Mass Film Doubles

Massachusetts isn’t always Massachusetts on the screen. Here are some films shot in Massachusetts where we doubled for other locations.

TitleLocationActual location used in Mass
Castle RockMaineBillerica, Boston, Chelmsford, Chelsea, Devens, Everett, Fitchburg, Harvard, Lancaster, Malden, Orange, Royalston, Shirley, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough and Worcester
I Feel PrettyNew YorkBoston, Dedham, Lynn, Salisbury, Worcester
American Woman
(The Burning Woman)
PennsylvaniaAbington, Ashland, Avon, Brockton, Canton, Dover, Framingham, Norfolk, Stoughton, West Bridgewater and Westwood
ThoroughbredsSuburban ConnecticutCohasset, Scituate, Tewksbury, Wellesley and Westwood
DetroitDetroit, MichiganBoston, Brockton, Dedham, Duxbury, Lawrence, Lynn, Malden and Tewksbury
Super Troopers 2VermontCentral and western Massachusetts
GhostbustersNew YorkBoston
JoyNew YorkCanton, Framingham, Haverhill, Lynn, Manchester, Newbury, North Reading, Reading, Rochester, Salem, Wilmington, Winchester
Sea of TreesMt. Fuji, JapanFilmed in four state forests/parks- Purgatory Chasm, Gilbert Hills State Forest, Blackstone State Park and Windsor State Park
Black MassMiami Beach, FloridaRevere Beach, Revere, MA
Olive KitteridgeMaineNorth Shore of MA
The ProposalSitka, AlaskaBearskin Neck, Rockport, MA. A seacoast village on Cape Ann
The JudgeIllinois, IndianaShelburne Falls
The Pink Panther 2Rome and ParisBoston and surrounding Massachusetts towns doubled as Paris at some point during the movie. Locations include: The Boston Public Library, Copley Square, Winthrop Square, The State House, The Crane Estate in Ipswich, and the Citi Wang Theater
Labor DayNew HampshireShelburne, Falls, Acton, Erikson’s Dairy, Maynard
The Love GuideMiddle AmericaBoston, Cohasset, Hingham, Scituate, MA
Olive KitteridgeMaine, New YorkBoston, Saugus, Topsfield, Crane Estate in Ipswich, Danvers
Furry VengeanceOregonMovie set in Oregon, where family is relocated, but it is entirely filmed in Massachusetts: Boston, Saugus, Topsfield, Crane Beach: Ipswich, Danvers, MA
American HustleNew Jersey, Washington D.C.Boston; Citi Wang Theater, Union Station, Worcester; Worcester Art Museum
Bride WarsNew YorkThe department store scenes where shot at The Mall at Chestnut Hill in Chestnut Hill. The wedding day scenes were filmed at Fairmont Copley Plaza, a sister hotel to The Plaza.
Four Single FathersNew York and RomeBoston doubles as NYC in this film.
Shutter IslandDachau Concentration camp , Germany (WWII flashback scenes)Taunton, MA – Whittenton Mills Complex
Paul Blart Mall CopWest Orange Pavilion Mall, New JerseyBurlington Mall – Burlington, MA and Braintree Mall – Braintree, MA
The WomenNew York City, NYBoston, Gloucester (lighthouse beach, Annisquam), Dover, Medfield, Georgetown, Sudbury (Bosse Sports), MA
ShuttleLos Angeles and MexicoBoston, Worcester (Worcester Regional Airport), MA
State and MainWaterford, VTBeverly, Dedham, Gloucester, Malden, Manchester-by-the-Sea, Waltham, MA
Dog DaysVienna SuburbMassachusetts
Cider House RulesMaineGreat Barrington, Lenox, Northampton (State Hospital/Orphanage), Northfield (Drive-in Movie theater), MA
The Good SonMaineBeverly, Cape Ann, Annisquam (Lobster Cove), Rockport (Pagleg Inn), Marblehead ( Old Burial Hill), MA
School TiesPennsylvaniaLeominster, Gardner, Lowell
RunBoston to Atlanta, GABoston, MA
ScreamplayHollywood, Los Angeles, CABoston, MA
Where Are The Children?San Franciscon, CA and Cape CodBourne, Cape Cod, Falmouth, MA
Hanky PankyFrom New York City to the Grand CanyonBoston, MA is one of filming locations among, NYC, and Arizona
Oliver’s StoryNew York OfficeScenes in Massachusetts: Uxbridge (The Stanley Woolen Mill), Cambridge
International VelvetEngland and CanadaParts filmed in Mass (no setting of Mass, but comes back to America with husband)



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