Tag: new-york-city

Babygirl-2013 6.2

Babygirl-2013

Set in the Bronx, BABYGIRL is a bitter-sweet drama about teenager LENA who, since she can remember, has watched her mom LUCY squander her life on a series of deadbeat men. When VICTOR, her mom's latest boy toy, starts hi...

Crossing Delancey-1988 6.9

Crossing Delancey-1988

Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish m...

Six Weeks-1982 5.7

Six Weeks-1982

A wealthy cosmetic tycoon and her 12-year-old daughter who's dying from leukemia, strike up a sentimental friendship with a California politician. Since the girl has only six weeks or less to live, the trio fly to New Yo...

Alice-1990 6.6

Alice-1990

Alice Tate, mother of two, with a marriage of 16 years, finds herself falling for the handsome sax player, Joe. Stricken with a backache, she consults Dr. Yang, an oriental herbalist who realizes that her problems are no...

The Pursuit of Happiness-1971 6.1

The Pursuit of Happiness-1971

A young college student is sent to prison as much for killing a pedestrian with his car as for not paying his parking tickets. When the opportunity presents itself he escapes and is subsequently on the run with his girlf...

Diary of a Mad Housewife-1970 7

Diary of a Mad Housewife-1970

Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with Ge...

Trains of Thoughts-2012 7.8

Trains of Thoughts-2012

Trains of Thoughts is an audio-visual essay, which reflects upon and compares metro systems around the world. It is an exploration of a world inside the world as well as feelings, fascination, obsession, fear and themes ...

Wild Style-1983 7.1

Wild Style-1983

Zoro, the city's hottest and most elusive graffiti writer. The actual story of the movie concerns the tension between Zoro's passion for his art and his personal life, particularly his strained relationship with fellow a...

9/11-2017 4.1

9/11-2017

On the morning of September 11, 2001, a messenger sings "Happy Birthday to You" to his daughter, a billionaire argues with his wife in a divorce hearing, a maintenance man begins his day, and a young Russian decides she'...

Deuces Wild-2002 5.7

Deuces Wild-2002

Two brothers, Leon and Bobby are members of the street gang in Brooklyn known as the deuces. Their brother was killed by a drug overdose a few years earlier and the gang is determined to keep drugs off their block. Anoth...

Crooklyn-1994 7

Crooklyn-1994

Spike Lee's vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school teacher, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in 1973.::Tiff Banks...

Streetwalkin’-1985 5.9

Streetwalkin’-1985

Cookie and her brother run away from their loveless mother in the province and arrive in New York. At the train station Cookie meets the fancy man Duke. With his charm he makes her fall in love with him and soon has her ...

Jungle Fever-1991 6.5

Jungle Fever-1991

A successful and married black man contemplates having an affair with a white girl from work. He's quite rightly worried that the racial difference would make an already taboo relationship even worse....

Frankie and Johnny-1991 6.7

Frankie and Johnny-1991

Johnny on his release from his jail joins the restaurant where Frankie works. Johnny discovered his talent for cooking when in jail. Love at first sight bites Johnny on seeing Frankie. He makes direct attempts to get her...

The Lost Arcade-2015 6.5

The Lost Arcade-2015

The story of Chinatown Fair, the legendary arcade located in the heart of New York's Chinatown. This documentary explores how the arcade became a shelter to a community as diverse as the city surrounding it and changed l...

One Fine Day-1996 6.5

One Fine Day-1996

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets t...

She’s the One-1996 6

She’s the One-1996

How do siblings deal with each other in their targets? This is the question tackled in this movie. Blue-collared Mickey drives a New York taxicab since the breakup with his promiscuous ex-fiancée Heather two years ago. H...

It Had to Be You-2015 5.4

It Had to Be You-2015

Sonia is a neurotic jingle writer who's always dreamt of a big and exciting life. Surprised by a sudden proposal and subsequent ultimatum from her easy-going boyfriend, Chris, Sonia has to decide whether she'll join the ...

Miracle on 34th Street-1947 7.9

Miracle on 34th Street-1947

At the Macy's Department Store Thanksgiving Day parade, the actor playing Santa is discovered to be drunk by a whiskered old man. Doris Walker, the no nonsense special events director, persuades the old man to take his p...

Grey Gardens-2009 7.4

Grey Gardens-2009

In 1973, documentary filmmaking brothers Albert Maysles and David Maysles decide to change the focus of their latest project from Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis to her aunt and older cousin, mother and daughter Edith Bouvier...

The Fan-1981 5.7

The Fan-1981

Douglas is a lonesome record salesman and a true fan of the actress Sally Ross. Every day he writes her gleaming letters of love. But the only response he gets are formal letters. So his love turns into hatred....

