Guide To Movies Filmed In Boston

March 2, 2015 11:00 AM
Guide To Movies Filmed In Boston
" It seems like there is a former movie location around every corner in Boston. For decades, movie makers have been coming to the city to showcase the interesting inhabitants and sites in their films. Whether they are making true stories or simply building fiction off the character of Boston, they often wind up with popular underground films or major blockbusters. Not all of them are memorable to movie fans today, but there are a few that stand out and are even some of the most popular movies of this age.

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Ben Affleck and Matt Damon. (Photo credit should read HAL GARB/AFP/Getty Images)

“Good Will Hunting”

“Good Will Hunting” is the movie that launched the careers of screenwriter/actor team Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Thanks in large part to the performances of Damon, Affleck and screen legend Robin Williams, this movie reached far beyond the streets of Boston. A great deal of the film was shot in Canada for various reasons, but there are several shots from Boston and the entire film is based in Boston "

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