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The Best New York Movies and TV Shows on Hoopla

Finding a good New York movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best New York movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Hoopla.

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1. Annie Hall

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8.0/10
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89/100
Released: 1977Rated: PG
Comedy, Stand-up & Talk

What it's about: New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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2. Carol

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7.2/10
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83/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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3. Capote

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7.3/10
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81/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Biography, Crime

What it's about: A biopic of the writer, Truman Capote and his assignment for The New Yorker to write the non-fiction book, 'In Cold Blood'.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Plex), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. 25th Hour

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7.6/10
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81/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: In New York City in the days following the events of 9/11, Monty Brogan is a convicted drug dealer about to start a seven-year prison sentence, and his final hours of freedom are devoted to hanging out with his closest buddies and trying to prepare his girlfriend for his extended absence.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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5. Hair

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7.6/10
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80/100
Released: 1979Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: "Hair" is a 1979 musical war comedy-drama film adaptation of the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair: An American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" about a Vietnam War draftee, Claude, who meets and befriends a tribe of long-haired hippies on his way to the army induction center. Claude heads to New York upon receiving his draft notice, leaving the family ranch in Oklahoma. He arrives in New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture before reporting in for boot camp.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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6. Rounders

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7.3/10
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79/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Drama, Crime

What it's about: A young man is a reformed gambler who must return to playing big stakes poker to help a friend pay off loan sharks.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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7. Buffalo '66

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7.5/10
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79/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Billy is released after five years in prison. In the next moment, he kidnaps teenage student Layla and visits his parents with her, pretending she is his girlfriend and they will soon marry.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. First Reformed

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7.1/10
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79/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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9. Scarlet Street

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78/100
Released: 1945
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Cashier and part-time starving artist Christopher Cross is absolutely smitten with the beautiful Kitty March. Kitty plays along, but she's really only interested in Johnny, a two-bit crook. When Kitty and Johnny find out that art dealers are interested in Chris's work, they con him into letting Kitty take credit for the paintings. Cross allows it because he is in love with Kitty, but his love will only let her get away with so much.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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10. Broadway Danny Rose

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78/100
Released: 1984Rated: PG
Comedy, Stand-up & Talk

What it's about: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. Rose's one-man talent agency represents countless incompetent entertainers, including a one-legged tap dancer, and one slightly talented one: washed-up lounge singer Lou Canova (Nick Apollo Forte), whose career is on the rebound.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. A Most Violent Year

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7.0/10
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77/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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12. Ballerina

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76/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Animation, Action & Adventure

What it's about: Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Fresh

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7.6/10
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76/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Michael is a 12-year-old drug pusher who lives in a crowded house with his cousins and aunt. His father has become a street bum, but still meets with Fresh on occasion to play chess. Fresh is rather quiet in a crazy world. Fresh's sister is a junkie who sleeps with the dealers that Fresh sells for. As the story progresses Fresh realizes that he doesn't want to sell drugs anymore, he wants revenge.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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14. King of New York

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75/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Crime, Thriller

What it's about: A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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15. Dark Days

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7.8/10
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75/100
Released: 2000
Documentary

What it's about: A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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16. Cop Land

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6.9/10
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74/100
Released: 1997Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Freddy Heflin is the sheriff of a place everyone calls “Cop Land” — a small and seemingly peaceful town populated by the big city police officers he’s long admired. Yet something ugly is taking place behind the town’s peaceful facade. And when Freddy uncovers a massive, deadly conspiracy among these local residents, he is forced to take action and make a dangerous choice between protecting his idols and upholding the law.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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17. Denial

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74/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Hearts Beat Loud

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6.9/10
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74/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly jam sessions into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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19. Roger Dodger

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6.9/10
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73/100
Released: 2002Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A smooth-talking ad executive attributes his remarkable success with women to his ability to manipulate their emotions from the moment he first meets them. When his teenage nephew drops in for a visit, he soon learns that his approach isn't as foolproof as he thought when he attempts to teach the boy how to pick up women.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. Ms .45

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6.8/10
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71/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Crime, Independent

