Tag: new york city

Prince of the City (1981) 7.6

Prince of the City (1981)

Storyline:New York City cop Daniel Ciello is involved in some questionable police practices. He is approached by internal affairs and in exchange for him potentially being let off the hook, he is instructed to begin to e...

Permanent Vacation (1980) 6.4

Permanent Vacation (1980)

Storyline:In downtown Manhattan, a twenty-something boy ('Chris Parker')whose Father is not around and whose Mother is institutionalized, is a big Charlie Parker fan. He almost subconsciously searches for more meaning in...

Three Days of the Condor (1975) 7.5

Three Days of the Condor (1975)

Storyline:A mild mannered CIA researcher, paid to read books, returns from lunch to find all of his co-workers assassinated. "Condor" must find out who did this and get in from the cold before the hitmen get him. ...

James and the Giant Peach (1996) 6.7

James and the Giant Peach (1996)

Storyline:James' happy life at the English seaside is rudely ended when his parents are killed by a rhinoceros and he goes to live with his two horrid aunts. Daringly saving the life of a spider he comes into possession ...

Nighthawks (1981) 6.4

Nighthawks (1981)

Storyline:Deke DaSilva and Matthew Fox are two New York City cops who get transferred to an elite anti-terrorism squad. About this same time, an infamous international terrorist shows up in New York City looking to cause...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016) 7.3

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Storyline:In mid-20s New York, Newt Scamander, the British young activist wizard, arrives in town, holding a mysterious leather suitcase which shelters a wide array of diverse and magical creatures that exist among us. A...

Patterns (1956) 7.9

Patterns (1956)

Storyline:The story of the fierce and corrosive competition that exists in the executive branch of Ramsey & Co., a New York industrial colossus headed by Walter Ramsey, its cold, designing and ruthless chief. It is the s...

Ragtime (1981) 7.3

Ragtime (1981)

Storyline:The story runs in the 1910's New York. Coalhouse Walker Jr. is a black piano player. He has won fame and fortune playing with a jazz band. Some white men do not like this situation, and one day they assault him...

The Devil Wears Prada (2006) 6.9

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Storyline: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 t...

Bright Lights, Big City (1988) 5.7

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)

Storyline: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 die...

Jack Goes Boating (2010) 6.4

Jack Goes Boating (2010)

Storyline:Jack is a shy and awkward man who drives a limo and lives an unassuming life. His friend and co-worker, Clyde, and his wife Lucy, feel sorry for Jack and set him up on a blind date with Connie. Connie shares Ja...

The War Between Men and Women (1972) 6.2

The War Between Men and Women (1972)

Storyline:Two quirky Manhattanites crash into each other at an ophthalmologist's office. Peter is a grouchy cartoonist/author whose vision is failing; divorced mother Theresa is also reluctant to plunge into a relationsh...

The Incident (1967) 7.7

The Incident (1967)

Storyline:Stark melodrama about two thrill seeking tough guys who terrorize late-night passengers on a New York City train. The random victims are more concerned with their own problems than helping each other and pray t...

The Extra Man (2010) 5.8

The Extra Man (2010)

Storyline:Louis, a young teacher enamored of the age of F. Scott Fitzgerald, loses his job when he's caught trying on a bra he finds in a campus office. He decides to go to New York City to find himself and to be a write...

Sea of Love (1989) 6.8

Sea of Love (1989)

Storyline:Frank Keller is a New York detective investigating a case of a serial killer who finds the victims through the lonely hearts column in newspapers. Keller falls in love with Helen, the main suspect in the case. ...

Kiss of Death (1947) 7.5

Kiss of Death (1947)

Storyline:Small-time crook Nick Bianco gets caught in a jewel heist and despite urgings from well-meaning district attorney D'Angelo, refuses to rat on his partners and goes to jail, assured that his wife and children wi...

Double Whammy (2001) 5.7

Double Whammy (2001)

Storyline: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 you...

The Confession (1999) 6

The Confession (1999)

Storyline: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. ...

Small Time Crooks (2000) 6.7

Small Time Crooks (2000)

Storyline:Dishwasher and small-fry criminal Ray hits on a plan with his partners in crime to re-open a local pizza place and dig through to the bank down the street. As his wife can't cook pizza but does great cookies, t...

Cactus Flower (1969) 7.2

Cactus Flower (1969)

Storyline: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...

The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005) 8

The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005)

Storyline:Daniel Johnston, manic-depressive genius singer/songwriter/artist is revealed in this portrait of madness, creativity and love.User Reviews: For a crazy person, Daniel Johnston – a manic-depressive from West Vi...

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) 6.2

Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Storyline: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...

Made (2001) 6.4

Made (2001)

Storyline:Bobby is a struggling boxer and bodyguard for his stripper girlfriend. But he hates his work and wants to move up. So he agrees to go to New York City for his boss to help in the delivery for a money laundering...

The Super (1991) 5.5

The Super (1991)

Storyline: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...