year 2008, year 1940 ...
Place: new hampshire, new england, usa
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In the Mouth of Madness (1995)
Genre: Drama, 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: gothic, atmospheric, surreal, scary, psychological ...
Plot: lovecraftian, hallucination, disappearance, insanity, investigation, neo noir, paranoia, police brutality, violence, h.p. lovecraft, gory, mind game ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: new england, new hampshire, england, europe, manhattan new york city ...
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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, sentimental, surreal, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: first love, social misfits, orphan, teenage love, adolescence, boy scout, island, youth, childhood sweetheart, search, disappearance, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1965
Place: new england, usa, england
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 7.1
 22K
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: atmospheric, suspenseful, scary, serious, stylized
Plot: witch, curses spells and rituals, wizards and magicians, evil force, society, religions or cults, danger, punishment, supernatural, supernatural ability, devil, love affair ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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 6.8
 20K
Salem's Lot (1979)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 184 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: suspenseful, atmospheric, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: vampire, small town, murder, adultery, supernatural, missing person, mysterious character, mystery, danger, curses spells and rituals, curse, writers ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, texas, england, new jersey
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 6.0
 63K
Dream House (2011)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 84 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, twist ending, suspenseful, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: haunted house, supernatural, plot twist, riddles and clues, memory loss, parents and children, murder, nervous breakdown, investigation, family relations, danger, family in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new england, usa
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 6.7
 956
Ruben, Ruben (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a novel by Peter De Vries. Story of an alcoholic, lecherous Scottish poet on a tour of New England Universities, where he goes from one bed and bottle to another.
Style: offbeat, clever, witty, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: obsession, alcohol abuse, college, poet, bittersweet, fall in love, college life, love and romance, unfulfillment, womanizer, writer's life, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa
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Those Calloways (1965)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Story of Cam Calloway and his family, who live in a densely wooded area in New England. Cam dreams of building a sanctuary for the geese that fly over the area each year, and he tries several schemes to buy a nearby lake for this santuary. He is ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family relations, danger, family, graphic violence, teaching the ways of the world, curses spells and rituals, human spirit, social decay, single parent, escapades, society, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1920s
Place: new england, vermont
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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: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: submarine, island, cold war, culture clash, hostage, espionage, satire, friendship, danger, fish out of water, comedy of errors, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england, usa, russia, england, california
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An American Christmas Carol (1979)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Depression-era New England, a miserly businessman named Benedict Slade receives a long-overdue attitude adjustment one Christmas eve when he is visited by three ghostly figures who resemble three of the people whose possessions Slade had seized ...
Style: emotional, touching, atmospheric, serious
Plot: ghost, redemption, christmas, great depression, power relations, coldhearted, reform, righting the wronged, bittersweet, family, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: new england, usa
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 7.2
 766
Holliston (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Holliston is an American comedy/horror sitcom created by Adam Green, which debuted on April 3, 2012 on the FEARnet cable television network as their first ever original series. Aside from the FEARnet cable television network, the show is also ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, surreal, tense, light ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tv show, love and romance, follow your dream, buddies, artists and showbiz, filmmaking, imaginary character, hopes, media, odd couple, lifestyle, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new england, usa, massachusetts
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 6.2
 805
The Europeans (1979)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Based on Henry James' novel with the same title. It's the fall of 1850, a few miles outside Boston. The household of the dour Mr. Wentworth receives two unannounced visitors from Europe, Eugenia and Felix, the daughter and son of his half ...
Style: suspense, stylized, biting, realistic, semi serious
Audience: girls' night
Plot: family relations, culture clash, dysfunctional family, baroness, marriage, couple relations, master and servant, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, unfulfillment, rise to the top ...
Time: 19th century
Place: new england, europe, usa, massachusetts, china ...
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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albee's play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally ...
Style: psychological, tense, captivating, rough, talky ...
Plot: guest, confession, battle of the sexes, domestic violence, adultery, humiliation, alcohol, one night, crumbling marriage, couples, family secret, marital problem ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new england, usa
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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, touching, talky, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: family relations, love and romance, estate, parents and children, accident, siblings relations, ornithologist, recklessness, rejection, suicide, actress, director ...
Time: year 1984, 80s, 20th century, year 1987
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: disturbing, realistic, tense, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: murder, child molester, investigation, split personality, mystery, law enforcement, deadly, life is a bitch, crimes, uncover truth, haunted by the past, domestic violence ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new england, massachusetts, usa, boston
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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: tense, scary, realistic, serious, psychotronic
Plot: island, murder, attic, fire, pantyhose, mill, lighthouse, curse, uncover truth, small town, village, haunted by the past ...
Place: new england, usa
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The Haunting of Hell House (1999)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Ireland, 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: ghost, blood, hallucination, nightmare, supernatural ability, supernatural, danger, family in danger, afterlife, haunted house, abortion
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa
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 6.7
 28K
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, semi serious, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: coming of age, swimming, small town, single parent, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, generation gap, eccentric family, parents and children, kennedy assassination ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, quarry, year 1963 ...
Place: new england, usa, texas, dallas texas, massachusetts
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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: suspenseful, scary, serious, psychotronic
Plot: supernatural, small town, reincarnation, feminism, revenge, witch, witch hunt, curse, curses spells and rituals, vengeance, power relations, gory ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: new england, usa
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 6.3
 25K
Mystic Pizza (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Three teenage girls come of age while working at a pizza parlor in Mystic Connecticut.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, touching, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, commitment, coming-of-age, romance, siblings relations, teenage life, small town life, love and romance, hopes, graduation, best friends ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, connecticut, england, london
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 7.5
 34K
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: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, gothic ...
Plot: haunted house, gothic horror, obsession, old dark house, supernatural, disappearance, ghost, haunted by the past, mysterious character, mystery, danger, investigation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 19th century, 1870s ...
Place: new england, usa, boston
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, 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: sincere, serious, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, tennis, self destructing, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, loss of child, couples, disorder, love affair, society, loneliness ...
Time: 90s, year 1998, 20th century, 1940s, 1990s ...
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, massachusetts, oxford university
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The Scarlet Letter (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Set in puritanical Boston in the mid 1600s, the story of seamstress Hester Prynne, who is outcast after she becomes pregnant by a respected reverend. She refuses to divulge the name of the father, is "convicted" of adultery and forced to ...
Style: sexy, realistic, serious, sexual, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, interracial relations, destructive relationship, pregnancy, infidelity, romance, extramarital affair, social misfits, repression, clergy, adultery, betrayal ...
Time: 17th century, 1600s
Place: new england, massachusetts, england, usa, europe ...
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