Take a look back at some of the Oscar-winning and nominated movies that were filmed (or partially filmed) in Connecticut as well as the ones that didn't get any Oscar love.
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'Gentleman's Agreement' (1947)
Oscar winner for: Best picture Best actress in a supporting role: Celeste Holm Best director: Elia Kazan
Oscar-nominated for: Best actor in a leading role: Gregory Peck Best actress in a leading role: Dorothy McGuire Best actress in a supporting role: Anne Revere Best writing, screenplay Best film editing
Gregory Peck plays a reporter posing as Jewish for an anti-Semitism story in “Gentleman’s Agreement.” The movie filmed scenes in Darien. More on Gentleman's Agreement'
'Boomerang' (1947) Oscar-nominated for: Best writing,... Photo-963293.81319 - Darien News
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'All About Eve' (1950)
Oscar winner for: Best picture Best actor in a supporting role: George Sanders Best director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Best writing, screenplay: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Best costume design, black and white Best sound, recording
Oscar-nominated for: Best actress in a leading role: Anne Baxter Best actress in a leading role: Bette Davis Best actress in a supporting role: Celeste Holm Best actress in a supporting role: Thelma Ritter Best cinematography, black and white Best art direction-set decoration, black and white Best film editing Best music, scoring of a dramatic or comedy picture
The Best Picture-winning film starring Bette Davis and Anne Baxter was largely filmed in Los Angeles and New York, but a few scenes feature New Haven's Shubert Theatre and the historic Taft Hotel on College Street.
'The Good Shepherd' (2006) Oscar-nominated for: Best... Photo-6239049.81319 - Darien News
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'Revolutionary Road' (2008)
Oscar-nominated for: Best actor in a supporting role: Michael Shannon Best achievement in art direction Best achievement in costume design
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet reunited for the drama taking place in 1950s Connecticut and shot mostly in state. Locations include Trumbull, Beacon Falls, Bethel, Darien, Stamford, Fairfield, Greenwich, New Canaan, Norwalk, Redding, Shelton and Southport. More in 'Revolutionary Road'
Based on a true story, "Louder Than Words" tells the story about a couple who works to build a children's hospital after the death of their child. The movie was filmed in Greenwich, New Canaan and Milford.
'Another Earth' (2011) The sci-fi drama filmed in... Photo-831393.81319 - Darien News
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'All Good Things' (2010)
The film starring Kirsten Dunst and Ryan Gosling is based on a true story of a 1982 murder. Scenes were filmed in many Connecticut towns including Bridgeport, Newtown, Greenwich, Shelton, Stratford and Fairfield.
'Reservation Road' (2007) The thriller starring... Photo-241929.81319 - Darien News
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'The Life Before Her Eyes' (2007)
Uma Thurman plays a woman still shaken by traumatic events that happened fifteen years earlier in the movie filmed entirely in Connecticut towns including Darien, Greenwich, Norwalk, Stamford and New Haven.
'Factory Girl' (2006) The drama focusing on a... Photo-2104867.81319 - Darien News
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'For One More Day' (2007)
The TV movie is based on Mitch Albom's book about a man who is granted one more day with his deceased mother. The movie shot scenes in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Norwalk,, Trumbull and Monroe. More on 'For One More Day'
'Everybody Wins' (1990) The thriller based on the... Photo-4229590.81319 - Darien News
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'Mystic Pizza' (1988)
The famous Julia Roberts movie takes place in Mystic. Although Mystic Pizza is a real restaurant in Mystic, most scenes were shot in Rhode Island. Some scenes were filmed in Mystic, Groton, Stonington and New Haven.