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1. Oblivion (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.0
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54 Metascore

A veteran assigned to extract Earth's remaining resources begins to question what he knows about his mission and himself.

Director: Joseph Kosinski | Stars: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, Olga Kurylenko

Votes: 462,076 | Gross: $89.02M

2. On the Town (1949)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.4
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71 Metascore

Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

Votes: 14,893

3. King Kong (1933)

Passed | 100 min | Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi

7.9
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90 Metascore

A film crew goes to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot and discovers a colossal ape who takes a shine to their female blonde star. He is then captured and brought back to New York City for public exhibition.

Directors: Merian C. Cooper, Ernest B. Schoedsack | Stars: Fay Wray, Robert Armstrong, Bruce Cabot, Frank Reicher

Votes: 75,023 | Gross: $10.00M

4. An Affair to Remember (1957)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building - but will it happen?

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning, Neva Patterson

Votes: 26,129

5. Fahrenheit 11/9 (2018)

R | 128 min | Documentary

6.9
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69 Metascore

Filmmaker Michael Moore examines the current state of American politics, particularly the Donald Trump presidency and gun violence, while highlighting the power of grassroots democratic movements.

Director: Michael Moore | Stars: Jim Acosta, Roger Ailes, Brooke Baldwin, Ashleigh Banfield

Votes: 14,161 | Gross: $6.35M

6. New York, I Love You (2008)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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49 Metascore

Eleven love stories set in one of the most loved and hated cities of the world, New York City.

Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Hayden Christensen

Votes: 43,509 | Gross: $1.59M

7. Grand Theft Auto IV (2008 Video Game)

M | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.9
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Niko Bellic comes to Liberty City, America to live the good life, but ends up having to assist his dangerously indebted cousin Roman with his financial troubles, by any (mostly illegal) means necessary.

Stars: Michael Hollick, Jason Zumwalt, Timothy Adams, Moti Margolin

Votes: 29,479

8. Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 95 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.0
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Fin and April are on their way to New York City, until a category seven hurricane spawns heavy rain, storm surges, and deadly Sharknadoes.

Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Vivica A. Fox, Mark McGrath

Votes: 17,034

9. What Maisie Knew (2012)

R | 99 min | Drama

7.4
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74 Metascore

In New York City, a young girl is caught in the middle of her parents' bitter custody battle.

Directors: Scott McGehee, David Siegel | Stars: Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård, Steve Coogan, Joanna Vanderham

Votes: 25,836 | Gross: $1.07M

10. The January Man (1989)

R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

5.6
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Two years after being forced out of NYPD, quirky Nick is rehired by the mayor to catch a serial killer after the 11th murder of a woman.

Director: Pat O'Connor | Stars: Kevin Kline, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Susan Sarandon, Harvey Keitel

Votes: 5,949 | Gross: $4.61M

11. Man on Wire (2008)

PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.7
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89 Metascore

A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".

Director: James Marsh | Stars: Philippe Petit, Jean François Heckel, Jean-Louis Blondeau, Annie Allix

Votes: 50,113 | Gross: $2.96M

12. Alice in the Cities (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

8.0
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A German journalist is saddled with a nine-year-old girl after encountering her mother at a New York airport.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Yella Rottländer, Rüdiger Vogler, Lisa Kreuzer, Edda Köchl

Votes: 8,902

13. Heights (2005)

R | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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59 Metascore

Spanning twenty-four hours, Heights follows five New Yorkers challenged to choose their destiny before the sun comes up the next day.

Director: Chris Terrio | Stars: Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, James Marsden, Chandler Williams

Votes: 4,446 | Gross: $1.16M

14. Who Was That Lady? (1960)

Approved | 115 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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In order to get back into the good graces with his wife with whom he has had a misunderstanding, a young chemistry professor concocts a wild story that he is an undercover FBI agent. To ... See full summary »

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Tony Curtis, Dean Martin, Janet Leigh, James Whitmore

Votes: 1,086

15. Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (1999)

Unrated | 170 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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A devastating earthquake hits New York City, with survivors left fighting for their lives amongst the ruins.