84 Charing Cross Road-1987 7.4

84 Charing Cross Road-1987

When a humorous script-reader in her New York City apartment sees an ad in the Saturday Review of Literature for a bookstore in London that does mail order, she begins a very special correspondence and friendship with Fr...

The Last of England-1987 6.7

The Last of England-1987

The artist's personal commentary on the decline of his country in a language closer to poetry than prose. A dark meditation on London under Thatcher....

The Great New Wonderful-2005 5.6

The Great New Wonderful-2005

In New York City, five concurrent and ultimately intersecting stories of emotional despair are presented leading up to the first anniversary of 9/11. Emme Keeler, a high end cake designer, and her businessman husband Dan...

A Home at the End of the World-2004 6.7

A Home at the End of the World-2004

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Hours" comes a story that chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends who couldn't be more different. From suburban Cleveland in the 60s, to New York City in t...

Author! Author!-1982 6.2

Author! Author!-1982

Playwright Travalian feels pulled limb from limb these days. He has a Broadway play in rehearsal and they want rewrites. His tramp wife is leaving him, leaving him as well with four children from her previous marriages p...

The World, The Flesh and The Devil-1959 6.9

The World, The Flesh and The Devil-1959

Ralph Burton is a miner who is trapped for several days as a result of a cave-in. When he finally manages to dig himself out, he realizes that all of mankind seems to have been destroyed in a nuclear holocaust. He travel...

Marriage Story-2019 8

Marriage Story-2019

MARRIAGE STORY is Academy Award nominated filmmaker Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together. The film stars Scarlett Johansson and Adam Driver. Laura Dern, ...

Angel III: The Final Chapter-1988 5

Angel III: The Final Chapter-1988

Molly is now a freelance photographer in New York. She runs across a woman at an art show that looks familiar. She goes to L.A. to find out that this woman is in fact, her mother. She also finds out she has a sister. The...

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden-2010 8.4

Michael Bublé Meets Madison Square Garden-2010

A film that documents Michael on the days leading up to one of the biggest shows of his career. Includes live performance and backstage footage from Madison Square Garden & interviews with Michael and his band.::Anonymou...

Night and the City-1992 5.8

Night and the City-1992

Robert DeNiro and Jessica Lange are the most impossible couple. He's a failed lawyer. She's a common waitress. Together they get in a downward spiral, as they can't seem to deal with their problems. The lawyer just faile...

Ties That Bind-2010 4.7

Ties That Bind-2010

Hope finds herself leaving the comfort of her suburban life for New York City in order to settle the affairs of her best friend Rachel who has just been murdered. Little does she know that she is being sucked into a vort...

Advantageous-2015 6.2

Advantageous-2015

In a near-future city where soaring opulence overshadows economic hardship, Gwen and her daughter Jules do all they can to hold on to their joy together, despite the instability surfacing in their world....

Living Out Loud-1998 6.5

Living Out Loud-1998

Judith Nelson quit her medical studies to marry. Years later, her husband, a physician, divorces her to be with another doctor. Deeply frustrated, she now lives alone in her luxury apartment in New York, looking for a ne...

Dinner with Friends-2001 6.2

Dinner with Friends-2001

This candid, often-funny drama explores the bittersweet side of friendship through the eyes of two best-friend married couples. Invited to dinner at the suburban home of husband-and-wife food critics Gabe and Karen, Beth...

Noises Off…-1992 7.5

Noises Off…-1992

Lloyd Fellowes (Sir Michael Caine), the director of an eccentric theatre company, is desperately trying to get his production together, despite the worst efforts of the cast, crew, and Lady Luck. We follow the production...

Blackout-1978 4.8

Blackout-1978

Thriller about four sadistic criminals who, after escaping during a transfer, take over a posh Manhattan apartment complex and start looting and terrorizing its occupants during New York City's famous 1977 blackout.::Was...

Commandments-1997 5.5

Commandments-1997

Seth Warner has reached the end of his rope. Ever since his wife died two years earlier, his world has been in turmoil. He is despondent, his career has fallen apart, even his house has been destroyed. There seems to be ...

30 Beats-2012 4.1

30 Beats-2012

New York City, in the heart of summer: a heat wave transforms the city into a tropical zone. Ten characters are drawn, one after the other, into a ring of love and desire, each one caught beyond his or her control in a c...

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas-2011 6.3

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas-2011

Six years have elapsed since Guantanemo Bay, leaving Harold and Kumar estranged from one another with very different families, friends and lives. But when Kumar arrives on Harold's doorstep during the holiday season with...