Tag: new-york-city

Barefoot in the Park-1967 7

Barefoot in the Park-1967

New Yorkers Paul Bratter and Corie Bratter née Banks have just gotten married. He is a stuffed shirt just starting his career as a lawyer. She is an independently minded free spirit who prides herself on doing the illogi...

Gold Diggers of 1933-1933 7.8

Gold Diggers of 1933-1933

Chorus girls Polly, Carol and Trixie are ecstatic when they learn that Broadway producer Barney Hopkins is putting on a new show. He promises all of the girls parts in the new show and even hires their neighbor Brad Robe...

In Name Only-1939 7.1

In Name Only-1939

While out riding in the country, wealthy New Yorker Alec Walker meets young widow Julie Eden, and a relationship quickly develops. However, Alec has not told her that he is already locked into a loveless marriage to the ...

Madigan-1968 6.5

Madigan-1968

Policemen Bonaro and Madigan lose their guns to fugitive Barney Benesch. As compensation, the two NYC detectives are given a weekend to bring Benesch to justice. While Bonaro and Madigan follow up on various leads, Polic...

Daybreak-1993 5

Daybreak-1993

Drama based on Alan Bowne's play Beirut, takes place in the decrepit New York City of the near future, controlled by a fascistic government....

Weiner-2016 7.6

Weiner-2016

Serving seven consecutive terms, Anthony Weiner, good friends with and political allies to the Clintons, was once a highly respected member of Congress from New York City, he seen as a man sticking up for the every day p...

Detective Story-1951 7.6

Detective Story-1951

Jim McLeod is a hard-nosed and cynical detective. He believes in a strict interpretation of the law and doesn't believe in turning the other cheek. The current object of his zealousness is Karl Schneider, an abortionist ...

My Sister Eileen-1955 6.8

My Sister Eileen-1955

Ruth and her beautiful sister Eileen come to New York's Greenwich Village looking for "fame, fortune and a 'For Rent' sign on Barrow Street". They find an apartment (such as it is!), but fame and fortune are a lot more e...

In America-2002 7.7

In America-2002

Following the tragic death of their five-year-old son Frankie, Irish couple Johnny and Sarah Sullivan and their remaining two offspring, 10 year old Christy Sullivan and 5 year old Ariel Sullivan, emigrate illegally to t...

American Bomber-2013 6

American Bomber-2013

A disgraced ex-soldier travels to New York City to become the first American born and raised suicide bomber, but an unexpected relationship complicates his plan.::Anonymous...

Somebody Up There Likes Me-1956 7.5

Somebody Up There Likes Me-1956

The abuse Rocky Barbella endures at the hand of his father and subsequent run-ins with the law lead him in and out of detention centers and prisons. When it seems he has it together, Rocky is drafted but, refusing to adh...

Jeanne Eagels-1957 6.3

Jeanne Eagels-1957

A largely fictionalized account of the career of actress Jeanne Eagels, whose fame was both on stage and on the screen in the 1910s and 1920s, is presented. After losing in a rigged carnival beauty pageant, winning which...

A Fine Madness-1966 5.7

A Fine Madness-1966

Samson Shillitoe is a New York City based poet with some renown and great promise, but he is a troubled man which is causing him some current problems. He is four months behind in alimony payments, with his day job as a ...

Rats-2016 6.5

Rats-2016

A history of rat infestations in major cities throughout the world.::Anonymous...

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit-1956 7.1

The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit-1956

Tom Rath lives in Connecticut and commutes to work every day in Manhattan. He's happily married and has a loving wife and three children. Money is a bit tight and when the opportunity arises, he applies for a public rela...

Going My Way-1944 7.1

Going My Way-1944

Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy, but his level gaze and twinkling eyes make it clear that he knows he made the right choice. After ...

The Notorious Bettie Page-2005 6.5

The Notorious Bettie Page-2005

Portrait of an American innocent. In 1955, Bettie Page (1923-2008 ) waits to testify before a Senate subcommittee investigating the effects of pornographic material on American adolescents and juveniles. In flashbacks, w...

Wonderland-2011 4.9

Wonderland-2011

A new drug grants its users the ability to place their consciousness into the bodies of other people. Soon, a serial killer begins to use the drug as a way to live and die as other people by forcing his victims to kill t...

The Tender Trap-1955 6.4

The Tender Trap-1955

Charlie Reader is a successful theater agent. He is also successful with young ladies. One day he is visited by his old friend Joe, married with three children. Joe falls in love with Charlie's girl Sylvia while Charlie ...

Eyes of Laura Mars-1978 6.2

Eyes of Laura Mars-1978

Suddenly Laura Mars can see through the eyes of a serial killer as he commits his crimes. She contacts the police and with the aid of a police detective, tries to stop the killer. But first, they have to figure out who i...

