Tag: new-york-city

Gotti (1996) (TV) 7.2

Gotti (1996) (TV)

John Gotti, the head of a small New York mafia crew breaks a few of the old family rules. He rises to become the head of the Gambino family and the most well-known mafia boss in America. He is known as the Dapper Don for...

Popi (1969) 6.7

Popi (1969)

Abraham is a Puerto Rican single parent with two boys. He is becoming very worried about them living in their run down neighborhood when one day he notices that Cubans who escape are lionized and given exceptional benefi...

The Driller Killer (1979) 5.2

The Driller Killer (1979)

Reno is an artist struggling to survive in NYC. He draws inspiration from scenes of daily street life and occasional random violence. Under pressure to finish his oft-delayed grand masterpiece, his psychotic alter-ego ta...

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011) 5.9

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)

An uptight NYC lawyer takes her two teenagers to her hippie mother's farmhouse upstate for a family vacation. What was meant to be a weekend getaway quickly turns into a summer adventure of romance, music, family secrets...

Fear City (1984) 5.7

Fear City (1984)

In New York City, a psycho killer is stalking and randomly slashing and killing strippers working in various nightclubs. Matt Rossi is a former boxer trying to escape his past whom is currently employed at a talent agenc...

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009) 5.9

Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)

Struggling with her debilitating obsession with shopping and the sudden collapse of her income source, Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) unintentionally lands a job writing for a financial magazine after a drunken letter-m...

The Year of Spectacular Men (2017) 5.7

The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)

Story of Izzy Klein, a young woman fresh out of college as she strikes up and ruins relationships with several men, and struggles to navigate the failures of post-college adulthood, leaning on her mother and older sister...

Suburban Girl (2007) 5.5

Suburban Girl (2007)

Brett, a young woman from the suburbs, is an associate editor at a small New York publishing house, hoping to be promoted when, on the same day, she meets a literary lion, Archie Knox, who's 50 and who shows an interest ...

Little Women (1949) 7.3

Little Women (1949)

The March sisters - Jo (June Allyson), Beth (Margaret O'Brien), Amy (Dame Elizabeth Taylor), and Meg (Janet Leigh) - struggle to make ends meet in their New England household while their father is away fighting in the Ci...

1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982) 5.3

1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)

In a post-apocalyptic New York City, a policeman infiltrates the Bronx Warriors, which has become a battleground for several murderous street gangs. It's the dead of night, and nobody at all is on the street. On the othe...

Mr. Deeds (2002) 5.8

Mr. Deeds (2002)

When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by o...

All the Vermeers in New York (1990) 6.8

All the Vermeers in New York (1990)

Anna, a French actress, is approached by financial broker Gordon in the Vermeer room of a New York gallery. However, romance does not ensue...::David Gibson ...

Whatever Works (2009) 7.1

Whatever Works (2009)

Attempting to impress his ideologies on religion, relationships, and the randomness (and worthlessness) of existence, lifelong New York resident Boris Yellnikoff rants to anyone who will listen, including the audience. B...

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (2005) 6.5

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take 2 1/2 (2005)

A movie about making movies about making movies. In 1968, William Greaves shot several pairs of actors in a scene in which a woman confronts her husband and ends their relationship. In "Take 2 1/2," Greaves starts with 1...

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968) 7.3

Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One (1968)

Filmmaker William Greaves is shooting a series of screen tests in New York City's Central Park for the two leads of a feature length movie, with the working title of "Over the Cliff". Simultaneously, he has a documentary...

Christmas Magic (2011) (TV) 6.6

Christmas Magic (2011) (TV)

Carrie Blackford (Booth) lives for her successful career as an event planner in New York City, but her life changes in an instant after a nasty car accident in a snowstorm. Carrie suffers head trauma and regains consciou...

Ten Thousand Saints (2015) 5.9

Ten Thousand Saints (2015)

Follows three screwed up young people and their equally screwed up parents in the age of CBGB's, yuppies and the tinderbox of gentrification that exploded into the Tompkins Square Park Riots in New York's East Village in...

Tenth Avenue Angel (1948) 6.7

Tenth Avenue Angel (1948)

Flavia Mills (Margaret O'Brien) has been told that her Aunt Susan Bratten's (Dame Angela Lansbury's) fiancé, Steve Abbott (George Murphy), has been on a trip around the world, but in truth, he's finished his prison term....

The Scout (1994) 5.4

The Scout (1994)

Al Percolo is a major league baseball scout sent to scout in Mexico as a punishment. However, he eventually stumbles across Steve Nebraska, a young American who can pitch AND hit better than anyone else can do either. He...

