Most Popular "Tenement" Titles
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2. American Gangster (2007)
R | 157 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
Votes: 325,515 | Gross: $130.13M
3. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
Votes: 315,216 | Gross: $77.68M
4. Dredd (2012)
R | 95 min | Action, Sci-Fi
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
Votes: 204,191 | Gross: $13.40M
6. Unknown (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Action, Mystery, Thriller
A man awakens from a coma, only to discover that someone has taken on his identity and that no one, (not even his wife), believes him. With the help of a young woman, he sets out to prove who he is.
Votes: 211,057 | Gross: $61.09M
7. West Side Story (1961)
Unrated | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy.
Votes: 72,157 | Gross: $43.65M
9. Rent (2005)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This is the film version of the Pulitzer and Tony Award winning musical about Bohemians in the East Village of New York City struggling with life, love and AIDS, and the impacts they have on America.
Votes: 41,786 | Gross: $29.08M
12. The People Under the Stairs (1991)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery
Two adults and a juvenile burglar break into a house occupied by a brother and sister and their stolen children and become trapped.
Votes: 23,972 | Gross: $24.20M
13. Suicide Squad (1935)
Passed | 56 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Larry Baker is a young fireman whose daring exploits have led him to receiving a lot of newspaper publicity which goes to his head. His sweetheart, Mary O'Connor, and fire-department ... See full summary »
14. Pride and Glory (2008)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A family's moral codes are tested when Ray Tierney investigates a case that reveals an incendiary police corruption scandal involving his own brother-in-law. For Ray, the truth is revelatory, a Pandora's Box that threatens to upend not only the Tierney legacy but the entire NYPD.
Votes: 53,128 | Gross: $15.71M
15. Crime School (1938)
Not Rated | 85 min | Crime, Drama
A gang of underprivileged teenagers are sentenced to serve two years in a reform school after almost killing a criminal fence who attacked them.
16. Flawless (1999)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An ultraconservative police officer suffers a debilitating stroke and is assigned to a rehabilitative program that includes singing lessons - with the drag queen next door.
Votes: 14,655 | Gross: $4.49M
18. Atlantic City (1980)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In a corrupt city, a small-time gangster and the estranged wife of a pot dealer finds themselves thrown together in an escapade of love, money, drugs, and danger.
20. The Hottest State (2006)
R | 117 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A young actor from Texas tries to make it in New York while struggling in his relationship with a beautiful singer/songwriter.
Votes: 2,407 | Gross: $0.03M
21. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG | 129 min | Drama, Romance
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
23. Dead End (1937)
Passed | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
The Dead End Kids, an unemployed architect, and gangster Baby Face Martin interact with an East Side neighborhood over one day and night.
24. A Patch of Blue (1965)
Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance
A blind, uneducated white girl is befriended by a black man, who becomes determined to help her escape her impoverished and abusive home life.
25. Not as a Stranger (1955)
135 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Romance
An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
26. Prime Suspect 5: Errors of Judgement (1996 TV Mini-Series)
200 min | Crime, Mystery, Romance
Detective Tennison investigates a seemingly straightforward drug murder that she believes is linked to a smugly smooth crime boss.
27. The Landlord (1970)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
At the age of twenty-nine, Elgar Enders "runs away" from home. This running away consists of buying a building in a black ghetto in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn. Initially his ... See full summary »
29. Tiger Bay (1959)
105 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A 12 year old tomboy witnesses the murder of a woman by her Polish merchant marine boyfriend but bonds with him and thwarts the police in their investigation.
30. The Window (1949)
Approved | 73 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
To avoid the heat of a sweltering summer night a 9 year old Manhattan boy decides to sleep on the fire escape and witnesses a murder, no one will believe him.
31. Prime Suspect: Inner Circles (1995 TV Movie)
R | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A seemingly straightforward sex murder investigation by Superintendent Jane Tennison leads to a hidden political scandal.
33. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.
34. Mannequin (1937)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Rags-to-riches Hennessey meets newlyweds Jessie and Eddie from his old neighborhood. Eddie plots to have Jessie divorce him, marry Hennessey, divorce Hennessey, then bring Hennessey's money... See full summary »
35. The Book of Stars (1999)
111 min | Drama
After their parents' untimely death in a car accident, Penny struggles to take care of her younger sister Mary, who suffers from an incurable disease. A precocious former poet, Penny has ... See full summary »
37. Jagte Raho (1956)
153 min | Comedy, Drama
In hopes of improving his lifestyle, a poor peasant re-locates to Bombay virtually penniless. It is late at night and he is thirsty, and he is unable to find water anywhere. A singing drunk... See full summary »
38. Give Us This Day (1949)
Passed | 120 min | Drama
One of the few (if any at the time this film was made) films shot in England with New York City's 'Little Italy" as the locale. This was Edward Dmytryk's first film after he had refused to ... See full summary »
39. Street Scene (1931)
80 min | Drama, Romance
Twenty-four hours elapse on the stoop of a Hell's Kitchen tenement as a microcosm of the American melting pot interacts with each other during a summer heatwave.
41. East Side Kids (1940)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young street kid grows up and becomes a cop when he realizes that crime doesn't pay. One of his childhood friends is in prison for a murder he didn't commit, and the cop looks for ... See full summary »
42. Hearts of Humanity (1932)
56 min | Drama
Genial Irish NYC policeman Tom O'Hara is looking forward to the arrival of his wife and their young son, Shandy from Ireland. Several days before the ship is to dock, O'Hara gets a ... See full summary »
44. Under the Roofs of Paris (1930)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Albert is smitten for Pola but ends up wrongly committed in jail, in the meantime her affections are sort after by his friend, and on his release both love and friendship must be tested.
46. Kid Monk Baroni (1952)
Passed | 79 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Leonard Nimoy is "Kid" Monk Baroni, the leader of a street gang who becomes a professional boxer to escape his life in "Little Italy" New York.
47. The Killer That Stalked New York (1950)
Passed | 79 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Police seek a smuggler while doctors, unaware she's the same person, desperately comb unprotected New York for a smallpox carrier.
48. Bowery at Midnight (1942)
Approved | 61 min | Crime, Thriller
Kindly soup kitchen operator and professor of criminology Bela Lugosi uses his soup kitchen as a front for a criminal gang who commit a series of daring robberies and murders. When things ... See full summary »
49. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
When he learns that a gangster has taken over his nightclub and murdered his partner, returning WW2 hero Joe Miracle steals the money from the club's safe and hides in a settlement home, while the mob is on his tail.
50. Record of a Tenement Gentleman (1947)
72 min | Drama
In post-war Japan, a man brings a lost boy to his tenement. No one wants to take the child for even one night; finally, a sour widow, Tané, does. The next day, complaining, she takes the ... See full summary »