Most Popular Urban Development Movies and TV Shows
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1. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 85,834 | Gross: $8.11M
2. One Crazy Summer (1986)
PG | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
An aspiring teenage cartoonist and his friends come to the aid of a singer trying to save her family property from developers.
Votes: 13,025 | Gross: $13.43M
4. Koyaanisqatsi (1982)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Music
A collection of expertly photographed phenomena with no conventional plot. The footage focuses on nature, humanity and the relationship between them.
Votes: 32,508 | Gross: $1.72M
5. Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller
The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.
Votes: 5,900 | Gross: $0.03M
9. Hands Over the City (1963)
Not Rated | 101 min | Drama
Prior to a city council election, the collapse of a building leaves a land developer and his political backers defending themselves against a scandal.
10. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011)
Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary
Destroyed in a dramatic and highly-publicized implosion, the Pruitt-Igoe public housing complex has become a widespread symbol of failure amongst architects, politicians and policy makers. ... See full summary »
Votes: 764 | Gross: $0.04M
11. The Inheritance (1976)
R | 120 min | Drama
Rome, 1880. Gregorio has decided to close his bakery, the family business. Then he tells his sons Pippo, Mario and daughter Teta that they will have to fend for themselves. But newly ... See full summary »
12. Dawson City: Frozen Time (2016)
120 min | Documentary, History
The history of Dawson City, the gold rush town that had a historical treasure of forgotten silent films buried in permafrost for decades until 1978.
Votes: 1,284 | Gross: $0.13M
14. Urbanized (2011)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary
A documentary about the design of cities, which looks at the issues and strategies behind urban design and features some of the world's foremost architects, planners, policymakers, builders, and thinkers.
16. In Jackson Heights (2015)
TV-MA | 190 min | Documentary
Jackson Heights, Queens is one of the most culturally diverse communities in the US where 167 languages are spoken. IN JACKSON HEIGHTS explores the conflict between maintaining ties to old traditions and adapting to American values.
Director: Frederick Wiseman
Votes: 492 | Gross: $0.05M
17. Bikes vs Cars (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
Bikes vs Cars is a documentary about the bike and what an amazing tool for change it can be. It highlights a conflict in city planning between bikes, cars and a growing reliance on fossil fuels.
18. Mama Turns 100 (1979)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Ana is alive and married with Antonio; they arrive in the manor in the countryside of Spain where she worked as a nanny many years ago, for the centennial birthday of the matriarch. In ... See full summary »
20. The Overcoat (1952)
Approved | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Based on Nikolai Gogol's story with the location changed from Russia to Italy and the time changed to the present (1952), the story is about a poor city-hall clerk (Renato Rascel) whose ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, War
The modern suburbs have ultimately become an unsustainable way of living. They were originally developed in an era of cheap oil, when the automobile became the center of the way people ... See full summary »
27. Malls R Us (2009)
78 min | Documentary
What do Al Gore, the Tower of Babel, science fiction, gothic cathedrals, artichokes and roller coasters have in common? All come together in Malls R US, a feature documentary with a ... See full summary »
30. Tehran Has No More Pomegrenates! (2007)
Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary, Comedy, Musical
This is the story of Tehran from the Qajar time (middle of 19th century) to today. Tehran has become a metropolis from a small village, now a developed city with many social problems.
37. Slums: Cities of Tomorrow (2013)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Biography, News
From the heart of the planet's slums and squats, individuals have taken over these marginalized worlds and erected cities in their own image.
41. The Los Angeles River (2007)
27 min | Short, History
This 27-minute documentary film about the LA River weaves together citizens' voices, river imagery, historical documents, and visuals from the city's proposed Master Plan. Our goal is to ... See full summary »
55 min | Family
"I Think I can be a Doctor, If I can think it, I can be it." This is the inspiring message of this film for Urban Youth today that need guidance.
44. Lisboa de Hoje e de Amanhã (1948)
40 min | Documentary
Recent population growth in the capital leads to an ambitious development plan, involving public and private initiative as documented here, pinpointing over 60 locations (streets, roads, ... See full summary »