Movies and TV shows set in greenwich village manhattan new york city

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in greenwich village manhattan new york city ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, talky, semi serious, harsh, serious and touching films and TV shows about / with friendship, sex, female nudity, friend, drinking, kiss, telephone call, friends, bar and violence plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as greenwich village manhattan new york city: Saturday Church (2017), Joe Gould's Secret (2000), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), An Englishman in New York (2009), A Very Missing Person (1972), Gypsy (2017), Next Year in Jerusalem (1997), Rebel in the Rye (2017), Shaft (1971), Penny Dreadful (2005).

List of movies set in greenwich village manhattan new york city

Saturday Church (2017)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A 14 year old boy, struggling with gender identity and religion, begins to use fantasy to escape his life in the inner city and find his passion in the process.
Plot: gender identity, gay, coming of age, black lgbt, lgbt, in the closet, gay protagonist, rejection, aunt nephew relationship, gay romance, homeless shelter, gay cruising ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Joe Gould's Secret (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Around 1940, New Yorker staff writer Joe Mitchell meets Joe Gould, a Greenwich Village character who cadges meals, drinks, and contributions to the Joe Gould Fund and who is writing a voluminous Oral History of the World, a record of 20,000 ...
Style: realistic, witty, serious, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, writer's life, urban, artists and showbiz, friends, partners, buddies, mysterious character, human nature, artist, listener, storytelling ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, north carolina ...
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 7.4
 262K
Eyes Wide Shut (1999)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 159 min.
Story: After Dr. Bill Hartford's wife, Alice, admits to having sexual fantasies about a man she met, Bill becomes obsessed with having a sexual encounter. He discovers an underground sexual group and attends one of their meetings -- and quickly ...
Style: sexual, psychological, atmospheric, sexy, surreal ...
Plot: sexual relations, human nature, sexuality, sexual obsession, orgy, marriage, free love, disguise, dangerous attraction, sexual exploration, couple relations, voyeurism ...
Time: 1990s, 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, medical school
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An Englishman in New York (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Biographical drama based on the last 20 years of Crisp's life. The literary figure and gay iconoclast emigrated to New York in 1981 and lived there until his death. The film observes Crisp in both his public and private lives, from his ...
Style: witty, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: gays and lesbians, aids, gay, performer's life, lgbt, friendship, gender bending, showbiz, artists and showbiz, gender, lifestyle, society ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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A Very Missing Person (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-schoolteacher is asked by the police to help locate a missing heiress.
Plot: police, amateur detective, heiress
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 11K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: psychological, sexy, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, psychotherapist, bisexual, lesbian kiss, lesbian, female female kiss, bisexual woman, double life, texting, dark past, therapist, alter ego ...
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Plot: lesbian, polyamory, sexual perversion, censorship, bdsm, taboo, infidelity, sadism, teacher student relationship, college professor, polygamy, sorority ...
Time: year 1945, year 1941, year 1947, year 1940, year 1972 ...
Place: harvard university, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Next Year in Jerusalem (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The oldest son in an orthodox Jewish family is living at home (in Brooklyn) with his parents and younger brothers. He's being pressured by his parents to marry the girl they have chosen, (the daughter of a rabbi). But he is coming to the ...
Plot: uses the word fag, rabbi, star of david, gay rights, marriage engagement, city park, statue, arranged marriage, tombstone, demonstration, central park manhattan new york city, gay pride ...
Place: jerusalem, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Plot: recluse, dancer, snowing, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, hotel lobby, bus, pay phone, flowers, champagne, teenage boy, vacation, photograph ...
Time: 20th century, year 1946, year 2010, year 1939
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states, new hampshire, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 14K
Shaft (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Cool black private eye John Shaft is hired by a crime lord to find and retrieve his kidnapped daughter.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, police, gangsters, rescue, crimes, vigilante, urban, violence, organized crime, gunfight, hitman, anti-hero ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.9
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Penny Dreadful (2005)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jessica and David Clausen are an upstart couple who come face to face with the Supernatural after inheriting a beautiful townhouse in New York City's West Village District.
Style: suspense
Plot: haunted house, suicide, psychic, christmas eve, power outage, child murder, exploding head, supernatural power, mass murder, dark and stormy night, halloween, blood ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Neurosia: Fifty Years of Perversity (1995)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Neurosia is the autobiography of the director Rosa von Praunheim. The movie begins with Rosa presenting his autobiography in a movie theater. Before the film begins, he is shot. But - his body gets lost. A female journalist from a TV station begins ...
Plot: female nudity, parody, funeral, lesbian, reporter, marriage, food, eating, prayer, interview, surrealism, celebrity ...
Place: berlin germany, manhattan new york city, frankfurt germany, greenwich village manhattan new york city, east germany ...
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Fleshpot on 42nd Street (1973)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A street whore desperately seeks love and acceptance against the backdrop of the criminal element of early 1970s Times Square.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: sexploitation, exploitation, female full frontal nudity, transvestite, robbery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, prostitute, sex, beating with a belt, street life, dock, death of boyfriend ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Two Girls for a Madman (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Two young girls in New York City studying to be ballet dancers are chosen by a crazed sex fiend to be his next victims. He rapes one of them at gunpoint and then proceeds to stalk and terrorize both of them.
Plot: ballet, rape, stalker, shower, gay slur, female nudity, carjacking
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Love Statue (1965)
Genre: Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Wimpy struggling Greenwich Village painter Tyler Westin is in love with gorgeous, but mean and snippy cabaret dancer Lisa, who treats Tyler like dirt and constantly belittles him. Sultry nightclub singer Mashiko turns Tyler on to LSD. After a ...
Plot: dream, drug, framed for murder, club, affair, model, nightclub, artist, singer, snow, chase, painter ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Prostitutes Protective Society (1966)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Madame Sue runs a successful Prostitute operation in the heart of NYC, and as it should happen, The Mob wants to get a piece of the action. Still, being the go ahead women they are, they decide to fight back and keep themselves independent of any ...
