Filmed on Location in New Milford
For decades, filmmakers and commercial producers alike have loved shooting in New Milford, CT!
Check out this amazing 1973 Doublemint Gum commercial recently digitized from the archive!
And since then, check out these major motion pictures, network television shows and national commercial spots that have filmed in town!
Columbia Pictures, New Line Cinema, Happy Madison Productions
Adam Sandler as Longfellow Deeds hails from Mandrake Falls - filmed in downtown New Milford, Connecticut. The film featured historic Bank Street as well as the municipal airport, in addition to a few interior locations. The production took over the entire downtown business district for almost two weeks, including creating a winter set in the middle of July.
The clip here features scenes filmed in New Milford.
Halloween II (2009)
Director Rob Zombie wanted to film most of Halloween II in northern locations, but due to inclement snowy weather, the production began in Georgia. But when the weather improved, the production came north, allowing the film to be picked up and completed close to Zombie's home.
The Ballad of Jack and Rose (2005)
While filmed primarialy on the remote outskirts of Prince Edward Island, director Rebecca Miller brought her production, starring her husband Daniel Day-Lewis, back home to her neighboring town of New Milford to film the "mainland" scenes within the film.
The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009)
Based on her novel, director Rebecca Lee brought her critically acclaimed second feature film to shoot next to home in New Milford. Featuring an amazing cast starring Robing Wright Penn, Alan Arkin, Julianne Moore, Keanu Reeves, Winona Ryder and many more, the film was shot entirely in the greater New Milford area.
My Soul To Take (2010)
Director Wes Craven filmed this indi-horror feature throughout Connecticut, including the ever memorable "bridge scene", as featured at the start of the trailer here.
The Six Wives of Henry LeFay (2009)
This outrageous comedy starring Tim Allen & Elisha Cuthbert was filmed largely in New Milford, with interior and exterior scenes throughout the film.
Produced and Directed by New Milford locals, this independent film also takes place in New Milford and is the first film in a horror anthology based upon local folklore.
The Thursday Night Club (2022)
Story Plant Entertainment
Filmed entirely in New Milford and with a primarily local crew, this award faith based holiday picture featured music icon Gloria Gaynor in her first ever feature film role.
Brilliant Mistakes (2012)
This locally produced independent feature was filmed entirely throughout Litchfield County, Connecticut, including several scenes in New Milford.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee (2013)
Barry Katz Entertainment, Embassy Row, Sony Pictures Television
Jerry Seinfeld and David Letterman took a ride up Route 7 to get a cup of coffee at the Green Granary, one of many restaurants located in downtown New Milford.
FBI: Most Wanted (2020 - )
Wolf Entertainment, CBS Television Studios, Universal Television
Emmy Award winner Dick Wolf brought his team from "FBI" and the "Law & Order" to New Milford to film an episode of this high-stakes drama in a colonial town outside of New York City. New Milford offered the perfect setting, both on and off the screen, for the show.
Inside American Track League (2021)
World's Greatest, ESPN
Sportscenter's Kenny Mayne and John Anderson joining Olympic hurdler Devon Allen to go inside the American Track League. Filming location inside the 19 Main space, the former National Bank building in downtown New Milford.
Flea Market Flip (2012-2020)
Home to the largest flea market in New England, New Milford has hosted various programs filming and discovering treasures at the Elephnt's Trunk.
Market Warriors (2014)
Another production that came to town to shoot their flea market treasure-hunt program that filmed at the Elephant's Trunk in southern New Milford.
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