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The Apartment The Apartment
1960 - Tcfhe/MGM
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Lemmon is a career-climbing executive who offers his boss the use of his apartment for an extra-marital fling and soon gets tangled up with the boss' flighty and fragile girlfriend, played by MacLaine. …More

Barefoot in the Park Barefoot in the Park
1967 - Paramount Home Video
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Newlyweds live five flights up in a busy Greenwich Village apartment. From the Neil Simon play. …More

Blackboard Jungle Blackboard Jungle
1955  - Warner Home Video
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Film about life in an inner city high school in the 50's that was the first to utilize a rock 'n' roll soundtrack. A dedicated young teacher soon loses his idealism when he has to deal with the tensions that threaten to destroy his classroom. …More

Breakfast at Tiffany's Breakfast at Tiffany's
1961 - Paramount Home Video
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New York playgirl Holly Golightly puzzles a writer who lives below. Directed by Blake Edwards. From the Truman Capote novella. …More

A Bronx Tale

A Bronx Tale
1993 - Universal Home Video
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A hard-working bus driver must stand up to the local mob boss if he is to keep his son from falling into a life of crime.

Crossing Delancey Crossing Delancey
1988- Warner Home Video
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A single, independent woman is caught in a romantic quandary when her grandmother hires a Jewish matchmaker to find her a husband. …More

Definitely Maybe Definitely Maybe
2008 - Universal
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Will Hayes is getting a divorce, prompting his precocious 11-year-old daughter, Maya, to ask how her parents met. As Will relates his romantic history (changing the names of his past girlfriends), Maya tries to guess which of the three women in his story would someday become her mother. …More

Do the Right Thing Do the Right Thing
1989 - Universal Home Video
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Spike Lee effectively combines humor and drama in this critically acclaimed film that traces the course of a scorching day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyevesant area of Brooklyn. …More

Dog Day Afternoon Dog Day Afternoon
1975- Warner Home Video
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A loser robs a Brooklyn bank with his stupid buddy to pay for his lover's sex change. Directed by Sidney Lumet. …More

The French Connection The French Connection
 1971- Twentieth Century-Fox
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Hackman stars as Popeye Doyle, a brash New York City detective who uncovers a heroin-smuggling operation. The car chase under the elevated train tracks is movie legend. …More

Goodfellas Goodfellas
1990 - Warner Home Video
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The gangster film for modern day is based on the true story of Henry Hill, played by Liotta, who dreamed as a kid of becoming a member of the glamorous mob who ran his New York neighborhood. DeNiro and Pesci are members of the family he ascends to, until he breaks the code and eventually falls from grace. …More

It Should Happen to You

It Should Happen to You
1954 - Columbia/Tristar Home Video
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A slightly daffy New York model with an urge to be famous rents a huge billboard overlooking New York's Columbus Circle and puts her picture and name on it.

 

Manhattan Manhattan
1979 - Tcfhe/MGM
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A divorced TV writer with a teen-age girlfriend falls in love with a married friend's mistress. …More

Marty Marty
1955  - Tcfhe/MGM
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A lonely New York butcher and a woman manage to stumble into romance in spite of their own insecurities and the pressures of others. …More

Midnight Cowboy Midnight Cowboy
1969  - Tcfhe/MGM
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Cowboy Joe Buck moves to New York City from Texas to make his fortune as a hustler servicing rich Park Avenue women. Shortly after arriving, he is hustled by homeless con man Ratzo Rizzo, who had said he would manage him for a $20 fee. Bent on getting his money back, Buck finds the rapidly deteriorating Rizzo, ends up feeling sorry for him, and moving into Rizzo's room in an abandoned building to care for him. …More

Network Network
1976 - Warner Home Video
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A TV executive boosts her ratings with a mad anchorman who thinks he speaks for God. Directed by Sidney Lumet. Oscars for Finch, Dunaway, supporting actress Beatrice Straight. …More

On the Waterfront On the Waterfront
1954  - Sony Pictures Home Ent
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Terry Malloy dreams about being a prize fighter, while running errands at the docks for Johnny Friendly, the corrupt boss of the dockers union. Terry witnesses a murder by two of Johnny's thugs and later meets Father Barry, who tries to force Terry to provide information for the courts that will smash the dock racketeers. …More

Raging Bull Raging Bull
1980 - Tcfhe/MGM
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Graphic biography of 1949-51 WBA middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta. Directed by Martin Scorsese. Best actor Oscar for De Niro. …More

Rear Window Rear Window
1954 - Universal Home Video
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Confined to his small courtyard apartment by a broken leg, photojournalist L.B. Jeffries passes the time by watching his neighbors with his binoculars through the rear window of his room. When Jeffries thinks he sees one of his neighbors murder his invalid wife and dispose of her body, he convinces Lisa to investigate. Contains bonus footage. …More

Serpico Serpico
1973 - Paramount Home Video
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New York Detective Frank Serpico exposes corruption seen while working under cover. …More

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three The Taking of Pelham One Two Three
1974 - Tcfhe/MGM
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Hijackers of a New York subway train will kill a passenger a minute to get their $1 million ransom. …More

Tootsie Tootsie
1982 - Sony Pictures
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Few out-of-work actors go as far as Michael Dorsey does to bag a part. He transforms himself into everything he isn't: sweet, employed and ... a woman! When his alter ego, Dorothy Michaels, gets cast in a soap opera, Michael has reason to celebrate. But he also has a problem: He's fallen for co-star Jessica Lange, who doesn't know Michael is male! …More

Wall Street Wall Street
1987 - Twentieth Century-Fox
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A yuppie broker courts a corporate raider with inside information. …More

When Harry Met Sally When Harry Met Sally
1989- MGM/UA Video
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Will sex ruin a perfect relationship between a man and a woman? That's what Harry and Sally debate during their first meeting and for the next eleven years. …More