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Patriots Day filming locations in the Boston area

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The new Patriots Day movie recounts the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013 and the successful hunt for the terrorists behind it.

Cast and crew, including director Peter Berg and stars Mark Wahlberg and John Goodman, filmed a sizable portion of it in the Boston area.

Here are the spots where Patriots Day was filmed. [Sources: IMDb; WBZ-TV News; Boston Globe; PatriotsDayFilm.com]

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1. Teele Square

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Part of the movie was filmed in the Teele Square neighborhood of Somerville, where M.I.T. police office Sean Collier lived (including at Collier's apartment). The terrorists murdered Collier while he was on duty shortly after the marathon bombing.

2. 1 Technology Drive

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1 Technology Dr
Peabody, MA 01960

The crew took over the capacious former U.S. Foods headquarters for its own kind of local headquarters.

3. 1844 Commonwealth Avenue

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1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Auburndale, MA 02466

The movie shot a scene at Lasell College involving Oscar winner J.K. Simmons, who plays Watertown Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese. Pugliese was involved in the shootout with the terrorists.

4. Boston Marathon Finish Line

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665 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

For obvious reasons, the movie shot a scene at this site in Back Bay.

5. South Weymouth Naval Air Station

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410-434 Shea Memorial Dr
Weymouth, MA 02190

The actual scenes of the marathon attacks were filmed at this spot.

6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

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77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139
(617) 253-1000
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The movie also swept onto M.I.T.'s main campus for some shooting.

7. Hugh O'Neill's

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45 Pleasant St
Malden, MA 02148
(781) 338-9977

A bar scene involving Mark Walhberg was filmed in this pub.

8. Harrison Street

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Hartford St & Harrison St
Framingham, MA 01702

The shootout scene that actually took place in Watertown was filmed on Harrison Street in Framingham. Some Watertown locals had objected to a local recreation of the event.

1. Teele Square

Somerville, MA 02144

Part of the movie was filmed in the Teele Square neighborhood of Somerville, where M.I.T. police office Sean Collier lived (including at Collier's apartment). The terrorists murdered Collier while he was on duty shortly after the marathon bombing.

2. 1 Technology Drive

1 Technology Dr, Peabody, MA 01960

The crew took over the capacious former U.S. Foods headquarters for its own kind of local headquarters.

1 Technology Dr
Peabody, MA 01960

3. 1844 Commonwealth Avenue

1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Auburndale, MA 02466

The movie shot a scene at Lasell College involving Oscar winner J.K. Simmons, who plays Watertown Sgt. Jeffrey Pugliese. Pugliese was involved in the shootout with the terrorists.

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Auburndale, MA 02466

4. Boston Marathon Finish Line

665 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02116

For obvious reasons, the movie shot a scene at this site in Back Bay.

665 Boylston St
Boston, MA 02116

5. South Weymouth Naval Air Station

410-434 Shea Memorial Dr, Weymouth, MA 02190

The actual scenes of the marathon attacks were filmed at this spot.

410-434 Shea Memorial Dr
Weymouth, MA 02190

6. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

77 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139

The movie also swept onto M.I.T.'s main campus for some shooting.

77 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

7. Hugh O'Neill's

45 Pleasant St, Malden, MA 02148

A bar scene involving Mark Walhberg was filmed in this pub.

45 Pleasant St
Malden, MA 02148

8. Harrison Street

Hartford St & Harrison St, Framingham, MA 01702

The shootout scene that actually took place in Watertown was filmed on Harrison Street in Framingham. Some Watertown locals had objected to a local recreation of the event.

Hartford St & Harrison St
Framingham, MA 01702