Films set in Rhode Islandby Mike_Noga | created - 16 May 2012 | updated - 19 Dec 2015 | Public
Here's a list of films that are at least partially set in the Snail Salad state.
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2. Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy
Set back in the 80s when Harry met Lloyd in high school where they cross paths with a mean principal and a bunch of other outcasts much like themselves.
Votes: 32,745 | Gross: $26.28M
3. American Buffalo (1996)
R | 88 min | Drama
Long-repressed feelings of bitterness and betrayal explode when three inner-city losers plot the robbery of a valuable coin in a seedy second-hand junk shop.
Votes: 3,141 | Gross: $0.54M
4. Reversal of Fortune (1990)
R | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Mystery
Wealthy Sunny von Bülow lies brain-dead, husband Claus guilty of attempted murder; but he says he's innocent and hires Alan Dershowitz for his appeal.
Votes: 12,512 | Gross: $15.45M
6. Jazz on a Summer's Day (1959)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Music
Set at the Newport jazz festival in 1958, this documentary mixes images of water and the town with performers and audience. The film progresses from day to night and from improvisational ... See full summary »
7. Hall Pass (2011)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
Rick and Fred, two husbands who are having difficulty in their marriages, are given a Hall Pass by their wives: for one week, they can do whatever they want.
Votes: 110,459 | Gross: $45.06M
8. Ice Kings (2006)
78 min | Documentary, Sport
The story of the hockey team at Mount St. Charles Academy in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, which, with twenty-six consecutive state championship victories, stands as the greatest high school sports program in history.
10. 41 (2007)
TV-G | 112 min | Documentary, Biography, Music
In the winter of 2003, a catastrophic fire erupted in a Rhode Island concert club, ultimately claiming 100 lives. For this state of just over a million residents, the devastation was ... See full summary »
11. Happy Endings? (2009)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary
An intriguing exploration of the Asian massage parlor industry in Providence, RI, where a 25 year-old loophole has made the exchange of sex for money legal - as long as it happens behind ... See full summary »
12. Safe Men (1998)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Crime
Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,946 | Gross: $0.02M
13. Cheaper by the Dozen (1950)
Approved | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
"Cheaper By the Dozen", based on the real-life story of the Gilbreth family, follows them from Providence, Rhode Island to Montclair, New Jersey, and details the amusing anecdotes found in ... See full summary »
14. The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted, at a cost, when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Votes: 53,579 | Gross: $63.77M
16. Other People's Money (1991)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a "mom and pop" company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his wife's daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,059 | Gross: $25.68M
17. Don't Be Afraid of the Dark (2010)
R | 99 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
A young girl sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend believes that she has released creatures from a sealed ash pit in the basement of her new home.
Votes: 43,365 | Gross: $24.04M
18. Evening (2007)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A drama exploring the romantic past and emotional present of Ann Grant and her daughters, Constance and Nina. As Ann lays dying, she remembers, and is moved to convey to her daughters, the defining moments in her life 50 years prior, when she was a young woman. Harris is the man Ann loves in the 1950s and never forgets.
Votes: 12,314 | Gross: $12.41M
19. Federal Hill (1994)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama
In Providence's Italian neighborhood, Federal Hill, five young men face their choices as they become adults. Bobby, who's sort of dim, owes $30,000 to a counterfeiter who's demanding ... See full summary »
Votes: 390 | Gross: $0.52M
20. Providence (1991)
A talented but disenchanted high school student seeking more advanced instruction sneaks inside the ivy covered gates of nearby Brown University. Masquerading as a college student he is ... See full summary »
21. Lemonade Mouth (2011 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Five high school kids, Olivia, Wendall, Stella, Charlie, and "Mo", meet in detention and start a band based off the lemonade vending machine outside the detention room.
