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Best Movies Set in New Hampshire

Every state is known for something. As you work your way through the list, don’t miss the best movies set in New Hampshire.

New Hampshire, a U.S. state in New England, is defined by its quaint towns and large expanses of wilderness. In the north, White Mountain National Forest is known for winter sports areas and Mt. Washington, the region’s highest peak, with a cog railway to its summit. Also in the White Mountains are moose, black bears and part of the Appalachian Trail.


Movies Set in New Hampshire

What About Bob?
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  • Bill Murray, Richard Dreyfuss, Julie Hagerty (Actors)

What About Bob?

Year: 1991

Bill Murray is hilarious as a multi-phobic mental case who latches onto pompous psychiatrist Richard Dreyfuss in this comedy. Bob Wiley (Murray) is a typical psychiatric patient: obsessive, compulsive and generally neurotic. But when his new therapist tells him he’s taking a month’s vacation, it’s too much for Bob to handle so he decides to join the doc and his family!

The Devil and Daniel Webster
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  • Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, Jane Darwell (Actors)

All That Money Can Buy (The Devil and Daniel Webster)

Year: 1941

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Jabez Stone is a hard-working farmer trying to make an honest living, but a streak of bad luck tempts him to do the unthinkable: bargain with the Devil himself. For seven years of good fortune, Stone promises “Mr. Scratch” his soul when the contract ends.

When the troubled farmer begins to realize the error of his choice, he enlists the aid of the one man who might save him: the legendary orator and politician Daniel Webster.

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  • Frank Welker, Robin Williams, Kirsten Dunst (Actors)


Year: 1949

A magical board game unleashes a world of adventure on siblings Peter (Bradley Pierce) and Judy Shepherd (Kirsten Dunst). While exploring an old mansion, the youngsters find a curious, jungle-themed game called Jumanji in the attic.

When they start playing, they free Alan Parrish (Robin Williams), who’s been stuck in the game’s inner world for decades. If they win Jumanji, the kids can free Alan for good — but that means braving giant bugs, ill-mannered monkeys and even stampeding rhinos!

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  • Adam Sandler, Kate Beckinsale, Christopher Walken (Actors)


Year: 2006

A harried workaholic, Michael Newman (Adam Sandler) doesn’t have time for his wife (Kate Beckinsale) and children, not if he’s to impress his ungrateful boss and earn a well-deserved promotion. So when he meets Morty (Christopher Walken), a loopy sales clerk, he gets the answer to his prayers: a magical remote that allows him to bypass life’s little distractions with increasingly hysterical results.

Eight Crazy Nights
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  • Adam Sandler, Jackie Sandler, Austin Stout (Actors)

Eight Crazy Nights

Year: 2002

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Party animal Davey (Adam Sandler) gets arrested on the first night of Hanukkah when his wild ways go too far. In the holiday spirit, he is only sentenced to community service. But if Davey can’t keep his act together until he’s finished, he’ll go to jail.

Now that you’ve completed the list of best books set in this state, why not check out some others? Here are the Best Movies Set in All 50 States.


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