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Movies Set in Boston

Based on the summary, name these movies or TV shows that were set in or near Boston.
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First submittedJuly 23, 2013
Last updatedAugust 29, 2015
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Description
Movie
Man and his talking teddy bear are thunder buddies for life
Ted
Policeman infiltrates the mob. Meanwhile a criminal mole infiltrates the police
The Departed
Socially unpopular but brilliant computer programmer starts a famous website
The Social Network
Irish Catholic brothers become vigilantes after killing Russian mobsters in self defense
The Boondock Saints
A team of MIT students count cards
21
Village girls create a witch hunt in this movie version of an Arthur Miller play
The Crucible
Brilliant but troubled janitor solves impossible math problems and gets girls numbers.
How do you like them apples?
Good Will Hunting
Harvard law student is a brilliant legal mind despite acting like a total ditz
Legally Blonde
 
 
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TV Show
Former baseball player runs a bar where everybody knows your name
Cheers
Anorexic lawyer finds humor and romance at a Boston law firm
Ally McBeal
Legal drama that had some crossover with the above show
The Practice
Spin-off of the above show, starring James Spader
Boston Legal
Mad scientist and son investigate crazy things happening in a parallel universe
Fringe
At age 16, a girl discovers that she has witch powers
Sabrina, the Teenage Witch
Three teenagers work at a pizza place (two are guys and one is a girl)
Two Guys and a Girl
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Oct 16, 2013
Two guys and a girl? *facepalm*
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level 71
Oct 19, 2013
"The Friends of Eddie Coyle." Can't get any more Boston than that. "The Brink's Job," with Peter Falk, Allen Garfield, Peter Doyle, Warren Oates, Gena Rowlands, Paul Sorvino and Sheldon Leonard."Celtic Pride" -- never saw it, heard it is terrible, but hard not to include it. "The Last Hurrah" -- Spencer Tracy as a Boston politician. "The Boston Strangler." "Fever Pitch" -- it ends up at Fenway!
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Aug 15, 2016
Blown Away, RIPD, Black Mass, Mystic River, The Town, Gone Baby Gone, Spotlight,
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level 72
Aug 15, 2016
Spencer for Hire - good show.
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level 77
Nov 12, 2013
Ally McBeal wasn't anorexic.
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level 60
Nov 12, 2013
The actress that played her was though.
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level 55
May 10, 2014
LOL
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level 77
Aug 7, 2019
maybe, maybe not. Still...

Also, not really sure that's a "LOL" sort of thing, frost.
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level 71
Nov 12, 2013
Mystic River...very Boston. Field of Dreams - Ray Kinsella meets Terence Mann in Boston, takes him to Fenway...
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level 57
Nov 12, 2013
Mystic River definitely. But save Field of Dreams for an Iowa movie quiz.
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Dec 7, 2017
field of dreams = iowa
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level 66
Nov 12, 2013
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. What would we do without Esteban Julio Ricardo Montoya de la Rosa Ramirez?
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level 33
Nov 12, 2013
The Crucible wasnt set in Boston it was set in Salem. The quiz was "Movies set in Boston" not "Movies set in Massachusetts"
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level 73
Feb 14, 2019
It's probably in Boston urban area ...
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level 80
Sep 25, 2014
Thought for sure "The Town" would be on here. Great movie.
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level 76
Feb 27, 2015
I went to the bar in Boston that was the inspiration for Cheers and nobody knew my name.
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level 79
Feb 22, 2019
Not even you? That's eerie . . .
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level 57
Nov 12, 2015
Number 1 - Fringe is an excellent, overlooked TV series. Number 2 - Crossing Jordan?
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level 72
Jul 4, 2018
I guess 30-something years later no one would remember St. Elsewhere anyway.
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level 71
Dec 31, 2018
Always forget what the HongKong movie is called in English, dangler!