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Sometimes called Hollywood East, Long Island’s connection to film history dates to silent cinema when opulent parties and renowned mansions attracted international stars such as Charlie Chaplin. If you haven’t visited our mansions or romantic beaches in person, you’ve probably seen them on the big screen! From Martin Scorsese’s cinematic classics to Adam Sandler’s laugh fests Long Island has served as the backdrop for hundreds of celebrated films and TV shows.
Here are locations where you can recapture Hollywood magic on your next visit to New York City’s Beachfront Backyard.
Long Island is home to two state-of-the-art movie studios in Bethpage. Both Grumman and Gold Coast Studios have housed dozens of A-List stars and blockbuster hits including Avengers, Men in Black 3, Salt, John Wick, The Week of, Oceans 8, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Sisters, The Bourne Legacy and more!
For a full list of films and television shows shot on Long Island visit: