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3. 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.
4. Gangs of New York (2002)
R | 167 min | Crime, Drama, History
In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's killer.
5. 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.
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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
10. 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.
11. 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 can't escape.
13. 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.
15. 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.
16. 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.
18. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
PG | 129 min | Drama
Encouraged by her idealistic if luckless father, a bright and imaginative young woman comes of age in a Brooklyn tenement during the early 1900s.
19. The Landlord (1970)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
22. 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.
23. 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.
24. 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.
25. The Window (1949)
TV-G | 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.
26. Not as a Stranger (1955)
135 min | Drama, Romance
An ego-driven, aspiring physician, intolerant of the weaknesses of others, especially those closest to him, comes to grips with his own imperfections.
27. The Shame of Mary Boyle (1929)
85 min | Drama
During the Irish revolution, a family earns a big inheritance. They start leading a rich life forgetting what the most important values are.
28. Cry of the City (1948)
Passed | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Police Lieut. Candella, longtime friend of the Rome family, walks a tightrope in the case of cop-killer Martin Rome.
30. 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.
32. Crime School (1938)
Approved | 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.
34. 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.
35. Hallelujah I'm a Bum (1933)
Passed | 82 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A New York tramp (Jolson) falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt
36. Mannequin (1937)
Passed | 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 »
38. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1974 TV Movie)
74 min | Drama
The story of a family living in a New York City slum in 1912, headed by a loving but alcoholic father and a strong-willed mother.
39. 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 »
40. 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 »
41. Mr. Soft Touch (1949)
Approved | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Crime
Just before Christmas, Joe Miracle, a returning WWII war hero, comes home to learn that gangster Barney Teener has taken over his nightclub and murdered Joe's partner. Joe loots the club's ... See full summary »
42. Regeneration (1915)
Passed | 72 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
At 10 years old, Owens becomes a ragged orphan when his sainted mother dies. The Conways, who are next door neighbors, take Owen in, but the constant drinking by Jim soon puts Owen on the ... See full summary »
43. 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 »
44. 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.
45. 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 »
46. The Dark Hour (1936)
Passed | 64 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A pair of detectives investigates the murder of an elderly millionaire who was the target of blackmail and death threats and find that there is no shortage of suspects, many of them in the victim's own family.
47. Sweet and Low-Down (1944)
Approved | 76 min | Musical, Romance
After their annual free concert at Chicago's Dearborn Settlement, Benny Goodman and his band are packing up to move on to their next engagement at a military camp, when a kid, Tony Birch, ... See full summary »
48. Playing Around (1930)
66 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
New York girl has a dull boyfriend and seems destined for a dull marriage when she meets a rich playboy who has money to burn and places to go. She gets involved with the playboy and never ... See full summary »
49. The Angels Wash Their Faces (1939)
Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance
A young man just released from a reformatory moves to a new neighborhood with his sister, intending to start a new life. However, he gets mixed up with the local mob boss and corrupt ... See full summary »