• Filming Location,  Movies

    Sonsie from “Fever Pitch”

    LOCATION:  Sonsie, an international bistro on Boston’s famed Newbury Street, which appeared in “Fever Pitch”. ADDRESS: 327 Newbury St Boston, MA 02115 http://www.sonsieboston.com/home STORY & PHOTOS: “Fever Pitch” is a very Bostony movie, as it centers on Ben (Jimmy Fallon), his obsessive love for the Boston Red Sox, and how it affects his relationship with Lindsey (Drew Barrymore). In the film, Lindsey meets her friends for dinner at Sonsie, which is a cute restaurant on Boston’s posh Newbury Street:

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    The Boston Public Garden Bench from “Good Will Hunting”

    LOCATION The park bench where Robin Williams delivers his memorable monologue in “Good Will Hunting”. ADDRESS Boston Public Garden Boston, MA STORY & PHOTOS 1997’s “Good Will Hunting” showcased not only newcomers Matt Damon and Ben Affleck (who co-wrote and co-starred in the acclaimed film) but also veteran actor Robin Williams in an Oscar-winning performance as therapist Sean Maguire. One of his best scenes takes place on a park bench; watch it here: That much-loved scene takes place in Boston’s Public Garden:

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    Fenway Park from “Fever Pitch”, “Ted”, “Moneyball”, and “The Town”

    LOCATION:  Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. The ballpark has appeared in many films, including “Fever Pitch”, “Moneyball”, “Ted”, and “The Town”. ADDRESS: 4 Yawkey Way Boston, MA 02215 boston.redsox.mlb.com STORY & PHOTOS: For Red Sox fans, going to Fenway Park is like going to church. The Red Sox have a well-documented underdog history and have a notoriously loyal and steadfast following. And Fenway Park is the home base of Red Sox Nation. Fenway has been seen on screen in several films, but perhaps none more prominently than in 2005’s “Fever Pitch”.

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    L Street Tavern from “Good Will Hunting”

    LOCATION Southie bar L Street Tavern, as seen in “Good Will Hunting”. ADDRESS L Street Tavern 195 L Street Boston, MA STORY & PHOTOS The good old boys of “Good Will Hunting”, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, stuck close to home while making the movie of their Oscar-winning screenplay. Most of “Good Will Hunting” was filmed in Boston, MA, and some participating local businesses are still pretty proud of it.

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    The Barking Crab from “The Game Plan”

    LOCATION The Barking Crab, a restaurant seen in “The Game Plan”. ADDRESS The Barking Crab 88 Sleeper Street Boston, MA barkingcrab.com STORY & PHOTOS In Disney’s cheesy but heartfelt sports/family flick “The Game Plan”, egomaniac quarterback Joe Kingman (Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) meets his precocious 8-year-old daughter Peyton (Madison Pettis) for the first time. Mishaps and mayhem ensue but, of course, everything is wrapped up with a happy ending.