Most Popular Newark New Jersey Movies and TV Shows

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year









































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »







Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)

PG-13 | 129 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
69 Metascore

Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), Spider-Man must step up to take on new threats in a world that has changed forever.

Director: Jon Watts | Stars: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marisa Tomei

Votes: 210,412 | Gross: $388.53M

2. The Karate Kid (1984)

PG | 126 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
60 Metascore

A boy and his mother move to California for a new job. He struggles to fit in, as a group of karate students starts to bully him for dating a rich girl from their clique. It's up to the Japanese landlord, Miyagi, to teach him karate.

Director: John G. Avildsen | Stars: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue, Martin Kove

Votes: 161,385 | Gross: $90.82M

3. Polar (I) (2019)

TV-MA | 118 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
19 Metascore

A retiring assassin suddenly finds himself on the receiving end of a hit, contracted by none other than his own employer seeking to cash in on the pensions of aging employees.

Director: Jonas Åkerlund | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens, Katheryn Winnick, Fei Ren

Votes: 60,986

4. World War Z (2013)

PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
63 Metascore

Former United Nations employee Gerry Lane traverses the world in a race against time to stop the Zombie pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to destroy humanity itself.

Director: Marc Forster | Stars: Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, Daniella Kertesz, James Badge Dale

Votes: 562,809 | Gross: $202.36M

5. Garden State (2004)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
67 Metascore

A quietly troubled young man returns home for his mother's funeral after being estranged from his family for a decade.

Director: Zach Braff | Stars: Zach Braff, Peter Sarsgaard, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm

Votes: 202,271 | Gross: $26.78M

6. Johnny Mnemonic (1995)

R | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A data courier, literally carrying a data package inside his head, must deliver it before he dies from the burden or is killed by the Yakuza.

Director: Robert Longo | Stars: Keanu Reeves, Dolph Lundgren, Dina Meyer, Ice-T

Votes: 63,326 | Gross: $19.08M

7. Extraction (II) (2015)

R | 82 min | Action, Thriller

4.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
25 Metascore

A former CIA operative is kidnapped by a group of terrorists. When his son learns there is no plan for his father to be saved, he launches his own rescue operation.

Director: Steven C. Miller | Stars: Bruce Willis, Kellan Lutz, Gina Carano, D.B. Sweeney

Votes: 8,843

8. American Pastoral (2016)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
43 Metascore

An All-American college star and his beauty queen wife watch their seemingly perfect life fall apart as their daughter joins the turmoil of '60s America.

Director: Ewan McGregor | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, Dakota Fanning, Peter Riegert

Votes: 13,403 | Gross: $0.54M

9. Indignation (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
78 Metascore

In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Director: James Schamus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tijuana Ricks, Sue Dahlman

Votes: 10,763 | Gross: $3.40M

10. Sherrybaby (2006)

R | 96 min | Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
66 Metascore

Sherry tries to integrate again into society and become a good mother.

Director: Laurie Collyer | Stars: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ryan Simpkins, Sam Bottoms, Michelle Hurst

Votes: 11,192 | Gross: $0.20M

11. Bobby Deerfield (1977)

PG | 124 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
47 Metascore

Bobby Deerfield, a famous American race car driver on the European circuit, falls in love with the enigmatic Lillian Morelli, who is terminally ill.

Director: Sydney Pollack | Stars: Al Pacino, Marthe Keller, Anny Duperey, Walter McGinn

Votes: 3,483 | Gross: $9.30M

12. 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag (1997)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
15 Metascore

A mob bagman finds that his luggage, containing the proof of his gang's latest hit, has been switched.

Director: Tom Schulman | Stars: Joe Pesci, Andy Comeau, Kristy Swanson, George Hamilton

Votes: 9,112 | Gross: $3.56M

13. Whitney (2018)

R | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
75 Metascore

An in-depth look at the life and music of Whitney Houston.

Director: Kevin Macdonald | Stars: Whitney Houston, Ellen White, Michael Houston, Cissy Houston

Votes: 5,211 | Gross: $3.03M

14. For Me and My Gal (1942)

Not Rated | 104 min | Musical, Romance, War

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Two vaudeville performers fall in love, but find their relationship tested by the arrival of WWI.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Judy Garland, George Murphy, Gene Kelly, Mártha Eggerth

Votes: 2,862 | Gross: $4.37M

15. Comedian (2002)

R | 82 min | Documentary, Comedy

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
62 Metascore

A look at the work of two stand-up comics, Jerry Seinfeld and a lesser-known newcomer, detailing the effort and frustration behind putting together a successful act and career while living a life on the road.

