Tag: new-york-city

Monster Family-2017 4.8

Monster Family-2017

Despite the title, the Wishbone family are far from happy. In an attempt to reconnect as a family, Mum and Emma plan a fun night out. However, her plan backfires when an evil witch curses them, and they're all turned int...

Night on Earth-1991 7.8

Night on Earth-1991

A collection of five stories involving cab drivers in five different cities. Los Angeles - A talent agent for the movies discovers her cab driver would be perfect to cast, but the cabbie is reluctant to give up her solid...

New York, I Love You-2008 6.3

New York, I Love You-2008

Eleven vignettes, all homages to New York City life, are presented. I. Ben (Hayden Christensen), a pickpocket, is attracted to Molly (Rachel Bilson) at first sight, and gets into an interesting "pissing match" with Molly...

Insignificance-1985 6.6

Insignificance-1985

Four 1950's cultural icons (Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Joe DiMaggio and Senator Joseph MacCarthy) who conceivably could have met and probably didn't, fictionally do in this modern fable of post-WWII America. Visual...

Keep the Lights On-2012 6.4

Keep the Lights On-2012

It's 1998 and New York City is in a state of intense flux when documentary filmmaker Erik Rothman (Thure Lindhardt) first meets Paul Lucy (Zachary Booth), a handsome but closeted lawyer in the publishing field. What begi...

Darling-2015 5.5

Darling-2015

An enigmatic Madame is in need of a caretaker to look after a house; however, this is not an ordinary place. This silent building is the oldest one in the city--and, in addition--it is riddled with unpleasant stories of ...

An Affair to Remember-1957 7.5

An Affair to Remember-1957

Nickie Ferrante's return to New York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is also on her way home to her longtime boyfriend. She sees ...

The Believer-2001 7.2

The Believer-2001

"The Believer" explores a Jewish student's private journey to understand the meaning of Judaism in his life. Set in New York City, the Plot follows a morally confused young adult struggling with the conflict between his ...

The Proposal-2009 6.7

The Proposal-2009

For three years, Andrew Paxton has slaved as the assistant to Margaret Tate, hard-driving editor at a New York publisher. When Margaret, a Canadian, faces deportation for an expired visa, she hatches a scheme to marry An...

The Extra Man-2010 5.8

The Extra Man-2010

Louis, a young teacher enamored of the age of F. Scott Fitzgerald, loses his job when he's caught trying on a bra he finds in a campus office. He decides to go to New York City to find himself and to be a writer. He answ...

Mister 880-1950 7.1

Mister 880-1950

The Skipper is a charming old man loved by all his neighbors. What they don't know is that he is also Mr. 880, an amateurish counterfeiter who has amazingly managed to elude the Secret Service for 20 years....

What It Was-2014 4.8

What It Was-2014

An old flame is reignited and a new desire is awaken when Hollywood Actress Adina J. Spencer returns back to New York. Soon she is forced to face her sexual past, confront her present identity, and admit her true love.::...

Deceived-1991 6.2

Deceived-1991

A marriage that seemed perfect comes crashing down after the death of Jack Saunders, husband of Adrienne Saunders. Strange developments begin to be discovered by Adrienne regarding Jack's past, developments that lead her...

The Siege-1998 6.4

The Siege-1998

After the abduction by the US military of an Islamic religious leader, New York City becomes the target of escalating terrorist attacks. Anthony Hubbard, the head of the FBI's Counter-Terrorism Task Force in New York, te...

Did You Hear About the Morgans?-2009 4.8

Did You Hear About the Morgans?-2009

Meryl and Paul Morgan have separated since his infidelity. He's a Manhattan lawyer, seeking forgiveness. She's moved on, focusing on real estate sales. As he walks her to an appointment one evening, pleading his case, th...

A Mighty Wind-2003 7.2

A Mighty Wind-2003

When folk icon Irving Steinbloom passed away, he left behind a legacy of music and a family of performers he has shepherded to folk stardom. To celebrate a life spent submerged in folk, Irving's loving son Jonathan has d...

Citizen Kane-1941 8.3

Citizen Kane-1941

A group of reporters are trying to decipher the last word ever spoken by Charles Foster Kane, the millionaire newspaper tycoon: "Rosebud". The film begins with a news reel detailing Kane's life for the masses, and then f...

Save the Last Dance-2001 6.2

Save the Last Dance-2001

Sara wants to be a ballerina, but her dreams are cut short by the sudden death of her mother. She moves in with her father, who she has not seen for a long time. He lives on the other side of town, in a predominantly Bla...

