• When Harry Met Sally...
  • GoodFellas
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Zoolander



kgilroy 101 films

Movies set in NYC that I have enjoyed

  • The Amazing Spider-Man
  • The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  • American Psycho
  • The Beast From 20,000 Fathoms
  • Bee Movie

Letterboxd Showdown: New York Shitty

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Geoff T 65 films

The title is just a joke FYI, I've been to NYC and I loved it. Nothing like the sight of…

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • GoodFellas
  • Whiplash
  • Rear Window

Showdown: New York

So Letterboxd challenged users to create lists of films set in New York. I took the opportunity to list all…

  • Kids
  • You've Got Mail
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • After Hours
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  • Spider-Man: No Way Home
  • Taxi Driver
  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York
  • Spider-Man 2

NYC movies


shivbc 6 films

I'm surprised most lists don't contain Spider-Verse...

These movies are ranked based on their portrayal of NYC.

  • Krush Groove
  • Variety
  • Desperately Seeking Susan
  • Across 110th Street
  • Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.


I am going in part by cloudy memory here, so if I'm wrong on some of these locations, (politely) let…

  • Rosemary's Baby
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • Taxi Driver
  • King Kong
  • The Apartment

Top 25 Films Set in New York City

Joel: "Why don't you just take a jerk, you hike!"

  • Manhattan Murder Mystery
  • After Hours
  • Night at the Museum
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze
  • Once Upon a Time in America
  • New York: Broadway at Union Square
  • New York, Whitehall Street
  • New York. Arrival of a Train at Battery Place
  • New York, descente des voyageurs du pont de Brooklyn
  • New York, Brooklyn Bridge

new york: the real, the fake and the fantastic


luci 1,441 films

Movies that take place (mostly) in New York City.

Always in progress.

  • The Daytrippers
  • On the Bowery
  • Shadows
  • Paris Is Burning
  • Jupiter's Wife

Letterboxd Big Apple Showdown


Mariner35 260 films

"If you're not in New York, you're camping out" (Thomas Dewey)

  • Across 110th Street
  • Bushwick
  • Cloverfield
  • Devil's Express
  • Die Hard: With a Vengeance

A Bite Out of The Big Apple


Ray 16 films

A list of films that capture the New York City I know and love.

  • New York, Brooklyn Bridge
  • Panorama from the Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Demolishing and Building Up the Star Theatre
  • What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City
  • From Show Girl to Burlesque Queen