The Granite State Moviesby Hoekkie | created - 4 months ago | updated - 2 months ago | Public
The Granite State is the official nickname of New Hampshire. The state's nickname refers to its extensive granite formations and quarries (source: wikipedia.org). New Hampshire became the 9th state of the United States of America in 1788.
These movies have a connection with New Hampshire. They are (partially) filmed there or it's a topic in the story. Which movie (or movie poster) do you associate the most with New Hampshire?
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2. Jumanji (1995)
PG | 104 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When two kids find and play a magical board game, they release a man trapped in it for decades--and a host of dangers that can only be stopped by finishing the game.
Votes: 285,030 | Gross: $100.48M
4. In Your Eyes (2014)
Not Rated | 106 min | Fantasy, Romance
Two seemingly unconnected souls from different corners of the United States make a telepathic bond that allows them to see, hear and feel the other's experiences, creating a bond that apparently can't be broken.
5. On Golden Pond (1981)
PG | 109 min | Drama
Norman is a curmudgeon with an estranged relationship with his daughter Chelsea. At Golden Pond, he and his wife nevertheless agree to care for Billy, the son of Chelsea's new boyfriend, and a most unexpected relationship blooms.
Votes: 26,068 | Gross: $119.29M
6. The Good Son (1993)
R | 87 min | Drama, Thriller
A young boy stays with his aunt and uncle and befriends his cousin, a boy of the same age who shows increasing signs of violent and psychopathic behavior.
Votes: 34,705 | Gross: $44.59M
7. The Skulls (2000)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A senior at an ivy league college, who depends on scholarships and working on the side, gets accepted into the secret society The Skulls. He hopes it betters chances at Harvard but The Skulls is not what he thought and comes at a price.
Votes: 30,017 | Gross: $35.01M
8. The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A debonair, adventuresome bank executive believes he has pulled off the perfect multi-million dollar heist, only to match wits with a sexy insurance investigator who will do anything to get her man.
12. Justice Is Mind (2013)
Not Rated | 153 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In a future where MRI technology can read your mind, the trial of the century soon begins when a defendant faces his own memory for a double murder he doesn't remember committing.
Votes: 98 | Gross: $0.00M
14. In Dreams (1999)
R | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
A suburban housewife learns that she has a dreamworld connection to a serial murderer, and must stop him from killing again.
Votes: 11,944 | Gross: $12.02M
15. The Brown Bunny (2003)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama
Professional motorcycle racer Bud Clay heads from New Hampshire to California to race again. Along the way he meets various needy women who provide him with the cure to his own loneliness, but only a certain woman from his past will truly satisfy him.
Votes: 13,223 | Gross: $0.37M
17. YellowBrickRoad (2010)
R | 98 min | Horror, Thriller
1940: the entire population of Friar, New Hampshire walked up a winding mountain trail, leaving everything behind. 2008: the first official expedition into the wilderness attempts to solve the mystery of the lost citizens of Friar.
18. Return of the Secaucus Seven (1979)
R | 104 min | Drama
Seven former college friends, along with a few new friends, gather for a weekend reunion at a summer house in New Hampshire to reminisce about the good old days, when they got arrested on the way to a protest in Washington, DC.
Votes: 1,861 | Gross: $2.00M
20. Lost Boundaries (1949)
Not Rated | 99 min | Drama
This story is a true account of the lives of Scott and Marsha Carter. Having graduated from medical school, Scott Carter, a fair-skinned African American, marries Marsha Mitchell and moves ... See full summary »
21. The Hotel New Hampshire (1984)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
The film talks about a family that weathers all sorts of disasters and keeps going in spite of it all. It is noted for its wonderful assortment of oddball characters.
Votes: 7,499 | Gross: $5.10M
22. The Rules of Attraction (2002)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The incredibly spoiled and overprivileged students of Camden College are a backdrop for an unusual love triangle between a drug dealer, a virgin and a bisexual classmate.
Votes: 48,248 | Gross: $6.53M
24. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941)
Passed | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A nineteenth-century New Hampshire farmer who makes a pact with Satan for economic success enlists Daniel Webster to extract him from his contract.
26. What Goes Up (2009)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama
Set in the mid-80's when a reporter is sent to cover the Challenger Space Shuttle launch only to become mixed up in the lives of some local students.
Votes: 1,778 | Gross: $0.00M
27. A Separate Peace (1972)
PG | 104 min | Drama
Gene and Finny are two boys who are best friends living in 1943, at the height of World War II. The idea that the boys will most likely be drafted when they turn eighteen is surrounding ... See full summary »
28. What About Bob? (1991)
PG | 99 min | Comedy
A successful psychotherapist loses his mind after one of his most dependent patients, an obsessive-compulsive neurotic, tracks him down during his family vacation.
Votes: 59,403 | Gross: $63.71M
29. In the Mouth of Madness (1994)
R | 95 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
An insurance investigator begins discovering that the impact a horror writer's books have on his fans is more than inspirational.
Votes: 56,579 | Gross: $8.95M
31. Affliction (1997)
R | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A deeply troubled small town cop investigates a suspicious hunting death while events occur that cause him to mentally disintegrate.
Votes: 14,249 | Gross: $6.30M
32. The Weight of Water (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A newspaper photographer researches an 1873 double homicide and finds her own life paralleling that of a witness who survived the tragic ordeal.
Votes: 8,677 | Gross: $0.10M
33. Fertile Ground (2011)
R | 95 min | Horror
Emily and Nate Weaver leave the city for the rural comfort of Nate's ancestral home in the country. Once there, Emily is plagued by horrifying visions and haunted by the ghosts inhabiting their isolated new home.
34. American Backwoods: Slew Hampshire (2013)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
In June of 1994, one of the most brutal mass slaughters in history occurred in the backwoods of northern New England. Four months later, history is about to repeat itself. The end of summer... See full summary »