Tag: new-york-city

Young Man with a Horn (1950) 7.2

Young Man with a Horn (1950)

Aimless youth Rick Martin learns he has a gift for music and falls in love with the trumpet. Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard takes Rick under his wing and teaches him all he knows about playing. To the exclusion of anyth...

Prime Evil (1988) 3.9

Prime Evil (1988)

A coven of devil-worshiping monks living in New York City search for victims for their sacrificial ceremonies.::Anonymous...

Aaron Loves Angela (1975) 5.7

Aaron Loves Angela (1975)

Aaron and Angela, two young adults living in the Harlem ghetto of New York City, are deeply in love with each other. The only thing standing in the way of their love is their families. Aaron is black, while Angela is Pue...

Born in Flames (1983) 6.4

Born in Flames (1983)

Set ten years after the most peaceful revolution in United States history, a revolution in which a socialist government gains power, this films presents a dystopia in which the issues of many progressive groups - minorit...

Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989) 6.2

Eat a Bowl of Tea (1989)

A study in culture bridging, including ... a new US-born husband, trying to work within the traditional ways, a new China-born wife, eager to join the "dream" of America, two family-minded fathers, lots of gender-related...

The Puffy Chair (2005) 6.5

The Puffy Chair (2005)

Josh and Emily are in a relationship, but he can be inattentive and unromantic and she can shift her focus from small things to emotional issues in a moment. He invites her to drive from New York City to somewhere in Vir...

Harlem Aria (1999) 6.1

Harlem Aria (1999)

Chasing his dream, Anton leaves his aunt's home in Harlem for downtown New York City, where a quick-witted street hustler named Wes cons him out of his life savings. Homeless and empty-handed, Matthew, a street musician ...

Clock Cleaners (1937) 7.5

Clock Cleaners (1937)

The clock-tower is getting a major cleaning. Donald soon characteristically looses his temper while cleaning the inner clockwork, when a resilient spring proves better at springing back then he at pushing and hammering i...

Up the Sandbox (1972) 5.9

Up the Sandbox (1972)

A young wife and mother, bored with day-to-day life in New York City and neglected by her husband, slips into increasingly outrageous fantasies: her mother breaking into the apartment, an explorer's demonstration of trib...

The Baby-Sitters Club (1995) 5.8

The Baby-Sitters Club (1995)

When Kristy Thomas, president of The Baby-Sitters Club, has a brilliant idea to run a summer day camp, the girls all agree it's the perfect way to spend their summer together. But life gets complicated as budding romance...

Hotshot (1986) 5.5

Hotshot (1986)

The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.::David Landers ...

Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989) 5.6

Bloodhounds of Broadway (1989)

This musical is based on four short stories by Damon Runyon. In one tale, gambler Feet Samuels (Randy Quaid) sells his body to science just as he realizes that Hortense Hathaway (Madonna) loves him and that he would rath...

Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) (TV) 5.9

Sherlock Holmes in New York (1976) (TV)

In this mystery, Sherlock Holmes pursues his archenemy Professor James Moriarty to New York City, in which the villainous scoundrel has carried out the ultimate bank robbery. Meanwhile, Holmes enjoys a blossoming romance...

A Man Called Adam (1966) 6.6

A Man Called Adam (1966)

A famous jazz trumpeter finds himself unable to cope with the problems of everyday life.::alfiehitchie...

Love Before Breakfast (1936) 6.3

Love Before Breakfast (1936)

A rich businessman stalks another man's fiancée....

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940) 6.8

Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940)

Judge Hardy takes his family to New York City, where Andy quickly falls in love with a socialite. He finds the high society life too expensive, and eventually decides that he liked it better back home....

Dalida (2016) 6.9

Dalida (2016)

Based on the true story of acclaimed music icon "Dalida" born in Cairo, who gained celebrity in the 50s, singing in French, Spanish, Arabic, Hebrew, German, Italian, playing in awarded Youssef Chahine's picture "Le Sixiè...

White Water Summer (1987) 6.2

White Water Summer (1987)

An experienced guide (Vic) accompanies a city boy (Alan) and his three friends on their first wilderness experience. Hoping to teach the four boys lessons not only about the wilderness, but about themselves, Vic pushes t...

Way Off Broadway (2001) 6.1

Way Off Broadway (2001)

Way Off Broadway is the story of five friends who, frustrated by the abrupt juxtaposition of being successful artists on the university level to poor struggling artists in New York City, take a crash course in life as th...

Blue Steel (1990) 5.8

Blue Steel (1990)

On her first day on the job, NYPD officer Megan Turner, the lone officer on the scene, shoots and kills the perpetrator of a supermarket hold-up. Since no gun was found on the perpetrator's person or at the scene and non...

