Tag: new york city

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...

The Super (1991) 5.7

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...

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)...

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.

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 ha...

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. ...

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 beauti...

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. Actually, her lover, dentist Julian Winston, doesn't have any children. In fact, he doesn't even have a wif...

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 Runw...

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 nin...

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 prot...

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 Tom...

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 ...

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. Luc...

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 ...

The Detective (1968) 6.6

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. ...

To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995) 6.6

To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar (1995)

After jointly winning a local drag queen pageant in New York City, Noxeema Jackson and Vida Boheme win the right and are given the round trip airfare to compete in the Drag Queen of America pageant in Hollywood, Calif...

Dead Man Down (2013) 6.5

Dead Man Down (2013)

Victor, a rising gangland player, has infiltrated the crime empire run by ruthless kingpin Alphonse, with the single purpose of making Alphonse pay for destroying his once happy life. As he meticulously orchestrates h...

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) 6.2

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Melanie Carmichael, an up and rising fashion designer in New York, has gotten almost everything she wished for since she was little. She has a great career and the JFK-like fiancée of New York City. But when he propos...

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) 7.2

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

African-American teen sweethearts Fonny and Tish are ripped apart when Fonny is wrongly arrested for the rape of a Puerto Rican woman because of the machinations of a racist cop. While seeking justice for Fonny, a pre...

Maniac Cop (1988) 6

Maniac Cop (1988)

Innocent people are being brutally murdered on the streets of New York City by a uniformed police officer. As the death toll rises and City Hall attempts a cover-up, Frank McCrae heads the investigation. A young cop, ...

The Night Before (2015) 6.4

The Night Before (2015)

Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade, their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. ...

Everything Is Wonderful (2018) 3.6

Everything Is Wonderful (2018)

Lena becomes increasingly bored with her seemingly perfect life in her beautiful Brooklyn apartment, living a life without financial burdens. Maria is unsatisfied with her stressful job as a waitress and her unfulfill...

Catfight (2016) 5.8

Catfight (2016)

In this dark, gritty, mean-spirited, but well-made comedy-drama, Veronica (Sandra Oh) is an superficial, entitled housewife dealing with her home life. Ashley (Anne Heche) is a self-obsessed, misanthropic, artist deal...

Bright Lights, Big City (1988) 5.7

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

Jamie Conway (Michael J. Fox) is an aspiring writer and yuppie living in New York City who seeks oblivion in cocaine and the glittery nightclub scene as his life falls apart (his wife leaves him, his mother dies, etc....

You’ve Got Mail (1998) 6.6

You’ve Got Mail (1998)

The owner of a large bookstore chain starts putting the owner of a small local bookstore out of business. Meanwhile they have been corresponding over the internet without knowing who either of them are. They can't sta...

Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom (2018) 3

Norm of the North: Keys to the Kingdom (2018)

Norm, the newly crowned polar bear king of the arctic, must save New York City and his home. But Norm goes from hero to villain when he's framed for a crime he didn't commit. He must work with his friends to clear his...

They Might Be Giants (1971) 6.8

They Might Be Giants (1971)

They Might be Giants chronicles the adventures of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson in modern-day New York City. The fact that Sherlock Holmes is a psychotic paranoid and Dr. Watson is a female psychiatrist fascinated by...

Radio Days (1987) 7.5

Radio Days (1987)

Woody Allen's sentimental reminiscence about the golden age of radio. A series of vignettes involving radio personalities is intertwined with the life of a working class family in Rockaway Beach, NY circa 1942. ...

Gangs of New York (2002) 7.5

Gangs of New York (2002)

In the god-forsaken district of early-1860's Lower Manhattan known as the Five Points, the vicious Nativist, Bill "The Butcher" Cutting, is the supreme overlord of an area riddled with crime, prostitution, theft and m...