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This story was originally published on September 2, 2015.

According to IMDB, there are more than 100 films, documentaries and tv shows that credit Newport, Rhode Island as a filming location.

Pay attention the next time you watch these 16 movies as they all contain scenes filmed in Newport, consider it a free and fun tour of Newport!

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In U.S. Release Date Order

16 – Irrational Man (2015)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included:

  • Fastnet Pub, Salve Regina University, Washington Square, Spring Street in Front of Franklin Spa, In front of Jane Pickens Theater

15 – Moonrise Kingdom (2012)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included:

  • Trinity Church, Castle Hill Lighthouse, and Ballard Park.

14 – Tanner Hall (2009)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included:

  • Seaview Terrace and Newport, Rhode Island (According to IMDB)

13 – 27 Dresses (2008)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included:

  • Marble House

12 – Evening (2007)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included:

  • Gooseberry Beach

11 – Me, Myself & Irene (2000)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included:

  • Brenton Point State Park, King’s Beach, Church of St John the Evangelist, and Ocean Drive.

10 – Amistad (1997)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Queen Ann Square, Marble House, Rosecliff, and Newport Colony House

9 – True Lies (1994)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Ochre Court and Rosecliff

8 – Wind (1992)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Many of the film’s port scenes were filmed on location in and around Newport, Rhode Island.

7 – Reversal Of Fortune (1990)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Newport, Rhode Island (According to IMDB)

6 – Mr. North (1998)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Set to take place in Newport, Rhode Island

5 – Heaven’s Gate (1980)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Rosecliff Mansion

4 – The Betsy (1978)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Rosecliff Mansion

3 – The Great Gatsby (1974)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Marble House, Rosecliff Mansion and Ocean Drive

2 – Lolita (1962)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Market Square

1 – High Society (1956)

Newport, RI Filming Locations Included: 

  • Featured an opening-shot flyover of Newport’s oceanfront mansions (including Clarendon Court) as well as later rear projection work for Kelly and Sinatra as they “drove” along the shore.

 

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