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  • East Hampton, NY
    Scenes from "Pollock" were filmed in East Hampton at Pollock-Krasner House (2002). ... Zoom in
  • Centerport, NY
    The Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium was used as a drug dealer's house in "Crocodile Dundee II". ... Zoom in
  • Fire Island, NY
    The film's Massachusetts lighthouse-post office is in fact the Fire Island lighthouse (2002). ... Zoom in
  • Old Brookville, NY
    The estate scenes in the movie were shot in Old Brookville. Other sites for the film included Sands Point and Oyster Bay (2013). ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    "Hard Sell" is a dark, coming-of-age comedy written, produced and directed by Oyster Bay native Sean Nalaboff. The country club scene was shot in Old Westbury (2014). ... Zoom in
  • Oyster Bay, NY
    Oyster Bay provided the setting for the Darren Aronofsky-directed "Noah" starring Russell Crowe (2014). ... Zoom in
  • Valley Stream, NY
    Valley Stream was the site for Vitagraph's 1911 film "The Stuff Hereos Are Made Of," directed by D.W. Griffith. ... Zoom in
  • Long Beach, NY
    Long Beach was used for a Vernon and Irene Castle dance scene for 1914's "Whirl of Life," and by Woody Allen in "Zelig" (1982). ... Zoom in
  • Montauk, NY
    Interior scenes were shot at the Famous Players-Lasky studio for 1921's "The Sheik," with Rudolph Valentino. Desert scenes were shot in Montauk. ... Zoom in
  • Huntington, NY
    Huntington Village stood in for Waukeagus, N.J., in a 1926 W.C. Fields vehicle, "So's Your Old Man." ... Zoom in
  • Wantagh, NY
    In 1933, Paul Robeson chose Long Island as the location for "The Emperor Jones," the story of the trial of a cunning railway porter, because the color of his skin made it difficult to shoot in the South. Jones Beach was used for one of the few outdoor shots: Robeson as Brutus Jones, swims ashore from a steamship. ... Zoom in
  • Huntington, NY
    Oheka Castle in Huntington was the setting for the fictional estate Xanadu in the classic film "Citizen Kane." (1941) ... Zoom in
  • Glen Cove, NY
    Two mansions in Glen Cove were used in two versions of "Sabrina": Welland house for the 1954 original; Salutations house for the 1995 remake. ... Zoom in
  • Muttontown, NY
    The Coleman estate was a nice place for Paul Newman and Elizabeth Taylor to indulge in psychological torture in 1958's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof." ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    Alfred Hitchcock shot scenes for his 1959 thriller "North by Northwest" at Old Westbury Gardens. ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    Old Westbury Gardens and the former Phipps estate house were the setting for the movie "Love Story." (1970) ... Zoom in
  • Uniondale, NY
    In "The Godfather" (1972), the scene depicting the killing of Sonny (James Caan) was filmed at an abandoned runway at Mitchel Field in Uniondale. ... Zoom in
  • Port Washington, NY
    Guggenheim estate homes at Sands Point Preserve are a key Long Island setting for mansion shots. Famed "horse's head" scene in "The Godfather" was filmed in the bedroom at the Norman manor Falaise. (1972) ... Zoom in
  • Mill Neck, NY
    Let the sun shine in! Fordyce house was used for scenes in the musical movie "Hair" (1979). ... Zoom in
  • Lido Beach, NY
    Martin Scorcese used the Lido Beach Hotel structure for scenes in "Raging Bull." Robert De Niro played self-destructive boxer Jake LaMotta in this classic film. (1980) ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    The Knole estate was the home for Arthur Bach, a charming drunk, played by Dudley Moore in the movie "Arthur." (1981). A remake starring Jennifer Garner and Russell Brand is being filmed at Old Westbury Gardens outside on the south lawn, behind the historic house. The expected release will be in 2011. ... Zoom in
  • Fishers Island, NY
    John Irving's novel "The World According to Garp" was set in New England, but the 1982 film was shot on location in Fishers Island and Roslyn. ... Zoom in
  • Mill Neck, NY
    Mill Neck Manor was the setting for some of the comedic scenes in "Trading Places" (1983) starring Eddie Murphy, Jamie Lee Curtis and Dan Aykroyd. ... Zoom in
  • Southampton, NY
    Alan Alda opened up the far reaches of Suffolk as a major film site with his 1986 movie, "Sweet Liberty." ... Zoom in
  • Cedarhurst, NY
    Jonathan Demme's memorable comedy "Married to the Mob" (1988) was shot on location in Cedarhurst, Massapequa and East Meadow. ... Zoom in
  • Melville, NY
    Newsday was the location for a fictional Los Angeles newspaper in "Fletch Lives," starring Chevy Chase. If you watch closely, you'll see a map of Long Island on the wall in the newsroom scene from the 1989 movie. ... Zoom in
  • Belle Terre, NY
    A pink bluffside mansion in Belle Terre was used as the fictional home of "romance novelist" Meryl Streep in 1989's "She-Devil." ... Zoom in
  • Mill Neck, NY