Director: Christian Charles | Stars: Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Garry Shandling, Greg Giraldo

Votes: 6,175 | Gross: $2.74M

16. Bogus (1996)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.

Director: Norman Jewison | Stars: Whoopi Goldberg, Gérard Depardieu, Haley Joel Osment, Andrea Martin

Votes: 5,863 | Gross: $4.36M

17. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)

PG-13 | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War

6.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
62 Metascore

Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.

Director: Kevin Willmott | Stars: Greg Kirsch, Renee Patrick, Molly Graham, William Willmott

Votes: 4,530 | Gross: $0.67M

18. Funny Money (2006)

R | 98 min | Comedy

5.3
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
57 Metascore

Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there's five million dollars inside. Henry tells his unsuspecting wife of their ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Greif | Stars: Chevy Chase, Penelope Ann Miller, Armand Assante, Christopher McDonald

Votes: 2,807 | Gross: $0.00M

19. Rainbow (1995)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

4.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

Four kids and a dog embark on the adventure of a lifetime -- the search for the end of the Rainbow. With the aid of computers and an irrepressible belief, they achieve the impossible, ... See full summary »

Director: Bob Hoskins | Stars: Willy Lavendel, Bob Hoskins, Jack Fisher, Jacob Tierney

Votes: 299

20. Edison, the Man (1940)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

82 year old inventor and entrepreneur Thomas Alva Edison is honored in 1929 and he reflects back on his sixty year career of scientific achievement.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Rita Johnson, Lynne Overman, Charles Coburn

Votes: 1,426

21. Claire Dolan (1998)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
56 Metascore

A high-priced call girl, shocked by her mother's death, decides to get out of the business and have a baby. The steps that she takes to free herself from her pimp and find a father for the baby are the central story of this movie.

Director: Lodge Kerrigan | Stars: Katrin Cartlidge, Vincent D'Onofrio, Colm Meaney, Patrick Husted

Votes: 1,203 | Gross: $0.01M

22. To Please a Lady (1950)

Passed | 91 min | Action, Romance, Sport

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A former war hero and midget car racer meets his match in a feisty reporter who blames his reckless tactics for an accidental racing death.

Director: Clarence Brown | Stars: Clark Gable, Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Will Geer

Votes: 763

23. Ceiling Zero (1936)

Approved | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

War veteran pilots Dizzy Davis, Texas Clark and Jake Lee are working in an airline in Newark. Dizzy is flirting with the girlfriend of a younger pilot and, due to this, he feigns illness to... See full summary »

Director: Howard Hawks | Stars: James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, June Travis, Stuart Erwin

Votes: 583

24. A Cold Wind in August (1961)

Approved | 80 min | Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

An older woman seduces an impressionable working-class boy who falls deeply in love with her. Disillusionment sets in when the boy discovers that she is a stripper.

Director: Alexander Singer | Stars: Lola Albright, Scott Marlowe, Joe De Santis, Clarke Gordon

Votes: 303

25. Sing Your Song (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
73 Metascore

Most people know the lasting legacy of Harry Belafonte, the entertainer. This film unearths his significant contribution to and his leadership in the civil rights movement in America and to social justice globally.

Director: Susanne Rostock | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Marge Champion, Fran Scott Attaway

Votes: 416 | Gross: $0.05M

26. Out (1982)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

2.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  

A self-styled "urban guerrilla" in Greenwich Village is sent on various assignments across the country by a mysterious "commander."

Director: Eli Hollander | Stars: Peter Coyote, O-Lan Jones, Jim Haynie, Grandfather Semu Haute

Votes: 280

27. Change of Heart (1934)

Passed | 77 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After graduating from a West Coast college, four friends fly to New York City to seek employment.

Director: John G. Blystone | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, James Dunn, Ginger Rogers

Votes: 237

28. Best Kept Secret (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Drama

7.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
100 Metascore

JFK High School, located in the midst of a run-down area in Newark, New Jersey, is a public school for all types of students with special education needs, ranging from those on the autism ... See full summary »

Director: Samantha Buck | Stars: Alyce Barnhardt, Carla Byrd, Robert Caspar, Johnson Green

Votes: 287

29. One Year in a Life of Crime (1989 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

Documentary maker Jon Alpert follows three petty criminals in Newark. Filmed by a hidden camera, the three are stealing, using drugs, getting caught and convicted.