Stars: Tom Skerritt, Sharon Lawrence, Charles S. Dutton, Lisa Nicole Carson

Votes: 1,700

16. Earthquake in New York (1998 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.4
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After an earthquake hits New York City, a policeman races to find his missing family members while pursuing a dangerous serial killer, and aids in rescue procedures.

Director: Terry Ingram | Stars: Greg Evigan, Melissa Sue Anderson, Cynthia Gibb, Michael Moriarty

Votes: 467

17. Broadway's Finest (2012)

Not Rated | 88 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Broadway's Finest is a diverting story about three struggling men who impersonate New York City under cover cops and chase down a notorious drug dealer in order to create their own cutting ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Marro | Stars: Adam Storke, John Lavelle, Nick Cornish, Larry Pine

Votes: 158

18. Yogi's Great Escape (1987 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 93 min | Animation, Adventure

6.6
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After hearing Jellystone Park might be closing, Yogi Bear, Boo Boo, and three orphan bear cubs flee the forest, so they will not be put a zoo.

Directors: Bob Goe, Paul Sommer, Rudy Zamora, Ray Patterson | Stars: Daws Butler, Susan Blu, William Callaway, Hamilton Camp

Votes: 169

19. Fly Away Baby (1937)

Passed | 60 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Torchy Blane solves a murder and smuggling case during a round-the-world flight.

Director: Frank McDonald | Stars: Glenda Farrell, Barton MacLane, Gordon Oliver, Hugh O'Connell

Votes: 305

20. Women Are Like That (1938)

Passed | 79 min | Drama

5.9
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Domestic strife results when a man refuses to involve his wife in his struggling business.

Director: Stanley Logan | Stars: Kay Francis, Pat O'Brien, Ralph Forbes, Melville Cooper

Votes: 131

21. Science Friction (1959)

10 min | Animation, Short

6.3
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This film uses stop motion animation of still photographs to convey images of politics and science in the nuclear era. The advancement of science allows man to do things he never would have... See full summary »

Director: Stan Vanderbeek

Votes: 225

22. The Best of Saturday Night Live: The Mr. Bill Collection (1993 Video)

Not Rated | 48 min | Comedy

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Add a Plot

Director: Walter Williams | Star: Walter Williams

23. Marvel Superheroes' Guide to New York City (2004 TV Movie)

Documentary

6.4
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Travel special that explores New York City as it is depicted in Marvel Comics, from Spiderman to Daredevil to The Fantastic Four.

Director: Molly Hermann

Votes: 10

24. Triple Trouble (1948)

7 min | Animation, Short

6.2
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Mighty Mouse is bound and gagged on the Mojave Desert, surrounded by vultures and Colonel Pureheart has been thrown off the Brooklyn Bridge into the East River swarming with crocodiles - ... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Donnelly | Star: Dayton Allen

Votes: 20

25. Big Dreams (2015)

1 min | Short, Comedy

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Cait is up to her usual schemes. It's not too much to dream of working in an office "with a view of the building that has a view of the Empire State" is it? She pitches her latest ... See full summary »

Director: Ananya Sundararajan | Stars: Angelique Chapman, Natalie Faye

26. Arcade America (1996 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

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Joey and his monsters have a gig at Woodstock. Help Joey drive to ten famous locations in the US, shoot various foes there and get his monster bandmate friends together before the time runs out and the concert starts.

Stars: Dawn Bobbette, Janice Caston, Daniela DiMatteo, Dave DiMatteo

27. Hell Cab (1993 Video Game)

T | Adventure, Fantasy

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The player must beat a challenge in each of the three eras, namely Ancient Rome, WWI and Jurassic, to win their soul back from a demonic New York cab driver. You must also keep your "morality meter" high or you'll end up in hell.