Swing Time-1936 7.6

Swing Time-1936

Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop's magic and dance act, and has to make $25000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to New York where they run into Penny, a dancing i...

Piranha Sharks-2016 3.3

Piranha Sharks-2016

Great white sharks bio-engineered to be the size of piranhas with the purpose of living in rich people's exotic aquariums terrorize New York City when they get into the water supply and do what great white sharks do best...

I Saw the Light-2015 5.7

I Saw the Light-2015

The story of the country-western singer Hank Williams, who in his brief life created one of the greatest bodies of work in American music. The film chronicles his rise to fame and its tragic effect on his health and pers...

Before Night Falls-2000 7.2

Before Night Falls-2000

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, he is in Havana. He meets the we...

King Kong-2005 7.2

King Kong-2005

Carl Denham needs to finish his movie and has the perfect location; Skull Island. But he still needs to find a leading lady. This 'soon-to-be-unfortunate' soul is Ann Darrow. No one knows what they will encounter on this...

Inside Llewyn Davis-2013 7.5

Inside Llewyn Davis-2013

Follow a week in the life of a young folk singer as he navigates the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. Guitar in tow, huddled against the unforgiving New York winter, he is struggling to make it as a musician against...

Blue Iguana-2018 5.5

Blue Iguana-2018

This anarchic thriller presents a crazy, off-kilter London of action, comedy and true love. Eddie, Paul and Katharine are cool, carefree characters in a world of absolute freedoms: freedom to steal, freedom to fire a gun...

The Window-1949 7.4

The Window-1949

At the age of 9, Tommy Woodry has a reputation for telling tall tales -- the latest one being that his family is moving from Manhattan to a ranch out west. When the landlord interrupts the Woodrys at dinner to show their...

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete-2013 7.5

The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete-2013

A coming-of-age story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.::Anonymous...

Basquiat-1996 6.9

Basquiat-1996

Basquiat tells the story of the meteoric rise of youthful artist Jean Michel Basquiat. Starting out as a street artist, living in Thompkins Square Park in a cardboard box, Basquiat becomes a star and a part of Andy Warho...

Henry Fool-1997 7.3

Henry Fool-1997

Socially inept garbage man Simon is befriended by Henry Fool, a witty roguish, but talentless novelist. Henry opens a magical world of literature to Simon who turns his hand to writing the 'great American poem'. As Simon...

Set It Up-2018 6.5

Set It Up-2018

Two young assistants in New York City realize they can make their lives easier by setting up their workaholic bosses to date. While trying to perpetuate this romantic ruse between their nightmare bosses, the assistants r...

Anything Else-2003 6.4

Anything Else-2003

Jerry Falk and David Dobel, who meet at a business meeting, become fast friends. Their commonality is that they are both fledgling New York based comedy writers, largely writing material for stand-ups, are Jewish (althou...

The Normal Heart-2014 7.9

The Normal Heart-2014

The story of the onset of the HIV-AIDS crisis in New York City in the early 1980s, taking an unflinching look at the nation's sexual politics as gay activists and their allies in the medical community fight to expose the...

Gray Matters-2006 5.8

Gray Matters-2006

Gray and Sam are brother and sister and best friends, flatmates in New York City, where she creates ad campaigns and he's a surgery intern. Their social life is too insular, so they head to a dog park so Sam can, maybe, ...

Valley of the Dolls-1967 6

Valley of the Dolls-1967

Anne Welles, a bright, brash young New England college grad leaves her Peyton Place-ish small town and heads for Broadway, where she hopes to find an exciting job and sophisticated men. During her misadventures in Manhat...

Coogan’s Bluff-1968 6.5

Coogan’s Bluff-1968

Coogan, an Arizona deputy sheriff, is sent to New York to collect a prisoner who escaped from custody in Arizona. Everyone in New York assumes Coogan is from Texas, much to his annoyance. To add to Coogan's problems the ...

Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder-2009 7.3

Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder-2009

Dark forces older than time itself are on the attack, hell-bent on stopping the dawn of a wondrous new green age. Don't you hate when that happens? Even more shocking: Bender's in love with a married fembot, and Leela's ...

Something Wild-1961 6.8

Something Wild-1961

Mary Ann Robinson, a young woman living in The Bronx, New York, with her neurotic, overbearing mother and kindly but ineffectual stepfather, is raped while walking home one night. Keeping the attack to herself, Mary Ann ...

Nighthawks-1981 6.4

Nighthawks-1981

Deke DaSilva and Matthew Fox are two New York City cops who get transferred to an elite anti-terrorism squad. About this same time, an infamous international terrorist shows up in New York City looking to cause some chao...