What it's about: A shy and mute seamstress goes insane after being attacked and raped twice in one day. She wanders the New York streets at night in a sexy black dress with her attacker's gun strapped to her garter belt, blowing away any man who tries to pick her up.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & IMDb TV), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & ConTV) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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21. Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

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71/100
Released: 2011Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A year after his father's death, Oskar, a troubled young boy, discovers a mysterious key he believes was left for him by his father and embarks on a scavenger hunt to find the matching lock.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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22. Angela's Ashes

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7.3/10
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71/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, CBS All Access & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Little Men

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6.7/10
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70/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Drama, Family

What it's about: Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather's funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute between Jake's father, Brian, and Tony's mother, Leonor, threatens to become contentious.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Basquiat

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6.9/10
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70/100
Released: 1996Rated: R
Biography, Independent

What it's about: The brief life of Jean Michel Basquiat, a world renowned New York street artist struggling with fame, drugs and his identity.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (Google Play & Prime Video).

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25. Dance Academy: The Movie

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7.0/10
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70/100
Released: 2017
Drama

What it's about: This 2017 movie follows the original dance academy TV show and tracks where the characters are in their lives now.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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26. Dead Presidents

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6.9/10
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69/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Drama, Action & Adventure

What it's about: On the streets they call cash dead presidents. And that's just what a Vietnam veteran is after when he returns home from the war only to find himself drawn into a life of crime. With the aid of his fellow vets he plans the ultimate heist -- a daring robbery of an armored car filled with unmarked U.S. currency!

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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27. Nothing Sacred

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6.9/10
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68/100
Released: 1937Rated: G
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: When a small-town girl is diagnosed with a rare, deadly disease, an ambitious newspaper man turns her into a national heroine.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 1 service (Prime Video). Coming soon to HBO on September 30th, 2020 (PDT).

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28. Murder Party

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5.8/10
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67/100
Released: 2007
Comedy, Independent

What it's about: A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Monsters Nightmares & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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29. New York Stories

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6.4/10
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67/100
Released: 1989Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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30. Love Affair

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7.3/10
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67/100
Released: 1939
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: French playboy Michel Marnet and American Terry McKay fall in love during the transatlantic passage of a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, if neither has changed their mind.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $9.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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31. Me and Orson Welles

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6.7/10
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66/100
Released: 2009Rated: PG-13
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: New York, 1937. A teenager hired to star in Orson Welles' production of Julius Caesar becomes attracted to a career-driven production assistant.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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32. New York Doll

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7.7/10
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65/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG-13
Documentary

What it's about: A recovering alcoholic and recently converted Mormon, Arthur "Killer" Kane, of the rock band The New York Dolls, is given a chance at reuniting with his band after 30 years.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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33. Pocketful of Miracles

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7.2/10
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65/100
Released: 1961
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Damon Runyon's fairytale, sweet and funny, is told by director Frank Capra. Boozy, brassy Apple Annie, a beggar with a basket of apples, is as much as part of downtown New York as old Broadway itself. Bootlegger Dave the Dude is a sucker for her apples --- he thinks they bring him luck. But Dave and girlfriend Queenie Martin need a lot more than luck when it turns out that Annie is in a jam and only they can help: Annie's daughter Louise, who has lived all her life in a Spanish convent, is coming to America with a Count and his son. The count's son wants to marry Louise, who thinks her mother is part of New York society. It's up to Dave and Queenie and their Runyonesque cronies to turn Annie into a lady and convince the Count and his son that they are hobnobbing with New York's elite.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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34. Before We Go

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6.8/10
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65/100
Released: 2014Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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35. Patterns

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7.7/10
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65/100
Released: 1956
Drama

What it's about: A New York corporate boss (Everett Sloane) grooms an Ohio engineer (Van Heflin) for the No. 2 man's (Ed Begley) job.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Epix & Hoopla), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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36. How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

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6.4/10
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63/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A British writer struggles to fit in at a high-profile magazine in New York.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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37. Abe

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63/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The Israeli-Jewish side of his family calls him Avram. The Palestinian-Muslim side Ibrahim. His first-generation American agnostic lawyer parents call him Abraham. But the 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn who loves food and cooking, prefers, well, Abe. Just Abe.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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38. Grounded for Life

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63/100
Year: 2001-2020Rated: TV-14Seasons: 5
Comedy

What it's about: Right out of high school, Sean Finnerty got his girlfriend Claudia pregnant. Now she’s his wife, and at just 32, he’s somehow found himself with 14-year-old daughter Lily, two little boys, and a constant struggle between his need to be responsible and his desperate desire to be irresponsible. His judgmental father Walt and devil-may-care brother Eddie are no help at all. When they all get together, stories always start to fly. Of course, Sean’s family will never let him finish a story; they interrupt, they debate, they derail, they defend themselves; just like any good family would.