Director: Pepe Moreno | Stars: Vincent Carrella, Keith Davis, Denny Hardwick, Suzi Kiefer

28. The Punisher (2017–2019)
Episode: 3 AM (2017)

TV-MA | 51 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

8.6
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Former Marine Frank Castle takes the law into his own hands while struggling to come to terms with his traumatic past.

Director: Tom Shankland | Stars: Jon Bernthal, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Amber Rose Revah, Daniel Webber

Votes: 6,491

29. Inspector Gadget (1983–1986)
Episode: Art Heist (1983)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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Gadget was told by Chief Quimby to go to New York. There, Quimby gave Gadget an assignment to protect the priceless artwork in the American Museum of Modern Art. Dr.Claw plans to switch the... See full summary »

Directors: Dave Cox, Edouard David, Raymond Jafelice, Ken Stephenson, Bruno Bianchi | Stars: Don Adams, Cree Summer, Frank Welker, Don Francks

Votes: 46

30. Gargoyles (1994–1996)
Episode: Awakening: Part 3 (1994)

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.3
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Detective Elisa Maza goes to investigate the falling castle debris. She encounters the gargoyles. She offers to help the Gargoyles understand their new environment. Maza and Goliath agree ... See full summary »

Directors: Saburo Hashimoto, Kazuo Terada | Stars: Thom Adcox-Hernandez, Edward Asner, Jeff Bennett, Keith David

Votes: 123

31. The Transformers (1984–1987)
Episode: City of Steel (1985)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.1
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Megatron has decided to turn New York city into New Cybertron. Optimus Prime is captured, and his body is made into multiple parts of the city's defense system.

Directors: Andy Kim, Bob Kirk, Al Kouzel, Bob Matz, Norm McCabe, Margaret Nichols, Karen Peterson, Tom Ray, Robert Shellhorn, Bob Treat, Terry Lennon | Stars: Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Arthur Burghardt, Corey Burton

Votes: 74

32. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)
Episode: Cuanto (2014)

TV-MA | 58 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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Luciano encounters Capone in Chicago; Nucky and Margaret find common ground in Atlantic City. Meanwhile, Sally conducts business in Cuba as rumors swirl of a public uprising. In 1884, a young Nucky continues to impress the commodore.

Director: Jake Paltrow | Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 1,205

33. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: Empire City (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Neal and Peter investigate Mozzie's claims of taxi cab forgery and money laundering. Which leads to back to a jazz club owner.

Director: Tim DeKay | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 453

34. Cake Boss (2009– )
Episode: Fireworks, Falling Fondant & Fathers (2009)

TV-PG | 22 min | Family, Reality-TV

6.5
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A fellow family owned business asks Buddy and the team to honor their patriarch by creating a special cake featuring their company's product....fireworks! Then Buddy attends 'Bring Your Dad to School Day' at Buddy Jr's elementary school.

Stars: Buddy Valastro, Tony Albanese, Frankie Amato Jr., Maddalena Castano

Votes: 10

35. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: How Lily Stole Christmas (2006)

TV-PG | 23 min | Comedy, Romance

8.2
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Lily takes away her Christmas display after she finds out that Ted called her a bad name while she was broken up with Marshall, and Barney is too sick for his Christmas plans.

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 2,531

36. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: In the Wind (2013)

TV-PG | 43 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.4
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The FBI begins searching the building for the evidence box. Peter, Diana, and Clinton try to stall the search. While Neal, Mozzie, Sara, and James try to get to the box first.

Director: Russell Lee Fine | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 615

37. Roswell (1999–2002)
Episode: Max in the City (2000)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Max accompanies the duplicates to New York City, where they reveal grave character defects. Rath is inexplicably able to persuade Max that millions will die if he refuses to cave to Kavar ... See full summary »

Director: Patrick R. Norris | Stars: Shiri Appleby, Jason Behr, Katherine Heigl, Majandra Delfino

Votes: 190

38. Futurama (1999–2013)
Episode: Meanwhile (2013)

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi

9.4
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Professor Farnsworth invents a button that can take a person 10 seconds back in time, inadvertently causing major consequences.

