Favorite NYC Movies

Posted by Steph 
Favorite NYC Movies
September 22, 2006 01:55PM
I want to do a little pre-NYC trip celebration with my friend the day before our trip. What are some awesome movies to rent that really get you in that "New York state of mind"?



Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 01/04/2012 11:15AM by askanewyorker.
Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 22, 2006 02:15PM
There are lots of movies that feature New York locations. Here are some suggestions:

On The Town
Annie Hall
Manhattan
Manhattan Murder Mystery (much of Woody Allen, actually)
West Side Story
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Fame
Taxi Driver
Midnight Cowboy
Saturday Night Fever
Little Manhattan
Serendipity
Sidewalks of New York
Rent (shot mostly in California but set in NY)
The Producers
Unfaithful
You've Got Mail
When Harry Met Sally
Big

Hope that helps!


Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 22, 2006 04:17PM
The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984)

Starring: Eric Roberts, Mickey Rourke
Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 24, 2006 05:37AM
You forgot my favorite....Working Girl!

Last June when on the boat to Ellis Island, we passed the Staten Island ferry and I could hear that great Carly Simon theme song that opens the movie with the shot of the ferry...(and alas...the twin towers in the background)

Of course, Harrison Ford is very scenic also...
Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 24, 2006 08:19PM
Also:

Wall Street
Nine and a Half Weeks
After Hours
How to Marry a Millionaire
Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 24, 2006 08:31PM
I forgot:

The Secret of my Success
Kissing Jessica Stein
Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 24, 2006 11:32PM
The Squid and the Whale and Igby Goes Down both show some great NYC locations as well.
Re: Fav NYC Movie
September 29, 2006 04:51PM
Autumn in New York with Winona Ryder and Richard Gere. Nice scenes of Central Park
Re: Fav NYC Movie
October 07, 2006 01:32AM
Don't forget the greatest New York movie ever made , "A Bronx Tale",

Nicky
Re: Fav NYC Movie
October 09, 2006 03:22PM
I like 200 Cigarettes with the Affleck brothers, Courtney Love, Paul Rudd, and Kate Hudson.
Re: Fav NYC Movie
October 09, 2006 04:56PM
Blue in the Face (aka Brooklyn Boogie)
Re: Fav NYC Movie
October 09, 2006 05:50PM
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