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New York movies ranked

Anything goes—features, documentaries, shorts, performance films, etc. It suffices for any portion of significance to have been filmed or set in the Naked City. Please feel free to leave suggestions, and I’ll list them once I’ve seen them.

  • My Dinner with Andre

    1

  • All That Jazz

    2

  • News from Home

    3

  • Stranger Than Paradise

    4

  • Inside Llewyn Davis

    5

  • GoodFellas

    6

  • Rosemary's Baby

    7

  • The Apartment

    8

  • Husbands

    9

  • On the Waterfront

    10

  • Annie Hall

    11

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    12

  • Alice in the Cities

    13

  • Sweet Smell of Success

    14

  • The French Connection

    15

  • Pickup on South Street

    16

  • Midnight Cowboy

    17

  • All About Eve

    18

  • Taxi Driver

    19

  • Do the Right Thing

    20

  • Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese

    21

  • The Purple Rose of Cairo

    22

  • Funny Girl

    23

  • Original Cast Album: Company

    24

  • The Age of Innocence

    25

  • Hannah and Her Sisters

    26

  • Rear Window

    27

  • Vanya on 42nd Street

    28

  • The Godfather

    29

  • 12 Angry Men

    30

  • Manhattan

    31

  • Dark Days

    32

  • Raging Bull

    33

  • The Godfather: Part II

    34

  • Smithereens

    35

  • Opening Night

    36

  • Stations of the Elevated

    37

  • Crimes and Misdemeanors

    38

  • My Man Godfrey

    39

  • The Last Days of Disco

    40

  • Trash

    41

  • Field Niggas

    42

  • The Women

    43

  • Being John Malkovich

    44

  • Frances Ha

    45

  • Dressed to Kill

    46

  • Network

    47

  • Carol

    48

  • Metropolitan

    49

  • The Telephone Book

    50

  • Speedy

    51

  • Malcolm X

    52

  • Sid & Nancy

    53

  • The Band Wagon

    54

  • Something Wild

    55

  • Glengarry Glen Ross

    56

  • Uncut Gems

    57

  • The Cameraman

    58

  • Dog Day Afternoon

    59

  • Zelig

    60

  • Good Time

    61

  • Lenny

    62

  • Synecdoche, New York

    63

  • The Heiress

    64

  • Se7en

    65

  • Scarlet Street

    66

  • Mean Streets

    67

  • Shadows

    68

  • Hi, Mom!

    69

  • Parting Glances

    70

  • King of New York

    71

  • Town Bloody Hall

    72

  • Klute

    73

  • Hotel Monterey

    74

  • Born in Flames

    75

  • The Fisher King

    76

  • Variety

    77

  • A Face in the Crowd

    78

  • Los Sures

    79

  • El Train

    80

  • The Last Seduction

    81

  • Shame

    82

  • Swing Time

    83

  • A New Leaf

    84

  • A Most Violent Year

    85

  • The In-Laws

    86

  • A City of Children

    87

  • Gloria

    88

  • My Name Is Barbra

    89

  • Girlfriends

    90

  • Next Stop, Greenwich Village

    91

  • Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life

    92

  • Bad Lieutenant

    93

  • Cotton Comes to Harlem

    94

  • Michael Clayton

    95

  • Yudie

    96

  • Mistress America

    97

  • Husbands and Wives

    98

  • West Side Story

    99

  • Broadway Danny Rose

    100