Most Popular "Urban Renewal" Titles
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2. Up (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
Votes: 705,092 | Gross: $292.98M
4. Be Kind Rewind (2008)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy
Two bumbling store clerks inadvertently erase the footage from all of the tapes in their video rental store. In order to keep the business running, they re-shoot every film in the store with their own camera, with a budget of zero dollars.
Votes: 81,117 | Gross: $11.17M
5. Breakin' 2: Electric Boogaloo (1984)
PG | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A developer tries to bulldoze a community recreation center. The local breakdancers try to stop it.
Votes: 2,884 | Gross: $6.80M
7. Roger & Me (1989)
R | 91 min | Documentary
Director Michael Moore pursues GM CEO Roger Smith to confront him about the harm he did to Flint, Michigan with his massive downsizing.
Votes: 23,341 | Gross: $6.71M
9. Close My Eyes (1991)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance
After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie, who is now married. The relationship between Richard and Natalie proves dangerously obsessional. ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,439 | Gross: $0.14M
10. My Architect (2003)
116 min | Documentary, Biography
Director Nathaniel Kahn searches to understand his father, noted architect Louis Kahn, who died bankrupt and alone in 1974.
Votes: 2,761 | Gross: $2.75M
11. Detropia (2012)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
A documentary on the city of Detroit and its woes, which are emblematic of the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base.
Votes: 1,356 | Gross: $0.36M
12. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. ... See full summary »
Votes: 662 | Gross: $0.04M
13. Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974)
108 min | Biography, Comedy, Western
A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris.
14. Elena (I) (2014)
Elena was a factory worker, and a car accident bonded her with violin at the age of 26. She becomes a violin teacher, but earns no more than before. After having worked flat out for eight ... See full summary »
15. Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (2002– )
TV-14 | 24 min | Action, Adventure, Animation
Two kids whose families own businesses in a shopping arcade that's scheduled to shut down are thrown into a series of dimensions, each one a parody of some form of anime or video game, and try to find their way home.
22. Serenada pentru etajul XII (1976)
69 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Light comedy about various Bucharest house dwelling families trading their houses for apartments in a brand new apartment building complex in a new subdivision of a large Bucharest neighborhood.
25. Mission Hill and the Miracle of Boston (1978)
60 min | Documentary
Traces the alteration, through economic and political influences, of the Parker Hill area of Roxbury in Boston. An ethnically mixed family neighborhood, at present largely Irish Catholic, ... See full summary »
26. Columbus Neighborhoods: University District (2011 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
A history and profile of the University District neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, dominated by the "city within a city" known as The Ohio State University.
27. Columbus Neighborhoods: Short North (2010 TV Movie)
59 min | Documentary
A history and profile of the Short North neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, situated north of downtown and south of The Ohio State University.
30. Brownsville Black and White (2000)
83 min | Documentary, History
Brownsville Black and White is the story of sixty years of Black/Jewish relations in the Brooklyn Community of Brownsville. The film is a poignant examination of group cooperation, urban ... See full summary »
Director: Richard Broadman
Unrated | 98 min | Documentary
In the summer of 2004, the Mayor of Lewiston, Maine announced a plan to develop a four-lane boulevard across downtown's low-income neighborhood. This project was called "The Heritage ... See full summary »
Director: Craig Saddlemire
36. Columbus Neighborhoods: Olde Towne East (2012 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary
A history and profile of the Olde Towne East neighborhood of Columbus, Ohio, situated east of Downtown. Throughout much of the 19th century, Columbus' first "streetcar suburb" was home to ... See full summary »
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 11 February 1953
Huie and Burt interview Robert Moses, city planner and construction coordinator for New York City. Topics include urban renewal and issues arising from building highways, housing and infrastructure.
Longines Chronoscope (1951–1955)
Episode dated 4 October 1954
Larry Lesueur and Griffin Bancroft, CBS News Correspondents, interview Albert M. Cole, the administrator of the Housing and Home Finance Agency. Topics include housing scandal accusations, public housing projects and urban renewal.