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    Movies Made in NYC

    An incredible number of movies have been shot in, around, and about New York City since motion pictures began. Here are some of the better, more popular ones through the decades.


    Movies Made in NYC

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    Map of NYC movies by Bernie Hou

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    6 Movies that Define New York City

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    7 New York Hotels Straight Out of the Movies: Scent of a Woman

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    NYC on Film: 8 Spots Made Famous in Movies and on TV

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    8 NYC Places Made Famous by Holiday Movies

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    Annie Hall (1977)

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    Movie Stills Aligned Against Their Exact Locations

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    Movie Stills Aligned Against Their Exact Locations

    Movie Stills Aligned Against Their Exact Locations (Part 2)

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    NYC Movie Stills Aligned Against Their Exact Locations

    Movie Stills Aligned Against Their Exact Locations (Part 2)

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    Plaza Suite (1971) - Movie set in Suite 719 of New York City's Plaza Hotel.

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    "The Avengers" - Grand Central Station

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    Martin Scorsese and Robert DeNiro taking a break during filming

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    Coming to America (1988) - An African prince goes to Queens, New York to find a wife whom he can respect for her intelligence and will.

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    This is a list of every major movie filmed in NYC, along with the locations where they were filmed.

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    New York Stories (1989) - An anthology film consisting of three shorts with the central theme being New York City

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    New York, New York (1977), starring Robert DeNiro and Liza Minelli

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    Sweet Smell of Success (1957), starring Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis

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    The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Leonardo DiCaprio

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    New York Fun Facts: More than 250 feature films are shot on location in New York City each year.

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    "Scorsese's New York" is a visual love letter to NYC through the eyes and talents of its most enduring son, Martin Scorsese. This montage by production company House of Nod and editor Robert Kolodny is a pleasant cinematic tribute to the filmmaking veteran's unwavering love for his birthplace and draws on 14 of the director's films. In three short minutes, you get a feel for many of the myriad ways Scorsese has shot the city in his decades-long career.

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    Escape from New York (1981)

    Escape from New York

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    When Harry Met Sally (1989): One of the most memorable location scenes in New York City's history was filmed at Katz's Delicatessen at 205 East Houston Street, featuring Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, and a customer played by the mother of the film's director Rob Reiner. The table at which the scene was filmed now has a plaque on it that reads, "Congratulations! You're sitting where Harry met Sally."

    Greatest New York Film Scenes - On the set of New York.com

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    Big (1988): The toy store on 5th Avenue provided the setting for the fondly remembered scene in which Robert Loggia, a toy company executive making weekend rounds, joins Tom Hanks, a 13 year old boy inhabiting the body of a man, in a spirited duet on a giant electronic keyboard. Though most of the displays were those found in the actual store, the overscaled keyboard was added by the film's production designer as a way to subtly reinforce the movie's underlying confusion of big and small.

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    Kramer vs. Kramer (1979): The transformation of Ted Kramer (Dustin Hoffman), from a career-obsessed ad man into a caring, attentive father after his wife of many years has abruptly left him is played out in this abiding ritual of family life in the city. The Mall in Central Park is the setting for this heart-rendering scene where Ted hands back his son, Billy, to his estranged wife Joanna (Meryl Streep). Unaware of the pain that his father feels, Billy runs happily into his mother's arms.

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    Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961): Among the most romantic of all sequences filmed in New York City are those in Blake Edwards’ screen adaptation of Truman Capote’s tale, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. The film’s opening sequence showed Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, still wearing a glamorous evening dress from the night before, staring dreamily into Tiffany’s gem-filled window as she consumes a breakfast of coffee and a Danish pastry. The scene took place at the corner of 5th Avenue and 57th Street.

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