Tag: new-york-city

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...

A Life of Her Own-1950 6.3

A Life of Her Own-1950

Small town Kansas girl, Lily James, is the latest model working for the Thomas Callaway Agency in New York City. Despite her small town roots, Lily is street-wise because of her tough growing up experiences, and as such ...

A New Kind of Love-1963 5.9

A New Kind of Love-1963

Having once played and lost in love, twenty-five year old Samantha Blake has immersed herself in her job as the chief ladies fashions buyer for discount J. Bergner's Fifth Avenue in New York. In other words, she scowls t...

The Farewell-2019 8.1

The Farewell-2019

A headstrong Chinese-American woman returns to China when her beloved grandmother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Billi struggles with her family's decision to keep grandma in the dark about her own illness as they al...

Good Advice-2001 6.2

Good Advice-2001

Ryan is a womanizing stockbroker whose unethical business practices cost him his job and his trader's license. Unable to find another job, he is forced to move in with his equally self-involved (and completely oblivious)...

Mimic 2-2001 4.6

Mimic 2-2001

When a cockroach-spread plague threatened to decimate the child population of New York City in the original Mimic, biologist Susan Tyler and her research associates developed a crossbreed species of insect, the "Judas Br...

Picture Perfect-1997 5.5

Picture Perfect-1997

Kate is working on a career at Mercer Advertising but is passed up for promotion because she's 'not stable enough', still being single and having no ties to the company. A story is made up about her being engaged to Nick...

Meanwhile-2011 6.7

Meanwhile-2011

The funny and moving tale of Joe Fulton who can fix anything for anybody but he can't achieve success himself. But maybe today will be different!::Anonymous...

Weekend at Bernie’s II-1993 4.8

Weekend at Bernie’s II-1993

After their adventure at Bernie's weekend house (events of "Weekend At Bernie's") accountants/programmers oafish Larry and up-tight Richard return to New York only to be blamed by the insurance company they all worked fo...

The Roaring Twenties-1939 8

The Roaring Twenties-1939

After the WWI Armistice Lloyd Hart goes back to practice law, former saloon keeper George Hally turns to bootlegging, and out-of-work Eddie Bartlett becomes a cab driver. Eddie builds a fleet of cabs through delivery of ...

Two Family House-2000 7.1

Two Family House-2000

An unseen narrator looks back to 1956, on Staten Island, when Buddy, an Italian guy with big dreams, buys a house planning to live upstairs with his wife Estelle and run a bar downstairs. The first problem is Estelle's l...

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid-2004 4.6

Anacondas: The Hunt for the Blood Orchid-2004

In New York, the ambitious Dr. Jack Byron and his associate Gordon Mitchell present the research of his assistant Sam Rogers to the CEO and board of directors of a corporation to sponsor a scientific expedition to Borneo...

City Hall-1996 6.2

City Hall-1996

A young boy dies from a stray bullet during a shootout between a cop and mob family member who had previously been supiciously given probabtion, only to break its terms. New York's Deputy Mayor, Kevin Calhoun starts digg...

Dead Presidents-1995 6.9

Dead Presidents-1995

This action film, directed by the Hughes brothers, depicts a heist of old bills, retired from circulation and destined by the government to be "money to burn." However, more broadly, it addresses the issues of Black Amer...

Quick Change-1990 6.8

Quick Change-1990

When a man dressed as a clown enters a bank and tries to rob it, no one takes him seriously at start. But as this New Yorker pulls this daring robbery with the help of his friends, it looks like leaving the bank with all...

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...