Tag: new-york-city

Becks-2017 6.4

Becks-2017

After breaking up with her girlfriend, a Brooklyn musician moves back in with her mother. Playing for tip money in an old friend's bar, an unexpected relationship begins to take shape. Based on the life and times of Alys...

Bottom of the 9th-2019 5.2

Bottom of the 9th-2019

After serving 17 years in prison for a violent mistake he made in his youth, a once-aspiring baseball player returns to his Bronx neighborhood....

The Wrong Man-1956 7.4

The Wrong Man-1956

Christopher Emmanuel Balestrero, "Manny" to his friends, is a string bassist, a devoted husband and father, and a practicing Catholic. His eighty-five dollar a week gig playing in the jazz combo at the Stork Club is bare...

The Day the Earth Stood Still-2008 5.5

The Day the Earth Stood Still-2008

Dr. Helen Benson is summoned to a military facility with several other scientists when an alien spacecraft of sorts arrives in New York City. Aboard is a human-like alien and a giant robot of immense size and power. The ...

Kissing Jessica Stein-2001 6.4

Kissing Jessica Stein-2001

Jessica Stein is a single, straight, successful, journalist, part of a bonded Jewish family living in New York City, who finds herself not as straight as she thought when Jessica meets and begins an intense friendship wi...

Max Schmeling-2010 4.6

Max Schmeling-2010

Pomeranian (NE German) boxer Max Schmelling, a fair, courageous gentleman, becomes world champion and a national hero in the early 1930s, winning the hand of singer Anny Ondra. Just for loosing against younger, fitter co...

The Confession-1999 6

The Confession-1999

A High powered NY litigator, hired to defend a murderer who avenged his young son's death, struggles with his own desires for success versus the moral wishes of his client to choose the path of truth....

The Harder They Fall-1956 7.5

The Harder They Fall-1956

After 17 years as a recognized and respected sports journalist in New York City, Eddie Willis finds himself out of a job when his newspaper folds. He's approached by a major fight promoter, Nick Benko, to act as a public...

Begin Again-2013 7.4

Begin Again-2013

Gretta (Keira Knightley) and her long-time boyfriend Dave (Adam Levine) are college sweethearts and songwriting partners who decamp for New York when he lands a deal with a major label. But the trappings of his new-found...

Ex Libris: The New York Public Library-2017 7.5

Ex Libris: The New York Public Library-2017

A look within the walls of the New York Public Library....

The Taking of Pelham 123-2009 6.4

The Taking of Pelham 123-2009

In early afternoon, four armed men hijack a subway train in Manhattan. They stop on a slight incline, decoupling the first car to let the rest of the train coast back. Their leader is Ryder; he connects by phone with Wal...

Wait Until Dark-1967 7.8

Wait Until Dark-1967

Susy was recently blinded and recently married. Susy's husband, Sam, is asked to hold a doll for a woman he doesn't know as they get off an airplane. The woman disappears. Later, she's found dead by her former associates...

Righteous Kill-2008 6

Righteous Kill-2008

Turk and Rooster, two aging NYPD detectives and longtime partners, are hunting a serial killer who is murdering sociopathic criminals. They both have personal issues, and when they start working with a younger investigat...

Where the Sidewalk Ends-1950 7.6

Where the Sidewalk Ends-1950

Det. Sgt. Mark Dixon always wanted to be something his old man wasn't: a guy on the right side of the law. But for a good guy, he's awfully vicious. After several complaints over his roughing people up, his boss, Insp. N...

Going the Distance-2010 6.3

Going the Distance-2010

Erin has just six more weeks as an intern at the New York Sentinel before she returns to San Francisco. That's fine with Garrett since he just got out of a relationship. But their relationship blossoms and it quickly bec...

Daniel-1983 6.7

Daniel-1983

The fictionalized story of Daniel, the son of Paul and Rochelle Isaacson, who were executed as Soviet spies in the 1950s. As a graduate student in New York in the 1960s, Daniel is involved in the antiwar protest movement...

The Seven-Ups-1973 6.8

The Seven-Ups-1973

Buddy, Barilli, Mingo and Ansel, detectives with the NYPD, comprise a secret investigative unit called the Seven-Ups, who, largely undercover, focus on cases leading to felony convictions with prison sentences of seven y...

Pocketful of Miracles-1961 7.2

Pocketful of Miracles-1961

Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York City as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples, he thinks they bring him luck. But Da...

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa-2008 6.6

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa-2008

The sequel to 2005's "Madagascar", in which New York Zoo animals, Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo, still stranded on Madagascar, start to leave the island. All of a sudden, they la...

Daredevil-2003 5.3

Daredevil-2003

Fate deals young orphan Matt Murdock a strange hand when he is doused with hazardous waste. The accident leaves Matt blind but also gives him a heightened "radar sense" that allows him to "see" far better than any man. Y...