22. The Secret Heart (1946)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
Brillant pianist Larry Addams allows his frustrated ambitions to ruin his life and commits suicide, leaving his wife, Lee, and two small children, Penny and Chase, under the stigma of ... See full summary »
23. Me, Myself & Irene (2000)
R | 116 min | Comedy
A nice-guy cop with dissociative identity disorder must protect a woman on the run from a corrupt ex-boyfriend and his associates.
Votes: 201,803 | Gross: $90.57M
24. Conviction (II) (2010)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama
A working mother puts herself through law school in an effort to represent her brother, who has been wrongfully convicted of murder and has exhausted his chances to appeal his conviction through public defenders.
Votes: 38,356 | Gross: $6.78M
25. High Society (1956)
Not Rated | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A spoiled heiress must choose between three suitors: her jazz musician ex-husband, a stuffy businessman, and an undercover tabloid reporter.
Votes: 11,724 | Gross: $13.00M
26. Mr. North (1988)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Mr. North, a stranger to a small, but wealthy, Rhode Island town, quickly has rumors started about him that he has the power to heal people's ailments. The rumors are magnified by his ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $1.22M
27. There's Something About Mary (1998)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster.
Votes: 265,606 | Gross: $176.48M
28. My Sister's Keeper (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Family
Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.
Votes: 81,990 | Gross: $49.20M
29. The Call of Cthulhu (2005)
Not Rated | 47 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
While sorting the affairs of his late Uncle, a man accidentally stumbles across a series of dark secrets connected to an ancient horror waiting to be freed.
30. Osmosis Jones (2001)
PG | 95 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A policeman white blood cell, with the help of a cold pill, must stop a deadly virus from destroying the human they live in, Frank.
Votes: 28,153 | Gross: $13.60M
31. Outside Providence (1999)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After one too many run ins with the law, a punk teenager from a working class background is sent to prep school by his frustrated dad, and learns a thing or two.
Votes: 8,047 | Gross: $7.29M
32. Stewie Griffin: The Untold Story (2005 Video)
Not Rated | 88 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The maniacal baby of the Griffin family, Stewie, meets his future self. In doing this he discovers that his future image is not what he has anticipated because of a near death experience.
34. Italian Americans and Federal Hill (2006 Video)
89 min | Documentary
Federal Hill, Providence, Rhode Island's "Little Italy," is one of America's most storied neighborhoods. Relive the traditions and challenges of Italian Americans whose ancestors immigrated... See full summary »
Director: Jon Raben
35. The Mulberry Tree (2010)
R | 88 min | Drama
A drama centered on a young man working in Rhode Island's state corrections system and his relationship with a convicted murderer who is dying of AIDS and spending his remaining days on hospital detail.
38. Island Bound (2004)
29 min | Short, Comedy
City slicker and fast talking carpet salesman Eddy McCarthy becomes "Island Bound" when his car breaks down on a remote island in the off-season. With the help of the eccentric locals, ... See full summary »
41. Inkubus (2011)
R | 80 min | Horror
This movie tells the story of a skeleton crew working the final shift at a soon to be demolished police station. The night takes a gruesome turn when the demon, Inkubus, calmly walks into ... See full summary »
Votes: 983 | Gross: $0.08M
43. Normal Adolescent Behavior (2007)
R | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Wendy and her friends avoid the heartless world of random hookups and friends-with-benefits by spending all their time together. When she meets Sean, Wendy is torn between her genuine affection and desire for him and her commitment to her friends, especially her best friend Billie: and Billie isn't interested in losing her friends.
46. Henry's Social Splash (1934)
Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy
Henry's wife decides on a trip to Newport and hires a maid and a butler who, mistaking Henry for a salesman, socks him on the head with a vase. The family foes to Newport where Henry gets ... See full summary »
48. Getting Out of Rhode Island (2003)
103 min | Drama
Morgan Stipe is not a film maker. He is a self centered dreamer from small town Rhode Island, obsessed with becoming a Hollywood player, regardless of the cost. Driven by ego, Morgan ... See full summary »
51. Festival (1967)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Music