Filming Location Matching "Lower East Side, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.
Votes: 20,060 | Gross: $27.40M
2. The Godfather: Part III (1990)
R | 162 min | Crime, Drama
In the midst of trying to legitimize his business dealings in New York City and Italy in 1979, aging Mafia Don Michael Corleone seeks to avow for his sins, while taking his nephew Vincent Mancini under his wing.
Votes: 340,167 | Gross: $66.67M
3. Independence Day (1996)
PG-13 | 145 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
The aliens are coming and their goal is to invade and destroy Earth. Fighting superior technology, mankind's best weapon is the will to survive.
Votes: 511,106 | Gross: $306.17M
5. P.S. I Love You (2007)
PG-13 | 126 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life.
Votes: 195,794 | Gross: $53.70M
6. Begin Again (II) (2013)
R | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter, new to Manhattan, turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.
Votes: 135,634 | Gross: $16.17M
7. Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A case of mistaken identity lands Slevin into the middle of a war being plotted by two of the city's most rival crime bosses: The Rabbi and The Boss. Slevin is under constant surveillance by relentless Detective Brikowski as well as the infamous assassin Goodkat and finds himself having to hatch his own ingenious plot to get them before they get him.
Votes: 293,676 | Gross: $22.49M
10. Angel Heart (1987)
X | 113 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A private investigator is hired by a man who calls himself Louis Cyphre to track down a singer named Johnny Favorite. But the investigation takes an unexpected and somber turn.
Votes: 76,572 | Gross: $17.19M
11. The Cobbler (2014)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A cobbler, bored of his everyday life, stumbles upon a magical heirloom that allows him to become other people and see the world in a different way.
12. In the Cut (2003)
R | 119 min | Mystery, Thriller
New York City writing professor, Frannie Avery, has an affair with a police detective, who is investigating the murder of a beautiful young woman in her neighborhood.
Votes: 21,073 | Gross: $4.75M
13. Adventureland (2009)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In the summer of 1987, a college graduate takes a 'nowhere' job at his local amusement park, only to find it's the perfect course to get him prepared for the real world.
Votes: 149,333 | Gross: $16.03M
14. Bringing Out the Dead (1999)
R | 121 min | Drama, Thriller
Haunted by the patients he failed to save, an extremely burned-out Manhattan ambulance paramedic fights to maintain his sanity over three fraught and turbulent nights.
Votes: 61,164 | Gross: $16.64M
15. Factory Girl (2006)
R | 90 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 20,371 | Gross: $1.66M
17. Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Passed | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Boxer Rocky Graziano's biopic, based on his autobiography, from childhood to his World Middleweight Championship title win at age 28 in 1947.
20. Author! Author! (1982)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
While facing the stress of his play being produced on Broadway, a playwright deals with having to raise his son, his stepdaughters, and his stepsons.
Votes: 4,837 | Gross: $13.11M
21. Chinese Puzzle (2013)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A 40-year-old father's life is complicated when the mother of his two children moves to New York. Since he can't bear them growing up far away from him, he decides to move there as well.
Votes: 12,803 | Gross: $0.34M
22. Becks (2017)
TV-14 | 98 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
After breaking up with her girlfriend, a Brooklyn musician moves back in with her mother. Playing for tip money in an old friend's bar, an unexpected relationship begins to take shape. Based on the life and times of Alyssa Robbins.
23. Curfew (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 19 min | Short, Drama
Having reached the lowest point in his life, a self-destructive man on the brink of demise receives an unexpected call from his estranged sister to look after her young daughter for the night. Could this be the beginning of a new reality?
24. Day Zero (2007)
R | 92 min | Drama
The military draft is back, three best friends are drafted and given 30 days to report for duty. In that time, they're forced to confront everything they believe about courage, duty, love, friendship and honor.
Votes: 2,692 | Gross: $0.01M
25. Raising Victor Vargas (2002)
R | 88 min | Drama, Romance
A Lower East Side teen-ager struggles to find some sanity while surrounded by an eccentric grandmother, a crazy new girlfriend, and a longing younger brother.
Votes: 5,089 | Gross: $2.07M
26. NY-LON (2004– )
65 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Filmed in London and on location in New York's Lower East Side, NY-LON follows the troubled romance between a bohemian New York record store clerk, Edie, and London stock broker Michael, after their chance meeting in his city.
29. Broken Land (2018)
38 min | Short, Drama
A hotshot investment firm CEO who prides himself in both representing Brooklyn and supporting local artists decides to venture into an ambitious real estate project to revolutionize the hip Bushwick art scene.
30. Story of a Junkie (1985)
R | 95 min | Documentary
Critically Acclaimed documentary from director Lech Kowalski (DOA) following the life and times of a down-and-out heroin addict in 1980s New York.
32. Lover's Game (2015)
108 min | Drama, Romance
Vincent and Annabella are a wealthy couple living in New York City. They want to have a child but soon discover that children will never be a possibility for them. Soon, their ambitions for... See full summary »
33. Syphon Filter 2 (2000 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Mystery
The sequel to Syphon Filter (1999) takes place right after the first one. The Agency has apparently betrayed Gabe Logan and framed him for the Khazakstani ICBM missile launch containing the Syphon Filter virus that was destroyed by him.
34. Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me! (1968)
X | 80 min | Drama
A married woman pursues an affair with her abusive husband's best friend and tries to keep her secret life going despite her personal life collapsing around her.
41. Satan, Hold My Hand (2013)
54 min | Comedy, Horror
Two innocent catholic school girls are abducted by a group of stoner satanists and prepared for the ultimate sacrifice. Unfortunately, Satan isn't as evil as they imagined.
42. You Tell Me (I) (2006)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy
Ever think that your best friend's girlfriend isn't the most attractive of people? Ever suspect that your own girlfriend could be cheating on you? Ever wonder if the voice in your head ... See full summary »
43. Methadonia (2005 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
There's one cure for heroin addiction. But is it a cure? Methadonia is the borderland between high and straight, where recovering heroin addicts on methadone "maintenance" exist.
45. The Beautiful City (1925)
70 min | Drama
Young Italian flower vendor Tony Gillardi ( Richard Barthelmess ), makes a poor living when compared by his mother with her favorite, his brother Carlo. Only his little Irish sweetheart, ... See full summary »
49. Cohen's Luck (1915)
President of the Buttonhole Makers' Union Abe Cohen, loses his job in Sam Blumenthal's East Side sweatshop when he endorses Timothy Murphy for alderman over Steve O'Roque, to whom ... See full summary »
50. Happy Hour (IV) (2013)
Not Rated | 14 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
When a woman meets her boyfriend for a romantic night out, a martini triggers childhood memories that threaten her ability to trust and love. Based on a poem; narrated by Julianne Moore.