5 Films About New York

New York is a great venue for movie shootings. It is so unique that each district reminds of a single city, sometimes even a separate state.

Taxi Driver, 1976

Martin Scorsese’s 1976 film won the Golden Palm Award at the Cannes Film Festival. Robert De Niro plays role of a veteran of the Vietnam War, who has to work as a taxi driver in New York City. He suffers from insomnia. Every evening he goes to the streets of Manhattan to try to find clients with the hope to escape from depression. The scenes are shot in the middle and upper parts of Manhattan.

Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 1961

Probably, every girl who comes to New York knows “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” famous heroine, Audrie Hepburn. Everyone remembers the famous scene when at dawn, the girl walks in an evening dress with a croissant and a cup of coffee.

The Great Gatsby, 2013

The film is based on the novel of American writer Francis Scott Fitzgerald. Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and British actress Carey Mulligan starred the main role of the film Tobey Maguire and British actress Carey Mulligan.

Once Upon a Time in America, 1984

Sergio Leone’s latest directorial film is included in the 100 best films of all times. The film is a story from the life of gangsters in the American “dry law”. Childhood friends, Robert De Niro, Maxwell, James Hayden, and William Forsythe live in a poor Jewish district in Manhattan. The children promised to enrich themselves and help each other.

Manhattan, 1979

This amazing film is considered to be the masterpiece of film director and actor Woody Allen’s career. The protagonist, middle-aged intellectual, Isaac Davis of Manhattan (Alain), has become intimidated in his relationship with several women.

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