Tag: new-york-city

A Rainy Day in New York-2019 6.9

A Rainy Day in New York-2019

A young couple arrive in New York for a weekend where they are met with bad weather and a series of adventures and misadventures....

Pollock-2000 7

Pollock-2000

At the end of the 1940's, abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock (1912-1956) is featured in Life magazine. Flashback to 1941, he's living with his brother in a tiny apartment in New York City, drinking too much, and exhi...

Downtown 81-2000 7.1

Downtown 81-2000

The film is a day in the life of a young artist, Jean Michel Basquiat, who needs to raise money to reclaim the apartment from which he has been evicted. He wanders the downtown streets carrying a painting he hopes to sel...

Project Nim-2011 7.4

Project Nim-2011

From the Oscar-winning team behind MAN ON WIRE comes the story of Nim, the chimpanzee who in the 1970s became the focus of a landmark experiment which aimed to show that an ape could learn to communicate with language if...

Charly-2002 6.7

Charly-2002

Sam Roberts thinks he has all the answers: the purpose of life, the meaning of love, the plan for a perfect future. Until Charly walks into his life. As different as Salt Lake City and New York City, Sam and Charly are t...

The Protector-1985 5.7

The Protector-1985

Billy Wong is a New York City cop whose partner is gunned down during a robbery. Billy and his new partner, Danny Garoni, are working security at a fashion show when a wealthy man's daughter, Laura Shapiro, is kidnapped....

The Warriors-1979 7.6

The Warriors-1979

Cyrus, the leader of the most powerful gang in New York City, the Gramercy Riffs, calls a midnight summit for all the area gangs, with all asked to send nine unarmed representatives for the conclave. A gang called The Wa...

Badge 373-1973 5.7

Badge 373-1973

After his suspension for the shooting death of a drug runner, a New York City cop vows to keep the streets clean, any way he can.::Anonymous...

Christmas in July-1940 7.5

Christmas in July-1940

An office clerk loves entering contests in the hopes of someday winning a fortune and marrying the girl he loves. His latest attempt is the Maxford House Coffee Slogan Contest. As a joke, some of his co-workers put toget...

The Impostors-1998 6.5

The Impostors-1998

In an attempt to resurrect the slapstick comedy of Laurel and Hardy or The Marx Brothers, Stanley Tucci and Oliver Platt team-up as two out-of-work actors who accidentally stowaway on a ship to hide from a drunken, belli...

View of Terror-2003 5.4

View of Terror-2003

A stalker picks up the scent of a beautiful young woman.::Anonymous...

21 Bridges-2019 6.3

21 Bridges-2019

Thrust into a citywide manhunt for a duo of cop killers, NYPD detective Andre Davis begins to uncover a massive conspiracy that links his fellow police officers to a criminal empire and must decide who he is hunting and ...

Who’s That Girl-1987 4.8

Who’s That Girl-1987

Four years unjustly jailed haven't dampened the spirits or determination of Nikki Finn (Madonna). The spunky parolee sets out to clear her name, and sets the Big Apple spinning in deliriously funny ways....

Pecker-1998 6.3

Pecker-1998

A Baltimore sandwich shop employee becomes an overnight sensation when a photographer's photos he's taken of his weird family become the latest rage in the art world....

Little Big League-1994 6.1

Little Big League-1994

When the owner of the Minnesota Twins dies suddenly, his will bequeaths the team to his grandson Billy, a devotee of baseball who, although only 12, has devoured voluminous lore, knows the team intimately, and has shown ...

The Beautiful Country-2004 7.4

The Beautiful Country-2004

One of the consequences of the U.S.-Viet Nam war was the children of G.I.s by their Viet Namese wives and lovers. For years, women who were involved with U.S. soldiers were social outcasts, treated as collaborators while...

Raising Helen-2004 6

Raising Helen-2004

Helen Harris is living the life she's always dreamed of: her career at a top modeling agency is on the rise; she spends her days at fashion shows and her nights at the city's hottest clubs. But her carefree lifestyle com...

Rich and Famous-1981 5.9

Rich and Famous-1981

Liz and Merry Noel become friends as college roommates and their friendship endures over the years. Liz becomes a respected "serious" novelist. Merry Noel marries, has a daughter and writes, too: "trash" fiction which be...

Lightning in a Bottle-2004 7.7

Lightning in a Bottle-2004

Beginning with a stirring African folk song (Zélié performed by Angélique Kidjo) the roots are established and rapidly swell into a trunk thickened by the hardships of the Great Depression (Gamblin' Man performed by Davi...

The Goldfinch-2019 6.3

The Goldfinch-2019

13-year-old New Yorker Theo Decker's life is turned upside-down when his mother is killed in a terrorist attack at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Confused in the rubble of the tragedy, he steals a priceless piece of art...