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives-2015 8

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives-2015

Stretch and Bobbito: Radio That Changed Lives explores the social impact of what the Source Magazine in 1998 voted, "The Best Hip Hop Radio Show Of All-Time." The documentary film is the story of quirky friends who becam...

Fatal Attraction-1987 6.9

Fatal Attraction-1987

Happily married New York lawyer Dan Gallagher has an affair with his colleague Alex, and the two enjoy a love weekend while Dan's wife and kid are away. But Alex will not let go of him, and she will stop at nothing to ha...

Hustlers-2019 6.6

Hustlers-2019

Inspired by the viral New York Magazine article, Hustlers follows a crew of savvy former strip club employees who band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.::STXfilms...

I Am Legend-2007 7.2

I Am Legend-2007

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world...

Lionheart-1990 6.2

Lionheart-1990

Lyon Gaultier is a deserter in the Foreign Legion arriving in the USA entirely hard up. He finds his brother between life and death and his sister-in-law without the money needed to heal her husband and to maintain her c...

Dave Chappelle’s Block Party-2005 7.2

Dave Chappelle’s Block Party-2005

Dave Chappelle presents a Brooklyn neighborhood with its very own once-in-a-lifetime free block party. In addition to Chappelle, the roster of artists includes Kanye West, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Common, Dead Prez, Erykah ...

36 Saints-2013 2.7

36 Saints-2013

When New York Police Headquarters is confronted with the horror of a serial murderer loose on the streets of Manhattan. Oblivious to the danger, a group of hip students from all over the world, who now attend school toge...

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa-2008 6.6

A Muppets Christmas: Letters to Santa-2008

When Gonzo accidentally diverts three letters to Santa, he talks Kermit and his friends into delivering them to the North Pole personally.::Kenneth Chisholm...

It Happened in Brooklyn-1947 6.6

It Happened in Brooklyn-1947

Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice after all. He is able to share a place with Nick,...

Mosaic-2007 6.1

Mosaic-2007

A break-in and murder at a New York City museum sparks an investigation by Interpol Agent Nathan Nelson. When he finds an ancient artifact at the crime scene, Nelson takes it home to conduct more research. A freakish com...

Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie-2016 5.9

Donald Trump’s The Art of the Deal: The Movie-2016

Donald Trump has it all. Money, power, respect, and an Eastern European bride. But all his success didn't come for nothing. First, he inherited millions of dollars from his rich father, then he grabbed New York City by t...

The Case Against Brooklyn-1958 6.8

The Case Against Brooklyn-1958

When a reporter claims that New York police are on the take letting the mob run its horse parlors at will, a shocked District Attorney Michael Norris decides to do something about it. Not knowing who can be trusted on th...

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying-1967 7.2

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying-1967

Twenty-seven year old New York window washer, J. Pierrepont Finch, believes he can be a success in the corporate world after he impulsively picks up the book "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying". The book p...

Untouchable-2019 6.8

Untouchable-2019

A look at the rise and fall of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein featuring interviews with former colleagues and those who accused him of sexual misconduct....

It Should Happen to You-1954 7.2

It Should Happen to You-1954

Gladys Glover has just lost her modelling job when she meets filmmaker Pete Sheppard shooting a documentary in Central Park. For Pete it's love at first sight, but Gladys has her mind on other things -- like making a nam...

Harry and Walter Go to New York-1976 5.5

Harry and Walter Go to New York-1976

Two hopelessly-out-of-their-class conmen attempt to pull off the largest bank heist of the nineteenth century. They gain the enmity of the most famous bank robber in the world, and the affection of a crusading newspaperw...

Bad Girl-1931 6.5

Bad Girl-1931

A mug and a jane: Dorothy knows that every guy is going to make a pass at her; Eddie knows that every gal wastes her money on good times. He's saving to open a repair shop. When the two of them meet, they can't believe t...

Metropolitan-1990 7.4

Metropolitan-1990

In an apartment on Manhattan a couple of friends from the New York upper-class meet almost every night to talk about social mobility, play bridge and discuss Fourier's socialism; the cynic Nick, the philosophical Charlie...

Shall We Dance-1937 7.5

Shall We Dance-1937

Ballet star Pete "Petrov" Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer he's fallen for but barely knows, musical star Linda Keene. By the time the ocean liner reaches New York, a little white ...

The Panic in Needle Park-1971 7.1

The Panic in Needle Park-1971

This movie is a stark portrayal of life among a group of heroin addicts who hang out in "Needle Park" in New York City. Played against this setting is a low-key love story between Bobby, a young addict and small-time hus...