Plot: exploitation, prostitute, violence against women, murder of a prostitute, violence, revenge, murder, shot to death, vengeance, mafia, machine gun, nude woman murdered ...
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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What's So Bad About Feeling Good? (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A new infection that simply makes people feel happy is treated as a threat by the authorities while its "victims" work to spread it to others.
Plot: mayor, telephone call, painter, rooftop, sunglasses, unemployment, advertising, flower, bird, police officer, happiness, taxi ...
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 1K
Stonewall (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A group of homosexual people try to live with dignity and self-respect while events build to the opening battle in the major gay rights movement.
Style: serious, tense, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: gay, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gay pride, raid, drag, transvestism, police raid, friendship, gender, politics, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1969
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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Inside Llewyn Davis (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In Greenwich Village in the early 1960s, gifted but volatile folk musician Llewyn Davis struggles with money, relationships, and his uncertain future following the suicide of his singing partner.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, clever, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: musician's life, music, cat, loneliness, hitchhiker, performance, on the road, folk music, guitar, suicide, audition, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1961
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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51 Christopher Street (0000)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Plot: gay rights, civil rights, riot, raid, gay
Time: 1960s
Place: greenwich village manhattan new york city
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Broadway Damage (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about aspiring writers in NY.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, fall in love, college, city life, romance, gays and lesbians, urban, opposites attract, looking for love, love triangle, singleness, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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The Education of Charlie Banks (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: College student Charlie Banks has to face old problems when the bully he had an unpleasant encounter with back in high school shows up on his campus.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: college, coming of age, buddies, betrayal, friendship, haunted by the past, youth, friends, witnessing a crime, moral dilemma, college life, student life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, campus, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Two for the Seesaw (1962)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Jerry Ryan wanders aimlessly around New York after giving up his Nebrascan law practice. His wife asks for a divorce. He meets Gittel, a struggling dancer from Greenwich Village and they try to sort out their lives. An extended conversation piece ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, fall in love, romance, city life, unlikely couple, young lovers, urban, battle of the sexes, crumbling marriage, opposites attract, couple relations, infidelity ...
Time: 60s
Place: nebraska, usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Candy (1968)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy, France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Based on Terry Southern's satirical novel, a send-up of Voltaire's Candide. Young Candy is a high school girl who seeks truth and meaning in life, encountering a variety of kookie characters and humorous sexual situations in the process.
Style: sexy, humorous, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: sex, obsession, seduction, high school, guru, sexual relations, teenage life, femme fatale, love and romance, youth, family problems, adolescence ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, europe, usa, italy, new york ...
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 6.6
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The Group (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 150 min.
Story: Sidney Lumet's adaptation of the acclaimed Mary McCarthy novel. It's 1933, and eight young women are friends and members of the upper- class group at a private girl's school, about to graduate and start their own lives. The film ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, sexual, realistic, captivating
Plot: ambition, college, friendship, infidelity, college life, pregnancy, best friends, romance, writer's life, female friendship, graduation, school ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: europe, usa, new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Bye Bye Braverman (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Friends gather for the funeral of a friend. Sub-plots unfold as the group attempts to link-up to attend the funeral of their friend, Braverman.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, touching ...
Plot: friendship, journey, funeral, friends, writer's life, dealing with death, introspection, midlife crisis, dull life, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, death ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Some of My Best Friends Are (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's Christmas Eve 1971 in Manhattan's Greenwich Village and the regulars of the local gay bar "The Blue Jay" are celebrating. Not much has changed since Stonewall and its not all "Peace on Earth. Good Will to Men" but ...
Style: semi serious, realistic
Plot: bar, gays and lesbians, singleness, transvestism, gender, best friends, gender bending, friends, couples, crying, cigarette smoking, stuttering ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: new york, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 5.9
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Willie & Phil (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Loosely inspired by Truffaut's JULES ET JIM, this comedy-drama follows the experiences of two friends who fall in love with the same woman
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, emotional, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, buddies, self discovery, polyamory, love triangle, romance, love and romance, couples, friends, betrayal, fashion, partners ...
Time: 70s
Place: malibu california, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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True Believer (1989)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Eddie Dodd is a burnt out former civil rights lawyer who now specializes in defending drug dealers. Roger Baron, newly graduated from law school, has followed Eddie's great cases and now wants to learn at his feet. With Roger's idealistic ...
Style: clever, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic ...
Plot: courtroom drama, neo noir, crime, false accusation, racism, self defense, legal action, righting the wronged, fighting the system, crimes, dishonesty, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, california
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 7.8
 93K
Serpico (1973)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The real-life struggle of an honest New York City cop against a corrupt system.
Style: realistic, tense, serious, rough, captivating ...
Plot: idealism, hippie, whistleblower, fighting the system, police corruption, police, undercover cop, corruption, social decay, partners, police investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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