What are the best movies set in New York?

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    #1When Harry Met Sally...

    When Harry Met Sally...

    When Harry Met Sally is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. 

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    Barbara Williamson
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I live in NY for a few years and whenever I get reminded of this film, I keep on hoping that I would have the same hopeless romantic love story. "
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    #2Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Breakfast at Tiffany's

    Breakfast at Tiffany's is a dramatic and romantic comedy motion picture that features Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, and Patricia Neal. It was directed by Blake Edwards and is based on a novel by Truman Capote.

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    Harry Brooks
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "The movie perfectly showcases how they NY became the fashion capital of United States. Now I don't know, it's not that good as before."
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    #3West Side Story

    West Side Story

    West Side Story is a 1961 American musical romantic drama film directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins. The film is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name, which in turn was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.

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    Cindy Lu
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I don't get why people can romanticize the streets in New York? Cause most of the time, it is really sketchy AF!"
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    #4Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters

    Ghostbusters is a supernatural comedy movie in 2016 directed by Paul Feig starring Melissa Mccarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, and Leslie Jones. It is the third feature film in the Ghostbusters franchise. 

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    Eduardo Caballero
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "This is my childhood! I even dream of going to NY for this just to take some pictures while wearing the costumes in Ghostbusters!"
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    #5Desperately Seeking Susan

    Desperately Seeking Susan

    Desperately Seeking Susan was a comedy-drama film released in April 1985. The movie was directed by Susan Seidelman and starred by Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn.

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    Amy Feng
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "I just watch this for Madonna and the famous Material girl song! NY must be the best place to set this popular star-studded film!"
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    #6The French Connection

    The French Connection

    The French Connection is a movie directed by  William Friedkin and features Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, and Roy Scheider. The movie is based on the drug smuggling activities done from France to New York.

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    Russell Robinson
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "Well, this is the real look of New York! HAHAHA. I prefer this kind of film than making it a place to be in love with. It's busy and people are crazy."
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    #7Annie Hall

    Annie Hall

    Alvy Singer (Woody Allen), a neurotic comedian from New York, falls in love with Annie (Diane Keaton). The movie explores the ups and downs of modern relationships.

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    Sandra Ortega
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "This is the sweetest thing and Woody Allen made this truly touchable. I appreciate how they NY looks in the movie set up."
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    #8Moonstruck

    Moonstruck

    Moonstruck was a romantic comedy-drama released in January 1987. The movie was directed by Norman Jewison and starred by Cher, Nicolas Cage, Olympia Dukakis.

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    Charvi Verma
    Written on July 4, 2018
    "The movie is full of charms but it is a typical love story set in New York City. I only like how they tone it with comedy!"

Summary

Best What are the best movies set in New York
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1When Harry Met Sally...Movies 12 Paid
2Breakfast at Tiffany'sMovies 9 Paid
3West Side StoryMovies 9 Paid
4GhostbustersMovies 7 Paid
5Desperately Seeking SusanMovies 6 Paid
6The French ConnectionMovies 4 Paid
7Annie HallMovies 3 Paid
8MoonstruckMovies 2 Paid
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