Manchester by the Sea in Movies That Aren't _Manchester by the Sea_ by CoenM

Champion(s):

MarcotteM


Runner(s)-Up:

GriffinJoe

Ryno23


Quiz Description

While my hometown got its greatest celluloid credit from the 2016 film that shares its name, it's not the first film to have shot there. Name these other films that screwed up traffic on Central Street at some point over the years.

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Questions:

What DAVID MAMET FILM, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rebecca Pidgeon, and Alec Baldwin, turned the very coastal MBTS to a town in Vermont where a film crew is trying to make a movie?

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State and Main

What 1990 FILM starring Cher, Wynona Ryder, and Christina Ricci as a family that moves from Oklahoma to Massachusetts in the 1960s shot in downtown MBTS and in neighboring Ipswich (among other locations)?

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Mermaids

What 2015 BIOPIC starring Jennifer Lawrence as a woman who finds business success by inventing a self-wringing mop apparently shot in MBTS (according to IMDB, at least)?

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Joy

Manchester apparently played Alaska in what ROMANTIC COMEDY, where Sandra Bullock's publishing exec fake marries underling Ryan Reynolds to avoid being deported to Canada?

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The Proposal

I'm not surprised that I didn't know this 1993 FILM STARRING MACAULEY CULKIN shot in town, as one of the listed shooting sites is a house on Boardman Avenue, which is a private road.

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The Good Son

I don't think I've ever heard of Edge of Darkness, an action/thriller about a man who uncovers a corporate/government cover-up that is behind his activist daughter's disappearance, but that could be due to it starring what ACTOR who was (until recently) in Hollywood's doghouse for some of his more, uh, unique views on religion and women.

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Mel Gibson

What FILM, starring Martin Lawrence as a thief trying to get back a lucky ring that a rich guy (played by Danny DeVito) took from him during a botched robbery, also filmed in Manchester?

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What's the Worst That Could Happen?

A romantic missive found in a shop run by its romantically-challenged owner leads to various assumptions about who wrote it - and to whom - in what 1999 ROM-COM which I knew filmed in Rockport, but didn't know filmed in Manchester.

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The Love Letter

Well before the current spate of movies, the 1970 drama Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon was shot in town, starring what ACTRESS who just two years later would appear in a film musical that would land her the Oscar for Best Actress?

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Liza Minnelli

Looking to the future, filming was going on in Manchester today (5/4/17) for the sequel to what 2015 COMEDY starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg as a father and stepfather dueling for children's affections?

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Daddy's Home

OK, Manchester falls a little short of filling out the standard 12 question quiz, so let's go to TV, where what PBS SHOW came to town in 2001 to do a 10 month, $1.5 million renovation to a 19th century seaside dwelling?

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This Old House