Most Popular "Ellis Island New York City" Titles
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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)
R | 202 min | Crime, Drama
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.
Votes: 794,999 | Gross: $57.30M
2. Hitch (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.
Votes: 245,758 | Gross: $177.58M
3. The Immigrant (2013)
R | 120 min | Drama, Romance
1921. An innocent immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.
Votes: 20,775 | Gross: $1.98M
4. Ragtime (1981)
PG | 155 min | Drama
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
7. Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute.
8. Sweet Land (2005)
PG | 110 min | Drama, Romance
In 1920, Inge, a German national, travels from Norway to rural Minnesota for her arranged marriage to Olaf, a Norwegian farmer; bureaucracy and prejudice cause major complications.
Votes: 3,070 | Gross: $1.71M
10. The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A mute alien with the appearance of a black human is chased by outer-space bounty hunters through the streets of Harlem.
Votes: 4,627 | Gross: $3.70M
11. Golden Door (2006)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,211 | Gross: $1.06M
13. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
14. New York: A Documentary Film (1999– )
600 min | Documentary, History
Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 ... See full summary »
15. Little City (1997)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Adam is a painter who works as cab driver and blames his difficulties with women on his former girlfriend Kate who left him for lesbian Anne. As a result he doesn't pay much attention to ... See full summary »
17. Across the Sea of Time (1995)
G | 51 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
A young Russian boy, Thomas Minton, travels to New York as a passenger on a Russian freighter. Close to Ellis Island he gets off and thus starts his journey to America the same way as all ... See full summary »
Votes: 209 | Gross: $15.98M
19. An American Romance (1944)
Passed | 151 min | Drama
Stefan Dangos immigrates to America and works his way up from the iron mines and steel mills to become a great American success story as an industrialist.
20. Romance in Manhattan (1935)
Approved | 77 min | Comedy, Romance
Rejected as an immigrant because he doesn't have the required $200, a Czech immigrant jumps ship and is befriended by a chorus girl and becomes a taxi driver.
21. That Girl from Paris (1936)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nikki Martin, a parisian opera star, takes off in search of adventure and true-love leaving her arranged husband to be at the alter. While hitchhiking, Nikki meets handsome American ... See full summary »
22. My Boy (1921)
55 min | Comedy, Drama
An orphan escapes immigration officials at Ellis Island and goes to live with an old ship's master who can't find work and can't pay the rent.
23. The Italian (1915)
Passed | 78 min | Drama
An immigrant leaves his sweetheart in Italy to find a better life across the sea in the grimy slums of New York. They are eventually reunited and marry. But life in New York is hard and ... See full summary »
26. Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen (2004)
77 min | Documentary, Biography, History
A documentary about the "King of B-Movies", Edgar G. Ulmer. It includes interviews with well-known filmmakers Roger Corman, Peter Bogdanovich, Wim Wenders, Joe Dante, and Ulmers's daughter, Arianne Ulmer.
27. Ellis Island (1936)
Approved | 67 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
It opens in 1926 when three bank robbers, Theodore Kedrich, Jan Imarski, and Petra Lonelli, stage a daring daylight bank robbery and get away with a million dollars in cash. They are soon ... See full summary »
28 min | Short, Drama, Family
A family of Polish immigrants has a difficult time adjusting to life in the United States. The story centers on the son, named Janek, who has trouble fitting in at school and with his family.
29. Santa Fe (1986 TV Movie)
110 min | Drama
Santa Fe begins where Corti's 1982 film God Does Not Believe In Us Anymore leaves off. In 1940, a ship arrives in New York harbor filled with exhausted Jewish immigrants desperate to begin ... See full summary »
31. Arrival of Emigrants, Ellis Island (1906)
4 min | Documentary, Short
Immigrants and boats departing and arriving at Ellis Island.
34. Living in a Metropolis (1952)
Approved | 20 min | Short, History, News
This look at New York City shows it as a hub of transportation, and its citizens are shown in their thousands on varied occupations, trades, industries and the arts---all of them shown as ... See full summary »
Mysteries at the Monument (2013– )
Ellis Island, Sailing Stones, Alamo Treasure
TV-PG | 43 min | Biography, History, Mystery
Host Don Wildman visits a 27-acre island one mile from Lower Manhattan , examines a mysterious set of stones, and heads to a legendary 300-year-old fortress.