    Trevor manse was Diane Keaton's home in Francis Ford Coppola's crime drama "Godfather, Part III." (1990) ... Zoom in
  • Atlantic Beach, NY
    Martin Scorsese used the Catalina Beach Club and Atlantic Beach as the backdrop for the vacation scenes in "Goodfellas" (1990). ... Zoom in
  • Port Washington, NY
    The seaside Hempstead House at Sands Point Preserve was used for "Malcolm X." The biopic about the controversial African-American leader starred Denzel Washington. (1992) ... Zoom in
  • Port Washington, NY
    The Guggenheim estate homes at Sands Point Preserve played a small role in "Scent of a Woman" (1992) with Al Pacino. ... Zoom in
  • Valley Stream, NY
    In "The Brothers McMullen.", director Ed Burns used his parents' Valley Stream home. (1994) ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    The 1995 comedy starring Wesley Snipes and Patrick Swayze as New York drag queens filmed their Miss Drag Queen USA contest at Old Westbury Gardens. ... Zoom in
  • Glen Cove, NY
    Webb Institute provided the setting for some scenes in "Batman Forever" (1995). ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    Whoopi Goldberg used the staircase at the Knole estate for a grand entrance in "The Associate" (1996). ... Zoom in
  • Atlantic Beach, NY
    Scenes for Sidney Lumet's "Night Falls on Manhattan" (1996) were filmed in Atlantic Beach. ... Zoom in
  • Lake Success, NY
    Director Penny Marshall chose Lake Success as one of the film's locations for "The Preacher's Wife" (1996) starring Whitney Houston and Denzel Washington. ... Zoom in
  • Northport, NY
    Northport Village doubled for the fictional Greenleaf, Ind., in the 1997 comedy "In & Out." Tim's Ship-Wreck Diner took on the name "Darlene's Diner" in the Kevin Kline movie. ... Zoom in
  • Greenport, NY
    Crime thriller "The Devil's Own" (1997), starring Harrison Ford and Brad Pitt, was partly filmed in Greenport. ... Zoom in
  • Old Westbury, NY
    Sarah Michelle Gellar and Reese Witherspoon starred in 1998's "Cruel Intentions," but Old Westbury Gardens also played a small role in the film. ... Zoom in
  • Greenvale, NY
    "Meet the Parents," the popular 2000 comedy starring Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller, was filmed in Port Washington, Old Brookville and Greenvale. Louie's Shore Restaurant, in Port Washington, was used in some scenes in this film. ... Zoom in
  • Garden City, NY
    Director Ben Younger's "Boiler Room" (2000), about a college dropout who takes a high pressure job with an investment firm, filmed some driving scenes in Garden City. ... Zoom in
  • Huntington, NY
    "The Others,", a 2001 film which starred Nicole Kidman and was executive produced by Tom Cruise, filmed scenes at Oheka Castle in Huntington. ... Zoom in
  • Great Neck, NY
    The 2003 documentary "Capturing the Friedmans" was filmed in Great Neck where the controversial child molestation case began. ... Zoom in
  • East Hampton, NY
    "Something's Gotta Give" in 2003 had Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton's romantic scenes -- at least the outdoor ones -- taking place in the environs of Southampton and East Hampton. ... Zoom in
  • Montauk, NY
    In 2004's "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind," Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet memorably share a bed on the beach in Montauk. ... Zoom in
  • Manhasset, NY
    The 2006 movie "The Good Shepherd," starring Angelina Jolie and Matt Damon, told the story of the Central Intelligence Agency's early beginnings on location in Manhasset. ... Zoom in
  • Westbury, NY
    A detective brings down Harlem drug kingpin Frank Lucas in 2007's "American Gangster." Long Island's Briarcliff Manor and Old Westbury Gardens were filmed for the movie. ... Zoom in
  • Huntington, NY
    Camera crews set up shop at Oheka Castle in Huntington and Fire Island for 2008's "What Happens in Vegas," starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. ... Zoom in
  • Port Washington
    Camera crews turned a 1913 Port Washington Colonial into a law office for the upcoming film "Win Win," starring actor Paul Giamatti as a struggling attorney. Other locations include the Port Washington Long Island Rail Road station, St. Mark's United Methodist Church in Rockville Centre and Lawrence High School. ... Zoom in
  • Seaford, NY
    The Seaford-Oyster Bay Expressway (Route 135) was closed in July 2009 to shoot a chase scene in "The Bounty Hunter," which starred Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler. ... Zoom in
  • Glen Cove, NY
    An upscale after-wedding brunch in "Sex and the City 2" (2010) was filmed at Salutations Mansion in Glen Cove, starring the fabulous four - Sarah Jessica Parker, Kristin Davis, Kim Cattrall and Cynthia Nixon. ... Zoom in
  • Bethpage, NY
    Angelina Jolie is a CIA agent suspected of spying for the Russians in "Salt" (2010). The former Grumman facility in Bethpage served as a backdrop for part of the movie. Jolie was injured while filming an action sequence and was treated at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. ... Zoom in