Most Popular "Big City" Titles
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1. Law & Order (1990–2010)
TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The show follows a crime, usually adapted from current headlines, from two separate vantage points. The first half of the show concentrates on the investigation of the crime by the police, the second half follows the prosecution of the crime in court.
R | 84 min | Comedy
Kazakh TV talking head Borat is dispatched to the United States to report on the greatest country in the world. With a documentary crew in tow, Borat becomes more interested in locating and marrying Pamela Anderson.
Votes: 298,912 | Gross: $128.51M
4. Frances Ha (2012)
R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles.
Votes: 44,674 | Gross: $4.06M
5. *batteries not included (1987)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition.
Votes: 23,658 | Gross: $32.95M
7. Clear History (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 101 min | Comedy
A disgraced former marketing executive plots revenge against his former boss, who made billions from the electric car company they had started together.
8. New York Minute (I) (2004)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
One day in New York City, as Jane Ryan tries out for an overseas college program and her sister Roxy schemes to meet her favorite punk rockers, a series of mishaps throws their day into ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,863 | Gross: $14.02M
10. Two Lovers (2008)
R | 110 min | Drama, Romance
A Brooklyn-set romantic drama about a bachelor torn between the family friend his parents wish he would marry and his beautiful but volatile new neighbor.
Votes: 29,774 | Gross: $3.15M
11. Black Beauty (1994)
G | 88 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
The fates of horses, and the people who own and command them, are revealed as Black Beauty narrates the circle of his life.
Votes: 7,285 | Gross: $4.63M
12. Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
R | 107 min | Drama
A disillusioned young writer living in New York City turns to drugs and drinking to block out the memories of his dead mother and estranged wife.
Votes: 5,856 | Gross: $16.12M
13. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Votes: 13,817 | Gross: $10.76M
14. A Face in the Crowd (1957)
Not Rated | 126 min | Drama
An Arkansas drifter becomes an overnight media sensation. As he becomes drunk with fame and power, will he ever be exposed as the fraud he has become?
15. Babe: Pig in the City (1998)
G | 97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Babe, fresh from his victory in the sheepherding contest, returns to Farmer Hoggett's farm, but after Farmer Hoggett is injured and unable to work, Babe has to go to the big city to save the farm.
Votes: 25,056 | Gross: $18.32M
19. Submarino (2010)
105 min | Drama
Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.
20. Baby Face (1933)
Approved | 71 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman, sexually exploited all her life, decides to turn the tables and exploit the hapless men at a big city bank -- by gleefully sleeping her way to the top.
21. Blonde Ambition (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Votes: 5,019 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Captain America (1944)
Approved | 244 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Superhero Captain America battles the evil forces of the archvillain called The Scarab, who poisons his enemies and steals a secret device capable of destroying buildings by sound vibrations.
23. The Big Combo (1955)
84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
A police lt. is ordered to stop investigating deadly crime boss Mr. Brown, because he hasn't been able to get any hard evidence against him. He then goes after Brown's girlfriend who despises him, for information instead.
24. The Naked City (1948)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
New York City film noir about two detectives investigating the death of an attractive young woman. The apparent suicide turns out to be murder.
25. Superman (1948)
Approved | 244 min | Sci-Fi
Superman comes to Earth as a child and grows up to be his home's first superhero with his first major challenge being to oppose The Spider Lady.
27. Naked in New York (1993)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
Naked in New York begins in the car of grown up Jake, he is talking to us about his girlfriend, Joanne, (watch for the facial expressions) and to whom you can turn to for help while facing ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,338 | Gross: $1.04M
28. Jersey Girl (1992)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Sal is a wealthy and triumphant yuppie who normaly would not do everything in order to get a woman. But this time it is something special and he is about to give up his position for his ... See full summary »
29. Sidewalls (2011)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
Martín and Mariana are slightly damaged people who live in buildings just opposite one another. While they often don't notice each other, separation might be the very thing that brings them together.
Votes: 10,510 | Gross: $0.00M
32. The Moon Is Blue (1953)
M | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
Two aging playboys are both after the same attractive young woman, but she fends them off by claiming that she plans to remain a virgin until her wedding night. Both men determine to find a way around her objections.
33. A Big Girl Like You (2003 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
Voluptuous and bored, rebellious sixteen-year-old Sabine is interested in sex and clubbing, and not much else. But when she leaves home to move to Paris, she finds herself plunged into a ... See full summary »
34. Carrie (1952)
118 min | Drama, Romance
Carrie boards the train to Chicago with big ambitions. She gets a job stitching shoes and her sister's husband takes almost all of her pay for room and board. Then she injures a finger and ... See full summary »
36. Superman and the Mole-Men (1951)
Not Rated | 58 min | Action, Drama, Family
When underground beings explore the surface world from a deep oil well and inadvertantly cause a panic, only Superman can prevent a tragedy.
37. Obitaemyy ostrov (2009)
115 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
On the threshold of 22nd century, furrowing the space, protagonist from the Free Search Group makes emergency landing on an unknown planet where he must stay. People who are living on this ... See full summary »
38. Marked Woman (1937)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
A crusading DA persuades a clip joint "party girl" to testify against her mobster boss after her innocent sister is accidentally murdered during one of his unsavory "parties".
39. 100 Pro (2001)
86 min | Comedy
Two young lads in Munich, Germany, manage to score dates with drop dead gorgeous underwear models. And now they have to find a way to get past the formidable bouncers of Munich's poshest night club 'Spy'.
40. Lights in the Dusk (2006)
78 min | Crime, Drama
In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.
Votes: 4,993 | Gross: $0.01M
41. Blast of Silence (1961)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
A hired killer from Cleveland has a job to do on a second-string mob boss in New York. But a special girl from his past, and a fat gun dealer with pet rats, each gets in his way.
42. A Run for Your Money (1949)
Approved | 83 min | Comedy
Brothers from a Welsh village take their first trip to London to collect a prize, and meet a con artist and sundry other urban distractions.
43. Scene of the Crime (1949)
Passed | 94 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Drama
Homicide detective Mike Conovan investigates the shooting of fellow detective Monigan...who apparrently was moonlighting as guard for a bookie. He finds that all the bookies in town are ... See full summary »
44. Private Fears in Public Places (2006)
120 min | Drama, Romance
In Paris, six people all look for love, despite typically having their romantic aspirations dashed at every turn.
Votes: 3,343 | Gross: $0.13M
45. A Couch in New York (1996)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both ... See full summary »
46. Suzhou River (2000)
83 min | Drama, Romance
The river Suzhou that flows through Shanghai is a reservoir of filth, chaos and poverty, but also a meeting place for memories and secrets. Lou Ye, who spent his youth on the banks of the ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,163 | Gross: $0.10M
47. Can't Hurry Love (1995– )
30 min | Comedy
Four friends live in a occasional peaceful co-existence in New York. Love-seeking Annie; womanizing Roger; and married Elliot work together in a Manhattan personnel agency trying to get by ... See full summary »
48. Flatfoot in Hong Kong (1975)
115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Piedone (Bigfoot) Rizzo is accused of drugs trafficking. In order to clear his name he has to find out who is the person, from a Mafia ring, who has infiltrated his police department.
49. Enlightenment Guaranteed (1999)
109 min | Drama, Comedy
Two very different brothers get together for a temporary stay in a Japanese zen monastry. The trip from Germany to Japan brings up some unexpected quests they have to manage. Soon both ... See full summary »