Tag: new-york-city

The Detective-1968 6.5

The Detective-1968

Police detective Joe Leland investigates the murder of a homosexual man. While investigating, he discovers links to official corruption in New York City in this drama that delves into a world of sex and drugs....

Mr. Popper’s Penguins-2011 6

Mr. Popper’s Penguins-2011

Tom Popper grew up having very little interaction with his father who was off exploring the world. When he grows up he spends most of time on his work and ignores his children. One day his father sends him an unusual gif...

Bushwick-2017 5.2

Bushwick-2017

BUSHWICK tells the story of twenty-year- old Lucy (Snow) and war veteran Stupe (Bautista). Texas, and other states (mostly Southern) are trying to secede from the U.S., and NYC is being used as a negotiation tool. Lucy m...

The Other Guys-2010 6.6

The Other Guys-2010

Terry Hoitz's past mistakes in the line of duty and Allen Gamble's reluctance to take risks have landed them the roles of the "Other Guys", disgraced New York City police detectives relegated to filling out paperwork for...

The Good Guy-2009 5.8

The Good Guy-2009

Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy,...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones-2013 5.9

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones-2013

Set in contemporary New York City, a seemingly ordinary teenager, Clary Fray, discovers she is the descendant of a line of Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of young half-angel warriors locked in an ancient battle to protect...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze-1991 6

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze-1991

The turtles find out where the Ooze, the substance which made them mutate, came from. Unfortunately Shredder learns about it too, and uses it to enhance himself. So the turtles have to prove again who's the better ninja ...

Who’s Minding the Store?-1963 6.7

Who’s Minding the Store?-1963

Barbara is a very rich girl who falls in love with Norman Phiffier, a poor young man. She doesn't tell him who she really is and prepares to marry him. But, Mrs. Tuttle (Barbara's mother) doesn't want her daughter to mar...

The Devil Wears Prada-2006 6.9

The Devil Wears Prada-2006

In New York, the simple and naive just-graduated in journalism Andrea Sachs is hired to work as the second assistant of the powerful and sophisticated Miranda Priestly, the ruthless and merciless executive of the Runway ...

Cactus Flower-1969 7.2

Cactus Flower-1969

Toni Simmons believes that the only reason her married lover won't leave his wife is because of the children. In truth, her lover, dentist Julian Winston, doesn't have any children. In fact, Julian doesn't even have a wi...

Blood Ties-2013 6.5

Blood Ties-2013

New York, 1974. Fifty-year-old Chris (Clive Owen) has just been released on good behavior after several years in prison following a gangland murder. Reluctantly waiting for him outside the gates is his younger brother, F...

Klute-1971 7.1

Klute-1971

Six months after the disappearance of Tuscarora, PA businessman Tom Gruneman, his boss, Peter Cable, and his wife, Holly Gruneman, hire Tom's friend, private detective John Klute to find out what happened to Tom, as the ...

Of Unknown Origin-1983 6.1

Of Unknown Origin-1983

Bart Hughes has a pretty good life, a beautiful wife, a young son, a good job with promotion prospects, and a renovated brownstone in New York. When wife and kid leave for a vacation, Bart stays behind to work on a proje...

The Paper-1994 6.6

The Paper-1994

Henry Hackett is the editor of a New York City tabloid. He is a workaholic who loves his job, but the long hours and low pay are leading to discontent. Also, publisher Bernie White faces financial straits, and has hatche...

The Last Dragon-1985 6.9

The Last Dragon-1985

In New York City, a young man searches for the "master" to obtain the final level of martial arts mastery known as the glow. Along the way, he must fight a martial arts expert corrupted with power, and rescue a beautiful...

Dan in Real Life-2007 6.7

Dan in Real Life-2007

Single father Dan Burns dedicates his life to his children, but one day he meets Marie at a bookstore. They get to know each other, but then Dan finds out that Marie is actually dating his brother, Mitch....

Regarding Henry-1991 6.7

Regarding Henry-1991

Henry is a lawyer who survives a shooting only to find he cannot remember anything. As if that weren't enough, Henry also has to recover his speech and mobility, in a life he no longer fits into. Fortunately, Henry has a...

Jungle 2 Jungle-1997 5.1

Jungle 2 Jungle-1997

Michael Cromwell is a successful albeit self-absorbed commodities broker who wants to marry his new girlfriend, but to do that he has to divorce his ex-wife who has spent several years living among South American Indians...

Ciao Manhattan-1972 5.8

Ciao Manhattan-1972

CIAO! MANHATTAN parallels Andy Warhol Factory star Edie Sedgwick's glory days in the late 1960s through her inevitable downfall and the tragic addiction that would take her life only weeks after filming wrapped in 1971....

American Psycho-2000 7.6

American Psycho-2000

Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent. He is twenty-seven and living his own American dream. He works by day on Wall Street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. At night he desc...

Man on Wire-2008 7.7

Man on Wire-2008

On August 7, 1974, Philippe Petit, a French wire walker, juggler, and street performer days shy of his 25th birthday, spent 45 minutes walking, dancing, kneeling, and lying on a wire he and friends strung between the roo...

Someone Great-2019 6.2

Someone Great-2019

Aspiring music journalist Jenny (Gina Rodriguez) has just landed her dream job at an iconic magazine and is about to move to San Francisco. Rather than do long distance, her boyfriend of nine years (Lakeith Stanfield) de...

The Super-1991 5.6

The Super-1991

Louie is a New York City slum landlord who is given 120 days to repair one of his apartment blocks. The problem for Louie is that he must live in the rundown block until the repairs are complete. Louie's father is the re...

Return to Montauk-2017 5.9

Return to Montauk-2017

It is winter in Montauk, at the far end of Long Island. There are two deck chairs on the windswept beach. The chairs are waiting for two people who have, for a long time, been lost to each other. He is a writer and has c...

3 Generations-2015 5.9

3 Generations-2015

Family living under one roof in New York must deal with a life-changing transformation by one that ultimately affects them all. Ray is a teenager who has come to the realization that he isn't meant to be a girl and has d...

Black Caesar-1973 6.5

Black Caesar-1973

Tommy Gibbs is a tough kid, raised in the ghetto, who aspires to be a kingpin criminal. As a young boy, his leg is broken by a bad cop on the take, during a payoff gone bad. Nursing his vengeance, he rises to power in Ne...

Another Woman-1988 7.3

Another Woman-1988

Having recently turned fifty, Marion feels that she has led a so far blessed life. The well-respected Dean of Philosophy at a women's college, she is currently on sabbatical to write her latest book. Although her first h...

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)-2017 6.9

The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)-2017

An estranged family gathers together in New York City for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father....

Eye of the Beholder-1999 5.1

Eye of the Beholder-1999

British Consulate investigator Det. Stephen Wilson, a.k.a. the Eye, comes across a disturbed lady serial-killer while on an otherwise mundane assignment. Already a bit psychologically fragile from his wife's abrupt remov...

Maid in Manhattan-2002 5.2

Maid in Manhattan-2002

Marisa Ventura is a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City, who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall, a hands...

King of the Gypsies-1978 6.3

King of the Gypsies-1978

Eric Roberts makes an impressive screen debut as Dave, grandson of the aging King Zharko, who is chosen by him to lead the gypsy clan at his death. Dave's only inclination is to join the American mainstream, but he knows...

Frank Serpico-2017 6.7

Frank Serpico-2017

In play at John jay college of criminal justice re:Thomas Beckett serpico played a tempter to the soon to be fallen becket for his unwavering religious convictions may have propelled serpico to face certain danger and ev...