Director: Peter Avanzino | Stars: Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Tress MacNeille

Votes: 2,385

39. Earthworm Jim (1995–1996)
Episode: Peanut of the Apes (1996)

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Action

8.7
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Jim needs to find a way to improve the show's ratings. He must also investigate the epidemic of people turning into apes after using cosmetic products.

Stars: Charlie Adler, Jeff Bennett, Dan Castellaneta, Jim Cummings

Votes: 24

40. Silver Spoons (1982–1987)
Episode: Race with Eagles (1985)

TV-G | Comedy, Family

7.2
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Edward must run up the steps of the Empire State Building for a fund-raiser.

Director: Jack Shea | Stars: Ricky Schroder, Erin Gray, Franklyn Seales, Alfonso Ribeiro

Votes: 16

41. Centurions (1986)
Episode: Return of Captain Steele (1986)

TV-Y7 | Animation, Action, Family

8.0
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Dr. Terror and Hacker found the doom star device that could annihilate a whole city on an island. When the natives saw Hacker they took him for Captain Steele, local lost hero. The Centurions are send to stop Terror's plan.

Stars: Pat Fraley, Neil Ross, Vince Edwards, Ron Feinberg

Votes: 5

42. Mr. & Mrs. North (1952–1954)
Episode: Shrinking Violet (1954)

Not Rated | 26 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance

6.1
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Amelia Little, someone Pam hasn't seen since childhood, comes for a visit. Pam believes her odd behavior is simply a case of being overwhelmed by the big city. The truth is she's an ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Barbara Britton, Richard Denning, Francis De Sales, Toni Gerry

Votes: 16

43. Thunderbirds (1965–1966)
Episode: Terror in New York City (1965)

TV-G | 48 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.1
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After Thunderbird 2 is heavily damaged in a mistaken attack, it leaves the team seemingly without a swift means to transport TB4 to New York City when a news crew is trapped underneath the collapsed Empire State Building.

Directors: David Elliott, David Lane | Stars: Sylvia Anderson, Ray Barrett, Peter Dyneley, Christine Finn

Votes: 104

44. Modern Marvels (1993– )
Episode: The Empire State Building (1994)

TV-14 | 46 min | Documentary, History

7.7
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This program focuses on the symbolic and historical aspects of the Empire State Building rather than its architecture and technology. The world's tallest building was preceded but a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Thomas | Stars: Irwin G. Cantor, Brendan Gill, Lydia Ruth

Votes: 27

45. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987–1996)
Episode: The Incredible Shrinking Turtles (1988)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.8
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The turtles seek out the fragments of the eye of Sarnoth, a crystal with unimaginable power. After finding the first fragment, Shredder steals it and uses it to shrink the turtles. Now ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Wolf | Stars: Cam Clarke, Barry Gordon, Townsend Coleman, Rob Paulsen

Votes: 127

46. White Collar (2009–2014)
Episode: The Original (2013)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Neal goes under cover as sculpture forger in order to help the FBI arrest an art forger. Also Neal and Mozzie narrow down the location of the evidence box.

Director: John T. Kretchmer | Stars: Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, Willie Garson, Marsha Thomason

Votes: 463

47. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)
Episode: The Playbook (2009)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Romance

9.4
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When Barney hooks up with a woman Lily had been saving for Ted, she gets revenge by stealing his "playbook," which contains all the moves he uses to pick up women. But will Barney have the last laugh?

Director: Pamela Fryman | Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 5,024

48. Deception (2018)
Episode: Transposition (2018)

TV-PG | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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Just when everyone is sure they finally have the Mystery Woman, she releases a game-changing twist.

Director: Michael Lehmann | Stars: Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Lenora Crichlow, Justin Chon

Votes: 263



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