Tag: new york city

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960) 6.5

Please Don’t Eat the Daisies (1960)

Storyline:Drama critic Larry McKay, his wife Kate, and their four sons move from their crowded Manhattan apartment to an old house in the country. While housewife Kate settles into suburban life, Larry continues to en...

Sincerely Yours (1955) 6

Sincerely Yours (1955)

Storyline:Tony Warrin has it all: a popular pianist who plays any style, he has money, great clothes, a penthouse overlooking Central Park, a rich blond fiancée, a loyal brunette secretary secretly in love with him, a...

Born to Dance (1936) 6.7

Born to Dance (1936)

Storyline:Sailor Ted meets at the Lonely Hearts Club of his friend Gunny's wife, Jenny, a girl, Nora Paige, and falls in love. Nora wants to become a dancer on Broadway. Ted rescues the Pekinese of Lucy James, a Broad...

Mad Hot Ballroom (2005) 7.3

Mad Hot Ballroom (2005)

Storyline:Eleven-year-old New York City public school kids journey into the world of ballroom dancing and reveal pieces of themselves and their world along the way. Told from their candid, sometimes hilarious perspect...

Lupe (2019) 6.8

Lupe (2019)

Storyline:A Cuban immigrant struggles with their transgender identity while searching for their missing sister in New York City's underground sex industry.User Reviews:

Amateur (1994) 6.9

Amateur (1994)

Storyline:Isabelle is an ex-nun waiting for her special mission from God. In the meantime, she is making a living writing pornography. She meets Thomas, a sweet, confused amnesiac who cannot remember that he used to b...

Life with Father (1947) 7.2

Life with Father (1947)

Storyline:In late nineteenth century New York City, a Wall Street broker likes to think his house runs his way, but finds himself constantly bemused at how much of what happens is down to his wife. His children are al...

Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island (1994) 7.9

Lock-Up: The Prisoners of Rikers Island (1994)

Storyline:A look inside Rikers Island which is a rather unknown place in New York. Many of the inmates and various people working in the law enforcement field are interviewed. We see aftermath of violence, different u...

The Golden Boat (1990) 6.8

The Golden Boat (1990)

Storyline:Inspired in form by American police TV shows and soap operas, The Golden Boat is a madcap, surreal dash through the streets of New York city, telling the mysterious and often hilarious story of an aged stree...

The Beat (1987) 6

The Beat (1987)

Storyline:A new kid moves into a tough neighborhood controlled by gangs, and tries to teach them poetry.User Reviews: I must say, this film, really disappointed me. The best thing about it was the presence of some act...

Lepke (1975) 5.6

Lepke (1975)

Storyline:Louis 'Lepke' Buchalter is head of Murder Inc., the syndicate that spattered the headlines of the day with blood.User Reviews: I have the 1975 paperback version of Lepke in my possession, and there are some ...

Jeffrey (1995) 6.8

Jeffrey (1995)

Storyline:Jeffrey, a young gay man in New York, decides that sex is too much and decides to become celibate. He immediately meets the man of his dreams and must decide whether or not love is worth the danger of a boyf...

When the World is Shaken (TV Movie 2020)

Storyline:The coronavirus left its mark worldwide with personal impact. Franklin Graham shares an intimate message on how to respond to the storms of life.User Reviews: This was nothing more than an Plandemic and most...

Untamed (1929) 5.1

Untamed (1929)

Storyline:When her rich oilman father is killed, Bingo, raised in the wilds of South America, inherits the company. Her guardians Ben and Howard send her to New York for civilizing but on the way she meets Andy, wonde...

Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) 7.8

Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)

Storyline:Mountain Rivera, a punchy has-been managed by the unprincipled Maish, is mauled in a fight and forced to quit boxing. Can his devoted cutman and a sympathetic social worker help him find a life outside the r...

The Mouse That Roared (1959) 7

The Mouse That Roared (1959)

Storyline:The Duchy of Grand Fenwick, the smallest country in the world, is nestled in the French Alps. Being as isolated as it is, its life is a throwback to olden days. It is a happy, peace-loving country. Its econo...

Communion (1989) 5.6

Communion (1989)

Storyline:Whitley Strieber goes with his family and some friends to his holiday home in the forest. They experience some weird occurances, are they UFO activity? Whitley is abducted and then faces a horrible dilema; w...

The Wiz (1978) 5.5

The Wiz (1978)

Storyline:24-year-old kindergarten teacher Dorothy, born, raised, and still working in Harlem, is celebrating Thanksgiving with her extended family, but she doesn't seem to be thankful for much. She lives a sheltered ...

Guys and Dolls (1955) 7.1

Guys and Dolls (1955)

Storyline:All the hot gamblers are in town, and they're all depending on Nathan Detroit to set up this week's incarnation of "The Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York;" the only problem is, he n...

Popi (1969) 6.7

Popi (1969)

Storyline: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 excep...

The Driller Killer (1979) 5.2

The Driller Killer (1979)

Storyline: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...

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011) 5.9

Peace, Love & Misunderstanding (2011)

Storyline: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, f...

The Year of Spectacular Men (2017) 5.7

The Year of Spectacular Men (2017)

Storyline: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...

1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982) 5.3

1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)

Storyline: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...