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The Boondock Saints

Twins Connor and Murphy go on a vigilante mission to rid their hometown, Boston, of evil and crime, inspired by their strong Catholic faith.

Our List of the 8 Most Boston Movies Ever

The beloved city of Boston has stood as the setting for dozens of movies through the years. From comedic classics like Legally Blonde and Fever Pitch to more intense thrillers like Shutter Island and The Departed, choosing the best of the bunch is no easy feat. But we tried. We considered location (of course), the strength of the accents, and whether or not any of the quintessential beantown heroes like Ben Affleck and Matt Damon had any role in the creation of the film. Here, in a no way definitive list, is a round-up of the most Boston movies of all time.