Over 21 (1945) 6.5

Over 21 (1945)

Max Wharton, 39, is the editor of the New York Bulletin -- or he was, until he announces that he's quitting to join the army. Robert Gow, who owns the paper, is furious. But Wharton wants more than anything to be close t...

Lovers and Lollipops (1956) 7

Lovers and Lollipops (1956)

Ann, an attractive widowed New York model, lives in an apartment with her daughter Peggy. The courtship of Ann by visiting engineer Larry, and accompanying misadventures, are seen alternately from their and Peggy's viewp...

Body and Soul (1947) 7.6

Body and Soul (1947)

Charley Davis wins an amateur boxing match and is taken on by promoter Quinn. Charley's mother doesn't want him to fight, but when Charley's father is accidentally killed, Charley sets up a fight for money. His career bl...

Baby for Sale (2004) (TV) 5.8

Baby for Sale (2004) (TV)

Michigan surgeon Steve Johnson has a happy family with shopkeeper Nathalie and their adoptive pre-teen son Evan. They want a second child, but neither the natural way nor VIF works, so they hope to adopt again. Their law...

Fitzwilly (1967) 6.7

Fitzwilly (1967)

When Miss Vicki's father dies she continues with her charitable donations. Unfortunately, the family wealth is depleted and she is flat broke. Her loyal butler, Claude Fitzwilliam, known as Fitzwilly, leads the household...

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960) 6.5

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)

Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kate, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kate settles into suburban life, Larry continues to enjoy the theat...

Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day (1941) 6.3

Dr. Kildare’s Wedding Day (1941)

It is a week before Dr. Kildare's wedding to pretty Nurse Mary Lamont. The hospital is a-buzz with preparation for the big day. Good old Dr. Gillespie, despite fatigue, has agreed to help a prominent orchestra conductor ...

Sincerely Yours (1955) 6

Sincerely Yours (1955)

Tony Warrin has it all: a popular pianist who plays any style, he has money, great clothes, a penthouse overlooking Central Park, a rich blond fiancée, a loyal brunette secretary secretly in love with him, and a date at ...

The Imperialists Are Still Alive! (2010) 6

The Imperialists Are Still Alive! (2010)

Asya is a conceptual artist living in Manhattan, active in ex-patriot Middle Eastern politics and fearful of arrest for pro-Palestinian sympathies. Israel is shelling Beirut, her brother is there seeking escape. She meet...

Born to Dance (1936) 6.7

Born to Dance (1936)

Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of Lucy James, a Broadway star duri...

Mad Hot Ballroom (2005) 7.3

Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)

Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way. Told from their candid, sometimes hilarious perspectives, these k...

Lupe (2019) 6.8

Lupe (2019)

A Cuban immigrant struggles with their transgender identity while searching for their missing sister in New York City's underground sex industry.::Charles A Vuolo...

Tom and Jerry (2021) 6.4

Tom and Jerry (2021)

Adaptation of the classic Hanna-Barbera property, which reveals how Tom and Jerry first meet and form their rivalry.::Anonymous...

Amateur (1994) 6.9

Amateur (1994)

Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography. She meets Thomas, a sweet, confused amnesiac who cannot remember that he used to be a vicious p...

Life with Father (1947) 7.2

Life with Father (1947)

In late nineteenth century New York City, a Wall Street broker likes to think his house runs his way, but finds himself constantly bemused at how much of what happens is down to his wife. His children are also stretching...

Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island (1994) 7.9

Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island (1994)

A look inside Rikers Island which is a rather unknown place in New York. Many of the inmates and various people working in the law enforcement field are interviewed. We see aftermath of violence, different units, a drug ...

Brief Moment (1933) 6.3

Brief Moment (1933)

Based on the 1931 Broadway play, which was inspired by the real-life marriage of singer Libby Holman and tobacco tycoon Smith Reynolds, this is the story of nightclub singer Abby Fane (Carole Lombard), who, unable to tol...

The Golden Boat (1990) 6.8

The Golden Boat (1990)

Inspired in form by American police TV shows and soap operas, The Golden Boat is a madcap, surreal dash through the streets of New York city, telling the mysterious and often hilarious story of an aged street-person name...

A King in New York (1957) 7.1

A King in New York (1957)

Due to a revolution in his country, King Shahdov comes to New York - almost broke. To get some money he goes to TV, making commercials and meets the child from communist parents. Due to this he is suddenly a suspected as...

The Beat (1987) 6

The Beat (1987)

A new kid moves into a tough neighborhood controlled by gangs, and tries to teach them poetry.::...