Where to Watch: 91 episodes (100%) are available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 2 others). 39 episodes (43%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla). 89 episodes (98%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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39. Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.

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63/100
Released: 1993Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Chantel Mitchell, a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty and street-corner life her friends seem to have accepted as their lot. But personal and sexual challenges confront Chantel on her way to fulfilling these dreams.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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40. The Jim Gaffigan Show

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7.5/10
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63/100
Year: 2015-2020Rated: TV-PGSeasons: 2
Comedy

What it's about: Comedy about a husband and wife trying to raise their five kids in a New York two-bedroom apartment.

Where to Watch: 1 episodes (4%) are available to watch free online (TVLand). 23 episodes (96%) are available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Comedy Central Now). 17 episodes (71%) are available to stream on a TV everywhere service (TVLand). 23 episodes (96%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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41. Diary of a Mad Housewife

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6.9/10
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63/100
Released: 1970Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Tina Balser is a bored New York housewife-mother married to Jonathan, a pompous, social-climbing lawyer who ridicules her in front of their children, criticizing everything she does or wears. She begins an affair with George Prager, a dashing, successful and blatantly sadistic writer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla).

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42. Like Sunday, Like Rain

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6.9/10
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62/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Drama, Musical

What it's about: A struggling musician becomes a 12-year-old musical prodigy's guardian for a summer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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43. New York, I Love You

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6.2/10
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61/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, into Tribeca, and Brooklyn as lovers of all ages try to find romance in the Big Apple.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Sundance Now) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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44. 2:22

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5.8/10
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60/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG-13
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A man's life is derailed when an ominous pattern of events repeats itself in exactly the same manner every day, ending at precisely 2:22 p.m.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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45. Hamlet

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5.9/10
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60/100
Released: 2000Rated: R
Drama, Independent

What it's about: Modern day adaptation of Shakespeare's immortal story about Hamlet's plight to avenge his father's murder in New York City.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (CBS All Access & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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46. An Englishman in New York

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7.2/10
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60/100
Released: 2009
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: 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 seemingly cavalier response to the outbreak of AIDS to his tender relationship with his friend Patrick Angus and his own response to growing old.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Fandor, Hoopla & CinePride) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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47. 2 Days in New York

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6.0/10
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60/100
Released: 2012Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Marion and Mingus both come from failed relationships but, by bringing their children together, they've managed to form a small yet happy family. Tensions in their household soon begin to spike when Marion's jovial father shows up on their doorstep with his randy daughter and her peculiar boyfriend in tow. As the motor-mouthed houseguests shatter every taboo imaginable, the happy couple begin to question their commitment.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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48. Noel

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6.2/10
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59/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG
Drama, Romance

What it's about: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina Vasquez breaks her engagement with her beloved fiancé Mike due to his suffocating jealousy, but misses him. Mike is stalked by a stranger, bartender Artie Venzuela. The poor Jules arranges to spend Christmas Eve in the hospital, where he spent the best Christmas of his life when he was a teenager. The lives of some of these characters cross with others along the night.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV, Plex, Vudu & 3 others), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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49. 54

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5.9/10
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58/100
Released: 1998Rated: R
Drama, Musical

What it's about: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not only gets his foot in the door, but lands a coveted job behind the bar – and a front-row seat at the most legendary party on the planet.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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50. Edmond

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6.2/10
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57/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Drama, Thriller

What it's about: Seemingly mild-mannered businessman Edmond Burke visits a fortuneteller and hears a remark that spurs him to leave his wife abruptly and seek what is missing from his life. Encounters with strangers and unsavory people weaken the barriers encompassing his long-suppressed rage, until Edmond explodes in violence.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Vudu & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).