#Lucky Number (2015) 5

#Lucky Number (2015)

Based on a true story, an aspiring New York City sportscaster's life is on the slow track until he serendipitously gets the old cell phone number of a basketball superstar. Will the number be his ticket to success or a p...

Love, Repeat (2020) -

Love, Repeat (2020)

James is still in love with his ex-wife. His quirky circle of family and friends are all breaking up too. But, in a crazy world, love is the only thing that makes sense.::Bill Connington...

Cross Country Christmas (2020) (TV) 7.2

Cross Country Christmas (2020) (TV)

Snowstorm threatens both Lina's and Max' holiday plans. They are forced to work together to figure out a way home - without taking it out on each other....

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985) 6.3

Santa Claus: The Movie (1985)

This is the story of a master toymaker who discovers a magical kingdom of elves in the North Pole and becomes Santa Claus. But when Santa's eager-to-please elf Patch leaves the North Pole for the big streets of New York ...

Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972) 5.9

Last of the Red Hot Lovers (1972)

A middle aged restaurateur begins to feel the desire to roam and realizes that one day each week, his mother's apartment will be empty all afternoon. He makes several attempts at seduction, only to learn that it is much ...

John Mulaney: New in Town (2012) 8.3

John Mulaney: New in Town (2012)

Congratulations, you're a few easy steps from being the lucky owner of this stand-up special! Your purchase comes with the thoughts and feelings of comedian John Mulaney: a pleasant, nearly-30-year-old man, who enjoys ma...

Big (1988) 7.3

Big (1988)

Josh Baskin would do anything to be big to hang out with his crush at the carnival. He finds a Zoltar machine, and he wishes to be big. After Zoltar tells him, "his wish is granted", Josh notices the machine is unplugged...

James White (2015) 7.2

James White (2015)

James White (Christopher Abbott) is a troubled twenty-something trying to stay afloat in a frenzied New York City. He retreats further into a self-destructive, hedonistic lifestyle, but as his mother (Cynthia Nixon) batt...

Freelancers (2012) 4.7

Freelancers (2012)

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tr...

The Other Woman (2009) 6.3

The Other Woman (2009)

The story of a woman dealing with her daughter's death while trying to keep her marriage and her relationship with her stepson.::Tooly Bloch...

Black & White (1999) 4.9

Black & White (1999)

Set in New York City, Black and White features several losely related stories centering on a pair of documentary filmmakers, Sam and her husband Terry, in following a group of caucasian teens, Raven, Charlie, Will, Marty...

King Kong (1976) 5.9

King Kong (1976)

When a research ship is sent to explore an island thought to be rich in oil, paleontologist Jack Prescott sneaks aboard, having heard strange rumors about the island. En route, the crew rescues Dwan, the sole survivor of...

A Bronx Morning (1931) 6.3

A Bronx Morning (1931)

A camera on an elevated train enters the Bronx. We look down at morning activity. Three title cards tell us, "The Bronx does business ... and the Bronx lives ... on the street." We look in store windows, at fruit and veg...

Asylum Seekers (2009) 4.8

Asylum Seekers (2009)

Work, family, relationships, deadlines, terrorism, information overload... When modern life is getting crazier and crazier, day by day, who wouldn't think about getting out? Leaving it all behind? Wouldn't that be the on...

Please Give (2010) 6.6

Please Give (2010)

Two families, sort of neighbours in Manhattan, cross paths as they navigate marriage, parenthood of a teen, ennui, a first date, and end-of-life care. Rebecca and Mary are sisters; their cranky 91-year-old grandmother's ...

Mighty Aphrodite (1995) 7

Mighty Aphrodite (1995)

Lenny and Amanda have an adopted son Max who turns out to be brilliant. Lenny becomes obsessed with finding Max's real parents because he believes that they too must be brilliant. When he finds that Linda Ash is Max' rea...

.45 (2006) 5.6

.45 (2006)

Kate and her brutish boyfriend Big Al sell handguns on the streets of New York. She's smart, stylish, and self-confident, but all that leaves her when Al, in a jealous and self-indulgent rage, beats her. Three friends en...

The Disappearance of My Mother (2019) 6.9

The Disappearance of My Mother (2019)

Benedetta wants to disappear. An iconic fashion model in the 1960s, she became a muse to Warhol, Dali, Penn and Avedon. As a radical feminist in the 1970s, she fought for the rights and emancipation of women. But at the ...

Defiance (1980) 6.3

Defiance (1980)

Tommy takes up temporary housing in a New York City neighborhood plagued by a violent gang called the Souls. Tommy is waiting for his next assignment as a seaman, and though he tries to avoid the gang and his neighbors, ...

Hazard (2005) 6.9

Hazard (2005)

Faced by a society of criminals, these three youths avenge their rights....