Searching for Bobby Fischer-1993 7.4

Searching for Bobby Fischer-1993

Josh Waitzkin is just a typical American boy interested in baseball when one day he challenges his father at chess and wins. Showing unusual precocity at the outdoor matches at Washington Square in New York City, he quic...

Brittany Runs a Marathon-2019 6.9

Brittany Runs a Marathon-2019

Hilarious, outgoing and always up for a good time, New Yorker Brittany Forgleris everybody's best friend -- except maybe her own. At 27, her hard-partying ways, chronic underemployment and toxic relationships are catchin...

American Hardcore-2006 7.4

American Hardcore-2006

Inspired by Steven Blush's book "American Hardcore: A tribal history" Paul Rachman's feature documentary debut is a chronicle of the underground hardcore punk years from 1979 to 1986. Interviews and rare live footage fro...

Empire City-1985 3.8

Empire City-1985

Guided by seasoned New Yorkers, political figures, and cultural connoisseurs, "Empire City" examines Manhattan and its surrounding boroughs in order to paint a portrait of the ever-evolving metropolis. Appearing to be bo...

Tallulah-2016 6.7

Tallulah-2016

An intelligent but feral girl's boyfriend leaves unexpectedly causing her to search for him at his estranged mother's home. The two women begin to bond, finding supportive friendship in each other's troubled lives, chang...

Little Manhattan-2005 7.5

Little Manhattan-2005

In Manhattan, 10-year-old Gabe finds his first love when he meets his former kindergarten mate, eleven-year-old Rosemary, in his karate classes. Confused with his new feelings and with the divorce process of his beloved ...

The Lucky Ones-2008 6.9

The Lucky Ones-2008

The story revolves around three soldiers - Colee, TK and Cheever - who return from the war after suffering injuries and learn that life has moved on without them. They end up on an unexpected road trip across the U.S., w...

Ghost-1990 7

Ghost-1990

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the Earth a...

The Light of the Moon-2017 6.2

The Light of the Moon-2017

Bonnie, a young and successful Latina architect, is sexually assaulted while walking home from an evening out with friends in Brooklyn. At first, she attempts to keep the assault a secret from her long-term boyfriend Mat...

Hangin’ with the Homeboys-1991 7

Hangin’ with the Homeboys-1991

Two African-Americans and two Puerto-Ricans (though one pretends to be Italian) go out on the town on a Friday night. They will be forced to get to know each other, and even worst, learn to like each other as friends....

21 X New York-2016 7

21 X New York-2016

"21 x New York" is an intimate portrait of the city and its people. We meet the characters in the NYC subway and we follow them to the surface finding out about their lives, cravings, passions, hopes and dreams - sometim...

Resident Evil: Retribution-2012 5.4

Resident Evil: Retribution-2012

Alice awakes at home with her daughter Becky and her husband. But soon she realizes that she is actually in an Umbrella Corporation's underground facility. Out of the blue, the computer security system shuts-down and Ali...

Motherless Brooklyn-2019 7.3

Motherless Brooklyn-2019

Set against the backdrop of 1950s New York, "Motherless Brooklyn" follows Lionel Essrog (Norton), a lonely private detective afflicted with Tourette's Syndrome, as he ventures to solve his friend's murder. Armed only wit...

The Lords of Flatbush-1974 5.8

The Lords of Flatbush-1974

A group of kids in Brooklyn form a gang. From this moment on they do everything together. This makes things easier but at the same time they have to face new problems....

Fast Forward-1985 5.8

Fast Forward-1985

Eight young people from Ohio, who are dancers, come to New York City to compete in a major talent competition. But, when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they tr...

For Pete’s Sake-1974 6.3

For Pete’s Sake-1974

Henrietta Robins works out of her home and her husband Pete drives a cab to try to support her. When Pete gets a tip from one of his fellow drivers that a deal will be made by the Americans and the Soviets over pork bell...

Legal Eagles-1986 6

Legal Eagles-1986

District Attorney Tom Logan is set for higher office, at least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client Chelsea Deardon. It seems the least of Chelsea's crimes is the theft o...

The Namesake-2006 7.5

The Namesake-2006

While traveling by train to visit his grandfather in Jamshedpur, Calcutta born, Bengali-speaking Ashoke Ganguli meets with fellow-traveler, Ghosh, who impresses upon him to travel, while Ashoke is deep into a book author...

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life-1968 6.4

How to Save a Marriage and Ruin Your Life-1968

Battle of the sexes comedy about a free-wheeling bachelor who decides to save his friend's marriage by proving that all mistresses are incapable of fidelity. The plot gets complicated when the bachelor offers to set up t...

I Do-2012 6.5

I Do-2012

A gay Brit living in New York is deprived of his immigration status, and risks losing his family and life in the U.S. He marries his lesbian best friend to remain in the country and stay with his family, but things get c...