Print this articleEmail to a friendGloucesterís Perfect Storm in the Movies
For centuries, this area has been a favorite of artists, writers, and more recently, filmmakers. Hollywood flocks to Cape Ann for its glorious, luminous skies and breathtaking vistas just as painters have for generations. Numerous films have been made in Gloucester.
Sebastian Jungerís book The Perfect Storm and the hit movie of the same name took Gloucesterís story to the world and brought many visitors here to see the sights & sounds from the movie.
Among many other movies filmed in & around Gloucester & Cape Ann are:
The Proposal, Grown Ups, Blown Away, Mermaids, The Game Plan, Moonlight Mile, The Love Letter, Stuck on You, Author! Author! and The Russians are Coming, the Russians are Coming.
On Television...Dangerous Jobs, Deadliest Catch, Route 66, Bewitched, Townies, & The Simpsons. The Weather Channel is a frequent visitor, especially during Noríeasters.
... and in PrintThere are many books set in, and about, Gloucester. Look for these and others at downtown bookstores.
The Perfect Storm
and Enchantment in a
New England Ghost Town
The Last Fish Tale
The Gloucester Guide:
A Stroll Though Place
and Time, and others
The Dogtown Guide
The Last Days
The Serpent Came
to Town (children)
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