Snow Day Survival: 19 Long Island-Filmed Movies Available Online

Watch these films via Amazon Instant Video and Netflix.

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Being snowed in offers the perfect opportunity to cozy up on the couch and watch movies. What better way to stay off the local roads than to watch movies shot right here on Long Island? We found the following readily available on Amazon Instant Video and Netflix.

On Amazon Instant Video

“The Godfather” – The abandoned runway was shot in Mitchel Field, now part of Nassau Community College, according toMoviesFilmedOnLongisland.com.Other shots feature Falaise, part of the Guggenheim Estate at Sands Point Preserve, including the scene where a horse’s head was found in Jack Woltz’s bed.  

“Citizen Kane” – Long Island shots include aerial views of Huntington’s Oheka Castle to showcase Xanadu, the fictional estate of Charles Foster Kane, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“The Brothers McMullen” – the film written, directed and starring Long Island’s own Edward Burns – features shots of the Valley Stream home where Burns grew up, as well as scenes of the nearby Gibson Long Island Rail Road station.

The Fitzgerald Family Christmas," another Ed Burns film, includes scenes of the Irish Pub and Grill in Lynbrook on Stauderman Avenue.

“Arthur,” the film starring Dudley Moore, includes scenes from Old Bethpage Village, The Knole Estate (built for Herman Duryea) in Old Westbury, and Caumsett Estate in Lloyd Harbor, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Goodfellas,” the Martin Scorsese film starring Robert DeNiro and Ray Liotta, features shots of Catalina Beach Club in Atlantic Beach, a home in Lawrence, and areal shots of Oyster Bay and Valley Stream, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Metropolitan,” the indie film about a group of privileged private school students during debutant season, includes shots of Southampton, says IMBD. 

“North by Northwest,” the Alfred Hitchcock classic starring Cary Grant and Eva Marie Saint, includes shots of The Westbury House/Phipps Estate at Old Westbury Gardens, and The Pratt Estate in Glen Cove, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Sabrina” – starring Humphrey Bogart, Audrey Hepburn and William Holden – was shot at the Hempstead House at Sands Point Preserve, as well as in Glen Cove at Killenworth, a mansion at the Pratt Estate, and Salutations, the estate once owned by Junius S. Morgan III, the grandson of J.P. Morgan, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Win Win,” starring Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan and Port Washington’s own Burt Young, includes Port Washington shots of a 1913 home that houses a law firm, along with scenes at the Long Island Rail Road station, and a convenience store. The Rockville Centre shots include a home and the St. Marks United Methodist Church, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com. And there are scenes filmed at high schools in Locust Valley, Lawrence and Malverne.

“The World According to Garp” – starring Robin Williams, Mary Beth Hurt and Glen Close – includes scenes filmed near the Roslyn village clock tower and an aerial shot of Fishers Island, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

On Netflix

“The Avengers,” starring Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson, was shot in Grumman Studios in Bethpage, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“The Dictator,” which stars Sacha Baron Cohen, includes a shot filmed at Grumman Studios, according to Newsday.

“Endless Love,” the film starring Brooke Shields, features aerial views of Sea Cliff, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Trading Places,” starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy, was shot at Mill Neck Manor, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Commandments,” starring Aidan Quinn and Courtney Cox, includes an aerial view of Montauk, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“The Forgotten,” starring Julianne Moore and Dominic West, includes an aerial shot of Hmpton Bays, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“In & Out” – starring Kevin Kline.Joan Cusack and Tom Selleck – features shots of Northport’s Main Street and Tim’s Shipwreck Diner as well as a church scene in Cold Spring Harbor, according to MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.

“Phoebe in Wonderland” – starring Felicity Huffman, Patricia Clarkson, Elle Fanning and Bill Pullman – includes aerial shots  of Southampton and Riverhead, says MoviesFilmedOnLongIsland.com.  


MFOLI April 04, 2014 at 12:36 PM
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