When Worlds Collide-1951 6.7

When Worlds Collide-1951

South African bush pilot and carefree ladies man Dave Randall finds he has been let in on the greatest and most terrible secret in the world when an eminent astronomer pays him to deliver some mysterious photos from to a...

Otherhood-2019 6

Otherhood-2019

On Mother's Day, feeling marginalized and forgotten, longtime friends Carol (Angela Bassett), Gillian (Patricia Arquette) and Helen (Felicity Huffman) decide to drive to New York City to reconnect with their adult sons, ...

Double Whammy-2001 5.7

Double Whammy-2001

Ray Pluto is a detective with a problem due to the loss of his wife and daughter. One day, he is in a fast food place, and due to a pain in his back, he is not able to avoid a mass murderer of six people. A young boy use...

Hoods-1998 4.8

Hoods-1998

Angelo, together with a group of five other people, is ordered by his father, an Italian mobster, to kill the son of an enemy of his, who has destroyed one of his buildings with a bomb. The problems grow bigger when they...

Shining Through-1992 6.4

Shining Through-1992

1940, Linda Voss is a woman of Irish, Jewish-German parentage who loves the movies, especially films about war and spies. She gets a job at a New York law firm, after it's revealed she can speak German, fluently. As secr...

I Wake Up Screaming-1941 7.2

I Wake Up Screaming-1941

Promoter Frankie Christopher, being grilled by police in the murder of model Vicky Lynn, recalls in flashback: First meeting her as a waitress, Frankie decides to parlay her beauty into social acceptance and a lucrative ...

The Soldier-1982 5.3

The Soldier-1982

The Russians steal a nuclear device and are stating that unless the Israelis pull out from the West bank, they will detonate it, which they have planted in an oil field and if it should go off; 50% of the World's oil wil...

Harry and Tonto-1974 7.4

Harry and Tonto-1974

Harry is a retired teacher in his 70s living in the Upper West Side of New York City, where his late wife and he raised his children, where he's lived all of his life. When the building, in which he lives, is torn down t...

TMNT-2007 6.2

TMNT-2007

After the defeat of their old archnemesis, The Shredder, the Turtles are needed more than ever, but Raphael, Donatello, and Michelangelo have become lost and directionless. Leonardo has gone to Central America, on the or...

Ballet 422-2014 6.2

Ballet 422-2014

Ballet 422 is a record of the creative process of a young choreographer Justin Peck, just 26 years old, hired to create a new ballet for the winter season of the New York City Ballet in 2013. The New York City Ballet is ...

Speedy-1928 7.7

Speedy-1928

"Speedy" loses his job as a soda-jerk, then spends the day with his girl at Coney Island. He then becomes a cab driver and delivers Babe Ruth to Yankee Stadium, where he stays to see the game. When the railroad tries to ...

Chinese Puzzle-2013 7

Chinese Puzzle-2013

Xavier is now forty years old. So are Wendy, Isabelle and Martine. At forty you are supposed to be more mature and live a a steadier life than at twenty. But not Xavier. Well, to be fair, he has made some progress in the...

The Expendables 3-2014 6.1

The Expendables 3-2014

Barney (Stallone), Christmas (Statham) and the rest of the team comes face-to-face with Conrad Stonebanks (Gibson), who years ago co-founded The Expendables with Barney. Stonebanks subsequently became a ruthless arms tra...

The Ambulance-1990 5.9

The Ambulance-1990

Josh Baker meets a very special woman, Cheryl, in the streets of New York. Suddenly she collapses, and she's picked up by an ambulance. When Josh wants to visit her in the hospital, it appears that she hasn't been admitt...

Cop Land-1997 6.9

Cop Land-1997

Sometime in the 1970's, police officers from New York City wanted a safe haven to live, away from the dangers of the streets of New York City, this is when they established a "Cop Land" in the small New Jersey town of Ga...

End of Days-1999 5.8

End of Days-1999

On December 28th, 1999, the citizens of New York City are getting ready for the turn of the millennium. However, the Devil decides to crash the party by coming to the city, inhabiting a man's body, and searching for his ...

Newsies-1992 7

Newsies-1992

July, 1899: When Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise the distribution price one-tenth of a cent per paper, ten cents per hundred, the newsboys, poor enough already, are outraged. Inspired by the strike put ...

Phantom Boy-2015 6.6

Phantom Boy-2015

A super-powered boy helps a wheelchair-bound policeman in his attempt to bring down a mob kingpin.::Anonymous...

Rent: Live-2019 6.2

Rent: Live-2019

The story of several friends in New York City facing financial poverty, homophobia, AIDS, and, of course, rent....

The World-2004 7.1

The World-2004

"The World" is a theme park on the outskirts of Beijing, sixteen kilometers from the Chinese capital, designed around scaled representations of the world's famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower or the Leaning Tower o...