Most Popular Lower East Side Manhattan New York City Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Glass Castle (2017)
PG-13 | 127 min | Biography, Drama
A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to their poverty.
Votes: 26,395 | Gross: $17.27M
2. 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.
Votes: 47,435 | Gross: $29.08M
3. The Iceman (2012)
R | 106 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Richard Kuklinski, the notorious contract killer and family man. When finally arrested in 1986, neither his wife nor daughters had any clue about his real profession.
Votes: 67,440 | Gross: $1.94M
4. The Cobbler (2014)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A cobbler, bored of his everyday life, stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to become other people and see the world in a different way.
5. A Price Above Rubies (1998)
R | 117 min | Drama, Romance
About a young woman who is married to a devout Jew and the problems that trouble their marriage because of the woman wanting something more out of her life
Votes: 2,535 | Gross: $1.08M
6. Ragtime (1981)
PG | 155 min | Drama
A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Votes: 8,334 | Gross: $21.02M
7. Prime (2005)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Votes: 38,729 | Gross: $22.83M
9. 200 Cigarettes (1999)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Votes: 14,313 | Gross: $6.85M
11. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 8,473 | Gross: $7.63M
12. 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.
14. Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Angie Rossini is an innocent Italian Catholic Macy's salesgirl, who discovers she's pregnant from a fling with Rocky, a musician. Angie finds Rocky (who doesn't remember her at first) to ... See full summary »
16. Enemies, A Love Story (1989)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Votes: 1,863 | Gross: $7.75M
17. Hester Street (1975)
PG | 89 min | Drama, Romance
It's 1896. Yankel Bogovnik, a Russian Jew, emigrated to the United States three years earlier and has settled where many of his background have, namely on Hester Street on the Lower East ... See full summary »
18. 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.
Votes: 2,593 | Gross: $0.03M
19. Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A Lower East Side teen-ager struggles to find some sanity while surrounded by an eccentric grandmother, a crazy new girlfriend, and a longing younger brother.
Votes: 5,076 | Gross: $2.07M
20. House of Strangers (1949)
Approved | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
After years in prison, Max promises revenge on his brothers for their betrayal. His lover Irene and memories of his past yield him a broader perspective.
22. Fiona (1998)
85 min | Drama
Despite the fact that Fiona has lived apart from her mother, they lead parallel lives as bi-sexual prostitutes. The meeting of the two women spells tragedy for the mother and hope for the daughter.
23. Hurricane Streets (1997)
R | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Marcus is a kid on Manhattan's mean streets. He's turning 15, his father is dead, his mother is in prison for smuggling undocumented aliens. His grandmother is raising him. He has four ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,103 | Gross: $0.33M
25. Forever, Lulu (1987)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Mystery
A beautiful novelist gets involved with the violent underworld crime elements in New York City and becomes a target. Alec Baldwin plays the cop who pursues her killers.
26. City for Conquest (1940)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Music, Sport
Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together.
28. The Doctor and the Girl (1949)
Passed | 98 min | Drama, Romance
Dr. Michael Corday, a recent graduate of the Harvard Medical School, is the son of Dr. John Corday, an eminent New York City surgeon who has a tendency to continue to direct the lives of ... See full summary »
29. Spooks Run Wild (1941)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Comedy
The boys are sent to a mountain camp. Stranded in a small rural town, they hear about a "monster killer" roaming the countryside. At night, they sneak out. Peewee is shot by a grave-digger,... See full summary »
30. Piñero (2001)
R | 103 min | Biography, Drama
Miguel Pinero's creative and turbulent life was cut short at the age of forty. A Tony Award nominee who did time at Sing-Sing, a volatile urban poet whose work is recognized as a precursor to rap and hip-hop, and a writer of hit TV shows.
Votes: 1,261 | Gross: $1.42M
31. Law and Disorder (1974)
R | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In the crime-ridden 70's New York City, two cops have had enough. They, along with few other disgruntled people decide to take the things into their own hands only to realize too late that they're in over their heads.
34. 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 »
35. Clancy Street Boys (1943)
Passed | 66 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Muggs' rich Uncle Pete is coming to visit. Unfortunately, Muggs' late father had bragged that he had seven kids, so Muggs recruits the members of the gang to pose as his family--including ... See full summary »
36. 'Neath Brooklyn Bridge (1942)
Approved | 61 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The East Side Kids find a young girl in the apartment of a man who has just been murdered. Believing her to be innocent, they hide her in their clubhouse while they try to find the real ... See full summary »
37. Acts of Worship (2001)
R | 94 min | Drama
Alix is taken in by a photographer, Digna, who despite her friends' protests, tries to help Alix piece her life back together and overcome her addictions.
Votes: 288 | Gross: $0.01M
40. Age 7 in America (1991 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary, Biography
US take on the classic UK documentary series "Up". This first US entry follows a group of economically, racially and socially diverse 7-year-olds. The idea was to make followup films on them every 7 years but the project ended in 2006.
41. Private Eyes (1953)
Approved | 64 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
After being punched in the nose, Sach finds out that he has the ability to read minds. Slip and the gang start up a detective agency try to cash in on Sach's new powers.
43. Four Walls (1928)
60 min | Drama
While Benny is in jail his old henchman Monk takes over the gang and Benny's girl Frieda. Once out Benny wants nothing to do with either. He has reformed and is beloved of his god-fearing ... See full summary »
44. Million Dollar Kid (1944)
Approved | 65 min | Comedy
The gang is befriended by a millionaire whom they save from a mugging. However, they begin to suspect that the man's son was actually one of the muggers. Knowing that the boy's father is ... See full summary »
45. That Gang of Mine (1940)
Approved | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A street kid has dreams of becoming a jockey. He gets his chance when he and his gang discover a poor old man who has a championship race horse. The man agrees to let the boy ride his horse... See full summary »
49. Mr. Wise Guy (1942)
Approved | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Mr. Wise Guy (the eighth in the East Side Kids series) finds the gang sent to the Wilton Reform School after they are unjustly convicted of stealing a truck. Bill Collins (Douglas Fowley), ... See full summary »
50. Arms and the Woman (1916)
50 min | Drama
Rozika is a Hungarian girl who can sing quite nice. She goes to the place known as the United States with her brother whose name happens to be Young Carl. Rozika marries a chap named Trevor... See full summary »