Director: Jon Alpert | Stars: Freddy, Michael Jandreau, Robert

Votes: 123

30. Newark Athlete (1891)

Not Rated | 1 min | Documentary, Short

4.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

An athlete swings Indian clubs.

Director: William K.L. Dickson

Votes: 1,325

31. The Show-Off (1934)

Approved | 77 min | Comedy

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Aubrey cons Amy into thinking he's a railroad bigwig. After they marry Aubrey overspends in setting up their home. When their financial situation gets dire they go back to her parents house... See full summary »

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Madge Evans, Henry Wadsworth, Lois Wilson

Votes: 188

32. Fall to Grace (2013)

TV-14 | 48 min | Documentary

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Emmy(R)-winning filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi ('Journeys With George') explores scandalized former New Jersey governor Jim McGreevey's new life as a spiritual advisor to female prison inmates and a soon-to-be ordained Episcopalian priest.

Director: Alexandra Pelosi | Star: Jim McGreevey

Votes: 88

33. The Street (1988– )

30 min | Drama

8.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

Ground-breaking cinema verite police drama in which two sets of partners drive the Newark graveyard shift, encountering an ever-shifting landscape of characters while musing on the ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruce MacVittie, Stanley Tucci, Ann Talman, Elizabeth Bracco

Votes: 27

34. Titans of Newark (2012)

25 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Up in the heavens of Mount Olympus, the classic Gods of ancient lore sit on their thrones, debating over whether they still have the power that they used to over the human race. To prove to... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Marino | Stars: Joel Brooks, DeeDee Rescher, Duke Valenti, Lili Bordán

Votes: 36

35. The Pact (2006)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary

8.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

A gritty, provocative true-life story of three friends from the 'hood, Rameck Hunt, Sampson Davis, and George Jenkins, who made a pact in high school to find a way to go to college and then... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Kalin | Stars: Amina Baraka, Amiri Baraka, Malique 'Kenny' Bazemore, Monica Bazemore

Votes: 29

36. Exhibition Reel of Two Color Film (1929)

Not Rated | 4 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

5.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Add a Plot

Votes: 27

37. The Pitch-Newark Marriot (2009)

Short, Romance

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A lonely guy awaits in line for the elevator. He see's other families enjoying themselves only to self realize that he's all alone. BUT WAIT. He see's his soul mate in the same hotel at him... See full summary »

Director: Charles Bailey | Stars: Chelsea Adcock, Scott Bell, Devon Bonner, Henry Collins

38. Arts and the City: The Arts Scene in Newark (2008)

8 min | Documentary, Short

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A short video about the thriving arts scene in Newark, New Jersey.

Director: Larry Tung | Stars: Dahlia Elsayed, Ben Goldman, Edwin Ramoran, Evonne Davis

39. Spree (2006)

Not Rated | 8 min | Short, Action, Crime

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Directors: Jeff Boyet, Don Griffiths | Stars: Jordan Boyet, Sydni Boyet

40. Hawaii Five-0 (2010– )
Episode: E Ho'oko Kuleana (2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A flashback about the case that changed Danny's life and an answer about who shot him by meeting a woman who was married to the shooter. Jimmy Buffett returns, Alex O'Loughlin directs his first episode and plays the guitar.

Director: Alex O'Loughlin | Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Scott Caan, Ian Anthony Dale, Meaghan Rath

Votes: 227

41. The Ben Shapiro Show (2015– )
Episode: Eat the Rich! (2019)

News, Talk-Show

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Star: Ben Shapiro

42. The Untouchables (1959–1963)
Episode: The Dutch Schultz Story (1959)

60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

After Dutch Schultz gets his income tax evasion trial moved to a quiet town, he starts to have a positive effect on its citizens and eventually sways the jury.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Robert Stack, Lawrence Dobkin, Jerry Paris, Abel Fernandez

Votes: 64

43. The X-Files (1993–2018)
Episode: The Host (1994)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Mulder pursues a humanoid, parasitic organism that uses sewage systems as its home.

Director: Daniel Sackheim | Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, Darin Morgan

Votes: 3,676

44. Days of Revolt (2015–2016)
Episode: The Long Distance Revolutionary (2015)

News, Talk-Show

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Stars: Larry Hamm, Chris Hedges

45. Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999– )
Episode: Vulnerable (2002)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A senile elderly lady is found wandering inside in a home that she was familiar with as a child. Detectives realize that she has been suffering abuse, when cigarette burns are discovered ... See full summary »

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Christopher Meloni, Mariska Hargitay, Richard Belzer, Stephanie March

Votes: 447



Recently Viewed