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

A Bite Out of The Big Apple


Ray 17 films

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

  • The Godfather
  • The Godfather: Part II
  • GoodFellas
  • Whiplash
  • Do the Right Thing

Showdown: New York

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

  • 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 1,448 films

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

Always in progress.

  • I'm No Longer Here
  • Brooklyn
  • The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)
  • Never Rarely Sometimes Always
  • Good Time

Former Showdowns: The 10 NY films

My selection of films in that iconical city, the Big Apple. Despite we have a lot of romcoms, apocalypsis and…

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

Top 25 Films Set in New York City

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  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Summer of Sam
  • Gangs of New York
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • GoodFellas
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Requiem for a Dream
  • Zoolander



kgilroy 109 films

Movies set in NYC that I have enjoyed

  • Dog Day Afternoon
  • Do the Right Thing
  • GoodFellas
  • When Harry Met Sally...
  • West Side Story

NY, NY 🌃


ioneo 87 films

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  • Hester Street
  • The Witness
  • Crooklyn
  • Wonderstruck
  • Taxi Driver
  • 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 66 films

Films I've seen that depict the Big Apple in all it's bustling glory, though I'm particularly a fan of the…

  • 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.